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Everything you need to know about Gandhi Chowk Baraut: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) While the UPA counted its achievements in the nine years of its rule, the BJP Wednesday said the government was "misleading" the people.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Highlights of what Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday at the UPA-II's fourth anniversary:
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday appealed to the opposition parties, including the BJP, to cooperate with the UPA government in passing the food security and land acquisition bills in the interest of the people.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) On the ninth anniversary of the UPA government Wednesday, its two key figures -- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi -- praised one another.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) In an obvious reference to the urban centres of criticism, Congress president Sonia Gandhi quipped Wednesday that "Dilliwalas" don't seem to know the UPA's success story.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday described Defence Minister A.K. Antony as his "guru".
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Strongly backing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said he has been carrying out his responsibilities with "great dignity" in the face of "unrelenting hostility" and the alliance stood solidly by him.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday appealed to the opposition to cooperate with the government in passing the key food security and land acquisition bills in the interest of people, while expressing her disppointment that parlianent was not allowed to run to enable the passage of the bills.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Twenty-two eminent personalities, including Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat (JKP) Education president Vishakha Tripathi, were honoured here with the Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): During the last month, there have been a number of articles in the media which recalled 1986, when about 200 Chinese troops occupied the Sumdorong Chu area in Arunachal Pradesh, some seven kilometers into Indian territory. Then, the Indian Army deployed troops at heights above the Chinese troops, convincing the latter to withdraw.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Under attack from the opposition over corruption and lack of governance, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present the fourth and last report card of the UPA-II government May 22, sources said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday paid homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 22nd death anniversary.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The Anti-Terrorism Day is being observed throughout the country today.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The nation on Tuesday paid homage to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 22nd death anniversary.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A cash van guard suffered a bullet injury in an accidental fire from his single barrel gun here Monday evening, police said.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Monday met United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Anti-Terrorism Day will be observed throughout the country tomorrow.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold comprehensive talks on key bilateral, regional and international issues here today.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The importance of maintaining peace and tranquility on the border was stressed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his informal talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang here Sunday night.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan held informal talks, in which the border stand-off figured, ahead of a dinner hosted by the latter at his official residence here Sunday.
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.
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul has criticised the opposition parties for stalling the Food Security Bill in Parliament, and asserted the UPA government was determined to enact the legislation for the benefit of people.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday praised Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and asked the CPI-M to introspect and rethink its ideology.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is the only power-centre in the UPA Government and calls all shots.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The BJP Friday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that the Opposition was responsible for the UPA's failure to pass the Food Security Bill, saying the UPA government should emulate the Chhattisgarh Food Security Act.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Maharashtra has initiated steps to modernise its rural healthcare network with a tie-up with an international consortium, an official said here Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans and monks offered prayers here today on the occasion of the 'International Tibet Solidarity Day' to express solidarity with the self-immolators, who sacrificed their lives for the cause of Tibet.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission with the objective of conserving and restoring the heritage sites associated with 'Father of the Nation'.
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.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved the establishment of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission to conserve and restore the sites associated with the Father of the Nation.
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.
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi met party workers and office bearers here Thursday while continuing his task of collecting feedback over the party's prospects in the upcoming assembly and Lok Sabha elections, party sources said.
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday said it would appeal in a higher court against the relief given to BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi by exonerating him of a hate speech charge.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday said she was "pained" at society's failure to counter violence against women and called for it to be proactive in providing a safe and secure environment for women and girls.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will meet party leaders and workers in poll-bound Rajasthan during his two-day visit to the state from Wednesday, party sources said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday backed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and scotched rumours that he was going even as the opposition continued to press for his resignation over faulty allocation of coal blocks.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Congress Party on Monday made it clear that there is no rift between UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, saying there is no doubt about the fact that the latter will lead the party till 2014.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Dismissing reports that its vice president Rahul Gandhi may replace Manmohan Singh after a rift between the latter and party chief Sonia Gandhi over the dropping of two ministers, the Congress Monday said the prime minister will continue till the 2014 polls.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Congress Sunday said that decision to drop Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar from the cabinet was "joint decision" of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party chief Sonia Gandhi even as BJP sought his resignation over reports that he was nudged into taking the decision.
