Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicNehru-Gandhi family

Topic: Nehru-Gandhi family

This is why Modi revised his stand on dynasty politics. Beyond usual Gandhi family bashing

BJP leaders no longer have to feel apologetic about hailing from a political family or promoting their sons or daughters. Modi's shift on dynasts has won many hearts in BJP.

Lok Sabha adjourned after uproar over Anurag Thakur’s remark on Nehru-Gandhi family

The Congress & TMC demanded an apology from Thakur who alleged Nehru ordered the creation of PM's National Relief Fund like a 'royal order. ‘

Modi’s Covid-19 strategy has Congress party’s ‘first family’ split in its political response

Modi reacted a bit late to the Covid-19 crisis but has won the battle of optics. His adversaries though remain their usual self — confused and full of self-doubt.

Rajiv Gandhi had wanted to end impasse in Kashmir and saw Farooq Abdullah as its best bet

Rajiv and Farooq had virtually grown up together. Whenever the Nehru–Gandhi family was in Kashmir, the Abdullah family was always available to them.

Discontent, dissent & defiance in Congress as Gandhi family begins to lose grip on party

Congress has of late been imploding under the Gandhis, with some leaders quitting and others refusing to back Rahul & Sonia, contradicting party line on contentious issues.

Hooda rebellion a sign Congress is unravelling. The much-needed reboot is nowhere in sight

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Congress today doesn’t need a leader or an election win, it needs an ideology

Congress fought not only for India's freedom, but for many values. Support for Gandhi and Nehru came from that, not elections and power.

Why Priyanka Gandhi Vadra should be the next president of the Congress party

Nothing special, she’s just another Gandhi, and that’s good enough reason why she should be Congress president.

2019 elections ended ‘dynasties’ only of Congress, BJP’s are well and truly thriving

Many in Congress like Rahul Gandhi and Scindia lost partly due to BJP’s anti-dynasty agenda. BJP’s own dynasts, however, romped home with massive wins.

This is what has angered Narendra Modi this Lok Sabha election

In an election marked by coarse language, the PM’s unseemly comments about Rajiv Gandhi touched a new low.

On Camera

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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