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Sonia’s message to Congress workers: Fight BJP’s propaganda


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is unhappy over the way the lower rung party leadership has responded to the coal block allocation charges by the ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress MP Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the party ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief


August 28th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) Veteran Congress member Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the ... Read more...

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Arjun wanted Sonia as PM after Indira’s killing?


July 7th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The late Congress leader Arjun Singh wanted Sonia Gandhi to be made the prime minister after Indira Gandhi was assassinated in 1984, veteran journalist ... Read more...

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Congress leaders tell Mukherjee he will be missed (Third Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress Monday bid farewell to its presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee with glowing praise from leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party president ... Read more...

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Sonia thanks non-UPA parties for support to Pranab (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday expressed happiness that Pranab Mukherjee emerged not only the unanimous choice of the United Progressive Alliance as presidential candidate ... Read more...

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RBI to notify steps to revive economy, rupee: Mukherjee (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would announce measures later in the day to help revive the battered ... Read more...

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CWC meeting to bid Pranab farewell begins (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee - the party's apex decision-making body - began it's meeting here Monday. The meeting has been convened to bid farewell ... Read more...

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CWC meeting begins


June 25th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee - the party's apex decision-making body - began its meeting here Monday. The meeting has been convened to bid farewell ... Read more...

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Congress top brass meets, presidential nominee likely next week


June 8th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Amid indications that Congress could declare its presidential candidate next week, the party's top leaders including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and chief Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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Congress faces difficulties, admits Mukherjee


June 4th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee admitted Monday that the Congress was facing a "difficult" situation."The Congress will have to face challenges. The situation is difficult," ... Read more...

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Sonia pulls up Congress, to pick presidential nominee (Roundup)


June 4th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) On a day she was authorised to select the presidential candidate, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi asked party colleagues to shun infighting if they needed ... Read more...

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Gadkari calls on Sonia Gandhi (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her residence, sparking speculation that they may have discussed ... Read more...

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Sonia to select Congress presidential candidate


June 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi was Monday authorised by the party's central working committee to select the Congress candidates for the posts of India's next ... Read more...

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Present economic crisis not similar to 1991: Pranab


June 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Despite a sharp slowdown in economic growth, high inflation and record fall in the value of rupee, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday emphasised that ... Read more...

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Sonia defends PM, stresses Congress unity (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against "unfounded allegations" and also called for an end to infighting within the party.In ... Read more...

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Difficult times for economy, says Manmohan


June 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday warned that the Indian economy was passing through "difficult times due to influences beyond (our) control".Addressing the Congress Working ... Read more...

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Sonia defends PM, for unity in Congress (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, dubbing the recent attacks on him "unfortunate".At a meeting of the Congress Working Committee ... Read more...

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BJP backs Ramdev’s movement


June 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday backed Baba Ramdev's movement against black money, with the yoga guru meeting party president Nitin Gadkari at his ... Read more...

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CWC meet begins, economic situation on agenda


June 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the apex decision-making body of the ruling party, began here Monday with the country's economic situation ... Read more...

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CWC to meet Monday to bolster party’s fortunes


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The ruling Congress' apex decision making body, the CWC, will meet Monday to deliberate challenges before it, as the UPA government led by it ... Read more...

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Disillusionment, infighting caused Congress defeat


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 2 (IANS) Disillusionment with the Congress besides infighting in the party ranks are being widely blamed for the end of its 26 years of control over the ... Read more...

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Congress readies to pick presidential candidate


May 30th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will meet here June 4, apparently to accelerate the process of selecting a candidate for the presidential polls.Congress president ... Read more...

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CWC likely to ask Sonia to choose presidential nominee (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) has been called June 4 to discuss the current political situation, with the party's highest decision-making ... Read more...

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CWC meet June 4 to discuss presidential poll, price rice


May 29th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) With the presidential election on the horizon, a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) has been called June 4 to discuss the "current ... Read more...

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Congress promises free water, power in Goa manifesto


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 20 (IANS) Free water and electricity to poorer sections of society are two of the key promises made by the Congress in its poll manifesto, released Monday, ahead ... Read more...

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Who’ll lead Congress in UP? Not Rahul, says party


February 8th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Congress has not projected any chief minister in the hotly contested Uttar Pradesh elections that began Wednesday and "youth icon" Rahul Gandhi is ... Read more...

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Goa’s land scam haunts two Congress ex-chief ministers


December 6th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) Three years after the Congress-led coalition government in Goa cancelled seven controversial special economic zone (SEZ) allotments, the scam is back to haunt two of ... Read more...

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Congress core group will discuss by-poll debacle Friday


October 18th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Congress core group, including party president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, will discuss the party's big defeat in the Oct 13 ... Read more...

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Election results real setback to Congress (News Analysis)


October 18th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The election rout in one Lok Sabha and three assembly seats across four states is a serious blow to the Congress, which is worried ... Read more...

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Supporters pray for Sonia, rivals say they miss her


September 6th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) As Congress circles hint at the imminent return of party president Sonia Gandhi, who is recuperating abroad from an undisclosed illness, party leaders recall ... Read more...

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Government underestimated Anna’s movement: Anil Shastri


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) In an indication of unease in the Congress about the handling of Anna Hazare's fast, party leader Anil Shastri said Monday the government underestimated his ... Read more...

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Ahead of June 30 deadline, uncertainty continues over Lokpal bill


June 25th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) With a few days left before the June 30 deadline for finalising the Lokpal bill, uncertainty continues over the fate of the much-awaited anti-graft ... Read more...

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Congress working committee for tough line on Lokpal bill (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Hinting at a tough line against the civil society leaders on the Lokpal bill, most members of the Congress working committe, at a meeting ... Read more...

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Congress working committee favours tough line on Lokpal bill


June 24th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Hinting at a tough line against the civil society leaders on the Lokpal bill, most members of the Congress working committe, at a meeting ... Read more...

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