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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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  • EC lost its independence, time to review process of its appointment: Congress May 16, 2019 02:12 PM IST

    EC lost its independence, time to review process of its appointment: Congress

    Asking whether the model code of conduct had become the "Modi code of conduct", Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the Election Commission order curtailing campaigning in West Bengal by 20 hours is a "dark spot" on India's democracy and institutions like the poll panel.

  • Exclusive News18 interview | Dynasty politics very dangerous, it's a threat to democracy: PM Modi May 15, 2019 08:34 PM IST

    Exclusive News18 interview | Dynasty politics very dangerous, it's a threat to democracy: PM Modi

    'The BJP will emerge victorious with more seats than the last time,' PM Modi said

  • Exclusive News18 interview | Abusing me is the only way for Opposition to garner attention: PM Modi May 15, 2019 08:15 PM IST

    Exclusive News18 interview | Abusing me is the only way for Opposition to garner attention: PM Modi

    Modi slammed the Opposition for blaming EVMs for their losses and alleging that Election Commission was partisan towards BJP

  • Congress fields Ajay Rai against PM Modi in Varanasi Apr 25, 2019 12:42 PM IST

    Congress fields Ajay Rai against PM Modi in Varanasi

    There was strong speculation that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra could contest against PM Modi in Varanasi.

  • Don’t think there has been much development in last 5 years: Urmila Matondkar Apr 22, 2019 09:06 PM IST

    Don’t think there has been much development in last 5 years: Urmila Matondkar

    In an interview with Moneycontrol's Tarun Sharma, the actress-turned-politician defended the Congress' NYAY scheme and said that experts have given their opinion on how to execute it.

  • Congress has fielded Urmila Matondkar out of desperation: Gopal Shetty Apr 19, 2019 01:49 PM IST

    Congress has fielded Urmila Matondkar out of desperation: Gopal Shetty

    Moneycontrol's Tarun Sharma chats with Gopal Shetty to find out the key factors which will come into play in this constituency during polls.

  • Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena, says 'Congress let me down' Apr 19, 2019 01:04 PM IST

    Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena, says 'Congress let me down'

    Chaturvedi was miffed after the Congress reinstated some party workers in Uttar Pradesh who had threatened and misbehaved with her during a press conference in Mathura

  • Election Bandwagon: Here’s what is troubling Bangaloreans Apr 18, 2019 11:38 PM IST

    Election Bandwagon: Here’s what is troubling Bangaloreans

    The following article is an initiative of moneycontrol and Zoomcar India and is intended to create awareness among the readers.

  • Election Bandwagon: From farmers’ debt crisis to unemployment, Mysuru speaks up Apr 18, 2019 07:19 PM IST

    Election Bandwagon: From farmers’ debt crisis to unemployment, Mysuru speaks up

    The following article is an initiative of moneycontrol and Zoomcar India and is intended to create awareness among the readers.

  • Rahul Gandhi wants to wash Bofors stain on father with Rafale allegations: PM Modi Apr 09, 2019 02:16 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi wants to wash Bofors stain on father with Rafale allegations: PM Modi

    The Congress chief has been constantly accusing PM Modi and his government of fraud in the Rafale fighter jet deal with France.

  • Editor's Take | Why Congress' GST 2.0 for fuel may not benefit consumers? Apr 05, 2019 03:48 PM IST

    Editor's Take | Why Congress' GST 2.0 for fuel may not benefit consumers?

    Sakshi Batra gets in a conversation with Moneycontrol's Deputy Executive Editor, Gaurav Choudhary to find out if bringing fuel under GST will benefit the final consumer.

  • Rahul Gandhi explains why he 'loves' PM Narendra Modi Apr 05, 2019 02:23 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi explains why he 'loves' PM Narendra Modi

    "I genuinely do not have anger towards him,” Rahul Gandhi said.

