Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicSonia Gandhi

Topic: Sonia Gandhi

RS poll victory may not change Ahmed Patel’s tenuous relationship with Rahul Gandhi

Despite a somewhat smooth working relationship, Rahul's official Twitter handle remained silent, with no customary congratulatory message for Patel after he scraped through. Ruhi Tewari

Before taking charge of party, Rahul Gandhi takes charge of his loyalists

The Congress vice president has put together a core team of young politicians to advise him, implement his agenda and enjoy unhindered access to him. RUHI TEWARI

Congress was a divided house on GST launch boycott

Leaders such as Chidambaram and Jyotiraditya Scindia did not want the party to boycott the GST launch. But the line of Sonia and Rahul prevailed. RUHI TEWARI

Last Laughs – The Best Indian Cartoons (June 24 – June 30)

The best Indian cartoons of the week, chosen by senior editors of ThePrint. The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media and are credited appropriately.

Rahul Gandhi’s imminent promotion is more talk, less of a certainty

Contrary to reports, the Congress is still undecided over Rahul Gandhi replacing his mother as Congress president. The quandary, as in the past, seems to be about timing. RUHI TEWARI

EVMs or Canadian Ministers, Amarinder Singh was forthright & unsparing

Singh lived up to his reputation of being forthright and unsparing as he spoke extensively on a range of issues – from beef bans to alcohol restrictions, Punjab’s drugs problem, sedition and the future of his party.

Stumbling on Sonianomics

Writings on the Wall is a metaphor that emerged from travels across India, particularly but not necessarily during election campaigns. Writings on the Wall,...

First family, second nature

What is it about the Congress that the moment a member of the Gandhi family is attacked, it loses its political judgment, instinct, discretion? It ceases to respond like a political party.

Anybody out there?

Government's inaction down the line is only matched by the silence at its top.

The great Indian hijack

It began with the National Advisory Council (NAC) and now five characters in fancy dress have brought the govt to bended knee.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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