'If Priyanka Gandhi Decides to Contest from Raebareli...' Congress Replies to Former MLA Aditi Singh's Challenge

‘If Priyanka Gandhi Decides to Contest from Raebareli…’ Congress Replies to Former MLA Aditi Singh’s Challenge

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will win hands down if she decides to contest Uttar Pradesh elections 2022 from Raebareli (Sadar), the UP Congress said on Sunday in response to former MLA Aditi Singh’s challenge to the grand old party’s state in-charge. In an interview to News18.com, Aditi Singh, who switched over from the Congress to the […]

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Exclusive | Raebareli No Longer a Cong Bastion, Says Ex-MLA Aditi Singh, Challenges Priyanka Gandhi to Direct Fight

Exclusive | Raebareli No Longer a Cong Bastion, Says Ex-MLA Aditi Singh, Challenges Priyanka Gandhi to Direct Fight

Months after walking out of the Congress, former Raebareli (Sadar) MLA Aditi Singh is contesting again from the prestigious seat, this time on a BJP ticket, and has dared Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to contest from the seat too. The Rae Bareli assembly seat is part of the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency which is represented […]

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Ground Report: How Congress Lost Bhatta-Parsaul, Ground Zero of Rahul Gandhi’s First Successful Agitation

Ground Report: How Congress Lost Bhatta-Parsaul, Ground Zero of Rahul Gandhi’s First Successful Agitation

Bhatta Parsaul, an area which came to the limelight after the anti-land acquisition movement in 2011 and led to Rahul Gandhi successfully taking up farmers cause at the national level, doesn’t have a credible Congress challenge anymore. After more than a decade, residents in these twin Uttar Pradesh villages – under Jewar Assembly constituency — […]

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Will Priyanka be Cong's UP CM Face? Leader Sparks Speculation with Her 'Do You See Any Other Contender' Reply

Will Priyanka be Cong’s UP CM Face? Leader Sparks Speculation with Her ‘Do You See Any Other Contender’ Reply

Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday released the Congress’ manifesto for the youth of Uttar Pradesh ahead of the assembly elections. (News18) If Priyanka contests next month’s Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, she would be the first Gandhi to do so as MLAs from her family are unheard of. News18.com Last Updated:January 21, 2022, […]

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Response to PM Security Row Tips the Scales in Channi's Favour Against Sidhu as Congress Mulls Rotational CM Deal

Response to PM Security Row Tips the Scales in Channi’s Favour Against Sidhu as Congress Mulls Rotational CM Deal

Until last week, the top leadership in the Congress was in a bind over Punjab unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu’s insistence on being declared the chief ministerial face for upcoming Punjab elections 2022. Not anymore. Incumbent Charanjit Singh Channi’s handling of the recent fracas over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security breach in Ferozepur seems to […]

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'Baseless, Untrue': Congress Junks Media Reports Claiming Possible Alliance With TMC for Goa Polls

‘Baseless, Untrue’: Congress Junks Media Reports Claiming Possible Alliance With TMC for Goa Polls

However, the TMC, which recently welcomed a number of Congress leaders, had also indicated that all Opposition forces should unite against the BJP. (Photo: News18) The Congress is fighting to upstage the BJP in Goa, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Uttar Pradesh, while seeking to retain power in Punjab. News18.com New Delhi Last Updated:January 10, 2022, 23:40 […]

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'Enough is Enough': Rahul Gandhi Calls for Reducing Prices of Petrol, Diesel

‘Enough is Enough’: Rahul Gandhi Calls for Reducing Prices of Petrol, Diesel

The Congress has been attacking the government over the high fuel prices and high taxes on petrol and diesel. (PTI/File) Congress general secretary and chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also called for stopping the “loot” and for reducing the rates of petrol and diesel. PTI Last Updated:January 05, 2022, 15:24 IST FOLLOW US ON: Congress leader […]

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Indian Politics in 2022: 12 Stories on What to Expect Halfway Through to 2024 Showdown

Indian Politics in 2022: 12 Stories on What to Expect Halfway Through to 2024 Showdown

As 2022 rolls in, Indian politics is heading into another election season in the shadow of the pandemic. Parties are eagerly awaiting the announcement of poll schedule by the Election Commission of India, with some like the BJP deliberating on virtual rallies in case large gatherings are banned. The Election Commission has so far given […]

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Indian Politics Is All Too Familiar with Family Feuds

Indian Politics Is All Too Familiar with Family Feuds

“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend,” said Thomas Jefferson. Replace ‘friend’ with ‘family’ and Jefferson is proven wrong in the context of Indian politics. The irony cannot be missed. While nepotism in politics in India is a given, so is family feud. […]

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