  • NYAY scheme, separate kisan budget: Here are 10 key promises in the Congress manifesto Apr 02, 2019 01:35 PM IST

    NYAY scheme, separate kisan budget: Here are 10 key promises in the Congress manifesto

    The party has reiterated its promise to introduce 33 percent reservation for women in government jobs

  • Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress IT Cell for 'inauthentic behaviour' Apr 01, 2019 02:49 PM IST

    Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress IT Cell for 'inauthentic behaviour'

    These accounts, it said, were part of a coordinated networks and were removed not based on content or fake news but for "inauthentic behaviour" and for pushing spam.

  • Editor's Take | Rahul Gandhi promises minimum income scheme Mar 26, 2019 03:50 PM IST

    Editor's Take | Rahul Gandhi promises minimum income scheme

    Sakshi Batra gets in conversation with Moneycontrol's Deputy Executive Editor, Gaurav Choudhary to find out more about the scheme and how will it impact the economy.

  • Elections are 'picnic' for Gandhi family, says BJP on Priyanka Gandhi's UP visit Mar 18, 2019 05:06 PM IST

    Elections are 'picnic' for Gandhi family, says BJP on Priyanka Gandhi's UP visit

    The Congress general secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh kicked off her party's campaign for the Lok Sabha elections in the state on March 18 by offering prayers at the Lette Hanuman temple near Sangam.

  • NDA likely to win 264 seats, 141 for UPA in Lok Sabha election: Opinion poll Mar 11, 2019 07:40 AM IST

    NDA likely to win 264 seats, 141 for UPA in Lok Sabha election: Opinion poll

    Congress-led UPA could win 141 seats, the opinion poll predicted.

  • Ahead of general elections, here's how political parties are spending on ads on Facebook Mar 07, 2019 05:01 PM IST

    Ahead of general elections, here's how political parties are spending on ads on Facebook

    BJP and its affiliates made up for over 50 percent of the total ad spend on Facebook, followed by regional parties and Indian National Congress along with its affiliates.

  • Hardik Patel likely to join Congress on March 12 Mar 07, 2019 08:07 AM IST

    Hardik Patel likely to join Congress on March 12

    "Patel, who led the agitation demanding reservation for the patidar community in Gujarat is likely to join the Congress on March 12 in the presence of party chief Rahul Gandhi," the sources said.

  • 'It's like Indira has come back': Priyanka Gandhi Vadra makes political debut Feb 11, 2019 03:58 PM IST

    'It's like Indira has come back': Priyanka Gandhi Vadra makes political debut

    The 47-year-old Priyanka - she is usually referred to by just her first name - bears a striking resemblance to her grandmother, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, and is known for her gifts as a speaker able to connect with voters.

  • For getting river water, Gondia may join MP, suggests Kamal Nath Feb 10, 2019 08:05 AM IST

    For getting river water, Gondia may join MP, suggests Kamal Nath

    Gondia, a district in eastern Maharashtra, shares its northern border with Madhya Pradesh.

  • After Priyanka’s entry, clamour grows in Congress to induct Jyotiraditya Scindia’s wife Feb 06, 2019 09:38 AM IST

    After Priyanka’s entry, clamour grows in Congress to induct Jyotiraditya Scindia’s wife

    Apart from a few occasions when she campaigned for Jyotiraditya, Priyadarshini Raje Scindia has stayed away from active politics

  • Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy hits out at Congress, raises quit-threat again Jan 30, 2019 08:55 PM IST

    Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy hits out at Congress, raises quit-threat again

    "Yes, I had said I would step down if Congress leaders continue to take potshots at me. If they repeatedly make such statements, how many more days can I tolerate such stuff. Power is ephemeral. What is permanent is you (party workers) and six-and-a-half crore people of this state," he said addressing the National JDS Convention here.

  • Soft Hindutva? Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Kamal Nath promises 1,000 gaushalas in 4 months Jan 30, 2019 10:31 AM IST

    Soft Hindutva? Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Kamal Nath promises 1,000 gaushalas in 4 months

    The announcement from the newly formed Congress-led government comes ahead of the Lok Sabha elections expected to happen in April-May. Congress had promised it in its manifesto

  • Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Congress finalises two-step candidate selection process Jan 28, 2019 09:34 AM IST

    Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Congress finalises two-step candidate selection process

    The party’s internal survey showed that candidates favoured by booth-level workers won by greater margins in most constituencies

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