Poll-bound Jharkhand gearing up for its second phase slated for December 2, will witness hectic campaigning with AICC President and Vice President Sonia and Rahul Gandhi besides, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, visiting the state over the next two days.
Jolted by the exit of senior leader G K Vasan over 'mishandling' of party affairs, Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, disapproved of the role of high command's observers in managing affairs of the states.
Questions on Robert Vadra's altercation with electronic media were raised at the AICC briefing on Monday with Congress seeking to put a lid on the matter after a statement backing the son-in-law of Sonia Gandhi.
Asserting that Congress will fight all the 87 seats in Jammu and Kashmir, AICC general secretary Ambika Soni on Wednesday said Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi will be star campaigners for the upcoming Assembly elections in the state.
Congress on Monday distanced itself from senior party leader of Jammu and Kashmir Sham Lal Sharma's call for a Hindu Chief Minister in the state, saying the party never sees posts and positions from this point of view.
Voices of discomfiture have come to fore in Congress over the remarks of senior leader P Chidambaram that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should "speak more" and that even a non-Gandhi family member can be party President someday.
The report of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee seeking action against party MP Shashi Tharoor for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under the consideration of the disciplinary panel of All India Congress Committee (AICC).
Congress on Monday approached Election Commission (EC) against Prime Minister Narendra Modi as it accused him of "misusing state machinery" and "abusing authority" over the broadcast of his 'Mann ki Baat' address on All India Radio ahead of Assembly polls later this month.
With NCP not budging from its demand, Maharashtra Congress President Manikrao Thakre on Sunday said his party was willing to give its ally a few seats but if it remains "inclined" towards a particular number then things "will not work out".
After its rout in Lok Sabha polls, Congress has drawn up an action plan to revive the party in Uttar Pradesh by convening meetings of senior leaders at Lucknow on September 23 followed by a day-long interaction with newly appointed district chiefs.
Coming out against the old guard and in support of Rahul Gandhi, a group of young Congress leaders have decided to write to senior leaders against damaging the party's image and making controversial statements outside party fora.
Dismissing contentions that the leadership of Rahul Gandhi has come under doubt amid an apparent tug of war within the party, Congress today asserted that the Congress Vice President is the "leadership" for future and that partymen will work under him.