Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicPriyanka Gandhi Vadra

Topic: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress’ new low in UP — left with no member in Legislative Council for 1st time ever

Party's sole legislator in UP legislative council, Deepak Singh, retired Wednesday, leaving the Congress with no representation in the UP council for the 1st time ever.

Former BSP leader Nakul Dubey joins Congress

Dubey was a prominent Brahmin face in the Bahujan Samaj Party and played a key role in the formation of the Mayawati govt in 2007 with a Brahmin-Dalit alliance.

Gandhi siblings, their loyalists & some G-23 ‘rebels’ in 3 new Congress panels set up for 2024

Contrary to promises made at ‘Chintan Shivir’, new groups don’t reflect drastic changes. Most panel members are either old faces or those considered close to the Gandhis.

Amarinder was replaced as his govt was being run by BJP from Centre, says Priyanka Gandhi

Without taking former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's name, Gandhi Sunday said his govt got lost somewhere on the way and the 'hidden nexus' has come out in the open today.

Bikini, ghoonghat or hijab, it’s woman’s right to wear what she wants, Priyanka Gandhi says

Amid hijab row escalating in Karnataka, Gandhi tweeted saying the right is guaranteed by the Indian constitution and to 'stop harassing women'.

‘Nyay’ in Uttarakhand: Congress manifesto pledges cash transfers for unemployed youth, 4 lakh jobs

40% reservation for women in govt jobs, promise to keep LPG price below Rs. 500, facilities for pilgrims & new pension schemes feature in manifesto released by Priyanka Gandhi Wednesday.

Hindu-vs-Hindutva, Priyanka ‘experiment’ — the strategy Congress is prepping for 2022 & beyond

2022 will be an important year, with five assembly elections at the start of the year, and Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh going to polls towards the end.

Priyanka Gandhi promises 30% quota in jobs for women if Congress voted to power in Goa

The Congress leader cautioned people against 'outsiders' & advised them to assess parties on how they've performed in their ruling states, in an apparent dig at Kejriwal govt in Delhi.

40% quota in govt jobs, 25% in police — Priyanka Gandhi releases ‘women manifesto’ for UP

Congress’ UP incharge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Wednesday released a special manifesto, meant for just women voters in Uttar Pradesh.

UP govt cancels teachers’ exam after paper leak, Yogi says ‘guilty to be charged as gangsters’

UP Police found question paper for Sunday's exam had already been leaked, arrested people early morning, leading to cancellation. Opposition parties accuse Yogi govt of corruption.

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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.

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First batch of women cadets to join NDA

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

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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