CWC MEET

  • Congress needs to reinvent organisational structure: Digvijaya Singh May 20, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said that the party needs to reinvent its organisational structure. In an interview to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Digvijaya said, "It was a disappointing result; we have to reinvent our organisational structure." ...
  • Congress refuses to learn from poll debacle, Sonia, Rahul not to quit May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: High drama was witnessed at the Congress Working Committee meeting on Monday as no major changes were carried out in the organisation and party leaders also rejected Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party's Vice President Rahul Gandhi's resignation offer over the party's debilitating rout in the Lok Sabha...
  • CWC meeting underway to review party's worst ever electoral performance May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee meeting began on Monday to review party's worst ever electoral performance in the Lok Sabha polls as the party just won 44 seats in the 543member House. The meeting is being held at the party headquarters. All the members of the CWC including Prime Minister...
  • Congress meet to review debacle today, Sonia, Rahul unlikely to quit May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party is set to review the party's election debacle at the working committee meet on Monday. Sources say that a review panel is likely to be appointed to analyse why the party failed to get even 50 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. Sources say that...
  • Congress core group meets today, Rahul Gandhi to attend January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress core group is slated to meet on Wednesday evening, a day before the Congress Working Committee meeting tomorrow. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will also be attending the core group meet. The slew of meetings by Congress leaders come in wake of the crucial AICC meeting on January 17....
  • Telangana statehood: Division not the answer, says Prakash Karat July 30, 2013

    As the Congress seems to be going ahead with the declaration on Telangana despite divisions in the party, CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat on Tuesday said, "Telangana issue will have impact on Gorkhaland which is already simmering." ...
  • Sonia takes charge, gets Cong to back PM on reforms September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: At the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Tuesday, party president Sonia Gandhi adopted an aggressive stance and sent a strong message while backing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's recent economic policy decisions that allowed 51 per cent foreign direct investment in multibrand retail, apart from putting a cap...
  • CWC discussed FDI, reforms; Telangana not a part of talks: Dwivedi September 25, 2012

    The Congress at its Congress Working Committee meet on Tuesday gave a firm backing to the Manmohan Singh government's recent economic policy decisions. ...
  • Comparison with 1990 situation not correct: Pranab June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday admitting the current economic condition in the country was "difficult" but rejected any comparison with the situation of 1990 when India had faced an external debt crisis. During the CWC meeting, Mukherjee said that the current economic situation was...
  • Congress' slumber ends | Patil faces UPA heat November 30, 2008

    Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil is in the eye of storm following the Mumbai terror attacks. The members of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday expressed their dissatisfaction with the Home Ministry. Even UPA chief Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are believed to have pulled up the...
  • Bring inflation down: Cong tells Govt December 12, 2006

    New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday night was advised to check inflationat a meeting where opinion matters. A meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) expressed concern over rising prices and asked the Government to take appropriate steps to tackle the situation. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told the meeting, which was...