Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi is an Indian politician. She was born on January 12, 1972, in New Delhi. She is the daughter of Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi. Priyanka along with her brother Rahul Gandhi also serves as Trustee of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation. She acted as Sonia Gandhi's campaign manager in 2004 elections.

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Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants

19 May 2020

Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and the Uttar Pradesh government are locked in a nasty war of words over the transportation of migrant workers from Delhi.

Agra: Water, biscuits tossed from outside in quarantine facility

27 Apr 2020

Agra: Water, biscuits tossed from outside in quarantine facility

A quarantine facility is supposed to be safe haven for coronavirus-infected patients, but one such place in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, has turned out to be nothing more than a disgrace.

After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns

12 Feb 2020

After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns

At a time when Congress must get its act together as it failed to win even a single seat in its former citadel, Delhi, the party's leader PC Chacko blamed veteran Sheila Dixit, who passed away last year, for the decline.

Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

10 Jan 2020

Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

A Congress leader from Goa has called the Citizenship Amendment Act a good law, contradictory to the stand his party has taken.

Kicked by male cops, was called Pakistani: Activist Sadaf Jafar

07 Jan 2020

Kicked by male cops, was called Pakistani: Activist Sadaf Jafar

Arrested for protesting against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act in Lucknow last month, Congress worker and social activist Sadaf Jafar has alleged that she was assaulted by male cops while in police custody.

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

06 Jan 2020

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

Terror took over Jawaharlal Nehru University last night when masked goons entered the campus, beat students and teachers as well as vandalized the campus. Over 20 people were injured.

Kota: 103 infants die at one hospital in a month

02 Jan 2020

Kota: 103 infants die at one hospital in a month

The recent reports of children's deaths at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, have raised a serious alarm about the healthcare provisions at the facility.

Priyanka Gandhi alleges UP police manhandled her, cop denies

29 Dec 2019

Priyanka Gandhi alleges UP police manhandled her, cop denies

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Uttar Pradesh Police are locked in a bitter battle since yesterday after the Congress leader alleged she was manhandled by cops in Lucknow.

Anti-CAA protests: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi stopped from entering UP's Meerut

24 Dec 2019

Anti-CAA protests: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi stopped from entering UP's Meerut

Currently, tensions are high across India due to the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act. But it seems, BJP doesn't want any opposition party, especially Congress, to milk the opportunity.

Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

16 Dec 2019

Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached India Gate in New Delhi to show solidarity towards students of Jamia Millia Islamia, where cops unleashed horror yesterday. Starting at 4pm, she held a two-hour symbolic protest.

Payal Rohatgi sent to jail for 8-days, over Nehru-Gandhi video

16 Dec 2019

Payal Rohatgi sent to jail for 8-days, over Nehru-Gandhi video

Actor and model Payal Rohatgi has been sent to judicial custody for eight days in connection with her controversial remarks on the Nehru-Gandhi family on social media.

'Bharat Bachao' rally: Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia tear into BJP

14 Dec 2019

'Bharat Bachao' rally: Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia tear into BJP

Waking up from its slumber, Congress did something on Saturday to show the country's opposition is not dead after all.

Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail

05 Dec 2019

Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail

A 23-year-old woman was set ablaze on Thursday morning by five men outside her village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.

Weeks after losing SPG cover, Priyanka Gandhi suffered security breach

02 Dec 2019

Weeks after losing SPG cover, Priyanka Gandhi suffered security breach

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra suffered a minor security breach at her residence in Delhi's Lodhi Estate, last week.

Lok Sabha passes SPG Bill; Shah's remarks prompt Congress walkout

27 Nov 2019

Lok Sabha passes SPG Bill; Shah's remarks prompt Congress walkout

On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill.

Ahead of SC hearing, Chidambaram visited by Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi

27 Nov 2019

Ahead of SC hearing, Chidambaram visited by Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi

Ahead of his hearing in the Supreme Court in the INX Media corruption case, Congress leader P Chidambaram was visited by party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at the Tihar Jail in Delhi on Wednesday morning.

Government downgrades security of Gandhi family, replaces SPG with Z+

08 Nov 2019

Government downgrades security of Gandhi family, replaces SPG with Z+

The first family of Congress will no longer be protected by SPG but by Z+ security of CRPF, said reports.

Priyanka Gandhi's WhatsApp also spied on: Congress spokesperson

03 Nov 2019

Priyanka Gandhi's WhatsApp also spied on: Congress spokesperson

On Sunday, the Indian National Congress alleged that the WhatsApp account of senior party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was also hacked by the Israeli spyware.

Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel, talks about J&K, Ladakh

31 Oct 2019

Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel, talks about J&K, Ladakh

On the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to him at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat. He had inaugurated the statue last year.

I have been working on economy: "Tai" Nirmala Sitharaman

19 Sep 2019

I have been working on economy: "Tai" Nirmala Sitharaman

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi stormed to power again in May 2019, he gave the ministry of finance to Nirmala Sitharaman.

Modiji doesn't respect RSS' views anymore, claims Priyanka Gandhi

20 Aug 2019

Modiji doesn't respect RSS' views anymore, claims Priyanka Gandhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saying he no longer respects the views of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of BJP.

