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

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Rahul Gandhi questions US's silence on 'what's happening in India'

03 Apr 2021

Rahul Gandhi questions US's silence on 'what's happening in India'

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday questioned the US administration's silence on "what's happening in India" during a virtual interaction with former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and Harvard Kennedy School professor, Nicholas Burns.

Unlike BJP, Congress fulfills its poll promises: Rahul Gandhi

31 Mar 2021

Unlike BJP, Congress fulfills its poll promises: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the famed Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati and offered puja.

Former Kerala MP apologizes for sexually-colored remarks against Rahul Gandhi

30 Mar 2021

Former Kerala MP apologizes for sexually-colored remarks against Rahul Gandhi

Former Lok Sabha MP Joice George on Tuesday withdrew his controversial remark against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and apologized.

Gandhis, Manmohan Singh among Congress' 'star campaigners' for Bengal elections

12 Mar 2021

Gandhis, Manmohan Singh among Congress' 'star campaigners' for Bengal elections

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi have been named in a list of 30 "star campaigners" for the upcoming West Bengal elections released by the party on Friday.

Jyotiraditya Scindia hits back at Rahul Gandhi's "backbencher" taunt

09 Mar 2021

Jyotiraditya Scindia hits back at Rahul Gandhi's "backbencher" taunt

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today shot back at former Congress president Rahul Gandhi's comment that he had become a "backbencher" after joining the saffron party.

Follow Gandhi's lead, apologize for Gujarat riots: NCP tells BJP

03 Mar 2021

Follow Gandhi's lead, apologize for Gujarat riots: NCP tells BJP

The Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Wednesday sought an apology from the BJP over the two-decade-old Gujarat riots, like Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has done over the Emergency imposed by his late grandmother over four decades ago.

It was a mistake: Rahul Gandhi on Indira-imposed Emergency

03 Mar 2021

It was a mistake: Rahul Gandhi on Indira-imposed Emergency

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Emergency imposed by his grandmother and late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was a mistake.

Rahul Gandhi turns fisherman, casts net. What did he catch?

24 Feb 2021

Rahul Gandhi turns fisherman, casts net. What did he catch?

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday turned seafarer and pulled the net with a local fisherman in the high sea in Kollam to get a taste of their life and understand their issues.

Kiran Bedi removed as Puducherry L-G: Rashtrapati Bhavan

16 Feb 2021

Kiran Bedi removed as Puducherry L-G: Rashtrapati Bhavan

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi was on Tuesday evening removed from her post, according to a press communique by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Rahul Gandhi becoming 'doomsday man' for India: Nirmala Sitharaman

13 Feb 2021

Rahul Gandhi becoming 'doomsday man' for India: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying he is becoming a "doomsday man" for India by constantly insulting constitutional functionaries and creating fake narratives on issues.

Rahul Gandhi speaks on dynasty criticism by BJP

13 Feb 2021

Rahul Gandhi speaks on dynasty criticism by BJP

Responding to criticism over dynastic politics, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said it has been over 30 years that a member of his family was prime minister, and asserted he would not stop fighting for his ideological view because he is the son of an ex-PM.

Not conceded any territory in the agreement with China: Government

12 Feb 2021

Not conceded any territory in the agreement with China: Government

India, on Friday, said it has not conceded any territory as a result of the agreement with China for disengagement of troops in the Pangong lake area.

PM Modi leaked Balakot airstrikes information to Arnab: Rahul Gandhi

25 Jan 2021

PM Modi leaked Balakot airstrikes information to Arnab: Rahul Gandhi

Upping his attack against the Centre over leaked WhatsApp chats of Arnab Goswami, Congress's former President Rahul Gandhi on Monday claimed that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who provided information about Balakot airstrikes to the journalist.

Congress to elect new party president in June: Details here

22 Jan 2021

Congress to elect new party president in June: Details here

The Congress on Friday decided that it will elect a new party president in June this year, after the Assembly elections in five poll-bound states, which are expected to be conducted by May, are concluded.

Farm laws assault on middle class, jobless youth: Rahul Gandhi

19 Jan 2021

Farm laws assault on middle class, jobless youth: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing the media on Tuesday over three farm laws, that have sparked a massive agitation, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi said they not only impact the farmers but also the middle class and every youngster who is unemployed.

No clarity on Congress' internal polls, says 'dissenter' Kapil Sibal

18 Jan 2021

No clarity on Congress' internal polls, says 'dissenter' Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal, one of the 23 Congress leaders to write a letter to party President Sonia Gandhi demanding sweeping changes, said there's no clarity on when internal polls will be held, a statement that shows the grand old party's refusal to accept ground realities.

Madhya Pradesh: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts

12 Jan 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts

The central state of Madhya Pradesh has been jolted by two rape incidents, both equally horrifying and gut-wrenching.

