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Sonia Gandhi: Indian politician
Sonia Gandhi is an Indian politician. She is the president of the Indian National Congress, the 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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Sonia Gandhi will select new president for MP: Kamal Nath

"Any changes in our organisation as well as the appointment of MP Congress chief would be done by our leader Sonia Gandhi alone," Nath told reporters while responding to a question. The chief minister..
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Sonia Gandhi accepts resignations of Subhash Chopra, PC Chacko

Both Chopra and Chacko resigned from their post, taking moral responsibility for the Congress' debacle in the Assembly polls.
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VP Venkaiah Naidu, Sonia Gandhi congratulate Kejriwal on AAP's victory


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Delhi assembly elections: Cong chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul cast vote

Sonia Gandhi, who was unwell and discharged from a hospital here this week, voted at the Nirman Bhavan polling station. She was accompanied by her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
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Sonia Gandhi discharged from Ganga Ram Hospital

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who was undergoing treatment for a stomach infection at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here, was discharged on Wednesday, hospital authorities said.
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Sonia Gandhi stable, condition improving: Hospital authorities

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who is undergoing treatment for a stomach infection at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here, is stable and her condition has improved, the hospital authorities said on..
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Sonia Gandhi undergoing treatment for stomach infection: Hospital authorities

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here on Sunday, is undergoing treatment for stomach infection, hospital authorities said. "She was admitted to hospital..
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Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath tweets for Sonia Gandhi’s recovery


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Congress president Sonia Gandhi in hospital


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PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 72nd death anniversary

​​Kovind, Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and former prime minister Manmohan Singh offered floral tributes at Gandhi's memorial Rajghat where an interfaith prayer was held. Congress president..
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Sonia Gandhi asks Congress to 'aggressively' raise CAA, NRC in Budget Session

The party will fight against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and raise the economic downturn and other issues concerning the common man, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury told..
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Congress leader Milind Deora: Rahul Gadnhi's poll promise of 500 sq ft houses being not honoured

Congress leader Milind Deora has written to party chief Sonia Gandhi expressing concern over Rahul Gandhi's 2019 poll promise of allotting 500 sq ft homes to slum-dwellers in Mumbai being not..
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Sonia Gandhi had sought written undertaking from Uddhav Thackeray: Ashok Chavan


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Constitution and its values being attacked through 'deep-rooted' conspiracy: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday urged people to rise above personal prejudices and stand united to protect the Constitution and its values, claiming that they are being attacked through a..
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Priyanka Gandhi to lead Congress movement in UP on farmers' issue

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, along with Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, is in Rae Bareli today for a two-day tour where the training of State Congress Committee and District Congress Committee heads..
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NRI bizman linked to Robert Vadra arrested

C C Thampi, a Dubai-based NRI businessman, has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate during the weekend in a money laundering case against Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert..
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Jaising should be 'ashamed'; we aren't as 'large-hearted' as Sonia: Nirbhaya's father

Nirbhaya's father on Saturday said senior lawyer Indira Jaising should be "ashamed" of herself for suggesting pardon for the four death row convicts in his daughter's gangrape case and said his family..
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Advocate Indira Jaising urges Nirbhaya's mother to follow Sonia Gandhi's example, forgive convicts

Senior advocate Indira Jaising urged the mother of Nirbhaya to pardon the men on death row who were convicted for the 2012 gang rape of her daughter. Jaising took to Twitter to make the request shortly..
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Used Google Maps to identify plots in Bikaner: Vadra to ED

Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra told the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that he used Google map to identify properties for purchase after one of his associates from Bikaner,..
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'Modi govt exposed for its inability to govern': Sonia Gandhi says PM, Amit Shah misled the youth on CAA-NRC

The opposition leaders had held a meeting in the Parliament Annexe complex to hold discussions over the current political scenario in the country following the widespread protests against the amended..
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PM Modi, Amit Shah misled people on CAA, NRC: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi accused PM Modi and home minister Amit Shah of misleading people on the amended Citizenship Act and the NRC, and remaining "insensitive to state suppression and..
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CAA discriminatory and divisive law; NPR is 'disguised NRC': Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi on Saturday termed the CAA a "discriminatory and divisive" law whose "sinister" purpose was to divide people on religious lines, and asserted that the NPR in form and content was..
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'Won't tolerate double standards of Left, Congress': Mamata to skip oppn meet called by Sonia Gandhi

Mamata's decision to boycott the meeting is a sign of protest against the alleged violence by Left Front and Congress workers during the strike called by trade unions.
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'Ekla cholo re', says Mamata on CAA, NRC; leaves opposition a divided House

"If needed, I will fight alone," a livid Mamata Banerjee declared on Thursday in the West Bengal assembly where she said she will boycott a meeting called by Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on..
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Will boycott opposition meeting convened by Sonia Gandhi: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she will boycott the opposition meeting convened by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on January 13 to protest the violence unleashed in the..
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Routine now for police, lumpen elements to raid campuses: Sonia Gandhi


