Sonia Gandhi

  • Congress unable to digest out 'Good Governance': Naqvi Yesterday

    BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in response to the allegations of Congress president Sonia Gandhi that BJP is riding on schemes of UPA government said, Congress is unable to digest our 'Good Governance'. ...
  • Rahul's roadmap for Congress: 'a tsunami of women' to break barriers Yesterday

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi addressed party workers in Delhi on Wednesday on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi's 70th birth anniversary. ...
  • Modi government took credit for schemes introduced by Congress, says Sonia Gandhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of taking credit for the schemes and programmes of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and stated that despite doing so much, the Congress-led alliance lost in the Lok Sabha polls as people got misled by false...
  • Sonia, Rahul to take up women's reservation bill in big way: Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress plans to raise the issue of the lapsed Women's Reservation Bill in a big way with party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi set to flag their concerns over the issue during a meeting of eight thousand-odd Mahila Congress members on Wednesday. The All-India Conference...
  • Will write another book after Sonia Gandhi publishes hers: Natwar Singh 3 days ago

    In an interview with Vivek Tejuja, former Union minister Natwar Singh talks about his life as author. Here is the full transcript of the interview: Vivek Tejuja: You are already a prolific writer and have written many books including 'Walking with Lions', 'My China Diary' and many others recounting your vast...
  • Sonia Gandhi meets Pranab Mukherjee to discuss political situation 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday met President Pranab Mukherjee to discuss the political situation in the country. The meeting came even as a decision on the issue of Leader of the Opposition post in the Lok Sabha for the Congress hangs in the balance. Last week, during...
  • No factionalism in Congress, says Sachin Pilot 4 days ago

    The Congress, which suffered one of its worst defeats in both the assembly and Lok Sabha polls, is now trying to regroup itself to fight the local bodies polls, with newly-appointed Rajasthan state party chief Sachin Pilot downplaying reports of factionalism. "There is no factionalism. There can be differences of opinion,...
  • Narendra Modi centre of attention at President's 'at home' 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the centre of attention on Friday at the 'At Home' function hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day in the national capital. A relaxed Modi broke the security cordon and freely mingled with the guests and exchanged...
  • Rahul not responsible for Congress' defeat in LS polls: Antony 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Rejecting criticism about Rahul Gandhi's leadership, Congress leader AK Antony on Friday said he was not responsible for the party's Lok Sabha poll debacle and exuded optimism that it will revive under Sonia Gandhi and Rahul. Antony, who headed a committee that probed the reasons for the party's poll...
  • Antony panel submits report on Congress's poll debacle to Sonia Gandhi 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Nearly three months after its biggest debacle ever in the Lok Sabha elections, senior Congress leader AK Antony submitted his report to Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday. In his report, Antony has blamed the loss on anti-Congress media coverage, poor local leadership, corruption, inflation and infighting in...
  • Congress creates uproar over Communal Violence Bill in Lok Sabha, debate likely at 3 PM August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Congress created an uproar in Parliament on Wednesday over the Communal Violence Bill, the debate on it is likely at 3 PM in the Lok Sabha. The Congress has been demanding an immediate discussion on the Bill as it has been deferred repeatedly. Even though Speaker...
  • Congress gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha to discuss communal violence issue August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party has given an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday to discuss the issue of rising incidents of communal violence in the country. Party President Sonia Gandhi has once again hit out at the Narendra Modi government on the issue of communal violence. Addressing Congress...
  • News 360: SC seeks ADAG, SWAN files in 2G scam probe August 12, 2014

    In a recent development in 2G scam, the CBI has instituted an inquiry against Tata for alleged illegal bidding by Tata-Unitech in the licence auctions. The Supreme Court of India had asked for CBI records of 2G Swan Telecom probe which is allegedly a front for Anil Ambani owned Reliance...
  • Communal violence incidents have risen after NDA came to power: Sonia August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over the rising incidents of communal violence in the country. The remarks came while she was addressing the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee Executive Meet in the state. She said, "Nothing less than 600 incidents of communal...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on books on former PM Manmohan Singh August 10, 2014

