Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicCongress party

Topic: Congress party

Congress ‘reaching consensus’ on 5-yr term for posts, ‘1 family 1 ticket’. Gandhis a grey area

On first day of Chintan Shivir in Udaipur, Congress floats two key proposals for ‘organisational transformation’, but there are hints Gandhis will be exempt.

Congress finalises candidates for Punjab assembly elections, list to be out soon

Due to a lack of consensus on repeating some of the sitting MLAs, the party’s screening committee would meet again on Friday. The elections in Punjab will be held on 14 February.

Off The Cuff with Prashant Kishor

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint's Editor-In-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Senior Associate Editor Neelam Pandey, political strategist Prashant Kishor opens up about his plans...

Study on sexual habits of Indians shows more than 50% don’t use contraceptives

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala joins Congress ahead of Assembly polls

Moosewala joined Congress in the presence of Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi and party state chief Navjot Sidhu where the former described him as a youth icon.

No change in export policy of iron ore pellets, Modi govt says after Congress levels charges

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera alleged Thursday that Modi government changed export laws to 'favour some corporates' after it assumed power in 2014.

Congress, DMK in Lok Sabha demand Gandhi family be given SPG cover again

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury cited that the previous NDA govt, led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, had not removed SPG cover to the Gandhi family.

Will Amit Shah’s open door policy lead to ‘Congressisation’ of the BJP?

Home Minister Amit Shah took a dig at the opposition in Maharashtra Monday saying that "if the BJP opens its door completely, except Sharad Pawar and Prithviraj Chavan, no one will remain in their respective parties".

Sir Pokhriyal’s laws of emotion over motion and a crumbling Congress fort

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

Sidhu should have accepted new portfolio instead of shunning work: Punjab CM Amarinder

The Punjab chief minister has had many run-ins with cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu including changing the latter's portfolio in a recent cabinet reshuffle.

On Camera

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

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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