Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicCongress leadership

Topic: Congress leadership

How Congress president is elected & why call for publication of electoral rolls is gaining ground

Party set to hold its next presidential polls on 17 October. Demand for electoral rolls to be made public comes three weeks before filing of nominations begins on 24 September.

3 states, thrice the trouble: Why Congress struggles won’t end in Punjab, Haryana & Rajasthan

While Congress appears to be imploding in Punjab, intense factionalism has surfaced in the Haryana and Rajasthan units in the run-up to the 10 June Rajya Sabha polls.

‘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. 

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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