Congress names Priyanka as 'star campaigner' for UP polls

Congress names Priyanka as 'star campaigner' for UP polls

Jan 24,2017 , 09:56 PM IST | National
With the name of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra featuring in the list of 40 "star campaigners" released by the Congress on Tuesday, she is all set to campaign for the party candidates in Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections.
Rahul needs Akhilesh's carrier to save his political career: BJP

Rahul needs Akhilesh's carrier to save his political career: BJP

Jan 23,2017 , 07:59 PM IST | National
His remarks came a day after SP and Congress decided to contest the UP Assembly elections together.
UP Assembly polls: Congress announces alliance with Samajwadi Party

UP Assembly polls: Congress announces alliance with Samajwadi Party

Jan 17,2017 , 02:30 PM IST | National
Ending all speculations, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said that his party would enter into an alliance with the Samajwadi Party for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls under the leadership of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
It's official Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress

It's official Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress

Jan 15,2017 , 01:17 PM IST | National
Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday joined the Congress after meeting its Vice President Rahul Gandhi here, the party said. Gandhi warmly welcomed Sidhu, a former BJP MP from Amritsar, into the party fold at his residence. Sidhu's wife had earlier joined the Congress.
Rahul Gandhi emerges out of Sonia Gandhi’s shadow

Rahul Gandhi emerges out of Sonia Gandhi’s shadow

Jan 13,2017 , 01:58 AM IST | News Analysis
Has the Rahul era begun in the Congress, for a good measure? Yes is the answer if you ask the Congressmen who converge in the capital now-a-days. It has for long been touted that Rahul Gandhi would take over from Sonia Gandhi the responsibilities of the party completely.
Rahul Gandhi's comments against Narendra Modi reflect his worry about PM's popularity: Smriti Irani

Rahul Gandhi's comments against Narendra Modi reflect his worry about PM's popularity: Smriti Irani

Jan 12,2017 , 07:12 PM IST | National
Attacking Rahul Gandhi over his remarks against Narendra Modi, Union Minister Smriti Irani said his comments show that he is "worried" about the Prime Minister's growing popularity and "desperately" looking to save his political legacy.
Akali Dal slams Rahul Gandhi for comparing party symbol to Guru Nanak

Akali Dal slams Rahul Gandhi for comparing party symbol to Guru Nanak

Jan 11,2017 , 10:02 PM IST | National
Slamming Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for comparing the Congress party symbol 'Hand' with the hands of Guru Nanak, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday described the analogy as "shocking in the extreme and unpardonable".  
Achhe din will come only when Congress comes to power: Rahul Gandhi

Achhe din will come only when Congress comes to power: Rahul Gandhi

Jan 11,2017 , 12:32 PM IST | National
Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of demonetisation, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the 'achhe din' promised by the BJP will come only in 2019 when Congress comes to power.
Rahul Gandhi unlikely to visit China amidst criticism on foreign tours

Rahul Gandhi unlikely to visit China amidst criticism on foreign tours

Jan 11,2017 , 09:53 AM IST | National
Amid criticism of his foreign tours during polls, Rahul Gandhi is unlikely to travel to China on a visit that was expected to take place next week.
Modi taking futuristic steps, Rahul Gandhi wants to disrupt Parliament: Arun Jaitley

Modi taking futuristic steps, Rahul Gandhi wants to disrupt Parliament: Arun Jaitley

Jan 08,2017 , 04:09 PM IST | National
Hitting out at Congress for opposing demonetisation, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said Rahul Gandhi was looking for ways to disrupt Parliament and his party was siding with “black money friendly status quo”, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being “futuristic” to create a technology-driven cleaner economy.
It’s time Rahul emulates Akhilesh

It’s time Rahul emulates Akhilesh

Jan 05,2017 , 02:06 AM IST | Opinion
The New Year has ushered in two young political leaders in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav (43) amidst last week’s modern-day ‘Yadavasthali’, and without a matching fanfare and controversy, Rahul Gandhi (46).
Rahul Gandhi likely to address rally in Hyderabad

Rahul Gandhi likely to address rally in Hyderabad

Jan 01,2017 , 03:45 AM IST | Telangana
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is likely to address a rally here as part of the party's nation-wide campaign against demonetisation and subsequent "anti-people" measures taken by the Centre. 
Rahul Gandhi demands removal of weekly withdrawal limit

Rahul Gandhi demands removal of weekly withdrawal limit

Dec 31,2016 , 02:59 PM IST | National
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday demanded the removal of the weekly cash withdrawal limit with immediate effect.
Rahul Gandhi dares PM Modi to reveal black money recovery since demonetization

Rahul Gandhi dares PM Modi to reveal black money recovery since demonetization

Dec 28,2016 , 12:03 PM IST | National
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi again over demonetisation and sought to know how much black money was recovered since November 8.
A disjointed discourse

A disjointed discourse

Dec 28,2016 , 03:31 AM IST | Editors Desk
A division in the ranks of the Opposition did not deter Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee from going ahead to demand the resignation of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Tuesday. 
Rahul Gandhi demands probe into Sahara, Birla bribes involving PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi demands probe into Sahara, Birla bribes involving PM Modi

