Sonia Gandhi

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Has Sonia Gandhi undermined the Office of the Prime Minister? 14-04-2014 09:55 PM

    As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 10-year tenure comes to an end, two tell-all books by former bureaucrats have delivered another strong blow to his already battered image. While the PM's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's book claims that his decisions were monitored and dictated by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former...
  • LS polls: Rahul files nomination from Amethi amidst huge fanfare 12-04-2014 11:01 PM

    Like his mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi also owns assets worth almost Rs 10 crore. In his affidavit filed before the returning officer at Amethi, he has declared movable assets worth Rs 8,07,58,265 and immovable assets worth Rs 1,32,48,284. Income shown for the Financial Year 2012-13 is...
  • Modi's claims about development in Gujarat exaggerated: Sonia Gandhi 09-04-2014 01:38 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi trained her guns on the BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Karnataka, challenging his claims about development in the state. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal slapped during Delhi roadshow, forgives attacker 08-04-2014 08:47 PM

    There has been yet another attack on Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal as he was slapped by an unidentified man on Tuesday. After being at the receiving end of several physical attacks during the election campaign, former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal made it clear that he was willing...
  • Congress creating politics of fear: BJP 05-04-2014 12:43 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Congress after party President Sonia Gandhi met Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari. BJP spokesperson MJ Akbar said, "The Congress is playing 19th century's politics and creating the politics of fear. What Muslims actually want is development." ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is the BJP divided even over its manifesto release? 03-04-2014 07:59 PM

    In a surprise move, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that it will release its poll manifesto on April 7, the day elections begin. The party is allegedly battling infighting between Team Narendra Modi and Team Murli Manohar Joshi on the content of the manifesto. Team Modi reportedly...
  • Show me the money: Sonia Gandhi's total assets worth over Rs 9.2 cr 02-04-2014 11:57 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi has cash reserves of Rs 85,000. Her Bank deposits and investments are valued at Rs 2.1 Crore. She has Rs 62 lakh worth of jewellery. Gandhi has properties in Sultanpur village and in Italy worth Rs 6.47 crore. The total value of her cash and assets...
  • Sonia Gandhi files nomination, likely to win Rae Bareli for fourth time 02-04-2014 11:53 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi filed her nomination from Rae Bareli and is seemed to be set for a fourth straight win. The BJP has put up Supreme Court lawyer Ajay Aggarwal while SP has not put up anyone opposite her. ...
  • Who is communalising this election? 02-04-2014 11:03 PM

    A day after Congress President Sonia Gandhi met Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Bharatiya Janata Party has now approached the Election Commission to take cognisance of Sonia's reported appeal to Muslims that they should not let their votes split in Lok Sabha elections. Editor-in-Chief on IBN18 Network...
  • Watch: Rahul Gandhi drives Sonia to file her nomination from Raebareli 02-04-2014 01:28 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi drove his mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi to file her nomination from the Gandhi bastion of Raebareli. Huge crowds cheered her and showered flowers on her as she went to file her nomination. She is seeking re-election for the third time, having won by...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP may field Uma Bharti against Sonia Gandhi 27-03-2014 08:29 PM

    Congress's top guns Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul are likely to face a tough challenge in their pocket borough of Raebareli and Amethi. The BJP is set to field former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and firebrand leader Uma Bharti against Congress President Sonia Gandhi while its combative spokesperson Smriti...
  • Is the Congress fighting a losing battle in 2014? 26-03-2014 10:50 PM

    Perhaps for the last time Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressed a joint press conference from the Congress headquarters on Akbar Road. It is a well known fact that even if the Congress led UPA returns to power, Manmohan Singh...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-03-2014 10:36 PM

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  • News 360: Sonia, Rahul attack Modi, say he will divide India 26-03-2014 08:52 PM

    At the release of Congress's manifesto, party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying his ideology will divide India. Rahul said, "Modi is an ideology which divides people. This ideology is dangerous for the country and every Congress leader...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Sonia Gandhi still the key face of Congress? 26-03-2014 06:58 PM

    The Congress on Wednesday released its manifesto titled 'Your voice, our pledge' for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The document, which the Congress called the lengthiest manifesto, focuses on inclusive growth, agriculture, education and health. Congress President Sonia Gandhi said, "We have done some great work. Harmony is must, not...
  • News 360: MH370 crashed into southern Indian Ocean, says Malaysian PM 24-03-2014 08:43 PM

    A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday. ...
  • Kings & Queens: Sonia Gandhi, the woman who infused life into Congress 21-03-2014 11:30 PM

    From a middle class girl in an Italian village to the Congress President, she has played a big role in shaping the world's largest democracy. Sonia brought back to life a party that almost everyone, even its own disillusioned lot, thought was beyond revival. ...
  • Has the Congress become a sinking ship in 2014 elections? 21-03-2014 10:25 PM

    In a season when politicians are hopping from one party to the other, the Congress has been hit the hardest. In yet another setback to the Congress, the party MP from Garhwal, Satpal Maharaj, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday. ...
  • MPs report card: Are most MPs failing to meet expectations of their voters? 19-03-2014 12:14 AM

    In the first ever report card of incumbent MPs prepared by CNN-IBN and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), performance of almost 2/3rd of the elected Lok Sabha members has been rated below average. Only 1.6 per cent MPs scored a distinction or a mark of 8 on 10. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi our leader, the boss: Salman Khurshid 09-03-2014 05:52 PM

    Emphasising on the hierarchy in the UPA, External Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leads the government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi heads the UPA and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is the second most powerful in the party. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan...
  • LS polls: Jagdish Tytler withdraws his nomination from Northeast Delhi 06-03-2014 08:03 PM

    Former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler has withdrawn his nomination from the primary of North-East Delhi after Sonia Gandhi stepped in and asked him to back out. Tyler's nomination had also been withdrawn by the Congress in the 2009 Lok sabha polls after protests over his alleged role in the 1984...
  • Sonia attacks SP for not utilising funds allocated to Rae Bareli 25-02-2014 03:50 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi has hit out at the Samajwadi Party-led Uttar Pradesh government for not utilising funds disbursed by the Centre in her Rae Bareli constituency. Sonia said, "For all the schemes the money comes to state government, now you have seen the condition of this village. This village...
  • Sonia responsible for chaos in Parliament: Chandrababu Naidu 19-02-2014 10:57 PM

    Speaking exclusively to IBN18 Editor in Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said that he preferred an "amicable solution" for Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-02-2014 10:35 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: TN's decision to release Rajiv killers shocks Congress 19-02-2014 08:40 PM

    It is Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's masterstroke. Jayalalithaa has now put the ball in the Centre's court by ordering the release of all 7 Rajiv Gandhi killers from jail. She has given just three days' time to the Centre to ratify the decision. The Centre is shocked by...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Mamata in PM race with Anna's endorsement? 19-02-2014 07:23 PM

    The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced that a non-UPA, non-NDA federal front will form the government next. Earlier in the day, she met with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare who said that there was no other leader like Mamata Banerjee. Mamata too said Anna will select her party's...
  • Need probe into Robert Vadra land deals in Rajasthan: Bikaner MP 08-02-2014 06:33 PM

    Five Rajasthan BJP MPs have written to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje demanding a probe into land deals by Congress President son-in-law Robert Vadra. A BJP MP from Bikaner Arjun Ram Meghwal said that the previous government did not do anything against Vadra because of his ties with them. That's why...
  • News 360: Caste-based quota stays, says Sonia Gandhi 05-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Congress has distanced itself from party leader Janardhan Dwivedi's statement on OBC quota. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a statement affirming the Congress's commitment to caste-based quota. ...