Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicK.C. Venugopal

Topic: K.C. Venugopal

Congress says it will have elected president by June ‘at any cost’ after stormy CWC meet

Ashok Gehlot & Anand Sharma scrap over some senior leaders’ demand for CWC elections. Congress general secretary K.C. Venugopal says some clarity is awaited.

Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president until next AICC session

At a press briefing, party general secretary K.C. Venugopal says CWC took note of the letter written by certain Congress leaders, demanding ‘full-time and effective leadership’.

How Rajasthan, Maharashtra & Manipur crises have showcased rise of Team Rahul in Congress

K.C. Venugopal, Randeep Surjewala & Ajay Maken — separately and together — have been on the frontlines of multiple crises for Congress.

No need for post-mortem in Rajasthan crisis, govt is far from dead, says Congress’ Venugopal

Avinash Pande, Congress’ Rajasthan in-charge, says both Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot were ‘very cordial’ in CLP meeting ahead of Friday’s assembly session.

Congress to hold online campaign, demand Rs 10,000 for families outside income tax bracket

A target has been set to mobilise 50 lakh activists online on popular social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to raise the issue of distress.

Congress has a new Ahmed Patel, or so it seems

Pre-Truth – snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Congress, JD(S) have a common programme in Karnataka but expectations from it are minimum

The assembly session will be a survival test as some say the coalition is nothing but a mirage.

On Camera

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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