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  • A pro-corporate, anti-poor, disappointing Budget: Opposition 16 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: On expected lines, Opposition leaders have criticised the Union Budget 2015 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Saturday, with party president Sonia Gandhi terming it as a "pro-corporate" one. Congress Lok Sabha MP Kamal Nath said this has only been the Budget of commissions, committees and...
  • Would have been good if Rahul Gandhi attended Budget session: Shashi Tharoor 22 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said it would have been good if Rahul Gandhi had attended the Budget Session but expressed confidence that the Congress vice president would return from his break with an agenda for change. "Very seriously, it would be good if Rahul Gandhi had attended...
  • Congress leaders speak in different voices on leadership issue 22 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The debate over leadership in Congress that kicked up after party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's sudden leave refuses to die down with party leaders speaking in different voices. Some maintain that it's time that Rahul takes over the supreme position in the party and put an end to...
  • BJP asks Sonia Gandhi to rein in Congress leaders 'foul-mouthing' PM Modi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Condemning "intemperate" remarks by Congress leaders against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP on Thursday asked party President Sonia Gandhi to rein in her party leaders and demanded an apology from her. BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sharma said Congress leaders, including former MP Raj Babbar, at a rally at Jantar...
  • Suresh Prabhu recounts Mahatma Gandhi's famous train journey in his Rail Budget speech 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu began his Budget speech by recounting Mahatma Gandhi's famous train journey before he joined the freedom struggle. He said, "Bapu took a train voyage before starting the freedom movement." Prabhu said Gandhiji discovered India by travelling in third class which no longer exist. To celebrate 100th...
  • Live: Venkaiah Naidu clarifies his remark on Congress, tries to pacify the opposition 2 days ago

    Uproar in Lok Sabha ahead of presentation of railway budget as opposition demands apology from Venkaiah Naidu for his remarks on the Congress. "I have not used any unparliamentary language , just spoke on what was in the past and present. I respect all leaders and parties," he stated. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi should be made Congress President, says Kamal Nath 3 days ago

    After the storm over Rahul Gandhi's ill timed sabbatical, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath has stepped in to defend the party vice president. ...
  • Kamal Nath, Digvijay Singh support Rahul Gandhi as Congress chief 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi is likely to be elevated as Congress President in April as the party grapples with the crisis which has hit the organisation since the Lok Sabha election rout and the subsequent Assembly election defeats. Some senior leaders like Kamal Nath and Digvijay Singh have come in...
  • Rahul not running away from politics: Digvijaya Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Wednesday dismissed speculation that Rahul Gandhi could "run away" from politics and maintained that he is made of "sterner staff" and will return to lead the party. The AICC general secretary at the same felt that the Congress Vice President is encountering resistance...
  • Rahul's office rejects Congress worker's claims, says photos of him being in Uttarakhand are old 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Soon after Congress worker Jagdish Sharma released pictures of Rahul Gandhi claiming that he is holidaying in Dehradun, the party vice president's office issued a clarification rejecting the claims made by Sharma. "The claims made by Jagdish Sharma are not true. These pictures were taken when Rahul Gandhi was...
  • BJP mocks at Rahul Gandhi, calls his photos a case of 'lost and found' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After a Congress worker released photos of party vice president Rahul Gandhi claiming he was in Uttarakhand following speculations that he was holidaying abroad after skipping the important Budget Session of Parliament a miss, the Bharatiya Janata Party mocked at its rival saying it was a case of...
  • Congress worker releases photo of Rahul Gandhi, claims he is doing 'chintan' in Uttarakhand 3 days ago

    Dehradun: Amidst reports that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is out of the country at a time when the Budget session of Parliament is underway, a party worker Jagdish Sharma has released his pictures and claimed that he is in Uttarakhand. Sharma claimed that he released Rahul's photos because he...
  • Rahul Gandhi is completely entitled to a vacation and we will tell you why 4 days ago

    Rahul Gandhi is on a sabbatical. At least that is what news reports suggest. The question that is on everyone's mind, however, is 'Where is Rahul?'And while there is no good reason for anyone to care where Rahul Gandhi is and what he may be doing, everyone is curious.Be it...
  • Digvijaya Singh defends Rahul Gandhi for taking a break but admits 'timing could have been better' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Coming to the defence of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, senior party leader Digvijaya Singh said there was nothing wrong in taking a break because it helps in introspecting. However, he admitted that a leave during the Budget session of Parliament might have been avoided. "If Rahul wans...
  • Is the Congress Vice President running away from his responsibilities? 5 days ago

    Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 days ago

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  • Rahul Gandhi to miss budget session 5 days ago

    After a series of massive electoral losses with the latest being the complete wipeout of the Congress in Delhi Asembly elections, party vice president Rahul Gandhi is likely to take leave from party work and skip major part of the Budget session that starts on Monday. He may lead Congress's...
  • Cartoon of the day: Rahul Gandhi skips Budget session 5 days ago

    Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi disgruntled as Congress veterans reject his views, skips Parliament session 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With his surprise sabbatical "for a few weeks" sparking speculations, sources within Congress on Monday said Rahul Gandhi was upset over his views and strategies being rejected by party veterans. Rahul's absence is a message to old guard to either fall in line or leave, sources said. Congress spokesperson...
  • Session: BJP takes dig at Congress over Rahul Gandhi's absence 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The absence of AICC vice- president Rahul Gandhi on the first day of the Budget session on Monday invited criticism from BJP which took a dig at Congress saying that it has been reduced to 44 seats in Lok Sabha due its leaders skipping the Parliament in the...
  • Rahul Gandhi skips Budget session, Congress says he's on leave, BJP mocks him for 'holidaying' 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. Even though Congress has given...
  • Rahul Gandhi to skip Budget session, may lead Congress agitation against Land Bill 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After a series of massive electoral losses with the latest being the complete wipeout of the Congress in Delhi Asembly elections, party vice president Rahul Gandhi is likely to take leave from party work and skip major part of the Budget session that starts on Monday. He may...
  • Live: Anna Hazare lashes out at government over Land Ordinance, calls it injustice to farmers 5 days ago

    In spite of the massive numerical superiority in Lok Sabha, the Bharatiya Janata Party led National Democratic Alliance government is set to face a stormy Budget session which will commence on Monday as it is expected to introduce some key legislations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi assurance that issues raised by...
  • Rahul Gandhi seeks time to reflect on 'recent events' 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the crucial All India Congress Committee session expected in April, party Vice President Rahul Gandhi has desired to reflect upon "recent events" and the future course of the party. Party sources said he has "requested Congress President Sonia Gandhi for some time to reflect on recent events...
  • Rahul welcome to join protest, but cannot share stage: Anna Hazare 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A day before launching a protest in Delhi against what he termed the "anti-farmer" land ordinance, social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi can join the movement but would have to sit with the common man. The 77-year-old Gandhian also said that Delhi...
  • Arvind Kejriwal, Rahul Gandhi can join protest but not share stage: Anna Hazare 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Terming the land ordinance as anti-farmer, activist Anna Hazare, who will hold a two-day protest against it from Monday, said on Sunday that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Rahul Gandhi can join the movement but they will not share the stage with him. They will have to...
  • Sonia Gandhi holds strategy meet with Congress leaders on Parliament session 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Budget session, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met senior party colleagues to discuss the strategy to be adopted in Parliament where the government intends to pass a number of bills, including converting certain Ordinances into an Acts. The meeting was attended by party veteran...
  • Government reaches out to opposition parties over pending Bills ahead of Budget session February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Budget session, the Narendra Modi government is trying to reach out to opposition parties over pending Bills, said sources on Thursday. The government has called an all-party meeting on Sunday at 12:30 PM which will be attended by the Prime Minister. Sources said Parliamentary Affairs...
  • Delhi airport ranked best in ACI award; Mumbai's in top 5 February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Airport has been adjudged the best, among the world's most performing airports in the 25-40 million passengers per annum category by the Airport Council International (ACI), with Mumbai Airport also figuring in the top five list. Indira Gandhi International Airport won the annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) award,...
  • Suit with name, temples and larger than life statues reveal the megalomaniac streak of Indian politicians February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: It was a piece of clothing designed to dazzle the world. But a closer scrutiny of the dark pinstripe suit worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during US President Barack Obama's visit revealed that what looked like thin strips were actually his name embroidered on it repeatedly. The entire...