Congress leadership

Congress Working Committee still nowhere near finding Rahul Gandhi’s successor 

With all the five party sub-groups unitedly proposing Rahul's name as party chief, and Rahul refusing to go back on his decision, the mantle fell on Sonia again to shepherd the party.

published on : 10th August 2019

Rahul, Sonia Gandhi at second meeting to pick Congress chief

Rahul and Sonia Gandhi are attending the second meeting, which will take a final decision on basis of the suggestions forwarded by state leaders and the leaders representing five zonal units.

published on : 10th August 2019

New Congress president will be appointed in few days: Sources

I am happy that the Congress is under pressure and this will jolt the Congress into action, Rahul Gandhi is learnt to have told the party leaders.

published on : 10th August 2019

Congress Working Committee must appoint interim chief, hold party polls for top posts: Tharoor

Tharoor said the way forward for the party could be opening up all key posts, including the CWC membership, to fresh elections which may help legitimise the incoming set of leaders.

published on : 4th August 2019

KPCC bigwigs lash out at Tharoor for his statement on Congress leadership

Congress state president Mullappally Ramachandran said the Congress is a political party with a slew of leaders and Tharoor’s statement is unfounded.

published on : 30th July 2019

INTERVIEW | No decision on Congress president will affect party, says Karan Singh

The Congress veteran tells TNIE that being cautious is understood, but the further delay will demoralise the state units.

published on : 28th July 2019

Confusion prevails in Congress over appointment of new president

Lauding Gandhi for resigning as party president after the Lok Sabha poll results, Dwivedi said it is an ideal for other Congress leaders to follow.

published on : 9th July 2019

After Milind Deora, Jyotiraditya Scindia quits as Congress' UP general secretary

Reports had suggested that the former Guna MP's name was being floated in political circles to head the Madhya Pradesh unit of Congress.

published on : 7th July 2019

Ahmed Patel, Gehlot join protest for Rahul

Other prominent leaders who have joined the protests included Motilal Vohra, Deepak Babaria and RPN Singh

published on : 3rd July 2019

Congress leadership crisis: 'Positive' Rahul gives party chief ministers hope

Narayanasamy claims the party chief has mellowed; had heart-to-heart talks with Gandhi for two hours, says Ashok Gehlot.

published on : 2nd July 2019

It's official! Rahul to step down as Congress chief, says party will decide his successor

Gandhi is adamant on stepping down as party president following the debacle in the elections.

published on : 20th June 2019