Articles about Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is an Indian politician who serves as the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee in Uttar Pradesh, as of 2021. She belongs to the illustrious and politically powerful Nehru family. Vadra also serves as a Trustee of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation. She was born on January 12, 1972, in Delhi to Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi. She is the sister of Rahul Gandhi. During the initial days of her career, Vadra visited her mother’s constituencies of Amethi and Raebareli where she directly handled the general public. She played a crucial role during the campaigning for the Indian National Congress which was led by her mother and brother during the 2004 and 2007 Indian General Elections. In 2019, Vadra officially started her political journey by becoming the General Secretary of Congress in charge of Uttar Pradesh. She is married to Robert Vadra and the couple has a daughter and a son.

24 Nov 2022

Rahul Gandhi
Bharat Jodo Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi joins Rahul Gandhi, Congress jubilant

The Congress turned euphoric on Thursday after Rahul Gandhi was joined by his sister and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) for the first time.

29 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi
#NewsBytesExplainer: Will Congress choose a non-Gandhi as its next president?

A day after Congress announced the schedule for its presidential elections, speculations began to circulate that the grand old party may nominate a non-Gandhi party loyalist as its next chief.

24 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Gandhis fly abroad as Congress searches for next party president

Indian National Congress (INC) president Sonia Gandhi will be flying abroad for a medical checkup on Wednesday with her children Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for an undisclosed period.

13 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi tests COVID-19 positive again

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has isolated herself after testing positive for COVID-19 again.

26 Jul 2022

Delhi Police
Sonia Gandhi reaches ED office for second round of questioning

Congress President Sonia Gandhi appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday for her second round of questioning in the money laundering case involving the National Herald newspaper.

23 Jun 2022

Assam floods: Toll rises to 100, over 50 lakh affected

The floods in Assam continued to wreak havoc with 12 more people, including four children, dying on Wednesday.

03 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi
After Sonia Gandhi, now Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tests COVID-19 positive

Indian National Congress (INC) General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has tested COVID-19 positive with mild symptoms.

27 Apr 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Here's why Prashant Kishor is not joining Congress

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday declined to join the Congress and said he will not take responsibility for the 2024 general elections.

25 Apr 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Congress announces 'Empowered Action Group' for 2024; silent on PK

Congress held a crucial meeting on Monday during which party chief Sonia Gandhi decided to constitute an "Empowered Action Group" for the 2024 general elections.

23 Apr 2022

Sonia Gandhi
PK's Congress entry almost confirmed; final decision by Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will soon reportedly take the final call on poll strategist Prashant Kishor's entry into the grand old party.

16 Apr 2022

Sonia Gandhi
Congress asks Prashant Kishor to join party: Details here

The Congress on Saturday asked poll strategist Prashant Kishor to join the party rather than work as a consultant.

17 Feb 2022

Narendra Modi
'Maalik was clapping': Modi on Channi's 'UP, Bihar bhaiyas' remark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi over his remark that he won't let "UP, Bihar Ke Bhaiyas" enter the state.

16 Feb 2022

Arvind Kejriwal
Channi's 'UP, Bihar bhaiyas' remark strikes controversy; Opposition slams Priyanka

Congress has landed into another controversy after Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he won't let "UP, Bihar Ke Bhaiya" enter the state.

09 Feb 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Congress promises to create jobs, waive loans in UP manifesto

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra released the party's election manifesto for Uttar Pradesh polls on Wednesday.

08 Feb 2022

Narendra Modi
Priyanka Gandhi slams PM for blaming Congress for COVID-19 spread

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for blaming her party for spreading COVID-19 during the first wave by helping migrants to reach their home states.

20 Jan 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Poster girl of Congress' 'ladki hoon...' campaign joins BJP

Priyanka Maurya—the face of Congress party's "ladki hoon, lad sakti hoon" (I'm a girl and I can fight) poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh—has joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of state elections.

13 Jan 2022

Uttar Pradesh
UP elections: Unnao rape victim's mother among Congress poll candidates

The Indian National Congress on Thursday named the 2017 Unnao rape victim's mother, Asha Singh, as its poll candidate for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections.

