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Formal meeting of the representatives of different nations, independent organizations (such as trade unions), or groups

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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.


Congress to oppose peace agreement if it changes geography of Manipur: Jairam Ramesh

A six-member Congress delegation arrived here on Sunday to take stock of the situation in Manipur arising out of the Naga peace talks and gather the opinions of people and party leaders on the National..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress used Manmohan Singh for telling lie on Article 370: Naqvi

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday slammed Congress over former prime minister Manmohan Singh's comment that Congress had voted in favour of the dilution of Article 370 in Parliament and had..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rajiv Gandhi's visit to China started meaningful engagement between two nations: Congress

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping concluded their informal meeting at Mamallapuram on Saturday, the Congress said India's meaningful engagement with China started with..
IndiaTimes - Published

Peru lawmaker files last-ditch legal appeal over Congress closure

The head of Peru's dissolved Congress presented a legal appeal to the country's top court on Thursday seeking to suspend the closure of parliament on the grounds that President Martín Vizcarra had..
Reuters - Published

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

Terming it as "appalling" the BJP said India will give a befitting reply to the Congress for these "shameful shenanigans."
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Peru's Vizcarra closes Congress, but rebel lawmakers refuse to leave

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra dissolved Congress on Monday to end a yearlong battle with rightwing lawmakers over his anti-graft campaign, but rebel legislators refused to leave the chamber as..
Reuters - Published

Mayawati's reaction 'natural'; Congress did not mount any pressure on BSP MLAs: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

With BSP chief Mayawati accusing the Congress of "betraying" her for the merger of entire block of six Rajasthan MLAs with the ruling party, chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday denied having given..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress member brings bill in Rajya Sabha for abolishing death penalty

Congress member Pradeep Tamta said that around 140 countries have abolished capital punishment around the globe. "There are only 53 countries which currently award death penalty and most of them don't..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka crisis rocks Rajya Sabha; House adjourned for day

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed uproar over the Karnataka crisis with opposition Congress members storming the well of the House and raising slogans, leading to adjournment of proceedings for the..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Narendra Modi addresses Parliament, reminds Congress of emergency

IndiaTimes - Published

Will not let BJP have a walkover in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi

Affirming that Congress' ideological battle with the BJP will continue, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that despite only 52 Lok Sabha members, Congress will not let BJP "have a walkover in Parliament."..
IndiaTimes - Published

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