Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicCongress president

Topic: Congress president

Rahul Gandhi’s impending return as president is a win-win for both Congress and BJP

CWC choice of Rahul Gandhi as party president isn't about the fight against BJP. It was about the Gandhi dynasty’s crown jewel, Congress, and they have secured it.

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.

Not really Nehru, it was Gandhi and Congress ‘Right’ who made Bose resign as party president

In ‘Nehru & Bose’, Rudrangshu Mukherjee writes about how Subhas Chandra Bose had no choice but to resign from Congress in his second term as president.

What we don’t know about the crisis in the Congress

The media portrays the Gandhi family as one unit, but the great unknown in the Congress crisis may well be the political relationship between mother, son and daughter.

Why Sonia Gandhi should give her son Rahul a longer ‘break’

As she prepares for the reinstallation of Rahul Gandhi as party president, Congress' interim chief Sonia Gandhi may realise she has better options.

What made Sonia Gandhi repeat history and take charge of Congress again

A Gandhi family member at the helm is certainly a comforting feeling for Congress leaders, notwithstanding the opinion of voters.

Chidambaram first to float Sonia Gandhi’s name, few reservations in CWC

Only Priyanka and A.K. Antony urged the CWC to consider Sonia's position on the matter, with Antony urging them not to 'force her'.

Rahul and Sonia Gandhi recuse themselves from Congress Working Committee meet

As the CWC began consultations on Saturday to find its next president, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi left the meeting midway, saying they couldn't be part of the process.

Congress can create national interest by holding elections like Boris Johnson’s party

Congress’s decision-making body must pick an interim president and then dissolve itself. Every party position should be up for election.

In politics, age is just a number. Even if it is ‘young’ Rahul Gandhi’s

Does age make a difference in politics? Can a young president change the fortunes of Congress? Not really, many politicians believe.

On Camera

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Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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