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Will keep open avenues for forging alliances according to political circumstances, says Congress
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Will keep open avenues for forging alliances according to political circumstances, says Congress

The party accused the BJP-RSS of spreading communal divide in the country and said the Congress rejects the politics of garnering votes by targeting minorities

Chintan Shivir: From reconnecting with people to one family one ticket, Rahul Gandhi's strategies to revive Congress
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Chintan Shivir: From reconnecting with people to one family one ticket, Rahul Gandhi's strategies to revive Congress

The Congress leader announced that the party will undertake a yatra in October to re-establish and strengthen its ‘broken’ connection with the common people

Udaipur Chintan Shivir: Congress adopts changes minus any discomfort for Gandhis
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Udaipur Chintan Shivir: Congress adopts changes minus any discomfort for Gandhis

According to sources, key proposals including One Family One Ticket and 50 below 50 have been passed during Congress' Chintan Shivir in Udaipur

Congress Chintan Shivir: Views passionately debated, amicable solutions found, says Shashi Tharoor
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Congress Chintan Shivir: Views passionately debated, amicable solutions found, says Shashi Tharoor

Posting a photo with members of the political committee, set up Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Tharoor said it was an excellent opportunity to catch up with party colleagues from across the country

Congress plans 50% quota for SC, ST, OBCs, minorities in party posts
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Congress plans 50% quota for SC, ST, OBCs, minorities in party posts

A department will collect data for social engineering and will make it available for Pradesh Congress Committees and other party units, said Salman Khurshid, who is the convener of the panel on social justice and empowerment

P Chidambaram hits out at Centre, says state of economy cause of 'extreme concern'
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P Chidambaram hits out at Centre, says state of economy cause of 'extreme concern'

Addressing a press conference, Chidambaram said a slower rate of growth has been the "hallmark" of the present government in the last eight years, and the post-pandemic recovery has been "indifferent and halting

Sonia Gandhi should invest energy in reviving Congress, country is in PM's safe hands: BJP on Chintan Shivir
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Sonia Gandhi should invest energy in reviving Congress, country is in PM's safe hands: BJP on Chintan Shivir

BJP's swipe at the Congress came as the principal opposition party began a three-day brainstorming session, Chintan Shivir, in Rajasthan's Udaipur where its president Sonia Gandhi lashed out at the Modi government

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: 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

Explained: Why Sonia Gandhi does not want Chintan Shivir to become a Congress ritual
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Explained: Why Sonia Gandhi does not want Chintan Shivir to become a Congress ritual

On 13 May, Congress leaders will travel to Udaipur to attend ‘Chintan Shivir’, a three-day brainstorming session, to deliberate on several themes including political, economical, farmers, youth and organisational issues. The last such programme was held in Jaipur in 2013

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

Explained: Why the Punjab Congress is seeking disciplinary action against Navjot Singh Sidhu
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Explained: Why the Punjab Congress is seeking disciplinary action against Navjot Singh Sidhu

Harish Chaudhary, party’s in-charge of Punjab affairs, has written to the Congress top bosses seeking action against the cricketer-turned-politician for trying to 'portray himself above the party'

Explained: Why former Punjab chief Sunil Jakhar has been removed from all Congress positions
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Explained: Why former Punjab chief Sunil Jakhar has been removed from all Congress positions

The Congress' disciplinary action against Sunil Jakhar came for his purported anti-Dalit remarks against former Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi

Congress removes Sunil Jakhar, KV Thomas from all party posts
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Congress removes Sunil Jakhar, KV Thomas from all party posts

On the notice of the disciplinary committee, Jakhar had said that he is not a slave of the Congress party but a disciplined worker

Prashant Kishor declines 'generous offer' of Congress to join party, says it needs leadership and collective will
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Prashant Kishor declines 'generous offer' of Congress to join party, says it needs leadership and collective will

Prashant Kishor in a tweet said more than him, the Congress needs leadership and collective will to fix the 'deep rooted structural problems through transformational reforms'

Congress silent on Prashant Kishor’s entry in the party, announces Empowered Action Group for 2024 LS polls
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Congress silent on Prashant Kishor’s entry in the party, announces Empowered Action Group for 2024 LS polls

Congress General Secretary Randeep Surjewala said that the party president has decided to convene a 'Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir' of the INC in Udaipur, Rajasthan from 13 to 15 May

Key Congress meet underway on Prashant Kishor's revamp proposal
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Key Congress meet underway on Prashant Kishor's revamp proposal

The Congress panel set up by Sonia Gandhi to work out a revival plan, as suggested by poll strategist Prashant Kishor, had submitted a report on its 'findings' on Friday

If Prashant Kishor joins Congress, party should take advantage of his experience, says Kamal Nath
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If Prashant Kishor joins Congress, party should take advantage of his experience, says Kamal Nath

There is speculation in the media about Prashant Kishor joining the Congress as he has met party chief Sonia Gandhi two times recently

Prashant Kishor likely to join Congress in next few days: Sources
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Prashant Kishor likely to join Congress in next few days: Sources

Kishor met Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi at her residence on 18 April. He had met Sonia Gandhi on 16 April as well