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Congress: Formal meeting of representatives of different countries, states, organizations, etc.
A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different countries, constituent states, organizations, trade unions, political parties, or other groups. The term originated in Late Middle English to denote an encounter during battle, from the Latin congressus.

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Congress to gherao PM's house, march to Rashtrapati Bhavan on August 5 as part of nationwide protest

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BJP accuses Congress of 'demeaning' President Murmu

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Opposition parties start 'non-stop 50-hour dharna' in Parliament against suspension of MPs

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Rahul Gandhi released from detention: Delhi Police

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Congress encouraging riots, trying to create anarchy ahead of assembly polls: Karnataka BJP president

"Congress is misleading the people of the state and trying to bring a bad name to the government. As the opposition it has the right to oppose the anti-people policies of the government if any and..
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Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account slowly getting followers again

After his followers count almost froze over five months after the controversy over his tweet on Delhi rape, Congress member Rahul Gandhi’s new following is increasing at a weekly rate of around..
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Pegasus: More Opposition MPs move privilege notice against IT minister

A day after Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury served a notice for breach of privilege against IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw for allegedly misleading Parliament over the Pegasus issue, more MPs..
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Amarinder, SAD question Maken's appointment to key poll panel of Congress

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday questioned the Congress over the appointment of Ajay Maken as the chief of its key panel for the state Assembly polls, alleging that the leader's..
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Meghalaya: Big blow to Congress as former CM Mukul Sangma, 11 MLAs join TMC

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No backend talks with Congress: Capt Amarinder

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Congress allowed namaz on national highway: Amit Shah

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Organisational polls, assembly elections, Lakhimpur incident to top agenda at CWC meet

Organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and the current political situation, including the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, will be on top of the agenda as the top Congress brass gathers on..
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Faceoff: Removal of Varun Gandhi, Swamy stirs debate 'is BJP becoming like Congress?'

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Congress must come out of Gandhi family shadow to be relevant: Former HP CM Shanta Kumar

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Six turncoat MLAs put Congress in a spot in Rajasthan

Amid the pangs of its Punjab headache, Rajasthan has raised its hand to present Congress with a new problem to solve. Four of the six BSP-turned-Congress legislators from the desert state on Thursday..
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'Not joining BJP, but won't remain in Congress,' says former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

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Hope ex-Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh will not take action which may hurt Cong: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said on Sunday that he is hopeful that ex-Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh won't take any action detrimental to the interests of the Congress party, a..
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Rahul Gandhi exploring new team of young leaders, Kanhaiya Kumar likely to join Congress soon

Former JNU students' union president and CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar is said to be in touch with Congress and is likely to join the party soon, said sources from the party. "Kanhaiya Kumar will serve as..
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Demand to 'replace' Punjab CM gains momentum within Congress again

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Congress weakening India's fight against Covid: BJP

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Owing to the COVID-19 crisis across the country, Congress on Monday decided to temporarily defer organizational elections for electing a new party chief.
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UP Dy CM Dinesh Sharma accuses Congress of playing politics in times of crisis

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday accused the Congress of playing politics at a time of intense crisis, saying this has never been done before by a major political party.
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Won't relent till govt agrees to debate Delhi riots in Parliament: Congress

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'Appalling!' says BJP after Congress delegation meets UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to discuss Kashmir

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