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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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People of India will fight coronavirus together: Rahul Gandhi

"The coronavirus is an opportunity for India to unite as one people, putting aside differences of religion, caste and class; to forge one common purpose: the defeat of this deadly virus. Compassion,..
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Shining torches in the sky won’t address India’s COVID-19 problem: Rahul Gandhi


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Shining torches in sky won't solve problem: Rahul Gandhi on Covid-19


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Urgent need to devise India-specific strategy to combat Covid-19: Rahul Gandhi


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Congress must act as watchdog to protect poor during lockdown: Rahul Gandhi

"Congress needs to act as a watchdog. We need to ensure that the most vulnerable and the poor are protected comprehensively. India has to fight COVID-19 with an India specific strategy and..
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Congress stands with nation to fight coronavirus: Manmohan Singh

During the Congress Working Committee meeting held through videoconferencing in the morning to discussed various issues, including government response to the pandemic, former Prime Minister Manmohan..
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Critical to set up defensive wall around key financial, strategic institutions in fight against Covid-19: Rahul Gandhi

In his missive to Modi, Gandhi called for the immediate strengthening of social safety nets, and said the government must prioritise protecting and isolating the elderly and the vulnerable...
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'Economic effect of complete shutdown will increase COVID-19 death toll': Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi

The Gandhi scion said the labourers have been rendered vulnerable without their daily wages or access to nutrition and basic services.
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'Sudden lockdown has created immense panic and confusion': Rahul Gandhi writes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday wrote a letter to PM Narendra Modi, saying the sudden lockdown has created immense panic and confusion in the country. The Congress leader urged the Prime..
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Govt responsible for terrible condition of migrant workers: Congress

Holding the government responsible for the plight of migrant workers who are walking down to their native places in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday demanded..
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Rahul urges people to provide food, shelter to migrants heading home

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday appealed to the general public and his party workers and ministers to provide food and shelter to the homebound migrants moving on foot passing..
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'More compassionate' approach required to deal with coronavirus crisis: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday called for a "more nuanced and compassionate approach" to deal with the coronavirus crisis, saying the lockdown will devastate the county's poor and weak.
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Make sure students in residential institutions can communicate with parents: Rahul Gandhi to HRD Minister

It should also be ensured that an uninterrupted supply of basic necessities reaches the students, Gandhi wrote.
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First step in right direction: Rahul on Centre's financial package

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi welcomed the financial package announced by the Centre on Thursday, saying it was the first step in the right direction. The comments come after the government unveiled a..
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Focus on people, take economic steps: Rahul Gandhi

He said the second part should focus on the economy."Those who survive on daily wages need immediate support through direct cash transfers and free rations.
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Two-pronged approach focusing on health and economy needed to tackle coronavirus pandemic, says Rahul Gandhi


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Country should have taken coronavirus threat more seriously: Congress

Rahul Gandhi had said on February 12 that the government should take the coronavirus threat seriously and must address the issue immediately, failing which the country and its people may suffer. "I am..
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Coronavirus threat should have been taken seriously: Rahul Gandhi

Amid scarcity of the equipment for the corona warriors, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said that he is sad about the state of affairs as crucial time for preparedness has been missed. "I am feeling..
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Rahul targets Modi govt over 'delay' in banning export of ventilators, masks

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the "delay" in the government's decision to ban the export of essential life-saving equipment like ventilators and..
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Rahul Gandhi condoles death of 17 jawans in Maoist encounter

"I am hurt after hearing the news that 17 jawans were killed and 14 jawans were injured in a clash with maoist in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. I express deep condolences toward the families of the..
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Big financial package need of hour: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi called for immediate steps to revive the country's economy on Saturday and said there was a need for a big financial package. He pointed out that the coronavirus outbreak..
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India going to pay heavy price for govt's inability to act decisively on Covid-19: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the country will have to pay a heavy price for the government's inability to act decisively on curbing coronavirus.
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Must laud govt for its response to virus: Karti Chidambaram

Congress MP Karti Chidambaram complimented the Union government for its efforts to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, and said one should not “play politics” over the issue. His comments in Lok Sabha..
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Govt should be complimented for its efforts to deal with coronavirus: Karti Chidambaram

His comments in Lok Sabha during the Zero Hour came against the backdrop of former Congress president Rahul Gandhi repeatedly attacking the Modi government over its handling of the health scare and..
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Unacceptable: Rahul Gandhi on MPs not allowed to raise question in Tamil

"When you ask a question, you are allowed a supplementary. It's okay for the Speaker to hurt me, I understand he does not want me to speak. I am an MP, I have certain rights, he can take it away. Today..
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Massive tsunami is coming, India should prepare for economic devastation: Rahul Gandhi

