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17-Aug-2017 New Delhi

BJP, RSS trying to change Constitution : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launched a stinging attack on the Modi government and the RSS, accusing them of trying to change the Constitution, and urged all opposition parties to fight them unitedly."After independence, (Jawaharlal) Nehruji,...

16-Aug-2017 Bengaluru

PM Modi dividing the country: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "dividing" the country by allowing the BJP cadres to "beat up Dalits and kill minorities"."PM Modi has been busy dividing the country. He allows his party people to beat...

16-Aug-2017 Bengaluru

Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira Canteens in Bengaluru

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday inaugurated Indira Canteens here for the poor, saying even the "poorest and the weakest in the city cannot go hungry"."Many people in Bengaluru live in huge houses, drive rich cars and for them food is not an...

12-Aug-2017 Raichur (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi bets on Congress win in Karnataka poll

Calling upon the party's state leaders and cadres to work together with unity, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the party would win the assembly election in the state due in April-May 2018."The Congress will win the assembly election on...

05-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi Meets Capt Amarinder Singh To Condole Death Of Rajmata

AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi called on Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh here on Saturday evening to condole the death of the latter's mother Rajmata Mohinder Kaur.Rahul met Captain Amarinder at Kapurthala House and spent about 40 minutes...

07-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi questions Modi's 'silence' on China issue

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday questioned the government over the stand-off with China in the Doklam area in Sikkim sector and questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the issue."Why is our Prime Minister silent on China?" Gandhi tweeted....

05-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi a weak Prime Minister : Rahul Gandhi

Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday called him a "weak Prime Minister"."India has a weak Prime Minister," Gandhi wrote on his Twitter handle. He attached two news reports relating to Modi's recent US visit....

28-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Meira Kumar represents values that bind us as a nation : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar represents the values that bind everyone as a nation."Against the ideology of divisiveness she represents the values that bind us as a nation and a people....

23-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Police officer's lynching 'marks new low' in J&K : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the lynching of a senior police officer marked a "new low" in Jammu and Kashmir and it was "heartbreaking" to see the state "being pushed back several decades" due to the failure of the BJP-PDP government."The...

12-Jun-2017 Bengaluru

Wrong to comment against Army chief : Rahul Gandhi rebukes Dikshit

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Monday expressed disapproval over party leader Sandeep Dikshit comparing Army Chief General Bipin Rawat with a goon on the street."Dikshit's remark was absolutely wrong," Rahul Gandhi said while addressing a Karnataka Pradesh...

12-Jun-2017 Bengaluru

Free, responsible media can hold power to account : Hamid Ansari

Amid raging debate over the role of the press and its freedom in the country, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said only a "free and responsible" media could hold power to account in this age of "post-truths" and "alternative facts".Addressing the re-launch...

08-Jun-2017 Mandsaur/Bhopal

Mandsaur calm, Rahul visit raises political temperature

Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh was calm on Thursday, two days after police shot dead five protesting farmers, but Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's attempt to meet the deceased farmers' kin raised political temperature in the state.Gandhi was arrested along...

08-Jun-2017 Mandsaur

Narendra Modi favouring rich, giving farmers only bullets: Rahul Gandhi

Prevented by the administration from entering violence-hit Mandsaur, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of favouring the rich and giving farmers "only bullets"."Narendra Modi waived loans worth Rs.1,50,000 crore...

08-Jun-2017 Bhopal

Rahul Gandhi takes bike to Mandsaur, leaves behind his security

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday sent his security personnel into a tizzy after he took a bike ride to reach Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh where police shot dead five protesting farmers.Gandhi entered Madhya Pradesh by car from Rajasthan in a cavalcade...

06-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Government at war with farmers : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused the Centre of waging a war against the country's farmers."In Bharatiya Janata Party's new India, our farmers get the bullets when they ask for their rights. This government is at war with the farmers of...

