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23-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Modi's new slogan: Save daughters from BJP : Rahul Gandhi

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Kathua and Unnao rape incidents, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he will come up with a new slogan asking people to save their daughters from his BJP."Now, Modiji will give a new slogan. Earlier...

23-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi questions Modi on 'spirituality in cleaning toilets'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on associating spirituality with cleaning of toilets and also took a jibe at him on frying of 'pakodas'."The Prime Minister sees spirituality in cleaning of toilets and making 'pakodas'....

16-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Fast track rape cases if serious about justice : Rahul Gandhi to PM

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fast track rape cases involving rape of minors if he was serious about providing justice.Gandhi tweeted that in 2016, a total of 19,675 rapes of minors were reported and called it...

09-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Modi is anti-Dalit, will defeat BJP in 2019 : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government of being anti-Dalit and said his party will defeat the BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.Gandhi, who led his party's day-long fast at Rajghat to highlight atrocities...

09-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

United opposition will defeat BJP, Modi in 2019: Rahul Gandhi

An upbeat Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asserted that a united opposition would defeat the BJP, as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi, in the 2019 general elections."A united opposition will ensure the defeat of the BJP and prevent...

08-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

Rahul Gandhi rides in metro, browses for books in Bengaluru

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took time off his busy schedule to ride in a crowded metro and went shopping for books at a bookstore here."Gandhi, accompanied by party leaders, rode the metro and later shopped for some books at a bookstore in the city...

07-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

Rahul Gandhi slams Amit Shah for calling opposition parties animals

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah for likening opposition parties to animals, which is disrespectful to all Indians."Calling the opposition parties animals exposes Shah's mentality and...

07-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi over Rafale deal

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over an alleged scam in the Rafale fighter aircraft deal with France.Issuing a "Modi Scam Alert!" Gandhi tweeted: "$15 billion fighter jet deal re-tendered. Prime Minister's friends...

06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Hold fasts on April 9 for harmony, Rahul Gandhi tells Congress

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday directed party leaders to organise fasts across the country on April 9 to protect and promote harmony between different sections of society.The Congress also hit out at the Centre and BJP-ruled state governments for not...

03-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi targets PM over I&B Ministry's 'fake news' order

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over an order - subsequently withdrawn - that threatened to take away accreditation of journalists found propagating fake news, saying there was a loss of control and panic...

03-Apr-2018 Shivamogga/Davangere (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi bets on Congress retaining power in Karnataka

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed his party will retain power in Karnataka by securing a majority in the May 12 Assembly elections."The Congress will retain power in Karnataka. Our government will not work for only industrialists but also farmers,...

03-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Congress chief takes dig at BJP after report on loan defaulter company

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a dig at the ruling BJP after a news report on a loan defaulter company allegedly associated with Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.Attaching a report by The Wire news portal, Gandhi said in a tweet that the Bharatiya...

27-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Hope '56 inch strongman' has plan for Doklam : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Doklam border row with China, saying he hoped the "56 inch strongman has a plan" to deal with the matter."'India should have learnt lessons from Doklam', says China,"...

26-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Big Boss Modi likes to spy on Indians : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the "Big Boss who likes to spy" and accused him of recording audio, video and tracking user location through GPS from his mobile app."Modi's NaMo App secretly records audio,...

25-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

10 ex-JD-S leaders join Congress in Karnataka

Ten Janata Dal Secular (JD-S) members, including seven former MLAs, on Sunday joined the ruling Congress in poll-bound Karnataka.The leaders - B.Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan, M.C. Nanaiah, N. Chaluvarayaswamy, R. Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy, H.C. Balakrishna, Bheema...

25-Mar-2018 Mysuru

Scared Modi government stalling no-trust vote, mocks Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of stalling no-confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha against it by the party and the TDP and YSR Congress over denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh."For the past 10 days,...

25-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi of giving NaMo app user data to US firms

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of leaking details of his official mobile app users to US firms."Hi! My name is Narendra Modi. I am India's Prime Minister. When you sign up for my official App, I give all your data...

24-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi unaware of NCC training, benefits for cadets

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that he was unaware of the training and benefits of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in the country.Responding to a question by a student at the Maharani's Arts and Commerce College for Women here on the benefits...

24-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi prays at Hindu temple in Mysuru

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Satuday offered prayers at a Hindu temple here for the party's success in the upcoming Karnataka assembly polls."Gandhi drove to the hill-top temple along with senior Congress leaders beginning his two-day visit to the state's...

22-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Linking Congress to data scam diversionary tactics : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the Modi government had for years lied about the fate of 39 Indians killed in Iraq and was now diverting public attention from it by alleging that his party had links with a firm accused of misusing personal data...

21-Mar-2018 New Delhi

PM must not abdicate his duty to SC/STs : Rahul Gandhi

Coming in favour of the SC/ST Act, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi should "not abdicate his duty in favour of the anti-Dalit mindset of the BJP/RSS"."The SC/ST Act is the most important instrument to prevent...

