Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: CWC

CWC meet predictable. But no one is addressing elephant in room — rejection of Gandhis

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CWC to meet ‘very soon’, Randeep Surjewala says after Congress’ G-23 leaders raise demand

Senior leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kapil Sibal Wednesday demanded a meeting to discuss internal party issues such as a spate of defections from Congress and turmoil in Punjab.

This is Congress’ last chance to get its own Modi

Congress needs a genuine internal election, not a stage play directed by the Gandhis in which everyone else is reduced to a mere prop.

India takes note of alleged poisoning of Alexei Navalny, says subsequent events unclear

At the 95th Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons session, ambassador Venu Rajamony said India was firmly opposed to any use of chemical weapons.

How Sonia Gandhi delivered a blow to Congress in promoting her son’s failed lieutenants

Efforts to see the Gandhi family’s political wisdom and strategy in Congress’ organisational reshuffle are pointless.

Congress letter signatories to ‘lay low’ after CWC fiasco, hope concerns will be addressed

Congress members who signed a letter asking for 'effective' party leadership, say the CWC meeting focused on timing of letter instead of its contents.

‘Butter knives’ at Congress meeting and Rahul Gandhi’s ‘exam’ postponed

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

What we don’t know about the crisis in the Congress

The media portrays the Gandhi family as one unit, but the great unknown in the Congress crisis may well be the political relationship between mother, son and daughter.

Hooda, Azad, Chavan among host of leaders who want change of leadership in Congress

At least 23 senior Congress leaders have written to interim chief Sonia Gandhi seeking structural changes in the party’s functioning, and a full-time and effective leadership.

CAA law discriminatory and divisive, NPR is disguised NRC: Sonia Gandhi at CWC meet

Sonia Gandhi said thousands of young men and women, especially students, have realised the 'grave harm' implementation of CAA will cause.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.