Sonia Gandhi: News

Sonia Gandhi is an Indian politician. She was born on December 9, 1946, in Veneto, Italy. She used to live in Italy until she married Rajiv Gandhi. After her marriage, she moved to India. She joined family's political party after the assassination of her mother-in-law and her husband's election as PM. She served as President of Indian National Congress from 1998 to 2017.

27 Feb 2024

Congress Party

RS elections: Battle for 15 seats today amid cross-voting concerns

Polling for 15 Rajya Sabha seats is taking place in three states—Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh—on Tuesday, amid concerns over cross-voting by the Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP) MLAs.

21 Feb 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Sona Mohapatra slams Rahul Gandhi for targeting Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Singer Sona Mohapatra has come out in defense of actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi targeted her during his "Bharat Jodo Nyaya Yatra."

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.

20 Feb 2024

Congress Party

Sonia Gandhi elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.

17 Feb 2024

Kamal Nath

MP: Speculation rife on Kamal Nath, son joining BJP

Months after being removed as the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee chief, speculations are rife that senior Congress leader Kamal Nath is going to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

15 Feb 2024

Congress Party

'Won't contest LS polls...': Sonia's letter to Raebareli voters 

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Thursday announced that she won't contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, citing health concerns.

14 Feb 2024

Mallikarjun Kharge

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.

13 Feb 2024

Ashok Chavan

Ex-Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan joins BJP day after quitting Congress

Ashok Chavan, a former chief minister of Maharashtra, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday.

22 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Ram Mandir consecration day: What are opposition leaders doing

The much-awaited Pran Pratishtha (consecration) ceremony of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya took place in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

16 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi visits historic Ramayana site ahead of Ram Mandir inauguration

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited the historic Veerbhadra Temple in Andhra Pradesh's Lepakshi.

16 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi's 'political Modi function' jibe at Ram Mandir event

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Ram Mandir inauguration ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

21 Dec 2023

Janata Dal (United)

JD(U) MP says opposition meeting lacked substance and samosaa

Janata Dal (United) MP Sunil Kumar Pintu, on Wednesday, said that the recently held opposition meeting lacked any serious discussions and was limited to tea and biscuits.

INDIA bloc proposes Congress chief Kharge as PM face: Report

Leaders of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) have reportedly proposed Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge as their prime ministerial face for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

07 Dec 2023

Congress Party

Revanth Reddy takes oath as Telangana CM

Congress leader Anumula Revanth Reddy took oath as Telangana's second chief minister, following the party's victory in the recently concluded assembly elections on Thursday.

06 Dec 2023

Pranab Mukherjee

Disillusioned Pranab Mukherjee denounced Gandhi-Nehru hegemony in Congress: Daughter's book

Sharmistha Mukherjee, daughter of former President and lifelong Congressman Pranab Mukherjee, has penned a book called Pranab, My Father: A Daughter Remembers, which offers a glimpse into her father's thoughts on the Gandhi family, especially Rahul Gandhi.

21 Nov 2023

Congress Party

National Herald case: ED attaches Congress-linked firms' Rs. 750cr properties

In a major development in the National Herald case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached assets worth Rs. 751.9 crore as part of a money laundering probe.

07 Nov 2023

Telugu Films

'Yatra 2': Suzanne Bernert returns to acting after husband's death

Yatra 2, the much-awaited sequel of the YS Rajasekhara Reddy biopic is finally happening.

30 Oct 2023


'Mischievous': Sonia condemns India skipping UN vote on Gaza ceasefire 

Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi has condemned the Indian government's decision to abstain from the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) vote calling for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

23 Oct 2023

Congress Party

MP: Despite Congress's 'one-family-one-ticket' rule, 4 families get multiple tickets

The Congress has given tickets to multiple members from four families to run in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections despite its "one-family, one-ticket" policy outlined in the Udaipur declaration in May 2022, Hindustan Times reported.

Sonia Gandhi 'tried to kill MPs in 2012': BJP MP

The debate on the Women's Reservation Bill witnessed a faceoff between Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) MP Nishikant Dubey in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

20 Sep 2023

Lok Sabha

Sonia Gandhi supports Women's Reservation Bill, demands caste census

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said that the Congress party would support the reservation for women in Parliament and the state assemblies.

