Congress 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 anti-Sikh riots and his biggest opponent and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. But it was a great day...
  • 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...
  • Keep candidates with criminal background out of fray: Rahul Gandhi July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday directed party leaders of five election-bound 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 in-charge and the chairmen of the screening committees for Delhi,...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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? ...
  • Chintan Shivir filled Congress with new energy: Sonia January 20, 2013

    Jaipur: The three-day 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)...
  • Change the unaccountable, centralised system: Rahul January 20, 2013

    Jaipur: Newly-appointed 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 decision-making. "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 PM-in-waiting, 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...