The party, sources said, is planning to hold a Rahul-Priyanka roadshow as well as a rally which will be addressed by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. According to sources, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh could be asked to address a press conference.
While the party high command is reluctant to appoint him as state Congress president by replacing Ashok Tanwar, former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has staked claim to contest from Sonepat seat. His son Deepender Hooda, the sitting MP from Rohtak, is set to contest again from the seat.
While the party high command is reluctant to appoint him as state Congress president by replacing Ashok Tanwar, former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has staked claim to contest from Sonepat seat.
"I invited Rahul Gandhi to address a public rally. But there are other things.... Leader is good, (the) family is very good, they want to improve the party. But local sentiment... they can’t help it," Reddy said.
According to Central data, the community constitutes over 10 per cent of the population in as many as six districts — Krishna, Guntur, Nellore, Kadapa, Kurnool and Anantapur — and about 10 per cent in Prakasam and Chittoor.
The Andhra Pradesh IT, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Minister and son of AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu, Lokesh has taken a gamble by choosing to make his electoral debut from Mangalagiri, one of the two Assembly constituencies in capital region Amaravati.
The Indian Express had on March 30 reported that the campaign tagline of the Congress would be centred around the word NYAY. The party had finalised the agencies to execute the campaign a fortnight ago.
Surrounded by parched fields and rock formations, the village is part of the Singanamala assembly segment, one of the seven inside the Anantapur Lok Sabha constituency, all of which go to vote in the first phase on April 11.
Since the channel is not mentioned in the I&B Ministry's list of permitted private satellite channels, Congress told the EC that either “the channel “Content TV” is being broadcast as a government-sponsored channel” or it has “not got any official clearance” from the I&B Ministry.
On a day the CPI released its manifesto for the upcoming polls, party national secretary D Raja speaks to The Indian Express on the party’s promises and on why alliances could not be worked out in some states
After a meeting of the Congress Working Committee which approved the draft manifesto, Rahul said the Nyunatam Aay Yojana (Nyay) scheme was a “ground breaking idea’ and would mark the beginning of the final assault on poverty.