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Congress Working Committee

Sonia Gandhi stays Congress chief, 'Chintan Shivir' looms

The meeting saw a freewheeling discussion on the reasons for the debacle faced by the party in all the five states

14 Mar 2022 1:55 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Why the Congress needs an alternative to Modi

It is no wonder then that Narendra Modi’s rise is seen as merited and Rahul Gandhi’s ascension as unmerited

21 Sep 2021 1:53 AM

Sonia asks PM to call all-party meet on Covid

Referring to the letters written to Modi by Dr Manmohan Singh and by Rahul Gandhi, Sonia said all these had fallen on deaf ears

08 May 2021 9:35 AM

Congress may decide party changes at Udaipur plenary

While a section claimed Mrs Gandhi would remain as interim president, another said Rahul Gandhi might make a comeback at the plenary.

14 Feb 2020 2:00 AM

CWC likely to meet Jan 10, discuss protests, JNU issue

To focus on formulating strategy on CAA, proposed NRC across nation.

09 Jan 2020 3:15 AM


'Cong-NCP-Sena alliance in Maharashtra opportunistic, won't last long': Gadkari

A long-time ally, Shiv Sena parted ways with the BJP after the state poll results amid differences over chief ministership.

22 Nov 2019 2:35 PM

Conspiracy hatched against Rahul to ensure he fails as party prez: Sanjay Nirupam

The Congress won 52 seats in the recent general elections, which is just eight more than what the party won in 2014 polls.

04 Oct 2019 3:00 PM

Reviving the Congress: Is Sonia up to the task?

Pulled out of semi-retirement, Sonia Gandhi is faced with a challenging task ahead.

13 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Sonia must ensure a makeover for Congress

Sonia Gandhi will now be judged on how soon she is able to hold regular party polls to elect the new leader.

12 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Gandhi's playing musical chair, Sonia's appointment proves Rahul was a blunder: BJP

Patra also criticised Rahul Gandhi for his alleged comments on Kashmir.

11 Aug 2019 3:00 PM


CWC elects Sonia Gandhi as interim Congress president

The announcement was made on Sunday night after Congress Working Committee accepted Rahul Gandhi's resignation during its second meeting of the day.

10 Aug 2019 11:21 PM

PM must assuage concerns on J-K in transparent manner: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul said the deliberations of the CWC on the party's leadership issue were briefly stopped for a presentation on the reports on J-K.

10 Aug 2019 11:04 PM

New Congress chief to be decided tomorrow in CWC meeting

The meeting is scheduled to take place at 11 am at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters in New Delhi.

09 Aug 2019 2:20 PM

Congress meets Friday to decide on Article 370

The voices of dissent had emerged after the Congress vehemently opposed the abrogation of Article 370 on the floor of Parliament.

08 Aug 2019 2:04 AM

CWC to meet on August 10 to pick Rahul’s successor

Mumbai Congress strongman Milind Deora was next: as he proposed the names of Sachin Pilot and Jyotiraditya Scindia for the party president’s post.

05 Aug 2019 2:16 AM


Confusion in Cong, CWC only after Lok Sabha session ends

Rahul Gandhi resigned as party president, taking moral responsibility for the Lok Sabha poll debacle at a CWC meeting on May 28.

02 Aug 2019 12:50 AM

Congress is likely to get new chief in a week

The Punjab chief minister, meanwhile, on Monday batted for Priyanka Gandhi as the next Congress chief.

30 Jul 2019 1:32 AM

Priyanka ideal candidate for Congress presidentship, says Captain Amarinder

It may be recalled that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder had earlier also advocated for a young leader to take charge of the party.

29 Jul 2019 7:10 PM

‘Secret ballot’ of CWC to pick new Congress chief

he most popular name will be discussed at the next CWC meet, to be held soon.

26 Jul 2019 11:54 PM

With new chief, can Congress redefine itself?

India does not have as democratic a political system inside its parties as the UK and the US.

14 Jul 2019 12:05 AM