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Demonstrators hold placards and stand near a mural on a street as they protest against the alleged gang-rape of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras (UP) in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

Congress to hold ‘satyagraha’ across states to demand justice for Hathras rape victim

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 06:49 AM IST
Hathras gang-rape: AICC general secretary, Organisation, KC Venugopal said senior leaders, MPs, MLAs, office bearers, party functionaries and ordinary workers will participate in full strength in the ‘satyagraha’.
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Representational image.(File photo)
Representational image.(File photo)

NEET, JEE mains 2020: Congress to hold nationwide protests on Friday against holding of exams

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 11:09 AM IST
In a statement AICC general secretary KC Venugopal said the move is in line with concerted opposition to this “dictatorial move” of the government.
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot .(HT photo)
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot .(HT photo)

Gehlot welcomes Maken’s appointment as Congress’ Rajasthan in-charge

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 05:56 AM IST
Senior party leader Ahmed Patel, general secretary in-charge for Rajasthan Ajay Maken and general secretary organisation KC Venugopal have been made members of the panel.
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Hindustan Times has learnt that Venugopal is trying to convince chief minister Ashok Gehlot to try to bury differences with his former deputy Sachin Pilot. (File Photo @SachinPilot)
Hindustan Times has learnt that Venugopal is trying to convince chief minister Ashok Gehlot to try to bury differences with his former deputy Sachin Pilot. (File Photo @SachinPilot)

Congress employs KC Venugopal to broker peace between Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot

By Sunetra Choudhury | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | HIndustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 04:07 PM IST
It may appear that the party went too far when it sacked him as deputy chief minister and the Rajasthan party chief, but KC Venugopal, the key general secretary, organisation, is making a last-ditch attempt at fixing things.
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“Unfortunately, the entire media wrote us off, some gave us three seats in the exit polls in Haryana,” said Congress leader, KC Venugopal.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
“Unfortunately, the entire media wrote us off, some gave us three seats in the exit polls in Haryana,” said Congress leader, KC Venugopal.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Assembly elections 2019: BJP’s polarisation won’t work, says KC Venugopal

By Amrita Madhukalya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 09:42 PM IST
They only talk of (Article) 370 and do not talk of farmers distress or unemployment. They only take the polarisation line. You cannot win every election with polarisation, said KC Venugopal.
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The meeting with the party’s mid-rung leadership will be held at the party’s headquarters at Akbar Road, the first such meeting with KC Venugopal after he took charge.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The meeting with the party’s mid-rung leadership will be held at the party’s headquarters at Akbar Road, the first such meeting with KC Venugopal after he took charge.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Many state units in bad shape, Congress secretaries to brainstorm revival plan on Friday

By Amrita Madhukalya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 10:12 PM IST
The meeting with the party’s mid-rung leadership will be held at the party’s headquarters at Akbar Road, the first such meeting with Venugopal after he took charge.
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UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi(ANI file photo)
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi(ANI file photo)

More Congress leaders put in their papers

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2019 11:01 PM IST
Several leaders who have resigned called on party general secretary KC Venugopal on Saturday, asking him to convey their pleas to Gandhi
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The coalition has a support of 118 lawmakers. The BJP has 105 members in the state assembly.(HT Photo)
The coalition has a support of 118 lawmakers. The BJP has 105 members in the state assembly.(HT Photo)

Rumours rife as 2 Karnataka Congress MLAs skip meet

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 07:46 AM IST
Former chief minister Siddaramaiah said Congress’s all 79 lawmakers are with the party. “There is no dissent in our ranks and we are like a rock,” he said.
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Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah told reporters after attending the meeting that the partners had discussed an expansion of the state Cabinet.(HT PHOTO)
Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah told reporters after attending the meeting that the partners had discussed an expansion of the state Cabinet.(HT PHOTO)

Congress hopes to buy time for Kumaraswamy govt with cabinet expansion

By Vikram Gopal | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 07:18 PM IST
Venugopal held a meeting with CM Kumaraswamy, deputy chief minister G Parameshwara, Congress state president Dinesh Gundu Rao, Congress Legislature Party chief Siddaramaiah and water resources minister DK Shivakumar.
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Congress general secretary KC Venugopal says a Rajya Sabha route for him is now a decision for the party to take.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Congress general secretary KC Venugopal says a Rajya Sabha route for him is now a decision for the party to take.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019- ‘Priyanka Gandhi’s political entry energized Congress’: KC Venugopal

By Amrita Madhukalya | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 07:04 PM IST
“I had no other option but to sit out as the party had given me a lot of responsibilities for the elections,” the 56-year-old Congress leader from Kerala told HT in an interview.
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Former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy claimed the cases were “politically motivated”.(HT File Photo)
Former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy claimed the cases were “politically motivated”.(HT File Photo)

Case registered against Oommen Chandy, KC Venugopal on sexual abuse complaint by solar scam accused

By Press Trust of India | Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 05:17 PM IST
Reacting to the development, Oommen Chandy said they were prepared to face the cases legally.
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