Articles about Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi is an Indian politician born on June 19, 1970, in New Delhi. He is the son of Sonia Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi. In 2004, he entered into politics and announced to stand in elections from the Amethi constituency. He is serving as President of INC from 2017 and as a Trustee of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation. https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi

Punjab: Sidhu writes to Sonia Gandhi, highlights 13 poll issues

17 Oct 2021

Punjab: Sidhu writes to Sonia Gandhi, highlights 13 poll issues

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has written a letter to interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, highlighting 13 key issues for the poll-bound state.

Former PM Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue; condition improving: AIIMS

16 Oct 2021

Former PM Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue; condition improving: AIIMS

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been diagnosed with dengue, officials at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, said Saturday, adding his condition is improving gradually.

New Congress chief to be appointed by September 2022

16 Oct 2021

New Congress chief to be appointed by September 2022

Elections to appoint the new Congress party president will be held by September 2022, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) decided in a meting today, NDTV reported citing sources.

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress team meets President over Lakhimpur violence

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.

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

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.

Sidhu to lead Punjab Congress march to Lakhimpur Kheri

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.

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra granted permission to visit Lakhimpur

06 Oct 2021

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra granted permission to visit Lakhimpur

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have finally been granted permission to visit Lakhimpur Kheri.

Sidhu 'will remain Punjab Congress chief'; to meet CM today

30 Sep 2021

Sidhu 'will remain Punjab Congress chief'; to meet CM today

Days after stepping down as the Punjab Congress chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu may withdraw his resignation, his adviser Mohammad Mustafa has indicated.

Chhattisgarh: Congress MLAs reach Delhi; speculations rife over leadership change

30 Sep 2021

Chhattisgarh: Congress MLAs reach Delhi; speculations rife over leadership change

As the suspense over the possibility of change in leadership in Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh continues, the political heat appears to be once again escalating in the state after over a dozen Congress MLAs reached Delhi on Wednesday.

Journalist utters 'bl**dy' on TV while referring to Rahul Gandhi

29 Sep 2021

Journalist utters 'bl**dy' on TV while referring to Rahul Gandhi

Navika Kumar, Group Editor and anchor for Times Now, is on the receiving end of criticism after using derogatory language in context of Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi.

Sidhu releases video, defends 'sudden resignation' as Punjab Congress chief

29 Sep 2021

Sidhu releases video, defends 'sudden resignation' as Punjab Congress chief

A day after stepping down as the Punjab Congress chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu broke his silence over his dramatic resignation through a video message on Twitter.

CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani join Congress

28 Sep 2021

CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani join Congress

Former Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani today joined the Congress party, ending days of speculation about their induction.

Punjab CM meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, discusses Cabinet formation

25 Sep 2021

Punjab CM meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, discusses Cabinet formation

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi met Rahul Gandhi in Delhi on Friday night and is learned to have discussed the new Cabinet formation in the state, sources said.

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani likely to join Congress: Report

20 Sep 2021

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani likely to join Congress: Report

Former students leader Kanhaiya Kumar and independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani are likely to join Congress on October 2, NDTV reported.

Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as Punjab Chief Minister

20 Sep 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as Punjab Chief Minister

Charanjit Singh Channi today took oath as the 16th Chief Minister of Punjab.

Former Union Minister Oscar Fernandes passes away

13 Sep 2021

Former Union Minister Oscar Fernandes passes away

Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister Oscar Fernandes died at a private hospital in Mangaluru on Monday afternoon, family sources said.

All is not well in Punjab Congress, says Harish Rawat

02 Sep 2021

All is not well in Punjab Congress, says Harish Rawat

Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat on Thursday conceded that "all is not well" in the party's state unit, hinting at a brewing power tussle ahead of Assembly elections.

Rahul Gandhi slams government's Jallianwala Bagh memorial revamp

31 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi slams government's Jallianwala Bagh memorial revamp

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed the government's revamp of the Jallianwala Bagh memorial an "insult to martyrs," saying only a person who does not know the meaning of martyrdom can inflict such an insult.

Kerala: Revolt in Congress over DCC list; senior leader resigns

30 Aug 2021

Kerala: Revolt in Congress over DCC list; senior leader resigns

Infighting has intensified in Congress' Kerala unit following the appointment of 14 new district Congress Committee chiefs.

Chhattisgarh Congress crisis: CM Bhupesh Baghel meets Rahul Gandhi again

27 Aug 2021

Chhattisgarh Congress crisis: CM Bhupesh Baghel meets Rahul Gandhi again

Amid an ongoing power tussle in the ruling Congress in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel met Rahul Gandhi at the latter's residence on Friday for the second time this week.

If Sidhu doesn't remove advisors, Congress will: Harish Rawat

26 Aug 2021

If Sidhu doesn't remove advisors, Congress will: Harish Rawat

Trouble seems to be mounting for Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu as the party's Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat called for the removal of his advisors.

