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Mallikarjun Kharge

Mallikarjun Kharge To Formally Takeover As Congress President Tomorrow

Mallikarjun Kharge, 80, takes charge of the party at a time when it faces a tough challenge from a formidable BJP led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which has ousted the Congress from many states.

25 October 2022

Congress Making Dalits 'Scapegoats': Mayawati After Kharge Elected Party Chief

Congress Making Dalits 'Scapegoats': Mayawati After Kharge Elected Party Chief

A day after Mallikarjun Kharge was elected the Congress president, BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday accused the 137-year-old party of remembering Dalits only in its bad times and making them "scapegoats".


Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress President-elect Mallikarjun Kharge Holds Press Conference; 'Workers Have Awakened', Says Tharoor

In his first press conference, Congress President-elect Mallikarjun Kharge said for him every Congress worker is equal and all have to work together to fight the fascist forces threatening democracy and the Constitution.


Shashi Tharoor

Congress Presidential Poll: After BJP's Jibe, Shashi Tharoor Faces Called 'Two Faced' By Congress

Shashi Tharoor's election officer Sameer Soz had raised doubts over 'serious irregularities' in the polling process in Uttar Pradesh for electing the next Congress President.'

20 October 2022

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge

Meet Mallikarjun Kharge, The Dalit Leader Who Became Congress President In Historic Win

Mallikarjun Karge, who is expected to take oath as the party chief on October 25, was seen as the 'establishment candidate' to have been chosen by the Gandhi family. He is often called 'solilada sardara', a warrior who...


Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Congratulates Congress Chief-Elect Kharge, Says He Represents A 'Democratic Vision' Of India

"The Congress President represents a democratic vision of India. His vast experience and ideological commitment will serve the party well as he takes on this historic responsibility," Gandhi said on Twitter.

19 October 2022

Sonia Gandhi Congratulating New Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge

A Breakaway From The Past? Election Of A Non-Gandhi As Congress President Evokes Several Questions    

While former Congress leader Ashwini Kumar to party veterans like P Chidambaram are batting for the importance of Gandhis in the grand old party, Sonia Gandhi is on her way to break the conventions.

20 October 2022

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Congress presidential election: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Presidential Polls: Voting For Congress Chief Ends, New Chief To Be Named On Wednesday

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge is believed to be the front-runner in the Congress presidential contest. Shashi Tharoor is the other contestant.

17 October 2022

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17 October 2022
Congress Presidential Polls: Top Leaders Insist Gandhis To Play Key Role As Party Elects Non-Gandhi Chief

Congress Presidential Polls: Top Leaders Insist Gandhis To Play Key Role As Party Elects Non-Gandhi Chief

The Congress is electing its first non-Gandhi party president in 24 years. Since 1998, either Sonia Gandhi or her son Rahul Gandhi have been chief.


17 October 2022
On The Eve Of Congress Presidential Poll, Tharoor Alleges ‘Uneven Bounce’, Doesn’t Want ‘Pitch Tampering’

On The Eve Of Congress Presidential Poll, Tharoor Alleges ‘Uneven Bounce’, Doesn’t Want ‘Pitch Tampering’

The National Congress today is going to elect its first Non-Gandhi president in the last two decades. Mallikarjun Kharge though is the clear favourite, nobody...


17 October 2022
Congress Presidential Polls: Non-Gandhis Who Became Party Chiefs Before Sonia Gandhi

Congress Presidential Polls: Non-Gandhis Who Became Party Chiefs Before Sonia Gandhi

While the Congress President's post has been held by many over its 137 years of existence, there have only been six elections through an electoral contest...


16 October 2022
A Look Back At History Of Congress Presidential Elections As Party Awaits New Chief

A Look Back At History Of Congress Presidential Elections As Party Awaits New Chief

Congress has said that the election is significant since it is the sixth time such an electoral contest was being held to appoint a new party chief.


16 October 2022
Congress Presidential Polls: Has Mallikarjun Kharge Already Swept The Turf?

Congress Presidential Polls: Has Mallikarjun Kharge Already Swept The Turf?

