Tag Archives: Congress

Congress Wins Una, the Epicentre of the 2016 Dalit Protests

On 11 July 2016, members of a cow vigilante group flogged four Dalit men in Gujarat’s Una, accusing them of cow slaughter. The men, who were leather tanners from the town, were only skinning dead cows. The incident triggered massive ...

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Congress first list out; party reaches deal with PAAS

A day after issuing an ultimatum to the Congress party to decide its stand on the quota issue, the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) on Sunday announced that the Congress had accepted its demand for “quota in jobs ...

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Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress chief before Gujarat elections

Sources in the party said the Mullappally Ramachandran-headed central election authority, which oversees conduct of the organisational polls, has submitted multiple schedules to the Congress president. Putting to rest all speculation and debate, Rahul Gandhi is set to be elevated ...

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Tantalising 36: where it’s a tight fight in Gujarat

BJP is working hard on these seats where the victory margin was fewer than 5,000 votes in 2012 As the BJP and the Congress again face off in an electoral arena, this time in Gujarat, there is no dearth of big rallies ...

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It’s about time Congressmen nurtured a fighting spirit, says Chidambaram

Urges party to enrol youth from all communities to take on the BJP Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday called upon Congressmen to develop a fighting spirit to take on the BJP politically. Addressing the birth centenary of ...

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