    Former PM Manmohan Singh is yet again facing a controversy from books after Natwar Singh revealed details about his book. Singh's daughter Daman Singh has also penned her father's biography. She said it was "upsetting" that the public opinion had turned against him towards the end of his 10-year rule. ...
  • Amar Singh backs Rahul Gandhi's stand on communal violence in UP August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his comments against the Bharatiya Janata Party on communal violence in Uttar Pradesh, the Gandhi scion has found support from Former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh. "I think his...
  • My father should write his autobiography, says Manmohan Singh's daughter August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's daughter Daman Singh, who has penned her parent's biography, today said it was "upsetting" that the public opinion had turned against him towards the end of his 10-year rule. Daman, whose book "Strictly Personal: Manmohan and Gursharan" will be published on Sunday, said that...
  • Priyanka dismisses reports of her taking up important Congress post August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after reports suggested that Priyanka Gandhi may assume a larger role within the Congress ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in several states, she herself has denied the reports calling them baseless. Priyanka clarified that she is not assuming posts within the Congress or joining active politics. She...
  • Posters spring up in Bhopal urging Priyanka to take a formal role in Congress August 7, 2014

    Bhopal:The Congress may be downplaying the clamour for Priyanka Gandhi Vadra among the party workers. But, it has not stopped party workers from demanding that she be given an important position in the party to revive its dwindling fortunes. Huge posters urging her to save the party by strengthening the...
  • National Herald case: Court to hear matter against Sonia, Rahul on August 28 August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court, which had issued summons against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, on Thursday deferred till August 28 hearing in the case filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in the matter pertaining to acquisition of National Herald daily. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha postponed the matter...
  • Rahul's new avatar in Lok Sabha a well thought strategy by Congress August 6, 2014

    Facing an unprecedented criticism, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi displayed some rare aggression and stormed into the well of the Lower House on the issue of communal violence. But Rahul's new avatar inside Lok Sabha, where he has usually remained silent, is a part of a well thought out strategy....
  • Sonia Gandhi brushes aside Arun Jaitley's allegations of rebellion in Congress August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday brushed aside Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's allegations of rebellion within her party. Sonia said, "Let them say what they want to." The remarks came after Jaitley said that the Congress was facing an internal coup. "The Congress is facing a coup within the...
  • National Herald case: HC stays lower court's summons to Gandhis till August 13 August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has stayed a lower court's summons to Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi in the National Herald case till August 13. The Congress leaders were summoned in relation to the alleged misappropriation of assets worth Rs 2000 crore of the National Herald newspaper. Senior Congress leader...
  • Leading protests in the Lok Sabha a part of Rahul Gandhi's strategy to revive the Congress August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: After its worst-ever performance in the Lok Sabha elections which saw just 44 of its candidates winning, a desperate Congress is trying out a new strategy to remain relevant in national politics. Both Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have got into the damage control mode...
  • Sonia had decided not to head the government in 1999 itself, says former home secretary August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Former home secretary RD Pradhan has rejected former minister Natwar Singh's allegations on party President Sonia Gandhi's decision on not taking the Prime Minister's post. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Pradhan said that Sonia Gandhi had decided she won't head the government as early as 1999. He said that...
  • Snapshot: Allahabad Congress workers put up posters of Priyanka Gandhi August 5, 2014

    After the rout in General Elections, the local Congress workers from Allahabad wanted Priyanka Gandhi to take up more important roles in party. With the high command indicating more important roles for Priyanka Gandhi the local Congress bodies put up posters whole over Allahabad but only with images of Priyanka...
  • Political party can write off or assign loans: Sonia to HC August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday opposed in the Delhi High Court the private criminal complaint against her and the summons issued by a trial court in the National Herald case saying a political party is within its right to "write-off" or "assign" a loan. "The issuance of...
  • National Herald case: Congress for quashing of order, exemption for Sonia, Rahul August 5, 2014

    New Delhi:The Congress on Wednesday will press for quashing of the order or at least an exemption from personal appearance for Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case. If they don't get relief, then Sonia and Rahul would have to appear in...
  • Party should have the patience to listen: Congress's Janardan Dwivedi August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: There seems to be more friction within the party ranks after former Congress Working Committee leader Jagmit Singh Brar suggested that party chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul should take a two year break. Not outrightly rejecting Brar's statement, Gandhi loyalist Janardan Dwivedi has said that the party should...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha August 3, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on US Secretary of state John Kerry. Also on the show, Cyrus speaks to Sonia Gandhi's spokesperson about Natwar Singh's book. ...