Congress needs major reforms and decentralisation of party functions. Mallikarjun Kharge has never overtly pushed for reforms, but Shashi Tharoor has been...


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16 October 2022
The Long Reign Of Sonia Gandhi As Congress Party President

The Long Reign Of Sonia Gandhi As Congress Party President

The Congress party is set to get its first non-Gandhi president in 24 years. Sonia Gandhi became the party chief in 1998. During 2017-19, her son Rahul was the...


15 October 2022
Congress Youngsters With Me, Seniors Backing Mallikarjun Kharge: Shashi Tharoor

Congress Youngsters With Me, Seniors Backing Mallikarjun Kharge: Shashi Tharoor

"I am getting support from the young voters. I am getting good feedback from the lower levels. The seniors are going with Kharge. We have been talking about...


15 October 2022
Will Take Everyone Along If Elected Congress President, Says Shashi Tharoor

Will Take Everyone Along If Elected Congress President, Says Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor said he was gladdened by the reception he has received from party workers in Madhya Pradesh and admitted he did not get such a welcome in other...


13 October 2022
Shashi Tharoor Appointed Chairperson Of Parliamentary Panel

Shashi Tharoor Appointed Chairperson Of Parliamentary Panel

Shashi Tharoor's appointment as chairperson of the parliamentary panel came after the Congress leadership suggested his name.


07 October 2022
Unofficially Official: Mallikarjun Kharge Rules Out ‘Remote Control’ Jibe; Unable To Dispel Wight Of Gandhis  

Unofficially Official: Mallikarjun Kharge Rules Out ‘Remote Control’ Jibe; Unable To Dispel Wight Of Gandhis  

The statement of Kharge came in the backdrop of continuous attacks by different BJP leaders at his certain emergence as the Presidential candidate after Ashok...


07 October 2022
Shashi Tharoor: We Will Dispel The Myth That Kharge Is Official Candidate For Congress President Post

Shashi Tharoor: We Will Dispel The Myth That Kharge Is Official Candidate For Congress President Post

Even though only 12 out of 700 Congress delegates attended the meet called by Shashi Tharoor, the undeterred Thiruvananthapuram MP announced a 10-point...


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06 October 2022
Sonia Gandhi Joins Rahul Gandhi During Bharat Jodo Yatra, Mother-Son Bond Captured On Camera

Sonia Gandhi Joins Rahul Gandhi During Bharat Jodo Yatra, Mother-Son Bond Captured On Camera

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Amid cheers and slogan-shouting by party workers, Sonia Gandhi walked besides her son Rahul Gandhi and other leaders for a few kilometres in...


05 October 2022
Uncertainty Prevails Among Congress Workers In Rajasthan

Uncertainty Prevails Among Congress Workers In Rajasthan

Rajasthan Congress Crisis: Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot through his routine functioning, visits and meetings has tried to indicate that he is going to...


02 October 2022
Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi To Participate In ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ On October 6 In Karnataka

Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi To Participate In ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ On October 6 In Karnataka

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Sonia Gandhi will walk with the participants on October 6 during the Karnataka leg of the Yatra, a party source said.


01 October 2022
Congress Presidential Poll: It's Shashi Tharoor Vs Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress To Get Non-Gandhi Chief After Two Decades

Congress Presidential Poll: It's Shashi Tharoor Vs Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress To Get Non-Gandhi Chief After Two Decades

The Congress presidency has been with the Gandhi family since 1998 when Sonia Gandhi became the party chief. During 2017-19, Sonia's son Rahul Gandhi was the...


01 October 2022
Ashok Gehlot Hints At Continuing As Rajasthan CM

Ashok Gehlot Hints At Continuing As Rajasthan CM

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot's remarks come days after he announced that he will not contest the Congress presidential polls as he took moral responsibility for the...


30 September 2022
Shashi Tharoor's Nomination Day For Congress Chief Marred By Map Mix Up, BJP Calls Him 'Repeat Offender'

Shashi Tharoor's Nomination Day For Congress Chief Marred By Map Mix Up, BJP Calls Him 'Repeat Offender'

Tharoor filed his nomination on Friday and released a manifesto that had India's map that did not appear accurate as some parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh...


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