A man with an air gun was arrested on Saturday, an hour ahead of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s rally in Bihar’s West Champaran district, police said. The arrested man has been identified as Mohd Sayeed, a resident of Chautarva village in the district, Ramnagar police station officer in-charge Bharatendu Dev said. West Champaran Superintendent of Police Anand Kumar Singh said that Sayeed was interrogated by local police officials and Rahul’s security officers. "Police ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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Attacking Rahul Gandhi on his home turf, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday questioned the alleged sale of land meant for a bicycle factory in Amethi to a trust run by his family but the Congress dismissed her “land grab” allegation as “wild and baseless”. Calling the Congress vice president a “liar”, the Bharatiya Janata Party leader, who was addressing a rally here, claimed that Gandhi family had failed to deliver on their development promises to ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
On Thursday, the latest Gandhi, err Vadra, stepped out into the limelight at her grandfather’s 71st birth anniversary. Miraya Gandhi, the daughter of the Priyanka Gandhi and Robert Vadra, was captured at the birth anniversary celebrations at Vir Bhumi, the samadhi of Rajiv Gandhi. The next generation: Miraya, a student of noted Welham’s girl school, arrives to pray at Rajiv Gandhi’s samadhi with her parents -- Robert and Priyanka. Photograph: PTI Uncle’s girl: ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Congress party is riven by four different approaches to an issue: the Sonia Gandhi way, the Rahul Gandhi method, Lok Sabha MPs’ tactic, and Rajya Sabha MPs’ style, reports R Rajagopalan. The Bharatiya Janata Party’s resounding victory in Madhya Pradesh civic polls is an-eye opener for the Congress,” said a senior Congress leader from the state, interpreting the verdict to mean that the Vyapam campaign by the Congress has not jelled with voters.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
In a spirited fight back, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday tore into the Congress, saying it had helped Bofors accused Ottavio Quattrocchi and Bhopal gas leak accused Warren Anderson flee from India and roped in Rajiv Gandhi in this regard. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, she specifically responded to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s charge that she had got money to help Lalit Modi by telling him to ask his “mamma” as to “how much money had ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
According to highly placed All India Congress Committee sources, yesteryear Tamil actress Khusboo Sundar is being tipped to be the next president of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee. Sources add that another reason for this impending change of guard is Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi taking a poor view of EVKS Elangovan’s involvement in the TNCC trust case. AICC insiders apprehend that trust controversy could hurt the party considerably with G K Vasan and Jayanthi Natarajan ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Defending its decision not to call off the India-Pakistan NSA-level talks despite the neighbouring country courting Kashmiri separatist leaders, government on Thursday said that the meet will only focus on the issue of terror and ways to prevent it. “This meeting is for talks on terror and the need to prevent it,” Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. He was asked to respond to Pakistan high commission’s invite to separatist leaders ahead of the National Security ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan came down heavily on Congress leaders for "persistently and willfully obstructing the House" and suspended them for 5 days. The members who have been punished include the President's son, ex-chief ministers’ sons and an ex-CM’s grandson. Rediff.com brings you the complete list. Gaurav Gogoi Son of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, the young first-time MP from Kaliabor is considered among Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s storm-troopers ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Film and Television Institute of India students on Monday brought their protest against the appointment of TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as its chairman to the national capital even as the government accused Rahul Gandhi of giving “political colour” to the 53-day-old strike. Members of the National Students' Union of India join FTII students at the protest in Jantar Mantar. Photograph: @NSUI/Twitter Intensifying their stir, over 80 students of the prestigious Pune-based FTII held ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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