RAHUL GANDHI

  • Rahul Gandhi seeks quashing of defamation case against him Yesterday

    Thane (Maharashtra): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has filed a writ petition in the Bombay High Court seeking quashing of a case filed against him over his alleged remarks against Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh in connection with Mahatma Gandhi's assassination he had made during a rally. The petition was filed two days...
  • Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital for respiratory tract infection 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi was on Thursday admitted to a hospital for treatment of lower respiratory tract infection. "She has been admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here for further treatment of the infection," AICC general secretary Ajay Maken said. Sonia had undergone surgery in the at a US hospital...
  • BJP won Lok Sabha polls on communal polarisation: Rahul Gandhi 5 days ago

    Gandhi Bani(Kathua): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that BJP succeeded in winning Lok Sabha polls by playing the communal card and even public failed to comprehend the fact. "BJP had succeeded in winning Lok Sabha elections based on communalism and even public failed to recognise the fact," Rahul told...
  • Congress Minister Ambareesh caught kissing a girl, may offer BJP a way out of Priyanka photo row December 12, 2014

    Bengaluru: The main opposition BJP which is facing the wrath of ruling Congress over one of its MLAs, Prabhu Chavan, watching a picture of Priyanka Gandhi on his smartphone in the Assembly, seems to have found a way out. Karnataka Housing minister and film star Ambareesh has got himself embroiled...
  • All powers concentrated in Narendra Modi, says Rahul Gandhi December 10, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sharpening attack on the Narendra Modi government, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said unlike the earlier regimes, including the Vajpayee dispensation, all powers were now concentrated on a 'single man' who takes decisions without any discussions. "In the BJP only Modi speaks. He makes decisions. It is not...
  • Rahul Gandhi applauds functioning of Kerala Congress December 9, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday applauded the working of the party in Kerala and said that this is going to be the model for the party in the rest of the country. "The working of the Congress party in Kerala is a model for me and the one...
  • Rahul Gandhi slams Modi over serial terror strikes in Kashmir, says terrorism on the rise under BJP rule December 6, 2014

    Ramgarh: A day after the serial terror strikes in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying terrorism was on the rise under the BJP government at the Centre. "We had our government for 10 years. Tourists used to come to J-K. There...
  • Rahul Gandhi leads black mask protests against Niranjan Jyoti's remarks December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Sporting black bands on their mouths, members of opposition parties led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday staged a silent protest outside Parliament demanding sacking of Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for her controversial remarks. Gandhi said, "We are not allowed to express our views in the Parliament, attitude...
  • PM Modi expresses regret in Lok Sabha over Niranjan Jyoti's remarks, opposition walks out December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: As the impasse continues between the government and opposition parties over the controversial remarks by Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a statement on the floor of the Lok Sabha. Modi strongly criticised Jyoti's remarks and said that she is new and...
  • Live: PM Modi makes a statement in Lok Sabha over Niranjan Jyoti's remarks December 5, 2014

    The impasse continues between the government and opposition parties over the controversial remarks by Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi too has joined the protest with Trinamool Congress and other opposition parties demanding Jyoti's resignation. ...
  • Gandhi name an asset to far more than those who consider it a liability: Shashi Tharoor December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Putting to rest all speculation that he may be leaving the party, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has he made it clear that he is not going anywhere. Speaking to CNN-IBN, he also added there was no need for any leadership change in the Congress and that the Gandhis...
  • An unrelenting Opposition rejects Union Minister Niranjan Jyoti's apology, demands her dismissal December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Tuesday apologised to the Parliament for her controversial remarks in Monday's public rally in New Delhi. However, the Opposition refused to relent, saying they wanted her to be sacked. "I had no intentions of hurting sentiments....
  • Rahul Gandhi leads Congress protest outside Parliament against Modi government's 'U-turns' December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday led the protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party government over 'U-turns' taken by it. MPs held up the booklet 'U-turn Sarkar' outside Parliament highlighting issues of black money, incursion by Chinese troops, ceasefire violations by Pakistan. The 33-page booklet was released on...
  • Rahul Gandhi's campaign made victory easy for BJP: Amit Shah December 1, 2014

    Bokaro (Jharkhand): Criticising Congress and JMM for the prevailing state of affairs in Jharkhand, BJP President Amit Shah said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has made BJP's victory easy wherever he went for campaigning. "It had become easy for BJP to win the seats wherever Rahul had campaigned in the last parliamentary...
  • Rahul Gandhi interacts with party workers in Jamshedpur November 28, 2014