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) Revamping of the state administration for efficient delivery of services to the people would be the focus of the Congress government, Karnataka Chief Minister-designate Siddaramaiah said here Saturday.
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary has directed the state government to probe the private Mahatma Gandhi University after complaints were received about its functioning.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Congress Saturday accused the BJP of engaging in "negative politics" as the opposition party also demanded the resignation of the prime minister after two union ministers resigned over allegations of graft and interference.
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) They were of no use to him when he was alive. But when Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh died after being beaten up inside a Lahore prison, top politicians made sure that they were seen at every occasion associated with his sacrifice.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): President of Janata Party Subramanian Swamy on Saturday in said it is time for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi step down, after two Cabinet ministers resigned.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj late Friday appointed Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah as the state's chief minister. The 64-year-old leader is expected to be sworn in Monday.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) The Congress High Command Friday named 64-year-old Siddaramaiah as Karnataka's new chief minister.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) The Congress's newly elected members of the Karntaka assembly Friday authorised their party high command to decide the chief minister, a senior party leader said here.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's pet legislation, the national food security bill, could not be passed in the budget session of parliament that ended Wednesday as the BJP did not allow the house to run.
Panchkula (Haryana), May 8 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday told legislators and party leaders in Haryana that winning candidates in elections should not take their nomination for granted in the next election.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Asserting that the result of the Karnataka assembly election is a rejection of the BJP's ideology, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday showered praise on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for the party's splendid performance in the state.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) In a rare gesture, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Tuesday reached out to BJP leader Sushma Swaraj by placing her arm around her shoulder and walking a few steps with her in the parliament corridor.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) called on the Lt. Governor of Delhi, Tejinder Khanna, on Tuesday, and reiterated their objection and protest over a Delhi magisterial court's verdict to acquit Congress Party leader Sajjan Kumar in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Around 200 Sikh protesters were Monday detained near Parliament House after they blocked the high-security Vijay Chowk for over half-an-hour. They were protesting the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Protests broke out once again in Delhi against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Sikh groups staged a protest near the parliament complex Monday against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, blocking traffic in the heart of the national capital.
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) A court Friday exonerated BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi of charges of inciting mob violence and firing at police four years ago.
London, May 2 (IANS) The sale of effects and documents belonging to Mahatma Gandhi will be organised in Ludlow in England May 21, a statement from a renowned auction house in Europe said Thursday.
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Amid talks of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) anointing Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi as prime ministerial candidate for upcoming Lok Sabha polls, party general secretary Varun Gandhi Wednesday called party president Rajnath Singh "fit for the top job".
Gurgaon, April 27 (IANS) Two women have alleged that three men raped them in a car after giving them a lift, police said Saturday.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) All central ministries will have to declare the intent of legislation they propose, hold consultations with the affected people and obtain feedback before taking it to parliament, the Sonia Gandhi headed National Advisory Council said Friday.
Bhopal, Apr. 25 (ANI): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday urged the party workers to fight unitedly to unseat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Madhya Pradesh.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Pushing for power and responsibilities to panchayati raj institutions (PRIs), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called for change in the thinking that comes in the way of delegating power to the grassroots democratic organisations.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Tuesday rebuffed the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh Sunday said he still believes that the party's "dual power centre model" - Sonia Gandhi as party chief and Manmohan Singh as prime minister - has created a perception of uncertainty.
Sydney, Apr. 21 (ANI): India's independence hero Mahatma Gandhi is the third most admired leader by CEOs around the world.
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi has condemned the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in the national capital, and demanded strict action against the accused.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Saturday condemned the brutal rape of the five-year-old girl in Delhi and said "action and not words are required to check incidents like this heinous rape".
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Paying a surprise visit to Punjab, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Friday expressed his desire to correct the system within the party, saying the problems of grassroots level workers did not reach its top officials due to a communication gap.
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said that party vice president Rahul Gandhi never said that he was not interested in being the prime minister.
New Delhi, April 12 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee attended the 26th Convocation of Indira Gandhi National Open University on Friday.
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.
