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Sonia Gandhi

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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.


Congress to hold protests across all states against Central govt's economic policies in November

Many prominent Congress leaders like Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi will hit the streets to protest against the Central Government's economic policies.
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Sonia Gandhi forms 17-member panel to discuss post-poll scenario; first meeting on October 25

Congress interim prez Sonia Gandhi has set up a 17-member group to discuss the post-poll scenario. The first meeting of the panel will be held on Oct 25 after the Maharashtra and Haryana assembly..
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India pays tribute to Gandhi on 150th birth anniversary [Video]India pays tribute to Gandhi on 150th birth anniversary

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to iconic freedom movement leader, Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial in New Delhi on his 150th birth anniversary on Wednesday.

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Ahead of Parliament's winter session, Congress plans protest against Centre over economic slowdown

According to a senior leader, the demonstrations will be held in the first week of November. During this period, a big protest rally is planned in Delhi in which Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her..
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Sonia Gandhi to hold meeting with members of Congress think tank group on Oct 25

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Sonia Gandhi sets up panel to formulate Congress' response to critical issues

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has formed a committee of leaders to deliberate on important issues and give reasoned responses to social and political moves of the government. Sources said the..
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Buzz of ‘generational makeover’ as Congress plans organisational rejig

Congress is mulling an organisational reshuffle in the coming months. If it happens, it would be the first rejig of office-bearers in the central party unit under the watch of Sonia Gandhi. Well-placed..
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Watch: Rahul Gandhi plays cricket with students in Haryana after chopper makes emergency landing

Rahul was returning from poll-bound Mahendragarh in Haryana after addressing a rally in place of his mother Sonia Gandhi. Due to the bad weather, his helicopter was forced to abort its landing in Delhi..
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Sonia not to attend Mahendragarh rally, Rahul to address: Haryana Congress

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will address the public meeting at Mahendragarh in the afternoon. The rally on the penultimate day of poll campaign end would have been Sonia Gandhi's first election..
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Sonia Gandhi's rally in Haryana's Mahendragarh cancelled, Rahul to address in poll-bound state

Instead of Sonia Gandhi, party leader and former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will address the rally.
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Amit Shah targets Congress, says its leaders question move on removing intruders

Addressing an election rally here, Shah alleged the rule of Congress government led by Bhupinder Singh Hooda in the state was marked by corruption. Targeting Congress over land deals involving Robert..
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Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah meets Sonia Gandhi in Delhi

Siddaramaiah met her for the first time after becoming the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Karnataka Assembly. It was a courtesy call which went on for around 20 minutes. Congress on October 9..
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Praful Patel’s deal with Mirchi’s wife treason: Amit Shah

Home minister Amit Shah has said that the real estate deal between Mumbai blast accused Iqbal Mirchi’s wife and former Union minister Praful Patel was “nothing short of treason, and that the onus..
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Manohar Lal not Khattar, but a 'khacchar': Maha Congress leader hits back at Haryana CM after remarks on Sonia Gandhi

Nitin Raut's reaction comes a day after Khattar during an election rally in poll-bound Haryana called Sonia Gandhi a "Mari Hui Chuhiya".
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J&K Congress terms as 'shameful' remarks of Haryana CM Khattar against Sonia Gandhi

Khattar on Sunday had ridiculed Gandhi's return as the Congress chief, using a Hindi proverb that seemed to call her a "dead mouse". J&K Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Ravinder Sharma said..
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Congress demands apology from Manohar Lal Khattar for his remarks against Sonia Gandhi

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Sonia Gandhi asks Bengal Congress to conduct jt movements with the Left

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Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh participate in Dussehra celebrations

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Congress cadre can chill, new SPG rules won't let Rahul Gandhi go 'missing' abroad

Apart from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the SPG guards only three persons - Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
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Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh meet Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, discuss bilateral ties

Bangladesh Prime Minister Hasina is on a four-day visit to India
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Sheikh Hasina meets Manmohan, Sonia; Congress chief to visit Bangladesh on 50th liberation anniversary

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Priyanka Gandhi calls Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina an 'inspiration'

Following a meeting with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra called her a great inspiration. Priyanka said that Hasina has the trait of fighting for her belief with..
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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina meets Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka

Earlier on Saturday, the Bangladesh PM held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Modi.
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Sheikh Hasina meets Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka, Manmohan Singh

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Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar resigns from party

Former Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar, who protested outside party leader Sonia Gandhi's home in Delhi over the distribution of tickets, on Saturday resigned from the primary membership of the..
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Maharashtra Assembly polls: Congress woes mount, Sanjay Nirupam takes on Sonia Gandhi loyalists

