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BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a survey

BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a...

Modi government would return to power but with a reduced margin if Lok Sabha elections are held now, says a survey by ABP News...
“Government needs to accomplish a balancing act between subsidies, price rise”

“Government needs to accomplish a balancing act between subsidies, price rise”

Panellists feel that BJP must listen to both economists and the common man to control inflation, save poor from skyrocketing costs Rising petrol and diesel...
Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

A Congress delegation on Monday, September 24, met the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) to demand registration of a case in the alleged scam in...
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Rahul Gandhi Criticise RSS for Interfering In Governance

Continuing his tirade against RSS, the ideological patron of BJP, congress president Rahul Gandhi has launched a sharp attack on the organisation on Saturday,...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: French Govt, Dassault refute ex French Prez Hollande’s reported statement, he stands...

The bombshell of former French President Francois Hollande’s reported statement about Indian government proposing Reliance as Dassault’s partner company for offset contract set off...
Opposition renews call for JPC probe after Hollande bombshell

Opposition renews call for JPC probe after Hollande bombshell

Speakers discuss deal, want to know why HAL was left out and how cost of aircraft increased four-fold, while government takes credit for landing...
Former HAL chief had nailed Def Min Sitharaman’s lie, she must quit: Rahul Gandhi

Former HAL chief had nailed Def Min Sitharaman’s lie, she must quit: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday, September 20, attacked defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding her resignation for ‘lying’ about HAL’s capability to build Rafale...
RSS 3-day meet to reach out to people begins, Opposition to stay away

RSS 3-day meet to reach out to people begins, Opposition to stay away

The RSS on Monday started a three-day lecture series in Delhi to reach out to people in a bid to try and explain to...
“RSS not a broad-based organisation, can’t be expected to include all parties and opinions”

“RSS not a broad-based organisation, can’t be expected to include all parties and opinions”

Panellists feel that it should look at lacunae in performance of the BJP government and not spare it on account of ideological accord The three-day...
Jaitley sat with Mallya for 15-20 minutes, check CCTV, says Congress after FM denied a meeting

Jaitley sat with Mallya for 15-20 minutes, check CCTV, says Congress after FM denied...

In an outright rejection of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s assertion of having met the fugitive millionaire Vijay Mallya, the Congress on Thursday, September 13,...
Rahul Gandhi Launches Nation-Wide Shut Down Against Rising Prices

Rahul Gandhi Launches Nation-Wide Shut Down Against Rising Prices

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has led the kick start of the opposition sponsored “Bharat Bandh” at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial Rajghat in the capital on...
KCR dissolves Telangana assembly 8 months before full term to have polls by year-end

KCR dissolves Telangana assembly 8 months before full term to have polls by year-end

Telangana council of ministers headed by chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao, commonly called simply KCR, on Thursday, September 6 approved a resolution to dissolve...
Hooda and Vadra booked in Gugugram land scam case

Hooda and Vadra booked in Gugugram land scam case

In a major development which could lead to some kind of political objectives, the Gurugram Police has booked Haryana’s former chief minister Bhupinder Singh...
Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi’s JPC challenge to Arun Jaitley’s charge of peddling lies

Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi’s JPC challenge to Arun Jaitley’s charge of peddling lies

The controversy over Rafale deal revived once again on Wednesday with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Congress led by Rahul Gandhi sparring over the...
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SC issues notice to Centre, Maharashtra govts, orders house arrest for activists till Sep...

A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra today provided interim relief to the five activists arrested by...
RSS says Rahul Gandhi does not understand India or RSS; may invite him to its event

RSS says Rahul Gandhi does not understand India or RSS; may invite him to...

The RSS may invite one of its sharpest critics, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, for an event next month in Delhi, said reports in the...
“’International Pappu’ broke decorum by criticising government on foreign soil”

“’International Pappu’ broke decorum by criticising government on foreign soil”

Talking heads take apart his speeches, many feel RSS, Muslim Brotherhood comparison unjustified and Congress only driven by political ambition, not governance motive This is...
Anil Ambani files defamation suit against Congress leaders, say reports

Anil Ambani files defamation suit against Congress leaders, say reports

Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence has filed a defamation suit against Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala, Prithviraj Chavan, Sanjay Nirupam, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and others...
Rahul Gandhi reshuffles AICC before leaving for UK, Germany; Ahmad Patel is treasurer

Rahul Gandhi reshuffles AICC before leaving for UK, Germany; Ahmad Patel is treasurer

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, August 21 effected some key changes in the party set up, appointing Ahmed Patel as its new treasurer...
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PM Modi slips on unemployment and price rise, will not get majority if polls...

An opinion poll by India Today-Karvy Insights says that the BJP, unlike 2014 Lok Sabha elections, would not muster a majority on its own...
“Rahul, Rajiv circumstances too different”

“Rahul, Rajiv circumstances too different”

Panellists feel it’s unfair to compare both the leaders, though Rahul has been trying to keep his politics clean On the birth anniversary of the...
India's Formidable Green Warrior Refuses to Give Up Fight For Ganga

India’s Formidable Green Warrior Refuses to Give Up Fight For Ganga

~By Rashme Sehgal With the meeting between Minister of Sanitation and Drinking Water Uma Bharti and Prof GD Agarwal (Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand) in Hardwar...
Rahul Gandhi Emerges Centre of Opposition Unity

Rahul Gandhi Emerges Centre of Opposition Unity

Opposition leaders pay respect to Congress president, Kejriwal leaves before Rahul’s arrival at Jantar Mantar In a major show of opposition strength and their commitment...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Congress launches fresh attack, alleges crony capitalism to favour Reliance

The Congress on Friday came out with a fresh set of papers accusing the Modi government of deceiving the country and saying that Defence...
Another fake news about anti-Congress, pro-Modi article by BBC bureau chief Mark Tully

Another fake news about anti-Congress, pro-Modi article by BBC bureau chief Mark Tully

Yet another article purportedly written by senior journalist and former India Bureau Chief of BBC, Mark Tully supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attacking...
The Power of Speech

The Power of Speech

~By Dilip Bobb Much has been made of Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Parliament, culminating in the hug-wink combo. If politicians have one requirement, it is...
Rahul Gandhi criticize “Modi;s brutal new India” on mob-lynching in Alwar

Rahul Gandhi criticize “Modi’s brutal new India” on mob-lynching in Alwar

Victim died during abnormal long police custody before reaching hospital, just 6 kms Congress president Rahul Gandhi, within days of hugging Prime Minister Narendra...
Manmohan Singh on PM Modi: Self praise and jumlas cannot replace policy making

Manmohan Singh on PM Modi: Self praise and jumlas cannot replace policy making

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday, July 22, hit out at his successor PM Narendra Modi saying he “rejects the culture of constant...
No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the replies

No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the...

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi got up to reply to the debate on no confidence motion on Friday – at the tactically chosen prime...
Rafale deal controversy: French government’s statement, what is says, what it doesn’t

Rafale deal controversy: French government’s statement, what is says, what it doesn’t

Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s statement in Lok Sabha, during the debate on no-confidence motion against Narendra Modi government, that there was no secrecy pact...
Moral victory for Congress, or more power to BJP?

Moral victory for Congress, or more power to BJP?

Lively debate discusses leaders’ performance in trust vote debate; try to determine who holds balance of power at the end of two walkouts, several...
Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations on Rafale deal

Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi may have talked about wanting to spread love and burying hate and then ended by giving a hug to Prime...
No confidence motion: After a scathing attack, Rahul Gandhi hugs PM Modi

No confidence motion: After a scathing attack, Rahul Gandhi hugs PM Modi

Noisy scenes forcing a ten-minute adjournment marked the speech of Congress president Rahul Gandhi as he launched a stinging attack on Prime Minister Narendra...
RTI Amendment Bill that Modi Govt wants will render the law useless

RTI Amendment Bill that Modi Govt wants will render the law useless

Modi government’s proposed move to amend the Right to Information (RTI) law to expand government control over the information commissioners is facing stiff resistance...
Rahul responds to BJP’s ‘Muslim party’ hype: …I love all living beings. I am the Congress

Rahul responds to BJP’s ‘Muslim party’ hype: …I love all living beings. I am...

Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself took up the BJP hype about his Gandhi’s alleged – and since refuted by many –...
Sacred Games: Actors not liable for dialogues, says Delhi High Court; Rahul hailed for stand

Sacred Games: Actors not liable for dialogues, says Delhi High Court; Rahul hailed for...

Actors cannot be held liable for the dialogues they deliver, said the Delhi High Court on Monday, July 16, while hearing a plea filed...
Congress confirms Rahul Gandhi’s “Muslim Party” remark

Congress confirms Rahul Gandhi’s “Muslim Party” remark

Amidst raging controversy on Rahul Gandhi’s recent remark about Congress being Muslims’ party, Nadeem Javed, the Chairman of party’s minority department and former MLA...
Def Min Sitharaman relies on dubious report to accuse Congress of trying to spread disharmony

Def Min Sitharaman relies on dubious report to accuse Congress of trying to spread...

At a time when fake news ecosystem is reportedly drumming up hatred against minorities on online media, the BJP, led by defence minister Nirmala...
2019 polls to be fought on basis of common minimum programme

2019 polls to be fought on basis of common minimum programme

The preparations for the 2019 elections have started full force. While Amit Shah visits Agra today, Rahul Gandhi held a “janta darbar” in his...
All money in Swiss bank not black, will get all black money data by 2019: Piyush Goel

All money in Swiss bank not black, will get all black money data by...

Attacked and mocked by Opposition and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy over report of 50% rise in money deposited by Indians in Swiss banks in...
Those eating Rs 30,000 pizzas can't see Rs 12,000 jobs: Giriraj Singh

Those eating Rs 30,000 pizzas can’t see Rs 12,000 jobs: Giriraj Singh

Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh while speaking at an event organised by the Khadi and Village Industries...
Indira Gandhi changed democracy into dictatorship: Arun Jaitley

Indira Gandhi changed democracy into dictatorship: Arun Jaitley

Union Minister RK Singh posted this photograph on Twitter calling Emergency as "the darkest in the history of the nation". (Photo: Twitter/RajKSinghIndia) Union Minister Arun...
India is the most dangerous place in the world for women, finds global survey

India is the most dangerous place in the world for women, finds global survey

High risk of sexual violence, human trafficking and slave labour make India the most dangerous country in the world for women, ahead of Syria,...
Kamal Haasan’sMakkalNeedhiMaiam (MNM) registered as political party

Kamal Haasan’sMakkalNeedhiMaiam (MNM) registered as political party

Launched in February, Tamil Nadu's actor politician, Kamal Haasan’s political party, MakkalNeedhiMaiam (MNM), got Election Commission's nod on Friday, June 22 after it was...
Bank with Amit Shah as Director had highest deposits of banned notes after demonestisation

Bank with Amit Shah as Director had highest deposits of banned notes after demonestisation

A RTI report has named a district cooperative bank which has BJP president Amit Shah as a director as netting the highest deposits among...
Piyush Goyal propagates fake news to attack Opposition for using Rohith Vemula for politics

Piyush Goyal propagates fake news to attack Opposition for using Rohith Vemula for politics

Belying Modi government's oft-repeated claims of concern over fake news, officiating Finance Minister and Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal on Wednesday, June 20, used...
Rahul Gandhi turns 48, PM Modi wishes him "Long and Healthy Life"

Rahul Gandhi turns 48, PM Modi wishes him “Long and Healthy Life”

As Congress President Rahul Gandhi turns 48 today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings and wished him a long and healthy life on...
Rahul Gandhi's iftar: Pranab Mukherjee attends, opposition present in strength

Rahul Gandhi’s iftar: Pranab Mukherjee attends, opposition present in strength

Rahul Gandhis first iftar party after becoming Congress president, also the first by a Congress chief since 2015 when Sonia Gandhi hosted it, was...
Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty in defamation case filed by RSS worker

Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty in defamation case filed by RSS worker

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, June 12, pleaded 'not guilty' in a defamation case filed by a RSS worker in a trial court...
“Grand alliance leader will emerge soon”

“Grand alliance leader will emerge soon”

Mudda panellists feel that opposition is getting together only to oust BJP, all parties are ready to work out a compromise formula As the opposition...
Congress aligns with BSP in MP, moves on for tie up in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh

Congress aligns with BSP in MP, moves on for tie up in Rajasthan and...