"I have been warning the govt that a massive tsunami is coming and they are not clear about what they have to do. India should be preparing itself not just for Covid-19 but for the economic devastation..
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Sale of MF painting comes up as Rahul attacks govt on loans

Congress and the government clashed on Monday over Rahul Gandhi’s question seeking a list of wilful bank defaulters, with minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur saying it was on the CIC website...
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Rahul Gandhi should read govt's reply on willful defaulters: Anurag Thakur

Minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur on Monday said that Rahul Gandhi should read his question again and also read the answer given by the government on the issue of wilful bank defaulters.
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Right to ask supplementary question taken away as speaker did not allow it: Rahul Gandhi


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Rahul Gandhi considers himself 'privileged', wants to be treated differently: Anurag Thakur

Taking a swipe at Rahul Gandhi, Union minister Anurag Thakur said the Congress leader considers himself a "privileged" MP and wants to be treated differently than other Lok Sabha members.
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Unsatisfied with govt response on bank defaulters, says Rahul Gandhi

"I had asked a simple question about the names of 500 wilful defaulters. But I was not given a clear answer. What hurt me was that the Speaker did not allow me to ask a supplementary question which is..
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Asked PM to pass oil price crash benefit to people, but 'genius' hiked fuel excise duty: Rahul Gandhi

Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said he had asked the PM to to pass on the benefit of the global oil price crash to Indian consumers, but instead..
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Rahul Gandhi slams govt response to coronavirus outbreak

Rahul Gandhi described the contagious disease as a "huge problem" and said ignoring it was a "non-solution". "I will keep repeating this. The coronavirus is a huge problem. Ignoring the problem is a..
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Jyotiraditya won't get respect or satisfaction in BJP, says Rahul

Rahul Gandhi told reporters, "Scindia became apprehensive about his political future, he abandoned his ideology and went with the RSS. But the reality is that he will neither get respect nor..
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Knew him in college, Jyotiraditya Scindia was worried over political future, abandoned ideology: Rahul Gandhi

"This is a fight of ideologies. On one side is Congress and on the other side is BJP-RSS," Rahul Gandhi said.
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PM Modi 'sleeping at the wheel': Rahul Gandhi on govt's handling of economy, coronavirus

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the government over its handling of the economy and in tackling coronavirus, and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "sleeping at the wheel".
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Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress: Rahul Gandhi ex-aide releases movie teaser 'Love you Pappu'

A Congress functionary has made a documentary on former party president Rahul Gandhi’s alleged habit of not meeting leaders. The movie is to be released in April-end but its teaser is already out...
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Scindia abandoned his ideology as he was apprehensive about his political future: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Jyotiraditya Scindia forgot his ideology as he was apprehensive about his political future. Rahul also claimed that Scindia would not get respect in the..
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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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Madhya Pradesh political crisis: Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi of destablising govt

Taking to microblogging website Twitter, Rahul Gandhi asked the Centre to slash petrol prices to under Rs 60 per litre as global crude prices have fallen.
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PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi extend greetings to Captain Amarinder Singh on his birthday


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Congress' MP mutiny reveals dangers of sidelining young turks

Murmurs were rife in Congress over many other young leaders brimming with aspiration but being set back by elders in their states. Scindia's resignation letter made it evident that his gripe was..
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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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Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi greet women on International Women's Day

On the occasion of International Women's Day Congress leader Rahul Gandhi posted Mahatama Gandhi's quote on twitter, "If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man's superior."..
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Rahul Gandhi most acceptable leader in Congress, high time he came back as party chief: Ajay Maken

Amid uncertainties over the leadership issue, Congress leader Ajay Maken has said it is high time Rahul Gandhi comes back as party president as he is the most acceptable leader. Asked about what would..
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Congress MPs seen requesting Rahul Gandhi in LS to become party president

Several Congress Lok Sabha MPs were on Friday seen urging the party's former president Rahul Gandhi to take back its stewardship to galvanise cadres of the grand old party in the current political..
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Rahul Gandhi leads protest against suspension of Congress MPs from Lok Sabha


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Rahul Gandhi likens govt's assurance on coronavirus to Titanic captain telling passengers not to panic

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assuring that the government has the coronavirus crisis under control, is like the Titanic captain telling passengers..
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Hate and violence enemies of development, will not benefit 'Bharat Mata': Rahul Gandhi


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Congress MPs led by Rahul Gandhi visit violence-hit northeast Delhi

A delegation of Congress MPs are visiting the riot-affected areas of Delhi on Wednesday to assess the situation on the ground. The Congress delegation is being led by Rahul Gandhi.
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