Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicCongress leadership

Topic: Congress leadership

‘Congress above personal ambition’: Sonia Gandhi says efforts of resurgence can’t be delayed

The Congress interim chief also hit out at the Modi govt over 'growing violence and divisiveness' and said it needs to be countered at all costs.

Congress has created a Punjab-like crisis in Rajasthan. Party needs a decisive leadership

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SubscriberWrites: YSR was the reason UPA-1 happened. Congress must learn and act as opposition first

The failure of Gandhis in acknowledging that they were not responsible for the victory in 2004 is one of the reasons for its failure as opposition now, writes D Sreekanth.

Sushmita Dev’s exit shows Congress’ lack of abiliy to retain talent, look beyond one family

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Punjab Congress battle isn’t about Navjot Sidhu or Amarinder Singh. It’s about Gandhis

The Gandhi siblings have now decided to go for the kill — re-establish unquestioned supremacy. The detractors must fall in line or leave.

SubscriberWrites: Opposition must dispel ‘no alternative’ anxiety of citizens with a successful coalition

The onus is on Rahul Gandhi and other senior opposition leaders to come together and present themselves as a viable alternative, writes Naresh Jotwani.

CWC holds off polls for Congress president, to focus on ‘saving every life’ amid Covid 2nd wave

CWC meeting Monday also discussed party's poor performance in the just-concluded assembly elections and Modi govt's handling of the Covid crisis amid the second wave.

‘A test Rahul Gandhi failed’ — Congress drubbing in Kerala, Bengal will hurt party chief push

Rahul Gandhi's leadership has been questioned by many in Congress in the past year. The election debacle will further intensify resistance to him taking on the post of party president. 

Cold wave in Delhi fails to dampen farmers’ protest & ‘New Year’ 2021

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Congress still wants to solve its problem with the problem — Gandhis. Solution is change

The fact that Congress needs rebuilding is no rocket science, the question is who it needs rebuilding under. A leadership change is what it needs to talk about.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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