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15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Watchman sold out, Congress sharpens Rafale attack against Modi

The Congress on Thursday raised its Rafale 'scam' pitch, accusing Prime Minister Modi of sabotaging country's interest for the sake of his cronies and alleging he fixed a higher benchmark price for the French fighter jets.A day after the Centre conceded...

13-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi has admitted to his theft in Rafale deal : Rahul Gandhi

In remarks coming a day after the government had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "admitted to his theft" in the Rafale deal and that changes were made in the...

12-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Twitter CEO meets Rahul Gandhi, discusses fake news

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and discussed various steps the social network was taking to curb the spread of fake news and boost healthy conversation on its platform."Jack Dorsey, the Co Founder and CEO of Twitter dropped...

10-Nov-2018 Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh)

PM Modi, CM Raman Singh corrupt, says Rahul in Chhattisgarh

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the issues of corruption and alleged that he and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh are "corrupt"."Chhattisgarh is a prosperous state, but the BJP government...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Demonetisation a criminal financial scam : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called the note ban a "cruel conspiracy" and a "criminal financial scam"."November 8th will forever go down in the history of India, as a day of infamy," said Gandhi, adding that "note ban was a planned and cruel conspiracy....

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Opposition slams Modi over note ban, goernment hails it

The second anniversary of demonetisation on Thursday saw the Congress leading the opposition assault on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "wrecking" the economy with his "reckless" move even as the BJP defended it saying it sought to "formalise the economy".Congress...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Note ban a conspiracy, money laundering scheme : Rahul Gandhi

Attacking Narendra Modi on the second anniversary of demonetisation, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called the note ban a "cruel conspiracy" and a "scam"."Note ban was a planned and cruel conspiracy. This scam was a scheme to launder black money of...

05-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Modi now looting farmers : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Modi government of "looting farmers" in the name of its much touted crop insurance scheme, the "Pradhanmantri Bima Fasal Yojana".Taking cognisance of an IANS story in which journalist and farm activist P....

01-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Make Kota airport operational : Rahul Gandhi to Narendra Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make the airport at Kota city in Rajasthan operational, citing its need by thousands of students who go there from across the country to train for competitive exams."With over 1.5...

31-Oct-2018 New Delhi

'Congressman' Patel had no tolerance for communalism : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday paid rich tribute to "Congressman" Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 143rd birth anniversary and said he was a man of "steel will" and had "no tolerance for bigotry or communalism"."Sardar Patel was a patriot, who fought...

30-Oct-2018 Dhar (Madhya Pradesh)

BJP's 'Achhe Din' over in 4 years : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his promise of "Achhe Din" had gone up in smoke in just four years and now people were alleging that "chowkidar chor hai" (watchman is corrupt).As he sharpened his...

29-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Urjit Patel is finally defending RBI from Modi: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hailed Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel for 'defending' the central bank from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, after reports suggested that tension prevailed between the RBI and the Centre."Nice that...

29-Oct-2018 Indore

Shivraj government's dharma is corruption : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "removing" CBI chief Alok Verma following an internal conflict  in the agency and alleged that Madhya Pradesh's Shivraj Singh Chouhan government is pursuing a "dharma of corruption".Addressing...

29-Oct-2018 Indore

Rahul Gandhi in MP, temple visit to precede rallies

Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Monday in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh. He took a special flight to Ujjain to launch his two-day campaign with a visit to a temple.Gandhi would be speaking at rallies in Ujjain and Indore on the first day and kick-off...

29-Oct-2018 Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi over handling of Kashmir issue

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he hasd opened the doors on the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir which has left the state burning.Gandhi was addressing a public meeting in Ujjain during...

27-Oct-2018 New Delhi

19 years on, Tariq Anwar returns to Congress fold

Hours after former Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar, who returned to Congress on Saturday, almost two decades after he had walked out, the party appealed to others leaders to come back.Anwar returned to Congress in the presence of party...

26-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi leads protest outside CBI HQ, courts arrest

The Congress, led by its President Rahul Gandhi, on Friday hit the streets across the country over the government's move to divest the powers of CBI Director Alok Verma, slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a chowkidar who turned out to be a "thief",...

26-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi leads opposition protest outside CBI headquarters

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday led a noisy protest march by the opposition against the government move to strip CBI Director Alok Verma of his power, which he said was an attempt to prevent an investigation into the Rafale deal.The short march from...

24-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Centre won't let anyone probe Rafale: Rahul Gandhi on CBI shake-up

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that by sending CBI Director Alok Verma on a "forced leave" for collecting documents on the Rafale "scam", Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given out a clear message that anyone coming close to unravelling the...

22-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Congress targets Modi over CBI's 'internal war'

In the wake of the CBI registering a corruption case against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, the Congress on Monday indicted the Narendra Modi government for the probe agency's credibility and integrity being questioned.Leading the attack, Congress...

22-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi terms CBI as 'weapon for political vendetta'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday termed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a "weapon of political vendetta" under the Narendra Modi's regime.Gandhi's comments come after the CBI announced on Sunday that it has registered a case against its...

20-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

MIM shares BJP's ideology of hatred, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) shares Bharatiya Janata Party's ideology of hatred and divisiveness.In the first direct and bitter attack on the former ally of Congress, Gandhi said both the parties...

20-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

Rahul Gandhi kicks off Telangana campaign with attack on Modi, KCR

Congress President Rahul Gandhi kicked off his party's election campaign in Telangana by targeting both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao by accusing them both of indulging in corruption.Promising to build 'new Telangana',...

19-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi meet Sri Lankan PM

Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday held talks with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe here."Had a positive meeting with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister. Both India and...

