Union minister Prakash Javadekar accused Congress leader P Chidambaram of communalising the issue, and said people of Jammu and Kashmir were happy with the decision to revoke the state's special status under Article 370.
What is important now is where Congress goes under Sonia, who first became party president in 1998 and held the post for 19 years until December 2017, making her the longest-serving president in Congress' history.
The CWC has decided to have consultations with leaders from across the country and the party's top decision-making body then was divided into five groups for different regions – North, Northeast, West, East, and South.
The BJP, having finally succeeded with its Operation Lotus in the Karnataka Assembly – the means for this victory being inconsequential now – is bound to make strident efforts to topple the Kamal Nath and Ashok Gehlot regimes in M.P and Rajasthan now.
In a dual role as a candidate from Guna in Madhya Pradesh and party in-charge of Western Uttar Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close ally of Rahul Gandhi, talks about 2019 election strategies and what's next for the Congress in its fight against the BJP.
The way the Congress party handled the selection of new Chief Ministers for the Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, it suggests that the 'high command' culture in the party may have given way to more inner-party democracy. The same cannot be said for the BJP.