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Tag: Priyanka Gandhi

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AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Odisha soon

Talking to media following his return from New Delhi, Patnaik said, “Though the exact date of her visit has not been finalised, it will be declared soon.”

Big Message To Opposition From UP and Odisha
UP's Hathras, Lakhimpur Kheri To Odisha's Kalahandi: Why Opposition Keeps Losing Plots In Elections

Opposition In UP has two dynamites - Hathras and Lakhimpur Kheri. But they failed to breach BJP's UP citadel

UP Assembly Polls
Campaign Trail: Akhilesh, Jayant And Priyanka Come Face To Face In UP, Greet Each Other

Elections in Uttar Pradesh will be held in seven phases between February 10 and March 7. The results will be out on March 10.

Pradeep Jumped The Ship, May Go To Rajya Sabha
Rahul Gandhi's Confidante Pradeep Majhi Quits Cong, To Join BJD; May Go To Rajya Sabha Next Year

The sharp rise of BJP in 2019 compelled the BJD core team to wean Pradeep Majhi into their fold. But will the gamble pay off, because tribal voters in Nabarangpur are linked historically with the Gandhi family

UP Lakhimpur Violence
UP Lakhimpur Violence: Minister's Son Booked, Compensation Announced For Deceased Farmers

At least nine people including farmers and a local journalist were killed in Uttar Pradesh after violent protests erupted during Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Maurya’s visit to Banbirpur on Sunday (October 4).

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CBSE Board Exams: Priyanka Gandhi Reiterates Demand For Cancellation Of Exam

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday again demanded the cancellation of the CBSE exams due to Covid resurgence. “My appeal to the government again is to…

CBSE Board Exams 2021 Cancellation, Online Exam Demands Grow Louder!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Amid the unabated rise in the COVID-19 cases in the country, the demand to cancel the CBSE board exams 2021 has grown louder with several politicians and organisations…

CBSE Board Exams 2021: After Priyanka Gandhi, PMK Rallies For Online Exams
CBSE Board Exams 2021: After Priyanka Gandhi, PMK Rallies For Online Exams

Chennai: PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Saturday demanded cancellation of 10th and 12th standard annual exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the 12th class exam…

Priyanka Gandhi Bats For Online Exams, Says CBSE Irresponsible To Force Students To Take Exams

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said it is irresponsible on the part of the CBSE to force students to appear for Board examinations and demanded…

Hathras Case: CBI Charges Accused With Rape, Murder
Hathras Case: CBI Charges Accused With Rape, Murder

New Delhi: The four accused in the alleged gang rape and torture of a young Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras in September, have been charged for gang-rape and murder by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the SC/ST court here. The CBI has put the charge of gang-rape and murder against Sandeep, Luvkush, […]

Dharmendra Pradhan Takes On Priyanka Gandhi In War Of Words On Farm Laws

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing agitation over farmers laws, on a day when Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi targeted the Modi government, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a counter-attack on the Congress on Monday by bringing in the name of Robert Vadra. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday reacted to the ongoing farmers agitation and […]

Uproar Over Hathras, Why Silent On Pari Issue: Sambit Patra Asks Congress

Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra on Monday slammed the Congress party for keeping mum over the brutal murder of Pari, a five-year-old girl from Nayagarh district whose skeletal remains were found days after she was kidnapped from near her residence, in July this year. Slamming what he termed ‘the selective outrage’ of the […]

Hathras Incident: Noida Police Regrets Manhandling Of Priyanka Gandhi, Sets Up Probe
Hathras Incident: Noida Police Regrets Manhandling Of Priyanka Gandhi, Sets Up Probe

Noida: The Noida police on Sunday regretted the manhandling of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at DND Flyway while she was on her way to meet the Hathras gang-rape victim’s family in a standoff between the police and Congress workers. An inquiry into the matter has also been initiated. “Noida police profoundly regrets the incident […]

Hathras Case: Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Meet Victim's Family
Hathras Case: Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Meet Victim's Family

Lucknow/Hathras: Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday evening met the family of the Hathras victim, declaring they will fight for justice to the Dalit woman who died after being allegedly gang-raped. We will fight against injustice, and fight till justice is done, Priyanka Gandhi told reporters after the meeting that lasted […]

