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Congress removes Ghulam Nabi Azad, Motilal Vora in major reshuffle; Jitin Prasada gets permanent spot in AICC
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Congress removes Ghulam Nabi Azad, Motilal Vora in major reshuffle; Jitin Prasada gets permanent spot in AICC

Azad was the senior-most leader among the 23 dissenters who had last month written a letter to Sonia Gandhi seeking changes in the party leadership

'Sweeping changes' in Congress will be incomplete if party continues to piggyback on Nehru-Gandhi family
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'Sweeping changes' in Congress will be incomplete if party continues to piggyback on Nehru-Gandhi family

The last time voices of dissent emerged in Congress, three of its leaders broke away to form the Nationalist Congress Party

Sorry if we hurt Sonia Gandhi's feelings,' says Congress leader M Veerappa Moily
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Sorry if we hurt Sonia Gandhi's feelings,' says Congress leader M Veerappa Moily

One of the 23 senior Congress leaders to have sought urgent organisational reforms in Congress, Moily asserted Tuesday that they never questioned the interim Congress chief's leadership

Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi dies of heart attack; 'deeply saddened,' tweets INC
India

Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi dies of heart attack; 'deeply saddened,' tweets INC

Tyagi suffered an attack soon after a TV debate and fell unconscious at his residence in Vaishali, sources told PTI

On Bal Gangadhar Tilak's 100th death anniversary, stories of his childhood, how he moulded Pune's culture
Arts & Culture

On Bal Gangadhar Tilak's 100th death anniversary, stories of his childhood, how he moulded Pune's culture

Today, Bal Gangadhar Tilak's influence can be felt strongly in the city’s pulse – in the elongated Tilak Road (one of many in India); in the sarvajanik Ganeshotsav and Shivajayanti festivities, celebrations which he organised to nurture communal harmony; and in the Kesari Wada, his home, nestled in the heart of the city.

Congress suddenly remembers PV Narasimha Rao, but fails to join the dots
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Congress suddenly remembers PV Narasimha Rao, but fails to join the dots

The former PM's centenary celebrations should be an occasion to reflect on Congress' blind supplication to the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty rather than an empty exercise in symbolism

China jibes: Congress plays to English-speaking social media fans as grassroots support wanes
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China jibes: Congress plays to English-speaking social media fans as grassroots support wanes

In the king-again-in-waiting Rahul Gandhi’s little shindig, claps have not ceased over him repeatedly mocking the government while a live conflict with a superpower rages at the border

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rahul Gandhi to discuss economy, COVID-19 crisis with Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee today
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Rahul Gandhi to discuss economy, COVID-19 crisis with Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee today

The first such dialogue was held last week when Rahul Gandhi discussed the coronavirus pandemic and its economic implications with former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan.

Four ways in which Congress' tantrum over Donald Trump banquet in Delhi will cost the party
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Four ways in which Congress' tantrum over Donald Trump banquet in Delhi will cost the party

While the Congress claims there is a precedence of inviting the Opposition party chief to such occasions, it is difficult to find one.

From sparring over Baazigar meme to ad parodies, AAP, BJP and Congress battle for social media eyeballs ahead of Delhi polls
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From sparring over Baazigar meme to ad parodies, AAP, BJP and Congress battle for social media eyeballs ahead of Delhi polls

As the Delhi Assembly polls draw closer, the three major parties in the fray — the Aam Aadmi Party, Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress — are engaged in a battle for the eyeballs on social media

A Muslim affair: Anti-CAA protests are against Islamophobia, can't be turned into BJP vs Opposition slugfest
India

A Muslim affair: Anti-CAA protests are against Islamophobia, can't be turned into BJP vs Opposition slugfest

The citizenship law is an attack on Muslim and Muslims have come on the streets to fight and safeguard their membership in Indian society, and it should not be appropriated into a BJP versus Opposition or Hindu-India versus Secular-India wrestling match. For all we know, most of the parties in the Opposition, whether national or regional, have contributed in squeezing Muslims to the margins. BJP is just going a step further and throwing us out of the margin we already were on.

Delhi Assembly election 2020: Social media battle hots up as BJP, Congress attempt to breach 'Kejri Wall'
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Delhi Assembly election 2020: Social media battle hots up as BJP, Congress attempt to breach 'Kejri Wall'

The social media battle is fast hotting up ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections with the AAP triggering a spoof-fest with its parody of a cement advertisement that had featured Boman Irani in which two brothers try to unsuccessfully bring down a wall, in this case the 'Kejri Wall'.

Yogi Adityanath's office hits back at Priyanka Gandhi, says Uttar Pradesh CM wore saffron clothes for 'public service'
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Yogi Adityanath's office hits back at Priyanka Gandhi, says Uttar Pradesh CM wore saffron clothes for 'public service'

Hours after Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi commented on saffron clothes of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, the latter's office hit back, asserting that he wore saffron robe for 'public service after sacrificing everything'

Wayanad's agrarian and tourism prospects increasingly threatened by climate change
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Wayanad's agrarian and tourism prospects increasingly threatened by climate change

A hill district on the Western Ghat known for tourism and large scale cash crop production, Wayanad in Kerala is one of the major places of south India where the impacts of climate change and global warming are acutely felt.

As Congress stares at possible defeat in Maharashtra, experts blame high command's 'insipid' campaigning, lack of will to even fight
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As Congress stares at possible defeat in Maharashtra, experts blame high command's 'insipid' campaigning, lack of will to even fight

In an election dominated by muscular nationalism, the central leadership of the Congress failed to even show up, let alone canvassing hard to turn the narrative back to local issues.

Manish Tewari blames Savarkar for Gandhi's murder, Manmohan Singh says party not against the man: Why Congress can't make up its mind on Hindutva leader's legacy
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Manish Tewari blames Savarkar for Gandhi's murder, Manmohan Singh says party not against the man: Why Congress can't make up its mind on Hindutva leader's legacy

Congress' overtly critical views on Savarkar appear to be of recent vintage, and equally neoteric is the party's confusion over where to position itself regarding the radical Hindu leader

Bhupinder Singh Hooda's half-revolt against Congress over Article 370 in Kashmir reveals extreme restlessness of cadre
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Bhupinder Singh Hooda's half-revolt against Congress over Article 370 in Kashmir reveals extreme restlessness of cadre

Hooda's comments and the growing dissent within the Congress is also symptomatic of the restlessness that has gripped the party since its defeat in the second successive Lok Sabha elections in May this year, and the consequent abdication of Rahul Gandhi from the post of party president.

Sonia returns as interim Congress chief: In failing to quit its Gandhi fixation, flailing party reverts to status quo
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Sonia returns as interim Congress chief: In failing to quit its Gandhi fixation, flailing party reverts to status quo

Thus came to a halt all the expectations of political watchers and the Congress faithful that a new face would impart a fresh lease of life to the moribund party.

Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi led party fearlessly, say senior leaders
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Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi led party fearlessly, say senior leaders

The Congress on Sunday passed a resolution unanimously appointing Sonia Gandhi as the interim chief of the party, in the second meeting of the Congress Working Committee

CWC meet Updates: Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi refused to reconsider resignation, says senior leader
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CWC meet Updates: Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi refused to reconsider resignation, says senior leader

CWC meet Updates: The first phase of the Congress Working Committee meeting has ended, and is likely to resume at 8.30 pm on Saturday.