Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicCongress Working Committee

Topic: Congress Working Committee

The weight that’s sinking Congress, India’s Russia-Ukraine ‘neutrality’ and a misfired missile

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

We are all responsible, not just you, Congress leaders to Sonia after party’s Assembly rout

Senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge said the Congress would push its ideology and hope it would do better in the next elections.

Congress CWC to meet on 16 October, discuss internal elections, Lakhimpur violence

During the meeting of Congress' top decision-making body, the party is likely to decide on a schedule for electing a new chief and discuss recent dissenting notes and defections.

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.

Why the Gandhi family is wary of CWC and CEC elections

The CWC has decided to hold election for the new Congress president in June. Party leaders say both CWC & CEC will be able to assert their power only when their members are elected.

Congress says it will have elected president by June ‘at any cost’ after stormy CWC meet

Ashok Gehlot & Anand Sharma scrap over some senior leaders’ demand for CWC elections. Congress general secretary K.C. Venugopal says some clarity is awaited.

Congress election authority plans AICC session by January to find new president

Congress’ Central Election Authority has written to state party presidents that it plans to ‘convene an AICC meeting as soon as possible’, and sought details of AICC members.

‘Covid answer sheet’ for NEET 2020, and lessons on how to be a ‘great’ leader

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Sonia Gandhi continuing is no surprise, Congress high command culture goes back over 50 yrs

In episode 557 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta discusses how Congress has shown a lack of internal democracy repeatedly since Indira Gandhi in the 1960s.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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