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Rahul Gandhi: Indian politician
Rahul Gandhi is an Indian politician who was the President of the Indian National Congress from 16 December 2017 to 3 July 2019. He hails from a long line of politicians, known as the Nehru-Gandhi family, which has occupied a prominent place in the politics of India ever since the country gained independence in 1947. His great-grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru, was the first prime minister of India and also the longest-serving Prime Minister of India having served for a total of seventeen years. Gandhi's grandmother, Indira, was the first female Prime Minister of India and his father, Rajiv, was the youngest prime minister of India to be sworn in to office. The son of Sonia and Rajiv, he is the chairperson of the Indian Youth Congress and the National Students Union of India. A member of the Indian Parliament, Gandhi represents the constituency of Wayanad, Kerala in the 17th Lok Sabha.

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Raksha Bandhan: PM Modi, Priyanka Gandhi, Big B & others extend wishes [Video]

Raksha Bandhan: PM Modi, Priyanka Gandhi, Big B & others extend wishes

India celebrated Raksha Bandhan on August 3 this year. Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar and spiritual leader Mata Amritanandmayi extended their greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion...

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'We follow western way of doing things in economic system': Muhammad Yunus [Video]

'We follow western way of doing things in economic system': Muhammad Yunus

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke with Nobel laureate and founder of the Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus, and discussed ideas that could re-shape the post pandemic world. The duo delved into..

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West Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra passes away, tributes pour in [Video]

West Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra passes away, tributes pour in

West Bengal Congress President Somen Mitra passed away at a Kolkata hospital. He had been admitted to the hospital around 17 days back due to heart and kidney related ailments. Hospital sources told..

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'Why Congress took 16 yrs to appreciate Narasimha Rao's contributions?' asks grandson [Video]

'Why Congress took 16 yrs to appreciate Narasimha Rao's contributions?' asks grandson

The grandson of former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao hits out at Congress party and asked that why Congress took16 years to appreciate Narasimha Rao's contributions? "Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi..

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Congress will be reduced to a party that only tweets: Prakash Javadekar [Video]

Congress will be reduced to a party that only tweets: Prakash Javadekar

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar lashed out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's tweet in which he rhetorically highlighted the 'achievements' of Modi government. Prakash Javadekar..

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Congress is on ventilator, Rahul's ego on accelerator: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi [Video]

Congress is on ventilator, Rahul's ego on accelerator: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on July 20 responded to Rahul Gandhi's statement that "2,426 firms looted people's savings and will centre launch probe on that?" Taking a jibe at..

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Guna incident: 'Collector and SP were removed,' says MP Home Minister [Video]

Guna incident: 'Collector and SP were removed,' says MP Home Minister

Home Minister of Madhya Pradesh Dr Narottam Mishra reacted on Rahul Gandhi's tweet on Guna incident. He said, "When it was Rahul Gandhi's government in Madhya Pradesh then officers were posted under..

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Gandhi family is jealous of young leaders: Uma Bharti on Rajasthan political crisis [Video]

Gandhi family is jealous of young leaders: Uma Bharti on Rajasthan political crisis

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and National vice president, Uma Bharti, on July 14, held Rahul Gandhi accountable for the political crisis in Rajasthan. While speaking to ANI in Bhopal, she said,..

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Rajasthan political crisis: Doors of party are always open for Sachin Pilot or any member, says Congress [Video]

Rajasthan political crisis: Doors of party are always open for Sachin Pilot or any member, says Congress

While addressing a joint press conference in Rajasthan's Jaipur on July 13, the member of Congress Working Committee (CWC), Randeep Singh Surjewala spoke on Rajasthan political crisis. He said, "If..

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Uma Bharti blames Rahul Gandhi for Rajasthan political crisis [Video]

Uma Bharti blames Rahul Gandhi for Rajasthan political crisis

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and National Vice President, Uma Bharti on July 13, accused Rahul Gandhi for political crisis in Rajasthan. She said that Rahul Gandhi is responsible for what's..

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Rahul Gandhi not a doctor, willing to give him a demo: AgVa rejects allegations of faulty ventilators [Video]

Rahul Gandhi not a doctor, willing to give him a demo: AgVa rejects allegations of faulty ventilators

Days after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Centre is procuring 'substandard' ventilators from a private firm amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Diwakar Vaish, the owner of AgVa..

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BJP President JP Nadda remembers Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee [Video]

BJP President JP Nadda remembers Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee

On the 119th birthday of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Bharatiya Janata Party national president held a virtual rally. More than 2 crore BJP workers from across the country participated in this virtual..

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Amarinder Singh backs Rahul Gandhi for Parliament debate on China after Amit Shah's remark [Video]

Amarinder Singh backs Rahul Gandhi for Parliament debate on China after Amit Shah's remark

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on June 29 replied to Home Minister Amit Shah's acceptance of Congress' Rahul Gandhi's parliament debate challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Singh..

