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Rahul Gandhi: M.Phil from Cambridge, MP since 2004


July 20th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 2004 from the Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh.He was appointed general secretary of the party in 2007 ... Read more...

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Priyanka open to campaigning, ‘anything to help’ Rahul


January 17th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday said she was open to the idea of campaigning for the party in election-bound ... Read more...

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Priyanka returns to campaign in Amethi (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16 (IANS) After a long break from grassroots politics, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Vadra campaigned in her brother Rahul Gandhi's constituency Monday, claiming ... Read more...

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Priyanka returns to campaign in Amethi


January 16th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16 (IANS) After a long break from grassroots politics, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Vadra was back here Monday to supplement brother Rahul's efforts ... Read more...

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Is CIC empowered to prosecute for perjury? Court issues notice


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Department of Personnel Training (DOPT) on a plea seeking its direction on whether the Central Information ... Read more...

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Millions untouched by globalisation: Rahul Gandhi


October 20th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) "Globalization excludes as much as it includes," Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Wedesnday, adding that "it has affected millions who are damaged by ... Read more...

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Gandhi confidant Pulok Chatterjee joins PMO


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) With the UPA reeling under a host of crises, Pulok Chatterjee, a confidant of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Monday joined the Prime Minister's Office ... Read more...

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Sonia doing well, will be back soon: Priyanka


August 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) She was seen in public after a while and, as always, Priyanka Vadra was the cynosure of attention Friday when she sat in the ... Read more...

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Sonia in Rae Bareli: Dalits and Muslims on agenda


November 29th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, Nov 29 (IANS) The first day of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's three-day visit to her parliamentary constituency Monday seemed to be virtually devoted to Dalits and Muslims.While it is ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express arrives in Delhi


November 29th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Red Ribbon Express arrived in the capital Monday, a year after its journey around the country to spread awareness about AIDS and other diseases.Delhi Health Minister ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express in Delhi to spread AIDS awareness


November 28th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Red Ribbon Express, a train for spreading AIDS awareness, will be in the capital Nov 29-Dec 1.The eight-coach train, with both doctors and volunteers, will ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express: On track to good health


July 15th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali Singh - Citizen News Service (CNS)It's called the express of hope. After completing a successful run through 100 districts in the state of Tamil Nadu educating and sensitizing over ... Read more...

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New Congress headquarters to have six floors


December 30th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) With six floors, the Congress plans to make up in height what it will lose in expanse at its new central office. The Congress plans to construct ... Read more...

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Rahul gives media and politicians a slip again (Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jhansi, Dec 21 (IANS) Arriving three hours behind schedule, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi managed to give both the media and politicians a slip here. He however kept his date with Ghisauli ... Read more...

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Novelist Radhika Jha travels into the heart of rural India


December 18th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Journalist-cum-social worker-turned novelist Radhika Jha, winner of the French Prix Guerlain award, has journeyed into the heart of rural India - scripting a story ... Read more...

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Rahul- Priyanka commence Amethi tour


November 20th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Amethi, Nov 20 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka have begun their two - day visit of Amethi constituency.Priyanka and Rahul are scheduled to interact with party ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi remembered on 65th birth anniversary


August 20th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders paid homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 65th birth anniversary Thursday, joining his ... Read more...

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Make classrooms more secure, less fearsome, teachers advised


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Classrooms should be places where children are not ridiculed despite making mistakes. That was the underlying message of a conference of teachers here, days after the ... Read more...

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Priyanka Gandhi meets Hasina and her family


February 4th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) Rekindling ties that go back nearly four decades, Bangaldesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her family met Priyanka Gandhi Vadra - daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi - ... Read more...

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Priyanka Gandhi arrives in Bangladesh on two-day visit


February 3rd, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, arrived here Tuesday afternoon on a two-day visit amid tight security to see rural development projects in the country. ... Read more...

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After Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka to visit Bangladesh


February 2nd, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Vadra is expected to arrive here Tuesday, a few months after her politician brother Rahul Gandhi's visit in August last year.Indicating growing ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express spreading AIDS awareness reaches Jalandhar


November 2nd, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Nov 2 (ANI): The Red Ribbon Express, spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS, has reach Jalandhar.The exhibition train will remain open for people for their viewing at Jalandhar station on Sunday, according ... Read more...

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit Nepal in end October


October 18th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 18 (ANI): UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will visit Nepal at the end of this month. Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had formally extended an invitation to Ban ... Read more...

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UN chief to visit India, Nepal


October 16th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 16 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will kick off a four-country tour in Asia at the end of this month that includes the Philippines, India, Nepal and Bangladesh, a ... Read more...

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Sonia cancels Rae Bareli rally after BSP government muscle-flexing (Third Lead)


October 14th, 2008 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 13 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has cancelled her plans to address a rally and perform a religious ceremony for a rail coach factory in her Rae Bareli constituency Tuesday ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express hits the right track on AIDS(Feature)


May 8th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
By Sahil Makkar Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) Blazing a crimson trail as it criss-crosses through India, the Red Ribbon Express (RRE) is grabbing attention among the rural masses as it spreads ... Read more...

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Congress invite to Amar Singh sparks tie-up rumours


April 23rd, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party national general secretary Amar Singh Wednesday attended a seminar organised by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, further stoking rumours of a possible tie-up between the Congress ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi discovers some gems among Orissa’s tribal children


March 10th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Village Kankiya ( Ganjam District , Orissa), Mar.10 (ANI): On the third day of his four-day tour to Orissa, Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi visited a residential school run for tribal children in ... Read more...

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Railways to roll out mother-child express


February 26th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Tuesday announced that the railways would run a hospital train with surgery facilities. Christened as Mother-Child Health Express, the train will run on ... Read more...

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Lalu announces free travel for girl students up to graduation


February 26th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday announced concessions for students that include free monthly season tickets for girl students up to graduation and for boy students ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express arrives in Patna


February 13th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Feb 13 (ANI): The 'Red Ribbon Express', the world's largest social mobilisation campaign against HIV/AIDS, arrived here this morning to educate the masses about the deadly virus. After spending three days here, ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express reaches Bhopal


December 19th, 2007 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, Dec 19 (ANI): The 'Red Ribbon Express', the world's largest social mobilisation campaign against HIV/AIDS, has reached here to educate the masses about the deadly virus. A large number of school children, ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi flags off Red Ribbon Express on World AIDS Day


December 1st, 2007 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): On the occasion of the World AIDS Day, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today flagged off the Red Ribbon Express, which will travel across the country carrying HIV/AIDS ... Read more...

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