Sunday, 29 May, 2022

Topic: Congress

Congress leaders care more about phones, sandwiches – Hardik blasts party in resignation letter

In the letter addressed to Sonia Gandhi, Hardik Patel wrote that there seems to be "no seriousness within the central leadership" of Congress with regard to any issue.

‘Want to work for Gujarat in more positive manner,’ says Hardik Patel as he quits Congress

The Patidar leader had skipped the Congress’ recently-concluded brainstorming session that aimed to revive the grand old party.

For long, Congress wavered on social justice. Now it’s waking up to BJP’s OBC politics

Many wanted Congress to focus on secularism, diversity and pluralism. But party has realised that the Shudra/OBC/Dalit/Adivasi aren't interested in these abstract ideas.

Gyanvapi-like video survey for Finance Ministry, and an insurance policy for LIC’s market debut

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

Rahul Gandhi must clear his position on Congress leadership. Chintan Shivirs won’t help

If a 137-year-old party is still discussing its foundational ideas and core ideology, and can’t have everyone on board, the road ahead seems rocky.

Major ice-breaker but ‘main issues’ unaddressed — Congress leaders’ takeaway from Chintan Shivir

Congress' Chintan Shivir, a mega brainstorming session, ended Monday with the party adopting a declaration and pledging reform to improve its performance.

At Chintan Shivir, Congress has chosen to win—not with PK, but with SC, ST, OBCs, women

What the Gandhis did piecemeal will now be done on an ongoing basis. PK might make parties win elections, but the Congress has opted to make itself win.

‘I send people into depression,’ Ashok Gehlot counters Rahul Gandhi’s remark on senior leaders

At concluding day of Congress’ brainstorming session, Rahul Gandhi said some senior leaders may go into depression when they realise the enormity of the task ahead.

‘Bharat Jodo’ plans, focus on public connect: Targets for Congress as ‘Chintan Shivir’ ends

The Congress announced a nation-wide yatra from 2 October, while President Sonia Gandhi drew up a new 'advisory group' for herself from the CWC.

Have to re-establish ‘broken’ Congress’ ties with people, says Rahul Gandhi

The senior Congress leader also laid emphasis on the 'one family, one ticket' rule to ensure that multiple members of one family do not contest polls without working for the party.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.