The Indian National Congress is an Indian political party founded in 1885. After Indian independence in 1947, the Congress became the dominant political party in the country. Congress leader Jawaharlal Nehru served as the first Prime Minister of India. More
Congress is expected to win eight Rajya Sabha seats, largely from Rajasthan and Chhattishgarh.
Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: India is remembering its first prime minister today.
Camping in Champawat for the past several days, Rawat has been galvanising senior party leaders and party workers at Champawat Bazar, Tanakpur, Banbasa, Amodi, Sukhidhang and other places, besides appealing to the people through public meetings and padyatras to vote for Gehtori.
The prosecution complaint has been filed under various sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) before a Delhi court, they said.
While Rahul Gandhi and two prominent members of the G23 — Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma — are part of the political affairs group, senior leaders P Chidambaram and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are members of the Task Force-2024.
A day after the government cut excise duty on petrol and diesel, the Congress on Sunday accused the BJP of resorting to "trickery" to create an "optical delusion'' and said the people deserve genuine relief from the "record inflation".
BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia launched a sharp attack on the Congress leader for his remarks at a conference in London where Gandhi accused the ruling party of spreading "kerosene all over the country, you need one spark and we will be in big trouble".
The political strategist predicted an “impending electoral rout” for the Congress in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections, scheduled to be held later this year
China is constructing the second bridge in an area held by it around the strategically key Pangong Tso lake in eastern Ladakh and it could help the Chinese military to quickly mobilise its troops in the region, according to satellite imagery and people familiar with the development.
Addressing a seminar on "Threat of Dynastic Parties to Democratic Governance", J P Nadda said dynastic parties, where a person’s interest reigns supreme, lack ideology and are a threat to democracy.
The CBI has registered a case against Karti Chidambaram for allegedly receiving illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh to facilitate visa of 250 Chinese nationals during the UPA regime.
Addressing a rally here, he also lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the state of the economy, accusing him of destroying the economy which was "strengthened" by the former UPA government.
The bold decisions are part of the Congress 'Nav Sankalp' declaration that was adopted at the end of the three-day 'Chintan Shivir here, indicating that the party has chosen to put its weight behind the young leadership after a prolonged old-versus-new tussle.
Rahul Gandhi also hailed as "an important idea" the party's decisions to give more representation to the youth and empower them, and added that there should be a healthy mix of youngsters and seniors.
The Congress' 'Chintan Shivir' concluded with a call for a Bharat Jodo (unite India) campaign and party president Sonia Gandhi announced a mass contact programme from Kanyakumari to Kashmir starting October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, to reach out at the grassroots. She said senior leaders like her will also participate in the yatra.
In her inaugural address at the party's 'Chintan Shivir' here, she urged delegates to deliberate with an open mind and send out a clear message of strong organisation and unity.
The decision to issue manifesto for the state level and separately for each district was taken during a meeting of the Vachan Patra Advisory Committee chaired by state Congress president and former chief minister Kamal Nath on Thursday, chairman of the panel Rajendra Singh said.
The party is also considering capping at five years holding of a post with a cooling off period of three years and setting up of an assessment wing to monitor performance of office bearers.
A creative tension exists between the government and its internal auditor
In an interview with PTI ahead of the party’s ‘Chintan Shivir’ starting here on Friday, Pilot asserted that formulating a successful electoral strategy would be a top agenda point at the three-day brainstorming session.
"As India is plagued by the painful lines of division and hatred, it is obligatory on the Indian National Congress to defend the ethos of the Indian nation and find lasting solutions for peaceful co-existence," Surjewala said at a media briefing in Delhi on Thursday.
In an interview with PTI ahead of the party's three-day 'Chintan Shivir' starting in Rajasthan's Udaipur on Friday, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who was among the 23 leaders who wrote to party chief Sonia Gandhi for an organizational overhaul in 2020, exuded confidence that the brainstorming session would throw up solutions to all the issues facing the party.
Addressing a tribal rally, the Congress leader also said that the BJP-led government in the state had deprived tribals of their rights.
They said the Congress has booked two bogies of a train as many party leaders would be travelling along with Gandhi to attend the session from May 13 to May 15.
In his resignation letter, Madhwaraj stated that over the past three years the situation in the Udupi Congress has changed and that has led to his political suffocation