Siddharth Sharma

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Priyanka emerges as crisis manager as Rahul travels abroad

Priyanka emerges as crisis manager as Rahul travels abroad

Rediff.com29 Dec 2020

On Monday, when Rahul Gandhi missed the party's 136th Foundation Day celebration event as he is travelling abroad to see his grandmother, and Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi couldn't attend the event due Covid-19 pandemic, Priyanka Gandhi took charge.

After Bihar drubbing, Rahul focuses on other poll-bound states

After Bihar drubbing, Rahul focuses on other poll-bound states

Rediff.com30 Nov 2020

According to sources, Gandhi himself is taking stock of poll preparedness by talking to leaders and listening to their views for poll strategy.

From councillor to top Cong leader: The journey of Ahmed Patel

From councillor to top Cong leader: The journey of Ahmed Patel

Rediff.com25 Nov 2020

He was elected as a local body councillor in 1976 in Bharuch Municipal body of Gujarat at the age of 25 years and became the political secretary of Sonia Gandhi and remained a bridge during UPA-I tenure between the party and the government.

Cong's special committee to meet amid war of words between leaders

Cong's special committee to meet amid war of words between leaders

Rediff.com17 Nov 2020

According to information received from sources, there will be a meeting at 5 pm through video conferencing but its agenda is not clear.

Congress set to find Sonia's successor by early 2021

Congress set to find Sonia's successor by early 2021

Rediff.com16 Oct 2020

The central election authority of the Congress met and finalised the initial program of the process.

Priyanka unlikely to move base, to stay in Lucknow

Priyanka unlikely to move base, to stay in Lucknow

Rediff.com2 Jul 2020

According to a close source to Vadra, she was already scheduled to set up base in Lucknow. For this, renovation work had already been initiated at Sheila Kaul's residence from January.

Inside story: How Sonia became Congress chief again

Inside story: How Sonia became Congress chief again

Rediff.com11 Aug 2019

P Chidambaram proposed that Sonia should be made the party's interim president.