GANDHI

  • Delhi: Rahul shows solidarity with slum dwellers, stands against demolition 3 hours 32 minutes ago

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday evening visited the Rangpuri Pahadi slums in the city where demolition of around 900 housing units has rendered thousands homeless and warned the Centre against resorting to such action. ...
  • Drive bulldozer over me to demolish slums, dares Rahul Gandhi 11 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday evening visited the Rangpuri Pahadi slums in the city where demolition of around 900 housing units has rendered thousands homeless and warned the Centre against resorting to such action. Vowing to fight for the poor who were left homeless after Tuesday's demolition...
  • New system to check suspicious passengers at airport from Thursday Yesterday

    New Delhi: An electronic system for alerting authorities about suspicious travellers will be launched on Thursday at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The new electronic Indian Customs Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS) has been developed by the National Informatics Centre with the help of the Directorate General of Systems under...
  • Wrong to say Rajiv Gandhi's name removed from Hyderabad airport: Aviation Minister Yesterday

    The Congress MPs created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over renaming the Rajiv Gandhi airport in Hyderabad. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "It is wrong to say that Rajiv Gandhi's name has been removed. His name continues in Hyderabad international airport and NTR's name has been added...
  • Sonia Gandhi approves five election committees for Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday approved the composition of five election committees for the upcoming assembly polls in Delhi, a party statement said. The 'pradesh election committee' will be headed by state Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and will have 23 members in addition to the heads of...
  • Sonia and Rahul Gandhi to attend Murli Deora's funeral in Mumbai 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will attend the funeral of veteran party leader and former union minister Murli S. Deora, who died on Monday, a party spokesperson said. Deora, 77, died early Monday after a brief illness. Besides the Gandhi family with whom Deora...
  • J&K Assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi to campaign on November 25 3 days ago

    Jammu: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for his party in the second phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. "Rahul Gandhi will campaign for the party candidates in north Kashmir and Jammu division on November 25," General Secretary & Spokesperson, J&K Congress Dr Abdul Rashid Choudhary,...
  • Dumped by people, Congress faces the gravest crisis, internal fight escalates 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Everything seems to be going wrong with the Congress these days. After the most humiliating defeat at the hands of Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha election and debacle in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, internal fighting is escalating in the grand old party which ruled the...
  • Digvijaya takes a dig at Chidambaram, says a non-Gandhi leader can fight AICC presidential elections 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Fissures within the Congress are becoming more apparent with each passing day and now party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has taken a dig at senior leader P Chidambaram by saying that any party leader can fight elections for becoming its chief. Singh has said that no one has stopped...
  • Nobody stopping non-Gandhis from leading Congress: Digvijaya Singh 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said that nobody was stopping any of its leaders, including P Chidambaram, from fighting party elections for becoming its chief, remarks which have renewed the controversy surrounding the issue. Promptly latching on to the remarks, BJP asked whether there were questions about the...
  • Campaign ends for first phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand 4 days ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Campaigning for the first phase of polling on Tuesday for 15 assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 13 Maoist-hit constituencies in Jharkhand ended on Sunday, with BJP hoping to continue its winning streak in the multi-cornered contests riding on the 'Modi wave'. 123 candidates are in the fray...
  • Campaigning ends for first phase of Jharkhand polls on November 25 4 days ago

    Ranchi: Campaigning on Sunday ended in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies going to the polls on November 25 in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. Electioneering had picked up in Palamau, Gumla and Latehar districts between November 21 and November 23 with Prime Narendra Modi and Congress...
  • Jharkhand polls: Congress, BJP workers clash in Daltonganj after Sonia's rally 4 days ago

    Daltonganj: A scuffle broke out between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party workers on Daltonganj in Jharkahnd on Sunday. The scuffle broke out after Congress president Sonia Gandhi's rally. The BJP workers also faced-off with police. Several party workers have been detained. ...
  • Jharkhand elections: 7 reasons why day one is important 4 days ago

    Ranchi: Maoists have a strong presence in most of the 13 constituencies going to polls on Tuesday and reports say they are desperate to execute a big attack on security forces and eliminate candidates. Naxal fear is so strong here that in many of the constituencies, polling parties are airlifted...
  • Jharkhand elections: Sonia Gandhi urges people of Daltonganj to vote for Congress 4 days ago

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi campaigned in Daltonganj in Jharkhand earlier on Sunday where she urged the people to vote for her party. "The UPA government had given crores of rupees for the welfare and development of the state. Unfortunately the BJP government hasn't even used that money," said Sonia. ...
  • Jharkhand polls: Rahul attacks PM, says Swach Bharat Abhiyaan a marketing strategy 5 days ago