Dec 27,2016 , 04:57 PM IST | National
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday reiterated his demand for an inquiry into allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving bribes from Sahara and Birla corporate houses when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister.
Congress to protest on demonetization from Jan 5; highlight PM Modi's personal corruption

Congress to protest on demonetization from Jan 5; highlight PM Modi's personal corruption

Dec 27,2016 , 12:09 PM IST | National
Congress on Monday announced it will hold country-wide protests on January 5 at all district headquarters and on January 8 at the block level to highlight the common man's woes due to demonetisation and the personal corruption by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
National Herald case: Court rejects Swamy’s plea seeking documents from Congress

National Herald case: Court rejects Swamy’s plea seeking documents from Congress

Dec 26,2016 , 06:43 PM IST | National
In a big relief for the Congress president Sonia Gandhi and the vice-president Rahul Gandhi, a Patiala court on Monday rejected the
Congress reiterates demand for thorough probe into Sahara diaries

Congress reiterates demand for thorough probe into Sahara diaries

Dec 26,2016 , 06:31 PM IST | National
The Congress party on Monday reiterated its demand for a thorough probe into the bribery allegations against all those named in the Sahara diaries including its own party members.
Rahul Gandhi's allegations against PM Modi only to weaken fight against black money: BJP

Rahul Gandhi's allegations against PM Modi only to weaken fight against black money: BJP

Dec 24,2016 , 01:46 PM IST | National
Slamming Rahul Gandhi for levelling allegations of corruption against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Saturday said the Congress Vice President is engaging in baseless and uncalled for rhetoric only to weaken the fight against black money.
Venkaiah Naidu hits back at Rahul on allegations against PM

Venkaiah Naidu hits back at Rahul on allegations against PM

Dec 22,2016 , 06:25 PM IST | National
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for accusing Prime Minister Narendra
Rahul to PM Modi: What was contained in the 10 packets from Sahara?

Rahul to PM Modi: What was contained in the 10 packets from Sahara?

Dec 22,2016 , 04:22 PM IST | National
Unfazed by the Prime Minister ridiculing his charge of personal corruption, Rahul Gandhi today stuck to his guns and wanted Narendra Modi to tell what was contained in the 10 packets allegedly given by the Sahara Group to him when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister. 
BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi's accusations of Modi taking money from Sahara, Birla

BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi's accusations of Modi taking money from Sahara, Birla

Dec 22,2016 , 10:26 AM IST | National
Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that Narendra Modi as Gujarat Chief Minister had taken money from Sahara and Birla groups and demanded an independent inquiry into it, a charge BJP rejected as an attempt to divert attention from the AgustaWestland probe in which the names of Congress leaders and the family were coming up.
Rahul Gandhi criticizes Modi govt's repeated changes in rules for deposit of old currency notes

Rahul Gandhi criticizes Modi govt's repeated changes in rules for deposit of old currency notes

Dec 21,2016 , 04:20 PM IST | National
The Modi government is behaving like a confused traffic signal exhibiting different colours at the same time, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said today on the 'repeated' changes in the rules regarding deposit of old currency notes in banks.
Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar takes dig at Rahul Gandhi

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar takes dig at Rahul Gandhi

Dec 19,2016 , 12:29 PM IST | National
Taking a jibe at Rahul Gandhi after his recent Goa visit, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that the mere presence of Congress Vice-President in the state prompted many of his party leaders to quit the outfit. 
Rahul Gandhi visits Karunanidhi sat Chennai hospital, says he is doing well

Rahul Gandhi visits Karunanidhi sat Chennai hospital, says he is doing well

Dec 17,2016 , 01:03 PM IST | National
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi called on DMK patriarch Karunanidhi on Saturday, who is undergoing treatment for lung and throat infection at a private hospital here, and said the leader was doing well.
Manohar Parrikar slams Congress for stalling Parliament on demonetization

Manohar Parrikar slams Congress for stalling Parliament on demonetization

Dec 17,2016 , 12:22 PM IST | National
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said he could not understand the state of mind of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and slammed his party for stalling the Parliament over demonetisation issue.
Rahul meets PM, pleads cause of farmers

Rahul meets PM, pleads cause of farmers

Dec 17,2016 , 03:39 AM IST | National
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a waiver of loans given to farmers and also urged him to halve their electricity bills.
It is elementary, my dear RaGa!

It is elementary, my dear RaGa!

Dec 17,2016 , 03:23 AM IST | Opinion
Turning point in a story or a play is the observable moment when there is a definite change in direction and one becomes aware that it is now about to move towards its end. 
Rahul-Modi meet, PM Modi heard us but did not commit to anything says Congress VP

Rahul-Modi meet, PM Modi heard us but did not commit to anything says Congress VP

Dec 16,2016 , 03:17 PM IST | National
A Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday to highlight the plight of farmers in the country and demanded a loan waiver for them. During the meeting, which came in the backdrop of Gandhi's fierce attack on the Prime Minister over demonetization, top Congress leaders presented a memorandum to Modi on demands of farmers including loan waiver