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  • Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi on black money issue 14 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying while he failed to deliver on his much tom-tommed promise of bringing black money back he wore a "suit worth Rs 10 lakh" during US President Barack Obama's visit. Addressing an election rally,...
  • Rahul Gandhi's rally in Seelampur aims to boost Congress's fortune in East and North East Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: After a relatively successful roadshow in Kalkaji constituency, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will hold a mega rally on Thursday. The rally is scheduled yo start at 2:30 PM at Shastri Park in Seelampur constituency of the national capital. Several senior leaders including Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder...
  • Prime Minister is doing his personal PR: Rahul Gandhi Yesterday

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister and his development claims during a road show in Delhi. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi's roadshow aims to revive Congress's fortune in Delhi Assembly elections 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a show of strength aimed at reviving the plummeting fortunes of his party, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi undertook a roadshow in Delhi's Kalkaji Assembly constituency on Thursday. The roadshow began from the Kalkaji Transit Camp and went around the constituency as Rahul launched into full fledged campaign...
  • 'Navjivan' to open cafe, portal to spread Gandhian ideology 2 days ago

    Ahmedabad: With a view to present Gandhian ideology in a modern way, Mahatma Gandhi-founded publication house Navjivan Trust will open an art gallery, cafeteria and a centre for sustainable development. Gujarat Chief Minster Anandi Patel will inaugurate the art gallery, cafe and the sustainable development centre on January 29 at the...
  • Rahul Gandhi enters Delhi political battle, holds roadshow 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi entered the political battlefield for Delhi Assembly elections on Tuesday with a roadshow in the national capital. The roadshow began from Transit Camp in Kalkaji Assembly constituency. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, former MP Ramesh Kumar, Kalkaji candidate Subhash Chopra and...
  • Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress roadshow, campaign for Delhi Assembly election candidates 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will enter the political battlefield for Delhi Assembly elections on Tuesday with a roadshow in the national capital. The roadshow will begin from Transit Camp in Kalkaji Assembly constituency. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, former MP Ramesh Kumar, Kalkaji candidate Subhash...
  • Nuclear deal figures in Obama-Sonia meeting 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The issue of operationalising the bilateral landmark civil nuclear deal and cooperation in multiple sectors between India and US were understood to have figured as Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met US President Barrack Obama. A wide range of strategic affair issues came up...
  • Obama pays tributes to Mahatma, calls him rare gift to world 4 days ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama, who has often talked about the influence of Mahatma Gandhi on his life, on Sunday paid homage to the 'apostle of peace' at the Rajghat memorial here describing his spirit as a "rare gift" to the world. The American President placed a wreath, showered rose...
  • Barack Obama pays floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama, who has often talked about the influence of Mahatma Gandhi on his life, on Sunday paid homage to the 'apostle of peace' at Rajghat soon after his arrival on a three-day visit. Obama placed a wreath at Gandhi's memorial and bowed before the Samadhi with...
  • In pics: Barack Obama plants a sapling at Rajghat 4 days ago

    US President Barack Obama on Sunday planted a sapling at Rajghat after laying the wreath at father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi's memorial. ...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Javier Moro talks about 'The Red Sari'; recounts the hilarious incident of how he first introduced himself to Sonia Gandhi 6 days ago

    Jaipur: Javier Moro, speaking in a lilting Spanish accent, looked unruffled by the reaction to his famously-banned, recently released book 'The Red Sari'. A biography that Moro describes is more on the lines of a love story, is a biographical account of Indian National Congress president Sonia Gandhi. In a discussion...
  • Congress delegation headed by Sonia to call on Barack Obama 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Sonia and Rahul Gandhi will be part of a Congress delegation which will call on US President Barack Obama on January 26. Briefing reporters, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, however, did not give the names of rest of the members of the delegation, to be headed by Sonia Gandhi. The...
  • Female foeticide needs to be fought strongly: Maneka Gandhi January 20, 2015

    Panipat: Stressing that the society as a whole needs to change the mindset towards the girl child to end the problem of female foeticide, Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that the practice was more prevalent among the middle, upper-middle and rich sections of the society. Though there was...
  • Exclusive: Javier Moro talks about controversy over 'Red Sari' January 18, 2015

    It seems that trouble is mounting for the beleaguered Congress. Spanish writer Javier Moro's 'The Red Sari', controversial, unauthorized biography of Congress President Sonia Gandhi is being released by Roli Books in India. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Javier Moro said, "'The Red Sari' is a dramatised biography." ...
  • Congress leaders calling 'The Red Sari' malicious without reading it: Javier Moro January 17, 2015