The Congress and BSP are reported to have decided on an alliance for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh (MP) later this year and intend...
Fitness challenges pointless in absence of health reform

Fitness challenges pointless in absence of health reform

Mudda cocks a snook at politicos giving athleticism a shot, speakers believe rural India in dire need of hospitals, doctors, medicines, attention and an...
“Diesel a lifeline to farmers”

“Diesel a lifeline to farmers”

Mudda discusses the rising fuel prices and government step to cap them; many hold NDA culpable for these spiraling out of control Petrol and diesel...
Kumaraswamy sworn in Karnataka CM, G Parameshwara of Cong as deputy, united Opposition turns up

Kumaraswamy sworn in Karnataka CM, G Parameshwara of Cong as deputy, united Opposition turns...

Karnataka got its second chief minister in less than a week, on Wednesday, May 23, with JD (S) leader HD Kumaraswamy sworn in the...
PM Modi wants to appoint officers of RSS choice in civil services, alleges Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi wants to appoint officers of RSS choice in civil services, alleges Rahul...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, May 22 accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to manipulate the UPSC merit list to accommodate officers...
“Voter should punish those who breach democratic rights”

“Voter should punish those who breach democratic rights”

Karnataka election outcome hotly debated as Mudda speakers analyze how it will impact coming contests and the future of the Congress and Rahul Gandhi The...
Cops probe posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with tag 'The Lie Lama'

Cops probe posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi tagged ‘The Lie Lama’

Delhi police have registered a case for defacing boundary walls by pasting posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi carrying the tagline "The Lie Lama",...
Rahul Gandhi can’t win against Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi can’t win against Narendra Modi

Mudda discusses Congress president’s recent statement on his candidature for PM post Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has recently declared his readiness to be the party's...
People attend an event to commemorate the victims of Nazism in World War II, at the memorial in Salaspils, Latvia, Reuters/UNI

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Winners May Be Losers In Karnataka’s Catch 22 Endgame

Winners May Be Losers in Karnataka’s Catch 22 Endgame

~By Saeed Naqvi It was what a film director would have described as a perfect take. “You are a beginner” says he, grinding his teeth...
Congress releases 'Nava Karnataka' manifesto promising 1 cr jobs, Rahul calls in 'Mann Ki Baat' of state's people

Congress releases ‘Nava Karnataka’ manifesto promising 1 cr jobs, Rahul calls in ‘Mann Ki...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi released the party's manifesto for Karnataka elections at Mangaluru, away from the state capital Bengaluru, on Friday, April 27, promising...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister and vice-chancellor Olaf Scholz attend the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin, Germany, Reuters/UNI

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Children escort goats while walking over cracked soil at a dried up rice field in Baliuag town, Bulacan province, north of Manila, Philippines, Reuters/UNI

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Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt at Save the Constitution campaign, says it wants to destroy all institutions

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt at Save the Constitution campaign, says it wants to...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday, April 23 attacked the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying they are bent upon destroying all institutions...
FOREST PRINCE: A tiger enjoys a pleasant morning in Ranthambore, UNI

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Kathua: Outrage mounts, Maneka Gandhi for death penalty to child rapists

Kathua: Outrage mounts, Maneka Gandhi for death penalty to child rapists

As a storm of protests erupted over the gory gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua and the gangrape...
Mark Zuckerberg ensures integrity of elections in India

Mark Zuckerberg ensures integrity of elections in India

Facebook trying to restore public trust after data leak The data leakage of Indian Facebook users was once again raised during US congressional hearing on...
Rahul observes day-long fast for communal harmony; Tytler, Sajjan asked to leave Raj Ghat

Rahul observes day-long fast for communal harmony; Tytler, Sajjan asked to leave Raj Ghat

Congress leaders observing a day-long Sadhbhavna Upvas across the country to protest against atrocities on Dalits, tribals and minorities; dilution of SC/ST Act The Congress...
BJP: Rahul jibes on bank frauds baseless

BJP: Rahul jibes on bank frauds baseless

Mudda debates trust deficit due to bank frauds, says government must strategise on recovery of loans and act on war footing Incidents of frauds in...
Nationwide bandh against dilution of SC/ST Act turns violent

Nationwide bandh against dilution of SC/ST Act turns violent

The Bharat bandh called by Dalit organisations turned violent on Monday, April 2. Four persons were killed in Morena, Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh and...
“Politicisation of Dalit anger needs to be stopped”

“Politicisation of Dalit anger needs to be stopped”

Mudda panellists feel Dalit stir should not be allowed to get violent With parties getting ready for elections in 2109, the sizeable Dalit votebank has become...
After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet u-turn

After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet...

As the Congress and BJP continued to trade charges on unauthorised leak of data of users of their apps, the Congress pulled down its...
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Rahul Gandhi; PM Modi compromise personal details of his App users

BJP: Rahul and his team has zero knowledge of technology Congress president Rahul Gandhi has alleged, on Sunday, that PM Narendra Modi's app was leaking data...
Congress plenary starts with Rahul attacking BJP; to set out 5-year plan

Congress plenary starts with Rahul attacking BJP; to set out 5-year plan

The 84th plenary two-day meet of the Congress began on Saturday with a full-on attack on BJP by the Congress president Rahul Gandhi who...
Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi forgiven father’s assassins

Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi forgiven father’s assassins

Taking a tough emotional move Congress President Rahul Gandhi  has said that he and his sister Priyanka Gandhi have "completely forgiven" his father Rajiv...
TREAT THE JUMBOS: People feed elephants before a match at the annual King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament at a riverside resort in Bangkok, Thailand, Reuters/UNI

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EXAM WARRIORS: Students of Sree Chitra Poor Home ready to appear in the SSLC exams, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI

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DIVA IN THE SKY: Fans of of Bollywood actress Sridevi hold her portrait as they wait to offer their condolences outside a makeshift memorial in Mumbai, India, Reuters/UNI

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PNB scam: Congress accuses Modi govt of letting fraudsters escape, BJP blames it all on Congress

PNB scam: Congress accuses Modi govt of letting fraudsters escape, BJP blames it all...

The Congress on Thursday attacked Narendra Modi government for letting businessmen and corporates flee the country with public money. The case in point was that...
Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi to speak on Ajay Shah Corruption

Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi to speak on Ajay Shah Corruption

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has once again criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being silent on corruption committed by BJP president Amit Shah’s son...
“Irresponsible statements demoralise the army”

“Irresponsible statements demoralise the army”

Mudda panellists feel that political leaders should be careful before shooting off remarks that can be hurtful, many feel that all he meant to...
Congress social media team lacks access to resources unlike BJP: Ramya

Congress social media team lacks access to resources unlike BJP: Ramya

Congress social media head Divya Spandana claimed that despite several limitations Rahul Gandhi's team is doing a really good job with tweeting. In a bitter...

Sunjuwan attack: Five soldiers martyred; four terrorists gunned down

The Army on Sunday said that there was no firing during the night and the major focus is to evacuate people from the family...
BJP broken “world records” in graft in Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi

BJP broken “world records” in graft in Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi claimed when the saffron party formed government in the southern state, there were “scams one after the other”. Taking a fresh...

Judge Loya death: 114 MPs from 15 political parties write to President, demand SIT...

A group of 114 MPs from 15 political parties have petitioned President Ram Nath Kovind asking for a probe by a Supreme Court-monitored Special...
Selling pakodas as a form of employment was an idea born of simplicity of genius

Selling pakodas as a form of employment is an idea showing simplicity of genius

~By Rajesh Sinha You can't have your pakoda and eat it too. You cannot say it is a good thing but others cannot have it. Prime...
Modi govt destroying democratic institutions, but winds of change are coming; 2014 results an aberration: Sonia Gandhi

Modi govt destroying democratic institutions, but winds of change are coming; 2014 results an...

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, Feb 8, accused Narendra Modi government of creating an atmosphere of fear, damaging democratic traditions and eroding...
Mudda: Opposition uproar over Rafale deal justified?

Mudda: Opposition uproar over Rafale deal justified?

Panel divided on protests by Congress over aircraft purchase, Modi accused of breaching defence procurement procedure Amid continuing chaos and more than 90 minutes of...
Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress leaders

Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress...

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attack on Congress, blaming Nehru for Partition and claiming Sardar Patel would have prevented it if he was...
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Modi blames Congress for Partition, injustice to Sardar Patel, muzzling democracy

A veiled attack on Mahatma Gandhi without naming him, blaming Nehru for Partition and attributing much of what is wrong in the country to...
Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi over Nagaland peace accord

Rahul Gandhi: Modi- the first PM whose words mean nothing

He cited that the Nagaland peace accord, signed in 201, is yet to see the light of the day. Taking a fresh jibe at Prime...
Congress undecided over impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Mishra

Congress undecided over supporting impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Mishra

While Congress’ Rahul Gandhi showed support for the four judges, questioning the functioning of the SC, the party has not yet made claims to...
Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

As per the triple talaq bill, the practice of instant divorce will be a non-bailable and cognisable offence, and might attract a jail term...
Reflecting On Rahul Gandhi And Cow Belt – With Eyes Closed

Reflecting On Rahul Gandhi And Cow Belt – With Eyes Closed

By Saeed Naqvi I missed out on the “tumult” these past weeks in circumstances which remind me of Shah Sarmad, the great Sufi saint of...
Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Petitioner Subramanian Swamy has submitted fresh documents alleging that Young Indian, a firm floated by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, was a tax offender The...
RSS Defamation Case: Charges Against Rahul Gandhi To Be Framed On April 23

RSS Defamation Case: Charges Against Rahul Gandhi To Be Framed On April 23

A local court in Bhiwandi on Wednesday set April 23 as the new date for framing of charges against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in...

Adityanath and Siddaramaiah spar in Karnataka, focus on Hindutva in poll battle

A high-pitched poll battle is on in Karnataka where, anxious to return to power in the only south Indian state it has managed to...
Economic Growth Slows Down To Lowest In Four Years, Accelerates Attacks On Modi Govt

Economic Growth Slows Down To Lowest In Four Years, Accelerates Attacks On Modi Govt

With the economy still struggling to return to previous levels, much less embark on the promised high growth trajectory, the Central Statistics Office (CSO)...
Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

Meghalaya goes to polls early next year; resignations are likely to hit chief minister Mukul Sangma-led Congress party’s chance of retaining power in the...
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Constitution under threat, says Rahul; Hegde apologises in Parliament

Rahul Gandhi exhorts partymen to defend the Constitution day after Hegde’s remark against mention of secularism in Constitution triggered protests in Parliament  A day after...
Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Pepped up by the improved performance of his party in Gujarat assembly polls in which the rival BJP, reduced to double digits for the...
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BJP good at propaganda and marketing, but its model is hollow: Rahul Gandhi

“Modiji has a credibility problem. He talks non-stop about corruption, but he does not utter a word on the issue of Rafale and Jay...
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BJP remains the undisputed dominant party, but can the Congress become a credible challenger...

~By Rajesh Sinha The BJP emerged victorious in assembly polls, reaffirming its status as the dominant party in the country. Many, however, also see a...
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Results & Trends at 4

At 4 pm, BJP was headed for a clear victory – comfortably in Himachal Pradesh and with a reduced margin in a close contest...
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“Rahul Gandhi must ditch his Hindutvavadi image”

Mudda discusses timing of Congress presidential election, wants party to continue with its secular agenda instead of developing a neo-Hindu image Just two days before...
Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking India back to medieval ages; BJP spreading fire of violence across India: Rahul Gandhi Two days ahead of a widely-projected...
Sonia Gandhi outlines challenges for Rahul as he takes over the reins of the party

Sonia Gandhi outlines challenges for Rahul as he takes over the reins of the...

As Rahul Gandhi formally took over as Congress president on Saturday, taking the baton from his mother Sonia Gandhi who held the post for...
With Rahul to take over as Congress president tomorrow, Sonia says: My role is to retire

With Rahul to take over as Congress president tomorrow, Sonia says: My role is...

~By Puneet Nicholas Yadav Congress sources say Sonia Gandhi will continue to advise her son on crucial party matters, help him reach out to potential...
Parliament’s winter session gets off to a stormy start, has 40 Bills on agenda

Parliament’s winter session gets off to a stormy start, has 40 Bills on agenda

As Congress and other Opposition parties hope to corner Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government on a slew of issues, stormy session likely The...
Congress alleges PM Modi held ‘roadshow’ after voting, calls Election Commission PMO’s puppet

Congress alleges PM Modi held ‘roadshow’ after voting, calls Election Commission PMO’s puppet

On Wednesday, the Election Commission (EC) had ordered FIRs against news channels that aired Rahul Gandh’s interview and also served him a show cause...
“Go to the Supreme Court, but do not cast doubt on election process”

“Go to the Supreme Court, but do not cast doubt on election process”

Mudda examines Congress accusation of bias at the Election Commission after the prime minister greets crowds after casting vote in second phase of Gujarat...
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Rahul Gandhi says PM Modi was his biggest help in Gujarat election campaign, feels...

