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Sanjay Raut says new govt in Maharashtra to be in place before Dec; Shiv Sena leader claims final decision to be taken 'in a day or two'
A new government in Maharashtra should be in place before December and a final decision on it will be taken in a day or two, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said, amid parleys between his party and the Congress-NCP combine
Congress appoints Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly; ex-CM thanks Sonia Gandhi for opportunity
The Congress on Wednesday appointed former chief minister Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly and ex-minister S R Patil in Legislative Council
Sonia Gandhi's return as interim Congress chief demonstrates inability of party to survive without Gandhi glue
The episode surrounding the naming of Sonia Gandhi as interim Congress chief demonstrates the absurd level of factional and personal rivalries within the party.
Narendra Modi should address issue in J&K in more transparent manner, says Rahul Gandhi as CWC discusses next Congress chief
Rahul Gandhi said deliberations of CWC was topped after reports of violence in J&K and urged Modi to address concerns in a 'transparent' manner.
Congress president selection: Sonia, Rahul pull out of consultation process citing conflict of interest; CWC may pick new name by 9 pm
The highest decision-making authority of the Congress party met on Saturday to deliberate over the next president of the party as outgoing chief Rahul Gandhi refused to take back his resignation even after the Congress Working Committee (CWC) leaders appealed for him to continue to “guide” the party.
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.
Article 370 revoked: Only time will tell if peace prevails in Jammu and Kashmir, says Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said only time will tell whether the Modi government's move of scrapping of Article 370 will establish peace and bring down terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir.
Scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir 'unilateral, brazen and totally undemocratic', says Congress Working Committee
The Congress Working Committee late Tuesday deplored the 'unilateral, brazen and totally undemocratic' manner in which provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution was abrogated and the state of Jammu and Kashmir
Congress' Manish Tewari says partymen 'entitled to articulate viewpoint' on possibility of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leading party
The Congress said partymen are entitled to articulate their point of view, as it refused to answer whether Priyanka Gandhi Vadra should lead the party.
Shashi Tharoor says confusion after Rahul Gandhi's resignation ‘hurting’ Congress, calls for polls to key posts to ‘legitimise’ leadership
Asserting that 'lack of clarity' over leadership following Rahul Gandhi's resignation is hurting the Congress, senior leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the way forward for the party could be opening up all key posts, including the CWC membership, to fresh elections which would help legitimise the incoming set of leaders.
Congress appoints Balasaheb Thorat as Maharashtra party chief ahead of upcoming Assembly elections
The Congress on Saturday made senior state leader Balasaheb Thorat, Maharashtra party chief.
While Karnataka government totters and resignations fly in, Congress leadership busy choosing new president
While the Congress is imploding in several states, the high command of the party is occupied with finding a non-Gandhi to be the new president of the party.
Resignation of young leaders indicates Congress in process of reverting to archaic, self-defeating ways
The problem is not just the resignations, but the fact that the state of drift in Congress affairs that the leadership is unconscionably prolonging is having knock-on effects elsewhere
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.
Top Congress leaders meet at Parliament complex to discuss way forward after Rahul Gandhi's resignation
Facing a leadership crisis after Rahul Gandhi quit as Congress president, top party leaders went into a huddle.
Rahul Gandhi's resignation: With many power centres and decades of dependence on Gandhis, Congress faces tough times
Till date, Congress has been centred around the party's first family, which has acted as the topmost and the only power centre.
'Without the Gandhi family, Congress can't be united' says Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar over Rahul's resignation as party chief
After Rahul Gandhi resigned from the post of Congress president, Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar has said that if the party is united then even the country will be united
'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.
Rahul Gandhi's resignation as Congress chief raises more questions than answers for party, results in power vacuum
Rahul Gandhi has finally made official what has been reported (based on sources) for around a month
Rahul Gandhi resigns: Congress must go democratic way to pick new chief, handpicked president will be disastrous
Rahul Gandhi's resigns: If the Congress elects a new president through a process that is credible, or seen to be credible, he or she might just have enough firepower to oversee an overhaul of the party