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Sonia Gandhi: Indian politician
Sonia Gandhi is an Indian politician. She is the longest serving president of the Indian National Congress, a social democratic political party, which has governed India for most of its post-independence history. She took over as the party leader in 1998, seven years after the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, her husband and a former Prime Minister of India, and remained in office until 2017 after serving for twenty-two years. She returned to the post in 2019 and remained the President for another three years.

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Congress condemns release of Rajiv Gandhi assassins; disagrees with Sonia Gandhi |Oneindia News*News [Video]

Congress condemns release of Rajiv Gandhi assassins; disagrees with Sonia Gandhi |Oneindia News*News

Yesterday, the Congress slammed the Supreme Court decision to free Nalini Sriharan and five other convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The party said that it ‘disagreed with Sonia..

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Bharat Jodo Yatra: Rahul Gandhi ties shoelaces of mother Sonia Gandhi, watch | Oneindia news * news [Video]

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Rahul Gandhi ties shoelaces of mother Sonia Gandhi, watch | Oneindia news * news

On Thursday when congress party interim president Sonia Gandhi joined her son in Karnataka for the Bharat Jodo yatra there were many moments for the camera. The best was one in which Rahul Gandhi..

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Bharat Jodo Yatra: Rahul Gandhi forces Sonia Gandhi to sit in the car, watch |  Oneindia news * news [Video]

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Rahul Gandhi forces Sonia Gandhi to sit in the car, watch | Oneindia news * news

A video from the Bharat Jodo Yatra is going viral on social media. In the video, Congress's interim president is seeing walking during the padayatra and Rahul Gandhi joins her. After a few minutes of..

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Alt News founder Mohammad Zubair among ‘favourites’ for Nobel Peace Prize | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Alt News founder Mohammad Zubair among ‘favourites’ for Nobel Peace Prize | Oneindia News *News

Alt News founder Mohammad Zubair among ‘favourites’ for Nobel Peace Prize; Sajan Prakash wins gold medal in 200m butterfly swimming; BJP hits out at Cong leader for tweet on Draupadi Murmu; Bharat..

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Bharat Jodo Yatra resumes: Sonia Gandhi joins Rahul and other Congress leaders | Oneindia news *News [Video]

Bharat Jodo Yatra resumes: Sonia Gandhi joins Rahul and other Congress leaders | Oneindia news *News

Sonia Gandhi today joined her son Rahul Gandhi's "Bharat Jodo Yatra" in BJP-ruled Karnataka, participating in a public event after a long gap because of her health. The Congress president walked..

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Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge forms 47-member Steering Committee replacing CWC, Shashi Tharoor not included

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Mulayam Singh Yadav no more: When MSY roadblocked Sonia Gandhi's PM bid in 1998 citing her 'foreign origin'

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Sonia Gandhi joins son Rahul’s long walk, Congress plays ‘Maa card’

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Congress prez race comes down to Kharge vs Tharoor: A look at 12 non-Gandhi party presidents since Independence

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