In response to senior leaders P Chidambaram and Shashi Tharoor's comments on Rishi Sunak's selection as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Congress stated that India does not need to learn from other countries.
Hours after Mallikarjun Kharge was elected the Grand Old Party’s first non-Gandhi president in more than two decades, the veteran politician he vowed to fight against the fascist forces who are attacking every democratic institution under the guise of communalism.
The biggest challenge that Kharge now faces is Ashok Gahlot. Can he upstage the Rajasthan chief minister and install Sachin Pilot as the new chief minister?
Congress presidential elections seem to have all the drama usually associated with a polling process. On Wednesday, the day of the counting of votes, the supporters of one of the candidates, senior party leader Shashi Tharoor, wrote to the party’s poll panel, alleging irregularities.
Congress will enter a new dawn as the party’s first non-Gandhi president in more than two decades is expected to be announced by the afternoon today.
The much-anticipated Congress presidential elections saw an impressive 96 per cent turnout, according to Madhusudhan Mistry, chairman of the Congress Election Authority and veteran party leader.
Days after Congress president post candidate Shashi Tharoor talked about an "uneven playing field" in polls, the party’s Central Election Authority chairman, Madhusudan Mistry, on Wednesday said that polling will be done through a secret ballot.
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.
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.