Indian National Congress - INC Timeline

  • Jan 18, 2013

    Jaipur Declaration

    The Congress adopted the Jaipur Declaration which laid out the party's roadmap for the future. The party rededicated itself to representing people's aspirations, especially those of the youth.

  • 170 Dec 19, 2010

    Congress Plenary, Burari

    Addressing the Congress plenary at Burari on December 2010, Smt Sonia Gandhi asked party leaders to reflect on why the people of India should vote for the Congress. "We are a party with a glorious past. We are the party of the future, It is for us to ensure that it holds out hope for each and every Indian. That is our calling and our obligation. Let the message go forth from this Plenary that the Congress is aware of its strengths, conscious of its responsibilities. Together we will build on our strengths. Together we will honour our responsibilities. Together we will strive our utmost to prove worthy of the trust and confidence that the people continue to repose in us,' she said.

  • 168 May 16, 2009

    UPA wins LS Polls

    Congress - led United Progressive Alliance wins 262 seats in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections against 159 seat for the NDA. INC emerges as the single largest party with 206 seats. Dr Manmohan Singh sworn in as Prime Minister for second term

  • 166 Sep 24, 2008

    Shri Rahul Gandhi appointed Gen Secy, AICC

    Shri Rahul Gandhi takes over as General Secretary, AICC, also given charge of the Indian Youth Congress and the National Students Union of India.

  • 164 Feb 29, 2008

    Farm Loan Waiver

    UPA Govt announces a Rs 72,000 crore waiver of loans taken by more than 4.30 crore small and marginal farmers across the country. In most of the Indian States the number of small and marginal farmers ranges from 70% to 94% of the total number of farmers.

  • 162 Apr 01, 2007

    NRHM launched

    National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) was launched by the Congress - led UPA govt as a part of its commitment to ensuring quality healthcare for all. The scheme proposes a number of new mechanisms for healthcare delivery including training local residents as Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) and the Janani Surakshay Yojana.

  • Jan 18, 2013

    Jaipur Chintan Shivir

    Congress leaders from across the country gathered at Jaipur to look at the journey so far and the challenges ahead. Shri Rahul Gandhi was appointed as the Congress Vice President at the conclave.

  • Dec 29, 2009

    125 Years of INC

    Congress entered its 125th year. Addressing party men on the occasion, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said, “The party has always promoted secularism through a consensual approach and has stood for protection of rights of the poor”

  • 167 Feb 09, 2009

    BCC & DCC Convention

    The National Convention of Block Congress Committee and District Congress Committee presidents organised at the Ramlila Grounds on February 9, 2009 as the party leadership heard the views of the ground level leadership on key issues.

  • 165 Jul 22, 2008

    UPA wins Nuke Deal Trust Vote

    UPA government won the confidence vote, clearing the way for it to finalise a landmark nuclear energy deal with the United States. Nuclear energy is critical to the energy security of the country.

  • Oct 02, 2007

    Non-Violence Day

    Satyagraha Conference resolution in New Delhi in January 2007 initiated by Smt Sonia Gandhi and Archbishop Desmond Tutu called upon the UN to adopt the idea. The UN General Assembly voted on June 15, 2007 to establish 2 October as the International Day of non-violence.

  • 161 Jan 21, 2006

    Hyderabad Session

    The highlight of the Congress Session in Hyderabad was the speech delivered by Rahul Gandhi, who spoke on behalf of the youth of the country. "Today, we are the oldest Party in India, but we are also the youngest...We must embrace the young of our country; we must use this organisation of ours to unleash the immense energy to build a better India," he said. Towards the end of his speech Rahulji also said that the Indian flag was his religion.