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Tag Archives: Sonia Gandhi

BJP hits back at Rahul on dynasty politics

  New Delhi: Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for defending dynastic politics, the BJP on Tuesday reminded the Congress Vice President that the top three constitutional posts in the country are held by common people with merit and that democracy is not beholden to dynasty. “The fact that he (Gandhi) says that dynast and dynasty are…

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Can’t tolerate Gauri Lankesh murder: Sonia

  New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday expressed shock and distress over the murder of senior Kannada journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh, saying “this can’t and should not be tolerated”. “Known for her fearless and independent views, Gauri Lankesh had extraordinary grit and determination to take on the system,” an All India Congress Committee…

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Polling begins for three RS seats in Gujarat 

  Gandhinagar: Polling for the crucial Rajya Sabha elections here in Gujarat began on Tuesday that will decide the fate of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s political secretary Ahmed Patel and that of BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani. While Patel is seeking a fifth term with his back to the wall, the Bharatiya…

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44 Gujarat MLAs return from Karnataka

  Ahmedabad: Forty-four Congress MLAs from Gujarat who were taken to Karnataka to prevent “poaching” by the BJP ahead of Tuesday’s Rajya Sabha elections, returned on Monday, officials said. The MLAs were moved to a private resort near Bengaluru on July 29 following the resignation of six Congress legislators, with three of them defecting to join…

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Ahmed Patel files papers for Rajya Sabha poll, confident of victory

  Gandhinagar: Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s political secretary and senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday here filed his nomination for the August 8 Rajya Sabha elections, with the party exuding confidence of his victory. Flanked by state Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki and party national General Secretary in-charge of Gujarat affairs Ashok Gehlot, Patel submitted his…

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Sonia congratulates ISRO for GSAT-17 launch

  New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-17. “Right from its inception, the space scientists at ISRO have worked hard to bolster the scientific temper of this country. This latest addition to its long list of achievements has…

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Congress unlikely to attend GST launch in Parliament

  New Delhi: The Congress party is unlikely to attend the special midnight function in Parliament on June 30 to roll-out the Goods and Services Tax (GST), party sources said. They said Congress President Sonia Gandhi deliberated on the issue with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, senior leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, Ahmed Patel…

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Opposition parties to meet over Presidential election

  New Delhi: Opposition parties will meet here on Thursday afternoon to decide their choice of candidate for the July 17 Presidential election, as scheduled earlier. The meeting will be chaired by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, a day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s party Janata Dal-United (JD-U) decided to support NDA Presidential nominee Ram Nath…

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Nalini on hunger strike demanding shifting to Chennai jail

  Chennai: Nalini Sriharan, one of the convicts in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, has started a hunger strike in Vellore prison demanding that she be shifted to a jail here. According to reports reaching here, Nalini had sought to be shifted to a jail here so that she could oversee the…

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Sonia should apologise over Dikshit’s ‘gunda’ remarks: BJP

  New Delhi: The BJP on Monday demanded an apology from Congress President Sonia Gandhi over the remarks of party leader Sandeep Dikshit, who described Army chief Bipin Rawat as a “sadak ka gunda” (street thug). “The Congress party consistently questions the integrity of the Indian Army to shame and demoralise the Indian Army,” Union Minister…

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