    Jamshedpur: AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday interacted with party workers at the airport here before he boarded a chopper for campaigning in the adjoining West Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Gandhi patiently heard the party workers and also met Jamshedpur West sitting MLA and party candidate Banna Gupta, who is...
  • 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. ...
  • Drive bulldozer over me to demolish slums, dares Rahul Gandhi November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: 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. Vowing to fight for the poor who were left homeless after Tuesday's demolition...
  • Sonia and Rahul Gandhi to attend Murli Deora's funeral in Mumbai November 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will attend the funeral of veteran party leader and former union minister Murli S. Deora, who died on Monday, a party spokesperson said. Deora, 77, died early Monday after a brief illness. Besides the Gandhi family with whom Deora...
  • J&K Assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi to campaign on November 25 November 24, 2014

    Jammu: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for his party in the second phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. "Rahul Gandhi will campaign for the party candidates in north Kashmir and Jammu division on November 25," General Secretary & Spokesperson, J&K Congress Dr Abdul Rashid Choudhary,...
  • Dumped by people, Congress faces the gravest crisis, internal fight escalates November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Everything seems to be going wrong with the Congress these days. After the most humiliating defeat at the hands of Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha election and debacle in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, internal fighting is escalating in the grand old party which ruled the...
  • Digvijaya takes a dig at Chidambaram, says a non-Gandhi leader can fight AICC presidential elections November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Fissures within the Congress are becoming more apparent with each passing day and now party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has taken a dig at senior leader P Chidambaram by saying that any party leader can fight elections for becoming its chief. Singh has said that no one has stopped...
  • Nobody stopping non-Gandhis from leading Congress: Digvijaya Singh November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said that nobody was stopping any of its leaders, including P Chidambaram, from fighting party elections for becoming its chief, remarks which have renewed the controversy surrounding the issue. Promptly latching on to the remarks, BJP asked whether there were questions about the...
  • Campaigning ends for first phase of Jharkhand polls on November 25 November 23, 2014

    Ranchi: Campaigning on Sunday ended in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies going to the polls on November 25 in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. Electioneering had picked up in Palamau, Gumla and Latehar districts between November 21 and November 23 with Prime Narendra Modi and Congress...
  • Jharkhand elections: 7 reasons why day one is important November 23, 2014

    Ranchi: Maoists have a strong presence in most of the 13 constituencies going to polls on Tuesday and reports say they are desperate to execute a big attack on security forces and eliminate candidates. Naxal fear is so strong here that in many of the constituencies, polling parties are airlifted...
  • Jharkhand polls: Rahul attacks PM, says Swach Bharat Abhiyaan a marketing strategy November 22, 2014

    Manika: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi: addressed an election rally in Manika ahead of first phase of elections . The Congress vice president attacked the 'acche din' claims of Priime Minister Narendra Modi. "You gave them full support in Lok Sabha elections. The PM promised 'acche din' after he...
  • Cartoon of the day: Rahul remembers his grandmother Indira Gandhi on her 97th birth anniversary November 19, 2014

    On the 97th birthday birth anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to her. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi blames Chhattisgarh government for Bilaspur tradedy November 15, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi held the Raman Singh government responsible for Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy in which 14 women have lost their live. He said, "This is not just negligence but role of corruption and its government's responsibility. The state government's sterilisation programme was not run properly. The state government...
  • Bilaspur: Rahul Gandhi meets affected families, blames government for deaths November 15, 2014

    Bilaspur: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met the families who lost their family members to alleged medical negligence at a government sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district. Addressing the press after spending his day with the affected families, Gandhi blamed the Raman Singh government for the mishap. He also...
  • Sterilisation tragedy: Rahul Gandhi heads to Chhattisgarh on Saturday November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi will visit Pendari village in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, where botched sterilisation surgeries have left 13 women dead. Sources said that Gandhi will be meeting the family members of the victims and also take stock of the corrective measures being taken by the state...
  • Sonia, Rahul adopt villages under Modi's 'Model Village scheme' November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To the glee perhaps of the ruling BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday one village each under Model Village Scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently. While Sonia adopted Uruva village in Rae Bareilly, Rahul adopted Jagdishpur village in Amethi. Rae Bareilly and...