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  • Rahul Gandhi 2.0 is taking shape

    In the wake of the plenary, some have offered their resignations from party posts so that “youth and talent from across the country” can find a place at the party’s high table.

  • Rahul Gandhi needs a total makeover

    The Congress party’s impressive rally in New Delhi to drum up support for Rahul Gandhi after his anointment as party president missed a golden opportunity to concretise and lay out alternative policies to credibly project to the people that a government composed of today’s opposition parties is capable of giving good governance to the country.

  • Rahul coronation with empty words

    The investiture ceremony of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress President was performed at the 84th plenary session of the party in New Delhi on the week-end, with a doting mother, who was herself party chief for nearly two decades, proudly watching from the podium. She had kept the family ‘gaddi’ warm all till the son felt confident enough to relieve her of the onerous task of presiding over a party whose brand

  • Rahul finds a supporter, this time a Nobel laureate

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday cited endorsement of his concern over the mass unemployment becoming the biggest threat to India from a Noble prize winning economist.

  • Priyanks’s hidden hand in Congress plenary

    New Delhi : Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (46) remained in the background even while playing her hidden hand in promoting “brand Rahul” in the just concluded two-day AICC plenary session here on Sunday, with meticulous planning of every aspect, including the stage left empty with just a podium for the speaker instead of seating all senior party leaders alike in the past and in all political party meetings.

  • Herald case: Young Indian asked to deposit Rs 10 crore

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Young Indian Pvt Ltd (YI), whose major stakeholders are Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi, to deposit Rs 10 crore in the Rs 249.15 crore income tax proceedings against the firm.

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    United Opposition: Will Raj Thackeray play the role of a Kingmaker?

    The firebrand politician and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supremo Raj Thackeray has struck again, but this calling out for united opposition for ‘Modi-mukt Bharat’. Raj Thackeray who has praised Narendra Modi earlier in 2014, has now turned against him and wishes to eliminate Modi from power in 2019 Lok Sabha.

  • Mahabharata 2.0: Rahul Gandhi likens BJP to Kauravas, Congress to Pandavas

    New Delhi: A mild mannered Rahul Gandhi was at his barbed best on Sunday as he launched a blistering attack on the BJP troika — Modi, Shah and Jaitley. Dipping into mythology, as if to prove a point to Hindutva mascots, he likened the BJP to the arrogant Kauravas, while appropriating the role of the ‘humble’ Pandavas for the Congress.

  • Rahul Gandhi’s speech “rhetoric of a loser”: Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Giving a point-by-point rebuttal of Gandhi’s speech, senior BJP leader and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman termed his address as the “rhetoric of a loser” and “devoid of substance.” “Rahul Gandhi’s speech sounds like rhetoric of loser devoid of substance. But although devoid of substance, will counter some points….  “Who are Pandavs, who are Kauravas… It (the Congress) is a party that chooses to mock Hindus and Hindu rituals,” she said.


    New Delhi : Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday exhorted Congress members to take a pledge for struggle and sacrifices as an answer to BJP’s call for “Congress-Mukt Bharat” (India free of Congress) to usher in India free of fear (bhay), arrogance (ahankar) and revenge (pratishodh). She also wanted a “Pakshpat-mukt Bharat) and a “Hahakar-mukt Bharat) in which every Indian can live with dignity.

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    Congress party can unite the nation and take it forward: Rahul Gandhi at Plenary Session

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, while addressing the first Plenary Session as the party president, asserted that it is the Congress party, who can “show the way and take the nation forward”. “The symbol of the hand is the symbol of the Congress party. Congress party can unite the nation and take it forward. Only the Congress party can show the way and take the nation forward,” he said. Further expressing his

  • Rahul Gandhi meeting Sharad Pawar shows seriousness for bigger alliance: NCP

    Mumbai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s meeting with NCP chief Sharad Pawar hours after the Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Lok Sabha bypoll results were announced, shows that the Congress leadership is serious on forging a bigger alliance of opposition parties, the NCP said today.

  • AICC plenary set to project Rahul as credible challenger

    New Delhi :  The 3-day AICC plenary session beginning here from Friday will project its new president Rahul Gandhi as a credible challenger of the united Opposition to pull down the Modi government in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections which may be even advanced in November-December to be held with the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

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