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 Indian National Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The President of the Indian National Congress is in effect the party's national leader, head of the organization, head of the Working Committee and all chief Congress committees, chief spokesman and the Congress choice to become the Prime Minister of India.
Indian National Congress (also known as the Congress Party or Congress (I), abbreviated INC) is a major political party in India.
The Congress (I) was routed in the general elections by the Janata Party.
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 NATIONAL ANTHEM OF INDIA, INDIAN NATIONAL ANTHEM, NATIONAL BIRD, FLOWER, EMBLEM, FRUIT, FLOWER
The Jana Gana Mana was composed by Shri Rabindranath Tagore and first sung at the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress on December 27th, 1911.
It was first sung 27 December 1911 at the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress.
The Indian National anthem, composed originally in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore, was adopted in its Hindi version by the Constituent Assembly as the National Anthem of India on 24 January 1950.
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 DKPA : Presidents of the Indian National Congress
He became President of the Indian National Congress in 1899 and was regarded by the growing politically - conscious educated public as one of their most effective spokesmen.
She was a delegate to the Indian National Congress in 1914.
He was President of the Indian National Congress held at Bankipur in 1912.
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 Indian National Congress on Encyclopedia.com
National Congress of American Indians Elects Yurok Tribal Leader as President; First California Tribal Leader in NCAI History.
In the 1946 elections to the Indian constituent assembly, the Congress lost the Muslim vote to the Muslim League ; it reluctantly accepted the partition of the Indian subcontinent and the formation of the state of Pakistan.
In the 1971 national elections and the 1972 state elections Gandhi's faction won strong victories, but, in a reaction against her emergency rule, it lost the election of 1977.
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 Sonia Gandhi, Indian National Congress Party Chairman
Sonia Gandhi was elected as President of the Indian National Congress by overwhelming support from across the country from all states.
Congress, which was forecast not to cross the double digit mark managed a tally of 141 seats, largely due to her charismatic presence during the campaign.
In fact, the top job of the Congress organisation was offered to her on a platter immediately after the death of her husband on May 21, 1991.
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 critique, Gandhi, jayanti, india, indian national congress, leaders, biography, freedom movement, independence struggle, non violence
From a revolutionary, moral, ethical, or national perspective, there was no necessity to grant the British colonial authorities any rights whatsoever, because their very presence was illegal and obtained without the democratic consent of the Indian masses.
Tilak, Ajit Singh, Chidambaram Pillai and their associates in the National Movement saw few redeeming qualities in the British dispensation, and saw colonial rule as being entirely inimical to India's progress, asserting that the contradictions between the British oppressors and the Indian people were completely irreconcilable.
But Bose was determined to seek the mandate of Congress activists, and won by a handsome margin in an election where the official machinery of the Congress had put all its weight behind Gandhi's hand-picked nominee.
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 Provincial Politics and Indian Nationalism - Cambridge University Press
This is a study of the Indian National Congress, the first political association to approach the government of India at an all-India level.
In the early twentieth century the Indian Congress was split between the ‘Moderates’ and the ‘Extremists’.
Because the early Congress depended so much for its regular organisation on men from Bombay, party lines in western India were particularly important in determining the course of the struggles between the parties in the National Congress.
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 Indian National Congress,Congress I,INA,Congress Party India News
The oldest Indian political party, the Indian National Congress was formed in 1885 and was the most powerful force behind the country's struggle for independence It also held power for most years after independence.
India Elections &; Political Parties » Indian National Congress
The Congress popularity nose-dived mainly due to the involvement of its leaders, including Narasimha Rao, in the vote buying case during a confidence vote and other corruption charges.
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 Congress parties in Indian politics
Mahatma Gandhi who was the father figure of the Congress party, suggested to transform the Indian National Congress into a charity organization, because the main cause of the Congress party was achieved.
The veteran members of the Congress established the Congress (O) party, while Indian National Congress was recognized as Congress (R).
