In the key poll meeting of the Indian National Congress (INC,) the party authorised Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge to nominate the Congress Working Committee (CWC) members. The decision was taken during the Congress Conclave, started on February 24, in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Saying no to CWC elections, this time the new Congress president will directly nominate members. Notably, the crucial decision was taken in the absence of Gandhis,… read-more
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The Congress Working Committee (CWC) is scheduled to discuss the date of the elections for the Congress President. On August 28, at 3:30 pm, the CWC will hold a virtual meeting to discuss the elections and final date approval for the Congress presidential elections. Notably, the meeting came days after Jammu & Kashmir senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad resigned from the party. Furthermore, Rahul Gandhi is reluctant about presidential… read-more
Congress president will be elected in a few weeks, as the election has been postponed. The final schedule will be decided in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting scheduled on August 28. Reportedly, the elections have become challenging since Rahul Gandhi is being reluctant in contesting the polls, reported ANI. The election was earlier scheduled to be conducted between August 21 and September 20.
After facing defeat in five poll-bound states, Congress has decided to hold a 'Chintan Shivir' with senior leaders after the Parliament session. Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal called the recent elections a "cause of serious concern" for the party. Furthermore, the five-hour meeting focused to take up immediate measures to strengthen the party. Meanwhile, R Surjewala said, "Every single member of CWC wants Sonia Gandhi to guide the… read-more
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After facing defeat in five poll-bound states, Congress has decided to take up immediate measures to strengthen the party. "Congress will be fully prepared to face the electoral challenges that will come up in the states," KC Venugopal said. Furthermore, 52 senior Congress leaders attended the five-hour meeting and focused on the recent election results. However, after the Parliament session, there will be ‘Chintan Shivir’ of the senior… read-more
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Congress party on October 16 announced that the internal elections to elect the new party president will be held between August 21- September 20 next year. The announcement was made after the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting by Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal. Reportedly, the party is going to launch a membership drive from November 1. Currently, Sonia Gandhi is the interim president of the party.
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Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on October 16 took a dig at G-23 group leaders by saying that ‘there is no need to speak to her through the media.’ Gandhi emphasized that she appreciates frankness and is ready for a free and honest discussion. In August 2020, a delegation of 23 members of Congress wrote a letter to Sonia Gandhi demanding reforms in the party.
Congress Working Committee (CWC), on January 22, passed a resolution against the three controversial farm laws. Citing them for damaging the constitutional rights of states, MSP concept, public procurement and public distribution system, the party demanded a revocation of the laws. Blaming the Union for dodging opposition’s voice and procedural lapses, the Congress party said the laws would create oligopoly leaving people at the mercy of a… read-more
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A letter was signed by 23 leaders of the Congress party, and was sent to party's interim President Sonia Gandhi. The letter demanded reforms in the party's leadership and to re-elect the Congress Working Committee (CWC). Reportedly, the discussion on the matter began at a dinner hosted by MP Shashi Tharoor, which took place in March. P Chidambaram, Mani Shankar Aiyar, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Sachin Pilot… read-more
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Kapil Sibal posted an angry tweet, in which he alleged that Rahul Gandhi said the leaders who wrote the letter had "colluded with BJP". The former Union minister and a senior Congress member is one of the 23 leaders who wrote a letter to Sonia Gandhi demanding for reforms in the leadership. He later withdrew his statement saying, "was informed by Rahul Gandhi personally that he never said what was attributed to him".
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