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Opinion  /  Published 25.06.22

The patriots

Why has the Congress been unable, over the last eight years, to challenge the Bharatiya Janata Party on the turf of nationalism? After all, the Congress is the party that won India its freedom, shaped...
By Asim Ali

Opinion  /  Published 02.06.22

Eyes shut: Congress's lack of action

Wise words have meaning only when they result in action. The Congress does not seem to have made that connection. Had it done so, then the party’s nominations for the Rajya Sabha would have refl...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.22

Singular achievement

The 161st birth anniversary of Pandit Motilal Nehru, twice president of the Indian National Congress — 1919 and 1928 — fell on May 6, 2022. Motilal Nehru was a great parliamentarian, ...
By Praveen Davar

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.22

The Woke leader

More than five decades ago, from the mid-1960s to the early-1970s to be precise, the world was preoccupied with the war being waged by the United States of America in Vietnam. The opposition to that w...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 17.05.22

Safety of intoxicated women

Safe swig Sir — Inebriation and alertness do not go hand in hand. This is dangerous for women, who find it difficult to enjoy their drink without worrying about predators who might take advanta...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 17.05.22

Just thoughts: Cong bid to be a united force

The Congress has decided to get its act together. The message from the Chintan Shivir shows a determination to return as a united force after continued electoral defeats and internal discontent. Of th...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.22

Futile consultation

The fact that a political party, whose members had once included Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, sought to employ the services of a political consultant sans ideology to revive its fortunes demon...
By Prabhat Patnaik

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.22

A weak hand

Less than a quarter of the way into the Congress’s now neutered negotiations with Prashant Kishor on defining a course out of the bottomless bogs, Rahul Gandhi, the former and who-knows-somedaym...
By Sankarshan Thakur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.22

Cong legal cell protests ex-minister role

Calcutta High Court lawyers of the Congress legal cell on Wednesday showed black flags to party leader and former Union minister P. Chidambaram for holding brief for a company that bought shares of Me...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.04.22

Hardik Patel praises BJP

Days after criticizing his own party, Gujarat Congress leader Hardik Patel praised the ruling BJP for its "decision-making capacity", which he said is lacking in the leadership of the Opposi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad


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