VICE PRESIDENT

  • Caught on Camera: A surprised Rahul Gandhi gets kissed and his hair ruffled by women in Assam February 27, 2014

    Congress Vice President received a very warm reception in Jorhat - quite literally - after women voters showered him with kisses and ruffled his hair while he was in the city as part of his Lok Sabha poll campaign. ...
  • Absolutely hilarious takedown of Rahul Gandhi one tweet at a time; don't miss these jokes January 28, 2014

    His first exclusive TV interview perhaps did not go the way Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi intended. Ten minutes into it, he floundered, faced with questions about the Gujarat and the antiSikh riots and his biggest opponent and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. But it was a great day...
  • Senior Vice Preseidnt of Infosys Subrahmanyam Goparaju resigns December 20, 2013

    In the seventh top level exit in six months at Infosys, Subrahmanyam Goparaju, Senior Vice President and a member of the Executive Council that frames business strategy, has resigned. Goparaju, who joined the company in 1998, was also heading Infosys Labs the research and innovation division. With Goparaju's exit, Savio...
  • The Last Word: Is Rahul Gandhi the supreme leader of Congress? October 3, 2013

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday defended his explosive outburst against the ordinance to protect convicted politicians but admitted that the words that he used to lambast the Cabinet decision may have been too strong. While defending the Cabinet's decision to withdraw ordinance on convicted legislators, Rahul said, "I...
  • Is Ansari right that Parliament may become a federation of anarchists? August 14, 2013

    There was an uproar in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday as Chairperson Hamid Ansari called MPs 'anarchists'. Coming out strongly against the MPs creating an uproar in the Rajya Sabha, Ansari said, "Every single day, rules and etiquettes are being violated." ...
  • MPs' letters to Barack Obama on Narendra Modi visa 'original and authentic': Expert July 28, 2013

    Washington: The controversy over Indian MPs' letters to President Barack Obama for denying visa to Narendra Modi has taken a new turn with a Californiabased Forensic Document Examiner certifying that the signatures of the lawmakers are "original and authentic" and not a cut and paste job as claimed. "Using accepted principles...
  • Keep candidates with criminal background out of fray: Rahul Gandhi July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday directed party leaders of five electionbound states to keep candidates with criminal background out and ensure that blocks have a say in their selection. Rahul, who met AICC general secretary secretaries incharge and the chairmen of the screening committees for Delhi,...
  • Rajnath hasn't pleaded with the US for a visa for Modi: BJP July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday said that the party President Rajnath Singh had not pleaded with the US for a visa for Narendra Modi and neither has the Gujarat Chief Minister applied for one. Asked by reporters about his opinion to Singh pleading Modi's case with...
  • US Vice President to reach Delhi for a 4day visit today July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: US Vice President Joe Biden will reach Delhi on Monday evening for a fourday visit. Source said the visit is expected to lay the ground work ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India later this year. Biden will meet Prime minister Manmohan Singh and leader of...
  • BJP defends decision to ask Delhi BJP VP to resign for criticising Modi July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Defending the decision to ask Delhi BJP Vice President Aaamir Raza Hussain to resign from his post for criticising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party said that the ideology of the party leaders should be in sync with the party. "The BJP works on ideology. I've...
  • Delhi BJP VP resigns after his antiModi comments anguish party July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi Vice President, Aamir Raza Hussain, has resigned from his post after his statement against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi anguished the party. Appearing on CNNIBN's Face the People show on Monday, Hussain had called Modi a divisive leader who was not as...
  • Javed Akhtar appointed vice president of copyright body June 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Acclaimed writerlyricist Javed Akhtar's threeyear long battle to secure copyright benefits for writers and musicians in the country, has now gone global. In what must be regarded as a singular honour for an Indian artist, he has been appointed the vice president of the International Confederation Of Authors and Composers...
  • Congress President is soft, I am not: Rahul Gandhi May 24, 2013

    New Delhi: With Assembly election just months away, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked party leaders in Delhi to work unitedly to ensure a fourth successive victory for the party in the polls and sent out a clear message that indiscipline will not be tolerated by him. At...
  • I was not hiding, says IPL chief Rajiv Shukla May 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Breaking his silence on the IPL spotfixing scandal that has maligned Indian cricket, IPL chief Rajiv Shukla has said that he "was not hiding" and the BCCI will do everything it takes "to weed out" corruption. Here are the excerpts: CNNIBN: Your first reaction, four cricketers in police custody,...
  • Suspending MPs can discipline Parliament proceedings: Pallavi Ghosh April 22, 2013

