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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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  • BJP could be crushed in Uttar Pradesh in Lok Sabha elections: Opinion Poll Jan 23, 2019 09:02 PM IST

    BJP could be crushed in Uttar Pradesh in Lok Sabha elections: Opinion Poll

    The India Today-Karvy Insights Mood of the Nation opinion poll forecasts BJP and an ally could plummet to just 5 from the 73 seats it won in 2014, if most opposition parties including the Congress, come together

  • RJD considers Congress-less alliance in Bihar over latter’s seat-sharing demand Jan 23, 2019 11:11 AM IST

    RJD considers Congress-less alliance in Bihar over latter’s seat-sharing demand

    The talks with Congress have however not failed

  • Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw wants Congress to commit to growth of digital economy Jan 21, 2019 08:25 AM IST

    Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw wants Congress to commit to growth of digital economy

    A billionaire entrepreneur and founder of the country's leading biotechnology firm Biocon, Mazumdar gave this suggestion to the Congress during the party's 'manifesto consultation meeting on IT and BT Economy', chaired by P Chidambaram here.

  • Raghuram Rajan's report on employment to feature prominently in Congress' election manifesto: Report Jan 17, 2019 09:51 AM IST

    Raghuram Rajan's report on employment to feature prominently in Congress' election manifesto: Report

    Congress will use this report as ammunition to attack PM Modi and his employment generation claims.

  • BJP cites court order to attack Gandhi family in National Herald case Dec 22, 2018 03:41 PM IST

    BJP cites court order to attack Gandhi family in National Herald case

    There was no immediate response from the Congress to the BJP's allegations.

  • Rafale deal should not go 'unchallenged': Chidambaram Dec 21, 2018 05:21 PM IST

    Rafale deal should not go 'unchallenged': Chidambaram

    He alleged the Centre deliberately misled the court and later accused it of "misinterpreting" the note.

  • 27% of Chhattisgarh MLAs facing criminal cases: Report Dec 15, 2018 07:55 AM IST

    27% of Chhattisgarh MLAs facing criminal cases: Report

    Overall, nineteen MLAs of the Congress and three legislators of the BJP are facing criminal cases.

  • Political Bazaar | Investing in the time of uncertainty Dec 11, 2018 05:07 PM IST

    Political Bazaar | Investing in the time of uncertainty

    Moneycontrol's Viju Cherian talks to senior editors Khsitij Anand and Gaurav Chaudhury, to help chart out possible strategies to insulate your investments from what could be a protracted political storm, in the run up to next year's general elections.

  • Madhya Pradesh Election Result 2018: Trends show Congress leading with a slim margin Dec 11, 2018 04:22 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh Election Result 2018: Trends show Congress leading with a slim margin

    As of 4:00 pm, Congress is leading in 117 seats and BJP is ahead in 102 seats. Others including independent candidates are leading in 11 seats.

  • Rajasthan Election Result 2018: Trends show Congress having clear lead over BJP Dec 11, 2018 04:15 PM IST

    Rajasthan Election Result 2018: Trends show Congress having clear lead over BJP

    As of 4:00 pm, Congress is leading in 107 seats while BJP is ahead in 68 seats. Others including independent candidates are leading in 24 seats.

  • Chhattisgarh Election Result 2018: Trends show Congress taking a clear lead Dec 11, 2018 04:13 PM IST

    Chhattisgarh Election Result 2018: Trends show Congress taking a clear lead

    As of 4:00 pm, Congress is leading in 68 seats while BJP is ahead in 13 seats. Others including independent candidates are leading in 9 seats.

  • Mizoram Election Results 2018: Trends show MNF gets a clear majority Dec 11, 2018 04:10 PM IST

    Mizoram Election Results 2018: Trends show MNF gets a clear majority

    As of 4:00 pm, MNF is leading in 26 seats while Congress is ahead in 5 seats. Others including independent parties are in lead in 9 seats.

