Priyanka Gandhi Vadra: News

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.

16 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Maliwal assault row: 'I always stand with women', says Priyanka

Reacting to the reports of alleged assault on Aam Aadmi Party MP Swati Maliwal, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that she will always stand with women if any atrocity is committed.

09 May 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Union Minister Smriti Irani invites Rahul, Priyanka to public debate

Union Minister Smriti Irani has challenged Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to a public debate after Priyanka claimed that the prime minister does not address pressing issues concerning the country.

06 May 2024

Congress Party

Radhika Khera's big charge against Congress, day after quitting

A day after her resignation from the Congress, Radhika Khera claimed on Monday that despite her repeated alerts to the party's top leadership about mistreatment within the Chhattisgarh unit, she received no assistance.

06 May 2024

Congress Party

Congress's Amethi office attacked, cars vandalized

The Congress's office in Gauriganj area of Amethi, Uttar Pradesh was vandalized by unidentified people on Sunday around midnight, reports said.

03 May 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi's 'daro mat, bhago mat' jibe at Rahul's Raebareli move 

After the Congress named Rahul Gandhi as its candidate from the Raebareli seat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took a jibe at the opposition party's decision.

03 May 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul arrives in Raebareli with family to file nomination papers

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday traveled to Raebareli on a special chartered flight to submit his nomination from the parliamentary constituency, which will go to polls on May 20.

BJP repeats 2019 pick Dinesh Pratap Singh from Raebareli

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced the name of Uttar Pradesh Minister Dinesh Pratap Singh as their candidate for the Raebareli parliamentary constituency.

02 May 2024

Mallikarjun Kharge

24 hours to deadline, Congress to announce Amethi, Raebareli candidates

The Congress will release the names of its candidates for Amethi and Raebareli constituencies in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday—a day before the nomination deadline.

01 May 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Amethi, Raebareli decision within 24-30 hours: Congress 

The Congress will announce its candidates for the Amethi and Raebareli constituencies "in the next 24 to 30 hours," party General Secretary Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday.

27 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

Brought my father home in pieces: Priyanka Gandhi 

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Valsad, Gujarat, saying she has seen several prime ministers but not one who lies to the people.

24 Apr 2024

Robert Vadra

Posters featuring Robert Vadra surface in Amethi amid candidate suspense 

Posters featuring Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, have surfaced in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, amid the suspense over Congress's candidate for the seat.

17 Apr 2024

Congress Party

'Will do what party decides...': Rahul Gandhi on Amethi seat 

Senior Congress MP Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday that he will adhere to the party's decision regarding Amethi's candidacy for the Lok Sabha elections.

17 Apr 2024

Congress Party

Congress leader Priyanka attacks PM Modi, BJP over inflation, unemployment 

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday dismissed the Bharatiya Janata Party's "400 paar" slogan.

09 Apr 2024

Robert Vadra

Robert Vadra drops another hint at contesting from Amethi

Robert Vadra, businessman and husband of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, once again hinted at his potential entry into politics.

05 Apr 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Congress releases manifesto for 2024 polls, focus on 'Paanch Nyay' 

The Congress released its manifesto for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on Friday.

04 Apr 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's poll affidavit: Assets worth ₹20crore, 18 criminal cases

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections in Wayanad, Kerala, on Wednesday.

03 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Elections 2024: Kerala YouTuber arrested for spreading misinformation on EVMs

The owner of the YouTube channel Venice TV Entertainment was recently arrested for spreading misinformation about Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

03 Apr 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi holds roadshow in Wayanad, files nomination

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday filed his nomination for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Wayanad, Kerala.

31 Mar 2024

Akhilesh Yadav

INDIA bloc's 5 demands to poll body at mega rally

The Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc on Sunday released its five demands ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

2024 polls: INDIA bloc finalizes seat-sharing for Bihar's 40 seats

The partners of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance have reached a consensus on the seat-sharing arrangement for the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections in Bihar.

20 Mar 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of polls, Bihar's Pappu Yadav merges JAP with Congress 

Prominent Bihar politician Pappu Yadav on Wednesday merged his Jan Adhikar Party with the Congress in New Delhi.

06 Mar 2024

Sonia Gandhi

Priyanka to debut from Raebareli, Rahul Gandhi to reclaim Amethi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is set to enter the electoral fray from Raebareli, NDTV reported, citing party sources.

28 Feb 2024

Congress Party

Himachal crisis: CM Sukhu refuses to accept Vikramaditya Singh's resignation

Amid the current political turmoil in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said that he will not accept the resignation of state minister Vikramaditya Singh.

23 Feb 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Congress-TMC seat sharing talks back on after Mamata Banerjee snub

Seat-sharing talks between the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Congress party are back on the table again.

22 Feb 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP, Congress finalize seat-sharing formula for Lok Sabha polls: Reports

The Aam Aadmi Party and Congress have reportedly reached an agreement on seat-sharing for the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi.

21 Feb 2024

Akhilesh Yadav

'All is well...': Akhilesh hints at seat-sharing agreement with Congress

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday indicated that seat-sharing discussions with the Congress for Uttar Pradesh's 80 Lok Sabha seats were close to being finalized.

