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Sonia Gandhi to remain Congress president

Updated: Nov 07, 2016 16:53 IST      
Sonia Gandhi to remain Congress president

New Delhi [India], Nov 7 (ANI): Sonia Gandhi's tenure as the party president was extended by the Congress Working Committee (CWC) for a year on Monday.

According to reports, the CWC meeting for the first time was chaired by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi as his mother skipped the session citing poor health.

While addressing the CWC members, the Gandhi scion described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as being "obsessed with power and for seeking to silence all those who disagree."

Reportedly, Rahul also discussed organisational polls and strategy for the upcoming winter session of Parliament besides party's preparations for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur.

While vice- president Rahul Gandhi's elevation to the top position in the party was discussed by the CWC, it was decided that the organisational election could be extended by a year. (ANI)

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Updated: May 24, 2017 13:52 IST     

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IAF rejects Pakistan's claim of flying jets near Siachen

Updated: May 24, 2017 13:37 IST     

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Saharanpur clashes: Violence broke out following 'rumours'

Updated: May 24, 2017 13:18 IST     

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J-K: Terrorist's body recovered from Shamshabari range

Updated: May 24, 2017 13:11 IST     

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IT Dept raids over 15 locations across UP, Delhi

Updated: May 24, 2017 12:46 IST     

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Ahmedabad serial blasts accused nabbed from Kerala

Updated: May 24, 2017 12:23 IST     

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IT raids premises of top bureaucrats across Uttar Pradesh

Updated: May 24, 2017 11:54 IST     

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Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], May 24 (ANI): Seven people were killed after a deadly collision between a car and truck in Aurangabad late last night.

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Missing Sukhoi-30: Bad weather halts rescue mission

Updated: May 24, 2017 11:09 IST     

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Puri (Odisha) [India], May 24 (ANI): At least three people were killed and 40 were injured after a bus overturned here in Konark on Wednesday.

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