Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicSonia Gandhi

Topic: Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi forms Congress manifesto, campaign panels for Punjab polls

The 20-member manifesto committee will be headed by party MP Partap Singh Bajwa and the 25-member campaign panel will be led by Sunil Jakhar for 14 February assembly election.

PM security breach: Gandhis silent, Congress spokesperson says matter ‘should not be politicised’

Senior BJP leader Sudhanshu Mittal says he was shocked the Gandhi family hadn’t commented on the matter as they have been ‘the biggest sufferers of security lapses’.

Finest traditions of our democracy being deliberately damaged, says Sonia Gandhi

Speaking at the party's 137th Foundation Day event, Gandhi vowed that the Congress shall not remain a mute spectator and will not allow anybody to destroy India's rich heritage.

Gandhis show politics needn’t be all about eyeing votes. CBSE call-out a lesson for others

Sonia Gandhi's spirited stance against the abhorrent CBSE passage is a rare instance when politicians have thrown their weight behind an issue that has no mass or electoral resonance.

CBSE ‘drops’ controversial passage after Gandhis outrage over ‘blatantly misogynist’ paper

One set of the English question paper for Class 10 CBSE exams last week has sparked row for ‘promoting regressive notions about women’. Congress leaders have condemned the paper.

Sonia Gandhi slams Modi govt over border tensions, suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs at CPP meet

Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party meet, Gandhi also expressed anguish over the civilian killings in Nagaland & said justice for families should be ensured at the earliest.

Lalu hints at thaw with Congress, asks Sonia Gandhi to convene meet of ‘like-minded parties’

Rashtriya Janata Dal had snubbed the Congress with its unilateral decision to contest Bihar bypolls to Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan assembly seats.

Sonia Gandhi slams Congress leaders for ‘lack of clarity & cohesion’ on policy issues

Congress interim president says party must fight the 'diabolical campaign of BJP & RSS' ideologically, emphasises training programmes for workers.

‘Last chance for redemption of Punjab’: Sidhu writes to Sonia Gandhi, lists 13-point agenda

Sidhu asks Sonia Gandhi to consider these points and ask the state government to deliver upon them.

At CWC meet, leaders call for Rahul Gandhi to become party president, ‘will consider’, he says

Several 'G23' leaders also said they have 'never questioned Sonia Gandhi’s leadership' and have faith in her commitment to the party.

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Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

Tech, banking names are among hottest India stock picks for 2022

Despite concerns about lofty valuations and unwinding of easy-money policies, India’s benchmark is among those leading gains in Asia so far in 2022 with an advance of more than 4%.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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