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Rahul Gandhi demands Centre to reduce fuel prices, says crude oil price at all-time-low [Video]

Rahul Gandhi demands Centre to reduce fuel prices, says crude oil price at all-time-low

Amid rocketing fuel prices in the country, the opposition is slamming centre on every platform. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on June 29 demanded Centre to reduce fuel prices as the crude oil price is..

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Galwan faceoff: Don't indulge in politics, says father of injured Army soldier to Rahul Gandhi [Video]

Galwan faceoff: Don't indulge in politics, says father of injured Army soldier to Rahul Gandhi

Father of injured Indian soldier who fought in Galwan valley clash reacted over Rahul Gandhi's tweet. Rahul Gandhi had earlier retweeted a video of the father and said that cabinet ministers were lying..

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Workers of Indian Youth Congress celebrate Rahul Gandhi's 50th birthday in Aligarh [Video]

Workers of Indian Youth Congress celebrate Rahul Gandhi's 50th birthday in Aligarh

Workers of Indian Youth Congress performed a 'havan' in Aligarh on the occasion of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's birthday. They prayed for Rahul Gandhi's long life and good health. The volunteers also..

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India-China face off: Raman Singh pays homage to fallen soldiers [Video]

India-China face off: Raman Singh pays homage to fallen soldiers

While speaking to ANI in Raipur on June 18, the former chief minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr Raman Singh spoke on sacrifice of Indian Army jawans in Galwan Valley clash on June 15. He said, "The incident..

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PM should tell people what went wrong: Sanjay Raut on India-China border face-off [Video]

PM should tell people what went wrong: Sanjay Raut on India-China border face-off

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on June 17 targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him to tell the nation about what went wrong in Galwan Valley. Raut said that we can't hold Jawaharlal Nehru,..

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Draft EIA notification 'dangerous', 'disaster'; protest against it: Rahul

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Noteban, 'faulty' implementation of GST, lockdown 'destroyed' India's economic structure: Rahul

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'Centre's anti-democracy experiment': Rahul Gandhi on removal of MoD report

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Kerala landslide a terrible tragedy: Rahul Gandhi

At least 15 people were killed and around 50 others feared trapped in debris after a landslide triggered by heavy rains flattened a row of dwelling units of tea estate workers at Pettimudi in Rajamala..
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Nadda attacks Congress over SC observations on PIL for probe into China pact

BJP president J P Nadda on Friday cited some observations of the Supreme Court on a PIL, which sought a probe into the alleged 2008 agreement between the Congress and the Communist Party of China, to..
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RBI reveals nation's mood: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi claimed on Friday that the RBI has revealed the "mood of the nation" saying people's confidence is at an "all-time low" and insecurity high.He also said one can expect more..
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Rahul attacks Modi govt over India's Covid-19 tally crossing 20-lakh mark

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the Centre on Friday over the rising coronavirus cases in India, saying the country's Covid-19 tally has crossed the 20 lakh-mark and the Narendra Modi government..
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Bihar seat sharing formula to be finalized soon: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has held a meeting with party workers of Bihar through video conferencing where he told them that the situation due to Covid-19 is pathetic and unemployment is rising in..
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PM Modi spoke 'lie' on Chinese incursion, 'insulted' soldiers: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of telling a "lie" that China had not encroached upon Indian territory and "insulting" Indian soldiers who laid down their..
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Why Defence ministry took down report mentioning Chinese 'transgressions' at LAC, asks Congress

The Congress on Thursday asked the government why a Defence ministry report mentioning Chinese 'transgressions' in eastern Ladakh in May was taken down with party leader Rahul Gandhi alleging that..
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'Why is the PM lying?' asks Rahul Gandhi after defence ministry's acknowledgement of Chinese transgressions in Ladakh

After the Defence Ministry's acknowledgement of Chinese troops transgressions into the Indian territory in different parts of Eastern Ladakh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked why the..
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Congress aligns itself with Ram temple sentiment

Congress member Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday called Lord Ram the “manifestation of the best human qualities” who can only be present in love and justice, the remark coming on the day construction of..
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Ram is the spirit of humanity which resides in our hearts, says Rahul Gandhi on 'bhoomi pujan' day

The Wayanad MP, through a tweet in Hindi, said that Lord Ram is the embodiment of the best human values, "he is the spirit of humanity which resides in the depths of our hearts."
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People's trust and confidence in economy have evaporated: Rahul Gandhi


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Rahul Gandhi takes dig at PM Modi as India reports over 50K Covid-19 cases for 5th consecutive day

With the country reporting over 50,000 Covid-19 cases for the fifth day in a row, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a swipe on Monday at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had said "the right decisions..
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I have learned love, truth and patience from my brother: Priyanka Gandhi

Extending warm greetings and good wishes to the countrymen on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday said she has learnt love, truth and patience..
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Rahul Gandhi upset with in-Congress rift; leaders urged to desist

Rahul Gandhi is upset over media reports about the struggle within the party so both the brigades have been asked to confine their views to party platforms only.
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Digvijaya takes aim at Rahul, adds fuel to Cong’s ‘old vs new’ fire

