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Rahul slams both Kejriwal, BJP for Delhi crisis

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the BJP for their protests leading to a stalemate in the city, while accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ignoring the criris. Delhi CM, sitting in Dharna at LG office. BJP sitting in Dharna at CM residence. Delhi bureaucrats addressing press conferences. PM turns a...

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Rahul slams Modi over 2015 promise in Odisha

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday flayed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to keep his 2015 promise to upgrade a general hospital in Odisha's Rourkela to a super-speciality hospital-cum-medical college. The PM promised Rourkela a multi speciality hospital three years ago. Now, Muktikant Biswal has walked 1,300 km to Delhi because the PM hasn't kep...

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Kejriwal continues sit-in protest, accuses BJP of instigating IAS officers

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his three Cabinet colleagues continued their sit-in protest at the Lt Governor's (LG) office on Saturday with the AAP preparing to launch a march to the Prime Minister's residence on Sunday as the stalemate continued over the six-day long tussle over the IAS officers strike. Kejriwal accused the BJP of putting pressure on...

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Kovind, Modi, Rahul greet nation on Eid

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday greeted the people on the occasion of Eid, praying that it should usher goodwill and harmony. Eid Mubarak and good wishes to all fellow citizens, especially to our Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad. May this happy occasion bring joy to your famil...

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MIM backs Centre over UN human rights report

Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Rejecting the United Nations report on alleged human rights vioaltions in the Kashmir Valley, the MIM has said that the world body has no right to interfere in the internal matters of India, but also dubbed the report as diplomatic failure of the Centre. Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said that his party fully supported the g...

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New Congress Secretary for Himachal

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed Punjab MLA Gurkirat Singh Kotli as AICC Secretary for Himachal Pradesh, a party release said. He will take over charge immediately, the release said. Rajni Patil is the party in-charge of the state, having replaced General Secretary and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushilkumar Shinde who was appoin...

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Will oppose President's Rule in Delhi: Congress

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Congress on Friday said it does not want the elected government of the national capital to be removed and it will oppose any move for President's Rule. It also rejected any alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital. Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers' dharna tamasha at the Lt Gove...

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Maharashtra atrocity on Dalit, tribal boys: Rahul slams RSS, BJP

Jalgaon (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed the RSS and the Bharatiya Janata Party' politics after two Dalits and a tribal boy were paraded nude and assaulted for swimming in a well in Wakadi village here. The sole crime of these Dalit children was they were taking a dip in a well. Humanity is struggling to save its dignity, Gandhi tweeted. <...

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Mahila Congress chief of Manipur named

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed Mutum Sarma Devi as the President of Manipur unit of Mahila Congress, while naming Sandhya Sawalakhe as the women wing's secretary in-charge of Maharashtra. Gandhi also appointed All India Mahila Congress national coordinators for nine states, party General Secretary Ashok Gehlot in a statement. The nat...

2 days ago
Will oppose President's Rule in Delhi: Congress

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken on Friday said his party does not want the elected government of the national capital to be removed and it will oppose any move for President's Rule. He also said Kejriwal and his ministers were staging a protest at the Lieutenant Governor's office, and BJP leaders' protest at the Chief Minister's Office, were just to divert a...

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Back in Goa, Parrikar will have to prove himself again, win back confidence

Panaji, June 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is back at the helm in the state after a four month hospital stay but now faces a litany of chaos. Much of it stems from inertia caused by the absence of a decision-maker and some from the unending squabbles between partners in the ruling coalition, whose harmonious functioning has hinged on his hands-on ability to play deal-make...

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Maharashtra atrocity on 3 Dalit boys: Rahul blames RSS/BJP

Jalgaon (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed the RSS and Bharatiya Janata Party' politics after three Dalit boys were paraded nude and assaulted for swimming in a village well in Wakadi village. The sole crime of these Dalit children was they were taking a dip in a well. Humanity is struggling to save its dignity, Gandhi tweeted today. He...

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Killers of Kashmir journalists have never been caught -- will Bukhari's killers too get away?

Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) The murder in broad daylight of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari, editor-in-chief of the English daily Rising Kashmir, has shocked the entire media fraternity in the Valley -- and has them wondering whether the killers will ever be brought to justice. Bukhari is not the first journalist who has fallen to the bullets of unidentified assassins in Kashmir. So far, ...

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BJP claims 13 seats out of 27 in Rajasthan local body by-elections

Jaipur, June 15 (IANS) Rajasthan's ruling BJP on Thursday captured 13 seats out of 27 in local body by-elections held recently in 17 districts of the state. The by-elections were held for one zila parishad seat, 17 seats of panchayat samitis and 9 seats of nagar palika/parishad. The BJP nabbed 11 seats of panchayat samitis and two seats of nagar palika. On the other hand,...

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Opposition unity gaining strength, SP with us: Congress

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Though Congress President Rahul Gandhi's Iftar party was not attended by many heavyweight opposition leaders, the party said the opposition unity was gaining strength and many leaders could not come as they were in their state capitals. Congress leader Rajeev Shukla told reporters: Samajwadi Party not attending the Iftar doesn't mean they boycotted it. They coul...

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Rahul slams Modi government's foreign policy

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the Modi government's foreign policy as only on photo ops as the Maldives decided to cancel Indian work visas. Maldives, once one of our closest allies and beneficiary of massive aid, is cancelling Indian work visas and putting up 'Not Hiring Indians' signs, Gandhi said on Twitter. This happens when fo...

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Rahul expresses anguish over Bukhari's killing

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said he was anguished to hear about the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari, a brave heart who fought fearlessly for justice and peace. I'm anguished to hear about the killing of Shujaat Bukhari, editor of @RisingKashmir. He was a brave heart who fought fearlessly for justice and peace in Jammu and Kas...

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Pranab attends Rahul's Iftar, few big opposition leaders present

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who was in the eye of a storm and the butt of criticism from some Congress leaders for going to the RSS headquarters, attended the Iftar party hosted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday. Good food, friendly faces and great conversation make for a memorable Iftar! We were honoured to have two former Presidents, Prana...

4 days ago
Rahul terms Modi's fitness video bizarre, ridiculous

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, described the fitness video he put out on Twitter as bizarre and ridiculous. At the Iftar party hosted by him, Gandhi, citing the video, said: Did you see the PM's fitness video? It is ridiculous..It is bizarre...this is bankruptcy. Former Presidents Pranab Mukherjee and Pr...

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Rahul's Iftar political engineering, ours a social event: Naqvi

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday termed Congress President Rahul Gandhi's Iftar party political engineering while saying the one he hosted was only a social event. Naqvi was speaking at an Iftar party which he especially hosted for women from different sections like social activists, divorcees and common housewives. Over 150 women...

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