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07-Jul-2019 New Delhi

BJP not taking action against erring lawmakers: Priyanka Gandhi

A day after BJP MP Ram Shankar Katheria's bodyguard was booked for beating up a toll plaza staff in Uttar Pradesh's Agra, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday took a swipe at the BJP government for not taking action against its lawless...

21-May-2019 New Delhi

Be vigilant near strong rooms, Priyanka Gandhi tells partymen

Amid reports of new Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) being brought to the strong room in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday appealed to the party workers to stay vigil near the strong rooms.In an audio message,...

17-May-2019 Mirzapur

Modi better actor than Amitabh : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi fired a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and called him the worlds "greatest actor"."Ab aap samajh lijiye ke apne duniye ke sabse bade abhineta ko apna Prime Minister bana diya hai, is se accha toh aap Amitabh...

16-May-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi dares BJP to clear stand on Pragya's Godse comment

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday took a swipe at the BJP for distancing itself from the party's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's remark describing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse...

15-May-2019 Varanasi

Priyanka Gandhi holds road show in Varanasi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday held a mega road show here along an almost the same route that Prime Minister Narendra Modis road show had followed on April 25.Cheered on by a massive crowd, Priyanka's road show began from BHU gate where...

14-May-2019 Bathinda

Priyanka Gandhi claims to be a Punjabi 'bahu' in Bathinda

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday attempted to establish an emotional link with local voters by describing herself as a Punjabi 'bahu' (daughter-in-law), saying she felt at home in Punjab and among its people.While hailing the valour...

13-May-2019 Ujjain

Priyanka visits Ujjain's Mahakaleshwar temple

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra offered prayers and performed panchamrat abhishek at the Mahakaleshwar temple here on Monday.Arriving from Indore, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took a chopper to Ujjain. She was accompanied by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister...

12-May-2019 New Delhi

No 'hate' comments if Modi had done 'tapasya': Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that if he had done 'tapasya', he would not have made such hate-filled comments.Interacting to reporters after casting her vote along with her husband,...

12-May-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi votes, says BJP will be ousted

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday voted in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha polls and claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would be ousted from power this time.The Congress leader and her husband Robert Vadra exercised their...

09-May-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi's attacks on Modi become sharper, hard-hitting

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi since beginning of her campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections but the attacks seem to have grown sharper and more hard-hitting since the BJP leader targeted her father...

09-May-2019 Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh)

Priyanka Gandhi calls Modi a 'coward and weak PM'

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday mounted a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she said that he was a coward and weak Prime Minister."Maine inse bada kayar aur kamzor pradhan mantra nahin dekha. Political power does not...

08-May-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi wows people in east Delhi roadshow

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi won a lot of hearts as she took out a roadshow in Delhi North East constituency on Wednesday for Congress candidate and former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.Her 2.2-km-long roadshow in east Delhi's Seelampur area saw people gathered...

08-May-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi calls herself daughter of Delhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday called herself "the daughter of Delhi" who knew what each resident of the national capital wanted."I saw many hoardings claiming that the BJP government is in the heart of the voters. But let me tell you,...

04-May-2019 Amethi

BJP bribing people in Amethi : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of giving Rs 20,000 bribes to people in Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.While addressing a gathering here, Gandhi said: "This is wrong... While the Congress...

03-May-2019 Rae Bareli

BJP busy doing ads as farmers suffer : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday hit out at the BJP government for turning farmers into "watchmen" (chowkidars) and said that the government was busy doing advertisements, while the reality was completely different.Addressing farmers...

02-May-2019 Lucknow

Priyanka Gandhi addresses SP meeting in Rae Bareli

Even as the top leadership of Congress and SP trade charges in the heat of elections, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday addressed a meeting of the Samajwadi Party, organised in Unchahar in Rae Bareli.The meeting had been organised...

02-May-2019 Rae Bareli

Vote-cutting: Priyanka Gandhi says Congress fielded strong candidates

Facing heat over her "vote-cutting" remarks from the BJP and the Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that her party had fielded strong candidates against the BJP to win the Lok Sabha elections.On...

01-May-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi hopping Amethi, Rae Bareli to ensure Rahul, Sonia win

Congress' star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has of late been hopping between Amethi and Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituencies of party chief Rahul Gandhi and  former party president Sonia Gandhi in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh.In the past,...

