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Congress holds steering panel meet; Sonia Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, others in attendance

India | Dec 04, 2022, 11:06 AM IST

During the all-important steering committee meeting, discussions on several organisational matters would also be taken up, party sources said.

Nalini Sriharan and V. Sriharan alias Murugan, convicts in

Congress to challenge SC order to release Rajiv Gandhi's killers

India | Nov 21, 2022, 02:48 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi's assassination convicts release: On November 11, the Supreme Court had ordered premature release of six convicts, including Nalini Sriharan, who had hosted the assassin, noting the Tamil Nadu government had recommended remission of their sentence.

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi

India reacts to Pakistan's removal from FATF's 'grey list'

India | Oct 22, 2022, 06:48 AM IST

Pakistan has been taken off the 'grey list' in the wake of Islamabad's "high level political commitment" in dealing with the menace and carrying out reforms in its existing monitoring mechanism, according to the watchdog. The decision was taken by the FATF in its plenary held in Paris on October 20-

Mallikarjun Kharge (left) and Shashi Tharoor (right) file

Kharge or Tharoor? Congress to vote for its next President today | 10 points

India | Oct 17, 2022, 01:29 AM IST

Congress president election: The results of the polling will be declared on October 19. The last electoral contest for the top post of the party took place in 2000 when Jitendra Prasada had suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of Sonia Gandhi.

When Mallikarjun Kharge filed his nomination.

Mallikarjun Kharge: How can Congress revive, will party be remote-controlled? Prez nominee answers

India | Oct 14, 2022, 09:13 PM IST

Congress Presidential polls: Mallikarjun Kharge also cleared the air on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's claim with impunity. Kharge said the Congress party will also have good days. The leader stressed on the fact that youth will get representation in Congress.

Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor while filing their

'Wish to campaign for Tharoor or Kharge? Resign first,' says Congress ahead of presidential polls

India | Oct 03, 2022, 08:17 PM IST

Congress presidential polls will be held on October 17. The counting of votes will be taken up on October 19 and the results will be declared the same day. More than 9,000 Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) delegates will vote in the poll.

File image of Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Cong drama goes on: Sonia holds back-to-back meetings; Gehlot out of prez race | 10 points

India | Sep 29, 2022, 11:55 PM IST

Rajasthan Congress crisis: The two leaders who are the focal points of the looming crisis that brought Congress to its knees - Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot - have reached Sonia Gandhi's residence 10, Janpath late Thursday evening. A crucial meeting is reportedly underway.

Gehlot's visit Thursday came a day after the Congress

Ashok Gehlot to remain as Rajasthan CM? Sonia's decision in a 'day or two'

India | Sep 29, 2022, 06:27 PM IST

Ashok Gehlot, who is in the midst of a political crisis in Rajasthan, had met Sonia Gandhi at her residence earlier today and apologised. Sources suggested that the CM had also expressed his wish to Gandhi to not contest the Congress presidential polls citing 'moral responsibility'.

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan crisis: Congress seeks answers from Gehlot loyalists over 'gross indiscipline'

India | Sep 28, 2022, 12:45 AM IST

Rajasthan political crisis: The Congress panel has asked both the ministers and an MLA to reply within 10 days why action should not be taken against them for grave indiscipline, sources said.

Rajasthan MLAs are unhappy over observers coming to an

Amid confusion over Gehlot's stance in Congress prez poll, Sachin Pilot lands in Delhi

India | Sep 27, 2022, 04:43 PM IST

Rajasthan political crisis: Rajasthan Minister said that an atmosphere was created which made people think the chief minister should be made with the support of 19 MLAs and not 102 MLAs.

File photo of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot,

Rajasthan crisis: Sonia's confidante Gehlot might not be Congress president now | 10 points

India | Sep 26, 2022, 11:31 PM IST

Rajasthan crisis: An 'upset' Sonia on Monday sought a written report on it from party observers Mallikarjun Kharge and Ajay Maken on the situation in the state.

The Sachin Pilot versus Ashok Gehlot battle seems to be on

Gehlot vs Pilot over Rajasthan crown: Fresh crisis for Congress as 92 MLAs resign | Top developments

India | Sep 25, 2022, 11:40 PM IST

Rajasthan Congress crisis: Over 80 loyalists of CM Gehlot said they wanted a CM from their faction that supported the government in 2020. Sachin Pilot was a rebel then.

Congress president election

Ashok Gehlot hints at stepping down as Rajasthan CM as Congress gears up to get new boss

India | Sep 23, 2022, 04:42 PM IST

Congress president election: Ashok Gehlot's stepping down may pave way for Congress leader Sachin Pilot to become the Rajasthan CM - a demand of the later which has been withstanding for many years.

Indian nationals and students from India in Canada may also

India's caution to students, nationals in Canada amid sharp rise in 'hate crime' incidents

India | Sep 23, 2022, 03:48 PM IST

The MEA also said the High Commission/Consulates General in Canada have taken up these incidents with the Canadian authorities and requested them to investigate the said crimes and take appropriate action, the release said.

Congress leader Sachin Pilot (left) and Rajasthan CM Ashok

Congress President election: Who will succeed Gehlot as Rajasthan CM if he's elected to top post?

India | Sep 23, 2022, 04:46 PM IST

Congress President's election: Congress might have decided the presidential candidate but the CM-ship of Rajasthan still seems to be the bone of contention for the grand old party.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi to attend funeral of former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe in Japan on September 27

India | Sep 22, 2022, 06:11 PM IST

Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, 67, died in July after being shot while giving a campaign speech on a street in Nara, Japan.

Rajasthan Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok

Ashok Gehlot wishes to retain Rajasthan CM's post even if elected as Congress President: Sources

India | Sep 22, 2022, 12:16 AM IST

Congress President Election: Sources suggest that Ashok Gehlot wishes to continue as Rajasthan Chief Minister till he presents the next budget in the state assembly.

Shashi Tharoor gets Sonia's nod to run for Congress

Shashi Tharoor, Gehlot likely to contest Congress president polls. Is Rahul out of the picture?

India | Sep 20, 2022, 08:08 AM IST

After Shashi Tharoor got Sonia Gandhi's nod to contest Congress president polls, sources said in case Rahul Gandhi does not contest, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot was being seen as a front-runner.

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee (RPCC) also, a day

Chhattisgarh Congress joins Rajasthan in calls to make Rahul Gandhi party president

India | Sep 18, 2022, 11:34 PM IST

Congress had last month said the election for its president would be held on October 17. The result will be declared on October 19.