Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicAhmed Patel

Topic: Ahmed Patel

‘Mischievous,’ says Congress on Gujarat SIT allegations against Ahmed Patel, BJP calls it ‘karma’

In an affidavit filed in an Ahmedabad court, the Gujarat SIT said Patel paid Rs 30 lakh to Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar & Sanjeev Bhatt to 'frame' then CM Modi after 2002 riots.

More worry for Congress in Gujarat as Ahmed Patel’s son says he is keeping options open

The Patels are a powerful family in Gujarat and the state goes to polls later this year.

Five lessons for Rahul Gandhi from what Machiavelli said 500 years ago

Niccolò Machiavelli’s 16th century seminal treatise, The Prince, could offer some advice to Rahul Gandhi after the G-23 rebellion and Ahmed Patel’s death.

Can Ashok Gehlot be the next Ahmed Patel for Congress? Conditions apply

With the loss of Ahmed Patel and Tarun Gogoi, Congress has a big problem. And very few candidates to solve it.

In Congress after Ahmed Patel, Rahul Gandhi needs to play the bigger person, call for unity

With no counter to Rahul Gandhi’s writ on the party, it is time for him to replace the loyalty test with merit and accountability.

Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal appointed interim party treasurer

Congress working committee (CWC) met on Friday under the chairmanship of Sonia Gandhi and condoled the demise of party stalwarts, Ahmed Patel and Tarun Gogoi.

Ahmed Patel remained in background, let others take credit — Sonia Gandhi writes in obituary

In an obituary in National Herald, Gandhi says ever since she became Congress interim chief, Patel was at her side as 'a most trusted colleague, as someone I could always turn to for advice’.

No one in Team Rahul can be a pillar like Ahmed Patel, Congress leaders say

While Salman Khurshid, Sanjay Jha say there’s isn’t anyone who can assume Patel’s role, others like Sanjay Nirupam, Udit Raj say Rahul may just do away with having an adviser. 

Delhi’s ‘customary welcome’ & govt’s ‘trickle-down theory’ for artists

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Maradona takes ‘God’s hand’, and saying goodbye to Congress strategist Ahmed Patel

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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Mohan Bhagwat

Mohan Bhagwat’s right — no word wounds Hindus like kafir does

In South Africa, the word kaffir, as the blacks were pejoratively called, has been outlawed. It's time India too bans 'kafir'.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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