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Indian National Congress: Political party in India
The Indian National Congress is a political party in India with widespread roots. Founded in 1885, it was the first modern nationalist movement to emerge in the British Empire in Asia and Africa. From the late 19th century, and especially after 1920, under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, Congress became the principal leader of the Indian independence movement. Congress led India to independence from Great Britain, and powerfully influenced other anti-colonial nationalist movements in the British Empire.

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Munger firing incident: Congress delegation meets Bihar Governor, demands resignation of CM, Dy CM [Video]

Munger firing incident: Congress delegation meets Bihar Governor, demands resignation of CM, Dy CM

Congress delegation on October 30 met Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan in regards to the Munger firing incident in which a person died. After the meeting, AICC General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala..

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Bihar polls: 'Mahagathbandhan' will form govt with thumping majority, says Sachin Pilot [Video]

Bihar polls: 'Mahagathbandhan' will form govt with thumping majority, says Sachin Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot, who is in Patna for campaigning amid ongoing state Assembly elections, is confident of 'Mahagathbandhan' making government in the state. While talking to ANI, he said that..

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BJP attacks Digvijaya Singh for allegedly asking SP candidate to withdraw [Video]

BJP attacks Digvijaya Singh for allegedly asking SP candidate to withdraw

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh is under attack from the BJP after a SP candidate for the Gwalior bypoll alleged that the Congress leader asked him to withdraw his candidature. ‘Digvijaya Singh..

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Asking to back out is no crime: MPCC spokesperson on Digvijaya's alleged viral video [Video]

Asking to back out is no crime: MPCC spokesperson on Digvijaya's alleged viral video

Spokesperson for MP Congress Committee, KK Mishra on Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's alleged viral video said that it is not Unparliamentary conduct to ask someone to back out. KK Mishra said, "To..

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‘Did PM Modi have tea with you?’: Rahul Gandhi’s jibe in Bihar [Video]

‘Did PM Modi have tea with you?’: Rahul Gandhi’s jibe in Bihar

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a poll rally in Bihar’s Champaran. Rahul said, “PM Modi had promised that a sugar factory would be set up, did Prime Minister..

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'Kami Bihar ke yuva main nahi Nitish, Modi main hai': Rahul on unemployment [Video]

'Kami Bihar ke yuva main nahi Nitish, Modi main hai': Rahul on unemployment

Congress Rahul Gandhi on October 28 addressed a public rally in Valmiki Nagar. He took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on unemployment issue in the state...

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Everyone is free to join any party: Sachin Pilot on Scindia being termed as 'gaddar' [Video]

Everyone is free to join any party: Sachin Pilot on Scindia being termed as 'gaddar'

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on being asked about his party leaders terming Jyotiraditya Scindia as 'gaddar' said that public will ultimately decide who is wrong or right and everyone is free to decide..

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'BJP wants to use Chirag, and then get rid of him,' says Congress' Bihar In-Charge [Video]

'BJP wants to use Chirag, and then get rid of him,' says Congress' Bihar In-Charge

Congress' Bihar in-charge Shaktisinh Gohil on Chirag Paswan said that BJP wants to use Chirag to burn down Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's house and later get rid of him too. Shaktisinh Gohil said,..

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Randeep Surjewala slams CM ML Khattar over Ballabhgarh incident [Video]

Randeep Surjewala slams CM ML Khattar over Ballabhgarh incident

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on October 27 slammed Haryana's Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar-led government over the 21-year-old college girl who was shot dead in broad daylight in Haryana's..

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Bihar polls: Govts can't be formed on basis of fear and crime, says Sonia Gandhi [Video]

Bihar polls: Govts can't be formed on basis of fear and crime, says Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi spoke in Delhi on October 27 ahead of Bihar polls. Gandhi said, "There is quality, talent, strength and power of constructing in Bihar's hands. But unemployment,..

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Current Bihar government has deviated from its path: Sonia Gandhi [Video]

Current Bihar government has deviated from its path: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi spoke in Delhi on October 27 ahead of Bihar polls. Gandhi said, "High on power and its ego, current Bihar government has deviated from its path. Neither their saying nor..

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Punjab horror: BJP slams Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi over 6-yr-old's rape-murder case [Video]

Punjab horror: BJP slams Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi over 6-yr-old's rape-murder case

A political war of words broke out over the alleged rape and murder of the 6-year-old child of a migrant labourer in Punjab. The Bharatiya Janata Party cited the reaction of Congress leaders to a..