In first televised interview after being elected as Congress president, Rahul Gandhi takes digs at Narendra Modi, says he feels only love for the...
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Parties should not make false promises: Mudda

Panellists feel that just to woo voters in Gujarat political leaders have been fanning caste, quota and religious issues and the regressive rhetoric of...
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Modi takes Gujarat’s first sea-plane ride, rivals take digs

On last day of campaigning for Gujarat Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is first passenger in sea-plane ride from Sabarmati Riverfront to Dharoi...
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“Is India so weak that Pakistan will decide the CM of Gujarat?”

As secret meeting allegations raise the pitch of the polls, Mudda panellists feel gimmicks are overtaking real issues, with both parties going below the...
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Unchallenged in internal polls, Rahul Gandhi declared Congress president

Newly elected Congress president Rahul Gandhi replaces his mother, Sonia Gandhi, who had held the post for over 19 consecutive years since 1998 Expected as...
Narendra Modi

Modi’s comment about ‘Pakistan hand’ in Gujarat elections draws fire

Some ridiculed it as fanciful, some sat up, alarmed at the seriousness of it, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging Pakistan is trying to...
Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi

Modi whips up Pakistan hysteria, Rahul asks him to talk about Gujarat

Congress vice president hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for silence over crucial issues of Gujarat and dragging in Pakistan for electoral gains With...
Gujarat Polls

Amid EVM malfunctioning reports, over 70 per cent voter turnout in Phase I of...

Congress leaders claim EVMs were getting connected via Bluetooth at some booths, EC and BJP reject charge even as EVM snags reported from many...
MUDDA 9/12/2017

In Gujarat, Congress just lost its advantage: Mudda

Panel debates outcome as state votes in the first phase; participants believe BJP is set to face competition in some seats as Patidars will...
19 districts of Gujarat go to polls amid Rahul-Modi war of words

19 districts of Gujarat go to polls amid Rahul-Modi war of words

As polling for first phase of Gujarat Assembly polls began, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wooed voters for remaining...
BJP

First phase of Gujarat polls will make or mar Cong prospects

The first phase covers the area which yielded BJP its majority of seats in 2012; it is also the region where the leaders of...
Congress suspends Mani Shankar Aiyar over his ‘neech aadmi’ jibe at Modi

Congress suspends Mani Shankar Aiyar over his ‘neech aadmi’ jibe at Modi

Congress leaders believe Aiyar’s comment has given the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi the much needed edge in Gujarat assembly polls Struggling to undo...

Eyes on Gujarat polls, Modi tries to appropriate Ambedkar

Prime Minister inaugurates Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi, claims efforts were afoot to wipe out Ambedkar’s contributions towards nation-building After Sardar Vallabh Bhai...
Rahul apologises for Twitter gaffe but takes a dig at PM Modi

Rahul apologises for Twitter gaffe but takes a dig at PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi says “unlike Narendrabhai, I am human” after he gets trolled for tweeting inflated rates of LPG cylinders, food items to red flag...
Rahul-gandhi

Gujarat heading towards a photo finish, BJP-Congress tie on vote share: ABP-CSDS poll

ABP-CSDS opinion poll shows BJP marginally ahead in race for forming government in Gujarat but Congress is fast bridging the gap in Prime Minister’s...
“Rahul elevation will inspire Cong cadres”

“Rahul elevation will inspire Cong cadres”

Mudda panellists feel Gujarat polls will be a litmus test for him even as some wrangle over his faith. The leader filed his papers...
Modi should declare how Amit Shah was made BJP president: Congress

Modi should declare how Amit Shah was made BJP president: Congress

Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP for criticising election of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president With Prime Minister...
Rahul Gandhi files nomination for Congress presidential poll

Rahul Gandhi files nomination for Congress presidential poll

Rahul Gandhi files nomination: Congress vice president calls on former President Pranab Mukherjee, best wishes pour in from senior leaders amid allegations of the...
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Gujarat needs Gandhian bottom-up model of development, says Sam Pitroda

Hitting out at the saffron government in Gujarat, Pitroda said that the state must discard the top-down approach which mostly favors the top corporates....
Modi-Gujarat

Gujarat elections: UP knows Congress well & so does Gujarat, says PM Modi in...

PM claims, “BJP storm has hit Kutch, Saurashtra and Gujarat and there is no chance for Congress” Stepping up the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s...
BSF martyr’s daughter dragged out of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s rally

BSF martyr’s daughter dragged out of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s rally

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for “height of arrogance”; disturbing video of the woman being dragged by security personnel goes viral In an...

BJP scores massive win in UP civic polls, Congress suffers jolt

The ruling BJP scored a massive victory in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, bagging 14 of the 16 mayoral seats while the Congress received...
“Rahul Gandhi should see Shehzad Poonawalla now”

“Rahul Gandhi should see Shehzad Poonawalla now”

Mudda discusses Congress leader’s claims of rigged party president polls, slams dynastic politics even as family distances itself and criticises media confession Congress leader...
Modi’s “grand stupid thought” jibe at Rahul: Chidambaram asks if Arvind Subramaniam is stupid too

Modi’s “grand stupid thought” jibe at Rahul: Chidambaram asks if Arvind Subramaniam is stupid...

Narendra Modi had hit out at Rahul Gandhi while campaigning in Gujarat, claiming that Congress vice president was propagating a grand stupid thought on...
Now, Rahul’s name in Somnath Temple’s non-Hindu visitor book kicks row

Now, Rahul’s name in Somnath Temple’s non-Hindu visitor book kicks row

Congress claims image of Rahul’s name in non-Hindu visitor book circulating on social media is a mischief by the BJP, releases copies of original...
Guj polls: War of words escalates, Modi says Rahul propagating Grand Stupid Thoughts

Guj polls: War of words escalates, Modi says Rahul propagating Grand Stupid Thoughts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Patel Anamat Andolan Samiti leader Hardik Patel join Gujarat poll campaign trail Civility in political discourse,...
Jignesh-Mevani

Jignesh Mevani to contest Gujarat polls as independent candidate from Vadgam

Popular youth leader of Dalits to be supported by the Congress party; move to help the Congress earn support of Dalit community in poll-bound...
ROLE MODEL: Former Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni in a group photograph with NCC cadets at the border town of Uri in the north Kashmir district of Baramulla, UNI

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Parliament

Parl winter session from Dec 15 to Jan 5, Bill to ban triple talaq...

Session will witness only 14 days of work; Opposition to target BJP over GST rollout impact, rising food prices and allegations against Amit Shah...
Shot in the arm for Congress in Gujarat as Hardik Patel declares support

Shot in the arm for Congress in Gujarat as Hardik Patel declares support

Declaration of support from the Patel Anamat Andolan Samiti chief comes on a day when Congress was on the back-foot for its controversial meme...
SWEET VICTORY WELL-EARNED: Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov celebrates with the trophy after winning the ATP World Tour final against Belgium's David Goffin in London, Reuters/UNI

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Yogi’s formula for job creation – Gaushalas in UP districts

Yogi’s formula for job creation – Gaushalas in UP districts

UP chief minister Adityanath says his government will set up cow shelters in 16 UP districts, youth to get jobs by selling products made...
Rahul Gandhi likely to take over as Congress president on Dec 5

Rahul Gandhi likely to take over as Congress president on Dec 5

Polling on December 16 but Rahul may be declared chief after scrutiny of nominations on Dec 5 in absence of a challenger, no clarity on role for Sonia...
Manmohan Singh to receive Indira Gandhi peace prize

Manmohan Singh to receive Indira Gandhi peace prize

Being honoured for his contribution for peace, disarmament and development At a time when Congress party is preparing to promote Rahul Gandhi as party President,...
Rahul-Gandhi

After EC bars “pappu”, BJP uses “Yuvraj” to hit out at Rahul Gandhi

Recently, BJP’s Gujarat wing shared a video where a grocery store owner’s assistant says, “Yuvraj has come”. After the Election Commission (EC) barred the ruling...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi targets ‘Corruption free BJP’ claim, asks why no questions about Rafale deal,...

At a time when BJP would be exulting over the high ratings of the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and their public perception as...
Rahul-Gandhi

BJP cannot use the word ‘Pappu’ in media campaign: Election Commission

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has barred the BJP from using the word ‘Pappu’ in its media campaign ahead of the upcoming Gujarat...
Rahul in Gujarat:Unlike BJP, Congress believes in self-introspection

Rahul in Gujarat:Unlike BJP, Congress believes in self-introspection

Rahul Gandhi claimed that while Congress spots the faults of Narendra Modi and BJP, it will never disrespect the PMO On the second day of...
Congress credits Rahul Gandhi for GST rate cuts

Congress credits Rahul Gandhi for GST rate cuts

After senior Congress leader P Chidambaram thanked Gujarat for forcing BJP government to reduce GST rates on several items, Congress on Saturday chose to...

Congress lists 3 options before Patidar Andolan leaders over quota demand

Nominees of Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) hold late night talks with Congress delegation led by Kapil Sibal on reservation for Patels With...
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After Piyush Goyal, Ravi Shankar Prasad mocks people who lost jobs after DeMo

Union minister for information technology, law and justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad says those who lost jobs after demonetisation were not skilled enough Weeks after Union...
Rahul and Narendra Modi

Modi hiding behind shallow, hate-filled political narrative: Rahul Gandhi

In an editorial for Financial Times, London that coincided with the demonetisation anniversary, Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Narendra Modi’s economic policies As Prime...
After Jay Amit Shah, NSA Ajit Doval’s son Shaurya puts BJP in a spot

After Jay Amit Shah, NSA Ajit Doval’s son Shaurya puts BJP in a spot

Congress attacks BJP over report alleging ‘conflict of interest’ in Shaurya Doval running India Foundation that has four Union ministers, BJP’s Ram Madhav as...

Hardik cautions against BJP ‘golmaal’in Gujarat, Jignesh meets Rahul

Congress party scored another big catch on Friday after Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani said he’ll ask his supporters to vote against BJP in the poll-bound state The...
Hindu Mahasabha incites people to shoot Kamal Haasan dead

Hindu Mahasabha incites people to shoot Kamal Haasan dead

Leaders from the radical Hindu outfit say any person using abusive language for Hindus does not have the right to live in India and...

Rahul Gandhi meets victims of NTPC explosion in Rae Bareli

Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe into the incident to determine the cause of the blast. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thurday cut...

PM Modi in Himachal: Congress a laughing club, get rid of 5 monsters

In poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says BJP on way to victory, says Congress symbolizes corruption, caste-ism and dynasty With less than a...

Rahul Gandhi and Jaitley spar over India’s EoDB ranking

Congress vice president says GST, noteban wiped out ease of doing business for small traders, Jaitley hits back saying ease of doing corruption has...
Fine-print of India’s improved EoDB ranking is disturbing, Start Ups faltering

Fine-print of India’s improved EoDB ranking is disturbing, Start Ups faltering

Despite PM Narendra Modi’s Start Up India initiative, World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings show starting new business in India is becoming difficult As...

Rahul Gandhi fires another anti-demonetisation torpedo at PM Modi

Congress vice president hits out at Narendra Modi and BJP for proposed celebration of noteban anniversary, calls demonetisation an out and out disaster Keeping up...
Sonia discharged from Delhi hospital but advised rest

Sonia discharged from Delhi hospital but advised rest

Congress president had been rushed to Delhi’s Sir Gangaram Hospital from Shimla on Friday evening after she complained of an upset stomach Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who...
Rahul Gandhi

After Gabbar Singh Tax, Rahul takes ‘Shut Up India’ dig at Modi

Congress vice president slammed PM Narendra Modi over the perception of dissent being muzzled in India, also termed growing unemployment in India as a...
Arun Jaitley

BJP to celebrate DeMo anniversary as ‘Anti-Black Money Day’ on Nov 8

BJP’s move comes a day after a united Opposition, led by the Congress party, said that it would observe the first anniversary of demonetisation...
Gehlot says BJP snooping on its leaders as channels air footage of Hardik Patel in Guj hotel

Gehlot says BJP snooping on its leaders as channels air footage of Hardik Patel...

Hotel where Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Ashok Gehlot stayed in Ahmedabad confirms it gave CCTV tapes to police As video clips...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul mocks Modi with Gabbar Singh Tax (GST) barb in Gandhinagar rally

Congress vice president launches scathing attack on Modi government in poll-bound Gujarat, flaunts his prize catch Alpesh Thakur On a day when the BJP in...
Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar hits out at BJP leader over “low IQ” remark; tweets “How dare...

