Sonia Gandhi

  • Gujarat no 'swarg', Modi only concerned about chair: Sonia Gandhi 24-04-2014 05:47 PM

    Valsad: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took on Narendra Modi on his home turf of Gujarat, saying the state was nowhere near "swarg" (heaven) as claimed by him, and accused the BJP's prime ministerial hopeful of being concerned only about his chair. Addressing her first election rally in Gujarat,...
  • Sonia takes on Modi, says Gujarat is debt-ridden 24-04-2014 05:32 PM

    Sonia Gandhi was campaigning in Valsad, Gujarat on Thursday. She said that some BJP leaders talked as if the "heaven will come on earth when they come to power". "But they do not tell you the fact that the state of Gujarat is itself debt-ridden," she said. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi loses tax-free railway bonds worth Rs 10 lakh 24-04-2014 03:33 PM

    New Delhi: Amid the hustle-bustle of Lok Sabha polls, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has disclosed loss of tax-free bonds worth Rs 10 lakh purchased from the Indian Railway Finance Corp. Gandhi, who has listed these bonds among her assets and investments in the latest election affidavit, has also requested IRFC...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 23-04-2014 10:31 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Narendra Modi sidelined BJP veterans to promote himself: Chiranjeevi 23-04-2014 06:33 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Congress campaign committee chief Chiranjeevi accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of pushing aside veteran leaders of his party to promote himself. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday during his election campaign on behalf of Congress candidates in the city, Chiranjeevi compared the Gujarat Chief Minister...
  • Priyanka Gandhi campaigns for Sonia, appeals to voters to reject BJP 23-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi has sharpened her attack on Narendra Modi. Campaigning for her mother Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli, Priyanka took a jibe at Modi saying a leader who listens to women's phone conversations does not believe in female empowerment. She also accused the BJP of practicing divisive politics and appealed to...
  • Priyanka takes on BJP for dragging Vadra into the political battle 22-04-2014 10:18 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka has for the first time responded to allegations of corruption against her husband Robert Vadra, saying she will fight the insults. Addressing an election meeting in Raebareli, Priyanka hit back at the opposition for dragging her husband's name in the campaign for...
  • LS polls: Is Congress worried about Rahul Gandhi's Amethi seat? 22-04-2014 05:24 PM

    Is the Congress getting the jitters in Amethi, a high-profile constituency long considered a pocket borough of the Gandhis? While no Congressman openly talks about it, senior leaders concede in private of an "opposition onslaught" that was "worrying if not frightening". They are emphatic that incumbent MP Rahul Gandhi will...
  • PIL in Delhi HC against Vadra over land deals, corruption charges 22-04-2014 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in Delhi High Court against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra demanding criminal investigation against him over alleged land and other corruption related charges. The matter is likely to come up for hearing in the court on Wednesday. This comes after Priyanka...
  • Lot of things are being said about my husband, will fight back: Priyanka Gandhi 22-04-2014 03:04 PM

    Breaking her silence, a "pained" Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday said her husband Robert Vadra was being targeted for political reasons and asserted that her resolve to fight back will increase the more the opponents attack. Campaigning for her mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi in this constituency of Uttar Pradesh,...
  • Lok Sabha election live blog: April 22 22-04-2014 08:48 AM

    Here are the latest updates related to Lok Sabha polls 2014. ...
  • Campaigning in 117 constituencies for 6th phase to end today 22-04-2014 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: Campaigning for the crucial sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections in 117 constituencies will end on Tuesday. The 117 constituencies across 12 states will go for voting on April 24. Milind Deora, Meera Sanyal, Shahnawaz Hussain, Tariq Anwar, Mohammad Taslimuddin are amongst the big names in the fray....
  • Sonia, Rahul have done nothing for the nation: Modi 21-04-2014 08:08 PM

    New Delhi: BJP prime ministerial nominee and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi continued to campaign aggresively against Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying the mother-duo didn't do anything for the nation. "Everyone in Congress is making a strategy of 'Modi roko'. They think if Modi comes...
  • Vadra is owner of Rs 400 cr company because he is Sonia’s son-in-law: Raje 21-04-2014 07:33 PM

    Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Rajasthan Chief Minister and BJP leader Vasundhara Raje addressed four election rallies in the state on Monday. The rallies were conducted at Laxman Bazar in Bharatpur, Dholpur, Uniara. Raje was accompained by BJP candidate Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria who began the address and asked support for...
  • Pawar did not attend Rahul's rally due to a technical snag in his chopper: NCP 21-04-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: A day after NCP chief Sharad Pawar skipped Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's rally in Mumbai, party leader DP Tripathi rebutted claims that Pawar pulled out of the joint rally because Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi cancelled her one-day Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons. "This is all speculative news,...
  • After Sonia, Modi to hold election rally in Telangana on Tuesday 21-04-2014 11:46 AM

