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    On hunt for a new Congress president

    Gopalkrishna Gandhi | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    RESIGNATIONS are not an intention. Nor are they something to be offered, like an explanation or an apology. There is no such thing as ‘I...

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    Post-Rahul, party may splinter but something new is needed

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    WHEN Trinamool’s Mahua Moitra took the parliament by storm in her debut speech in June, a thought crossed my mind. In over two decades as...

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    Rahul resigns as Congress president

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 04:46pm on July 03, 2019

    Rahul Gandhi quit Wednesday as head of India’s main opposition Congress party, taking the blame for a second-straight election humiliation by right-wing Hindu nationalist prime...

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    Mass resignations divide Congress as Rahul adamant to quit

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:13am on June 30, 2019

    A mass resignation spree has shaken the Congress’s rank and file after weeks of stunned silence as uncertainty looms over who will take over the...

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    Congress approves $4.6b in emergency US border funding

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2019

    US House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from president Donald Trump’s Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease...

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    Indian police arrest 11 for torturing Muslim man to death

    Agence-France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on June 26, 2019

    Indian police arrested 11 people Tuesday over the killing of a Muslim man who was tortured and forced to chant Hindu slogans in the latest...

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    Trump delays mass deportation raids

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    US president Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone mass deportation raids for two weeks as he seeks compromise with democratic leaders on immigration...

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    India: future of Congress

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    THE Indian National Congress suffered a terrible defeat in the recent election. The defeat was all the more demoralising for the fact that it had...

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    Congress backs Rahul after poll defeat

    Agence France-Presse . Delhi | Updated at 08:56pm on May 25, 2019

    The head of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected...

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    The desperation on both sides

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    SOMEONE taunted Narendra Modi if he would hang himself should the Congress get more seats than he had prophesied. It was a rude thing to...