Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh Congress

Topic: Uttar Pradesh Congress

‘Bharat is Rahul ji, Rahul ji Bharat’ — UP Congress new chief Khabri echoes ‘India is Indira’ cry

In interview to ThePrint Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee president Brijlal Khabri claimed the only party fighting the BJP to 'save the country, democracy and Constitution' was the Congress.

Quit Congress, join BSP, quit BSP, lead Congress—why some UP Congress leaders see merit in it

BJP workers aren’t worried about having to buy new 5G-enabled smartphones. If even 5-10 phones are ‘gifted’ to senior leaders, at least one would definitely fall into their hands.

Eyeing Mayawati’s eroding votebank, Congress appoints a Dalit president in UP after 28 years

Brijlal Khabri's appointment as president of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee is being seen as the party’s attempt to wean away the Dalit votebank from BSP supremo Mayawati.

Congress’ new low in UP — left with no member in Legislative Council for 1st time ever

Party's sole legislator in UP legislative council, Deepak Singh, retired Wednesday, leaving the Congress with no representation in the UP council for the 1st time ever.

Priyanka Gandhi recites shlokas, urges people to chant ‘Jai Mata Di’ at Varanasi rally

At a meeting held to express solidarity with farmers in poll-bound UP, Congress general secretary Sunday invoked Goddess Durga and started her speech with a stuti (prayer).

UP Congress leader Lalitesh Tripathi updates Twitter bio, ‘precursor’ to his exit, say leaders

Several UP Congress leaders say Lalitesh Pati Tripathi has already sent his resignation to the Congress, is likely to join Samajwadi Party.

On Camera

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File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.