CRPF writes to states, UTs on Gandhi's new security cover; to seek 1,000 more troops
The central government earlier this month replaced the Special Protection Group (SPG) security cover given to Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra by the 'Z-plus' security of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
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Protest, walkout in lower house
DMK member TR Balu too protested against the government decision to remove SPG cover of the Congress leaders. While Congress and DMK members staged a walkout, other Opposition leaders chose to remain in the House.
Opposition leaders in Lok Sabha demand Farooq Abdullah be allowed to attend House
Opposition leaders also raised the issue of MPs not being allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of its special status, whereas parliamentarians from Europe have been taken to the state, with Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury describing the EU delegation as "bhade ke tattu" (hirelings).
Centre downgrades Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi's security cover
The decision, sources said, was taken after a detailed review by a panel at union home ministry where inputs from SPG, Intelligence Bureau were examined. During the review, the panel recommended downgrading the security cover from SPG to CRPF after it found that the level of threat to the family is not very serious.
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Congress leaders remember Seshan's contribution to electoral reforms
Top Congress leaders condoled the demise of former chief election commissioner T N Seshan. Sonia Gandhi said he shall always be remembered for strengthening the Election Commission of India. Rahul Gandhi said there was time when the Election Commissioners were impartial, unlike the present time.
Modi, Shah blinded by political vendetta, alleges Congress on SPG cover withdrawal
Congress' Anand Sharma said the decision to remove the SPG cover for Sonia Gandhi, Rahul and Priyanka is "shocking and vindictive". "It makes the family vulnerable. Not to forget that two members of the family former prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi were assassinated," he said.
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‘Silent’ at hustings, Rahul mum after results too
The silence is being seen in the backdrop of Rahul’s support for Hooda’s bete noire, Ashok Tanwar. Rahul had persisted with Tanwar in defiance of protests from Hooda. Rahul has not issued a statement or tweeted about the election result.
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After Congress lost 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Sonia Gandhi had instituted the Antony Committee for an official post-mortem.
Congress' lacklustre poll campaign in Haryana, M'rashtra
The Congress' approach towards the two states going to polls has been not serious. The BJP campaigned on national issues and party is again banking on the Modi charisma.
Dismantling of team Rahul goes beyond ‘old vs young’ narrative
Rahul Gandhi appointees who have quit, including Ashok Tanwar, Sanjay Nirupam and Milind Deora, Navjot Sidhu, Aditi Singh, Pradyot Debbarman, were promoted out of turn.
An assertive Hooda camp takes little note of Congress rule book
Led by BB Batra and Geeta Bhukkal, the MLAs were learnt to have demanded Hooda be elected CLP leader then and there by doing away with the practice of passing a resolution, authorising Congress president to do the honours. They also objected to AICC observer Mistry holding one-on-one consultations with MLAs to “assess their views”.
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