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Congress adds 2.6 crore new members in its digital drive; Sonia Gandhi enrols too
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Congress adds 2.6 crore new members in its digital drive; Sonia Gandhi enrols too

The party has embarked on the digital membership drive for the first time in its 135 year old history and it will form the basis for internal elections as well as organisation building, said AICC general secretary Organisation, K C Venugopal

From Nehruvian consensus to Hindutva politics: Decoding the Muslim question in India
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From Nehruvian consensus to Hindutva politics: Decoding the Muslim question in India

The Muslim question in India needs forward-looking and constructive solutions. The basic tenets of the solution can be found in: Unravelling the truth, defining the non-negotiables, and strong Hindu state

GhoseSpot | Can Sonia Gandhi provide the elixir of life to Congress on a terminal decline?
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GhoseSpot | Can Sonia Gandhi provide the elixir of life to Congress on a terminal decline?

Sonia Gandhi is suddenly more actively involved in running the Congress. But her task is not only cut out, but she also does not have the luxury of time on her side

Why Rajya Sabha is essential for Indian democracy and saving it is not mission impossible
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Why Rajya Sabha is essential for Indian democracy and saving it is not mission impossible

Rajya Sabha helps institutionalise the principles of power-sharing between the Centre and states. When the ruling dispensation has a brute majority in the Lok Sabha, this house can soften its authoritarian streak

The great Nehruvian myth-making: How Nehru wasn’t that secular, humanist and democrat as made out to be
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The great Nehruvian myth-making: How Nehru wasn’t that secular, humanist and democrat as made out to be

Jawaharlal Nehru distrusted Hinduism and Hindu organisations, admired Stalin and Mao, mocked Tibetan refugees, and occasionally distorted India’s federal structure

The Kashmir Files, impossibility of a Pandit homecoming in near future, and keeping hope alive
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The Kashmir Files, impossibility of a Pandit homecoming in near future, and keeping hope alive

Will the film push the wheels of justice for the beleaguered community? Only time will tell but one thing is clear — the suppressed truth about the perpetrators and collaborators of crimes against Kashmiri Pandits is distinctly out in public now

Book review | How Congress snatched victory in 2004 elections from jaws of defeat
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Book review | How Congress snatched victory in 2004 elections from jaws of defeat

Jayshree M Sundar’s book explores how a careful study of the rival’s strength and intelligent field research to find out the weaknesses can work wonders for a political challenger

'Political message': MEA and Sitharaman hit back as Manmohan Singh criticizes govt's foreign policy
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'Political message': MEA and Sitharaman hit back as Manmohan Singh criticizes govt's foreign policy

In a video message delivered in Punjabi ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls, Singh said the government has proved to be a 'complete failure' on the foreign policy front

Punjab polls 2022: Manmohan Singh slams BJP's 'fake nationalism', says govt blames Nehru for people's problems
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Punjab polls 2022: Manmohan Singh slams BJP's 'fake nationalism', says govt blames Nehru for people's problems

Singh said Prime Minister Modi should maintain the dignity of his position rather than blaming the history of the country

Budget 2022: Long, short and everything interesting about the annual financial statement
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Budget 2022: Long, short and everything interesting about the annual financial statement

Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman will present the Budget on 1 February 2022, thereby becoming the first female finance minister to present the Budget for the fourth time in a row

UP polls: Sonia, Manmohan, Rahul and Priyanka among Congress star campaigners for first phase
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UP polls: Sonia, Manmohan, Rahul and Priyanka among Congress star campaigners for first phase

Congress will be holding a virtual campaign in the electorally crucial state as Election Commission has extended a ban on big physical rallies in view of a rise in COVID-19 cases

Denial of justice and fading away of people: Day that saw beginning of unending exile of Kashmiri Pandits
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Denial of justice and fading away of people: Day that saw beginning of unending exile of Kashmiri Pandits

19 January 2022 marks the beginning of the 32nd year of exile of the Pandits. This day in 1990 brought misery to the community and subsequently led to their ethnic cleansing from Kashmir

Manmohan lacked Modi's style of taking colleagues along, says Sharad Pawar
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Manmohan lacked Modi's style of taking colleagues along, says Sharad Pawar

The NCP president, a political rival of the Modi's party BJP, was replying to a question about what changes he has observed in Modi as a leader in all these years

‘Indians being non-violent, pacifist people is a myth; has a lot to do with centrality to ahimsa in Gandhi’s ideology’
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‘Indians being non-violent, pacifist people is a myth; has a lot to do with centrality to ahimsa in Gandhi’s ideology’

Mahatma Gandhi played a major role in convincing the world at large that there is something inherently non-violent about India and Indians, says historian Upinder Singh

Former prime minister minister Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS, say sources
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Former prime minister minister Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS, say sources

The 89-year-old Congress leader was admitted in a private ward at the Cardio-Neuro Centre and was treated by a team of cardiologists led by Dr Nitish Naik

Amit Shah says Narendra Modi most successful PM since Independence, hails Gujarat governance model
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Amit Shah says Narendra Modi most successful PM since Independence, hails Gujarat governance model

Shah also said that Modi who developed Gujarat as a model state was chosen by the BJP as a prime ministerial candidate at a time when the country was facing a severe leadership crisis

Ex-prime minister Manmohan Singh's condition stable and improving, says AIIMS official
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Ex-prime minister Manmohan Singh's condition stable and improving, says AIIMS official

The former prime minister was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday evening after he complained of weakness following fever

Rahul Gandhi visits AIIMS, inquires about Manmohan Singh's health from doctors
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Rahul Gandhi visits AIIMS, inquires about Manmohan Singh's health from doctors

The former prime minister was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday evening after he suffered from fever and weakness

Narendra Modi wishes Manmohan Singh 'speedy recovery'; Mansukh Mandaviya visits ex-PM at AIIMS
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Narendra Modi wishes Manmohan Singh 'speedy recovery'; Mansukh Mandaviya visits ex-PM at AIIMS

Modi tweeted, "I pray for the good health and speedy recovery of Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji."

Former prime minister Manmoham Singh admitted to AIIMS with fever after complaining of weakness
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Former prime minister Manmoham Singh admitted to AIIMS with fever after complaining of weakness

Sources said the 89-year-old had a fever on Monday and had recovered from it, but turned weak and is currently on fluids.