Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi will be joining the party’s ambitious Bharat Jodo Yatra on October 6 in Karnataka.
On the first anniversary of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, the Congress on Monday hit out at the central government for its failure to dismiss Union minister of state for home affairs Ajay Mishra Teni.
Congress will hope that with patience and vast experience, Kharge can paper over the cracks that put the party into an existential crisis.
Two days after Mallikarjun Kharge filed his papers to contest elections for Congress president, the veteran leader on Sunday said that he had entered the race not to oppose anyone but to strengthen the party.
On the 153rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi took a pledge to unite the country just like the Father of the Nation did against injustice.
Kharge will lock horns with Shashi Tharoor and Jharkhand Congress leader KN Tripathi.
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh was all set to run for the Congress president, but a twist of fate saw him pulling out of the race.
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh on Friday opted out of the election for the post of Congress president.
The entry of Kharge, who is also the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, has made the contest triangular with veteran party leaders Digvijaya Singh and Shashi Tharoor already in the fray
Hours after Rajasthan Chief minister Ashok Gehlot met Sonia Gandhi, his former deputy Sachin Pilot also met the Congress interim chief late on Thursday evening.