Sonia Gandhi

  • News 360: Economic Survey 2014 says FY15 GDP growth seen at 5.4-5.9 pc July 9, 2014

    India will probably unveil bold reforms in its Budget on Thursday in a bid to turn around an economy growing at decade lows, but major changes to taxes will be absent, a survey showed. ...
  • National Herald case: It is a private complain, says Subramanian Swamy July 9, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday ruled out Congress President Sonia Gandhi's statement on the Income Tax notice to her in the National Herald case. Swamy said, "The BJP is not in the picture at all. This is a private complain. Sonia Gandhi should read the law first," Swamy said. ...
  • News 360: Centre says price checks in place; Opposition stages walk out July 7, 2014

    Prices of food items are under control and there is no need for panic, the government declared on Monday in the Rajya Sabha which took up an impromptu discussion on inflation on the opening day of the Budget session after the opposition pressed for it. ...
  • Sheila Dikshit could not send out the right message, says Mahabal Mishra July 5, 2014

    The embarrassing poll defeat has left the Congress shaken from top to bottom. The loss forced the Congress president Sonia Gandhi to constitute a a committee under former defence minister AK Antony. Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders complained of massive infighting and complete absence of organisational support, say sources. Mahabal Mishra...
  • Congress meet to review poll loss June 28, 2014

    The AK Antony committee set up by the Congress party to inquire into the poll losses endured in the last Lok Sabha elections will meet on Saturday. Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan, along with several other MLAs will meet former Defence Minister AK Antony and submit a detailed report on the...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: A CRPF soldier turns whistleblower June 26, 2014

    In shocking revelations, a CRPF commando of the elite CoBRA battalion, Sujoy Mandal has told CNN-IBN how Standard Operating Procedures were flouted in a botched up anti-Naxal operation. When the commando questioned why SOP was not being followed, the Deputy Commandant dismissed his apprehensions. ...
  • National Herald case: Will the law catch-up with top Congress leadership? June 26, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been summoned by a Delhi court on August 7 in the National Herald case. The court has found prima facie evidence against Sonia in the case and she has been summoned as accused after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy...
  • Watch: PM Modi, LK Advani, Sonia Gandhi take oath as members of the 16th Lok Sabha June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in as a member of the 16th Lok Sabha on Thursday followed by senior BJP leader LK Advani and Congress President Sonia Gandhi. ...
  • We will play a constructive opposition in Parliament: Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge June 3, 2014

    Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said that he is very greatful to Sonia Gandhi for naming him the Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Kharge said, "I will raise the issues concerning the people in Parliament." Kharge also said that he believed in smooth running...
  • It's official! Telangana is now India's 29th state June 2, 2014

    At the stroke of midnight on June 2, India's youngest state - Telangana officially came into being. Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan administered the oath to TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao as the first Chief Minister of India's 29th state. Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi congratulated the people...
  • Sonia, Rahul and Manmohan invited for dinner with heads of state May 26, 2014

    Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi have been invited by the President for the dinner with the heads of state on Monday. A new government led by PM-elect Narendra Modi will be sworn in today. ...
  • Watch: 'The Election That Isn't' with Cyrus Broacha May 26, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Election That Isn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Congress party on its Working Committee Meeting. He also talks about Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's invitation to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus Broacha's take on Congress's Working Committe meeting May 25, 2014

    Post Lok Sabha polls, the Congress Working Committee met in the national capital to introspect on the reasons for the massive defeat. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi took the blame of the debacle on the their shoulders and offered their resignations which were declined by...
  • Sonia re-elected CPP chairperson but no decision on LS, RS leaders yet May 24, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi was on Saturday re-elected as the Parliamentary Party Chairperson in a brief meeting of the party's recently elected Lok Sabha members in New Delhi. The Congress, which will be sitting in the Opposition after a decade, does not even qualify to have the Leader of Opposition...
  • Sonia best person to be Leader of Opposition: Satyavrat Chaturvedi May 22, 2014

    Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi has said that the Congress will be best left in the hands of Sonia Gandhi than her son Rahul. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Sonia and Rahul resignation offer simply a political drama? May 19, 2014

    Even though Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi offered to resign taking responsibility for the party's debacle in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, in typical Congress style it was outrightly rejected by the leaders. Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwiwedi said that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul resigning is not the...
  • Sonia, Rahul trying to shirk responsibility: BJP leader Giriraj Singh May 19, 2014

    BJP leader Giriraj Singh, who had made the controversial remark that those who don't support Narendra Modi should be sent to Pakistan, has now hit out at Rahul and Sonia Gandhi saying that they are shirking responsibility for the Congress's poll defeat. ...
  • No question of Sonia, Rahul resigning over poll debacle: Congress May 19, 2014

    Congress leaders have denied reports that Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul are likely to resign from their party posts over the humiliating election defeat. ...
  • Watch: Shashi Tharoor congratulates Modi and BJP for this remarkable victory May 16, 2014

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that he is shocked by the magnitude of Modi's victory but he congratulates him and BJP for this remarkable victory. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Tharoor said that there is no need to Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to resign, Congress will be constructive...
  • A Billion Votes: Lok Sabha election result to be declared on Friday May 16, 2014

    Votes polled in the nine-phased Lok Sabha elections will be counted on May 16 to decide who will form the next government. The fate of 8,202 candidates including top leaders like BJP's Narendra Modi, LK Advani, General VK Singh, Congress's Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Samajwadi Party's Mulayam Singh Yadav, JDS...
  • Uniform Civil Code, Ram Mandir on RSS's agenda: Ajay Aggarwal May 15, 2014

    Ajay Aggarwal, the BJP candidate from Raebareli, has said that controversial issues such as Uniform Civil Code and Ram Mandir are definitely on the RSS's agenda. ...
  • Sonia, Rahul indulging in caste politics: Modi May 9, 2014

    Campaigining in Bihar today, Narendra Modi hit out at Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, slamming them for indulging in caste politics. He also attacked the Congress for targeting celebrities who supported him. ...
  • News 360: Modi slams EC, holds massive road show in Varanasi May 8, 2014

    Denied permission to hold a rally at a venue of its choice in Varanasi, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi launched a vehement attack on the Election Commission accusing it of working under pressure. The Election Commission hit back by rejecting BJP's accusations of bias in denying permission to Modi's...
  • Watch: Sonia Gandhi reminds Narendra Modi of 'maryada' May 8, 2014

    Sonia Gandhi on Thursday hit out at Narendra Modi for lowering the political discourse, saying that a prime ministerial candidate should stay within the bounds of political decency. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Are Gandhis losing control of their family bastion? May 5, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took the Lok Sabha election battle straight to the Congress stronghold of Amethi on Monday and challenged the Gandhis in their pocketborough. Addressing an election rally in Amethi's Gauriganj for BJP candidate Smriti Irani, Modi challenged the Gandhi family to name the...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Gandhi bastions May 5, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka is campaigning aggressively in Amethi for her brother Rahul and for her mother Sonia in Rae Bareli. Along with Priyanka, CNN-IBN's Shreya Dhoundial visits both the constituencies and finds out the views of the voters. Amethi and...
  • News 360: Modi attacks Rahul, calls Amethi the worst constituency in UP May 5, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took the Lok Sabha election battle straight to the Congress stronghold of Amethi on Monday and challenged the Gandhis in their pocketborough. ...