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  • Rahul's middle class pitch: Does government's new real estate bill ignore home buyers' concerns? 2 hours 59 minutes ago

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday pulled out of a home buyers protest at the last minute. The protest was scheduled to take place at Jantar Mantar. Union Law and Justice Minister DV Sadananda Gowda lambasted Rahul for criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Real Estate Regulatory Authority...
  • Kerala IG officer TJ Jose caught cheating in LLM exam at Kochi 4 hours 18 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: A top IPS official was reportedly caught cheating in the LLM exams at Kochi. According to reports, Inspector General of Police of Thrissur range TJ Jose came to the exam hall with the photostat copy of some notes and the invigilator reported the matter. Jose did not hand over...
  • Varun Gandhi's poems - Gentle yet haunting 4 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Discovering higher truths within is the constant theme in the collection of poems put out by Feroze Varun Gandhi in his second book 'Stillness'. Fifty one poems, capturing a myriad mix of emotions, using different verse forms and encompassing a range of topics, Stillness is the work of...
  • Rahul Gandhi likely to protest with home buyers against Real Estate Bill at Jantar Mantar today 14 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Keeping up his combative stance on new Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill proposed by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to protest with home buyers at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Monday. Earlier, he met organisations...
  • After fighting for farmers, Rahul Gandhi battles for middle class 2 days ago

    Rahul Gandhi on Saturday wooed the middle class by meeting organisations representing home-buyers to discuss concerns about a new real estate bill proposed by the NDA government. Congress has called the bill as anti-consumers. ...
  • Real estate bill: BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday hit back at Rahul Gandhi for attacking the government over the real estate bill, saying politics is a serious matter and and cannot be done through "rent a cause" or "tokenism". Accusing Rahul of raising an issue and then "vanishing", BJP asked...
  • Mamata Banerjee to oversee relief operations at India-Nepal border 2 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will personally oversee relief operations for the earthquake victims at the Indo-Nepal border on Monday. "WB CM to oversee relief operations at Indo-Nepal border on May four," the All India Trinamool Congress office tweeted on Saturday. Soon after the quake, which severely rocked Nepal last...
  • Indira Gandhi International adjudged world's best airport 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has been adjudged the world's best airport for the year 2014, under the category of handling 25 to 40 million passengers per annum, officials said on Saturday. Airports Council International (ACI) presented the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) award to IGIA at a...
  • Rahul Gandhi reaches out to middle class, assures support against Modi government's Real Estate Bill 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After wooing farmers and youth, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is making an attempt to reach out to the middle-class by taking up the issue of New Real Estate Bill and branding it anti-consumers. Rahul met organisations representing home-buyers at the Congress headquarters on Saturday and assured them of...
  • Sakshi Maharaj kicks up another row, calls Rahul Gandhi 'mad' 3 days ago

    Etah: Controversy prone BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj on Friday kicked up another row when he called Rahul Gandhi "mad" while trying to ridicule the Congress Vice President's attempts to reach out to distressed farmers in the recent days. Maharaj also compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Lord Krishna, saying like Krishna...
  • Rahul Gandhi visits Nepal Embassy, pays tribute to quake victims 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited the Nepal Embassy in New Delhi on Friday to condole the death of thousands who lost their lives to a strong earthquake that devastated the neighbouring country. Rahul condoled the earthquake victims and also wrote a message in the visitors' diary at the...
  • Rahul Gandhi lauds workers on May Day 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who has been raising farmers' issues voiceferously, in Friday paid tribute to the working class on May Day, saying their hard work and sweat have contributed to building of the nation. "Today we pay tribute to the millions of workers whose hard work, sweat...
  • This is 'sooj-boojh ki sarkar', says Arun Jaitley 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Days after Rahul Gandhi's 'suit-boot ki sarkar' barb, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday described the Narendra Modi dispensation as 'soojh-boojh ki sarkar' and took a dig at the Congress Vice President for his "disappearance for a jaunt". ...
  • Insurance companies denying us our due: Farmers to Rahul Gandhi on padyatra 4 days ago

    Dhamangaon: Setting out on a padyatra on Thursday to meet farmers in the Vidarbha region of the state, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was told by several of them that insurance companies were engaging in fraud and that the requisite compensation was not paid to them for crop loss. Rahul on...
  • Maharashtra: Rahul Gandhi woos farmers, begins his 15 km padyatra against Land Bill in Amravati 4 days ago