01-May-2019 Amethi

Weaker candidates will cut into BJP votes: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said that the party's strong candidates will win on their own while the weaker candidates will cut into the votes of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Speaking to party workers and supporters here,...

28-Apr-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Don't know Modi's caste, only raised issues : Priyanka Gandhi

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that he comes from a very backward caste, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday said that she does not have any knowledge of his caste and the opposition has never talked about it."I...

27-Apr-2019 Barabanki/Unnao

Modi government stalled Amethi food park project: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday accused the Narendra Modi government of halting the construction of food work in Amethi - the constituency of her brother and party chief Rahul Gandhi and attacked its "policy and  intentions".Addressing...

25-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi slams BJP, BSP-SP for Bundelkhand's neglect

Keen to make a dent in the parched Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, which goes to the polls on April 29, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is targeting both the BSP-SP alliance and the BJP for the area's backwardness.Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi...

25-Apr-2019 Jhansi

Priyanka Gandhi holds road show in Jhansi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday held a massive road show here in Uttar Pradesh ahead of addressing a public meeting.The Congress leader, who is also the party in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, arrived in Jhansi around 11.20 a.m....

24-Apr-2019 Khaga (Fatehpur)/Mahoba (Bundelkhand)

BJP obsessed with my family : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of being obsessed with her family, saying that 50 per cent of the BJP leaders' speeches were devoted to blaming her family but they never talked about what they did...

22-Apr-2019 Amethi

Priyanka Gandhi slams Smriti Irani for misleading Amethi voters

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday slammed Union Minister Smriti Irani, saying she is out to insult the people of Amethi and Rae Bareli -- the strongholds of the Gandhis."The people of Amethi and Rae Bareli have self-respect. They have never begged...

21-Apr-2019 Wayanad (Kerala)

Will contest from Varanasi if Rahul asks: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday said she will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi if asked by her brother and party President Rahul Gandhi.She said this just before departing from here on a helicopter after winding up her two-day...

20-Apr-2019 Wayanad (Kerala)

Modi regime didn't keep promises, says Priyanka in Wayanad

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the Narendra Modi government for making false promises to people and ignoring the country's farmers.Campaigning in Wayanad for her brother, Congress President Rahul Gandhi who is also contesting...

19-Apr-2019 Kanpur

Priyanka Gandhi on Kanpur road show after Amethi meetings

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday drew huge numbers of Congress supporters out on the streets as she kicked off her road show in this Uttar Pradesh industrial city on Friday.Thousands of Congress workers thronged the streets since afternoon...

19-Apr-2019 Amethi

Priyanka Gandhi meets party, BSP and JAP leaders in Amethi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday held marathon meeting with party workers and the senior leaders of the BSP and the JAP in Gauriganj, the district headquarters of Amethi.Arriving at the Fursatganj Airport in Rae Bareli, her mother and...

15-Apr-2019 Agra

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia rally in Agra

Congress President Rahul Gandhi and party general secretaries Priyanka Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a road show in Agra.Addressing the gathering in Jarar...

11-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Learn from my mother's devotion to Rae Bareli : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday praised her mother Sonia Gandhi after she filed her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections from Rae Bareli, saying every politician should learn from her."Every candidate, every politician should...

09-Apr-2019 Saharanpur/Bijnor

Priyanka Gandhi holds road show in Saharanpur, Bijnor

 With just two days to go for the first phase of polling, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday held a road show in Saharanpur and Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh to seek votes for her party's candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.After doing...

09-Apr-2019 Agra

Priyanka Gandhi to hold roadshow in Fatehpur Sikri

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi will hold an 87-km-long roadshow on April 13 through the Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha constituency from where Raj Babbar, film actor and state Congress President, is contesting the Lok Sabha polls.Congress leaders said party...

06-Apr-2019 Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh)

If patriotic, BJP will respect Rajiv, Indira : Priyanka Gandhi

Attacking the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday said if its leaders are truly patriotic, they would respect country's martyrs -- including former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi --...

05-Apr-2019 Ghaziabad

Priyanka Gandhi urges people to be serious about politics

With hundreds of activists holding Congress flags and shouting "Chowkidar Chor Hai", Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday urged people to get "serious about politics" as it was a serious issue.Gandhi's road show in support of party's candidate...

04-Apr-2019 Wayanad (Kerala)

Rahul files nomination, Congress vows to sweep Kerala

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday filed nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections from Wayanad amid an outpouring of support from thousands on the streets, leading the party to claim it will sweep all 20 seats in Kerala.Thousands of men and women,...

