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08-Jun-2019 Thiruvananthapuram

Prayers & gratitude: When Modi, Rahul came to Kerala

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi making simultaneous appearances in Kerala, BJP and Congress cadres heard their leaders in a mood vastly different from the rancour of not-too-distant elections.While Gandhi's three-day...

08-Jun-2019 Kalpetta (Kerala)

Modi won Lok Sabha polls by lying : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said here on Saturday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi won the Lok Sabha elections by telling lies."Modi won the election by telling lies and spreading hatred. But we will deal with him with truth, love and affection," Gandhi...

07-Jun-2019 Kozhikode (Kerala)

People brave heavy rain as they welcome Rahul to Wayanad

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who was elected to the Lok Sabha from Wayanad constituency in Kerala, arrived here on Friday afternoon as thousands gathered to welcome him, braving heavy rain.Gandhi, who contested from two parliamentary seats in the 2019 Lok...

07-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Congress mulls proposal for two working presidents

Confronted with Rahul Gandhi's obstinacy in not withdrawing his resignation as Congress President, the party has got into the process of refining its model of having multiple working presidents to run the party.After much confabulation and distillation of thought...

01-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Congress faces situation similar to British Raj : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi told party MPs on Saturday that the situation faced by the party workers was similar to that in the British period when it had no institutional support but it fought and won and is going to do so again.Addressing the first Congress...

01-Jun-2019 New Delhi

New Congress MPs to work as pride of lions : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, here on Saturday, asserted that his party's 52 newly elected Lok Sabha members would work like a "pride of lions" to protect the Constitution and institutions."The Congress may have just 52 Lok Sabha members, but we will work...

01-Jun-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi lost as SP-BSP votes went to BJP in Amethi

The two-member Congress Committee probing the reasons behind the defeat of their President Rahul Gandhi in his family borough Amethi, has been told that the non-cooperation of the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party units was responsible for the defeat.Congress...

01-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Congress gears up for presidium as Rahul targets old guard

The fallout from the Congress party's second consecutive general election rout is coinciding with Rahul Gandhi's obstinacy about not withdrawing his resignation to give shape to a presidium-like apparatus that could lead the party from now on.Sources in...

30-May-2019 New Delhi

Rahul meets Manmohan Singh

Ahead of attending Narendra Modi's swearing in as Prime Minister, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his residence here.Gandhi's meeting came after Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar...

30-May-2019 New Delhi

Sharad Pawar, Kumaraswamy meet Rahul Gandhi, ask him not to quit

NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Karnataka Chief Minister and JD-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi at his residence and asked him to not to give up his party post following the Congress rout in the Lok Sabha elections.According...

29-May-2019 New Delhi

Rahul proposes Presidium; Venugopal, Scindia in race

With Congress President Rahul Gandhi adamant that he will not withdraw his resignation, he remains, in parallel, furious with the old guard - Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath and P. Chidambaram (Gehlot's son Vaibhav lost while Kamal Nath's son Nakul and Chidambaram's...

28-May-2019 New Delhi

Ready to carry on fighting BJP-RSS but not as chief, Rahul told CWC

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is learnt to have told leaders at the Congress Working Committee meeting on Saturday that he was ready to carry the ideological battle against the BJP-RSS but does not want to be bogged down by routine matters and they should chose...

27-May-2019 New Delhi

In a snub, Rahul declines to meet Gehlot

After expressing his anger over party leaders giving preference to their families instead of the party, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday refused to meet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot here.According to party sources, Gandhi had given an appointment...

26-May-2019 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi takes back offer to resign

Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took back his offer to quit as the Congress President, a proposal he made during the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Saturday following the party's rout in the Lok Sabha elections, party sources said.A party source told IANS:...

25-May-2019 New Delhi

Congress leaders look tense as CWC meet ends

The Congress leaders, who participated in the CWC meeting on Saturday to discuss the party's abysmal showing in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections, wore grim look when they came out as the meeting ended.As the top decision-making body met at the party...

25-May-2019 New Delhi

Congress top decision-making body meets to discuss LS rout

The Congress Working Committee (CWC) met on Saturday to discuss the reasons for the party's abysmal performance across the country in the 2019 general elections.Foremost on the table is the challenge to keep the flock together in states like Karnataka and...

19-May-2019 New Delhi

Rahul attacks EC, says its 'capitulation' before PM is 'obvious'

As the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections got over, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Election Commission (EC), saying its "capitulation before Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his gang is obvious" and that the poll panel was not being...

19-May-2019 New Delhi

Voices of women must be heard : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hailed the role played by women in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections not just as candidates but also as voters and said that their voices must be heard."Today is the seventh and last phase of polling. Our mothers and sisters...

