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13-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Modi's 'Rafale fear' behind plum post offer to Sikri : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi with destroying key institutions to cover up the "Rafale scam" following reports of Supreme Court judge A.K. Sikri, who sided with the government to remove CBI Director Alok Verma,...

12-Jan-2019 Dubai

Modi sacked CBI Chief over Rafale: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the removal of former CBI Chief Alok Verma, saying that Modi "sacked" Verma without hearing him and was too "terrified" to let him stay in his post for the briefest period."The...

11-Jan-2019 Dubai

Rahul Gandhi begins UAE trip interacting with business leaders

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday began his two-day maiden visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a breakfast meeting with business leaders here.Gandhi, who reached here on Thursday night, held talks with the business leaders from the country accompanied...

09-Jan-2019 Jaipur

It's time to usher in another Green Revolution : Rahul Gandhi

 The time has come to usher in another Green Revolution and the Congress will do it if comes to power after the Lok Sabha polls, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said at a farmers' outreach here on Wednesday.Gandhi made the announcement while kicking off the...

09-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi dares Modi to answer queries over Rafale

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "be a man" and answer queries raised by him over the Rafale fighter aircraft deal.Respect for women in the Indian culture begins at home, he said hours after Modi hit out at opposition...

07-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi, Nirmala Sitharaman lock horns on HAL contracts

The sniping over Rafale deal showed no signs of ending with the Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday challenging Prime Minister Narnendra Modi for a debate on the Rafale deal and accusing Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of "lying" over the contracts...

06-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Prove order given to HAL or resign, Rahul Gandhi tells Sitharaman

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday demanded that Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman place documents before Parliament to prove her claim that the Modi government has given Rs 1 lakh crore worth of orders to defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL),...

05-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Modi an incompetent man who listens to nobody : Rahul Gandhi

Calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi "an incompetent man who listens to nobody", Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he destroyed the "India growth story" through demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax, which he referred to as the "Gabbar Singh...

05-Jan-2019 New Delhi

BJP's anti-farmer face exposed now : Rahul Gandhi

Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said its "anti-farmer face" is now exposed as farmers are in trouble in the BJP-ruled Gujarat.His remarks come days after several farmers were injured when police resorted...

02-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Let us debate one-on-one on Rafale, Rahul Gandhi tells Modi

Calling for a one-on-one debate with the Prime Minister on Rafale case, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday dismissed governments defence of the deal and demanded Modi to answer who inflated the price of the jets.After targeting Prime Minister Narendra...

02-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Tragedy that AIADMK is trying to protect Modi on Rafale : Rahul Gandhi

Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Central government in the Lok Sabha over the Rafale issue, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday targeted AIADMK for "protecting" Prime Minister Narendra Modi.A heated debate on the Rafale jet deal began in the Lok...

29-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi meets Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday called on visiting Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering here and held discussions with him on political and other matters of common interest."I had an excellent meeting today with the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Dr...

28-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Congress celebrates 134th Foundation Day

India's oldest political party, Congress celebrated its 134th Foundation Day on Friday by hoisting the national flag and remembering some of its iconic leaders and freedom fighters."Over the last 134 years of Congress history, we have stood for justice, equality,...

26-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi targets Modi over miners stuck in Meghalaya mine

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not offering the necessary help to rescue a group of miners trapped in a Meghalaya coal mine for the past two weeks."15 miners have been struggling for air in a flooded...

25-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Why did Modi dodge question on middle class, Rahul Gandhi asks

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ignoring a BJP worker's question, during a recent video interaction with party workers from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, about the middle class struggling with the government's...

20-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Modi now implementing Congress suggestion on GST : Rahul Gandhi

Calling the Goods and Services Tax (GST) "Gabbar Singh Tax" again, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said his party has "jolted" Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue and Modi now wants to implement what the Congress had suggested earlier."The...

19-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Will end Modi's slumber: Rahul Gandhi on farm loans waiver

After the BJP governments in Assam and Gujarat announced waiver of farm loans and rural electricity bills, respectively, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it was now time for "sleeping" Prime Minister Narendra Modi to wake up.Gandhi claimed both...

18-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Won't let Modi sleep till he waives farm loans : Rahul Gandhi

Bolstered by the victory in the just-concluded Assembly elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the Congress and other opposition parties will not allow him to sleep but force him to waive the loans of farmers...

18-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Won't let Modi sleep till he waives farm loans : Rahul Gandhi

Buoyed by the election victory in three Hindi heartland states, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said his party and other opposition parties will force Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive the loans of farmers by not letting him sleep till then.Accusing...

17-Dec-2018 Raipur

Bhupesh Baghel sworn in as Chhattisgarh's 3rd CM

State Congress President Bhupesh Baghel, credited for powering the Congress to a landslide victory in Chhattisgarh, was on Monday sworn in as the third Chief Minister of the state, bringing to an end 15-year rule of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Baghel,...

17-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Kamal Nath waives farmers' loans soon after taking over MP's rein

Immediately after taking over as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath on Monday waived loans of farmers to the tune of Rs 2 lakh each, delivering on the Congress pre-poll promise of cancelling farm loans within 10 days of coming to power."The Madhya...

17-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Kamal Nath sworn in as MP CM ending 15 years of BJP rule

Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath, who steered his party to victory in Madhya Pradesh, was on Monday sworn in as its 18th Chief Minister, bringing to an end 15 years of BJP rule in the state which had become the saffron party's stronghold.The nine-time MP and...

17-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Kamal Nath sworn in as MP CM

Congress veteran Kamal Nath was on Monday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh after his party won the Assembly elections, ending 15 years of BJP rule.Attending the event were former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Rahul Gandhi...

