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Rahul Gandhi

Indian politician

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Rahul Gandhi: Indian politician
Rahul Gandhi pronunciation  [ˈraːɦʊl ˈɡaːnd̪ʱiː] is an Indian politician. 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 woman 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 president of the Indian National Congress and serves such additional offices as 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 Amethi, Uttar Pradesh in the 16th Lok Sabha.


How chowkidar turned Rahul Gandhi jibe into edge

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Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP's Smriti Irani unseats Rahul Gandhi from Amethi bastion

BJP's Smriti Irani unseats Rahul Gandhi from Amethi bastion, who has been winning the seat since 2004.
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Videos for Rahul Gandhi

Indian PM Modi votes in third phase of mammoth general election [Video]Indian PM Modi votes in third phase of mammoth general election

Prime Minister Narendra Modi casts his ballot in the third phase of a six-week general election. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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India kicks off six-week general election [Video]India kicks off six-week general election

The world's largest democratic election kicks off in India, where 900 million people are eligible to vote. Current Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking re-election, but this election will be seen as..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:35Published

India's Bollywood plays starring role in Modi's re-election bid [Video]India's Bollywood plays starring role in Modi's re-election bid

Bollywood is playing a lead role in Modi's campaign for a second term, endorsing him on-screen and off, in both subtle and obvious ways, in a marked shift from the more transactional relationship..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published


Gandhi bastion falls after 39 years as Smriti Irani stuns Rahul Gandhi in Amethi

Rahul’s uncle, Sanjay, father Rajiv and mother Sonia had all won the Amethi seat in six consecutive elections since 1980, while Rahul had himself won it thrice from 2004 on. The defeat capped a..
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Rahul Gandhi elected from Wayanad LS seat

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Lok Sabha results: Smriti Irani's giant-killing act, dethrones Rahul in home turf

Smriti Irani, whose meteoric rise in BJP saw her become the HRD and information & broadcasting minister before being divested of these portfolios, on Thursday emerged as a giant-killer — this time..
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India's Rahul Gandhi loses parliamentary seat in family bastion

Rahul Gandhi, the president of India's opposition Congress party, said he had lost his own parliament seat in a family borough in a northern state in the biggest upset of the election on Thursday.
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Rallies that win votes, Modi beats Rahul hands down

A high-pitched election battle spread over two summer months saw India’s top politicians BJP’s Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi travel the length and breadth of the country wooing..
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BJP vs Congress direct fights: Modi trumps Rahul again

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Lok Sabha results: Rahul Gandhi dithers but Amarinder Singh stands tall in Congress

Congress vote share is likely to cross the 20% mark this time but in comparison BJP’s vote share has seen a higher spike to a near 40% in 2019. What we see is the utter failure of Congress against..
IndiaTimes - Published

Election results: Why Rahul Gandhi 3.0 failed to click in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Rahul Gandhi reinvented himself twice in the last 15 years. In his latest avatar, he reinvented himself to take on the mighty juggernaut of PM Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. The three versions of..
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Rahul Gandhi heading for record-breaking victory margin in Wayanad LS

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Rahul not cut out for politics, Cong should give him 'decent retirement': Himanta Biswa Sarma

"I must have met him (Rahul) around 20 times in my life...I feel pity for him. Sonia Gandhi has thrust him on the Congress. He is a person who has come from a privileged background, he doesn't respect..
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India's Congress leader Rahul Gandhi faces backlash over election drubbing

Honest, intelligent and open to new ideas is how officials of India's main opposition Congress describe their leader, Rahul Gandhi, but the party's election performance has been so poor he now risks..
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Rahul Gandhi's lead crosses 2 lakh mark; Congress-UDF maintains lead in 19 of 20 seats

IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi's decisions led to divisions within Opposition: CPI(M)

Riding on a massive Modi wave sweeping through most parts of India, the BJP was set to return to power Thursday as it led in 292 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with 50, according to trends..
IndiaTimes - Published

Wayanad Election Result 2019: Rahul leading by over 10,000 votes

WAYANAD: Congress President Rahul Gandhi is leading against CPI’s P P Suneer in Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency by a margin of 10,000 votes, according to the latest trends.
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Rahul will be next PM, says Maken; Meenakshi Lekhi calls opposition nervous

Ajay Maken, the Congress party candidate from New Delhi parliamentary constituency, said that Rahul Gandhi will be the next prime minister of the country.
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Kerala election results: Rahul Gandhi leading, Shashi Tharoor in close battle

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Election Results 2019: Early trends show Smriti Irani leading against Rahul Gandhi in Amethi

