Manoj C.G


UP Polls: Congress MLAs meet Rahul Gandhi, want ‘secular’ tie-up
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Some of the MLAs expressed apprehensions about not being able to maintain the momentum created during the yatra, said sources.

Congress leader Shinde plays cop again, this time to probe a clash between strongmen in own party
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar was assaulted, allegedly by former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s supporters.

Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s exit: Murmurs in Congress over ‘plum posts’ to party hoppers
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said leaders had left the party when it faced bad times in 1967 and post-Emergency, but those leaders never really succeeded.

Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s exit: Murmurs in Congress over ‘plum posts’ to party-hoppers
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s exit has already triggered a debate within the Congress.

When Rahul Gandhi visited Jayalalithaa and left without meeting Karunanidhi
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Congress sources said the trip was meant to send a political message to both the DMK and Jayalalithaa’s AIADMK. “It was political calculation couched in political courtesy,” a leader said.

His party cautious, Moily says triple talaq practice needs reform
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

He said religions will have to introspect and reform in every field “civilisation warrants” and “triple talaq is one such area where reform is necessary”.

Row over judicial appointment: Many MoP proposals rejected by SC collegium, says Centre
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

No appointments of judges were made between April and December last year because of the hearing on National Judicial Appointments Commission by the Supreme Court.

Saffron, Red terror has reached its peak in Kerala, says Congress
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Chennithala said while CPI(M) leaders talk about tolerance in Delhi, it is displaying its intolerant face in Kerala.

Day after dalali, Congress: Don’t need advice from person who was in jail
Sat, Oct 08, 2016

Sibal said that the Congress was ready to support the government in its efforts to root out terrorists from Pakistan, which was “afflicted with the cancer of terrorism and required chemotherapy”.

Rahul Gandhi’s kisan yatra: it has electrified the party but what about the UP voter?
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Rahul tried to strike the right chords - visiting houses of farmers, sipping tea and having snacks with 'commoners' at road side shops and visiting temples, mosques and dargahs.

Salman Khurshid: ‘Is tit for tat enough? Is there a plan? You can’t kill conversation in the country’
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Amid the debate over the surgical strikes, former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid speaks to The Indian Express.

Congress backs Govt, asks for proof, says we struck too
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Digvijaya Singh asked the government to “release video footage” of the strikes and told PM Modi and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval that “our credibility is at stake.”

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu didn’t want to leave Congress, forced by Centre: Nabam Tuki
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

"They were coerced and threatened that funds would not be released."

Uri attack: Congress questions ‘intelligence failure’
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Stating that a “firm and appropriate” response by security forces is required, the party also attacked Prime Minister Modi and said he owes the country an explanation for the “intelligence failure” that led to Sunday’s attack.

Growing trust deficit behind Congress setback 
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

Congress leaders like Arunachal East MP Ninong Ering said the friction between the high command and the CM was known, but Friday’s development was a bolt from the blue.

Is the govt authoritarian or fascist? Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat choose their own words
Fri, Sep 16, 2016

Yechury’s comments came days after his predecessor Prakash Karat, in an article in The Indian Express, argued that conditions are not present in India for a fascist regime to be established.

Rahul Gandhi uses cot incident to target Centre
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

Rahul and the Congress have in the past targeted the NDA government over Mallya, chairman of the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines, leaving the country.

One takeaway from Rahul Gandhi’s cot rally — the cots
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

The Congress vice president’s yatra to conquer the hearts and minds of the people of Uttar Pradesh started Tuesday on a painfully humorous and chaotic note.

Uttar Pradesh elections: Rahul Gandhi visits temple, promises farm loan waivers
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

On the opening day of Kisan Yatra, Rahul Gandhi visited the Dugdeswar Nath temple and addressed a khaat sabha at its premises.

Curfew returns to Valley as all-party team visits Sunday
Sat, Sep 03, 2016

The curfew, which was lifted from most of the Valley on Monday after a spell of 51 days, was re-imposed with J&K police reporting 35 incidents of stone-pelting from across Kashmir

Must hold talks with separatists during all-party visit to Valley: Sitaram Yechury
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav also favoured talks with the Hurriyat leadership, but said there should be a unified decision.

Rahul Gandhi’s UP election gambit: Farm loan waiver, power tariff cut
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

For the first time in his 14-year political career, Rahul would do a door-to-door campaign during his Deoria to Delhi kisan yatra, which would cover 2500 km.

On Balochistan and Kashmir, Congress caught between individual opinions and consistent party line
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

The whole episode only shows the need for putting in place a mechanism or platform for brain storming on such issues to arrive at a sufficiently nuanced political stance before rushing to articulate its view.

Congress UP campaign: Sheila Dikshit, Raj Babbar to go on separate yatras
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

The two-month yatra is expected to cover around 60 districts, including Nehru-Gandhi pocketboroughs of Amethi and Rae Bareli.

PM Modi’s Balochistan remarks: Day after, Congress says PM diverting attention
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

The Congress reiterated that India should raise the issue of human rights violations in Balochistan and gave three instances when the Manmohan Singh-led UPA had condemned atrocities committed by Pakistan.

Salman Khurshid says Modi’s reference to Balochistan ruins case on PoK, Congress doesn’t agree
Tue, Aug 16, 2016

Speaking to The Indian Express, Khurshid asked whether Balochistan was part of India and said the doctrine of Panchsheel does not allow India to interfere in internal matters of other states.

Opposition on same page — on the end, not the means
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

All parties barring the Shiv Sena said the use of pellet guns should be stopped.

5 Questions: Ram Gopal Yadav, tells why the SP alleges that BJP is discriminating against UP
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

Yadav said he had given a notice under rule 267 seeking suspension of business to discuss the alleged discrimination against UP.

Not looking at veto over judiciary, says govt
Wed, Aug 10, 2016

Congress said there was a complete impasse over appointment of judges in the last one-and-a-half years.

Congress seeks privilege motion against Arun Jaitley for special status remark
Wed, Aug 10, 2016

"The finance minister has misled the house."

Vijay Mallya on mind, Rajya Sabha passes stricter law for debt recovery
Wed, Aug 10, 2016

The Rajya Sabha passed the bill by voice vote. The Lok Sabha had passed it last week.

BJP, Congress cross swords over imposition of President’s Rule in Arunachal, Uttarakhand
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

Accused of targeting Cong govts, BJP says ‘like devil quoting scriptures’

Congress leads Opposition campaign against GST as money Bills
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

The opposition fears that the government will move the Bills as money Bills, which would only require a vote in the Lok Sabha.

Without rate, like enacting Hamlet without the Prince, says P Chidambaram
Thu, Aug 04, 2016

He said the Congress has deferred its demand for now because of the views expressed by the state finance ministers and because it recognises that it is difficult at this stage for the government to mention a rate in the bill.

Varanasi roadshow: Sonia Gandhi falls ill, skips last lap
Wed, Aug 03, 2016

As she withdrew just before the roadshow was to reach Englishiya Line, where it was to wind up, other leaders symbolically completed the roadshow with the supporters.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan stays firm, Gita Gopinath set to remain his financial adviser
Sat, Jul 30, 2016

Vijayan’s comments came a day after his arch-rival, V S Achuthanandan, wrote to the CPM central leadership questioning appointment of Gopinath.