Monday, 20 August, 2018

Topic: Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

What defines Modi-ism? Politically potent racism against Indian Muslims

India is a diverse democracy which cannot be squeezed into “isms” easily for too long. And it cuts down leaders who try to fit it in their own “ism”.
Sitaram Yechury, Manik Sarkar, Biman Bose and Prakash Karat during CPI(M)'s central committee meeting in Kolkata

Just when we thought the Indian Left could not decline any further, it proves us wrong

Over the years, CPI (M) has only witnessed a steady decline and is seen to be losing direction and lacking resonance among the youth.
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Ahead of budget session, consensus still eludes triple talaq bill

While the govt is in no mood to budge on the criminal provisions of the bill, the opposition will not relent in their demand for legislative scrutiny.

Why should the Left bury itself in the confused political world of the Congress?

The question is whether the Congress is genuinely against the BJP’s policies or whether it only differentiates itself for electoral gain.
Man giving speech

After 40 years in the Congress, Ahmed Patel says the party needs young blood

Senior leader bats for opposition unity ahead of 2019 general elections, questions BJP’s unlimited resources and election ‘management’.
A file photo of Rana Gurjeet Singh

Amarinder’s dilemma—to throw out ‘corrupt’ minister Rana Gurjit or not?

After a slew of corruption allegations and a clean chit in a probe, Rana Gurjit has sent his resignation to the CM, who says he’s considering it.

Off The Cuff with Sachin Pilot & Jyotiraditya Scindia

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Lok Sabha MP, Sachin Pilot and Rajasthan Congress Chief, Jyotiraditya Scindia in conversation with ThePrint Chairma...
Rahul Gandhi interacting with farmers

After Gujarat, Congress ups its communication game in poll-bound states

The party has already started working on its social media strategy for Karnataka, Rajasthan and MP, and will soon begin work on other poll-bound states.
Sidhu and Rahul Gandhi

Mystery of the missing Sherry: Congress wondering why Sidhu refuses to campaign

Despite being on party’s star campaigners list and great demand across states, cricketer-turned-TV celeb hasn’t gone anywhere at the high command’s behest.
Shashi Tharoor in the Lok Sabha

In Parliament, Shashi Tharoor’s valiant fight to change section 377

The Congress MP had tried to slip in a change through an amendment to the government’s bill to repeal 104 old laws, but Lok Sabha rejected it in winter session.

Should ISRO be launching a new TV channel or focus instead on social media?

In an effort to increase its outreach, ISRO has announced that it will soon launch a TV channel. Meanwhile, the space agency continues to remain largely inactive on social media.