Maharashtra: Major fire at hospital kills 10 babies, seven rescued

09 Jan 2021

Maharashtra: Major fire at hospital kills 10 babies, seven rescued

In a terrible incident, ten newborn children died of suffocation after a fire broke out in a Maharashtra hospital; seven others were rescued.

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

30 Dec 2020

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pained by the farmers' protest against three agricultural laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in an exclusive interview with ANI on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day

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.

Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre

26 Dec 2020

Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre

As the "Delhi Chalo" protests by farmers against the Center's contentious farm laws near Delhi's borders entered the 31st day, 40 farm unions are meeting today at 2:00 pm to decide on resuming talks with the Centre.

Government invites farmers for talks; says MSP discussions 'not logical'

24 Dec 2020

Government invites farmers for talks; says MSP discussions 'not logical'

The central government on Thursday extended an invitation to farmer unions for talks once again as protests against new agricultural laws have continued for a month.

Blooper! Congress elects BJP leader to top post in MP

22 Dec 2020

Blooper! Congress elects BJP leader to top post in MP

The Congress, already at its lowest point across India, faced an embarrassing situation when it elected a leader, now with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to a top post in Madhya Pradesh.

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

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.

Ready to work for Congress as all desire: Rahul Gandhi

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.

Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

19 Dec 2020

Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.

Amarinder, Khattar condole death of Sikh preacher near Singhu border

17 Dec 2020

Amarinder, Khattar condole death of Sikh preacher near Singhu border

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday termed the death of Sikh preacher Baba Ram Singh, who was supporting the farmers' protest and allegedly died by suicide near the Singhu border, "an irreparable loss".

Aghast at farmers' plight, Sikh preacher shoots self near Singhu

17 Dec 2020

Aghast at farmers' plight, Sikh preacher shoots self near Singhu

A Sikh preacher from Haryana identified as Baba Ram Singh shot himself near the Singhu border, the epicenter of farmers' agitation, on Wednesday, allegedly because he was hurt by the treatment meted out to the protesters.

In Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Congress trails in rural polls, BJP leads

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.

Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers

09 Dec 2020

Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers

After a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah didn't yield the desired results, the Centre will now send a new proposal to farmers, who have been protesting against three agricultural laws.

Congress' structure has collapsed: "Dissenter" Ghulam Nabi Azad speaks again

23 Nov 2020

Congress' structure has collapsed: "Dissenter" Ghulam Nabi Azad speaks again

Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was one of the 23 signatories of the unprecedented letter written to party President Sonia Gandhi, has again given his opinion on the issues plaguing the grand old party, in the aftermath of poor performance in Bihar and other states.

Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary

19 Nov 2020

Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered late PM Indira Gandhi on her 103rd birth anniversary today. He also remembered freedom fighter Rani Lakshmibai on her 192nd birth anniversary.

Congress dissenters not asked to campaign in Bihar: Report

19 Nov 2020

Congress dissenters not asked to campaign in Bihar: Report

The rift in Congress, out in open after the recent debacle, took a new turn when sources close to leader Kapil Sibal said he hadn't been asked to campaign in Bihar, reports NDTV.

No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future

18 Nov 2020

No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future

After Kapil Sibal, another senior leader has expressed concern over Congress' substandard performance in Bihar elections and by-polls, saying that the party lacks organizational presence.

Rahul lacks "aptitude" to master a subject: Obama in memoir

13 Nov 2020

Rahul lacks "aptitude" to master a subject: Obama in memoir

Former US President Barack Obama, in his new memoir A Promised Land, mentioned Congress ex-President Rahul Gandhi, writing that he seemed "eager to impress" but lacked the "aptitude or passion" to master a subject.

After Pakistan minister's Pulwama admission, PM Modi hits at opposition

31 Oct 2020

After Pakistan minister's Pulwama admission, PM Modi hits at opposition

From Kevadia, Gujarat, where he went to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the opposition for their stand on the Pulwama attack, after a minister from Pakistan admitted his country's hand in the dastardly crime.

After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress

21 Oct 2020

After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress

After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.

Hours after resigning from Congress, Kushboo Sundar joins BJP

12 Oct 2020

Hours after resigning from Congress, Kushboo Sundar joins BJP

Congress has lost one of its most fiery spokespersons as actor-turned-politician Kushboo Sundar joined the rival BJP on Monday.

What Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz said about India's COVID-19 fight

08 Oct 2020

What Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz said about India's COVID-19 fight

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz on Tuesday criticized the Indian administration over its poor handling of the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on the economy.

Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi en route to meet Hathras victim's family

03 Oct 2020

Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi en route to meet Hathras victim's family

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi are proceeding toward Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, to meet the family of a 19-year-old woman who was raped and murdered.