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'Did you hear PM Modi say the word...': Rahul Gandhi's fresh salvo on Ladakh [Video]

'Did you hear PM Modi say the word...': Rahul Gandhi's fresh salvo on Ladakh

Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi intensified his attack on the Central government over the persisting tension with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. The..

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'When PM Modi is planning to remove Chinese from Bharat Mata's territory?' asks Rahul Gandhi [Video]

'When PM Modi is planning to remove Chinese from Bharat Mata's territory?' asks Rahul Gandhi

Amid the border tension at Line of Actual Control in Ladakh between India and China, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the matter."Did you hear..

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'Should have written 1st to Punjab CM': Harish Rawat on PS Bajwa's letter to Prez Kovind [Video]

'Should have written 1st to Punjab CM': Harish Rawat on PS Bajwa's letter to Prez Kovind

Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind over killing of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh. He said, "It is imperative that responsible including policemen who..

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Kamal Nath, Digvijay are real 'Jaichands', betrayed 7.5 cr people of Madhya Pradesh, says Scindia

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Fearing bypoll loss, BJP engaging in 'bargaining game': Kamal Nath

A day after a Congress MLA joined the BJP, the party's Madhya Pradesh unit president Kamal Nath on Monday hit out at the saffron outfit, saying due to its imminent rout in the upcoming assembly..
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The more Congress hates PM, the more people support Modi: Nadda

In a series of tweets, BJP chief Nadda lambasted both Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and MP Rahul Gandhi for their reproval of the Prime Minister on a range of issues.
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'No place for arrogance, breaking of promises in a ruler's life': Sonia Gandhi's Dussehra message

Vijaya Dashami's biggest message is that people are paramount in governance and there is no place for arrogance, falsehood and breaking of promises in a ruler's life, Congress president Sonia Gandhi..
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Unlike UP, Punjab and Rajasthan govts not denying rape: Rahul hits out at BJP

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has responded to the criticism over visiting Hathras but not meeting rape victim and their families in Punjab, Rajasthan, saying the two states are 'not denying girl was..
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Javadekar attacks Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul, Priyanka over Hoshiarpur rape and murder incident

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday made a scathing attack on Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over the rape..
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Promise of 19 lakh jobs akin to Rs 15 lakh in bank accounts: Rahul in Bihar

In a dig at the BJP's election promise of 19 lakh jobs in Bihar, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday that it was similar to that of depositing Rs 15 lakh in the bank accounts of the people.
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India needs to fix domestic issues, economy to face world with more credibility: Tharoor

Underlining that India has been more of a "rule taker" than a "rule maker" at the UN, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said the country needs to fix its domestic issues, including that..
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PM 'insulted' soldiers when he said nobody intruded into Ladakh: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Friday again accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having "insulted" the soldiers with his comment that nobody had intruded into Indian territory in Ladakh, and demanded..
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Congress-RJD alliance with CPI(ML) will revive naxalism in Bihar: Yogi Adityanath

The Congress-RJD combines poll pact with ultra-Left CPI(ML) in Bihar is deplorable and unfortunate as it can lead to a resurgence of naxalism in the state which has reeled under Maoist violence for..
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Works worth Rs 1,559 cr completed in Bihar out of PM s package of Rs 1.25 lakh cr: Congress

Congress general secretary Randeep Surjewala on Tuesday claimed that works worth only Rs 1,559 crore, out of the special package of Rs 1.25 lakh crore announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015..
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Congress says Punjab has given Centre another opportunity to rectify 'blunder' of farm laws


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Farooq Abdullah's questioning by ED: Centre using probe agencies as weapons against political opponents, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused the Centre of using investigative agencies as weapons against political opponents and claimed that many leaders, including him, were facing this assault.
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Nation wants to know when will Chinese troops be 'thrown out' of Indian territory, Rahul Gandhi tells PM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the military standoff with China in eastern Ladakh, telling him the nation wants to know when will the..
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Rahul Gandhi calls Kamal Nath's "item" remark inappropriate, former CM refuses to apologise

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Farm laws: AAP MLAs spend night in Punjab assembly

The Aam Aadmi Party MLAs spent Monday night inside Punjab assembly demanding copies of the farm bill which the state's Congress government is now expected to introduce on Tuesday.
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NCW condemns Congress neta, writes to EC seeking action


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Tharoor's remarks at Lahore event spark BJP-Congress spat

