Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, members of her family and party leaders and workers paid floral tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary at Vir Bhumi here on Wednesday.
Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said it was ironic that the central government is trying to justify the reported Chinese incursion by stating that China was only coming up to its perception line.
Manmohan Singh, who steered the UPA government for 10 years as prime minister, was looking for a `soft` job in his 50s but was told by then prime minister Indira Gandhi to become the governor of the Reserve Bank of India as he was "too young to do a soft job", a new book by his daughter has revealed.
Looking to take corrective action following its worst-ever showing in Lok Sabha polls, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) is likely to soon take up the report of the AK Antony panel which went into the reasons behind the debacle.
A face-off between the Centre and the Telangana government seems to be imminent as the Home Ministry may intervene in the `Intensive Household Survey` to ascertain the details of 84 lakh families in the state.
Congress on Tuesday opposed the government`s decision to replace the Planning Commission with a new body terming it a "kneejerk and half-baked decision" and favoured a "restructuring instead of dismantling" of the plan panel.
Congress Tuesday kept up the attack on NDA over cancellation of Indo-Pak talks even as the government and BJP said the neighbouring country cannot "walk with separatism and talk with Government of India" simultaneously.
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s emphasis on toilets in his Independence Day speech and suggested collective efforts to end the menace of open defecation in the country.
Opposing the Centre`s move to abolish the Planning Commission, senior Congress leader Manas Bhuniya on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to eradicate all the achievements of Congress rule.
Lashing out at Congress and BJP for opposing the proposed meeting of separatist leaders with the Pakistan High Commissioner, both moderate and hardline factions of the Hurriyat Conference on Monday said their reaction was unwarranted and demonstrated political immaturity.
Congress on Monday raised questions on India calling off the Foreign Secretary level talks scheduled between the two countries on August 25 in Islamabad, stating that the government shouldn`t have agreed to talks in the first place.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan feels the House can change the rules regarding recognising the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the absence of any party getting the minimum ten per cent of the total strength for the purpose.