Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

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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.

Help migrant workers, keep them put: Centre tells states, UTs

28 Mar 2020

Help migrant workers, keep them put: Centre tells states, UTs

With sorry reports of thousands of migrant workers walking towards their native places emerging from across India, the Centre sent an urgent advisory to all states and Union Territories asking them to ensure the laborers have food and shelter.

Footage shows cops beating Jamia students, but leaves questions unanswered

16 Feb 2020

Footage shows cops beating Jamia students, but leaves questions unanswered

Two months after violence broke out inside Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, a new CCTV footage shows that cops allegedly barged into the library and beat students with batons.

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital

02 Feb 2020

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital

Interim President of the Indian National Congress, Sonia Gandhi, was on Sunday evening admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi.

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

13 Jan 2020

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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.

#JNUViolence: Masked miscreants attack JNU students, teachers; 20 injured

05 Jan 2020

#JNUViolence: Masked miscreants attack JNU students, teachers; 20 injured

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) of Delhi witnessed massive violence on Sunday evening when a group of masked miscreants barged into the campus and attacked students and teachers.

Constitution's Preamble printed on it, Priyanka sends New Years cards

04 Jan 2020

Constitution's Preamble printed on it, Priyanka sends New Years cards

Congress' Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is leading the charge against BJP on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), decided to send special New Year cards this time.

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.

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

29 Dec 2019

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.

Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'

25 Dec 2019

Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, an official said on Wednesday.

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.

Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President

17 Dec 2019

Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President

At a time when protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Act have sparked across the nation, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi led an Opposition delegation that met President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss the tense situation.

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.

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

07 Dec 2019

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

A day after the Unnao rape victim died, a report states that the district now qualifies as the "rape capital" of Uttar Pradesh.

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.

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.

Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, gave a unanimous decision in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Saturday.

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.

Haryana: Khattar takes oath as CM, Dushyant becomes his deputy

27 Oct 2019

Haryana: Khattar takes oath as CM, Dushyant becomes his deputy

On Sunday, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as Haryana's Chief Minister for a second straight time, along with JJP's Dushyant Singh Chautala, who was sworn-in as his deputy.

Before son Dushyant's oath-taking ceremony, father Ajay Chautala gets freedom

27 Oct 2019

Before son Dushyant's oath-taking ceremony, father Ajay Chautala gets freedom

As is obvious by now, the alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has served Jannayak Janata Party's Dushyant Singh Chautala well. Hours after he "signed the deal", his father Ajay was granted 14-day furlough from Tihar jail.

Chinmayanand case: Congress leaders detained, permission for protest march denied

30 Sep 2019

Chinmayanand case: Congress leaders detained, permission for protest march denied

Yogi Adityanath's government in Uttar Pradesh, which is already being accused of going soft on rape-accused Chinmayanand, hit a new low on Monday after Congress leaders were detained.

The big question: Where is P Chidambaram?

21 Aug 2019

The big question: Where is P Chidambaram?

P Chidambaram, the former Union Finance Minister, has been absconding since the Delhi High Court rejected his plea for anticipatory bail on Tuesday.

Manmohan Singh talks about intolerance, disturbing trends, and mob violence

20 Aug 2019

Manmohan Singh talks about intolerance, disturbing trends, and mob violence

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday needled the intolerance debate by saying the country witnessed disturbing trends in the last few years.

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.

Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar

01 Aug 2019

Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar

The BJP whose pet slogan is "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhaao" finally expelled rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar from the party on Thursday.

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

30 Jul 2019

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

Just days before she met with a deadly accident, Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, apprising him of threats she received.

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.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath blames Congress for Sonbhadra violence

21 Jul 2019

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath blames Congress for Sonbhadra violence

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Sunday blamed the Congress for the shootout in the state's Sonbhadra district over a land dispute in which 10 tribal farmers were murdered on July 17.

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors

21 Jul 2019

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors

The last rites of the three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader, Sheila Dikshit, have been performed at Nigam Bodh Ghat, the oldest cremation ground in Delhi.