Rahul Gandhi

  • Priyanka Gandhi to campaign for Sonia in Raebareli 16-04-2014 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi will campaign for her mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli on Wednesday, a day after she campaigned for her brother in Amethi. Priyanka has been made in-charge of Rahul and Sonia's campaigns in the two constituencies. Priyanka has truly stepped up the...
  • Publishers make merry in election season, books on politicians fly off the shelves 16-04-2014 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: Book publishers are making a merry this election season. With the election battle unveiling in book stands now, books on political leaders are soon flying off the shelves. The two books that apparently are the most sought after currently are Sanjaya Baru's 'The Accidental Prime Minister' and former...
  • Rahul justifies his 'toffee' barb against Gujarat model 16-04-2014 12:20 AM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi tonight justified his 'toffee' barb against the Gujarat model of development, saying it was prompted by the Narendra Modi government giving away land to industrialists at Re 1 per sqmetre, the price of a toffee. Addressing an election rally here around 9 PM, nearly four...
  • Sonia, Rahul destroyed the country, alleges Narendra Modi 15-04-2014 10:31 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi have destroyed the country, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. "The mother-son duo has destroyed the country," Modi thundered at an election rally in Bihar's Bhagalpur Lok Sabha constituency. Modi said that Sonia Gandhi...
  • Modi attacks Rahul over 'toffee model', regrets targeting PM 15-04-2014 10:22 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his "toffee model" jibe, and also regretted criticising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the past. "In such a big election, first they spoke of balloons and now toffees... If he gets a...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 15-04-2014 10:11 PM

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  • Lok Sabha polls: War of words between Priyanka and Varun turn bitter 15-04-2014 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: In battle ground Uttar Pradesh, there has been a war of words between estranged cousins Varun and Priyanka Gandhi. As BJP MP Varun Gandhi was being showered with flowers on way to his nomination in Sultanpur, 50 kms away in Amethi cousin Priyanka was hurling brick bats at...
  • Sonia takes charge of Congress campaign, BJP says Rahul failed 15-04-2014 09:47 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after Congress President Sonia Gandhi appealed to the voters through a television address asking them to choose between politics of unity and politics of hate, the Bharatiya Janata Party called it an act of desperation. The BJP said that it was a sure sign of lack of...
  • Left parties to help provide alternative government: Sitaram Yechury 15-04-2014 09:29 PM

    Nashik: Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said on Tuesday that the left parties can help to provide an alternative non-Congress and non-BJP government at the Centre with the help of 11 like-minded parties after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He alleged that both the BJP and the Congress are similar...
  • News 360: War of words between Priyanka, Varun Gandhi 15-04-2014 09:08 PM

    None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family tea party,...
  • A Billion Votes: Rahul Gandhi rakes up Godse to slam BJP's ideology 15-04-2014 07:30 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo against the BJP saying the Lok Sabha elections is a battle between love, harmony and the ideology of RSS member Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. ...
  • Campaign ends in Manipur for second phase of LS polls 15-04-2014 07:20 PM

    Imphal: Campaign for the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Manipur for the second of the two seats in the state, Inner Manipur, ended on Tuesday. Among the eight candidates were sitting Congress candidate Thokchom Meinya, former Manipur University Professor RK Ranjan (BJP), former Manipur Rifles commandant S...
  • Modi takes a dig at PM using his ex-media adviser Baru's book 15-04-2014 07:09 PM

    Narendra Modi on Tuesday used the book authored by Prime Minister's former media adviser to mock at Manmohan Singh and targeted Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, saying they wielded the real power instead of the PM. "I used to think why the PM never laughed during the last 10 years....
  • LS polls a battle between harmony and Godse's ideology: Rahul 15-04-2014 06:39 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo against the BJP saying the Lok Sabha elections is a battle between love, harmony and the ideology of RSS member Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. ...
  • Kumar Vishwas declares assets worth Rs 4 crore 15-04-2014 06:12 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party nominee from Amethi Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday declared his assets about Rs four crore in an affidavit filed along with his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls. Kumar has declared assets including that of his wife Manju Sharma. As per the affidavit, while gross total value...
  • Vajpayee-Advani partnership replaced by Modi-Adani: Rahul Gandhi 15-04-2014 06:09 PM

