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  • NC top brass to meet to discuss strategy for J&K Assembly polls June 16, 2014

    Srinagar: National Conference's Central Working Committee (CWC) is meeting on Wednesday to discuss strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is the working president of National Conference, has called the CWC meeting on June 18 at the party headquarters at NawaeSubah Complex,...
  • 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...
  • Congress plays safe, rejects Sonia, Rahul's offer to quit over poll rout May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Even though Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi offered to resign taking responsibility for the party's debacle in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, in typical Congress style it was outrightly rejected by the leaders. The offer made by Sonia and Rahul to resign was unanimously rejected,"...
  • 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...
  • CWC may resign en masse over poll debacle to shield Rahul: Sources May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee may resign en masse over the humiliating defeat the party suffered in the Lok Sabha elections, sources said on Monday. The sources added that the CWC members will endorse their president Sonia Gandhi's line of taking collective responsibility in a bid to shield their...
  • 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...
  • Kumari Selja may lead Haryana Congress after party's rout in Lok Sabha polls: sources May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: With reports of the Congress undergoing an overhaul in Monday's CWC meet, party sources have told IBNLive that many party leaders will follow suit if Sonia Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi resign from their respective posts. Haryana is amongst the states where the Congress faced rout as the party won...
  • Congress lauds PM for leading country through difficult times May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: As he demits office later this week, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's "able stewardship" was hailed by Congress on Tuesday which underlined that he had led the country through difficult times. "Singh's experienced and seasoned stewardship, his personal integrity and ability to lead the country...
  • Children made to beg by alcoholic mother rescued April 24, 2014

    Two children made to beg allegedly by their own alcoholic mother have been rescued by an NGO at a railway station in Kota, officials said on Thursday. The two siblings, aged eight and six were rescued by members of Child Line and produced before the Child Welfare Society of Kota, a...
  • Congress workers root for Rahul Gandhi, want him named PM candidate January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: While the All India Congress Committee meets to chalk out strategies for Lok Sabha elections, party workers are of the opinion that Rahul Gandhi should be proclaimed as the outfit's PM candidate. An eager party worker attending the AICC meet at Talkatora stadium said, "We have been waiting for...
  • 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....
  • Sexual assault: Tejpal, Shoma should be arrested, says Goa CWC November 26, 2013

    The Goa CWC has demanded that both Shoma chaudhury and Tarun Tejpal should be arrested in the sexual assault case. ...
  • Telangana decision taken in haste, says Pallam Raju July 31, 2013

    While the Congress Working Committee on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution for creation of Telangana state, Union HRD Minister Pallam Raju says that the execution of Telanagana will step up the demand for statehood for other states. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 30, 2013

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • Centre bites Telangana bullet: Is this a case of political expediency? July 30, 2013

    Telangana will be carved out as India's 29th state; the industrial hub of Hyderabad will be a common capital for the next 10 years. ...
  • The Last Word: Would the creation of Telangana be in the best interest of India? July 30, 2013

    Congress Working Committee on Tuesday divided Andhra Prahesh into two states Telangana and Seemandhra. Hyderabad will be the joint capital of both the states for 10 years. ...
  • News 360: CWC clears Telangana, Hyderabad to be the joint capital July 30, 2013

    Congress Working Committee unanimously passed a resolution for the creation of Telangana by dividing Andhra Pradesh, the contentious issue of Hyderabad was also discussed and the proposal is to make it the joint capital of Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • 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." ...
  • Congress puts off decision on Telangana statehood July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress has once again put off a decision on Telangana statehood and a final word is expected by the end of July. The party's core group met on Friday, but it said the Congress Working Committee will take a final call. Sources said there are divisions within the...
  • BJP discusses 'aggressive' campaign against UPA July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP parliamentary board on Thursday discussed steps to launch an "aggressive" campaign, on "warfooting" against the UPA government for the coming assembly and Lok Sabha polls while expressing concern over the government using CBI as "a political tool". In the first meeting of the parliamentary board after party...
  • BJP downplays Rahul Gandhi's appointment as Congress VP January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The main Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday brushed away Rahul Gandhi's elevation to Congress's vice president post as "Congress's internal matter". "There is nothing big in it. Rahul Gandhi was always number two after Sonia Gandhi. Elevation of Rahul Gandhi to number two will not change...
  • 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. ...
  • Cong like East India Co, looting the poor: BJP September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The principal Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in no mood to back down after the Congress Working Committee, that met on Tuesday morning, endorsed the recent economic policy decisions taken by the government and also slammed the Opposition for playing "negative politics". BJP leader Rajnath Singh said that...
  • No discussion on Telangana at CWC meet September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee on Tuesday did not discuss the demand for a separate state of Telangana in its meet, that was largely dominated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's economic reforms. Telangana was not discussed even as Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chadrashekhar Rao has been camping in...
  • Sonia Gandhi, CWC back PM's economic reforms September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee on Tuesday endorsed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's big bang reforms including FDI in multibrand retail with party President Sonia Gandhi coming out strongly in support of the measures and blaming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of playing negative politics on the issue. The meeting also...
  • Live: BJP says FDI antipoor, Sonia says govt stable September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: 12.20 pm: PM's economic reforms anticommon man, says BJP leader Rajnath Singh. He compares the UPA to East India Company saying its policies were similar to the British company that exploited the poor. 11.47 am: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar takes on Sonia Gandhi and the Congress...
  • CWC meet to discuss reforms, Telangana, Rahul's role September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee will meet on Tuesday to take stock of the present political scenario, following the exit of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress from the UPA. While there will be a discussion on the road ahead for the Congress, the CWC chaired by Congress President Sonia Gandhi,...
  • Is Rahul Gandhi a ray of hope for the Congress? July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Ganhdi has finally agreed to play a more proactive role in the party and government. Congress sources say he could be elevated to the working president's post and made a core group member but Rahul may shy away from joining the government just as yet....