National Herald: Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi move SC to quash charges against them

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday moved the Supreme Court to quash charges against them in the National Herald case on Thursday. The two top leaders of the party, along with other senior leaders had last year appeared in the Patiala Court for a hearing in the case. Senior advocates Harin Raval and Vivek Tankha filed a Special Leave Petition in the Supreme

Country is running according to the thinking of RSS: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday told students of a private college here that setting rigid boundaries and getting trapped in narrow definitions can never bring about change. “Change is not as easy as it looks. If you want to lead institutions, if you want problems to be solved, don’t set rigid boundaries for yourself, don’t get trapped in narrow definitions. You need to understand that everything is connected

Rahul Gandhi 's elevation as Congress president likely soon

The process of the much-delayed organisational elections in Congress could get a fillip after the return of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi from Europe next week amid indications that his much talked elevation could happen soon. On December 27, Rahul took to Twitter to announce that he will be travelling to Europe for a “few days”, the first time that he has gone public about a trip abroad. Sources in the

Why is Narendra Modi silent on Vyapam, asks Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on the Vyapam scam. “More than 40 people have died in the Vyapam scam. One of your friends has also died. This is such a big scam and the PM is silent on this,” Gandhi told reporters outside Parliament. “Can’t he make a single comment on the scam? I don’t have any problem if he doesn’t speak. The

Rahul Gandhi condoles death of Punjab farmer who met him

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condoled the death of a debt-ridden farmer from Punjab who had met him, and blamed the Narendra Modi government for the plight of farmers in the country. ”Extremely sad to hear of the death of Sardar Surjit Singh, who I met when I visited Punjab. My deepest condolences to his family,” Gandhi tweeted. ”Farmers in our country are in deep distress. I urge

Expect Rahul Gandhi to become Congress president this year: Jairam Ramesh

Rahul Gandhi is expected to become the party president this year and intends to build the outfit similar to the one that existed during Nehru’s time by promoting regional faces, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday. “..I expect that it would be in 2015. We are expecting that he will take over (as Congress president), and we are expecting that he would take over in 2015,” the former

Rahul Gandhi attacks government on new Real Estate Bill, calls it pro-builder

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday vowed to support the aggrieved middle class home buyers who have been facing serious issues relating to trust deficit from builders including untimely delivery of housing projects. Speaking to the media after meeting a delegation of home buyers from Delhi-NCR region at AICC Headquarters in the national capital, Gandhi said, “I have met 100-200 people today and I have learnt that not only farmers

Sonia Gandhi meets rain-farmers in Rae Bareli, assures help

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met Rae Bareli farmers who incurred losses due to recent untimely rains and hailstorm and assured them of help. Sonia also met the families of the victims of the recent Bachrawan train accident during her trip. According to a report, she drove straight to Pachwar village after landing at the Fursatganj airport on Saturday morning to meet the farmers, who apprised her of their

Congress condemns queries about Rahul Gandhi

Miffed over the visit of a Delhi Police official to the party office here seeking details of Rahul Gandhi ‘s physical appearance, the Congress on Saturday criticised the government and said that the party will take up the issue in Parliament. The Delhi Police, however, said it was a routine security inquiry. As the news surfaced, the Ministry of Home Affairs asked for a report from the Delhi Police in

Mayank Gandhi hits out at Ashish Khaitan, other leaders

After stirring up the hornet’s nest by his blog against the sacking of AAP’s two senior leaders from the PAC, the party’s Maharashtra face, Mayank Gandhi wrote another blog stating his fellow partymen have begun taking aggressive steps against him. Gandhi, in his new blog which he shared on Saturday, said that the party is too precious to abandon. In the blog, he has written that attacks have begun against him

Rahul Gandhi will be back in action next week: Kamal Nath

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a leave of absence from Parliament to focus on party work following its wipe out in the Delhi polls, will be back in action early next week, said former Union Minister Kamal Nath here. “Rahul Gandhi will be back to business in next about five days,” the senior Congress leader said speaking on the sidelines of an annual Convocation of Institute of Management

Sonia Gandhi criticises BJP for favouring capitalists over masses

Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for favouring capitalists over the masses. Speaking at an election rally here on Saturday she said the BJP wants to privatise the coal mines because the party wants to benefit certain chosen capitalists. “They want to privatise the coal mines which were nationalised by the Congress party, which will benefit some of their preferred capitalists and as