New Delhi/IBNS: Mourning the death of his close-aide and party colleague Ahmed Patel, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi said she has "lost an impeccable comrade, a faithful colleague and a friend".
New Delhi/IBNS: Days after Kapil Sibal made remarks raising doubts on the leadership of Congress following the party's debacle in the recently held Bihar elections, president Sonia Gandhi has included four members of the 'dissenting camp' in three committees set up to keep her informed on matters relating to national security, foreign affairs and the economy.
New Delhi/IBNS: At a time Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's leadership quality has been put to question in the saffron-led contemporary Indian politics, former US President Barack Obama in his memoir described the 50-year old parliamentarian as a "student" who was eager to impress his teacher but lacked aptitude or passion, media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: Accusing the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar of deviating from its path, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday appealed to the people of the state, to vote for the grand alliance to build a new Bihar.
Patna/UNI: Describing Mahatma Gandhi's' ideology as the soul and spirit of Congress, president Sonia Gandhi on Friday said that her party's work plan was formulated in the interest of common people whereas the opposition with vested interest was vociferously speaking about the Father of Nation to take mileage of his works but on the other has unleashed an era of psychological fear and confusion.
New Delhi/UNI: On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Friday attacked the Centre over the farm sector laws and said that the government brought these farm laws without consulting anyone.
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.