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Congress appoints Balasaheb Thorat as Maharashtra party chief ahead of upcoming Assembly elections
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Top Congress leaders meet at Parliament complex to discuss way forward after Rahul Gandhi's resignation
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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
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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
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'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'
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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.

Rahul Gandhi's resignation as Congress chief raises more questions than answers for party, results in power vacuum
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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
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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

Rahul Gandhi officially resigns as Congress president, says 'accountability is critical' for growth of party
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Rahul Gandhi officially resigns as Congress president, says 'accountability is critical' for growth of party

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday officially resigned as the Congress president and tweeted out his resignation letter.

'I am no longer Congress president,' says Rahul Gandhi, urges CWC to look for his replacement at the earliest
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'I am no longer Congress president,' says Rahul Gandhi, urges CWC to look for his replacement at the earliest

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday stressed that he is no longer the president of the Congress, adding that the party should decide on a new chief without delay.

Terminally ill Congress needs to go back to basics: Rahul Gandhi must restore internal party democracy
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Terminally ill Congress needs to go back to basics: Rahul Gandhi must restore internal party democracy

The Congress seems to be terminally afflicted. Mass resignations from AICC have been followed by the resignation of two Congress MLAs in Karnataka.

Congress facing certain death if Gandhis hang on to power, refuse to let meritocracy take over through credible process
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Congress facing certain death if Gandhis hang on to power, refuse to let meritocracy take over through credible process

Not even in 2014, when the Congress suffered the worst drubbing in its history, did the Grand Old Party look so purposeless and adrift. With each passing day, the party falls deeper and deeper into a quagmire.

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.

Non-Gandhi can be Congress chief, but family must remain active in party, says Mani Shankar Aiyar
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Non-Gandhi can be Congress chief, but family must remain active in party, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Aiyar said Rahul has given about a month to the party to find a replacement and there have been confabulations within the Congress over the issue

Suspense prevails over Congress presidency as Rahul Gandhi skips topic on birthday; lack of clarity affecting morale, say party workers
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Suspense prevails over Congress presidency as Rahul Gandhi skips topic on birthday; lack of clarity affecting morale, say party workers

In his first meeting with party workers after Congress' defeat in the Lok Sabha elections on his birthday, Rahul Gandhi left them under a cloud of suspense over the status of his presidency

Congress needs 'major surgery', Rahul Gandhi must quell infighting with iron hand, says Veerappa Moily
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Congress needs 'major surgery', Rahul Gandhi must quell infighting with iron hand, says Veerappa Moily

Rahul Gandhi should quell the bickering in the party with an 'iron hand without any mercy', Moily said, adding that then the people will think he is a dynamic leader.

Divya Spandana quits Twitter: With Congress' prominent faces going out of action, road ahead seems bumpy for party
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Divya Spandana quits Twitter: With Congress' prominent faces going out of action, road ahead seems bumpy for party

While speculations are rife about the possible reasons for Spandana's departure from social media, some reports say that she has taken the decision as a part of her break from politics.

Congress to steer clear of TV debates for a month, requests news channel to not invite party representatives
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Congress to steer clear of TV debates for a month, requests news channel to not invite party representatives

Amid political uncertainty within the party following the severe drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections, Congress has barred its spokespersons from representing the party on news channel debates for a month.