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.
Congress, which was eyeing a record third term in Haryana on development plank, could win only three of six assembly seats where party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi held election rallies in favour of its nominees.
Reacting to Congress' poorest performance in Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, party president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said that her party accepts the verdict in both the states with humility.
Against the backdrop of infighting in the party's state unit, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked the partymen to stand united to fight against the alleged misrule of Akali government.
Taking potshot at the Congress' decision on removing Shashi Tharoor from party spokesperson's post, the BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said that soon party will only have Sonia and Rahul Gandhi.
BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday took a dig at former prime minister Manmohan Singh saying he always kept "mum" on various issues in contrast to his successor Narendra Modi who is an "articulate" prime minister.
Launching a frontal attack on the NDA government over the ongoing ceasefire violations, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that nothing has changed between India and Pakistan even though Narendra Modi had assured to bring back 'good days' after becoming the Prime Minister.
Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the ceasefire violations, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that onslaught started a day after the Prime Minister assured the country that things were back to normalcy.