Prashant Kishor-Congress fallout: What were the dealbreakers?

Sources in Congress said the Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC)’s deal with the TRS was no reason for the botched deal but many party leaders said that it was a sticking point.

26 Apr 2022

To placate disgruntled G23 leaders, Congress ropes them into key panels of ‘Chintan Shivir’

After deliberations began on Prashant Kishor’s revival plan for the party, the G23 leaders have been upset about not being included in the discussions

25 Apr 2022

Early heat waves this year have so far impacted 15 states and UTs

Surprisingly, after Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh has been the most affected by heat waves this year.

25 Apr 2022

Congress veterans divided over Prashant Kishor's entry

Even before Congress leadership sealing the entry of poll strategist Prashant Kishor, veteran leaders in the grand old party seem to be divided over the pros and cons of the move.

18 Apr 2022

Squabble over Prashant Kishor's role in the Congress

The rift is wide open on Kishor’s role in the party as there is a group that strongly backs his candidature while another that strongly opposes it.   

17 Apr 2022

Buzz on Prashant Kishor joining Congress after 10 Janpath presentation

There were discussions on upcoming Assmebly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

17 Apr 2022

Separate green clearance sought to harness oil reserves

The Ministry of Petroleum has approached the environment ministry to make separate provisions for the clearance of projects for the extraction of crude oil.

15 Apr 2022

Warming can be kept just below 2 degrees Celsius if all Paris Agreement pledges are fulfilled: Study

Currently, there’s a huge gap between the rhetoric on tackling climate change and the reality on the ground. 

14 Apr 2022

IMD forecasts 'normal' monsoon with 99 per cent chance of good rainfall

The monsoon in the country as a whole is likely to range be normal with above normal seasonal rainfall most likely over many areas of the northern peninsula and central India.

14 Apr 2022

No public consultation required for expanding projects as government seeks to relax environment norms

In an office memorandum issued on April 11, the ministry said it has been making efforts to streamline the procedure for projects seeking prior environmental clearance.

13 Apr 2022

Big divide in Gujarat Congress over Prashant Kishor's possible induction as strategist

A senior Gujarat Congress member said that there is a "50-50 divide" in the party on Kishor working for the party.

11 Apr 2022

Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh among Congress top minds to bid goodbye to Rajya Sabha

While some may make a comeback to the upper house, others will have a long wait to be elected to the Rajya Sabha following the grand old party’s shrinking footprint in state Assemblies

07 Apr 2022

More trouble for Congress in alliance ruled states    

The party has been facing serious trouble from within due to infighting in almost all state units and Sonia in her address to party MPs asserted that she will do everything to keep the party united.

06 Apr 2022

It’s now or never if we want to limit global warming to 1.5°C: IPCC report

Assessment shows that limiting warming to around 2°C still requires global greenhouse gas emissions to peak before 2025 at the latest, and be reduced by a quarter by 2030.

05 Apr 2022

Same old script as Congress Working Committee keeps faith in Sonia; G23 leaders seek 'corrective measures'

Sources said senior party leader and member of G23 Ghulam Nabi Azad called to fix responsibility for the party’s poll debacle and Sonia agreed.

14 Mar 2022