Congress President: News

28 Mar 2019

West Bengal

He's just a kid: Mamata finally responds to Rahul's allegations

Four days after Rahul Gandhi accused the Trinamool government in West Bengal of ignoring interests of people, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called the Congress President "just a kid".

23 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

From Shotgun to turncoat: Shatrughan Sinha doesn't have many options

When he was an actor, Shatrughan Sinha played the bad boy everyone feared. So when he took the political plunge, he retained the fearlessness of his on-screen characters.

13 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

Investigate Vadra, but also investigate PM Modi in #RafaleDeal: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the government has the right to investigate every person but should not be selective, referring to the investigation against his brother-in-law Robert Vadra.

02 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

At bike rally, Amit Shah mentions IAF airstrikes, targets Opposition

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday launched a sharp attack on the Opposition alleging the parties of helping Pakistan with their statements.

18 Jan 2019

West Bengal

Rahul Gandhi backs "Mamata Di" ahead of mega Opposition rally

On Friday, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi wrote to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ahead of the mega 'United India' rally in Kolkata on Saturday.

20 Dec 2018

Mamata Banerjee

Stalin chants 'RaGa for PM', Mamata Banerjee says not now

Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee has downplayed DMK leader Stalin's remark of making Rahul Gandhi the face of Prime Minister candidate for the opposition.

17 Dec 2018

Tamil Nadu

Opposition shows strength at DMK-event, Stalin endorses RaGa as PM

On Sunday, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi went to Tamil Nadu to unveil the statue of DMK patriarch Karunanidhi and the gathering turned into a show of strength of mahagathbandhan or grand alliance with Stalin endorsing Rahul Gandhi's name as PM candidate.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: After winning important states, Rahul Gandhi thanks Congress workers

Rahul Gandhi, who led Congress to an astounding win in three states Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh (still undecided) and Rajasthan, addressed the media a short while ago and congratulated the winners of the elections.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Sachin Pilot scheduled to arrive in Delhi

In Rajasthan, Congress will return to power after sitting in opposition for five years, early trends suggest.

16 Nov 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Let non-Gandhi become Congress' President: PM Modi replies to Tharoor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, said he would appreciate the Nehruvian legacy if Congress made anyone who isn't part of the Gandhi family, its President for five years.

30 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Rahul Gandhi slapped with criminal-defamation suit by MP CM's son

Kartikey Chouhan, son of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, filed a criminal defamation suit today against Rahul Gandhi in a Bhopal court.

22 Oct 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi won't be projected as PM candidate: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram, in an interview, said the party won't project Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

11 Oct 2018


#RafaleDeal: RaGa demands probe against PM, calls him 'corrupt man'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today demanded an investigation against PM Narendra Modi's role in the Rafale deal, alleging that he is a "corrupt man".

25 Sep 2018


BJP hasn't developed any UPA project: Rahul in Amethi

Yesterday, Rahul Gandhi criticized BJP for not developing projects launched by the UPA government.

10 Sep 2018


Bharat Bandh: 58 Congress activists taken into custody in Jharkhand

Altogether 58 Congress activists were taken into police custody today in Jharkhand for forcibly trying to enforce the 'Bharat Bandh' called by the party.

31 Aug 2018


As RaGa starts Kailash Yatra, posters celebrate his 'shiv bhakti'

Congress workers put up posters of President Rahul Gandhi in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday, which asserted him as a 'shiv bhakt' (devotee of Lord Shiva).

27 Aug 2018


Rahul Gandhi ignorant about India, so can't understand Sangh: RSS

Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi for likening the RSS to Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood, the Sangh today said the Congress chief cannot understand the saffron outfit as he does not know India.

26 Aug 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Chidambaram feels Rahul Gandhi shouldn't be blamed for 1984 riots

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram came to party President Rahul Gandhi's defense on the 1984 remark saying the latter can't be blamed for what happened when he was 13 or 14 years old.

20 Aug 2018


Telangana: 'Changed' husband in photo for government advertisement anguishes family

32-year-old Nayakula Nagaraju and his 26-year-old wife Padma are upset as advertisements for government schemes of the Telangana government used their pictures without permission.

20 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

First, RaGa says PM can't see eye-to-eye, then hugs him

In the Lok Sabha today, speaking on the no-confidence motion, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said PM Modi couldn't see eye to eye with him.

