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Tag: Congress Working Committee

Congress Working Committee Meets To Discuss Poll Debacle
Sonia Gandhi Offers To 'Step Back' From Top Role, CWC Turns Down

Party chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said: "The deliberations of the CWC is not open and many people spoke but the CWC statement is the final conclusion of the meeting."

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Top Cong Leaders Write To Sonia Gandhi Demanding Collective Leadership, Another Group Seeks Rahul's Return

New Delhi: Ahead of the Congress Working Committee meeting on Monday, different voices have emerged within the party with one section comprising sitting MPs and former ministers demanding collective leadership, while another group has sought the return of Rahul Gandhi to the helm. While two dozen Congress leaders including some ex-ministers have written to party […]

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Odisha Congress Upbeat After Sonia Gandhi Takes Over As Party's Interim Chief

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Congress Working Committee (CWC) elected Sonia Gandhi as the interim chief of the party, the Odisha unit of Congress is buoyant that the much-needed development will spur the party’s failing prospects both at the State and the national level. After party’s poor show during the recent general elections, while political […]

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CWC urges Rahul to reconsider his decision to quit as party chief

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee that met on Saturday to decide the successor of Rahul Gandhi again urged him to reconsider his decision and said it was yet to take a final call on his resignation. Addressing mediapersons after the meeting, Congress media in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala said: “The CWC unanimously appealed to Rahul […]

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CWC To Meet Again, Sonia & Rahul Opt Out Of Selection Process

New Delhi: The crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to choose a new party chief ended on Saturday afternoon, with another meeting scheduled for the evening. Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have opted out of the process of choosing a name. Emerging from the meeting, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi told reporters she and Rahul Gandhi […]

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Partymen Protest, Demand Priyanka As Congress Chief

New Delhi: Scores of Congress activists on Saturday protested outside the party headquarters here demanding Priyanka Gandhi Vadra be made the party president, amid a crucial Congress Working Committee meet to decide Rahul Gandhi’s successor. “Priyanka Gandhi should be made the party chief as she has the capability to keep the party together,” said Jagdish […]

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CWC to meet on Aug 10 to decide new Working President

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party’s top decision making body, will meet on August 10 to decide on a Working President after Rahul Gandhi quit as the President following the party’s dismal show in the Lok Sabha elections. “It has been decided to hold the next CWC meeting on 10th of August […]

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CWC did not caste aspersions on any individual, discussed performance: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress said on Monday that the CWC meeting on Saturday held a collective deliberation on the partys performance in the Lok Sabha polls instead of casting aspersions on the role or conduct of any specific individual and any “conjectures, speculations, insinuations, assumptions” in the media about its deliberations were “uncalled for and […]

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Rahul Gandhi takes back offer to resign

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took back his offer to quit as the Congress President, a proposal he made during the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Saturday following the party’s dismal show in the Lok Sabha elections, party sources said. The sources added that responsibility will be fixed for the party’s debacle in […]

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Heads expected to roll in Congress after election rout

New Delhi: Heads are expected to roll in the Congress following the party’s dismal performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections where it won just 52 seats, just 8 more than what it managed in 2014. A party source told IANS: “Many General Secretaries and state unit chiefs could face the heat as the party […]

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Rahul says issue of resignation between him and working committee

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took full responsibility for the defeat of the party in the Lok Sabha elections and said the issue of his resignation was a matter between him and the Congress Working Committee. “I accept full responsibility (for the party’s performance),” Gandhi said at a press conference here. Party […]

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Elections 2019: No headway for Odisha Congress in finalising partners

Bhubaneswar: With the general elections close at hand, Odisha Congress still appears to be in a dilemma over finalising its alliance partners and the seat allocation even after numerous discussions in this regard. While the party will hold a crucial meeting with the left parties on Saturday, the latter have already begun campaigning for the […]

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Modi popular but will be tough for BJP to replicate 2014 in UP: Survey

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi still remains popular with the masses but it would be difficult for the BJP to replicate its 2014 success in Uttar Pradesh, says a survey on the evolving political scenario in the state ahead of the upcoming elections. The survey also says that the tension after the Pulwama terror […]

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Uncertainty looms over Rahul Gandhi's Odisha visit

Bhubaneswar: The upcoming visit of All India Congress Committee President Rahul Gandhi to Odisha on February 27 could be cancelled as the party chief will be busy in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting in Gujarat on February 26, informed sources. The CWC meeting is scheduled ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in Gujarat. Odisha […]

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Uncertainty looms over Rahul Gandhi's Odisha visit

Bhubaneswar: The upcoming visit of All India Congress Committee President Rahul Gandhi to Odisha on February 27 could be cancelled as the party chief will be busy in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting in Gujarat on February 26, informed sources. The CWC meeting is scheduled ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in Gujarat. Odisha […]

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Elections 2019: CWC to meet in Ahmedabad on Feb 26

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the partys highest decision-making body will meet on February 26 in Prime Minister Narendra Modis home state Gujarat to chalk out and finalise the roadmap for the Lok Sabha elections. To be presided over by party President Rahul Gandhi, the meeting in Ahmedabad will also be attended by […]

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CWC starts meet for Rahul's elevation as Congress Chief

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) began a meeting here today to chart out a schedule for the election of the Congress President which will see elevation of Vice-President Rahul Gandhi to the party’s top post. The meeting was attended by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh along with […]

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Rahul likely to be elevated as Congress chief in October

New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is likely to be elevated as party chief at the culmination of party’s organisatonal polls in October, party sources said on Tuesday. Congress President Sonia Gandhi may step down ahead of Rahul’s likely elevation. The party on Tuesday released a schedule for the organisational elections which entail election of Congress […]

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