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  • Rahul Gandhi should be made Congress President, says Kamal Nath February 25, 2015

    After the storm over Rahul Gandhi's ill timed sabbatical, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath has stepped in to defend the party vice president. ...
  • Is the Congress Vice President running away from his responsibilities? February 24, 2015

    Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 24, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi to miss budget session February 23, 2015

    After a series of massive electoral losses with the latest being the complete wipeout of the Congress in Delhi Asembly elections, party vice president Rahul Gandhi is likely to take leave from party work and skip major part of the Budget session that starts on Monday. He may lead Congress's...
  • Cartoon of the day: Rahul Gandhi skips Budget session February 23, 2015

    Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • Delhi polls: AAP has a lot to learn from Congress, says Priyanka Gandhi February 7, 2015

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, said that AAP was an important opponent in the Delhi polls. At the same time she said that AAP had a lot to learn from Congress. ...
  • Delhi results will depend on peoples' choice: Sonia Gandhi February 7, 2015

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi casted her vote at Nirman Bhawan on Saturday. Sonia Gandhi said, "What people will want that will be the outcome." ...
  • Delhi polls: Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal come in early to cast their vote February 7, 2015

    BJP leader Arti Mehra is confident of getting the majority. "I feel BJP has gained a lot in last four days. The BJP will get 41 seats minimum," she said. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal casted their votes from their respective constituencies. ...
  • Religious faiths target each other in India due to their beliefs: Barack Obama February 6, 2015

    White House may have refuted suggestions that Barack Obama's reference to religious intolerance during his speech in India was not a parting shot to the BJP. But the President himself has repeatd the need for religious harmony in India. He says Mahatma Gandhi would have been shocked by acts of...
  • Religious intolerance in India would have shocked Mahatma Gandhi: Obama February 6, 2015

    US President Barack Obama said that Mahatma Gandhi would have been shocked by the acts of intolerance experienced by all religious faiths in India. However Obama did not name any particular religion and said that violence is not unique to one religion or group. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 4, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Modi rubbishes AAP internal survey, says wind blowing decisively in BJP's favour February 4, 2015

    During his rally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at surveys ahead of the February 7 polls that predicted the Aam Aadmi Party having an advantage. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi addresses first rally for Delhi elections, hits out at BJP, AAP February 1, 2015

    In her first rally ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday hit out at BJP for black money and AAP for failing to run the Delhi government despite Congress support. She also accused the BJP of creating raising communal disturbance in Delhi citing the vandalisation of...
  • Congress hits back at Jayanthi Natarajan, says she is acting under pressure from the BJP January 31, 2015

    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. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Jayanthi Natarajan January 30, 2015

    Former Union Minister and Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan quits congress after alleging interference by party vice president Rahul Gandhi in her ministry. ...
  • Is it time for a leadership change in Congress? January 30, 2015

    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. ...
  • Navjivan to open cafe in Ahmedabad to spread Gandhian ideology January 30, 2015

    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. ...
  • Prime Minister is doing his personal PR: Rahul Gandhi January 28, 2015

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister and his development claims during a road show in Delhi. ...
  • Exclusive: Javier Moro talks about controversy over 'Red Sari' January 18, 2015

    It seems that trouble is mounting for the beleaguered Congress. Spanish writer Javier Moro's 'The Red Sari', controversial, unauthorized biography of Congress President Sonia Gandhi is being released by Roli Books in India. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Javier Moro said, "'The Red Sari' is a dramatised biography." ...
  • Congress leaders calling 'The Red Sari' malicious without reading it: Javier Moro January 17, 2015

    After seven years of an unofficial ban, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's biography 'The Red Sari' has hit the stands on Friday. Author Javier Moro has hit out at the Congress for calling it malicious and said, "This kind of phrase is said by someone who has not read the book....
  • Vibrant Gujarat summit: Modi exhibited forward looking leadership, says Ban Ki Moon January 11, 2015

    Speaking at the Vibrant Gujarat summit, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exhibited forward looking leadership. He also said, "All world leaders are inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's teachings." ...
  • Hot Seat: Congress is voice of the people, says Digvijaya Singh January 10, 2015

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh talks about party's strategy for coming Delhi Assembly elections. ...
  • Hindu Mahasabha hails Godse: Will fringe elements create trouble for Modi Government? December 26, 2014

    Even after its leaders have been booked in Meerut for conducting rituals to build a temple in Nathuram Godse's honor, the All India Hindu Mahasabha has declared that it will go ahead with its agenda of installing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin's statues across the country. Can the increasing vocal elements of...
  • Gopal Gandhi describes Vajpayee as a statesman December 24, 2014

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday approved the government's request to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The announcement was made just a day before Vajpayee's 90th birthday. ...
  • Watch: Excerpts from AB Vajpayee's political satire on Indira Gandhi December 24, 2014

    On the eve of his 90th birthday, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been awarded the Bharat Ratna. Here is an excerpt from one of his political satires 'Numbar do hai kaun'. He takes a dig at former prime minister Indira Gandhi. ...
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Awards 2014: Honouring Gandhian values and work December 21, 2014

    The Jamnalal Bajaj Awards honour Gandhian values and work. The Jamnalal Bajaj foundation was established in 1977. This year Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi was invited as the guest of honour. ...
  • Sherwoood college death: Mother asks Centre to intervene, demands school principle's resignation December 1, 2014

    The mother of Shaan, the class nineth student who died at the prestegious Sherwoood college in Nanital, met Women And Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday and called for a thorough probe into her son's death. She has demanded the principal's resignation saying he refused to take her sons...
  • Delhi: Rahul shows solidarity with slum dwellers, stands against demolition November 28, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday evening visited the Rangpuri Pahadi slums in the city where demolition of around 900 housing units has rendered thousands homeless and warned the Centre against resorting to such action. ...
  • Wrong to say Rajiv Gandhi's name removed from Hyderabad airport: Aviation Minister November 26, 2014

    The Congress MPs created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over renaming the Rajiv Gandhi airport in Hyderabad. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "It is wrong to say that Rajiv Gandhi's name has been removed. His name continues in Hyderabad international airport and NTR's name has been added...
  • Jharkhand elections: Sonia Gandhi urges people of Daltonganj to vote for Congress November 23, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi campaigned in Daltonganj in Jharkhand earlier on Sunday where she urged the people to vote for her party. "The UPA government had given crores of rupees for the welfare and development of the state. Unfortunately the BJP government hasn't even used that money," said Sonia. ...