The exchange within Congress over introspection and leadership continued to simmer on Sunday as senior leader Digvijaya Singh urged Rahul Gandhi to undertake “yatras” across the country and young..
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High time Mehbooba Mufti is released: Rahul Gandhi

Earlier on Saturday, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said that the extension of the detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti under the PSA is an abuse of law and an..
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Oldtimers defend UPA govt against Rahul loyalists

With a Rahul Gandhi loyalist holding UPA responsible for the weakening of the party, Congress functionaries on Saturday came out in defence of the 2004-2014 government calling it “transformative”..
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Congress national spokesperson Khushbu Sundar welcomes NEP; apologises to Rahul Gandhi for her differing stand

Congress national spokesperson Khushbu Sundar has welcomed the Centre's new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and apologised to party leader Rahul Gandhi for her differing stand from that of the..
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Clash at Sonia Gandhi meet with Rajya Sabha MPs exposes Cong’s generational rift

​​As the meeting got under way, veterans flagged the need for a reality check on the party’s political strategy and organisational weaknesses. In the course of the discussion, MPs PL Punia, Ripun..
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In virtual meet with Sonia Gandhi, Congress MPs bat for Rahul as party chief again

In a virtual meeting with Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, senior party leaders demanded that Rahul Gandhi should lead the party again.According to sources, senior leader and Rajya..
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Modi's 'wrong' policies proved 'disastrous' for country: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Sharing a post written by Rahul Gandhi, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Thursday hit out at the Centre over its "wrong" policies, alleging that they have proved "disastrous" for the nation. "..be it note..
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Rahul Gandhi condoles Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra's death

"All my love and support to family and friends of Somen Mitra at this difficult time. We will remember him with love, fondness and respect," Gandhi said in a tweet. Mitra passed away around 1.30 am..
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Rahul Gandhi repeats old charges against deal on fighters


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Congress welcomes arrival of Rafale jets, but questions govt over delay and high cost

The Congress on Wednesday welcomed the arrival of Rafale fighter jets in India, but questioned the delay and their high cost. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asked why each Rafale jet was purchased by the..
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Efforts to clean banking system cost Urjit Patel his job, claims Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that efforts by former RBI chief Urjit Patel to clean the banking system cost him his job. Gandhi used a news report that quoted Patel saying that the..
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Govt showing people buoyant dreams despite its failures: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused the government of taking away people's jobs and savings, failing to stop the spread of coronavirus and still showing them "lofty false dreams".
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Truth I’ll speak even at cost of career: Rahul Gandhi

On China’s Ladakh intrusion, Rahul said satellite pictures and conversations with former Army officers had made it clear that China was squatting on Indian territory. He had earlier accused PM Modi..
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BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi over his latest Ladakh face-off remarks: 'He insulted our soldiers again'


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Will not lie about Chinese transgressions in Ladakh even if it costs me politically: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he is not going to lie about Chinese transgressions in eastern Ladakh even if it costs him politically, asserting he will say the truth as far as Indian..
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Hiding truth 'anti-national', bringing it out 'patriotic': Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday sharpened his attack on the Modi government over the Chinese intrusions in Ladakh saying that "hiding the truth" and allowing China to occupy Indian land is..
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Rahul Gandhi accuses BJP of ‘ripping up’ Constitution


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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi criticises govt's handling of PSUs


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Apprehension prevails in Congress after Sachin Pilot rebellion, all eyes on 'Rahul brigade'

After rebellions by Jyotiraditya Scindia in Madhya Pradesh and Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan, the focus is now on Rahul Gandhi's "youth brigade" and those whom he had given key responsibilities when he was..
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India's democracy will function in accordance with Constitution, echo voice of people: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said democracy will function in accordance with the Constitution and echo the voice of the people, who will reject the BJP's "conspiracy of deceit and deception". He was..
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Rahul Gandhi, mend your ways - decoding what PM Modi said during Mann Ki Baat

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'Copying Gujarat's initiatives doesn't show your smartness': Vijay Rupani hits out at Rahul Gandhi

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Gujarat CM takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi over 'one district, one product' tweet


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Rahul Gandhi accuses govt of benefitting by making profits during lockdown

"There are clouds of disease and people are in trouble, but one seeks to benefit -- this anti-people government is converting a disaster into profits and is earning," he said in a tweet in Hindi. The..
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Rahul Gandhi says govt rubbishing his warnings on Covid-19, China

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Have received Rahul Gandhi's assurance: Manjhi on coordination in Grand Alliance

Former Bihar chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday claimed to have received an assurance from Rahul Gandhi that his concerns about need for better..
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PM Modi is 100 per cent focused on building own image: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday alleged that "India's captured institutions" are all busy building the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Prime Minister is 100 per cent focused on..
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'How should India deal with China?' Rahul Gandhi to explain in 3rd part of video series today

The official Twitter handle of Congress had put out a tweet on Wednesday stating, "How should India deal with China? Watch Rahul Gandhi explain in the third part of the series. Tune in tomorrow at 10..
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