Congress politics – Congres IPS http://congresips.com/ Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:23:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9 https://congresips.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/default-120x120.png Congress politics – Congres IPS http://congresips.com/ 32 32 Azad avoids commenting on developments in Rajasthan’s Congress https://congresips.com/azad-avoids-commenting-on-developments-in-rajasthans-congress/ Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:23:07 +0000 https://congresips.com/azad-avoids-commenting-on-developments-in-rajasthans-congress/ Democratic Azad Party (DAP) leader and former JK chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad tactfully dodged a question on Monday about developments in Rajasthan’s Congress and said there was no need to take the name of the village you left. Azad, 73, ended his more than five-decade association with Congress on August 26 and exactly […]]]>

Democratic Azad Party (DAP) leader and former JK chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad tactfully dodged a question on Monday about developments in Rajasthan’s Congress and said there was no need to take the name of the village you left.

Azad, 73, ended his more than five-decade association with Congress on August 26 and exactly after a month launched his own party here.

”There is no need to take the name of the village you left. That they see and wear. We have suffered a lot, let others go through this now,” Azad told reporters here when asked about Rajasthan’s development as he launched his new party.

The political drama in Rajasthan over the leadership change continued on Monday, with MPs loyal to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot remaining non-committal about holding a meeting with Congress observers, who are likely to return to Delhi to brief the high command of the development of the situation.

Sachin Pilot, seen as the main contender for chief minister if Gehlot is elected the party’s national chairman, left for New Delhi to meet with the high command.

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Lalu, Nitish meet Sonia | Policy https://congresips.com/lalu-nitish-meet-sonia-policy/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 13:18:50 +0000 https://congresips.com/lalu-nitish-meet-sonia-policy/ Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav met Congress Speaker Sonia Gandhi on Sunday in a bid to unite opposition parties to take on BJP in general election of 2024. The meeting at Gandhi’s residence on Janpath 10 is seen as very crucial in forging opposition unity as efforts are […]]]>

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav met Congress Speaker Sonia Gandhi on Sunday in a bid to unite opposition parties to take on BJP in general election of 2024.

The meeting at Gandhi’s residence on Janpath 10 is seen as very crucial in forging opposition unity as efforts are underway to reconcile differences between the Congress and some regional parties that have historically been at loggerheads.

It was Kumar’s first meeting with Gandhi since he cut ties with the BJP and joined the RJD and Congress to form the Bihar government in August.

Earlier in the day, Kumar called for uniting all opposition parties, including Congress and the left, to confront the BJP and said this ”main opposition front” will ensure that the saffron party will lose badly in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. .

If all non-BJP parties unite then they can get rid of those working to destroy the country, Kumar said at a rally organized by the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in Haryana to mark the birthday of former Deputy Prime Minister Devi Lal. .

INLD leader Om Prakash Chautala, Sukhbir Singh Badal of Shiromani Akali Dal, both with a long history of fighting Congress, were on stage along with other top leaders such as Sharad Pawar of NCP, Sitaram Yechury of CPI (M) and Arvind Sawant of the Shiv Sena.

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav was also on the scene in what was seen as a step towards unity among non-BJP parties.

However, no member of Congress attended the rally.

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Tribal party TIPRA emerges as the big challenger to Tripura politics https://congresips.com/tribal-party-tipra-emerges-as-the-big-challenger-to-tripura-politics/ Sat, 24 Sep 2022 13:31:10 +0000 https://congresips.com/tribal-party-tipra-emerges-as-the-big-challenger-to-tripura-politics/ By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Sep 24 (IANS): Less than six months away from elections for the 60-member Assembly, the Tipraha Indigenous Regional Progressive Alliance (TIPRA), a tribal party, is rapidly emerging as a main force in areas dominated by indigenous peoples to give the BJP the power and opposition parties a difficult challenge. […]]]>

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Agartala, Sep 24 (IANS): Less than six months away from elections for the 60-member Assembly, the Tipraha Indigenous Regional Progressive Alliance (TIPRA), a tribal party, is rapidly emerging as a main force in areas dominated by indigenous peoples to give the BJP the power and opposition parties a difficult challenge.

As tribes make up more than a third of Tripura’s four million people and with 20 tribal seats reserved (in the 60-member Assembly), indigenous peoples have always played a very important role in the electoral politics of the formerly Tripura under princely rule, which before merging into the Indian Union on October 15, 1949 had been ruled by 184 tribal kings.

