Sonia Gandhi

  • 'No vacancy' for leadership role for Priyanka in Congress: Tharoor 19-04-2014 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: With Sonia and Rahul Gandhi at the top, the Congress has "no vacancy" for a leadership role, party leader Shashi Tharoor said on Saturday amidst speculation that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra could assume a bigger responsibility in the organisation. "The Congress has a President and a Vice-President, who is...
  • We got to know about corruption because of RTI: Sonia 19-04-2014 06:39 PM

    In a bid to woo the electorate, Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Saturday boasted that Right to Information (RTI) was brought by her party. "It is only because of RTI that we got to know about corruption," she added. The Congress chief gave this statement while addressing a poll rally...
  • Sonia Gandhi: We are committed to working for the poor, food and health are priority 19-04-2014 10:03 AM

    Strong winds damaged the stage built for Congress president Sonia Gandhi's address in Amethi on Saturday. Sonia is scheduled to address rally for the first time for her son in his constituency. During her day-long visit Gandhi (Sonia) would address an election meeting in Nandmahar area of the constituency and...
  • BJP asks EC to stop Sonia Gandhi from airing message on DD, AIR 18-04-2014 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday petitioned the Election Commission to stop Congress President Sonia Gandhi from airing her message on Doordarshan and AIR and said it is violative of the Model Code as it polarises the election scene among religious communities. In a letter to Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath,...
  • Modi says 'mother-son duo' running UPA government, not the PM 18-04-2014 07:12 PM

    Betul: There seems no stop to scathing attacks by the Congress and BJP on each other. Banking on Manmohan Singh's former advisor Sanjaya Baru's book, Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at the Congress saying that the UPA government was run by the Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. "Mother-son are...
  • LS polls: BJP is crossing all the limits to capture power, says Sonia Gandhi 18-04-2014 06:32 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the BJP is crossing all limits in its bid to capture power and that it threatened the democratic set-up of India. "The BJP is crossing all the limits to capture power in this election. Their behaviour is extremely dangerous for a democratic set-up...
  • If we reveal truths, Sonia, Rahul will stay indoors: Uma Bharti 18-04-2014 09:09 AM

    Jhansi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti has launched a scathing attack on the Congress after it released her video of criticism for BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Uma has warned the Congress that if the BJP reveals the Congress's truths, its President and Vice President Sonia and Rahul...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Second phase of polling ends, 54.41percent voter turnout recorded 17-04-2014 12:07 AM

    As many as 142 candidates are in the fray in 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh where a total of 1,67,12,808 voters are expected to head to polling booths on Thursday. First phase of balloting for nine Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh was held on April 10 and...
  • Priyanka campaigns for Sonia, slams BJP's one-man show 16-04-2014 08:45 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday hit out at the BJP's "one-man show" while campaigning for her mother and Congress president Sonia Gandhi for the Lok Sabha polls. Priyanka told a gathering during a road show in Raseta area that the ongoing national election was a "war of ideologies". Rae Bareli...
  • Sonia Gandhi calls BJP, RSS danger to secularism 16-04-2014 05:41 PM

    Addressing her first rally in Telangana after the Statehood Bill was passed, Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at the BJP and RSS calling them a danger to secularism. Sonia said, "Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi sacrificed their lives to save the secular values of the country and today the...
  • Modi claims to have the solution to all the problems of India: Sonia 16-04-2014 05:24 PM

    Addressing a rally in Kanyakumari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. She said, "A dangerous combination of religious fanaticism, politics and money has come forward to seize power, to polarise the population and to divide us communal lines. This individual claims to have...
  • Modi unlikely to campaign in Vadodara, Congress pins hope on Sonia Gandhi 16-04-2014 03:21 PM

    BJP Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi is likely to give a miss to campaigning in Vadodara constituency from where he is contesting Lok Sabha election. With just two weeks left for end of campaigning in Gujarat, which will go to vote on April 30, no election meeting or road show...
  • Priyanka starts campaign in Raebareli, takes on Narendra Modi 16-04-2014 01:53 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday kick-started the poll campaign in her mother Sonia Gandhi's constituency Rae Bareli projecting the next Lok Sabha polls as a battle between two ideologies and making a veiled attack on Narendra Modi, saying only one man takes all decisions in BJP. "There is one ideology under...
  • Priyanka Gandhi takes on Modi, says BJP a one-man show 16-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Rae Bareli: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday directly took on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying that the 2014 Lok Sabha election was a battle of ideologies. "While our (Congress) ideology is to empower the people, their ideology is about a single man taking all the decisions," said Priyanka...
  • Maneka Gandhi comes to the defence of Varun, asks Priyanka to focus on polls 16-04-2014 12:05 PM

    New Delhi: BJP MP Maneka Gandhi has once again come to the defence of her son Varun Gandhi saying that the recent remarks by Priyanka Gandhi indicated that the Congress clan was worried about the forthcoming elections. Priyanka had on Tuesday accused her estranged cousin and BJP leader Varun 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...
  • Sonia Gandhi's first poll rally in Telangana today 16-04-2014 12:02 AM

    Hyderabad: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally at Karimnagar in Telangana on Wednesday, her first public meeting in the region after the passage of Statehood Bill in February. The rally is likely to take place in the evening, Congress sources said. The meeting is crucial for Congress...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sonia has given 'farewell speech': BJP 15-04-2014 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: Picking on Sonia Gandhi's televised appeal to voters, BJP on Tuesday said it is a "farewell speech" of an exhausted Congress and reflects her realisation that her son Rahul Gandhi has not clicked on the election front and she needs to take charge. "All of a sudden Sonia...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Ajay Rai wants Gandhi family to campaign for him in Varanasi 15-04-2014 03:52 PM

    Congress candidate from Varanasi Ajay Rai will file his nomination on Thursday for the mega contest in which he is pitted against BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal among others. Rai, a sitting MLA, said he has already sought support of the top brass of...
  • Cong's Basti candidate refuses to contest 15-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Congress candidate from Basti Lok Sabha seat, MLA Sanjay Kumar Jaiswal, on Tuesday refused to contest the election, saying he would fight the polls after a sexual harassment charge levelled against him was proved wrong. In a letter written to party president Sonia Gandhi, Jaiswal has stated that the Congress...
  • 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...
  • Manmohan Singh is the super Prime Minister: Priyanka Gandhi 15-04-2014 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday come out in strong defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. She said that Manmohan Singh was the super Prime Minister of India. Her defence came just days after a former advisor in the PMO said that Manmohan was nothing but an "object of ridicule"...
  • Jaitley's jibe at Sonia: Congress's new campaign is 'main nahin mom' 15-04-2014 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has taken another jibe at the Congress over Sonia Gandhi's television advertisement calling the BJP divisive. Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has said that the Congress's new slogan is 'Main nahin mom' (not me, but mom). "The Congress Party changed track yesterday. Rahul Gandhi...