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New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Congress will target the BJP in Karnataka on corruption and will release a charge sheet ahead of the assembly polls, said party sources Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) An explosive Wikileaks cable that claimed the late Rajiv Gandhi may have been a middleman for a Swedish firm trying to sell its fighter aircraft to India has led to a storm, with the Congress dismissing it as "baseless" and the BJP asking the government to "come clean".
London, April 8 (IANS) Margaret Thatcher, a grocer's daughter who became Britain's only woman prime minister, died Monday after suffering a stroke, her family announced. She was 87. An admirer of Indira Gandhi, Thatcher was called the "Iron Lady".
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Margaret Thatcher did not approve of the state of emergency in force during her visit to India in 1976. But she was so touched by a gesture of her host and prime minister Indira Gandhi that she made it a point to mention it in her memoirs.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The WikiLeaks cables on the late Rajiv Gandhi were "baseless" and "unfounded", the Congress said Monday and hit out at the BJP for asking it to "come clean" on allegations that he may have been a middleman for a Swedish company looking to sell fighter jets to India in the 1970s.
New York, April 8 (ANI): The grandson of Mahatma Gandhi- Arun Gandhi, 48- is set to make his modelling debut at the annual 'From Scotland With Love' at Stage in Manhattan on Monday.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The BJP should think of where it was taking politics of the country, the Congress said Monday after the party asked it to come clean on reported WikiLeaks disclosures that the late Rajiv Gandhi may have been a middleman for a Swedish company looking to sell fighter jets to India in the 1970s.
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): The Bharatiya Janata Party has questioned the Congress party over the latest revelations by US cables WikiLeaks naming late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in a scandal.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Congress should "come clean" on the "WikiLeaks revelations" that the late Rajiv Gandhi had been a middleman for a Swedish company looking to sell fighter jets to India in the 1970s, the BJP said Monday.
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): Rajiv Gandhi was a middleman in the 1970s for a Swedish company that was looking to sell fighter jets to the Indian Air Force, whistle blowing website Wikileaks has claimed.
New Delhi, April 7 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday criticized Congress Party vice president Rahul Gandhi for comparing the country to a beehive in a recent speech at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The issue of dual power centres has hit the ruling United Progressive Alliance prompting both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Congress to dismiss it as a "useless debate" and a "media creation". The BJP says the model failed to deliver, while the CPI says it shouldn't interfere with governance.
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), April 6 (IANS) BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Saturday said Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh are both saying they are not in the prime minister's race as they know their party would not win in 2014.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will lead the party in the 2014 general elections but he is not running for any post, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Sachin Pilot said Saturday.
New Delhi, Apr. 6 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal, who is now geared up for the next stage of his civil disobedience movement, will end his two-week long fast against inflated power and water bills at 5 p.m. today.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A day after Rahul Gandhi shared his views with industry leaders on development, the Congress Friday said he has given a direction to progress.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday did not rule out a third term at the helm if the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance was returned to power in the next elections but added that he would welcome Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to be prime minister "any day".
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 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the debate over two power centres was "useless" and did not rule out a third term at the helm if his Congress-led United Progressive Alliance came to power in the next election.
* Congress vice-president Gandhi denied he was in the race to be India's prime minister.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday denied he was in the race to be the prime minister and said his aim was to "give voice to a billion-plus Indians" and fight for inclusive growth.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's dismissal of a question on speculation that he would pitch to be prime minister was no reflection on whether or not he would take the job, the party said Thursday.
New Delhi, Apr. 4 (ANI): Sam Pitroda, Advisor to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Public Infrastructure, Information and Innovations, on Thursday applauded Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's address at the annual general meeting of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), saying the latter talked about the future and aspirations of the people, and very well blended it with his personal experiences.
New Delhi, Apr. 4 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday dismissed the speculation about his becoming the Prime Minister and his marriage as hypothetical, saying political life should be a mission and should not be geared for personal gains.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Labelling Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's speech here "lacklustre and without direction", the BJP said Thursday that it was a tacit admission that the UPA government had not empowered people in the last nine years.
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, Apr. 4 (ANI): Emphasizing that a beehive is stronger than an elephant, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday highlighted the need to give powers to the people, and said that no person on a horse can fix all the problems of the country.