Congress to elect party president by June 2021: CWC
Friday, 22 January 2021 The Congress will have an 'elected' party President by June, its General Secretary (Organisations) KC Venugopal said here on Friday after a crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting. Party sources said that several senior party leaders had raised the issue of CWC elections as well, which led to heated arguments. The party however denied any such happening.
There will be an elected Congress president by June 2021, informed party's National General Secretary KC Venugopal on January 22 during a press conference in the national capital. "Congress Working Committee has decided that there will be an elected Congress president by June 2021," said Venugopal.
Petrol and diesel prices witnessed a minor surge in the national capital and stood at Rs 90.74 and Rs 81.12 per litre, respectively on Wednesday. The petrol prices were increased by 19 paise per litre and diesel by 21 paise in Delhi. Rates have been increased across the country and differ from state to state depending on the incidence of value-added tax. In Mumbai, the price of petrol and diesel stood at Rs 97.12 and Rs 88.19 per litre respectively. The price of petrol and diesel in Chennai was Rs 92.70 and Rs 86.09 per litre respectively and Rs 90.92 and Rs 83.98 per litre in Kolkata. Meanwhile, Congress slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the rise in the prices of petrol and diesel."Elections are over, Modi ji has shown taken off his mask, petrol-diesel prices started increasing; Modi ji, now it has been proved that you decide the price of petrol and diesel, not oil companies," tweeted Madhya Pradesh Congress in Hindi. They also shared a newspaper clipping whose headline reads "Petrol and diesel prices increased as soon as elections are over. Petrol in Bhopal up by 24 and diesel by 22 paise".
Congress Working Committee has asked the workers across the country to help poor people, who are affected by the COVID pandemic, informed party national General Secretary KC Venugopal on April 17. "Following the meeting of Congress Working Committee (CWC) over COVID-19, the committee approved a statement highlighting the current situation of COVID-19 pandemic in the country and the need for a comprehensive action plan. The working committee has asked the workers and leaders across the country to help poor people of the country who are affected by the pandemic. CWC has asked PPCs (Pradesh Congress Committees) to set up control rooms to assist people," said Venugopal.
Ranveer Singh & Deepika Padukone were seen in near-identical outfits at Mumbai airport. The two wore denim jackets over white shirts, with black pants & brown shoes. The couple walked hand-in-hand on Wednesday night as they jetted out of the city. Delighted fans dropped heart emojis and called Ranveer-Deepika the ‘best couple’. Lately, Ranveer & Deepika have been taking over Instagram with their fun videos. Deepika has been sharing videos of them giving their own spin to viral challenges. Ranveer & Deepika spent the entire Covid-19 lockdown together in Mumbai. Ranveer, Deepika will be seen sharing screen space in the upcoming sports drama 83. In the film, Ranveer plays former cricketer Kapil Dev & Deepika will essay his wife Romi. The film tells the story of the Indian cricket team’s maiden World Cup victory in 1983. Directed by Kabir Khan, 83 is scheduled for a theatrical release on June 4.
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