Monday, September 21, 2020

Priyanka Gandhi

Sonia, Rahul to miss Monsoon Session for some days

NEW DELHI: Even as the crucial Monsoon Session of Parliament is set to commence from September 14, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi will miss the session as she has left for abroad with her son Rahul Gandhi for her annual medical treatment.

Party sources said Sonia Gandhi has left for her annual medical treatment and will return after two weeks at least.

Loyalists, Team Rahul score big in Congress rejig

NEW DELHI: Congress' interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday set up a special committee to assist her in operational and organisational matters, reshuffled the Congress Working Committee and and appointed General Secretaries and state in-charges with loyalists dominating the restructuring which bore a visible stamp of Rahul Gandhi.

Himachal BJP leader earns wrath over Priyanka's bungalow remark

SHIMLA: In what is being seen as a veiled threat following attack on Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut's office in Mumbai, the BJP women's wing chief in Himachal Pradesh "it can happen here too" hinting at an attack on Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's house near here.

Congress campaign to corner govt on unemployment

NEW DELHI: Congress is looking to corner the central government on unemployment with its new social media campaign - #SpeakUpForJobs - as Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Prime Minister is not listening to the youth.

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi said, "For the future of youth first the Nyay scheme should be implemented and MSMEs be supported because they are the backbone of the country."

Congress protests demanding postponement of NEET, JEE exams

NEW DELHI: Upping the ante against the Centre, hundreds of Delhi Congress workers on Friday staged a protest outside the Ministry of Education demanding postponing NEET and JEE exams.

Amid Congress' internal crisis, Gandhi loyalist Gehlot bats for Sonia, Rahul

JAIPUR: At a time when the Congress is in the middle of a major internal crisis, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, considered as a Gandhi family loyalist, seems to be keeping his cards close to his chest while sitting back quietly in his home state when his fellow leaders have shot off a letter to party interim chief Sonia Gandhi demanding sweeping changes in the party from top to bottom.

Rahul personally told me he never said what was attributed to him: Sibal

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Kapil Sibal on Monday withdrew his angry tweets saying he was informed by Rahul Gandhi personally that the former party chief had never made the "colluding with BJP" remark attributed to him.

Priyanka Gandhi sends condolence letter to kin of deceased US student

LUCKNOW: A Congress delegation met the family of Sudiksha Bhati, the US student who died in a road accident earlier this month in Bulandshahr, and handed over a condolence letter sent by Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi.

Cong says Priyanka's non-Gandhi president remark is year old

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Wednesday officially commented on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's remark that she had no objection to a non-Gandhi becoming the party president.

After Rahul quit, Priyanka was ready to work under non-Gandhi chief

NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was ready to work under a non-Gandhi president after Rahul Gandhi's resignation following the defeat in the General Election in 2019.

Rahul, Priyanka slam Yogi govt over law and order

LUCKNOW: The Congress, on Monday, mounted a blistering attack on the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh.

HC dismisses plea for probe into alleged Priyanka-Rana links

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking directions to the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate for initiating a probe into alleged links between Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor.

Congress ex-MP dies of Covid; MoS, Sonia offer condolences

GHAZIABAD: Congress' former MP from Ghaziabad, Surendra Prakash Goel, passed away due to COVID-19, party sources said on Friday.

'Don't call us rebels': Pilot loyalist Vishvendra Singh

JAIPUR: Bharatpur MLA Vishvendra Singh, who was recently stripped of his Cabinet portfolio and suspended from the Congress for his open revolt against the Rajasthan government, has objected to the word 'rebel' being used to describe him and other MLAs from the Sachin Pilot camp.

Raj revolt resolution on cards as Pilot meets Rahul, Priyanka

NEW DELHI: Amid efforts to bring rebel Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot and his supporters back into the party fold, the sulking leader met Rahul Gandhi at his residence on Monday and a rapprochement seems to have been arrived at, top Congress sources said.

Priyanka meets Rahul amid talks of truce with Pilot

NEW DELHI: Amid talks of a truce with rebel Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot, party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi met former party chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence at Tughlak Lane here on Monday.

Priyanka Gandhi not visiting Shimla clarifies her office

NEW DELHI:Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi's office has clarified that she is not visiting Shimla and the permission for visiting the Himachal capital was only sought for her children and domestic staff.

Congress warily welcomes 'Bhumi Pujan' for Ram temple

NEW DELHI: The Congress has cautiously welcomed the 'Bhumi Pujan' for the Ram temple performed in Ayodhya by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

Rahul tweets 'Bhagwan Ram is love, compassion and justice'

NEW DELHI:Congress former President Rahul Gandhi has tweeted in Hindi on the occasion of the Bhumi Pujan of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on Wednesday. Gandhi in his tweet said that Bhagwan Ram is a symbol of the "best humanitarian qualities and He (Ram) is in our deep consciousness."

