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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 crisis: Anwar, Bhagel and others attack G-23 coalition, launch strong defence in favour of Gandhi leadership
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Congress crisis: Anwar, Bhagel and others attack G-23 coalition, launch strong defence in favour of Gandhi leadership

In an apparent dig at 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'

Day after Azad and Sibal seek immediate convention of CWC, Surjewala says 'very soon'
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Day after Azad and Sibal seek immediate convention of CWC, Surjewala says 'very soon'

On Wednesday, senior party leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kapil Sibal, who are part of a group of 23 leaders (G-23) seeking organisational revamp, demanded that a meeting of the CWC be convened immediately

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

Manmohan Singh pens letter to Narendra Modi on COVID-19 crisis, suggests five measures to tackle pandemic
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Manmohan Singh pens letter to Narendra Modi on COVID-19 crisis, suggests five measures to tackle pandemic

One of the key suggestions that Singh gave in his letter was that the government should indicate how this expected to supply will be distributed across states based on a transparent formula

CWC attacks Centre on 'colossal mismanagement' of pandemic; says nation faces unprecedented catastrophe
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CWC attacks Centre on 'colossal mismanagement' of pandemic; says nation faces unprecedented catastrophe

The CWC alleged that that the government failed to create sufficient public awareness that a waning pandemic could be a precursor to a second wave that may be more devastating than the first wave

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

Letter politics a sign of some leaders’ ‘frustration and weakness’, says Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar
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Letter politics a sign of some leaders’ ‘frustration and weakness’, says Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar

Senior Congress leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor, had written to Sonia Gandhi, seeking organisational changes

'Sweeping changes' in Congress will be incomplete if party continues to piggyback on Nehru-Gandhi family
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'Sweeping changes' in Congress will be incomplete if party continues to piggyback on Nehru-Gandhi family

The last time voices of dissent emerged in Congress, three of its leaders broke away to form the Nationalist Congress Party

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

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.

'Find a new party chief,' Sonia Gandhi tells Congress after letter calls for 'sweeping changes'
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'Find a new party chief,' Sonia Gandhi tells Congress after letter calls for 'sweeping changes'

The letter by senior party leaders has sparked off an intense debate within the Congress, with some leaders backing the Gandhi family and others calling for change

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