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It is to be mentioned that the decision for the chief ministerial post has been taken after several rounds of meetings over the past 36 hours to bring Sachin Pilot, 41, on board. Rahul Gandhi's sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joined one of the meetings.

New Delhi: The Congress here, on Saturday, released the third list of 37 candidates for the two-phased assembly polls in Chhattisgarh after a Central Election Committee meeting. Among the 37 candidates announced, three are women. With this, the Congress has named 55 candidates. The Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly has 90 seats. ALSO READ: Former Delhi CM Madan Lal …

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of indulging in “snooping and spying” hours after four Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials were nabbed outside the residence of CBI Director Alok Verma saying that it was a “blatant and brazen” use of agencies. “Making the agencies dance to their tune by use of brute …

Chennai: BJP has been encashing for so long on its slogan “If not BJP, then who? Pappu?” It seems like Congress has taken the matter seriously and decided to clear all the buzz around its Prime Ministerial Candidate. In and interview senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram had said that the Congress has not officially declared Rahul Gandhi …

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday termed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a “weapon of political vendetta” under the Narendra Modi’s regime. Gandhi’s comments come after the CBI announced on Sunday that it has registered a case against its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana of accepting bribe to settle a case of …

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court decision to strike down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act which allows any private entity to demand the unique identity document from citizens for the purpose of identification. “We welcome the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act. Private entities are …

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who was in the eye of a storm and the butt of criticism from some Congress leaders for going to the RSS headquarters, attended the Iftar party hosted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former President Pratibha Patil and former Vice President Hamid …

Ranikor: The opposition Congress in Meghalaya on Tuesday suffered a setback after its party members from South West Khasi Hills district’s Ranikor block resigned en masse and joined the ruling National People’s Party while the local legislator is likely to follow suit. Former Public Works Department Minister Martin M. Danggo, who is the sitting Congress legislator …