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Rahul Gandhi released, protests on

  New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was released after being detained by the police while trying to enter the RML Hospital here on Wednesday to meet the family of an ex-soldier who committed suicide. Senior Congress leaders including Ajay Maken, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Raj Babbar however continued to protest

Kejriwal condemns Rahul Gandhi over ‘dalaali’ remark

New Delhi: A day after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of doing “dalali” (profiteering) over the blood shed by Indian soldiers, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday condemned the party’s vice-president for his remarks. “We strongly condemn Rahul Gandhi’s terming our soldiers’ sacrifices and their valour as ‘khoon ki dalaali’,”

Won’t support use of Army in political propaganda: Rahul

New Delhi: Facing flak for his ‘dalali’remarks on surgical strikes, Rahul Gandhi today said he has “unequivocally” supported the military action but is against the use of army in political posters and propaganda by BJP. “I fully support the surgical strikes and I have said so unequivocally, but I will not support using the Indian

Rahul Gandhi condemns Baramulla army camp attack

New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Monday condemned the attack on an army base camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, saying that “terror and hatred” can never succeed against the “courage and resolve of soldiers”. “Strongly condemn the attack on the army base in Baramulla. Terror and hatred can never succeed against the


Can’t imagine lives without farmers, jawans: Rahul

Mainpuri (UP): Underlining the importance of’ kisan and jawan’, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today said both were equally important for the country and the people cannot “imagine” their lives without them. “We cannot imagine our lives without farmers in the field, and jawans on the borders,” he said at a road show here. The

“Modi working only for capitalist” says Rahul Gandhi

Agra: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Modi on Saturday accusing him that he is working only for capitalist. A day after he praised Modi for surgical attack across LoC, he attacked him again that Modi is working only for capitalist not for the farmers. He had made promises of Loan waivers, boosting

Shoe hurled at Rahul Gandhi

Lucknow: A protestor hurled a shoe at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi during his road show in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The missile flew close past the Congress leader’s head. The shoe thrower has been taken into custody, police said. The Congress leader has been on a poll campaign in the election-bound

Rahul Gandhi to visit Mathura on Sep 26

Mathura: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s roadshow will enter Mathura on September 26 as part of his ongoing ‘Deoria to Dilli kisan yatra’. The rally will pass through the major areas of Vrindavan and Mathura before converging into a general gathering at the Jubilee Park in the central part of the city. Gandhi and other


Congress stands by Rahul Gandhi on RSS remarks

New Delhi: Defending party Vice President Rahul Gandhi on his comments on the RSS, the Congress said on Thursday this was an “ideological battle” for him and the party stood by its leader. “This is a fight of principle and ideology. Both Rahul Gandhi and the Congress party will continue to fight this ideological battle,”

Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi on Wednesday

New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will be visiting his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday and will be there till September 2. Rahul Gandhi tweeted on his official account: “Will be in Amethi from 31st Aug-2nd Sept. Looking forward to meeting everyone!” He will also launch a month-long “mahayatra” in Uttar Pradesh covering

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