Amit Agnihotri

Rajasthan elections: Congress ignores BSP in third list, includes seats for other parties

The move comes weeks after Congress president Rahul Gandhi ignored Mayawati’s public rejection of an alliance with the grand old party for the Assembly polls in MP, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.

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Rahul Gandhi’s campaign: Minor tweaks for major poll impact

Learning from past mistakes, Congress managers have tweaked party president Rahul Gandhi’s campaign strategy to maximize the impact in the Assembly polls in five states.

18 Nov 2018

Digvijaya Singh opens third dimension to Madhya Pradesh leadership issue

Congress better prepared to give a good fight to BJP which is battling corruption and anger of farmers as well as traders, veteran party leader and former CM Digvijaya Singh tells Amit Agnihotri.

11 Nov 2018

Congress pins hope on Naxal-affected Bastar to win Chhattisgarh

'We will do well in Bastar region,' said a senior AICC functionary supervising the campaign in Chhattisgarh.

10 Nov 2018

Congress to rope in NRIs for poll campaign in three states

'Several NRIs from London and the US have offered to campaign in the three states... details are being worked out,' a senior AICC functionary said.

04 Nov 2018

Rahul Gandhi appoints panel to curb infighting in Madhya Pradesh Congress

Rahul has set up a three-member panel comprising AICC treasurer Ahmed Patel, AICC general secretary organisation Ashok Gehlot and Karnataka lawmaker M Veerappa Moily to resolve the issue.

01 Nov 2018

Sadar Patel was a Congressi, BJP has no icon of its own: Manish Tewari

Rahul also tweeted saying, 'He was a Congressman to the core, who had no tolerance for bigotry or communalism. On his birth anniversary, I salute this great son of India.'

31 Oct 2018

Congress plans nationwide protests on second anniversary of demonetisation

Rahul Gandhi may lead the protest in Delhi, while former prime minister Manmohan Singh or former finance minister P Chidambaram might be fielded to attack the government over demonetisation.

31 Oct 2018

Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s new booth-level plan faces acid test

Absence of booth-teams was identified as a factor for the party ending with just 44 Lok Sabha seats in 2014.

28 Oct 2018

Rahul Gandhi refuses to read much into Mayawati’s snub for Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan polls

Rahul, who is being projected by the Congress’ prime ministerial nominee, said the opposition parties have to defeat the BJP-led NDA together and then decide the PM candidate.

24 Oct 2018

Congress upbeat as number of ticket aspirants up in three other states

The Congress managers are reading a surge in the number of ticket seekers in poll-bound MP, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan as an indication that the people are in a mood for change.

14 Oct 2018

Attacks on migrants: Congress gives clean chit to party MLA Alpesh Thakor, blames Gujarat government

The issue has stirred politics in the western state, with the Congress and the ruling BJP trading charges.

10 Oct 2018

Congress sets up sub-groups to hold consultations for ‘people’s manifesto’

The consultation process would start this month and would be wrapped up by December, said the sources.

07 Oct 2018

New IndiGo flights launched to Male, Phuket

IndiGo on Saturday announced expansion of its overseas network with the launch of flight services to Male and Phuket from next month.

07 Oct 2018

Keeping 2019 Lok Sabha election in mind, Congress to hold farmers’ rally in Delhi on October 23

The Congress, which has decided to make the plight of farmers a major poll plank, plans to hold mega protests in Delhi for presenting itself as a champion of the agrarian community.

06 Oct 2018