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The Indian National Congress (pronunciation ) is a broadly based political party in India. 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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Shahnawaz Hussain said that "Priyanka Chaturvedi quit party since Congress is a sinking ship." He says that he will suppoet BJP in J&K.
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Harsimrat defeated Raninder Singh, son of chief minister Amarinder Singh in 2009 by one lakh votes. She repeated her act in 2014 in a closely-fought election,..
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Satpal Singh Satti was accused of using derogatory language against Congress president Rahul Gandhi during a rally held in Himachal Pradesh recently. The..
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Slamming the Rahul Gandhi-led party after joining Shiv Sena, Priyanka Chaturvedi said that she was upset over Congress' inaction against those who had misbehaved..
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India's smallest state will see BJP and Congress faceoff in a post-Parrikar moment in Goa politics on April 23.
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A spokeswoman for India's main opposition Congress party quit on Friday and joined a group allied with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party, complaining..
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Police arrested the IPFT supporter earlier in the day on the charge of trying to attack the convoy of Congress' Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Dev Burman in Khowai..
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According to the senior Congress leader they have identified some strategic locations in Mumbai where their party manifesto and other anti-incumbent government..
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Bollywood actress and Congress candidate from Mumbai North Urmila Matondkar on Thursday said that the country has witnessed politics of religion, hatred and..
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During his address, he alleged that the Prime Minister is making two Hindustans for the last five years. "The Narendra Modi government is making two Hindustans...
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In an interview, Rahul Gandhi was asked to clarify the issue in view of feverish talk that his sister and newly-inducted AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi..
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Sharpening his attack against Congress, PM Modi said that the party is fighting on lowest number of seats since Independence and is still dreaming to come to..
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He was immediately bundled out by security guards at the party office and will be handed over to police. At the time of the incident, BJP leaders Bhupendra Yadav..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi came down heavily on the Congress party, accusing it of repeatedly insulting Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and attempting to crush his..
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Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on Wednesday took to the Twitter and lashed out at her own party, a development which brought embarrassment to the..
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The Congress state unit had very little to defend as the minister in question, Kawasi Lakhma, gave the controversial statement in front of the television..
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Congress President Rahul Gandhi offered prayers and performed rituals for his late family members as well as victims of the Pulwama terror attack at Thirunelli..
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Kannur (Kerala) April 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being the "most anti-national" and accused..
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While no seat has been formally allocated to her, speculations are rife that she may contest against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal.
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Amit Shah's remarks came at a poll rally, in response to National Conference leader Omar Abdullah's recent suggestion of having a separate prime minister for..
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Rahul, who is contesting the ensuing polls from Wayanad parliamentary constituency, was accompanied by Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal, among others
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NEW DELHI: A week after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement supporting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to win Lok Sabha polls, Indian Defence Minister Nirmala..
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During an interaction with a small group of foreign journalists in Islamabad, Imran Khan had said he believes there may be a better chance of peace talks with..
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BJP's poll strategy is the welfare of every single voter
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The BJP on Tuesday urged the Election Commission (EC) to ban Congress president Rahul Gandhi from campaigning in the Lok Sabha polls and impose the "heaviest..
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Mayawati was issued a notice for her speech in Deoband in UP last week in which she appealed to Muslims to not vote for the Congress party.
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According to senior Congress leader, in Marathwada, Marathas are largest populations, followed by Lingayat, Vanjari, Dalit, Muslim and Dhangar community.
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The Congress president had claimed on April 10 that the Supreme Court had made it clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had committed a theft.
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BJP had sent goons to disturb the campaign, an indication that it's losing ground, says Matondkar
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Mamata's rally at Murshidabad, home to over 66 per cent Muslim population, started with the issue of elections during Ramzan
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi set the ball rolling by accusing AAP of taking a U-turn on a possible alliance.
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Congress president said that unlike Rs 15 lakh promise by BJP in 2014, Rs 3.6 lakh promise is realistic
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He said rather the Congress president should apologise for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'chor'.Himachal Congress chief spokesperson Naresh Chauhan had..
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On Monday, state party leaders including former chief minister Virbhadra Singh, state Congress president Kuldeep Rathore, former ministers and legislatures of..
