Everything you need to know about Gandhi Bhawan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gandhi Bhawan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 23 (ANI): UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and India-origin PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi figure among the top 10 in the list of most powerful women globally.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who is on a three-day state visit to India, on Monday said that global prosperity would not be possible without the simultaneous development of China and India.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who is on a three-day state visit to India, was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here this morning.
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Setting a fresh deadline, three Congress MPs from Telangana Sunday asked the party's leadership to take a positive decision over the demand for separate statehood to the region by May 30.
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by 23 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here Friday.
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 136 for nine against Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here Friday.
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid said Thursday he was shocked, disappointed and distressed by the spot-fixing scandal that led to the arrest of three of the team's players.
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid said he was shocked, disappointed and distressed by spot-fixing scandal which led to the arrest of three of the team's players.
Bangalore, May 8 (ANI): Expressing his delight over the Congress Party's clear majority in the Karnataka state assembly elections, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said the BJP had got its just political desert by being relegated to third position, and said talks about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi having a pan-India image have proved to be a non starter.
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) The driver of a school van was seriously injured and two school children slightly hurt after the vehicle caught fire Friday while dropping students home, police said.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Cooperation among workers, employers, governments and civil society can ensure a solid foundation for the nation, Minister for Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge said Wednesday.
Mandya (Karnataka), May 1 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday mocked the BJP's attack on the central government over corruption, saying that the party does not talk about its former chief minister going to jail for graft in Karnataka.
Mandya (Karnataka), May 1 (ANI): Stepping up his offensive against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Karnataka, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused it of having mortgaged the people's future to mafia and of selling the state to mining barons the Reddy brothers.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Madhya Pradesh for two days starting Wednesday morning. He will be visiting state capital Bhopal and Dhar district.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) There was a time when work and passion were two different things. However, with advances in the digital and electronic world and change in business practices, that demarcation line is getting blurred and new careers are emerging.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday presented to Sikkim an award for "extraordinary and innovative" work done by the state's Rural Management and Development Department.
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by five wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Friday.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A day before an all-party meeting on the land acquisition bill, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday met leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) who have opposed the bill in its present form.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday expressed concern over India's low enrolment rate of youths in higher education as compared to Germany and the US.
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has ended 24x7 power supply to Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented in parliament by Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, indicating a rift between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of selling "wares ... completely dislocated from the ground realities of real India".
New Delhi, Apr. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday welcomed the Delhi Court's order to reopen the 1984 anti-Sikhs riots case against Jagdish Tytler, saying it clearly indicated that the Congress Party-ruled government had protected its leaders.
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi on Thursday accused the Congress Party of being responsible for 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will study the Delhi Court's verdict in which it has ordered reopening of a 1984 anti-Sikhs riots case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler.
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Wednesday set aside the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) closure report on Jagdish Tytler, and ordered the reopening of the case against the Congress leader in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The late Rajiv Gandhi may have been the "main Indian negotiator" for Swedish company Saab-Scania, when it was trying to sell its Viggen fighter aircraft to India in the 1970s, reveal US diplomatic cables leaked on the website WikiLeaks.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Widely seen as a prime ministerial candidate, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday advocated women's empowerment even as he took a dig at the Congress and its star leader Rahul Gandhi.
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's 'beehive' remark, and said mothers come above everyone else in our culture and heritage.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Saturday avoided a direct reply on whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi would be the party's prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 Lok Sabha poll, saying the parliamentary board will decide on that.
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Backing BJP leader Narendra Modi as a potential prime minister, yoga guru Ramdev Friday described the Gujarat chief minister as a symbol of development and good governance and asked people to support him.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday had some words of praise for the Left and the Dravidian parties who, he said, had structures to give voice to people at the village level.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual general body meeting of the ladies' wing of industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on April 8 here.
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hailed Indian industry for their contribution to the growth of Indian economy.
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy on Sunday denied the recent raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at DMK leader MK Stalin's residence as a political vendetta against the former UPA ally for breaking away from the ruling coalition.
Patna, March 22 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday inaugurated the three-day Bihar Divas celebrations at a ceremony attended by hundreds of people at the historical Gandhi Maidan here.
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here this morning.
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Ruling out any alliance between his party and the Trinamool Congress in the current political scenario, Congress general secretary Oscar Fernandes said here Sunday that contrary to Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee's assertion, the UPA government would complete its term.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Congress Monday lashed out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for attacking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Gandhi family.
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Australia were 74 for two at stumps on day three and trailed India by 192 runs in the second cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, here Monday.
