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Rahul detained in MP amid high drama, lashes out at Modi

June 8, 2017 02:50PM

Naya Gaon (Madhya Pradesh), Jun 8 (PTI) The farmer movement in Madhya Pradesh moved into high political gear today as Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and other senior party leaders were detained by police when they tried to make their way to Mandsaur, ground zero of the protests.

Police mov…


Congress extremely uncomfortable given scandalous record: FM

December 13, 2016 08:38PM


  • Jaitley said the party during its 10 year continuous rule did not take a single step either against corruption or black money.
  • Jaitley said that digital payments will help shore up tax revenues and check evasions.
  • Jaitley said cash will exist but there would be greater digital p…


Naidu attacks Rahul Gandhi over his earthquake remark

December 10, 2016 05:36PM


New Delhi: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his earthquake remark saying a previous quake had brought the strength of his party from 440 to 44 in the Lok Sabha.

Asserting that the government has been ready for a debate on the demo…


Demonetisation a foolish decision, devastated country: Rahul

December 8, 2016 03:35PM


New Delhi: Opposition leaders today observed a 'Black Day' in Parliament premises to mark one month of the announcement of demonetisation, with Rahul Gandhi launching a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his "foolish decision" has "devastated" the country.

Leading th…


NPCC protest over Rahul’s detention

November 4, 2016 06:15PM


Dimapur: Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) and District Congress Committee (DCC) Dimapur on Thursday staged protest demonstration in Dimapur against the “undemocratic detention” of AICC vice-president, Rahul Gandhi, on November 2, 2016 in New Delhi. 

In a press release, …


Youth Congress workers burn effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Upper Assam

November 3, 2016 10:42PM

ET Correspondent

Jorhat/Tinsukia/Golaghat: Youth Congress workers on Thursday staged protest against the detention of party vice President Rahul Gandhi in Jorhat by burning the effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Jorhat Youth Congress workers, along with MLA of Mariyani Constituency Ropj…


Rahul, Sisodia detained amid high drama at RML

November 2, 2016 06:58PM


New Delhi: Amid high drama, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia were today detained at the RML Hospital here after they tried to meet the family of an ex-serviceman who allegedly committed suicide over the OROP issue.

The Congress Vice President was …


Defamation case against Rahul for 'dalali' remark

October 9, 2016 10:11AM


New Delhi: A complaint of defamation was on Satuday lodged in a court here against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his 'dalali' remark targetting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the surgical strikes.

Local lawyer Sadanand Singh moved the application under IPC Section 500 (Punish…


Rahul Gandhi to appear in defamation case in Assam

September 27, 2016 11:16PM


ET Bureau

Guwahati, Sep 27: In the midst of his showdown with the RSS over a defamation case, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will appear in a court in Assam on Thursday in another defamation case linked to the Sangh.


Rahul will take a break from his ongoing Uttar Pradesh…


Rahul Gandhi helping another 'yuvraj', alleges BJP

September 8, 2016 09:23PM



New Delhi, Sept 8:  With Rahul Gandhi training his guns on Modi government during his UP campaign, BJP said on Thursday it was a case of one 'yuvraj' (prince) helping another, a reference to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, and accused him of trying to divert attention from the state's is…


Rahul begins UP campaign, addresses farmers

September 6, 2016 07:14PM


Uttar Pradesh, Sep 6: Rahul Gandhi today kick started his party's election push in Uttar Pradesh, launching a 2,500-km "kisan mahayatra" accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "ignoring" their problems and promising a loan waiver, higher support price and reduction in power tariff.  St…


Will defeat RSS’s ideology of crushing the weak: Rahul Gandhi

July 21, 2016 07:13PM

New Delhi, July 21: Accusing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of believing in “crushing” and “oppressoing” the weaker sections, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that his party and the people of India will together “defeat” such ideology.

Speaking in Rajkot,…


Hectic lobbying begins in Congress for Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat

July 11, 2016 08:23AM
A Staff Reporter
Guwahati, July 10: 
Hectic lobbying by senior Congress leaders for the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha
seat which has fallen vacant after the seat was left by chief minister
Sarbananda Sonowal has started, and several senior congress leaders
are eyeing the seat.




Kamat makes a U-turn, says Cong 'best platform' to serve nation

June 23, 2016 07:45PM

New Delhi, June 23 : Senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat on Thursday withdrew his resignation from the grand old party. Issuing a statement, Kamat said that a large number of senior party leaders during the last fortnight tried to convince him to rethink on the decision.

"My meeting with my par…


Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta passes away

June 16, 2016 01:12PM


New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Anjan Dutta, president of the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee ( APCC), passed away on Thursday morning at AIIMS. Dutta, 64, had been undergoing treatment at AIIMS for the past one month. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had visited Dutta to inquire about his …


Congress rules out Rahul as U.P. CM, to announce name at right time

June 14, 2016 07:19PM

New Delhi, June 14: With growing speculations over the chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress Party has ruled out vice president Rahul Gandhi's name, saying he is a national leader. Newly-appointed party general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad told that the party would strengthen itse…


Rahul Gandhi vows to end drug menace for Punjab's future

June 13, 2016 07:13PM

Jalandhar, June 13 : Reaching out to the youth ahead of next year's assembly polls, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday cornered the BJP-SAD alliance government over the drug menace in Punjab and vowed to curb the same within a month if the grand old party is voted to power. Accusing …


Our fight against inflation will go on: Rahul Gandhi

June 11, 2016 04:34PM

Ghaziabad (UP), June 11: Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his failure to check inflation, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said his party's fight against inflation would continue. "I came to see the Congress worker who got injured. The main issue is inflation. Prime Minis…


Rahul to lead 'Mashal Juloos' in protest against power cuts, water crisis in Delhi

May 28, 2016 04:27PM

New Delhi, May 28 : Launching a scathing attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal -led Aam Aadmi Party over the ongoing power and water crisis in the national capital, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will today a lead a torch procession. Gandhi scion along with Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee …


Congress move to corner Big B 'utter hypocrisy': Swamy

May 26, 2016 02:46PM

New Delhi, May 26: With the Congress dubbing as illegal, unethical and immoral Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan hosting an event to celebrate the NDA regime's two years in office, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said this reflected the 'utter hypocrisy' of the gr…


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