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  • Rahul Gandhi now on 'rent a cause' phase: Arun Jaitley 22 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday took a dig at Rahul Gandhi, saying he is now on a "rent a cause" phase and questioned his "commitment" to politics. "What is the kind of commitment to politics that you suddenly disappear for months together and then you come back...
  • Social media contest to pick 100 women making a difference in society: Maneka Gandhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Women and Child Development will soon launch a nationwide competition to select 100 dedicated working women contributing to create a difference in the society, and felicitate them. The competition, a first-of-its-kind initiative taken by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi, would be held on...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi should be brought as Congress chief soon: Kamal Nath 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi should be brought as party chief sooner than later despite Sonia Gandhi leading it with great distinction as "fatigue factor will come in", senior party leader Kamal Nath said. "I feel Rahul should become the President. I certainly have much more experience. I have...
  • Rs 1,273 crore Nirbhaya Fund lying unused 3 days ago

    New Delhi: As much as 1,273.31 crore is lying unused under Nirbhaya Fund set up two years back in the wake of the brutal gang-rape of a young girl on December 16, 2012, Parliament was informed on Friday. Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka...
  • Government is empowered to give policy directives to TRAI: Ajay Maken 3 days ago

    Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken is leading the protest for net-neutrality at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi grabbing the baton from Rahul Gandhi. "The government is empowered to give policy directives to TRAI," said Maken. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi visits Kedarnath as temple opens two years after flash floods 3 days ago

    Kedarnath: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi reached Kedarnath temple on Friday morning after embarking on a 17-km trek. The shrine which reopened for pilgrims on Friday saw Rahul as one of the first ones to offer prayer. Complimenting the authorities for restoring the structures, Rahul said, "I came here to pay...
  • A 'rejuvenated' Rahul Gandhi gives new hope to the down-and-out Congress 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With one electoral debacle after another and a leadership that seemed all at sea again the aggressive onslaught of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress was fast shrinking and losing its relevance across large parts of India. The massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha...
  • In pics: Rahul Gandhi on his way to Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand 4 days ago

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is on his way to Kedarnath, trekking 18 kms up into the Uttarakhand mountains to pay obeisance at the temple which faced the brunt of flash-floods two years ago and has since been spruced. The sources said Rahul was undertaking the yatra because of his...
  • Not politicising the issue, only expressing solidarity: Ajay Maken on farmer suicide 4 days ago

    Demanding an enquiry into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide, Congress President Ajay Maken said that the party was not politicising the issue but was only showing their concern. "By visiting the hospital we have only expressed our solidarity to the farmers," said Maken. ...
  • Indians send over 9 lakh e-mails to TRAI on net neutrality 4 days ago

    The net neutrality debate has taken the country by storm. With just a day left for the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) deadline to end, Internet activists and netizens are working hard urging the public to oppose the proposal to allow internet service providers to charge for content. Net neutrality...
  • Rahul Gandhi to undertake Kedarnath yatra on April 23 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will undertake a yatra to Kedarnath on Thursday, trekking 18 kms up into the Uttarkhand mountains to pay obeisance at the temple which faced the brunt of flash-floods two years ago and has since been spruced up. The 45-year-old Congress leader will start his...
  • Rahul Gandhi refers to Obama, Gorbachev, praises Modi in Lok Sabha 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a rare gesture, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. While addressing the House on the issue of net neutrality, Rahul said it is for the first time that a US President has praised an Indian Prime Minister. "I...
  • Rahul Gandhi joins the net neutrality debate 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Raising the issue of net neutrality, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi sought suspension of Question Hour in Lok Sabha and gave a notice for an adjournment motion to discuss the matter immediately. An adjournment motion involves an element of censure against the Government. However, it is up to...
  • Image makeover of Rahul Gandhi, Congress ready with a plan 5 days ago

