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  • With 325 against 126 votes, Modi government defeats no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: The no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government was defeated in the Lok Sabha on Friday after a 12-hour heated debate which saw the government and the opposition trade charges and a moment of drama when Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, after a blistering speech, walked over to hug the Prime Minister.

  • Rahul’s speech high on entertainment, low on substance: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP on Friday termed Rahul Gandhi’s hug to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an “immature” act and said his speech during the no-confidence motion was “low on substance” and “high on entertainment”. Commenting on the Congress president’s speech, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said, “It was low on substance and high on entertainment value. Since Thursday, the country was observing Rahul and wanted to hear his speech. “He had

  • Move over Priya Varrier, Rahul Gandhi’s hug and wink is the new internet sesation

    New Delhi: Twitterverse exploded as Congress President Rahul Gandhi hugged and winked at Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a raging debate on No-Confidence Motion between the ruling National Democratic Alliance and the Opposition. Veteran journalist Barkha Dutt tweeted that the trend of Nudge and wink is of the past, and now it is all about hug and wink. She wrote, “Instead of Nudge Nudge Wink

  • Nothing new in new Congress Working Committee

    At long last, we have a new Congress Working Committee. The Congress President Rahul Gandhi, seven months into his new elevated position, has found time to re-constitute the apex decision-making body of the once great party according to his lights. But there is little to inspire the party or outsiders. It is the same old mix of old and new, without any indication of a new ideological direction or organisational vigour. Yes,

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    Congress President Rahul Gandhi attacks government using pop quiz

    New Delhi: A day after social activist Swami Agnivesh was attacked in Jharkhand by a group, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the government using a pop quiz that asked people to the name the “perpetrator of hatred and fear”.

  • Rahul Gandhi thanks DMK leader M.K. Stalin for support on Women’s Reservation bill

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday thanked DMK leader M.K. Stalin for supporting him on Women’s Reservation Bill. “Thank you @mkstalin. Spoken like a true leader and a great son of Tamil Nadu. Women are the key to the accelerated development of India. The Women’s Reservation Bill recognises this fact. It’s time for all political parties to come together to support this bill in Parliament,” said Gandhi on Twitter.

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    Digvijay Singh is among old guards dropped from Congress Working Committee

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday constituted the Congress Working Committee, the party’s highest decision-making body, in which the Old Guard still dominate – the likes of AK Antony, Ahmed Patel, Ambika Soni, Motilal Vora, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, Anand Sharma and Kumari Selja.

  • Govt asks Cong to join hands

    Law Minister suggests that Congress should support BJP to get women reservation, triple talaq and nikah halala bills passed in Parliament.

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    Congress communal, its appeasement politics damaged India: BJP

    New Delhi: The history of partition is testimony to the fact that the Congress’ “appeasement politics” has damaged the country, the BJP said today, intensifying its attack over Rahul Gandhi’s reported remark that the Congress is a “party for Muslims”.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad questions Rahul Gandhi’s silence over ‘Muslim party’ remark

    New Delhi: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has questioned Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s silence over his “Congress is a Muslim party” remark. Speaking to ANI, the minister said that Rahul’s statement on Muslims is purely inspired by vote bank politics. “What Rahul Gandhi has said (Congress is a pro-Muslim party) fits the pattern when he had earlier said saffron or Hindu terror is more dangerous than LeT. It’s purely inspired by vote bank politics.

  • Sacred Games: Anurag Kashyap gives ‘yay’ to Rahul Gandhi’s remark

    New Delhi: Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has hailed Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s comment on his controversial web show ‘Sacred Games’. Kashyap, who is the filmmaker and co-director of the web show expressed his sentiments on Twitter and said, “That’s a yay,” quoting Rahul’s tweet.