Priyanka Chaturvedi: News

Priyanka Chaturvedi is an Indian politician who serves as the National Spokesperson of the Indian National Congress. She is also serving as the Deputy Leader of Shiv Sena and a member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra. She was born on November 19, 1979, and completed her education at the University of Delhi. Chaturvedi began her career as a Director of MPower Consultants. In 2010, she joined Congress and in 2012, she was appointed as the General Secretary of the Indian Youth Congress from North-West Mumbai. In 2019, she joined Shiv Sena under the leadership of Uddhav Thackeray. Following this, she was appointed as the Deputy Leader of Shiv Sena. Chaturvedi had also participated in the Asian Forum on Global Governance program which was jointly organized by Zeit Stiftung and Observer Research Foundation. As of 2021, she also serves as a Trustee of Prayas Charitable Trust which runs two schools to provide education to more than 200 deprived children. Chaturvedi serves as a host of an interview program called ‘Meri Kahaani’ on Sansad TV.

21 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Hey Ram: Opposition on half-day off decision of Delhi hospitals

Several central government-run hospitals in Delhi will remain closed on Monday until 2:30pm due to the Ram Mandir Pran Pratistha ceremony in Ayodhya.

09 Dec 2023

Meenakshi Lekhi

Meenakshi Lekhi denies answering Parliament question on Hamas's terrorist designation

Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi on Saturday refuted claims of approving a response to a question in the Lok Sabha about labeling Hamas a terrorist organization in India.

21 Oct 2023

Smriti Irani

Congress slams Smriti Irani for Global Hunger Index comments

The opposition slammed Union Minister Smriti Irani for questioning the credibility of the Global Hunger Index on Friday.

Bihar: RJD leader passes sexist comments on Women's Reservation Bill

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui caused a new uproar on Saturday by claiming that women with bob-cut hairstyles and lipsticks would come forward to enjoy the benefits of the Women's Reservation Bill.

24 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

'Black day for democracy': Opposition on Rahul Gandhi's MP disqualification

Several Opposition leaders have hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was disqualified as a member of the Lok Sabha on Friday.

17 Mar 2023

Devendra Fadnavis

Amruta Fadnavis, Priyanka question each other's 'aukat' over designer case 

Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, recently filed a police complaint against a fashion designer, which has now triggered a political row in the state.

12 Sep 2022

Akshay Kumar

Nitin Gadkari slammed for 'promoting dowry' in Akshay Kumar-led advertisement

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has been receiving flak after he shared an advertisement to highlight road safety and the importance of buying cars with six airbags.

20 Apr 2021

Uddhav Thackeray

Sena MP thanks Centre for opening vaccination to every adult

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi has thanked the central government for allowing everyone above 18 years of age to get vaccinated against COVID-19 from May 1.

28 Jan 2020

Anurag Thakur

Anurag Thakur's 'Goli Maaro...' chant invites trouble, he remains defiant

Union Minister Anurag Thakur behaved irresponsibly at an election rally when he openly called for shooting the "traitors" of the country.

09 Dec 2019


Maharashtra: Fadnavis' wife Amruta calls Sena 'hypocrite', Priyanka Chaturvedi replies

Erstwhile allies, and now feuding parties, Shiv Sena and BJP are leaving no chance to slam one another publicly.

07 Jun 2019


2-year-old brutally murdered over Rs. 10,000 'loan'. Cry India, cry!

India is outraged over the murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl. And why shouldn't we? We have clearly fallen off the rails and humanity is long dead.

19 Apr 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

After leaving Congress, Priyanka Chaturvedi joins Shiv Sena

On Friday, former Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi joined Shiv Sena in the presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray.

19 Apr 2019


Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress, says can't compromise with self-respect

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi, who has been instrumental in charging ruling party (BJP) on both social media and press meets, quit the party on Thursday.

13 Apr 2019


Jaitley questions Rahul's qualification, says he got M.Phil without Masters

A day after Union Minister Smriti Irani's educational qualification dominated political conversations in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took a swipe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi saying he got his M.Phil degree without completing Masters.

20 Jan 2019


BJP MLA calls Mayawati 'worse than eunuch', BSP hits back

A controversy erupted after a BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh made offensive remarks on BSP Chief Mayawati saying she was 'worse than a eunuch'.

15 Sep 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

BJP, Congress, AAP appeal to youth to join politics

The BJP, Congress, and the AAP asked the youth to shun the notion that politics is a "dirty job" and appealed to them to join the public life to take the country forward.

13 Aug 2018


Opposition parties that helped Harivansh Singh win are hypocrites: Congress

The Congress yesterday said the political parties that broke the opposition ranks to facilitate the victory of the NDA nominee in the election for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman had exposed their hypocrisy.

05 Jul 2018


Man, who threatened to rape Congress leader Priyanka's daughter, arrested

Girish Maheshwari, a man from Ahmedabad was arrested, for his vile comments on Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi and threatening to rape her 10-year-old daughter after Home Minister Rajnath Singh intervened.

29 Jun 2018


UP Congress conducts written test, practice interviews for potential spokespersons

The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress party has conducted a written test and interviewed candidates for its new-media team in UP, introducing a system the party had tried in Gujarat and Karnataka.

From caste based issues to development focused: UP Polls

The transitional change in leadership of Uttar Pradesh that played out over the last week seems to be symptomatic of a deeper churn.