Modi, Sonia, Rahul condole Ahmed Patel’s death

Leaders cutting across party lines have expressed condolence over the death of senior Congress leader and party’s top strategist Ahmed Patel who passed away in New Delhi early morning today. Continue Reading

Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka slam Yogi govt in UP

Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi have come down heavily on the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over its handling of the death of a young dalit woman, who died on Tuesday from injuries sustained after being gang-raped in Hathras district. Continue Reading

Modi, Cong leaders pays tributes to Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 102nd birth anniversary. Continue Reading

Venkaiah Naidu, Modi pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 150th birth anniversary and urged people to implement Gandhian principles in their daily lives. Continue Reading

Govt considers RTI as nuisance: Sonia

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today slammed the Centre for passing the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and said that the BJP-led government sees the RTI Act as a nuisance. She added that by amending the RTI Act, the Centre wants to destroy the status and independence of the Central Information Commission which was put on par with the Central Election Commission and Central Vigilance Commission. Continue Reading

A march to the past

I am shocked. In fact, I am outraged. Actually, ‘devastated’ would be apt. Summons to Manmohan? Mr Clean, corrupt? No way. If I was in New Delhi I would have hit the streets for the Cong road show, even if it entailed the unseemly idea of walking with Sonia Maino. I am sure Rahul too would have taken a stroll wherever he is holed up, in support of the former PM just as he lent ‘voice’ for Kalavathy. Continue Reading

If Delhi is India …

Some suspense always lingers during the time lag between voting and counting. Not so with the recent elections to five State assemblies. Sure, it is never a good idea to deem a future result as a foregone conclusion. But there is one strong reason why not just ‘scientific’ opinion/exit polls but even random guesses could turn out to be, er, approximately accurate: Congress! The disenchantment is so high that none bothered to survey Mizoram where the party might win! Continue Reading