Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicCongress Working Committee

Topic: Congress Working Committee

Letter politics at CWC meet — who said what in Congress over leadership change

The clash at the CWC meeting emerged between leaders who had sent a letter to Sonia Gandhi demanding ‘effective leadership’, and those backing the current leadership.

In Gandhi family’s win, Congress is the biggest loser

Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi may have put down a rebellion in Congress again, but the dent in the party is more visible than ever.

Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president until next AICC session

At a press briefing, party general secretary K.C. Venugopal says CWC took note of the letter written by certain Congress leaders, demanding ‘full-time and effective leadership’.

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.

There’s ‘more’ happening in Indian politics, & the language of ‘hooligans’

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Health minister’s confidante, Congress leader’s daughter: Why TN health secretary was shunted

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Sonia Gandhi sets stage for Rahul’s return, sidelines Patel, Antony and other veterans

Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi constitutes a key party committee headed by Dr Manmohan Singh and including Rahul Gandhi and his close aides, leaving out party veterans.

Congress Working Committee slams Modi govt’s ‘brazen’, ‘undemocratic’ move on Article 370

At CWC meeting, Rahul Gandhi said Congress opposed the manner in which the government went ahead with its decision on Article 370 against all constitutional norms.

Top Congress panel to pick Rahul Gandhi’s replacement as party chief next week

The matter of Rahul Gandhi’s successor was brought up at a general secretaries’ meeting. Leaders said it was urgent because of upcoming state elections.

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Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
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Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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