Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicRahul Gandhi

Topic: Rahul Gandhi

Major ice-breaker but ‘main issues’ unaddressed — Congress leaders’ takeaway from Chintan Shivir

Congress' Chintan Shivir, a mega brainstorming session, ended Monday with the party adopting a declaration and pledging reform to improve its performance.

‘I send people into depression,’ Ashok Gehlot counters Rahul Gandhi’s remark on senior leaders

At concluding day of Congress’ brainstorming session, Rahul Gandhi said some senior leaders may go into depression when they realise the enormity of the task ahead.

‘Bharat Jodo’ plans, focus on public connect: Targets for Congress as ‘Chintan Shivir’ ends

The Congress announced a nation-wide yatra from 2 October, while President Sonia Gandhi drew up a new 'advisory group' for herself from the CWC.

Have to re-establish ‘broken’ Congress’ ties with people, says Rahul Gandhi

The senior Congress leader also laid emphasis on the 'one family, one ticket' rule to ensure that multiple members of one family do not contest polls without working for the party.

Congress begins ‘Chintan Shivir’ today with one goal: Not to let India become ‘Congress mukt’

Over 450 delegates in attendance at 3-day meet in Udaipur, the first such brainstorming session since 2013. Focus is on organisational restructuring & main 2024 narrative against BJP.

To Udaipur by train for ‘Chintan Shivir’ — Congress’ plan for Rahul Gandhi & senior leaders

Proposal was floated at Monday's CWC meeting, and members agreed that it would be ‘good optics’ before the brainstorming session in Udaipur from 13 to 15 May.

‘Don’t come to Delhi for tickets’ — Rahul tells Telangana Congress unit to head to villages & work

Wayanad MP’s visit came weeks after some disgruntled party leaders held a meeting where they allegedly disapproved of TPCC chief Revanth Reddy, who was picked by Rahul for the post.

‘Telangana ruled not by CM but a raja’ –– Rahul Gandhi attacks KCR ahead of polls

Addressing Raithu Sangharshana Sabha Friday, Gandhi said the upcoming assembly elections in the state next year will be a direct fight between Congress and the ruling TRS.

‘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.

On Camera

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

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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