SONIA GANDHI

  • Digvijaya takes a dig at Chidambaram, says a non-Gandhi leader can fight AICC presidential elections 46 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 36 minutes ago

    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...
  • Campaign ends for first phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand 14 hours 50 minutes ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Campaigning for the first phase of polling on Tuesday for 15 assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 13 Maoist-hit constituencies in Jharkhand ended on Sunday, with BJP hoping to continue its winning streak in the multi-cornered contests riding on the 'Modi wave'. 123 candidates are in the fray...
  • Campaigning ends for first phase of Jharkhand polls on November 25 17 hours 20 minutes ago

    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 polls: Congress, BJP workers clash in Daltonganj after Sonia's rally 19 hours 11 minutes ago

    Daltonganj: A scuffle broke out between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party workers on Daltonganj in Jharkahnd on Sunday. The scuffle broke out after Congress president Sonia Gandhi's rally. The BJP workers also faced-off with police. Several party workers have been detained. ...
  • Jharkhand elections: Sonia Gandhi urges people of Daltonganj to vote for Congress 21 hours 32 minutes ago

    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. ...
  • J&K elections: Vote for secular forces, says Congress president Sonia Gandhi 2 days ago

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi addressed an election rally in Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday where she took a dig at the BJP and urged people to vote for secularism. She said, "I urge the voters in J&K to vote for secular forces, hence vote for congress and make...
  • Sonia Gandhi slams BJP, says it is playing politics over relief work 2 days ago

    Bandipora (J&K): Accusing the BJP of playing politics over providing relief to flood victims of Jammu and Kashmir, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the ruling party at the Centre promised the sky but did not follow it up with action. Gandhi, who is here to campaign for Congress candidate...
  • Sonia Gandhi to campaign in Bandipora, Ramban for J&K elections 4 days ago

    Bandipora: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi will hold public rallies in Jammu and Kashmir to kick off the party's campaign for the first phase of elections. Sonia will hold public rallies in favour of party candidates in Bandipora and Ramban districts of Jammu and Kashmir. "Congress President will...
  • Day 2 of Nehru International Conference to begin on Tuesday 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress's two day Nehru International Conference as part of the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Jawaharlal Nehru continues on Tuesday. It is being attended by many eminent leaders. The event, which Congress used to reach out to non-NDA parties, saw Mamata Banerjee from Trinamool Congress and Left...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 days ago

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, Meiyappan indicted in IPL spot-fixing 6 days ago

    Huge relief came N Srinivasan's way on Monday when findings of the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee's report on IPL spot-fixing confirmed that he and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan were not involved in match-fixing; however, Srinivasan was aware of corruption in the IPL and Meiyappan did place bets. ...
  • No India without secularism, says Sonia Gandhi 6 days ago

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that India can not exist without secularism. She also said, "Secularism was an article of faith for Jawaharlal Nehru." ...
  • Secularism a compelling necessity for country: Sonia Gandhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Seeking to reassert Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday said secularism is a compelling necessity for a country as diverse as India. She also said that there can be no India without secularism and it remains more than an ideal. Addressing an international conference on the 125th...
  • 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...
  • Sonia Gandhi adopts Rae Bareli' Uruva village under PM Modi's 'Model Village Scheme' November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday adopted a village called Uruva in Jagatpur block of Rae Bareli under Model Village Scheme. While confirming the reports, sources within the Congress said that adopting a scheme does not mean endorsing it. They said that this is not an endorsement of...
  • Watch: Sonia Gandhi's address at Nehru's 125th birth anniversary November 13, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi addressed the party's conclave saying, "Jawahar Lal Nehru's vision was liberal, democratic rooted for a united India. We need to fight for the people, we need to create a people's movement to fight for the ideals of Pandit Nehru." ...
  • At Nehru's 125th birth anniversary, Rahul calls PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' a photo opportunity November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Thursday began massive celebrations to mark the 125th birth anniversary of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru in the national capital. After a drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections and Assembly polls, the party is hoping to motivate its workers and increase its cadre...
  • Congress to take Nehru's legacy to people in a bid to regain its foothold November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After being reduced to just 44 MPs in the Lok Sabha, the Congress is struggling to find its feet and in its hour of crisis, the party has decided to take former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru's legacy to the people and re-emphasise what it stood for. Congress offices...
  • Only Priyanka Gandhi capable of reviving the Congress: HR Bharadwaj November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The rift within the Congress seems to be growing with each passing day as the party is still to come to terms with its humiliating mauling at the hands of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2014 Lok Sabha and Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections. With several...
  • Congress stays away from swearing-in ceremony November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday kept away from the oath-taking ceremony of 21 new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers. "Both Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh were invited to the ceremony," Power Minister Piyush Goyal said after the swearing-in ceremony. Asked if there was any communication from the Congress...
  • The Congress party : How long will it remain in denial mode? November 8, 2014

    It is now close to six months that the Congress party faced one of its most devastating routs in the Lok Sabha elections. The defeat was so staggering that the party drew a blank in as many as twelve states of the country. Since being voted out of...
  • As Rahul Gandhi proposes to restructure Congress, voice of dissent grows louder November 7, 2014

    Amidst growing discontent within the Congress, the disciplinary committee of the party will look into former finance minster P Chidambaram's son Karti's comments criticising the party high command. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi asks Tamil Nadu Congress to shun groupism November 6, 2014

    Chennai: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday asked her party's faction-ridden Tamil Nadu unit to shun groupism and strive for strengthening the organization at the grassroots level. During an hour-long meeting the TNCC delegation led by PCC President E V K S Elangovan had with Ms. Gandhi and vice president Rahul...
  • Sonia congratulates Manmohan Singh on being elected for top honour by Japan November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has congratulated former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh upon being awarded 'The Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers' for his "significant contribution to the enhancement of relations and promotion of friendship" between Japan and India for about 35 years, a Japanese...
  • Stay on summons against Sonia, Rahul Gandhi in National Herald case till December 2 November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday extended till December 2 the stay on the trial court order summoning Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and three others in the National Herald case. Justice V P Vaish extended the interim order after lawyers appearing for the Gandhis and others said...
  • Vadra incident, 9 PM justice and a few unanswered questions November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: While some in the media had a field day sitting in judgment and pronouncing guilt, yet again, with respect to Robert Vadra here are few very simple factoids, I'd like to point out, that expose the blatant double standards of those who consider themselves to be the custodians...
  • Cartoon of the day: Robert Vadra November 3, 2014

    Businessman and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra stirred controversy after he lost his cool at an event in Delhi on Saturday when a reporter asked him about his alleged involvement in land scams in Haryana. Instead of merely refusing to answer the question, Robert Vadra got angry and...
  • Sonia Gandhi condemns suicide attack at Wagah border November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday expressed shock and dismay over the suicide attack at Wagah border in Pakistan and condemned the "extremist elements" behind such "inhuman acts". Gandhi extended her condolences to the families of the bereaved, an official statement said. "Sonia Gandhi has expressed shock and dismay...