Tag: Rahul Gandhi

Lockdown news India: Narendra Modi govt fights pressure to lock down India as coronavirus deaths rise | India News

NEW DELHI: Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on states to only consider lockdowns “as the last option.” Now everyone from his political...

West Bengal elections: Mamata emerges as ‘Didi Number One’ in the opposition camp | India News

NEW DELHI: Mamata Banerjee emerged as the pre-eminent opposition leader in the country on Sunday, beating the formidable forces of the ruling BJP at the...

Nation seeing Gandhis’ shameful arrogance when everyone needs to come together: BJP | India News

NEW DELHI: The BJP lashed out at the Congress on Wednesday over its criticism of the Centre’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying the country...

Covid has hit with fury; despite a year to prepare, we were caught off guard again: Sonia Gandhi | India News

NEW DELHI: Accusing the Modi government of “gross unpreparedness” and “adhocism” in dealing with the Covid-19 crisis, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday made a...

Kerala polls peaceful, parties hit back at each other over Sabarimala

Kerala recorded a turnout of 74.04% in the polls for the state assembly on Tuesday that was largely peaceful. Only a few minor incidents were...

View: Corruption may not have ended but things are on the mend

Why, despite strong evidence of anti-incumbency, does Congress not fare better in elections? Some say Rahul Gandhi is a lousy leader. Others say the party...

Congress raises Rafale deal again after French media claims of €1.1-million ‘commission’

The Congress Monday sought a thorough probe in the Rafale defence deal and demanded answers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after a French media report...

Left is a bundle of contradictions, there will never be a BJP CM in Kerala: PC Chacko | India News

Congress is upbeat about its chances in the upcoming Kerala assembly elections and hopes that past precedent of a change of guard every five years...

100 days of BJP’s arrogance; black chapter in our democracy: Congress slams govt over farmers’ protest

As the farmers’ protest against the Centre’s new farm laws completed 100 days, the Congress on Saturday said the period was a “black chapter” in...

Congress is having a deja-vu moment post Gujarat civic polls

There seems to be a pattern emerging among the Congress cadre and leadership after every defeat of their party in Gujarat. First, allegations of corruption...

Emergency was a mistake: Rahul Gandhi

Terming the Emergency that was imposed by former prime minister Indira Gandhi a “mistake”, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said what happened during that...

E Sreedharan opens up on his political ambitions and why Modi is the best PM India has ever had

It is a host of factors like lack of industrial and infrastructure development, misrule and corruption in Kerala that drove him to politics, metro-man Elattuvalapil...

‘Narendra Modi’ stadium: When BJP did a Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: The renaming of the world’s largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its inauguration by President Ram Nath Kovind...

Congress fall in Gujarat civic polls detrimental to democracy: Raut | India News

MUMBAI: With the Congress getting a drubbing in the recent Gujarat municipal polls, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said the Congress’s fall in...

I admire what you do: Rahul Gandhi tells fishermen of Kerala; sails with them

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday turned seafarer and pulled the net with local fishermen in high sea here to get a taste of their...

Top takeaways from Gujarat civic polls as BJP registers impressive win, AAP beats Congress in Surat | India News

NEW DELHI: The BJP registered an impressive victory in the Gujarat municipal elections, counting for which is still underway. It is a relief for the...

Rahul Gandhi sounds poll bugle in Kerala, slams BJP, Left government

The Congress on Tuesday sounded the poll bugle in Kerala with the party organising a mammoth rally in which leader Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing...

People of Assam have seen the hollowness of Gujarat model and it is time for alternative Chhattisgarh model: Baghel

Chhattisgarh chief minister and Congress observer for Assam, Bhupesh Baghel, said the people of poll-bound Assam have seen the hollowness of Gujarat model of development....

First ever ‘Chadar’ sent by Afghan President to Ajmer Dargah | India News

NEW DELHI/AJMER: Signalling the further strengthening of diplomatic and cultural relations with India, Afghanistan President has sent a ‘Chadar’ to the world famous Ajmer Sharif...

Puducherry CM, amid calls to resign, says: Will follow statute

NEW DELHI: Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy’s government was on the brink of collapse on Tuesday after one more Congress MLA resigned. Setting the stage for...

Smriti Irani dares Rahul Gandhi to take out money from tea traders in Gujarat | India News

VANSDA: Union minister and BJP MP Smriti Irani on Tuesday dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to “take out money” from the pockets of small tea...

Chhattisgarh CM slams nails, barricades at farmer protest sites, accuses government of ‘internationalising’ issue

New Delhi: Slamming the Centre over the treatment of farmers protesting the new farm laws, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday likened the installing...

farmers: Rahul Gandhi ‘conspires’ with anti-India elements during his visits abroad: BJP

New Delhi: With many international personalities, including celebrities, lending their support to India’s protesting farmers, the BJP on Wednesday lashed out at “propaganda and fake...

Opposition takes farmers’ protest to parliament, 20 parties boycott President’s customary address

NEW DELHI: The budget session of Parliament began on a stormy note on Friday, after members belonging to 20 Opposition parties boycotted the President’s customary...

Govt trying to divide and intimidate farmers protesting against agri laws: Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday alleged that the government is trying to divide and intimidate the farmers to break their protest against the three...