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  • 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
  • Public mandate being ‘misused’ by govt: Sonia Gandhi

    Public mandate being ‘misused’ by govt: Sonia Gandhi

    Congress interim President told party leaders that it was not enough to be aggressive only on social media as "democracy was in peril."

    September 12, 2019
  • What does Congress manifesto say about sports

    What does Congress manifesto say about sports

    The manifesto promises Centres of Sporting Excellence in different parts of the country and at least one Sports Counselling Centre in every district, besides sufficient funds to “promote sports among girls and women, persons with disabilities and disadvantaged groups such as Scheduled Tribes.”

    April 2, 2019
  • Political parties in Kashmir urge ECI to hold simultaneous polls for assembly and Lok Sabha in J&K

    Political parties in Kashmir urge ECI to hold simultaneous polls for assembly and Lok Sabha in J&K

    The Commission asked the state administration to conduct operations on EVMs and VVPATs in the presence of stakeholders such as political parties and candidates to ensure transparency.

    March 4, 2019
  • BJP received 12 times more than all National Parties in donations

    BJP received 12 times more than all National Parties in donations

    The BJP's donations have decreased by 18 per cent from Rs 532.27 crore it received in 2016-17 while the Congress' donations decreased from Rs 41.90 crore in 2016-17 to Rs 26.658 crore during 2017-18.

    January 17, 2019
  • Congress celebrates 134th Foundation Day; evokes Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

    Congress celebrates 134th Foundation Day; evokes Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

    The party tweeted a quote of the first Home Minister of India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel where he said, "The measure of our non-violence will be the measure of our success."

    December 28, 2018
  • Lessons for all

    Lessons for all

    Introspection by the two national parties will have to revolve around the need to reinject some gentility into the political discourse, difficult as that may seem after the acrimony of recent weeks. Certainly, the default position of the BJP – to be divisive and to pander to the illiberal Hindu – will have to change.

    December 12, 2018
  • Assembly polls results: People rejected Mandir-Masjid politics, says Mehbooba Mufti

    Assembly polls results: People rejected Mandir-Masjid politics, says Mehbooba Mufti

    The Congress was on Tuesday set to wrest Rajasthan and Chattisgarh from the BJP which was trailing marginally in Madhya Pradesh in a cliffhanger while the TRS stormed back to power in Telangana and the MNF dislodged the Congress in Mizoram.

    December 11, 2018
  • Is Paul Pogba looking for ‘achhe din’? Congress thinks so

    Is Paul Pogba looking for ‘achhe din’? Congress thinks so

    Why is the 25-year-old France midfielder, who just won the 2018 FIFA World Cup, so concerned about 'achhe din'?

    July 18, 2018
  • Tactical Churning

    Tactical Churning

    The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has dispelled the grim forebodings of the Jeremiah. The outcome of the ideological churning at the Hyderabad session of the 22nd party congress mirrors the pragmatic realism ~ articulated pre-eminently by Jyoti Basu ~ close to 55 years after its foundation (7 November 1964). Not that the dialectical process, …

    April 29, 2018