Congress President

  • WB: Dissident Trinamool MP Somen Mitra shares dais with state Congress chief 09-10-2013 07:27 AM

    Kolkata: Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra on Tuesday once again shared a dais with state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee, fuelling speculations of switching over to the Congress before the Lok Sabha polls. Mitra, a former state Congress president, was spotted with Bhattacharjee and other Congress leaders at several Durga...
  • Did a BHEL employee make the hoax call to the A-G imitating Sonia? 24-09-2013 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: A woman employee of BHEL had allegedly made a call impersonating Congress President Sonia Gandhi to Attorney General GE Vahanvati, sources said. Attorney General Vahanvati received a call from a woman who claimed she was Sonia Gandhi's PA Anita Gupta. Delhi Police will file an FIR after Vahanvati...
  • Akhilesh Yadav suspends official for improper implementation of welfare schemes in Raebareli 07-08-2013 11:36 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday ordered the suspension of officers looking at welfare schemes in in Raebareli, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's constituency. The suspension order was issued against District officer Vidyaram Ahirwar and officers in the supplies and education department. The District officer was suspended for not ensuring...
  • Solar panel scam: Chandy's efforts to induct Chennithala in cabinet fails 29-07-2013 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: Efforts by beleaguered Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to draft senior leader Ramesh Chennithala in his cabinet appears to have come a cropper with the PCC Chief reluctant to join the ministry under cloud over the solar panel scam. Chennithala, who is camping in Delhi, did not meet...
  • Solar panel scam: Chandy meets Sonia Gandhi in Delhi 13-07-2013 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy met Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Saturday amid calls for him to resign over the solar panel scam. Chandy has been accused of links to the main accused Saritha Nair in the case. After the meeting, Chandy said he met Sonia...
  • Kerala: Chandy-Chennithala rift a cause of worry for Congress 24-05-2013 10:10 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: As the Congress led-UDF government completes three years in Kerala, there are more reasons to worry than cheer. The simmering rivalry between Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and state Congress President Ramesh Chennithala has now become an open conflict. An interview given to the New Indian Express has now openly...
  • Congress President is soft, I am not: Rahul Gandhi 24-05-2013 08:38 AM

    New Delhi: With Assembly election just months away, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked party leaders in Delhi to work unitedly to ensure a fourth successive victory for the party in the polls and sent out a clear message that indiscipline will not be tolerated by him. At...
  • Sonia Gandhi recovering, out of ICU 06-08-2011 10:45 AM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where she was kept under observation for 24 hours post surgery. "Sonia Gandhi remained in the ICU for 24 hours and has thereafter been moved out. Her family has expressed gratitude on her behalf...
  • Sonia to undergo surgery in US, Rahul at helm 04-08-2011 02:29 PM

    New Delhi: In a surprise statement, Congress on Thursday announced that Sonia Gandhi would have to go for a major surgery and would be away for about three weeks. She has appointed a four-member committee consisting of son and party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, along with Janardhan Dwivedi, Ahmed Patel...
  • Sonia does not attend Republic Day parade 26-01-2011 07:14 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi was conspicuous by her absence at the Republic Day parade and at the "At Home" hosted by President Pratibha Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. There was no comment from either the party or her office about the reasons for her absence. Her...
  • Cong president's term extended to five years 19-12-2010 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: Congress, on Sunday amended its constitution to extend its party president's term to five years from the current three years. An amendment to this effect was passed at the 83rd Congress plenary which began in Burari on the fringes of the national capital. The resolution was moved by...
  • Sonia slams UP govt, Mayawati hits back 25-11-2010 07:13 PM

    Allahabad/Lucknow: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday slammed the Mayawati government for its failure to utilise "massive" dose of central assistance for welfare schemes, but the Chief Minister hit back saying the Centre has not given anything beyond Constitutional provisions. "The UP government does not seem to have the will...
  • Sonia re-elected as Cong President for 4th term 03-09-2010 06:04 PM

    New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi was re-elected as Congress President for fourth consecutive term in New Delhi on Friday. Sonia is already the longest serving party President. With no one else choosing to contest, her election as President was a foregone conclusion. The formal announcement about Sonia's election was made by...
  • Sonia to become Cong president for 4th time 02-09-2010 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi is most likely to be elected as the Congress president for a record fourth consecutive term. She will file her nomination on Thursday. Sonia's tenure as Congress president, especially after Congress came to power in 2004, has had its share of controversy – for encouraging 2...
  • PM, Sonia Gandhi split on RTI ammendment 05-03-2010 10:26 AM

    They propose the Chief Justice be kept outside the Act's purview. ...
  • Digvijay not to recommend re-inquiry 09-02-2010 10:01 AM

    He said that he would instead ask for speedy trial of Azamgarh undertrials ...