Monday, Oct 03, 2022


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Two days after falling in line with high command, Ashok Gehlot hints he will remain Rajasthan CM

October 1, 2022 4:34:18 pm

Asks public to send him suggestions regarding next year's Budget; loyalists say it seems like there will be no CM change

‘Y’ security now for 5 RSS leaders in Kerala, Bihar BJP chief

October 2, 2022 12:54:03 pm

The development comes days after a nation-wide crackdown on the Popular Front of India (PFI) by central agencies. About two to three armed commandos are being provided to each protectee as part of the cover, sources said.

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Prashant Kishor interview: ‘Nitish has stopped listening … Having coffee with some leaders, photo-ops not the way to build formidable Oppn’

October 2, 2022 8:32:45 am

A day before the launch of his 3,500-km march across Bihar, poll strategist says Rahul Gandhi should have started his yatra from Gujarat. ‘Congress should have started the battle from the place that matters the most.’

In song and in dance, Mamata omnipresent at this year’s Durga Puja

October 1, 2022 10:18:07 am

After months of corruption cloud, TMC feels respite at the sight of its supremo Mamata Banerjee 'enjoying'.

The Tharoor manifesto: Reimagining Congress high command’s role, real authority for PCC chiefs

October 1, 2022 11:34:31 am

Laying out his vision for the party, Congress leader says the key is “convincing young Indians that we understand their aspirations and can be trusted to promote them in government”.

Rewind & Replay | The rise of Indira Gandhi, and the shrinking of Rajasthan CMs

October 1, 2022 7:33:54 pm

After state's longest-serving CM Mohan Lal Sukhadia sided with Syndicate in the 1969 President election, the revolving door never closed, till BJP finally ended Cong domination of Rajasthan in 1990

Amid ‘strains of unity’, Congress begins Bharat Jodo march in Karnataka

September 30, 2022 9:46:59 pm

Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar who are at loggerheads with each other play drums along with Rahul Gandhi, accompany him as he begins 21-day leg of tour.

As Gandhis bless Kharge, the line behind him grows: G-23 men to Gehlot, Digvijaya, Maken

October 1, 2022 7:01:44 pm

Several of the leaders who backed Kharge, including Manish Tewari, Prithviraj Chavan, and Anand Sharma were part of the G-23 who, in 2020, wrote to party president Sonia Gandhi seeking large-scale reforms.

Cong leadership sends clear signal as Kharge stands for top post vs Tharoor

October 1, 2022 12:46:08 am

Gehlot among top leaders behind Kharge; Tharoor says vote for change

Rajasthan BJP sniffs an opportunity: ‘Cong MLAs’ resignation proper, may go to court’

September 30, 2022 10:38:44 pm

I think that the correct alternative in today's situation is going into elections, says Leader of Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria

Rahul Yatra’s Kerala leg: Stays on message against RSS, ignores Left barbs, boost for Cong

September 30, 2022 7:51:03 pm

Saw divided party, in Opposition for second time in state, close ranks, mobilise workers in large numbers for march. The task: how to sustain the momentum

Not Vijay Sardesai, Goa Congress banks on own from its 3 MLAs to pick Leader of Oppn

September 30, 2022 7:31:45 pm

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi had on September 20, appointed first-time MLA Yuri Alemao as the leader of its Legislature Party in the Goa Assembly.

As Congress cards finally laid out, a ‘joker’ in the pack: K N Tripathi

September 30, 2022 7:28:58 pm

Ex-Jharkhand MLA is the third person in Cong president race for now; only reason he is known in state is for his licensed weapons

When Ashok Gehlot called on Sonia Gandhi: Notes for a meeting

October 1, 2022 8:52:11 am

Pointers Gehlot carried in mentioned regret over the Jaipur incidents, but also laid out his side of the story in detail, especially against the Sachin Pilot camp

‘If you want status quo, go with Kharge, want change, come with me’: Shashi Tharoor

September 30, 2022 9:31:43 pm

On G-23 members backing Kharge, Shashi Tharoor says: "They cannot even decide for the 23 how can they decide for 9100-odd (delegates)"

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Hashtag Politics | BJP ridicules Congress as Mallikarjun Kharge emerges as frontrunner in party chief race

September 30, 2022 5:35:41 pm

BJP leaders question the Gandhi family, allege that the new president will be a 'proxy' and 'remote-controlled'.

Newsmaker | Mallikarjun Kharge: The man who thrice lost CM race in Congress now stares at the party’s biggest prize

October 1, 2022 6:39:30 am

50-plus years in Cong, the staunch Gandhi family loyalist and Dalit leader Mallikarjun Kharge proved a forcible Opposition voice in Parliament

G-23 bigwigs leave Shashi Tharoor to fend for himself, he hits back: ‘They cannot even decide for the 23 …’

October 1, 2022 6:46:20 am

Leading members of the group such as Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Anand Sharma, Manish Tewari, and Prithviraj Chavan have signed Mallikarjun Kharge's nomination papers as proposers.

Hashtag Politics | CPM versus Rahul Gandhi: Of parotta and porattam (struggle)

September 30, 2022 4:01:46 pm

Cong president’s food choices were among the issues on which party and CPM crossed swords.

Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan alliance in the offing? ‘Godfather’ event sets political tongues wagging

September 30, 2022 4:48:46 pm

A former Union minister, Chiranjeevi is still a Congress member, though not active. His younger brother K Pawan Kalyan, the founder-president of Jana Sena Party, has been touring Rayalaseema and has expressed his desire to contest from Anantapur in Assembly polls

10 lakh jobs promise: Nitish govt starts with thousands, BJP says first do the maths

September 30, 2022 11:04:21 am

7,283 vacancies cleared in latest round, 228 only permanent; 1.3 lakh teachers to be hired next year. Where are the funds, asks Opposition.

Free grain ‘labharthi’ percentage in Gujarat lower than national average, lowest in HP

September 30, 2022 11:52:29 am

In poll-bound Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, 37.69 lakh and 8.18 lakh 'unidentified' NFSA beneficiaries, respectively, may continue to miss out on PM-GKAY

Shashi Tharoor: ‘I don’t think everyone who voted BJP in 2014, 2019 is a diehard Hindutvawadi; we need to bring them back’

October 3, 2022 5:39:35 am

“I am not contesting on G-23’s behalf, nor am I seeking an endorsement from them,” Shashi Tharoor says.

Congress presidential polls: Ashok Gehlot says sorry to Sonia, bows out; Mallikarjun Kharge is new face

September 30, 2022 8:56:54 am

Following Gehlot's pullout and apology, which is being seen as the Gandhi family salvaging its pride, party sources said a “dark horse” with the tacit blessings of the leadership is likely to emerge as the third candidate -- other than Shashi Tharoor and Digvijaya Singh.

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I can appeal to voters beyond Congress traditional constituency: Tharoor

September 30, 2022 3:16:46 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express Thursday in an exclusive interview, Tharoor also said that the Gandhis will continue to be “very significant leading lights” of the party even after the elections, which will see a non-Gandhi elected to the top post after 25 years.