18-May-2019 New Delhi

N. Chandrababu Naidu meets Rahul Gandhi

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday continued his outreach to the Opposition parties in order to firm up a non-BJP front ahead of the announcement of Lok Sabha poll results on May 23.He met Congress President Rahul Gandhi at the...

17-May-2019 New Delhi

Congress dismantled the idea of Modi : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that the partry has "dismantled the idea of Prime Minister Narendra Modi" which was there in 2014 as the party managed to play the role of an effective opposition."The BJP has much more money than us. It can be 1:20,...

17-May-2019 New Delhi

Congress doesn't show door to seniors : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for showing the door to senior leaders of the party and said that his party respects the seniors and will make use of their experience."Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh...

17-May-2019 New Delhi

PM with Amit Shah at presser is unprecedented: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for accompanying BJP President Amit Shah to a press conference, saying the move was "unprecedented"."Very impressive. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first press conference...

17-May-2019 Solan (Himachal Pradesh)

Congress governments kept poll promises in states: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke about the promises kept by Congress governments in different states and asserted that his party's ambitious Nyay Yojana would jumpstart the economy when implemented."We told you we would bring MGNREGA and we did....

16-May-2019 Jaipur

Rahul meets Alwar gangrape victim, promises justice

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the Alwar gang-rape victim, and promised her and the family of justice.Speaking to the media after the meeting in Thanagaazi, Gandhi said that this was an emotional issue for him and not a political one."The victim...

15-May-2019 Faridkot/Ludhiana

Rahul Gandhi warns of strong action against Behbal Kalan firing culprits

Taking the SAD-BJP combine head-on over the sacrilege issue, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday warned of strong action against the culprits behind the Bargari and other cases of desecration of the holy scriptures.Recalling his earlier visit to the...

15-May-2019 New Delhi

Pushing for new language in politics: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that he was pushing for a new language in politics which does not use violence and hatred even as ideological issues are debated intensely."I'm pushing for a new language in politics. Let's fight each other brutally...

14-May-2019 Khandwa/Ujjain/Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh)

Will never insult Modi's parents in return : Rahul Gandhi

Citing the attacks on the Nehru-Gandhi family by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Lok Sabha 2019 campaign, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday vowed that he will not insult Modi's parents in return."Narendra Modi talks of hatred, insults my father...

14-May-2019 Neemuch

Rahul Gandhi mocks Modi's 'cloud cover' remark

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his 'cloud cover' theory on the Balakot air strike, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked Modi if all planes go out of  the radar screen when it rains in India.Addressing an election rally here,...

13-May-2019 Fatehgarh Sahib/Hoshiarpur

1984 Riots Guilty Should & Will Be Punished : Rahul Gandhi

Even as he unleashed a tirade against Narendra Modi for his unabashed lies and the deceit perpetuated against the people in the last five years, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday declared that those guilty of the 1984 riots should and will be punished,...

11-May-2019 Shujalpur

Rahul Gandhi wants to defeat Modi with 'love'

Reverting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attack on his family, Congress President Rahul Gandhi here on Saturday said he would "never hate Modi" as he believed the "PM can be defeated only with love"."I don't hate Modi. Modiji, you can say whatever you want...

10-May-2019 Una

Will reply with love to any hatred about my family : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said he will reply with love to any hatred spread about him and his family by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.At the same time, he  claimed that under the pressure of the Congress' campaign, "Modiji is doing 'kabaddi-kabaddi',...

08-May-2019 Bhind/Murena/Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)

Chouhan's kin among loan waiver beneficiaries: Rahul Gandhi

Responding to former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's charges of discrepancies in farm loan waiver, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the brother and son of Chouhan's uncle are also beneficiaries of the scheme.Addressing election...

08-May-2019 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi promises to bring petrol, diesel under GST

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday that key petroleum products will be brought under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) to lower inflation if the party came to power after the Lok Sabha elections."We are aware that the common man is distressed...

07-May-2019 Jhalda (West Bengal)

NYAY surgical strike on poverty: Rahul Gandhi

Describing the ambitious Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) promised by his party as a "surgical strike on poverty", Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said an amount of Rs 3.60 lakh would be given to each of the five crore poor families if his party was voted to...

07-May-2019 Ranchi

Money raised from note ban given to 15 people by Modi: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of giving away money raised after demonetization to 15 industrialists of the country."The Modi government brought demonetization and took away money of the tribal, poor people and...

06-May-2019 New Delhi

Modi does not respect anyone but himself : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi disrespected his mentor L.K. Advani as he removed him from the BJP's centre-stage, indicating that Modi "does not respect anyone but himself".Addressing a public rally in Sadar under...

