Congress ends suspense, fields Ajay Rai From Varanasi

The Congress Party, on Thursday, put an end to months of speculation, Priyanka Gnadhi Vadra will not contest from Varanasi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Lok Sabha election. The party has fielded Ajay Rai from Varanasi seat, who placed third in the 2014 election. Read More
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Priyanka says Smriti ‘humiliated Amethi by distributing shoes’

Priyanka Gandhi, Congress general secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, on Monday, lashed out Union minister Smriti Irani for distributing shoes to the common people of Amethi. Priyanka said Irani has disrespected the people of Amethi. Read More
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‘Heat of campaigning’: Rahul sorry for his remark on Rafale SC ruling

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi accepted in the Supreme Court that he had wrongly attributed the “chowkidar chor hain” slogan to the court’s ruling on the Rafale fighter deal. He said he had made the remarks in the “heat of the political campaigning”. Read More
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Modi defends fielding Pragya Thakur, says ‘it will cost Congress’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while defending the BJP’s decision to field Malegaon blasts accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from Bhopal constituency, said this was a “symbolic answer” to all those who “falsely labelled the Hindu civilization as terrorist”. Read More
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Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress, joins Shiv Sena

Priyanka Chaturvedi, one of Congress’s national spokespersons, quit her party after 10 years and joined the Shiv Sena in less than 24 hours. She blamed the Congress for reinstating party workers who misbehaved with her at an event in Mathura. Read More
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In MP, Election Commission bans ‘chowkidar chor hai’ Congress ad

The Election Commission in Madhya Pradesh, while banning the Congress Committee’s audio and video campaign which promotes “Chowkidar Chor Hai” slogan, has ordered to end its broadcast. Read More
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AAP, Congress tie-up looks dead, Rahul says Kejriwal took ‘U-turn’

The chances of an alliance between the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress for the Lok Sabha election in Delhi has run into trouble with the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, accusing the AAP leader, Arvind Kejriwal, of taking “yet another U-turn”. Read More
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Supreme Court seeks Rahul’s explanation on contempt plea

The Supreme Court, on Monday, issued a notice to the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, on a contempt petition filed against him by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, the court has asked Gandhi to explain his remarks made on the Rafale case verdict. Read More
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Meenakshi Lekhi sues Rahul Gandhi over ‘chowkidar chor hain’

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi filed a petition in the Supreme Court for criminal contempt against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over his “chowkidar chor hain” comment on the Rafale controversy. Lekhi claims Gandhi attributed his own statement as the court’s verdict. Read More
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Rahul pointed with ‘laser’, Centre says ‘phone light not sniper gun’

The Congress, during a media interaction, alleged that a laser was pointed at party chief Rahul Gandhi’s head which could have come from a “sniper rifle”. However, the Centre said the light came from a mobile phone. Read More
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