New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday offered floral tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 98th birth anniversary. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh also offered floral tributes to India's first woman Prime Minister at her memorial in Shakti Sthal. A series of functions have been organized today to highlight contribution of Indira Gandhi in nation building.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes to country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru as the nation celebrates his 126th birth anniversary on Saturday. Former PM Manmohan Singh also came to pay tribute to Nehru at his memorial in Shantivan. Cultural programs were organised in the memory of late Pandit Nehru who played an eminent role in India’s freedom struggle. President Pranab Mukherjee was a part of the tribute paying ceremony at Shantivan. Vice President Hamid Ansari also paid floral tribute to Nehru. Meanwhile, as part of children's day celebrations, many programmes will be organised in schools remembering the children’s favourite ‘Chacha Nehru’.
Friday, November 13, 2015
It is the loss of PM and RSS agenda, said Rahul Gandhi on Bihar poll outcome. The grand alliance of JDU-RJD-Congress secured a landslide victory in the Bihar assembly polls defeating the BJP alliance.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the family members of Gurjeet Singh Bittu, who was killed in police firing at Behbal Kalan near Kotkapura in Punjab. Gurjeet Singh was killed during the protest against the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib at Argari village on October 14. Rahul Gandhi is met the family members of Krishan Singh, the other person killed in the firing. He also met the farmers in Bathinda district and interacted with them.
Araria (Bihar): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising food prices and questioned his silence on the issue. "Modi is responsible for the soaring prices of pulses and other essential commodities. But his silence has shocked the people," Rahul Gandhi said at an election rally in Araria district. "The Modi government has deprived the poor of dal, roti and 'bhat' (rice), not to talk about imposing other problems," Rahul Gandhi said. "The poor curse this government," he added. The Congress leader said the references to Pakistan during the ongoing assembly election in Bihar showed the desperation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
In an exclusive interview to India Today Group on the sidelines of his election rally in Araria, Rahul said, "Neither BJP nor RSS has any vision for the country. Their philosophy, USP is to divide and rule." "The country had a lot of expectation from Prime Minister Modi. He made huge promises but nothing has happened. I think he should talk less and work more," Rahul Gandhi said.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday stated India’s historical past of unity in diversity was in hazard because of communal ideology and the “incidents of hatred” in the nation have been the result of the “deliberate conspiracy”. “The nation’s honour is at stake, as India’s superb historical past of unity in diversity is in hazard as a result of some communal ideology,” she said while addressing the twenty ninth ‘Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration’ function. The “incidents of hatred” have been impressed by the slender mindset, she stated including: “These haven’t come up all of the sudden however (are a) deliberate conspiracy,” said Sonia Gandhi.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi at Shakti Sthal on her 31st death anniversary. Indira Gandhi was killed by her Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984. Along with Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, President Pranab Mukherjee, former PM Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari also paid tribute to Indira Gandhi.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a party election rally in Bihar’s Barbigha district said the people of Bihar will teach a hard lesson to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the state assembly polls as he failed to fulfil his promises. "Modi has failed to fulfil any promises made to the people. High prices of pulses and other essential commodities in the country have angered the people but he is still talking big and doing nothing," said Rahul Gandhi.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a party election rally in Bihar’s Madhubani district said the people of Bihar will teach a hard lesson to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the state assembly polls as he failed to fulfil his promises. "Modi has failed to fulfil any promises made to the people. High prices of pulses and other essential commodities in the country have angered the people but he is still talking big and doing nothing," said Rahul Gandhi.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, while flagging off a procession at Red Fort Ground in Delhi on the occasion of Valmiki Jayanti, asserted that India belongs to people of every religion, every caste and every section, even as he stressed the need to give “more attention” to the cause of the weaker sections of society. Addressing a gathering of people of the Valmiki community Rahul Gandhi said the country belongs to people from all religions and castes and sections. He also maintained that a special focus should be given to the cause of empowering the weaker sections of society “if everyone is to stay happily in the country”. “Congress’ ideology tells us that this country belongs to all...to people of each religion, caste and each individual. All should live with respect and love and harmony. And if we want everyone to stay happily, then the weaker ones, oppressed ones, who don’t get space, they need to be given priority,” said Rahul Gandhi.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Motihari: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the false promises he had made to the people of India. "Stop lying and start working," the Congress vice president said at a rally in East Champaran’s Motihari, two days before the third round of voting for state polls. "Now the PM is realizing that the people of India are smart and they are wise to his lies. Modiji, stop lying and start working," Rahul Gandhi said. "He promised Acche Din (good times), said he would bring down prices, but today the price of dal is Rs 200/kg and Modi is silent," said Rahul Gandhi. The results of the five-phase polls will be announced on November 8.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi lashed out at the media for calling his visit to victim's family in Faridabad's Sunped village a photo-opportunity. "It is insulting to hear that this is a photo opportunity. It is an insult to victim's family and I will continue to visit them. I have told family members that I will help them to best possible extent. The family wants a CBI inquiry. They are poor and that's why this atrocity against them. I've spoken to the family members and all they want to know is what is there fault," said Rahul Gandhi.