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Punjab Congress Factionalism: CM Amarinder Leaves For Delhi To Meet Sonia Gandhi

Jul 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Amarinder Singh left for the national capital in a chopper from Chandigarh at around 11 am. He is expected to meet Sonia Gandhi later in the day

Punjab Congress Crisis: Navjot Singh Sidhu Meets Priyanka Gandhi

Jun 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Sidhu tweeted a picture with a caption, 'Had a long meeting with Priyanka Gandhi'

'No Change Of Guard In Punjab': AICC Panel Submits Report To Sonia Gandhi

The committee said that there is no groupism in the party and suggested that more representation should be given to Dalit leaders.

‘Over My Dead Body’: Kapil Sibal On Joining BJP

Jun 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The senior Congress leader, however, said the party needs reform and the leadership must listen

Factionalism Main Reason For Congress’ Debacle In Kerala: AICC Leader Tariq Anwar

‘There is a strong urge for change from Congress workers. An overhaul of the organization will happen in the long run,’ Congress leader Tariq Anwar tells Outlook’s Preetha Nair

11 May, 2021

Cong Will Be Remembered For ‘Duplicity, Pettiness’: JP Nadda To Sonia Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

JP Nadda wrote a four-page letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, a day after the Congress Working Committee hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

10 May, 2021

Sonia To Form Fact-Finding Group To Analyse Congress Poll Rout In Bengal, Assam, Kerala

Outlook Correspondent

Party says panel will file report at the earliest but several leaders not enthused; say AK Antony report that analysed 2014 poll rout not discussed by CWC in seven years

10 May, 2021

Citing Covid Situation Congress Again Defers Internal Poll To Elect New Chief

Outlook Correspondent

The party's presidential election, which was scheduled for end-June, has been deferred temporarily and may take place after 2-3 months if the Covid pandemic abates

10 May, 2021

‘Need To Look At Every Aspect That Caused Defeat’: Sonia Gandhi To Congress On Poll Results

Outlook Web Bureau

The meeting of the top Congress body has been convened to deliberate and introspect on the party's poor performance in the just-concluded assembly elections.

07 May, 2021

Congress Performance In 2021 Assembly Elections Disappointing: Sonia Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

'The CWC is meeting shortly to review the results but it goes without saying that we as a party collective must draw appropriate lessons from this setback in a spirit of humility and honesty,' she said.

02 May, 2021

Mamata Banerjee To Sonia Gandhi, 13 Leaders Request Govt To Launch Free Mass Vaccination Drive

Outlook Web Bureau

The signatories include Congress president Sonia Gandhi, JDS leader and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda, NCP leader Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee.

01 May, 2021

As India Launches Inoculation Drive For All Adults, Sonia Gandhi Pitches For Free Vaccines

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress president Sonia Gandhi also urged the Centre to formulate a national policy to tackle the second Covid-19 wave

22 April, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Policy Discriminatory: Sonia Gandhi Writes Letter To PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Urging the Prime Minister to intervene immediately to reverse it, Sonia Gandhi said that the new vaccine policy implies that the central government has abdicated its responsibility of providing free vaccine to all Indians between 18 and 45 years of age.

20 April, 2021

Congress Leader Anand Sharma Tests Covid-19 Positive, Hospitalised

Outlook Web Bureau

Anand Sharma is the deputy leader of the Congress in Rajya Sabha and heads the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs.

17 April, 2021

Sonia Gandhi Slams Modi Govt, Accuses Of ‘Gross Unpreparedness’, ‘Adhocism’

Outlook Web Bureau

Chairing the meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), Sonia also called for making all equipment, medicines and instruments required for treating COVID-19 free of the GST.

19 March, 2021

Congress Leaders Have No Hesitation In Joining Hands With RSS-BJP: Former Cong Leader P C Chacko

Preetha Nair

Former Congress veteran P C Chacko said Rahul Gandhi's tweets are nice, but that alone won't save the party.

10 March, 2021

‘Congress Headless For Last 1 Year, No Democracy Left In Party’: PC Chacko

Outlook Web Bureau

PC Chacko, who was a former working committee member of the Congress, quit the party on Wednesday

09 March, 2021

Not Isolated: People Have Faith In Gandhis, Leadership Qualities, Says Ashok Gehlot

Outlook Web Bureau

The development comes after the cover story and an editorial in a news magazine triggered heated discussions when it argued that the Gandhis are now 'isolated'.

Photo Gallery

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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