Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicIndian National Congress

Topic: Indian National Congress

Congress unveils manifesto for youth, Rahul Gandhi says vision document ‘not hollow words’

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who was also present during the launch, hinted at being the CM candidate for the party by saying, “Do you see any other face in UP from the Congress’ side?"

Why Congress made Mohan Prakash U’Khand observer when he’s lost most campaigns he has led

Prakash, a socialist and ‘organisation man’, is said to be close to Rahul Gandhi, & leaders hope his knowledge and experience in UP politics will help in Uttarakhand.

Congress releases first list of 86 candidates for upcoming Punjab polls

In its first list, Congress has fielded CM Channi from Chamkaur Sahib, PCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu from Amritsar East, and deputy CM Sukhjinder Randhawa from Dera Baba Nanak.

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge tests positive for Covid

Kharge is asymptomatic & is under home isolation, his secretary Ravindra Garimella informed. 5 staff members in the Congress leader's Delhi office had tested positive a few days ago.

Actor Sonu Sood’s sister Malvika joins Congress ahead of Punjab polls

Malvika Sood joined the party Monday in presence of Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi and party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu at the Sood residence in Moga district.

Rs 2k/month, 8 LPG annually — Navjot Sidhu promises to women homemakers ahead of Punjab polls

Punjab Congress chief virtually outdo those of AAP's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, who has promised Rs 1,000 to all women in the state.

Punjab MLA Balwinder Laddi rejoins Congress just six days after joining BJP

Laddi, the legislator from Sri Hargobindpur, had joined the BJP in the presence of Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, on 28 December 2021.

Finest traditions of our democracy being deliberately damaged, says Sonia Gandhi

Speaking at the party's 137th Foundation Day event, Gandhi vowed that the Congress shall not remain a mute spectator and will not allow anybody to destroy India's rich heritage.

Sonia Gandhi slams Modi govt over border tensions, suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs at CPP meet

Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party meet, Gandhi also expressed anguish over the civilian killings in Nagaland & said justice for families should be ensured at the earliest.

Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala joins Congress ahead of Assembly polls

Moosewala joined Congress in the presence of Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi and party state chief Navjot Sidhu where the former described him as a youth icon.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.