Tag: Rahul Gandhi

Police detains Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi as unrest flares over Hathras gang-rape

LUCKNOW/DELHI, India – Indian police arrested several opposition leaders on Thursday heading for the site where a low-caste woman died after being gang-raped in the latest high-profile assault to whip up nationwide anger and protests. The 19-year-old victim from the Dalit community, which often faces violence and discrimination, […]

EIA draft must be withdrawn to stop ‘environmental destruction’: Rahul

New Delhi, Aug 10: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday stepped up his attack on the Centre over the draft environment impact assessment (EIA), saying it must be withdrawn to stop “environmental destruction”. Gandhi alleged that the aim of EIA 2020 draft was clear — “loot of the nation”. […]

PM has surrendered Indian territory to Chinese aggression: Rahul

New Delhi, Jun 20: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remark that neither is anyone inside India’s territory nor has any of its posts been captured, alleging that the PM has “surrendered” Indian territory to Chinese aggression. In a statement on the […]

Need to mobilise scientists, engineers to work on innovative solutions to COVID-19 crisis: Rahul

New Delhi, Apr 18: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday described the COVID-19 pandemic as a “huge challenge” as well as an “opportunity”, saying there is a need to mobilise the country’s scientists, engineers and data experts to work on innovative solutions to the crisis. “The Covid19 pandemic is […]

Delhi polls: Cong promises unemployment allowance, cashback schemes, free electricity up to 300 units

New Delhi, Feb 2: The Congress on Sunday promised to implement unemployment allowance of Rs 5,000-7,500 per month, cashback schemes for water and power consumers and challenge the contentious CAA in the Supreme Court if voted to power in Delhi. The manifesto presented by Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra […]

Rahul slams govt over NPR, NRC; says it is ‘DeMo no. 2’, will be more disastrous

New Delhi, Dec 28: On the Congress’ 135th foundation day, party leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the National Population Register and the proposed NRC, terming the exercises “notebandi no. 2” and warning that they will be more disastrous than […]

Citizenship Act, NRC weapons of mass polarisation: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Dec 16: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday termed the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens as “weapons of mass polarisation” unleashed by fascists on India and said the best defence against them is peaceful satyagraha. Gandhi said he stands in solidarity with those […]

Sad day in Parliament’s history: Rahul on Pragya hailing Godse

New Delhi, Nov 28: Calling BJP MP Pragya Thakur a “terrorist”, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said her remarks hailing Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse in the Lok Sabha marked a sad day in the history of Parliament. Thakur created a controversy on Wednesday with her remark in […]

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