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Sonia Gandhi: Indian politician
Sonia Gandhi is an Indian politician. She is the president of the Indian National Congress, a big tent 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 after her son, Rahul Gandhi, resigned.

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Amarinder Singh asked to resign? Captain threatens to quit party: Reports | Oneindia News [Video]

Amarinder Singh asked to resign? Captain threatens to quit party: Reports | Oneindia News

Amid disagreements in Punjab Congress that have dragged on for months, the Congress party’s high command is learnt to have asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to resign to facilitate the election of..

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Veteran Congress leader Oscar Fernandes passes away, PM Modi convey condolences | Oneindia News [Video]

Veteran Congress leader Oscar Fernandes passes away, PM Modi convey condolences | Oneindia News

Former union minister and veteran Congress leader Oscar Fernandes passed away at the age of 80 in Karnataka on Monday. Fernandes was hospitalised after he suffered a head injury in July this year, was..

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Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, says they need to defeat BJP together | Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, says they need to defeat BJP together | Oneindia News

Today, Mamata Banerjee met with Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi; Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the US has ‘really messed it up’ in Afghanistan, The Ministry of Health and..

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Congress likely to take decision on new Punjab CM today

The Congress Legislature Party meeting had passed a resolution authorising Congress president Sonia Gandhi to take a decision on new CM.
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Punjab: ‘Humiliated’ Captain retires hurt, Sidhu in race to take crease

"I had made a decision in the morning. I had a word with the Congress president (Sonia Gandhi), and I conveyed it to her that I will resign today. 'I am sorry, Amarinder," said Sonia Gandhi when I..
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Shashi Tharoor pitches for new leadership in Congress, says 'If Rahul Gandhi wishes to take over, it should happen quickly'

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday pitched for a new leadership in the party and said "if the Congress has to come back, the change should happen quickly." Tharoor, who was part of the..
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Amarinder Singh decides to quit as Punjab CM: Sources

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has decided to put in his papers ahead of the crucial Congress Legislature Party meeting in Chandigarh on Saturday evening, sources close to him said. The chief..
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Sonia Gandhi to take final call on Prashant Kishor's induction into Congress

As Prashant Kishor wants a full-fledged role and decision making authority on election related issues, Congress leaders are averse of giving free hand to one person on the selection of candidates.
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Maharashtra Congress now has 18 VPs, 65 general secretaries, 104 secretaries

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday reconstituted the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) and appointed a large number of vice-presidents, general secretaries and secretaries.
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'We all have our compulsions, but ... ': Sonia Gandhi urges opposition parties to plan for 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Friday called upon the opposition parties to plan systematically for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections with a single-minded objective of giving the country a..
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Sonia to have virtual meet with Oppn netas today

Top opposition leaders, including four CMs, will join a virtual discussion on Friday with Congress president Sonia Gandhi on the future agenda and strategy against the ruling BJP. The meeting is a..
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Stalin likely to take part in meet of opposition by Sonia Gandhi


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Sonia Gandhi likely to chair opposition meet on August 20


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After Kapil Sibal's dinner, Sonia Gandhi to host meeting of opposition leaders


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Sonia Gandhi to meet CMs of Congress-ruled states, Thackeray on Aug 20, says Sanjay Raut


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Sonia Gandhi's nod to formation of UP poll panel ahead of 2022 assembly election

Ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday gave her assent to the formation of the party's state election committee.
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Rare photo-op: PM Modi, Amit Shah with Sonia Gandhi and Sukhbir Badal as they met speaker Om Birla

It was one of those rare moments. After the Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, top leaders of several political parties went to meet speaker Om Birla in his official chamber in Parliament...
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Amarinder meets Amit Shah, Sonia Gandhi in his first visit to Delhi since Navjot Singh Sidhu's promotion

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh met Union home minister Amit Shah here and sought help to counter Pakistan-backed terror forces. Earlier, he also met Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.
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'Work together': Sonia Gandhi advises Captain Amarinder amid Sidhu's 'attacks' on Punjab government


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Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi amid call for united opposition


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Sonia Gandhi rejigs House panels, brings in G23 members

After stressing the importance of close coordination with opposition parties in a party strategy meeting last week, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi again on Sunday emphasised its urgency as she along with..
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Sonia Gandhi appoints Navjot Sidhu Punjab Congress chief


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Sonia Gandhi sets up parliament groups, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to stay as floor leader

Sonia Gandhi, as Chairman of the Congress Parliamentary party, on July 15 issued a letter which said, "I have decided to reconstitute the following groups to facilitate and ensure effective functioning..
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Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu as PCC chief, with caveat

Even as Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh reiterated his “acceptance” of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s decision on his leading critic Navjot Singh Sidhu being made state Congress..
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Sonia Gandhi on Navjot Singh Sidhu, expresses reservations