In the 20 seats reserved for the tribes of Tripura and in the 10 seats reserved for scheduled castes, the left-wing parties led by the CPI-M were traditionally the strongholds.

In the 2018 assembly elections and polls at the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) in April last year, the left-wing party all but lost space to TIPRA, known locally as TIPRA Motha.

To regain lost ground among the tribals, the CPI-M appointed Jitendra Chowdhury, a senior tribal leader and former minister, as secretary of state a year ago.

In more than seven decades of leftist movement in Tripura, Chowdhury, 64, was the second tribal leader to become CPI-M Secretary of State in Tripura after former late Chief Minister Dasaratha Deb, who along with another former Chief Minister Nripen Chakraborty, were the father figures of the left-wing movement in Tripura.

When TIPRA, led by former royal descendant of Tripura, Pradyot Bikram Manikya Deb Barman, wrote the history of the North Eastern State and snatched the 30 members of TTAADC in the elections of April 6, 2021, it is become the main political force in the tribal areas, leaving the left behind. , Congress and BJP in Tripura.

Underscoring their claim to “Greater Tipraland” (uplifting tribal people in and outside Tripura), TIPRA defeated the Left Front led by the CPI-M, BJP and Congress in the TTAADC elections, which, in terms of political importance, is considered a mini Legislative Assembly after the Legislative Assembly of Tripura.

Constituted in 1985 under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution, the TTAADC has jurisdiction over two-thirds of the 10,491 km² of Tripura. and is home to over 12,16,000 people, approximately 84% of whom are tribal, making the self-governing constitutional body the second largest legislature after the Tripura assembly.

Following the merger of the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT), one of the oldest tribal parties in the state, with TIPRA last year, the latter has received new political impetus to confront other local and national parties .

Deb Barman, in an interview with IANS, said her TIPRA party would not forge any pre-election alliances with any political party and would field at least 40 candidates in the upcoming Assembly polls.

Apart from the emergence of TIPRA, which changed the political spectrum of the North Eastern State, the Trinamool Congress entered Tripura politics last year for the second phase.

Although Trinamool Supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee have formed a full-fledged State Committee headed by State Chairman Subal Bhowmik who was previously in both Congress and BJP.

On August 24, the Trinamool leadership removed Bhowmik from the post of chairman, causing confusion among party men and the mindset of ordinary people.

Rajya Sabha member of Trinamool, Sushmita Dev, who along with the party’s state official and former West Bengal minister Rajib Banerjee as party leader, told IANS they would form committees district and party bloc and then would engage in political activities after the Durga puja festival. next month.

“The Trinamool is the only alternative to defeat the BJP and it was already clear to the people that the Congress and the leftist parties have no political capacity to defeat the BJP,” said Dev, who is the father and former minister. of the Union, the late Santosh Mohan Dev. was twice elected to the Lok Sabha of Tripura on a Congress ticket.

In an apparent attempt to tame anti-incumbency and stem any discontent within its organization in Tripura, the BJP in May adopted its now successfully tested strategy of entering the polls with a fresh face. ‘State Assembly.

On May 14, Biplab Kumar Deb left the post of Prime Minister following the directives of the central leaders. Dental surgeon-turned-politician Manik Saha became prime minister the next day.

The BJP, however, has yet to reveal why Deb was abruptly removed from office.

With the strategy of changing the chief minister months before the elections working in his favor in Uttarakhand, the central BJP leaders opted for a similar change in Tripura, where elections are due to be held in February next year. .

The BJP has changed five chief ministers since 2019, including Gujarat and Karnataka.


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Nitish betrayed anti-Congress policy for PM’s ambitions, says Amit Shah https://congresips.com/nitish-betrayed-anti-congress-policy-for-pms-ambitions-says-amit-shah/ Fri, 23 Sep 2022 09:43:56 +0000 https://congresips.com/nitish-betrayed-anti-congress-policy-for-pms-ambitions-says-amit-shah/ Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday launched a blistering attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying the JD(U) leader ‘betrayed’ the anti-Congress policy whose he came from and “sat on the lap” of Lalu Yadav for his Prime Minister. Ministerial ambitions. While addressing the ‘Jana Bhavna Mahasabha’ in Bihar’s Purnea, the first […]]]>

