Leaders of various statures jumping the ship and joining other parties has been the Congress story for long since the party's tragic fall from power at the Centre in 2014.
The statement, which has sown seeds of confusion on all sides of the religious and political divide, is not getting a decent burial.
Renewing the focus on the two-child policy, the bill proposes incentives for those with single child and disincentives for those having more than two children.
Having endured India long enough, the SARS-CoV-2 virus, like any tourist here who has finally found inner strength, has mutated into a deadlier one, capable of wreaking havoc across the world.
The CPM's aversion to popularity comes into play again as the party sidelines K K Shailaja to stick to its authoritarian and patriarchal moorings.
The current repo rate of 4% is the lowest in recent history and the RBI has let it unaltered. But it looks like that this rate can move only in one direction from now — up.
This decision goes against the objectives of the Commission of Enquiry Act.
The formation of a dedicated committee for public policy appears to be the first step towards an image makeover for the party.
A top bureaucrat recounts his association with former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee who passed away on Monday.