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Gandhi loyalist Mallikarjun Kharge new non-Gandhi Congress chief after rare presidential polls

For the first time in 24 years, the country's primary opposition party Congress found its non-Gandhi president in the form of 80-year-old Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka, Mallikarjun Kharge, who won the inner-party elections for the top post Wednesday.

Congress presidential poll results today

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress, the country's oldest and primary opposition party, will get its first non-Gandhi president after 24 years as the counting of the presidential polls will be held Wednesday.

Congress presidential polls between two non-Gandhis underway; Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka cast votes

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Congress presidential elections between two senior MPs outside the Gandhi family, Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor, are underway Monday as the country's oldest and prime opposition party is aiming to refurbish its organisation, eight years after being uprooted from power by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

'Mallikarjun Kharge sir is my leader too, we are not enemies': Shashi Tharoor ahead of Congress election

Guwahati/IBNS: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who is running for the party's presidential post, has clarified his recent comments that some people in the party were assuming that there's an official candidate.

Differential treatment to candidates in Congress presidential polls, says Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said there were systematic flaws in the Congress presidential election process, even as he clarified he was not suggesting it was intentional.

'Let us deal with these elections first': Mallikarjun Kharge on 2024 PM candidate

New Delhi/IBNS: Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, who is a late entrant in the contest for the party's top post, Wednesday, tackled a question on the prime ministerial candidate for 2024 as he campaigned in Madhya Pradesh.

Congress leaders removed as parliamentary panel heads of home, IT

New Delhi/IBNS: For the first time in three decades, opposition parties have not been given any chairmanship of any of the four key parliamentary panels in the latest shuffle announced on Tuesday.

Need strong Congress to challenge BJP at Centre: Shashi Tharoor

Hyderabad/UNI: Defending his nomination, AICC Presidential nominee and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Monday said that there is a need to have a strong party to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the centre.

Congress Prez Poll: Kharge, Tharoor in direct contest

New Delhi/UNI: Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor will contest for the post of Congress President, party leader Madhusudan Mistry announced on Saturday after scrutiny of nominations.

'I apologise unconditionally': Shashi Tharoor on map blunder in manifesto

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Friday apologised "unconditionally" for a blunder in his manifesto prepared for the party chief's election which contained a map of India that did not have parts of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

Congress prez poll: Ashok Gehlot apologises to Sonia Gandhi, offers to drop out of race

New Delhi: Ashok Gehlot Thursday met Sonia Gandhi and apologised and offered to quit the race for Congress president, taking "moral responsibility" for the Rajasthan coup.

Digvijaya Singh picks nomination form for Congress presidential elections

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Digvijay Singh Thursday collected the nomination form for the upcoming Congress presidential elections.

Congress presidential elections: Notification issued amid buzz over Gehlot-Tharoor fight

New Delhi/UNI: The notification for the election of the Congress president was issued Thursday, with a contest between two leaders likely after a gap of 22 years.

'Will be neutral': Sonia Gandhi to Ashok Gehlot ahead of Congress prez polls

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has indicated to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, a frontrunner for the party's top post, that the election process will be neutral, media reports said.

Shashi Tharoor sets out for Congress presidential polls

New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday made it clear that he has set his eyes on the top party position as he met its central election authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry to find out about the electoral roll and procedure of filing nomination to the president's post.