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Sharad Pawar urges Shiv Sena, BJP to form govt at the earliest in Maharashtra, says NCP, Congress will work as 'responsible' Opposition
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Sharad Pawar urges Shiv Sena, BJP to form govt at the earliest in Maharashtra, says NCP, Congress will work as 'responsible' Opposition

Addressing a press conference in Mumbai after meeting Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, NCP chief Sharad Pawar ruled out joining the Uddhav Thackeray-led party in government with the outside support of the Congress, an idea making rounds in political circles for the last few days

Senior leaders from Congress, RLSP, CPM, TMC, DMK meet to discuss slowing economy and implications of RCEP negotiations
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Senior leaders from Congress, RLSP, CPM, TMC, DMK meet to discuss slowing economy and implications of RCEP negotiations

Senior Opposition leaders met on Monday to discuss the slide in the economy as well as the ongoing Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations in Bangkok and the agreement's implications for India.

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP; Congress leaders Rahul, Sonia Gandhi present
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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP; Congress leaders Rahul, Sonia Gandhi present

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha. The oath was administered by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu.

Rajiv Gandhi's 75th birth anniversary: Gandhi family, Narendra Modi, Rajnath pay tribute to former PM on Twitter
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Rajiv Gandhi's 75th birth anniversary: Gandhi family, Narendra Modi, Rajnath pay tribute to former PM on Twitter

Earlier today, several senior leaders from The Congress party including interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former President of India Pranab Mukherjee and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid tribute to Rajiv Gandhi at his memorial ‘Vir Bhumi’ in New Delhi.

Congress leaders including Sonia, Priyanka, Rahul, Manmohan Singh pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 75th birth anniversary
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Congress leaders including Sonia, Priyanka, Rahul, Manmohan Singh pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 75th birth anniversary

Senior Congress leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Manmohan Singh paid tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary on Tuesday.

Congress president selection: Sonia, Rahul pull out of consultation process citing conflict of interest; CWC may pick new name by 9 pm
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Congress president selection: Sonia, Rahul pull out of consultation process citing conflict of interest; CWC may pick new name by 9 pm

The highest decision-making authority of the Congress party met on Saturday to deliberate over the next president of the party as outgoing chief Rahul Gandhi refused to take back his resignation even after the Congress Working Committee (CWC) leaders appealed for him to continue to “guide” the party.

Scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir 'unilateral, brazen and totally undemocratic', says Congress Working Committee
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Scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir 'unilateral, brazen and totally undemocratic', says Congress Working Committee

The Congress Working Committee late Tuesday deplored the 'unilateral, brazen and totally undemocratic' manner in which provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution was abrogated and the state of Jammu and Kashmir

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls 2017: Congress MLA deposes before HC in plea challenging Ahmed Patel's election
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Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls 2017: Congress MLA deposes before HC in plea challenging Ahmed Patel's election

Congress member Paresh Dhanani told Gujarat HC that Congress MLAs had to move out of state and camp in Bengaluru ahead of August, 2017 RS polls. Dhanani was cross-examined as a witness in a petition challenging the election of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat in August, 2017.

Top Congress leaders meet at Parliament complex to discuss way forward after Rahul Gandhi's resignation
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Top Congress leaders meet at Parliament complex to discuss way forward after Rahul Gandhi's resignation

Facing a leadership crisis after Rahul Gandhi quit as Congress president, top party leaders went into a huddle.

Congress clears air over Rahul Gandhi's presidency, says he will continue to lead the party
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Congress clears air over Rahul Gandhi's presidency, says he will continue to lead the party

Indian National Congress on Thursday reiterated that its President Rahul Gandhi will continue to lead the party.

'Rahul Gandhi was, is and will remain Congress president': Randeep Surjewala asserts after informal meet of senior party leaders
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'Rahul Gandhi was, is and will remain Congress president': Randeep Surjewala asserts after informal meet of senior party leaders

Rahul Gandhi was, is, and will remain the Congress president, party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said on Wednesday, after days of uncertainty over Gandhi's offer to quit the post.

Ahead of Parliament session, Congress leaders to discuss strategy, Rahul Gandhi's unwillingness to continue as party president
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Ahead of Parliament session, Congress leaders to discuss strategy, Rahul Gandhi's unwillingness to continue as party president

A core group of Congress leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram, Ashok Gehlot, will meet on Wednesday to discuss the strategy for the upcoming Parliament session, sources said

Lok Sabha election results: Ruckus around EVM 'tampering' drowned out by 2019 Narendra Modi wave
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Lok Sabha election results: Ruckus around EVM 'tampering' drowned out by 2019 Narendra Modi wave

Even as a second Narendra Modi wave sweeps across the nation on counting day 2019, silence has broken out in the Opposition about Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) ‘tampering’, an issue that had been raised strongly after the exit polls on the last day of the seven-phase elections

'Last episode of Mann ki Baat': Opposition leaders react to Modi's maiden press conference, mock PM for not taking questions
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'Last episode of Mann ki Baat': Opposition leaders react to Modi's maiden press conference, mock PM for not taking questions

Among others to mocked Narendra Modi for having BJP chief Amit Shah field all questions was Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who held a parallel press conference at the time Modi and Shah were meeting reporters, and has repeatedly urged the prime minister to debate him on several issues.

Congress, TDP, AAP meet EC, allege Article 324 order only benefits BJP, demand half-day extension for poll campaigns
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Congress, TDP, AAP meet EC, allege Article 324 order only benefits BJP, demand half-day extension for poll campaigns

In their memorandum to the poll watchdog, the opposition parties said the EC, instead of enforcing a level-playing field, has arbitrarily decided to cut off campaigning to the prejudice of all other parties and benefiting only the BJP.

EC curtails campaigning in Bengal: Mamata slams 'unethical, unfair' decision; Jaitley says 'breakdown of constitutional machinery' behind move
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EC curtails campaigning in Bengal: Mamata slams 'unethical, unfair' decision; Jaitley says 'breakdown of constitutional machinery' behind move

In an unprecedented first, the Election Commission (EC) invoked Article 324 of the Indian Constitution and announced that campaigning will end at 10 pm on Thursday in West Bengal

Narendra Modi's Rajiv Gandhi jibe prompts political war of words; Congress accuses PM of insulting the dead
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Narendra Modi's Rajiv Gandhi jibe prompts political war of words; Congress accuses PM of insulting the dead

Political discourse usually stoops to many levels during elections when stakes are high. The latest affront over former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi has both the national parties — Indian National Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party — going at each other's throats.

Congress slams Narendra Modi's 'video games' jibe at claims of earlier surgical strikes, says he abused soldiers' bravery
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Congress slams Narendra Modi's 'video games' jibe at claims of earlier surgical strikes, says he abused soldiers' bravery

Congress leader Ahmed Patel said that this is an insult of the soldiers who conducted air strikes under previous governments.

PepsiCo sues potato farmers: US firm is right in enforcing its IPR, but slapping Rs 1 cr law suit is bad optics
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PepsiCo sues potato farmers: US firm is right in enforcing its IPR, but slapping Rs 1 cr law suit is bad optics

The private dispute between the company and farmers became a political issue after 192 organisations publicly urged PepsiCo to withdraw its suit

EC suspends officer for checking Narendra Modi's chopper; 'chowkidar lives in protected shell,' taunts AAP
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EC suspends officer for checking Narendra Modi's chopper; 'chowkidar lives in protected shell,' taunts AAP

Congress questioned the EC order suspending a high-ranking poll official deputed to Odisha for allegedly checking the prime minister's chopper