Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

Full Coverage : RAHUL GANDHI


With odds heavily stacked against the UPA government, Rahul Gandhi has an uphill task of reviving the fortunes of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha elections. Strong anti-incumbency, a series of corruption charges and  a lackluster economic performance have created a perception of a non-performing government at the Centre. Rahul, being the virtual PM candidate, will find it difficult to change the anti-Congress wave.

Rahul’s great primary idea: No challenger to ex-TMC Somen

Kolkata North is one of the 16 constituencies chosen by Rahul for his experiment

The Rahul rejig

For Rahul, the problem is that despite strong economic growth over the past decade, inequality in India has been surging.

11 instances where Rahul Gandhi could have given better answers in interview with Arnab
January 30, 2014

We dissect Rahul Gandhi’s much-talked about interview with Arnab Goswami.

Rahul Gandhi, stuck on repeat
If Gandhi was repetitive, desultory, given to platitudes, Goswami was as pointed and focused as a compass and revelled in asking uncomfortable questions. He went for all the difficult questions of today, ignoring Gandhi’s “long-term view”. (AP)

In his first formal interview, he and his questioner, Arnab Goswami, seemed to be speaking different languages.

Congress works more but not good at marketing: Rahul Gandhi
January 12, 2014

The Congress is promising to introduce many of the youth’s demands in its 2014 election manifesto.

Nobody should feel scared in secular India,says Rahul Gandhi
Mitchell Johnson
December 23, 2013

Rahul insisted that ‘mediation’ was necessary to ensure that both communities could coexist again.

Congress backs Rahul,BJP distrusts Varun: book
January 22, 2012

New book compares fortunes of two Gandhi scions on different sides of Indian politics.

Rahul Gandhi plays Muslim card in UP rally
December 14, 2011

Rahul alleges Mayawati,Mulayam talked only about castes,lacked vision,did not think in long-term.

Rahul Gandhi breaks security cordon,mingles with people

Rahul is on five-day visit to western Uttar Pradesh in view of the upcoming Assembly elections.

Maya’s elephants don’t eat leaves,but currency notes: Rahul Gandhi

Leader slams UP parties’ caste politics,asks people to vote in Congress for change.

Congressmen attack Hazare for remarks on Rahul Gandhi
December 12, 2011

Congressmen dub Anna as the RSS spokesperson and accuses him of doing politics on Lokpal issue.

Fighting UP polls in real sense after 20 years: Rahul Gandhi
December 10, 2011

He says all poll promises made by his party like MGNREGS had been fulfilled.

‘Elephant’ giving nightmares to Rahul Gandhi: Mayawati
November 27, 2011

Mayawati says Congress had ruled the state for 40 years but could not ensure development.

‘Rahul Gandhi comment was made on the basis of incorrect info’
November 16, 2011

Gandhi said,”Tripura government is not working for the development of the poor and working class.”

Rahul Gandhi wants to divide country: SAD

Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday condemned the statement of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asking Uttar Pradesh youth not to go to Punjab and Maharashtra to earn their livelihood.

In UP battle,Rahul Gandhi’s office wields RTI
November 14, 2011

Armed with lists obtained through RTI,volunteers check where Janani Suraksha Yojna being misused.

Congress backs Rahul Gandhi’s stand on assets disclosure by ministers’ kin
October 24, 2011

“All ministers and their dependents should declare their assets,” Congress spokesperson Alvi said.

Poll Pourri: Rahul Gandhi to visit Bundelkhand today
October 10, 2011

Five months after AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi jointly addressed a rally with PM Manmohan Singh in Bundelkhand,he will again visit the region on Monday.

Rahul Gandhi visits riot-hit Gopalgarh,appeals for peaceful solution

In a surprise visit,Rahul Gandhi went to Gopalgarh village and other neighbouring places in Rajasthan that had witnessed bloody clashes between two communities last month and met people to ascertain the root cause of the trouble.

Congress to project Rahul Gandhi as future leader: Pranab
October 4, 2011

“We are always in favour of new leadership. Rahul is our future leader,” Mukherjee said.

Rahul Gandhi meets Dal Lake vegetable vendors
September 27, 2011

During the interaction,some of the vegetable sellers recalled visit of Rajiv Gandhi to the Lake in 1984.

Rahul Gandhi to visit J-K for 2 days
September 24, 2011

Rahul will arrive on Sept 26 for giving fillip to membership drive.

Rahul Gandhi visits quake-hit Sikkim
September 21, 2011

Rahul made an aerial survey of north Sikkim and met survivors in village and hospital.

Rahul Gandhi let us down: Team Anna
September 16, 2011

Team Anna felt Rahul would work with them and would ensure Jan Lokpal Bill gets passed.

Rahul Gandhi returns from US,without Sonia
September 5, 2011

Post-surgery,Congress president was expected to be back in Delhi by first week of September.

Lokpal issue: Rahul Gandhi meets PM
August 26, 2011

Gandhi had said that he was concerned over the logjam in the wake of Hazare’s agitation.

‘Who will believe what Rahul Gandhi says on corruption?’
August 24, 2011

BJP MP Maneka Gandhi takes a swipe at Rahul Gandhi amid the raging controversy on corruption issue.

Chiranjeevi formally joins Cong,hails Rahul Gandhi
August 21, 2011

Chiranjeevi filled up a form seeking primary membership of the Congress at a function at the AICC headquarters in the presence of Rahul Gandhi and senior leaders.

Rahul Gandhi to visit state for Youth Cong membership drive
July 20, 2011

AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit eastern UP on July 21 and 22 to participate in the Youth Congress membership awareness drive.

Rahul Gandhi not CM candidate,says Congress
July 7, 2011

Asked if the party will project any CM candidate at all,Digvijay Singh said,“No,we will not.”

UP elections pose challenge for Rahul Gandhi
June 19, 2011

Congress has been in political wilderness in UP since 1989 in the wake of the Mandal and Mandir surge.

Simi wanted to quiz Rahul Gandhi in ‘India’s Most Desirable’ show
June 10, 2011

The TV host dropped the idea because the format,which has a fun element,didn’t support it.

Rahul Gandhi gets veteran Gujarat Cong man in his core team
May 30, 2011

Deepak Ratilal Babaria is the fourth secretary attached with the Amethi MP