During an interview, BJP’s GVL Narasimha Rao said that most Indian film stars have “very low IQ and very low general knowledge”. Following demeaning remarks...
Congress's poll ticket offer to fiery Gujarat trio gets mixed response

Congress’s poll ticket offer to fiery Gujarat trio gets mixed response

Patidar leader Hardik Patel rejects the offer, OBC leader Thakor joins Congress while Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani remained non committal In a bid to lay...
Mersal

Political slugfest over Tamil film Mersal’s GST scenes

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, senior leader Chidambaram back Mersal, hit out at PM Narendra Modi and BJP Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and senior...
Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani attacks Rahul on Twitter, again. Now over Jay Shah

Union Information and Broadcasting minister replies to Rahul’s Shah-zada taunt at Amit Shah’s son, says man out on bail is mocking courts Irked at his...
Cash paid for tickets, difficult to prove Bhandari-Vadra link: I-T sleuths

Cash paid for tickets, difficult to prove Bhandari-Vadra link: I-T sleuths

Income tax officials say Paharganj-based travel agency which booked Vadra’s business class air tickets for Zurich had received cash payments While the Congress and BJP...
Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of Modi’s Gujarat visit today, Rahul predicts “jumlon ki baarish”

Congress vice president has been consistently taking digs at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter to call him out on unfulfilled poll promises Even as...
Congress credits Rahul Gandhi for GST rate cuts

Amid talks of elevation as party chief, Rahul goes all out to attack Modi,...

Nehru-Gandhi scion hit out at Modi for failing to deliver on poll promises, wonders how Shah’s son made his fortune in three years, why...
Mani Shankar Aiyar: Congress Can Be Headed By Mother or Son Only

Mani Shankar Aiyar: Congress Can Be Headed By Mother or Son Only

Amid reports of Congress gearing up to elevate Rahul Gandhi as its president, Mani Shankar Aiyer, a senior party leader has raised question against...
Rahul endorses Virbhadra as party’s CM candidate for Himachal polls

Rahul endorses Virbhadra as party’s CM candidate for Himachal polls

Congress vice president has chosen to side with the aging Virbhadra Singh – a six-term chief minister – despite opposition from his own aides Putting...
With GST rate cuts and project-launch spree, Modi tries to woo poll-bound Gujarat again

With GST rate cuts and project-launch spree, Modi tries to woo poll-bound Gujarat again

Traders and cloth merchants across Gujarat had been protesting against the GST rollout and could have dented the BJP’s poll prospects later this year Terming...
Doklam Question: India, China Offer Different Reasons for Normalcy

Doklam Question: India, China Offer Different Reasons for Normalcy

Confusion continues with conflicting claims India has denied reports about Chinese buildup at the recent Doklam faceoff site and claimed of prevailing status quo...
Rahul Gandhi

Amid talk of post-Diwali elevation as Congress chief RaGa dares NaMo during Amethi visit

In family bastion, Rahul Gandhi says: If PM Modi cannot address issues of farmers and youth, he should go, claims Congress will do it in...
Rahul Gandhi

Sachin Pilot revives rumours: Rahul to be elevated as party chief post-Diwali

Many in the party feel that the prevailing dissatisfaction with Modi government due to economic slowdown presents a perfect opportunity for Rahul’s elevation Rajasthan Congress...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi ‘allowed’ to visit Amethi day after Yogi govt denied him permission

On Sunday, the Amethi district administration had asked Rahul to reschedule his Amethi visit citing its inability to provide him adequate security A day after...
LIFE, INTERRUPTED: An aerial view of Lal Chowk, the business hub in Srinagar, with shops opening after remaining closed for a day during strike called by KMTF, UNI

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At Princeton University, RaGa lauds NaMo’s Make in India but criticizes its implementation

At Princeton University, RaGa lauds NaMo’s Make in India but criticizes its implementation

Congress VP says anger building up in India against Modi government for failing to deliver on promise of generating employment Days after he lashed out...
rahul gandhi

Rahul Gandhi escalates attack on Modi over intolerance, unemployment

During his US tour Gandhi attended several meetings including a roundtable at Center for American Progress (CAP) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has raised alarm against...
Vice President Naidu takes ‘dynasty is nasty but tasty to some’ dig at Rahul Gandhi

Vice President Naidu takes ‘dynasty is nasty but tasty to some’ dig at Rahul...

Vice President clarifies that he isn’t commenting against a specific party or individual but the Congress is expectedly unhappy In a not-so-veiled dig at Congress...
Rahul Gandhi

RaGa in Berkeley: Candour, gaffes and a scathing attack on Modi government

Congress vice president admits that Modi is a better communicator than him but hits out at PM for demonetisation, allowing hatred and violence to...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul’s Bihar litmus test – how to keep party MLAs from jumping ship

By Abhishek Kumar With the collapse of the RJD-JDU-Congress Mahagathbandhan government, Congress MLAs in Bihar feel staying in Opposition not a wise political choice Presenting a...
Gauri Lankesh murder: Journalist’s brother claims naxal hand, sister says “he has no clue”

Gauri Lankesh murder: Journalist’s brother claims naxal hand, sister says “he has no clue”

A day after claiming that Gauri had no personal enemies, Indrajit says she was getting hate mails from Naxals, their sister Kavita refutes the...
Rahul gandhi

As Congress struggles with Gujarat poll prep, Rahul Gandhi to fly to US, learn...

The Congress vice president, who is known to head abroad each time the party is in a crisis, had earlier flown off to Norway...
Arun Jaitley

Jaitley rushes in to defend demonetisation after RBI says 99 per cent banned notes...

Finance minister admits that not all money deposited with banks post noteban was legal, claims objective of demonetisation was to gradually reduce cash flow...
Rahul gandhi

Day after Mayawati pulled out of Lalu’s ‘BJP Bhagao rally’, Rahul Gandhi chooses Norway...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s effort to stitch up a Mahagathbandhan of secular parties to take on the BJP juggernaut begins to falter even...
Rahul Gandhi visits Gorakhpur, CM Adityanath targets him and blames previous govts for deaths

Rahul Gandhi visits Gorakhpur, CM Adityanath targets him and blames previous govts for deaths

With 105 dead and still counting in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College, medical teams reporting lack of basic facilities and hygiene in the...
Rahul Gandhi and Sharad Yadav

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi Government for trying to impose RSS ideology on the country

Opposition leaders at the ‘Sajha Virasat Bachao’ (Save Composite Heritage) meet of Opposition parties, called by JD(U) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav,...
Rahul Inaugurates Indira Canteen in Bengaluru

Faux pas galore as Rahul inaugurates Amma… err..Indira Canteen in Bengaluru

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah’s populist Indira Canteen scheme unveiled by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday, promises to provide breakfast at Rs5, lunch and...
Ahmad Patel Barely Survives to Keep Sonia’s Rahul Hopes Alive

Ahmad Patel Barely Survives to Keep Sonia’s Rahul Hopes Alive

By: Saeed Naqvi It would be rank bad form to describe Ahmad Patel as a form of life under Sonia Gandhi’s furniture, because the entire...

Congress facing ‘existential crisis’ admits former Union minister Jairam Ramesh

An aide of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and party’s key strategist on politics and policy, Ramesh says people want to “see a new Congress…The...
Nitish Kumar & PM Modi

Conscience calls; Nitish dumps Mahagathbandhan for Gathbandhan with his foes-turned friends

BJP's Sushil Modi back as Bihar deputy CM, JD (U) likely to join NDA at the Centre while RJD and Congress cry foul over...
Nitish Kumar, grand alliance, Tejashwi Yadav, Rahul Gandhi, Lalu Yadav, Bihar Government

Nitish asks Rahul to Take clear stand against on Tejashwi

Attends PM’s dinner to farewell President Mukherjee After days of tension in the grand-alliance over the corruption charges against Bihar’s Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav, a...

Sikkim stand-off: Sushma Swaraj calls all-party meeting tomorrow

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will explain the situation on the aggressive dispute with China to political leaders Amid the rift between the Centre and the...

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...

Rahul Gandhi meets Chinese envoy amid Sikkim stand-off; Cong denies, later accepts

The Congress on Monday made a U-turn from its earlier denial of meeting between Rahul Gandhi and Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui to say that...
Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader sacked for calling Rahul Gandhi ‘Pappu’ in WhatsApp chat

The Congress party has removed its Meerut district president Vinay Pradhan from all party positions for allegedly using the phrase ‘Pappu’ while praising party...
Rahul Gandhi detained on way to violence-hit Mandsaur

Rahul Gandhi detained on way to violence-hit Mandsaur

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was detained and taken into preventive custody today before he could reach violence-hit Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh to...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi denied permission for visiting Mandsaur

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan blamed the Congress for provoking the violence. Rahul Gandhi has been denied permission to visit Mandsaur where six people were killed...
Congress Working Committee meeting

Sonia Gandhi attacks Modi govt on economy, social disharmony

Alleges narrow minded world view and stagnation Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday strongly criticised the BJP-led NDA government for “seeking to extinguish” the essence...
Youth Congress workers booked for slaughtering calf

Youth Congress workers booked for slaughtering calf

Rahul slams incident, calling it ‘barbaric’ Youth Congress leaders and workers were booked by Kannur Police on Monday in connection with the slaughter of a...
Rahul Gandhi

Police say no, but Rahul reaches Saharanpur

Congress vice-president set to visit Shabbirpur village, hotbed of the latest caste clashes Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday set out to visit Saharanpur district...
National Herald case: Sonia and Rahul to be probed by Income Tax officials, says Delhi HC

National Herald case: Sonia and Rahul to be probed by Income Tax officials, says...

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has alleged Sonia and Rahul Gandhi had set up Young Indian Pvt Ltd to buy off the debts of Associated...
Congress picks actor Ramya for social media head. Will it help?

Congress picks actor Ramya for social media head. Will it help?

The 34-year-old actor had joined the party in 2012 and served as an MP from Mandya constituency The Congress on Thursday decided to change its...
Any reshaping of Rahul is also not a possibility since his abilities are limited.

Rahul is the best bet for Congress

As of now, the Congress has nowhere to go but to stick with the Gandhi scion as its leader unless voices of dissent erupt Binoo...
Sonia flies abroad for treatment

Sonia flies abroad for treatment

AICC president will be absent as poll results come in A news channel reports that Congress president Sonia Gandhi has flown out of the country...
It looks like that the SP-Congress alliance, with its eye on capturing the Muslim vote, would push the BJP to try for the consolidation of the so-called Hindus cutting across caste, making it into a Hindu-Muslim divide.

UP’s psychedelic play of castes

There is visible desperation in Akhilesh Yadav reaching out to Congress Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Tactics are very important, and battles need to be won...
TEAMWORK: Time and again, Priyanka has clarified that Rahul is the de facto chalak of the party

What Triggered the Priyanka Takeover Talk

A tweet, her Dimple gambit, not much more  By Sujit Bhar Political observers can often concentrate so hard on a molehill that it looks like...

Demonetization : Biggest Impromptu Financial Experiment Ever

The demonetization move by PM Modi was the  biggest impromptu financial experiment ever said congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi. Not even finance minister and...

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi lined up in queue to exchange his currency note

Vice President Rahul Gandhi lined up in queue to exchange his currency note.

‘Kisan-Yatra’ comes to an end on thursday

25,000 kms of 'Kisan-Yatra' comes to an end now on thursday where Congress VP Rahul Gandhi pointed out at PM Modi.

Rahul Gandhi’s Kisan Yatra reaches Basti

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's Kisan-Yatra will reach Basti, Uttar Pradesh today. Dalits, Farmers and Poor are on the Agenda.

Supporters take ‘khats’ home after Rahul’s Khat-Sabha

Supporters take 'khats' home after Rahul's Khat-Sabha in Deoria .

Is Kisan-Yatra Congress VP Rahul Gandhi’s masterstroke ?

Congress VP RahulGandhi kicks-off Kisan Yatra from Deoria, Uttar Pradesh to New Delhi.

Last day of Rahul Gandhi’s Amethi visit

Rahul Gandhi to meet general public on his last day of Amethi visit.
Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Watch Rahul Gandhi speaking from Punjab, where is going to meet Congress workers for discussing poll strategy.
Who is this mysterious woman in Rahul Gandhi's life?Is marriage on the cards, finally?

Who is this mysterious woman in Rahul Gandhi’s life?Is marriage on the cards, finally?

Scion to Gandhi family Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi were spotted with a 'mystery' woman at Allahabad. The informal meeting indicated that...

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BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a survey

BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a...

