Tag: Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi joins #SareeTwitter, wants 'dinner date' with hubby

New Delhi: The #SareeTwitter trend that has been viral for the past couple of days got a huge boost on Wednesday after Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra shared a throwback picture from her wedding day. Tens of thousands of people liked the photograph within hours that showed Priyanka Gandhi draped in a pink Banarasi saree. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Chorus grows for Priyanka Gandhi to take charge as Congress president

New Delhi: With the Congress facing uncertainty after Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as party chief, voices within are growing in favour of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leading the party in these critical times. Former MP Abhijit Mukherjee, who is the son of ex-president Pranab Mukherjee, made an open plea in favour of Priyanka Gandhi, saying she should […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Priyanka detained after protest in Mirzapur

Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi was on Friday detained after police stopped her while going to Sonbhadra district in Uttar Pradesh to meet survivors of caste violence, party supporters said. As police led her away, a defiant Gandhi told reporters that she won’t be cowed down by the police action and vowed […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to leave

Mirzapur: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday, five hours after she was driven to a guest house after insisting on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in caste violence. Congress sources said the authorities in Mirzapur were trying to persuade Gandhi to sign a […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Five licenced weapons used in Sonebhadra killings

New Delhi: Five weapons, one single-barreled gun, three double-barreled guns and a rifle were used in Wednesday’s carnage in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonebhadra in which at least 10 Gond tribals were killed. Sources in UP police told IANS on Friday that all the guns used by the attackers in were licensed weapons. However, there was no […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Punjab Chief Minister accepts Sidhu's resignation

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu’s resignation. The Chief Minister forwarded the resignation to Governor Punjab V.P. Singh Badnore for formal acceptance, an official in the Chief Minister’s Office told IANS. Sidhu, who had been at loggerheads with the Chief Minister, formally resigned on July 14 as […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
'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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021