Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicCongress president

Topic: Congress president

Deadlock over Rahul Gandhi’s resignation starts old guard vs young turk tussle

Party sources say mass resignations an attempt at putting pressure on seniors to step down.

Rahul Gandhi says he’s not involved in the process to pick new Congress chief

At a Congress Working Committee meeting after the Lok Sabha election results, Rahul Gandhi had said he had decided to step down.

Rahul Gandhi must sort out professional ties with sister Priyanka — for Congress’ sake

Congress workers need to get a clear idea about Priyanka Gandhi’s mandate of a free hand to act as per her political instincts.

In trying to simplify politics, Modi is destroying language in Gujarat

The variety and diversity of arguments that are needed in a democracy no longer finds space under Narendra Modi's government.

New Team Rahul Gandhi likely to be young, tried and tested

A major reshuffle at AICC is in the offing; possibility of appointing 3-4 vice-presidents is being explored as well.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

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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