Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicCongress Working Committee

Topic: Congress Working Committee

Congress wishes Rahul Gandhi many happy returns of the day, but isn’t sure if he’ll return

A host of senior Congress leaders, including former PM Manmohan Singh, P. Chidambaram, Shashi Tharoor, were present at the party headquarters to wish Rahul Gandhi.

The lotus creeps up in Bengal as Congress sees no end to the Rahul resignation saga

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Congress is relying on a bunch of defeated leaders to beat Modi and Shah

Of the 54 leaders who attended the Congress Working Committee meet Saturday, just 4 are Lok Sabha MPs, while one last fought elections in 1967.

Congress’ death-wish could leave 12 crore Indians in limbo

Congress isn’t giving up & wants Rahul Gandhi to restructure it. Problem is, he already has.

Congress insider reveals Rahul Gandhi blamed 3 leaders for placing sons before party

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has alleged the entire top-brass left Rahul Gandhi alone to fight it out against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party sources said.

Rahul Gandhi ‘resignation drama’ to overshadow Congress stock-taking meet today

The Congress’ apex body is meeting to analyse its second successive Lok Sabha rout, but senior leaders don’t expect much to come out of the meeting.

Congress Working Committee vows ‘second freedom struggle’ against Modi govt’s politics

A senior party leader justified the decision saying the central government indulges in politics of 'hatred, divisiveness, polarisation, crushing dissent and debates'.

R.K. Dhawan stood by Sonia Gandhi when no one else did

Sonia, who had seen R.K. Dhawan serve the Gandhi family from close quarters, had reasons to be indebted to him.

Talk of tie-up with Cong mere speculation, won’t ally without respectable deal: Mayawati

BSP chief says her party is preparing to go it alone in MP, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. Congress leaders say it's pressure tactics.

Congress leaders look at regional alliances in a bid to take on BJP

At the CWC meet, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram makes a presentation on alliance possibilities.

On Camera

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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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