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02-Mar-2021 Guwahati

PM is not even aware of Assam problems : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not even interact with the lakhs of farmers protesting against the Centre's three farm laws in Delhi, then how would he be aware of the problems pertaining to the...

02-Mar-2021 Chennai

Rahul Gandhi takes up push-up challenge at Kanyakumari

Senior Congress leader and former AICC President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accepted a 'push-up' challenge posed to him by a 10th standard student at Kanyakumari, where he was on a visit as part of his people connect programme during the election campaign in Tamil...

01-Mar-2021 Guwahati

Priyanka Gandhi begins poll campaign in Assam

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived here on Monday to campaign for the party in Assam, where the Congress-led seven-party alliance will take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led three-party coalition.Priyanka soon after her arrival...

01-Mar-2021 Chennai

Person representing Tamils, culture will become CM : Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that Tamil Nadu will be ruled by a person who truly represents the Tamil culture and its people.He was speaking at a road show in Kanyakumari as part of the election campaign. The Gandhi scion is on a three-day visit to the state.Lashing...

27-Feb-2021 Chennai

RSS has destroyed institutions and free press: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader and former AICC president Rahul Gandhi has charged that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has destroyed the free press and institutions in the country in a systematic manner over the past six years. He was addressing a meeting of advocates...

27-Feb-2021 Varanasi

Priyanka Gandhi visits Ravidas temple in Varanasi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday attended the 644th birth anniversary celebration of Sant Shiromani Shri Guru Ravidas ji Maharaj at Seer Govardhanpur of the Ravidas temple in Varanasi.Priyanka also sought blessings of Sant Niranjan...

25-Feb-2021 Bhopal/Gwalior

Return of Hindu Mahasabha leader to MP Congress sparks debate

The return of Babulal Chaurasia, the former Hindu Mahasabha councillor from Gwalior to the Congress has kicked up a storm in the state's political circles. Chaurasia was inducted in the party on Thursday in the presence of former chief minister and now Congress...

24-Feb-2021 Jaipur

No new taxes, Raj to have separate agriculture Budget from 2022

Focusing on agriculture, health and education without imposing any new taxes, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday presented the first paperless Budget 2021-22 in the state Assembly.Gehlot, who also holds the finance portfolio, announced free distribution...

24-Feb-2021 Kollam (Kerala)

Rahul Gandhi calls his day out with fishers in Kollam 'a dream'

It was "a dream come true" said Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday after spending an hour in the sea on a boat with fishermen off the coast here in Kerala.He arrived in the seashore village near here and took off on the fishing boat. When he returned he said it...

23-Feb-2021 Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

Rahul Gandhi asks UDF to launch intense poll campaign in Kerala

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took part in a leaders' meet convened by the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) here and urged the participants to ensure that an intense poll campaign is launched ahead of the Assembly elections in...

23-Feb-2021 Mathura (UP)

Priyanka Gandhi assures justice to rape victim, toolkit case

A rape victim from Rajasthan sought justice from Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during her kisan rally here on Tuesday.Priyanka stopped her speech midway and came down from the dais to meet the woman. She took the papers from the victim...

22-Feb-2021 Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

Huge turnout as Rahul Gandhi leads tractor rally at Wayanad

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi led a rally of over 100 tractors on Monday accompanied by thousands of farmers and labourers to protest against the new farm laws and demanded the Kerala government write to the Centre to lift the buffer zone in his Wayanad constituency.Rahul...

20-Feb-2021 Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh)

PM Modi's arrogance is clear to everybody: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress National General Secretary and UP state in-charge, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, while addressing the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Muzzafarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and targeted his "arrogance."She said,"In...

17-Feb-2021 Puducherry

Amid political crisis, Rahul Gandhi lands in Puducherry

As Congress-ruled Puducherry plunged into political uncertainty, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi arrived in the Union territory on Wednesday. With Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanswamy's close aide A. John Kumar resigning from the party on Tuesday,...

15-Feb-2021 Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh)

Priyanka Gandhi reiterates support for farmers

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday reiterated her support to farmers and slammed the central government saying that those who cannot pay the cost of sugarcane, will not be able to understand the cost of human life.Addressing a Kisan Panchayat...

15-Feb-2021 Lucknow

Priyanka Gandhi to boost Congress through 'Kisan Panchayat'

Political parties in Uttar Pradesh are busy working to strengthen their base through the ongoing farmers' agitation for the withdrawal of the three farm laws.After holding a 'Kisan Panchayat' in Saharanpur, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is aiming...

13-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi's tryst with Rudraksh and Sangam

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi made two important political points addressing a farmers rally in Saharanpur -- putting on a Rudraksh mala and taking a holy dip at the Sangam and meeting Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati at Mankameshwar Mandir...

12-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Prime Minister has conceded land to China: Rahul Gandhi

A day after the Defence Minister made a statement in Parliament about the disengagement process by India and China in eastern Ladakh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the government has conceded land to China. Addressing a press conference...

11-Feb-2021 New Delhi

No peace and tranquillity sans status quo ante on LAC: Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday that there will be no peace and tranquillity if there is no status quo ante along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China, and questioned why the government is insulting the sacrifices made by the...

11-Feb-2021 Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh)

Priyanka takes holy dip at Sangam on 'Mauni Amavasya'

Congress General secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Thursday, took a holy dip at Sangam -- the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati -- on the occasion of "Mauni Amavasya'.Priyanka took the holy dip in the waters and offered prayers.The Congress...

09-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Will move pvt members' Bills for repeal of farm laws : Manish Tewari

Congress' Lok Sabha member Manish Tewari on Tuesday said that the party MPs from Punjab have decided to bring private members' Bills in Parliament to seek the repeal of three new central farm laws opposed by the farmers.Tewari, who represents Anandpur Sahib, said:...

