Congress Central Panel Proposes Elections for Party Chief Position, AICC Session on May 29: Sources

File photo of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. (File photo/PTI) The crucial meeting of the CWC, the party’s highest decision making body, is deliberating on the issue. The virtual meeting started with the address of party chief Sonia Gandhi, who is chairing the meeting. PTI Last Updated: January 22, 2021, 14:44 IST FOLLOW US ON: The … Read more Congress Central Panel Proposes Elections for Party Chief Position, AICC Session on May 29: Sources

Pranab Mukherjee’s bonhomie with PM Modi revealed in memoir

New Delhi: Just six months into power as the Prime Minister in 2014, Narendra Modi got a surprise ‘birthday gift’ from then President, the late Pranab Mukherjee. On a presidential trip to Vietnam while speaking before the Indian diaspora, Mukherjee praised the Modi government for chartering new credible economic policies leading to growth in the … Read more Pranab Mukherjee’s bonhomie with PM Modi revealed in memoir

Congress slams Modi government for turning disaster into opportunity to fill its coffers | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday called the Modi government “autocratic” and accused it of profiteering at the expense of the country’s poor, farmers and middle class people. She also slammed the Modi government for being insensitive to the plight of the protesting farmers who have been demanding a repeal of the three … Read more Congress slams Modi government for turning disaster into opportunity to fill its coffers | India News – Times of India

Would Have Ensured Mamata’s Continuity in UPA-II if I Had Continued as FM: Pranab Mukherjee in Memoir

Former president Pranab Mukherjee in his much-awaited autobiography ‘The Presidential Years’ mentioned that he would have ‘ensured’ Mamata Banerjee’s continuation in the UPA-II coalition if he had continued as finance minister. In 2012, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee withdrew her support from the UPA-II as she wanted complete withdrawal of the decision on FDI, raising … Read more Would Have Ensured Mamata’s Continuity in UPA-II if I Had Continued as FM: Pranab Mukherjee in Memoir

Still Time for Modi Govt to Shun Arrogance of Power and Withdraw Farm Laws: Sonia Gandhi

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi in a statement on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi-led government of “arrogance”, asked it to shun its arrogance of power, follow the ‘raj dharma’, and withdraw the three “black” farm laws. “There is still time for the Modi government to come out of arrogance of power and withdraw the three … Read more Still Time for Modi Govt to Shun Arrogance of Power and Withdraw Farm Laws: Sonia Gandhi

Congress to Decide Soon on AICC Session to Elect Party Chief, Say Sources

The Congress will soon decide on the dates to convene an AICC session to elect a new party President for the remaining term, party sources said on Friday. Senior Congress leaders are likely to meet next week to discuss issues related to the All India Congress Committee session. The Congress President’s post is lying vacant … Read more Congress to Decide Soon on AICC Session to Elect Party Chief, Say Sources

Congress of Today is Not Ready to be the Common Denominator, the Masses Must Force Open Its Doors

A soul-less party. A clueless, self-serving rank and file. A rotten mess. The Indian National Congress (INC) of 2020 is anything but a political instrument of the masses for the masses that it once was. At best, it’s a group of clueless leaders with little or no connect with the people of India, with little … Read more Congress of Today is Not Ready to be the Common Denominator, the Masses Must Force Open Its Doors

‘Not His 1st, Sporadic Faux Pas Will Cost Cong’: Sanjay Jha’s Caution as RaGa Flies Out on Party’s 136th Year

As Congress celebrated its 136th Foundation Day on Monday, suspended party leader Sanjay Jha claimed that the top leadership in the party “lacks the self-drive needed for transformation”. In an interview to CNN-News18, Jha said that despite having enough political experience, Rahul Gandhi has failed to create a vision map for the party and India … Read more ‘Not His 1st, Sporadic Faux Pas Will Cost Cong’: Sanjay Jha’s Caution as RaGa Flies Out on Party’s 136th Year

No Interest in Becoming UPA Chairperson, Says Pawar, Likely to Meet Oppn Leaders on Farmers’ Stir Tomorrow

NCP chief Sharad Pawar during his 80th birthday celebration organised by party workers in Mumbai, on December 12, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shashank Parade) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) had earlier dismissed media speculation that Sharad Pawar may take over UPA reins from Sonia Gandhi. News18 Last Updated: December 27, 2020, 18:55 IST FOLLOW US ON: Niraj Kumar … Read more No Interest in Becoming UPA Chairperson, Says Pawar, Likely to Meet Oppn Leaders on Farmers’ Stir Tomorrow

Decades After Indira’s Balancing Act on Slaughter, Cong, Priyanka Connect Cow with Kisan to Corner BJP in UP

At the core of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Hindutva pitch is the protection of cows and ban on slaughter of the animal considered sacred by many Hindus. While the Congress has had a mixed response to this, now it has seized an opportunity to hit out at the BJP. The raging farm protests have given … Read more Decades After Indira’s Balancing Act on Slaughter, Cong, Priyanka Connect Cow with Kisan to Corner BJP in UP