Modi government would return to power but with a reduced margin if Lok Sabha elections are held now, says a survey by ABP News...
“Government needs to accomplish a balancing act between subsidies, price rise”

“Government needs to accomplish a balancing act between subsidies, price rise”

Panellists feel that BJP must listen to both economists and the common man to control inflation, save poor from skyrocketing costs Rising petrol and diesel...
Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

A Congress delegation on Monday, September 24, met the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) to demand registration of a case in the alleged scam in...
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Rahul Gandhi Criticise RSS for Interfering In Governance

Continuing his tirade against RSS, the ideological patron of BJP, congress president Rahul Gandhi has launched a sharp attack on the organisation on Saturday,...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: French Govt, Dassault refute ex French Prez Hollande’s reported statement, he stands...

The bombshell of former French President Francois Hollande’s reported statement about Indian government proposing Reliance as Dassault’s partner company for offset contract set off...
Opposition renews call for JPC probe after Hollande bombshell

Opposition renews call for JPC probe after Hollande bombshell

Speakers discuss deal, want to know why HAL was left out and how cost of aircraft increased four-fold, while government takes credit for landing...
Former HAL chief had nailed Def Min Sitharaman’s lie, she must quit: Rahul Gandhi

Former HAL chief had nailed Def Min Sitharaman’s lie, she must quit: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday, September 20, attacked defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding her resignation for ‘lying’ about HAL’s capability to build Rafale...
RSS 3-day meet to reach out to people begins, Opposition to stay away

RSS 3-day meet to reach out to people begins, Opposition to stay away

The RSS on Monday started a three-day lecture series in Delhi to reach out to people in a bid to try and explain to...
“RSS not a broad-based organisation, can’t be expected to include all parties and opinions”

“RSS not a broad-based organisation, can’t be expected to include all parties and opinions”

Panellists feel that it should look at lacunae in performance of the BJP government and not spare it on account of ideological accord The three-day...
Jaitley sat with Mallya for 15-20 minutes, check CCTV, says Congress after FM denied a meeting

Jaitley sat with Mallya for 15-20 minutes, check CCTV, says Congress after FM denied...

In an outright rejection of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s assertion of having met the fugitive millionaire Vijay Mallya, the Congress on Thursday, September 13,...
Rahul Gandhi Launches Nation-Wide Shut Down Against Rising Prices

Rahul Gandhi Launches Nation-Wide Shut Down Against Rising Prices

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has led the kick start of the opposition sponsored “Bharat Bandh” at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial Rajghat in the capital on...
KCR dissolves Telangana assembly 8 months before full term to have polls by year-end

KCR dissolves Telangana assembly 8 months before full term to have polls by year-end

Telangana council of ministers headed by chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao, commonly called simply KCR, on Thursday, September 6 approved a resolution to dissolve...
Hooda and Vadra booked in Gugugram land scam case

Hooda and Vadra booked in Gugugram land scam case

In a major development which could lead to some kind of political objectives, the Gurugram Police has booked Haryana’s former chief minister Bhupinder Singh...
Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi’s JPC challenge to Arun Jaitley’s charge of peddling lies

Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi’s JPC challenge to Arun Jaitley’s charge of peddling lies

The controversy over Rafale deal revived once again on Wednesday with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Congress led by Rahul Gandhi sparring over the...
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SC issues notice to Centre, Maharashtra govts, orders house arrest for activists till Sep...

A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra today provided interim relief to the five activists arrested by...
RSS says Rahul Gandhi does not understand India or RSS; may invite him to its event

RSS says Rahul Gandhi does not understand India or RSS; may invite him to...

The RSS may invite one of its sharpest critics, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, for an event next month in Delhi, said reports in the...
“’International Pappu’ broke decorum by criticising government on foreign soil”

“’International Pappu’ broke decorum by criticising government on foreign soil”

Talking heads take apart his speeches, many feel RSS, Muslim Brotherhood comparison unjustified and Congress only driven by political ambition, not governance motive This is...
Anil Ambani files defamation suit against Congress leaders, say reports

Anil Ambani files defamation suit against Congress leaders, say reports

Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence has filed a defamation suit against Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala, Prithviraj Chavan, Sanjay Nirupam, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and others...
Rahul Gandhi reshuffles AICC before leaving for UK, Germany; Ahmad Patel is treasurer

Rahul Gandhi reshuffles AICC before leaving for UK, Germany; Ahmad Patel is treasurer

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, August 21 effected some key changes in the party set up, appointing Ahmed Patel as its new treasurer...
Narendra Modi

PM Modi slips on unemployment and price rise, will not get majority if polls...

An opinion poll by India Today-Karvy Insights says that the BJP, unlike 2014 Lok Sabha elections, would not muster a majority on its own...
“Rahul, Rajiv circumstances too different”

“Rahul, Rajiv circumstances too different”

Panellists feel it’s unfair to compare both the leaders, though Rahul has been trying to keep his politics clean On the birth anniversary of the...
India's Formidable Green Warrior Refuses to Give Up Fight For Ganga

India’s Formidable Green Warrior Refuses to Give Up Fight For Ganga

~By Rashme Sehgal With the meeting between Minister of Sanitation and Drinking Water Uma Bharti and Prof GD Agarwal (Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand) in Hardwar...
Rahul Gandhi Emerges Centre of Opposition Unity

Rahul Gandhi Emerges Centre of Opposition Unity

Opposition leaders pay respect to Congress president, Kejriwal leaves before Rahul’s arrival at Jantar Mantar In a major show of opposition strength and their commitment...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Congress launches fresh attack, alleges crony capitalism to favour Reliance

The Congress on Friday came out with a fresh set of papers accusing the Modi government of deceiving the country and saying that Defence...
Another fake news about anti-Congress, pro-Modi article by BBC bureau chief Mark Tully

Another fake news about anti-Congress, pro-Modi article by BBC bureau chief Mark Tully

Yet another article purportedly written by senior journalist and former India Bureau Chief of BBC, Mark Tully supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attacking...
The Power of Speech

The Power of Speech

~By Dilip Bobb Much has been made of Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Parliament, culminating in the hug-wink combo. If politicians have one requirement, it is...
Rahul Gandhi criticize “Modi;s brutal new India” on mob-lynching in Alwar

Rahul Gandhi criticize “Modi’s brutal new India” on mob-lynching in Alwar

Victim died during abnormal long police custody before reaching hospital, just 6 kms Congress president Rahul Gandhi, within days of hugging Prime Minister Narendra...
Manmohan Singh on PM Modi: Self praise and jumlas cannot replace policy making

Manmohan Singh on PM Modi: Self praise and jumlas cannot replace policy making

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday, July 22, hit out at his successor PM Narendra Modi saying he “rejects the culture of constant...
No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the replies

No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the...

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi got up to reply to the debate on no confidence motion on Friday – at the tactically chosen prime...
Rafale deal controversy: French government’s statement, what is says, what it doesn’t

Rafale deal controversy: French government’s statement, what is says, what it doesn’t

Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s statement in Lok Sabha, during the debate on no-confidence motion against Narendra Modi government, that there was no secrecy pact...
Moral victory for Congress, or more power to BJP?

Moral victory for Congress, or more power to BJP?

Lively debate discusses leaders’ performance in trust vote debate; try to determine who holds balance of power at the end of two walkouts, several...
Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations on Rafale deal

Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi may have talked about wanting to spread love and burying hate and then ended by giving a hug to Prime...
No confidence motion: After a scathing attack, Rahul Gandhi hugs PM Modi

No confidence motion: After a scathing attack, Rahul Gandhi hugs PM Modi

Noisy scenes forcing a ten-minute adjournment marked the speech of Congress president Rahul Gandhi as he launched a stinging attack on Prime Minister Narendra...
RTI Amendment Bill that Modi Govt wants will render the law useless

RTI Amendment Bill that Modi Govt wants will render the law useless

Modi government’s proposed move to amend the Right to Information (RTI) law to expand government control over the information commissioners is facing stiff resistance...
Rahul responds to BJP’s ‘Muslim party’ hype: …I love all living beings. I am the Congress

Rahul responds to BJP’s ‘Muslim party’ hype: …I love all living beings. I am...

Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself took up the BJP hype about his Gandhi’s alleged – and since refuted by many –...
Sacred Games: Actors not liable for dialogues, says Delhi High Court; Rahul hailed for stand

Sacred Games: Actors not liable for dialogues, says Delhi High Court; Rahul hailed for...

Actors cannot be held liable for the dialogues they deliver, said the Delhi High Court on Monday, July 16, while hearing a plea filed...
Congress confirms Rahul Gandhi’s “Muslim Party” remark

Congress confirms Rahul Gandhi’s “Muslim Party” remark

Amidst raging controversy on Rahul Gandhi’s recent remark about Congress being Muslims’ party, Nadeem Javed, the Chairman of party’s minority department and former MLA...
Def Min Sitharaman relies on dubious report to accuse Congress of trying to spread disharmony

Def Min Sitharaman relies on dubious report to accuse Congress of trying to spread...

At a time when fake news ecosystem is reportedly drumming up hatred against minorities on online media, the BJP, led by defence minister Nirmala...
2019 polls to be fought on basis of common minimum programme

2019 polls to be fought on basis of common minimum programme

The preparations for the 2019 elections have started full force. While Amit Shah visits Agra today, Rahul Gandhi held a “janta darbar” in his...
All money in Swiss bank not black, will get all black money data by 2019: Piyush Goel

All money in Swiss bank not black, will get all black money data by...

Attacked and mocked by Opposition and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy over report of 50% rise in money deposited by Indians in Swiss banks in...
Those eating Rs 30,000 pizzas can't see Rs 12,000 jobs: Giriraj Singh

Those eating Rs 30,000 pizzas can’t see Rs 12,000 jobs: Giriraj Singh

Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh while speaking at an event organised by the Khadi and Village Industries...
Indira Gandhi changed democracy into dictatorship: Arun Jaitley

Indira Gandhi changed democracy into dictatorship: Arun Jaitley

Union Minister RK Singh posted this photograph on Twitter calling Emergency as "the darkest in the history of the nation". (Photo: Twitter/RajKSinghIndia) Union Minister Arun...
India is the most dangerous place in the world for women, finds global survey

India is the most dangerous place in the world for women, finds global survey

High risk of sexual violence, human trafficking and slave labour make India the most dangerous country in the world for women, ahead of Syria,...
Kamal Haasan’sMakkalNeedhiMaiam (MNM) registered as political party

Kamal Haasan’sMakkalNeedhiMaiam (MNM) registered as political party

Launched in February, Tamil Nadu's actor politician, Kamal Haasan’s political party, MakkalNeedhiMaiam (MNM), got Election Commission's nod on Friday, June 22 after it was...
Bank with Amit Shah as Director had highest deposits of banned notes after demonestisation

Bank with Amit Shah as Director had highest deposits of banned notes after demonestisation

A RTI report has named a district cooperative bank which has BJP president Amit Shah as a director as netting the highest deposits among...
Piyush Goyal propagates fake news to attack Opposition for using Rohith Vemula for politics

Piyush Goyal propagates fake news to attack Opposition for using Rohith Vemula for politics

Belying Modi government's oft-repeated claims of concern over fake news, officiating Finance Minister and Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal on Wednesday, June 20, used...
Rahul Gandhi turns 48, PM Modi wishes him "Long and Healthy Life"

Rahul Gandhi turns 48, PM Modi wishes him “Long and Healthy Life”

As Congress President Rahul Gandhi turns 48 today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings and wished him a long and healthy life on...
Rahul Gandhi's iftar: Pranab Mukherjee attends, opposition present in strength

Rahul Gandhi’s iftar: Pranab Mukherjee attends, opposition present in strength

Rahul Gandhis first iftar party after becoming Congress president, also the first by a Congress chief since 2015 when Sonia Gandhi hosted it, was...
Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty in defamation case filed by RSS worker

Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty in defamation case filed by RSS worker

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, June 12, pleaded 'not guilty' in a defamation case filed by a RSS worker in a trial court...
“Grand alliance leader will emerge soon”

“Grand alliance leader will emerge soon”

Mudda panellists feel that opposition is getting together only to oust BJP, all parties are ready to work out a compromise formula As the opposition...
Congress aligns with BSP in MP, moves on for tie up in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh

Congress aligns with BSP in MP, moves on for tie up in Rajasthan and...

The Congress and BSP are reported to have decided on an alliance for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh (MP) later this year and intend...
Fitness challenges pointless in absence of health reform

Fitness challenges pointless in absence of health reform

Mudda cocks a snook at politicos giving athleticism a shot, speakers believe rural India in dire need of hospitals, doctors, medicines, attention and an...
“Diesel a lifeline to farmers”

“Diesel a lifeline to farmers”

Mudda discusses the rising fuel prices and government step to cap them; many hold NDA culpable for these spiraling out of control Petrol and diesel...
Kumaraswamy sworn in Karnataka CM, G Parameshwara of Cong as deputy, united Opposition turns up

Kumaraswamy sworn in Karnataka CM, G Parameshwara of Cong as deputy, united Opposition turns...

