Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicRahul Gandhi

Topic: Rahul Gandhi

‘Science does not lie, Modi does,’ Rahul Gandhi after WHO figures on Covid deaths

In its report Thursday, WHO estimated there were 47 lakh Covid deaths in India, 10 times the official figures.

Sign of Sonia-Rahul disagreement? Surjewala dissent on Haryana chief new challenge for Congress

Congress general secy says Kuldeep Bishnoi would have been the best state unit chief, days after Sonia chose Udai Bhan, leading to questions on whether his views are backed by Rahul.

If not on campus, then in jail, says Telangana Congress on Rahul Gandhi meeting students

The Congress is infuriated at the Osmania University’s decision not to allow Rahul Gandhi to meet students on campus.

Modi is like Indira – Congress must learn from history. Sonia, Prashant Kishor can bring change

It's the story of Indira Gandhi and her opponents but roles are reversed: Congress is making the same mistakes. But lately, there are signs of change.

‘Indian Muslims have Stockholm Syndrome’: What pro-Hindutva press said on Ram Navami violence

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

Rahul Gandhi’s visit would be ‘like God coming’, says 79-yr-old Dehradun woman who made him heir

79-year-old Pushpa Munjiyal has left gold & money worth about Rs 50 lakhs to Congress president impressed by his 'honesty'. Says Nehru convinced her father to stay on in India after Partition.

Modi has more followers & tweets than Rahul, but gets less engagement, ORF study finds

Observer Research Foundation study analysed tweets by PM and Rahul Gandhi from 2019 to 2021 to understand their Twitter use & impact, and how social media giants influence democracy.

Who is Amarinder Raja Warring — Youth Congress ex-chief ‘close to Rahul Gandhi’, now PPCC head

Three-time MLA from Gidderbaha Raja Warring faces the tough task of keeping the flock together after the Congress lost power in Punjab. Party is plagued by infighting.

How CWC statement illustrates all things wrong with Sonia-Rahul’s leadership

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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