Faced with sliding electoral fortune since the Lok Sabha poll debacle, Congress is likely to make leadership changes in a number of states, which will also lead to a shake-up in the AICC, where some young general secretaries could be appointed.
Shortly after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took “leave of absence”, Shiv Sena targeted the Gandhi scion in its editorial mouthpiece 'Saamna' alleging that he took the decision as he was miffed with senior party leaders.
With his surprise sabbatical "for a few weeks" sparking speculations, Congress on Monday jumped in to damage control asserting that Gandhi will actively take part in all party processes after he comes back from the leave in near future.
Congress leader Karan Singh on Thursday said he had resigned from AICC's foreign affairs wing after being left out of a delegation of its leaders which met US President Barack Obama during his visit to India, but did not press the matter after speaking to party chief Sonia Gandhi.
Supporters of AICC member and former Union Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti on Monday welcomed the high command reportedly pulling up TNCC president E V K S Elangovan for some of his remarks against the two and said it was a "relief".
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the party had faced poll routs in the past several elections, including the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, not because of the Bharatiya Janata Party but as a consequence of party workers' angst.
Days after its senior leader Sheila Dikshit did not rule out support to AAP, Congress on Monday asserted it will not have any truck with Arvind Kejriwal-led party as it attacked him along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "U-turns" on promises.
Struggling to recover from its worst electoral debacle, Congress leadership has outlined a blueprint to revamp the party and redraft its socio-economic policies amid reports that Rahul Gandhi may be elevated to the position of party President.
AICC General Secretary for Northeastern states V Narayanasamy on Sunday hit out at the formation of NITI Aayog to replace the Planning Commission, claiming it would deprive the elected ministry of Puducherry of the opportunity to make representation on its fiscal needs.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday held deliberations with party leaders from West Bengal on the strategy ahead amid the ongoing political slug fest between Trinamool Congress and BJP over the Saradha chit fund case.
AICC General Secretary and former Union Minister V Narayanasamy Thursday condemned the alleged assault by Andhra Pradesh police on journalists from Tamil Nadu during the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Tirupathi.
The hunt for a new Youth Congress chief has begun with the term of incumbent president Rajeev Satav coming to a close and Rahul Gandhi seeking to make the party fighting fit after its Lok Sabha polls debacle.
At a time when the party's political fortunes appear to be sliding, youth leaders of Congress are looking to gain from the experience of its veterans who once wielded command of Youth Congress through a unique interaction here.
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.