    New Delhi: It seems Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has undergone a major transformation during his nearly two-month long and mysterious sabbatical. Congress leaders and workers are happy over the newfound aggression of Rahul Gandhi who has been very forceful and articulate on the twin issues of Land Acquisition Bill...
  • Rahul Gandhi ready to lead Congress as generational change in party inevitable, says Shashi Tharoor 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With speculations rife on who will lead the Congress, senior party leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor said a generational change in the party is inevitable. Even though party leaders are tight-lipped on when Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be elevated and take over the reigns of...
  • Leaders close to Rahul Gandhi seeks action against Sandeep Dikshit: sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The rift in the Congress party is out in the open now as some leaders close to party Vice President Rahul Gandhi have sought action against senior leader Sandeep Dikshit, sources said on Wednesday. Sources added that Rahul aides have asked Congress disciplinary panel chief AK Antony to take...
  • Rahul Gandhi goes all out to corner Centre on net neutrality, BJP hits back 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In an all new avatar, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is taking on the Narendra Modi government on a host of issues catering to different classes of people. After wooing farmers and targeting the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government on Land Acquisition Bill, Rahul lent his...
  • Rahul Gandhi should fight for #NetNeutrality after #ZameenWapsi 5 days ago

    Returning from a 56 day sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has wasted no time in setting the political agenda, taking many of his adversaries by surprise. Interacting with farmers at his residence, making a direct charge at the Prime Minister in a mega 'Kisan-Khet-Majdoor' rally on 19th April and...
  • Timeline: The debate on net neutrality in India 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The idea of net neutrality or free and equal Internet to all has garnered wide attention from across the globe. While countries like the US, Chile, Netherlands and Brazil have already adopted net neutrality that doesn't allow discrimination of Internet content or charge users differently based on...
  • Rahul Gandhi moves adjournment motion in Lok Sabha, demands discussion on net neutrality 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In an all new avatar, an aggressive Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is set to take on the Narendra Modi government one more burning issue before the country. After wooing farmers and declaring the Land Acquisition Bill as anti-poor, Rahul will lend his support to net neutrality in...
  • Rahul Gandhi takes up issue of net neutrality in Lok Sabha: As it happened 5 days ago

    Lending his support to the massive campaign demanding net neutrality in India, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has demanded a discussion on the issue in the Lok Sabha. He has moved an adjournment motion seeking suspension of question hour so that a debate on the issue can be conducted. ...
  • Robert Vadra slams Centre for maintaining privileges for MPs, VIPs at airports 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra has slammed the Centre for allowing privileges for MPs and VIPs at all airports. Issuing a statement on his Facebook page, Vadra accused the government of hypocrisy for attacking him when he enjoyed the same privileges. He added that he was...
  • Rahul Gandhi to go on a padyatra to meet farmers in Madhya Pradesh, Punjab 6 days ago

    New Delhi: After making a roaring comeback and delivering two strong, hard hitting speeches on the Land Acquisition Bill - one at a farmers rally and the other in the Lok Sabha, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to go on a padyatra to states like Madhya Pradesh and...
  • Breaking toons: Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi government over Land Acquisition Bill 6 days ago

    Keeping up his combative stance on Land Acquisition Bill, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate. Taking a dig at Modi's suit which had his name written all over it, Rahul called the Central government a 'suit boot wali sarkar'. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi government of being anti-farmer 6 days ago

    Rahul Gandhi, back from his nearly two-month long sabbatical, took on the Narendra Modi government, calling it anti-farmer and anti-poor. "Modi wants to give your land to industrialist friends from which he has taken loans for his massive election campaign. In the Gujarat model, Modi showed us that he can...
  • Rahul Gandhi will be elevated after consensus in Congress: Sachin Pilot 6 days ago

    New Delhi: As Congress struggles to recover from the massive electoral debacle suffered in the last couple of years and erosion of its support base while trying to get a new leader to steer the party, young Congress leader Sachin Pilot remained tight-lipped on whether party Vice President Rahul Gandhi...
  • Snapshot: Sonia Gandhi sends Holy Cloth for offering at Ajmer Dargah 6 days ago

    A green coloured Chaddar (Holy Cloth), was handed over to a delegation by Congress President Sonia Gandhi which would be offered at at Ajmer Dargah Sharif in Rajasthan. On Monday, US President Barack Obama had sent a holy cloth to be offered at Ajmer Dargah on the occasion of 803th...
  • Giriraj Singh breaks down after Narendra Modi pulls him up for his remarks against Sonia Gandhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after he expressed regret in Parliament over his remarks on Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Union Minister Giriraj Singh broke down when he was pulled up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. Mincing no words Prime Minister castigated Singh for his crude and racist comments. However, Singh...
  • BJP asks MPs to aggressively defend Land Ordinance, highlight Gujarat model 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday asked all its MPs to aggressively defend the Land Ordinance. In the BJP's Parliamentary Party meet, MPs were also told to highlight the Gujarat model while defending the Land Ordinance. The party discussed the strategy on the Land Ordinance, a day after Congress...