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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...

10-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Sonia Gandhi leads Congress protest on Rafale deal, seeks JPC probe

On the last day of Parliament's monsoon session, UPA Chairperson and Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Friday led her party MPs in their protest against the Narendra Modi government on the controversial Rafale deal, and demanded a JPC probe into it.Holding...

22-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Reverse countdown of Modi government has begun : Sonia Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rhetoric shows his "desperation" reflecting that the "reverse countdown" of the Modi government has begun, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi said on Sunday.Attending a meeting of the new Congress Working...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu Calls On Sonia Gandhi & Priyanka Gandhi

The Local Government, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today called upon Sonia Gandhi and took her blessings before starting new innings after the recent verdict by the Hon'ble Supreme Court acquitted him in a 3 decade old...

29-Apr-2018 New Delhi

All sections suffering under Modi government : Sonia Gandhi

Congress leader and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said that all sections of the society were suffering with Narendra Modi as Prime Minister and all promises made by the BJP before the 2014 elections have turned out to be hollow."It is sad to see that...

17-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Power-drunk Modi government tried to destroy Congress : Sonia Gandhi

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday tore into the "arrogant", "power-drunk", "dictatorial" BJP government,  accusing it of using all means to destroy the opposition.In a hard-hitting 15-minute speech at the Congress plenary, Sonia Gandhi accused...

13-Mar-2018 New Delhi

19 opposition parties attend dinner hosted by Sonia Gandhi

Reflecting the possible line-up against BJP, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Trinamool Congress' Sudip Bandyopadhyay and DMK's Kanimozhi were among leaders of 19 parties who attended a dinner hosted by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at her residence on Tuesday.Considerable...

09-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Opposition parties should come together : Sonia Gandhi

Former Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday said all opposition parties should consider the larger picture vis-a-vis the politics and come together to fight and defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party in the 2019 General Elections."It is difficult for all the parties,...

09-Mar-2018 Mumbai

We will not let Modi come back to power : Sonia Gandhi

Alleging that fear and intimidation were the order of the day under the Modi government, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday asserted that the Congress and its allies will not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi get another term in office in 2019.She said that...

09-Mar-2018 Mumbai

We will not let Modi come back to power : Sonia Gandhi

Alleging that fear and intimidation were the order of the day under the Modi government, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday asserted that the Congress and its allies will not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi get another term in office in 2019.She said that...

09-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Parliament worked better under Vajpayee : Sonia Gandhi

There is no spirit of accommodation towards the opposition under the Modi government and Parliament worked in a much more positive way when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi said on Friday."The present situation is such...

03-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi meet Vietnam President

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang, who is on a three-day visit to India.Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Anand Sharma also accompanied...

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...

08-Feb-2018 New Delhi

People, country deeply troubled in Modi regime : Sonia Gandhi

Returning Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fire, Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused his government of creating an atmosphere of fear, damaging democratic traditions and eroding pluralistic nature of the society, and said the people...

08-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi is now my boss, too : Sonia Gandhi

Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday extended her son Rahul Gandhi best wishes in his new role as the party chief and said he was now also her boss.Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting here, Sonia Gandhi hoped that the party workers...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Nothing new in Modi's speech : Sonia Gandhi

Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said there was "nothing new" in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in the Lok Sabha and that the people were interested in knowing about their future and jobs."The Prime Minister said nothing new. He is...

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...

28-Dec-2017 Panaji

Sonia Gandhi cycles during 'de-stress' vacation in Goa

Days after relinquishing Congress affairs to her son, former party chief Sonia Gandhi is on a "de-stress" vacation in Goa, and an image of her cycling at a resort here has created waves on the social media.Sonia Gandhi, who arrived here after Christmas, is...

15-Dec-2017 New Delhi

My role is now to retire : Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi on Friday said it was time for her to retire, triggering immediate speculation about her future plans, but the Congress party sought to quell it saying she has only retired from the party chief's role and not from politics."My role now is to retire,"...

15-Dec-2017 New Delhi

My role is now to retire : Sonia Gandhi

With Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress President on Saturday, Sonia Gandhi on Friday said it was time for her to retire."My role now is to retire," NDTV said quoting her in response to a question as to whether she will continue as Chairperson of the...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Sonia Gandhi signs first nomination paper for Rahul Gandhi's elevation

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday signed as the first proposer on the first nomination paper submitted for the election of her son and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi to the post of party chief.Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said Sonia Gandhi's signatures...

29-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Sonia Gandhi calls stampede man-made disaster

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday expressed shock and anguish over the death of 22 persons in a stampede in Mumbai and said the "man-made" disaster could have been avoided by taking care of the safety aspect.She said she hoped a proper inquiry would be...

05-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Teachers are 'true nation builders': Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday conveyed her best wishes and salutations to teachers on the occasion of Teachers' Day and said they are the "true nation builders"."Teachers have the enormous responsibility to mould our future and provide them with...

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