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday launched a blistering attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying the JD(U) leader ‘betrayed’ the anti-Congress policy whose he came from and “sat on the lap” of Lalu Yadav for his Prime Minister. Ministerial ambitions. While addressing the ‘Jana Bhavna Mahasabha’ in Bihar’s Purnea, the first since the BJP and JD(U) alliance split in the state, Shah said: “Nitish Kumar betrayed the anti-Congress policy , from which he was born, and sat in the lap of the RJD and Congress for his ambitions as Prime Minister.Can Nitish Kumar become Prime Minister by switching alliances?Can this government run in Bihar? “

Shah criticized the law and order situation in the state and said there has been an “atmosphere of fear” in the state since the Mahagathbandhan government returned to power. “Today, when I am here in the border districts, the duo of Lalu Yadav (RJD leader) and (CM) Nitish Kumar have a stomach ache. Lalu Yadav and Nitish Kumar say that I come to create conflict. Lalu ji , there is no need for me to create a conflict, you are enough to do it. You have done this all your life. I came here to say that when Lalu joined the government, and Nitish Kumar sat on his knees, there is an atmosphere of fear here. I have come to tell you that there is no need to be afraid. There is the Narendra Modi government here,” he said.

Shah said the crowd that showed up for the rally is a “warning signal for the Lalu-Nitish government”. “There would be a start to sounding the trumpet of Bihar against the introduction of selfishness and power that Nitish Kumar gave by deceiving the BJP and sitting in Lalu’s lap,” he added .

Recalling past cases where Nitish Kumar switched sides, Shah said, “Can Nitish babu become prime minister by switching political alliances? He has betrayed many since he entered politics. you behind.” Earlier today, Amit Shah arrived in Purnea, Bihar for a 2-day visit to the state. (ANI)

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‘Black day’ in politics, says Punjab minister on governor’s decision https://congresips.com/black-day-in-politics-says-punjab-minister-on-governors-decision/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:27:22 +0000 https://congresips.com/black-day-in-politics-says-punjab-minister-on-governors-decision/ Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS): Condemning Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit’s decision to withdraw his assent to holding a special Assembly session, the state’s Finance Minister, Harpal Singh Cheema, called it Thursday a “black day in the history of Indian politics. Cheema told the media here that the way the governor acted on the instructions of […]]]>

Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS): Condemning Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit’s decision to withdraw his assent to holding a special Assembly session, the state’s Finance Minister, Harpal Singh Cheema, called it Thursday a “black day in the history of Indian politics.

Cheema told the media here that the way the governor acted on the instructions of the BJP and withdrew the authorization of the special session of the Assembly indicated that the BJP “is trying to crush the Constitution of the country and the institutions based on the beliefs of BR Ambedkar”.

Accusing Purohit of working at the behest of the BJP, he said the former sought permission from the additional Solicitor General after ignoring the Punjab Attorney General’s Office to withdraw his earlier order.

On the other hand, the Aaam Aadmi Party (AAP) government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann “follows the constitution of India in letter and spirit”, Cheema added.

The minister asserted that the AAP will not bend to the BJP as the Congress has done.

The AAP government has now convened an assembly session on September 27 to protect the country’s democracy and constitution, he said, adding that during this assembly session, the issues of electricity and stubble burning will be discussed.

Attacking Congress for ignoring Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh during its “Bharat Jodo” campaign, Cheema said the former went before the BJP and worked as spokespersons to avoid an investigation by central government agencies. investigation.

Slamming the saffron party, the Punjab minister said that the BJP is afraid of the growing popularity of the AAP and has now accepted this fact that only the AAP led by Arvind Kejriwal will defeat the central government in the elections. 2024 elections in Lok Sabha.

“It is proven beyond any doubt that today BJP is only afraid of AAP. They want to somehow stop the progress of our party. But I want to reiterate that BJP will never succeed in its program division and that Arvind Kejriwal’s soldiers will continue to work for the betterment of the country,” Cheema added.

Launching a scathing attack on the opposition, the Punjab minister said Congress leaders, including opposition leader Partap Singh Bajwa, were working as a “B team” of the BJP.

Instead of supporting the AAP government, which is fighting against their nefarious (BJP) “Operation Lotus” agenda, the Congress leadership is “relentlessly supporting the BJP on this issue and questioning the state government.”


