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Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on birth anniversary

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paid tribute on Saturday to his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd birth anniversary. “Remembering Rajivji today. His vision, his values and his deep commitment to the people remain our inspiration,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted. “We pay tribute to former PM Rajiv Gandhi who helped

Rahul caught ‘napping’ in Lok Sabha, Congress says he was ‘resting eyes’

New Delhi: A video clip showing Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi apparently dozing off momentarily in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday when the party was heatedly raising the anti-Dalit violence in Gujarat had the party on the defensive. The video clip, which showed Rahul Gandhi resting his head on his right hand, with eyes apparently


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Unity a distant dream in Congress! It seems the Congress in Punjab is still not ready to learn a lesson from its previous mistakes. The party, as observed, lost the Assembly polls 2012 due to infighting. The state is inching towards Vidhan Sabha 2017 polls but things in the Congress are still not changing for


Modi wishes Rahul Gandhi on his birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on his 46th birthday on Sunday morning. The Prime Minister wished Gandhi a long and healthy life. “Birthday wishes to the Congress VP, Rahul Gandhi. May he be blessed with a long and healthy life,” tweeted Modi. Gandhi thanked him for the wishes.

Akali leaders protectors of drugs racket in Punjab: Rahul Gandhi

Jalandhar/New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday flayed the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal leaders in Punjab and said they were the “protectors of drugs business in the state”. “Akali Dal leaders are the protectors of the drug business in Punjab. If we come to power, we’ll finish the drugs problem in one month,”


Cong to bring law to free Punjab of drug menace: Rahul

Jalandhar: Accusing the Akali Dal government of providing protection to illicit drugs trade in Punjab, Rahul Gandhi today said Congress party will help free the state of the menace by bringing in a new law and restore the money made by drug dealers to the victim families.Addressing a dharna staged by the Congress here against


Rahul’s Visit:Senior Congress leaders addressing the gathering, Rahul Gandhi all set to reach

Jalandhar: Senior Congress leaders addressing the gathering, Rahul Gandhi all set to reach.Manpreet Badal said that the gathering on the spot has proved that people have made up their mind to bring a change in 2017.

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Rahul Gandhi’s Jalandhar visit, congress leaders infighting comes to the fore again

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to reach Jalandhar for a dharna against the drugs and law and order problem in poll bound Punjab Jalandhar: Ahead of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Jalandhar for a dharna on Monday against drugs and law & order problem in poll bound Punjab, infighting among the congress leaders came

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Rahul Gandhi to lead dharna against drugs and law and order problem

Jalandhar: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi would be leading party’s dharna to be staged here on June 13 against the scourge of drugs and the deteriorating law and order situation in Punjab. Disclosing this here on Friday, Punjab Congress vice president and Kapurthala MLA Rana Gurjeet Singh, who is in charge of the programme, said on

Chorus gets louder for Rahul to become AICC president

New Delhi: “Rahul Gandhi is de facto Congress chief but he should become de jure” and make the party battle ready without waiting for anti-incumbency to build up against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior party leader Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday. Ramesh also said it was high time that the Congress changed in tune with

Rahul Gandhi will be instrumental in fall of Congress, says Majithia

Amritsar: Bikram Singh Majithia, Revenue and Information and Public Relations Minister Punjab on Friday said that ‘India is on road to be Congress free’ and politically naïve Rahul Gandhi will be instrumental in the fall of Congress. He said as soon as Rahul would be appointed the Congress President, doom would befall the Congress. Majithia

Speculation rages over Rahul taking over as Cong chief, Sonia maintains silence

New Delhi/Raebareli: Speculation raged on Wednesday about Rahul Gandhi taking over as Congress President soon but the party dismissed any such immediate possibility even as Sonia Gandhi remained tightlipped on the issue. Sonia, who is on a visit to her constituency Rae Bareli, was asked to comment on media reports about Congressmen wanting Rahul to

Rahul Gandhi down with fever, PM wishes speedy recovery

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished a speedy recovery to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who is down with high fever, Health Minister J P Nadda said today. “Got to know that Sh Rahul Gandhi is not well from Hon’ble PM who was quite concerned about his health. In view of the concerns

Anonymous letter threatens to attack Rahul, Narayanasamy

Puducherry: An anonymous letter threatening to attack Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and former union minister V Narayanasamy at an election meeting, has been received by the latter at his residence here. AICC General Secretary Narayanasamy told PTI from Karaikal over phone that he had received an “unsigned letter” at his residence here on May

Cong asks Rajnath to beef up Rahul’s security

New Delhi: A delegation of top Congress leaders today met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and asked him beef up security of Rahul Gandhi in the wake of an alleged threat to his life. The team, including Ahmed Patel, Political Secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Treasurer Motilal Vohra, Congress Deputy Leader in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma,


Only Modi, Bhagwat leading India: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday launched a scathing attack at the Narendra Modi government, saying the country was being run by only two persons — Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. Rahul said: “Anyone who dares to speak against them (Modi and Bhagwat) are charged with false allegations.” “Today in India,

BJP challenges Rahul to project himself as Punjab CM candidate

Chandigarh: BJP National Secretary Tarun Chugh on Saturday challenged Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to project himself as the chief ministerial candidate in Punjab Assembly polls and test his political strength and popularity. He claimed that the “bubble of artificial charisma” of Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh has burst much before the Punjab elections, slated

Put up a united face to win 2017 polls: Rahul

 RAHUL FOCUSSES ON  Elimination of drug menace, promoting industries and employment and making agriculture remunerative.  The meeting, was organised by poll strategist Prashant Kishor’s Indian Political Action Committee (IPAC)  Congress aims to wrest power in Punjab in 2017 after setbacks in the 2007 and 2012 polls, when the party was defeated by the SAD-BJP coalition.

Rahul Gandhi meets with various sections of political spectrum in Zirakpur

Chandigarh: Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi on his visit here reached out to different sections of the political ecosystem at the Congress office in Zirakpur. He said that no one could defame Punjab as a drug-infested state as it was the heart of the country.  Accompanied by leaders such as Congress National General Secretary Shakeel Ahmed