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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.


Assam polls: Nadda terms Congress' '5 guarantees' as 'display of mental bankruptcy' [Video]

Assam polls: Nadda terms Congress' '5 guarantees' as 'display of mental bankruptcy'

For the ongoing elections in Assam, Congress had offered 5 guarantees in their manifesto. Tearing their guarantees apart and calling it 'display of mental bankruptcy', JP Nadda asked that how limited..

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Amit Shah’s ‘land Jihad’ attack at Badruddin Ajmal; tourist jibe at Rahul [Video]

Amit Shah’s ‘land Jihad’ attack at Badruddin Ajmal; tourist jibe at Rahul

Home Minister hit out at the Congress and the AIUDF during a public meeting in Kamrup, Assam. Shah accused the AIUDF chief of indulging in ‘Land Jihad’ to change the identity of Assam. ‘Congress..

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Ruckus during Congress meeting in Puducherry after party leader raised DMK flag [Video]

Ruckus during Congress meeting in Puducherry after party leader raised DMK flag

Ruckus at Congress office in Puducherry during party's Election Committee meeting. Additional security forces were deployed outside the party office following ruckus. Scuffle started after Congress..

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2 more MLAs quit; Puducherry CM meets Cong, DMK MLAs ahead of floor test [Video]

2 more MLAs quit; Puducherry CM meets Cong, DMK MLAs ahead of floor test

A day before the floor test in Puducherry Assembly, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy held a meeting with Congress and DMK MLAs to discuss the strategy ahead. Briefing the reporters, Narayanasamy said, "I..

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'Will disclose our strategy in assembly': CM V Narayanasamy ahead of floor test [Video]

'Will disclose our strategy in assembly': CM V Narayanasamy ahead of floor test

After resignation spree of MLAs from Congress and DMK in Puducherry, state government's strength has dwindled in Assembly. After the meeting with party leaders, ministers, MLAs and MPs, Puducherry CM V..

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'Disappearance' of Congress led to BJP's defeat in Delhi: Prakash Javadekar

Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the "sudden disappearance" of the Congress was responsible for the BJP's defeat in Delhi assembly polls as it led to a direct fight between his party and..
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Congress creating confusion among Muslim over Citizenship Amendment Act: BS Yediyurappa

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Amit Shah challenges Congress to show any clause in CAA that can take away citizenship

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday accused Congress of spreading rumours about the newly-amended citizenship law and challenged party leader Rahul Gandhi to highlight even one clause in the Act..
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Mayawati accuses Congress of duplicity for continuing alliance with Sena

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

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

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

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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..
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Congress member brings bill in Rajya Sabha for abolishing death penalty

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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..
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