Saturday, Nov 01, 2014

MANOJ C G

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CPM@50: A look at the history and future of India’s largest Communist party
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

As India’s biggest Communist Party celebrates a half century of existence, MANOJ C G looks back, and ahead

Sardar Patel vs Indira Gandhi: NDA makes its point, Congress holds its punches
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

Modi sought to dwarf the memory of Indira by celebrating birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Yechury has his way, Karat agrees to rewrite CPM draft review report
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

The anti-Karat faction said the plenum would also give them an opportunity to point out mistakes made by the leadership.

View from the left
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

CPI(ML)’s ML Update slams the BJP govt over repatriation of black money, which was one of its key campaign theme.

RED FLAG
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Prakash Karat to revise a 35-year-old tactical line that has brought the party significant success, but seems to be flagging of late.

CPM debates, may tweak Prakash Karat draft on party strategy
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

The Central Committee discussion, described by many leaders as intense and in-depth, is ongoing.

Congress’s Haryana analysis: Jat quota, Dera support for BJP sealed party’s fate
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Even the Jats did not rally behind the Congress as the whirlwind campaign by Om Prakash Chautala resulted in split in their votes.

View from the left
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

An editorial says that Modi, in his first Independence Day speech, had spoken about making India an industrial hub.

A day after defeat, knives out in Cong
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Yadav said several leaders had brought issues to the notice of the high command, but it did not intervene.

People have voted for change: Rahul Gandhi
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Party high command spared, blame put on Hooda and Chavan

Congress sacks Shashi Tharoor as spokesman for ‘praising’ Narendra Modi
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

His removal comes after the Kerala unit of the Congress took strong objection to his continuous effusive praise of PM Modi.

Cong panel may ask Tharoor to explain
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

Antony is learnt to have met Vora on Friday. Shinde, however, was not present as he is busy campaigning in Maharashtra.

Modi govt is for big businesses: Rahul
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

"He is working for big industrialists and very soon the country will be run only for them," alleged Rahul Gandhi.

‘Congress win in bypolls tells BJP it has to work to keep its promises’
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Sachin Pilot at Idea Exchange explains the ‘surgical management’ that led to the victory.

Congress says it knew NCP was cozying up to BJP
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

Sharad Pawar said significant differences on 'critical issues' had forced the NCP to take the 'bold' step.

Haryana Congress chief storms out of meeting with Hooda
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The AICC released a list of candidates for all 90 seats, which featured both candidates Tanwar had opposed.

Make or break for alliances
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Congress has a raised offer for NCP, as well as a Plan B for itself.

Congress, NCP exchange deadlines over seat-sharing
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

The NCP wanted to contest in half of the total 288 seats, but that proposal was rejected by the Congress.

Congress, NCP push a deal to the brink
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

Soon, senior NCP leader Praful Patel said his party can “wait for a day longer for Congress’s response on our proposal on quantum of seats”.

Seat-sharing: Sonia Gandhi, Sharad Pawar may meet to end deadlock
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

But the NCP, which initially demanded 144 of the 288 seats and later brought it down to 136, has not yet agreed.

United fight led to good show: Sachin Pilot
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Sachin Pilot said the bypoll victory in Rajasthan as well as in Gujarat was a vote against the Narendra Modi government.

Thou shalt not speak, Congress tells its leaders
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

The buzz in the AICC was that the directive was targeted at former Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari and former party spokesperson Rashid Alvi.

Air views with ‘due sensitivity’: Congress to elders
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

Janardan Dwivedi has forwarded the letter to the general secretaries, secretaries and CWC members along with an advisory.

Cong Young Turks want party gag on seniors
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

14 AICC secretaries picked by Rahul seek direction for senior leaders not to air ‘negative comments’.

Congress young turks tell seniors not to cross ‘Lakshman Rekha’
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

16 AICC secretaries back Rahul, say Lok Sabha election debacle was a collective failure.

Congress young turks defend Rahul from old guard
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

The young guns have been upset with the public criticism of the Congress president Sonia Gandhi by some leaders.

‘Do not blame only Rahul for defeat, we all took decisions’
Tue, Sep 02, 2014

'Senior leaders who were and are a part of the decision-making process can sit with Sonia and Rahul rather than telling that to press'

Modi government 100 days in office: With shadow handles, Congress joins tweet bout
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Subject experts have been roped in to track each ministry or sector and give critical inputs.

Cong divided on fixing age limit
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Digvijaya backs Dwivedi; Anand Sharma differs.

Congress gearing for generational shift?
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Janardan Dwivedi wants setting age-limit for ‘active politics’.

Azad to lead Cong campaign in J&K
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Azad, however, will not contest the Assembly elections.

Bypolls give down and out Opposition a reason to smile
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The BJP was, however, quick to deny that the bypoll results were a reflection on the performace of the Modi government.

Hooda detractor picked as campaign panel chief
Sun, Aug 24, 2014

The party also appointed former MP Naveen Jindal as chairman of the publicity committee.

Antony meets Pawar over seat sharing, no agreement reached
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Sources said the Congress could offer a maximum of 125 seats to the NCP.

Boycott Modi’s functions, Congress tells Oppn CMs
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Maharashtra CM Chavan says he will skip an event today.

Antony panel shows the way, will Cong follow it?
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Earlier 3 reports not implemented, some say history will repeat itself