Tuesday, 28 March, 2023
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Topic: Congress president

Kharge forms 47-member Steering Committee, retains most from CWC

New Delhi: New Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday set up a 47-member Steering Committee that includes former prime minister Manmohan Singh and the...

Kharge over Tharoor—Congress returns to caste politics without the cynicism of Mandal

Rahul Gandhi is charting a path that diverges from the Congress’ erstwhile matriarchs. But it would be a lost opportunity if this remains at the level of symbolic tokenism.

Congress without a Gandhi gives party a chance to recreate the ‘double engine’ model

Mallikarjun Kharge's appointment to the Congress' top post makes the chair of party president accessible to all, and gives Rahul Gandhi an address to direct the complaints to.

Channi to Kharge, Congress’ Dalit outreach comes during crisis. Bahujans can see through it

BSP chief Mayawati and scholar Sujat Ambedkar's critique of Congress on Mallikarjun Kharge's election as party president suggests non-BJP parties may have a reason to worry.

How BJP plans to attack Kharge’s Congress, now that ‘dynasts’ aren’t the face of the party

Focus still on Gandhis, BJP leaders say they'll deploy the 'remote-controlled' narrative used during Manmohan Singh's tenure as PM, but will be 'careful' due to Kharge's Dalit identity.

Shashi Tharoor camp wants UP votes to be deemed invalid as Congress gears for new president

Tharoor’s election agent Salman Soz shot a letter to party poll committee chief, alleging several malpractices in the UP voting, which ‘favoured’ opponent Mallikarjun Kharge.

Indian urban elite prefer Tharoor over Kharge for Congress. Caste discomfort a factor

The elites aren't comparing Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor based on their political and administrative experience, acumen, or even what is good for the Congress.

Finally, this is a Rahul Gandhi that India can relate to

Bharat Jodo Yatra has shown Indians the real Rahul Gandhi, a leader who walks among his people, and not the caricature created by BJP and TV news media.

Quit Congress, join BSP, quit BSP, lead Congress—why some UP Congress leaders see merit in it

BJP workers aren’t worried about having to buy new 5G-enabled smartphones. If even 5-10 phones are ‘gifted’ to senior leaders, at least one would definitely fall into their hands.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.