New Delhi/IBNS: Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad has been dropped as a general secretary in a major 'reconstitution' process in the party though he remains a part of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the top-decision making panel.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday condoled the death of former President Pranab Mukherjee, who was also a stalwart leader of the 134-year-old party.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the government should listen to the concerns and voices of students over holding national entrance examinations for engineering and medical courses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: Six Indian states on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking a consideration of its order, that had allowed the central government to conduct the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in September, amid Covid-19 spread.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday requested several opposition leaders including Chief Ministers of the non-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states to knock the doors of the Supreme Court and even start a movement, demanding the postponement of Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: After dashing off two letters on consecutive days of Monday and Tuesday to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting to postpone the JEE and NEET examinations due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will have a virtual meeting on Wednesday afternoon with Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss the issue.
New Delhi/IBNS: A day after the row over Kapil Sibal's tweet on Rahul Gandhi the senior Congress leader on Tuesday said 'it's not about a post but about my country.'
New Delhi/IBNS: As the Congress reached a conciliation on Monday by arriving at a resolution that Sonia Gandhi will continue as the chief, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha criticised the party he joined last year and called it a 'platform where one can voice one's concern but is often not visible.'
New Delhi/IBNS: As the Congress party decided on Monday that the helm of the party's leadership will remain with Sonia Gandhi for now, the 73-year-old leader in her concluding remarks at Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting said she held "no ill-will" towards any of her colleagues as she aimed at ending the internal stalemate.
New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi will continue to serve as the president of the Congress party, ending all speculations over her resignation from the key post.
New Delhi/IBNS: Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned the timing of the letter sent by 23 Congress leaders calling for a change in the leadership at all levels of the party, a day after his mother Sonia Gandhi expressed her desire to step down as the outfit's president, media reports said.
New Delhi: Amid speculation that interim president Sonia Gandhi may resign from her post, the crucial Congress Working Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday.
New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi is expected to step down as the Congress interim chief ahead of a crucial meet of the party on Monday, media reports said.
New Delhi: Responding to a letter sent to her by several top leaders who have sought a complete overhaul of the organisation, Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi directed them to get together and find a new party chief as she does not want to carry out the responsibilities any further, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: As the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party's top decision-making body, is scheduled to hold a virtual meeting on Monday, over 20 senior leaders have written to interim-chief Sonia Gandhi over the leadership issue.