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'
Rafale deal: Anil Ambani to withdraw Rs 5,000 cr defamation suits filed against Congress, National Herald
The complainants said the defendants made libelous and derogatory statements against the Reliance Group and its chairman Anil Ambani pertaining to the Rafale fighter jet deal and his firms.
Several promises in Congress manifesto resound positively with people; Rahul Gandhi, party leaders must now get agenda across to voters
With this manifesto, the Congress has indicated that it is unwilling to settle for the 'B-Team' tag. Instead, the party aiming to be an 'A-Team' of its own standing. Now, party leaders, starting from Rahul, have the task of effectively bringing the message of this 48-page manifesto to voters.
Demonetisation Anniversary updates: Govt now wants to eat into RBI's reserves, seeks to step up expenditure in election year
Demonetisation Anniversary LIVE updates: Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday called demonetisation an "ingeniously designed official money laundering scheme".
Two years of demonetisation: Manmohan Singh calls scheme 'ill-fated'; Arun Jaitley says it resulted in 'better quality of life'
Narendra Modi launched demonetisation in 2016 with three objectives — terminating black money in cash, killing fake currency and put an end to cash-based corruption. Political leaders across the spectrum responded to the scheme completing two years of implementation on Thursday.
The meeting is the Centre's last attempt to convince Congress in favour of the bill
Narendra Modi's "unhealthy mindset is a matter of national concern", Congress said taking exception to the PM's projection that he alone has brought recognition to India the world over.
The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on a plea filed by Congress leader Kiran Walia, questioning the legality of his candidature from the New Delhi seat.
Senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma today alleged that some leaders in the party, who have contact with other political parties, are trying to sideline the Gandhi family, especially Vice-President Rahul Gandhi.
Kamal Nath, the senior most Congress MP, could become leader of the Congress in the House.
"We expect NDA to get below 200 (seats) and such a situation will give Congress and like-minded parties a chance to form a coalition (government)," a senior Congress leader said on condition of anonymity.
Some very senior Congress leaders in West Bengal are shying away from fighting the coming Lok Sabha election despite a nudge by Rahul Gandhi.
US President Barack Obama appeared "modestly optimistic" after meeting top Congressional leaders and urged them take immediate measures to address the looming fiscal cliff before the December 31.