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Sonia Gandhi: Indian politician
Sonia Gandhi pronunciation  is an Indian politician. She is the president of the Indian National Congress, the secular and left-of-centre political party, which governed India for most of its post-independence history. She took over as the party leader in 1998, seven years after the assassination of her husband, Rajiv Gandhi, a former prime minister of India, and remained in office for nineteen years.

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Cong will become stronger under Sonia Gandhi's leadership: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

In Congress, everybody respects this family. That's why when a leader is chosen from this family to run the party, the Congress workers across India feel overjoyed. It will be profitable for the party..
DNA - Published

Sonia Gandhi extends Eid greetings, says festival celebrates spirit of brotherhood

In a statement released by her party, Sonia said: this auspicious festival marks the spirit of devotion to almighty as also celebrating the spirit of brotherhood by giving and sharing with fellow human..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sonia Gandhi greets countrymen on Eid al-Adha

In her first message after assuming charge as the interim Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has greeted countrymen on Eid al-Adha and wished that it brings peace, good health and happiness to all.
IndiaTimes - Published

Spare Sonia Gandhi the pressure of leading Congress, AK Antony said

Congress leader AK Antony argued at the CWC meeting that Sonia Gandhi should be spared the pressures of being the interim Congress president. But the working committee opposed his remarks and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar Congress leaders hail Sonia Gandhi's appointment as party's interim president


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Congress's saviour-in-chief Sonia Gandhi returns to helm


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Congress leader confident of Sonia Gandhi taking up overhaul of party


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Gandhi's playing 'musical chair' amongst themselves: BJP mocks appointment of Sonia Gandhi as Congress' interim chief

Patra also underlined that Sonia coming to the rescue of the party proves that "Rahul Gandhi was a blunder as far as Congress is concerned."
DNA - Published

Dynasty politics rejected by people, Congress still wants Sonia, Rahul to lead: Chauhan

Senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Sunday said dynasty politics was rejected in the last general elections, but the Congress did not learn from it and still wants Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi..
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Happy to see Sonia Gandhi back in the saddle: Amarinder Singh


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'Best decision in current circumstances': Cong leaders congratulate Sonia Gandhi after CWC appoints her interim chief

Congratulatory messages started pouring in on the social media platforms from Congress leaders after Sonia Gandhi elected party interim chief once again.
DNA - Published

BJP posts 7 second video to target dynasty after CWC picks Sonia Gandhi as interim Congress president

Soon after the Congress announced Sonia Gandhi as its President after a marathon meeting of the Congress Working Committee, BJP leader Amit Malviya put out a video message that described the Congress..
DNA - Published

Congress elects Sonia Gandhi as interim president

The decision comes as a surprise to everyone, as Rahul Gandhi who resigned from the party leadership after Lok Sabha elections debacle, had earlier said that no member from the Gandhi family will..
DNA - Published

Rahul had said ‘no Gandhi’, but Congress goes back to Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi on Saturday assumed presidency of Congress again. The proposal, moved by Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram and Anand Sharma and endorsed by Manmohan Singh, to Sonia to return to the post she..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sonia Gandhi returns to lead India's beleaguered Congress after son Rahul quits

India's opposition Congress party selected past president Sonia Gandhi as its interim leader on Saturday, while it searches for a successor to her son Rahul Gandhi, who quit following a crushing..
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Sheila Dikshit guided me like older sister: Sonia Gandhi

Gandhi said Dikshit was "a remarkable individual, a proud party colleague and an exemplary woman leader
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Congress settles for Sonia Gandhi as interim chief after Rahul refuses to return as president

The CWC passed three resolutions in the meeting including one thanking Mr Gandhi for his leadership.
DNA - Published

Sonia Gandhi named interim Congress president after day-long CWC meet


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After failing to reach consensus on next Congress president, CWC assembles again

Earlier, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi pulled out of two committees to choose a new Congress chief as the CWC formed five regional groups to hold wider discussions on the issue.
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Sonia, Rahul recuse themselves from CWC meet

As the Congress Working Committee began consultations on Saturday to find its next president, UPA chief Sonia Gandhi and outgoing party head Rahul Gandhi left the meeting midway, saying they couldn't..
IndiaTimes - Published

CWC to be divided into 5 groups as Congress to discuss Rahul Gandhi's successor

Prominent leaders of the party, who are also the members of the CWC, including Sonia Gandhi, Dr Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be present in the meeting.
DNA - Published

Sushma Swaraj gave Indian diplomacy a human face, says Sonia Gandhi

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in a condolence letter to Sushma Swaraj's husband Swaraj Kaushal expressed her shock and respect for the departed BJP leader. Gandhi called Swaraj "a lady of extraordinary..
IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: When Sushma Swaraj learnt Kannada to take on Sonia Gandhi from Bellary

Sushma Swaraj's Karnataka connection.
DNA - Published

Rahul, Sonia pay last tribute to Sushma Swaraj

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday paid their last respects to senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who passed away on Tuesday night after..
IndiaTimes - Published