Karnataka got its second chief minister in less than a week, on Wednesday, May 23, with JD (S) leader HD Kumaraswamy sworn in the...
PM Modi wants to appoint officers of RSS choice in civil services, alleges Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi wants to appoint officers of RSS choice in civil services, alleges Rahul...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, May 22 accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to manipulate the UPSC merit list to accommodate officers...
“Voter should punish those who breach democratic rights”

“Voter should punish those who breach democratic rights”

Karnataka election outcome hotly debated as Mudda speakers analyze how it will impact coming contests and the future of the Congress and Rahul Gandhi The...
Cops probe posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with tag 'The Lie Lama'

Cops probe posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi tagged ‘The Lie Lama’

Delhi police have registered a case for defacing boundary walls by pasting posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi carrying the tagline "The Lie Lama",...
Rahul Gandhi can’t win against Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi can’t win against Narendra Modi

Mudda discusses Congress president’s recent statement on his candidature for PM post Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has recently declared his readiness to be the party's...
People attend an event to commemorate the victims of Nazism in World War II, at the memorial in Salaspils, Latvia, Reuters/UNI

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Winners May Be Losers In Karnataka’s Catch 22 Endgame

Winners May Be Losers in Karnataka’s Catch 22 Endgame

~By Saeed Naqvi It was what a film director would have described as a perfect take. “You are a beginner” says he, grinding his teeth...
Congress releases 'Nava Karnataka' manifesto promising 1 cr jobs, Rahul calls in 'Mann Ki Baat' of state's people

Congress releases ‘Nava Karnataka’ manifesto promising 1 cr jobs, Rahul calls in ‘Mann Ki...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi released the party's manifesto for Karnataka elections at Mangaluru, away from the state capital Bengaluru, on Friday, April 27, promising...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister and vice-chancellor Olaf Scholz attend the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin, Germany, Reuters/UNI

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Children escort goats while walking over cracked soil at a dried up rice field in Baliuag town, Bulacan province, north of Manila, Philippines, Reuters/UNI

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Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt at Save the Constitution campaign, says it wants to destroy all institutions

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt at Save the Constitution campaign, says it wants to...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday, April 23 attacked the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying they are bent upon destroying all institutions...
FOREST PRINCE: A tiger enjoys a pleasant morning in Ranthambore, UNI

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Kathua: Outrage mounts, Maneka Gandhi for death penalty to child rapists

Kathua: Outrage mounts, Maneka Gandhi for death penalty to child rapists

As a storm of protests erupted over the gory gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua and the gangrape...
Mark Zuckerberg ensures integrity of elections in India

Mark Zuckerberg ensures integrity of elections in India

Facebook trying to restore public trust after data leak The data leakage of Indian Facebook users was once again raised during US congressional hearing on...
Rahul observes day-long fast for communal harmony; Tytler, Sajjan asked to leave Raj Ghat

Rahul observes day-long fast for communal harmony; Tytler, Sajjan asked to leave Raj Ghat

Congress leaders observing a day-long Sadhbhavna Upvas across the country to protest against atrocities on Dalits, tribals and minorities; dilution of SC/ST Act The Congress...
BJP: Rahul jibes on bank frauds baseless

BJP: Rahul jibes on bank frauds baseless

Mudda debates trust deficit due to bank frauds, says government must strategise on recovery of loans and act on war footing Incidents of frauds in...
Nationwide bandh against dilution of SC/ST Act turns violent

Nationwide bandh against dilution of SC/ST Act turns violent

The Bharat bandh called by Dalit organisations turned violent on Monday, April 2. Four persons were killed in Morena, Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh and...
“Politicisation of Dalit anger needs to be stopped”

“Politicisation of Dalit anger needs to be stopped”

Mudda panellists feel Dalit stir should not be allowed to get violent With parties getting ready for elections in 2109, the sizeable Dalit votebank has become...
After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet u-turn

After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet...

As the Congress and BJP continued to trade charges on unauthorised leak of data of users of their apps, the Congress pulled down its...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi; PM Modi compromise personal details of his App users

BJP: Rahul and his team has zero knowledge of technology Congress president Rahul Gandhi has alleged, on Sunday, that PM Narendra Modi's app was leaking data...
Congress plenary starts with Rahul attacking BJP; to set out 5-year plan

Congress plenary starts with Rahul attacking BJP; to set out 5-year plan

The 84th plenary two-day meet of the Congress began on Saturday with a full-on attack on BJP by the Congress president Rahul Gandhi who...
Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi forgiven father’s assassins

Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi forgiven father’s assassins

Taking a tough emotional move Congress President Rahul Gandhi  has said that he and his sister Priyanka Gandhi have "completely forgiven" his father Rajiv...
TREAT THE JUMBOS: People feed elephants before a match at the annual King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament at a riverside resort in Bangkok, Thailand, Reuters/UNI

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EXAM WARRIORS: Students of Sree Chitra Poor Home ready to appear in the SSLC exams, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI

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DIVA IN THE SKY: Fans of of Bollywood actress Sridevi hold her portrait as they wait to offer their condolences outside a makeshift memorial in Mumbai, India, Reuters/UNI

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PNB scam: Congress accuses Modi govt of letting fraudsters escape, BJP blames it all on Congress

PNB scam: Congress accuses Modi govt of letting fraudsters escape, BJP blames it all...

The Congress on Thursday attacked Narendra Modi government for letting businessmen and corporates flee the country with public money. The case in point was that...
Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi to speak on Ajay Shah Corruption

Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi to speak on Ajay Shah Corruption

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has once again criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being silent on corruption committed by BJP president Amit Shah’s son...
“Irresponsible statements demoralise the army”

“Irresponsible statements demoralise the army”

Mudda panellists feel that political leaders should be careful before shooting off remarks that can be hurtful, many feel that all he meant to...
Congress social media team lacks access to resources unlike BJP: Ramya

Congress social media team lacks access to resources unlike BJP: Ramya

Congress social media head Divya Spandana claimed that despite several limitations Rahul Gandhi's team is doing a really good job with tweeting. In a bitter...

Sunjuwan attack: Five soldiers martyred; four terrorists gunned down

The Army on Sunday said that there was no firing during the night and the major focus is to evacuate people from the family...
BJP broken “world records” in graft in Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi

BJP broken “world records” in graft in Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi claimed when the saffron party formed government in the southern state, there were “scams one after the other”. Taking a fresh...

Judge Loya death: 114 MPs from 15 political parties write to President, demand SIT...

A group of 114 MPs from 15 political parties have petitioned President Ram Nath Kovind asking for a probe by a Supreme Court-monitored Special...
Selling pakodas as a form of employment was an idea born of simplicity of genius

Selling pakodas as a form of employment is an idea showing simplicity of genius

~By Rajesh Sinha You can't have your pakoda and eat it too. You cannot say it is a good thing but others cannot have it. Prime...
Modi govt destroying democratic institutions, but winds of change are coming; 2014 results an aberration: Sonia Gandhi

Modi govt destroying democratic institutions, but winds of change are coming; 2014 results an...

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, Feb 8, accused Narendra Modi government of creating an atmosphere of fear, damaging democratic traditions and eroding...
Mudda: Opposition uproar over Rafale deal justified?

Mudda: Opposition uproar over Rafale deal justified?

Panel divided on protests by Congress over aircraft purchase, Modi accused of breaching defence procurement procedure Amid continuing chaos and more than 90 minutes of...
Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress leaders

Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress...

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attack on Congress, blaming Nehru for Partition and claiming Sardar Patel would have prevented it if he was...
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Modi blames Congress for Partition, injustice to Sardar Patel, muzzling democracy

A veiled attack on Mahatma Gandhi without naming him, blaming Nehru for Partition and attributing much of what is wrong in the country to...
Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi over Nagaland peace accord

Rahul Gandhi: Modi- the first PM whose words mean nothing

He cited that the Nagaland peace accord, signed in 201, is yet to see the light of the day. Taking a fresh jibe at Prime...
Congress undecided over impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Mishra

Congress undecided over supporting impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Mishra

While Congress’ Rahul Gandhi showed support for the four judges, questioning the functioning of the SC, the party has not yet made claims to...
Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

As per the triple talaq bill, the practice of instant divorce will be a non-bailable and cognisable offence, and might attract a jail term...
Reflecting On Rahul Gandhi And Cow Belt – With Eyes Closed

Reflecting On Rahul Gandhi And Cow Belt – With Eyes Closed

By Saeed Naqvi I missed out on the “tumult” these past weeks in circumstances which remind me of Shah Sarmad, the great Sufi saint of...
Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Petitioner Subramanian Swamy has submitted fresh documents alleging that Young Indian, a firm floated by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, was a tax offender The...
RSS Defamation Case: Charges Against Rahul Gandhi To Be Framed On April 23

RSS Defamation Case: Charges Against Rahul Gandhi To Be Framed On April 23

A local court in Bhiwandi on Wednesday set April 23 as the new date for framing of charges against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in...

Adityanath and Siddaramaiah spar in Karnataka, focus on Hindutva in poll battle

A high-pitched poll battle is on in Karnataka where, anxious to return to power in the only south Indian state it has managed to...
Economic Growth Slows Down To Lowest In Four Years, Accelerates Attacks On Modi Govt

Economic Growth Slows Down To Lowest In Four Years, Accelerates Attacks On Modi Govt

With the economy still struggling to return to previous levels, much less embark on the promised high growth trajectory, the Central Statistics Office (CSO)...
Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

Meghalaya goes to polls early next year; resignations are likely to hit chief minister Mukul Sangma-led Congress party’s chance of retaining power in the...
SCENIC WALK: Visitors walk on the newly-opened 488-metre-long glass suspension bridge at Hongyagu attraction in Pingshan, Hebei province, China, Zhang Haiqiang/Reuters/UNI

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Constitution under threat, says Rahul; Hegde apologises in Parliament

Rahul Gandhi exhorts partymen to defend the Constitution day after Hegde’s remark against mention of secularism in Constitution triggered protests in Parliament  A day after...
Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Pepped up by the improved performance of his party in Gujarat assembly polls in which the rival BJP, reduced to double digits for the...
Rahul Gandhi

BJP good at propaganda and marketing, but its model is hollow: Rahul Gandhi

“Modiji has a credibility problem. He talks non-stop about corruption, but he does not utter a word on the issue of Rafale and Jay...
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BJP remains the undisputed dominant party, but can the Congress become a credible challenger...

~By Rajesh Sinha The BJP emerged victorious in assembly polls, reaffirming its status as the dominant party in the country. Many, however, also see a...
PM Narendra Modi

Results & Trends at 4

At 4 pm, BJP was headed for a clear victory – comfortably in Himachal Pradesh and with a reduced margin in a close contest...
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“Rahul Gandhi must ditch his Hindutvavadi image”

Mudda discusses timing of Congress presidential election, wants party to continue with its secular agenda instead of developing a neo-Hindu image Just two days before...
Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking India back to medieval ages; BJP spreading fire of violence across India: Rahul Gandhi Two days ahead of a widely-projected...
Sonia Gandhi outlines challenges for Rahul as he takes over the reins of the party

Sonia Gandhi outlines challenges for Rahul as he takes over the reins of the...

As Rahul Gandhi formally took over as Congress president on Saturday, taking the baton from his mother Sonia Gandhi who held the post for...
With Rahul to take over as Congress president tomorrow, Sonia says: My role is to retire

With Rahul to take over as Congress president tomorrow, Sonia says: My role is...

~By Puneet Nicholas Yadav Congress sources say Sonia Gandhi will continue to advise her son on crucial party matters, help him reach out to potential...
Parliament’s winter session gets off to a stormy start, has 40 Bills on agenda

Parliament’s winter session gets off to a stormy start, has 40 Bills on agenda

As Congress and other Opposition parties hope to corner Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government on a slew of issues, stormy session likely The...
Congress alleges PM Modi held ‘roadshow’ after voting, calls Election Commission PMO’s puppet

Congress alleges PM Modi held ‘roadshow’ after voting, calls Election Commission PMO’s puppet

On Wednesday, the Election Commission (EC) had ordered FIRs against news channels that aired Rahul Gandh’s interview and also served him a show cause...
“Go to the Supreme Court, but do not cast doubt on election process”

“Go to the Supreme Court, but do not cast doubt on election process”

Mudda examines Congress accusation of bias at the Election Commission after the prime minister greets crowds after casting vote in second phase of Gujarat...
Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi says PM Modi was his biggest help in Gujarat election campaign, feels...

