Category: politics

Haryana polls: Dushyant Chautala to meet MLAs, father in Tihar

New Delhi, Oct 25: Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader Dushyant Chautala, who has emerged as a kingmaker in Haryana, will meet his 10 legislators on Friday at his residence here to decide on the future course of the party. The Haryana Assembly poll verdict threw up a fractured mandate […]


Rahul best person to lead party, too premature to write Cong’s obituary: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi, May 28:  Rahul Gandhi is the best person to pull the Congress out of its predicament following the setback in the Lok Sabha polls, says party leader Shashi Tharoor while declaring that his party is “alive and kicking” and it is too premature to write its […]

Battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback

NEW DELHI – The head of India’s main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up. Gandhi, 48 and the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, had […]

Oppn leaders step up coalition talks, TDP chief Naidu meets Rahul, others

New Delhi/Lucknow, May 18: TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu held a flurry of meetings with opposition leaders, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, BSP’s Mayawati and SP leader Akhilesh Yadav, in an apparent bid to rally support for a non-BJP government at the Centre. Naidu, who arrived in the national […]

Modi, a ‘boxer’ who punched Advani, failed to fight unemployment: Rahul

Bhiwani (Har), May 6: Congress President Rahul Gandhi Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a “boxer” who entered the ring to fight unemployment but ended up punching his “coach” and veteran BJP leader L K Advani. The Gandhi scion used the boxer analogy at a poll rally in […]

“Naidu finding fault with central institutions shows ‘fear’ of losing polls”

Hyderabad, Apr 21: The YSR Congressparty Sunday said Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu finding fault with EC and other institutions was an indicator of his “fear of losing” the elections and his dream of paving way for his son to take over the reins has been “shattered.” […]

Rahul mocks PM Modi’s ‘chowkidar’ campaign

Purnea (Bihar), Mar 23: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Main Bhi Chowkidar” campaign, calling him a gatekeeper who stood guard for the wealth of the rich. Modi and his partymen have launched the ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ (I too am a watchman) […]

You can’t have negative atmosphere and expect economic growth: Rahul Gandhi

Chennai, Mar 13: You can’t have a negative, fearful atmosphere in the country and expect economic growth, which is directly related to the mood of the country, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday. Addressing women students at the Stella Maris College here, he said the Congress will change […]

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