Congress Working Committee

  • Rahul chairs CWC meeting, discusses LS poll manifesto 22-02-2014 09:32 AM

    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...
  • Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate: CWC to meet amid divergent views 16-01-2014 06:09 PM

    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...
  • Rahul may not be named PM nominee yet, but may be given Sonia's role 16-01-2014 09:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee is set to meet on Thursday to approve the resolution for the AICC session on Friday. CNN-IBN 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 21-11-2013 11:05 AM

    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...
  • 10 hilarious Twitter reactions to Rahul Gandhi's recent speech 18-10-2013 05:21 PM

    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 30-09-2013 12:34 AM

    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...
  • United AP supporters show strength; Telangana observes bandh 07-09-2013 06:47 PM

    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 28-08-2013 10:52 PM

    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 10-08-2013 03:30 PM

    Hyderabad: Maintaining that he never took a "U-turn" 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...
  • TRS rules out accepting Hyderabad as UT or joint capital 04-08-2013 08:04 PM

    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...
  • Telangana decision taken in haste, says Pallam Raju 31-07-2013 03:20 PM

    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 30-07-2013 11:57 PM

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • Centre bites Telangana bullet: Is this a case of political expediency? 30-07-2013 11:26 PM

    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? 30-07-2013 10:38 PM

    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 30-07-2013 09:38 PM

    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 30-07-2013 09:01 PM

    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 30-07-2013 07:53 AM

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: It's D-Day 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...
  • CWC to decide on Telangana, Centre sends more security forces to Andhra 29-07-2013 09:25 PM

    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 29-07-2013 06:17 PM

    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...
  • Telangana decision at Cong Working Committee meet on Tuesday: Digvijaya 29-07-2013 02:20 PM

    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....
  • Telangana under consideration: How a new state is created 29-07-2013 01:10 PM

    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 29-07-2013 11:20 AM

    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 27-07-2013 03:32 PM

    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...
  • Hyderabad may be joint capital of Telangana, Andhra for 5 yrs: sources 27-07-2013 10:05 AM

    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...
  • Congress puts off decision on Telangana statehood 12-07-2013 08:41 PM

    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...
  • BJP discusses 'aggressive' campaign against UPA 05-07-2013 01:44 AM

    New Delhi: The BJP parliamentary board on Thursday discussed steps to launch an "aggressive" campaign, on "war-footing" 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...
  • Oil price hike vs aam aadmi: Congress in two minds 01-06-2008 09:28 AM

    Harare: Former Pakistan coach Richard Pybus makes his debut in charge of minnows Bangladesh on Sunday when they confront hosts Zimbabwe in the opening game of a tri-nation Twenty20 tournament. Depleted South Africa are also competing at Harare Sports Club in the eight-day warm-up ahead of the ICC World Twenty20...
  • Rahul calls the shots in Cong, older lot seems worried 30-03-2008 12:57 PM

    Canberra: Barely four days after a hectic series against the West Indies, India begin their tour of Australia with a two-day warm-up game against CA Chairman's XI here on Thursday with focus on acclimatising to conditions ahead of the gruelling Test series beginning later this month. India are high on...
  • Respite for govt, inflation declines 23-02-2007 02:52 PM

    ...