In first televised interview after being elected as Congress president, Rahul Gandhi takes digs at Narendra Modi, says he feels only love for the...
Mudda-12-12-2017

Parties should not make false promises: Mudda

Panellists feel that just to woo voters in Gujarat political leaders have been fanning caste, quota and religious issues and the regressive rhetoric of...
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Modi takes Gujarat’s first sea-plane ride, rivals take digs

On last day of campaigning for Gujarat Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is first passenger in sea-plane ride from Sabarmati Riverfront to Dharoi...
MUDDA 12-11-2017

“Is India so weak that Pakistan will decide the CM of Gujarat?”

As secret meeting allegations raise the pitch of the polls, Mudda panellists feel gimmicks are overtaking real issues, with both parties going below the...
Rahul Gandhi

Unchallenged in internal polls, Rahul Gandhi declared Congress president

Newly elected Congress president Rahul Gandhi replaces his mother, Sonia Gandhi, who had held the post for over 19 consecutive years since 1998 Expected as...
Narendra Modi

Modi’s comment about ‘Pakistan hand’ in Gujarat elections draws fire

Some ridiculed it as fanciful, some sat up, alarmed at the seriousness of it, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging Pakistan is trying to...
Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi

Modi whips up Pakistan hysteria, Rahul asks him to talk about Gujarat

Congress vice president hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for silence over crucial issues of Gujarat and dragging in Pakistan for electoral gains With...
Gujarat Polls

Amid EVM malfunctioning reports, over 70 per cent voter turnout in Phase I of...

Congress leaders claim EVMs were getting connected via Bluetooth at some booths, EC and BJP reject charge even as EVM snags reported from many...
MUDDA 9/12/2017

In Gujarat, Congress just lost its advantage: Mudda

Panel debates outcome as state votes in the first phase; participants believe BJP is set to face competition in some seats as Patidars will...
19 districts of Gujarat go to polls amid Rahul-Modi war of words

19 districts of Gujarat go to polls amid Rahul-Modi war of words

As polling for first phase of Gujarat Assembly polls began, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wooed voters for remaining...
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First phase of Gujarat polls will make or mar Cong prospects

The first phase covers the area which yielded BJP its majority of seats in 2012; it is also the region where the leaders of...
Congress suspends Mani Shankar Aiyar over his ‘neech aadmi’ jibe at Modi

Congress suspends Mani Shankar Aiyar over his ‘neech aadmi’ jibe at Modi

Congress leaders believe Aiyar’s comment has given the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi the much needed edge in Gujarat assembly polls Struggling to undo...

Eyes on Gujarat polls, Modi tries to appropriate Ambedkar

Prime Minister inaugurates Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi, claims efforts were afoot to wipe out Ambedkar’s contributions towards nation-building After Sardar Vallabh Bhai...
Rahul apologises for Twitter gaffe but takes a dig at PM Modi

Rahul apologises for Twitter gaffe but takes a dig at PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi says “unlike Narendrabhai, I am human” after he gets trolled for tweeting inflated rates of LPG cylinders, food items to red flag...
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Gujarat heading towards a photo finish, BJP-Congress tie on vote share: ABP-CSDS poll

ABP-CSDS opinion poll shows BJP marginally ahead in race for forming government in Gujarat but Congress is fast bridging the gap in Prime Minister’s...
“Rahul elevation will inspire Cong cadres”

“Rahul elevation will inspire Cong cadres”

Mudda panellists feel Gujarat polls will be a litmus test for him even as some wrangle over his faith. The leader filed his papers...
Modi should declare how Amit Shah was made BJP president: Congress

Modi should declare how Amit Shah was made BJP president: Congress

Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP for criticising election of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president With Prime Minister...
Rahul Gandhi files nomination for Congress presidential poll

Rahul Gandhi files nomination for Congress presidential poll

Rahul Gandhi files nomination: Congress vice president calls on former President Pranab Mukherjee, best wishes pour in from senior leaders amid allegations of the...
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Gujarat needs Gandhian bottom-up model of development, says Sam Pitroda

Hitting out at the saffron government in Gujarat, Pitroda said that the state must discard the top-down approach which mostly favors the top corporates....
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Gujarat elections: UP knows Congress well & so does Gujarat, says PM Modi in...

PM claims, “BJP storm has hit Kutch, Saurashtra and Gujarat and there is no chance for Congress” Stepping up the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s...
BSF martyr’s daughter dragged out of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s rally

BSF martyr’s daughter dragged out of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s rally

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for “height of arrogance”; disturbing video of the woman being dragged by security personnel goes viral In an...

BJP scores massive win in UP civic polls, Congress suffers jolt

The ruling BJP scored a massive victory in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, bagging 14 of the 16 mayoral seats while the Congress received...
“Rahul Gandhi should see Shehzad Poonawalla now”

“Rahul Gandhi should see Shehzad Poonawalla now”

Mudda discusses Congress leader’s claims of rigged party president polls, slams dynastic politics even as family distances itself and criticises media confession Congress leader...
Modi’s “grand stupid thought” jibe at Rahul: Chidambaram asks if Arvind Subramaniam is stupid too

Modi’s “grand stupid thought” jibe at Rahul: Chidambaram asks if Arvind Subramaniam is stupid...

Narendra Modi had hit out at Rahul Gandhi while campaigning in Gujarat, claiming that Congress vice president was propagating a grand stupid thought on...
Now, Rahul’s name in Somnath Temple’s non-Hindu visitor book kicks row

Now, Rahul’s name in Somnath Temple’s non-Hindu visitor book kicks row

Congress claims image of Rahul’s name in non-Hindu visitor book circulating on social media is a mischief by the BJP, releases copies of original...
Guj polls: War of words escalates, Modi says Rahul propagating Grand Stupid Thoughts

Guj polls: War of words escalates, Modi says Rahul propagating Grand Stupid Thoughts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Patel Anamat Andolan Samiti leader Hardik Patel join Gujarat poll campaign trail Civility in political discourse,...
Jignesh-Mevani

Jignesh Mevani to contest Gujarat polls as independent candidate from Vadgam

Popular youth leader of Dalits to be supported by the Congress party; move to help the Congress earn support of Dalit community in poll-bound...
ROLE MODEL: Former Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni in a group photograph with NCC cadets at the border town of Uri in the north Kashmir district of Baramulla, UNI

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Parliament

Parl winter session from Dec 15 to Jan 5, Bill to ban triple talaq...

Session will witness only 14 days of work; Opposition to target BJP over GST rollout impact, rising food prices and allegations against Amit Shah...
Shot in the arm for Congress in Gujarat as Hardik Patel declares support

Shot in the arm for Congress in Gujarat as Hardik Patel declares support

Declaration of support from the Patel Anamat Andolan Samiti chief comes on a day when Congress was on the back-foot for its controversial meme...
SWEET VICTORY WELL-EARNED: Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov celebrates with the trophy after winning the ATP World Tour final against Belgium's David Goffin in London, Reuters/UNI

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Yogi’s formula for job creation – Gaushalas in UP districts

Yogi’s formula for job creation – Gaushalas in UP districts

UP chief minister Adityanath says his government will set up cow shelters in 16 UP districts, youth to get jobs by selling products made...
Rahul Gandhi likely to take over as Congress president on Dec 5

Rahul Gandhi likely to take over as Congress president on Dec 5

Polling on December 16 but Rahul may be declared chief after scrutiny of nominations on Dec 5 in absence of a challenger, no clarity on role for Sonia...
Manmohan Singh to receive Indira Gandhi peace prize

Manmohan Singh to receive Indira Gandhi peace prize

Being honoured for his contribution for peace, disarmament and development At a time when Congress party is preparing to promote Rahul Gandhi as party President,...
Rahul-Gandhi

After EC bars “pappu”, BJP uses “Yuvraj” to hit out at Rahul Gandhi

Recently, BJP’s Gujarat wing shared a video where a grocery store owner’s assistant says, “Yuvraj has come”. After the Election Commission (EC) barred the ruling...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi targets ‘Corruption free BJP’ claim, asks why no questions about Rafale deal,...

At a time when BJP would be exulting over the high ratings of the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and their public perception as...
Rahul-Gandhi

BJP cannot use the word ‘Pappu’ in media campaign: Election Commission

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has barred the BJP from using the word ‘Pappu’ in its media campaign ahead of the upcoming Gujarat...
Rahul in Gujarat:Unlike BJP, Congress believes in self-introspection

Rahul in Gujarat:Unlike BJP, Congress believes in self-introspection

Rahul Gandhi claimed that while Congress spots the faults of Narendra Modi and BJP, it will never disrespect the PMO On the second day of...
Congress credits Rahul Gandhi for GST rate cuts

Congress credits Rahul Gandhi for GST rate cuts

After senior Congress leader P Chidambaram thanked Gujarat for forcing BJP government to reduce GST rates on several items, Congress on Saturday chose to...

Congress lists 3 options before Patidar Andolan leaders over quota demand

Nominees of Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) hold late night talks with Congress delegation led by Kapil Sibal on reservation for Patels With...
Ravi-Shankar-Prasad

After Piyush Goyal, Ravi Shankar Prasad mocks people who lost jobs after DeMo

Union minister for information technology, law and justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad says those who lost jobs after demonetisation were not skilled enough Weeks after Union...
Rahul and Narendra Modi

Modi hiding behind shallow, hate-filled political narrative: Rahul Gandhi

In an editorial for Financial Times, London that coincided with the demonetisation anniversary, Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Narendra Modi’s economic policies As Prime...
After Jay Amit Shah, NSA Ajit Doval’s son Shaurya puts BJP in a spot

After Jay Amit Shah, NSA Ajit Doval’s son Shaurya puts BJP in a spot

Congress attacks BJP over report alleging ‘conflict of interest’ in Shaurya Doval running India Foundation that has four Union ministers, BJP’s Ram Madhav as...

Hardik cautions against BJP ‘golmaal’in Gujarat, Jignesh meets Rahul

Congress party scored another big catch on Friday after Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani said he’ll ask his supporters to vote against BJP in the poll-bound state The...
Hindu Mahasabha incites people to shoot Kamal Haasan dead

Hindu Mahasabha incites people to shoot Kamal Haasan dead

Leaders from the radical Hindu outfit say any person using abusive language for Hindus does not have the right to live in India and...

Rahul Gandhi meets victims of NTPC explosion in Rae Bareli

Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe into the incident to determine the cause of the blast. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thurday cut...

PM Modi in Himachal: Congress a laughing club, get rid of 5 monsters

In poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says BJP on way to victory, says Congress symbolizes corruption, caste-ism and dynasty With less than a...

Rahul Gandhi and Jaitley spar over India’s EoDB ranking

Congress vice president says GST, noteban wiped out ease of doing business for small traders, Jaitley hits back saying ease of doing corruption has...
Fine-print of India’s improved EoDB ranking is disturbing, Start Ups faltering

Fine-print of India’s improved EoDB ranking is disturbing, Start Ups faltering

Despite PM Narendra Modi’s Start Up India initiative, World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings show starting new business in India is becoming difficult As...

Rahul Gandhi fires another anti-demonetisation torpedo at PM Modi

Congress vice president hits out at Narendra Modi and BJP for proposed celebration of noteban anniversary, calls demonetisation an out and out disaster Keeping up...
Sonia discharged from Delhi hospital but advised rest

Sonia discharged from Delhi hospital but advised rest

Congress president had been rushed to Delhi’s Sir Gangaram Hospital from Shimla on Friday evening after she complained of an upset stomach Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who...
Rahul Gandhi

After Gabbar Singh Tax, Rahul takes ‘Shut Up India’ dig at Modi

Congress vice president slammed PM Narendra Modi over the perception of dissent being muzzled in India, also termed growing unemployment in India as a...
Arun Jaitley

BJP to celebrate DeMo anniversary as ‘Anti-Black Money Day’ on Nov 8

BJP’s move comes a day after a united Opposition, led by the Congress party, said that it would observe the first anniversary of demonetisation...
Gehlot says BJP snooping on its leaders as channels air footage of Hardik Patel in Guj hotel

Gehlot says BJP snooping on its leaders as channels air footage of Hardik Patel...

Hotel where Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Ashok Gehlot stayed in Ahmedabad confirms it gave CCTV tapes to police As video clips...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul mocks Modi with Gabbar Singh Tax (GST) barb in Gandhinagar rally

Congress vice president launches scathing attack on Modi government in poll-bound Gujarat, flaunts his prize catch Alpesh Thakur On a day when the BJP in...
Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar hits out at BJP leader over “low IQ” remark; tweets “How dare...

