Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicAll India Congress Committee

Topic: All India Congress Committee

Telangana Congress in-charge Manickam Tagore sends defamation notice to Kaushik Reddy

Kaushik Reddy, who resigned from Telangana Congress, had alleged that Tagore had taken a Rs 50 crore bribe from the newly appointed president A Revanth Reddy to give him the top post.

Congress election authority plans AICC session by January to find new president

Congress’ Central Election Authority has written to state party presidents that it plans to ‘convene an AICC meeting as soon as possible’, and sought details of AICC members.

Ghulam Nabi Azad loses general secretary post in Congress reshuffle weeks after letter row

Mukul Wasnik, another signatory of the letter that called for party leadership overhaul, retained as general secretary. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra now in charge of UP entirely.

Sachin Pilot sacked as Rajasthan Dy CM & state Congress chief, says ‘truth can’t be defeated’

OBC leader and Education Minister Govind Singh Dotsara is new state party chief. Congress leader Randeep Surjewala says BJP trying to topple govt and Pilot has become a part of this conspiracy.

Rahul ready to be Congress chief again? Party members see hope as ‘he doesn’t reject idea’

Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress chief last July, taking responsibility for the party's debacle in the LS elections. But there's been a constant clamour for his return.

Congress rules out joining hands with any party without ‘long-term ally’ DMK

The clarification comes after actor-politician Kamal Haasan had offered to support Congress if it broke ties with DMK. 

Priya Dutt’s long march in politics shows signs of winding down

Former Congress MP Priya Dutt was removed as AICC secretary last month, some 13 years after her debut in active politics.

Our 10, Drowning Street

No, Congress isn't dead yet; it has become two distinct parties, one of the durbar, other of the field, and if they keep drifting apart, death is a certainty.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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