Rahul Gandhi

Indian politician

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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 Gandhi was the youngest prime minister of India to be sworn in to office. The son of Sonia and Rajiv Gandhi, 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.

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The Congress chief said that those whose monthly income is less than Rs 12,000 will be eligible for the scheme.
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"It will be world's largest minimum income scheme," ​the Congress president said.​ The scheme will cover five crore families and as many as 25 crore people..
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Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit and other leaders of the unit Monday discussed the possibility of an alliance with the AAP for the Lok Sabha polls in the..
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With one masterstroke, the Congress-led UDF has taken the fizz out of that. If Rahul Gandhi contests as Congress candidate in a predominantly Muslim..
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The issue will be raised during the meeting of Working Committee of CAIT to be held in Pondicherry on April 3 and 4.
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Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh on Sunday stoked a controversy with his comment when he suggested that Sonia Gandhi and Sapna Chaudhary belong to the same..
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CPI general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said Rahul Gandhi's decision to let Congress state units have their say on seat-sharing issues has led to the breakdown in..
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AICC president Rahul Gandhi lambasted the Left, Trinamool and BJP while addressing a rally in Malda here on Saturday.
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The Kerala unit of the party, too, had forwarded a similar request to Gandhi asking him to contest from Wayanad.
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Amit Shah asks Rahul Gandhi to publicly apologise for Pitroda's remarks
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It’s Redux 2014: Congress president Rahul Gandhi versus BJP’s Smriti Irani, Union minister of textiles and former Union minister of I&B and HRD. Over many..
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The Wayanad seat has a strong presence of Muslim and Christian voters and the decision to field Rahul comes after party units in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka also..
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The party also fielded its former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat..
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BJP leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told the media that Gandhi's income had risen from over Rs 55 lakh in 2004 to Rs 9 crore in 2014 as per his..
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Launching his party's Lok Sabha poll campaign in West Bengal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday trained his guns on both Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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With each passing day, political parties are releasing candidates list, launching a political attack at each other to make in-grounds for their election..
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Congress is facing another challenge of exodus as dissatisfied leaders and those fearing punitive action for their past decision are joining BJP. Party leaders..
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AICC General Secretary Oommen Chandy Saturday said the KPCC has requested Gandhi to contest from Wayanad but he has not yet commented on the proposal.Reacting to..
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Top Congress leaders in Kerala have urged Rahul to contest from the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat, which is being seen as a safe seat for the Congress. The move is..
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AICC president Rahul Gandhi will officially kick off the party's Lok Sabha poll campaign in West Bengal on Saturday with a rally at Chachal in Malda district.
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In a Facebook post, Rahul Gandhi tagged a media report about 10,000 watchmen protesting against poor wages. "At least, think about those behind whom you are..
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When asked on his views on the airstrike against the Jaish-e-Mohammad camp in Pakistan, Sam Pitroda said that international news outlets had an alternate view of..
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday PM Modi has reduced the prime minister’s office to being the ‘publicity minister’s office.’
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In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over reports of shrinking workforce, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said his policies have..
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PM Narendra Modi has reduced the PMO to Publicity Minister's Office for marketing himself, Rahul Gandhi alleged, as he launched a vitriolic attack on his rival..
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"The Prime Minister's Office is now Publicity Minister's Office," Rahul Gandhi told students in Manipur. Gandhi, who arrived here on Tuesday evening from..
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Sources in the Congress said that after his son Sujay Vikhe joined the BJP, Congress president Rahul Gandhi spoke to Vikhe Patil
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi may make a special announcement on the election promise of “minimum income guarantee” for the poor as the party mulls ways of..
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Special judge Arvind Kumar granted the interim anticipatory bail to Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi
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"We have added #chowkidar to our names and you have a problem with that. You should also prefix #Pappu to your names and we will have no objection," Vij tweeted...
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New Congress entrant Hardik Patel on Monday prefixed his twitter handle with the word "Berojgar" (jobless), apparently to mock the BJP's "Main Bhi Chowkidar"..
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Gandhi has been repeatedly taking a jibe at PM Modi's declaration that he is the chowkidar of the country by instead using the phrase 'chowkidar chor hai' (the..
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Digvijaya Sigh also said that accepting challenges was his habit. Rumours are around in political circles that Singh might be fielded from either Bhopal or..
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A large number of people raised pro-Modi slogans outside the venue of a function here at which Congress president Rahul was addressing entrepreneurs on Monday.
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Taking to twitter on Monday morning, Digvijaya Singh said, “Thanks to Kamal Nath ji who invited me to contest from seats where the Congress is weak in Madhya..
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Welcoming him into the party fold, Rahul Gandhi said: "I am happy that he is sitting here on the stage and I will tell you why he is sitting here.
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At a rally here, Gandhi also said his party would introduce a scheme of guaranteed minimum income for the poor if elected to power.
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Accusing the opposition of manufacturing 'fake issues' concerning Rafale, Nirav Modi and Balakot air strike, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said if these..
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Interestingly, both contested two decades apart and it would be 20 years after Sonia if Rahul were to indeed contest in Karnataka.
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