Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Topic: Congress

Congress president Rahul Gandhi | PTI

The Abhishek Bachchan of Indian politics has finally delivered a hit

Rahul Gandhi’s biggest gamble in Indian politics is to try and prove that nice guys don’t always finish last.
Yashwant Sinha

BJP has become a party of the dead, says Yashwant Sinha

The former finance minister also rejected the possibility of a change in the party's leadership after its losses in the recently concluded assembly polls.
File image of Rahul Gandhi (C) with Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kamal Nath

Congress claims support of 121 MLAs in Madhya Pradesh

The Congress won 114 seats in the state polls and was short of 2 seats to reach the simple majority mark.
Mir Suhail | News18

PM Modi’s hollow 56-inch chest, and Yogi Adityanath calls BJP’s loss ‘just an accident’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
File image of Nacjot Singh Sidhu | ThePrint

Navjot Singh Sidhu has a new taunt for BJP after election loss

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.
Congress leaders Sachin Pilot and senior leader Ashok Gehlot during a meeting with the newly elected MLA's at the party office, in Jaipur

Congress to stake claim to form government in Rajasthan, says Sachin Pilot

Congress and its ally RLD together have got 100 seats to reach the majority mark in Rajasthan.
Voters stand in queues outside a polling station in Jaipur | PTI

Chart-wise breakdown of why voting in 2019 would be very different from the state polls

Just like 2004, the Congress would be hoping to make a comeback through the rural seats.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi waves at his supporters during a public meeting at Sarooagar Stadium ground, near Hyderabad in August 2018 | PTI

Rahul Gandhi’s strike rate is better than Narendra Modi’s in Hindi heartland

In Chhattisgarh, MP & Rajasthan, Congress won in 56% of seats where Rahul Gandhi campaigned while BJP won in 48% of seats where PM Modi held rallies.
Screen grab of the video that went viral

Video claiming Pakistan’s flag being waved at Congress rally is fake

A closer look at the video shows that except for its green colour, the flag does not bear the crescent moon or the star symbols of the Pakistan's national flag.
File image of Samajwadi party president, Akhilesh Yadav | Getty Images

Samajwadi Party extends support to Congress in Madhya Pradesh

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav made the announcement an hour after Mayawati said the BSP will supporting the Congress in forming government in Madhya Pradesh.

Is TRS’ game-changing Rythu Bandhu answer to India’s farm woes or just a sop in disguise?

The TRS enjoyed a landslide victory in Telangana state election Tuesday by winning a two-thirds majority. Many are linking the victory to TRS' Rythu Bandhu sche...