Saturday, 25 June, 2022
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Topic: Gandhi family

Sibal’s exit latest blow for Congress G-23 as group that questioned Gandhi leadership implodes

Four original members have left the party or distanced themselves from G-23. Many among the rest appear to have bought peace with the high-command.

Congress ‘reaching consensus’ on 5-yr term for posts, ‘1 family 1 ticket’. Gandhis a grey area

On first day of Chintan Shivir in Udaipur, Congress floats two key proposals for ‘organisational transformation’, but there are hints Gandhis will be exempt.

Congress defeat, angst, rebellion is all a re-run. ‘No hope for this party’ is the new buzz

Congress leaders say the loss in five state elections takes away the party's leeway to go back to what it once was. For others, rebellion by G-23 is just a hoopla.

India needs Congress for the sake of democracy. Just that Congress doesn’t need the Gandhis

I believe in the current dispensation. But in the interests of our republic, it is important that we have a reasonably strong pan-Indian opposition party.

Congress needs change but can’t do without Gandhis, says Punjab unit ex-chief Sunil Jakhar

Speaking to ThePrint days after Congress' drubbing in 2022 Punjab elections, Sunil Jakhar talks about road ahead for party, and his one 'unfinished agenda' as he retires from active politics.

Gandhis’ journey to deserted island, and Modi’s token of appreciation for the common Indian

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

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Badals, Channi, Gandhis, Akhilesh, Mayawati — Big guns of 2022 who ended up as the big losers

Barring one member, the entire Badal family lost the 2022 election in Punjab. Congress' strong candidates suffered a rout in UP. And Uttarakhand CM lost though BJP won the state.

Modi dislikes dynasties. But he dislikes BJP losing elections even more

Modi is right, dynasty is one of the biggest evils in Indian politics. So, why is he nuancing his approach?

Gandhis show politics needn’t be all about eyeing votes. CBSE call-out a lesson for others

Sonia Gandhi's spirited stance against the abhorrent CBSE passage is a rare instance when politicians have thrown their weight behind an issue that has no mass or electoral resonance.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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