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  • 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”.

  • Cong to declare candidates early after scientific analysis

    The party is mounting a separate exercise of identifying 10 to 20 dedicated party workers in each polling booth who can devote their maximum time in contacting the voters right from January and sending feedback on their aspirations.

  • Gujarat: A tough nut to crack

    RAHUL will have to create such a system where local leaders are encouraged and empowered to take their own political decisions without making weekly trips to Delhi for the nod of the party high command.

  • Economy in ‘fragile five’ during P Chidambaram’s tenure: BJP

    New Delhi : The BJP on Sunday slammed former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram over his criticism of the Narendra Modi government’s economic record, saying that Indian economy had been counted as among “fragile five” during his tenure.

  • The fight has not ended: Rahul Gandhi

    GANDHINAGAR : Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday complemented partymen for exploding the myth surrounding invincibility of the ruling party and said that with a little more effort BJP can be defeated in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s own bastion of Gujarat. “We have lost the elections but in actual fact we have won. We have a new leadership in the state Assembly and next time we will be in Government. Watch out for

  • CWC to meet every two months, says Congress President Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: In a major decision to ramp up the party functioning, new Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday announced that meetings of the Congress Working Committee will be held every two months.  In his opening remarks at a CWC meeting, which he chaired for the first time as party President, Gandhi said he views the working committee as the “voice of Congress”.

  • Rahul Gandhi chairs first CWC meeting as Congress President

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Friday chaired the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting for the first time as Congress President with party leaders expected to discuss the current political issues, including the verdict in the 2G spectrum case in which all the accused have been acquitted.

  • Can Rahul Gandhi and opposition stop Narendra Modi and BJP’s juggernaut?

    The Gujarat assembly elections are done and dusted and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi won the state with a slender majority of 99 seats and the contest became very close and PM Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah had to use all their might to retain its citadel. With the win in Himachal Pradesh with a handsome margin, the right-wing party now controls India’s 19 states

  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat on Saturday for review meeting

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi will visit Gujarat on Saturday to attend a review meeting to analyse the party’s showing in the Assembly elections, in which it gave a tough fight to the ruling BJP.  During his three-day visit to the state, Gandhi will hold meetings with all the newly-elected MLAs and party workers and review the Gujarat election results, said sources in the party.  Congress along with its alies won 80

  • Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Should Narendra Modi rejoice or time for an honest introspection?

    So, the much-awaited results for the Gujarat assembly elections were finally announced on Monday (December 18) and amidst a tight contest, ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) managed to retain its seat by the skin of its teeth and bagged 99 seats. The opposition headed by Congress’ new president Rahul Gandhi performed beyond expectations and the Grand Old Party won a handsome 80 seats just missing the majority mark of 92 by a

  • Rahul Gandhi questions PM Modi’s credibility

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the Gujarat polls have put a big question mark over the credibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and that of the BJP, which is today “at an all-time low.” “Frankly, Modi ji has a credibility problem and he will find it very difficult because his party repeats whatever he says, but the nation is not listening. Gujarat polls demonstrated this and it would become

  • Gujarat Election results gave a massive jolt to BJP, says Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the Gujarat election result has dealt a “massive jolt” to the BJP and raised questions about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s credibility because of his silence on corruption charges including BJP chief Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah’s meteoric business rise.