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India needs solutions not your “hollow speeches”, Rahul Gandhi tells PM Modi

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday once again targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that the country does not need his “hollow speeches” and “useless festivals”, but solutions to emerge out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gandhi, who has himself tested positive for the viral infection, has repeatedly criticised the Centre for its mismanagement of the...

Rahul Gandhi suspends Bengal poll campaign as COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc across India with queues outside hospitals and crematoriums growing longer with each passing day, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has announced that he is suspending all his public rallies in West Bengal owing to the health crisis. Gandhi also urged other political leaders to cancel their...

Priyanka Gandhi urges Centre to reconsider holding CBSE exams amid pandemic

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has urged Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal to reconsider the decision to hold CBSE board exams for class 10 and 12 due to the massive surge in COVID-19 cases in the country. The Congress leader has written a letter to Pokhriyal in this regard and was supported by her brother Rahul...

Rahul Gandhi writes to PM Modi, urges him to stop vaccine export

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has raked up the issue of vaccine shortage in a letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has also questioned the decision of the Union government over its decision to allow exports of COVID-19 vaccine, especially when several states in the country are reporting a shortage of vaccine doses. Gandhi...

Congress once again demands probe into purchase of Rafale jets after French media expose

The Congress party has once again demanded a probe into the alleged financial irregularities in the Rafale fighter jet deal with Dassault Aviation. The party renewed its demand for a probe in the Rafale deal after a French news portal’s expose alleging kickbacks to the tune of 1.1 million Euros by Dassault Aviation to an...

Amit Shah says BJP will end ‘love jihad, land jihad’ in Assam

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday said that the BJP will enact laws related to love and land jihad in Assam if the party is voted to power. Shah was addressing an election rally in Assam’s Kamrup and asserted that laws and policies will be put in place to strengthen Assamese culture and civilisation....

Emergency was wrong and a mistake, accepts Rahul Gandhi

After decades of debate over the imposition of Emergency in India, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has accepted that the move by her grandmother and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was “wrong” and a “mistake”. Rahul Gandhi said this during a conversation with India’s former chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu. Notably, the Emergency was imposed by...

Amit Shah levels serious allegations against former Puducherry CM

Days after the Congress government lost its majority in Puducherry and collapsed, Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday levelled serious allegations against former Chief Minister V Narayanasamy. Notably, election is scheduled in Puducherry on April 6. The BJP leader alleged that the former CM gave cut-money to the Gandhi family and that he was...

Acharya Pramod Krishnam’s tweet rakes up controversy in Rajasthan Congress

A close aide of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, Acharya Pramod Krishnam, has objected to Sachin Pilot being asked to leave the dais during the recently held Kisan Mahapanchayat in Rajasthan’s Rupangarh amid the presence of Rahul Gandhi. Krishnam on Sunday tweeted in this regard—a development that has once against exposed the internal rift and power...

Defence ministry refutes Rahul Gandhi’s claims on India-China border dispute

In a point-to-point rebuttal of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s claims on the border dispute with China, the defence ministry on Friday issued a statement clarifying that India has not conceded any territory as a result of the disengagement agreement in Ladakh. The ministry’s statement reads: “India has not conceded any territory as a result of...

Rahul Gandhi files discharge plea in ADC Bank defamation case

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has filed a discharge application in the Metropolitan Court in Ahmedabad in connection with the Ahmedabad District Cooperative (ADC) Bank defamation case. He has contended the repeated absence of the complainant as a ground for his discharge from the case. Counsel for Rahul Gandhi, PS Champaneri, said the court had already...

Police strengthens measures to restrain movement of protesting farmers

The borders of the national capital where farmers are continuing their agitation have turned into fortresses with the police and the administration strengthening security and the barricades in a bid to restrain the agitators. The police have places concertina wires, concrete barricades, nail-studded roads and buses to restrict the movement of farmers. The development comes...