Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s health concerns have hit the party’s ambitions, at least for the near future. Poor trust in Rahul Gandhi’s political acumen could force the party to bring in someone outside of the first family to help run things smoothly. R Rajagopalan reports from New Delhi. IMAGE: Rahul Gandhi does not take after his mother, a weakness now finding acknowledgment by many within the party who feel a third person may be required to help with the running ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday reeled out statistics in Lok Sabha to assert that the National Democratic Alliance government had brought down inflation and expressed hope that prices of essential commodities will come down further after a ‘good’ monsoon. After Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and alleged that the government had failed to control prices, particularly of the essential commodities, Jaitley contended that the NDA ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday promised to end the drugs menace in Punjab if the party comes to power in 2017 assembly polls in the state by bringing in a new law. Hitting out at the 9-years old SAD-BJP government in the state, Gandhi accused the Akalis of ‘protecting’ drugs trade and said there was ‘ease in doing only one business in Punjab which is of drugs’. Gandhi also lambasted the Akali dispensation for unemployment in the state. Leading a dharna ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a stinging attack on the National Democratic Alliance government over the mega event marking its two years in office, saying farmers are committing suicide for want of water in Maharashtra, but the Modi dispensation is busy celebrating “with songs and dance with Bollywood stars”. Addressing party workers during Congress’s ‘mashal julus’ (torch rally) to protest alleged power and water shortage in Delhi, Gandhi also targeted ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
27 Jul 2016, 14:58 Jagran Post News Desk Jagran Post Editorial | Last Updated: 27 Jul 2016, 14:58 In his own words, Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin separated himself and his crime from the RSS. He did not do so alone, even the government approver, ...Jagran Post, 4 weeks ago
Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar on Tuesday expressed hope that there will be a ‘miracle’ in favour of his party in the upcoming assembly election in the state. “The people of Uttar Pradesh have always been springing surprises -- be it 2004, 2007, 2012 or 2017 -- this time they are going to do a miracle in favour of Congress,” he said. Babbar is in Varanasi, the Lok Sabha constituency Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents, to take part in Congress president ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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