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20-Feb-2018 Mendipathar (Meghalaya)

Get back Nirav while returning from abroad, Rahul Gandhi tells PM

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked him to bring back absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi "when he returns from his foreign trips"."I would like to request this Modi (Prime Minister), on behalf of all...

19-Feb-2018 New Delhi

'Saheb's' silence betrays his loyalty : Rahul Gandhi

Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over banking frauds, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that "saheb's" (an allusion to Prime Minister Modi) silence over the scams betrays which side his loyalty lies.The Congress president took...

17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

PM should 'break silence' on PNB scam : Rahul Gandhi

The Congress on Saturday described the PNB scam a "complete failure of regulatory mechanism and fraud detection ability of the banking sector" and demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi break his silence on India's "biggest bank scam"."The Congress calls...

17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi government over 'jobless growth'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the Modi government and said that "Indias jobless growth and not empowering farmers and farm labourers is not an option any longer".He was addressing members of the Congress Steering Committee here. "Rahulji...

17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Arvinder Singh Lovely returns to Congress

In a boost to the Congress, former Delhi Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely, who had quit the party to join the BJP in April last year, on Saturday returned to the Congress in the presence of party President Rahul Gandhi here.Earlier in the day, Lovely met...

16-Feb-2018 Agartala

Massive corruption in BJP government : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said there was massive corruption in the BJP-led Central government and the abrupt announcement of demonetisation wreaked havoc on the life and livelihood of all."Corruption has increased to a large extent in every sphere...

15-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM for Nirav banking fraud

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said diamond merchant Nirvav Modi's Rs 11,500 crore fraud in the country's second-biggest state-run bank was a guide to "looting India" which involves getting closer to and hugging Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then...

13-Feb-2018 Kalaburgi (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi sees RSS hand in NDA government's policies

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday charged the RSS was behind the policies and programmes of the NDA government, especially demonetisation."With an RSS functionary posted as an officer on special duty in every central ministry, the BJP's parent organisation...

12-Feb-2018 Devadurga (Karnataka)

Narendra Modi should learn governance from Siddaramaiah : Rahul Gandhi

Highlighting the achievements of the ruling Congress government in poll-bound Karnataka, party President Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to learn from state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah how to govern the country."Modi should learn from Siddaramaiah...

12-Feb-2018 Raichur (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi munches on 'pakodas, bhajjis' in north Karnataka town

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday stopped by a roadside eatery in north Karnataka's Raichur town and munched hot and spicy pakodas and bhajjis and sipped tea in a plastic cup along with state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other party officials."Gandhi...

11-Feb-2018 Koppal (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi asks 'pro-rich Modi' to waive farmer loans

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive loans of farmers than working only for the rich, businessmen and industrialists."Though the Modi government works for the rich, businessmen and industrialists, I urge the Prime...

10-Feb-2018 Hospet (Karnataka)

Previous BJP government in Karnataka broke graft records : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying the previous BJP government in the southern state "broke graft records" with numerous scams."While Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about corruption, he forgets that...

10-Feb-2018 Hospet (Karnataka)

Modi's backward-looking thought led to note ban : Rahul Gandhi

Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his recent Parliament speech accusing the Congress of yearning an "old India" of scams, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Modi's "backward-looking" thought led to note ban."The country doesn't want to hear...

09-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi urges all parties to unite for justice to Andhra Pradesh

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday supported the demand for special category status to Andhra Pradesh and urged all political parties to unite for ensuring justice to the state."The Congress Party supports the just demand of the people of Andhra Pradesh...

07-Feb-2018 Chandigarh/New Delhi

Amarinder Singh meets Rahul Gandhi to discuss party re-organization

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi to discuss the re-organization of the Punjab unit of the party ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.The Chief Minister was accompanied by Punjab Pradesh Congress...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

When will Modi break silence on Rafale deal : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his long speech in the Lok Sabha and wondered when he will break his silence on the Rafale deal, and also took a poetic jibe at him."The speech of Saheb was very long. In...

05-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Congress computer wing renamed data analytics

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday renamed the party's computer department as 'Data Analytics Department', saying it will help the party to effectively use 'big data'."Excited to announce a 'Data Analytics' dept under the leadership of Praveen Chakravarty...

05-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Politics for some is about self-glorification : Rahul Gandhi

Without taking any names, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that politics for some is about self-glorification and not a means for others' welfare."There are people for whom politics is all about themselves, their personal image and personal glorification,"...

05-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi meets two newly elected Congress MPs, MLA from Rajasthan

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met the party's two newly elected MPs and an MLA who won the bypolls in Rajasthan by trouncing candidates of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.They are Karan Singh Yadav, who won the Alwar Lok Sabha seat, Raghu Sharma,...

04-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Where's the Naga accord, Rahul Gandhi asks Narendra Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his 2015 claim on Naga peace accord which is "nowhere to be found"."August 2015, Modi claims to create history by signing the Naga accord. Feb(ruary) 2018, Naga accord is...

01-Feb-2018 New Delhi

People of Rajasthan have rejected BJP : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said his party's victory in the Rajasthan bypolls was a rejection of the ruling BJP by the people of the state.In a tweet, he also congratulated the party workers in Rajasthan. "Well done Rajasthan Congress! Proud of...

01-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Opposition parties slam budget, call it jumlanomics, big bluff

Opposition parties including Congress, CPI-M and Trinamool Congress on Thursday slammed the Union Budget as "jumlanomics" and "big bluff" and said the Modi government was still promising fair price to farmers despite being in office for nearly four years.Congress...

31-Jan-2018 Shillong

Modi to blame for Nagaland situation: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "unilateral" decisions for the situation prevailing in Nagaland vis-a-vis Assembly elections as several civil society groups and political parties have sought deferment of the...