Nirupam, who yesterday, declared his decision to remain away from the poll campaign, attacked the Congress high command saying that there was a "systematic fault" in the grand old party
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Manmohan Singh among star campaigners for Rajasthan bypolls; Sonia, Rahul missing

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Haryana Congress ticket distribution feud reaches Ahmed Patel's doorstep

Over 500 supporters of former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar staged a protest outside 10 Janpath, the residence of interim party chief Sonia Gandhi.
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BJP trying to sideline Mahtma Gandhi, make RSS a symbol of India: Sonia Gandhi

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Those who indulge in politics of falsehood will not understand Mahatma Gandhi: Sonia Gandhi

In what appeared to be a swipe at the present BJP leadership, Sonia Gandhi told party workers and leaders at Rajghat that the Mahatma's soul would be pained by what has been happening in India in the..
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Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh pay homage to Lal Bahadur Shastri at Vijay Ghat

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday paid homage to Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 115th birth anniversary here at Vijay Ghat.
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Sonia Gandhi, JP Nadda pay tribute at Rajghat on Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary

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PM Modi pays homage to Bapu at Rajghat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 150th birth anniversary. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi also paid..
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Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti: Son Anil Shastri, PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh pay tributes to ex-PM

Lal Bahadur Shastri joined India's freedom movement in 1920 and later became the 2nd Prime Minister of India.
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Sonia Gandhi worried, urges Centre for all-out help

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Congress announces candidates for bypolls in Gujarat, Bihar, UP, Rajasthan

"Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved proposals for the candidature of Ashok Kumar for Samastipur-SC Lok Sabha constituency," a party statement said. She has also approved the candidatures of..
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Congress announces candidates for bypolls to one Lok Sabha, 4 assembly seats

The names were approved by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, the party said in a statement.
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Congress declares 4 candidates for Kerala assembly bypolls

The names were approved by Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
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Congress leaders wish former PM Manmohan Singh on birthday

Extending greetings to Singh who turned 87 today, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said present day leaders across the spectrum have much to learn from his innate wisdom. Recalling his tremendous..
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Sonia Gandhi, Rahul did not want to see Modi-Shah alive, alleges Ramdev

"What Sonia Gandhi said about them (Modi-Shah) is in public knowledge. This much is clear that the (Gandhi) family did not want to see these two (Modi-Shah) alive," alleges Ramdev.
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Young 'turks' give jitters to Congress

According to Congress sources, the young leaders are eyeing prominent roles in the Congress ever since the old guard staged a dramatic comeback following the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as party chief..
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Robert Vadra opposes in HC ED plea challenging his anticipatory bail in money laundering case

Vadra, son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, said in his reply that there was no single instance of his non-cooperation with the investigation and there was no risk of him tampering with any..
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Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh visit P Chidambaram in Tihar jail

Congress sources says the gesture by two of the Congress top leaders was in line with the party's decision to back its leaders in thick and thin against what it calls politically-motivated targeting of..
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Sonia, Singh meet PC in jail; Ex-PM bats for ex-colleague

On Monday, Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi met Chidambaram in Tihar Jail where he is lodged in connection with the INX Media case​. Issuing a written statement of support on behalf..
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Cong picks candidates for Punjab by-elections, Amarinder confident of clean sweep

On Monday, the Congress announced its list of candidates for the upcoming by-elections for the Punjab Legislative assembly. The list was released by Congress General Secretary Mukul Wasnik. The list..
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Congress Party likely to attain new headquarters in New Delhi on its Foundation Day in December

The new office, which is coming up at 9, Kotla Road in central Delhi, will be named "Indira Gandhi Bhawan" after late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. It will be inaugurated by interim President Sonia..
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After seeking Rahul Gandhi apology, Congress MLA wants Sonia Gandhi to meet party workers

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Sonia's opposition to police action in Kashmir similar to Nehru's during Hyderabad merger: Ram Madhav

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Wednesday hit out at Congress president Sonia Gandhi for following in the footsteps of former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, by opposing police action in Kashmir..
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Rahul Gandhi wishes good health, happiness to Modi on his 69th birthday

"My best wishes to Narendra Modi Ji on his 69th birthday. May he be blessed with good health and happiness always," he tweeted. Earlier in the day, Congress President Sonia Gandhi also wished Prime..
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Sonia Gandhi extends greetings to PM Modi on his 69th birthday, wishes him healthy, happy and long life

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi extended her greetings to Prime Minister and wished him a healthy, happy and long life.
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