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UPA victory a crowning glory for 'reluctant politician' Sonia

Often attacked for her foreign origin, Sonia has travelled far since she tentatively entered political maelstrom after assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.

Only time will show, said Rahul when asked whether he will join the Cabinet or work for the party.
Rahul still non-committal on joining cabinet

Tuesday , 19 May '09

Amid growing clamour for Rahul Gandhi to join the Cabinet, the young Congress leader steered clear of the issue saying only time will show.
Congress party supporters celebrate party's victory in Lok Sabha elections.
Cong got three out of every 10 votes polled in LS election

Monday , 18 May '09

Three in every 10 votes polled in the general election was in favour of Congress, driving the party to its best performance in about two decades.
Pulling out Tytler, Sajjan pays off for Cong

Saturday , 16 May '09

Efforts by Congress to reach out to Sikhs, enraged over giving party ticket to 1984 riots accused leaders, seemed to have paid dividends.
PM Manmohan Singh with UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at latter's residence in New Delhi.
PM to resign on Sunday, new Govt formation in two days

Saturday , 16 May '09

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he would try to persuade Rahul Gandhi to join the Cabinet.
Pranab Mukherjee said alliance with Mamata Banerjee had paid dividends with the people positively responding t...
Alliance with Trinamool paid dividends, says Pranab

Saturday , 16 May '09

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the alliance had paid dividends with the people positively responding to it.
Congress set to tie up with Cheeranjivi

Saturday , 16 May '09

Congress looks set to secure support from Cheeranjivi’s Praja Rajyam Party, which as initial trends suggest, could secure about half-dozen Lok Sabha seats in Andhra.
Cong cautious to Nitish's demand for special status for Bihar

Friday , 15 May '09

Cong reacted cautiously to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's statement that he would support any party trying to form Govt at the Centre which gives special status to his state.
'This is a beautiful city. I don't want to disfigure the walls with pictures of politicians.'
Tharoor tears down his own posters to clean up the city

Friday , 15 May '09

Ex-UN diplomat and Congress candidate Shashi Tharoor is back on the streets again, this time to give it a clean look by removing his election posters off city walls.
Cong invites everyone but 'communal' Shiv Sena, BJP

Thursday , 14 May '09

Congress said that it was working with all like-minded progressive parties in post-Lok Sabha poll scenario.
Cong rules out dismissing Maya Govt, looks around for more allies

Wednesday , 13 May '09

Congress ruled out dismissing Mayawati Govt in UP, a demand set by SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for his party's support at the Centre.
Azam's protest against Jaya Prada helping Cong candidate

Tuesday , 12 May '09

UP Cong President Rita Bahuguna Joshi said that rebel Samajwadi Party leader was helping her party indirectly.
Manmohan Singh attacked the Bihar CM Nitish Kumar saying his secular credentials were in 'doubt'.
Manmohan questions Nitish's 'secular credentials'

Monday , 11 May '09

With Nitish Kumar rebuffing UPA attempts to woo him, Manmohan Singh attacked the Bihar Chief Minister saying his secular credentials were in 'doubt'.
The removal of Moily is believed to be due to the displeasure of the party high command over his remarks again...
Moily rubbishes reports of his ouster, Cong quiet on the issue

Saturday , 9 May '09

When reporters approached Veerappa Moily at his residence in Bangalore for comments he appeared agitated terming the reports as 'mischievous news planted by someone'.
Rahul was only speaking his mind: Congress

Friday , 8 May '09

Rahul Gandhi's praise of leaders outside UPA may have left allies miffed, but the party said the young leader's comments should not be seen as a 'political statement'.
'I do not think Congress is going to make a hero of Nitish Kumar.'
Cong goes for damage control, says won't make Nitish a 'hero'

Friday , 8 May '09

Under attack from allies LJP and RJD over Rahul Gandhi's overtures to Nitsh, Cong sought to mollify them saying it is not going 'to make a hero' of Nitish Kumar.
PC says no to tie-up with Jaya, calls her 'Modi's friend'

Friday , 8 May '09

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram ruled out any post-poll tie up with AIADMK saying that Congress differed with her on important issues.
'It all depends on how many seats Congress gets.'
Dikshit hints at post-poll patch up with Nitish, Amma

Thursday , 7 May '09

Delhi CM Shiela Dikshit said that all options are open for post-poll tie-ups except with communal forces.
Mamata Banerjee said there is no adverse impact on the alliance with Congress by Rahul Gandhi's comments.
Rahul's comment didn't hurt, TC-INC alliance intact: Mamata

Thursday , 7 May '09

Clearing the air, Mamata Banerjee has said that Rahul Gandhi's olive branch to the Left for a post-poll tie-up did not hurt the alliance between the two parties in West Bengal.
Sonia puts off election rallies in Chennai, Puducherry.
Sonia puts off election rallies in Chennai, Puducherry

Wednesday , 6 May '09

Sonia Gandhi has put off her election rallies here and in Puducherry scheduled for Wednesday in view of hospitalisation of Karunanidhi.