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  • Sonia hails Rahul's speech on Land Bill as Congress takes on BJP in Lok Sabha 12 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: She was not there to witness first hand her son take on the Narendra Modi government on the controversial Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha but she lauded his effort even as the Bharatiya Janata Party refused to back down and came out in full force to...
  • Can Rahul's new found aggression make up for his absence? 13 hours 29 minutes ago

    Keeping up his combative stance on Land Acquisition Bill, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate. Taking a dig at Modi's suit which had his name written all over it, Rahul called the Central government a 'suit boot wali sarkar'. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi, 15 other Congress MPs give Rahul Gandhi's speech on Land Bill in Lok Sabha a miss 17 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even though the Congress had issued whip to all its 44 Lok Sabha MPs to be present during party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's speech on the Land Acquisition Bill in the House, 16 lawmakers including Congress President Sonia Gandhi were missing during the debate. Apart from Sonia Gandhi, another...
  • Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi enquire about Sushma Swaraj's health 17 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Setting aside political differences, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul on Monday walked upto External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Lok Sabha and enquired about her well-being. Gandhi walked upto her and had a chat with a smiling Swaraj, who also spoke to the Congress chief. The...
  • Giriraj Singh regrets racist remarks against Sonia Gandhi 18 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Giriraj Singh was on Monday forced to express regret in the Lok Sabha for his racist remarks against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, after vociferous protests on the issue. "I never meant to offend anyone. But if my comments hurt anyone's sentiments, I regret it," Singh said when...
  • Congress, BJP spar in Lok Sabha over Giriraj Singh's remark on Sonia Gandhi's skin colour 23 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As expected it has been a stormy start to the second part of Parliament's Budget Session with the Congress raising a hue and cry over Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh's comments on the colour of Sonia Gandhi's skin. As soon...
  • Congress embarssed as farmers leave rally during Sonia Gandhi's speech Yesterday

    New Delhi: In what is being widely termed as an embarrassing moment for the Congress, a large group of farmers was seen leaving the venue as soon as party president Sonia Gandhi began to address the "Kisan-Khet Mazdoor" rally in Delhi. A group of farmers wearing pink turbans, believed to be...
  • With Rahul Gandhi's return, major changes in Congress certain, says Digvijaya Singh 3 days ago

    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....
  • Leadership change at this juncture will delay party revival: Sandeep Dikshit 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit on Thursday stuck to his stand of backing Sonia Gandhi as the top party leader insisting that a change at this juncture could bring "friction" and delay the revival of an "electorally weakened party". Hailing the leadership of Sonia Gandhi, he also downpalyed the...
  • Vacation over, Rahul returns 4 days ago

    Rahul Gandhi who has returned on Thursday after nearly two-month long sabbatical is believed to have stayed at a famous meditation retreat centre in Yangon, Myanmar. ...
  • Can Rahul Gandhi battle the infighting in Congress and revive its fortunes? 4 days ago

    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 at a...
  • BJP mocks Rahul Gandhi return, says Congress, Vice President both 'confused' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Thursday greeted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's return with sarcasm as it asked him to tell the people whether or not he wanted to continue in politics and also took a jibe at the opposition party over its "leadership crisis". Noting that he has been in the...
  • Watch: Congress leaders question Rahul Gandhi's leadership ability 4 days ago

    Even as the Congress claimed that there is no dissent over party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's role, many have questioned his leadership ability. A section of leaders want party President Sonia Gandhi to continue. ...
  • 'Rejuvenated' Rahul gears up to attack Modi, to lead Kisan rally against Land Bill on April 19 4 days ago

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to return to Delhi late on Wednesday night 5 days ago

    Rahul has been on leave since the 22nd of February, missing the first leg of the crucial Budget session of Parliament. He will hold internal meetings on Thursday. He is expected to lead an anti-land ordinance rally on the 19th. Meanwhile there is a divide in Congress over Rahul taking...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Ambedkar is a great icon of modern India: Sonia Gandhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Hailing Dr B R Ambedkar as a "great icon of Modern India", Congress President Sonia Gandhi said he accomplished for the nation, in a life time, progressive changes that take centuries to achieve. Greeting people on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti, she said Dr Ambedkar's greatness cannot be...
  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports 6 days ago

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • Is Rahul Gandhi facing a rebellion in the Congress? 6 days ago

    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 a part...
  • Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit backtracks on her remarks, says never said Rahul Gandhi is incapable 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday backtracked from her statement on party vice president Rahul Gandhi. "I have nowhere said that Rahul Gandhi is incapable. I just said Sonia Gandhi is a good leader," Dikshit said. The 77-year-old veteran leader earlier on Tuesday...
  • Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit questions Rahul Gandhi's leadership, asks Sonia to continue leading the party 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday voiced her reservations over Rahul Gandhi's elevation as party president. "There are question marks over Rahul Gandhi's leadership qualities; Sonia should continue to lead the Congress," said Dikshit. The 77-year-old veteran leader said under Sonia Gandhi...
  • Rahul Gandhi needs to be seen more, politics cannot be a part time job, says Digvijaya Singh 6 days ago

    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...
  • Sonia alone can lead Congress, says Capt Amarinder Singh; asks Rahul to gain experience April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Punjab chief minister and Member of the Parliament Captain Amarinder Singh has suggested that Sonia Gandhi must continue as the president of Congress. Speaking to CNN-IBN, he said "Rahul should continue as vice president. Sonia Gandhi should be Congress president as she alone can be keeping it...
  • 6 weeks on, India wonders where Rahul Gandhi might be, Congress finds his absence hard to defend April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: India's opposition Congress party is finding it hard to defend a long holiday taken by its vice-president Rahul Gandhi, and some seniors in the party are questioning whether the scion of the country's most famous family is interested in politics. Rahul, a 44-year-old bachelor parliamentarian, took a leave of...
  • Sonia writes to Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, backs farmers hit by unseasonal rains April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has come out in support of farmers who have been hit hard by unseasonal rains and hailstorms which has destroyed crops in thousands of acres. Sonia wrote a letter to Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan after reports of Food Corporation of India refusing...
  • Rahul Gandhi set to return, Congress gearing up to ensure good show at farmers' rally on April 19 April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: With Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi set to make his first public appearance after a nearly two-month long sabbatical, the party is pulling out all the stops to ensure the success of the farmers' rally called on April 19 to protest against the Land Bill. Seeking to put pressure...
  • Sonia Gandhi needed at helm in Congress more than ever: Sandeep Dikshit April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid talk that Rahul Gandhi could soon become Congress president, party spokesperson Sandeep Dikshit on Sunday said Sonia Gandhi is the "leader" for "99 per cent of" partymen and she is needed at the helm at this time more than ever in the past. "For 97 to 99 per...
  • Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's return, Digvijaya Singh says timing of his long leave was wrong April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's return next week, his mentor and party's General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said the timing of Rahul's long leave was wrong. He also said that Congress President Sonia Gandhi should continue to be in active politics even after Rahul replaces her from...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha April 4, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Union Minister Giriraj Singh's racist remarks against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, rift within the Aam Aadmi Party, Karnataka government hikes 100 per cent in salary of MLAs and Deepika Padukone's My Choice video, etc. ...