The BJP and the Congress were engaged in a war of words on Sunday over MP Shashi Tharoor's remarks at a Lahore event, as the ruling party accused him of "demeaning and discrediting" India and wondered..
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Sonia asks Congress leaders to wage struggle for people's issues

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday exhorted party leaders to wage a struggle for people's issues while noting that democracy was passing through "most difficult times".
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Endorse PC’s 370 stand, Shah dares Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

BJP on Saturday raised its ante over Congress leader P Chidambaram’s demand for restoration of Article 370, with home minister Amit Shah challenging Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi..
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MP bypolls: Rahul, Priyanka lead Congress star campaigner list


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Activists under detention for their words: Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said a large number of people, including activists Varavara Rao, Sudha Bharadwaj and Anand Teltumbde, are under detention for their words, although none of..
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'Congress protecting brother-sister, mother-son,' Nadda's dig at Gandhis

BJP President JP Nadda on Saturday hit out at the Congress for allegedly protecting family members without naming any individuals but taking an apparent dig at dynastic politics as well as Sonia, Rahul..
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Even Pakistan, Afghanistan handled Covid better than India: Rahul Gandhi on IMF projections

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday criticised the Central government's handling of coronavirus pandemic, saying that even Pakistan and Afghanistan controlled Covid better than India. ​​"Another..
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Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over Covid-19 handling, says Pakistan, Afghanistan did it better

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Govt sources hit back at Rahul Gandhi over 'Bangladesh set to overtake India' remark

In response to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Centre over the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast for India's GDP, government sources have said that..
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Hathras case: UP govt being 'unethical', not doing its job, say Cong leaders Rahul, Priyanka

Stepping up their attack on the Uttar Pradesh government over the Hathras case, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday accused it of being insensitive and unethical, and said..
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Randeep Surjewala to head Congress' Bihar poll panel


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Mayawati attacks Congress govt in Rajasthan over 'rise' in crime against Dalits, women

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Sunday lashed out at the Rajasthan government over alleged rise in crime against Dalits and women, saying like in Uttar Pradesh, "jungle-raj" also prevailed in..
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Jayaprakash Narayan shook foundation of corrupt Congress govts: Nadda


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Rahul Gandhi takes dig at PM on wind turbines suggestion, BJP hits back

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his suggestion that wind turbines can be used to generate clean drinking water, oxygen and energy, evoking sharp..
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Ex-CBI director Ashwani Kumar cremated in Shimla

A number of people, including Himachal Pradesh Power Minister Sukhram Chaudhary, Congress Legislative Party leader Mukesh Agnihotri and former state Congress chief Sukhvinder Sukhi, and Kumar's..
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Congress neta booked for ‘inciting riots’


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DNA Special: Detailed analysis of Rahul Gandhi's claim of chasing Chinese Army back in 15 minutes

In the show DNA, Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary makes a detailed analysis of Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's claim of evicting and throwing China out of Ladakh in 15 minutes.
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Congress veteran Motilal Vora tests positive for Covid-19, admitted to AIIMS

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'India's fight, not just of farmers': Rahul steps up attack over farm laws

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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury questions PM Modi's 'silence' over Hathras rape case

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Rahul, Priyanka meet Hathras victim's family, say will fight for justice

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday evening met the family of the Hathras victim, declaring they will fight for justice to the Dalit woman who died after being allegedly..
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Rahul, Priyanka head to Hathras again to meet victim's family

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Smriti Irani terms Rahul Gandhi's Hathras visit as political move

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's visit to Hathras today is a political gimmick with no intention of seeking justice for the victim's family.
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Rahul Gandhi led Congress MPs delegation, accompanied by Priyanka, to visit Hathras today to meet victim's family

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Manhandling of Rahul Gandhi is gangrape of democracy, says Sanjay Raut

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Won't allow Rahul Gandhi's tractor rally to enter Haryana: Home minister Anil Vij

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FIR filed against Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi for violating Section 144 on way to Hathras

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Hathras protest: NCP chief Pawar, Kerala CM Vijayan, DMK's Stalin slam UP police over scuffle with Rahul

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Punjab, Kerala CMs condemn manhandling, arrest of Rahul Gandhi by UP police

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday condemned the "manhandling" and arrest of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who is on his Hathras, Uttar Pradesh to meet the family of gangrape..
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Rahul Gandhi stopped from marching to Hathras, detained

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Congress convoy to Hathras stopped in UP, Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi proceed on foot

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