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.

04 Jan 2023

Congress Party

Delhi: Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital over viral respiratory infection

Ex-Congress President Sonia Gandhi was admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Wednesday, news agency PTI reported.

24 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

'Hindu-Muslim hatred spread 24x7': Rahul Gandhi's jibe at BJP-led Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government for allegedly fostering "Hindu-Muslim hatred" and misusing religious differences to "divert attention from real issues."

24 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Delhi amid COVID-19 protocol row

Under Rahul Gandhi's leadership, Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Delhi on Saturday.

11 Dec 2022

Himachal Elections

Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu takes oath as 15th Himachal Pradesh CM

Former chief of Congress in Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was sworn in as the 15th chief minister of the Himalayan state in Shimla on Sunday.

02 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Congress President Kharge likely to stay as Rajya Sabha LoP

Mallikarjun Kharge, the President of the Congress, is reportedly set to continue as the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Rajya Sabha as the grand old party is yet to decide on his replacement in the Parliament.

21 Nov 2022

Congress Party

Congress to challenge SC order allowing Rajiv Gandhi assassins' release

The Congress has decided to challenge the Supreme Court's decision to free six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case earlier this month.

11 Nov 2022

Rajiv Gandhi

Congress disagrees with Sonia, slams SC decision on Rajiv killers

Congress on Friday criticized the Supreme Court's decision to release six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

National Herald case: Gandhis in trouble, ED finds 'suspicious transactions'

More trouble seems to be brewing for the Gandhis as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) investigating the National Herald case reportedly uncovered "major suspicious transactions" of the Congress-owned Young Indian (YI), News18 reported.

26 Oct 2022

Mallikarjun Kharge

Gandhi loyalist Mallikarjun Kharge officially takes charge as Congress president

Veteran Congressman Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday took over reins of the Congress Party as its first non-Gandhi President in over two decades.

Centre cancels Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Charitable Trust's foreign funding license

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) canceled the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) license of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) and the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust (RGCT) on Saturday for allegedly violating the foreign funding law.

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Sonia walks with Rahul in Karnataka's Mandya

Senior leader and Indian National Congress (INC) interim president Sonia Gandhi joined the Bharat Jodo Yatra on Thursday, and walked beside son Rahul Gandhi.

03 Oct 2022

Congress Party

Rahul Gandhi's image on 'Karnataka flag' triggers controversy

The Congress's ongoing "Bharat Jodo Yatra" has triggered a fresh controversy in Karnataka over the use of Rahul Gandhi's image on the "Karnataka flag."

29 Sep 2022

Ashok Gehlot

After meeting with Sonia, Ashok Gehlot quits Congress president race

After days of political turmoil in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot quit the Congress president race.

28 Sep 2022

Digvijaya Singh

Will Digvijaya Singh run for Congress president? Details here

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and a veteran Congress leader, Digvijaya Singh may also run for Congress president, reports said on Wednesday.

28 Sep 2022

Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot to meet Sonia Gandhi, won't resign today: MLA

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will be meeting Indian National Congress (INC) chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Wednesday evening, reports said.

28 Sep 2022

Sachin Pilot

Have faith in Sonia Gandhi: Rajasthan CM Gehlot tells MLAs

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday held a crucial 'confidence building meeting' with Congress lawmakers, including ministers, at his residence urging them to have faith in Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

27 Sep 2022

Congress President

Ashok Gehlot still not out of Congress president race: Report

Despite a rebellion by 90+ MLAs loyal to him in Rajasthan, CM Ashok Gehlot has not been "kicked out" of the Congress president race, reports said.

After Rajasthan drama, will Ashok Gehlot quit Congress president race?

A front-runner in the Congress president race, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot is likely to drop out soon, reports said on Monday.

23 Sep 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Gehlot confirms Congress president poll bid, says 'Gandhis won't contest'

A day after meeting senior leader Rahul Gandhi, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot confirmed that no member of the Gandhi family will be contesting the upcoming polls for the Indian National Congress (INC) president.

23 Sep 2022

Bihar

Lalu, Nitish to meet Sonia Gandhi to bolster Opposition unity

In an attempt to strengthen Opposition unity ahead of the 2024 General Elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav, and Janata Dal (United) (JDU) president and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar are likely to meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Sunday evening.

