Sonia Gandhi

  • National Herald case: Delhi HC extends stay on trial court's order summoning Sonia, Rahul till Nov 3 9 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday extended stay on trial court's order summoning Congress President Sonia Gandhi, party Vice President Rahul and others till November 3 in a case relating to acquiring ownership of National Herald daily. Besides Sonia and Rahul, Congress treasurer Moti Lal Vora, general secretary Oscar...
  • Sonia rejects Pawar's remark that Congress responsible for breakup Yesterday

    Jammu: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday rejected NCP chief Sharad Pawar's remark that her party was responsible for ending their 15-year-old alliance over seat-sharing in Maharashtra. "The reason for it (severing of ties) was not us, not me, not Rahul, not Congress," Gandhi told reporters here when asked about Pawar's...
  • Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir today 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Almost a month after the disastrous floods struck Jammu and Kashmir, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi will reach out to people in the state during their two-day visit starting on Monday. "Sonia and Rahul are visiting J&K on a two days visit from Monday...
  • Chinese President Jinping meets Manmohan Singh, Sonia on 3rd day of his India tour September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: On the third and final day of Chinese's President Xi Jinping's India visit, he met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the national capital on Friday. Jinping also met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders. He met Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan too. "The meeting took place at...
  • Maharashtra: Ajit hints at NCP staking claim for CM post September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Indicating that NCP might stake a claim for the post of chief minister if it emerged as the singlelargest party in Assembly elections, party leader Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that it will not repeat the "mistakes" it had committed after 2004 elections. The NCP in polls that year had...
  • NCP's demand for 144 seats in Maharashtra polls justified, says Ajit Pawar September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Justifying his demand for equal seat sharing, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that past mistakes will not be repeated if NCP emerges as the singlelargest party, as it did in 2004 assembly polls. To a question on whether he would be the chief ministerial candidate,...
  • Maharashtra: Seatsharing formula will be finalised soon, says Sharad Pawar September 15, 2014

    Kolhapur: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Monday said that his party and Congress would soon finalise the seatsharing arrangement, and would contest the coming Assembly polls in Maharashtra jointly. The decision will be taken once Congress president Sonia Gandhi returned from abroad, Pawar said, adding that...
  • Don't agree with cutoff age concept, it's one's own ability: Sheila Dikshit September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: As rift within the Congress has been widening and it has almost become a fight between old guard and young generation, former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit did not agree with the cutoff age concept. She said it was one's own capability and ability and there could not...
  • Sonia, Rahul, Manmohan among Congress campaigners for Maharashtra polls September 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, VicePresident Rahul Gandhi, and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be among the star campaigners for the party for next month's Assembly elections in Maharashtra. "We have to submit a list of 40 star campaigners to the Election Commission and they are in the list," Chief...
  • Former CAG Vinod Rai's charges put Manmohan Singh in the dock, BJP seeks answers September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is once again in the dock after exComptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai made stinging allegations against him in the 2G spectrum case, questioning his integrity as the PM. "Integrity is not just financial; it is intellectual integrity; it is professional integrity. You...
  • Manmohan Singh isn't answerable, says Congress as exCAG blames him of inaction during scams September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The allegations of former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai has brought former prime minister Manmohan Singh back in the dock. In his yet to be released book "Not Just an Accountant", Rai has accused the former PM of taking no corrective measures to avert loss...
  • Congress sends relief material, volunteers to J&K September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday stepped in with aid efforts in Jammu and Kashmir by sending relief material, including boats, medicines and tents, besides 100 volunteers to the flood affected areas even as state governments ruled by it donated Rs 30 crore. Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi, who is abroad for a...
  • J&K floods: Sonia Gandhi asks Congress CMs to give all possible help September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday directed all party chief ministers to support the relief and rehabilitation efforts in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir even as party vice president Rahul Gandhi appealed to volunteers of its affiliated outfits to pitch in with their help. Sonia, who is in the...
  • Sonia Gandhi urges Centre to declare J&K flood a 'national calamity' September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing grave concern over the grim situation of flood in Jammu and Kashmir which has claimed 108 lives so far, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday urged the Centre to declare the crisis a "national calamity". She has also appealed to the Centre and state government to make...
  • Rahul visits Amethi, is questioned by locals on lack of facilities in the district September 4, 2014

