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Periyar E V Ramasamy: Mapping his political and social legacy

As we commemorate the 140th birth anniversary of E V Ramasamy, popularly addressed as Periyar or ‘the Great One’, on September 17, Sahapedia focuses on his popular, yet complex legacy.

Karnataka Congress to form panchayat-level committees after humiliating Lok Sabha defeat

After presiding over a review meeting with 21 Congress candidates who were defeated in Karnataka during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, AICC general secretary KC Venugopal added that reconstitution of DCCs, block-level and booth-level committees will follow.

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Jyotiraditya Scindia interview: ‘Not a jyotish, but I have strong feeling this will be end of BJP govt’

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Congress in-charge of western Uttar Pradesh and a likely candidate from Guna in Madhya Pradesh, speaks to The Indian Express about the challenges ahead and the party’s chances in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh.

In 2019 manifesto, Congress changes own tune: No sedition law, diluted AFSPA

The Congress manifesto also said it “will provide a statutory basis to the National Security Council and the office of National Security Adviser.

Rahul Gandhi picks Wayanad as his second Lok Sabha seat, will fight to retain Amethi too

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will contest Lok Sabha elections from two seats this time -- Amethi and Wayanad.

Tejpal road: Few know this is where Indian National Congress was formed

The landmark meet convened here by A O Hume, a member of the then Imperial Civil Service, and one of the founders of the Indian National Congress, is considered to have marked the birth of the Indian National Congress

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Fissures in MP Congress unit ahead of party president Rahul Gandhi's visit

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will visit Piplya Mandi village in the district on June 6, the first death anniversary of six farmers who were killed in police firing during a protest there last year.

Kumaraswamy swearing-in highlights: Opposition power play in Karnataka

Kumaraswamy swearing-in: "The newly formed JD(S)-Congress coalition in Karnataka will take office Wednesday and names of the ministers in the Cabinet will be announced a day after the new Karnataka government clears a trust vote on May 24, Kumaraswamy said.

Will Karnataka toll for the Congress?

The Congress stands to both gain, and lose, more from the Karnataka poll results than the BJP. That is the simple asymmetry behind this important election

Madhya Pradesh: EC 'warns' collector of Shivpuri for not reviewing voters list

The Election Commission has asked the chief secretary to issue warning to Rathi and also inform it about the action taken against him, as per the copy of the EC's communiqué, a copy of which was received in response to an RTI query filed by anti-corruption activist Ajay Dubey.

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Congress wins Gurdaspur bypoll 2017: Here's how party celebrated Sunil Jhakar's succes

Punjab Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar has won the Gurdaspur by-election with huge margin of 1,93,219 votes defeating Bhartiya Janta Party candidate Sawarn Singh Salaria.

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Fali S Nariman Interview: Congress' charges for impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra are frivolous

In an interview to The Indian Express, senior jurist Fali S Nariman rubbished the charges leveled by the Congress party on the issue of impeaching the Chief Justice of India. This is what he said. 

Delay In Elevation of Rahul Gandhi As Congress Party Chief, Sonia Gandhi To Continue: Here Is Why?

The Congress is “very comfortable” with the twin leadership of the “mature” Sonia Gandhi and the “youthful” Rahul Gandhi, said Ghulam Nabi Azad, leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha hours after the Congress Working Committee decided to put back its internal elections by a year. Azad may have deftly fended off questions on the […]

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