Keeping in view the approaching Lok Sabha elections, the All Indian Congress Committee has appointed a battery of high-profile spokesmen for the Congress to showcase the achievements of the last 10 years of United Progressive Alliance government and publicise the various sectors where the UPA has performed. Renu Mittal reports Designating them as senior spokesmen the party has appointed Union finance minister P Chidambaram, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, Union Minister of Health and ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
3 images for "renu mittal the all india congress committee"
Election Commission has drawn up a tentative schedule for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Renu Mittal details the roadmap till June 1 when the new administration takes over. The Election Commission is learnt to have finalised a tentative schedule for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, likely to be held in five phases between April 16 and May 13 and concluding with the counting of votes on May 16. After that the process of constitution of the Lok Sabha and the formation of a new ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Cong set to implement Rahul's Lok Sabha polls 'experiment' Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Desperation and desertions appear to be growing in the Congress as the Lok Sabha election nears. Rediff.com’s Renu Mittal reports With the 2014 Lok Sabha election schedule being announced and the model code of conduct in play, there is both good news and bad for the Congress party which is desperately working hard to avoid a humiliating defeat. In Bihar, after a great deal of dithering and speculation, the Congress and Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal have finally tied the ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s decision not to name Rahul Gandhi as the party’s prime ministerial candidate has demoralised the already-bruised cadre. Expect a stormy AICC session in New Delhi on Friday, says Renu Mittal Congress President Sonia Gandhi, in a classic display of over-cautiousness and over-protectiveness, has turned down the demand of the Congress Working Committee members to name Rahul Gandhi as the party’s prime ministerial candidate though it has been ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Is a revolt brewing in the Congress? Rediff.com, 1 month ago Jairam Ramesh: The rising star of Rahul's Congress Rediff.com, 2 months ago Rahul begins repair job on Congress Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Opposition BJP has assured the ruling UPA that it would support the bill for the creation of Telangana in Parliament. Renu Mittal explains why The decks have been cleared for tabling the Telangana Bill in Parliament which will bifurcate Andhra Pradesh and create the 29th state of India. After many delays and hurdles, the Union Cabinet has passed the Telangana Bill, which will now be sent to President Pranab Mukherjee for his approval and then be tabled in Parliament. The Telangana ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
With just four days left before the curtains come down on the 15th Lok Sabha, sources in the government say that the Congress is left with no option but to pass the bill otherwise they would be at the losing end in both Seema-Andhra and Telangana. Renu Mittal reports. Facing a vertical split down its own ranks, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government is all set to push the controversial Telangana bill for passing in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday amidst the noise and din. The ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The Congress plans to ensure that even if its candidates fail to register a win in the Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, the benefit should go to the Left Front and not to friend-turned-foe Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress. Renu Mittal reports. Former Team India skipper Mohd Azharuddin, a Congress MP from Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad, is all set to cross the state frontiers and contest the Lok Sabha elections from Howrah in West Bengal. Sources say that Azhar’s name was cleared ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Congress leaders say that controversies like the one triggered by Janardhan Dwivedi could be damaging for the party in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Rediff.com’s Renu Mittal reports from New Delhi Congress president Sonia Gandhi has issued a strong contradiction rebutting All India Congress Committee general secretary Janardhan Dwivedi’s pitch to end caste-based reservations after Opposition parties put the government on the mat in Parliament on the issue. Sonia ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has called a meeting of chief ministers of 12 Congress-ruled states to figure out how to fill out the vacancies in the Rajya Sabha. Highly-placed sources have said that he wants to cajole Amethis’s former feudal lord Sanjay Singh; by giving him an RS ticket, in view of his own weak position in Amethi. Renu Mittal reports. Rahul has summoned the 12 chief ministers of Congress ruled states, Congress Legislative Party leaders and Pradesh Congress ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
By bringing in ‘outsider’ Sanjay Jha to address mediapersons from the AICC platform, the Congress party is not helping its case in regaining the ground it has lost in the perception battle, notes Renu Mittal. It seems the 128-years-old Congress party is finding it difficult to enlist senior political leaders as the party’s spokespersons. In what is being seen as a virtual outsourcing of the party’s spokespersons, the All India Congress Committee on Monday fielded Sanjay ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
on your WebpageAdd Widget >Get your members hooked!