All stories by Amit Agnihotri
6 states in 18 months: BJP vs CongRediff.com7 Aug 2017
Elections in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan will see the BJP and Congress in direct contest.
'Organised identity-based lynching is happening in urban India'Rediff.com19 Jul 2017
Senior SC advocate Sanjay Hegde tells Amit Agnihotri why the draft Masuka law is necessary.
'Congress won't project a CM face in Gujarat'Rediff.com3 Jul 2017
'Vaghela has said he is with the Congress.' 'The controversy that he may switch to the BJP is a creation of that party to create confusion in the Congress.'
'BJP wants to take us back to the 19th century'Rediff.com27 May 2017
'There are no jobs, the economy is slowing down, but the BJP is more concerned with issues like triple talaq, anti-Romeo squads and the beef ban.'
GST rates: Congress expresses concern over 28% slab on 19% itemsRediff.com20 May 2017
The Congress will respond comprehensively only after specificity emerges in the proposals, reports Amit Agnihotri.
Rahul readies Congress for Karnataka pollsRediff.com16 May 2017
Buoyed by the recent victories in bypolls, Rahul was keen to revamp the state unit.
To counter BJP online, she will be Cong's new weaponRediff.com12 May 2017
Kannada actor and former MP Ramya has been selected to lead the party's social media outreach.
After back to back poll drubbing, reshuffle begins in CongressRediff.com5 May 2017
Among the 17 new AICC secretaries named so far, 10 are below 50 years of age, indicating the generational change in the 132-year-old Congress being brought in by 47-year-old Rahul, reports Amit Agnihotri.
Congress to hard sell happiness to woo Gujarat votersRediff.com5 May 2017
BJP rule in Gujarat has spread depression says the Congress, which plans to come up with ideas to spread cheer among voters.
Gujarat: Rahul sounds poll bugle; calls Modi pro-richRediff.com2 May 2017
The Congress vice president asked people if Vibrant Gujarat had helped them in any way.
Rahul's hand behind changes in Congress set-upRediff.com1 May 2017
Over the past week, Rahul Gandhi has replaced office-bearers in charge of party units in Gujarat and Karnataka and Goa, and brought in young leaders as secretaries. These changes are unlikely to be a one-time exercise and poll-bound states would get the primary attention.
When were the new Rs 500, Rs 2,000 notes actually approved?Rediff.com27 Apr 2017
Urjit Patel said said the process of remonetisation was on and estimation of costs was a complex exercise.
Congress goes the research route to corner the governmentRediff.com16 Apr 2017
The party's research centre, overseen by chief Sonia Gandhi, provides members with solid facts that can be used to target the Centre.
'In 2019, we will see how to defeat the BJP'Rediff.com15 Apr 2017
'The Congress will never change its ideology, but to fight this new kind of propaganda politics, we have to prepare ourselves.'
Will Hardik Patel play ball with Congress?Rediff.com3 Apr 2017
Informal talks with people close to the Patidar leader are on to enlist the support of the Patel community, which comprises 20 per cent of the voters.
Why Congress is against UBIRediff.com29 Mar 2017
'UBI is a tricky subject.' 'Our worry is the government could get rid of UPA's social welfare schemes targeted at the poor.'
With eye on Karnataka elections, Congress to assess performance of MLAsRediff.com23 Mar 2017
The party desperate to retain power in the state will also prepare dossiers on opposition MLAs to assess the winability of prospective party nominees.
How to beat NaMo: Congress mulls alliances routeRediff.com17 Mar 2017
'Wait for 2019, there will be no space for the BJP in UP.'
'India can never be Congress-mukt'Rediff.com12 Mar 2017
'...because the party is based on the Constitution.'
No threat to Akhilesh's leadership in SPRediff.com12 Mar 2017
Will Akhilesh ask Azam Khan to lead the SP legislature party?