Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicKanhaiya Kumar

Topic: Kanhaiya Kumar

‘Not very CPI, natural for Congress’: ‘Begusarai Bourgeois’ Kanhaiya Kumar panned for holiday pic

The Instagram image shared by Kanhaiya Kumar shows him reading in a room overlooking the hills. The former CPI leader joined Congress last month.

Kanhaiya who? Why RJD will ignore ex-JNU student leader inducted by ally Congress

Kanhaiya Kumar joined Congress on 28 September in Delhi. He was earlier a member of CPI, and lost his maiden election from Begusarai in 2019.

BJP on backfoot in Gujarat, time for Congress to mobilise people, Jignesh Mevani says 

Jignesh Mevani, who has pledged allegiance to Congress, said the reason he will join the party is because it stands for democracy and revolution. 

From Kumaramangalam to Kanhaiya, why Communists can’t change Congress’ fortunes

Communist leaders have long felt the need to infiltrate the Congress with 'Trojan horses' and take over the party. But a 2004-like victory is unimaginable now.

Congress must be saved for ‘smaller ships’ to survive, Kanhaiya Kumar on joining party

Former CPI member and student leader Kanhaiya Kumar joins Congress, says country's democracy is in danger, and saving Congress is a moment of urgency.

Jignesh and Kanhaiya can succeed in Congress only if the Gandhis let them practise aggressive politics

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Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani, Kanhaiya Kumar to join Congress on 28 September ahead of polls

Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel said all 'revolutionary' youths willing to work for development & strengthen Gandhi & Nehru's ideals are welcome in the party.

Aishe Ghosh, Kanhaiya Kumar are doing what Left leaders should have done long ago

JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh’s decision to contest West Bengal election marks a welcome change in what has been at the root of Left's decline in India.

Police asked to give charge sheet copies to Kanhaiya Kumar, 9 others in 2016 sedition case

Kumar and others, including former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, were accused of raising anti-India slogans in 2016.

Don’t read into them, says Nitish Kumar on meetings with LJP MP, Kanhaiya Kumar

Nitish Kumar said there was nothing political about the meetings, and as the CM he is approached by members of the state legislature to discuss matters related to their areas.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

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Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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