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The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that the remarks made by Rahul Gandhi in the media on the Rafale case verdict were "incorrectly attributed" to the apex..
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The CBI told a bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer that offence for which Kumar was convicted was of "gruesome nature" as it was a "genocide".Kumar, 73,..
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BJP candidate Kunwar Sarvesh Kumar is pitted against Congress's Imran Pratapgarhi, a poet who has often questioned the Modi government through his provocative..
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said his party is willing to give four seats to the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi and accused its chief Arvind Kejriwal of..
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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was injured while offering prayers at a temple in Thiruvananthapuram and has been shifted to the news hospital there, reported news..
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The veteran Congress leader's stinging attack on Modi came days after the prime minister referred to him as 'bhrasht' Nath.
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Police said they arrested a man who got into an argument with the elderly man while the latter was seeking votes for the AIADMK-BJP alliance on Saturday.
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Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma said Congress' Karnataka unit has already filed a complaint with the Election Commission in this regard.
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While local leaders slug it out to prove credentials of Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi, farmers are facing a drought-like situation for the 14th year..
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Manifestos of both ruling & opposition parties fall short of giving education sector that much-wanted extra push
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi hit out at PM Narendra Modi, saying the Lok Sabha polls will be a fight between Anil Ambani and ordinary people, and thieves and..
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"We wanted to form a united opposition against the BJP and were ready to ignore our differences because right now the priority is to stop the dangerous Modi-Shah..
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State Congress chief Ashok Tanwar will contest from the Sirsa (Reserved) seat. CLP leader Kiran Choudhary's daughter Shruti has been named from the..
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Gandhi, accompanied by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, visited the Golden Temple on late on Friday night, soon after his arrival in Amritsar to mark the..
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The Congress president said he would not like to be the Chowkidar (watchman), but the voice of the people
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Addressing a rally here in north Karnataka, Modi said the Congress-JDS coalition's "only mission is commission", attacking it on the issue of corruption. Modi..
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Addressing a rally here in north Karnataka, Modi said the Congress-JDS coalition's "only mission is commission", attacking it on the issue of corruption. Modi..
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The DMK and Congress though "sworn enemies" have joined hands, despite the national party having "humiliated" its southern ally in the past.
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The DMK and Congress though "sworn enemies" have joined hands, despite the national party having "humiliated" its southern ally in the past.
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Wearing white kurta payjama, Rahul Gandhi , accompanied by chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Sunil Jakhar and..
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BJP, Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) together had bagged 42 seats riding Modi wave while NCP four and Congress two seats in 2014 election in..
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Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi said the party was immensely displeased with "the politicisation the BJP is doing" of the armed forces' valour.
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The Supreme Court will hear on Monday BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi’s contempt petition against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for allegedly twisting the apex court’s..
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Manek's victory from the Dwarka Assembly constituency in 2017 was challenged in the high court by his opponent and Congress candidate Meraman Ahir.
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With this list of seven candidates, the party has announced a total of 386 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.
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The Congress president claimed that the party manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls was the voice of the entire nation and he was happy that many people lauded it.
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Anil Sharma has been under pressure from the BJP after his father, former Union minister Sukh Ram, quit the saffron party and joined the Congress along with..
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A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it will hear the plea on April 15. Lekhi in her plea said Gandhi has attributed his personal remarks to the top..
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Some Parsis are also backing the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance.
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Thakor, had on Wednesday, resigned from all the posts of the party, alleging discrimination and disrespectful treatment from the party.
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Union minister Smriti Irani on Thursday filed nomination papers from Amethi, pitting herself against Congress president Rahul Gandhi who has won thrice from the..
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The Gujarat BJP has complained to the Election Commission (EC) against Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia for using "unparliamentary" language and words like..
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Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday criticised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah’s sneering remark about..
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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that prime minister Narendra Modi was not ''invincible'' and referred to the defeat of the then prime..
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Intensifying his attack on the prime minister a day after the Supreme Court agreed to hear review petitions on its Rafale verdict, Congress president Rahul..
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One of the most talked about seats -- Patna Sahib -- will witness a battle between two Kayastha leaders -- Shatrughan Sinha (Congress) and Ravi Shankar Prasad..
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