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Brazilian Economy Minister Guedes says wages can be raised https://congresips.com/brazilian-economy-minister-guedes-says-wages-can-be-raised/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 22:34:15 +0000 https://congresips.com/brazilian-economy-minister-guedes-says-wages-can-be-raised/ Brazil’s Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Tuesday that government efficiency gains will help raise wages after years of no significant minimum wage increase and a wage freeze for civil servants. Speaking virtually at an event organized by the Brazilian Association of Supermarkets (Abras), Guedes highlighted efficiency gains through the digitalization of public services and […]]]>

Brazil’s Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Tuesday that government efficiency gains will help raise wages after years of no significant minimum wage increase and a wage freeze for civil servants.

Speaking virtually at an event organized by the Brazilian Association of Supermarkets (Abras), Guedes highlighted efficiency gains through the digitalization of public services and noted that the current administration has not replaced many many retired officials. “We will now be able to grant moderate wage increases based on forward-looking inflation. Now we will maintain purchasing power, or even increase the purchasing power of wages,” he said.

The government of President Jair Bolsonaro, which is seeking re-election in October but trails leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in opinion polls, has earmarked 14.2 billion reais ($2.76 billion) to fund higher salaries for civil servants in the 2023 budget bill sent to Congress. The proposal did not specify the adjustment percentage or which civil servants and professions were being considered for salary increases. The government has come under intense pressure from civil servants for a pay rise as inflation has eroded their purchasing power in Latin America’s biggest economy.

The budget bill included no gains on the minimum wage beyond inflation. During the event, Guedes also said that the Bolsonaro government intends this year to privatize the port of Santos – the largest in Latin America – after setting the minimum price of 3.015 billion reais (586 .32 million) for the privatization auction on Tuesday. ($1 = 5.1425 reais)

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Bharat Jodo Yatra should have left Gujarat: Prashant Kishor https://congresips.com/bharat-jodo-yatra-should-have-left-gujarat-prashant-kishor/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 11:09:58 +0000 https://congresips.com/bharat-jodo-yatra-should-have-left-gujarat-prashant-kishor/ Former political strategist Prashant Kishor said on Tuesday that the Congress’s “Bharat Jodo Yatra” should have moved from Gujarat or any other BJP-run state. He was speaking on the sidelines of a show where he met local leaders and activists supporting the cause of a separate Vidarbha state. “It would have been better […]]]>

Former political strategist Prashant Kishor said on Tuesday that the Congress’s “Bharat Jodo Yatra” should have moved from Gujarat or any other BJP-run state.

He was speaking on the sidelines of a show where he met local leaders and activists supporting the cause of a separate Vidarbha state.

“It would have been better if Congress had launched its Bharat Jodo Yatra from Gujarat, where elections are due later this year, or other BJP-run states like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh,” Kishor said. to PTI when asked about the current campaign.

The Yatra, led by Rahul Gandhi, originated in Tamil Nadu.

Notably, there was buzz earlier this year about Kishor joining Congress, but he later said he had declined the offer to lead his election strategy.

Interacting with pro-Vidarbha supporters, he called for a united effort by the people of the region to realize the dream of a separate state. Former BJP MP Ashish Deshmukh had organized the program to formulate a strategy to achieve statehood for the eastern region of Maharashtra.

“If people have hope, then the idea of ​​a separate Vidarbha state can be pursued,” Kishor said. ”The unrest must reach the Center. This should have a national impact. The campaign must emerge from society,” he added.

He has stopped working as a political strategist and wants to work for the people and not for any party, Kishor said.

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Morales tries to get campaign messages heard on ongoing controversies | Policy https://congresips.com/morales-tries-to-get-campaign-messages-heard-on-ongoing-controversies-policy/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 22:46:04 +0000 https://congresips.com/morales-tries-to-get-campaign-messages-heard-on-ongoing-controversies-policy/ A view of the rotunda inside the Indiana Statehouse. By Tabby Fitzgerald, TheStatehouseFile.com. INDIANAPOLIS—Diego Morales wants to tell voters why he is running and what he would do if elected Indiana’s secretary of state. But with a campaign plagued with scrutiny and controversy, the Republican candidate is often forced into the defensive. Morales immigrated with […]]]>






A view of the rotunda inside the Indiana Statehouse.




INDIANAPOLIS—Diego Morales wants to tell voters why he is running and what he would do if elected Indiana’s secretary of state.