    Will suspending MPs who create indiscipline change the way Parliament proceedings are conducted? CNNIBN's Deputy Bureau Chief Pallavi Ghosh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The real reason for disruption is not that these MPs are concerned about public welfare but there own petty politics as these...
  • Leander Paes appointed as ITPA vicepresident April 8, 2013

    The Indian Tennis Players Association's first meeting on Saturday also saw the participation of two more vicepresidents, Mahesh Bhupathi and Somdev Devvarman. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi set to interact with industry leaders at CII April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, now Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will spell out the government's reforms roadmap in his first interaction with business leaders at the annual general meeting of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Thursday. This is being seen as a move to...
  • Snapshot: How neat is Rahul Gandhi's work station! January 24, 2013

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in his office at AICC headquarters in New Delhi. Clad in a pair of jeans and a white kurta, Gandhi settles in at his work station which looks really neat! ...
  • Can Rahul Gandhi really change the way Congress functions? January 23, 2013

    Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday officially took charge as Congress Vice President. ...
  • Defying law, Congress hails Rahul with posters January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Defying a law against defacement of public places, sycophantic Congress leaders in the capital have vied with one another in hailing the elevation of Rahul Gandhi as party vice president by plastering the city with congratulatory posters. Hundreds of posters and billboards, in English and in Hindi, have...
  • Rahul takes charge as Cong VP, refuses to take questions January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday officially took charge as Congress Vice President but in spite of addressing a press conference declined to take any questions. At the Congress headquarters, senior party leaders lined up to greet him after an AICC meet. In a very short statement after the meet,...
  • The Last Word: What does Rahul Gandhi's elevation suggest about the Congress? January 21, 2013

    What does Rahul Gandhi's elevation as the Congress vice president mean for the Indian democracy? ...
  • Biden's gaffe; calls himself 'proud president of US' January 20, 2013

    Washington: Joe Biden, who was on Sunday sworn in as the US Vice President for a second term, made a gaffe hours ahead of his oath ceremony by calling himself "proud president of the United States". "I'm proud to be president of the United States," Biden told his supporters at...
  • Biden sworn in as US Vice President for second term January 20, 2013

    Washington: US Vice President Joe Biden was on Sunday officially sworn for his second term, hours before President Barack Obama takes his second oath of office at the White House. 70year old Biden was administered the oath of office on his family bible by the Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia...
  • Chintan Shivir filled Congress with new energy: Sonia January 20, 2013

    Jaipur: The threeday Chintan Shivir deliberations have filled the Congress with "new energy and resolve" and if the party abides by its new declaration, nothing can stand in the way of its progress, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said on Sunday. Thanking party delegates at the All India Congress Committee (AICC)...
  • BJP questions Rahul Gandhi's potential as Congress VP January 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday reacted to Rahul Gandhi's appointment as the Congress Vice President by raising questions over his potential, saying it has to be seen whether the nation accepts him as a leader on the basis of "family inheritance". "The world's largest democracy cannot...
  • Change the unaccountable, centralised system: Rahul January 20, 2013

    Jaipur: Newlyappointed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday stressed the need to change the "centralised system" which is unaccountable to the people, and respect the youths' demand for a greater role in decisionmaking. "The time has come to question the centralised, unaccountable system. Decision making must shift from Delhi...
  • Cong VP Rahul Gandhi's charisma overrated? January 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress has played its 'brahmastra'. Its 'yuvraj', for long a PMinwaiting, has officially become the second in command of the grand old party as it gears up for 2014 polls. However, high hopes have regularly turned to disappointment when it comes to Rahul Gandhi. At 42, he's...
  • Major changes likely in Congress with Rahul's elevation January 20, 2013

    Jaipur: Major changes are likely in Congress with Rahul Gandhi being formally elevated as its Vice President. Indications to this effect were given by party General Secretary Digvijay Singh who said that generally when a new leader comes, he brings in his team. He, however, hastened to add that after...
  • I am confident we can transform Congress: Rahul January 20, 2013

    Jaipur: Newlyappointed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday thanked party leaders for honouring him with the No 2 post and said he was confident they could "transform" the Congress party. Gandhi, 42, was named vice president at the 'Chintan Shivir' in Jaipur. "I thank the party for honouring me and I...