Amit Shah parries Opposition arrows, Lok Sabha passes bill with 3/4 majority

Congress top leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi chose not to respond even as the treasury benches said the "monumental mistake" of first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru had been corrected by PM Modi..
DNA - Published

Shah, Irani, Sonia Gandhi get front row in LS; Rahul keeps his old one in second

PM Modi, his ministers and first time Lok Sabha members -- Amit Shah, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani-- have been given front row seats along with Sonia Gandhi in the lower house, while Rahul..
IndiaTimes - Published

Govt diluting RTI Act to help corrupt people steal: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged on Saturday that the Modi government is "diluting" the RTI Act to "help the corrupt steal from India", days after amendments to the legislation were passed by..
IndiaTimes - Published

DMK's Baalu may sit next to Sonia in front Oppn benches

Next to the deputy Speaker's seat is leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.There is a small gap in the row and the next seat is that of Sonia Gandhi.
IndiaTimes - Published

Sonia Gandhi chairs meeting of Rajya Sabha lawmakers of Congress, other opposition parties

Sonia Gandhi had Tuesday said PM Modi-led central government is "hell-bent on completely subverting" the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005.
DNA - Published

Sonia Gandhi holds meeting with Cong Lok Sabha MPs

Bringing an end to the high-voltage political drama in Karnataka following the resignation of over a dozen rebel MLAs, Congress-JD(S) government failed to garner the majority in the Assembly on July..
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Sonia Gandhi says govt considers RTI Act a 'nuisance'

The bill also proposes to give the Centre the power to change the period of office of Chief Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner, and State Information Commissioners, which is currently..
DNA - Published

Centre disempowering every citizen: Sonia Gandhi on RTI Act amendment

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government is "hell-bent on completely subverting" the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005. She added..
IndiaTimes - Published

Government sees RTI act as 'nuisance' and wants to destroy independence of CIC: Sonia Gandhi on amendements

Sonia Gandhi joins list of opposition leaders raising questions about RTI.
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Sheila Dikshit brought humanity, excellence to everything she did: Sonia Gandhi


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UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi pays tributes to Sheila Dikshit


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Opposition parties unite, say Karnataka and Goa crises assault on statute

Claiming that the political crises in Karnataka and Goa were a threat to democracy, opposition lawmakers, including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, held a protest in the Parliament complex on Thursday...
IndiaTimes - Published

Opposition leaders protest in Parliament over Karnataka, Goa crisis

A number of top Congress leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma, protested near the Gandhi statue in the complex and shouted slogans.
IndiaTimes - Published

Ghulam Nabi Azad, Hariprasad rush to Bengaluru as Karnataka crisis deepens

Sources said UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi asked the leaders to mitigate the crisis in the southern state and save the government. Azad was the one who along with Ashok Gehlot stitched together the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Raj meets Sonia, fuels MNS-Congress tie-up talks for Maha elections

MNS leader Raj Thackeray met Sonia Gandhi of the Congress in New Delhi on Monday, a development that fuelled talk about alliances for the Maharashtra assembly election this year. Congress state unit..
IndiaTimes - Published

MNS chief Raj Thackeray meets Sonia Gandhi, discusses EVM issue, Maharashtra political situation

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday met Congress parliamentary party leader Sonia Gandhi and discussed the issue of EVMs and the political situation in Maharashtra where..
DNA - Published

Sonia Gandhi meets newly elected Congress MPs as part of training programme

Sonia Gandhi addressed the MPs and assured them of all the support from the Congress, a leader present at the orientation meeting held at the party's war room at 15 Gurdwara Raqabganj Road.
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Sonia Gandhi to address Congress MPs on Tuesday


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Sonia, Rahul meet Congress MPs


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Speaker allows Sonia Gandhi to speak out of turn


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Government selling country’s assets to private companies: Sonia Gandhi


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Railway rejects Sonia Gandhi's charges on Rae Bareli coach factory, says corporatisation is not privatisation

A railway official has rejected Sonia Gandhi's charges on Rae Bareli Modern Coach Factory and said that corporatisation is not privatisation.
DNA - Published

'Against objectives for which plant was set up': Sonia Gandhi opposes move to privatise Rae Bareli coach factory

Privatisation will lead to several workers getting unemployed which is against the motive for which the factory was set up.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

PV Narasimha Rao's grandson seeks apology from Sonia, Rahul for 'injustice' done to ex-PM

NV Subhash said AICC Secretary G Chinna Reddy's statement that Rao had tried to "sideline" the Nehru-Gandhi family during his tenure was "not true and condemnable".
DNA - Published

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi should apologise for 'injustice' done to PV Narasimha Rao: Grandson

PV Narasimha Rao on Thursday hit back at a senior Congress leader for his allegations against the former Prime Minister and sought an apology from the Gandhi family for "injustice" done to him. NV..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi rejects MPs' demand to remain party chief

According to party sources, Rahul Gandhi was requested by MPs like Shashi Tharoor and Manish Tewari to remain as the party chief at the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting in Parliament. "But Rahul..
IndiaTimes - Published

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