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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 was Jawaharlal Nehru, 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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'Political vacuum will be filled by terrorists': Rahul Gandhi on Farooq Abdullah's detention under PSA

Mr Gandhi said the government is trying to remove nationalist leaders like Farooq Abdullah to create a political vacuum in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Rahul Gandhi wishes good health, happiness to Modi on his 69th birthday

"My best wishes to Narendra Modi Ji on his 69th birthday. May he be blessed with good health and happiness always," he tweeted. Earlier in the day, Congress President Sonia Gandhi also wished Prime..
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India's many languages are not its weakness: Rahul Gandhi


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Rahul Gandhi expresses grief over loss of 11 lives in Andhra boat tragedy

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday expressed grief at the loss of 11 lives in a boat capsize incident in the Godavari River near Devipatnam village in Andhra Pradesh. Taking to Twitter, Lok Sabha..
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BJP MP Jual Oram appointed Chairperson of Defence Committee, Rahul Gandhi named as member

BJP MP from Sundargarh, Jual Oram is appointed as the chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Defence, the Lok Sabha secretariat said in a bulletin on Friday.
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Delhi court defers case against Rahul Gandhi over alleged derogatory remarks against PM Modi

A Delhi court on Friday deferred till October 18 the matter pertaining to a complaint filed against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his alleged derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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Rahul Gandhi slams FM Sitharaman on millennial remark

"The automobile and components industry has been affected by BS6 and the mindsets of millennial, who now prefer to have Ola and Uber rather than committing to buying an automobile," said Sitharaman
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Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary celebrations: Sonia Gandhi meets party leaders

The meeting was attended by former PM Manmohan Singh, AICC general secretaries and in charges of various states, state government chiefs and CLP leaders, among others. Former Congress president Rahul..
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Hold poll to pick next Congress chief: Tharoor

With Congress having settled for an interim solution to its leadership conundrum in the wake of Rahul Gandhi’s resignation, party MP Shashi Tharoor has said elections should be held to pick the next..
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Rahul Gandhi, Omar Abdullah quoted in Pakistan document at UNHRC

The opening pages of a leaked Pakistan's dossier on Jammu and Kashmir contain the statements made by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah in the wake of the..
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Rahul Gandhi 'congratulates' Modi govt on '100 days without development'

Congratulations to the Modi Government on #100DaysNo Vikas, ex-Congress president said.
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Javadekar hits back at Rahul's 'no development' dig


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Congratulations to Modi govt on 100 days of 'no development': Rahul Gandhi

Taking a dig at the Modi government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday "congratulated" it on "100 days of no development". Rahul alleged that there was a glaring lack of leadership, direction and..
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Hearing against Rahul Gandhi adjourned till October 11


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Gujarat bank defamation case: Rahul Gandhi seeks documents

The bank and its chairman Ajay Patel had filed a defamation case after Gandhi, in one of his tweets, had allegedly insinuated a windfall for the bank in the wake of the Centre's demonetisation move in..
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On Teachers' Day, Rahul thanks 'social media trolls, political adversaries' for making him stronger

"On #TeachersDay I thank all those from whom I’ve learnt, over the years. That includes the army of social media trolls, some journalists-with-an-agenda & my political adversaries, whose vicious..
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Sonia Gandhi clips wings of data department chief

In an organisational reshuffle on Wednesday, Congress downgraded Praveen Chakravarty, the incumbent chief of the party's data analytics department. He had been at the receiving end of considerable..
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Another example of 'vendetta politics': Rahul Gandhi on Shivakumar's arrest

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that D K Shivakumar's arrest was another example of "vendetta politics" and the BJP government was using probe agencies and a "pliant" media to..
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Rahul Gandhi writes to Pinarayi Vijayan, Arjun Munda for reconstruction steps in flood-hit areas in Kerala

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to Union minister Arjun Munda and Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, urging them for early payment of compensation to tribals and reconstruction measures..
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'Who said I met a politician': When a BJP leader ran into Rahul Gandhi at a gym

On August 29, the Prime Minister launched a nation-wide 'Fit India Movement' at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in the national capital. He had urged the masses must follow it in order to make the..
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Pakistan cheering Rahul Gandhi, Congress should be ashamed: Amit Shah

Home Minister says parties must rise above politics, back India's cause
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'Speaking Pak language', says Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Digvijaya Singh

Pakistan quotes Rahul Gandhi. As far as BJP-RSS is concerned, the entire world, the entire country knows their patriotism, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan
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Rahul Gandhi's statements are praised in Pakistan': Amit Shah slams Cong leader for criticising Art 370 abrogation

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday slammed Rahul Gandhi stating that the former Congress president should be "ashamed" that his criticism of the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status is..
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Congress leaders should be 'ashamed' of Rahul's comments on Kashmir: Shah