Women's Reservation Bill debate: Sonia Gandhi to lead Congress's charge

The Women's Reservation Bill—proposing a 33% quota for women in the Lok Sabha and legislative assemblies—will be debated in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, with Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi leading the debate from her party.

18 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi chairs Union Cabinet meeting amid Parliament's special session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a key Union Cabinet meeting on Monday to discuss the agenda for the ongoing special Parliament session.

17 Sep 2023

Congress Party

Telangana: Sonia Gandhi to unveil Congress's 6 poll promises today

Senior Congress leader and former party chief Sonia Gandhi will announce the party's six guarantees for Telangana during a public meeting called "Vijaya Bheri" in Thukkuguda on Sunday, The Hindu reported.

06 Sep 2023

Congress Party

Sonia Gandhi seeks clarity from Modi on Parliament special session

Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioning the agenda of the upcoming special session of Parliament since the government has not yet revealed it.

03 Sep 2023


Sonia Gandhi admitted to Delhi hospital due to chest infection

Former Congress chief and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson, Sonia Gandhi, was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi on Saturday evening due to a chest infection.

INDIA alliance to unveil Tricolor-themed logo on Friday 

The opposition bloc, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), is expected to unveil its logo on Friday, the second day of its two-day meeting in Mumbai, ANI reported.

20 Aug 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress reconstitutes CWC; Shashi Tharoor, Sachin Pilot among panel members

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday reportedly reconstituted the party's top decision-making body, the Congress Working Committee (CWC).

23 Jun 2023

Lalu Prasad Yadav

'Trim beard, get married': Lalu Yadav's advice to Rahul Gandhi

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday advised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to trim his beard and get married, reported PTI.

04 Jun 2023


DK Shivakumar reacts after missing out on Karnataka CM post

Weeks after the Congress's Karnataka Assembly election win and Siddaramaiah being named the state's new chief minister, DK Shivakumar revealed why he accepted the deputy CM's post.

29 May 2023


Karnataka portfolios: Siddaramaiah keeps finance, Shivakumar gets Bengaluru development 

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced portfolios allocated to the recently inducted ministers of his cabinet on Sunday.

28 May 2023


Karnataka cabinet expansion: Disgruntled MLAs hold protest, demand ministerial posts

The Congress's Karnataka government, led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, expanded the cabinet by inducting 24 new MLAs on Saturday.

27 May 2023


Karnataka cabinet expansion: These 24 MLAs swearing-in today as ministers

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is all set to expand his existing 10-member cabinet, with 24 more MLAs taking oath as ministers on Saturday.

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.

18 May 2023

DK Shivakumar

Did Sonia Gandhi's intervention end Karnataka CM deadlock

After a long dilemma, the Congress has decided to appoint party leader Siddaramaiah as Karnataka's chief minister, while state party president DK Shivakumar will act as his deputy, reported NDTV, quoting sources.

17 May 2023


Karnataka suspense: Siddaramaiah camp celebrates, Shivakumar won't budge, say reports

Congress leader Siddaramaiah has reportedly gained an edge over fellow party leader DK Shivakumar in the tug-of-war for the Karnataka chief minister's chair, while the latter is holding the line.

17 May 2023


Stalemate over Karnataka CM chair: Another round of meetings today

The stand-off between Congress leaders Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar over Karnataka's chief ministerial post is ongoing as both held separate meetings with party chief Mallikarjun Kharge.

13 May 2023

DK Shivakumar

Karnataka election results 2023: State Congress chief Shivakumar breaks down

Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar broke down on Saturday ahead of the party's predicted victory in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections, reported ANI.

09 May 2023

Sachin Pilot

Gehlot's leader is not Sonia, but Vasundhara Raje: Sachin Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Tuesday slammed Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot for allegedly insulting ex-party president Sonia Gandhi, reported ANI.

BJP moves EC over Sonia Gandhi's 'Karnataka sovereignty' remark

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday wrote to the Election Commission (EC) demanding "immediate and firm" action against the remarks made by former Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the "sovereignty of Karnataka."