Rahul gandhi

Rahul takes over as Congress chief, attacks Modi for indulging in 'medieval' politics

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 12:30

New Delhi, Dec 16 Marking a generational shift, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took over as the new Congress President, assuming the mantle of the country's oldest political party from his mother Sonia Gandhi, and launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of "taking us back to the medieval times".


Black day for Congress, Rahul's nomination is coronation: Poonawalla

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 23:40

New Delhi, Dec 4, As Rahul Gandhi on Monday filed his nomination for election to the Congress President's post, Maharashtra Congress leader Shehzad Poonawalla said it is a black day in the history of the party and termed the process a "coronation".


Rahul Gandhi's hands full of challenges as party chief, needs new formulas

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 20:38

New Delhi, Dec 4, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's long-delayed elevation as party chief is eventually taking place at a time when Congress faces an "existential crisis", as a party leader put it, and has huge electoral challenges in the run up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.


Rahul takes on Modi over youth unemployment, contract workers plight

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:12

New Delhi, Dec 4, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi for keeping the youth of Gujarat unemployed and not implementing the 7th Pay Commission leading to the plight of contract and fixed salary workers in the state.


'Autocrat' Modi destroyed India's booming economy: Rahul Gandhi

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:10

New Delhi, Nov 8, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "democratically elected autocrat" as he attacked demonetisation and GST on the first anniversary of the note ban.


Rahul's elevation after Gujarat elections, hints Congress

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 21:30

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) In an indication that Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's much-expected elevation as party president may not take place before the Gujarat elections, the party on Friday said it has time till December 31 to complete the entire organisational election process and take a decision on the matter.


Don't read political meaning in Rahul's temple visits: Chidambaram

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 23:56

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said one must not read political meaning into party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's visit to temples in Gujarat, as all are entitled to practice their own faith.


Demonetisation legalised black money, GST hurt small businesses: Rahul

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 23:06

Rajkot (Gujarat), Sep 27 (IANS) Attacking the Narendra Modi government over its manner of implementing GST and on demonetisation, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi termed the former "catastrophic" to small and medium businesses and the latter legalising the black money of "the country's biggest thieves".


Wings have fallen off our plane: Rahul on India's economy 'mess'

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:30

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Congress, led by party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday launched a frontal attack on the Modi government over the state of the economy, after BJP leader Yashwant Sinha aired his views on the "mess", and warned people to brace for tougher times ahead.