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Congress begins campaign for Lok Sabha polls from PM Modi’s home state Gujarat

The party is also holding a Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting at the Vallabhbhai Patel's national memorial in Ahmedabad.
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Modi way or highway: Why the Congress troika needs to match PM’s hunger for power

With Gadkari putting speculations to rest, it’s Modi all the way in 2019 unless Congress can match his game.
Sonia Gandhi at a Congress event. Pranab Mukherjee has said her role in the revival of the Congress has been understated

Sonia Gandhi will contest Lok Sabha polls from Rae Bareli, ends retirement rumours

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi is on the party’s first list of 15 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, while Rahul Gandhi will contest again from Amethi.
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, addresses the joint meeting of the Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha Congress Parliamentary Party in Parliament | @INCIndia/Twitter

Parliament weakened, NE burning — Sonia Gandhi calls out Modi govt’s ‘bluff & bluster’

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi said truth & transparency had been tossed aside under the Narendra Modi govt, and institutions subverted as well.
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Why nobody sat on the same sofa as Sonia Gandhi

Many of us have been witness to this almost feudal style of functioning that has come to define the Sonia Gandhi era in the Congress.
File photo of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra | @SanjaySDutt/ Twitter

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra: The princess without the crown

There is no empirical evidence yet that Priyanka Gandhi is an effective politician or a vote-catcher.
File photo of Priyanka Gandhi | Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

When TV channels talked about Priyanka, not Chopra but Gandhi

News channels pecked at Priyanka Gandhi’s appointment as general secretary, East UP for the Congress.
File image of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi

Sibling support, not sibling rivalry behind Priyanka Gandhi joining Rahul’s Congress

Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi exemplify the harmony and unity in the ruling family of the Congress.
Robert Vadra with Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka delayed political debut over worries of what Modi govt would do to Robert Vadra

Congress first discussed post for Priyanka in 2017 but she feared 'vindictive' Modi govt would use agencies to arrest Robert Vadra on some ‘specious charge’. 
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Sonia Gandhi has her heart in right place, so chose Congress: Apsara Reddy

Cong's first transgender general secretary says former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa is an inspiration, and has lots of similarities with Sonia. 

On Camera

File photo of Narendra Modi at the Dhola Sadia Bridge, across River Brahmaputra, in Assam | PIB

Under Modi government, the PMGSY road scheme is connecting every last Indian

Beneficiaries of the programme from Manipur, Meghalaya and Odisha talk about how their lives were transformed thanks to the newly built roads.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.

Defence

A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.