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Rahul Gandhi ‘decoded’ in book


September 13th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Does Rahul Gandhi have an overarching political and economic vision? asked panelists at a book release function here Wednesday while debating the strategy and ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress MP Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the party ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief


August 28th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) Veteran Congress member Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the ... Read more...

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Kashmir BJP slams Congress for ‘misleading’ people


August 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Sunday lashed out at the Congress party for trying to mislead people by protesting against the 73rd and 74th amendments of ... Read more...

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Kashmir Youth Congress marches for more panchayat powers


August 24th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Dozens of Youth Congress activists were taken into custody Friday as they held a march demanding more powers for elected village representatives in Jammu and Kashmir.... Read more...

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I’ll welcome Rahul Gandhi to UPA government: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi agreeing to take a more proactive role, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said he would welcome him in ... Read more...

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Party or government for Rahul? Both, say Congress members


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Will it be party, government or both for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in his enhanced role ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election? ... Read more...

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‘Some minister’s personal staff run Kerala government


July 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) A Congress legislator Sunday sharply criticised the party led-United Democratic Front government of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, saying some ministries were being run by the personal ... Read more...

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Rahul will need to deliver - and fast (Comment)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
For a political party bruised by corruption scandals, charges of poor governance and electoral defeats, Rahul Gandhi will have to be a miracle man to help restore the health of ... Read more...

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Rahul could play a role both in party and government, says Congress


July 21st, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With Rahul Gandhi having agreed to take a more proactive role, the Congress Friday suggested that the role could be both in the party ... Read more...

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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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Sonia says only Rahul to decide on his larger role (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Amid rising voices within the Congress urging Rahul Gandhi to join the UPA government, party president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said it was only for ... Read more...

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Clamour grows for larger role in Congress for Rahul (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Voices are rising within the Congress for a larger role to Rahul Gandhi with senior leader Digvijay Singh Monday urging him to move to ... Read more...

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Time for Rahul to assume bigger role, says Digvijay


July 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In an indication that Rahul Gandhi could assume a bigger role in the party by September in preparation for 2014 general elections, Congress leader ... Read more...

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12-hour shutdown cripples life in Tripura


July 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown Friday called by the youth and student wings of the Congress party to protest alleged irregularities in medical and engineering entrance examinations has ... Read more...

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Congress’ youth, students wings call strike in Tripura


July 11th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 11 (IANS) The main opposition Congress party's youth and students wings have called a 12-hour shutdown in Tripura Friday to protest alleged irregularities in medical and engineering examinations ... Read more...

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Khurshid’s comments on Rahul are fodder for BJP, Left (Intro Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's remarks Tuesday that a lack of ideological direction plagued the Congress and that Rahul Gandhi was performing only a ... Read more...

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Khurshid’s comments on Rahul are BJP fodder (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's remarks Tuesday that a lack of ideological direction plagued the Congress and that Rahul Gandhi was performing only a ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi wants party unity in Himachal assembly polls


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), July 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday told partymen to remain united to oust the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in Himachal Pradesh in ... Read more...

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Rahul to review Himachal Congress July 2


July 1st, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Ahead of the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections early 2013, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will review the party's preparedness with state leaders July 2-3 ... Read more...

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Forest minister’s son flouts wildlife laws; probe on


June 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's wildlife warden has ordered a probe into a case involving Youth Congress workers, including Vishwajeet Kadam, son of Forest Minister Patangrao Kadam, for allegedly flouting ... Read more...

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Notices to three Andhra legislators in liquor pay-off scam


June 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday issued notices to three legislators in liquor pay-off case.Ruling Congress party lawmaker M. Kavitha and main opposition Telugu ... Read more...

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Congress intensifies attack on Jagan in by-poll campaign


June 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) With the YSR Congress Party trying to cash in on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest in the ... Read more...

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BJP has made Karnataka the most corrupt state: Rahul Gandhi


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), June 3 (IANS) On a day when a ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was convicted and jailed in a bribery case, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Congress gets active as ruling BJP crisis continues (Lead, Karnataka Newsletter)


May 19th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Sensing the possibility of regaining power in Karnataka after nearly eight years, the Congress is actively preparing itself for the assembly polls due early next ... Read more...

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Congress gets active as ruling BJP crisis continues (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 19th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Sensing the possibility of regaining power in Karnataka after nearly eight years, the Congress is actively preparing itself for the assembly polls due early next ... Read more...

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Restore unity, Rahul tells Chhattisgarh Congress


May 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday threatened to enforce discipline if the party's top leaders of the party in Chhattisgarh did not come together immediately.Addressing ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi assesses Congress’ strength in Maharashtra


April 27th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday completed a hectic day of meetings with party activists at various levels with an eye on the forthcoming 2014 ... Read more...

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Rahul to visit Maharashtra, Amethi (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) In his first major political engagements outside the national capital after the recent assembly polls, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Maharashtra this ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit drought-hit areas in Maharashtra


April 26th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrives here Friday on a two-day visit to Maharashtra during which he will visit some drought-hit regions, a party office ... Read more...

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Monica Bharti new Himachal Youth Congress chief


April 21st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) Monica Bharti, daughter-in-law of former MP Chander Kumar, is the newpresident of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress (IYC), a party official said here Saturday.In a ... Read more...

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Trinamool workers display minister’s hate speech on billboard


April 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Days after West Bengal Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick's hate speech against Marxists, "inspired" Trinamool Congress workers have endorsed his call to socially boycott the Left party workers ... Read more...

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Himachal Youth Congress re-poll April 19


April 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Re-polling will be held April 19 to elect the president of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress (IYC) after the election of Union Minister Virbhadra Singh's ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks details of mercy pleas decided in 2011 (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the government for details of mercy petitions decided by the president in 2011 and other similar pleas awaiting a decision.An ... Read more...

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Rahul, Bilawal have much to share


April 7th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi and Bilawal Zardari Bhutto, two scions whose respective pasts have uncanny similarities, are expected to talk at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's lunch ... Read more...

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