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  • Can Rahul's new found aggression make up for his absence? 5 days ago

    Keeping up his combative stance on Land Acquisition Bill, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate. Taking a dig at Modi's suit which had his name written all over it, Rahul called the Central government a 'suit boot wali sarkar'. ...
  • Vacation over, Rahul returns April 16, 2015

    Rahul Gandhi who has returned on Thursday after nearly two-month long sabbatical is believed to have stayed at a famous meditation retreat centre in Yangon, Myanmar. ...
  • Can Rahul Gandhi battle the infighting in Congress and revive its fortunes? April 16, 2015

    A 'rejuvenated' Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is all set to take on the Narendra Modi government as he will lead the Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on April 19. Rahul who has returned on Thursday after nearly two-month long sabbatical is believed to have stayed at a...
  • Watch: Congress leaders question Rahul Gandhi's leadership ability April 16, 2015

    Even as the Congress claimed that there is no dissent over party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's role, many have questioned his leadership ability. A section of leaders want party President Sonia Gandhi to continue. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 15, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to return to Delhi late on Wednesday night April 15, 2015

    Rahul has been on leave since the 22nd of February, missing the first leg of the crucial Budget session of Parliament. He will hold internal meetings on Thursday. He is expected to lead an anti-land ordinance rally on the 19th. Meanwhile there is a divide in Congress over Rahul taking...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 14, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports April 14, 2015

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • Is Rahul Gandhi facing a rebellion in the Congress? April 14, 2015

    With Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi likely to return from his two-month long sabbatical on Wednesday, senior party leaders have been hinting that he may take a more proactive role. Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said Rahul needs to be seen more and politics cannot be taken as a part...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha April 4, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Union Minister Giriraj Singh's racist remarks against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, rift within the Aam Aadmi Party, Karnataka government hikes 100 per cent in salary of MLAs and Deepika Padukone's My Choice video, etc. ...
  • With this mindset how can BJP talk about 'Beti Bachao Andolan': Khushboo April 3, 2015

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday dismissed union minister Giriraj Singh's "racist" remarks as stemming from a "narrow mindset" even as party members staged protests while the BJP sought the matter to be closed as he had expressed regrets. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 3, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Why is Giriraj still a minister, asks NIrbhaya filmmaker Leslee Udwin April 2, 2015

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday dismissed union minister Giriraj Singh's "racist" remarks as stemming from a "narrow mindset" even as party members staged protests while the BJP sought the matter to be closed as he had expressed regrets. ...
  • Giriraj'S Sonia attack: Should PM Modi sack Giriraj? April 2, 2015

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday dismissed union minister Giriraj Singh's "racist" remarks as stemming from a "narrow mindset" even as party members staged protests while the BJP sought the matter to be closed as he had expressed regrets. ...
  • News 360: ED files charge sheet in Rose Valley ponzi scam April 2, 2015

    Arrested Rose Valley group chairman Gautam Kundu was among the six people named in the charge sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate in the Rose Valley ponzi scam on Thursday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 2, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Should Modi sack serial offender Giriraj Singh? April 2, 2015

    Giriraj Singh's comments that if late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had married a Nigerian women, she would not have become the Congress president because she would not have been white-skinned like Sonia Gandhi has lead to massive protests by Congress leaders and workers. ...
  • Watch: Controversial statements made by BJP MP Giriraj Singh April 2, 2015

    Bharatiya Janata Party MP Giriraj Singh is not new to making controversial remarks. He has made a political career out of making hateful, racist, communal, misogynist statements. In his latest remarks, he hit out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi by saying, "If Rajiv Gandhi had married a Nigerian and if...
  • Is Sonia right in dismissing Giriraj jibe? April 2, 2015

    Giriraj Singh's comments that if late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had married a Nigerian women, she would not have become the Congress president because she would not have been white-skinned like Sonia Gandhi has lead to massive protests by Congress leaders and workers. ...
  • Opposition demands Giriraj Singh's ouster from government over his comment on Sonia April 2, 2015

    Union Minister Giriraj Singh continues to face heat over his comment on Congress President Sonia Gandhi with opposition parties calling for his immediate ouster from the government. The BJP has maintained that Giriraj Singh has expressed regret and the matter should end there. ...
  • I never said anything derogatory against Smiriti Irani: Sanjay Nirupam April 2, 2015

    After Union Minister Giriraj Singh's racist remark on Congress President Sonia Gandhi Congress party came down heavily on BJP. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi will be back soon, says Sonia Gandhi April 2, 2015

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi broke her silence on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's whereabouts who has been on leave for over a month. She said, "Rahul Gandhi will be back soon and among people." ...
  • Giriraj Sigh have PM Modi's support: Sibal April 2, 2015

    Former Union Minister and Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Thursday targeted Prime Minister Modi and said that the racist remarks of Giriraj Singh on Congress President Sonia Gandhi is backed by the PM. ...
  • Rahul missing, Sonia takes charge April 2, 2015

    Over 15 years back it was destiny which forced Sonia Gandhi to dive into active politics and take charge of a party which was on the verge of blackout. Once again the threat of a split and disarray has forced Sonia to step in but it also comes at a...
  • Giriraj Singh is a loose cannon: Congress April 1, 2015

    Congress reacted sharply to Giriraj Singh's sexist remarks. Congress spokesperson Sushmita Deb said "Giriraj is a loose canon, shocking one is a minister, other is a CM. BJP is supposed to change mind-sets yet PM is watching silently. We are representatives of people and we should refrain from such comments." ...
  • RPN Singh hits out at Giriraj Singh, demands his removal from Central government April 1, 2015

    Congress leader RPN Singh hit out at Union Minister Giriraj Singh for his controversial remarks on party President Sonia Gandhi's skin colour and demanded his removal from the Central government. RPN Singh said, "Giriraj Singh should be immediately removed from the Cabinet. The Prime Minister should apologise for this." ...
  • India @ 9 with Parikshit Luthra March 28, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Parikshit Luthra on India @ 9. ...
  • Land Bill is close to Congress: Jairam Ramesh March 22, 2015

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, former Rural Development Minister and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh talks about Congress, Sonia Gandhi, Land Acquisition Bill and Budget Session. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi led protest march against Land Bill March 17, 2015

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi led the protest march against the Land Bill from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan. Fourteen parties unitedly undertook the march terming the Bill anti-farmer. She said, "Secular forces in Parliament are determined to defeat PM's communal agenda. I request the President to intervene to protect the rights...
  • Basic provisions of AP Re-Organisation Bill not implemented: Sonia Gandhi March 17, 2015

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi made a rare speech in the Lok Sabha stating that the basic provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Re-Organisation Bill have not been implemented and urged the government to take immediate action. She said, "Nine months have passed, they feel they are being taken for granted. I...