Pehlu Khan lynching: Rajasthan-government forms SIT to probe investigation's lapses

17 Aug 2019

Pehlu Khan lynching: Rajasthan-government forms SIT to probe investigation's lapses

Two days after six men, accused of lynching Pehlu Khan, were acquitted, the state Congress government, led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, formed a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe lapses in the police investigation.

'Baja dunga': Priyanka Gandhi's aide manhandles journalist, video goes viral

14 Aug 2019

'Baja dunga': Priyanka Gandhi's aide manhandles journalist, video goes viral

An aide of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra manhandled a journalist in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, a video of which has gone viral.

Amid Congress's leadership crisis, CWC schedules meeting for August 10

04 Aug 2019

Amid Congress's leadership crisis, CWC schedules meeting for August 10

Over two months after Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, the party said on Sunday that its top-decision making body will hold a meeting on August 10.

Murder case against BJP lawmaker after Unnao rape survivor's accident

29 Jul 2019

Murder case against BJP lawmaker after Unnao rape survivor's accident

Hours after the mother of the Unnao rape case's survivor alleged that the accident in Raebareli, in which the teen was seriously injured, was a conspiracy, a murder case has now been filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar.

Lack of clarity at the top hurting Congress: Shashi Tharoor

28 Jul 2019

Lack of clarity at the top hurting Congress: Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP, Shashi Tharoor, said that lack of clarity on leadership following Rahul Gandhi's resignation is hurting the party.

Robert Vadra posts video of cow that 'predicts the future'

28 Jul 2019

Robert Vadra posts video of cow that 'predicts the future'

Early on Sunday morning, businessman Robert Vadra shared a video of a cow that "predicts the future."

Was the Sonbhadra massacre avoidable? If only Adityanath..

25 Jul 2019

Was the Sonbhadra massacre avoidable? If only Adityanath..

Last week, 10 tribals lost their lives in an Uttar Pradesh village, after henchmen of the village head killed them in broad daylight, putting Yogi Adityanath's government in line of fire.

Sonbhadra Firing: Priyanka, in detention, allowed to meet victims' families

20 Jul 2019

Sonbhadra Firing: Priyanka, in detention, allowed to meet victims' families

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who was on Friday stopped from meeting families of those who died in Sonbhadra mass firing, finally had a word with them on Saturday.

Sonbhadra mass firing: Priyanka Gandhi stopped from meeting victims' families

19 Jul 2019

Sonbhadra mass firing: Priyanka Gandhi stopped from meeting victims' families

On Friday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was reportedly stopped by Uttar Pradesh Police while she was on her way to meet the families affected by Sonbhadra shooting.

Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive

07 Jul 2019

Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive

On Sunday, famous Haryanvi singer and dancer Sapna Chaudhary joined the Bharatiya Janata Party during the party's membership drive program in Delhi.

Few have the courage: Priyanka praises Rahul after his resignation

04 Jul 2019

Few have the courage: Priyanka praises Rahul after his resignation

A day after Rahul Gandhi publicly announced his resignation from the post of Congress President, sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hailed his decision saying few have courage like him.

After Rahul Gandhi, who will be the next Congress President?

03 Jul 2019

After Rahul Gandhi, who will be the next Congress President?

Since Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, leaders of the party have been boiling the ocean, trying to get him to stay.

RaGa's resignation decision is right. Congress should let him go

02 Jul 2019

RaGa's resignation decision is right. Congress should let him go

Rahul Gandhi has committed many political blunders in his career and 2019 elections showed he just can't take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Journalists locked-up as Yogi Adityanath visits hospital; DM denies reports

01 Jul 2019

Journalists locked-up as Yogi Adityanath visits hospital; DM denies reports

In a shocking incident that has come to light, a group of local journalists was allegedly locked up during Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to Moradabad's district hospital on Sunday.

Firm on resignation, Rahul Gandhi says party will decide successor

20 Jun 2019

Firm on resignation, Rahul Gandhi says party will decide successor

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who has been sulking since May 23 as his party was decimated in Lok Sabha elections, on Thursday confirmed that he hasn't changed his mind about quitting.

Happy birthday RaGa: Seven gifts that Congress President (desperately) needs

19 Jun 2019

Happy birthday RaGa: Seven gifts that Congress President (desperately) needs

Despite being the great-grandson of the longest-serving Prime Minister of India, the grandson of India's first woman PM, and son of the country's youngest state head, Rahul Gandhi isn't having the best of times.

After humiliating poll defeat, Priyanka Gandhi criticizes Congress workers

13 Jun 2019

After humiliating poll defeat, Priyanka Gandhi criticizes Congress workers

Congress was completely decimated in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Not just that, the Bharatiya Janata Party returned to power with a better tally than 2014.

Robert Vadra gets permission to travel abroad for tumor treatment

03 Jun 2019

Robert Vadra gets permission to travel abroad for tumor treatment

Businessman Robert Vadra, who is an accused in a money laundering case, has been allowed to travel abroad.

Amethi: Smriti Irani's close aide shot dead at his home

26 May 2019

Amethi: Smriti Irani's close aide shot dead at his home

In a shocking event, a close aide of Bharatiya Janata Party's Smriti Irani was shot dead at his residence in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday.