Congress dismisses Jairam Ramesh's remarks as 'frivolous'

 Congress on Monday virtually dismissed as "frivolous" remarks by Jairam Ramesh that time was up for leaders above the age of 60 with Rahul Gandhi bringing a new team when he takes over as President.

Major reservoirs across India witness fall in water levels
Major reservoirs across India witness fall in water levels

The current water stored at 91 major reservoirs, monitored by Central Water Commission (CWC), across India is less than last year's average storage and is also lower than the average storage in last 10 years.

Congress' kisan rally: As it happened
Congress' kisan rally: As it happened

In what could apparently be seen as patting one's own back, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will address Kisan Mazdoor Samman rally in Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Sunday over his party's claim of having compelled the NDA government to withdraw the contentious Land ordinance.

DNA: More wait for Rahul Gandhi as CWC extends Sonia Gandhi's term by a year

The Congress Working Committee on Tuesday extended the tenure of the party president Sonia Gandhi for another year. With these decision the chances of party vice president Rahul Gandhi taking over as party president this year has become remote.

India's 91 reservoirs have 59 percent water

 Water storage in India`s 91 reservoirs rose to 92.922 billion cubic metres (bcm) as on September 3 -- 59 percent of their cumulative capacity, official data said on Monday.

Sonia's term likely to be extended by a year at CWC Sep 8 meet

The Congress Working Committee is likely to extend party president Sonia Gandhi's term by another year when it meets here on September 8.

CWC to meet on Sep 8, to chalk out agenda against Modi govt

The Congress Working Committee (CWC) is meeting here on September 8 when it will deliberate on a host of issues to take on the Modi government, which it forced onto the back foot over the land bill and alleged wrongdoing by BJP leaders, including two chief ministers.

Antony claims "deliberate attempts" to polarise Kerala on communal lines

Senior Congress leader AK Antony on Saturday cautioned political leaders in Kerala about the "deliberate" attempts being made to upset the sensitive communal balance in the state.

Myanmar operation "nothing big": CWC member

 "There is nothing big" about the retaliatory surgical strike by elite military commandos on Myanmar soil earlier this week, Congress Working Committee member Luizinho Faleiro said here on Friday.

Parliamentary panel bats for upgrading flood forecasting infrastructure

 Noting that there is lack of coordination between local administration and the Central Water Commission (CWC), a parliamentary panel has "strongly" recommended for upgrading the present flood forecasting infrastructure.

'Dams in states neighboring Nepal did not suffer any damage in earthquake'

Dams located in states bordering Nepal did not suffer any damage due to the recent earthquake, the Central Water Commission (CWC) has said.

Man sales two-month-old son to buy medicine for wife in Odisha

Unable to purchase medicine for his sick wife, a tribal man allegedly sold his two-month-old baby boy to a woman for Rs 700 in Malkangiri district of Odisha.

CWC meet on Tuesday, likely to discuss roadmap to revamp party

A crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) will be held on Tuesday which is expected to deliberate on the roadmap to revamp the party in the wake of its worst debacle in the Lok Sabha polls.

CWC meet on Tuesday; Rahul to be made Congress president?
CWC meet on Tuesday; Rahul to be made Congress president?

Congress Working Committee will be meeting here on Tuesday in which discussions on possibility of making Rahul Gandhi as the next Congress president will be held, as per ANI report.

New Zealand ramps up security measures to nab match-fixers ahead of CWC
New Zealand ramps up security measures to nab match-fixers ahead of CWC

Security measures in New Zealand are being ramped up to avoid potential match fixers from entering the country with the Cricket World Cup ahead.

Mathematical model coming up to forewarn of floods, landslides

A year after the devastating deluge in Uttarakhand, Central Water Commission (CWC) is developing mathematical models to "quickly" assess the extent of damage landslides may cause in the Himalayan states of the country.

CWC to soon discuss Antony panel report on LS poll rout: Cong

Looking to take corrective action following its worst-ever showing in Lok Sabha polls, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) is likely to soon take up the report of the AK Antony panel which went into the reasons behind the debacle.

Congress suspends Haryana MP, ex-CWC member for `gross indiscipline`

Cracking the whip, Congress Thursday suspended rebel party MP from Haryana Chaudhary Birender Singh and former CWC member Jagmeet Brar for "gross indiscipline" and "deliberately lowering the prestige of the party".

Water level down in 63 reservoirs, says CWC report

There is a fall in water level in 62 reservoirs monitored by the Central Water Commission (CWC) since May, the Centre told the Rajya Sabha on Monday.

NC top brass to meet to discuss strategy for J&K Assembly polls

National Conference`s Central Working Committee (CWC) is meeting here on Wednesday to discuss strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir.