Saturday, 1 April, 2023

Topic: Congress

Congress’s Praveen Chakravarty says no ‘internal strife’, day after comment on Old Pension Scheme

In a tweet Monday, Chakravarty said the 'Old Pension Scheme will cost roughly 15% of tax revenues' in Gujarat. The Congress has distanced itself from his comment.

Sachin Pilot to Kanhaiya Kumar — in Delhi, Congress brings out big guns to reclaim lost MCD glory

Congress ruled MCD till 2007, but then started losing the polls. It was Sheila Dikshit-led Congress govt in Delhi which trifurcated MCD in 2012, to be reunified by Modi govt earlier this year.

Congress forgot contact with people when in power, Yatra will rectify that, says Jairam Ramesh

The party’s outreach initiative – the Bharat Jodo Yatra – began from Kanyakumari on 7 September and will end in Kashmir, after traversing through over a dozen states.

Booth-level armies to ABC of polling centres — Congress’ ‘silent’ campaign in Gujarat

For the past few months, Congress leaders, including former ministers, from neighbouring states have been working silently in Gujarat to mobilise ground-level support for the party

Congress announces fifth list of 6 candidates for Gujarat Assembly elections in December

Congress has declared a total of 109 candidates so far. It is seeking to oust the BJP from power in the state where the latter has been in power for more than two decades.

‘Essential for democracy’: In MVA show of strength, allies join Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra 

Hingoli (Maharashtra): The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) put up a strong show of strength at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra Thursday and...

Anurag Thakur hits out at Congress on Himachal polling day, says party makes false promises

'Our government was formed yet again in Uttarakhand, UP, Manipur and Goa, it will happen this time in HP and Gujarat,' Thakur said, adding that 'the public knows their real face.'

Una’s bulk drug park is the ‘next Bhakra Nangal’. And it’s BJP’s trump card in Himachal polls

In the homes of BJP supporters, photocopies of the map of the land demarcated for the bulk drug park are doing the rounds.

‘Unacceptable, erroneous, untenable,’ says Congress of SC order to free Rajiv Gandhi killers

Rajiv’s daughter Priyanka had met convict Nalini 14 years ago in order to come to terms with the 'loss and violence' she had experienced.

Gujarat voters question BJP’s ‘remote-controlled’ govt. But it’s no Advantage AAP, Congress

BJP is facing two trends that are adverse to its party. Congress is being criminally lazy by taking voters for granted and AAP is an empty vessel making noise.

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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...


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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.