Modi selling crown jewels of India: Rahul Gandhi on NMP

24 Aug 2021

Modi selling crown jewels of India: Rahul Gandhi on NMP

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Centre over the National Monetization Pipeline, saying that the Narendra Modi government is selling what Congress had built over 75 years.

Punjab: CM faces revolt; ministers, MLAs say they've 'lost faith'

24 Aug 2021

Punjab: CM faces revolt; ministers, MLAs say they've 'lost faith'

Trouble is mounting again in Punjab as dozens of MLAs and ministers have openly revolted against Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, seeking his replacement ahead of Assembly elections next year.

RaGa meets Baghel, Deo; 'no discussion on Chhattisgarh CM change'

24 Aug 2021

RaGa meets Baghel, Deo; 'no discussion on Chhattisgarh CM change'

After Punjab, another crisis brews for the Indian National Congress in Chhattisgarh where the party was said to have a stable government.

Rajiv Gandhi's farsighted policies helped build modern India: Rahul Gandhi

20 Aug 2021

Rajiv Gandhi's farsighted policies helped build modern India: Rahul Gandhi

Congress on Friday paid rich tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his 77th birth anniversary, with Rahul Gandhi saying that the former prime minister was a man with a tremendous vision, whose farsighted policies helped build modern India.

Rahul Gandhi's Twitter account restored after row over locking it

14 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi's Twitter account restored after row over locking it

Twitter has restored Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's account, one week after temporarily locking it.

'Attack on democracy': Rahul Gandhi slams Twitter for locking account

13 Aug 2021

'Attack on democracy': Rahul Gandhi slams Twitter for locking account

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today slammed Twitter for locking his account on the social media platform.

Opposition says outsiders thrashed women MPs in Parliament; government denies

12 Aug 2021

Opposition says outsiders thrashed women MPs in Parliament; government denies

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday led the Opposition's protest against the manhandling of MPs, including women, in Parliament.

Another Opposition union as Sonia Gandhi plans meet next week

12 Aug 2021

Another Opposition union as Sonia Gandhi plans meet next week

After Opposition parties put up a united front in Parliament, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has reportedly planned a get-together of Opposition leaders.

Opposition takes out protest march against government

12 Aug 2021

Opposition takes out protest march against government

Leaders of several opposition parties on Thursday took out a protest march in Delhi against the government on several issues, including Pegasus and alleged manhandling of MPs in Rajya Sabha, with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying the voice of people was "crushed" in the House.

Congress leaders', party's official Twitter accounts locked; party slams Modi

12 Aug 2021

Congress leaders', party's official Twitter accounts locked; party slams Modi

The Indian National Congress on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Twitter accounts of the party and several of its leaders were locked.

Dalit girl rape: Date set for hearing PIL against Rahul

11 Aug 2021

Dalit girl rape: Date set for hearing PIL against Rahul

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it will hear on September 27 the plea seeking registration of FIR against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for allegedly revealing the identity of a nine-year-old Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and murdered in southwest Delhi, by publishing a photograph with her parents on Twitter.

J&K's statehood should be restored before holding assembly polls: Azad

10 Aug 2021

J&K's statehood should be restored before holding assembly polls: Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday called for the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir's statehood before assembly elections are held and batted for land and job rights for its residents.

Parliament: Opposition leaders meet; key bills to be moved today

09 Aug 2021

Parliament: Opposition leaders meet; key bills to be moved today

The ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament, which has been marred by Opposition protests, enters its final week today.

Parliament adjourned; Opposition leaders join farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar

06 Aug 2021

Parliament adjourned; Opposition leaders join farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar

Both the Houses of the Parliament were adjourned early for the day amid constant sloganeering by Opposition parties, a trend that has continued for the past two weeks.

NCPCR seeks police report in Dalit girl's 'rape and murder'

04 Aug 2021

NCPCR seeks police report in Dalit girl's 'rape and murder'

The apex child rights body NCPCR has sought a detailed action taken report from the Delhi Police in the alleged rape and murder of a nine-year-old Dalit girl in southwest Delhi.

Parliament protests: PM Modi says Opposition insulting democracy, Constitution

03 Aug 2021

Parliament protests: PM Modi says Opposition insulting democracy, Constitution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at the Opposition for not allowing the Parliament to function.

Rahul Gandhi, Opposition leaders cycle to Parliament protesting fuel prices

03 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi, Opposition leaders cycle to Parliament protesting fuel prices

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi today led a breakfast meeting of Opposition leaders to discuss a joint strategy against the central government in the Parliament.

Rahul Gandhi to host Opposition leaders over Pegasus row tomorrow

02 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi to host Opposition leaders over Pegasus row tomorrow

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is set to host members from 14 Opposition parties to discuss a collective strategy against the government over the Pegasus spyware controversy.

Modi inserted Pegasus in phones; hit democracy's soul: Rahul Gandhi

28 Jul 2021

Modi inserted Pegasus in phones; hit democracy's soul: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday fired a fresh salvo at the Narendra Modi government over the Pegasus scandal.