Kanhaiya Kumar
India  /  Published 12.05.22

Activists happy, await final relief

Activists and eminent lawyers on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to put the sedition law on hold, but underscored the fact that it would continue to curb freedom of expression un...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.05.22

Chintan disquiet in Congress

Many Congress leaders, including former ministers, parliamentarians and the younger lot, are agitated about the invitee list for the Udaipur Chintan Shivir (brainstorming session), wondering why promi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.02.22

New faces lead Cong poll battle in UP, Punjab

None of the leaders of G-23 group, a rebel faction of the party, was involved in electioneering. Sitting Lok Sabha member from Punjab Manish Tewari did some campaigning in the state but his name didn&...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.21

Idealism is one thing, political reality another

Kanhaiya Kumar ran one of the most electrifying, and watched, campaigns of 2019. As an arena spectacle, there isn’t anything quite as riveting as the sight of a young debutant stepping in to dar...
By Sankarshan Thakur

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.21

Congress: a split now may help

Footnote BS Yediyurappa certainly has his ways. The BJP veteran who was forced to resign as CM in July has been trying to claw his way back. After the party decided against giving his son, BY Vijayen...
By Delhi Diaries


West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

TMC daily mocks Cong

The Trinamul Congress mounted yet another offensive on the Congress when the mouthpiece of Bengal’s ruling party carried an editorial on Thursday, spewing scorn on the Congress and Kanhaiya Kuma...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.21

Letters to the editor: Kanhaiya and Jignesh join Congress

Winds of change Sir — Ending months of speculation, the former Communist Party of India member and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president, Kanhaiya Kumar, has finally joine...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 29.09.21

Why Congress? Kanhaiya Kumar answers

The Indian ethos was such that if there was a death in a village, the whole village would not eat. Now, after lakhs of Indians died of Covid, there was a celebration for the Prime Minister’s bir...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.09.21

Kanhaiya, Jignesh Mevani join Cong

Former JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar joined the Congress on Tuesday in the presence of Rahul Gandhi, saying the oldest party has to be strengthened to "save" the country. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.09.21

Cong option for Kanhaiya, Jignesh

If Mevani eventually moves to the Congress, it will be a personal choice. Kanhaiya’s case is complex because of his position in the CPI, his ideological commitments and the Congress’s piti...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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