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  • Congress not involved in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, says Rahul Gandhi

    London: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said “Congress was not involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots”, in which nearly 3,000 Sikhs were killed, mostly in the national capital when the party’s government was in power at the Centre.

  • Rahul Gandhi goes off at a tangent

    It is nothing unusual for Congress president Rahul Gandhi to make a hash of his articulation when he is abroad addressing foreign audiences but with elections only a few months away, every statement of his has to be watched for its fallout for the Opposition. His speech at an event in Hamburg, Germany was of a piece for its outrageousness. His reference to terror group ISIS while warning about the impact of

  • Stop acting as ‘contract killer’ of idea called India: BJP to Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: The BJP today launched a furious attack on Rahul Gandhi after the Congress president compared it and its ideological mentor RSS with the radical Islamist outfit Muslim Brotherhood, accusing him of acting as a “contract killer of the idea called India” for his attempt to present them as a terror organisation.

  • Unbelievable! BJP finds many facets of Rahul Gandhi irresistible, retweets his pictures

    Rahul Gandhi is on tour of Germany, and his latest pictures on Twitter have become a laughing stock among Twitterati. The pictures were posted by official Twitter handle of Congress and they captioned it “The many facets of Rahul Gandhi. #Bundestag”. Even BJP took a dig at Rahul Gandhi and wrote “Even we couldn’t resist retweeting this ;)”, on Twitter. Though, after the pictures were posted, Twitterati started trolling Gandhi.

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    BJP-RSS trying to divide, spread hatred in India: Congress President Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: While his party binds the people of India, the BJP-RSS divides them and spreads hatred, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has said. Addressing the Indian diaspora at a function organised by the Indian Overseas Congress in Berlin last night, he said the Congress’s thought of “unity in diversity” came from the times of Guru Nanak Dev.

  • Priyanka and I were not happy after Prabhakaran was killed, says Rahul

    Hamburg (Germany) : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said he and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were not happy after his father’s (Rajiv Gandhi) killer, LTTE chief Prabhakaran was killed, as they felt “the violence inflicted upon him had impacted others, including his children”.

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    Kerala floods: Centre justifies refusing foreign aid for Kerala ,Opposition slams stand

    Kochi/Hyderabad/New Delhi: Opposition parties, including the Congress and CPI(M), today trained its guns on the Centre asking it to remove obstacles in accepting foreign aid for rain-ravaged Kerala, including Rs 700 crore offered by the UAE, even as government justified the stand. Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam defended the Centre’s decision, saying in refusing foreign aid for rehabilitation of the flood-hit state, the government has followed a 14-year convention it “inherited” from previous

  • Rahul Gandhi at Bucerius Summer School

    Rahul Gandhi cites ISIS example to attack PM Modi, says, exclusion of people leads to insurgency

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi cited the example of Islamic State terrorist group to say that exclusion of a large number of people from the development process could lead to the creation of insurgent groups anywhere in the world. Addressing a gathering at the Bucerius Summer School in Hamburg in Germany yesterday, Gandhi said the BJP government has excluded tribals, Dalits and minorities from the development narrative

  • Cash-strapped Cong wants Ahmed to fill up party coffers

    New Delhi : In a major reshuffle in the Congress at the top, Rahul Gandhi gave a birthday gift to his mother’s former political secretary Ahmed Patel (69) by making him the party’s treasurer, a key post given only to the most trusted man of the party president. He had held the post as treasurer also from 1996 to 2000.

  • Anil Ambani to Rahul Gandhi: Congress misinformed on Rafale deal

    New Delhi: Reliance Group today said its Chairman Anil Ambani has written to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale fighter jet deal saying his party has been “misinformed, misdirected and misled” by “malicious vested interests and corporate rivals” on the issue. Ambani, who had first written to Gandhi on the issue in December, last week again wrote to him saying not a single component worth a single rupee is to be manufactured

  • Rahul’s love Mani is back, says BJP

    NEW DELHI: The BJP on Sunday took on Rahul Gandhi over the revocation of suspension from his party of Mani Shankar Aiyar, who had used objectionable language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it exposed the Congress chief and his “love for a person of many controversies”.

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    There’s more to the wink than Priya Prakash Varrier

    No one had heard of Priya Prakash Varrier until the 18-year-old in an attempt to grab attention of her classmate raises her eyebrow and winks, flooring not just the boy, but the entire nation. Overnight this upcoming star turned into a ‘National Crush’. And just recently, Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi after his impromptu hug to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi came under sharp criticism after his wink to fellow Congress leader

  • Congress launches "Save the Constitution" campaign

    Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi appeals people to contribute to CM’s relief fund

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today expressed concern over the flood situation in Kerala and took to Twitter to make a fervent appeal to people for help by contributing to the chief minister’s relief fund. He also tagged the link of the chief minister’s relief fund to his tweet asking people to contribute, and said: “it is time to step up and help”.