CONGRESS WORKING COMMITTEE MEET

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Canards being spread about us: PM at CWC meet June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: After Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hit out at those making allegations against him saying 'canards' were being spread about the Congress and the government. "Canards are being spread about us. Every day astronomical sums are being mentioned as black money which can be brought...
  • Charges against PM part of a conspiracy: Sonia June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday attacked the Opposition and civil society for levelling "baseless" allegations against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, government and Congress. "We will have to fight fiercely against such allegations which are part of a conspiracy," Sonia said. "Opposition and some other antiCongress forces are...
  • CWC meet today: Will Sonia take tough decisions? June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: It is stocktaking time for the ruling Congress as the party's Working Committee is set to meet on Monday after a gap of a year. It is the party's highest decision making body. The meeting comes right in the middle of a worsening political and economic crisis. The biggest...