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Congress backs Palestinian rights, urges swift ceasefire

NEW DELHI: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) reaffirmed its long-standing support for the Palestinian people’s land rights, a stance that differs from Prime Minister Modi’s, who called the Palestinian Hamas group’s assault on Israel a ‘terror attack’, on Monday. Expressing its concern about the ongoing war between Israel and Palestine., the Grand Old party said, […]

Issue Show Cause Notice To Hooda For Meeting Azad: CWC member Selja

Congress Working Committee (CWC) member Kumari Selja has written a letter to Haryana party in-charge Vivek Bansal demanding that a show cause notice should be issued to him.

How Can Polls For Top Cong Post Be Free & Fair, Questions Manish Tewari

Former Union Minister, and party leader Manish Tewari, also a part of the G23 leaders, on Wednesday questioned how can there be a fair and free election without a publicly available electoral roll

With Gandhis Reluctant, Tharoor Might Give Congress New Zing

Shashi Tharoor is likely to throw his hat in the ring for the post of president of the party. A source said that the veteran party leader has been approached by leading figures

New Congress Chief? You Will Know On October 19

The ball has been set rolling to choose the new Congress president. Against the backdrop of former party chief Rahul Gandhi’s repeated “no” to the top post, there’s looming suspense over who will be the next head. Veteran party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad’s recent resignation from the primary membership of the party has added an […]

No Magic Wands, Only Selfless Work: Sonia Gandhi For Congress’ Revival

NEW DELHI: It was a statement of admission as Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Monday acknowledged that there are no magic wands for her party’s revival of fortune. Sonia Gandhi was speaking at the Congress Working Committee meeting ahead of the party’s three-day Chintan Shivir in Udaipur, Rajasthan from May 13 to 15. Speaking […]

Behind Iron Gates: G20 Sulks, But Takes Part In Gandhi-Led CWC Again?

NEW DELHI: The drubbing in the recently concluded assembly elections in the five states to the Congress has once again brought focus on the G-23 leaders, who two years ago wrote to party chief Sonia Gandhi demanding an active leadership. A meeting of the CWC, considered to be the highest decision making body of the […]

CWC Members May Have “Full Faith” In Sonia But Want To See Rahul Gandhi As Congress Chief Soon

NEW DELHI: Sending out a clear message to G-23 leaders at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Saturday, Sonia Gandhi said she is the “full-time and hands on Congress president”. The CWC meeting was necessitated as top Congress leaders had been raising issues of lack of leadership and absence of an elected party chief. […]

“I Am Full-Time President”: Sonia Gandhi At CWC; Elections For Next Congress President In Sept 2022, Say Sources

NEW DELHI: Elections for appointing a full-time Congress president will be held in September 2022, Sources said amid a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) in the national capital. Sonia Gandhi has been the party’s interim President since her son Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as party chief in 2019. Seeking to allay concerns raised by […]