Articles about Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
20 Oct 2021
Priyanka Gandhi detained in UP for second time this month
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was on Wednesday detained by the Uttar Pradesh Police after being stopped from traveling to Agra.
19 Oct 2021
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-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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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.
28 Dec 2020
Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been facing criticism by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his absence at the party's Foundation Day event.
20 Dec 2020
After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states
The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.
19 Dec 2020
Ready to work for Congress as all desire: Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he is willing to "work for the party as all desire" at a meeting with party dissenters who wrote a letter criticizing the leadership in August.
09 Dec 2020
In Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Congress trails in rural polls, BJP leads
In yet another bout of humiliation for Congress, which is in power in Rajasthan, the party performed poorly in the rural polls. It is said to be trailing in 21 districts where Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad elections were held.
08 Oct 2020
Her own family has killed her, claims Hathras case accused
Amid an outpouring of grief and anger in connection to the gut-wrenching episode in Hathras, the main accused has written a letter to local police, claiming innocence and blaming the family for allegedly killing the 19-year-old Dalit woman.
02 Oct 2020
Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned senior officials of the Uttar Pradesh administration and high-ranked police officers in connection to the Hathras gang-rape incident and the hurried cremation of the 19-year-old Dalit victim.
12 Sep 2020
Sonia Gandhi heads abroad for health check-up
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son and party leader Rahul Gandhi will reportedly not attend the first part of the Parliament session, which starts on Monday.
12 Sep 2020
In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains
Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.
07 Sep 2020
Letter writers dropped from Congress' A-teams formed for UP polls
Congress, eyeing a resurrection in politics, on Sunday evening announced seven committees for Uttar Pradesh polls, which are still two years away. Unsurprisingly, it handed over a major snub to notable leaders like Jitin Prasada and Raj Babbar, who had signed the letter to party President Sonia Gandhi demanding the party's re-haul.
24 Aug 2020
Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress
At the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer her resignation, amid a rift that emerged in the party after a letter was sent to her by 23 members demanding an overhaul in the organization.
21 Aug 2020
Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested
In a disturbing incident, a medical student (25) was recently found dead in Agra, just a few kilometres away from SN Medical College, where she had been studying.
14 Aug 2020
All of us are united: Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan Assembly
Rajasthan's former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, whose "homecoming" happened after weeks, declared in the Rajasthan Assembly today that 125 legislators are united, putting an end to a bitter battle with senior Ashok Gehlot.
11 Aug 2020
Rajasthan: Ties mended with Congress, Sachin Pilot bound for Jaipur
Congress leader Sachin Pilot's homecoming in Congress is now complete, as he will be back in Rajasthan's capital Jaipur today, weeks after he went rogue and rebelled against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
10 Aug 2020
Sachin Pilot meets Gandhis; Congress panel to address his grievances
Rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot met with the party's Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday. The meeting lasted about two-three hours.
04 Aug 2020
Rama belongs to all, says Priyanka Gandhi before Ayodhya event
Breaking Congress' silence on the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya tomorrow, the party's General Secretary for UP East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday said Lord Rama belonged to everyone and called for "national unity" and "cultural harmony."
20 Jul 2020
Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today
On Monday, the Rajasthan High Court took up a plea filed by former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and 18 of his loyalists challenging the disqualification notices served to them by Speaker CP Joshi last week, soon after the desert state plunged into a political crisis.
18 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: BJP wants CBI probe into tapes leaked by Congress
In what marked BJP's full-blown entry into the raging political crisis in Rajasthan, the party on Saturday held a press conference demanding a CBI probe to know if phones of leaders were being tapped.
14 Jul 2020
Rajasthan crisis: 'Rebel' Sachin Pilot skips second Congress meeting
Sending a clear message to Congress that he isn't impressed with whatever he is being offered, Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot skipped another meeting on Tuesday. He also remained absent from Monday's meeting, called to show CM Ashok Gehlot's "strength."
10 Jul 2020
Not the end: Slain cop's family on Vikas Dubey's encounter
The death of Vikas Dubey, who was wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the death of eight cops, is not the end of the story but the beginning, the family member of a slain senior police officer said.
09 Jul 2020
Surrender or arrest? Questions raised after Vikas Dubey nabbed
After giving police the slip for nearly a week, noted gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the brutal killings of eight cops, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain this morning.
01 Jul 2020
Priyanka Gandhi asked to vacate government bungalow by August 1
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was on Wednesday asked to vacate her government-allocated Lodhi Estate house in New Delhi by August 1.
19 May 2020
Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and the Uttar Pradesh government are locked in a nasty war of words over the transportation of migrant workers from Delhi.