    Hyderabad: After Sonia Gandhi, it is now BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi's turn to woo voters in India's newest state Telangana. Modi will be addressing public meetings at Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Mahbubnagar and Hyderabad on Tuesday. Telugu superstar Pawan Kalyan will also be accompanying Modi during his election meetings. The TDP...
  • Sonia suffers mild asthma attack, to resume campaigning soon 21-04-2014 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Congress President Sonia Gandhi cancelled her Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons, sources told CNN-IBN that she had a minor asthma attack. The UPA chairperson is likely to resume the campaigning soon. Sonia was scheduled to address three election rallies in Maharashtra on Sunday in Dhule,...
  • Narendra Modi never speaks the truth, says Jairam Ramesh 21-04-2014 07:48 AM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of never speaking truth. "I would not comment on any allegations levelled by Modi as he never speaks truth," the Union Rural Development Minister said at a press conference in Dhanbad. Rejecting to BJP's claim that there...
  • Lok Sabha election live blog: April 21 21-04-2014 07:46 AM

    Here are the latest updates related to Lok Sabha polls 2014. ...
  • Sharad Pawar skips Rahul Gandhi's rally, doesn't share stage with him 20-04-2014 09:03 PM

    Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday skipped Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's election rally organised in Mumbai. The NCP chief reportedly pulled out of the joint rally after Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi cancelled her one-day Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons. The NCP said Sharad Pawar had originally changed his...
  • Congress is a mother-son party, says Ramdev 20-04-2014 06:35 PM

    Launching a frontal attack onNehru-Gandhi family, Yoga guru and supporter of Narendra Modi,Baba Ramdev on Sunday criticized the Congress, calling it a partyof 'Maa-Beta' (mother and son). "Supreme Prime Minister is Sonia and her son Rahul Gandhi.Yeh maa-beta party desh ko chala rahe hain (The party ofmother and son is...
  • Rahul Gandhi failed to look after Amethi, says Modi 20-04-2014 04:11 PM

    BJP leader Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and questioned his ability to take care of the nation when he couldn't look after Amethi - his Lok Sabha constituency while he was addressing a rally in Bilaspur. "His mother (Sonia Gandhi) is urging the people of...
  • The Election that Isn't: Cyrus in conversation with 'political leaders' 20-04-2014 04:05 PM

    In a televised address Congress President Sonia Gandhi apologised to the people for the past. Narendra Modi too, in an interview, sidestepped the question of apologising on the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • How will Rahul work for India when he couldn't develop Amethi: Modi 20-04-2014 03:50 PM

    Bishrampur: After Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that she was giving her son to the people of Amethi and wanted them to take care of him, BJP leader Narendra Modi said that how can Rahul Gandhi be expected to take care of the country if he cannot even manage manage...
  • Modi takes a jibe at Gandhi family, says India has a 'RSVP' model 20-04-2014 03:43 PM

    BJPs prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday fired fresh salvos at the Congress, terming the UPA a 'mother-son' government and raking up the alleged land deals of Robert Vadra by saying that the country wants to know about the RSVP (Rahul, Sonia, Vadra, Priyanka) model. Hinting at the allegations...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Sonia Gandhi unwell, cancels rally in Maharashtra 20-04-2014 02:46 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday cancelled her one-day Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons. The Congress party said Sonia Gandhi is unwell, but refused to disclose any details about her illness. Sonia Gandhi was to address rallies in Mumbai, Dhule and Nandurbar. While party vice president Rahul Gandhi along with...
  • Modi to hold 5 rallies today; Kejriwal to campaign in Amethi 20-04-2014 09:08 AM

    New Delhi: As a last-ditch effort to woo the voters ahead of the polls, several political parties including the BJP and the AAP will be holding rallies across the country on Sunday. Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be holding five rallies on Sunday. He will address...
  • 'No vacancy' for leadership role for Priyanka in Congress: Tharoor 19-04-2014 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: With Sonia and Rahul Gandhi at the top, the Congress has "no vacancy" for a leadership role, party leader Shashi Tharoor said on Saturday amidst speculation that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra could assume a bigger responsibility in the organisation. "The Congress has a President and a Vice-President, who is...
  • We got to know about corruption because of RTI: Sonia 19-04-2014 06:39 PM

    In a bid to woo the electorate, Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Saturday boasted that Right to Information (RTI) was brought by her party. "It is only because of RTI that we got to know about corruption," she added. The Congress chief gave this statement while addressing a poll rally...