17-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot sworn in as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot Deputy CM

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot was sworn in as Chief Minister of Rajasthan for a third time while Sachin Pilot took oath as Deputy Chief Minister at the Albert Hall here on Monday.Governor Kalyan Singh administered the oath of office and secrecy to them...

16-Dec-2018 Chennai

M.K. Stalin proposes Rahul Gandhi as next Prime Minister

DMK President M.K. Stalin on Saturday proposed Congress President Rahul Gandhi as the next Prime Minister.Speaking at a public rally here, Stalin said: "I propose, we install a new Prime Minister in Delhi. I propose the candidature of Rahul Gandhi from Tamil...

16-Dec-2018 Chennai

Sonia Gandhi unveils Karunanidhi's statue at DMK party office

The Chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and former President of the Congress party Sonia Gandhi on Sunday unveiled the bronze statue of late DMK President M. Karunanidhi in Tamil Nadu.Sonia Gandhi was received by DMK President M.K. Stalin...

14-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Farm loans waiver soon in MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgrah : Rahul Gandhi

With the Congress coming to power in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, party President Rahul Gandhi on Friday affirmed his party's commitment to waive off farm loans in all the three states."We are going to waive farm loans," Gandhi told the media...

14-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi accuses government of lies in Rafale deal

Seeking to counter the BJP attack, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused the government of telling "lies" and raised questions over the statement that a parliamentary committee had examined the pricing details of the Rafale deal and asserted that...

11-Dec-2018 Rahul Gandhi

Assembly election results clear message to Modi : Rahul Gandhi

Observing that the Assembly election results in five states were a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said oppostion parties will unitedly fight and defeat the BJP in 2019 elections with the central themes being...

11-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Why Mallya's extradition order a victory : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned the BJP-led government for terming the ruling of a British court to extradite fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya to India as a "great day" and said there was no major victory as he had "stolen" Rs 9,000 crore."Why...

10-Dec-2018 New Delhi

If not stopped, BJP will destroy India : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that one more institution has fallen with the resignation of RBI Governor Urjit Patel and if not stopped, the BJP would "destroy India itself".In a tweet, he alleged that the ruling party has destroyed every temple...

10-Dec-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

We will remove BJP from power in Delhi : Rahul Gandhi

Accusing the BJP of eroding the credibility of institutions like the judiciary, Army and media, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said his party will ensure that the BJP is removed from power in the 2019 general elections."We will show the BJP its place...

08-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Modi has no shame in using military as personal asset : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of using the 2016 surgical strike on terrorist camps for "political capital" and said he has "absolutely no shame in using the military as a personal asset".Gandhi attacked Modi...

07-Dec-2018 New Delhi

EVMs have mysterious powers in Modi's India : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday urged his party workers to be vigilant against "EVM tampering" as voting came to an end in Telangana and Rajasthan, cautioning them that "in Modis India, EVMs have mysterious powers"."Congress party workers, be vigilant...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi assures student issues will be on national agenda

Taking note of high fees, tough competitions for limited seats and gap in education and employment sectors, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday assured students that his party will put the issues concerning the "nation builders" of future on the national...

05-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Try a press conference, it's fun : Rahul Gandhi to Narendra Modi

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked him to hold a press conference.Gandhi, who on the day campaigned in Telangana for the December 7 Assembly polls, shared pictures of his press conference in Hyderabad...

05-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

KCR showing signs of nervousness : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao was showing signs of nervousness and exuded confidence that the Congress-led People's Front will win Friday's Assembly elections hands down.Addressing a joint news...

05-Dec-2018 Kodad (Telangana)

KCR filled coffers of contractors : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao filled the coffers of rich contractors by redesigning irrigation projects.Addressing the last election rally in Telangana, he said the Telangana Rashtra Samithi...

05-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi now questioning Patel's vision : Rahul Gandhi

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara went to Pakistan because of the lack of vision of Congress leaders of that time, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said Modi was now raising questions about Sardar Vallabhbhai...

04-Dec-2018 Alwar (Rajasthan)

Will remain committed to farmers on loan waiver promise : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that his party will remain committed to its promise of waiving farmers' loans if it comes to power in Rajasthan following the Assembly polls slated for Friday."We will not shift an inch from our promise we made...

03-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

KCR scared of Narendra Modi because of corruption : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao was scared of Prime Minister Narendra Modi because of his corruption.Addressing a series of election rallies in Telangana, he also claimed that Modi was running...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi creating two Indias : Rahul Gandhi

Taking a dig at Narendra Modi over the fall in crop prices, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the Prime Minister was creating two Indias -- one for corporates and the other for farmers."Modiji is creating two Indias. One India is of Anil Ambani,...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Arrogance of BJP, TRS made Telangana people cynical : Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of his visit to Telangana, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Monday that the state was born out of "idealism", but in the last four years the "arrogance and corruption" of the BJP and ruling TRS has made the people "cynical"."Telangana was born...

30-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi promises to cancel farmers' loans

In the presence of prominent opposition leaders, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday pledged the entire opposition's solidarity with farmers and declared that "farm loans will be waived off even if it required changing the Prime Minister"."We all...

28-Nov-2018 Hyderabad

Hyderabad's growth hit roadblock under TRS : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that the development of Hyderabad hit a roadblock during the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)rule.Speaking at a road show of "People's Front" in the city on Wednesday night, along with Telugu Desam Party (TDP)...

28-Nov-2018 Hyderabad

Hyderabad's growth hit roadblock under TRS : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that the development of Hyderabad hit a roadblock during TRS rule.Speaking at two road show programmes of 'People's Front' in the city on Wednesday night along with Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu...

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