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Goa Elections 2022 | Is A Grand Opposition Alliance Against BJP In The Offing?

Jan 12, 2022 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

A grand alliance involving, the Congress, TMC, NCP, MGP and GFP ahead of the Assembly elections could be in the offing. What could this mean for the BJP?

Cong For More Compensation To Vaishno Devi Shrine Stampede Victims

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The AICC Seva Dal chief said the increase in GST rates on items of common use by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is a New Year gift to the people of the country, who are already reeling under high inflation and rising unemployment.

Those Who Bow Before Modi's Wrong Decisions Follow Hindutva: Rahul

He also said a prime minister from the Congress would have resigned for failing to discharge his duty had China occupied Indian territory.

Economic Revival Uncertain Due To Govt's Short-Sighted Policy Decisions, Covid: Tharoor

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Our nation's economy continues to battle the significant forces of disruption that were set in motion by the COVID-19 pandemic and which can trace their way back in our country to the disaster of demonetisation," Tharoor said.

Top Congress Leaders Turn Up For Jaipur Rally

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the rally will pave the way for the downfall of the NDA government.

01 December, 2021

Chief Minister Gehlot Says BJP-Led Centre Weakening States

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Gehlot said that if all the Congress leaders, ministers, MLAs, MLA candidates fulfil their respective responsibilities, then no power can stop the Congress from forming the government again in 2023.

30 October, 2021

Former Himachal Congress Minister G.S. Bali Dies At 67

Ashwani Sharma

Despite being a strong voice for the people of Kangra, he maintained cordial relations with politicians cutting across party lines

22 October, 2021

Congress Appoints Harish Chaudhary As AICC In-Charge For Punjab

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The decision comes after Harish Rawat urged the party high-command to relieve him as general secretary in-charge for Punjab affairs in view of the upcoming assembly elections in Uttarakhand.

16 October, 2021

'I Am A Full-Time And Hands On President': Sonia Gandhi To 'G-23' At CWC Meet

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Sonia Gandhi also asserted that every member of the party wants a revival of the Congress, but that requires unity and keeping the party's interests paramount.

16 October, 2021

CWC Meet Begins, Key Decisions On Party's Revamp, Election Of New Chief On The Cards

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The Congress Working Committee will deliberate over key issues including organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and the current political situation.

09 October, 2021

Congress Working Committee Meeting On October 16

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The Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said the party will hold deliberations over country’s political situation and organisational elections.


06 October, 2021

Sidhu Accuses BJP, UP Police Of ‘Violating Constitutional Spirt’ Over Priyanka’s Detention

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Congress Punjab Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu accused the ruling BJP in UP and the state’s police of 'violating the spirit of Constitution'.

06 October, 2021

Sachin Pilot Is En Route Sitapur, Has Plans To Go To Lakhimpur Kheri: Congress Party Sources

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Congress leader and former deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot has plans to go to the violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri, party sources said. Several leaders of the opposition including AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi have been detained and while on their ways to reach there.

30 September, 2021

Anand Sharma Urges Congress Chief To Take Action Over ‘Hooliganism’ At Sibal’s House

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The Congress leader Anand Sharma urged party chief Sonia Gandhi to take action over ‘hooliganism’ by party workers at Kapil Sibal’s house.

29 September, 2021

Bidding To Become ‘The Real Congress’ TMC Escalate Drive To Weaken Congress Nationally

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Along with former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro, Goa Congress general secretaries Yatish Naik and Vijay Poi and Goa Congress secretaries Mario Pinto De Santana and Anand Naik also joined the TMC.

19 September, 2021

Congress Plays Dalit Card in Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi To Take Oath As CM Tomorrow

Harish Manav

Putting speculations to rest, Charanjit Singh Channi is appointed as the Chief Minister of Punjab to tap the 32 per cent Dalit voters of Punjab in the upcoming 2022 assembly elections.

19 September, 2021

Three-Time MLA Sukhjinder Randhawa To Be The Next CM of Punjab

Harish Manav

In the outgone cabinet of Captain Amarinder Singh, Minister for Prisons and Cooperation Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa (62) is a Jat Sikh face, three-time Congress MLA from Gurdaspur district in Majha region of Punjab. He became an MLA in 2002, 2007 and 2017.


18 September, 2021

Amarinder Singh Quits As Punjab Chief Minister Amid Rift In Congress, Says 'Humiliated'

Harish Manav

The Congress high command was learnt to have asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to resign ahead of the crucial Punjab Assembly elections 2022.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz