Distantly Close: Congress must find a clear response to BJP's Ram-Roti narrative

It requires no doctorate in political science to understand what ails the Indian National Congress. Lack of full-time leadership, strong party organisation, self-confidence, and a credible narrative to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party’s governance boasts and muscular majoritarianism. Brainstorming sessions or chintan shivirs of the kind held in Udaipur show that the party isn’t entirely comatose.
#Congress #Udaipur #JobsEducation

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Congress announces 'stand-up comedy show'; netizens remind party of 'in-house talent'

Indian Youth Congress to launch 'India's biggest talent show' on May 17, 2022. Announcement was met with brutal trolling on social media by netizens. BJYM National Secretary Gaurav Gautam said Congress was using a 'democratic way' to choose its next president.
#GauravGautam #Congress #India #News #Politics #ArtsEntertainment

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'Raids not shocking, but concerning': RJD's Manoj Jha defends Chidambaram...

Karti Chidambaram accused of accepting Rs 50 lakh as a bribe 11 years ago. Karti accused of facilitating visas of 263 Chinese nationals for a power company. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge accused BJP of trying to weaken Congress by raiding its members. He said the agencies are working on BJP's command.
#ManojJha #RJD #Chinese #News #Politics

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CBI names P Chidambaram in FIR: ‘Reason to believe then Home Minister was in...

The CBI has named Congress leader P Chidambaram in its FIR, hours after it raided residences in Chennai and Delhi. This comes as the central agency has registered a fresh case against son Karti for allegedly facilitating visas of 263 Chinese nationals for a power company over 11 years ago when his father was the Union Home Minister.
#PChidambaram #CBI #Chinese #Chennai #LawGovernment #Government

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​‘Focus on Community Outreach, Expose Cong’: Nadda’s Mantra for SC Leaders...

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief JP Nadda held an eight-hour meeting with Scheduled Caste (SC) community leaders, including Members of Parliament and morcha post-holders, at the party headquarters on Tuesday. They deliberated on why despite so many welfare schemes launched by the party for the community, Congress’s lies about them was more trusted than the truth spoken by the BJP.
#Nadda #BJP #News #Politics #LawGovernment

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'BJP targeting & weakening opposition': Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge defends...

Congress senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge slammed BJP as CBI conducted raids at Karti Chidambaram's premises. Kharge stated that the saffron party is trying their best to impose their ideology and those who do not agree with them are being politically targeted and financially harassed. He stated that he is a good lawyer and is being targeted.
#MallikarjunKharge #BJP #News #Politics

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Chidambaram reacts on CBI raids on Karti Chidambaram residences in Chennai and Delhi

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the CBI found nothing and seized nothing during raids. The former Union minister also said the timing of the search is interesting. The CBI has filed a fresh case against Lok Sabha MP Karti. He is accused of facilitating visas of 250 Chinese nationals after receiving illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh.
#KartiChidam #CBI #Chinese #Chennai #News

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Congress' Surjewala defends P Chidambaram amid CBI raids; slams...

The raids are underway at 9 locations across the country including Chennai, Mumbai, Karnataka, Odisha and Punjab. Congress has now come out to defend the former minister and claimed that the raids were being undertaken over ‘preposterous allegations’ Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Tuesday raised his voice against the raids.
#Surjewala #Congress #Chennai #News #Politics #LawGovernment

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‘Good luck & goodbye’: After Jakhar, Congress wary of parting shots from...

Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar quit the grand old party in a dramatic fashion last Saturday, when its Chintan Shivir was underway in Udaipur. Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) president Kuldeep Bishnoi publicly declared that he was ‘angry’ as he could not find a place among the party brass.
#SunilJakhar #Congress #Haryana #LawGovernment #Government

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'Lost count': Karti Chidambaram reacts to fresh CBI raids, 'How many times...

Karti Chidambaram said he has lost count of how many times these raids have been conducted against him. Karti has been booked in a new case of alleged illegal gratification. The Congress leader hinted at a politically motivated investigation and said it was a record. The raids were carried out in Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai.
#KartiChidambaram #CBI #Delhi #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #LawEnforcement

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Kumaraswamy hits back at Rahul: ‘Congress facing phobia of regional parties’

Former Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy said the Congress was facing a “phobia of regional parties’s” He said it had “lost its identity in Andhra, Telangana, Odisha and other states, and was “nearing its end” in Karnataka. Comments were made in response to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who said regional parties “lack the ideology” to take on the BJP and RSS.
#Kumaraswamy #‘Congress #Karnataka #News #Politics

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Mumbai News Live: MVA leaders react to Rahul Gandhi’s regional parties...

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said regional parties 'neither have ideology nor centralised approach' Shiv Sena and NCP allies say Gandhi should worry about revival of his own party instead. Shiv Senai MP Sanjay Raut said it is difficult for a vehicle on a downward slope and a ‘failed’ opposition leader to apply brakes.
#RahulGandhi #MVA #News #Politics

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CBI raids premises linked to P Chidambaram in fresh case registered against son Karti

CBI raids premises linked with senior Congress leader P Chidambaram in connection with fresh case registered by the central agency. At present, searches are underway at 9 locations across the country including Chennai, Mumbai, Karnataka, Odisha and Punjab. Sources say the Sivaganga MP's foreign remittances between 2010-14 are under the CBI scanner.
#PChidambaram #CBI #Chennai #LawGovernment #Government #News

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Congress' Raashid Alvi slams BJP for 'spreading hatred' amid Gyanvapi &...

Congress leader Raashid Alvi spoke to media reporters on Monday night and asserted that BJP leaders are spreading hatred between the two communities. Alvi said, “No one should change the status of Mandirs and Masjids. People affiliated with RSS, BJP, or any other political party should not be appointed as the judge of the court. Their judgment gets biased towards a particular party ”
#RaashidAlvi #Congress #JamiaMasjid #News #Politics #PeopleSociety

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Jamia Masjid row in Karnataka: Congress pans Hindu groups for creating...

Right-wing activists claim Jamia Masjid in Karnataka's Mandya was originally an Anjaneya temple. Eshwar Khandre, State Congress Working President, condemned the claim. Supreme Court to hear mosque management's appeal in Gyanvapi Masjido case today.
#EshwarKhandre #Congress #Hindu #JamiaMasjid #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

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Up in arms against Baghel govt’s new protest rules, BJP holds ‘Jail Bharo’;...

More than 2,000 BJP activists, including party leaders, detained from across Chhattisgarh. Opposition party held “Jail Bharo” protests against the Bhupesh Baghel-led Congress government’s revised rules for dharnas, demonstrations, rallies and other public events.
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Owaisi defends 'Gyanvapi Masjid to remain Mosque' remarks; quotes 'Places of...

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi stressed that Gyanvapi was a mosque and will remain a mosque forever. The Places of Worship Act, 1991 was passed by the PV Narasimha Rao-led Congress regime and imposes a positive obligation on the state to maintain the religious character of every place of worship.
#Owaisi #AIMIM #PlacesofWorshipAct #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

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Opp slams AAP in Punjab: ‘Complete breakdown of law & order in 2 months’

Opposition parties in Punjab hit out at Bhagwant Mann-led dispensation with Shiromani Akali Dal alleging that the state was witnessing a complete breakdown in law and order amid terror attacks and rampant drug overdose deaths. Congress said it will soon launch a campaign to “wake” the AAP government from its “honeymoon slumber” and remind it of its pre-poll promises.
#ShiromaniAkaliDal #Punjab #SensitiveSubjects #News

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‘Focus on reviving own party instead’: MVA allies respond to Rahul Gandhi’s...

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s recent statement on regional parties has not gone down well with its ally partners in Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government. Leaders of both Shiv Sena and the NCP expressed their disapproval and stated that the Parliamentarian should worry about revival of his own party instead.
#RahulGandhi #MVA #News #Politics #LawGovernment

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Informed high command how NCP putting us in spot: Maharashtra Congress chief...

Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole said he has conveyed to the party high command about recent political moves of the Sharad Pawar-led NCP to allegedly weaken the Congress in the state. Patole had alleged that the NCP was backstabbing the Congress and said his party “will not tolerate being ill-treated by our partners”
#NanaPatole #NCP #News #Politics #LawGovernment

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