KISAN RALLIES

  • 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...
  • After 2 month sabbatical, Rahul Gandhi attends Parliament 1 week ago

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attended Parliament session after a two month long sabbatical. Gearing up to take on the government over the controversial Land Bill, Rahul at a Kisan rally on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmer. ...
  • Rajnath Singh slams Rahul Gandhi for 'misleading' farmers April 19, 2015

    Chandauli(UP): Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for "misleading" peasants at the Kisan Maha rally and made an appeal to the community to not get misguided by rumours spread against NDA government's land acquisition ordinance and other policies. Addressing a Kisan Mahapanchayat in his...
  • BJP asks Rahul Gandhi to apologise for insulting the most popular mandate April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In a blistering counter attack by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's apology for "insulting the most popular mandate" during his speech at the Kisan rally in Ramlila Maidan. Addressing the rally on Sunday, Rahul...
  • Congress flays Centre, Rahul accuses Modi of snatching poor man's land to repay corporates April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Launching into the heat and dust of politics after coming back from his mysterious sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being anti-poor and anti-farmer. Giving enough indications that the fight against the Land Acquisition Ordinance and the...
  • Kisan rally will expose anti-farmer, pro-corporate face of BJP: Sharmistha Mukherjee April 19, 2015

    Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee said the Kisan rally will expose anti-farmer, pro-corporate face of the BJP. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will lead the rally against Land Bill at Ramila Maidan in the national capital. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi not a cause of concern, says Ravi Shankar Prasad April 19, 2015

    Union Minister and BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Congress over the rally. He said, "Congress needs to tell the nation what it has done for farmers. Why so many suicides in their regime, why so much unemployment in their regime. Land acquisition protest is phony criticism as their own...
  • Congress take on Modi government over Land Bill: As it happened April 19, 2015

    After his two-month long sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will lead a mega farmers rally against the Land Acquisition Bill at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan. The Congress has been opposing changes in the original legislation on land acquisition brought by the UPA government in 2013. Congress is protesting the dilution...
  • Traffic advisory for Rahul Gandhi's Kisan rally in Delhi April 19, 2015

    As Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will lead Congress's Kisan rally against land Acquisition Ordinance in the national capital, here is the traffic advisory to be followed. ...
  • Preparations underway for Congress's Kisan rally, 1 lakh people expected to attend it April 19, 2015

    Preparations are underway for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Ordinance in the national capital. Around one lakh people are expected to attend the event at Ramlila maidan. Party leaders from various states are expected to attend the rally. Farmer delegations from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan...
  • Narendra Modi to address BJP MPs on government's welfare schemes today April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday address a workshop of Bharatiya Janata Party MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides...
  • Rahul back in action, Congress leaders switch sides, Kisan rally's success to decide the fate of many April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Sensing a major revamp in the Congress party, several leaders have now switched sides to be on the right side of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. From defending his long leave to vouching his name for the party president's post, everyone wants to be in his good books. Rahul,...
  • As Congress ups the ante, Modi to address BJP MPs on Government's welfare schemes April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address a workshop of BJP MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides with the...
  • Rahul Gandhi meets farmers in Delhi April 18, 2015

    After missing the crucial debates on the Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi finally reached out to farmers. Rahul on Saturday met farmers from different states at his residence. ...
  • Congress launches website zameenwapsi.com to counter BJP's claims about Land Acquisition Bill April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Congress on Saturday launched a website 'zameenwapsi.com' to counter Bharatiya Janata Party's claims regarding the proposedjxc legislation. The website will have all the information regarding Land Bill 2013 version piloted by the Congress and the 2015 one which the BJP-led NDA...
  • With Rahul Gandhi's return, major changes in Congress certain, says Digvijaya Singh April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: After two-month long break, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is now all set to take party's charge and organisational changes will be seen soon. Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh confirmed that there will be changes in the party. Rahul returned to India on Thursday after his two-month long sabbatical....
  • After Rahul's return, AICC meet today to review preparations for Kisan rally April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi returned from his nearly two-month sabbatical, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) will meet on Friday to review preparations for the Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on April 19. Rahul will lead the rally against the Land Bill and...
  • 'Rejuvenated' Rahul gears up to attack Modi, to lead Kisan rally against Land Bill on April 19 April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A 'rejuvenated' Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is all set to take on the Narendra Modi government as he will lead the Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on April 19. Rahul who has returned on Thursday after nearly two-month long sabbatical is believed to have stayed...
  • Rahul Gandhi needs to be seen more, politics cannot be a part time job, says Digvijaya Singh April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: With Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi likely to return from his two-month long sabbatical on Wednesday, senior party leaders have been hinting that he may take a more proactive role. Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said Rahul needs to be seen more and politics cannot be taken as...
  • Rahul Gandhi will return from 2-month long sabbatical on April 15: sources April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is set to return from his two-month long sabbatical on April 15, sources said on Monday. The party has confirmed that Rahul will be leading a Kisan rally against the Land Acquisition Bill on April 19. Seeking to put pressure on the Modi...
  • Rahul Gandhi to address Congress's Kisan rally on April 19, says Digvijaya Singh April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to address party's Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Bill on April 19, party senior leader Digvijaya Singh said on Monday. Gandhi has been missing from action during the crucial Parliament session. Rahul's whereabouts during the leave period have not been disclosed by...
  • BJP follows Congress, set to woo farmers March 16, 2008

    New Delhi: Following in the footsteps of the Congress, it is now the turn of the BJP to rally around farmers. The party has planned several kisan rallies on Sunday in an effort to convince farmers not to get swayed by the Congress's loan waiver. Sundays rally at Jind in Haryana...