Saving the Best For the Last?

Saving the Best For the Last?

Sensing a debacle in the upcoming polls, Congress is leaving no stone unturned to salvage whatever they can ahead of the LS polls. With 120 million new voters in the fray, it is targeting the youth through its time-tested marketing strategy of segmentation. The party alone accounts for 70% of the total election publicity spending ..

Now, Rahul plays Naxal card

Now, Rahul plays Naxal card

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday came down heavily on the BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh Government on corruption. Speaking at a rally in Rajnandgaon, the constituency of Chief Minister Raman Singh, the Congress vice-president quoted the state Chief Secretary who had alleged that Chhattisgarh ministers were corrupt. Later, while addressing another rally in the predominantly tribal area ..

Can the new Gandhi revive grand old party’s fortunes?

Can the new Gandhi revive grand old party’s fortunes?

Born to India’s “first family”, it is but a cinch that Rahul Gandhi would join political, minus the rough and tumble. With a legacy that extends from Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, to his grandmother late prime minister Indira Gandhi and his father late former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, expectation ride ..

Rahul Gandhi asks for a week’s time to respond to EC notice

Rahul Gandhi asks for a week’s time to respond to EC notice

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Monday asked for a week to respond to an Election Commission (EC) notice on his speeches, including one in which he alleged that youth affected by the Muzaffarnagar riots were being approached by Pakistan’s ISI. http://tnie.in/1b5ZRxi The Election Commission on October 31 served notice on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi ..

Rahul hard-sells Delhi development model

Rahul hard-sells Delhi development model

Congress deputy chief Rahul Gandhi tried to lure the voters by playing up the developmental work carried out by the Sheila Dikshit-led Congress Government in Delhi at his well-attended rally. http://tnie.in/1azGeB3 Hard-selling the development work carried out in Delhi in the last 15 years and UPA’s food security bill, Rahul Gandhi reached out to migrant ..

For team Rahul, it’s good politics that will yield rich dividends for poor Indians

For team Rahul, it’s good politics that will yield rich dividends for poor Indians

By Prabhu Chawla The days of good economics are over. For the Congress and the Gandhis, the flavour of the season simply seems to be good politics. After enjoying power for nine years, the Congress High Command has come to the conclusion that the so-called good economics pursued vigorously by the world’s oldest Prime Minister, ..

Muzaffarnagar: ‘Muslim youth were in touch with ISI’

Muzaffarnagar: ‘Muslim youth were in touch with ISI’

Rahul Gandhi made a sensational claim that singed by the riots and killings in Muzaffarnagar district of the state, many Muslim youth were in touch with Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence). The riots and communal violence in the district in September had left 62 dead and 43,000 homeless. http://tnie.in/1azWDWa Maulana Saif Abbas Naqvi, a ..

Rahul’s speech at Kerli, Churu, Rajasthan

Rahul’s speech at Kerli, Churu, Rajasthan

Congress vice president played an emotional card invoking the assassinations of his grandmother Indira Gandhi and father Rajiv Gandhi to strike a chord with the aam janta. Projecting himself as a “victim of terrorism” who has faced the vagaries of life, he talked about his personal experience of ‘anger’ that such violence brings in its ..