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Amit Agnihotri

  • Rahul Gandhi taking tried and tested route for 2014

    Taking a leaf from the Congress' 2004 campaign that saw it storming back to power, party vice president Rahul Gandhi is focussing on rural voters and the poor - historically the core support group of the Congress - by highlighting the UPA-II government's social welfare agenda ahead of the 2014...

    Monday, 21 October 2013 - 5:23pm
  • Rahul Gandhi's Congress to reach out to young, focus on social media: Ajay Maken

    The Congress, he said, believes in developing younger leadership, contrary to perception.

    Wednesday, 3 July 2013 - 3:31pm
  • Rahul Gandhi era begins in Congress, impact clear in party reshuffle

    An indication of this, he told IANS, is the fact that around 30 out of the 44 AICC secretaries are new faces, are relatively younger and have been Youth Congress leaders.

    Monday, 24 June 2013 - 2:40pm
  • What is Mulayam Singh up to?

    As part of a plan to project himself as a national leader, Yadav, who supports the UPA from outside with his 22 MPs, has been at various times threatening to pull out, knowing well that his support has become crucial for the ruling coalition after the exit of the Trinamool Congress and the DMK in...

    Saturday, 30 March 2013 - 7:34pm
  • Getting snappy: Congress to use social media to reach out

    Getting snappy with quick responses on Twitter and Facebook to social media criticism is likely to be part of the Congress party's new outreach strategy, according to a party report being drafted.

    Sunday, 3 February 2013 - 6:51pm
  • More youth to get key Congress roles: Digvijay Singh

    According to Digvijay Singh, Rahul Gandhi's new team must be in place at the earliest as assembly polls this year will test the party's strength before the big political battle.

    Monday, 28 January 2013 - 5:21pm
  • UPA's cash transfer scheme: Game changer or hype?

    The government claims its direct cash transfer scheme would help millions of students, the elderly and women community workers in villages to receive their monthly honoraria in time. Critiques have termed it "hype and an attempt to fool the people".

    Sunday, 2 December 2012 - 4:09pm
  • Congress has started preparing for 2014: Digvijay Singh

    The former two-time chief minister of undivided Madhya Pradesh also said in an interview that while the next parliamentary election is scheduled for 2014, it could be held next year.

    Sunday, 11 November 2012 - 10:29pm
  • Cong gears for 'younger' look with Rahul Gandhi at No 2

    With his elevation as vice president or working president likely next week, Rahul Gandhi, is expected to give responsible positions to many young leaders in Congress in tune with the changing demographics of the country.

    Sunday, 4 November 2012 - 8:44pm
  • Prez polls: Sonia Gandhi hailed for showing Mamata Banerjee her place

    The UPA chairperson is the toast of India's grand old party for calling the West Bengal CM's bluff on the presidential election.

    Sunday, 17 June 2012 - 5:17pm