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     New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday lambasted Rahul Gandhi for abusing PM Modi, with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asking him not to play with the country’s future. Asserting at a press conference at the BJP headquarters that Modi was “a symbol of honesty,” Prasad accused Congress of corruption in the Rafale deal during the UPA government. “Congress tried to renegotiate the deal in 2012 for kickbacks,” he claimed.

  • Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi says former French President Francois Hollande has called Modi a thief, PM should reply

    New Delhi: Ratcheting up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said former French President Francois Hollande has called him a “thief” in the Rafale deal and sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the issue. Addressing a press conference a day after Hollande had said that the French government had no role in making a private Indian firm get the offset contract, Gandhi questioned Modi’s

  • Rafale deal: PM Modi, Anil Ambani carried out ‘Surgical Strike’ on defence forces, says Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Upping the ante on the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani jointly carried out a “surgical strike” on the defence forces. His renewed attack on Modi came a day after a French media report quoted former French president Francois Hollande as purportedly saying that the Indian government proposed Ambani’s Reliance Defence as

  • Rahul Gandhi at Bucerius Summer School

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi on September 24

    Amethi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi will be on a two-day visit to his Parliamentary constituency Amethi, beginning September 24, a party leader said on Friday. During his visit, the Congress chief will take part in the district vigilance and monitoring committee meeting at the Collectorate in Gauriganj, district unit president of the party, Yogendra Misra said. He will also meet party workers and locals during his visit, Misra said, adding that the details of the

  • Rahul Gandhi, Kerala floods

    Sewer worker’s death: Rahul Gandhi says PM Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat a hollow slogan

    New Delhi: Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the “tragic death” of sewer worker Anil in west Delhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said “PM’s Swachh Bharat is a hollow slogan, when he is blind to the plight of thousands of manual scavengers”. “Anil’s tragic death in the sewers of Delhi and photographs of his grieving son have made headlines worldwide,” said Gandhi on Twitter.

  • Rahul Gandhi, Kerala floods

    Dictatorship has become a profession under PM Narendra Modi government: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: A day after Congress workers were lathicharged in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district, party President Rahul Gandhi attacked the Narendra Modi government saying that dictatorship has become a “profession” and the attack would be remembered as an act of “political atrocity”. “Under Narendra Modi’s regime, dictatorship has turned into profession. The attack on Congress workers’ fundamental rights by Raman Singh’s government in Bilaspur will be remembered by citizens as an act of political atrocity,”

  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath’s statement on cutout controversy contradicts Digvijaya Singh’s statement

    The controversy over the absence of cutout of former CM Digvijaya Singh during Rahul Gandhi’s programme, has further intensified with Congress state president Kamal Nath giving a contradictory statement. Nath, during an interaction with media on Tuesday, said that Singh’s cutout could not be put as it was not ready timely.Nath said that he was very angry over the incident and he wished to tender his apology to Singh on this matter.

  • Bhopal: Rahul Gandhi to flag off Ram-van-path-gaman yatra

    AICC national president Rahul Gandhi will flag off the Ram-van-path-gaman yatra of the Congress party.  Congress state president Kamal Nath took a review meeting of the yatra in Bhopal on Tuesday. Notably new dates will be announced the yatra which was earlier slated to begin on September 23. It may begin on September 27. The party will take out yatra through the places which lord Rama crossed during his exile from Ayodhaya

  • PM Narendra Modi’s silence on Rewari gangrape case is unacceptable: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on the gangrape of a 19-year-old board exam topper in Haryana was “unacceptable”, adding that it was shameful on the part of the government to leave the country’s women unprotected and allow rapists to walk free. He also said the country’s head hung in shame as another of its daughters was brutally gangraped. “India hangs its head in shame as another

  • Bhopal: Tickets on basis of survey, women on priority

    AICC president Rahul Gandhi tried his best to boost the morale of Congress workers. He said for him public comes first then comes Congress workers and after that comes leaders. When Congress forms the government workers voice would be heard and one who does not open doors to a worker would not remain on chair be it minister or chief minister.

  • Bhopal: Rahul Gandhi blows poll bugle in MP amid chanting of mantras

    Playing a soft Hindutva card, Congress national president Rahul Gandhi began his Sankalp Yatra in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Monday here amidst blowing of conch shells and blessings of Hindu priests. Before hopping on to a bus for the 13-km-long roadshow, Gandhi performed a ‘puja’. Giving a religious tone to the entire ceremony, ‘Kanya Poojan’ of 11 minor girls were performed by the Congress leaders including Rahul, party state unit president Kamal

  • Ujjain: City congress members joins in Rahul Gandhi’s rally at Bhopal

    Hundreds of workers and leaders travelled to Bhopal from city to participate in the general meeting addressed by all India Congress Committee President Rahul Gandhi in Bhopal on Monday. Several party members under the leadership of senior leader Dr Batukshankar Joshi and city president Mahesh Soni began their journey early morning in 2-4 wheelers.

  • Rahul blows poll bugle

    Missing Digvijaya Singh raises doubts over unity in party

  • Congress president Rahul Gandhi halts during roadshow in MP, drinks tea and poses for selfie

    Bhopal: Congress president Rahul Gandhi took a brief halt during his roadshow here Monday and had tea and ‘samosa’ at a roadside stall. He also posed for a selfie with the tea stall owner and his staff, Congress MLA Jitu Patwari told PTI. Earlier, the 48-year-old Congress chief set out on the roadshow after taking blessings from 11 Hindu priests as he kick-started his party’s campaign in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh. Enroute his 15-km-long roadshow,