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Tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

Tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi were among several political leaders on Tuesday who paid homage to late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary. Rajiv Gandhi’s wife Sonia and his two children, Rahul and Priyanka, who is also the Congress General Secretary, paid tributes at

Pitroda must apologise for anti-Sikh riots remark: Rahul

Pitroda must apologise for anti-Sikh riots remark: Rahul

Congress leader Sam Pitroda, who had courted controversy for his remark in connection with the anti-Sikh riots of 1984, should be ashamed and must apologise to the nation, party President Rahul Gandhi said on Monday. “Sam Pitroda’s comment is wrong. For this, he should feel ashamed. He has to apologise to the country,” he said

Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP

Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP

Voting began on Monday for 14 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, including the high-profile Amethi, Rae Bareli and Lucknow seats, at 7 a.m., said an official.The 14 seats are Lucknow, Amethi, Rae Bareli, Sitapur, Mohanlalganj, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Barabanki, Faizabad, Bahraich, Kesarganj, Gonda and Dhaurahra.Chief Electoral Officer L. Venkateshwar Loo said that all security arrangements

Rahul pens emotional letter to Amethi people

Rahul pens emotional letter to Amethi people

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has written an emotional letter to the people of Amethi, asking them to vote for him and promising development of the region as soon as Congress forms government at the Center. The letter is addressed to ‘Mera Amethi Parivar’ and says that the BJP has been setting up ‘factory of lies’

Modi, Rahul, Shah urge voters to vote

Modi, Rahul, Shah urge voters to vote

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged the people to exercise their electoral right as the second phase of Lok Sabha elections was underway.”I am sure all those whose seats are polling today will strengthen our democracy by exercising their franchise. I hope more youngsters head to the polling booths and vote,” he tweeted. Congress

Rahul got M.Phil without Masters degree: Jaitley

Rahul got M.Phil without Masters degree: Jaitley

Making a scathing attack on the Congress and Rahul Gandhi for questioning Smriti Irani’s educational qualifications, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the party forgot that a public audit of Gandhi’s academic credentials “may leave a lot to be answered” and alleged that the Congress President “got an M.Phil without a Masters degree”.”One day

Double whammy for Navjot Sidhu

Double whammy for Navjot Sidhu

AJAY BHARDWAJ Chandigarh Last time when Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu was disallowed to take to the stage at the Moga rally presided over by AICC president Rahul Gandhi, Sidhu was quick to realise that he had been cut to size and he quipped within not time that he had been “shown his place”. This

Rahul to contest LS polls also from Wayanad

Rahul to contest LS polls also from Wayanad

In a major decision, the Congress on Sunday announced that party President Rahul Gandhi will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Wayanad in Kerala, apart from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. The announcement was made at a press conference here by senior party leader A.K. Antony and the party’s communications incharge, Randeep Singh Surjewala. The Congress

In Ludhiana, Congress faces threat within party, not opposition

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: The infighting in Ludhiana Congress and opposition of sitting member Parliament and probable candidate Ravneet Singh Bittu may prove dearer for Congress party. Instead of threat from opposition parties, the Congress is facing criticism from within the party. Former Minister and MLA from Ludhiana north, Rakesh Pandey has openly opposed the

Cong fields sons of Rajastan CM, Jaswant Singh in fresh list of 19 candidates

Jaipur, Mar 29 (PTI) In his electoral debut from his father’s home turf Jodhpur, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s son Vaibhav Gehlot will take on Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Vaibhav Gehlot was named in the Congress list of candidates released Thursday night, after speculation in the state that the CM was keen that he

Shatrughan meets Rahul, likely join Cong April 6

Shatrughan meets Rahul, likely to join Cong on April 6

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who is all set to quit the BJP, met Rahul Gandhi here on Wednesday and is likely to join the Congress on April 6.Sinha met Gandhi at his residence here and Congress’s Bihar in-charge Shaktisinh Gohil, Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee chief Madan Mohan Jha, working president Akhilesh Singh and the Congress’s legislature

'Rangeela' actress Urmila Matondkar joins Congress

‘Rangeela’ actress Urmila Matondkar joins Congress

Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar on Wednesday joined the Congress here in the presence of party leaders. Matondkar was inducted into the party by Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala and leaders Sanjay Nirupam and Milind Deora at the party headquarters. Before joining the party, the actress met Congress President Rahul

Cong mulling alliance with AAP, Pawar trying to bring them together

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) Days after having unanimously decided to go it alone in Delhi, the Congress is again mulling options to align with the Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital, with NCP leader Sharad Pawar actively involved in getting the two parties together. In this context, AAP leader Sanjay Singh met Pawar

Rahul Gandhi promises separate ministry for fishermen if Cong voted to power Thrissur(Ker)

Rahul Gandhi commitment:Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Thursday vowed to set up a separate ministry for fishermen if the Congress is voted to power in the Lok Sabha elections, saying unlike Prime Minister Narendra Modi he did not make “fake promises”. He was addressing the National Fishermen Parliament organised by All India Fishermen Congress in Thriprayar

Rahul, Capt Amarinder Sound LS Poll Bugle for Congress in Punjab

Jointly launch 4th phase of farm debt waiver scheme, expose Modi govt’s failure on all counts DP Correspondent Killi Chahlan (Moga), March 7: The Congress today sounded its Lok Sabha poll bugle in Punjab with party president Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh launching a scathing attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

Rahul Gandhi’s rally in Moga; check traffic diversion plan here

Jagraon Police chalks out traffic diversion plan Sukh Nahar Jagraon In view of Rahul Gandhi’s rally at village killi Chahal in Moga on March 6, the Ludhiana Rural Police on its toes. To avoid traffic jams, inconvenience to public, the Police have chalked out traffic diversion plan for the commuters. SSP Jagraon Varinder Singh Brar

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PM in Parliament: ‘In hating me, Opposition has started to hate nation’

“DO YOU KNOW WHAT’S MY CRIME FOR THEM? THAT A PERSON WITH POOR BACKGROUND IS CHALLENGING THEIR SULTANAT,” PM MODI SAID Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Opposition saying “in hating Modi the opposition has begun to hate the nation”. In his reply to the debate on the Motion

Amarinder Singh meets Rahul Gandhi, rules out need for alliance with AAP

Amarinder Singh meets Rahul Gandhi, rules out need for alliance with AAP

Amarinder Singh meets Rahul Gandhi, rules out need for alliance with AAP. After meeting Rahul Gandhi Monday, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ruled out the need for any alliance with the “non-existent” Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), but said the decision on tie-up would be taken by the high-command.Talking to reporters after the meeting, Singh said

Amarinder Singh meets Rahul Gandhi, rules out need for alliance with AAP

SAD slams Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder for betraying farmers

SAD slams Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder for betraying farmers. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi and chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to explain why they had duped the poster boy of its promised loan waiver scheme – Budh Singh and lakhs of Punjab farmers by promising ‘karja kurki khatam’ but

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Congress juggernaut rattles Bhartiya Janta Party

In a shock outcome BJP losses Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, TRS captures Telangana and MNF wins in Mizoram With the BJP suffering losses in three key states, its vote share has taken a sharp dip in Chattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh since the last assembly elections in 2013, but all these votes do not seem to have gone to the Congress alone