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Rahul Gandhi: Indian politician
Rahul Gandhi pronunciation  [ˈraːɦʊl ˈɡaːnd̪ʱiː] 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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Family members of formers PMs will not be guarded by SPG: Sources

The family members of former prime ministers will not be guarded by the elite Special Protection Group commandos, as per the amendments approved by the Union cabinet to the SPG Act, official sources..
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10 year old dies of snakebite in Kerala, Rahul Gandhi requests CM for compensation

Sherin was taken to a hospital over an hour after the incident occurred, students of the government vocational higher secondary school alleged.
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Rahul Gandhi writes to Kerala CM over death of schoolgirl due to snakebite

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday wrote to Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the death of a schoolgirl bitten by a snake inside her classroom, stating that the school's "crumbling..
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Lok Sabha Speaker takes note of Rahul Gandhi's absence from House


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Lok Sabha Speaker warns of action against members protesting in well

Amid sloganeering by Congress over various issues in Lok Sabha, Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday warned that he will be forced to take action against members protesting in the well. Congress members sought..
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In 'New' India, bribes, illegal commissions are called electoral bonds: Rahul Gandhi


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BJP holds protest seeking Rahul Gandhi's apology on Rafale allegation


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Rahul Gandhi should apologise to PM over Rafale issue, says Chandrakant Patil

The Supreme Court on Thursday accepted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's apology for wrongly attributing his infamous "chowkidar chor hai" remark in Rafale case to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and opined..
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Income Tax Appellate Tribunal dismisses Rahul Gandhi's application to make Young India charitable trust

With the rejection of the application, the income tax case of Rs 100 crore against him will open again.
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BJP to stage countrywide stir on Saturday seeking Rahul's apology on Rafale issue

The BJP will hold a nationwide workers' programme on Saturday to seek Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's apology over his "lies" on the Rafale issue, after the Supreme Court gave a clean chit to the Modi..
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BJP to conduct countrywide protests against Rahul Gandhi's false Rafale claims on November 16

After the Supreme Court verdict, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad lashed out at Rahul Gandhi for "lying" about the Rafale deal.
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Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Birsa Munda on his 144th birth anniversary

"My humble tributes to Veer Birsa Munda on his birth anniversary. His courageous efforts to transform the tribal society is a source of inspiration for all of us," Gandhi tweeted from his official..
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'Modinomics' stinks so bad, govt has to hide its own reports: Rahul Gandhi

A media report cited the latest consumption expenditure survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) to claim that consumer spending fell for the first time in more than four decades in 2017-18,..
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Rahul Gandhi: SC has 'left open a huge door for investigation'

"Justice Joseph of the Supreme Court has opened a huge door into investigation of the Rafale scam.An investigation must now begin in full earnest.
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Mr Rahul Gandhi needs to be more careful: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday chided former Congress president Rahul Gandhi for going overboard in making statements that the SC had endorsed his Rafale deal linked 'chowkidar chor hai' jibe at PM..
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SC Rafale verdict: Amit Shah seeks Congress apology for 'malicious' campaign; Rahul Gandhi demands JPC probe

SC's clean chit to Modi government on the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets evoked a contrasting response. While Union minister Amit Shah slammed the opposition for running a "malicious and baseless"..
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SC accepted our submissions in contempt case against Rahul: Singhvi

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Thursday said he was glad that Supreme Court had accepted the apology in the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi and noted that intention was never in any manner..
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SC's Rafale ruling: Rahul Gandhi calls for probe, says JPC must investigate deal

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the Supreme Court's Justice KM Joseph has left open a "huge door" for investigation into the Rafale deal and demanded that a probe must begin in full..
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Court should not be dragged into political discourse: SC on Rahul Gandhi contempt case


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Sonia Gandhi, Rahul, Manmohan Singh among others in Cong's star campaigners list for Jharkhand assembly polls

Congress' interim president Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi have been named in the list of star campaigners.
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'From road to Parliament, Rahul Gandhi tried to mislead country': BJP after SC rejects Rafale review petitions

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad, BJP working president JP Nadda and others slammed Rahul Gandhi for misleading the country on the Rafale issue and demanded an apology..
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SC's order on Rafale is victory of national security; Rahul Gandhi, Congress must apologise: BJP

The BJP on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi after the Supreme Court gave a clean chit to the government on the Rafale deal and said he lied in Parliament and stooped..
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'Be more careful in future': SC closes contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi over 'chowkidar chor hai' remark

