Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: Congress

Modi or BJP has no moral right to talk about corruption, Sonia says in Karnataka

During his election rallies, PM Modi repeatedly said Sonia and Rahul are “out on bail” in the National Herald case. 
Arun Jaitley

The impeachment fiasco – another example of Congress adopting a fringe position

Does it behove a national party to take such fringe positions on issues like India's geographical integrity, EVMs, or even the CJI's impeachment?

Supreme Court crisis exposes a terrifying reality about political & judicial leadership

Congress is reckless, the Supreme Court and the chief justice are not being transparent and the moral voices are conspicuously absent.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah during 2018 Karnataka elections | Facebook

Breaking down Siddaramaiah’s indifferent mathematical tweet

Karnataka chief minister adds up BJP leaders in his mathematical tweet. BJP's Yeddyurappa adds his own bit of chemistry.
Manohar Parrikar

With ill Manohar Parrikar away in the US, governance goes on a holiday in Goa

The state has had no cabinet meetings for two months, and members of the opposition as well as the ruling coalition say governance has slowed down.
Gopal Goplakrishnan | The Asian Age News

Last Laughs: A storm’s predicted in Karnataka and the farce of leaders eating meals with Dalits

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

New twist in CJI impeachment as Congress MPs withdraw petition challenging V-P Naidu order

SC allowed to withdraw petition after senior advocate Kapil Sibal took objection to the ‘overnight constitution of a five-judge bench’ to hear the case.
Sonia Gandhi

Eyeing Lingayat votes, Sonia to campaign near Basavanna’s birthplace in Karnataka Tuesday

Local leaders want Sonia to campaign in this election given that she contested the Bellary LS constituency in 1999 and defeated BJP’s Sushma Swaraj.
The Rahul Gandhi US tour is being projected as a successful one but it doesn't help the Congress that still doesn't have a clear plan on coming back to power.

Congress is asking these millennials to use postcards to ridicule Digital India

Asked why the Congress chose postcards to woo a generation raised on mobile phones and social media, the party said it was bid to highlight the “poor internet and mobile penetration in the state”.
Rahul Gandhi

Catch them while they’re young: Congress set to woo first time voters for mission 2019

According to an internal party report, the 2019 Lok Sabha election is expected to see an estimated 15 crore first-time voters, and the Congress has been brainstorming about how to woo them.  
A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Netflix is to blame for spoiling viewers rotten

Netflix has accustomed viewers to the idea of an unlimited assortment of TV shows and movies at lesser prices and no ads.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...