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  • Congress hits back at Jayanthi Natarajan, says she is acting under pressure from the BJP 12 hours 45 minutes ago

    Jayanthi Natarajan has accused Rahul Gandhi of giving her instructions while she was the environment minister in UPA2. In a letter to Sonia Gandhi she charged Rahul's aides of running a campaign to defame her. The Congress has hit back claiming that she is acting under pressure from the BJP. ...
  • Jayanthi Natarajan quits Congress saying she felt suffocated; party hits back, says she is corrupt Yesterday

    Chennai/ New Delhi: The Congress suffered a major embarrassment on Friday with its senior leader and former Union Environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan accusing party vice-president Rahul Gandhi of interfering in her ministry's while she was in the Manmohan Singh government. In a letter dated November 5, 2014 to Congress president Sonia...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Jayanthi Natarajan Yesterday

    Former Union Minister and Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan quits congress after alleging interference by party vice president Rahul Gandhi in her ministry. ...
  • Jayanthi Natarajan acting at the behest of her 'new political masters', says Abhishek Manu Singhvi Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday refuted all charges levelled by former Union minister Jayanthi Natarajan against its top leadership and hit back at her suggesting that she was acting at the behest of the BJP. "All assertions by Natarajan are factually wrong," said Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi while talking...
  • Is it time for a leadership change in Congress? Yesterday

    Former union minister Jayanthi Natarajan resigned from the primary membership of the party. In a strong worded letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi followed by a press conference in Chennai, Jayanthi said that she was pained by the treatment meted out to her by the party. ...
  • Jayanthi Natarajan met Amit Shah last year, she was supposed to join BJP: Sources Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even as Jayanthi Natarajan made a dramatic exit out of the Congress, there are reports that she met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah in 2014. There were also murmurs about her joining the party but following a dissent within the party, the decision was put on hold....
  • Navjivan to open cafe in Ahmedabad to spread Gandhian ideology Yesterday

    With a view to present Gandhian ideology in a modern way, Mahatma Gandhi-founded publication house Navjivan Trust will open an art gallery, cafeteria and a centre for sustainable development. ...
  • Congress leaders rally behind Rahul after attack from Jayanthi Natarajan Yesterday

    New Delhi: As former Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan targeted Rahul Gandhi, Congress on Friday rallied behind him, dismissing as "completely baseless" the allegations of his interference in the work of Environment Ministry and accused her of having "ulterior motives". Jairam Ramesh, who was Natarajan's immediate predecessor...
  • Gandhi's Song: New documentary on centuries-old bhajan Yesterday

    Chicago: A nearly six-centuries-old song written by Gujarat's most revered poet-philosopher Narsinh Mehta and made by Mahatma Gandhi as his life's guiding force is now a subject of an upcoming documentary. The documentary titled "Gandhi's Song", being written and directed by Chicago-based journalist and writer Mayank Chhaya, begins production in the...
  • Full text: Jayanti Natarajan's letter to Sonia Gandhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Voicing a strong revolt against the national high command of the Congress, former union minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Friday resigned from the primary membership of the party. Here is the full text of the letter: Hon'ble Smt Sonia Gandhi, President, Indian National Congress November 5, 2014 Madam, I write to you with...
  • Digvijaya Singh denies Jayanthi Natarajan's allegations against Rahul Gandhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: After Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan resigned from the primary membership of the party questioning the democratic nature of Congress, senior leader Digvijaya Singh speaking in defence of Rahul Gandhi denied all the allegations made by her. "It is absolutly wrong that Sonia or Rahul interfered in the functioning of...
  • Congress no longer the party I joined, can't survive in such a suffocating atmosphere: Natarajan Yesterday

    Chennai: Voicing a strong revolt against the national high command of the Congress, former union minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Friday resigned from the primary membership of the party. In a strong worded letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi followed by a press conference in Chennai, Jayanthi said that she was...
  • Artworks on Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy at India ArtFair Yesterday

    New Delhi: Art installations inspired by the philosophies of Mahatma Gandhi besides paintings on Prime Minister Narendra Modi are being showcased at the 7th edition of India Art Fair here besides a diverse range of modern and contemporary art. Artist Viveek Sharma has depicted a painting "Sons of the Soil" displaying...
  • Live: No democracy within Congress, can't survive in a suffocating atmosphere, says Natarajan Yesterday

    Longtime loyalist Jayanthi Natarajan has decided to quit Congress. Natarajan has also questioned party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's leadership in a letter to party President Sonia Gandhi. "It is a painful moment for me as my family was closely associated with Congress," she said. ...
  • CBI probe into projects cleared by Natarajan the real reason behind her resignation? Yesterday

