Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicCongress Working Committee

Topic: Congress Working Committee

Could Congress see a new president in October? CWC announces revised party poll schedule

Delayed by a month, the Congress presidential elections will be held in October, as decided by Congress Working Committee. Results will be announced on 19 October.

The weight that’s sinking Congress, India’s Russia-Ukraine ‘neutrality’ and a misfired missile

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

We are all responsible, not just you, Congress leaders to Sonia after party’s Assembly rout

Senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge said the Congress would push its ideology and hope it would do better in the next elections.

Congress CWC to meet on 16 October, discuss internal elections, Lakhimpur violence

During the meeting of Congress' top decision-making body, the party is likely to decide on a schedule for electing a new chief and discuss recent dissenting notes and defections.

CWC holds off polls for Congress president, to focus on ‘saving every life’ amid Covid 2nd wave

CWC meeting Monday also discussed party's poor performance in the just-concluded assembly elections and Modi govt's handling of the Covid crisis amid the second wave.

Why the Gandhi family is wary of CWC and CEC elections

The CWC has decided to hold election for the new Congress president in June. Party leaders say both CWC & CEC will be able to assert their power only when their members are elected.

Congress says it will have elected president by June ‘at any cost’ after stormy CWC meet

Ashok Gehlot & Anand Sharma scrap over some senior leaders’ demand for CWC elections. Congress general secretary K.C. Venugopal says some clarity is awaited.

Congress election authority plans AICC session by January to find new president

Congress’ Central Election Authority has written to state party presidents that it plans to ‘convene an AICC meeting as soon as possible’, and sought details of AICC members.

‘Covid answer sheet’ for NEET 2020, and lessons on how to be a ‘great’ leader

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

YourTurn

A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.