Expressing concerns over the farmer's protest, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on January 19 accused the Centre of endangering Indian agriculture by promulgating these three farm laws. The former Congress chief released a booklet underlining the drawbacks of the legislation and further necessitated its nullification. Replying to BJP Chief JP Nadda’s allegation on the Congress leader insinuating the farmers, Rahul asserted that Nadda’s statement… read-more
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The IANS C-Voter survey 2021 has revealed that around 59.22% of Indians prefer Narendra Modi as Prime Minister over Rahul Gandhi (25.62%). The preference for Modi is over 50% in almost every state except for J&K, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Punjab. Interestingly, the largest approval for PM Modi came from Odisha and Himachal Pradesh (80%). On the other hand, no state except for Kerala (54.28%) and Tamil Nadu (48.26%) prefer Rahul.
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Veteran Congress leader and former Gujarat CM Madhavsinh Solanki passed away at 94 on January 9 due to cardiac arrest. The four-time Gujarat CM had also served as Union Minister in the Narasimha Rao Cabinet. Expressing his grief, PM Narendra Modi called him "beyond politics" and tweeted, "He will be remembered for his rich service to society." Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also paid tribute to Solanki for "strengthening the Congress ideology… read-more
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The BJP has attacked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on social media over his visit to Italy's Milan. Actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi and questioned his "short holiday" amid the ongoing farmers' protest. Also, his visit to Italy came a day before the Congress party's 136th Foundation Day on December 28. However, the Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said that Rahul has gone to see his grandmother.
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The Delhi Police have detained Priyanka Gandhi and other Congress leaders who were accompanying Rahul Gandhi to meet President Ram Nath Kovind. Reportedly, the police had allowed Rahul, Gulam Nabi Azad and Adhir Chowdhury to meet President with two crore signatures against the contentious farm laws. After the meeting the President, Rahul said, “There is no democracy in India, it is only in imagination, not in reality.”
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Rejecting Congress’ claims, the Central Government on December 23 said the Indo-Russia annual summit was mutually cancelled due to COVID-19 issues and any other reason was "false and misleading". Earlier, regarding the cancellation of the summit, congress leader Rahul Gandhi had tweeted, “Damaging our traditional relationships is short-sighted and dangerous for our future.” Some reports also linked this cancellation to Russia’s doubt over… read-more
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Opposition leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar, Sitaram Yechury, T. K. S. Elangovan, D. Raja on December 9 have met President Ramnath Kovind amid farmers' protest. The leaders asked the President to take action against the central government by revoking the three farm laws. In the letter to the President signed by the five leaders, they have requested President Kovind to "persuade 'your government' not to be obdurate" and accept… read-more
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Congress leader Kapil Sibal, who had recently criticized the party for its poor performance in Bihar, has now said the party was not "an effective alternative". Besides Bihar, he also talked about Congress' abysmal performances in Gujrat and Madhya Pradesh. Bringing up the topic of leadership, he added, "How can a party function without a leader for one and half years." He said there was definitely something wrong with the party.
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A UP-based lawyer has filed a civil suit against former US President Barack Obama for his remarks on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and former PM Manmohan Singh. The advocate, Gyan Prakash Shukla, stated the remarks in Obama's book, A Promised Land, had hurt the sentiments of the leaders' followers. He has also demanded an FIR against Obama. The case will be heard in Lalganj Civil Court on December 1.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on November 17 slammed the Bihar's ruling NDA government for hiding the murder of a woman due to elections. Rahul questioned on Twitter that "Whose crime is more dangerous? Who did this inhuman act or the one who hid it for electoral gains". Reportedly, a 20-year-old woman from Vaishali district was allegedly immolated by three men for resisting harassment. The victim succumbed to her injuries 15 days after the… read-more
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