In a major reshuffle ahead of possible elevation of Rahul Gandhi as party president at the AICC session next month, Congress on Monday appointed five new PCC chiefs and one regional Congress Committee President.
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday waded into the controversy relating to religious conversions, saying there is nothing wrong in its 'ghar wapsi' programme and called for a law to check "forced" conversions.
In a move that can boost the morale of dejected Congress' cadre, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, daughter of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, might be appointed as the party's general secretary on Monday, reports claimed on Sunday.
Senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday refused to be drawn into speculation about elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the party president, telling reporters that they would get to know if and when anything major happens.
Amidst ongoing debates on Rahul Gandhi's elevation as the Congress president, Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot on Friday said the ground-level workers of the party still want Sonia Gandhi to lead the party.
Amid a leadership debate in Congress, former Law Minister Ashwani Kumar today said Sonia Gandhi has provided "exemplary leadership" to the party but admitted there could be differences in perspectives between her and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi on certain issues.
Condemning "intemperate" remarks by Congress leaders against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP on Thursday asked party President Sonia Gandhi to rein in her party leaders and demanded an apology from her.
Congress on Thursday dismissed any projection of a rift between Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and described as "personal opinion" recent remarks by senior leaders Kamal Nath and Digvijay Singh about confusion and generation gap, saying both the Gandhis were running the party in a "cohesive" manner.