Two reporters from Republic TV were barred to enter for the press conference of the All India Congress Committee. They were reportedly denied to enter the room, the issue got escalated when one of the reporters tried to connect the phone call to Arnab Goswami.
Republic TV alleges its reporter has also been assaulted. Actually, there was a scheduled meeting followed by Press Conference brief. Congress has approved two new departments in the AICC i.e. All India Professional Congress and All India Un Organized Workers Congress.
Shashi Tharoor, senior party leader and former cabinet minister, has been made the president of All India Professional Congress. After becoming the president, Tharoor was supposed to appear in the press conference. Republic TV says that to avoid questions related to Sunanda Pushkar, reporters were assaulted at the behest of him
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Congress President Sonia Gandhi has appointed a new All India Congress Committee (AICC) team to look after the party work in Telangana.
In new team, R.C. Kuntia is appointed as AICC in charge of Telangana and Satish Jarkiholi as AICC Secretary.
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has been relieved of the responsibilities as the General Secretary AIIC in charge of Telangana. Mrs Gandhi has also accorded her approval to change the name of the fishermen department to All India Fishermen Congress, Dwivedi said.
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