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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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Rahul Gandhi condemns violence in Delhi

"The violence today in Delhi is disturbing and must be unequivocally condemned. Peaceful protests are a sign of a healthy democracy, but violence can never be justified. I urge the citizens of Delhi to..
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Delhi clashes: Congress seeks Amit Shah's resignation; Rahul Gandhi condemns violence

The party also blamed the Delhi police for failing to maintain law and order in the city and criticised Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for having "shaken off his responsibility", saying people of Delhi..
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Congress feels time is right for Rahul Gandhi to return as party chief: Harish Rawat

His remarks come when party leaders like Shashi Tharoor and Sandeep Dikshit have called for fresh elections to the Congress' top post, respecting Rahul Gandhi's decision to opt out. Rawat said Rahul..
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Rahul Gandhi remains 'top leader' in Congress, large section always felt he should return as chief: Salman Khurshid

A large section within the Congress has always felt that Rahul Gandhi must come back as party chief and he remains the "top leader" in the party, senior leader Salman Khurshid said on Saturday,..
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Rahul Gandhi sole contender for party president's post: Congress on anxieties over leadership issue


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Congress defends Rahul Gandhi on 2013 ordinance row, says cannot disrespect former PM Manmohan Singh

Rahul had criticised the controversial ordinance that was brought in by the UPA government to negate a Supreme Court verdict on convicted lawmakers.
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Rahul Gandhi should click refresh button as command posts issue was Congress legacy: BJP

The BJP welcomed the Supreme Court's order on Monday to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Army, and attacked the Congress by saying that the denial of the posts was its legacy...
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BJP govt disrespected women by arguing they don't deserve command posts in Army: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday claimed the BJP government disrespected Indian women by arguing in Supreme Court that women Army officers did not deserve command posts or permanent service..
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'Another Pulwama before 2024 polls': Congress' Udit Raj backs Rahul Gandhi with controversial remark, triggers row

'Those who can conduct manslaughter in Gujarat to maintain their power, they can also bargain with the lives of 40 jawans to maintain their power," Udit Raj wrote in a tweet
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Who benefited from Pulwama, asks Rahul Gandhi; BJP calls him JeM sympathiser

Govt Let Down Martyrs' Kin, Claims CPM
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Rahul Gandhi's Pulwama comment triggers war of words between BJP and Congress


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Rahul Gandhi known sympathiser of LeT, Jaish-e-Mohammed; he's insulting security forces: BJP


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'Who benefitted most from Pulwama attack?': Congress' Rahul Gandhi hits out at Modi govt

Taking to Twitter, the Congress MP launched a blistering attack on the central government
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Rahul Gandhi: Who benefitted most from Pulwama attack?

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday remembered the 40 CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack last year and asked who benefitted the most from the attack and what is the outcome of the inquiry..
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Rahul Gandhi takes dig at BJP over cooking gas price hike, calls for a rollback

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at the BJP over the LPG cylinder price hike by tweeting a UPA-era picture of the saffron party's leaders protesting an increase in prices of cooking..
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Govt not taking coronavirus threat seriously: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that the government is not taking the coronavirus threat seriously and called for timely action to prevent the spread of the virus.
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'Best wishes to AAP': Rahul Gandhi congratulates Arvind Kejriwal on 'winning Delhi assembly elections'

Gandhi took to Twitter to wish Kejriwal, congratulated Kejriwal and his party, with a short post.
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Rahul Gandhi targets BJP over Supreme Court's decision to deny reservations in job promotions

"I want to tell SC/ST/OBC and Dalits that we'll never let reservations come to an end no matter how much Modi Ji or Mohan Bhagwat dream of it," Rahul Gandhi said.
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It's in DNA of RSS and BJP to try and erase reservation: Rahul Gandhi


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Govt stopping me from speaking in House: Rahul Gandhi

Congress on Friday slammed the Modi government for "stifling its voice" every time it sought to question the government.
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​Ruckus in Lok Sabha over Harsh Vardhan's attack on Rahul Gandhi for 'danda' remark against PM, both sides demand apology

The ruckus broke out during the fag end of the Question Hour after Vardhan said he would like to make a statement on Gandhi's recent comment on the prime minister before giving an answer to a starred..
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Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi meet Lanka PM Rajapaksa

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and discussed a host of issues.
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'One protected by mothers, sisters can't be harmed': Modi's swipe over 'danda' comment

