Rahul Gandhi said he was against privatisation of the institute and that he would back the demands of the students.
Since the meetings he had held with party workers before the 2012 state elections, Rahul’s visits to Uttar Pradesh have been mainly limited to his constituency Amethi, except while he was campaigning for the LS polls last year.
Earlier FTII students had written to him seeking his intervention to check the ‘assault on institutions of higher learning’.
Nirmala disagreed with a suggestion that a cross section of people with high expectations was not happy with Narendra Modi’s performance of one year in office.
Congress said that the court would decide on Swaraj’s plea that her intervention to help former IPL chief Lalit Modi secure British travel documents was a humanitarian gesture.
‘The Congress is committed to giving special status to Andhra Pradesh as well as fighting for the Polavaram project,’ he said.
‘If Rahul Gandhi does not apologise, then it is a serious problem. We will have to file criminal defamation case against him,’ said Gadkari while describing his remarks against Swaraj as ‘childish’.
Congress VP Rahul Gandhi said PM Narendra Modi has understood that he cannot push farmers, after the agrarians showed their strength.
Gandhi’s visit, the first after bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, is being seen as an effort to strengthen the party’s base in the state
Rahul Gandhi attacked the Jayalalithaa government for being ‘least bothered about the problems of lower class’.
Rahul Gandhi also attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his ‘silence’ on the row and said ‘people of India are losing their faith in him’.
Rahul Gandhi made it clear that there would be no discussion on the Lalit Modi controversy unless Sushma quits office.
In their letter to Gandhi, FTII students have sought his support to check the “assault on institutions of higher learning” and invited the Congress VP to come to Pune and back their cause.
Strategy is to ‘expose Rahul as anti-progress’, bring up Lalit Modi’s Congress connections, drag in Congress CMs under corruption cloud
There has been criticism that Rahul Gandhi was holding kisan padayatras only in BJP-ruled states and non-Congress parties — Maharashtra, Telangana and Rajasthan — while ignoring the Congress-ruled Karnataka.