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‘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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Representational image of the seat of the Indian government on Raisina Hill, New Delhi | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

IAS couple with dog is already UPSC case study. But don’t miss modus operandi behind transfers

‘Punishment’ postings are not new. If you want to punish an IAS officer through transfer, which has been the practice in several states and now Centre, there is no need to search for ‘hard areas.’
File photo of people in masks in China | Representational image | ANI

India, China will soon be ‘economically sick’ after Covid subsides. Here’s how to avoid it

Emerging Asia can fall into an inequality trap after Covid. The poorest have been hit hardest by a reduction in their incomes. But there are remedies.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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