Union minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani is leading against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, according to the latest trends.
IndiaTimes - Published

Wayanad Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Kerala: Congress' Rahul Gandhi vs CPI(M) PP Suneer vs BDJS' Thushar Vellappally

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, CPI(M) PP Suneer and Bharath Dharma Jana Sena's (a BJP ally) Thushar Vellappally were the key candidates in the fray in 2019 election.
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Ignore fake exit polls, have faith, Rahul Gandhi tells partymen

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked party workers to keep faith and ignore exit polls predicting a defeat for the party. On Monday, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Remarks against PM: Court order on June 7 over complaint against Rahul Gandhi

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Election 2019: Modi addressed 142 rallies, Rahul 145 plus eight pressers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi addressed more than 140 rallies each in the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, the opposition leader scoring a tad better in terms of voter..
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Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra worked hard for polls, says Shiv Sena

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Media portrayed Rahul Gandhi as tiger, but he’s a rat: Anantkumar Hegde

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'He taught me to love and respect all beings', says Rahul on Rajiv Gandhi's death anniversary

Rahul tagged an old image of his father and a picture of himself paying his respects. "My father was gentle, loving, kind & affectionate. He taught me to love & respect all beings. To never hate. To..
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Lok Sabha Exit Poll results 2019: These kingmakers could decide who forms India's new government

Exit polls suggest Prime Minister Narendra Modi will win a landslide victory when votes are counted on Thursday. But if the polls are wrong, he may need outside help to form government. Here’s a list..
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Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary

Priyanka's husband Robert Vadra was also present with the Gandhi family and also paid obeisance. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former President Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to the former..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra Congress wants Rahul Gandhi to select new Leader of Opposition

Senior Congress leader and Congress observer for Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge spoke with all the Congress MLAs to understand their views.
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EC capitulated before PM Narendra Modi, claims Rahul Gandhi

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PM Modi thanks EC for allowing Kedarnath, Badrinath visit; Rahul terms it 'drama'

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi termed the visit a "drama in Kedarnath" and was also highly critical of the poll panel, saying its "capitulation before Mr Modi & his gang is obvious to all Indians".
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

N Chandrababu Naidu meets Akhilesh, Mayawati

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met SP and BSP leaders, continuing his efforts to put together a coalition to form the next government at the Centre. The separate meetings with Akhilesh Yadav..
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TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu meets Rahul Gandhi; discusses firming up anti-BJP front

In an hour-long meeting with Rahul Gandhi, sources said, Chandrababu Naidu discussed the impending need to bring together all parties which are against the BJP after the Lok Sabha election results are..
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Rahul Gandhi jeers at PM's 'excellent' presser

Says showing up is half the battle
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TMC, SP, BSP and TDP will not support the BJP: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday exuded confidence that a secular formation will win the maximum number of seats in this Lok Sabha polls indicating that opposition parties will come together to..
DNA - Published

BJP and RSS are 'God-se' lovers: Rahul Gandhi

Taking a dig at the BJP and RSS, Rahul Gandhi said that they both are "god-se" lovers, an apparent reference to the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, Nathuram Godse. "I finally got it. The BJP and the..
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Union minister Hegde calls Rahul Gandhi 'moron' for 'Modilie'

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Rahul Gandhi meets Alwar gang-rape victim, promises justice

Gandhi was accompanied by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, deputy CM Sachin Pilot and Congress national general secretary Avinash Pandey.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Watch: Rahul Gandhi drives tractor in Ludhiana

Rahul Gandhi's day out in Ludhiana.
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Without 'made in Ludhiana', India cannot challenge 'made in China': Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi hit out at PM Narendra Modi for 'destroying the strength of Indian economy' and said without 'made in Ludhiana', India cannot challenge 'made in China'. "Modi has..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress has fielded two batsmen to take blame for poll defeat: PM Narendra Modi

In a veiled dig at Congress leaders Mani Shankar Aiyar and Sam Pitroda, PM Narendra Modi said they were tasked by the party to take the responsibility for the poor poll show. The Prime Minister has..
IndiaTimes - Published

No 'cognisable offence' against Rahul Gandhi for remarks against PM Modi: Police tells court

The court had on April 26 directed the police to file an ATR on a plea seeking registration of FIR against the Congress President.
DNA - Published

Let's fight hard on ideology, not use hatred and violence: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President says he is trying to start a new culture.
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'Namdaar, you should be ashamed', Modi tells Rahul on 1984 riots

Modi continues to corner Congress over Pitroda's remarks
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