Working Committee

  • 65-year-old Santosh Gangwar makes his way to Modi cabinet June 14, 2014

    65-year-old Santosh Gangwar has been a Lok Sabha member since 1989 barring 2009, when he lost by a narrow margin. He was the chief whip of BJP in 14th Lok Sabha. This time he has won from Bareilly by a margin of over two lakh votes. Gangwar, who is associated with...
  • Congress refuses to learn from poll debacle, Sonia, Rahul not to quit May 20, 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 543-member 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...
  • Pandove questions Srinivasan at BCCI Working Committee meet on India's overseas defeats February 28, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Former BCCI treasurer and Punjab Cricket Association secretary MP Pandove on Friday was the only member in the BCCI working committee to raise questions about India's disastrous performance in the recently concluded series in South Africa and New Zealand. India lost both Test and ODI series in both countries. Mahendra Singh...
  • 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...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM not to attend AICC meeting in New Delhi January 16, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy will not attend the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting in New Delhi tomorrow because of the ongoing winter session of the state legislature. In a letter to AICC general secretary Janardhan Dwivedi on Thursday night, the AP Chief Minister expressed his inability...
  • 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. 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...
  • Our representative "ill-treated" at BCCI meeting: RCA December 28, 2013

    Chennai: The Rajasthan Cricket Association on Saturday claimed that its representative Mehmood Abdi was ill-treated and not allowed to attend the BCCI Working Committee meeting to explain how his client and banned former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi was allowed to contest RCA elections. In an e-mail to BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel,...
  • 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,...
  • SA tour to be discussed at Working Committee meeting on Oct 26 October 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The BCCI has called a meeting of its Working Committee in Chennai on October 26, where the progress over the Indian team's South Africa tour is expected to come up for discussion and approval. "An emergency meeting of the BCCI Working Committee will take place on October 26 in Chennai,"...
  • 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...
  • Spotlight on N Srinivasan in BCCI Working Committee meet August 31, 2013

    Kolkata: The Supreme Court might have refused to grant him relief but a defiant N Srinivasan is expected to attempt a comeback as BCCI President after being forced to step aside, when the Board officials gather for the final Working Committee meeting in Kolkata on Sunday, 1st September 2013, before...
  • Srinivasan's call whether to attend WC meet or not: Patel August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday made it clear that it was upto N Srinivasan to take a call on whether he would like to attend the Sunday's working committee meeting in Kolkata. The BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said it will be entirely Srinivasan's call but at the same time categorically...
  • Srinivasan likely to attend Working Committee meet in Kolkata: Sawant August 28, 2013

    Mumbai: BCCI treasurer Ravi Sawant on Wednesday said that Board President N Srinivasan is likely to attend the Working Committee meeting in Kolkata on September 1. "I think he (Srinivasan) should be attending. If he is attending, he will chair (the meeting)," Sawant told reporters on the sidelines of a Mumbai...
  • Govt employees from Seemandhra protest outside Digvijaya's residence in Delhi August 29, 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...
  • Despite opposition, N Srinivasan keen to head BCCI: sources August 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Another flashpoint appears to be on the cards at the BCCI's working committee meeting on Sunday, with sources telling CNN-IBN that N Srinivasan is keen to attend the meeting. It appears Srinivasan is now insistent on taking charge of the BCCI regardless of the verdict the Supreme Court...
  • BCCI working committee to meet in Kolkata on Sunday August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Just under a month after its previous sitting in Delhi had to be adjourned on a technicality, the Cricket Board's working committee is to meet in Kolkata on Sunday. "The Working Committee is to meet in Kolkata on September 1. This is the last meeting of the committee before the...
  • Andhra Pradesh division will serve no purpose: Union Minister August 10, 2013

    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 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...
  • News 360: BCCI to appeal against the Bombay High Court's order in the Supreme Court August 2, 2013

    The BCCI Working Committee meeting in New Delhi on Friday was called off, with several IPL governing council members refusing to endorse the two-man probe panel's report that essentially acquitted Srinivasan of any wrongdoing. This, after the Bombay High Court ruled the IPL probe as illegal. ...
  • Srinivasan's hopes of return dashed August 2, 2013

    The BCCI working committee meeting was called off on Friday, following a fierce opposition from some members to Srinivasan returning as president. ...
  • Has Srinivasan underestimated the anger against him in the BCCI? August 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The road back to the top of the BCCI does not appear as smooth as N Srinivasan may have thought. The BCCI Working Committee meeting in New Delhi on Friday was called off, with several IPL governing council members refusing to endorse the two-man probe panel's report that...
  • BCCI meet called off after members oppose Srinivasan's presence as chair August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The fault lines within the richest cricket board in the world appear to have deepened with the BCCI's Working Committee meeting being called off here on Friday after opposition to N Srinivasan's presence at the IPL meet. According to sources, several IPL governing council members present opposed the...
  • Srinivasan to chair board's meeting on Friday: BCCI secretary August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Unfazed by a Bombay High Court order which declared BCCI probe into the IPL spot-fixing scandal "illegal", a defiant N Srinivasan will chair the working committee here on Friday, signalling his formal return to the top post despite the furore. The crucial meeting will mark Srinivasan's return to the...
  • Srinivasan's fate hangs in the balance before Friday's WC meet August 1, 2013

    The Working Committee meeting that could eventually end up deciding Srinivasan's fate would also feature Ratnakar Shetty....