Congress President Sonia Gandhi is expected to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday for her second round of questioning in the money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper. She is expected to depose before the federal probe agency around noon on July 26 for recording of her statement by the ED investigating officer, officials said. Initially, she… Continue reading "Sonia Gandhi to appear before ED again today"
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As the rupee edged closer to the historic low of 80-mark against the US dollar, the Opposition led by the Congress has unleashed a fusillade of tweets and taunts against the Centre for failing to keep the currency in check. Congress leaders have taken to social media to accuse the ruling BJP of double standards, as before 2014, Narendra Modi… Continue reading "Narendra Modi ‘harmful’ for rupee, govt ‘directionless’: Congress"
As fuel prices were today hiked for the ninth time in the last 10 days, the opposition Congress has taken to the streets to protest the move. Leading the charge, party MPs from both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha staged a protest demonstration at Vijay Chowk near the Parliament in Delhi, kicking off a nationwide agitation against the steep rise… Continue reading "Congress carry out protest against fuel price hike"
Congress president Sonia Gandhi engaged five senior leaders to assess the post-poll situation in five states and suggest organisational changes following its electoral debacle, a day after the state unit chiefs were asked to resign. Rajya Sabha MP Rajani Patil has been asked to assess the situation in Goa, Jairam Ramesh in Manipur and Ajay Maken in Punjab, where the… Continue reading "Sonia Gandhi appoints five senior leaders to asses post-poll situation in five states"
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will release the party’s youth manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections today. Both leaders will address a special press conference at the party’s headquarters. This is one of the rare occasions when both leaders of the Congress Party will be jointly addressing the media. The party is going to the polls… Continue reading "Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi to release party’s youth manifestor for UP elections today"
Fearing possible defections amid never-ending power tussles within, the Congress government in Punjab put up a show of unity on Tuesday, saying that ministers and legislators are firmly behind Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and are grateful for “landmark initiatives” for the state’s overall development. The meeting took place hours after former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who quit after a… Continue reading "Punjab Congress shows unity after former CM announces new party"
Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and other Congress leaders arrived at the Congress party headquarters for the meeting to be presided by Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi to discuss the upcoming Assembly elections in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa, among other issues. Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief Mohan Markam, Uttarakhand PCC chief Ganesh Godiyal, Jharkhand PCC chief Rajesh… Continue reading "Congress leaders meet with Sonia Gandhi to discuss about upcoming polls"
Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi will chair a meeting of Congress general secretaries, state in-charges, PCC chiefs next week at party headquarters to discuss the training, membership programmes and chalking out a strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls, said sources. According to sources, during the meeting, organisational polls, which are expected to take place next year, would also be discussed… Continue reading "Sonia Gandhi to chair meeting of Congress general secretaries next week"