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Singhdeo backs Baghel as CM if Cong retains power in ChhattisgarhRediff.com23 Jul 2023
He also predicted the Congress was likely to bag another resounding mandate in the 90-member assembly, saying some are projecting 75-plus seats for his party but his estimate is anywhere between 60 to 75-plus.
Demand to discussion Manipur in Parliament non-negotiable: JairamRediff.com19 Jul 2023
Ramesh stressed that the prime minister should participate in the debate on Manipur.
Asked about leader of united Opposition, Chidambaram says...Rediff.com16 Jul 2023
In an interview with PTI, Chidambaram said the Congress has a 'unique position' in the ranks of the opposition parties but there was 'no need to talk about it now'.
'Forget and forgive': Pilot buries the hatchet with GehlotRediff.com8 Jul 2023
"Next challenge for us is to win elections, neither individuals nor statements matter, those are bygones," he said.
Roadmap of united anti-BJP front in 2024 discussed at mega Oppn meetRediff.com23 Jun 2023
A basic outline and roadmap for Opposition unity are likely to be deliberated upon with the contentious issue of seat sharing and leadership questions to be avoided for now.
Mission 2024: Amid discord, Patna gears up for anti-BJP Oppn meetRediff.com22 Jun 2023
Sources said the opposition parties would look to avoid the prickly leadership question as of now and emphasise on building a common ground.
UPA-3 'very much possible' in 2024: SibalRediff.com18 Jun 2023
Sibal, a prominent Opposition voice and a former Congress leader, also said that instead of a common minimum programme, the Opposition parties should talk about a 'new vision for India'.
Cong hails Rahul's yatra, says helped with 15 seats in KarnatakaRediff.com13 May 2023
Many in the party feel it has played a critical role in boosting the Congress' electoral fortunes in the state and its impact is there for everyone to see.
No opposition front without Congress can take on BJP in 2024 polls: JairamRediff.com19 Mar 2023
Ramesh, however, said it was too early to talk about all this right now as the Congress' first priority was the upcoming elections in Karnataka and the string of state polls this year.
No question of Rahul's apology, JPC demand 'non-negotiable': JairamRediff.com18 Mar 2023
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said he does not see a 'middle path' to end the logjam in Parliament as the Opposition's demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Adani issue was 'non-negotiable' and the question of an apology over Rahul Gandhi's remarks in the United Kingdom does not arise.
I have no personal ambitions: Chidambaram on Cong pollsRediff.com20 Feb 2023
The former Union minister asserted that an objective analysis of the political situation will lead to the conclusion that the Congress has to be the "pole" around which Opposition unity in the 2024 Lok Sabha election can be built.
What next for Congress after Bharat Jodo YatraRediff.com29 Jan 2023
The grand old party faces the onerous task of rebuilding its moribund organisation, which is struggling to overcome a leadership crisis and regain credibility with the voters.
How controversies, barbs kept spotlight on Rahul's Bharat Jodo YatraRediff.com28 Jan 2023
The cross-country foot march stayed in the news almost right through, mostly for the barbs between the BJP and the Congress and occasionally for other reasons, including infighting in the opposition party.
GN Azad is 'Mir Jafar', 'vote-cutter' propped by BJP: Jairam RameshRediff.com28 Jan 2023
Jairam Ramesh said the Congress has to be the "fulcrum" of any Opposition alliance to take on the BJP in the 2024 general elections as it is the only political force with a pan-India presence.
Sibal hails Rahul, says yatra brings together society's disparate elementsRediff.com15 Jan 2023
Sibal, who quit the Congress last year, said the party's Kanyakumari to Kashmir Yatra "optically" seems to have succeeded and gotten the support of non-Congress elements as well.
Meet the Congress women yatris of Bharat Jodo YatraRediff.com22 Dec 2022
The toast of the Congress for their tenacity and the difficult choices they made to fulfil a five-month political commitment, their stories are many.
Trade with China is 'normal' but border 'abnormal': Cong on LAC clashRediff.com16 Dec 2022
Ramesh alleged that the PM "forced" Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to read a "most wishy-washy" statement in Parliament earlier this week
'Everything will be resolved smoothly': Cong on Gehlot-Pilot tussleRediff.com16 Dec 2022
The party is very much united and working together, the AICC general secretary organisation said.
AAP played spoiler in Guj, no silent campaign in hard-fought poll: ChidambaramRediff.com11 Dec 2022
Chidambaram also stressed that there were lessons to be learnt by the Congress from the Gujarat loss, saying there is no such thing as a "silent" campaign in a hard-fought election.
Congress gets Himachal carrot along with Gujarat stickRediff.com8 Dec 2022
The Congress on Thursday suffered its worst-ever defeat in Gujarat but appeared headed for a close win in Himachal Pradesh, a mixed bag result for the party that not only faces a rampaging Bharatiya Janata Party but an ambitious Aam Aadmi Party vying for the leadership of the Opposition going forward on the road to the 2024 general elections.