Attacking the Congress, home minister Amit Shah said on Sunday that it should be "ashamed" that its leader Rahul Gandhi's statement was used by Pakistan in its petition to the UN on Kashmir. "Whatever..
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Over 3 lakh votes I got in Amethi in 2014 told me people needed help there: Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani, who defeated former Congress president and three-term Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi in the last Lok Sabha elections, said she saw there "some people picking up grain from mud to..
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Mumbai court summons Rahul Gandhi over 'Chowkidar' jibe

Rahul has been directed to appear before the court on October 3.
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Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over not visiting flood-hit Kerala


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'This is unfair': Flood-hit Kerala still awaits a relief package, Rahul tells PM Modi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for neglecting the flood-hit state of Kerala. Rahul also alleged that unlike the other flood-ravaged states, Kerala is yet to get a..
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Will strive to make Wayanad an international tourism destination: Rahul Gandhi


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Congress should introspect as to why clarification was necessary: Jay Panda on Rahul being quoted in Pak's UN letter

Congress gave hasty clarification after Pakistan's reference.
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Want to develop relationship of trust, mutual love with Wayanad: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that he wants to develop a relationship of trust and mutual love and affection with the people of his constituency Wayanad. He also urged the people to..
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Rahul Gandhi shot Congress & country in the foot: BJP

Pak uses his J&K remarks before UN, BJP lays into him
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Rahul a 'political juvenile', says J&K guv


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Pak claim forces Rahul to clarify stand on Kashmir

In a series of tweets, the Congress leader said though he disagreed with the government on many issues, Kashmir was India’s “internal matter.” The clarification is the first time that Rahul has..
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Rahul has insulted nation, given Pakistan a handle to target India: BJP

Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar said Congress and Rahul should apologise to the nation for spreading lies about J&K, which have been used by Pakistan for its propaganda purpose...
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J&K guv calls Rahul ‘political juvenile’


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Rahul Gandhi speaking Pak language on J&K, says Shivraj


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Rahul Gandhi promises to resolve problems facing flood-hit in Wayanad

Continuing his tour of the flood-hit areas in his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday assured those affected by the calamity that he would strive to resolve the..
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Jammu and Kashmir governor calls Rahul Gandhi a 'political juvenile'

Rahul Gandhi behaved like a 'political juvenile' over Jammu-Kashmir issue, said state governor Satya Pal Malik while addressing a press conference here on Wednesday. On being asked about his war of..
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Rahul is liked by Pakistan, cares little for tricolour: Smriti Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on Jammu and Kashmir, claiming he cared little for the tricolour and is liked by Pakistan. “It is a..
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Rahul's comments on Kashmir situation gave Pakistan 'handle' to target India, says BJP; Congress hits back

The BJP and the Congress on Wednesday engaged in a war of words after Pakistan, as a part of its propaganda effort on Kashmir, quoted Rahul Gandhi in a petition reportedly moved at the United Nations.
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Rahul should apologise over remarks on Kashmir: BJP

Addressing a press conference at the party office here Union minister Prakash Javadekar said remarks of Gandhi has shown India in bad light. "Never has India been shown in a bad light as the Congress..
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BJP must not fall into Pakistan's trap: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

"The ruling party must not fall into a trap set up by Pakistan where it mischievously dragged the name of Rahul Gandhi pertaining to Kashmir issue. We must understand their propaganda machinery. If the..
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Union minister Giriraj Singh likens Imran Khan to Bhasmasura, lashes out against Rahul and Congress


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Rahul Gandhi clarifies stance on Jammu and Kashmir, Pak Minister livid

Pakistan has mischievously dragged Gandhi's name in a petition it filed addressing the United Nations regarding Jammu and Kashmir.
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Spot on, Chief: Tharoor supports Rahul Gandhi, says Pak shouldn't draw comfort from Cong's Article 370 stance

The Congress leader said his party was opposing the manner in which Article 370 was abrogated because the way it was done assaulted the Constitution and democratic values
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Watch: Man kisses Rahul Gandhi during his visit to flood-hit Wayanad in Kerala

A man kissed Rahul Gandhi while he was visiting his parliamentary constituency Wayanad in Kerala.
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No reason for Pak to draw comfort from Congress' stand on abrogation of Article 370: Shashi Tharoor

"Spot on, Chief! This is what @INCIndia has insisted all along: J&K is an integral part of India; we opposed the manner in which Art.370 was abrogated because the way it was done assaulted our..
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After Rahul snubs Pakistan over J&K, its minister advises him follow Motilal Nehru's footsteps

Pakistan has mischievously dragged Gandhi's name in a petition it filed addressing the United Nations regarding Jammu and Kashmir. Islamabad in its plea submitted with the international body had quoted..
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'Stand tall like your great great grandfather': Pakistan minister to Rahul Gandhi on Kashmir

Pakistan has mischievously dragged Gandhi's name in a petition it filed addressing the United Nations regarding Jammu and Kashmir. Islamabad in its plea submitted with the international body had quoted..
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