18-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Modi's cronyism putting IAF pilots at risk : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government's focus on renegotiating UPA-era defence deals instead of finalising them, was causing life risks for the Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots, who are compelled to fly "ancient" aircraft."Since...

16-Oct-2018 Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi prays at Gurdwara in MP

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day tour of the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, visited a Gurdwara here on Tuesday.Gandhi, along with state party chief Kamal Nath and election campaign committee head Jyotiraditya Scindia, prayed at the historic Shri...

16-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Save daughters from BJP minister : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a dig at the BJPs slogan of "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" and said it should be "BJP ke Mantri se Beti Bachao", as Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued his silence over charges of sexual harassment made against his...

15-Oct-2018 Datia (Madhya Pradesh)

Modi's 'Beti Bachao' campaign mere slogan : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of merely sloganeering about women's safety but actually "protecting" a BJP MLA in Uttar Pradesh who has been charged with rape and murder.Picking on Modi's slogan of "Beti Bachao,...

15-Oct-2018 Datia (Madhya Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi confident Congress will return to power in MP

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday exuded confidence that the party will return to power in Madhya Pradesh after the November 28 Assembly elections."The government that the Congress will form in the state will be responsive to farmers, small traders, women...

15-Oct-2018 Datia (Madhya Pradesh)

Modi doesn't care for farmers : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Narendra Modi, accusing the Prime Minister of insulting the people of India."The Prime Minister said from the ramparts of the Red Fort that the nation had been asleep for 70 years," he said here ahead of next...

15-Oct-2018 Bhopal

Rahul Gandhi prays at Pitambara Peeth in MP

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday started his two-day tour of the Gwalior-Chambal region in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh after offering prayers at the Pitambara Peeth temple in Datia district.Gandhi reached Gwalior by a special plane and went to the Pitambara...

14-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi concerned as activist fasting for Ganga hospitalised

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Gopal Das, who is on a fast for the conservation of river Ganga and currently in a hospital.Das was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh,...

12-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Truth needs to be told for change: Rahul on MeToo

Speaking on the MeToo movement, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the truth needs to be told loud and clear in order to bring a change."It's about time everyone learns to treat women with respect and dignity. I'm glad the space for those who don't...

12-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Modi government systemically derailed RTI : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused the Modi government of systematically derailing the RTI Act and asserted his partys commitment towards resisting governments further attempts to dilute the law."In the UPA years, the RTI was a powerful instrument...

11-Oct-2018 New Delhi

PM is corrupt, must go : Rahul Gandhi on further Rafale revelations

Turning up the heat on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called him "corrupt" and asked him to quit following revelations that inclusion of an Indian private defence partner was an "imperative and...

10-Oct-2018 Bikaner

Congress won't make false promises : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday promised to poll-bound Rajasthan that if elected, the Congress chief minister would go to all sections of society to know their 'mann ki baat' and not make "false promises."Gandhi was addressing the party's 'Sankalp...

10-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Government yet to 'invent' justification for Rafale : Rahul Gandhi

In the wake of Supreme Court seeking details from the government about the decision making process of the Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the "processes to justify his decision...

09-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Migrant workers critical for economic growth : Rahul Gandhi

Attributing the violent attacks on migrant workers in Gujarat to frustration among unemployed youth, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the migrant workforce is "critical" for economic growth and must be curbed immediately."Across Gujarat, poor economic...

06-Oct-2018 Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi slams BJP government during MP visit

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is on a visit to Madhya Pradesh to support the protesting landless poor who are marching towards Delhi, on Saturday attacked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for being pro-industrialists."The present government is partial...

05-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi tears into Narendra Modi, hopes of a BSP-Congress truck

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday tore into the Narendra Modi government for "waging war on Indians" and imposing a "suffocating ideology" on them. Exuding confidence of trucking with Mayawati-led BSP for the next Lok Sabha polls, he also expressed his...

05-Oct-2018 New Delhi

BSP-Congress alliance for 2019 possible : Rahul Gandhi

Notwithstanding BSP supremo Mayawati's ruling out any alliance with the Congress in the upcoming state assembly polls, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday exuded confidence that the two parties will get together for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.Speaking at the...

05-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Modi government doesn't believe in conversation : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the Narendra Modi government has a sense of "monopoly" over everything it deals with and does not believe in having any form of conversation.Interacting with the audience at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit...

04-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi takes jibe as rupee sinks to new low

Congress President Rahul Gandhi took a jibe at the Centre for failing to arrest the persistent decline in the domestic currency.The Indian rupee on Thursday slumped to a fresh low of 73.77 to a US dollar, as rising crude oil prices and a worsening rupee raised...

02-Oct-2018 Wardha (Maharashtra)

Rahul Gandhi slams Modi for "betraying" people

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "betraying the people by making false promises" ahead of the 2014 general elections.Addressing the 'Gandhi Sankalp Rally' after a Congress Working Committee meeting here, he attacked...

02-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Now farmers can't even express their ordeal : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the Modi government after thousands of farmers were prevented from entering Delhi, saying farmers were not even being allowed to voice their grievances."On International Day of Non-Violence, the BJP's celebrations...

30-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi over IL&FS issue

The Congress on Sunday stepped up its attack on the Central government, with party President Rahul Gandhi alleging that public money was being used to bail-out the debt-ridden IL&FS group.In a tweet, Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is...

29-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi attacks ABVP for insulting MP professor

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday criticised activists of the right-wing student body Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) for insulting a senior professor of in Madhya Pradesh."A teacher was insulted by student leaders of ruling party in Mandsaur....

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