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Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi's son Samir joins BJP, says inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's work
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Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi's son Samir joins BJP, says inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's work

Senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi's son Samir Dwivedi on Tuesday joined the BJP at the party's headquarters in New Delhi

Article 370 revoked: Only time will tell if peace prevails in Jammu and Kashmir, says Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath
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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.

Article 370 revoked: Janardan Dwivedi represents Congress of today — a party of turncoats without ideological commitment
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Article 370 revoked: Janardan Dwivedi represents Congress of today — a party of turncoats without ideological commitment

Wary of the dangers of continuing in a party headed for annihilation, Congress leaders like Bhubaneshwar Kalita and Janardan Dwivedi are making ideological somersaults on Article 370 with the hope of wrangling a timely deal from the BJP

Rahul Gandhi to address maiden rally as Congress chief on Sunday: Party issues memo to ensure maximum participation
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Rahul Gandhi to address maiden rally as Congress chief on Sunday: Party issues memo to ensure maximum participation

Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's maiden rally in New Delhi as Congress president next Sunday, the party is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a full house

Rahul Gandhi appoints Ashok Gehlot as Congress general secretary in-charge of training, organisation; replaces Janardan Dwivedi
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Rahul Gandhi appoints Ashok Gehlot as Congress general secretary in-charge of training, organisation; replaces Janardan Dwivedi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed Ashok Gehlot as AICC general secretary in-charge of organisation and training, replacing Janardan Dwivedi

Full text: Rahul Gandhi-helmed Congress rejigs party committees, releases list of members
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Full text: Rahul Gandhi-helmed Congress rejigs party committees, releases list of members

A little over two-and-a-half months after Rahul Gandhi was elected (unopposed) to the post of Congress president, his office released a list of the new members of a variety of the party's committees

Rahul Gandhi forms steering committee for Congress plenary, session likely to happen on 5 March
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Rahul Gandhi forms steering committee for Congress plenary, session likely to happen on 5 March

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has formed a steering committee that will function instead of the Congress Working Committee for the forthcoming plenary session, the party announced

Rahul Gandhi approves Congress screening panels for poll-bound Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland
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Rahul Gandhi approves Congress screening panels for poll-bound Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

Senior Congress leaders Mukul Wasnik, Oscar Fernandes and Kumari Selja will head the screening committees for poll-bound Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland, respectively, the party said on Monday

Congress announces Raghu Sharma's name as candidate for bypoll to Ajmer Lok Sabha seat
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Congress announces Raghu Sharma's name as candidate for bypoll to Ajmer Lok Sabha seat

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday okayed the name of Raghu Sharma, a former MLA from Rajasthan, as the party's candidate for the Ajmer Lok Sabha by-election, AICC general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said.

Mukesh Agnihotri to be leader of Congress legislature party in Himachal Pradesh
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Mukesh Agnihotri to be leader of Congress legislature party in Himachal Pradesh

Agnihotri, a four-time legislator, is a confidant of former chief minister Virbhadra Singh and represents the Haroli constituency in Una district of the state

Congress revamps Madhya Pradesh AICC unit, appoints Deepak Babaria as general secretary
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Congress revamps Madhya Pradesh AICC unit, appoints Deepak Babaria as general secretary

These appointments in Madhya Pradesh, though cleared by Sonia Gandhi, bear the stamp of Rahul Gandhi, who is elevating his close aides to senior party positions

Rahul Gandhi heads CWC meet after Sonia Gandhi skips due to poor health
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Rahul Gandhi heads CWC meet after Sonia Gandhi skips due to poor health

With Sonia Gandhi indisposed, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday presided over the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting which will take a decision on the party's organisational election.

Shani Shingnapur controversy: Activists' group Bhoomata Brigade submits memorandum to CM Fadnavis
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Shani Shingnapur controversy: Activists' group Bhoomata Brigade submits memorandum to CM Fadnavis

Bhoomata Brigade on Wednesday brought their fight to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, demanding that restrictions on women's entry into the temple be lifted.

Former CM Amarinder Singh is the new Congress president for Punjab unit
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Former CM Amarinder Singh is the new Congress president for Punjab unit

Former chief minister Amarinder Singh has been appointed as the new Punjab Congress president, replacing Pratap Singh Bajwa, whose resignation was accepted by party president Sonia Gandhi yesterday.

Issue over Janardan Dwivedi is before top Congress leadership, says Ajay Maken
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Issue over Janardan Dwivedi is before top Congress leadership, says Ajay Maken

Senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi, who had praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is still not out of the woods as his issue is still pending with the top leadership.

Praise for PM Modi: Congress' Janardan Dwivedi may have gone too far this time
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Praise for PM Modi: Congress' Janardan Dwivedi may have gone too far this time

Janardan Dwivedi coming under fire from his own party for his "out of context" statement on Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have brought his political career to a full circle. As one of the senior most leaders in Congress, he has always been seen espousing the party cause with anecdotes that would inspire the new flock, but now he seems to be finding himself in the dock.

Dwivedi's statement on Modi reflects internal rift withing Congress: Nirmala Sitharaman
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Dwivedi's statement on Modi reflects internal rift withing Congress: Nirmala Sitharaman

Describing Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi's comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP as "absolutely right", a central minister Thursday said the Congress lacks internal democracy and is suffering from "internal rift".

Praising PM Modi: I didn't do it, says Dwivedi as Congress slams him
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Praising PM Modi: I didn't do it, says Dwivedi as Congress slams him

The Congress on Thursday hit out at leader Janardhan Dwivedi for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi with party spokesperson Ajay Maken saying it was not the viewpoint of the Congress.

Et tu Janardhan Dwivedi? Congress leader says Modi's win is a 'victory of Indianness'
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Et tu Janardhan Dwivedi? Congress leader says Modi's win is a 'victory of Indianness'

Senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Wednesday stirred a controversy by appearing to be gushing in his praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an interview which he later claimed quoted him out of context.

Only naya josh and purana hosh can strengthen Cong, says Digvijaya Singh
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Only naya josh and purana hosh can strengthen Cong, says Digvijaya Singh

Striking a conciliatory note on the "age row" within the party, Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said that only a combination of the "enthusiasm of the new and understanding of the old (Naya Josh and Purana Hosh)" can strengthen any organisation.