Rahul Gandhi


PM loves to google, peep into others’ bathrooms: Rahul takes jibe at Modi

New Delhi. Taking a swipe at Narendra Modi for his “raincoat in bathroom” barb at Manmohan Singh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today said the Prime Minister was more interested in “peeping into bathrooms of people”. The Congress Vice President also said that the Prime Minister will get a “jolt” once the results of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections are out. “Modi likes to read janampatri (horoscope), search Google and peep into the bathrooms of people…but he is a failure as a Prime Minister,” he said at a joint press conferenceRead More

Note ban personal decision by Modi, has destroyed India’s economy: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused him of weakening institutions like the Reserve Bank on India (RBI). “BJP, RSS and Narendra Modi have weakened institutions like RBI. People of country are wondering when are ‘Acche din going to come’. I’ll tell them it will come when Congress comes to power again,” said Rahul Gandhi addressing the Congress National Convention in the national capital. He continued his attack on the PM and said that demonetisation was a ‘personal decision’ made byRead More

Rahul returns to India, to take call on Punjab poll candidates

New Delhi: Back from his week-long foreign tour, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today held a series of meetings with party leaders including those from poll-bound Punjab to finalise the rest of tickets in the high stakes battle. Punjab PCC chief Amarinder Singh was among the leaders who met the Congress Vice President who participated in the central election committee meeting for Punjab. Singh said that cricketer-turned-politician Navjyot Singh Sidhu will be joining the Congress in a day or two and the party has already offered the Amritsar-East seat eitherRead More

Modi as CM took bribe from corporates: Rahul Gandhi

Mehsana/New Delhi: Bringing the battle to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s doorstep, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused him of taking money from the Sahara and Birla groups when he was Gujarat’s chief minister, a charge the ruling BJP strongly refuted. Mr Gandhi made the allegation while addressing a rally in Gujarat’s Mehsana after he claimed last week that there would be an earthquake if he was allowed to speak in Parliament as he had proof about Modi’s “personal corruption”. While Mr Gandhi demanded an independent probe into the matter,Read More

Rahul Gandhi faces storm in party over recent steps

New Delhi: Questions are being raised within the Congress party over the decisions being taken by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and his advisers. Though no senior leader is coming out in the open, in private conversation they are extremely critical. Sources say many senior leaders are even planning to reach out to Congress president Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of the situation. The turf war in the Congress between the old guard and new leaders is nothing new, but this time it seems to have taken a dangerous turn, asRead More

I have information on personal corruption of Prime Minister: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday lashed out the ruling BJP, claiming that he is not being allowed to speak in the Parliament as Narendra Modi is “terrified” of the information that his party holds on the Prime Minister’s “personal corruption”. “I have some personal information on Modiji and I want to speak in Lok Sabha about it, but I am not being allowed to speak” Rahul told reporters. “The Prime Minister is personally terrified with the information that I have. It is personal corruption of the PrimeRead More

Oppn stages ‘Black Day’ against note ban, Rahul says Modi laughing at poor

New Delhi: The Opposition on Thursday staged a ‘Black Day’ in protest against the government at Gandhi statue outside Parliament, on the issue of demonetisation of old notes. “Demonetisation has devastated the poor, farmers and daily wage workers. We want to have a discussion. We want a vote, but the government doesn’t,” Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi said at the protest. “This is not a bold decision, it is a foolish decision which has been taken without any due consideration,” he alleged. Claiming that the Prime Minister had ‘changed his narrative’Read More

Rahul Gandhi, Arun Jaitley trade salvos, fuel Orop war

New Delhi. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of lying over the issue of uniform pensions for retired defence personnel, prompting Union finance minister Arun Jaitley to return fire, the latest in a slugfest likely to disrupt Parliament’s upcoming session. Mr Jaitley tore into the Congress for “not having allocated even Rs 1” towards the retiral policy when it was in power. Several top Opposition leaders, including Mr Gandhi, were briefly detained during protests on Wednesday and Thursday after an ex-soldier killed himself, accusing the Centre ofRead More

Congress-SP alliance for UP polls if Akhilesh is CM face: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has made it clear to the Samajwadi Party that he is willing to consider an alliance in Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming state polls – if Akhilesh Yadav is given full command of the party. According to a report in India Today, Rahul conveyed to the top Samajwadi Party leadership that the Congress will support the formation of a Grand Alliance in UP if it agrees by consensus upon Akhilesh Yadav as the CM candidate. Congress’ poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday held aRead More

Cycle Should Have Been Repaired Earlier, Says Rahul Gandhi

Lucknow: Opposition parties on wednesday poked fun at the ruling Samajwadi Party in view of the feud in Mulayam Singh Yadav family, with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav should have repaired the “cycle” (SP’s election symbol) four-and-a-half years back as his actions now mean nothing. Rahul, in the course of his ‘kisan yatra’, said, “Akhilesh should have removed the defects from the cycle four-and-a-half years back. Now with elections hardly six months away, what does all this mean?” He was apparently referring to Akhilesh’s action ofRead More