On behalf of the petitioners in the hate speeches case in Supreme Court, Sibal wrote to the district magistrates of Aligarh and Haridwar urging them to take preventive measures including imposition of Section 144 to prevent holding of such events.
Sonia Gandhi also asserted that every member of the party wants a revival of the Congress, but that requires unity and keeping the party's interests paramount.
The Congress Working Committee will deliberate over key issues including organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and the current political situation.
The Congress leader Anand Sharma urged party chief Sonia Gandhi to take action over ‘hooliganism’ by party workers at Kapil Sibal’s house.
Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi will hold a virtual meeting with senior leaders to firm up a united fight against the ruling BJP. NCP chief Sharad Pawar, chief ministers Mamata Banerjee (Trinamool Congress), MK Stalin (DMK), Uddhav Thackeray (Shiv Sena) and Hemant Soren (JMM) will be attending the virtual meet, as will RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav.
On the cards is also a lunch or dinner to be hosted by Sonia Gandhi for opposition leaders
Speaking to Outlook, Naresh Gujral said that the meeting, which was attended by many veteran leaders, was reminiscent of the Opposition meet in 1980’, hosted by his father and former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral at his house.
Kapil Sibal demanded that an independent investigation be conducted, saying ‘we cannot trust the agencies of this government’
The senior Congress leader, however, said the party needs reform and the leadership must listen
Congress G23 leaders have pledged to fight new 'azadi' battle to strengthen Congress from Jammu to Nagpur and urged youngsters to join the party
With six senior Congress leaders including--Kapil Sibal and Manish Tewari likely to meet Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu over the weekend, sources claim there’s unease and resentment brewing within the Grand Old Party
Kapil Sibal, appearing for the journalists' body, said that the mother of Kappan was unconscious and was wanting to see her son.
Why is 24, Akbar Road agog with rumours of Rahul Gandhi finally signalling his return to the Congress party’s hot seat?
Saturday’s meeting comes at a time when the party is busy finalizing a blueprint for an AICC session to be held next year to elect a new party chief.
Kharge says, '... we have to fight unitedly. It has pained me that some senior leaders have spoken against the party and its leadership.'
Some senior Congress leaders including Kapil Sibal had called for introspection after the party's dismal performance in Bihar assembly polls
Earlier, Kapil Sibal had demanded for an introspection within the party after the Congress' poor show in Bihar polls
Congress leaders were praising Rahul Gandhi while carrying a burden of '100 tonnes of stone' on their chest, and now they feel suffocated: Sambit Patra
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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