05-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi meets party leaders from minority communities

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met party leaders from minority communities to discuss ways to strengthen the organisation.Gandhi tweeted that he also discussed how to expand the party's outreach at all levels. Those who attended the meeting came...

04-Jun-2017 Chennai

Rahul Gandhi calls on Karunanidhi at latter's residence

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday called on DMK President M. Karunanidhi at the veteran leader's residence here and enquired about his health.The Congress leader is on two-day visit here and had participated in Karunanidhi's 94th birthday celebrations...

02-Jun-2017 New Delhi

BJP has disposable farmers' policy - 'use and throw' : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government has a disposable farmers' policy, which is "use and throw"."BJP's disposable Farmer Policy: Use and Throw," tweeted Gandhi from his official Twitter account.Gandhi...

01-Jun-2017 Sangareddy (Telangana)

Modi, KCR both failed to provide jobs : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao for failing to deliver on their promises to provide employment to the youth.Stating that unemployment is the biggest...

29-May-2017 New Delhi

Which soap will BJP use to clean mindset : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over reports of soaps being distributed to Musahar Dalit families to clean themselves before his visit."And which soap will the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) use...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

When they fail to deliver, they divide : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday took an apparent dig at the BJP-led NDA government that has completed three years in office and accused it of dividing and distracting people as it failed to deliver."When they fail to deliver, they divide &...

24-May-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi meets tribal leaders, discusses their concerns

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met the party's tribal leaders from different parts of the country and sought to know the challenges they face and their perception about the party, and discussed ways to protect the interests of tribal communities.The...

01-May-2017 Dediapada (Gujarat)

Only few enjoy fruits of 'Vibrant Gujarat' : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday disputed the BJP's development claims in Gujarat and said the governments in the state and at the Centre worked only for a handful of industrialists.Addressing an impressive rally in the tribal-dominated Dediapada...

19-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi visits engineering college professor on hunger strike

Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited Professor Joshil K Abraham of G B Pant Engineering College at AIIMS, who is on hunger strike against corruption and lack of infrastructure for students."Gandhi understood the problem and gave unconditional...

18-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi holds meeting with party leaders on future polls

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday held a strategy meeting with Congress leaders, MLAs and MPs to discuss measures to strenghten the party in states which will go for polls before the next general elections.According to sources, he had asked the...

17-Apr-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Mahatma Gandhi united people : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said people belonging to all faiths unitedly fought for the freedom of India under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi."Saabhi ne ek hokar Azadi ki ladai ladi aur hum azaad hue (all unitedly fought for freedom of the...

06-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi condemns Alwar lynching incident

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condemned the alleged lynching of a man by cow vigilantes in Alwar, saying "when government abdicates responsibility and allows lynch mobs to rule, tragedies of immense proportion follow".He also termed it a "shocking...

05-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi seeks Sitaram Yechury support for amendment to GST bills

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury and sought Left parties' support on an amendment to be moved by Jairam Ramesh to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bills in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.According to a...

05-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi hails Yogi's farm loan waiver

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hailed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's decision to waive off farm loans calling it a step in the right direction.He, however, cautioned the Central government against "discriminating among states"."A...

31-Mar-2017 New Delhi

PM disrespectful to farmers, working only for rich : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the BJP government was "Kisan Virodhi" and asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi can give debt relief to the richest, then why not the farmers.Accusing the Prime Minister of being disrespectful to farmers, Rahul...

14-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi congratulates Capt Amarinder on landslide victory

AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday congratulated Punjab Congress president and CM elect Captain Amarinder Singh on the party’s landslide victory in the recently concluded assembly polls in the state.Captain Amarinder, who steered the party to its...

14-Mar-2017 New Delhi

BJP used money to steal Goa, Manipur mandates : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused the BJP of using money to "steal the mandate" in Manipur and Goa following the party's bid to form governments in both the states despite being the runner-up.Breaking his silence after the Congress' drubbing...

10-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Our alliance coming to power in UP : Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday dismissed exit poll projections of a good showing by the BJP in Uttar Pradesh and said the Congress-Samajwadi combine will come to power."Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance is coming to power in Uttar Pradesh. I had seen...

