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Elections 2014: Sonia rally a big flop in Telangana
Politics

Elections 2014: Sonia rally a big flop in Telangana

The public meeting conducted in the Telangana heartland, Karimnagar, should have been a resounding success with milling crowds lustily cheering her. It ended as a damp squib.

Sonia's Karol Bagh rally get's mixed response from crowd
Politics

Sonia's Karol Bagh rally get's mixed response from crowd

Though the Congress left no stone unturned to ensure that party president Sonia Gandhi's Sunday rally at Ajmal Khan Park was a success, some people were not excited about the event with one saying all parties were the same and there was no expectation from any of them.

Sonia, Narasimha Rao's relations were strained: KV Thomas in new book
Politics

Sonia, Narasimha Rao's relations were strained: KV Thomas in new book

Sonia Gandhi and late Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao had strained relations when he was the Prime Minister as she was unhappy over the slow pace of progress in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination probe, says a book written by union minister K V Thomas.

Not just 2002: Don't whitewash culpability of Congress in 1984 riots
Politics

Not just 2002: Don't whitewash culpability of Congress in 1984 riots

Why must we accept that Rajiv Gandhi’s famous 'when a big tree falls, the earth is bound to shake’ speech is not as insensitive as Modi’s equally famous one on action-reaction?

Why the guessing game over Priyanka will not end soon
Politics

Why the guessing game over Priyanka will not end soon

The Congress needs to keep the guessing game on Priyanka alive, it is their Plan B, to field Priyanka if Rahul fails, project her as the saviour.

Muzaffarnagar: Congress joins chorus against Akhilesh government
Politics

Muzaffarnagar: Congress joins chorus against Akhilesh government

First it was Digvijaya, then the Congress workers. Now a minister has expressed disappointment at SP government in UP.

PM, Sonia, Rahul to visit Muzaffarnagar, meet riot victims
India

PM, Sonia, Rahul to visit Muzaffarnagar, meet riot victims

Security tightened as PM, SOnia and Rahul set to visit riot-hit district and relief camps.

Land Acquisition Bill: Congress readies to keep food bill momentum going
Politics

Land Acquisition Bill: Congress readies to keep food bill momentum going

Congress party's spin-doctors keen to portray that party president is well, keen for passage of another populist measure with elections in mind

Sonia leaves Lok Sabha during voting on Food bill, admitted to AIIMS
Politics

Sonia leaves Lok Sabha during voting on Food bill, admitted to AIIMS

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who has been spearheading the UPA's ambitious Food Security Bill, left the Lok Sabha while the voting was underway tonight on various amendments moved by the Opposition.

SC questions Ambani security, but what about Vadra, Vajpayee or Sonia?
Politics

SC questions Ambani security, but what about Vadra, Vajpayee or Sonia?

Barring people holding constitutional posts, most of our VVIPs should be asked to pay for their own security or get their parties to pay for them.

Even Digvijaya gets it right on why UPA-2 isn't working
Breaking Views

Even Digvijaya gets it right on why UPA-2 isn't working

The UPA has allowed everybody from the courts to state bullies like DMK and AIADMK to hijack all policies. At the core is the Manmohan-Sonia power arrangement, which has simply not worked.

Sonia for, Varun against quotas: BJP faultlines open up
Politics

Sonia for, Varun against quotas: BJP faultlines open up

Varun Gandhi, nephew of Sonia, has taken the fight to scuttle the reservations in promotions bill to the BJP President. Party in UP miffed with central leadership

Growth: How Indira, Sonia compounded Nehru's mistake
Economy

Growth: How Indira, Sonia compounded Nehru's mistake

It has become fashionable to blame Nehru for our state-led development path. But he merely made a mistake; Indira and Sonia have refused to learn from that mistake

Sonia will have to put spine into PM, heal FM-Chidu rift
Politics

Sonia will have to put spine into PM, heal FM-Chidu rift

No one knows how fit Sonia Gandhi is to face the challenges her flawed party has heaped on her plate so soon after her return from an operation in New York.

Team Manmohan's failures leave Sonia with few choices
Politics

Team Manmohan's failures leave Sonia with few choices

The entire top team of the government is now facing a credibility crisis at a time when the economy is going downhill and political challenges are mounting.

Congress lets Manmohan stew in his own juice, Sonia frosty
Politics

Congress lets Manmohan stew in his own juice, Sonia frosty

Did the party really not know about the police action at Ramlila or is it merely pretending to distance itself from the event to contain the political fallout? Either way, the Sonia-Manmohan distance seems to be growing.