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  • Posters in Amethi depict RaGa as Lord Rama, NaMo as Ravan

    Lucknow : As Rahul Gandhi made first trip to his parliamentary constituency as the Congress president on Monday, posters eulogising him as an incarnation of Lord Rama slaying Prime Minister Narendra Modi, portrayed as the ten-headed demon king Ravan, have appeared at various places in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi district.

  • SC row: Opposition wants ‘sensitive’ matter probed

    In his brief statement, Rahul Gandhi said that all citizens who love the idea of justice and believe in the Supreme Court were looking at the developments, and therefore it was important that those were addressed.

  • Supreme Court row: Rahul Gandhi says issues raised by judges extremely important

    New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today described the concerns expressed by four Supreme Court judges over the institution’s functioning as “extremely important”, and also sought investigation into the death of judge B H Loya by the “highest level” of the apex court.

  • Rahul Gandhi lauds ISRO’s successful launch of its 100th satellite

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday lauded the the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of its 100th satellite ‘Cartosat-2 Series’ from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota Island.

  • Rahul Gandhi to visit his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi next week

    New Delhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will make a two-day visit to Amethi next week in what would be his first trip to his Lok Sabha constituency after taking over the reins of the party. Gandhi took over as Congress chief from Sonia Gandhi on December 16 last year, when she handed over the charge to her son after heading the grand old party for 19 years. Gandhi will be in Amethi

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    Cong practised politics of hate, communalism longest, says BJP

    New Delhi : Hitting back at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who said India is witnessing a rise in the forces of hatred and division, the BJP on Tuesday said it is the Congress party that is guilty of hate and communal politics “for the longest time”.

  • Witty Rahul Gandhi mocks PM Narendra Modi and FM Arun Jaitley over GDP growth

    New Delhi: In the wake of Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation releasing Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers during 2017-18, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took to Twitter to make a witty remark about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • Meet Jignesh Mevani, the fresh face of Dalits who is locking horns with Modi

    As the Bhima-Koregaon caste conflict is finally dying down, the protests became quite a vocal issue across Maharashtra and India. The Maharashtra bandh on January 3 (Wednesday) was the retaliation of the conflict which happened in Pune on January 1, 2018, celebrating the heroics of the Dalit community to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Koregaon. The issue quickly spread like a wildfire and it has put the focus on

  • Rahul Gandhi mocks government over ‘Make in India’ initiative

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today used figures of declining investments to taunt the Modi government over its ‘Make in India’ initiative, terming the numbers an update on the “Fake in India programme”.

  • Congress legislator allegedly slaps HP woman cop, gets slapped back

    Shimla : In a video grab gone viral, Congress leader and Himachal Pradesh firebrand legislator Asha Kumari is seen involved in a tiff with a woman constable and slapped her on Friday, as Congress President Rahul Gandhi was visiting the state.

  • Stalemate ends, but Rahul shows bad faith

    It was totally unacceptable that Rahul Gandhi should seek to score brownie points over a mutual understanding reached between the ruling party and the Opposition to break the prolonged stalemate in Parliament. Virtually taunting the prime minister for making that understanding possible so that the two Houses could function in an orderly manner, the newly-minted Congress chief said that he never means what he says.

  • On 133rd foundation day, Rahul Gandhi says Congress’ duty is to defend Constitution

    New Delhi: Congress party president Rahul Gandhi on the occasion of 133rd foundation day of the party said that it is the duty of his party and the countrymen to defend the Constitution and rights of all Indians. Gandhi said the Congress Party was jointly responsible for bringing independence to the country, as well as in drafting the Constitution that confers equal rights to all citizens, but that it has come under

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    Temple Run: The game is on in 2018

    WHEN  the Anthony committee pointed out that the Congress rhetoric on communalism was widely perceived as minorityism, Rahul Gandhi still didn’t get it. He continued to believe that characterising the BJP as an upper-caste, anti-poor, communal party was the way to go.

  • Mani blames Modi for creating controversy over his remark

    New Delhi : Suspended former Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar (76) says he is bewildered at the charge that his “neech” remark cost the Congress in the Gujarat elections and he squirms at the thought that “I should have brought down the party that has given me so much.”

  • Bengaluru: 107-year-old find Rahul Gandhi ‘handsome’, he sends big hug

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi had an unusual admirer in a 107-year-old woman in Bangalore, who found him “handsome” and wished to meet him. Gandhi obliged by calling her up and wishing the centenarian on her 107th birthday yesterday. In a tweet, Bangalore-based woman Dipali Sikand wrote that her grandmother had a wish to meet Rahul Gandhi, whom she found as “handsome”.