Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: Congress

Gujarat’s ‘Statue of Unity’ district divided over how much they benefit from Sardar Sarovar Dam

Some voters claim 182-m tall Sardar Patel statue and the dam will boost tourism and help create jobs.

The Congress is a repeat offender, its chaiwala comment reeks of elitism

The Congress uses 'Chaiwala' to say: You are not supposed to be in this power corridor. You get lost.

BJP’s leaders have frequently described Sonia Gandhi as ‘barmaid’ and ‘waitress’

Chaiwala' comment shows that Indians are politically immature and culturally backwards.

We are not bothered about Modi selling tea, we want to discuss the so-called Gujarat economic model

The meme made from an unofficial Congress handle has only been taken seriously by the BJP.

BJP & Congress have made the same mistake in the run up to the Gujarat elections

National level leaders today are like banyan trees under which nothing grows; several states are experiencing the same leadership deficit.

The rise of the angry young men who can demolish Modi this election season

Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mewani and Alpesh Thakor might appear to offer hope, but the real reform is structural.

If Sunanda Pushkar’s death can be probed by TV anchors, why the silence on Justice Loya?

The media should have come together and demanded a fresh inquiry into the mysterious death of judge Brijgopal Harkishen Loya.

ThePrint makes news with Justice Dhingra exclusive

Congress holds press conference, more than a dozen media outlets publish reports. 

The Modi-Shah arithmetic and the making of BJP’s election winning machine

How the BJP Wins by Prashant Jha explains that Modi’s mass appeal, Amit Shah’s organisational skills and failures of the opposition have contributed to...

From parties to media, everyone’s uninterested in the Muslim vote bank in Gujarat

There appears to be a consensus to not address Muslims as a potential political category, and view them purely as voters, and not as Muslims. ​

On Camera


Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
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.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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.