AICC SESSION

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  • Debate: Cong's signs of impatience or early poll? November 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Congress, it appears, is finally getting into election mode. Hitting out at her allies at the AICC meet in New Delhi, Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday asked her partymen to assert their identity and not get lost in coalition politics. But with a weak organisation and...
  • Cong takes dig at MK over his poem for LTTE leader November 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday told its southern ally DMK in no uncertain terms that it's not too happy with the latter's praise for slain LTTE leader Thamilselvam. In a resolution adopted at the oneday AICC session at the Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on Friday, the party said...
  • Food for thought and to tickle the palate too November 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The All India Congress Committee session on Saturday offered not only food for thought, but also the choicest cuisine to tickle the palate. Apart from being a serious stocktaking exercise, AICC sessions have always been imbued with all the trappings of a jamboree, including a lavish spread of mouthwatering...
  • PM has no handle to stem price rise November 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offered both hope and despair to his countrymen on Saturday when he first promised sops to farmers and then warned that price rise is unavoidable in the current economic situation. Dr Singh said his government will soon come out with some measures to improve the...
  • Full text of Rahul Gandhi's speech at AICC session November 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Gandhi scion and newlycrowned AICC General Secretary, Rahul Gandhi, was the cynosure of all eyes at the oneday session of AICC in New Delhi on Saturday. Taking the centrestage at the party conclave, he unveiled his political agenda, declaring that linking the poor and the backward sections...
  • Party is supreme, no leader above it: Sonia November 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The Congress will not concede any political space to its allies thats the word that came out of the 17th AllIndia Congress Committee (AICC) session in Delhi on Saturday. In her address, Congress president Sonia Gandhi exhorted party cadres and sent a clear cut message to the allies...