06-May-2019 New Delhi

Kejriwal should reflect who opened doors for BJP: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the party would form government in Delhi in the next assembly polls and took potshots at Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal, saying he should rather contemplate who lied about the Congress in 2014 and "opened...

06-May-2019 Bhiwani (Haryana)

'Boxer' Modi punches party leaders : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi by portraying him as a "boxer" who punched his party leaders like L.K. Advani and flattened the common man's policies.He slammed the Modi government's policies ranging from...

05-May-2019 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi slams Modi for calling Rajiv Gandhi corrupt

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Rajiv Gandhi a "corrupt" politician, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday criticized him for attacking his father and former  Prime Minister who sacrificed his life for the country."Modiji, the...

04-May-2019 Gurugram

People, not Modi, responsible for growth : Rahul Gandhi

In an attempt to dent the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) vote bank, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, here on Saturday, criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making false promises, like depositing Rs 15 lakh in bank accounts of people and creating over...

04-May-2019 New Delhi

On chowkidar, apologised to SC as matter is sub judice: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday addressing a mid-poll presser here explained why he apologised before the Supreme Court after attributing his "chowkidar chor hai" remark to the court and said it was only because the matter was sub judice."I apologised...

04-May-2019 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi of disrespecting armed forces

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of disrespecting the country's armed forces by comparing surgical strikes to video games.Addressing a perss conference at the party office here, Gandhi said: "The Army is not a personal...

04-May-2019 New Delhi

EC biased against opposition : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased" against the opposition and said that capturing of institutions will have a negative effect in the future."Where there are matters of the Bharatiya Janata Party,...

04-May-2019 New Delhi

Congress has demolished Modi : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was scared of his defeat in the elections and the BJP was running a panicky campaign."I see a scared Prime Minister, unable to face the onslaught of the opposition. I see a Prime...

04-May-2019 New Delhi

Hold presser Mr. PM, it's looking terribly bad : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address at least one press conference before the elections conclude saying it was looking terrible on international level."Please tell the Prime Minister to do a couple of...

03-May-2019 Rewa (Madhya Pradesh)

NYAY will boost country's economy: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that the Congress's NYAY scheme will improve the country's economy and will work as petrol or diesel for the "economic engine".Gandhi was addressing a public gathering in Rewa parliamentary constituency. "Around...

02-May-2019 New Delhi

Modi not coming back to power, we are winning polls: Rahul Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not coming back to power and the Congress is winning the Lok Sabha polls, party chief Rahul Gandhi claimed on Thursday."Well, what is pretty clear is we are winning the elections. We are doing better, if you look at the numbers...

02-May-2019 Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh)

MP government to get Vyapam scam probed afresh : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that there will be fresh investigation into the scam involving Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board, commonly known as Vyapam (Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal).Addressing an election rally in Hoshangabad-Narsinghpur...

02-May-2019 Ranchi

Modi waived Rs 5.5 lakh cr for industrialist : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday alleged that the Narendra Modi government has waived Rs 5.5 lakh crore loan of the industrialists in the last five years but has not done enough for farmers, youths or traders."Narendra Modi has not worked for the farmers,...

01-May-2019 Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh)

MP government to get Vyapam scam probed afresh : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that there will be fresh investigation into the scam involving Madhya  Pradesh Professional Examination Board, commonly known as Vyapam (Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal).Addressing an election rally in Hoshangabad-Narsinghpur...

01-May-2019 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi slams Modi over blast remark

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that no major blasts had taken place in the country since 2014, saying  there had been as many as 942 major bombings over the past five years."The PM says...

01-May-2019 Panna/Damoh/Tikamgarh

Modi 'chowkidar' of only 15 corrupt persons: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "chowkidar" (watchman) who guards the interests of only 15 corrupt persons and not that of the country at large,Addressing election rallies in Bundelkhand region in Madhya...

30-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Burning files won't save you, Rahul Gandhi tells Narendra Modi

Following reports of fire at Shastri Bhawan, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of "burning" files and said that such acts will not be able save him.Although there were no reports...

30-Apr-2019 Tikamgarh

Farmers not to be jailed for not paying debt: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi here on Tuesday described 'NYAY' as a scheme that would change the economic situation of the country and promised that farmers would not be jailed for not repaying debt if the Congress came to power."If industrialists can stay...

30-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Priyanka is subtle, Rahul Gandhi directly attacks PM

It has been a style of contrast in campaign by Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is the party's star campaigner for the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.While Rahul has adopted an aggressive no-holds barred approach in attacking...

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