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.
11 May 2020
Former PM Manmohan Singh stable, shifted out of ICU: Reports
Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who was admitted to AIIMS last night, is stable and has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), multiple reports said on Monday.
04 May 2020
Congress will pay for migrant workers' travel, announces Sonia Gandhi
Attacking the government over its decision to charge money from migrant workers for their journey home, interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday announced that the grand old party will bear the cost.
24 Apr 2020
SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami
The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea of journalist Arnab Goswami seeking quashing of multiple FIRs filed against him for allegedly making defamatory statements against interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
23 Apr 2020
Arnab Goswami attacked, two arrested: Know what happened here
Journalist Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief and founder of Republic TV channel, alleged that he was attacked in Mumbai past midnight yesterday when he was returning home from his workplace with his wife, Samia.
11 Mar 2020
Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?
Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close friend of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and ex-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh's Guna, left Congress recently, the party with which his association was almost two decades old.
11 Mar 2020
Political crisis in Madhya Pradesh deepens; Congress, BJP guard leaders
The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh is facing its biggest crisis after 22 legislators, including six ministers, tendered their resignations.
05 Mar 2020
Inappropriate behavior gets seven Congress MPs suspended from Lok Sabha
BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi, who was presiding the Lok Sabha on Thursday, suspended seven Congress MPs after they created a ruckus while demanding the resignation of Hanuman Beniwal, a member of BJP ally RLP.
02 Mar 2020
Parliament resumes today, opposition to corner Centre on Delhi riots
The budget session of Parliament resumed on Monday and at least six political parties have given an adjournment notice over riots in Northeast Delhi.
27 Feb 2020
On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response
Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.
27 Feb 2020
On Delhi riots, Congress' 'Rajdharma' message to President Kovind
In its meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday regarding riots in Delhi, a delegation of Congress asked him to use his power to protect Rajdharma.
25 Feb 2020
Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes
For nearly 12 hours, Northeast Delhi witnessed high-scale violence on Monday, at a time when US President Donald Trump is in India with his family members and top officials of his administration.
24 Feb 2020
Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be attending the Presidential banquet hosted for United States President Donald Trump, sources told ANI on Monday.
23 Feb 2020
Congress' Shatrughan Sinha meets Pakistan President in Lahore, discusses Kashmir
In a surprise development, Bollywood actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha met Arif Alvi, the President of Pakistan, in Lahore on Saturday and both of them reportedly discussed Kashmir.
13 Feb 2020
Congress to find interim President Sonia Gandhi's successor soon
The Congress party is likely to hold its plenary session towards the end of the budget session where its new chief will reportedly be elected.
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.
29 Jan 2020
Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma expelled from Nitish Kumar's JD(U)
In a development that will hardly surprise political observers, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expelled poll-strategist Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma from Janata Dal (United), over their controversial statements in the last couple of days.
23 Jan 2020
Nirbhaya's mother supports Kangana Ranaut's statement against Indira Jaising
Asha Devi, the mother of the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder victim, has supported Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut for slamming a senior lawyer, who asked Devi to forgive the convicts.
22 Jan 2020
'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi
After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.
19 Jan 2020
Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office
Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday staged a protest outside the party's office in New Delhi over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Assembly elections.
18 Jan 2020
Nirbhaya's mother slams Indira Jaising for saying 'forgive the rapists'
Senior lawyer Indira Jaising made a case for rapists of Nirbhaya saying the mother of the deceased 23-year-old physiotherapy intern should forgive the convicts.
16 Jan 2020
Hanging of Nirbhaya's rapists: Javadekar blames AAP's negligence for delay
The four men who raped Nirbhaya in 2012 in Delhi will not be hanged on January 22, and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar sees an Aam Aadmi Party conspiracy in this.
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).
03 Jan 2020
Government won't move an inch on CAA, announces Amit Shah
At a time when protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have swept the nation, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that the government will not withdraw the law.
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.
31 Dec 2019
Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Several Congress leaders upset after being ignored
Yesterday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his Cabinet, more than a month after he took oath.
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.
21 Dec 2019
CAA-stir: Prashant Kishor questions Congress' absenteeism, gets slammed
On Saturday, JD(U) leader and poll-strategist Prashant Kishor asked Congress why isn't it on the streets protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
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.
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.
14 Dec 2019
Citizenship Act: Congress got stomach-ache, is fanning violence, says Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who spearheaded the passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Parliament this week, said Congress got a stomach ache due to the new law.
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.
09 Dec 2019
Siddaramaiah resigns as Congress Legislature Party leader after Karnataka by-polls
On Monday, Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah resigned as the party legislature leader after the Bharatiya Janata Party's victory in the state by-polls.
03 Dec 2019
Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar
With the Maharashtra political drama settled, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed "working together."
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.
28 Nov 2019
PM Modi avoids hotels, stays at airports during transit: Shah
On Wednesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while addressing the Lok Sabha, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not stay at luxury hotels while halting in night for technical reasons or aircraft refuelling, during his foreign visits. He opts to rest and take a bath at airport terminals, instead.
28 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Deputy CM to be from NCP, Speaker from Congress
The new Maharashtra government will have one Deputy Chief Minister, from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), while the Speaker's post will go to the Congress party, NCP leader Praful Patel announced, following a six-hour-long meeting of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, on Wednesday.
21 Nov 2019
Congress stages walkout in Lok Sabha over electoral bonds
Members of Parliament (MPs) of the Congress party staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha on Thursday over the issue of electoral bonds. The party also protested the privatization of public sector units (PSUs).
19 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar says no talks with Sena for alliance
As the Maharashtra power tussle continues even a week after President's Rule was imposed in the state, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has taken a U-turn.
16 Nov 2019
Maharashtra government formation: Sonia, Pawar to meet tomorrow for discussions
In Maharashtra, President's Rule was imposed on Tuesday giving time to politicians to explore their options.
12 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: After Governor denies extension, Sena approaches SC
Shiv Sena is hoping it governs Maharashtra, but it got a setback yesterday after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari asked it to present numbers before 7:30 pm.