22 Sep 2022

Congress President

After Rahul's 'one man, one post' rebuke, Gehlot's new stand

Indian National Congress (INC) leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday clarified that the party hopes to stand by its "one person, one post" rule.

20 Sep 2022

Congress President

Shashi Tharoor, Ashok Gehlot, Rahul Gandhi: Who will head Congress?

Thiruvananthapuram MP and former Union minister, Shashi Tharoor, is set to file papers soon to contest in the upcoming Congress presidential polls.

Shashi Tharoor meets Sonia Gandhi ahead of Congress president election

Congress stalwart and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor met the party's interim chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence in Delhi on Monday ahead of the election for the Congress president next month.

30 Aug 2022

Shashi Tharoor

Is Shashi Tharoor planning to run for Congress president?

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has set off speculations about him running for the party president's post after he called for a "free and fair" election for its leadership in an article for Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi.

29 Aug 2022

Rahul Gandhi

#NewsBytesExplainer: Will Congress choose a non-Gandhi as its next president?

A day after Congress announced the schedule for its presidential elections, speculations began to circulate that the grand old party may nominate a non-Gandhi party loyalist as its next chief.

28 Aug 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Congress set to elect new president on October 17

The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the grand old party's top decision-making body, on Sunday approved the election schedule to pick the party's new president, as per officials.

26 Aug 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Ghulam Nabi quits Congress, says party at 'no return' point

Veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad resigned from all positions of the party and quit the primary membership as well on Friday.

24 Aug 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Blow to Congress as Jaiveer Shergill resigns with 'sycophancy' jab

In yet another rebellion, National Spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill resigned from the Indian National Congress (INC) on Wednesday.

24 Aug 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Gandhis fly abroad as Congress searches for next party president

Indian National Congress (INC) president Sonia Gandhi will be flying abroad for a medical checkup on Wednesday with her children Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for an undisclosed period.

21 Aug 2022

Himachal Pradesh

Anand Sharma quits key Congress post in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh

In yet another jolt to the Indian National Congress (INC), senior leader Anand Sharma on Sunday announced his resignation from a key Himachal Pradesh unit post.

17 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Another Congress rebellion? 'Disgruntled' Azad quits key post within hours

In yet another 'rebellion' within the Indian National Congress (INC), senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad quit a key party post, hours after his appointment on Tuesday.

15 Aug 2022

India

Will oppose distortion of history: Congress after BJP questions Nehru

A day after the BJP questioned Jawaharlal Nehru's role in India's partition, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said on Monday that the party would strongly oppose "political gains" by putting national icons of the Independence movement "on the dock based on lies."

13 Aug 2022

Congress Party

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi tests COVID-19 positive again

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has isolated herself after testing positive for COVID-19 again.

08 Aug 2022

Bihar

Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar rings Gandhi as BJP-JD(U) rift widens

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called for a meeting of Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of Legislative Assemblies (MLAs) of Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday.

03 Aug 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Enforcement Directorate seals National Herald office just day after raids

A day after raiding multiple locations linked to the National Herald newspaper on Tuesday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday sealed a portion of the newspaper's office.

02 Aug 2022

Rahul Gandhi

'National Herald' case: ED raids 12 locations after questioning Gandhis

Days after the questioning of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) reportedly is conducting raids at multiple locations on Tuesday as part of the National Herald case.

29 Jul 2022

Delhi High Court

Irani case: Delhi HC orders Congress leaders to remove tweets

Amid the ongoing illegal bar row in Goa, Union Minister Smriti Irani scored a big win in a defamation suit against Congress leaders.

28 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha

Ruckus in Lok Sabha over addressing President Murmu as 'Rashtrapatni'

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday slammed Congress for the alleged "undignified" remarks of its leader for President Droupadi Murmu.

SC upholds ED's powers to arrest under money laundering act

In a big win for the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the Supreme Court upheld the agency's powers to make arrests under the money laundering act.

27 Jul 2022

Rahul Gandhi

National Herald: Sonia Gandhi's 3rd round of questioning today

Congress President Sonia Gandhi is all set to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday for her third round of questioning in the National Herald case.

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