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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

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  • Congress to decide RS nominees today, Rahul Gandhi to virtually join meeting May 28, 2022 03:54 PM IST

    Congress to decide RS nominees today, Rahul Gandhi to virtually join meeting

    Congress is expected to win eight Rajya Sabha seats, largely from Rajasthan and Chhattishgarh.

  • In photos: On Jawaharlal Nehru's death anniversary, Sonia Gandhi's tribute May 27, 2022 03:49 PM IST

    In photos: On Jawaharlal Nehru's death anniversary, Sonia Gandhi's tribute

    Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: India is remembering its first prime minister today.

  • Champawat bypoll: Congress will give tough fight to Pushkar Singh Dhami, says Harish Rawat May 26, 2022 02:36 PM IST

    Champawat bypoll: Congress will give tough fight to Pushkar Singh Dhami, says Harish Rawat

    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.

  • ED files chargesheet against Karnataka Congress chief D K Shivakumar May 26, 2022 12:26 PM IST

    ED files chargesheet against Karnataka Congress chief D K Shivakumar

    The prosecution complaint has been filed under various sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) before a Delhi court, they said.

  • Congress president Sonia Gandhi forms 3 groups to chart road ahead for party May 24, 2022 01:41 PM IST

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi forms 3 groups to chart road ahead for party

    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.

  • Congress slams govt over inflation, says stop resorting to 'optical delusion' May 22, 2022 04:41 PM IST

    Congress slams govt over inflation, says stop resorting to 'optical delusion'

    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".

  • Rahul Gandhi harming India in his hate against PM Modi: BJP May 21, 2022 03:23 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi harming India in his hate against PM Modi: BJP

    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".

  • Congress's Chintan Shivir failed to achieve anything : Prashant Kishor May 20, 2022 02:59 PM IST

    Congress's Chintan Shivir failed to achieve anything : Prashant Kishor

    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

  • India's security, territorial integrity non-negotiable, PM Modi must defend nation: Rahul Gandhi May 20, 2022 12:44 PM IST

    India's security, territorial integrity non-negotiable, PM Modi must defend nation: Rahul Gandhi

    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.

  • Congress neither national nor Indian, it's now party of 'bhai-bahan': BJP President J P Nadda May 19, 2022 02:44 PM IST

    Congress neither national nor Indian, it's now party of 'bhai-bahan': BJP President J P Nadda

    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.

  • Karti Chidambaram returns to Wordle amid CBI raids: 'No reason to miss out' May 17, 2022 03:09 PM IST

    Karti Chidambaram returns to Wordle amid CBI raids: 'No reason to miss out'

    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.

  • BJP works to create divide, Congress to connect with all: Rahul Gandhi May 16, 2022 02:54 PM IST

    BJP works to create divide, Congress to connect with all: Rahul Gandhi

    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.

  • Congress to field those below 50 in half of seats in Lok Sabha, state polls from 2024; to fix retirement age in legislatures May 16, 2022 07:19 AM IST

    Congress to field those below 50 in half of seats in Lok Sabha, state polls from 2024; to fix retirement age in legislatures

    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.

  • Congress' connect with people 'broken'; shift focus from internal matters to outreach: Rahul Gandhi to leaders May 16, 2022 06:49 AM IST

    Congress' connect with people 'broken'; shift focus from internal matters to outreach: Rahul Gandhi to leaders

    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.

  • Congress decides on key reforms to put house in order, resolves to re-establish lost connect with people May 16, 2022 06:29 AM IST

    Congress decides on key reforms to put house in order, resolves to re-establish lost connect with people

    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.

  • Sonia Gandhi targets PM Modi at Congress' Chintan Shivir, says minorities being 'brutalised' May 13, 2022 03:15 PM IST

    Sonia Gandhi targets PM Modi at Congress' Chintan Shivir, says minorities being 'brutalised'

    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.

  • 2023 MP polls: Congress to issue 'Vachan Patra' for every district May 13, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    2023 MP polls: Congress to issue 'Vachan Patra' for every district

    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.

  • Chintan Shivir: Congress says 'one family one ticket' proposal being discussed May 13, 2022 12:52 PM IST

    Chintan Shivir: Congress says 'one family one ticket' proposal being discussed

    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.

  • CAG courts controversy as it moves with the times May 13, 2022 11:28 AM IST

    CAG courts controversy as it moves with the times

    A creative tension exists between the government and its internal auditor

  • Congress will be 'central pillar' of anti-BJP formation for 2024 polls: Sachin Pilot May 12, 2022 02:14 PM IST

    Congress will be 'central pillar' of anti-BJP formation for 2024 polls: Sachin Pilot

    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.

  • Congress' 3-day brainstorming in Udaipur from May 13 for new roadmap May 12, 2022 12:45 PM IST

    Congress' 3-day brainstorming in Udaipur from May 13 for new roadmap

    "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.

  • Congress has capability, leadership to reform from within: Bhupinder Singh Hooda May 12, 2022 11:37 AM IST

    Congress has capability, leadership to reform from within: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

    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.

  • Congress will form next govt in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi May 10, 2022 02:00 PM IST

    Congress will form next govt in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi

    Addressing a tribal rally, the Congress leader also said that the BJP-led government in the state had deprived tribals of their rights.

  • Rahul Gandhi, other Congress leaders to travel by train to Udaipur for 'Chintan Shivir' May 10, 2022 07:26 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi, other Congress leaders to travel by train to Udaipur for 'Chintan Shivir'

    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.

  • Karnataka: Ex-Minister Pramod Madhwaraj resigns from Congress May 07, 2022 05:22 PM IST

    Karnataka: Ex-Minister Pramod Madhwaraj resigns from Congress

    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

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