Taking a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his 'danda' remark, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that a person with the protective shield of mothers and sisters cannot be harmed.
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Top News of the Day | Feb 7, 2020: Uproar in LS over Rahul's remarks, academician's claim on Mohalla clinics & more

The uproar in Parliament over Rahul Gandhi's 'danda' remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi was one of the top news of the day on Friday. Here are other big news of the day.
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Harsh Vardhan seeks Rahul's apology for 'derogatory' remarks against PM Modi

Union minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi should apologise to the country for his "derogatory" remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "During the Question Hour (in..
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PM Modi doesn't behave like Prime Minister: Rahul Gandhi

"Normally, a Prime Minister has a particular status, a prime minister has a particular way of behaving, a particular stature, our prime minister doesn't have these. He does not behave in a prime..
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Uproar in Lok Sabha over Rahul Gandhi's 'danda' remark, Congress MPs charge at Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

As the ruckus continues, the Lok Sabha speaker was forced to adjourn the proceedings.
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Rahul Gandhi's 'late' retort prompts 'tubelight' taunt by PM Modi


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In attack on opposition leaders, Modi's 'tubelight' dig at Rahul Gandhi

When Rahul Gandhi got up from his seat and questioned Modi on the issue of unemployment, the Prime Minister said he was waiting for the Congress leader's reaction but it took him 30-40 minutes.
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PM Modi fires salvos at opposition leaders, dubs Rahul Gandhi as tubelight

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took repeated digs at opposition leaders, including Rahul Gandhi of the Congress whom he dubbed as "tubelight" saying that it took him 30-40 minutes to respond..
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Prahlad Joshi slams Rahul Gandhi over 'danda' remark against PM Modi

Union minister Prahlad Joshi on Thursday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his 'danda' remark and asserted that the Gandhi scion was ousted by the people.
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PM talking of Nehru, Pakistan, but silent on main issue of unemployment: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi's remark came shortly after Modi's reply in Lok Sabha to the Motion of Thanks on the President's Address. In his lengthy address, Modi not only took potshots at the Congress, but also touched..
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Delhi elections: Arvind Kejriwal's Hanuman bhakti comes to the fore

Just as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being Lord Shiv bhakts came to be known in the 2019 Lok Sabha and 2017 Gujarat assembly elections respectively, AAP convener Arvind..
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'Will do more surya namaskar': PM Narendra Modi's jibe at Rahul Gandhi's 'danda' remark

PM Narendra Modi took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi's "danda" remark, saying that ever since the Congress leader's remark he has started to do more "surya namaskars". "I heard an Opposition MP saying — we..
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Sack Sitharaman, dump the entire blame on her: Rahul Gandhi


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Rahul Gandhi cited Tarvinder Marwah's act to challenge BJP for raising 'Hindustan Zindabad' slogan in Pak


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Modi govt has failed 'miserably' to create jobs: Rahul Gandhi


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'Try your magical exercise routine': Rahul's dig at Modi over economy

Taking a dig at PM Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday posted an old video of the PM exercising, saying please try "your magical exercise routine a few more times" as it may just..
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Rahul Gandhi: 'Who paid Jamia shooter?'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday questioned who "paid" the Jamia shooter, a day after a man opened fire at a group of anti-CAA protesters in the area. Asked by reporters to comment on the..
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Coronavirus outbreak: Rahul Gandhi hopes Chinese find courage to persevere through ordeal

"In China, the Coronavirus has killed hundreds of people. My thoughts are with the families of the victims and the millions who have been forced into quarantine to prevent the spread of the virus. May..
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PM Modi and Godse believe in same ideology: Rahul Gandhi


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There cannot be a bigger arrogant than Rahul Gandhi: Pralhad Joshi


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Rahul Gandhi leads 'Save the Constitution' march in Wayanad


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Rahul Gandhi backs Kunal Kamra


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In Rajasthan rally, Rahul Gandhi slams PM on jobs, but skirts CAA

Addressing the ‘Yuva Aakrosh’ rally in Jaipur, Rahul Gandhi, refrained from speaking directly against CAA, but lashed out at the Modi government for failing to generate jobs for the youth. The..
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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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'Something terribly wrong has happened': Congress moves NHRC over UP Police action during anti-CAA protests

Top Congress leaders, including Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi, were part of the delegation that met the NHRC on Monday.
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Long march by Rahul Gandhi against CAA in Wayanad on January 30


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