Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicPriyanka Gandhi

Topic: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress is on a downward slope. It needs serious restructuring to remain relevant

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Congress calls Yes Bank’s Rana Kapoor ‘fraudster’, says made allegations to suit ‘political angle’

Kapoor told the ED that the refusal to buy the M F Husain painting from Priyanka Gandhi will prevent him from getting the ‘Padma Bhushan’ award.

Was forced to buy MF Hussain painting from Priyanka Gandhi, Yes Bank’s Rana Kapoor tells ED

Yes Bank promoter Rana Kapoor said the then petroleum minister Murli Deora forced him to buy the painting for Rs 2 crore, and the amount was used for Sonia Gandhi's treatment in the US.

Dear Rahul and Priyanka, you had your chance, you blew it. Let someone else do the job

Sonia Gandhi won respect for turning down the PM’s post again and again. This generation has destroyed much of that goodwill by seeming eager to remain in charge.

Congress is beating an old drum with Brahmin candidates in UP, lacks strategy

Congress is a 'coalition of extremes' — Muslims, Brahmins, and Dalits. But look at the gaps that its ticket distribution in UP polls reveals.

The ‘Bhaiye’ whom CM Channi doesn’t want in Punjab are the ones driving state’s economy

Instead of Charanjit Singh Channi asking UP and Bihar's 'bhaiye' to be kicked out and Priyanka Gandhi clapping on the remark, the Congress leaders should thank them.

What Guru Ravidas’ legacy means in Punjab elections, and why politicians are vying to claim it

As PM Modi, Rahul & Priyanka Gandhi pay homage on Ravidas Jayanti, all political parties this poll season have tried to cash in on fierce Dalit pride symbolised by the Guru.

Hijab row not about choice, liberals supporting ‘dangerous trend’, RSS-backed Organiser says

Hijab and niqab are considered signs of a repressive, regressive society, but fundamentalist organisations want to promote segregated religious identity, says Organiser editorial.

Farm loan waivers, 20 lakh govt jobs — Congress promises UP in its poll manifesto

Releasing the manifesto, Priyanka Gandhi said wheat & paddy will be purchased at Rs 2,500 per quintal and sugarcane at the rate of Rs 400 per quintal after Congress comes to power.

Priyanka Vadra’s women-centric campaign long shot in UP. BJP must look at its male hierarchy

BJP has a gender disadvantage: no woman president or CM, and only one woman among 36 chiefs of states and Union territories.

On Camera

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Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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