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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'

Letter politics a sign of some leaders’ ‘frustration and weakness’, says Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar
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Letter politics a sign of some leaders’ ‘frustration and weakness’, says Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar

Senior Congress leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor, had written to Sonia Gandhi, seeking organisational changes

Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim chief for now, says no ill-will towards dissenters
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Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim chief for now, says no ill-will towards dissenters

The CWC also authorised the Congress president to bring about necessary organisational changes to tackle the challenges faced by the party.

'Find a new party chief,' Sonia Gandhi tells Congress after letter calls for 'sweeping changes'
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'Find a new party chief,' Sonia Gandhi tells Congress after letter calls for 'sweeping changes'

The letter by senior party leaders has sparked off an intense debate within the Congress, with some leaders backing the Gandhi family and others calling for change

Manohar Lal Khattar ridicules Sonia Gandhi's appointment as Congress interim chief, says voters should show the door to 'family-based parties'
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Manohar Lal Khattar ridicules Sonia Gandhi's appointment as Congress interim chief, says voters should show the door to 'family-based parties'

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has ridiculed Sonia Gandhi's return as the Congress chief, likening the opposition party's three-month effort at choosing a president to a Hindi proverb

Amid battle for post of Madhya Pradesh Congress chief, Jyotiraditya Scindia to meet Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi
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Amid battle for post of Madhya Pradesh Congress chief, Jyotiraditya Scindia to meet Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi

Amid infighting in the MP Congress and jostling for the state unit chief's post, Jyotiraditya Scindia is scheduled to meet party president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi.

Sonia returns as interim Congress chief: In failing to quit its Gandhi fixation, flailing party reverts to status quo
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Sonia returns as interim Congress chief: In failing to quit its Gandhi fixation, flailing party reverts to status quo

Thus came to a halt all the expectations of political watchers and the Congress faithful that a new face would impart a fresh lease of life to the moribund party.

Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi led party fearlessly, say senior leaders
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Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi led party fearlessly, say senior leaders

The Congress on Sunday passed a resolution unanimously appointing Sonia Gandhi as the interim chief of the party, in the second meeting of the Congress Working Committee

CWC meet Updates: Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi refused to reconsider resignation, says senior leader
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CWC meet Updates: Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi refused to reconsider resignation, says senior leader

CWC meet Updates: The first phase of the Congress Working Committee meeting has ended, and is likely to resume at 8.30 pm on Saturday.

Daily Bulletin: Congress may decide on next chief at CWC meet today; rains continue to batter Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Congress may decide on next chief at CWC meet today; rains continue to batter Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka; day's top stories

The top Congress leadership held a meeting with its state unit chiefs and leaders of its state legislature parties, along with its general secretaries and in-charges, where they were told by Rahul that there was nothing to worry as regards the selection of the new party chief.

Congress leaders deliberate party leadership in latest meeting over Karnataka crisis, no names discussed
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Congress leaders deliberate party leadership in latest meeting over Karnataka crisis, no names discussed

The issue of leadership in Congress came up briefly at the informal meeting of party leaders held to discuss the political developments in Karnataka but no names were discussed, party sources said.

'Deepest respect for your decision': Priyanka Gandhi lauds Rahul for resigining as Congress chief, says 'few have the courage'
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'Deepest respect for your decision': Priyanka Gandhi lauds Rahul for resigining as Congress chief, says 'few have the courage'

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday tweeted in support of her brother Rahul's decision to step down as the party's president, which he formalised through a statement on Wednesday.

Chief ministers of Congress-ruled states to meet Rahul Gandhi tomorrow to request him to not resign as party chief
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Chief ministers of Congress-ruled states to meet Rahul Gandhi tomorrow to request him to not resign as party chief

All the chief ministers of Congress-ruled states will meet Rahul Gandhi on Monday, urging him to take back his decision to resign from the post of party president. Rahul Gandhi, who became the party president in 2017, offered to step down from his post at the Congress Working Committee meeting on 25 May, taking the moral responsibility for the Congress' abysmal performance in the 17th General Elections. However, his resignation offer was unanimously rejected by the CWC.

Rahul Gandhi reiterates stand on stepping down as Congress chief despite party members urging him to rescind resignation
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Rahul Gandhi reiterates stand on stepping down as Congress chief despite party members urging him to rescind resignation

Earlier this week, sources had said that as many as 4,000 to 5,000 workers will appeal to Rahul, who had, on 25 May, offered to resign from the post of party president following Congress' poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Who's in charge of Congress? For the first time, questions on whether Gandhis will continue to lead party arise
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Who's in charge of Congress? For the first time, questions on whether Gandhis will continue to lead party arise

The solution to save the Congress lies in de-commercialising the party and making it a true political entity. The mammothness of such a task is possibly beyond the skills of Rahul and Priyanka.

'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.

Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad today: Farmers, Adivasis offer Congress chief chance to show he can fulfil poll promises
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Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad today: Farmers, Adivasis offer Congress chief chance to show he can fulfil poll promises

Wayanad farmers bear the brunt of the free-trade treaties that the successive Union governments have signed with various countries and regional partners. It has opened the door for cheap farm produces, especially spices, from these countries resulting in a price crash.

After Parrikar's letter accusing Congress chief of lying about Rafale, Rahul says 'Goa CM under immense pressure from Narendra Modi
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After Parrikar's letter accusing Congress chief of lying about Rafale, Rahul says 'Goa CM under immense pressure from Narendra Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday responded to Manohar Parrikar's letter criticising him for lying about their meeting in Goa on Wednesday. "Pressure has forced Parrikar to take the unusual step of demonstrating loyalty to the prime minister and cronies by attacking me in an uncharacteristic manner," Rahul alleged

Rafale controversy: Nirmala Sitharaman says she can arrange a
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Rafale controversy: Nirmala Sitharaman says she can arrange a "tutor" for Rahul Gandhi if Congress is unable to teach him facts

Sitharaman, in the interview, said that she can offer to arrange a “tutor” for Rahul if the Congress party is unable to tutor him.

Rahul Gandhi in Kerala; updates: Congress chief begins two-day visit, meets flood victims at Chengannur camp
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Rahul Gandhi in Kerala; updates: Congress chief begins two-day visit, meets flood victims at Chengannur camp

Rahul Gandhi in Kerala; updates: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday visited the relief camp in Christian College in Chengannur district of Kerala.