Hathras Case: Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Among 5 Cong Leaders Allowed To Meet Victim's Family
Hathras Case: Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Among 5 Cong Leaders Allowed To Meet Victim's Family

New Delhi: In a dramatic twist following massive police arrangements and traffic chaos, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with three other party leaders, were on Saturday allowed to meet the family of the 19-year-old Hathras girl who died four days ago after being allegedly gang-raped by ‘upper-caste men’. Succeeding […]

Hathras Case: CM Yogi Will Do Justice, Cong Leaders Playing Politics: Smriti Irani
Hathras Case: CM Yogi Will Do Justice, Cong Leaders Playing Politics: Smriti Irani

Varanasi: During a visit to Varanasi on Saturday, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani described the incident in Hathras as painful. “Chief Minister Yogi will do justice in this matter. But Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka going to Hathras is just playing politics.” Irani says she is confident that the […]

High Drama In Hathras: Rahul Gandhi Pushed On Ground, Detained By UP Police
High Drama In Hathras: Rahul Gandhi Pushed On Ground, Detained By UP Police

Greater Noida: High drama prevailed on Thursday after Uttar Pradesh Police personnel pushed former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the ground on the Yamuna Expressway and detained him, while he was walking towards Hathras to meet the family of the rape victim. Gandhi, along with his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and other senior leaders had […]

Saints Slam Priyanka Gandhi's Saffron Statement

Ayodhya: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s statement on saffron has reportedly irked the saints and seers in Ayodhya. Mahant Raju Das of the Hanuman Garhi temple said: “Targeting saffron is not right. Why should the chief minister not wear saffron? The Congress has been trying to wipe out saffron from the country, but has […]

No Breach In Priyanka Gandhi's Security: CRPF

New Delhi: There was no breach in Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s security during her recent trip to Lucknow, the CRPF said on Monday, blaming her for “violations” for travelling as a pillion rider on a scooter. The force, which provides her armed commandos under the ‘Z+’ category of security cover to her, said the […]

Scooty Owner Challaned Rs 6,300 After Priyanka Gandhi Rides It Without Helmet In Lucknow

Lucknow: The UP traffic police have slapped a fine of Rs 6,300 on the owner of the two-wheeler on which Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra travelled to reach retired IPS officer SR Darapuri’s residence in Lucknow as she and the driver rode the vehicle without a helmet, a senior official said Sunday. They rode the […]

Cong Slams UP Govt Over 'Manhandling' Of Priyanka Gandhi, Demands President's Rule

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over police “manhandling” party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Lucknow and demanded imposition of President’s rule in the state. Addressing a press conference here, Congress leader Sushmita Dev said Priyanka Gandhi was acting as a responsible leader without disturbing the peace. The Congress […]

Priyanka Gandhi Leads Congress Protest At India Gate Over Jamia Incident

New Delhi: Congress leaders led by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra held a sit-in at the India Gate on Monday in a show of solidarity with the students from Jamia Millia Islamia and several other universities across the country protesting the contentious amended citizenship law. The Congress general secretary was joined by leaders like Ahmed Patel, A […]

Priyanka Gandhi Attacks PM Modi Over CAA, Jobs, Economy; Calls Out To Raise Voice

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday teared into the Narendra Modi government over controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, and called upon people to raise voice against it. Addressing the Bharat Bachao rally here at Ramlila ground, Priyanka Gandhi said: “This law will become the reason for the division of the country. […]

Parliament Passes Bill To Amend SPG Act

New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to provide the elite Special Protection Group (SPG) security only to the prime minister and for a restricted period to ex-PMs, with Home Minister Amit Shah rejecting the opposition’s charge of political vendetta and asserting the government was concerned about security of all 130 crore Indians and […]

SPG Withdrawal: Congress May Move Court Citing Verma Report

New Delhi: Withdrawal of SPG cover to the Gandhi family has made the Congress angry, with the party alleging the Gandhis are being targeted by the Prime Minister and Home Minister. The Congress, which has termed the move as “sinister and vindictive politics”, may take legal recourse in the matter, said sources. Party leader Randeep […]

Centre Removes SPG Cover Of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul & Priyanka

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday removed Special Protection Group (SPG) cover of Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul and daughter Priyanka. They will now be provided ‘Z plus’ security cover by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The government’s decision has been conveyed to the Gandhi family. The SPG security will be withdrawn […]

