Sharma's remarks came after the "Group of 23" leaders, led by Ghulam Nabi Azad, made a public display of strength and declared they will campaign in all poll-bound states to ensure Congerss' win
Speaking at a function in Jammu on Sunday, Azad had said that the prime minister speaks frankly about his past as a tea-seller and does not try to hide his background
Azad's remarks come a day after he and other 'G-23' Congress leaders, pressing for a leadership change and organisational overhaul, at an event in Jammu said the party is 'weakening'
Asked about the meet, the Congress said they were senior and highly respected members of the party and their best contribution to the Congress' cause would be to get active in five poll-bound states
Budget Session: Farm laws, outcry over Modi's 'andolan-jivi' remark dominate LS; RS bids farewell to Ghulam Nabi Azad
Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured both Houses that the Centre is taking every possible step to rescue people and bring back life to normalcy in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand following the destruction caused by the avalanche that occurred on Sunday
The meeting was significant as it was the first effort by the Congress leadership for a rapprochement with the 23 leaders who had written to Sonia in August, raising questions over the leadership
Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels
The assertion comes ahead of Saturday's meeting between Sonia Gandhi and many of the 23 leaders who wrote to her in August demanding an active leadership and maintained that Gandhis will always be a 'guiding force'
Twenty-three senior leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma, had written to Sonia in August demanding a change in the leadership and an overhaul of the party's organisational structure
The land-related law, popularly known as the Roshni Act, was brought into force by the Farooq Adbullah government in 2001. The law aimed to grant ownership rights of public land to occupants
From 'jai ho' to 'long overdue', leaders express relief over ex-J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti's release from detention
Former chief minister Omar Abdullah, welcoming Mehbooba's release, called her detention "a travesty" and said it was "against the basic tenets of democracy".
Congress removes Ghulam Nabi Azad, Motilal Vora in major reshuffle; Jitin Prasada gets permanent spot in AICC
Azad was the senior-most leader among the 23 dissenters who had last month written a letter to Sonia Gandhi seeking changes in the party leadership
'Heavens not falling over need to elect Congress president': Salman Khurshid on letter calling for changes
Khurshid said he wouldn't have signed the letter calling for organisational changes in the Congress, even if he had been approached by the 'group of 23'
Sonia Gandhi sends message to Congress letter-writers by elevating young MPs to senior positions in Lok Sabha
Party leaders claimed that the interim Congress chief was cocking a snook at Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tewari and others in the Lok Sabha
'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
The CWC also authorised the Congress president to bring about necessary organisational changes to tackle the challenges faced by the party.
Kapil Sibal rebuts 'BJP collusion' remark attributed to Rahul Gandhi, deletes tweet after 'personal clarification'
The Congress is in the middle of an internal crisis, which was triggered after at least 23 party leaders wrote to Sonia Gandhi demanding a complete overhaul of the organisation
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
Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Farooq Abdullah after NC chief's release from detention, seeks statehood, release of other detained leaders
Azad said he met Abdullah on behalf of his party as well as all those MPs and parties who have been raising their voice inside Parliament and outside for the release of Jammu and Kashmir leaders.
Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi-led Congress delegation urges Ram Nath Kovind to call for Amit Shah's resignation over 'abdication of duty'
A Congress delegation, including party chief Sonia Gandhi urged Ram Nath Kovind to call for Amit Shah's resignation over his alleged 'abdication of duty' during the communal violence in Delhi.
Delhi High Court directs CBSE to provide long-term plan on conducting board exams in violence-hit areas
Delhi High Court said class 10 and 12 students, who have board examination centres in violence-hit northeast Delhi, need to be informed in one go about the schedule for the next 10 to 15 days and not on a piecemeal basis.