31-Jan-2018 Shillong

Congress will retain power in Meghalaya : Rahul Gandhi

After giving the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a good fight in Gujarat, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the ruling Congress party will retain power in Meghalaya.He also expressed confidence that the Congress would bounce back in BJP-ruled...

30-Jan-2018 Jowai (Meghalaya)

Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for offering money to Meghalaya churches

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the BJP-led NDA government for offering money to churches in Congress-ruled Meghalaya ahead of the assembly elections."You will find the BJP has a lot of money. These days their leadership believes that everything...

29-Jan-2018 New Delhi

'Acche Din' with hiccups : Rahul Gandhi over Economic Survey

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a jibe on the Centre over the Economic Survey stating that "Acche Din" (good days) are here except minor hiccups.The Survey was tabled in Pparliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday. "The #EconomicSurvey2018...

27-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi calls on Ram Nath Kovind

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday called on President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here."I had a wonderful meeting with President Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan," Rahul Gandhi later tweeted.The meeting came a day after the President hosted...

25-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi given fourth row seat at R-Day parade, Congress furious

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been given a fourth row seat to witness the Republic Day parade here on Friday, sparking furious reaction from the party which said it was done in breach of protocol and to "demean" the party and its President.Traditionally...

22-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi meets visiting Australian Leader of Opposition

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he had met visiting Australian Leader of Opposition Penny Wong.Australian Ambassador to India Harinder Sindhu was also present at the meeting."Met Senator Penny Wong, the Australian Leader of the Opposition in the...

19-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Talk about job creation, Rahul Gandhi tells Narendra Modi

Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to suggestions for his first Mann Ki Baat radio address of 2018, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked him to come out with plans to create jobs and push the Chinese out of Doklam."Dear Narendra...

18-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Amarinder Singh meets Rahul Gandhi, discusses 2019 polls

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi at his residence here and discussed the 2019 Lok Sabha polls."Had a long discussion on 2019 Lok Sabha polls with Congress President," Captain Amarinder Singh told...

17-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi announces coordination committee for Nagaland polls

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday approved the Coordination Committee for the upcoming assembly elections in Nagaland, which are expected to be held in February or March this year.All India Congress Committee (AICC) Secretary General Incharge of the...

15-Jan-2018 Rae Bareli

Rahul Gandhi gets warm welcome in Rae Bareli

Congress President Rahul Gandhi got a warm welcome in Rae Bareli in on his way to his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi.This was Gandhi's first visit to Amethi after becoming the party President.The Congress tweeted pictures of Gandhi "being warmly received" and...

13-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Siddaramaiah, Karnataka Congress leaders meet Rahul Gandhi

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, along with other senior Congress leaders of the state, on Saturday called on party president Rahul Gandhi at his residence.The meeting comes in the wake of a verbal duel between Siddaramaiah and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

11-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Building up unity, solidarity major task : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 52nd death anniversary and said building up unity and solidarity among people is a major task."My tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastriji...

08-Jan-2018 Manama

India today faces lack of jobs, rise of divisiveness : Rahul Gandhi

Highlighting how job creation in India is at an eight-year-low, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the two threats facing India under the Narendra Modi government are inability to create jobs and the rise in the forces of hatred and division.Addressing...

08-Jan-2018 New Delhi

'Euphoric reception' for Rahul Gandhi in Bahrain

Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived in Bahrain on Monday as part of his outreach to the Indian diaspora.Congress tweeted: "Euphoric reception for Congress President Rahul Gandhi on his arrival at Kingdom of Bahrain."It also said this was Gandhi's first foreign...

05-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi meets Chinese Communist Party delegation

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday met members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) delegation led by Meng Xiangfeng and said it was a "meaningful exchange of views"."Met with the CPC Delegation led by Mr Meng Xiangfeng, member of the CPC Central Committee...

05-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi slams government for not implementing Lokpal

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at the Narendra Modi government for not bringing in the Jan Lokpal, and asked how long will it lie."Beet gaye chaar saal, Nahi aaya Lokpal, Janta puche ek sawaal, Kabtak bajaoge jhuti taal (Four years have passed,...

04-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi slams government over investment plunge

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the Modi government over the reported plunge in fresh investments in the country, terming its record a "Fake in India" programme."Guys a quick update on the Fake in India program. #FakeinIndia," said Gandhi...

02-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Bhima-Koregaon incident : Rahul Gandhi slams RSS-BJP's 'fascist vision'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday slammed the BJP and the RSS, saying their "fascist vision is that Dalits should remain at the bottom of Indian society" and added that the incident in Bhima-Koregaon (Maharashtra) is an indicator of resistance."A central...

31-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi spent only 7% for smart cities : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for only giving empty slogans and said the government utilised only 7 per cent of the Rs 9,860 crore allotted for the Smart Cities scheme."Dear Modi bhakts (followers), out of 9,860...

30-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Congress' Nagaland chief to head state poll committee

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday appointed Nagaland state unit President K. Therie as chairman of Pradesh Election Committee and Working President Ayangba Aonok as chairman of Election Campaign Committee for the upcoming assembly election in the state.State...

29-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Ashok Gehlot , Sushilkumar Shinde appointed Gujarat, Himachal observers

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed AICC General Secretaries Ashok Gehlot and Sushil Kumar Shinde as observers for the first Congress Legislature Party meetings in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, respectively, with a view to select the CLP leaders.Gehlot...

28-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Constitution under attack by BJP : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the Modi government over Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde's "amend the Constitution" remarks, saying it was "distressing" to see the country's foundation under attack by BJP members both "directly and surreptitiously"."It...

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