New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): A delegation of the All India Mahila Congress called on UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi here on Saturday and expressed its gratitude for the historic decision taken to make the feminine gender economically strong and make them feel that they have their own women bank in which they will be able to carry on their financial transaction.
Hyderabad, Mar 2 (IANS) Australia added 104 more runs without losing a wicket in the second session of the first day of the second cricket Test match against India to end at 187/4 at tea Saturday at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here.
Ghaziabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said the government has introduced "world-class" technology that improved tax compliance, resulting in a boost to the exchequer.
Aligarh, Feb. 16 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will deliver the convocation address at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Saturday.
French President Francois Hollande, who is on a two-day state visit to India, has arrived to New Delhi on Thursday. After arriving at Indian capital, he was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in the morning. President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh went to receive French President...............
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande visited Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, to pay homage to the Father of the Nation on Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande, who is on a two-day state visit to India, was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here this morning.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande arrived in New Delhi on Thursday on a two-day visit which is expected to include talks to finalise the purchase of Rafale fighter jets from Dassault Aviation.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): To provide marketing support to the artisans of Rajasthan, an eight-day exhibition titled "The Shilpangan" opened in New Delhi.
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 6 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said the UPA Government is committed to achieving the objective of "health for all" through accessible, affordable and equitable healthcare services.
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday condemned Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmad's comment on L. K. Advani, saying he had gone beyond all standards of political propriety.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Terming the Telangana issue "emotive", Congress MP Madhu Goud Yaskhi Wednesday said all Members of Parliament from the region would meet party president Sonia Gandhi here to discuss ground realities with her.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The faintly heard traffic commotion does not affect the serenity of 5, Tees January Marg, a leafy avenue in the heart of the Indian capital, where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life and where he was assassinated on Jan 30, 1948.
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will undertake a two-day visit of Bangladesh from Monday on the invitation of his Bangladeshi counterpart Dr. Muhiuddin Khan Alamgir.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, who has been invited as the chief guest for this year's Republic Day parade, was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here this morning.
New Delhi, Jan (IANS) The Delhi government would follow Congress president Sonia Gandhi's instructions on the safety of women in the national capital, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Monday.
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Newly-appointed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi gave an emotionally-charged speech Sunday at the Birla auditorium here while addressing the All India Congress Committee session on the last day of the 'Chintan Shivir'.
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress party will always fight divisive forces and ideologies threatening the country's unity and integrity, party chief Sonia Gandhi said here Sunday.
Jaipur, Jan 19 (IANS) With over 1,600 rooms booked in over 40 hotels, the Congress' three-day 'Chintan Shivir' has boosted the city's hospitality sector, which was witnessing a dull tourist season.
Jaipur, Jan 19 (ANI): If there is one issue that has been smartly orchestrated and carefully synchronized at the Congress Party's 'Chintan Shivir', it is the growing demand for declaring Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate of the party before 2014 polls.
New Delhi, Jan. 19 (ANI): Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi is the party's leader irrespective of the formal name of position.
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Outlining the party's strategy with the 2014 general elections in mind, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday advised party workers to respect alliances but not at the expense of reviving the Congress and also voiced concern over its shrinking traditional support base.
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Concerned over indications that the central government has decided to carve out Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, ruling Congress party leaders from Rayalaseema and Andhra regions Thursday said the state's division is unacceptable to them.
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Tussles between the governor and the state government, common in politically volatile West Bengal during the Left Front's 34-year rule, seem to have returned with the governor locked in verbal duel with a senior Trinamool Congress minister following recent clashes between the ruling party's and opposition CPI-M cadres.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on Saturday, a number of functions are being held across the country.
New Delhi, Jan. 11 (ANI): The Government of India has decided to undertake the commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on January 12 at the Rashtrapati Bhawan auditorium.
New Delhi, Jan.1 (ANI): The Justice (Retired) Usha Mehra Commission of Inquiry has invited complaints and suggestions in connection with the recent gang rape case in the national capital, besides other crimes related to women.
New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Condoling the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi today urged people to respect the dignity of women and follow the laws of the land.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): As the nation continued to fume over the gruesome December 16 gang rape of a 23-year-old woman, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi met some of the protesters here this morning at Sonia Gandhi's 10 Janpath residence.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) With curfew imposed in the heart of Delhi to stop protests near the presidential palace, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal accused the government of waging "war" against the people.
