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Sonia Gandhi slams Centre for 'insensitivity' over farmers' protests, 'back-breaking' hike in fuel prices
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Sonia Gandhi slams Centre for 'insensitivity' over farmers' protests, 'back-breaking' hike in fuel prices

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala also demanded that the Centre rolls back the fuel price hike and help the "common people" by reducing the taxes on fuel

Farmers' Protest: Sonia Gandhi calls Narendra Modi govt 'arrogant', demands unconditional repeal of farm laws
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Farmers' Protest: Sonia Gandhi calls Narendra Modi govt 'arrogant', demands unconditional repeal of farm laws

The Congress president said more than 50 protesting farmers have lost their lives thus far due to the government's 'apathy and neglect'

Happy new year, Congress. Or is it?
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Happy new year, Congress. Or is it?

As one of the darkest years for mankind slips into history, India’s once-mighty Congress party has little to raise the glass of champagne to

Shiv Sena says all anti-BJP parties should unite under UPA banner, says Congress is 'lacking' as Opposition party
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Shiv Sena says all anti-BJP parties should unite under UPA banner, says Congress is 'lacking' as Opposition party

The Maharashtra Congress, which is part of the Sena-led ruling alliance in the state, however, said the Uddhav Thackeray-led party is not part of the UPA and should not comment on it

Sonia Gandhi meets 'letter writers'; 'ready to take any responsibility given by party,' says Rahul
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Sonia Gandhi meets 'letter writers'; 'ready to take any responsibility given by party,' says Rahul

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

Sonia Gandhi appoints 3 AICC secretaries for Assam, Kerala in preparation of Assembly polls next year
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Sonia Gandhi appoints 3 AICC secretaries for Assam, Kerala in preparation of Assembly polls next year

A Congress statement said MLAs Anirudh Singh, Vikas Upadhyay, Prithviraj Prabhakar Sathe have been appointed AICC secretaries for Assam, while ex-MP P Viswanathan, ex-MLC Ivan D'Souza, PV Mohan have been appointed for Kerala

Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels
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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'

Sonia Gandhi to meet 23 Congress leaders who sought overhaul of party framework on 19, 20 Dec
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Sonia Gandhi to meet 23 Congress leaders who sought overhaul of party framework on 19, 20 Dec

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

Pranab Mukherjee's son tells publisher to stop memoir; don't create hurdles, responds daughter on Twitter
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Pranab Mukherjee's son tells publisher to stop memoir; don't create hurdles, responds daughter on Twitter

The book, which was in the news recently for the late president's critical comments on the Congress, including his observation that the party lost political focus after his elevation as president, is set to be launched next month by publishing house Rupa

'Darbar politics', PV Narsimha Rao nixed Sharad Pawar's chances of becoming PM in 1990s, writes Praful Patel
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'Darbar politics', PV Narsimha Rao nixed Sharad Pawar's chances of becoming PM in 1990s, writes Praful Patel

Commenting on Patel's article, Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut said that less meritorious people feared Pawar who turned 80 on Saturday, and ensured the NCP chief 'did not rise to the top'

NCP dismisses speculation that Sharad Pawar may become chairperson of UPA, calls reports 'baseless'
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NCP dismisses speculation that Sharad Pawar may become chairperson of UPA, calls reports 'baseless'

The party's chief spokesperson Mahesh Tapase added the reports seem to be have "planted by vested interests to divert the attention from the ongoing farmers' agitation"

Ahmed Patel passes away: Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi and others pay tribute
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Ahmed Patel passes away: Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi and others pay tribute

The 71-year-old leader died at 3.30 am after suffering from multiple organ failure, 10 days after he was admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram

Salman Khurshid says no leadership crisis in Congress, support for Sonia, Rahul is apparent to 'anyone not blind'
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Salman Khurshid says no leadership crisis in Congress, support for Sonia, Rahul is apparent to 'anyone not blind'

Khurshid, whose comments come after Kapil Sibal and others spoke critically of party's show in Bihar polls, added that there are forums within the party to air views and that doing so publicly "hurts it"

'Doubting Thomases' suffering periodic pangs of anxiety: Congress' Salman Khurshid on Kapil Sibal's criticism
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'Doubting Thomases' suffering periodic pangs of anxiety: Congress' Salman Khurshid on Kapil Sibal's criticism

Khurshid, in a Facebook post, said if the mood of the electorate is resistant to the liberal values the party has espoused and cherished, it should be prepared for a long struggle rather than look for short cuts to get back into power

'Gupkar gang wants to take J&K back to era of terror': Amit Shah accuses alliance of being anti-national
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'Gupkar gang wants to take J&K back to era of terror': Amit Shah accuses alliance of being anti-national

The home minister said that Jammu and Kashmir will always remain an integral part of India and warned the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration of 'going against the national interest'

In new memoir, Barack Obama describes modern-day India as success story 'despite bitter feuds within political parties'
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In new memoir, Barack Obama describes modern-day India as success story 'despite bitter feuds within political parties'

The former US president writes that the transition to a more market-based economy in the 1990s unleashed the extraordinary entrepreneurial talents of Indians

Kapil Sibal's 'business as usual' remarks for Bihar polls hurt sentiments of Congress workers, says Ashok Gehlot
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Kapil Sibal's 'business as usual' remarks for Bihar polls hurt sentiments of Congress workers, says Ashok Gehlot

While several party leaders echoed Sibal's comments in an interview with a newspaper, Gehlot said that there was "no need" for Sibal to speak about internal issues in the media

Dissent in Congress: As disgruntlement resurfaces, time for party to move forward; mere introspection is not enough
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Dissent in Congress: As disgruntlement resurfaces, time for party to move forward; mere introspection is not enough

At the national level, the Congress needs to revive itself to provide the necessary framework for a national Opposition

Sonia Gandhi, in Dussehra message, says public welfare is 'paramount' in governance, no place for arrogance
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Sonia Gandhi, in Dussehra message, says public welfare is 'paramount' in governance, no place for arrogance

Several Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, KC Venugopal, and Randeep Surjewala extended greetings to people on Dussehra

Didn't say anything disgraceful, BJP misleading people, says Kamal Nath on 'item' comment
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Didn't say anything disgraceful, BJP misleading people, says Kamal Nath on 'item' comment

Nath is facing flak from the ruling party for referring to minister Imarti Devi as "item" during a campaign speech for Assembly by-election.