Despite the slide in its electoral fortunes beginning with the Lok Sabha polls, Congress sought to remain ambivalent on the question of "going it alone" even as party leaders spoke of the silver lining in the results of the just-concluded Assembly Elections.
Congress Party leader Rashid Alvi on Monday said the NCP's decision to offer outside support to the BJP to form a government in Maharashtra will now bring forward the real reason behind Sharad Pawar-led party's decision to break its alliance with the Grand Old Party ahead of the Assembly polls.
The results of the Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly polls came as a shocker for the Congress and made its revival even more difficult as the party has been defeated in the states that had been its traditional strongholds. The Congress finished third in both the states.
On the eve of counting of votes in Maharashtra and Haryana, Congress leaders appear resigned to the party's fate in the Assembly polls giving more than ample hints that it was unlikely to return to power in the two states.
Accusing the NDA government of misleading the public on the issue of black money, Congress on Saturday rejected Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's charge that a treaty signed with Germany by the Congress government in 1995 has kept its hands tied on the issue.
The Congress Friday sought apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the government told the Supreme Court that it could not disclose the names, received from foreign governments, of people who have allegedly stashed away their ill-gotten money to tax havens.
Two months after Congress' demand for Leader of Opposition's post was rejected by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has in response to a RTI query said there is no minimum percentage of seats required for appointment of LoP in Lok Sabha.
Maharashtra Congress chief Manikrao Thakre on Friday termed the party leader and former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's controversial statement on Adarsh Society scam and his predecessors in the office as "unfortunate".
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday lambasted Pakistani Army for deliberately targeting civilians and said it was "rogue army" as authorities of the neighbouring country have no control over it.