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh is learnt to have made a last-ditch effort to stall cricketer-turnedpolitician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s possible elevation as the Punjab Congress chief by expressing..
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Miffed over Navjot Singh Sidhu elevation buzz, Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Sonia

Amid continued infighting in Punjab Congress, former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday met party chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence here and in a bid to bring about a truce formula over the state..
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Navjot Sidhu meets Sonia Gandhi amid infighting in Punjab Congress


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Navjot Singh Sidhu to meet Sonia Gandhi today in Delhi

Amid speculation of Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu likely to be named the Chief of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), he will meet the party's interim President Sonia Gandhi at her residence..
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Kamal Nath meets Sonia Gandhi

Kamal Nath has been a veteran of the party and shares good ties with senior party leaders including those part of the group of 23 leaders who had written to the Congress chief seeking the..
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NCP betrayed us in 2014, Congress will go solo in 2024: Nana Patole

A week ago, Pawar had declined to comment on Patole’s “going solo” remarks, saying he would respond “only to statements made by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.” Incidentally, Patole is scheduled..
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Punjab Congress crisis: Now, Amarinder Singh to meet Sonia Gandhi


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Sonia Gandhi convenes meet on June 24 to discuss Cong's plan to hold protests against govt


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DMK chief MK Stalin meets Sonia, Rahul

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK president MK Stalin Friday met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence, where Rahul Gandhi was also present. This is the first meeting between Stalin and Sonia..
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Sonia took both doses of Covid vaccine, Rahul's inoculation delayed due to positive result: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday said party chief Sonia Gandhi has taken both doses of Covid-19 vaccine while Rahul Gandhi could not take the jabs yet as he had contracted the virus in May.
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Patiently waited for a year on Galwan but no clarity: Sonia Gandhi


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Indira Hridayesh's contribution to Congress will be treasured, cherished: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday condoled the demise of the leader of Opposition in the Uttarakhand assembly, Indira Hridayesh, and said she leaves behind a legacy of public service. In her..
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Revamp state unit; suitably accommodate Sidhu: Congress panel on Punjab infighting submits report to Sonia Gandhi


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Punjab Congress crisis: Amarinder Singh says meeting with panel was pre-poll discussion

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh who on Friday appeared before a three-member panel tasked by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, said the meeting was part of party's internal discussions..
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5-member Congress Committee submits initial reports to Sonia Gandhi on recent assembly polls debacle


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Congress, 11 other opposition parties back farmers’ stir on May 26

A joint statement by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former PM H D Deve Gowda, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and CMs Mamata Banerjee, Uddhav Thackeray, M K Stalin and Hemant Soren said the Union government..
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Let Ayushman cover black fungus: Sonia Gandhi


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Assure supply of medicines for black fungus: Sonia Gandhi to PM Modi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the assured supply of essential​ medicines for the treatment of mucormycosis (black fungus) and cost-free care..
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Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi, seeks free education for kids orphaned during pandemic


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Sonia Gandhi took note of 'Saamana' view on Assembly polls: Shiv Sena


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Stop ‘misleading’ people on Covid, JP Nadda writes to Sonia Gandhi

Urging Congress not to weaken the country’s fight against Covid-19, BJP chief JP Nadda on Tuesday wrote to Sonia Gandhi, saying topmost Congress leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, would be remembered..
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Nadda's letter to Sonia Gandhi sign of arrogance: Congress


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JP Nadda writes to Sonia Gandhi, urges not to weaken country’s fight against Covid

Urging that the Congress should not weaken the country’s fight against Covid-19, BJP chief JP Nadda on Tuesday wrote a letter to Sonia Gandhi, saying former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will be..
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Centre left Covid vaccination to states: Sonia Gandhi

"In past four weeks, Covid-19 situation has become even more catastrophic. Governance failures have become even starker. Scientific advice has been willfully ignored and the country is paying a..
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Need to draw lessons from serious setbacks in polls, put house in order: Sonia Gandhi


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Need to take note of serious setbacks in assembly polls, draw lessons: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the party has to take note of its serious setbacks in assembly polls, and face the reality to draw the right lessons. Sonia further said that she intends..
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Congress performance in assembly elections disappointing: Sonia Gandhi

"The Congress working committee (CWC) is meeting shortly to review the results but it goes without saying that we as a party collective must draw appropriate lessons from this setback in a spirit of..
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Covid battle transcends political differences: Sonia Gandhi

The Covid battle transcends political differences and everyone has to fight it together as a nation, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said at a meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party on Friday. The..
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Sonia Gandhi chairs meeting of party MPs to discuss pandemic situation

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday chaired a meeting of all party MPs from the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to assess the situation arising out of the second wave of Covid-19 and evolve a political..
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