Congress Rally

  • Sonia Gandhi to address rally in Rajasthan next month August 25, 2013

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address a public meeting in Jaipur next month as part of the party's Sandesh Yatra in Rajasthan, state Congress chief Chandrabhan said in Jaipur on Sunday. "A state-level rally will be held in Jaipur next month for which we have invited the party president," Chandrabhan said, adding that...
  • WB: Cong takes out rally to protest against political violence January 10, 2013

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Congress on Thursday took out a massive rally in Kolkata to protest against political violence in the state. The rally turned violent in between as protesters tried to break through barricades at the administrative headquarters of the state - the Writers' Building. The protesters had planned...
  • The Last Word: After the mega rally, can Cong rouse itself nationally? November 5, 2012

    Huge crowds were present at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi for the mega rally of Congress party. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi addressed the crowds on the government's decision to back the economic reforms. ...
  • Reveal source of funding of mega rally: Kejriwal to Cong November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption (IAC) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday questioned the source of funding of the Congress's mega rally on Sunday and asked it to reveal the details. "Congress should give details on how much was spent on Sunday's rally and the source of funding. I have been...
  • Hooda, Gehlot seek larger role for Rahul Gandhi November 4, 2012

    New Delhi: A strong pitch for giving a larger role to Rahul Gandhi was made by two Congress Chief Ministers at the party rally here today which saw the young leader underlining the need to further open up the political system for the youth. Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda...
  • Determined to root out corruption, says PM November 4, 2012

    New Delhi: With his government and some ministers hit by allegations of corruption, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday reiterated that the UPA government was determined to root out corruption but it should be done in a manner that honest officials do not become scared of working. Addressing a massive rally of...
  • Will give fitting reply to corruption charges: Sonia November 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday challenged the corruption charges levelled against the UPA government, and said the party and the UPA government will give a fitting reply to the allegations. "The Opposition is levelling several allegations of corruption against the government. What is the truth and untruth...
  • We will get Lokpal Bill passed, says Rahul Gandhi November 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Sunday promised that the UPA government will get the Lokpal Bill passed in Parliament in the coming months. "We will get the (Lokpal) bill passed in Parliament soon. Wait and watch," Rahul assured assured his party workers at the Congress's massive rally...
  • India's biggest problem is its political system: Rahul November 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hailed the reform measures taken by the UPA government and said his party wants to improve the country. Rahul added that the biggest problem of India is its political system as "its doors are closed for the common man" and said...
  • Congress mega rally: PM, Sonia, Rahul set to attack Oppn November 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Surrounded by controversies and scams, the big three of the Congress - Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will try to divert attention by showcasing the economic agenda of the government over the past few months at a mega rally...
  • TMC's anti-FDI rally live: Mamata to protest across India October 1, 2012

    New Delhi:3:00 pm: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said she will invite Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for her rally in Lucknow against FDI. She also said she will bring a no-confidence motion if Mulayam supports her. "I will go everywhere in...
  • Gujarat Cong plans rally against Dalit killings October 1, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Congress is expected to hold a massive rally in Gandhinagar on Monday in protest against the deaths of three Dalit men who were killed in police firing in Thangadh, Surendranagar on September 22. The party has demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into...
  • Oppn must help in passing Lokpal Bill: Sonia November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Calling corruption a "plague", Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the government was committed to eradicating it and hoped that the opposition would help in passage of anti-graft measures including Lokpal. She said together with the Lokpal bill, the government was working on a variety of legislations "which...
  • Lucknow: protesting Cong workers lathicharged June 27, 2011

    New Delhi: There were clashes between the Congress activists and police at the party's nyaya yatra in Lucknow on Monday. The police resorted to lathicharge to push back the protesting Congress workers. Congress state president Rita Bahuguna Joshi and 500 other Congress workers were taken into custody for flouting prohibitory orders. Congress...
  • Sonia Gandhi's Haryana rally takes toll on NH-1 October 2, 2008

    Panipat (Haryana): United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi's rally in this industrial city on Thursday threw traffic on National Highway No. 1 out of gear with police blocking a major section of the road, which is one of the busiest in the country. Thousands of motorists and public transport passengers...