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  • Make Rahul Gandhi Congress president again, party’s youth wing says in its resolution Sep 06, 2021 08:16 PM IST

    Make Rahul Gandhi Congress president again, party’s youth wing says in its resolution

    The demand for a full-time Congress chief has been pending since the party's debacle in 2019. Rahul Gandhi, who took over the post from his mother Sonia Gandhi in 2017, stepped down after the 2019 defeat. The Congress has since failed to find a replacement and thus, Sonia Gandhi continues to be the party’s interim chief.

  • Plan systematically for 2024 Lok Sabha polls: Sonia Gandhi to Opposition parties Aug 20, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    Plan systematically for 2024 Lok Sabha polls: Sonia Gandhi to Opposition parties

    The Congress President urged the Opposition parties to work “cohesively” together by rising above compulsions. Gandhi made these remarks while chairing the virtual meeting of 19 Opposition leaders.

  • Sonia Gandhi to meet Opposition leaders today; Sharad Pawar, Mamata Banerjee to attend Aug 20, 2021 09:52 AM IST

    Sonia Gandhi to meet Opposition leaders today; Sharad Pawar, Mamata Banerjee to attend

    Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and former National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ally Shiromani Akali Dal have not been invited for the meeting.

  • Punjab Congress Crisis: Sonia Gandhi to meet Captain Amarinder Singh in Delhi today Jul 06, 2021 08:13 AM IST

    Punjab Congress Crisis: Sonia Gandhi to meet Captain Amarinder Singh in Delhi today

    The Congress chief is expected to discuss he role that the party has thought of for Navjot Singh Sidhu, the cricketer-turned-politician who is at the centre of rebellion against the Chief Minister by many senior leaders and legislators.

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad likely to be nominated to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu, say reports Jun 07, 2021 04:10 PM IST

    Ghulam Nabi Azad likely to be nominated to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu, say reports

    A prominent member of Congress' group of 23 dissenters (G-23), Azad was in May appointed as head of the 13-member Congress party task force to coordinate COVID-19 relief, a move seen as an attempt to reach out to the dissenting leader by party’s interim president Sonia Gandhi.

  • In Lok Sabha election year, donations to Congress fell to Rs 139 crore Feb 04, 2021 04:00 PM IST

    In Lok Sabha election year, donations to Congress fell to Rs 139 crore

    Congress leader Kapil Sibal, one among the 23 leaders who wrote the letter to party chief Sonia Gandhi last year seeking overhaul in party leadership, has contributed Rs 3 crore, thus becoming the biggest individual donor to the Congress.

  • Congress Foundation Day: All you need to know about the history of the grand old party Dec 28, 2020 04:41 PM IST

    Congress Foundation Day: All you need to know about the history of the grand old party

    The Indian National Congress was founded in 1885 by retired British Indian Civil Service officer Allan Octavian Hume as a platform for civil and political dialogue among educated Indians.

  • Pranab Mukherjee's memoir: Son says stop publishing; daughter says don't Dec 15, 2020 05:34 PM IST

    Pranab Mukherjee's memoir: Son says stop publishing; daughter says don't

    The book slated for publication in January next year is part four of Pranab Mukherjee’s memoirs which first came out in 2014, when he was the President of India.

  • Gandhi brand has become Congress’ kryptonite: Sanjay Jha Dec 08, 2020 10:07 AM IST

    Gandhi brand has become Congress’ kryptonite: Sanjay Jha

    “The GHMC election, where Congress got two out of 150 seats, is an apotheosis of Congress’s terminal decadence. It is perhaps the final wake-up call before the curtains roll,” Sanjay Jha wrote in a blog on The Times of India.

  • Congress to discuss parliamentary strategy today Sep 08, 2020 11:05 AM IST

    Congress to discuss parliamentary strategy today

    Sources said that Sonia Gandhi might miss the first ten days of the Parliament session.

  • Loyalists turned critics put Congress in a flap Aug 26, 2020 08:31 AM IST

    Loyalists turned critics put Congress in a flap

    The central reality in the Congress party is that there are a set of loyalists who have vociferously insisted on the party being continued to be led by a Gandhi. They owe their positions to their expression of loyalty

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Consider wage subsidy for construction workers, Sonia Gandhi urges PM Modi Mar 24, 2020 12:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Consider wage subsidy for construction workers, Sonia Gandhi urges PM Modi

    Mentioning how Canada has done the same as a part of their COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, the Congress party urged the Centre to consider advising Workers’ Welfare Boards to roll out welfare measures including wage support.

