West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had announced that his party intended to unite all non-TMC, non-BJP parties in the state. He said a decision had been taken after a meeting with all Congress MLAs and district leaders.
he complaint by the editor of a local paper claimed that Rahul put up social media posts trying to create caste divisions and identifying teenagers who were ‘punished’ in Jalgaon for swimming in a pond.
The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights had on June 19 issued a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Twitter for ‘disclosing’ the identity of the two boys.
The elections for president and vice-president posts were necessitated as the elections for office-bearers in district panchayats are held after every two-and-a-half years under Panchayati raj system.
Subramanian, whose contract ends in May 2019, has quit as CEA owing to personal reasons.
The BJP on Wednesday accused the Opposition of deceiving and exploiting the sentiments of the mother of Rohith Vemula, a scholar whose suicide in 2016 had sparked a major political row, for petty political gains.
The notice was issued following a complaint on June 19 by Chirabazar resident Amol Jadhav who objected to Rahul Gandhi’s video that revealed identity of both minors.
Hooda said, “If you look at the history of Congress, every party president has contributed towards strengthening the party. Rahul Gandhi will also do that. He will expand the party. Karnataka is a recent example.”
The Organiser’s editorial states that the elections will come and go and leaders like Rahul will emerge and fade away. “But the Gandhian values are the torch-bearers not only for this nation and but for the entire humanity, they should remain undamaged.”
Amethi parliamentary constituency contains five assembly segments namely, Amethi, Gauriganj, Jagdishpur (reserved) and Tiloi in Amethi district, and Salon (reserved) in Raebareli.
The Congress President’s reaction, which was reported hours after the news of the end of the alliance was announced, also contained sharp accusations for the BJP. “Incompetence, arrogance and hatred always fail,” Rahul Gandhi said.
Once a reluctant politician, Rahul Gandhi now holds the reins to the Congress party and is expected to play an influential role in national politics.
This is Rahul Gandhi’s first birthday since he took over the reins of the Congress party from his mother Sonia Gandhi.
The tweet comes against the backdrop of criticism from various quarters that the Congress did not join the four other chief ministers in their display of support to Kejriwal.
For the patchy beginnings of opposition unity to grow into something more, quantity must gather political quality.