New Delhi/IBNS: A key meeting of the Congress' Working Committee is underway Saturday as the grand old party is aiming for an organisational rejig, media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) is set to meet in the national capital on Saturday amid demand from senior party leaders for electing a new president to the party, and at a time when a generational shift is being expected with both Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra taking lead in decision making.
New Delhi/IBNS: Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday met senior party members KC Venugopal and Harish Rawat in Delhi amid continued turmoil in the state.
New Delhi/UNI: A delegation of Congress leaders led by Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday and demanded sacking of Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra, whose son is alleged to have been involved in the killing of farmers in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence incident.
New Delhi/IBNS: Former political strategist Prashant Kishor, who is credited for turnaround of various parties in the last seven years, is not much hopeful of the Congress' revival despite the grand old party's aggressive campaigns against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Lakhimpur violence in Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow/UNI/IBNS: A showdown seems imminent between the Uttar Pradesh government and the Congress after the state administration refused permission to opposition leader Rahul Gandhi and four others to meet their colleague Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is in custody in Sitapur since Monday following the Lakhimpur violence.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday warned the Uttar Pradesh government that he would lead a march towards Lakhimpur district on Oct 6 if Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son, who he said is “behind the brutal murder of farmers”, is not arrested and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is not released.
Lakhimpur Kheri/IBNS: The families of two of the farmers who were allegedly mowed down by the son of a Union minister at Tikunia in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, have refused to cremate the bodies until they receive a copy of the post mortem and the FIR in the case.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Congress has released a video on Twitter showing a jeep was allegedly mowing down a group of protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri, where eight people died in a violence, media reports said.
New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed PM Narendra Modi and said she has been detained for the past 28 hours without any FIR or order.
Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: Congress MLAs led by Opposition leader VD Satheesan staged a Dharna in front of the Kerala Raj Bhavan in protest against the detention and manhandling of party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi in Sitapur, when she was on her way to meet victims in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on Monday where four farmers were killed on Sunday.
Lakhimpur Kheri/UNI/IBNS: A day after violence hit Lakhimpur Kheri district which left nine people, including four farmers, dead, an agreement has been reached between the agitating farmers and Uttar Pradesh government on Monday.
Lucknow/ New Delhi/UNI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday said police and government are using force because they have lost their "moral ground", after she was detained on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri, where four farmers died on Sunday when they being allegedly crushed by cars belonging to the convoy of a minister.
Sitapur/ Lakhimpur Kheri/UNI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, along with other party leaders, were taken in custody in Sitapur after a whole night drama as they were heading towards violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri region of Uttar Pradesh.
New Delhi/IBNS: Senior Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met Rajasthan MLA and party's significant face in the western state-Sachin Pilot on Friday evening, days after leadership changes and infighting in Punjab.