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23-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Road ahead even more daunting that in 1991: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that the road ahead is "even more daunting" than during the 1991 economic crisis and the nation would need to "recalibrate its priorities to ensure a dignified life for all Indians".In a statement on the occasion...

21-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Everything recorded in tears who lost their loved ones : Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a swipe at the Centre over no compensation to farmers who died during protests against the new three farm laws, saying everything is recorded in the tears of those who lost their loved ones."Everything...

16-Jul-2021 Lucknow

Priyanka Gandhi calls off protest, blames UP govt for 'chaos'

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra called off her 'maun vrat' after two-and-a-half hours and said that it was in protest against the chaos prevailing in Uttar Pradesh, here on Friday.Talking briefly to reporters, Priyanka said that Prime Minister...

16-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Only courageous people are welcome in Congress: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing the party's social media volunteers virtually on Friday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that the party only needs courageous people, and not those who are afraid of the BJP."Bahut sare log Congress ke bahar hai jo dar nahi rahein hain, unko...

16-Jul-2021 Lucknow

Priyanka Gandhi begins 'maun vrat' at Gandhi statue in Lucknow

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has proceeded on an unannounced 'maun vrat' to protest against increasing crime against women in Uttar Pradesh, here on Thursday.Priyanka, while on her way to the Congress headquarters here, stopped at the statue...

06-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Have they changed WB Governor?: Congress mocks new appointments

After President of India Ram Nath Kovind appointed new Governors and reshuffled the charge of a few on Tuesday, the Congress has questioned -- why the West Bengal Governor has not been changed? The party has also lashed out at the conduct of Rajasthan Governor...

04-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Why is PM silent after new revelations on Rafale : Pawan Khera

The Congress party has stepped up its attack on the government over the Rafale deal. A day after it reiterated its demand for a JPC probe, the party questioned the Prime Minister's silence on the issue.Addressing a press conference on Sunday, party spokesperson...

01-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Congress' 'formula' for Punjab not acceptable to all

After disgruntled Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu met Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi separately on Wednesday, there is a speculation that Priyanka Gandhi has suggested that Sidhu be made Punjab Congress chief, but Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder...

26-Jun-2021 New Delhi

It's simple, we are with farmers : Rahul Gandhi

As the farmers are intensifying their protest over the three farm laws on the completion of seven months of their agitation at the borders of the national capital, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday came out in their support saying we are with the...

25-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Why no large-scale testing of Delta Plus variant : Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday fired fresh salvos at the Narendra Modi government over the Delta Plus variant of Covid and asked why no testing on a large-scale was being done to stop its spread."Question to Modi government on Delta plus variant,...

22-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Covid deaths 5-6 times higher, 3rd wave could be worse : Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Covid death numbers could be five to six times higher in India, but the focus should be on vaccination, as the second wave was bad, the third wave could be worse.Rahul Gandhi, during his virtual press conference,...

15-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Manish Tewari frontrunner for Punjab Congress President's post

After the panel set up by the Congress on Punjab submitted its report on the factionalism in its state unit, a change of guard looks imminent with the All India Congress Committee (AICC) looking for a suitable replacement for current Punjab Pradesh Congress...

15-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Patiently waited for a year on Galwan but no clarity: Sonia Gandhi

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, in a statement on Tuesday, said that the Congress party joins a grateful nation in remembrance of the supreme sacrifice made by 20 brave soldiers of the Bihar Regiment in Galwan Valley, including their commanding officer,...

15-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi demands CBI enquiry into UP scribe's death

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath demanding a CBI enquiry into the death of a TV journalist based in Uttar Pradesh who had been found dead under mysterious circumstances in Pratapgarh...

14-Jun-2021 Raipur

Chhattisgarh govt to pay school fees of Covid orphaned children

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday announced that the children studying in private schools, who have lost parents/guardians to COVID-19, would be provided free education by the government.Under Mahtari Dular Yojana, the Chhattisgarh government would...

