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He targeted Congress over corruption, but now Prashant Bhushan has turned its poll advisor

SC lawyer Prashant Bhushan, of late, has been meeting Congress leaders to share his inputs on the party's 2019 Lok Sabha manifesto.
File photo of Lt Gen. D.S. Hooda | Commons

General who led surgical strikes will now head Congress task force on national security

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has asked Lt Gen. D.S. Hooda (retd) to prepare a vision document on national security, and pick members for the task force.

BCCI ombudsman is unlikely to bring the transparency that SC wants

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and party's UP unit chief Raj Babbar meet family members of the slain CRPF jawan Pradeep Kumar | PTI

Visit families of soldiers killed in Pulwama, be sensitive: Rahul Gandhi to party leaders

The Congress Thursday also attacked PM Modi for being "busy shooting for a film in Jim Corbett park" last week soon after the Pulwama attack.
Congress MLA J.N. Ganesh

Congress MLA arrested for assault ‘thrashed’ the colleague who helped his political launch

Karnataka MLA J.N. Ganesh allegedly beat up and threatened his party colleague Anand Singh at a resort near Bengaluru in January. He was arrested Wednesday.
File photo of PM Narendra Modi | PIB

On day of Pulwama attack, Modi was shooting for a propaganda film: Congress

After initially extending its support to the govt over the terror attack, the Congress has begun targeting Modi & BJP for the lapse in security.
Security personnel guard at Lal Chowk in Srinagar | S Irfan/PTI

Depressing irony that people want Kashmir but not Kashmiris, says Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram comments follow those by Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy who favoured a boycott of Kashmiri products.
Chandrababu Naidu shares the stage with Banerjee at the dharna | Ashok Nath Dey/ThePrint

Congress’ mega opposition rally now a solo Rahul show as Mamata & Naidu decide to skip it

Congress's planned mega opposition rally in Guwahati on 26 February has now become a booth workers' rally.
Union Minister and BJP's Tamil Nadu election in-charge Piyush Goyal addresses media after ruling AIADMK party signed an alliance with BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections

PMK’s vote base among north Tamil Nadu’s Vanniyars could be key for AIADMK-BJP alliance

Political analysts believe the AIADMK's new alliance is based on pure arithmetic, and will ensure the DMK-Congress don't have an easy run to victory.
MLA Ganesh

Congress legislator Ganesh arrested for assaulting a colleague in January

Ganesh and fellow legislator Anand Singh got into a brawl earlier this year when Congress MLAs were taken away to the Eagleton resort to block the BJP's poaching efforts.

On Camera

File photo of Smriti Irani | Facebook

Smriti Irani’s makeover: From being most disliked Modi minister to dynasty slayer in Amethi

After causing the biggest upset in 2019 elections, Smriti Irani has ensured she can no longer be ignored by PM Modi and Amit Shah.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

Ministry of Defence building

On new govt’s defence agenda — 4 key projects to boost India’s military prowess

Indian Air Force and Indian Navy are in dire need of fighter jets, helicopters and submarines, and the new government has to ensure that they get them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.