Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Manoj C.G

Special Correspondent

Secular friends missing at Iftar party, Sonia finds comfort in Lalu, Sharad
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

The who’s who of the Congress, barring its leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, were present.

View from the left: Gaza blind
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

A frontpage article in New Age calls the first NDA budget “a budget for status quo.

Nominates heads for 2 key standing committees
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

The Congress can get the chairmanship of a maximum two standing committees in the Lok Sabha.

It’s official: Congress and National Conference won’t contest Assembly polls together
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

The decision has been taken in view of the sentiments of party workers, Cong leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said.

NCP won’t oppose government on PM aide
Sun, Jul 13, 2014

Most opposition parties are keeping their cards close to the chest on seeking a division over the Bill.

Reflecting rift with Congress, Sharad Pawar says will not oppose TRAI amendment bill
Sun, Jul 13, 2014

NCP chief cited example of ex-IAS officer TKA Nair who after retiring from service became principal secy to Manmohan Singh.

Congress to oppose TRAI Bill
Sat, Jul 12, 2014

The Bill will sail through in Lok Sabha since the Government has a comfortable majority.

Polavaram bill : TRS threatens to move court, Cong steers clear
Sat, Jul 12, 2014

The party also hit out at Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, who did not allow a discussion on a statutory motion.

Chavan to continue as CM, will lead Cong into Assembly polls
Fri, Jul 11, 2014

Assembly elections are due in Maharashtra later this year.

Congress reach out: Azad calls RS floor leaders for lunch
Thu, Jul 10, 2014

AIADMK leader V Maitreyan did not attend the lunch although he was invited.

Transfer of mandals, Gov power: Centre, TRS headed for face-off
Tue, Jul 08, 2014

TRS has moved a notice in Lok Sabha challenging introduction of Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill.

Sent to Nagaland, Mizoram Gov prepares to resign
Tue, Jul 08, 2014

New Gov Beniwal should resign, demands Mizoram BJP unit.

Once ministers in UPA govt, now lawyers, writers, agriculturists
Tue, Jul 08, 2014

Most of the lawyer-turned-ministers are back to practising law, while some are pursuing their interests .

Budget Session Day 1: Congress climbs down, settles for debate without voting
Mon, Jul 07, 2014

Lok Sabha could not transact any business because of disruption by Congress members over price rise.

MP, Chhattisgarh red-flag Paswan’s foodgrains order
Sat, Jul 05, 2014

We have demanded the central government to cancel this directive, said Chhattisgarh Food Minister.

Detractors say ‘Hooda will lead us to defeat’
Sat, Jul 05, 2014

Factionalism in Haryana Cong spills out before Antony panel.

After ‘secular’ lesson, Congress to debate A K Antony’s view internally
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Veteran leader had cautioned party against bending too much towards minorities.

Antony touches raw ‘secular’ nerve, says Cong’s ‘proximity to minority communities’ leads to ‘doubt’
Sat, Jun 28, 2014

Antony said that his party’s apparent proximity to minority communities had led people to doubt its secularism.

Kerala Youth Cong slams Rahul’s internal election system
Fri, Jun 27, 2014

Sources in the Youth Congress national leadership said the criticism was constructive and indicated changes in the election process are on the anvil.

NCP puts Chavan on notice, asks to meet its demands
Tue, Jun 24, 2014

Senior NCP leader Praful Patel told The Indian Express that his party was not “going to sit idle”.

Change of guard: Mallikarjun Kharge in Guwahati, to gauge mood on leadership change in Assam
Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Antony panel’s meeting with leaders from Assam postponed to July 6

Amid talk of change, two Congress CMs meet Sonia
Sun, Jun 22, 2014

The day was marked by hectic consultations as Congress debated the pros and cons of replacing its chief ministers.

Congress may take call on Chavan in next three days
Sat, Jun 21, 2014

Shinde is frontrunner, CM says ‘not sounded out’

Chavan, Hooda, Gogoi likely on their way out
Fri, Jun 20, 2014

Sonia forms panel to probe LS poll defeat

Govt nudge for Governors to quit: It’s unnecessary, says J B Patnaik
Fri, Jun 20, 2014

Chhattisgarh Gov Dutt resigns despite good rapport with CM

Maharashtra Governor Sankaranarayanan lets it out: Home Secy called asking me to quit
Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Sankaranarayanan says process wrong; Alva’s office says she will complete term

Rahul may not have his way in Cong polls
Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Half of CWC members will be appointed by Sonia, the rest by AICC.

His options closed, Rahul opens up to others
Mon, Jun 16, 2014

The election outcome has been a common thread in the discussions Rahul has been having with the MPs of other parties.

After meeting Modi, Jaya signals ‘issue-based’ support to govt in RS
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

Jayalalithaa handed over a 65-page memorandum to Modi listing out the state’s demands.

Lost: Rahul’s strategy misfired, Cong leaders share challenges and revival strategies
Sun, May 25, 2014

The Sunday Express spoke to many Congress leaders, and they have a long list of suggestions for the party’s revival.

After the rout, Priyanka quietly chips in
Sat, May 24, 2014

Demands that Priyanka play a larger role in reviving the fortunes of the 129-year-old party are growing.

Rahul needs to be more communicative, Sonia should be Leader of Oppn: Tharoor
Sat, May 24, 2014

Tharoor, who won from Thiruvananthapuram seat, said he was against the blame game on in the Congress.

Milind Deora first to speak out: Rahul Gandhi advisers wrong, so were people they advised
Thu, May 22, 2014

Deora said even the message that came out of the CWC meeting on Monday could have been articulated better.

Gogoi likely to resign today; Virbhadra says not his defeat
Thu, May 22, 2014

The Congress managed to bag only three of the 14 seats in Assam in the Lok Sabha elections, while in Himachal Pradesh, it drew a blank.

Orphaned Congress can’t look beyond first family
Tue, May 20, 2014

Rejects Sonia, Rahul offer to quit, asks them to show way; Manmohan takes blame.

Speaking out for Cong’s first family, loyalist Patel sets tone for CWC meet
Mon, May 19, 2014

Rumblings in Team Rahul, close aides being blamed for defeat.