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NEET: Rahul Gandhi lashes out at govt for being ‘blind’ to students’ distress

New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court refused to hear the petition seeking postponement of NEET, Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday came down heavily on the government for being “blind to students’ distress”. In his tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, “GOI is blind to students’ distress. Postpone #NEET exam. Let them have...

Subramanian Swamy questions Centre’s delay in prosecution in corruption cases involving Congress leaders

Known for his controversial remarks, BJP parliamentarian Dr Subramanian Swamy has questioned the Union government’s inordinate delay in the prosecution of high-profile cases involving Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, P Chidambaram, Robert Vadra, and others. The BJP leader in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the delay in affecting the saffron party’s image...

Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre over increasing unemployment in India

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Friday criticised the Centre over declining employment opportunities in the country. He said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre is “harmful for employment”. Notably, the attack comes after the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy revealed that national unemployment surged to 8.32 per cent in August compared...

Time has come to send ‘vikas’ on leave, says Priyanka Gandhi slamming Centre’s LPG price hike

Congress leaders on Wednesday lambasted the Union government for the surge in prices of domestic liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) that has added to the sufferings of the households across the country. Notably, the Centre on Wednesday increased the price of domestic LPG cylinders by Rs 25. ‘Only vikas of billionaire friends’ Taking a dig at...

Centre’s renovation of Jallianwala Bagh faces severe criticism from Opposition, academicians

The Union government is facing severe criticism over the renovation of the Jallianwala Bagh in Punjab. Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has now joined a long list of academicians and Opposition leaders who have lambasted the Centre for the renovation of the important site in the Indian freedom struggle. Notably, over 1,000 people holding a peaceful...

Nirmala Sitharaman says Congress sold the country’s resources and received kickbacks

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for criticising the Narendra Modi government’s ambitious plan to raise Rs 6 lakh crore through the newly launched National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP). Notably, Rahul Gandhi had on Tuesday as well as Wednesday criticised the Centre for the NMP. He tweeted, “The very...

After Punjab, fresh problem erupts for Congress in Chhattisgarh

It seems there is no end to the problems that the Congress is facing across India. After somehow managing the crisis in Punjab due to the differences between Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Siddhu, a fresh crisis has erupted in Chhattisgarh Congress where Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and health minister TS Singh Deo are...

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi urges Opposition parties to unite against Modi government

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday urged 19 like-minded political parties to rise above their differences and work together to snatch power from the BJP in the 2024 general elections. Notably, Sonia Gandhi chaired a virtual meeting of the opposition outfits. The meeting was attended by chief ministers Mamata Banerjee, Uddhav Thackeray, MK Stalin and...

‘Had no issues with Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi’, says Sushmita Dev after leaving Congress

After some Congress leaders criticised the party’s high command following the exit of former MP Sushmita Dev, the latter has now clarified that she had no issues with Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. Dev, however, declined to explain the reasons for her exit from Congress. Notably, the Assam leader joined the Trinamool Congress after leaving...

Twitter restores Rahul Gandhi’s account after suspending it for a week

Social media giant Twitter on Saturday restored the account of Congress MP Rahul Gandhi. Gandhi’s account was temporarily suspended a week ago for tweeting pictures of the family of a 9-year-old alleged rape and murder victim in northwest Delhi. Apart from Gandhi, the accounts of several others who had shared the parliamentarian’s tweet have been...

After Rahul, Twitter goes after Congress, blocks its official handle

New Delhi: Days after the Twitter account of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was “temporarily suspended”, the micro-blogging site blocked the official handle of Congress. The party said that its official Twitter handle had been blocked by the site for “violation of rules”. Reacting sharply, AICC social media head Rohan Gupta said that the party would...

Twitter reacts to suspension of Rahul Gandhi’s account

Says account is locked if tweet poses threat; Rahul Gandhi’s account was suspended ‘temporarily’ after he posted photo of Delhi rape victim’s family   New Delhi: Micro-blogging site Twitter said in a statement that the account of a user is locked if there is a violation or safety and security threat to an individual because...