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Free Election Is Essential For Most Leadership Posts In Congress, CWC: Shashi Tharoor

Free Election Is Essential For Most Leadership Posts In Congress, CWC: Shashi Tharoor

In appointing Gandhi, the party has gone for its most capable option as interim president, senior Congress leader Shashi said.

10 September 2019
Sonia Gandhi Returns As Congress Boss, Scuppers Rahul's Vision Of Shedding Dynastic Taint

Sonia Gandhi Returns As Congress Boss, Scuppers Rahul's Vision Of Shedding Dynastic Taint

Sonia Gandhi's biggest challenge will be to strike a quick balance between the ego of veteran leaders and the aspirations of youngsters as Assembly elections...

16 August 2019

With Her Own Political Stock Diminishing, Can Sonia Gandhi Revive Congress?

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...

How Congress' Old Guard Convinced Sonia Gandhi To Return As President, For Now

How Congress' Old Guard Convinced Sonia Gandhi To Return As President, For Now

Five region-wise sub-groups, formed after the morning CWC meeting, to deliberate on the name of a possible leader, was indicative of Rahul Gandhi's...

11 August 2019

'Best Decision In Current Circumstances': Amarinder Singh On Sonia Gandhi Leading Congress

Sonia Gandhi was on Saturday appointed as interim president of the Congress at a crucial meeting of the party's working committee in New Delhi, after Rahul...

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11 August 2019
People Rejected Dynasty Politics, Congress Still Wants Rahul, Sonia To Lead: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

People Rejected Dynasty Politics, Congress Still Wants Rahul, Sonia To Lead: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Shivraj Singh Chouhan sys the BJP has set an example as its leaders grow in the party naturally, while the Congress is unable to move beyond a family.


11 August 2019
Sonia Gandhi Named Interim Congress President After Marathon CWC Meeting

Sonia Gandhi Named Interim Congress President After Marathon CWC Meeting

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi was named interim Congress president, returning at the helm after almost 20 months.


30 September 2021
CWC Meeting Updates: Sonia Gandhi To Be Interim President

CWC Meeting Updates: Sonia Gandhi To Be Interim President

The Congress Working Committee on Saturday named Sonia Gandhi as interim party president.


10 August 2019
Congress Unlikely To Name Party Chief Today, Announcement In A Day Or Two: Sources

Congress Unlikely To Name Party Chief Today, Announcement In A Day Or Two: Sources

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...


04 August 2019
Shashi Tharoor Suggests Congress Hold Elections To Top Posts; Milind Deora Backs Scindia, Pilot

Shashi Tharoor Suggests Congress Hold Elections To Top Posts; Milind Deora Backs Scindia, Pilot

Meanwhile, Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora echoed Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh's sentiment of having a young leader at the helm of affairs...


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04 August 2019
CWC To Meet On August 10, Selecting Rahul Gandhi's Successor Likely To Be Top Priority

CWC To Meet On August 10, Selecting Rahul Gandhi's Successor Likely To Be Top Priority

The CWC meeting will be the first after former president Rahul Gandhi submitted his resignation taking responsibility for the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections.


28 July 2019
Priyanka Gandhi Has 'Natural Charisma' Which Could Galvanise Workers, Voters Alike: Shashi Tharoor

Priyanka Gandhi Has 'Natural Charisma' Which Could Galvanise Workers, Voters Alike: Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor hopes that Congress general-secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra contests elections to the president's post whenever they are held.


14 July 2019
Rahul Gandhi Appoints Balasaheb Thorat As Congress Maharashtra Chief

Rahul Gandhi Appoints Balasaheb Thorat As Congress Maharashtra Chief

Thorat replaces Ashok Chavan, who had recently resigned from the post of Maharashtra Congress president.


12 July 2019
Congress Needs To Reinvent, Must Find New President At Earliest: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Congress Needs To Reinvent, Must Find New President At Earliest: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Jyotiraditya Scindia said the decision on a new Congress chief should be taken "at the earliest" and opportunity given to a leader who can infuse a new energy...


09 July 2019
West Bengal Congress President Calls It Quits; Poor Poll Performance Prompts Another Resignation

West Bengal Congress President Calls It Quits; Poor Poll Performance Prompts Another Resignation

The Congress only managed to secure two of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state, down from the four it had won in the 2014 elections.


04 July 2019
Disquiet In Congress After Rahul Gandhi's Decision To Quit As Party President

Disquiet In Congress After Rahul Gandhi's Decision To Quit As Party President

A day after his candid four-page letter formally and firmly stating that he was no longer Congress president, Rahul Gandhi appeared before a Mumbai court in...


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29 June 2019
Resignation Of Congress Office-Bearers Pour In To Convince Rahul Gandhi To Stay

Resignation Of Congress Office-Bearers Pour In To Convince Rahul Gandhi To Stay

A common letter of resignation was being circulated on social media with the names and signatures of certain Congressmen, including those of Haryana Mahila...


28 June 2019
As Rahul Gandhi Shies Away, Can Sonia Gandhi Salvage Congress’ Sinking Ship?

As Rahul Gandhi Shies Away, Can Sonia Gandhi Salvage Congress’ Sinking Ship?

Whether Rahul Gandhi stays on as Congress president or goes may yet be a tough question to answer but Congress sources say Sonia Gandhi is again the leader to...


26 June 2019
Rahul Gandhi Rejects MPs' Demand, Remains Firm On Stepping Down As Congress President

Rahul Gandhi Rejects MPs' Demand, Remains Firm On Stepping Down As Congress President

Rahul Gandhi had on May 25 announced his decision to resign as party President, after the Congress suffered a major blow in the Lok Sabha elections.


12 June 2019
Rahul Gandhi Was, Is, Will Be Congress President: Randeep Surjewala

Rahul Gandhi Was, Is, Will Be Congress President: Randeep Surjewala

Randeep Surjewala's comment comes weeks after Rahul submitted his resignation to the Congress Working Committee.


12 June 2019
Congress Mulls 'Temporary Arrangement' As Deadlock Over Rahul Gandhi's Resignation Continues

Congress Mulls 'Temporary Arrangement' As Deadlock Over Rahul Gandhi's Resignation Continues

A party source said most of the leaders, however, are hoping that the Gandhi scion will continue to lead the party as the Nehru-Gandhi family acts as a "glue"...


01 June 2019
Sonia Gandhi To Choose Leaders Who Will Lead Congress In Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha; No Word On Rahul Gandhi Yet

Sonia Gandhi To Choose Leaders Who Will Lead Congress In Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha; No Word On Rahul Gandhi Yet

Sonia Gandhi has been elected as the leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party on Saturday, even as suspense continues over who will lead the Congress party...


30 May 2019
Mallikarjun Kharge, Digvijaya Singh Meet Ahmed Patel Over Rahul Gandhi’s Resignation

Mallikarjun Kharge, Digvijaya Singh Meet Ahmed Patel Over Rahul Gandhi’s Resignation

Senior leaders have been meeting Congress veterans in a bid to persuade party President, Rahul Gandhi to take back his offer to step down, which he made on...


31 May 2019
Congress Law Of Inertia

Congress Law Of Inertia

A Gandhi never quits? But Rahul Gandhi as party president has not proved to be the galvaniser that Sonia was.


29 May 2019
'It Will Cause Huge Pain': Sheila Dikshit Meets Rahul Gandhi, Urges Him To Not Resign

'It Will Cause Huge Pain': Sheila Dikshit Meets Rahul Gandhi, Urges Him To Not Resign

Rahul Gandhi had offered to step down from the party president post at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting On May 25, taking moral responsibility for...


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