    New Delhi: Amidst allegations by Jayanthi Natarajan that she was defamed within the Congress and asked to quit the Environment Ministry, details by Central Bureau of Investigation point to other reasons which could have led to her resignation. According to sources, during Jayanthi Natrajan's period as the environment minister, three-four...
  • 'Sadistic' economic practices by UPA the reason why India suffered: Jaitley on Natarajan's resignation Yesterday

    New Delhi: "The UPA government put in place 'sadistic' economic practices. That is precisely why India suffered," said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday after Jayanthi Natarajan submitted her resignation letter to party President Sonia Gandhi. The Finance Minister said that Natarajan's revelations had proved that the government she belonged...
  • Jayanthi revolts against Rahul Gandhi, to quit Congress, says she was wrongly vilified, defamed Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a big blow to the Congress, longtime loyalist Jayanthi Natarajan has decided to quit the party. In further embarassment for the party, the former union minister in United Progress Alliance government has questioned party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's leadership in a letter to party President Sonia Gandhi....
  • Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi on black money issue 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying while he failed to deliver on his much tom-tommed promise of bringing black money back he wore a "suit worth Rs 10 lakh" during US President Barack Obama's visit. Addressing an election rally,...
  • Rahul Gandhi's rally in Seelampur aims to boost Congress's fortune in East and North East Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After a relatively successful roadshow in Kalkaji constituency, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will hold a mega rally on Thursday. The rally is scheduled yo start at 2:30 PM at Shastri Park in Seelampur constituency of the national capital. Several senior leaders including Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder...
  • Prime Minister is doing his personal PR: Rahul Gandhi 3 days ago

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister and his development claims during a road show in Delhi. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi's roadshow aims to revive Congress's fortune in Delhi Assembly elections 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a show of strength aimed at reviving the plummeting fortunes of his party, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi undertook a roadshow in Delhi's Kalkaji Assembly constituency on Thursday. The roadshow began from the Kalkaji Transit Camp and went around the constituency as Rahul launched into full fledged campaign...
  • 'Navjivan' to open cafe, portal to spread Gandhian ideology 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: With a view to present Gandhian ideology in a modern way, Mahatma Gandhi-founded publication house Navjivan Trust will open an art gallery, cafeteria and a centre for sustainable development. Gujarat Chief Minster Anandi Patel will inaugurate the art gallery, cafe and the sustainable development centre on January 29 at the...
  • Rahul Gandhi enters Delhi political battle, holds roadshow 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi entered the political battlefield for Delhi Assembly elections on Tuesday with a roadshow in the national capital. The roadshow began from Transit Camp in Kalkaji Assembly constituency. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, former MP Ramesh Kumar, Kalkaji candidate Subhash Chopra and...
  • Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress roadshow, campaign for Delhi Assembly election candidates 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will enter the political battlefield for Delhi Assembly elections on Tuesday with a roadshow in the national capital. The roadshow will begin from Transit Camp in Kalkaji Assembly constituency. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, former MP Ramesh Kumar, Kalkaji candidate Subhash...
  • Nuclear deal figures in Obama-Sonia meeting 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The issue of operationalising the bilateral landmark civil nuclear deal and cooperation in multiple sectors between India and US were understood to have figured as Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met US President Barrack Obama. A wide range of strategic affair issues came up...
  • Obama pays tributes to Mahatma, calls him rare gift to world 6 days ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama, who has often talked about the influence of Mahatma Gandhi on his life, on Sunday paid homage to the 'apostle of peace' at the Rajghat memorial here describing his spirit as a "rare gift" to the world. The American President placed a wreath, showered rose...
  • Barack Obama pays floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama, who has often talked about the influence of Mahatma Gandhi on his life, on Sunday paid homage to the 'apostle of peace' at Rajghat soon after his arrival on a three-day visit. Obama placed a wreath at Gandhi's memorial and bowed before the Samadhi with...
  • In pics: Barack Obama plants a sapling at Rajghat 6 days ago

    US President Barack Obama on Sunday planted a sapling at Rajghat after laying the wreath at father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi's memorial. ...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Javier Moro talks about 'The Red Sari'; recounts the hilarious incident of how he first introduced himself to Sonia Gandhi January 23, 2015

    Jaipur: Javier Moro, speaking in a lilting Spanish accent, looked unruffled by the reaction to his famously-banned, recently released book 'The Red Sari'. A biography that Moro describes is more on the lines of a love story, is a biographical account of Indian National Congress president Sonia Gandhi. In a discussion...
  • Congress delegation headed by Sonia to call on Barack Obama January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Sonia and Rahul Gandhi will be part of a Congress delegation which will call on US President Barack Obama on January 26. Briefing reporters, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, however, did not give the names of rest of the members of the delegation, to be headed by Sonia Gandhi. The...