Political leaders should quit active posts at 70 years:  Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi
Political leaders should quit active posts at 70 years: Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi

Stoking a fresh controversy, Senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Thursday said people in politics should not continue in active posts beyond 70 years of age.

Congress down but not out, will bounce back: Dwivedi

AICC general secretary Janardan Dwivedi on Wednesday assured that the party is "down but not out" and will bounce back as efforts for its revival have begun.

Congress down but not out, will bounce back: Dwivedi

AICC general secretary Janardan Dwivedi on Wednesday said the party is "down but not out" and will bounce back as efforts for its revival have begun.

Congress rumblings: Dwivedi says organisation should have ability to listen

An organisation should have the ability to listen as well, senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi said on Manday at a time when a party leader has gone to the extent of saying that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi needed to take a break in the wake of the Lok Sabha poll debacle.

Not much attention was given to organisation: Janardan Dwivedi

With the party still licking the wounds of electoral debacle, a senior Congress leader today said that much attention was not given to the organisation when it was in power.

Cong dissolves UP unit, overhaul in other states likely

In the first major action after its massive drubbing in Lok Sabha polls, Congress on Tuesday dissolved the state unit of politically key Uttar Pradesh signalling a drastic overhaul.

Kamal Nath’s name doing rounds as new Leader of Opposition in LS, Sonia to take call

The Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha and the party leader in Rajya Sabha will be decided by Sonia Gandhi soon amid a view in the party that either she herself or Rahul Gandhi should occupy the post in the Lower House.

`Babri should not have been razed even if it was disputed`

Senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Friday slammed BJP over the demolition of Babri Mosque, saying it should have been allowed to exist even if it was disputed as people take lessons even from "wrong steps" of history.

Leader of Opposition in Odisha Bhupinder Singh quits, joins BJD

Leader of the Opposition in Odisha Bhupinder Singh along with legislature party secretary Anup Sai resigned from the Congress on Saturday sending shockwaves in political circles in the state.

Caste-based reservation row: BJP calls Congress `a confused party`

The Bharatiya Janata Party took a jibe at the Congress for its stand on reservation along caste lines.

Ajit Jogi opposes Janardan Dwivedi`s suggestion to end caste-based quotas

Congress leader Ajit Jogi on Wednesday strongly opposed party colleague Janardan Dwivedi`s controversial suggestion about ending caste-based quotas.

Congress snub to Dwivedi for suggestion on quota

Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Wednesday got a snub from the party with Sonia Gandhi rejecting his suggestion for ending quota based on caste.

System of reservations for SCs, STs, OBCs must continue: Sonia Gandhi

A day after Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi called for an end to reservation on caste lines, party president Sonia Gandhi snubbed him by saying that there should be "no doubt or ambiguity" over the party`s stand of continuing the system of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs.

Dwivedi`s quota remarks "trial balloon": BJP

BJP on Wednesday dubbed Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi`s pitch against reservation on caste lines as a "trial balloon" and charged the ruling party with deliberately trying to initiate a new debate to sidetrack "anti-government" sentiment on issues of corruption and price rise.

Dwivedi faces flak from BSP, SP for quota remark, Congress distances

Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi`s suggestion for ending quota based on caste and linking it with economic criteria was on Wednesday condemned by SP and BSP as anti-social justice while BJP and SAD questioned its timing just before Lok Sabha polls.

Cong`s suggestion of ending caste-based quota meets opposition

Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi`s remarks on ending caste-based reservation and going for quota on economic criteria created a stir on Wednesday with SP stoutly opposing the proposal and BJP and SAD questioning its timing.

Janardan Dwivedi wants end to reservation on caste lines

At a time when quota is the buzz word in politics, senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi has called for an end to reservation on caste lines and urged Rahul Gandhi to introduce quota for financially weaker sections bringing all communities under its ambit.

Congress should have sat in opposition in 2009: Janardan Dwivedi

Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi said on Sunday that it would have been better if the party had sat in opposition in 2009.

Cong should not have been in govt after 2009 polls: Dwivedi

Facing one of the most difficult elections ahead, a senior Congress leader has now raised questions over whether it was prudent for the party to have headed the UPA II government after the 2009 polls.

Rahul future leader of Cong, but decision on PM candidate at right time: Dwivedi

Rahul Gandhi is the future leader of Congress but the question of their prime ministerial candidate will be decided at an appropriate time, party general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said.