Sonia Gandhi appoints ex-Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda as leader of Congress Legislature Party in state
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday appointed former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) in the state
Sharad Pawar delivers performance for ages against BJP in Maharashtra, single-handedly raises sunk Opposition to position of respectability
A redoubtable Pawar demonstrated with élan how to emerge from defeat with your head held high.
Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Sharad Pawar: Two veteran warhorses in Haryana and Maharashtra puncture BJP's aura of invincibility
The story of Maharashtra and Haryana election results further cements this theory because this was the first time the central leadership was conspiciously missing from pre-poll action on the ground. Party's interim chief and high command Sonia cancelled her lone rally in Haryana's Mahendragarh at the last moment, while Priyanka Gandhi Vadra stayed completely away from the campaign trail; former president Rahul Gandhi held merely six rallies across the two politically-important northern states, that collectively had close to 400 Assembly constituencies.
The Congress' sudden and unexplained cancellation of Sonia Gandhi's rally at Mahendragarh in Haryana this afternoon and subsequent deletion of the tweet related to it, has become fodder in the hands of speculators
Ex-Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar announces 'surgical strike' on party ahead of Assembly polls, pledges support to JJP
Ashok Tanwar grabbed headlines earlier this month after he protested outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence over alleged irregularities in ticket distribution. Later, he resigned from the party.
Days after Ashok Tanwar, Sampat Singh quits Congress; veteran leader had been denied ticket for Haryana Assembly polls
Though he did not clear if he will be joining the BJP or any other outfit, Sampat Singh, however, said he will ensure that security of the Congress candidates in Hisar region is forfeited.
Ashok Tanwar resigns from Congress ahead of Haryana polls, says grand old party going through 'existential crises'
In a blow to Congress ahead of Haryana Assembly polls, its former state unit chief Ashok Tanwar resigned from the primary membership of the party on Saturday.
Sanjay Nirupam lashes out at Congress, raises serious questions about brewing Sonia faction vs Rahul faction feud
Sanjay Nirupam has never been one to mince his words, but then all his attacks — often acrimonious — have been directed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah
Trouble for Congress as leaders allege corruption in ticket allocation; ex-Mumbai unit chief Sanjay Nirupam blames 'faulty' party structure
The Congress announced a list of 20 candidates on Thursday, which featured the names of Siddharam Mhetre from Akalkot and Aslam Sheikh from Malad West, both of whom considered joining the BJP on 30 September.
'Will continue to be Congress worker': Ashok Tanwar resigns from all party posts over irregularities in ticket distribution for Haryana Assembly polls
Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar announced his resignation from all party posts held by him on Thursday, a day after he protested outside Sonia Gandhi’s Delhi residence over alleged irregularities in ticket distribution for the upcoming Assembly polls
Congress proclaims to be sole inheritor of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, but day's events expose cracks in organisation, vacuum in top leadership
The events that unfolded on Gandhi Jayanti raise questions over Congress' seriousness towards rebuilding its social base, inspiring confidence among its rank and file and putting up a real challenge to the BJP in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections
Haryana Assembly elections: Congress' Ashok Tanwar, supporters protest outside Sonia Gandhi's residence over 'corruption' in ticket distribution
In a bid to end factionalism in the party ahead of Assembly polls in Haryana, the Congress last month named Kumari Selja chief of its state unit, replacing Ashok Tanwar, and appointed Bhupinder Hooda as chairperson of the election management committee
Haryana political battle heats up ahead of Assembly polls: BJP boasts of Modi's '56-inch chest', Congress slams 'non-performing' Khattar govt
The surprise element in Haryana came from former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, whose salvos put his own party in a spot of bother, rather than the BJP.
Rahul Gandhi condemns murder of Haryana Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary, says it reflects state's 'deteriorating law and order'
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has condemned the killing of Haryana Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary, who was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Faridabad.
Haryana Congress leader Vikash Chaudhary was shot at in Faridabad on Thursday. However, he later succumbed to his injuries. He was attacked while travelling in his car in the morning.
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said there is complete breakdown of law and order in the state, hours after two minor Dalit girls were allegedly raped and killed in separate incidents. Hooda said the BJP government has failed to put a check on the rising crime graph.
Haryana stalking case: BJP rules out Subhash Barala's resignation, says he has nothing to do with incident
Senior BJP leader Anil Jain, incharge of the party's Haryana affairs, ruled out the resignation of its state unit chief Subhash Barala following the arrest of the latter's son in a stalking case in Chandigarh.
The Congress’ crisis of leadership continues to deepen, at least that’s the impression being given by some of the factions within the party in Haryana and Punjab. While in Punjab, it’s Partap Singh Bajwa facing a lack of confidence among party members, in Haryana, it’s Ashok Tanwar.
Despite the humiliating defeat suffered by the Congress in Haryana in the recent assembly poll as a result of factionalism, party leaders in the state do not seem to have learnt any lessons at all.
AICC general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said that the Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the Haryana Pradesh Congress Campaign Committee and Publicity and Publication Committee.