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Ghulam Nabi Azad: Congress seeks to unite, not divide


Sheila Dikshit and Ghulam Nabi Azad begin a three-day bus yatra — “27 saal, UP behaal” — from the Congress headquarters in New Delhi on Saturday as party president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi see them off. (Photo: PTI)

Congress flags off campaign for UP


Congress' chief ministerial face in UP, Sheila Dikshit, General secretary in charge of party affairs in UP, Ghulam Nabi Azad and state unit chief Raj Babbar flag off a three-day bus yatra, "27 saal, UP behaal" at the party headquarters in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

New bloc of 4 parties to unite in Parliament

At least four major parties — AIADMK, Trinamul Congress, Biju Janata Dal and Telangana Rashtra Samithi — are moving closer to work together as a bloc in Parliament, maintaining distance from the rulin

UP Assembly elections: Congress banking on Brahmin-Thakur combination

A Brahmin-Thakur-Mulsim combination could bring surprises in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, predicted the Congress at a time when the Samajwadi Party is facing anti-incumbency, the BSP

‘Brahmin’ Sheila Dikshit is Congress’ CM face in UP

Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit talks to the media at her residence in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

The Congress party on Thursday played the “Brahmin” card, projecting senior leader and three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit as its candidate for chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, where Assemb

Raj Babbar to lead Congress in UP polls

Raj Babbar and Chairman of All India Anti Terrorism Front M S Bitta consoling Dhaka terror attack victim's family. (Photo: PTI)

Ex-BSP leader Rajaram Pal, Imran Masood, ex-MP Rajesh Mishra and dalit leader Bhagwati Prasad Chaudhary made senior vice-presidents.

AICC plenary in Bengaluru next month

The Congress is planning to hold its next plenary session, which could end a speculation about Mr Rahul Gandhi’s elevation to the party president, in Bengaluru next month.

Priyanka Gandhi to focus on UP, Rahul on Punjab


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets family members of veteran Congressman Umashankar Misra, a DCC president who died following prolonged a illness, in Rae Bareli. (Photo: PTI)

Congress yet to take a decision on UPCC chief

While the All-India Congress Committee is taking interest in nominating District Congress Committee presidents, it is delaying the constitution of a campaign committee for the upcoming Assembly electi

Congress keeps a sharp watch on rivals

The Congress is keeping close tabs on the faction in three significant parties — BJP, Samajwadi Party and BSP — ahead of the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Is it already time for the EU to strike back? Despite the Brexit blow, British families had planned holidays, as always, in Europe and queued up to cross over to France at Dover.

There’s a popular belief that at the people-to-people level all is well between India and Pakistan, and the problem is really between the establishments in the two nations.