13-Jun-2021 New Delhi

GOI's most efficient ministry of Lies & Empty Slogans: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continued his tirade against the union government, alleging that the government's most efficient ministry is of "Lies & Empty slogans." Rahul Gandhi on Sunday tweeted, "Which is GOI's most efficient ministry? The secret Ministry...

10-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Those without access to internet have right to life: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday demanded that every citizen of the country walking into the vaccination centre shout get inoculated and also those who do not have access to the internet have the right to life. "Online registration is not enough for the...

10-Jun-2021 New Delhi

If 'ideology' doesn't matter, changeover is easy: Sibal

A day after Jitin Prasada left the party, the Congress leaders of the G-23 group of which Jitin Prasada was a part of, attacked him and said that ideological commitment is more important in politics. Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said, "The question...

09-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Will UP govt bring truth of Agra hospital mockdrill : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the oxygen crisis in the Agra hospital and asked if the government would get to the bottom of the truth in the hospital for the mock drill...

06-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Be atmanirbhar for vax, as govt fighting for blue tick: Rahul Gandhi

Taking a dig at the Government-Twitter faceoff, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said that the government is fighting for blue tick while people have no choice but to become self dependent for vaccines. Rahul Gandhi in a tweet in Hindi on Sunday said, "Modi...

03-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Why govt delayed emergency approval to Covid vax : P. Chidambaram

Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday accused the central government of needlessly delaying approval to Coronavirus vaccines in the country for many months except in the case of Covaxin, Covishield and Sputnik V."Our suspicion...

01-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Why only formalities and not treatment of black fungus : Rahul Gandhi

Amid rising cases of black fungus, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the government for not providing proper treatment to patients suffering from the disease.Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday in a tweet said, "Government should clarify about the situation...

30-May-2021 Lucknow

Priyanka Gandhi sends 10L medicine kits for UP

The Uttar Pradesh Congress has launched its 'Sewa Satyagrah' during which party workers will distribute about 10 lakh medicine kits sent by party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.Medicine kits have been sent to other districts from the party's state...

27-May-2021 New Delhi

Govt owes answer to people on vax shortage : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday slammed the Narendra Modi-led Central government over the Covid vaccine shortage in the country, wondering why India is facing a shortage despite being one of the leading manufacturers of vaccines,...

25-May-2021 New Delhi

Toolkit row: Truth remains unafraid : Rahul Gandhi

A day after the Delhi Police's Special Cell reached the doorsteps of Twitter India offices in Delhi and Haryana's Gurugram in connection with alleged Congress toolkit probe, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a potshot at the government...

24-May-2021 New Delhi

Vax key to controlling pandemic, Govt doesn't care : Rahul Gandhi

Amid shortage of vaccines, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the government saying it is not "serious" about it.Rahul Gandhi tweeted on Monday, "Vaccination is the key to controlling the pandemic but GOI doesn't seem to care."His remark came...

23-May-2021 New Delhi

Future govt should remove Plaque on Central Vista : Kapil Sibal

Coming down heavily on the continuation of Central Vista project, Congress leader Kapil Sibal in a statement on Sunday said, future government should remove the plaque from the project and should write about the apathy of the government towards citizens.Kapil...

23-May-2021 Raipur

Chhattisgarh CM removes Surajpur collector for slapping youth

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel removed Surajpur Collector Ranbir Sharma after a video of him surfaced in which he can be seen hitting a youth for violating lockdown rules. The incident was followed by an uproar on the social media.Gaurav Kumar Singh has...

23-May-2021 New Delhi

Make public daily vaccination district wise : P. Chidambaram

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday demanded that government should put out a daily statement of the number of vaccines administered district-wise as there is a huge shortage in the country.Chidambaram said in a statement, "After Delhi suspended vaccination...

22-May-2021 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi hits out at govt for black fungus epidemic

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the BJP government saying due to the mismanagement of Modi system there is now an epidemic of black fungus along with Covid infections in India.In a tweet in Hindi, Rahul Gandhi said, "It is only in India that...