Cong extends wishes for Ram Temple's 'Bhumi Pujan'

NEW DELHI:The Congress leaders on Wednesday extended their best wishes for the ground-breaking ceremony (Bhumi Pujan) to be held for the construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya.

Ram temple should become symbol of national unity: Priyanka

NEW DELHI:Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has welcomed the Bhumi Pujan ceremony in Ayodhya which is to be performed on Wednesday to start construction of the Ram temple.

PM, President extend warm greetings on Raksha Bandhan

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and leaders across the political spectrum on Monday extended warm greetings on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

It's jungleraj in UP: Priyanka lashes out at Yogi

NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday wrote to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, called kidnapping a flourishing industry as such people living under a cloud of fear.

Priyanka writes to Yogi, demands release of Kafeel Khan

NEW DELHI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written to UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath demanding the release of Dr Kafeel Khan who is in jail after the NSA was invoked against him by the government.

Priyanka Gandhi vacates govt bungalow at Lodhi Estate

NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra vacated her government bungalow in south Delhi's upscale Lodhi Estate, sources said on Thursday.

Yogi 'furious' as 3rd kidnapping victim found dead

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is said to be infuriated by the increasing number of kidnapping and murder cases in the state.

Gehlot emerges as fighter amid political crisis in Rajasthan

NEW DELHI: Amid political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has brought some solace to the Congress camp by standing up against the BJP and rebel MLAs like a solid rock.

Kidnapping incidents rising in UP, Priyanka writes to CM

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday wrote to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, asserting that the law and order in the state is in shambles due to increase in the kidnapping incidents.

Delhi riots: HC allows two to withdraw pleas, move trial court

NEW DELHI: While hearing a slew of petitions related to the recent Delhi riots, the Delhi High Court, here on Monday, allowed two petitioners to withdraw their pleas for registration of FIRs under section 156(3) of the CrPC, with the liberty to approach the trial court.

Priyanka Gandhi temporarily shifts to Gurugram

GURUGRAM: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to shift to a penthouse in Gurugram's Aralia residential complex. She visited the penthouse and spent the night there.

'No test, no corona' policy is scary: Priyanka to Yogi

LUCKNOW: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday wrote to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, raising the issue of rising coronavirus cases and low testing in the state.

UP CM more interested in hiding his failures, says Priyanka

LUCKNOW: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has once again targeted the Uttar Pradesh government over the lack of health facilities in the state, saying Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is more interested in hiding his failures, rather than improving the condition of hospitals.

UP Congress: A battlefield for Rahul, Priyanka loyalists

LUCKNOW: The Congress in Uttar Pradesh is gradually turning into a battleground for Rahul Gandhi's loyalists and his sister Priyanka's supporters.

Delhi: After 3-week long battle with Covid-19, doctor dies

NEW DELHI: After almost a three-week-long battle with the coronavirus disease, a 42-year-old doctor employed at Delhi's National Health Mission took his last breath in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) trauma centre.

20 calls to Pilot to return to Congress go futile

NEW DELHI: Amid internal rift in Rajasthan Congress, where former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot rebelled against the party and decided to be elusive with his supporting 18 MLAs, Congress sources say that the party leadership has tried its best to retain Pilot in the party fold.

Priyanka raps UP govt over handling of corona crisis

NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday once again attacked the Uttar Pradesh government over its handling of the novel coronavirus situation and said that it must adopt transparent policies instead of making false claims.

Priyanka targets Yogi government over kidnapping case

NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday sharpened her attack on the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over the law and order situation in the state after the Kanpur police landed in a major controversy for asking the family of a kidnapped man to pay the ransom to the kidnappers.

Puri hits back at Priyanka again, reveals identity of caller

NEW DELHI: An IANS story has dominated the political discourse since this morning. In what has turned out to be a political game of brinkmanship, a tit for tat, Minister for Urban Development Hardeep Singh Puri has called it like it should be.

Facts don't change, I made no request: Priyanka to Puri

NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday refuted the claims of Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri that she sought extension for stay at the government bungalow in Delhi saying "facts don't change as I have made no such request".

allows Priyanka Gandhi's request to stay on in Lutyens' bungalow for some time

NEW DELHI: In a remarkably statesman-like move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to a request to allow Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to retain the 35, Lodhi Estate Bungalow for some time.

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