Congress Working Committee meet today to discuss poll debacle

Fireworks expected as dissenters likely to press for ‘inner democracy’, leadership change; loyalists defend Gandhi family 

13 Mar 2022

New headache: AAP new hurdle in Gujarat; Himachal Congress hit by turf war

Though the Congress posed a formidable challenge to the BJP in 2017 by limiting the ruling party to below 100 seats in 182-member House, it is in complete disarray this time.

12 Mar 2022

Congress units in poll-bound Gujarat, Himachal in jittery post-state elections

Party leaders feel that the recent poll results would have a big bearing in these states, especially Gujarat where many leaders may join AAP.

11 Mar 2022

Brand value diminished? Priyanka Gandhi’s charm fails to work in UP

A senior leader said if she had started a year and a half back, things would have been a little different. She should keep focusing on UP and continue her people connect which will help in 2024.

11 Mar 2022

AAP to be the new political player? Expect shift in Opposition dynamics post Congress decimation

AAP founder Arvind Kejriwal could fancy his chances of becoming the pivot of Opposition unity, a position Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee and TRS boss K Chandrashekar Rao are already vying for.

11 Mar 2022

AAP victory in Punjab further pushes Congress to a corner

In the election-bound states of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, the Aam Aadmi Party is expected to dent the Congress vote bank as it has already made inroads in these states.

11 Mar 2022

'Priyanka Gandhi should stay put in UP despite worst ever poll performance' 

The Congress leader's high voltage campaign and decision to give 40 per cent tickets to women candidates, failed to make a mark.

10 Mar 2022

AAP’s massive Punjab win set to change opposition dynamics ahead of 2024

Regional players like TMC, TRS and NCP have questioned the Congress' ability to take on the BJP and that it will be regional players who could put up a fight against the saffron party.

10 Mar 2022

Environment ministry comes with draft rules for construction sector citing ease of business

The ministry had constituted an Expert Committee in January 2021 to examine and recommend regulations for building construction and township projects

03 Mar 2022

Greens worry over draft building rules

The present standard approval procedure for the building construction sector is in continuity to similar procedures already in place for some other sectors to ensure ease of doing business.

03 Mar 2022

Cong child connect initiative to include lawyers & activists

The idea is  to inculcate constitutional values in them and and sensitise them about the diversity,  equality of the country and secularism.

02 Mar 2022

Climate change to hit India’s food bowl

These disruptions to crop production are expected to cause price spikes in India, threatening food affordability, food security, and economic growth.

01 Mar 2022

Concerns as 31 approved infrastructure projects to go through wildlife haven in Madhya Pradesh

The Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary, which is in process of being notified as a tiger reserve, was found to have over 45 tigers in 2018. This number has reportedly increased to around 70.

24 Feb 2022

Amid border tensions with China, Modi government goes for major infrastructure push along LAC

The government is on a spree to clear projects related to upgradation of border infrastructure along the LAC.

23 Feb 2022

Centre bans new industries in river floodplains

Projects in the Ganga river plains will however be exempted from the ban under the new guidelines.

19 Feb 2022