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'Bone chilling': Sonia Gandhi demands judicial enquiry into JNU violence

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday alleged that the "horrifying" violence unleashed on India's youth by goons was with the active abetment of the ruling Modi government and demanded an..
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Sonia Gandhi functioning effectively, fully as party chief, says Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Saturday that Congress president Sonia Gandhi is functioning effectively and the party does not make the choice of its leader to please the outside world.
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Sonia Gandhi condemns 'unwarranted and unprovoked' attack on Nankana Sahib, urges govt to take up issue with Pak

An angry mob of local residents pelted stones at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan on Friday evening.
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India should press for immediate arrest, action against culprits in Pak gurdwara attack case: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday condemned the "unwarranted and unprovoked" attack on Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan by an unruly mob. Expressing dismay and concern over the matter, she..
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Kota deaths: Yogi & Maya attack Sonia & Priyanka

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed concern over infant deaths in a Kota hospital in Rajasthan as political sparring mounted over the issue and rivals accused the opposition party of..
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Kota infant deaths: Sonia Gandhi takes stock as pressure mounts on Ashok Gehlot government

The death of over 100 children in Rajasthan's Kota district has evoked strong reactions from several quarters, with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla writing a letter to state chief minister Ashok Gehlot..
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Former Congress advisor Prashant Kishor questions Sonia Gandhi's silence on NRC

Political Strategist and Vice-President of JD(U) Prashant Kishor has questioned the silence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the issue of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Taking part in..
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Delhi courts see big names in politics, biz in 2019: Chidambaram, Shivakumar, Vadra, Singh brothers

The year saw them dealing with several other cases involving big names like Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi; ex-BBP MLA Barjesh Thakur; former Union minister MJ Akbar;..
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Congress marks 135th foundation day, says it is always 'India first' for party

The Congress on its 135th foundation day on Saturday said India has always come first for it through the ages and sacrifice for the nation stands above all else for the party. On the occasion, Congress..
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Sonia Gandhi unlikely to attend swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren, galaxy of opposition leaders confirm their presence


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Hemant Soren meets Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, invites them to his swearing-in

Reports said Hemant Soren is likely to hold discussions with senior Congress politicians on government formation. Besides ministerial berths, Congress may stake claim to the post of deputy CM. JMM..
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Jharkhand CM-designate Hemant Soren meets Sonia Gandhi, invites her for swearing-in ceremony

Jharkhand chief minister-designate Hemant Soren on Wednesday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and invited her for his swearing-in ceremony scheduled in Ranchi on December 29. He was accompanied by..
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Hemant Soren to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi this evening


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Hemant Soren meets governor, to take oath as CM on Sunday

JMM working president Hemant Soren met governor Droupadi Murmu at Raj Bhavan and staked claim to form the 11th government in Jharkhand. He is likely to meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi in..
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Congress holds protest at Rajghat against CAA; Kamal Nath, Gehlot vow to not implement new law in MP, Rajasthan

Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra read out the Preamble of the Constitution
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Top Congress leaders sit on 'satyagraha' at Rajghat

Top Congress leaders led by Sonia Gandhi on Monday sat on a 'satyagraha' at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat in New Delhi, demanding that the rights of people as enshrined in the Constitution be..
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Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress' dharna against CAA in Delhi tomorrow

Sources said, Rahul Gandhi will sit on dharna at Mahatma Gandhi’s Samadhi from 3-8 pm, with the participation of all senior leaders. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and AICC general secretary Priyanka..
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Cong to hold silent protest at Rajghat on Monday

The Congress-led by party chief Sonia Gandhi has announced to stage a silent protest at Rajghat on Monday afternoon against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Top leaders of the party including its..
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People’s fears legitimate: Sonia Gandhi

Expressing solidarity with students and citizens protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi in a televised message accused the BJP govt of using brute..
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Govt using brute force to suppress dissent, showing 'utter disregard' for people's voices: Sonia Gandhi on CAA protests

The Congress chief expressed Congress' solidarity with students and citizens in their just struggle against the controversial law.
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Sonia misleading people; Cong, TMC, Left, AAP stoking fears: Sitharaman

Senior BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday accused Congress president Sonia Gandhi of "misleading" people over the amended citizenship law and equating it "falsely" with the NRC which, the Union..
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Government using brute force to suppress dissent, says Sonia Gandhi

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Friday accused the BJP government at the Centre of using brute force to suppress dissent and showing utter disregard for people's voices. Citizenship..
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Uddhav 'dummy CM' as he needs Sonia & Pawar's nod: Sudhir Mungantiwar

Senior BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar on Thursday dubbed chief minister Uddhav Thackeray as a "dummy CM", saying he has to seek approval of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar..
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Sonia Gandhi attacks PM Modi, Amit Shah over CAA violence

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi launched a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government over the Centre's action against protests over the new citizenship law, saying that the use of force against..
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