21-Mar-2018 Sringeri (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi visits Sringeri temple

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the Sharadamba temple in the holy town of Sringeri in Karnataka's Chikmagalur district, about 250 km west of Bengaluru, a party official said."Gandhi offered prayers at the Sharadamba temple and met the Jagadguru...

20-Mar-2018 Padubidre (Karnataka)

Modi's policies not inclusive, farmers ignored : Rahul Gandhi

Invoking Karnataka's 12th century social reformer Basavanna, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi were "not inclusive" as he ignored farmers but waived off loans of big industrialists."Modi speaks about...

20-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi blames BJP, RSS for beheading of Periyar's statue

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday blamed the BJP and RSS for the beheading of the statue of Dravidian icon Periyar in Tamil Nadu and said they had signalled their cadres to destroy statues of those opposed to their ideology by encouraging tearing down...

19-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Modi's 'Acche Din' claim will take a beating : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of job creation, saying he is in denial about the threat of "massive unemployment" and added that his "Acche Din" claim will take a beating.In a tweet, Gandhi referred...

18-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Will break walls between Congress workers, leaders : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday promised to break the "walls" in the party between workers and leaders and promised to give more tickets to the youth in the forthcoming elections to defeat the BJP.Also sending out a strong message against factionalism...

18-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Modi not fighting corruption, is corruption himself : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not fighting corruption but was "corruption himself" and under him, the country is controlled by "corrupt and powerful"."The name Modi symbolises the collusion between India's...

18-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP, RSS like Kauravas, designed to fight for power : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday equated the BJP and RSS with the "Kauravas" of the Hindu epic Mahabarata, saying they were designed to "fight for power"."Centuries ago, there was huge battle on the field of Kurukshetra. The Kauravas were powerful and...

17-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP maintaining double standards on corruption : Congress

Raking up the Punjab National Bank fraud and the Rafale deal with France, the Congress on Saturday attacked the BJP on the issue of corruption saying the country has seen scams, scandals and questionable transactions under the watch of Prime Minister Narendra...

17-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP dividing country : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has adopted divide and rule policy by following the ideology of hatred.Addressing the party leaders and workers at Congress' 84th Plenary Session here, he said the BJP was spreading...

17-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi wants to build strong, vibrant Congress

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he wanted to build a strong and vibrant party with the help of all delegates as he opened the two day plenary session here.This is the 84th plenary session of the grand old party that the 47-year-old Gandhi took...

16-Mar-2018 New Delhi

India is rising against you, Rahul Gandhi tells Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi who spoke at the "Rising India Summit" here, saying the country "was rising against him"."Modiji, those were some fancy power point slides. A quick word of advice: You're right about...

16-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Who will Modi target next : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked the Narendra Modi government for targeting opposition leaders including RJD leader Lalu Prasad using the CBI to "intimidate and harass them" and asked who the next target will be."The BJP government uses the...

15-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Kanshi Ram was great social reformer : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday paid rich tributes to Dalit leader Kanshi Ram on his birth anniversary, terming him a great social reformer and one who left an indelible mark on Indian politics."Honourable Kanshi Ram was a great social reformer. His...

15-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi meets Sharad Pawar after bypoll results

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday evening after the BJP's defeat in three Lok Sabha byelections and is believed to have discussed unity among opposition parties to take on the BJP-led NDA in the 2019...

14-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Hawking a celebrity face of moden physics : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday mourned the death of British physicist Professor Stephen Hawking, terming him a "celebrity face of modern physics"."His physical challenges notwithstanding, Professor Stephen Hawking was the celebrity face of modern...

12-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi discusses fake news with Emmanuel Macron

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday and said they discussed issues common to both democracies including fake news and looked forward to collaborating with him on Climate Change."Yesterday, I met Macron. We discussed...

12-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley silent on PNB scam to protect daughter : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was silent on the Rs 12,600 crore PNB fraud case to "protect his lawyer daughter" and asked why her firm was not "raided"."It's now revealed that our Finance Minister's silence...

12-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi wants PM, Fadnavis to accept farmers' demands

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday came out in support of Maharashtra farmers calling their march "a stunning example of peoples power". He appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to accept their demands."The mammoth...

10-Mar-2018 Kuala Lumpur

Infighting in Congress, corruption cost us dear : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that internal bickering and generational fight within the Congress party and issues relating to corruption led to its defeat in the 2014 general election."Internal fight in the Congress party, generational fight...

10-Mar-2018 Kuala Lumpur

He, his sister have 'completely forgiven' father's killers : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday that he and his sister Priyanka Gandhi had "completely forgiven" their father Rajiv Gandhi's killers.LTTE, a militant organisation from Sri Lanka, led by Prabhakaran was blamed for plotting and executing the assassination...

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