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22-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi says Hollande has called Modi a thief, PM should reply

Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said former French President Francois Hollande has called him a "thief" in the Rafale deal and sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the agreement...

20-Sep-2018 Dungarpur (Rajasthan)

Congress won't make false promises like Modi : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that his party will not make false promises like putting Rs 15 lakh in every citizen's bank account."You have listened to these false promises... I want to ask you...

18-Sep-2018 Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh)

Modi a 'chowkidar' who lets in thieves : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a 'chowkidar' who opens the door and lets thieves in.Addressing a public meeting in this Andhra Pradesh town, he said that if Modi was a real 'chowkidar' he would have sacked...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rewari gang-rape: Rahul says PM's silence is unacceptable

Six days after the Rewari gang-rape, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his "silence is unacceptable" and added "India hangs its head in shame as another one of its daughters is brutally gang-raped"."India...

17-Sep-2018 Bhopal

Rahul Gandhi kicks off MP poll campaign

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday arrived here for a roadshow as part of his election campaign in Madhya Pradesh.He was received at the Bhopal's Raja Bhoj Airport by Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath, Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia and other...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi accuses CBI Gujarat officer of helping Mallya escape

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused CBI Joint Director A.K.Sharma, who is also a Gujarat IPS officer, of helping fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya to escape from the country.He said Sharma, who was posted in the CBI in 2015, was also "in charge...

14-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi blames Modi for diluting CBI's 'detain' notice on Mallya

Stepping up his attack against the government, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that it was "inconceivable" that the CBI, which reports to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, would have diluted without his approval the look out notice against fugitive...

13-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Dr. Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi meet Rajapaksa

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Rahul Gandhi met former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here on Thursday.Congress leader Anand Sharma was present at the meeting but no details of the discussions were immediately available.Manmohan...

13-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitely helped Mallya to flee, must quit : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday demanded Finance Minister Arun Jaitely's resignation after accusing him of colluding with fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya "and giving him a free passage" to flee the country.Addressing the media at the Congress headquarters...

13-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley colluded with Mallya to let him flee : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of "colluding" with fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya to help him flee the country and demanded his resignation.He asked why had Jaitley not informed the investigative agencies...

10-Sep-2018 New Delhi

At opposition's show of strength, Rahul Gandhi vows to 'drive out BJP'

Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on rising fuel prices, tumbling rupee and agrarian distress, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said a united opposition would drive out the BJP in the next general elections.Spearheading the 'Bharat...

05-Sep-2018 New Delhi

No hatred at Kailash Mansarovar : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to Kailash Mansarovar, saying there was no hatred at the holy place.Now on the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, Gandhi tweeted: "The waters of lake Mansarovar are so gentle, tranquil and calm. They give...

30-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Writing freely or under pressure, Rahul Gandhi asks mediapersons

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked mediapersons at a press conference if they were writing freely or feeling under some pressure."How are you, how is your mood? Are you writing freely these days or is there some pressure...a little," Gandhi asked...

30-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Demonetization meant to help crony capitalists : Rahul Gandhi

Terming the demonetization a "scam", Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the primary purpose behind the exercise was to help "15-20 biggest crony capitalists" whose loans have turned into NPAs."Why did he (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) do it (demonetization)?...

30-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Just 6 hours left to set up Rafale JPC: Rahul Gandhi reminds Jaitely

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday reminded Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely that less than six hours were left to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe the Rafale deal.The Congress chief's attack comes after Jaitley termed the Congress'...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Why government scared of JPC on Rafale deal, asks Congress

The Congress on Wednesday kept up its attack on the Rafale deal, alleging that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was trying to cover up a "scandal with scandal" and asked why the government was "scared" for a JPC probe.Party President Rahul Gandhi attacked...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

How about JPC on Rafale, Rahul Gandhi asks Jaitley

Thanking Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for "bringing attention back to Rafale robbery", Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked him as to what he thought of a JPC probe in the deal."Mr. Jaitley, thanks for bringing the nation's attention back to the...

26-Aug-2018 London

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM, links him with Nirav, Choksi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying there is a "relationship" between him and bank fraud accused Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi. He also alleged that fugitive offender Vijay Mallya had met BJP...

26-Aug-2018 London

Connecting medical data can help people : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said there was a huge amount of medical information such as diagnostics, X-rays and MRIs and connecting them can help cure a person by deciphering how others were treated.Gandhi made the remarks at an interaction at...

26-Aug-2018 London

Judge me on the basis of my capability : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said his family has not been in power since his father's time, stressing that he should be judged on the basis of his capability.The RSS, he said has "helped" him tremendously in developing as a political leader "by...

26-Aug-2018 London

Don't have such visions, says Rahul Gandhi on prime ministership

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he does not have any vision of becoming the prime minister and noted that the question of leadership will be decided only after the 2019 Lok Sabha election."Conversations (with the Opposition parties) on leadership,...