Dalit Kids Beaten To Death Over Open Defecation

New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday urged Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath to ensure stringent punishment to those who beat to death two Dalit children in the state for defecating near a village panchayat. Two Dalit children, who did not have a toilet at home, were allegedly beaten to death by […]

Farmers Being Insulted, Cheated In UP: Priyanka Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of insulting and cheating farmers by only advertising about their welfare and not doing anything on the ground. In a tweet in Hindi, she said that the farmers were being fooled in the name of loan waivers as well. “The […]

Sponsored Events Abroad Don't Bring Investors: Priyanka On Howdy Modi

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday indirectly hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s diaspora outreach event ‘Howdy, Modi!’ in Houston, Texas on Sunday, saying that the ongoing slowdown was a speed breaker in his government’s claims of working towards making India a $5 trillion economy. “Creating a media blitz by […]

Hathras Impact On Bihar Bypolls: Congress Won't Give Tickets To Those Tainted With Crimes Against Women
Cong Plans Padyatra On Oct 2 To Counter BJP Agenda

New Delhi: The Congress has asked state units and office-bearers to mandatorily conduct one-hour padyatra at state and district headquarters on October 2. The top party leadership, including interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, will take part in the padyatra. The programme of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi is also being finalised. Sonia Gandhi would participate […]

Rahul, Priyanka take dig at Modi on 100 days in office

New Delhi: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday took a dig at the economic performance of the Modi government after the completion of 100 days in office. Rahul in a sarcastic way first congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for completing 100 days and then launched a scathing attack […]

Eyeing 2022 UP Assembly polls, Congress may elevate Priyanka

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi is likely to get the major responsibility of reviving the party in Uttar Pradesh where it could secure just one out of 80 seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, party sources said. “Priyanka Gandhi can be made the in-charge of entire Uttar Pradesh, keeping an eye on […]

Priyanka calls Rahul 'best brother' in the world

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday greeted former party chief Rahul Gandhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, calling him the “best brother in the world”, and said that things haven’t changed much since childhood. “Rahul Gandhi I guess things haven’t changed that much, haan?! ..best brother in the world!,” she said […]

J&K special status scrapped in unconstitutional manner: Priyanka

Sonbhadra (UP): In her first reaction to the scrapping of the special status for Jammu and Kashmir, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday said it was done in an unconstitutional manner. The manner in which it has been done is totally unconstitutional and against the principles of democracy,” she told reporters Umbha, the village […]

No surprises. It's Rahul Gandhi again!

New Delhi: Despite the names of veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Mukul Wasnik being thrown up as possible successor to the Congress President’s post, when the state party leaders finally sat down to confabulate and propose the names for the post — it came as no surprise — Rahul Gandhi again! For the grand old […]

'Headless' Congress has also become 'brainless': Naqvi on Adhir Ranjan's remarks

New Delhi: Hitting out at the Congress over its leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s Kashmir remarks in the Lok Sabha, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said “headless Congress” has now also become “brainless”. A controversy erupted after the Congress leader in the Lok Sabha questioned the legality behind introducing the bills on Jammu and […]

Rahul insists on non-family Cong head as chorus for Priyanka grows

New Delhi: Amid the unease in the Congress against the current drift, Rahul Gandhi has remained firm on not having a member of the party’s first family as the working president despite growing voices in support of Priyanka Gandhi to take over. As the joust between an adamant old guard and a defiant young turks […]

Priyanka perfect choice for becoming Cong president : Amarinder

Chandigarh: Days after he batted for young leader as the Congress president, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Monday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be a perfect choice to take over the party reins. Reposing his full confidence in the party general secretary, Amarinder said Priyanka would get all-round support if chosen to take over as […]

Priyanka posts video of woman being panned by policeman while filing eve-teasing complaint

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday posted a video of a woman being panned by a policeman for wearing jewellery while she was attempting to file an eve-teasing complaint, and said the first step towards ensuring justice for women is listening to them. She posted the video in which a woman […]

Shatrughan Sinha favours Priyanka Gandhi as Congress chief

Patna: Actor-turned-politician and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Monday backed Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s name for leading the party. “It’s my humble appeal that she would be apt as the party president to lead ahead. It will be a shot in the arm,” Sinha tweeted. Sinha said Priyanka’s leadership will be a boost for the Congress […]