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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...

30-Jan-2017 Panaji

Rahul Gandhi accuses PM of lying

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of lying vis-a-vis promises of eradicating corruption from Goa and providing employment for youth, even as the Gandhi scion promised a corruption free and inclusive government...

30-Jan-2017 Thane (Maharashtra)

Fighting ideology that killed Gandhi : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that he was fighting against an ideology that killed Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.Interacting with the media after his appearance in a Bhiwandi court, the Congress leader said that Gandhi was killed...

30-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi pledges to fight those who seek to 'destroy'

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday paid tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 69th death anniversary and pledged to fight against those who seek to "destroy"."On Bapu's martyrdom day my pledge to fight always against those who seek...

29-Jan-2017 Lucknow

Warm handshakes, hugs, bonhomie mark Rahul-Akhilesh outing

Beaming smiles, same-colour jackets, tight hugs, warm handshakes, a dazzle of a thousand flash bulbs - the maiden outing of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi created the desired buzz in the land of Avadh on a chilly...

29-Jan-2017 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi pitch for SP-Congress alliance

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday held their first joint show, the latter likening their alliance to "Ganga-Yamuna milan"."Ek tarah se yahan Ganga-Yamuna ka milan ho raha hai, progress ki Saraswati...

29-Jan-2017 Lucknow

Akhilesh predicts 300-plus seats for Congress-SP alliance

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday predicted more than 300 seats in the assembly election to the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance which Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi likened to the "Ganga-Yamuna milan".Addressing a joint press conference...

29-Jan-2017 Lucknow

Priyanka an asset to party : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday that his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was an asset to the party.Asked if Priyanka Gandhi will campaign in the eletion, Gandhi told the media: "Priyanka has been of tremendous help to me and I have been to her. Whether...

29-Jan-2017 Jalalabad/Jalandhar (Punjab)

Rahul tears into Badals' corruption, questions Modi for supporting SAD

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made a frontal attack on the "massive corruption" by the family of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his claim of fighting corruption while supporting the...

28-Jan-2017 Jalalabad (Punjab)

Rahul Gandhi on Badals : Sukhbir an icon of corruption

Continuing his frontal attack on Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's family, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said his son and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal was an "icon of corruption"."Sukhbir Badal is an icon of corruption....

16-Jan-2017 Rishikesh (Uttarakhand)

Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi of undermining RBI's autonomy

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of undermining the autonomy of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).The Gandhi scion said the central bank was not given due importance while implementing demonetisation.Speaking at...

15-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday finally joined the Congress after a meeting with its Vice President Rahul Gandhi here.Gandhi warmly welcomed Sidhu, a former BJP MP from Amritsar, into the party fold at his residence. Sidhu's wife had earlier joined the...

14-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Hitler, Mussolini were also powerful brands: Rahul on Vij's comment

Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its Haryana Minister Anil Vij's comments on Mahatma Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said even "Hitler and Mussolini were very powerful brands"."Hitler and Mussolini were also very powerful...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Rahul mocks Modi, promises 'acche din' with Congress' return to power

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over note ban and asserted the country will get the BJP-promised "achhe din" when the Congress returns to power in 2019.Besides calling Modi as the...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

BJP believes in ideology of fear : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the BJP, accusing it of spreading "fear" wherever it is in power in the country."Policies introduced by the Congress have helped the people of this country to be fearless," Gandhi said speaking at the...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Modi, RSS have undermined country's institutions : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the RSS for "undermining every single institution" of the country in the past two and a half years of the NDA rule."The Congress in the last 70 years gave respect to institutions,...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Achhe din will come when Congress comes to power : Rahul Gandhi

Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of demonetisation, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the 'achhe din' promised by the BJP will come only in 2019 "when Congress comes to power".Speaking at the Jan Vedna convention...

05-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Immunity to Sahara or immunity to Narendra Modi : Rahul Gandhi

Following a tax settlement authority granting immunity from prosecution to Sahara India, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi pointed fingers at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked why is he afraid of a probe."Immunity for Sahara or immunity for Modiji? If...

31-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi, P. Chidambaram demand removal of cash withdrawal limit

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation and demanded removal of the weekly cash withdrawal limit with immediate effect.Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram also targeted the Prime Minister asking...

27-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi demands probe into Sahara, Birla bribes involving Modi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday reiterated his demand for an inquiry into allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving bribes from Sahara and Birla corporate houses when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister.Gandhi has been repeatedly...

27-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Demonetisation has failed : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that demonitasation has failed to reduce corruption and arrest black money laundering and instead made poor people's life "miserable"."Demonitasation had no impact on corruption and black money. A new black...

26-Dec-2016 Baran (Rajasthan)

Modi divided country into two, says Rahul on demonetisation

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday again criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the demonetisation issue and said he had divided the country into two.He said the November 8 demonetisation -- wherein old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes were...

24-Dec-2016 Dharamshala

Demonetisation firebomb on cash economy : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the central government's decision on demonetisation of high-value currency notes, saying the decision is "anti-poor" and favours 50 corporate families. He said demonetisation "is a firebomb on country's...

24-Dec-2016 Dharamshala

Note ban a firebomb on cash economy : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the central government's demonetisation decision, saying the decision is "anti-poor", favours 50 corporate families and is a "firebomb on country's cash economy".Addressing a public rally here, he said:...

24-Dec-2016 Dharamshala

Demonetisation firebomb on cash economy : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the central government's decision on demonetisation of high-value currency notes, saying the decision is "anti-poor" and favours 50 corporate families. He said demonetisation "is a firebomb on country's...

23-Dec-2016 Almora (Uttarakhand)

Notes ban is economic dacoity by government : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's notes ban (demonetisation) decision is economic dacoity by the government.He said Modi divided the country between the one per cent super-rich and the 99 per cent honest people...

22-Dec-2016 Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi hits out again, asks Modi to answer charges

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi again, asking him to explain if he took bribes or not as the Gujarat Chief Minister.Addressing a "Jan Aakrosh" rally here, a day after he alleged that Modi took money from...

22-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi asks PM to disclose about kickbacks

Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's jibe, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked him to disclose "what was there in those 10 packets of 2012-13"."Modiji, first disclose what was there in those 10 packets of 2012-2013," Gandhi said on Twitter,...

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