    Amethi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi visited his constituency Amethi on Thursday. According to reports, the locals questioned him over the lack of development in the constituency. They complained about the lack of electricity and water supply in the district. Rahul is currently battling criticism from within and outside the party...
  • Divide grows within Congress, leaders ask members not to voice opinions in public September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: After a growing divide in the Congress between the new and old guard, party President Sonia Gandhi has stepped in and said that the infighting and blame game within the party must end. She has asked party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's supporters to call off their meeting. Young leaders...
  • Congress split over Rahul, Sonia asks party members to end infighting September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi stepped in after reports of a growing divide within the party between the new and the old guard. Sonia reportedly asked supporters of party vice president Rahul Gandhi to call off a meeting which they had sought to present a memo to party general secretaries...
  • Gujarat High Court disposes PIL challenging Sonia photos in UPA ads September 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has disposed of a PIL, filed just before the last Assembly polls seeking removal of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's photos from erstwhile partyled UPA Government's advertisements, on ground that the matter has become infructuous. A Division Bench comprising Justices Akil Kureshi and JB Pardiwala on Tuesday...
  • Sonia, Congress leaders attack Modi over price rise, communal tension September 1, 2014

    Rae Bareli/New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi on Monday led the Congress attack against Narendra Modi government and flagged the issue of price rise as her party slammed both the Prime Minister and BJP for "rise in communal tension" as NDA completes 100 days in power. "People will give a reply to whether...
  • Sonia, Rahul not to campaign for Uttar Pradesh bypolls August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi will not be campaigning for the forthcoming bypolls in Uttar Pradesh. Party sources, however, downplayed it saying the Congress President, by convention, never campaigns in bypolls. The seats going for elections on September 13 include Noida, Lucknow East, Saharanpur Nagar, Bijnore, Thakurdwara,...
  • Sonia's reaction boosted sales of my book, says Natwar August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Taking a dig at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former Foreign Minister Natwar Singh on Thursday said she should not have reacted to the controversy caused by his book, and that her intervention only helped increase the sale of his just released autobiography. Singh claimed Sonia and her daughter Priyanka's May...
  • Herald case: Delhi court to hear matter against Sonia, Rahul on December 9 August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday fixed December 9 for hearing the complaint case, in which it had issued summons against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, on the issue of acquisition of National Herald daily. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha postponed the matter after the counsel appearing for...
  • Decide complaint against Sonia Gandhi in 6 months: Delhi HC to CIC August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Central Information Commission to decide in six months a complaint against Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the issue of noncompliance of transparency panel's directions that the party was answerable under the RTI Act. Noted RTI activist RK Jain had approached the Commission...
  • Lord Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi' took the story of modern India's greatest man to all over the world: Sonia Gandhi August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday condoled the death of renowned British actor and director Richard Attenborough. In a letter to Sheila Sim, widow of the 90yearold actordirector who directed the Oscar winning biopic "Gandhi" in 1982, Gandhi described Attenborough as a "true friend of India". "I am grieved to learn...
  • Karnataka Cabinet to be expanded after consulting Congress high command: Siddaramaiah August 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Getting a booster from the Assembly bypoll outcome, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said that he would expand his Cabinet after talking to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. "The main issue before us is (Cabinet) expansion. We will fill all four vacancies in consultation with Congress High Command," he...
  • Sonia, Rahul condole Kannada writer Ananthmurthy's demise August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Condoling the death of Jnanpith awardee U R Ananthmurthy, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday described the renowned writer as a remarkable human being. She said that the void created by his demise in the Indian literary space and social conscience will be hard to fill. In his condolence message,...
  • Congress unable to digest out 'Good Governance': Naqvi August 20, 2014

    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 August 20, 2014

    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 August 20, 2014

    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 Congressled 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 August 18, 2014

    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 thousandodd Mahila Congress members on Wednesday. The AllIndia Conference...