The Supreme Court said, "Mr Rahul Gandhi needs to be more careful in future," for attributing to the court his remarks.
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'Rahul Gandhi should have been more careful': SC drops contempt proceedings in Rafale case

The Supreme Court on Thursday closed a contempt plea filed by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the court his “chowkidar chor hai” slogan..
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President Kovind, PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, other leaders pay tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on birth anniversary

Many leaders took Twitter and remembered Jawaharlal Nehru on 130th birth anniversary.
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Rahul Gandhi condoles TN Seshan's demise, says there was a time when ECs were impartial

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday condoled the demise of former chief election commissioner TN Seshan and said, unlike today, there was a time when election commissioners were impartial, brave,..
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Honouring SC decision on Ayodhya, we should maintain mutual harmony: Rahul Gandhi

Following Supreme Court's judgement on Babri Masjid-Ram Temple title dispute, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet written in Hindi,"The Supreme Court has pronounced its verdict on the Ayodhya..
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It was journey full of affection & learning: Rahul Gandhi to SPG


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Government withdraws SPG cover of Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka

The government has decided to withdraw the SPG cover of all three members of the Nehru-Gandhi family — Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and her children Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra...
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'Three years since demonetisation terror attack...': Rahul Gandhi hits out at Modi govt

Taking it to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi slammed the government over increasing unemployment rate, slow down in the economy and other issues.
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‘Make in India’ has become ‘Buy from China’: Rahul Gandhi


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BJP: Who foots bills of Rahul's foreign trips?

The BJP on Thursday questioned Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's frequent foreign trips and wondered who footed his bills, including air tickets, stay in five-star hotels & other expenses. "Rahul has..
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Rahul Gandhi pays tributes to grandmother and former PM Indira Gandhi


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Rahul on 'meditational visit' abroad, will return soon, says Congress

Responding to speculation on the former Congress president's absence, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Gandhi was away at one of his regular "meditational visits". Surjewala said the..
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Rahul Gandhi leaves for abroad ahead of Congress' protests on economic slowdown

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday left for abroad, days ahead of his party's planned protests against the Central government on the economic slowdown in the country. According to..
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Old warhorses rise to bring back sparkle to Congress fortunes

Despite poll pundits almost writing the Congress off after the Lok Sabha drubbing and the long-drawn drama over Rahul Gandhi's resignation, the grand old party has made a striking turnaround in Haryana..
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‘Silent’ at hustings, Rahul mum after results too

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi refused to comment on Haryana and Maharashtra elections for the second day running, continuing to trigger a discussion on social media and among party leaders about his..
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Top Congress leaders meet to discuss strategy to take on the BJP

The 17-member group of leaders, set up by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, included former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi besides other top leaders. The group met at Gandhi's residence.
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Merge, mismanage, show mega losses, sell cheap to crony capitalists: Rahul Gandhi on BSNL-MTNL merger

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the BJP government over the merger of BSNL and MTNL, saying it follows the process of "merge, mismanage, show mega losses and sell cheap to crony..
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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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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..
DNA - Published

Govt planning to sell CONCOR: Rahul Gandhi


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BJP MLA claims EVMs only vote for BJP, Rahul shares video

Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared on Twitter a viral video in which Bakhshish Singh Virk, the BJP MLA from Assandh constituency in Haryana, is seen claiming that no matter which button is pressed on the..
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'These bigots are blinded by hatred': Rahul Gandhi tweets in support of Abhijeet Banerjee

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hit out at Union minister Piyush Goyal for his remarks that Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee is "Left-leaning", saying "these bigots are blinded by hatred" and..
IndiaTimes - Published

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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Amit Shah dares Rahul to declare Congress will restore Article 370 in J&K

Home minister and BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to declare that his party will restore provisions of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir if voted to power.
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Rahul Gandhi fills in for chief Sonia at Haryana rally


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Rahul Gandhi's chopper makes safe unscheduled landing in Rewari

Rahul was on his way back to Delhi after addressing an election rally at Mahendragarh on Friday when bad weather forced the aircraft ferrying him to land. The Congress leader later left for the..
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Bring back Article 370 when in power, Amit Shah dares Sharad Pawar, Rahul Gandhi

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar to bring back Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir if they ever return to power. Addressing a poll..
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Amit Shah asks Rahul what Congress did for Adivasis during its rule

"Earlier, tribals were not even given a single penny in lieu of the mineral wealth emanating from their area. I want to ask Rahul Gandhi that his four generations ruled the nation for 70 years, what..
IndiaTimes - Published

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