During an interview, BJP’s GVL Narasimha Rao said that most Indian film stars have “very low IQ and very low general knowledge”. Following demeaning remarks...
Congress's poll ticket offer to fiery Gujarat trio gets mixed response

Congress’s poll ticket offer to fiery Gujarat trio gets mixed response

Patidar leader Hardik Patel rejects the offer, OBC leader Thakor joins Congress while Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani remained non committal In a bid to lay...
Mersal

Political slugfest over Tamil film Mersal’s GST scenes

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, senior leader Chidambaram back Mersal, hit out at PM Narendra Modi and BJP Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and senior...
Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani attacks Rahul on Twitter, again. Now over Jay Shah

Union Information and Broadcasting minister replies to Rahul’s Shah-zada taunt at Amit Shah’s son, says man out on bail is mocking courts Irked at his...
Cash paid for tickets, difficult to prove Bhandari-Vadra link: I-T sleuths

Cash paid for tickets, difficult to prove Bhandari-Vadra link: I-T sleuths

Income tax officials say Paharganj-based travel agency which booked Vadra’s business class air tickets for Zurich had received cash payments While the Congress and BJP...
Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of Modi’s Gujarat visit today, Rahul predicts “jumlon ki baarish”

Congress vice president has been consistently taking digs at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter to call him out on unfulfilled poll promises Even as...
Congress credits Rahul Gandhi for GST rate cuts

Amid talks of elevation as party chief, Rahul goes all out to attack Modi,...

Nehru-Gandhi scion hit out at Modi for failing to deliver on poll promises, wonders how Shah’s son made his fortune in three years, why...
Mani Shankar Aiyar: Congress Can Be Headed By Mother or Son Only

Mani Shankar Aiyar: Congress Can Be Headed By Mother or Son Only

Amid reports of Congress gearing up to elevate Rahul Gandhi as its president, Mani Shankar Aiyer, a senior party leader has raised question against...
Rahul endorses Virbhadra as party’s CM candidate for Himachal polls

Rahul endorses Virbhadra as party’s CM candidate for Himachal polls

Congress vice president has chosen to side with the aging Virbhadra Singh – a six-term chief minister – despite opposition from his own aides Putting...
With GST rate cuts and project-launch spree, Modi tries to woo poll-bound Gujarat again

With GST rate cuts and project-launch spree, Modi tries to woo poll-bound Gujarat again

Traders and cloth merchants across Gujarat had been protesting against the GST rollout and could have dented the BJP’s poll prospects later this year Terming...
Doklam Question: India, China Offer Different Reasons for Normalcy

Doklam Question: India, China Offer Different Reasons for Normalcy

Confusion continues with conflicting claims India has denied reports about Chinese buildup at the recent Doklam faceoff site and claimed of prevailing status quo...
Rahul Gandhi

Amid talk of post-Diwali elevation as Congress chief RaGa dares NaMo during Amethi visit

In family bastion, Rahul Gandhi says: If PM Modi cannot address issues of farmers and youth, he should go, claims Congress will do it in...
Rahul Gandhi

Sachin Pilot revives rumours: Rahul to be elevated as party chief post-Diwali

Many in the party feel that the prevailing dissatisfaction with Modi government due to economic slowdown presents a perfect opportunity for Rahul’s elevation Rajasthan Congress...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi ‘allowed’ to visit Amethi day after Yogi govt denied him permission

On Sunday, the Amethi district administration had asked Rahul to reschedule his Amethi visit citing its inability to provide him adequate security A day after...
LIFE, INTERRUPTED: An aerial view of Lal Chowk, the business hub in Srinagar, with shops opening after remaining closed for a day during strike called by KMTF, UNI

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At Princeton University, RaGa lauds NaMo’s Make in India but criticizes its implementation

At Princeton University, RaGa lauds NaMo’s Make in India but criticizes its implementation

Congress VP says anger building up in India against Modi government for failing to deliver on promise of generating employment Days after he lashed out...
rahul gandhi

Rahul Gandhi escalates attack on Modi over intolerance, unemployment

During his US tour Gandhi attended several meetings including a roundtable at Center for American Progress (CAP) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has raised alarm against...
Vice President Naidu takes ‘dynasty is nasty but tasty to some’ dig at Rahul Gandhi

Vice President Naidu takes ‘dynasty is nasty but tasty to some’ dig at Rahul...

Vice President clarifies that he isn’t commenting against a specific party or individual but the Congress is expectedly unhappy In a not-so-veiled dig at Congress...
Rahul Gandhi

RaGa in Berkeley: Candour, gaffes and a scathing attack on Modi government

Congress vice president admits that Modi is a better communicator than him but hits out at PM for demonetisation, allowing hatred and violence to...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul’s Bihar litmus test – how to keep party MLAs from jumping ship

By Abhishek Kumar With the collapse of the RJD-JDU-Congress Mahagathbandhan government, Congress MLAs in Bihar feel staying in Opposition not a wise political choice Presenting a...
Gauri Lankesh murder: Journalist’s brother claims naxal hand, sister says “he has no clue”

Gauri Lankesh murder: Journalist’s brother claims naxal hand, sister says “he has no clue”

A day after claiming that Gauri had no personal enemies, Indrajit says she was getting hate mails from Naxals, their sister Kavita refutes the...
Rahul gandhi

As Congress struggles with Gujarat poll prep, Rahul Gandhi to fly to US, learn...

The Congress vice president, who is known to head abroad each time the party is in a crisis, had earlier flown off to Norway...
Arun Jaitley

Jaitley rushes in to defend demonetisation after RBI says 99 per cent banned notes...

Finance minister admits that not all money deposited with banks post noteban was legal, claims objective of demonetisation was to gradually reduce cash flow...
Rahul gandhi

Day after Mayawati pulled out of Lalu’s ‘BJP Bhagao rally’, Rahul Gandhi chooses Norway...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s effort to stitch up a Mahagathbandhan of secular parties to take on the BJP juggernaut begins to falter even...
Rahul Gandhi visits Gorakhpur, CM Adityanath targets him and blames previous govts for deaths

Rahul Gandhi visits Gorakhpur, CM Adityanath targets him and blames previous govts for deaths

With 105 dead and still counting in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College, medical teams reporting lack of basic facilities and hygiene in the...
Rahul Gandhi and Sharad Yadav

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi Government for trying to impose RSS ideology on the country

Opposition leaders at the ‘Sajha Virasat Bachao’ (Save Composite Heritage) meet of Opposition parties, called by JD(U) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav,...
Rahul Inaugurates Indira Canteen in Bengaluru

Faux pas galore as Rahul inaugurates Amma… err..Indira Canteen in Bengaluru

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah’s populist Indira Canteen scheme unveiled by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday, promises to provide breakfast at Rs5, lunch and...
Ahmad Patel Barely Survives to Keep Sonia’s Rahul Hopes Alive

Ahmad Patel Barely Survives to Keep Sonia’s Rahul Hopes Alive

By: Saeed Naqvi It would be rank bad form to describe Ahmad Patel as a form of life under Sonia Gandhi’s furniture, because the entire...

Congress facing ‘existential crisis’ admits former Union minister Jairam Ramesh

An aide of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and party’s key strategist on politics and policy, Ramesh says people want to “see a new Congress…The...
Nitish Kumar & PM Modi

Conscience calls; Nitish dumps Mahagathbandhan for Gathbandhan with his foes-turned friends

BJP's Sushil Modi back as Bihar deputy CM, JD (U) likely to join NDA at the Centre while RJD and Congress cry foul over...
Nitish Kumar, grand alliance, Tejashwi Yadav, Rahul Gandhi, Lalu Yadav, Bihar Government

Nitish asks Rahul to Take clear stand against on Tejashwi

Attends PM’s dinner to farewell President Mukherjee After days of tension in the grand-alliance over the corruption charges against Bihar’s Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav, a...

Sikkim stand-off: Sushma Swaraj calls all-party meeting tomorrow

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will explain the situation on the aggressive dispute with China to political leaders Amid the rift between the Centre and the...

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...

Rahul Gandhi meets Chinese envoy amid Sikkim stand-off; Cong denies, later accepts

The Congress on Monday made a U-turn from its earlier denial of meeting between Rahul Gandhi and Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui to say that...
Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader sacked for calling Rahul Gandhi ‘Pappu’ in WhatsApp chat

The Congress party has removed its Meerut district president Vinay Pradhan from all party positions for allegedly using the phrase ‘Pappu’ while praising party...
Rahul Gandhi detained on way to violence-hit Mandsaur

Rahul Gandhi detained on way to violence-hit Mandsaur

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was detained and taken into preventive custody today before he could reach violence-hit Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh to...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi denied permission for visiting Mandsaur

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan blamed the Congress for provoking the violence. Rahul Gandhi has been denied permission to visit Mandsaur where six people were killed...
Congress Working Committee meeting

Sonia Gandhi attacks Modi govt on economy, social disharmony

Alleges narrow minded world view and stagnation Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday strongly criticised the BJP-led NDA government for “seeking to extinguish” the essence...
Youth Congress workers booked for slaughtering calf

Youth Congress workers booked for slaughtering calf

Rahul slams incident, calling it ‘barbaric’ Youth Congress leaders and workers were booked by Kannur Police on Monday in connection with the slaughter of a...
Rahul Gandhi

Police say no, but Rahul reaches Saharanpur

Congress vice-president set to visit Shabbirpur village, hotbed of the latest caste clashes Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday set out to visit Saharanpur district...
National Herald case: Sonia and Rahul to be probed by Income Tax officials, says Delhi HC

National Herald case: Sonia and Rahul to be probed by Income Tax officials, says...

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has alleged Sonia and Rahul Gandhi had set up Young Indian Pvt Ltd to buy off the debts of Associated...
Congress picks actor Ramya for social media head. Will it help?

Congress picks actor Ramya for social media head. Will it help?

The 34-year-old actor had joined the party in 2012 and served as an MP from Mandya constituency The Congress on Thursday decided to change its...
Any reshaping of Rahul is also not a possibility since his abilities are limited.

Rahul is the best bet for Congress

As of now, the Congress has nowhere to go but to stick with the Gandhi scion as its leader unless voices of dissent erupt Binoo...
Sonia flies abroad for treatment

Sonia flies abroad for treatment

AICC president will be absent as poll results come in A news channel reports that Congress president Sonia Gandhi has flown out of the country...
It looks like that the SP-Congress alliance, with its eye on capturing the Muslim vote, would push the BJP to try for the consolidation of the so-called Hindus cutting across caste, making it into a Hindu-Muslim divide.

UP’s psychedelic play of castes

There is visible desperation in Akhilesh Yadav reaching out to Congress Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Tactics are very important, and battles need to be won...
TEAMWORK: Time and again, Priyanka has clarified that Rahul is the de facto chalak of the party

What Triggered the Priyanka Takeover Talk

A tweet, her Dimple gambit, not much more  By Sujit Bhar Political observers can often concentrate so hard on a molehill that it looks like...

Demonetization : Biggest Impromptu Financial Experiment Ever

The demonetization move by PM Modi was the  biggest impromptu financial experiment ever said congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi. Not even finance minister and...

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi lined up in queue to exchange his currency note

Vice President Rahul Gandhi lined up in queue to exchange his currency note.

‘Kisan-Yatra’ comes to an end on thursday

25,000 kms of 'Kisan-Yatra' comes to an end now on thursday where Congress VP Rahul Gandhi pointed out at PM Modi.

Rahul Gandhi’s Kisan Yatra reaches Basti

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's Kisan-Yatra will reach Basti, Uttar Pradesh today. Dalits, Farmers and Poor are on the Agenda.

Supporters take ‘khats’ home after Rahul’s Khat-Sabha

Supporters take 'khats' home after Rahul's Khat-Sabha in Deoria .

Is Kisan-Yatra Congress VP Rahul Gandhi’s masterstroke ?

Congress VP RahulGandhi kicks-off Kisan Yatra from Deoria, Uttar Pradesh to New Delhi.

Last day of Rahul Gandhi’s Amethi visit

Rahul Gandhi to meet general public on his last day of Amethi visit.
Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Watch Rahul Gandhi speaking from Punjab, where is going to meet Congress workers for discussing poll strategy.
Who is this mysterious woman in Rahul Gandhi's life?Is marriage on the cards, finally?

Who is this mysterious woman in Rahul Gandhi’s life?Is marriage on the cards, finally?

Scion to Gandhi family Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi were spotted with a 'mystery' woman at Allahabad. The informal meeting indicated that...

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