Gandhi

  • Sonia Gandhi calls BJP, RSS danger to secularism 16-04-2014 05:41 PM

    Addressing her first rally in Telangana after the Statehood Bill was passed, Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at the BJP and RSS calling them a danger to secularism. Sonia said, "Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi sacrificed their lives to save the secular values of the country and today the...
  • Modi claims to have the solution to all the problems of India: Sonia 16-04-2014 05:24 PM

    Addressing a rally in Kanyakumari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. She said, "A dangerous combination of religious fanaticism, politics and money has come forward to seize power, to polarise the population and to divide us communal lines. This individual claims to have...
  • 61st National Awards: 'Ship of Theseus' wins best feature film, Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao, Best Director for Hansal Mehta for 'Shahid' 16-04-2014 04:32 PM

    Director Anand Gandhi's powerful film about a photographer, a Jain monk and a young stock broker told through different segments won Best Feature Film at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. 'Ship of Theseus', depicting issues of intuitive brilliance, metaphysical belief and intricate morality in a world full of...
  • Modi unlikely to campaign in Vadodara, Congress pins hope on Sonia Gandhi 16-04-2014 03:21 PM

    BJP Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi is likely to give a miss to campaigning in Vadodara constituency from where he is contesting Lok Sabha election. With just two weeks left for end of campaigning in Gujarat, which will go to vote on April 30, no election meeting or road show...
  • BJP Slams Priyanka for Finding Fault With Family Members 16-04-2014 02:51 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi's attack on the BJP over its "divisive" ideology on Wednesday invited sharp retort from the party, which said the mentality of the Congress had become so "depraved" that it was finding fault with its family members. The BJP was referring to Priyanka's barbs at cousin and BJP leader...
  • Priyanka starts campaign in Raebareli, takes on Narendra Modi 16-04-2014 01:53 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday kick-started the poll campaign in her mother Sonia Gandhi's constituency Rae Bareli projecting the next Lok Sabha polls as a battle between two ideologies and making a veiled attack on Narendra Modi, saying only one man takes all decisions in BJP. "There is one ideology under...
  • Smriti Irani files nomination from Amethi 16-04-2014 01:49 PM

    Amethi: Gearing up for a three-cornered fight, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Smriti Irani filed her nomination in Amethi on Wednesday. The actor-turned politician is fighting the election against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas. After filing her nomination, Irani launched an attack at the...
  • Bihar people have a radar that helps them identify wrong people: Rahul 16-04-2014 12:59 PM

    Kishanganj: While Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi continues the 'toffee model' attack on BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi, he made another 'radar' attack on him on Wednesday. Addressing a rally in Bihar's Kishanganj, Rahul said, "Modi doesn't know that every person in Bihar has a radar which helps them know...
  • Priyanka Gandhi takes on Modi, says BJP a one-man show 16-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Rae Bareli: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday directly took on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying that the 2014 Lok Sabha election was a battle of ideologies. "While our (Congress) ideology is to empower the people, their ideology is about a single man taking all the decisions," said Priyanka...
  • Maneka Gandhi comes to the defence of Varun, asks Priyanka to focus on polls 16-04-2014 12:05 PM

    New Delhi: BJP MP Maneka Gandhi has once again come to the defence of her son Varun Gandhi saying that the recent remarks by Priyanka Gandhi indicated that the Congress clan was worried about the forthcoming elections. Priyanka had on Tuesday accused her estranged cousin and BJP leader Varun Gandhi...
  • Priyanka a part of the Gandhi family that embodies secularism: Azad 16-04-2014 11:40 AM

    Reacting on the ongoing controversy of the spat between Priyanka Gandhi and Varun Gandhi, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "She is part and parcel of Gandhi family and she has the blood of Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajeev Gandhi and naturally entire family is embodiment of secularism and socialism...
  • Congress demands FIR against Swamy over remark against Priyanka 16-04-2014 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday complainedto the Election Commission against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for a particularly caustic remark he made about Priyanka Gandhi. Swamy reportedly called Priyanka an alcoholic and said that she would have been thrashed if she contested the elections from Varanasi since she drank too...
  • Priyanka Gandhi to campaign for Sonia in Raebareli 16-04-2014 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi will campaign for her mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli on Wednesday, a day after she campaigned for her brother in Amethi. Priyanka has been made in-charge of Rahul and Sonia's campaigns in the two constituencies. Priyanka has truly stepped up the...
  • Publishers make merry in election season, books on politicians fly off the shelves 16-04-2014 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: Book publishers are making a merry this election season. With the election battle unveiling in book stands now, books on political leaders are soon flying off the shelves. The two books that apparently are the most sought after currently are Sanjaya Baru's 'The Accidental Prime Minister' and former...
  • Varun Gandhi has assets worth nearly Rs 20 crore, 3 firearms 16-04-2014 08:04 AM

    BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Tuesday declared assets worth nearly Rs 20 crores and three fire arms in his name. In his affidavit submitted at the time of filing nominations, Gandhi delcared assets of Rs 19.96 crore in his name while Rs 11.88 lakh is in the name of his...
  • Manmohan Singh is a super PM, says Priyanka Gandhi 16-04-2014 12:26 AM

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday called Manmohan Singh a "super PM" and defended him against being called India's weakest prime minister. Asked by reporters in Amethi about Sanjaya Baru's book "The Accidental Prime Minister: The making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh", Priyanka said: "Only Manmohan Singh was super PM." The...
  • Rahul justifies his 'toffee' barb against Gujarat model 16-04-2014 12:20 AM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi tonight justified his 'toffee' barb against the Gujarat model of development, saying it was prompted by the Narendra Modi government giving away land to industrialists at Re 1 per sqmetre, the price of a toffee. Addressing an election rally here around 9 PM, nearly four...
  • Sonia Gandhi's first poll rally in Telangana today 16-04-2014 12:02 AM

    Hyderabad: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally at Karimnagar in Telangana on Wednesday, her first public meeting in the region after the passage of Statehood Bill in February. The rally is likely to take place in the evening, Congress sources said. The meeting is crucial for Congress...
  • Varun has betrayed the Gandhi family, says Priyanka 15-04-2014 10:45 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed estranged cousin Varun Gandhi for the second time in three days, criticising him for siding with the BJP, and "betraying the family". Talking to reporters in Amethi, Priyanka accused the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency of "betraying the family". Her...
  • Sonia, Rahul destroyed the country, alleges Narendra Modi 15-04-2014 10:31 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi have destroyed the country, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. "The mother-son duo has destroyed the country," Modi thundered at an election rally in Bihar's Bhagalpur Lok Sabha constituency. Modi said that Sonia Gandhi...
  • Modi attacks Rahul over 'toffee model', regrets targeting PM 15-04-2014 10:22 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his "toffee model" jibe, and also regretted criticising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the past. "In such a big election, first they spoke of balloons and now toffees... If he gets a...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 15-04-2014 10:11 PM

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  • Does the Gandhi family brand name still have political appeal? 15-04-2014 10:11 PM

    In battle ground Uttar Pradesh, there has been a war of words between estranged cousins Varun and Priyanka Gandhi. As BJP MP Varun Gandhi was being showered with flowers on way to his nomination in Sultanpur, 50 kms away in Amethi cousin Priyanka was hurling brick bats at him. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: War of words between Priyanka and Varun turn bitter 15-04-2014 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: In battle ground Uttar Pradesh, there has been a war of words between estranged cousins Varun and Priyanka Gandhi. As BJP MP Varun Gandhi was being showered with flowers on way to his nomination in Sultanpur, 50 kms away in Amethi cousin Priyanka was hurling brick bats at...
  • Sonia takes charge of Congress campaign, BJP says Rahul failed 15-04-2014 09:47 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after Congress President Sonia Gandhi appealed to the voters through a television address asking them to choose between politics of unity and politics of hate, the Bharatiya Janata Party called it an act of desperation. The BJP said that it was a sure sign of lack of...
  • Left parties to help provide alternative government: Sitaram Yechury 15-04-2014 09:29 PM

    Nashik: Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said on Tuesday that the left parties can help to provide an alternative non-Congress and non-BJP government at the Centre with the help of 11 like-minded parties after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He alleged that both the BJP and the Congress are similar...
  • News 360: War of words between Priyanka, Varun Gandhi 15-04-2014 09:08 PM

    None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family tea party,...
  • A Billion Votes: Rahul Gandhi rakes up Godse to slam BJP's ideology 15-04-2014 07:30 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo against the BJP saying the Lok Sabha elections is a battle between love, harmony and the ideology of RSS member Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. ...
  • Sonia has given 'farewell speech': BJP 15-04-2014 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: Picking on Sonia Gandhi's televised appeal to voters, BJP on Tuesday said it is a "farewell speech" of an exhausted Congress and reflects her realisation that her son Rahul Gandhi has not clicked on the election front and she needs to take charge. "All of a sudden Sonia...