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BJP’s national executive meet shows why people continue to trust the party and Narendra Modi​
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BJP’s national executive meet shows why people continue to trust the party and Narendra Modi​

Unlike the ad-hocism of the CWC meets, the BJP’s NEC meets have always seen major deliberations, discussions and have often been the venue or platform for imparting historic turns to the party

Congress stuck in time warp with Gandhis at helm, no question changes will be merely cosmetic
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Congress stuck in time warp with Gandhis at helm, no question changes will be merely cosmetic

With all possibilities of a major structural and characteristic renovation that Rahul Gandhi’s July 2019 resignation suggested now ruled out, the Grand Old Party represents the order of feudal decadence in the political terrain

Elections to Congress president's post to be held in September 2022, say sources
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Elections to Congress president's post to be held in September 2022, say sources

In her opening remarks at the CWC meeting, interim chief Sonia Gandhi said she is a full-time and hands-on party president and there is no need for leaders to speak to her through the media

Congress may hold CWC by month-end to discuss internal issues, say sources
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Congress may hold CWC by month-end to discuss internal issues, say sources

Even though no date has been set, the sources said the CWC, the party's apex decision-making body, may meet this month to discuss the internal matters of the party.

Congress mounts staunch defence of top brass, Gandhi loyalists hit hard at dissenters
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Congress mounts staunch defence of top brass, Gandhi loyalists hit hard at dissenters

In an apparent dig at Kapil Sibal and the G-23, Congress general secretary Tariq Anwar said it is amazing to see how some people's character can change so much in their "selfishness"

Salman Khurshid slams G-23, says reform not achieved by questioning something one has 'taken advantage of'
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Salman Khurshid slams G-23, says reform not achieved by questioning something one has 'taken advantage of'

Days after Moily stressed the need for a 'major surgery' on the Congress to make it electorally more competitive, Khurshid said these 'wonderful phrases' are not the answer

Congress Working Committee postpones crucial election to select party president due to COVID-19
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Congress Working Committee postpones crucial election to select party president due to COVID-19

The Congress had decided to hold elections for the new party president on 23 June after a section of leaders had last year pressed for an organisational overhaul

Sonia Gandhi slams Centre over Arnab Goswami Whatsapp chats row, says govt's 'silence is deafening'
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Sonia Gandhi slams Centre over Arnab Goswami Whatsapp chats row, says govt's 'silence is deafening'

Addressing a meeting of the CWC, the Congress chief also targeted the Narendra Modi govt over the farmers' protest and said the three farm laws were "prepared in haste"

Congress to elect party president in June 'at any cost', says KC Venugopal after crucial CWC meeting
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Congress to elect party president in June 'at any cost', says KC Venugopal after crucial CWC meeting

The CWC also passed three resolutions demanding a repeal of the three farm laws, a JPC probe into the Arnab Goswami WhatsApp chats and a free time-bound COVID-19 vaccination for the poor and oppressed sections of the society

Sorry if we hurt Sonia Gandhi's feelings,' says Congress leader M Veerappa Moily
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Sorry if we hurt Sonia Gandhi's feelings,' says Congress leader M Veerappa Moily

One of the 23 senior Congress leaders to have sought urgent organisational reforms in Congress, Moily asserted Tuesday that they never questioned the interim Congress chief's leadership

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

'Not about post, but country,' says Kapil Sibal after seeking organisational reform in Congress during CWC meet
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'Not about post, but country,' says Kapil Sibal after seeking organisational reform in Congress during CWC meet

After the meeting of Congress' top decision-making body, the CWC urged Sonia Gandhi to continue as its interim chief till an AICC session is convened

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.

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.

23 senior Congress leaders pen letter to interim chief Sonia Gandhi seeking 'sweeping changes' in party
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23 senior Congress leaders pen letter to interim chief Sonia Gandhi seeking 'sweeping changes' in party

The leaders have called for full time and effective leadership, visible and active in the field, and elections to the Congress Working Committee

Margaret Alva takes dig at Sachin Pilot, asks him if he is 'aspiring' to be PM by 45 years of age by joining BJP
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Margaret Alva takes dig at Sachin Pilot, asks him if he is 'aspiring' to be PM by 45 years of age by joining BJP

Veteran Congress leader also lashed out at Pilot over the timing of his rebellion and said when the entire country is fighting COVID-19 and China along the border standoff

India-China border conflict due to Narendra Modi govt's 'mismanagement and wrong policies', says Sonia Gandhi
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India-China border conflict due to Narendra Modi govt's 'mismanagement and wrong policies', says Sonia Gandhi

Addressing the meeting, Sonia also hit out at the government for "mercilessly" raising petrol and diesel prices for 17 consecutive days, even when global prices of crude oil were falling.

India-China border tension result of complete failure of foreign policy, says Rahul Gandhi; accuses Modi of betraying Army
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India-China border tension result of complete failure of foreign policy, says Rahul Gandhi; accuses Modi of betraying Army

Addressing the meeting of the Congress Working Committee, he said there has been a "complete and total failure" of foreign policy under the Modi government.

Sonia Gandhi says Centre acted ‘partially, miserly’ on Congress’ suggestions; accuses BJP of spreading virus of communal prejudice, hatred
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Sonia Gandhi says Centre acted ‘partially, miserly’ on Congress’ suggestions; accuses BJP of spreading virus of communal prejudice, hatred

Addressing a meeting of the Congress Working Committee, Gandhi said it should worry every Indian and her party will have to work hard to repair this damage.

'If we had talked with Jyotiraditya Scindia, compromise may have been possible': Congress' Rashid Alvi terms royal scion's exit 'damaging
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'If we had talked with Jyotiraditya Scindia, compromise may have been possible': Congress' Rashid Alvi terms royal scion's exit 'damaging

Senior Congress leader Rashid Alvi speaks with Firstpost about Jyotiraditya Scindia's exit from Congress and what it means for the party