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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...
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...
Mudda-16-12-2017

“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....
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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Rahul Gandhi

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...
Mudda-16-12-2017

“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...
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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...
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...
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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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