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PC Chacko quits Congress: Anand Sharma denies 'rift' in Kerala, says party united in defeating BJP
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PC Chacko quits Congress: Anand Sharma denies 'rift' in Kerala, says party united in defeating BJP

Sharma's remarks came after the "Group of 23" leaders, led by Ghulam Nabi Azad, made a public display of strength and declared they will campaign in all poll-bound states to ensure Congerss' win

West Bengal polls 2021: Congress' Anand Sharma calls tie-up with Indian Secular Front 'painful and shameful'
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West Bengal polls 2021: Congress' Anand Sharma calls tie-up with Indian Secular Front 'painful and shameful'

The senior Congress leader added that the party 'cannot be selective in fighting the communists and it must do so in all its manifestations, irrespective of religion and colour'

No decision yet on countrywide roll-out of NRC, Union home ministry tells parliamentary panel
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No decision yet on countrywide roll-out of NRC, Union home ministry tells parliamentary panel

The update of the NRC was carried out in Assam to identify bona fide Indian citizens living in the state but the initiative had created a nationwide uproar

Harsh Vardhan hails clearance for COVID-19 vaccines as 'watershed moment'; Congress questions 'premature' nod to COVAXIN
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Harsh Vardhan hails clearance for COVID-19 vaccines as 'watershed moment'; Congress questions 'premature' nod to COVAXIN

India's drugs regulator on Sunday also approved the Oxford University-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield', manufactured by the Serum Institute for restricted emergency use in the country, paving the way for a massive inoculation drive

Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels
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Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels

The assertion comes ahead of Saturday's meeting between Sonia Gandhi and many of the 23 leaders who wrote to her in August demanding an active leadership and maintained that Gandhis will always be a 'guiding force'

Congress removes Ghulam Nabi Azad, Motilal Vora in major reshuffle; Jitin Prasada gets permanent spot in AICC
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Congress removes Ghulam Nabi Azad, Motilal Vora in major reshuffle; Jitin Prasada gets permanent spot in AICC

Azad was the senior-most leader among the 23 dissenters who had last month written a letter to Sonia Gandhi seeking changes in the party leadership

Sonia Gandhi sends message to Congress letter-writers by elevating young MPs to senior positions in Lok Sabha
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Sonia Gandhi sends message to Congress letter-writers by elevating young MPs to senior positions in Lok Sabha

Party leaders claimed that the interim Congress chief was cocking a snook at Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tewari and others in the Lok Sabha

Anand Sharma says letter to Sonia Gandhi was written with 'best interests of Congress in our hearts'
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Anand Sharma says letter to Sonia Gandhi was written with 'best interests of Congress in our hearts'

Several of the 23 Congress leaders who had voiced their concerns in the letter to Gandhi, asserted Tuesday that they were "not dissenters" but "proponents of revival" of the party

CWC meeting Updates: Sonia Gandhi has no ill-will against dissenters, says Randeep Surjewala
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CWC meeting Updates: Sonia Gandhi has no ill-will against dissenters, says Randeep Surjewala

CWC Meeting meeting Updates: 'Sonia Gandhi has never kept a grudge against anyone and never will. In her concluding remarks, she has said that he has no ill will against those who have written the letter requesting a change in party structure and leadership,' said Randeep Singh Surjewala.

CWC meeting: Sonia and Rahul should see critical letter as a new beginning for Congress rather than a conspiracy
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CWC meeting: Sonia and Rahul should see critical letter as a new beginning for Congress rather than a conspiracy

The Congress has been rocked yet again by a controversy arising from internal differences, this time in the shape of a letter laying out an agenda of organisational reform in the party signed by many senior Congress leaders.

Rajasthan guv says no justification provided to hold urgent Assembly session, 21-day notice needed
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Rajasthan guv says no justification provided to hold urgent Assembly session, 21-day notice needed

The Governor has reportedly also written to Ashok Gehlot asking who is responsible for his security after Gehlot said that people will gherao the Raj Bhawan if an Assembly session is not convened soon

Narendra Modi violating law by attending Parliament while his govt urges those above 65 years to stay indoors: Congress
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Narendra Modi violating law by attending Parliament while his govt urges those above 65 years to stay indoors: Congress

The Congress on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to walk the talk and not pontificate, claiming that he was violating the law by attending Parliament despite his government urging citizens above 65 years to remain indoors by invoking the Epidemic Act

Congress accuses BJP of destabilising non-BJP govts in states; saffron party 'fine-tuned in art of poaching, abducting MLAs', says Anand Sharma
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Congress accuses BJP of destabilising non-BJP govts in states; saffron party 'fine-tuned in art of poaching, abducting MLAs', says Anand Sharma

Terming the recent developments in Madhya Pradesh an insult to democracy, senior Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma said the saffron party attempts to destabilise non-BJP governments in states

Congress accuses Delhi Police of carrying out 'one-sided' investigation into violence, asks SC to appoint amicus curiae
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Congress accuses Delhi Police of carrying out 'one-sided' investigation into violence, asks SC to appoint amicus curiae

Congress's senior spokesperson Anand Sharma also said the situation is far from normal and an atmosphere of fear is still prevailing

Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi-led Congress delegation urges Ram Nath Kovind to call for Amit Shah's resignation over 'abdication of duty'
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Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi-led Congress delegation urges Ram Nath Kovind to call for Amit Shah's resignation over 'abdication of duty'

A Congress delegation, including party chief Sonia Gandhi urged Ram Nath Kovind to call for Amit Shah's resignation over his alleged 'abdication of duty' during the communal violence in Delhi.

'No leadership crisis in Congress': Anand Sharma defends party after senior leaders like Shashi Tharoor, Sandeep Dikshit demanded election for top post
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'No leadership crisis in Congress': Anand Sharma defends party after senior leaders like Shashi Tharoor, Sandeep Dikshit demanded election for top post

Senior spokesperson of the party Anand Sharma replied in the negative when asked whether there was a leadership crisis in the Congress

Anantkumar Hegde responds to BJP show-cause notice over controversial remarks against Mahatma Gandhi, denies charges
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Anantkumar Hegde responds to BJP show-cause notice over controversial remarks against Mahatma Gandhi, denies charges

BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde has written to the party leadership that he made no mention of Mahatma Gandhi in his speech, which has faced flak for its swipe at the Father of the Nation, and controversial remarks attributed to him are incorrect

BJP serves show cause notice to Anantkumar Hegde over Mahatma Gandhi remarks; Congress demands sedition case against Lok Sabha MP
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BJP serves show cause notice to Anantkumar Hegde over Mahatma Gandhi remarks; Congress demands sedition case against Lok Sabha MP

Hegde had questioned the freedom movement led by Gandhi, saying it was an 'adjustment' with the British, triggering a huge political row.

Parliamentary panel chaired by Congress' Anand Sharma to meet home ministry and Delhi Police to take stock of crime in National Capital
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Parliamentary panel chaired by Congress' Anand Sharma to meet home ministry and Delhi Police to take stock of crime in National Capital

Committee, chaired by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, is likely to quiz the officials on the recent violence in JNU

Parliament Winter Session Day 8: Godse was a patriot, says Pragya Thakur in Lok Sabha; Sitharaman defends Centre on economic slowdown in Rajya Sabha
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Parliament Winter Session Day 8: Godse was a patriot, says Pragya Thakur in Lok Sabha; Sitharaman defends Centre on economic slowdown in Rajya Sabha

On the eighth day of Winter Session, Parliament took up some key bills, including the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019, the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and the Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill, 2019. Rajya Sabha took up a short duration discussion on the economic situation and the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019.