The Congress and its dilemma over Telangana and Jagan Reddy

As has been known for some time, the Congress is in a major dilemma over its position in Andhra Pradesh. For many years, especially after the emergence of YSR as the Congress strongman in Andhra Pradesh, the Congress managed to reign supreme in Andhra, defeating all attempts by Chandrababu Naidu to challenge this rule of […]

Andhra High Court strikes down the Congress effort for reachout to the Muslim community – the quota politics

For the Congress party, reaching out to the Muslim community is a very powerful imperative. The Muslim community forms a strong voting bloc in many regions of the country, and there are a number of contenders for the vote-bloc of the Muslim community (although there have been many postulations that, apart from not voting for […]

Getting to a coherent policy on Telangana – Congress in a bind

For a quick update on why the Congress is worried about the current Telangana issue, there are 2 quick points that would help readers understand why the current agitation of Telangana is so disturbing for the party and yet it is unable to do anything about it. – Andhra Pradesh is strategically very important for […]