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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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Coronavirus: Sonia Gandhi criticises govt for 'unplanned' lockdown, calls for proactive steps

Addressing a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) through video conferencing, she said the onus lies on the government to ensure that the spread of infection and casualties are not caused..
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Unplanned implementation of lockdown causing chaos and pain: Sonia Gandhi

Top Congress leaders on Thursday discussed the situation arising out of the coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown, with party chief Sonia Gandhi calling for acting in solidarity and helping the..
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Sonia Gandhi asks PM to give 21 days' wages in advance to MGNREGA workers

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking advance payment of 21 days' wages to MGNREGA workers across the country to help them tide over the present..
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Focus on migrant workers walking home, Sonia to PM Modi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging immediate help for migrant workers walking home, saying the purpose of lockdown should not be defeated by letting the poor..
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Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi, says lockdown is having detrimental effect on people forced to walk miles

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus is beginning to have a detrimental effect on the..
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Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi, seeks sector-wise relief package

She also sought measures to protect doctors, paramedics and ease supply chain during the period of lockdown.
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Coronavirus: Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi, voices support to lockdown

Congress president Sonia Gandhi in a letter to PM Modi on Thursday, voiced her support to the 21-day lockdown in view of the coronavirus outbreak. She also stressed on the need to arm doctors, nurses..
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Coronavirus: Sonia urges PM to take measures for wage support to construction workers

Expressing concern over the plight of construction workers after the country-wide lockdown over coronavirus, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce..
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Congress seeks announcement of financial package to combat coronavirus impact

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday urged the Modi government to make a series of urgent, sector-wise interventions to help the economy and people hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Sonia urges people not to panic, pitches for relief package

Congress president Sonia Gandhi urged people on Saturday not to panic in view of the coronavirus outbreak and said the country will not bow down to this painful crisis.
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Gujarat Congress MLAs mandate Sonia Gandhi to fix number of Rajya Sabha candidates


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Scindia only chap in Congress who could walk into my house anytime: Rahul Gandhi

Dismissing reports that the former Congress leader tried to reach out to Sonia Gandhi and him before leaving the party but was not given time, Rahul told media: "He was the only chap in the Congress..
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Soon there will be only Rahul, Sonia in Congress: BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain

Amid the ongoing political crisis in MP, BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that soon Congress will have only two leaders — Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. "How many leaders are they..
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Congress fact-finding committee submits report to Sonia Gandhi


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Coronavirus: Sonia Gandhi writes to Congress-ruled state CMs to ensure effective response

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written to the chief ministers of all party-ruled states, instructing them to put in place effective response to deal with the spread of novel coronavirus and urging..
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Foreign secretary in Bangladesh with CAA balm

PM Narendra Modi will be travelling to Dhaka on March 17 for a day to participate in the centenary celebration of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rehman. The PM will deliver the keynote address at the Mujib..
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Indira, Manmohan's 'Raj dharma' was of equality, harmony; BJP has divisive mindset: Congress

The Congress on Friday slammed the BJP for attacking Sonia Gandhi over the party's 'Rajdharma' reminder, saying its leaders like Indira Gandhi and Manmohan Singh believed in equality and harmony, while..
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Please don't preach us 'rajdharma'; your record is full of twists and turns: BJP to Sonia Gandhi


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Delhi violence outcome of 'instigation' by opposition leaders, including Sonia Gandhi: BJP


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Pleas moved in Delhi HC seeking FIR against Sonia Gandhi, Rahul, Priyanka others for alleged hate speech


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Sonia Gandhi-led Congress delegation meets President Ram Nath Kovind over Delhi violence


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Sonia accuses Centre, Delhi govt of ‘deliberate inaction’ over Delhi violence

Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday demanded that home minister Amit Shah resign from his post for his “colossal failure” of the BJP and the central government for communal violence in the..
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Delhi violence: Sonia seeks Amit Shah's resignation; BJP calls it 'dirty politics'

Opposition parties on Wednesday unleashed an all-out attack against the government over violence in northeast Delhi which has claimed at least 22 lives. Sonia Gandhi demanded home minister Amit Shah's..
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Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi demands resignation of Amit Shah

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said that the Union government is responsible for the prevailing violent situation in Delhi and demanded the resignation of home minister. Without..
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Sonia Gandhi condemns Delhi violence, appeals for peace


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Sonia Gandhi ‘ignored’, Adhir may skip President event, no clarity on Azad

Chowdhury has slammed the Modi government for not inviting Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to a meeting with Trump, saying it had reduced the foreign dignitary’s visit to a BJP function. His claim of BJP..
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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury won't attend Trump dinner, cites exclusion of Sonia

Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who has been invited to attend the dinner with US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, said he will not attend the function as his party chief..
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Uddhav Thackeray meets Sonia Gandhi, discusses CAA-NPR-NRC

Uddhav Thackeray's stand on the CAA and NPR has become a major cause of disagreement among the 'Maha Vikas Agadi' allies in Maharashtra.
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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray meets PM Modi

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray met PM Modi on Friday, his first visit to the national capital after taking over the reins of the state. The chief minister's son Aditya Thackeray, who is a minister in..
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Amid Cong & NCP pressure to reject NPR, Uddhav to meet Sonia, PM today

Uddhav Thackeray will be in New Delhi on Friday to meet PM Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi even as Congress and NCP appear to have further piled up pressure on the Shiv Sena to reject..
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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..
IndiaTimes - Published

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..
DNA - Published


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