26-Aug-2018 London

Indian jails are decent places for people like Mallya : Rahul Gandhi

Days after the CBI sent a video footage of an Indian jail to a UK court, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that Indian jails are "decent places for people like Vijay Mallya".Rahul attacked the Modi government for its "lenient" approach towards...

24-Aug-2018 London

Congress not involved in 1984 anti-Sikh riots : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said "Congress was not involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots", in which nearly 3,000 Sikhs were killed, mostly in the national capital when the party's government was in power at the Centre.To a question being asked by...

24-Aug-2018 Berlin

BJP causing divisions in society : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has alleged that the BJP and RSS were weakening the country "by causing divisions and spreading hatred."Addressing an event organised by the Indian Overseas Congress on Thursday, Gandhi said the Congress differed with the way the...

22-Aug-2018 Hamburg (Germany)

Indian men should change their outlook towards women : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has said Indian men do not view the women in the country as equal and they should change their outlook towards women, even as he disagreed with the view that 'India was the most unsafe place for women'.Addressing a gathering at...

20-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Rajiv Gandhi remembered on his 74th birth anniversary

Congress President Rahul Gandhi along with his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi paid homage to his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary on Monday.They were accompanied by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, her husband Robert...

16-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi accuses Shah of switching off his mic during speech

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at BJP President Amit Shah for switching off his microphone during his speech here.The Gandhi's microphone suddenly went off with a loud noise when he was speaking at 'Save Composite Culture' meeting in...

14-Aug-2018 Hyderabad

I don't believe in soft or hardcore Hindutva : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi made it clear on Tuesday that he was not wedded to Hindutva - "soft or hardcore".In an interaction with editors, Gandhi did not agree that he was embracing soft Hindutva to appease the majority community."I don't believe in any...

14-Aug-2018 Hyderabad

'Redesigning' is new name for corruption : Rahul Gandhi

Continuing his attacks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that they were resorting to corruption in the name of 'redesigning'.He said that redesigning was the new...

13-Aug-2018 Hyderabad

Why PM is silent on rapes, asks Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on incidents of rape across the country.Addressing a meeting of women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) here, he said though Modi gave the slogan of "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao",...

13-Aug-2018 Hyderabad

One-family rule in Telangana : Rahul Gandhi

Targeting Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that there is a one-family rule and rampant corruption in the state.Addressing members of the women self-help groups (SHGs) on the first day of his two-day...

13-Aug-2018 Bidar (Karnataka)

If elected, Congress to bring one tax, remove GST : Rahul Gandhi

Again dubbing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the Gabbar Singh tax, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said his party, if elected, would introduce one tax and remove the new indirect tax regime with five slabs."As soon as the Congress returns to...

13-Aug-2018 Hyderabad

Rahul Gandhi challenges PM for debate on Rafale deal

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a debate on the Rafale jet deal with France, reiterating his graft charge against the government.He said that he was ready for a debate with Modi at any place and time to prove that...

09-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi government anti-Dalit : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the government's anti-Dalit mindset became clear when Prime Minister Narendra Modi rewarded with re-employment a judge who diluted an act that sought to deter atrocities against the marginalized.He said the Bharatiya...

04-Aug-2018 New Delhi

It's BJP-RSS vs rest of India : Rahul Gandhi

In a show of opposition unity against the ruling NDA, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday led a protest demonstration against the rape of 34 minors in a government-funded shelter home in Bihar, alleging that weaker sections were under attack by...

03-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Communalism wraps itself in garb of culture : Rahul Gandhi

Invoking one of the foremost writers of the early 20th century, Munshi Premchand, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said communalism -- a constant point of reference in many of Premchand's stories -- envelops itself under the garb of culture.Tweeting...

28-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Rafale deal: Taxpayers will pay Rs 1 lakh crore : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday claimed that the due to the Rafale fighter jet deal, Indian taxpayers will have to pay the "Prime Minister's friend's joint venture Rs 1 lakh crore over five decades to maintain the aircraft.Taking a dig, he said that...

25-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Fight political battles without hatred : Rahul Gandhi

Days after he hugged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament generating a controversy, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said his attempt was to fight his political battles without hatred, pointing out Hinduism teaches that one can not be imprisoned...

25-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Fight political battles without hatred : Rahul Gandhi

Days after he hugged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament generating a controversy, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said his attempt was to fight his political battles without hatred, pointing out Hinduism teaches that one can not be imprisoned...

24-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi personally re-negotiated Rafale deal : Rahul Gandhi

Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence on Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that he had personally re-negotiated the deal with France and none of the four "revolving" Defence Ministers knew anything about it."Since...

23-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Lynching is Narendra Modi's brutal new India : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Presdient Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the latest lynching incident in Rajasthan's Alwar represents Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "brutal New India". The incident came to light on Saturday."Policemen in Alwar took three hours to get a dying Rakbar Khan,...

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