But with a campaign plagued with scrutiny and controversy, the Republican candidate is often forced into the defensive.







Former Pence adviser to run for empty Rokita seat

Diego Morales, Republican candidate for Secretary of State from Indiana.






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Tharoor endorses petition calling for ‘constructive reforms’ in Cong; meet Sonia Gandhi https://congresips.com/tharoor-endorses-petition-calling-for-constructive-reforms-in-cong-meet-sonia-gandhi/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 13:22:54 +0000 https://congresips.com/tharoor-endorses-petition-calling-for-constructive-reforms-in-cong-meet-sonia-gandhi/ Adding to the buzz about the possibility of his Congress president polls, Shashi Tharoor on Monday endorsed a petition from a group of young party members seeking “constructive reform” and met with AICC leader Sonia Gandhi , here. The petition shared by Tharoor on Twitter called for reforms and a commitment from AICC presidential candidates […]]]>

Adding to the buzz about the possibility of his Congress president polls, Shashi Tharoor on Monday endorsed a petition from a group of young party members seeking “constructive reform” and met with AICC leader Sonia Gandhi , here.

The petition shared by Tharoor on Twitter called for reforms and a commitment from AICC presidential candidates to implement the Udaipur Declaration in full, if elected. The former Union Minister said it had been signed by more than 650 people so far.

”I salute this petition which is being circulated by a group of young @INCIndia members, seeking constructive reforms within the Party. It has already collected more than 650 signatures. I am happy to endorse it and move beyond,” Tharoor tweeted along with screenshots of the petition.

Shortly after approving the petition, Tharoor met with acting party leader Sonia Gandhi at her residence. He, however, did not reveal what happened at the meeting.

The meeting comes amid indications that Tharoor, who was part of the group of 23 leaders who wrote to Gandhi in 2020 demanding an organizational overhaul, could challenge the election of Congress president and file his candidacy.

The petition which Tharoor endorsed stated, “We are members of the Congress party with a desire to strengthen the party to reflect the hopes and aspirations of our nation.” The petition sets out some of the principles of the Udaipur Declaration which was made on May 15, 2022, after the party brainstorming session.

”We call on every candidate for the All India Congress Committee Chairman election to publicly pledge to involve party members from bloc committees up to CWC and implement the Udaipur Declaration in its entirety within the first 100 days of taking office. ”, the petition states.

In its statement, the Congress announced sweeping organizational reforms to prepare the party’s battle for the next round of Lok Sabha assembly and polls, emphasizing wider representation of the under-50s and applying “a person, position”. and “one family, one ticket” rules with runners.

Asked about the possibility of him running for president of Congress, Tharoor told the PTI earlier this month: “I just welcomed the fact that an election will be held. I believe it is very good for the party.” ”Of course, it is gratifying that this general declaration of democratic principle immediately led a large number of people across the country to welcome the prospect of my candidacy. But as I made it clear, I did not declare my candidacy,” said Tharoor.

”I hope that many will participate in order to give a wide choice to the members. So far, I have neither imposed nor excluded myself, ”said the former Union minister.

The nomination process for the election will take place from September 24 to 30. The deadline for withdrawal of nominations is October 8 and the election, if necessary, will take place on October 17. The results will be known on October 19.

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The more controversy, the better for Greene’s fundraising and that of his opponent | Policy https://congresips.com/the-more-controversy-the-better-for-greenes-fundraising-and-that-of-his-opponent-policy/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 00:17:00 +0000 https://congresips.com/the-more-controversy-the-better-for-greenes-fundraising-and-that-of-his-opponent-policy/ ATLANTA — After the FBI raided the home of former President Donald Trump, U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene expressed outrage at the hundreds of thousands of people who follow her on social media. “They are trying to stop President Trump from running in 2024,” she wrote on the Telegram messaging app. “And the Democrats expect […]]]>

ATLANTA — After the FBI raided the home of former President Donald Trump, U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene expressed outrage at the hundreds of thousands of people who follow her on social media.

“They are trying to stop President Trump from running in 2024,” she wrote on the Telegram messaging app. “And the Democrats expect you to NOT support President Trump!”

The note linked to Greene’s page on fundraising platform Anedot, where supporters were encouraged to “make an emergency donation” to his campaign. On a separate fundraising site used by Republicans, WinRed, Greene added new merchandise to his online store: T-shirts and hats with the phrase “Defund the FBI.”

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