Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: Congress

Congress won’t name candidate for vice president poll, leaves it to other opposition parties

After naming the candidate for presidential polls, Congress asks other opposition parties to take the lead and name the vice presidential candidate.  ANUBHUTI VISHNOI 

Before taking charge of party, Rahul Gandhi takes charge of his loyalists

The Congress vice president has put together a core team of young politicians to advise him, implement his agenda and enjoy unhindered access to him. RUHI TEWARI

Congress was a divided house on GST launch boycott

Leaders such as Chidambaram and Jyotiraditya Scindia did not want the party to boycott the GST launch. But the line of Sonia and Rahul prevailed. RUHI TEWARI

Electoral bonds back in the spotlight after fresh criticism from Chief Election Commissioner

The outgoing CEC's demand for transparency in election funding sparks a debate

People are anxious about Presidential election because two Dalits are fighting over an unreserved post, says Meira Kumar

Meira Kumar is fighting an uphill battle against NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind. But after filing her nomination for the presidential election on July...

In Punjab a “disgraced” pagri sparks surprising bonhomie between AAP and arch-foe SAD

The new-found love between AAP and the Akalis could disrupt the political strategies of all parties in the coming weeks. Chitleen K Sethi

Rahul Gandhi’s imminent promotion is more talk, less of a certainty

Contrary to reports, the Congress is still undecided over Rahul Gandhi replacing his mother as Congress president. The quandary, as in the past, seems to be about timing. RUHI TEWARI

#RahulGandhi vs #AmitShah is no contest on Twitter too

Social media has proven to be central to political messaging but Rahul Gandhi has a lot of catching up to do when compared to BJP chief Amit Shah. RUHI TEWARI

3 years of Modi govt: Congress digs up failures, but unsure about cow vigilantism

The issues that the opposition party will attack the government with include foreign policy, employment, Kashmir, personal freedom and farm crisis. Ruhi Tewari

When a national party dumps Nationalism

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has taken on Canada’s Khalistani sympathisers, but PM Modi might grab the diplomatic point.

On Camera


Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.