19-May-2021 New Delhi

Deaths due to Covid increasing, vaccines reducing : Rahul Gandhi

Hours after India recorded highest death due to Covid in a single day, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi slammed the government saying vaccines are decreasing while deaths are increasing. He said, the government's policy is to divert attention and spread...

18-May-2021 New Delhi

Congress accuses UP govt of hiding Covid deaths in Lucknow

The Congress on Tuesday accused the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government of hiding the real figure of deaths due to Covid in the state and said that it has no right to stay in power if it cannot provide proper health care facilities to its people.The...

17-May-2021 New Delhi

Govt has failed but gratitude to heroes serving others : Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has hailed the heroes who are continuously serving the people even though the government has failed.Rahul Gandhi on Monday tweeted, "While GOI has failed not just in managing Covid crisis but also in standing with the people, there...

17-May-2021 New Delhi

Lot common in PM and PM CARES ventilators : Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying ventilators provided by PM CARES don't work and there is a lot common between him and these ventilators."There's a lot common between PM Cares ventilators and the PM himself: too...

16-May-2021 New Delhi

Arrest me too, Rahul tweets poster criticising Modi

Amid reports of people being arrested for putting posters against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has dared the government to arrest him.Tweeting the poster on Sunday, Rahul Gandhi said: "Arrest me too."Meanwhile,...

15-May-2021 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi takes potshot at Modi over dead bodies in Ganga

After several decomposed bodies were found floating in the river Ganga in several cities of Uttar Pradesh, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday indirectly took a potshot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the one who said that Mother Ganga...

29-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Exit poll projections for Bengal on expected lines : Salman Khurshid

The exit poll findings released on Thursday dont look very exciting for the Congress, as except in Tamil Nadu, the Congress is unlikely to wrest power in any of the remaining four states/UT that went to the polls.Former External Affairs Minister and senior...

24-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Govt's claim of no vaccine shortage is hollow: Chidambaram

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday alleged that the government's claim that there is no shortage of vaccines is hollow and untrue and the government should start preparing to meet the demand.In a statement, the former Finance Minister said, "the first...

24-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Don't spend on PR, focus on vaccine & oxygen: Rahul Gandhi to Center

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the Centre for spending money on PR exercise at a time when the country is facing a tough battle against the raging pandemic.Rahul Gandhi in a tweet said, "I appeal to the Union government with humility not to...

23-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Oxygen & ICU bed shortage causing deaths : Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has stepped up attack on the centre for Covid management. He said that many deaths have been caused due to shortage of Oxygen and ICU beds.Rahul Gandhi on Friday tweeted, "Corona can cause a fall in oxygen level but it's #OxygenShortage...

21-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Vaccine strategy is no less than demonetisation : Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the Centre's vaccine strategy and alleged it's akin to demonetisation."Union government's vaccine strategy is not less than the demonetisation… common people will queue up… will bear the loss of wealth, health...

21-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Where is the leadership and planning, Priyanka Gandhi ask Modi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra speaking exclusively to IANS has questioned the government on its response to the rapidly rising Covid numbers in the country. She has accused the government of lack of planning to handle the crisis. Here are some highlights from the rare...

20-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Put money into migrants accounts as they are returning : Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has demanded that the government should transfer money into the accounts of the migrants who are compelled to go back home due to the lockdown and pandemic.Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday tweeted, "Migrants are again moving back, so this...

18-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Vaccination key to fight Covid, Manmohan Singh to Modi

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, putting forward five suggestions to the government including ramping up the vaccination program and giving approval to the vaccines cleared by European agencies or USFDA.Manmohan...

18-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Declare national health emergency: Sibal

Amid rising cases of Covid-19 former Union Minister and Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday demanded that the Centre declare a national health emergency in the country. He also urged the Election Commission to declare a moratorium on election rallies. He...

17-Apr-2021 New Delhi

Funeral and burial ground, it's Modi made disaster : Rahul Gandhi

Amid massive surge in Covid cases, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the continuing crisis. He alleged that it's a Modi made disaster."Shamshan aur Kabristan dono -- Jo kaha so ho kiya (both funeral and burial...

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