09-Feb-2021 Thiruvananthapuram

Rahul, Priyanka to lead poll campaign in Kerala

No government in Kerala has retained power so far but the current Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government is now aiming to change that after an impressive performance in the local body polls.However, the Congress-led opposition is determined to fight it out...

04-Feb-2021 Rampur (Uttar Pradesh)

Priyanka Gandhi meets family of deceased farmer in UP

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Thursday, met the family of the deceased farmer Navreet Singh, who had died during the Republic Day violence in Delhi when his tractor overturned.Priyanka reached the residence of the deceased farmer in the Dibdiba...

02-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Build bridges not walls : Rahul Gandhi on farmers' protest

Amid increased barricading of the spots where the farmers are sitting on protest at the Delhi Borders, the Congress has slammed the Centre for making such arrangements.Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in a tweet said, "GOI, Build bridges, not walls!" He also...

01-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Modi plans to give assets to crony capitalist friends: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed the Centre for not providing cash transfers to the poor in the Union Budget, and said the Modi government was planning to give the country's assets to a few capitalists.In a tweet after the Budget, he said, "Forget...

29-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Government trying to discredit farmers : Rahul Gandhi

Amid the ongoing farmers' agitation and simmering tensions, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the government is trying to discredit farmers by all means and the party stands with farmers in support of the agitation.Addressing a press conference in New...

28-Jan-2021 Thiruvananthapuram

Nation in grip of corporates: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday alleged that "one or two corporates" are controlling the country and added that this is not good for democracy.Gandhi said the farmers of the country have still not got a clear picture on the farm laws and...

27-Jan-2021 Lucknow

Relationship with Amethi not political : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday addressed members of the nyay Panchayat in Amethi's Jamoh and underlined the need for strengthening the party organisation.Addressing the meeting virtually, Priyanka said that for her the relationship...

27-Jan-2021 Lucknow

Relationship with Amethi not political : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday addressed members of the nyay Panchayat in Amethi's Jamoh and underlined the need for strengthening the party organisation.Addressing the meeting virtually, Priyanka said that for her the relationship...

19-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Image of India built by Cong being destroyed by PM : Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Centre over the farmers' agitation, saying that the "image" of India built by the Congress is being "destroyed" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Commenting on the farmers' protests at several borders...

19-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Who is he? Is he my professor: Rahul Gandhi on JP Nadda

Former Congress chief on Tuesday slammed BJP national president J.P. Nadda after he taunted him for misleading and provoking farmers, saying who is he and why should he answer him.While addressing a press conference here at the party headquarters, Rahul Gandhi...

16-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Govt should admit its mistake on farm laws: Chidambaram

A day after the ninth round of talks between the government and the protesting farmers ended without a breakthrough, former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram urged "the government to admit its mistake and agree to start on a clean...

05-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Repeal farm laws : Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has attacked the government a day after the seventh round of talks with the farmer unions did not achieve any breakthrough.The eighth round of talks is scheduled for January 8.Rahul Gandhi in a tweet said, "Modi govt's apathy and...

04-Jan-2021 Jaipur

Despite dinner, dharna together, Gehot-Pilot differences obvious

Although Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his former deputy Sachin Pilot were seen together at the Congress' dharna staged against the Centre's farm laws in Jaipur, differences between the two remained obvious as not a word was exchanged except for courtesy purposes.The...

03-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Manish Tewari joins farmers’ stir at Singhu Border

Shri Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari today joined the farmers’ stir at the Singhu Border to express solidarity with the protesting farmers. He participated in the ‘langar Kar Sewa’ being organized by the head of ‘Qila Anandgarh Sahib’ Baba Sucha Singh.Speaking...

01-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Cong to decide soon on AICC session to elect party chief

The Congress will soon decide on the dates to convene an AICC session to elect a new party President for the remaining term, party sources said on Friday.Senior Congress leaders are likely to meet next week to discuss issues related to the All India Congress...

01-Jan-2021 Lucknow

A 'fate line' is what the Congress needs on its 'hand'

The Congress may still be grappling for answers for its fortunes hitting rock bottom in politics and its inability to regain lost glory, but astrologers in Uttar Pradesh seem to have found the answer.According to them, it is the absence of the fate line...

20-Dec-2020 New Delhi

Is stage set for Rahul Gandhi's return as Congress chief?

Ahead of the crucial election for the Congress chief's post, Sonia Gandhi in a meeting with party leaders has tried to partially defuse the tension simmering internally and has also been successful in giving the 'all is well' message to the party cadre.The...

10-Dec-2020 New Delhi

Like playing DJ music in funeral ground: Cong on Parliament project

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi laying the foundation stone of new Parliament building here on Thursday, the Congress flayed the move as "playing DJ music in a funeral ground" and claimed that various institutions were getting "devalued"."The decision to...

02-Dec-2020 New Delhi

Cong steps up pressure on govt over farmers' stir, Rahul takes stock

The Congress has stepped up pressure on the government to withdraw the farm laws amid the farmers protest and Rahul Gandhi has been in the forefront in attacking the government. The former Congress President has taken stock of the situation with the Punjab...

29-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Modi, says it's time to talk about farmers

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Centre over the ongoing farmers protests. Taking a dig at the Prime Minister's 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, Rahul said now it is time to talk about the farmers.Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi, "The promise was to...

24-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Puzzled by CEA celebrating current account surplus: Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said he is "puzzled" by Chief Economic Adviser K.V. Subramanian celebrating the current account surplus.India may witness a current account surplus due to the recent economic reforms announced by the government, said...

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