CONGRESS WORKING COMMITTEE

  • GK Vasan hits out at Congress, says Working Committee acting against TNCC November 1, 2014

    Chennai: Former union minister GK Vasan on Saturday hit out at the Congress party saying that the party's Working Committee was acting against the interests of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee. Vasan is reportedly unhappy with the party leadership and sources said that he is likely to quit the party. While vasan...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rahul chairs CWC meeting, discusses LS poll manifesto February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of preparations for the Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi interacted with members of the Congress Working Committee on the strategy ahead and the issues to be stressed. Rahul's interaction came at a time when the AICC is in the midst of formulating a manifesto through an elaborate...
  • Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate: CWC to meet amid divergent views January 16, 2014

    Amid divergent views in the Congress on whether party vice president Rahul Gandhi should be projected as the prime ministerial candidate, the apex Congress Working Committee (CWC) will be meeting on Thursday. It will finalise the draft resolution for the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting on Friday. Thursday's meeting may also...
  • Rahul may not be named PM nominee yet, but may be given Sonia's role January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee is set to meet on Thursday to approve the resolution for the AICC session on Friday. CNNIBN has learned that the resolution will be an economic and a political one. It will talk of inclusive growth, inflation and corruption. When it comes to the...
  • GoM likely to finalise a draft on Telangana today November 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM) are likely to finalise a draft on the formation of Telangana on Thursday. As per Article 3 of the Constitution, the draft bill will there after be sent to the Union Cabinet for approval and eventually to the President for approval. According to sources,...
  • 10 hilarious Twitter reactions to Rahul Gandhi's recent speech October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: To reach out to the commoners and tribals in Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh), Rahul Gandhi used his speech to recollect the time when his mother Sonia Gandhi was in tears when she couldn't cast her vote in Lok Sabha for food security bill. "I will not go until the...
  • TRS President Chandrasekhar Rao for Hyderabad as Telangana capital, warns of stir September 30, 2013

    Hyderabad: TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday threatened to launch second round of agitation if any restrictions are to be imposed by Centre on Hyderabad while addressing proposed division of Andhra Pradesh. KCR's statement came against the backdrop of reports that proposals like making Hyderabad a UT or a separate...
  • United AP supporters show strength; Telangana observes bandh September 7, 2013

    It was a showdown between pro and anti-telangana factions. Pro-statehood groups had called for a 24-hour Telangana bandh to protest a rally opposing the bifurcation of the state. Tension prevailed near the Nizam college as some students protested against the 'Save Andhra Pradesh' meeting. Security has been tightened and many...
  • Govt employees from Seemandhra protest outside Digvijaya's residence in Delhi August 28, 2013

    A group of government employees from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh staged a protest outside Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh's residence in New Delhi on Wednesday in support of a united state. According to sources, members of different employees union of the region had gone to meet Singh at his...
  • Andhra Pradesh division will serve no purpose: Union Minister August 10, 2013

    Hyderabad: Maintaining that he never took a "Uturn" on the Andhra Pradesh bifurcation issue, Union Textiles Minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao on Saturday asserted there was no need to divide the state only to serve the interests of a "few political leaders". Speaking openly for the first time after the July 30...
  • TRS rules out accepting Hyderabad as UT or joint capital August 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao voiced his opposition to any proposal making Hyderabad a permanent joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh or a Union Territory. Rao said the administration of Hyderabad should be run by the Telangana government. "TRS would have no objection if the new Andhra Pradesh government...
  • 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

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  • 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. ...
  • Telangana: AP Assembly to pass a resolution on the issue now July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: AICC General Secretary Ajay Maken on Tuesday announced a resolution on the formation of the creation of a separate state of Telangana. "Resolution has been passed in the CWC for the formation of a separate state of Telangana," he said. Over the complexity of the issue, Maken said...
  • 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. ...
  • Congress decision on Telangana likely today, tight security across AP July 30, 2013

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: It's DDay for Telangana as UPA allies are likely to discuss the Congress Core Group's proposal to create a separate state. The Congress Working Committee is set to meet after that meeting at 5.30 on Tuesday evening where the proposal is likely to be discussed. The CWC is then...
  • CWC to decide on Telangana, Centre sends more security forces to Andhra July 29, 2013

    According to reports, 10 additional companies of paramilitary forces have been sent to the state as India moves closer to getting the 29th state in the form of Telangana. ...
  • UPA set to decide on Telangana, Centre sends more forces to Andhra July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: As the Congress prepares to take a decision on bifurcating Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, additional forces have been rushed to the state by the Union Home Ministry to maintain law and order. Union Home Ministry is in touch with the Andhra Pradesh DGP to monitor the law and...
  • Telangana decision at Cong Working Committee meet on Tuesday: Digvijaya July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Congress Working Committee meeting on Tuesday, senior party leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday said that a decision on bifurcating Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana will be taken at the meet. However, Digvijaya clarified that the he was not aware about the agenda of CWC meet. The...
  • Telangana under consideration: How a new state is created July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Telangana statehood issue which first came out in the open in 1960s may take some more time to officially get a separate identity. The UPA Coordination Committee and the Congress Working Committee are likely to meet on Tuesday at 5.30 pm to decide on the bifurcation of...
  • Congress ready to bite the bullet on Telangana, final call on Tuesday July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The struggle for a separate Telangana state by dividing Andhra Pradesh seems to be in the final stages despite the bumpy road ahead. Under pressure from Andhra Pradesh leaders including Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, the UPA Coordination Committee and the Congress Working Committee are likely to...
  • Telangana statehood: Andhra Cong leaders write to Sonia, urge her not to divide the state July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: As the Congress and the UPA government appear to be veering towards formation of a separate Telangana state, Andhra Pradesh Congress leaders have written to party president Sonia Gandhi urging her not to split the state. They have also sought an appointment with the Congress President. This comes even...
  • Hyderabad may be joint capital of Telangana, Andhra for 5 yrs: sources July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Hyderabad is likely to be a joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for five years, according to sources. The Congress leadership had on Friday discussed the Telangana issue amid mounting speculation that the party may be veering round towards the creation of a separate state. Sources also said...
  • 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...