Sonia Gandhi who led the INC in the 1999 elections is the widow of Rajiv Gandhi, the elder son of Indira Gandhi.
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 Language in India
An assessment of the deliberations of the Indian National Congress in its first-ever sitting in Bombay clearly indicates that, while the Indian national cohesiveness was considered important, the view that language policies could either contribute to the cohesiveness of the country or to the evolution of the Indian nation was not considered.
This spirit of accommodation in the Indian National Congress noticed in 1891-92 became also the hallmark later on of the language policy of the organization is seen in the policy relating to the use of the Devanagari and Perso-Arabic scripts of the Hindustani language.
Sitaramayya's involvement in the Indian National Congress movement was so complete and his intellectual make-up was so different that we should not complain that he did not leave behind a more exhaustive and more complete history of the great national organization that he served so well.
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 Indian National Congress Wins Election
In the elections for provincial assemblies, representatives of the Congress Party achieved absolute majorities in six provinces and plurality in three others.
The Congress party thus faced the dilemma of whether to use the power they had won at the polls, or continue to deny the legitimacy of the process.
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 Indian National Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian National Congress (also known as the Congress Party, abbreviated INC) is a major political party in India.
In the 2004 general elections, the Congress alliance won the largest number of seats and got an assurance of support from the Left Front upsetting the Atal Behari Vajpayee-led National Democratic Alliance which according to all forecasts was going to coast to victory.
The Congress (I) was routed in the general elections by the Janata Party.
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 Indian National Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Indian National Congress (also known as the Congress
After the election of Sonia Gandhi as party leader, a section broke away and formed Nationalist Congress Party.Where breakaway factions are active,the use of "Congress (I)" to denote the party run by Indira Gandhi's successors continues.
National Democratic Alliance which according to all forecasts was going to coast to victory.
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 Congress parties in Indian politics
Mahatma Gandhi who was the father figure of the Congress party, suggested to transform the Indian National Congress into a charity organization, because the main cause of the Congress party was achieved.
The oldest national party in India is the Indian National Congress (INC).
But the other leaders of the Congress did not accept his proposal and the Indian National Congress became a political party with a secular, socialist and democratic tendency.
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 Indian National Congress (P) Ltd
As a result, the first National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, which did not have a majority in the Rajya Sabha and depended on the Congress's support to get the resolution passed, was forced to revoke President's rule on March 8, 1999.
After Ms Sonia Gandhi's ascent to the party's presidency through the farce of an election, members of the All-India Congress Committee (AICC) have authorised her to nominate members to the Congress Working Committee (CWC).
The Congress had first indicated on December 15 that the situation in the state was grim and that it would support the imposition of President's rule.
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 India's Freedom Struggle : Indian National Congress at Kamat's Potpourri
India's Freedom Struggle : Indian National Congress at Kamat's Potpourri
The British used this inherent divide among Indians to suppress the Indian freedom movement and eventually divided the nation into a Muslim Pakistan and a secular India.
In 1906 in Barisol the police canned INC delegates and in 1919 a British General opened fire on a peaceful protest rally in Jallianwala Bagh in an act of savagery that is unparalleled in Indian History.
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 Kamat House of Pictures: Pictorial Navigation
Navroji was an important pillars of Indian nationalistc movement and served as president of ndian National Congress during 1886, 1893, and 1906.
Nehru served as the President of Indian National Congress during 1919 (Amritsar) and 1928 (Calcutta) Conventions
A liberal reformer, Khan Mohammad Abbas Khan belonged to the Democratic party, which formed a coalition with Congress and served as the interim minister for industries.
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 Establishment of Indian National Congress [1885]
The Indian national flag was derived from the flag of Congress
Seventy delegates, most of whom were lawyers, educationalists and journalists, attended the convention in which the Indian National Congress was established.
He invited the convention of the Indian National Union, an organization he had already formed in 1884, to Bombay in December 1885.
