In a move that can boost the morale of dejected Congress' cadre, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, daughter of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, might be appointed as the party's general secretary on Monday, reports claimed on Sunday.
Amid sporadic demands to bring in Gandhi scion Priyanka to revive the Congress, AICC General Secretary Digvijay Singh said on Saturday that it will be entirely her decision to enter into active politics.
Congress leader Rajiv Shukla on Tuesday favoured "drastic steps" to revamp the party in wake of the unprecedented poll debacle in Delhi but steered clear of questions of bringing Priyanka Gandhi to the fore.
Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday issued a strong rebuttal to a media report that key aides of her brother and Congress Vice President Rahul were being quitely shifted to her office leading to speculation about greater political role for her.
In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party, which sits in Opposition in Karnataka, a party MLA on Wednesday courted controversy as he purportedly watched the zoomed in photo of Priyanka Gandhi on his mobile phone inside the Legislative Assembly.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday said that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should "speak more" and put in action a timetable that would enable the party to play the role of "true opposition" at a time when the morale of party cadres is "pretty low".