14 Feb 2024

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi files nomination for Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi filed her nomination for the Rajya Sabha elections from Rajasthan on Wednesday.

12 Feb 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Congress to end Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra earlier than planned

The Congress's Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra will likely conclude earlier than planned, with its Uttar Pradesh leg being curtailed by at least a week, The Indian Express reported.

17 Jan 2024

P Chidambaram

Eye on 2024 polls, Congress invites ideas for 'people's manifesto' 

The Congress has invited people from across the country to offer suggestions on what to include in its manifesto.

08 Jan 2024

Bilkis Bano

Got justice today: Bilkis Bano's family on Supreme Court verdict

A family member of 2002 Gujarat riots gangrape survivor Bilkis Bano has hailed the Supreme Court verdict quashing the Gujarat government's 2022 order that granted remission to her 11 rapists.

28 Dec 2023

Robert Vadra

Priyanka Gandhi named by ED in money laundering case: Report

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has reportedly been named in an Enforcement Directorate (ED) chargesheet for the first time over an alleged purchase and sale of five acres of land in Haryana.

Eyeing 2024 polls, BJP enters 'mission mode'; Congress gets makeover

Riding on recent assembly election wins, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made some key decisions at its recent national office-bearers' meeting.

25 Nov 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Telangana: 'Congress killed our children' posters appear before RaGa's visit

As Telangana gears up for Assembly polls, posters targeting the Congress party have surfaced in Nizamabad and Bodhan areas, coinciding with Rahul Gandhi's visit to the state.

What promises has Congress made to Rajasthan if re-elected

The Congress on Wednesday announced election sops for Rajasthan, featuring a variety of benefits for voters, especially women.

14 Oct 2023

Kamal Nath

MP: CM Chouhan spars with Priyanka, Nath on welfare schemes

As the election season gains momentum in Madhya Pradesh, a verbal spat erupted between Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Kamal Nath and the state's Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, over the execution of public welfare schemes.

26 Aug 2023


'Hit me for hour': UP boy slapped on teacher's orders

A Muslim boy who was reportedly slapped by classmates on his teacher's orders on Thursday in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, narrated his ordeal on Saturday.

MP: Priyanka Gandhi booked for accusing BJP government of corruption

The Madhya Pradesh Police has booked senior Congress leaders, including its General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, for posts on X (formerly Twitter), accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state of corruption, PTI reported.

17 Jun 2023

Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav's BJP-defeating 'PDA formula': 'Keep big hearts,' win minorities 

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can be defeated in all 80 parliamentary seats of Uttar Pradesh in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections provided big parties support his party with a "big heart."

13 Jun 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Was it deliberate: Congress attacks BJP over MP building fire

A massive fire that broke out at the Satpura Bhawan in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal on Monday was doused after a night-long operation by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indian Air Force (IAF), and Indian Army.

09 Jun 2023

Congress Party

Priyanka to leave UP Congress leadership for national role: Reports

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to step down as the general secretary of the Congress's Uttar Pradesh unit to take up a greater national role as the 2024 Lok Sabha elections are approaching, per reports.

02 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

Wrestlers' protest: Priyanka Gandhi questions PM Modi over government's inaction

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra questioned PM Narendra Modi on Friday on the Centre's inaction against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who has been accused of sexually harassing female wrestlers.

26 May 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Delhi HC rejects Gandhis, AAP's plea against I-T assessment transfer

The Delhi High Court on Friday upheld the Income Tax Department's decision to transfer the tax assessment of Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to the Central Circle from a faceless assessment.

21 May 2023

Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: Rahul Gandhi's emotional tribute to ex-PM

On former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's 32nd death anniversary on Sunday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi paid a heartfelt tribute to his late father by sharing an emotional video that captured the iconic leader's political journey.

13 May 2023

Congress Party

'Bajrang Bali Ki Jai': Congress after taking lead in Karnataka

While the vote counting for the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections is still underway, celebrations have begun at the Congress offices across the country.

Wrestlers v/s WFI chief: Delhi Police offers protection to complainants

The Delhi Police has provided security to seven women wrestlers—who accused the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh of sexual harassment—following the Supreme Court's directions, India Today reported.

29 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

Government 'protecting' WFI chief: Priyanka after meeting protesting wrestlers

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met the protesting wrestlers, including Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat, and Bajrang Punia, at Delhi's Jantar Mantar and accused the central government of protecting Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, reported PTI.

27 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

'Tragedy, not a joke': Congress slams PM Modi's suicide joke

The Congress on Thursday criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi for joking about suicide at the Republic TV conclave on Wednesday.

11 Apr 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Wayanad: Rahul Gandhi's post-disqualification 'show of strength' with rally, roadshow 

Rahul Gandhi will reportedly visit Wayanad, Kerala, on Tuesday with his sister and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

03 Apr 2023

Rahul Gandhi

RaGa defamation: Surat court to hear plea on May 3

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday filed an appeal at the sessions court in Gujarat's Surat against his conviction in a 2019 criminal defamation case.

03 Apr 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi to challenge defamation conviction in Surat court today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will reportedly appear before Surat's sessions court on Monday to challenge his conviction in a 2019 defamation case.