07-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, Kejriwal at Delhi rally

Ahead of civic elections in the national capital, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday targetted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, accusing them of practising the "politics of false promises" and added that they...

04-Mar-2017 Varanasi

Rahul Gandhi-Akhilesh Yadav hit Varanasi roads, Dimple joins

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday took out a road show in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi.Akhilesh Yadav was wearing a cap of the red colour that has become symbolic...

03-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Demonetisation a fundamental failure of policy design : Rahul Gandh

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has said the Narendra Modi government's decision to demonetise high-value currency notes was a "fundamental failure of policy design".Gandhi's statement was read out by Congress' legal cell head K.C. Mittal in a party-organised...

02-Mar-2017 Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Modi is all talk, no work : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling any of his promises made for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.Addressing a public rally here, the Congress leader said that all that the Prime Minister has done...

01-Mar-2017 Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh)

Narendra Modi betrayed country's farmers and youth : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of waiving off loans of 50 rich families of the country, while betraying the farmers and the youth."Modiji has waived off loans worth Rs 1,40,000 crore of the 50 rich families...

28-Feb-2017 Imphal

Rahul Gandhi takes on Modi on Manipur issues

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, questioning his government's achievements and asking him why he had not consulted key stakeholders, like the Manipur government, about the accord with the NSCM-IM.Addressing...

24-Feb-2017 Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh)

Modi's 'Make in India's lion doesn't roar but whimpers : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice president Rahul Gandhi On Friday ridiculed the 'Make in India' campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying while a big lion was made the mascot of the campaign, it ended in a whimper of a rat.There is nothing called 'Make in India', he said,...

24-Feb-2017 Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh)

Scared Modi tries to create tension between two religions : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying "when he gets sacred, he tries to create tension between two religions"."When Modi ji gets scared, then he tries to spread communalism and create tension among people...

21-Feb-2017 Allahabad

Rahul, Akhilesh, Amit Shah hold road shows

Hundreds and thousands on Tuesday joined the roadshow of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Tuesday. BJP President Amit Shah also staged a show of strength in the same city.Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav started their...

18-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Ex-PDP MP Tariq Hameed Karra joins Congress

Five months after he quit the People's Democratic Party (PDP), MP Tariq Hameed Karra on Saturday joined the Congress party here. He attacked the central government for "mishandling" the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing reporters at the Congress party...

17-Feb-2017 Rae Bareli

Modi's promises a bundle of lies, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused him of making false promises and taking innocent people for a ride.Addressing a rally in the parliamentary constituency of his mother Sonia Gandhi, he...

17-Feb-2017 Rae Bareli

SP-Congress government will represent youth, farmers : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the Samajwadi Party (SP)-Congress alliance government in Uttar Pradesh post-elections to the state assembly will be a government "of youth, of women, of farmers".Addressing a rally here, Gandhi said: "The Congress-SP...

16-Feb-2017 Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi to Modi: Stop 'Mann ki Baat', listen to people

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should stop "Mann ki Baat" and must listen to people to understand their sufferings in the wake of demonetisation.Addressing an election rally here, he also slammed Modi for...

12-Feb-2017 Haridwar

Narendra Modi inducted corrupt leaders in BJP : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had embraced corrupt leaders who were kicked out of the Congress."Modiji says he is fighting against corruption. However, he has embraced those corrupt leaders whom we expelled from...

11-Feb-2017 Lucknow

Akhilesh, Rahul release Common Minimum Programme

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday released a Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance's Common Minimum Programme (CMP) to the people of state.In a joint press conference in Lucknow, the leaders released...

07-Feb-2017 Meerut

Rahul Gandhi-Akhilesh Yadav target Modi over demonetisation

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday held a joint rally at the Nauchandi grounds here and appealed to the people to bring the alliance to power "to check communal forces".In his address, Rahul Gandhi...

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