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PM Modi targets Congress, says BJP-led government restored faith in innovative strength of youth
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PM Modi targets Congress, says BJP-led government restored faith in innovative strength of youth

The Prime Minister said that the BJP-led government, after taking over in 2014, revived the spirit of innovation in India's youth

Chintan Shivir: Wary of leaks, Congress bars leaders from carrying phones for internal meetings
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Chintan Shivir: Wary of leaks, Congress bars leaders from carrying phones for internal meetings

The move comes after Sonia Gandhi had raised concerns at the Congress Working Committee meeting this week over internal discussions finding their way out into the media

Chintan Shivir: Sonia Gandhi target’s PM Modi, says minorities being 'brutalised'
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Chintan Shivir: Sonia Gandhi target’s PM Modi, says minorities being 'brutalised'

In her inaugural address at the Congress' 'Chintan Shivir' in Udaipur, the party president urged delegates to deliberate with an open mind and send out a clear message of strong organisation and unity

'Chintan Shivir': 'Conditions' apply to Congress' one family, one ticket formula
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'Chintan Shivir': 'Conditions' apply to Congress' one family, one ticket formula

Congress' Ajay Maken said there's "almost complete unanimity among panel members on the proposal to ensure that party leaders don't give tickets to their kin or relatives without any work in the party"

Congress Chintan Shivir: Age limit to contest polls, ‘one family, one ticket’ rule, and all that’s up for discussion
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Congress Chintan Shivir: Age limit to contest polls, ‘one family, one ticket’ rule, and all that’s up for discussion

The Congress is holding a key strategy meet in Udaipur to revamp the party ahead of the 2024 general elections. It’s contemplating an age ceiling for leaders to contest elections and a Rajya Sabha term limit among other ‘big’ changes

It's ridiculous, says Ajit Pawar on Congress leader Nana Patole terming NCP as 'backstabber'
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It's ridiculous, says Ajit Pawar on Congress leader Nana Patole terming NCP as 'backstabber'

The senior NCP leader also said whether the BJP, too, should accuse Patole of backstabbing it, as he had quit the saffron party to join the Congress in 2018

'Clear my name in media, least you can do': Ex-LS MP Ramya tells Congress
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'Clear my name in media, least you can do': Ex-LS MP Ramya tells Congress

This comes in the backdrop of media reports that claimed that the former Congress’ social media head had duped the party of Rs eight crore when she quit the national party

Congress will be 'central pillar' of anti-BJP formation for 2024 polls: Sachin Pilot
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Congress will be 'central pillar' of anti-BJP formation for 2024 polls: Sachin Pilot

Accusing the ruling BJP of diverting people’s attention from the real issues, Sachin Pilot said “some fringe elements” are trying to change the name of some monuments and roads.

What’s in a name? How new Parliament building is at the centre of naming row
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What’s in a name? How new Parliament building is at the centre of naming row

While the Delhi Congress wants the new structure be named after former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha has said that it should bear the name of either Prithviraj Chauhan or the founder of the city, Anangpal Tomar

Chintan Shivir: Polls, new roadmap on agenda as Congress leaders head to Udaipur
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Chintan Shivir: Polls, new roadmap on agenda as Congress leaders head to Udaipur

In a bid to overcome internal challenges and electoral setbacks, the Congress' three-day conclave will focus on time-bound party restructuring for strengthening the organisation and evolving a strategy for future alliances

Nana Patole accuses NCP of backstabbing Congress with Zilla Parishad poll tie-up with BJP 
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Nana Patole accuses NCP of backstabbing Congress with Zilla Parishad poll tie-up with BJP 

The NCP Gondia unit forged an alliance with the BJP to elect the president of the Gondia Zilla Parishad on 10 May, to keep Congress, an ally, away from power

'Jaisa neta, vaise followers': BJP shares video of 'Youth Congress' workers in Nagpur partying days after Rahul Gandhi seen in Nepal pub
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'Jaisa neta, vaise followers': BJP shares video of 'Youth Congress' workers in Nagpur partying days after Rahul Gandhi seen in Nepal pub

BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla posted a video on Twitter in which he claimed that Youth Congress office-bearers were seen partying at a time when the Sonia Gandhi-led party was facing an existential crisis

Telangana: Congress leader booked for raping woman
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Telangana: Congress leader booked for raping woman

The woman, in a complaint, said she met the accused in 2020 in Narayanpet district and he tried to get close to her under the pretext of love

Congress will form next government in PM Modi's home state Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi
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Congress will form next government in PM Modi's home state Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing a tribal rally in Dahod, Gujarat, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the BJP-led government in the state had deprived tribals of their rights

Sonia Gandhi’s mantra for Congress revival is ‘single message of unity’
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Sonia Gandhi’s mantra for Congress revival is ‘single message of unity’

The party president was speaking at the working committee meet ahead of the Chintan Shivir to be held in Udaipur from 13 to 15 May

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman accuses Congress of having links with 'Left extremist forces'
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman accuses Congress of having links with 'Left extremist forces'

She also added that the Congress was involving itself in absentee politics and what we required was a Congress-mukt Bharat

Karnataka: Hours after resigning from Congress, former minister Pramod Madhwaraj joins BJP
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Karnataka: Hours after resigning from Congress, former minister Pramod Madhwaraj joins BJP

Former MLA and minister in the state Madhwaraj had tendered his resignation from the primary membership of the Congress party earlier in the day

Remain united, indiscipline won't be tolerated: Rahul Gandhi to Congress workers, leaders in Telangana
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Remain united, indiscipline won't be tolerated: Rahul Gandhi to Congress workers, leaders in Telangana

Rahul Gandhi said party tickets will be given only to those who work in the field

BJP MP gives breach of privilege notice against Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury over 'swimming pool in PM’s plane' remark
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BJP MP gives breach of privilege notice against Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury over 'swimming pool in PM’s plane' remark

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury earlier claimed that there is a swimming pool in the prime minister's aircraft

Punjab bullying, Bengal bloodsport… is BJP’s ‘long game’ worth playing?
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Punjab bullying, Bengal bloodsport… is BJP’s ‘long game’ worth playing?

The BJP’s long game is indeed effective and perhaps a crucial way for it to stay in power and make permanent difference. But while the party behaves like a political party, it is important that the government does governance