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  • Mahamana Legacies

    Mahamana Legacies

    Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya was a four-time President of the Indian National Congress: in 1909, 1918, 1932 and 1933. Pandit Nehru referred to him as a ‘Mahapurush‘ who ‘ever since Congress was started, had been a unique symbol of our political movements. Malaviyaji had a big role in its inception, in its making and its growth.‘ In its present phase, Congress is ignoring, marginalizing its unique legacies

    March 27, 2023
  • More than an idea

    More than an idea

    ver the century, there was the bigger goal of 'freedom and independence' for which a spectrum of political parties, groups and individuals were campaigning in the legislatures, writing vociferously in the media, pleading openly to the imperial powers-that-be, and taking to the courts, and streets, unafraid of being in jails. These were journeys where intentions and imagination, ideals and action went hand in hand 

    March 1, 2023
  • BJP fuelling fire of fear: Sonia

    BJP fuelling fire of fear: Sonia

    Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday accused the BJP of fuelling the fire of fear among the people of the country.

    February 25, 2023
  • What has Rahul gained from yatra?  

    What has Rahul gained from yatra?  

    Rahul's strategists initially suggested a less strenuous bus tour. But he chose to undergo hardship, like walking thousands of kilometers with blisters on his feet and knee pain, sleeping in a caravan, and roughing it out.

    February 5, 2023
  • Will the ‘alternating party pattern’ in Himachal change this time?

    Will the ‘alternating party pattern’ in Himachal change this time?

    The northern state, which is going to polls for its assembly, has a long tradition of ousting the state's ruling administration. Since 1985, the BJP and the Indian National Congress have alternately held power in the state after winning a close race.

    November 5, 2022
  • Ups and Downs~I

    Ups and Downs~I

    The demise of Queen Elizabeth ll in August not only denotes the end of an era in Britain’s post War history but also the beginning of a new phase in Britain’s relations with India, the Commonwealth, and the rest of the world.

    October 26, 2022
  • Baghel, Pilot to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday: Sources

    Baghel, Pilot to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday: Sources

    Friday's meeting comes a day after Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met Sonia Gandhi over a possible cabinet reshuffle and according to the sources, Pilot has been called to resolve issues related to the state.

    November 12, 2021
  • Gandhi’s Path

    Gandhi’s Path

    Gandhi‘s death snapped the dialectic link between politics and his Constructive Programme. While contemporary India is vastly different from Gandhi‘s times, many of his fundamental concerns are alive. Today‘s India is more prosperous, but also vastly more unequal.

    July 17, 2021
  • The pre-INA Netaji Bose

    The pre-INA Netaji Bose

    In 1928 the Nehru Report, prepared by Motilal Nehru who headed a committee of an all- parties conference to prepare a draft for the constitution of free India, was made public.

    January 22, 2021
  • Inept students

    Inept students

    The Congress has bumbled from crisis to crisis after its momentous loss in the 2014 parliamentary election.

    November 14, 2020
  • Cong to form 3-member panel to hear Sachin Pilot’s grievances

    Cong to form 3-member panel to hear Sachin Pilot’s grievances

    In a statement, party General Secretary (Organisation) K.C. Venugopal said, "Congress President Sonia Gandhi has decided that the AICC will constitute a three-member committee to address the issues raised by Sachin Pilot, the aggrieved MLA, and arrive at an appropriate resolution thereof."

    August 10, 2020
  • Clinging on to a colonial legacy

    Clinging on to a colonial legacy

    By retaining the law on sedition, we do no service to our credentials as a democracy, argues Siddhartha Guha Ray.

    April 25, 2020
  • Victim of half-truth~I

    Victim of half-truth~I

    Even more than seven decades after an assassin's bullet ended his life on 30 January 1948, he is still the victim of cynicism, misinformation and disinformation. We have misunderstood and misrepresented Gandhi over the years. He has been accused of appeasing the Muslims, and has also been blamed for the Partition of India. But this is far from truth.

    January 30, 2020
  • Bengal Resolves…

    Bengal Resolves…

    Monday’s huge rally by a cross-section of Christian denominations and teachers of schools, run by Protestant and Catholic churches, has conveyed a robust message to the likes of Amit Shah.

    January 24, 2020
  • Stressed ties

    Stressed ties

    In the recently conducted local body election in parts of Tamil Nadu, the DMK is accused of not allotting enough seats to the Congress to contest.

    January 20, 2020
  • Perilous path

    Perilous path

    The increase in wealth did not lead to any appreciable improvement in our ranking in the Global Hunger Index which would indicate that "trickle-down economics" is not working in our case; the lot of the poor does not seem to be improving while the rich are definitely getting richer. The inescapable conclusion is that better and leak-proof implementation of poverty alleviation programmes and more direct interventions to end poverty and hunger are needed.

    October 23, 2019
  • Congress to lead protests across country over economic slowdown

    Congress to lead protests across country over economic slowdown

    In a meeting chaired by Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters in Delhi, the Opposition party decided to hold massive agitations across the country from October 15 to October 25.

    September 13, 2019