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  • BJP rakes up 1984 riots, taunts Rahul Gandhi’s logic on Sangh

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday alleged that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was bringing down his own credibility with his critical remarks against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and asked whether he would be able to accept the allegations that the grand old party was involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Taking a jibe at the Congress vice-president, BJP spokesperson Sudesh Verma said the former says one thing in

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    Defamation case: Rahul in court and outside

    The Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi may have avoided a potentially long and irksome criminal defamation case by his firm declaration in the Supreme Court that he did not accuse the RSS for the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.  Charging the entire organisation for the misdeed of a solitary member can be problematic under the criminal defamation law. The heir apparent of the controlling family of the Congress chose discretion over bravado. He in

  • Stand by every single word I said about RSS: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: A day after Rahul Gandhi’s counsel told the Supreme Court that he had never blamed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for killing Mahatma Gandhi, the Congress vice president on Thursday put an end to the doubts on his ‘u-turn’ regarding the matter and said that he will never stop fighting the hateful and divisive agenda of the RSS.

  • Rahul must come clean on how Gandhiji’s assassin was affiliated to RSS: Vaidya

    Nagpur: As the Congress vice president told the Supreme Court yesterday that he had never blamed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as an institution for killing Mahatma Gandhi, but persons associated with it were behind the assassination, RSS ideologue M.G. Vaidya on Thursday said rather twisting it, Rahul Gandhi must come clean on in what sense they were associated with the Hindu nationalist organisation and what was their position and credential.

  • No U-turn on RSS role in Bapu’s murder, says Cong

    New Delhi : The Congress on Wednesday went into an offensive with a fierce counter-attack in retaliation to the social media campaign on a U-turn by Rahul Gandhi in the Supreme Court, asserting that he has not changed position on the RSS involvement in Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination to save himself from legal trouble. It asserted that both the party and the leadership firmly stood by the “historical truth” that the RSS indeed was

  • Rahul Gandhi In Supreme Court : RSS People, Not RSS, Killed Mahatma Gandhi

    New Delhi : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has walked a very thin line in the Supreme Court on the issue of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. In an assertion that could get him off the hook in a defamation case, Gandhi has said that he had not blamed the RSS as in institution for the killing of the Father of the Nation, but “people associated with it.”

  • Omar-led J & K Opposition delegation calls on Modi, appeals for dialogue

    New Delhi: A joint delegation of opposition parties led by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprised him of the ground situation with an appeal to adopt a political approach in dealing with the unrest in the Valley.

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    J&K opposition leaders meet Rahul Gandhi over prolonged unrest

    New Delhi: With Kashmir under curfew for the last 44 days, former state chief minister Omar Abdullah today led a joint delegation of opposition parties for a meeting with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi where he pitched for efforts to find a political solution to the violent unrest which has claimed 64 lives so far.

  • Rahul reminisces his brush with singing

    New Delhi : Showing his lighter side, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday recalled his ‘shortlived singing career’ during school days, drawing smiles all around at an event here. The reviews, however, were not too kind after he nervously belted out a song surrounded by his seniors during one of his initial days in high school and he never tried public singing again, the Congress vice president said.

  • Rajiv Gandhi remembered on 72nd birth anniversary

    New Delhi: The nation today remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and other leaders paying tributes to him at his memorial even as Congress President Sonia Gandhi kept away due to health reasons.

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    Modi responsible for Gujarat burning, not Anandiben: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Following Anandiben Patel’s offer to resign as the Gujarat Chief Minister, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying it was his 13-year rule in the state and not his successor’s two-year governance that was responsible for the terrible condition of the state, which was now embroiled in cases of atrocities against Dalits.

  • Sonia Gandhi to hold roadshow in Varanasi

    Varanasi: Kicking off her poll campaign for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, Congress president Sonia Gandhi will hold a roadshow in the city on August 2.

  • Rahul blows poll bugle in UP; tears into rivals

    Lucknow : Reaching out to the people of Uttar Pradesh ahead of the 2017 Assembly election, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday charged his political opponents with ‘paying lip service’ to the state and asserted Sheila Dikshit was ‘highly experienced’ to change UP’s face.

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    Rahul Gandhi targets Modi government over price rise

    New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday charged the Narendra Modi government with gross failure to keep prices of essential commodities under control. Gandhi also challenged Prime Minister Modi to announce a date by which the prices of essential commodities like dal and vegetables will decrease.

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    Govt. counters Rahul, throws light on ‘inflation mafia’ during UPA

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday countered Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s assertion that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) only make false promises and asked the latter to introspect the ten-year-rule of the former UPA regime which in nexus with the ‘inflation mafia’ harmed the interest of the common man.