  • Resolving leadership issue key for Congress revival, need to dispel growing perception that party 'adrift': Tharoor Feb 23, 2020 07:13 PM IST

    Resolving leadership issue key for Congress revival, need to dispel growing perception that party 'adrift': Tharoor

    Tharoor also said that it was up to Rahul Gandhi to take a call if he wishes to return as Congress chief, but if he does not change his earlier stance then the party needs to find an "active and full-time leadership" so that the party can move forward as the nation expects.

  • Rahul remains 'top leader' in Congress, large section always felt he should return as chief: Khurshid Feb 22, 2020 07:13 PM IST

    Rahul remains 'top leader' in Congress, large section always felt he should return as chief: Khurshid

    Khurshid also asserted that the Congress was going through a "transitional process", but there was no leadership crisis plaguing the party as Sonia Gandhi was there at the helm.

  • "There is no place for bigotry, fanaticism in India" says Congress President Sonia Gandhi Aug 15, 2019 05:30 PM IST

    "There is no place for bigotry, fanaticism in India" says Congress President Sonia Gandhi

    In her message on the occasion of the 73rd Independence Day, she appealed to all to reinvigorate the principles of compassion, coexistence and inclusive development as the indelible features of polity, society and economy.

  • Race for CM candidate hots up in Cong in poll-bound Gujarat Mar 18, 2017 01:20 PM IST

    Race for CM candidate hots up in Cong in poll-bound Gujarat

    Factors like the absence of Modi from the scheme of things in Gujarat, Patel quota agitation, Dalit unrest, anti-incumbency and want of a credible leader in the BJP could all work in Congress' favour.

  • CAIT sharpens pitch on GST Bill, wants Congress to play ball May 16, 2016 07:56 AM IST

    CAIT sharpens pitch on GST Bill, wants Congress to play ball

    In a communication sent to Gandhi, CAIT said "the roadblocks are giving a dismal picture of such an important tax reform in the country, which has become more of a political battle rather than a tax reform".

  • Kejriwal criticised in LS for attacking PM, Sonia May 11, 2016 07:18 PM IST

    Kejriwal criticised in LS for attacking PM, Sonia

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on May 11 criticised in the Lok Sabha for attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as Congress President Sonia Gandhi, with an expelled RJD member demanding apology from him and a CBI probe into his activities.

  • Sonia dares BJP to name her in AgustaWestland chopper scam Apr 27, 2016 05:25 PM IST

    Sonia dares BJP to name her in AgustaWestland chopper scam

    BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy took Sonia's name during a discussion which led to a huge uproar and protest by Congress MPs following the remarks were expunged from the records.

  • Sonia Gandhi accuses govt of muzzling voices of dissent Feb 22, 2016 09:07 PM IST

    Sonia Gandhi accuses govt of muzzling voices of dissent

    CWC reached out to "like-minded parties" to corner government in Budget session. The committee also accused the government of miserably failing to ensure Parliament functioning.

  • Court grants exemption to Sonia, Rahul from personal appearance Feb 20, 2016 03:21 PM IST

    Court grants exemption to Sonia, Rahul from personal appearance

    Sam Pitroda was also granted bail in the case. Notably, Sonia, Rahul Gandhi and others are already out on bail.

  • Sonia,Rahul move SC to challenge summons in National Herald case Feb 04, 2016 11:57 AM IST

    Sonia,Rahul move SC to challenge summons in National Herald case

    Rahul and Sonia had sought and were granted bail in the National Herald case after the court in Delhi rejected complainant Subramanian Swamy's opposition to relief for them on the ground that they are influential and can flee the co

  • PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' a photo opportunity: Rahul Gandhi Nov 13, 2014 02:53 PM IST

    PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' a photo opportunity: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressed the conclave and hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi and NDA leaders were not invited for the event.

  • IT, Biotechnology are engines of growth: Sonia Gandhi Sep 30, 2013 04:46 PM IST

    IT, Biotechnology are engines of growth: Sonia Gandhi

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi while laying the foundation of a Biotechnology Research and Development campus, said Information Technology and Biotechnology are the engines of growth and the UPA Government gave priority for the development of these sectors.

  • Sonia lays foundation stone of refinery in Rajasthan Sep 22, 2013 08:09 PM IST

    Sonia lays foundation stone of refinery in Rajasthan

    Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) and the Rajasthan government are jointly setting up a 9 million tonnes per annum grass root petrochemical complex.

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