    Hingoli (Maharashtra): Congress Vice President took a jibe at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his alleged favours to the Adani group saying Atal Bihari Vajpayee- LK Advani partnership has been replaced by Modi-Adani one. Addressing a rally in Hingoli, Maharashtra, Rahul said Modi had given land equal to...
  • Modi hits out at Sonia for taking charge of LS poll campaign 15-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi hit out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for taking charge of the Lok Sabha election campaign. Modi said, "All of a sudden Sonia Gandhi has come forward to take charge of the election campaign. Sonia felt her son would manage but since...
  • Congress protests after BJP's Swamy calls Priyanka an alcoholic 15-04-2014 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: Dozens of Congress party workers on Tuesday protested outside the residence of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for a caustic remark he made about Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra. Swamy reportedly said that Priyanka would have been thrashed if she contested from Varanasi since she drank too...
  • Rahul Gandhi to hold rallies in UP, Bihar tomorrow 15-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will on Wednesday address two election rallies in Uttar Pradesh and one in Bihar, his office said on Tuesday. Gandhi will address his first rally at Kishanganj constituency in Bihar followed by rallies in Unnao and Banda in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • BJP's Smriti Irani upbeat, AAP says Amethi is not a Congress-BJP fight 15-04-2014 03:54 PM

    Amethi: Campaigning is heating up in Amethi where a 3-way race between Congress's Rahul Gandhi, BJP's Smriti Irani and AAP's Kumar Vishwas is taking place. In conversation with CNN IBN, Smriti Irani dismissed accusations that BJP was unfair in making her fight against a family has established itself in the...
  • Speaking against the PM was wrong, Sonia, Rahul are to be blamed: Modi 15-04-2014 01:33 PM

    BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi has continued to use Sanjaya Baru's controversial book on Manmohan Singh to attack the Gandhi family. "In past I have said some harsh words for the PM, it is now clear that it is not at all his fault. It is the mother, son and...
  • Modi's jibe at Rahul: Have crossed the age of playing with balloons, toffees 15-04-2014 12:08 PM

    New Delhi: The war of words between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi just got interesting. At a rally in Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, Modi took on Rahul for his 'toffee' remark on Monday whereby Rahul said that the Gujarat model of development was a 'toffee' model of development. Rahul accused Modi...
  • In Gujarat, interest on loans for Tata is 1 pc, farmers 12 pc: Rahul 15-04-2014 12:24 AM

    Latur: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a dig at BJP's prime ministerial candiadte Narendra Modi saying the Gujarat Chief Minister gave loan to Tata in just 1 per cent interest. "Tata gets loan for 20 years in just 1 per cent interest while farmers get it on...
  • Sonia Gandhi attacks BJP's idea of Indianness 14-04-2014 11:50 PM

    In the strongest-ever attack on the BJP in the current campaign, Congress President Sonia Gandhi appealed to the people to defeat "divisive and autocratic" forces which will "destroy" the Indian ethos. The televised advertising campaign was a direct attack on the BJP's idea of "Indianness' versus that promoted by the...
  • BJP's Smriti Irani to file her nomination papers from Amethi on Wednesday 14-04-2014 10:53 PM

    BJP nominee from Amethi Smriti Irani is likely to file her nomination papers in Amethi on April 16 to take on Congress vice president and sitting MP Rahul Gandhi. Ms Irani will first visit the temple of local goddess 'Budhan Mai' in Mishrauli near Gauriganj and will proceed from there...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 14-04-2014 10:39 PM

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  • Kumar Vishwas mocks RSS, likens it to Lashkar-e-Taiba 14-04-2014 08:31 PM

    Having got into trouble for praising RSS, Aam Aadmi Party candidate against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Kumar Vishwas on Monday said the Hindu nationalist groups discipline was as good as that of militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Earlier this month, the 44-year-old AAP leader had praised RSS as a disciplined force and...
  • News 360: Ex-coal secy releases book on Coalgate, wants CBI probe 14-04-2014 08:24 PM

    The former coal secretary, PC Parakh, has now demanded that the Prime Minister's role be probed by the CBI. He claimed that the PM's authority was undermined and he allowed it to happen. In his tell-all book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths', to be released on Tuesday, Parakh...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Priyanka more charismatic than Rahul as a leader? 14-04-2014 07:15 PM

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Monday rubbished news reports that said she wanted to challenge BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi but was stopped by the party high command. However, Priyanka Gandhi told CNN-IBN, "I have always said my focus is on the two seats of Amethi and...