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Sachin Pilot has planned a rally on June 11, his father’s death anniversary, in Dausa where the disillusioned Congress leader may announce a break with the party if the high command doesn’t offer him an acceptable deal. A week has passed since the central leadership’s photo-op in Delhi projecting “unity” but why has a solution to the imbroglio not been made public yet?
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge alleged that Modi was busy flagging off trains while not paying attention to railway safety. He called for fixing accountability of all posts from top to bottom to prevent such incidents in future.
"Something must be behind this. The truth must come out. Why didn't the anti-collision system work?" West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said.
The Chief Minister held a meeting with the senior officers before the state Cabinet meeting. The cabinet is expected to take a decision on the five promises made by the State government.
Congress gaining at the cost of regional parties is a very likely prospect in 2024. Opposition parties hoping to reduce Congress to a regional player like the rest of them could turn insecure at the prospect of Congress gaining at their expense. That certainly does not bode well for opposition unity efforts
Speaking to journalists at the National Press Club in Washington on Wednesday evening in the US, Gandhi said when asked about India's stance on the issue, “We have a relationship with Russia. We have had a relationship with Russia. We have certain dependencies on Russia. So I would have a very similar stance as the government of India…At the end of the day, we have to also look out for our interests.”
The demands came a day after capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) proposed mandating additional disclosure around ownership of high-risk Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs), to enhance trust in the Indian securities markets.
He said the report reminds Indians how the Congress-led UPA had in 2014 left "a shattered economy".
A repeat of the RJD-JDU-Congress’s 2015 election victory in 2024 is BJP's big fear in Bihar. But it is a Lok Sabha election and the Modi factor matters for voters. Moreover, BJP is assiduously cultivating caste groups distinct from its rival's social coalition for a reverse polarisation, similar to what stumped SP-BSP in UP in 2019
Responding to questions from the moderator and the audiences at an event at the Silicon Valley Campus of the University of California in Santa Cruz on Tuesday, Gandhi said he can clearly see "vulnerabilities" in the BJP.
While Gehlot has been asked to take the necessary action, Pilot has been assured that his demands would be addressed before the upcoming elections. It’s been indicated to Pilot that he would lead the party in the state elections, positioning him for the CM post.
"The performance of any government is benchmarked on five parameters -- India's external security, the state of the economy, social cohesion, internal security, and India's relations with the world or its foreign policy. On each of the benchmarks in the past nine years, the NDA-BJP government has come up completely short," Tewari said.
The Congress on Monday said the two leaders have agreed to the party's "proposal" and will fight the upcoming assembly elections unitedly, having left all issues to be resolved by the high command.
Top Republicans and Democrats scrambled Monday to secure congressional support for the measure, with President Joe Biden feeling "very good" about its prospects despite having just days left before the government starts running out of money.
Two days after the Karnataka cabinet reached its full strength of 34, the portfolios were allocated with Chief minister Siddaramaiah keeping Finance and his deputy getting the Major and Medium Irrigation, and Bengaluru City Development ministers. A look at some of the portfolios for Karnataka ministers.
Expressing doubts about the ruling Congress implementing guarantees fully, as promised, the former CM said, their true colours will be exposed in a few days.
Rahul Gandhi along with Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge held a meeting of top party leaders from Madhya Pradesh where all state leaders stressed on unity within the party.
Mallikarjun Kharge will also hold deliberations with party leaders from Rajasthan where Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his former deputy Sachin Pilot will be in attendance.
The chief minister's office has also released Gehlot's programme confirming his visit to Delhi, where he will also lay foundation stone of the Rajasthan House.
A delegation led by Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge will be calling on President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday morning regarding the situation in the state, according to party general secretary Jairam Ramesh.
The former Congress president is set to travel to San Francisco in the United States on Monday evening where he will start his three-city tour. He had applied for an ordinary passport after surrendering the old diplomatic passport issued to him when he was a member of parliament.
Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 24 ministers.
Accusing Modi of not addressing important issues, the grand old party asserted that it will continue to play the role of a responsible opposition and hold the government accountable for its actions.
The Gandhis had challenged the January 2021 order issued by the Principal Commissioner (Income Tax) to transfer their cases for assessment year 2018-19 to the Central Circle.
According to senior Congress leader and minister Priyank Kharge, these 20,000 students had dropped out of schools and colleges for reasons like the hijab ban and COVID-induced financial crisis. The government is actively devising a plan to reintegrate these students into educational institutions, says Kharge.