Tag: Rahul Gandhi

Ashok Gehlot to be Rajasthan Chief Minister, Sachin Pilot his deputy

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday named Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan’s next chief minister and Sachin Pilot his deputy after party president Rahul Gandhi successfully brokered peace between the veteran leader and his younger colleague following several rounds of discussions. After Congress’ observer to the state K C Venugopal made the announcement at a media […]

Narendra Modi waived loans worth Rs 3.5 lakh crore of select industrialists: Rahul Gandhi

CHARAMA: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi had waived loans worth Rs 3.5 lakh crore of 15 select industrialists during his tenure. Addressing a rally ahead of the state Assembly polls, Gandhi said he wanted Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to become agriculture centres in five years and […]

Rahul Gandhi demands Arun Jaitley’s resignation over Mehul Choksi issue

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday demanded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s resignation alleging that his daughter was “on the payroll” of Mehul Choksi, the prime accused in the multi-crore PNB fraud case. Taking to Twitter, he alleged that Jaitley “sat on the file and allowed him (Choksi) to flee”. The Congress chief claimed […]

Petrol price cut: Arun Jaitley questions commitment of Rahul Gandhi, his allies

NEW DELHI: With non-BJP ruled states refusing to cut taxes on fuel, India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday questioned Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his “reluctant allies” if they are only committed to tweets and television bytes when it comes to giving relief to the common man. In a Facebook post titled ‘The oil […]

NCP backs demand for JPC probe into Rafale deal

PATNA: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday backed the demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale deal and asked the Centre to come out with a “white paper” on the matter. NCP national general secretary Tariq Anwar said that the BJP, which was in the opposition in the 1980s, had […]

Will bring to justice those who stole from you, Rahul Gandhi tells jawans, IAF officers and HAL workers

NEW DELHI: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he understands the pain of jawans, Air Force officers, the families of martyred pilots as well as Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) workers and will work to bring to justice all those who dishonoured and stole from them. Gandhi addressed them all on Twitter in his apparent […]

It is time PM, Arun Jaitley ‘stop lying’ on Rafale issue and call for JPC probe: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hit back at Arun Jaitley on the Rafale issue, saying it is time the finance minister and the prime minister “stop lying” and call for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe for an “uncorrupted truth” to come out. He accused Jaitley of having the ability to spin […]

Narendra Modi, Anil Ambani carried out Rs 1.3 lakh crore ‘surgical strike’ on defence forces: Rahul Gandhi on Rafale issue

NEW DELHI: Upping the ante over the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Anil Ambani jointly carried out a Rs 130,000 crore “surgical strike” on the defence forces. His renewed attack on Modi came a day after a French media report quoted former French president Francois […]

Activist claims he saw Rahul Gandhi meet Nirav Modi at a plush Delhi hotel in 2013

NEW DELHI: Activist Shehzad Poonawalla claimed on Thursday Congress chief Rahul Gandhi met Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud accused Nirav Modi at a plush hotel here in 2013. Poonawalla’s charge was however denied by the Congress. His allegation came hours after Gandhi asserted his party MP P L Punia saw Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sitting […]

Arun Jaitley should step down while it is underway: Rahul Gandhi on Vijay Mallya’s ‘serious allegations’

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday night tweeted about Vijay Mallya’s reported meeting with Arun Jaitley. Mallya had claimed that he met Jaitley for settlement before leaving for London, a claim which Union Finance Minister has rejected. However, Congress has latched on to the allegations and have asked for probe. Congress President Rahul […]

Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh hit out at Narendra Modi over rising fuel prices, Congress claims bandh a big success

NEW DELHI: The Congress and other opposition parties observed a country-wide ‘Bharat Bandh’ on Monday to protest rising petrol and diesel prices and claimed it was a “grand success” due to the participation of people who have sent a message to the Narendra Modi government rejecting its policies. Top Congress leaders including party chief Rahul […]

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