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 GANDHI AND SOUTH AFRICA
Naicker, the Presidents of the Transvaal and Natal Indian Congresses, visited him in India after signing a pact of cooperation with the African National Congress, he gave them a message in which he said:
John Dube, the first President-General of the African National Congress, gave a moving eye-witness account of an incident in which 500 strikers at Phoenix would not move despite whipping, beating with sticks and rifle butts, running of horses over the crowd, torture and killing of their leader, and firing.
Towards the end of his life, he gave guidance and support to the Indian passive resistance movement in South Africa (1946-48), which was to inspire all the oppressed people and lead to the emergence of the great national movement of that country.
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 Know the Congress
Office-bearers of the All Indian Congress Committee headed by her run the party.
The new voters know nothing about the Congress' role in leading the Independence movement or forging a modern India.
With a growing youth segment, and an ageing political leadership in all parties, now is the time for the Congress to reinvent itself through the infusion of fresh blood and ideas.
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 Modern History Sourcebook: Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856-1920): Address to the Indian National Congress, 1907
The Indian National Congress was created by a group of English-speaking urban intellectuals in 1885.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856-1920): Address to the Indian National Congress, 1907, reprinted in William T. de Bary et al., Sources of Indian Tradition (New York: Columbia University Press, 1958), pp.
Modern History Sourcebook: Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856-1920): Address to the Indian National Congress, 1907
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 South Asia
The Kashmir National Conference was independent of the Indian National Congress, but it maintained close ties and generally pushed for the same policies as the Indian National Congress Party.
He was the son of Motilal Nehru, a prominent lawyer, and the leader of the Indian National Congress Party.
The Indian National Congress Party became the dominant political movement pushing for Indian independence from Britain.
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 Revolutionary Socialist Party (Bolshevik) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RSP(B) is part of the United Democratic Front, the alliance in Kerala which is led by the Indian National Congress.
The party leader is Baby John, formerly an important RSP leader in Kerala.
In total the party had put up four candidates in the state elections in 2001.
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 The Formation of the Indian National Congress
Their answer was the Indian National Congress which convened for the first time in 1885.
The people were quickly becoming more and more dissatisfied with the limited concessions of the British rule due in part to a rise in Indian nationalism.
Indian officials hoped to pass this bill and make Europeans living in India answerable to some of the Indian ruled courts.
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 Creation of Indian identity, The main stage
Gandhi became the leader of the Indian National Congress after Tilak's death in 1920.
Mahatma Gandhi who became the leader of the Indian National Congress in 1920 did not always lead the Congress.
Even when he was the leader of Indian National Congress there were members of the Congress who did not accept his ideas.
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 Rise of Indian nationalism
Indian lawyers and professionals formed the Indian National Congress.
Indians lacked equal job opportunities.They were not allowed to advance to high positions in government service or to become officers in the army.
Indian troops fought in many parts of the world.
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 MSN Encarta - Nehru
Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889-1964), Indian nationalist leader and statesman who was the first prime minister of independent India (1947-1964) and a leader of the Nonaligned Movement during the Cold War.
Indian troops were unprepared for the encounter and were decisively beaten.
The Muslim League was a political organization working to create a separate Muslim state so that Hindus, a majority of the population in India, would not gain control of the entire Indian subcontinent after independence.
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 Indian National Congress
Congress party - Congress party: see Indian National Congress.
Indian National Congress, Indian political party, founded in 1885.
Congress nonetheless did poorly in the 1999 elections.
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 Web Monitor: Indian National Congress
Also on the home page are links to the party's election manifesto, economic agenda, charges against the ruling National Democratic Alliance and why you should vote for the Congress.
of the Indian National Congress is one of the most visually appealing from any political party.
It appears the Congress is reluctant to claim credit for its role in making India and Indians prosper; strange, when political parties are known to do exactly the opposite.
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 Indian National Congress - MSN Encarta
Indian National Congress, political party that led the struggle for India’s independence and later dominated the country’s government.
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