    Amravati: In an attempt to reach out to farmers, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi kicked off his padyatra against the Narendra Modi government's Land Acquisition Amendment Bill from Gunji village in Amravati district, Maharashtra on Thursday. Rahul will walk 15 kilometers through villages in Amravati district in Vidarbha region which has...
  • Maharashtra: Rahul Gandhi reaches out to farmers, to begin 15-km padyatra against Land Bill today 4 days ago

    Amravati: Seven years after his first big public statement on farmers' rights in Vidarbha, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will begin his padyatra against the Narendra Modi government's Land Acquisition Amendment Bill from Gunji village in Amravati district, Maharashtra, on Thursday. Rahul will walk 15 kilometers through villages in Amarvati district...
  • Rahul, Harsimrat blamegame continues over Punjab farmers' issues 4 days ago

    Shiromani Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying he's indulging in drama. Taking a dig at Rahul, Harsimrat said, 'Where was Rahul when farmers were hit by rains? Rahul was vacationing when farmers were hit by rains. Rahul is indulging in drama.' ...
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia accuses Modi government of abandoning the Indian farmer 4 days ago

    Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia defended Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's farmer diatribe, accusing the Narendra Modi government of abandoning the Indian farmer. ...
  • The farm widows of Vidarbha still stay in distress 4 days ago

    In 2008 Rahul Gandhi made 'Kalavati'- a vidrabha farm widow, a household name when he spoke of her plight in Parliament. 7 years on as the Congress vice president returns to Vidrabha, has anything changed for the thousands of widows in 'the suicide belt'. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi 2.0 new found energy and a totally different approach 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is on a roll after he returned from a two month secret hiatus abroad. Quiet literally, he is on a roll. After his return, Rahul Gandhi addressed a big rally of the farmers against the proposed Land Acquisition Bill at Ram Leela...
  • Harsimrat Kaur attacks Rahul Gandhi on farmer issue 5 days ago

    New Delhi: On Wednesday Harsimrat Kaur attacked Rahul Gandhi on the conditions of farmers in Amethi as Rahul Gandhi spoke against the Punjab Government in the Parliament. Defending Rahul, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that he had only spoken about his experience in Parliament and did not have to go...
  • Rahul was vacationing when farmers were hit by rains, says Harsimrat Kaur 5 days ago

    Shiromani Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying he's indulging in drama. Taking a dig at Rahul, Harsimrat said, "Where was Rahul when farmers were hit by rains? Rahul was vacationing when farmers were hit by rains. Rahul is indulging in drama." ...
  • Rahul takes a dig at Modi's foreign trips, says PM is in India now, should meet farmers 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi once again hit out at the Narendra Modi government for not helping poor and farmers in their hour of distress. In his recent attack on the government, Rahul took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign trips. Rahul said, "The...
  • Congress, BJP MPs in a war of words over adjournment notices 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party members were engaged in a verbal duel in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday after the Government objected to the practice of daily notices for adjournment motion given by the opposition members. "Every day we cannot have an adjournment...
  • Rahul Gandhi questions Prime Minister's 'Make in India' 5 days ago

    Chandigarh: Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 'Make in India' campaign, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked the central government to help farmers and labourers whom he termed as the real force behind making India. In a brief interaction with media here before he took a flight...
  • Centre reaches out to farmers, relaxes compensation norms, lowers moisture content benchmark: sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to reach out to the farmers, the government relaxed compensation norms for farmers and lowered moisture content benchmark in the grains, said sources on Wednesday. The decision was taken during the Cabinet meeting on the agrarian crisis in the country due to unseasonal rains and...
  • Live: Rahul Gandhi raises issue of farmers' distress, says government not helping them 5 days ago

    12:44 PM: Senior Congress MP Mallikarjun Kharge says, "The Food Processing Minister was present and he should have spoken. Rahul Gandhi did not make a personal allegation against Punjab government. What is their right to make such allegations?" 12:24 PM: Paswan also thanks PM Modi for taking swift action for the...
  • Cabinet meets to discuss agrarian crisis due to unseasonal rains 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet met on Wednesday to discuss the agrarian crisis in the country due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm ahead of Parliament session. The Cabinet is likely to announce relief measures for farmers facing huge crop damage. The meet came after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi reached...