    After seven years of an unofficial ban, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's biography 'The Red Sari' has hit the stands on Friday. Author Javier Moro has hit out at the Congress for calling it malicious and said, "This kind of phrase is said by someone who has not read the book....
  • Controversial book on Sonia Gandhi 'The Red Saree' to be released in India January 16, 2015

    New Delhi It seems that trouble is mounting for the beleaguered Congress. Spanish writer Javier Moro's 'The Red Sari', controversial, unauthorized biography of Congress President Sonia Gandhi is being released by Roli Books in India. The book's English version was not allowed to be released in India in 2010. This...
  • Congress to hit the ground in Delhi only after declaring all 70 candidates January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The Congress is playing very safe this time in the Delhi Assembly election and will only sound the poll bugle after declaring the full list of 70 candidates. The last list of 21 candidates is expected to be out by Thursday night or by Friday, said Congress media in-charge...
  • Ordinance row: BJP hits back at Congress, asks were Nehru, Indira 'dictators'? January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on dug up details of ordinances issued by Congress regimes in the past to hit back at it for its attack on Narendra Modi government and wondered if the party will brand Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi as "dictators". Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu, however, added that...
  • Modi government is showing its true colours, BJP leaders making controversial remarks: Sonia January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the true colours of the Modi government were now coming out as many of their leaders were making provocative and controversial statements. "Influential members of the BJP are making disturbing statements which are taking forward their policy of polarisation," senior Congress...
  • CWC discusses measures to strengthen Congress, no decision on elevating Rahul's post January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee met on Tuesday to discuss measures to strengthen the party. The party has decided that it will launch agitations against the Land Acquisition Ordinance. However, no decision was taken on elevating Rahul Gandhi as the party president. Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit has...
  • Congress leaders meet today, Rahul Gandhi likely to be elevated to party President post January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will convene a Congress Working Committee meeting on Tuesday morning at the party headquarters. It will be first meeting since the party lost heavily in Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir. All eyes are likely to remain on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi...
  • Vibrant Gujarat summit: Modi exhibited forward looking leadership, says Ban Ki Moon January 11, 2015

    Speaking at the Vibrant Gujarat summit, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exhibited forward looking leadership. He also said, "All world leaders are inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's teachings." ...
  • Congress became 'weak' due to 'some wrongs' of UPA-II: Janardhan Dwivedi January 11, 2015

    Lucknow: The Congress became "weak" in the country because of "certain wrongs" of the UPA-II leading to its present scenario, senior party leader Janardan Dwivedi said as he spoke of the need to launch a struggle to strengthen the organisation. "Some wrongs of the UPA-2 have led to the present scenario...
  • Sri Lanka government to prosecute LTTE leader wanted in the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi January 11, 2015

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's new government will prosecute a top LTTE leader who is wanted in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The present government which took office only two days ago has claimed that the decision was taken even before they came to power. Kumaran Pathmanathan, who is better...
  • Gandhi statue at British Parliament will cement India ties: David Cameron January 10, 2015

    London: Justifying the decision to install a Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament Square, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the initiative would lead to Britain cementing its historical connection with India. Cameron said there were "lots of reasons for the Gandhi statue to be installed at the British Parliament" alongside...
  • Congess outlines blueprint for party revamp January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Struggling to recover from its worst electoral debacle, Congress leadership has outlined a blueprint to revamp the party and redraft its socio-economic policies amid reports that Rahul Gandhi may be elevated to the position of party President. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has written...
  • Hot Seat: Congress is voice of the people, says Digvijaya Singh January 10, 2015

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh talks about party's strategy for coming Delhi Assembly elections. ...
  • 'The Prince of Gujarat' is a lazy weekend read January 10, 2015

    The Prince of Gujarat is a one of a kind book. It is a story of a prince who was a part of India's struggle for independence. It is a story of times when princes and kings did not want to let go of their kingdoms and Gopaldas Patel did...
  • US-based brewery seeks to end uproar over 'Gandhi-Bot beer' January 9, 2015

    Woodbridge: A brewery that drew condemnation in the US and India for its beer that carries the name and likeness of Mahatma Gandhi says it has received threats and is seeking a way to end the uproar. New England Brewery of Connecticut posted on its Facebook page on Thursday that the...