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UP polls: Parties still banking on caste politics

Congress general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad has rightly observed “UP is UP and Bihar is Bihar”.

Congress trusts senior leaders for revival

Kamal Nath was the Congress’ key strategist in the Assembly polls held after the 2002 Godhra riots when Narendra Modi was chief minister.

Key Congress role for Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kamal Nath in UP, Punjab

Congress leader and MP Kamal Nath (Photo: PTI)

The AICC reshuffle process has begun with Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday naming senior leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kamal Nath as general secretaries in charge of Uttar Pradesh and Punjab/H

Ex-Shiv Sena men float hope for Congress

The AICC seems to be relying on former Shiv Sena hardliners in Maharashtra to deliver, hoping that poll strategist Prashant Kishor will make the Congress relevant in Uttar Pradesh.

6 Tripura Congress MLAs join TMC, trouble grows

TMC General Secretary Mukul Roy along with rebel Congress MLAs who joined the party addresses a press conference. (Photo: PTI)

After the recent acts of rebellion, the central leadership is keeping a close watch on moves by top party leaders in Maharashtra, MP, Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab & Karnataka

Congress churn needs to revive spirit of Panchmarhi


Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi pay tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 25th death anniversary at his memorial in New Delhi on June 4. (Photo: PTI)

Congress mulls advancing Uttarakhand polls

The Congress is seriously considering advancing the Uttarakhand Assembly elections once the results of the trial of strength are officially announced after sensing that it will be the right strategy t

Prashant Kishor finds it tough to revive Congress in UP

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, the blue-eyed boy of Mr Rahul Gandhi, is finding it difficult to revive the Congress in Uttar Pradesh where Assembly polls are to be held within a year.

Reform has become the new buzzword. It’s not merely a cliché.

Sometimes in the annals of history, a place evokes more emotions than the mere idea of territory.