Sonia, Rahul Gandhi should take 2-year break: Former CWC member Brar

Former Congress Working Committee member Jagmit Singh Brar on Friday created a flutter with his remarks that there was "no harm" if Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi take a two-year break in the wake of Lok Sabha poll debacle.

Congress removes Haryana Rajya Sabha MP Birender Singh from working committee

Cracking the whip against its sulking Haryana MP Chaudhary Birender Singh who appears set to join the BJP, the Congress on Thursday night removed him from the party`s working committee and sought an explanation from the senior leader asking why he was associating with the saffron party.

After debacle in 2014 LS polls drastic AICC revamp on cards

Drastic revamp of the AICC set up is on the cards soon to get the party going after the worst debacle it faced in the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls.

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi`s resignation rejected by CWC; Manmohan takes responsibility for poll debacle

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi offered to resign in wake of the party`s worst-ever performance in the Lok Sabha polls here on Monday, but the Congress Working Committee (CWC) refused it, say reports.

Poll debacle: Congress Working Committee to resign en masse?

`A defeat, no matter how resounding, can never match up to the strength of the resolve to make amends` is an idea is yet to germinate in the minds of Congressmen, who are staring down the hill after ten years of `lal battis` and power.

CWC to meet on Monday in wake of poll debacle

As Congress is shell-shocked over its worst-ever tally of 44 seats in Lok Sabha polls, the chorus for a thorough revamp and surgical actions to stem the rot have grown as its apex decision making body Congress Working Committee meets on Monday.

Rahul to preside over informal CWC meeting on Friday

With Lok Sabha elections schedule set to be announced soon, Rahul Gandhi will be holding consultations with senior party leaders on Friday at an informal meeting of the Congress Working Committee.

Thomas calls Pawar a backstabber for 1999 revolt against Sonia

Food Minister KV Thomas has called Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar a backstabber for raising a banner of "revolt" against Congress President Sonia Gandhi in 1999 on the issue of her foreign origin.

Rahul Gandhi`s `primaries` plan will end `high command culture`: Congress

Rahul Gandhi`s "primaries" experiment for candidate selection is being hailed as plan to "end high command culture" that could pave way for direct election of Congress Working Committee.

Shashi Tharoor among 13 spokespersons chosen by Congress

In the run-up to 2014 General Elections, Union ministers P Chidambaram, Salman Khurshid, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and Mukul Wasnik have been named as senior Congress spokespersons.

Get act together before LS polls: CWC to govt

The government on Thursday came under fire at the meeting of the extended Congress Working Committee with leaders asking it to get its act together before the Lok Sabha elections.

Those against Rahul Gandhi within Congress will have to go: Salman Khurshid

Amid reports that a section of its top leaders are against naming Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate of the party, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Thursday warned that those who have a problem with the party vice president will have to go.

Suspense on Rahul Gandhi`s role continues, Congress Working Committee meets today

A day after the Core Committee of the Congress met to discuss Rahul Gandhi`s future role, the ruling party`s Working Committee is set to meet on Thursday to deliberate further on the issue and finalise a strategy for the upcoming General Elections.

Will Congress declare Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate?

Suspense prevails over Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi`s possible declaration as the party`s prime ministerial candidate at the AICC meeting.

Mandela was South Africa`s Father of the Nation: CWC

Congress Working Committee on Friday expressed profound grief over the death of Nelson Mandela, saying he ranked alongside Mahatma Gandhi and both of them were the two greatest leaders of the 20th century.

Seemandhra: Banks, Central offices remain shut in East Godavari

Public sector banks remained closed in East Godavari district on the shutdown call given by the Andhra Pradesh Non-Gazetted Officers Association against proposed division of the state.

Congress leaders to hold protest on Tuesday for `united` AP

Congress MLAs, MLCs and ministers supporting a `united` Andhra Pradesh plan to hold a protest in the premises of the legislative assembly.

Creation of Telangana state appears a real possibility

Creation of a Telangana state on Friday night appeared to be a real possibility after the top Congress leadership held prolonged deliberations on the contentious issue.

Shinde made permanent invitee to CWC

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde was on Thursday made a permanent invitee to the Congress Working Committee, the highest decision-making body of the party.

Birender Singh made member of CWC

Birender Singh was made a member of the Congress Working Committee on Monday, a day after he was dropped as the party general secretary.