04-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Rahul won't let you down, Priyanka to Wayanad voters

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday urged the voters in Wayanad to elect her brother Rahul Gandhi from there in the coming Lok Sabha elections, saying that he will not let them down.Priyanka also said that Gandhi was the most courageous...

04-Apr-2019 Wayanad (Kerala)

Priyanka Gandhi carries shoes of journalist who fainted

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday carried the shoes of a journalist who collapsed when her brother and party President Rahul Gandhi visited Kerala to file his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections.Three media personnel fainted soon...

02-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Congress unveils manifesto, focus on jobs, farmers

The Congress on Tuesday unveiled its manifesto for the coming Lok Sabha elections seeking to bring the narrative to "real issues", compared to the BJP's "hyper-nationalism" with party chief Rahul Gandhi stressing on five big economic and social ideas including...

30-Mar-2019 Ayodhya

Royalty? My family ended princely privileges: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has slammed the BJP for equating the Gandhi family with royalty and pointed out that it was her grandmother Indira Gandhi who abolished the privileges of princely families.Interacting with the students of Sunbeam Public...

29-Mar-2019 Ayodhya

Modi went to Pakistan for biryani : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday took a pot shot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he had gone to Pakistan in 2015 to eat biryani.Responding to a query over Modi's remarks that people in Pakistan will applaud if Congress wins...

29-Mar-2019 Ayodhya

PM has no clue about Varanasi villages : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday took a pot shot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying when he does not know anything about villages in his Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency how will he develop them.Priyanka Gandhi said this as she huddled...

28-Mar-2019 Rae Bareli

Our focus is 2022 UP elections : Priyanka Gandhi

Hours after she asked her party workers to start preparing for the 2022 UP Assembly elections, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday started marathon meetings with the party's booth workers in her mother Sonia Gandhi's Parliamentary...

27-Mar-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Elections important to save the country: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said here on Wednesday that she has asked the party workers to campaign hard as the coming Lok Sabha elections were of national importance to "save" the country.Speaking to the media after holding a marathon meeting...

20-Mar-2019 Chandauli/Varanasi/Mirzapur

Who let Nirav Modi escape, Priyanka Gandhi asks BJP

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP for describing the arrest of absconding PNB fraud case accused Nirav Modi in London as an achievement, asking who let him flee."Is it an achievement? Who...

20-Mar-2019 Mirzapur/Varanasi

BJP attacking every democratic institution : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday accused the BJP of systematically attacking every democratic institution in the country and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not take people for fools.Speaking to reporters before beginning...

20-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi practices Buddhist meditation

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, whose visit to the Vindhyavasini Devi Temple near Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh was marred by pro-Modi slogans raised by BJP supporters, believes in spiritual self-discovery and has practised meditation.Gandhi, on a boat...

19-Mar-2019 Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh)

Yogi's claims in UP are bogus: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on completing two years in power, saying his report card reads well but nothing has really been achieved."I have been meeting every section of society,...

18-Mar-2019 Prayagraj

Aim of Congress, SP-BSP is to defeat BJP : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi said on Monday her partys aim was to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and also that of the SP-BSP combine, and added the Congress had no qualms about forging an alliance with "anyone".When asked if the Congress...

18-Mar-2019 Prayagraj

Modi regime suppressing people : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday kicked off her three-day Lok Sabha campaign by taking a boat ride on the Ganga river from here, accusing the Modi government of slapping sedition charges against dissenters.As the boat sailed slowly, Gandhi,...

18-Mar-2019 Prayagraj

Be fearless, all will be good: Indira told Priyanka

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is in Uttar Pradesh campaigning for the party, is drawing inspiration from her grandmother and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who taught her to be fearless."Sitting in the courtyard of Swaraj Bhawan,...

17-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi assures transformation of UP politics

Ahead of her Ganga boat ride from Prayagraj to Varanasi, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday assured the people of transforming politics in Uttar Pradesh. In an open letter, Gandhi talked about her old ties with Uttar Pradesh and asserted...

13-Mar-2019 Meerut

Priyanka Gandhi meets Bhim Army chief, attacks BJP

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday met Bhim Army chief Chandrasekhar Azad and attacked the BJP, saying the government has become “arrogant” and it is trying to suppress the voice of the people.Priyanka arrived at Anand Hospital here...

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