Friction between Congress, TMC could play out in winter session of Parliament

The first instance of a possible breach in the opposition unity was visible at the Congress' call to boycott the Constitutional Day event at the Parliament House Friday.

26 Nov 2021

Failure to curb infighting in state units leads to setbacks for Congress

Sources said that the high command failed to address concerns raised by Sangama, who was upset over not being consulted before MP Vincent H Pala's appointment.

26 Nov 2021

Mamata Banerjee draws Congress rebels; to meet PM Narendra Modi on November 24

To help realise the national ambition, election strategist Prashant Kishor has been working with the party on a long-term basis.

24 Nov 2021

Congress leader Kirti Azad to join Trinamool Congress amid Mamata Banerjee's Delhi visit

Azad, who joined Congress in 2019 ahead of the general elections, is expected to move on to TMC and his formal joining is likely on Tuesday evening in presence of Mamata.

23 Nov 2021

Eye on polls, Congress reworks caste equations to woo SCs, STs & OBCs

The Congress is expected to soon announce organisational revamp in Gujarat unit and is looking to balance caste equations.

23 Nov 2021

Hindutva-Hinduism debate splits Congress leadership

Senior leader and MP Manish Tewari said that Congress might have started a slide down on a slippery slope by deviating from the Nehruvian ideal of secularism.

18 Nov 2021

Ahead of Goa polls, Centre tweaks private forest construction rule

This guideline permits use of up to 250 sqm area for residential purpose by homestead owners for bona fide use and not for commercial ventures.

17 Nov 2021

Rajya Sabha polls: Trinamool on the front foot to establish national footprint
 

Sources said that if Mamata has to take on the Modi government, she has to be part of the narrative and one of the ways is being proactive electorally.

15 Nov 2021

‘Jan Jagran Abhiyan’: Congress to launch outreach events across country ahead of state polls

A meeting of the agitation committee headed by senior party leader Digvijay Singh was held Monday to plan the activities.

09 Nov 2021

Priyanka Gandhi's promises too late to save Uttar Pradesh Congress

Party leaders are of the view that Priyanka has been focusing on Uttar Pradesh off late with an eye on the women voters but this is unlikely to provide any electoral gains.

07 Nov 2021

Trouble for Congress? Bypoll results indicate regional parties' dominance

The slow progress to make a united front is bothering several opposition leaders and this was also pointed out by the TMC when it said that it had waited for months to get a response from Congress.

04 Nov 2021

Bypoll results: Congress gloats, calls government policies anti-people

A senior Congress said it reflects the mood of the people in the BJP-ruled state where elections are scheduled by the end of 2022.

03 Nov 2021

After 2019 Lok Sabha polls embarrassment, Congress to prevent fake membership

Congress general secretary incharge for UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had flagged bogus membership issues during a recent meeting of party officials.

30 Oct 2021

'Makes no sense': Congress drops no-alcohol clause from membership form of workers

Sources said that there was also a headcount of leaders present at the meeting who consume alcohol and over 50 per cent said they drink while some remained mum.

27 Oct 2021

Rift wide open in Opposition ranks ahead of Assembly polls, Parliament winter session

In Goa, the Congress and the TMC are engaged in a pitched battle with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calling out all opposition parties to join hands.

26 Oct 2021