  • Political Bazaar | Assembly Elections 2018: Updates on Congress’s performance as counting continues Dec 11, 2018 01:50 PM IST

    Political Bazaar | Assembly Elections 2018: Updates on Congress’s performance as counting continues

    Author and journalist Rasheed Kidwai in conversation with Viju Cherian in this Political Bazaar video

  • Political Bazaar | Voters reject BJP's positioning of Rahul Gandhi as an idiot: Vir Sanghvi Dec 11, 2018 12:39 PM IST

    Political Bazaar | Voters reject BJP's positioning of Rahul Gandhi as an idiot: Vir Sanghvi

    Vir Sanghvi chats with Viju Cherian about all this and more in this Political Bazaar video

  • Explained | What the election results of the 5 states mean for BJP, Congress Dec 07, 2018 05:40 PM IST

    Explained | What the election results of the 5 states mean for BJP, Congress

    In this video, our Opinion Editor Viju Cherian takes a look at all this and more.

  • Political Bazaar | BJP promises are like post-dated cheques that are bouncing, says Jaiveer Shergill Dec 04, 2018 08:15 PM IST

    Political Bazaar | BJP promises are like post-dated cheques that are bouncing, says Jaiveer Shergill

    Congress leader talks about the "double trouble" for BJP in Rajasthan, the Ajit Jogi-Mayawati combine in Chhattisgarh, and how booth management will help the party in MP.

  • Kartarpur in Pakistan today because of then Congress leaders' lack of vision: PM Modi Dec 04, 2018 12:32 PM IST

    Kartarpur in Pakistan today because of then Congress leaders' lack of vision: PM Modi

    According to Modi, Kartarpur is in Pakistan today because then Congress leaders had no idea about the importance of Guru Nanak Dev and had no respect for Sikh sentiments.

  • Rajasthan Congress promises to waive farm loans, provide free education to women Nov 29, 2018 10:30 AM IST

    Rajasthan Congress promises to waive farm loans, provide free education to women

    Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot, former chief minister Ashok Gehlot and chairman of the manifesto committee Harish Choudhary released the party manifesto.

  • CBI feud: Congress protests nationwide against govt, alleges attempts to 'cage the CBI' Oct 27, 2018 10:00 AM IST

    CBI feud: Congress protests nationwide against govt, alleges attempts to 'cage the CBI'

    In Chandigarh, police said they had to use water cannons against the agitators and also suspend traffic for some time around the area of protest.

  • Rahul Gandhi won't be projected as Congress' PM face: P Chidambaram Oct 22, 2018 10:43 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi won't be projected as Congress' PM face: P Chidambaram

    The report came days after Rahul Gandhi said that he will become prime minister if allies want him

  • BJP MLA Manvendra Singh joins Congress Oct 17, 2018 01:42 PM IST

    BJP MLA Manvendra Singh joins Congress

    Singh met Congress president Rahul Gandhi before joining the party in the presence of leaders, including Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot, Avinash Pande and Randeep Surjewala.

  • Congress a 'divided house', BJP sure to win state polls: Vasundhara Raje Oct 15, 2018 08:12 AM IST

    Congress a 'divided house', BJP sure to win state polls: Vasundhara Raje

    The chief minister ridiculed the Congress saying its various leaders have already become chief ministers and started forming their cabinets even before the state assembly elections.

  • Sack Vijay Rupani, impose President's Rule in Gujarat: Congress to Centre Oct 12, 2018 03:24 PM IST

    Sack Vijay Rupani, impose President's Rule in Gujarat: Congress to Centre

    Congress spokesperson Shaktisinh Gohil, at a press meet here, alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs and leaders were part of a preconceived conspiracy to fuel attacks against north Indians in the aftermath of the rape of a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha district on September 28.

  • Here’s why Mayawati’s seat sharing demand is not acceptable to Congress Oct 04, 2018 03:03 PM IST

    Here’s why Mayawati’s seat sharing demand is not acceptable to Congress

    On October 3, Mayawati lashed out at the Congress and said her party will fight the upcoming assembly polls alone

  • As BJP sticks to Ram, Congress bets on Shiva for luck in 2019 elections Sep 26, 2018 11:57 AM IST

    As BJP sticks to Ram, Congress bets on Shiva for luck in 2019 elections

    With the BJP apparently sticking to Lord Ram, the Samajwadi Party seems to have chosen Vishnu and the Congress Lord Shiva to spur their poll fortunes, if remarks by their leaders are any indication.

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