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Not disappointed, election has galvanised Congress workers: Tharoor on losing party prez polls 

In the poll, winning candidate Kharge was backed by several senior leaders while Tharoor had pitched himself as the candidate of change, largely supported by lesser-known party workers.

published on : 21st October 2022
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Tharoor's fate as Congress president to be known soon

Ever since Tharoor filed his nomination papers on Sep 30, he had been travelling the length and the breadth of the country seeking the support of all the Pradesh Congress Committee office bearers. 

published on : 19th October 2022
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As Cong elects non-Gandhi chief, top leaders stress Gandhi family to play key role going forward

Over 9,000 Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) delegates form the electoral college to pick the party chief in a secret ballot.

published on : 17th October 2022
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Congress presidential polls: About 96 per cent turnout; no adverse incident reported, says Mistry 

The overall voter turnout was about 96% and in small states, it was nearly 100%, he said at a press conference after voting ended in the Kharge versus Tharoor contest.

published on : 17th October 2022
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Cong president polls: Rahul to vote in Karnataka's Ballari, Sonia in party HQ

A camp booth has been set up for Rahul Gandhi and others who are participating in the Bharat Jodo Yatra.

published on : 16th October 2022
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Thousands throng Tamil Nadu Congress HQ to welcome Kharge

Congress presidential candidate Mallikarjun Kharge visited the party’s state unit headquarters, Sathyamoorthi Bhavan, on Friday to mobilise support of PCC members for his candidature.

published on : 15th October 2022
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Cong Prez polls by secret ballot, have ensured level playing field for both candidates: Madhusudan Mistry

"Both candidates have been told about it. What is it that is still left to do, we do not know, and no one has contacted us over the issue," Mistry said.

published on : 12th October 2022
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I don't withdraw from challenge, never will: Tharoor dismisses talk of withdrawing from Congress prez poll

Tharoor also asserted that it was a "friendly contest" within the party that was taking place and he is here to stay the course.

published on : 8th October 2022
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New Congress chief cannot be remote-controlled by Gandhi family: Rahul

Gandhi also said that by nature he believes in 'tapasya' and wanted an element of suffering in this communication to people through the Bharat Jodo Yatra.

published on : 8th October 2022
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Cong asks office-bearers not to back prez hopefuls

The party issued a set of guidelines for the election in which it said that those who wish to support any candidate will have to first resign from their organisational post.

published on : 4th October 2022
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Kharge for debate on jobs, inflation; wants team work 

I am contesting the election in response to the wishes of a very large number of our colleagues from different states who belong to different age groups.

published on : 4th October 2022
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Congress presidential poll: Tharoor says he doesn’t carry any baggage in party

I’m aware that I’m seen as the underdog. As the expression goes, the underdog fights with all the more spirit.

published on : 4th October 2022
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KPCC president K Sudhakaran endorses Kharge's candidature

Sudhakaran said that Kharge's experience at the organizational level and popularity will strengthen the party. 

published on : 3rd October 2022
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Open to public debate between Cong prez poll candidates, will evoke people's interest in party: Tharoor 

Kharge and Tharoor were left in the fray in the Congress presidential poll after former Jharkhand minister K N Tripathi's nomination was rejected on Saturday.

published on : 2nd October 2022
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Kharge resigns as Leader of Opposition in RS; Digvijaya, Chidambaram in race to replace him 

Kharge's resignation, which the 80-year-old leader sent to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, is in line with the party's declared 'One person, One post' principle.

published on : 1st October 2022
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Kharge, Tharoor, Tripathi file nominations for Congress Presidential poll

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, who was seen as a contender for the top post, on Friday announced that he will not contest the party president's election.

published on : 30th September 2022
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Mallikarjun Kharge to file nomination for Congress chief post today

According to the sources, Manish Tewari, a face of the G-23 group of leaders is also mulling over filing the nomination for the top post.

published on : 30th September 2022
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Digvijaya Singh says he will file nomination for Congress president poll; collects papers

Asked if he was acting at the behest of the party leadership, he said, "I am responsible for myself." Wait till the date of withdrawal, Singh told reporters when asked if he will remain in the fray.

published on : 29th September 2022
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Digvijaya Singh to file nomination for post of Congress president

The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister may file the nomination by September 30.

published on : 28th September 2022
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Rajasthan CM Gehlot to visit Delhi, meet Congress high command

Gehlot's visit comes a day after Congress issued show-cause notices to three of his loyalists for their "grave indiscipline".

published on : 28th September 2022
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