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Remarks by Rahul Gandhi in Press Conference

NEW DELHI: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government (Centre) over the farmers’ agitation, saying that the “image” of India built by the Congress is being “destroyed” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Commenting on the farmers’ protests at several borders of the national capital for the last 54 days […]

Rahul Gandhi seeks public support for campaign in favour of farmers

NEW DELHI: Asking people to join the farmers’ “satyagraha” against the Modi government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke out in support of the ongoing protests and against rising fuel prices in the country. The Congress is observing the day as Kisan Adhikar Divas and will take out protest marches in all state capitals. […]

Would have thrown out China in less than 15 minutes if Congress was in power: Rahul Gandhi

KURUKSHETRA: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over India’s border standoff with China, saying that if Congress been in power, it would have thrown out China from the country in less than 15 minutes. The former Congress president while addressing a public gathering at Anaj Mandi here late this evening, […]

Rahul Gandhi asks Narendra Modi government to withdraw farm bills, guarantee MSP

NEW DELHI: Stepping up its attack on the Narendra Modi government (Centre) over the farm bills passed by Parliament, the Congress Saturday ran a social media campaign — Speak up for farmers — with Rahul Gandhi demanding the government withdraw the proposed legislations and give a guarantee on MSP. The three bills were passed by […]

Rahul Gandhi slams farm bills as ‘death warrants’

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said democracy has been shamed by the manner in which the government issued “death warrants” against farmers by passing two bills related to the agriculture sector. The Rajya Sabha passed ‘The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020′, and ‘the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) […]

Narendra Modi government’s ‘well planned fight’ against COVID has put India in ‘abyss of GDP reduction’: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Taking a dig at the government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said its “well planned fight” against coronavirus has allegedly put India in an “abyss” of GDP reduction of 24 per cent, 12 crore job losses, 15.5 lakh crore additional stressed loans and globally highest daily COVID-19 cases and deaths. The Congress […]

Loyalists, Team Rahul Gandhi score big in Congress rejig

NEW DELHI: Congress’ interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday set up a special committee to assist her in operational and organizational matters, reshuffled the Congress Working Committee and appointed General Secretaries and state in-charges with loyalists dominating the restructuring which bore a visible stamp of Rahul Gandhi. In the special committee which will function till […]

Sonia Gandhi brings a dissenter into special panel, reshuffles Congress Working Committee

NEW DELHI:In wake of the August 24 CWC meet held after a section of Congress leaders demanded party reforms, Congress’ interim President Sonia Gandhi has set up a special six-member panel to assist her and accommodated one of the “dissenters” in it, while reconstituting the Working Committee – the party’s highest decision-making body. “Congress President […]

Government privatising PSUs, destroying jobs: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the government of privatising Public Sector Units (PSUs) and destroying jobs. Gandhi’s accusations came in the backdrop of the government selling its entire 52.98 per cent stake in India’s second-largest fuel retailer and third-biggest oil refiner BPCL. “Today, the country is facing many Modi government-manufactured disasters, […]

India’s GDP contraction should alarm everyone: Raghuram Rajan

NEW DELHI: Emphasising on the importance of government relief or support in the given scenario, he pointed out that it is “meagre” so far. In a note published on LinkedIn, he also opined that the 23.9 per cent contraction in the GDP during the Q1 would be “even worse if the damage to the informal […]

GST second major attack on India’s unorganised economy: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the NDA’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) is not a tax system but an “attack” on India’s poor and on its small and medium businesses, and urged all to stand against it. Dubbing the GST as “Gabbar Singh Tax”, he said it is the second major […]

Narendra Modi government needs to spend more, not lend more: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the government over the state of the economy and said it needs to give money to the poor to restart the economy through consumption. Gandhi said “distractions” through media won’t help the poor or make the “economic disaster disappear” His attack on the government came after […]

Congress Working Committee asks Sonia Gandhi to continue as interim chief, effect organisational changes

NEW DELHI: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Monday urged Sonia Gandhi to continue as its interim chief till an AICC session can be convened and authorised her to effect necessary organisational changes to deal with the challenges facing the party. At an over seven-hour long meeting, which took place in the backdrop of more […]

5 Rafale jets arrive in India in a boost to IAF’s combat capability

AMBALA: India on Wednesday received its first batch of new multirole combat fighter aircraft in nearly two decades with the arrival of five Rafale jets, giving the country’s air power a strategic edge in the midst of a bitter border row with China in eastern Ladakh. The aircraft, having an undisputed track record and considered […]

Was advised not to speak to Rahul Gandhi, claims Rajiv Bajaj

NEW DELHI: During conversation on the economic fallout of the lockdown due to Covid-19, industrialist Rajiv Bajaj claimed that he was advised not to speak to the former Congress president Rahul Gandhi as it can lead to trouble. When Rahul Gandhi praised Rajiv Bajaj for his braveness for speaking to him, Bajaj said, “I’m speaking […]

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