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to take "appropriate and immediate action to protect women", party sources said Saturday, a day that saw massive protests at Raisina Hill over the brutal gang-rape of a woman here Dec 16.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday lashed out at Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam for his personal attack on television actress-turned-politician Smriti Irani during a debate on a news channel, and sought an apology from UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on the entire episode.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday lashed out at Sonia Gandhi, saying the UPA chairperson should act firmly in the case involving the rape of a medical student and not demand action.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written two strongly-worded letters to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, demanding action in the horrible gang rape of a 23-year-old woman on a running bus.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday expressed horror at the gang rape of the 23-year-old girl and asked Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to take urgent action to improve security of "daughters, sisters and mothers".
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The UPA government's direct cash transfer scheme - "aap ka paisa, aap ke haath" - will bring about a systemic change in the social welfare delivery system, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi told party leaders Friday.
Ahmedabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday continued their war of words even as Gujarat voted in the first phase of the state assembly elections.
Jamnagar (Gujarat), Dec 11 (IANS) In an attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday that only one voice was heard in the state.
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has appointed a ten-member organizing group for the party's brainstorming session or Chintan Shivir to be held in Jaipur from January 18 to 20.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): The Centre has convened an all-party meeting on December 28 to find a solution to the long pending demand for carving a separate state of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh.
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday kept the UPA Government guessing and on tether hooks on his party's support from outside on the issue of allowing foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) It's been described variously as a "game changer", a policy that could well frame the political debate for the next elections. The government claims its direct cash transfer scheme would help millions of students, the elderly and women community workers in villages to receive their monthly honoraria in time. Critiques have termed it "hype and an attempt to fool the people".
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The BJP and the CPI-M Thursday slammed the UPA government for launching the new cash transfer scheme from Congress headquarters, calling it a election stunt.
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) A skull made out of e?waste, a sculpture made out of diamonds, a Fiat car transformed into a copper sculpture, a first display of renowned Damien Hirst and a painting of the mythical deer Aniya ? these are the key highlights of the second edition of the India Art Festival, truly a collectors' paradise.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The UPA's coordination committee is meeting here Tuesday to thrash out a consensus on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi?brand retail, an issue that has stalled parliament for four days.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The row over 2G spectrum allocation losses has backfired on the BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Friday, after a former auditor blamed BJP's Murli Manohar Joshi for influencing the draft CAG report.
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Ahmedabad, Nov. 9 (ANI): Gujarat Congress President Arjun Modhwadia on Friday played down the 'monkey' remark on Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying he was quoted out of context by the media.
Rae Bareli, Nov 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday asked the railways to keep the trains neat and clean.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): Congress leaders have described party's General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's speech at Sunday's mega rally as inspiring, and urged him to take a larger leadership role within the organisation.
Bhopal, Nov 3 (ANI): The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta on Saturday raided the residence of Deputy Inspector General-Prisons, Umesh Gandhi and his brother in Bhopal and recovered Rs.3 crore worth of gold and silver.
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov.2 (ANI): Congress Party activists took to the streets on Friday to protest against Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy, a day after the latter had accused Rahul Gandhi of running a fraud company and for misusing government facilities.
New Delhi, Nov. 1 (ANI): Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy on Thursday accused UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi of converting a public firm into a private company, and said he has written to the Prime Minister and Election Commission on this matter of perjury and demanded a full investigation and CBI joint probe into this matter.
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday attacked the government over the hike in price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) cylinders by Rs.26.50 and made special mention of its impact on people in Himachal Pradesh, which will go to the polls Nov 4.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other prominent leaders as well as the common people Wednesday paid tribute to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 28th death anniversary.
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): Cocking a snook at the government for the cabinet reshuffle, leaders of the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said corrupt and inefficient ministers have been promoted, while others who were honest, have been demoted.
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) With Congress general secreatry Rahul Gandhi declining to join the government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday that he has other pre-occupations and wants to strengthen the party.
New Delhi, Oct. 24 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi should follow the example set by her BJP counterpart Nitin Gadkari by offering to hold probe into all charges of corruption levelled against her son-in-law Robert Vadra, said party leader Uma Bharti on Wednesday.
Mirati (West Bengal), Oct 20 (IANS) With President Pranab Mukherjee arriving to don the priest's robe for the Durga puja at his ancestral home here, life is not the same for this otherwise sleepy West Bengal village.
Dudu (Jaipur), Oct 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the biometric identity card would prove beneficial for the poor and unemployed population.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict that a case against Rahul Gandhi, who had been accused by another politician of kidnapping a girl in Uttar Pradesh and gang-raping her with his friends, without substantial evidence hurts his reputation.