10 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi
Was worried about Modi, contacted Punjab CM: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has revealed that she had contacted Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi because she was "worried" about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security breach.

04 Jan 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Stampede-like situation at Congress' Bareilly marathon; party says 'human nature'

A stampede-like situation occurred at a "women's marathon" organized by Congress in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly on Tuesday as a few women tripped and fell while running.

12 Dec 2021

Rahul Gandhi slams BJP; says 'India of Hindus, not Hindutvavadis'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi sharpened his attack at the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Jaipur rally Sunday.

25 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi
PM lays foundation stone of Asia's biggest airport in Jewar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of Noida International Airport in Uttar Pradesh's Jewar.

23 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Pratigya Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi unveils Congress' 7 UP election promises

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday flagged off the party's 'Pratigya Yatras' from Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki.

20 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Priyanka Gandhi allowed to visit Agra after being detained

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been allowed to visit Agra to meet the family of a man who died in police custody.

19 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
UP elections: Does 40% ticket reservation for women benefit Congress?

The Indian National Congress will reserve 40% of tickets for Assembly seats in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections for women, party General-Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra announced on Tuesday.

13 Oct 2021

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi-led Congress team meets President over Lakhimpur violence

A delegation of Congress leaders led by Rahul Gandhi today met President Ram Nath Kovind over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that claimed the lives of eight people, including four protesting farmers.

12 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was reportedly stopped while on her way to attend the "antim ardas" (final prayer) of the farmers who were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

11 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Lakhimpur violence: Union Minister's son sent to 3-day police custody

Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra has been sent to police custody for three days over the killing of farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

10 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi
UP government shielding Minister's son: Priyanka Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Sunday that the victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident have no hope for justice as the UP government is shielding the accused, the son of a Union Minister.

06 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Congress delegation with Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi reaches UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday reached the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, to meet the families of those killed on Sunday.

06 Oct 2021

Yogi Adityanath
Sidhu to lead Punjab Congress march to Lakhimpur Kheri

The Punjab Congress will take out a protest march to Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri against the BJP-led government for the "brutal murders" of farmers.

05 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
UP: Video shows farmers being run over by SUV

A video has surfaced on social media showing a black SUV apparently running over protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.

04 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Minister's son free, I'm arrested: Priyanka Gandhi on UP violence

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was arrested early Monday as she headed to meet the kin of the farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri yesterday.

04 Oct 2021

Yogi Adityanath
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Death toll reaches 9; murder case registered

The death toll in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence has reached nine after the body of a local journalist, who had been missing after Sunday's violence, was found Monday morning.

13 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh
Priyanka Gandhi wraps up five-day UP tour before assembly polls

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday left for Delhi after wrapping up her five-day tour of Uttar Pradesh during which she exhorted party workers to work round the clock for the 2022 UP Assembly polls.

24 Aug 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman
Legalized loot, organized plunder: Congress on National Monetization Pipeline

The Congress on Tuesday described the government's infrastructure monetization plan as "legalized loot and organized plunder," alleging that the invaluable public assets created over decades are being handed over to a chosen few.

17 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh
UP Congress chief accused of misbehaving with party's woman worker

Congress leader Urusa Rana, the daughter of poet Munnawar Rana, alleged on Friday that the Uttar Pradesh Congress President, Ajay Kumar Lallu, misbehaved with her during Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's dharna at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Lucknow.

09 Jun 2021

Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi government over Agra hospital's 'mock drill'

Slamming the Yogi Adityanath dispensation over the reported "mock drill" at a private hospital in Agra in which oxygen supply was allegedly cut off for five minutes, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra asked if the Uttar Pradesh government will bring out the truth and punish those guilty.

04 May 2021

Government should save lives, not build house for PM: Priyanka

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed the Centre over its Central Vista project.

02 Apr 2021

Robert Vadra
Robert Vadra tests positive for COVID-19; Priyanka Gandhi self-isolates

Indian National Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Friday said that she was self-isolating after being exposed to COVID-19.

04 Jan 2021

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

Officials of the Income Tax department on Monday recorded businessman Robert Vadra's statement at his Delhi office in connection with the benami properties case.

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