Saturday, 3 December, 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 Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.