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Congress firm on challenging BJP’s version of nationalism

Sonia has urged the party to fight the BJP and the RSS over the question of nationalism, sources said. After Human Resource and Development Minister (HRD) Smriti Irani’s spirited defence against the two controversies that broke out in Hyderabad Central University (HCU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the Congress on Friday decided to remain firm on debating nationalism in Parliament. ... Read More »

Rahul likely to take over as Congress chief in September

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is likely to replace his mother, Sonia Gandhi, as party president at the 84th session of the All India Congress Committee to be held in September. Informed sources told The Hindu that the session was likely to be held in Bengaluru, capital of one of the few large States where the Congress is in power. The last full ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi to meet farmers today

NEW DELHI: A day before Congress’s kisan rally in Delhi, Rahul Gandhi, who returned from his nearly two-month long sabbatical on Thursday, is scheduled to meet farmers on Saturday. Seeking to protest against the Narendra Modi-government’s “anti-farmer and anti-poor” policies, the kisan rally is being seen as some sort of a relaunch of Rahul, who is being hailed as a ... Read More »

AAP is right: Modi five star activists jibe is both ugly and unfair

The Aam Aadmi Party is the latest to join the chorus of angry voices against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s barb against ‘five star activists’, who he claimed are trying influencing the judiciary. The Arvind Kejriwal-led party accused the Prime Minister of attempting to ‘instigate’ the judiciary against the activists. “The address and the views expressed by the Prime Minister are in ... Read More »

Rahul snooping row: Govt slams oppn defends transparent security profiling

NEW DELHI: The opposition on Monday attacked the government in Parliament over alleged snooping on Rahul Gandhi. Raising the issue in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, the opposition alleged that political freedom was diminishing in the country. However, the government countered the opposition charges saying it was making a “mountain out of what is not even a molehill.” READ ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi promotion: Sonia Gandhi says when it is decided will let everyone know

New Delhi, Feb 26: After news of Rahul Gandhi‘s elevation as Congress president came to fore, Sonia Gandhi told the media that “When it is decided, will let everyone know.” As per an NDTV report, “Sonia Gandhi did not deny reports that her son Rahul, currently on a sabbatical, will be elevated as Congress president in April and said that when it is decided, everyone ... Read More »

Presidential polls: Sonia Gandhi to send emissary to Karunanidhi

New Delhi:  The race for choosing a consensus candidate for Rashtrapati Bhawan is getting hotter. In order to build a consensus for its candidate and garner support from the DMK, Congress president Sonia Gandhi will be sending her representative to M Karunanidhi. Sources say the Congress’ first choice for President is present Vice-President Hamid Ansari. The party is trying to ... Read More »

2G scam: Will the DMK give in on Dayanidhi Maran?

New Delhi: DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran will find it difficult to continue as the Union Textile Minister after the CBI told court yesterday that it had evidence to prove that he did misuse his office in 2006 to force the sale of Aircel to an industrialist close to the Maran family. But while its clear that his continuing as a ... Read More »