Making a pitch for more role for youth in the party, former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday urged the state unit to nominate young functionaries to party posts at block levels.
The opposition benches on Wednesday remained empty as the members boycotted Maharashtra Assembly proceedings on the last day of winter session over the issue of no reservation to Muslims in education and government jobs.
The assembly election results in Jharkhand Tuesday came as a blow to the Congress though the tally was not as disappointing in Jammu and Kashmir. Congress leaders said they will go for organisational revamp in the coming weeks to resurrect the party's electoral fortunes.
With Delhi Assembly elections in hindsight, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought a written reply from Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, who are yet to hit the campaign trail in the national capital, reports said on Tuesday.
With Peoples Democratic Party engaged in a close contest with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP leader Naeem Akhtar on Tuesday maintained that engagement is inevitable with the BJP as they are the ruling at the Centre.
As early trends indicate a humiliating defeat for Congress in both Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections, party leader Shobha Oza on Monday tried to put up a brave face saying that the grand old party hasn't lost any ground.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who was admitted to a hospital here for an infection in her lower respiratory tract, is feeling better and is all set to go home may be in a day or two, the hospital said on Monday.
Facing opposition attack over the conversion issue, Government on Monday said in Lok Sabha that neither it nor the BJP was involved in such acts and the state governments should take action if anyone violates the law.
Congress on Friday questioned the timing and manner in which information about pages missing from government records pertaining to DLF-Robert Vadra deal were allowed to circulate in the media and described the entire episode as "politically motivated".
Exuding confidence of a victory in the ongoing Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said that the results will spring a surprise, proving wrong all assessments made by political pundits.
Around 20 Congress workers including a MLA were on Friday detained by local police at Amreli town in Saurashtra region as a precautionary measure to stop them from staging protests at a government function attended by two state ministers.
Leaders of opposition parties on Friday strongly criticised the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's views regarding Mahatma Gandhi's assassinator Nathuram Godse and the Centre's silence regarding the same, urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a stand on the matter.