20 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Not exploited for political gains: Vemula's mother contradicts Goyal's claims

The death of Hyderabad University student Rohith Vemula has become a hot bed of politics again, two years after he committed suicide.

16 Jun 2018


Maharashtra: Mungantiwar criticizes RaGa for blaming BJP for Jalgaon incident

Maharashtra Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said Rahul Gandhi's comments blaming BJP and RSS for the Jalgaon incident don't befit a person aspiring to become a PM.

26 May 2018


India, from 'fragile five' to 'bright spot' in global economy

Union Minister Arun Jaitley today, in his Facebook post, said that the Modi government has provided a "scam-free" governance during the last four years, and the country has transformed from being a part of the fragile five' to the "bright spot" on the global stage.

Uttarakhand High Court rejects delimitation notifications

The Uttarakhand High Court has quashed all notifications regarding fresh delimitation of municipal bodies in the state.

01 May 2018


Star campaigner is leading BJP's Karnataka election crusade

PM Modi kicked off his election campaign in Karnataka by launching a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi. He said, "The Congress President is 'Namdaar' so how does he know about the efforts of 'Kaamdaars'?"

11 Apr 2018


Data leak: Ravi Shankar Prasad seeks Congress President's apology

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today sought an apology from Congress president Rahul Gandhi for allegedly using Cambridge Analytica data to swing poll results and said "probity" demands that he should promise not to manipulate voters in the future.

06 Apr 2018


Including fuel-prices under GST will bring in rational tax-mechanism: Pradhan

Amid an uproar over higher fuel rates, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said the inclusion of petroleum products under the ambit of the GST will bring the products under a rational tax mechanism.

26 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Rahul calls PM 'Big Boss' who spies, BJP rubbishes charge

Congress and BJP on Monday again locked horns on the prickly issue of data sharing with Rahul Gandhi dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi the "Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians" and the ruling party accusing the opposition party of "theft".

24 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Will impose one GST-slab, if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said if his party comes to power, it would impose one slab of Goods and Services Tax instead of five and abolish the 28% GST slab.

17 Mar 2018

Lok Sabha

84th Congress Plenary to focus on countering Modi-led BJP

A two-day Congress Plenary session which started on Saturday is set to decide not only the party's roadmap for the next five years, but also devise strategies to counter the seemingly invincible BJP for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

10 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Would've thrown demonetization-proposal in dustbin if I were PM: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said demonetization was "not a good" initiative while interacting with a gathering of the Indian diaspora in Kuala Lumpur.

09 Mar 2018


Sonia Gandhi reveals why she didn't become Prime-Minister in 2004

Speaking at India Today Conclave in Mumbai, Sonia Gandhi revealed why she chose not to become the Prime Minister even after leading UPA to power in 2004.

09 Mar 2018


Sonia Gandhi finally opens up about politics, her children, shortcomings

In a deeply introspective speech, Sonia Gandhi spoke on a wide range of topics, including her children, her shortcomings, and democracy's role in India, the first time she has opened up since relinquishing the Congress President post.

31 Jan 2018

Narendra Modi

BJP uses Gandhi's "suit-boot" tag to slam his costly jacket

In 2015, Rahul Gandhi took on Narendra Modi's "suit-boot ki sarkar." Three years later, the tag is back, but this time for Gandhi himself.

06 Jan 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu issues privilege-notice against Rahul Gandhi for "Jaitlie" tweet

Following Rahul Gandhi's tweet against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, calling him "Jaitlie", Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu issued a notice of breaching the parliamentary privilege against the Congress President.

16 Dec 2017

Sonia Gandhi

#RahulRaj: Will fight politics of anger, Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP

Rahul Gandhi has finally taken over as the Congress President at the party's headquarters in Delhi, becoming the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty to lead the party.

15 Dec 2017


Sonia retires as Congress President: A new era in Congress

A day before Rahul Gandhi officially takes charge as the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has announced her retirement as its President.

15 Oct 2017


Rahul Gandhi soon to be Congress President: Bane or boon?

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has confirmed that Rahul Gandhi will soon take over as party chief signifying that Congress' organizational polls, most probably on Oct 25, might finally witness the generational shift.