    Manika: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi: addressed an election rally in Manika ahead of first phase of elections . The Congress vice president attacked the 'acche din' claims of Priime Minister Narendra Modi. "You gave them full support in Lok Sabha elections. The PM promised 'acche din' after he...
  • IFFI 2014: Didn't know if we'd be banned, abused, run down for making Gandhi cool in 'Lage Raho Munnabhai', says Vidhu Vinod Chopra 6 days ago

    Panaji: It was 'Gandhigiri' preached in popular Bollywood film 'Lage Raho Munnabhai' that gave girls an important tip on how to gauge their prospective groom's nature. It also advised many in a dilemma on ways to deal with irksome neighbours and the best non-violent method to tackle corruption. At a...
  • IFFI 2014: Only Vidhu Vinod Chopra could monetise Gandhi, says Prahlad Kakkar 6 days ago

    Panaji: Producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who received huge applause for his film 'Lage Raho Munnabhai', attended Day 1 of the ongoing 10-day long IFFI. Vidhu's popular Bollywood project wowed everyone especially with the way in which it re-introduced Mahatma Gandhi's principles and virtues in an entertaining yet emotional way. Before...
  • 40,000 crore project planned to strengthen rural power supply: Union Cabinet 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has approved schemes to ensure connectivity to all households. It has approved an 40,000 crore plan to strengthen rural power supply. The Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana, is aimed at ensuring eight hours of quality power supply to agricultural consumers and 24-hour electricity to rural...
  • J&K elections: Vote for secular forces, says Congress president Sonia Gandhi 6 days ago

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi addressed an election rally in Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday where she took a dig at the BJP and urged people to vote for secularism. She said, "I urge the voters in J&K to vote for secular forces, hence vote for congress and make...
  • Sonia Gandhi slams BJP, says it is playing politics over relief work 6 days ago

    Bandipora (J&K): Accusing the BJP of playing politics over providing relief to flood victims of Jammu and Kashmir, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the ruling party at the Centre promised the sky but did not follow it up with action. Gandhi, who is here to campaign for Congress candidate...
  • Sonia Gandhi to campaign in Bandipora, Ramban for J&K elections November 20, 2014

    Bandipora: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi will hold public rallies in Jammu and Kashmir to kick off the party's campaign for the first phase of elections. Sonia will hold public rallies in favour of party candidates in Bandipora and Ramban districts of Jammu and Kashmir. "Congress President will...
  • Ebola patient in India: Are we Ebola-ready? November 19, 2014

    As an Indian national returning from Liberia has been quarantined at a special facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. CNN-IBN asks whether we are Ebola-ready and discusses it with Senior Consultant Dr. MS Jha at Primus Hospital. ...
  • Status check: Are airports Ebola-ready? November 19, 2014

    As an Indian national returning from Liberia has been quarantined at a special facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. CNN-IBN does a status check at three airports in Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai to see what arrangements the Indian government has made for Ebola. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Rahul remembers his grandmother Indira Gandhi on her 97th birth anniversary November 19, 2014

    On the 97th birthday birth anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to her. ...
  • Vaiko calls for a massive celebration of LTTE chief’s birthday November 19, 2014

    Chennai: The NDA ally and the MDMK Chief Vaiko in a statement called for a massive celebration in Tamil Nadu on the occasion of slain LTTE chief Prabhakaran's 60th birthday. Vaiko wants the people of Tamil Nadu to hold prayer meetings, offer prayers, burst crackers and distribute sweets. LTTE is...
  • PM Narendra Modi meets school children in Fiji November 19, 2014

    Suva: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Fiji on a one-day visit on Wednesday, met school children after a traditional welcome ceremony at Albert Park. The event was designed to greet Modi in the proud iTaukei tradition, and also in a way befitting a leader who rose from humble...
  • Photos: From celebrating Teej to meeting Margaret Thatcher: 20 rare and vintage pictures of former Indian PM Indira Gandhi November 19, 2014

    The only child of Jawaharlal Nehru and Kamla Nehru, Indira Gandhi became the third Prime Minister of India and one of the most popular ones till date. She served as the Prime Minister of India from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 to 1984, when she was assassinated.As...
  • Day 2 of Nehru International Conference to begin on Tuesday November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress's two day Nehru International Conference as part of the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Jawaharlal Nehru continues on Tuesday. It is being attended by many eminent leaders. The event, which Congress used to reach out to non-NDA parties, saw Mamata Banerjee from Trinamool Congress and Left...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 17, 2014

    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. ...