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Sonia, Rahul, Kharge pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi on 33rd death anniversary
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Sonia, Rahul, Kharge pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi on 33rd death anniversary

New Delhi: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and party MP Rahul Gandhi paid homage to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 33rd death anniversary at Veer Bhumi in Delhi on Tuesday morning.Other Congress leaders like P. Chidambaram and Sachin Pilot also paid their respects to the former prime minister in the national capital. Rajiv Gandhi took over charge of the Congress in 1984 following the assassination of his mother and then prime minister Indira Gandhi. He became India’s youngest Prime Minister at 40 when he assumed office in October 1984. Show Full Article He served as prime minister of India till 2 December, 1989. Born on 20 August  in 1944, Rajiv Gandhi was assas...
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Lok Sabha election 2024 phase 5: Voting to take place in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, 8 other states | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections is all set to take place on Monday, with polling in 49 constituencies across six states including Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and two Union Territories.In addition to the Lok Sabha elections, voting will also take place in 35 assembly constituencies in Odisha, where chief minister Naveen Patnaik is among the candidates.This phase will determine the electoral fate of several prominent leaders, including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani, and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.Other prominent candidates include Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, and Shantanu Thakur who are contesting from Mumbai North (Maharashtra), Fatehpur (UP), and Bangaon (WB), respectively...
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All Eyes On Amethi And Raebareli As Congress Bastions Go To Polls In Fifth Phase On Monday

The Congress bastions of Amethi and Rae Bareli will go for polling in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha Elections on Monday. Meanwhile, several other seats including Mohanlalganj (SC), Jalaun (SC), Jhansi, Hamirpur, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi (SC), Barabanki (SC), Faizabad, Kaisarganj and Gonda will also go for polling in the fifth phase in Uttar Pradesh. The voting in the fifth phase will also decide the fate of five Union ministers, including Rajnath Singh and Smriti Irani and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tomorrow. No Gandhi In Amethi This would be the first time when a Gandhi family member is not fighting from the seat in UP. Congress had fielded loyalist KL Sharma against Union Minister Smriti Irani from Amethi.   ALSO READ | All 6 Lok Sabha Seats In ...
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Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav leave UP rally hastily amid stampede-like situation | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav had to cut short their rally in Prayagraj on Sunday, following a stampede-like situation that turned into a potential security threat.Both the leaders left without addressing the meeting at Padila in Phulpur Parliamentary constituency.Both, Rahul and Akhilesh appealed to the crowd to maintain the order, as police and security personnel struggled to control it.Following the incident in Phulpur, Rahul and Akhilesh proceeded to Mungari in Karachhana for a second rally in the Prayagraj district under the Allahabad parliamentary seat. Meanwhile, a similar situation was seen there, with crowd breaking through the barricades in an attempt to reach the stage.The two leaders had previously addressed a poll rally in Amet...
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Video | Gen-Z Reviews Manifestos | #NDTV18KaVote

As India is voting in the 18th general elections, NDTV's Arun Singh asked youngsters to analyse the manifestos of India's major political parties. Gen-Z tells us one highlight of each manifesto. You can upload your video message at bit.ly/3P3VpMH Source link
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No strain, Congress-AAP will fight with full strength in Delhi: Rahul | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Signalling that Congress and AAP will be putting up a united front to strongly counter BJP, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday at a public meeting here said that on May 25 when Delhi goes to polls he will be voting for AAP and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will be voting for Congress. This assertion of unity by the Congress functionary came at a packed Ramlila Ground in Ashok Vihar area of Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency.Making it clear that both parties need to work together to "save the Constitution" from those trying to destroy it, Rahul trained his guns at Prime Minister Narendra Modi claiming that while he is giving scripted interviews to a few of his "favourite journalists", he is refusing to have a debate with him as suggested by some intellectuals and journalists.He challen...
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Lok Sabha elections 2024: Campaigning ends for fifth phase, 49 seats to vote on May 20 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Campaigning for the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections ended on Saturday amid the sweltering heat and high-pitch political rhetorics and promises by contestants in the fray.In the fifth phase, polling will take place in 49 constituencies across six states and two Union Territories, including the high-stake Rae Bareli and Amethi seats from where former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Union minister Smriti Irani are contesting.For Rahul Gandhi, Rae Bareli will be the second seat from where he is contesting the national polls. The Congress scion has already contested from Kerala's Wayanad in the second phase. Rae Bareli is a Nehru-Gandhi family pocket borough that was represented by his mother Sonia Gandhi since 2004. The BJP has fielded UP minister Dinesh Pratap Singh.I...
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‘I’m sure he won’t come’: Rahul Gandhi’s ‘I am ready’ dare to PM Modi for debate | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again over public debate and claimed that he is ready but the prime minister will not agree. Addressing an election rally in New Delhi, Rahul Gandhi said, "He (PM Narendra Modi) gave 30-35 interviews to the same 5-10 journalists. 2-3 intellectuals and journalists wrote to me and made public announcements.They also wrote to Narendra Modi and said that there should be a debate in democracy, it is essential; that he should have debate with Rahul Gandhi...I am ready, to debate with Narendra Modi wherever, wherever he wants.""But what do you think, will he come for a debate? No, he won't," the Congress leader said. Both PM Modi and Rahul were invited by justice (retd) Madan B Lokur, justice (retd...
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Is Rahul Gandhi I.N.D.I.A’s PM Face? Congress Chief Kharge Says ‘No Dispute, But…’ — WATCH

In an interview with ABP News, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday discussed the leadership of the I.N.D.I.A. bloc, the support of opposition leaders, and his views on the BJP's governance. Kharge emphasised the importance of collective decision-making within the alliance and strongly criticised the BJP's authoritarian approach. When asked if Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi would be the prime ministerial candidate for the I.N.D.I.A. bloc, Kharge stated, "These decisions are made after we have the numbers. There is no dispute regarding Rahul Gandhi, but the decision will be made by the partners of the INDIA alliance." #BREAKING | राहुल गांधी के पीएम उम्मीदवार को लेकर कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष मल्लिकार्जुन खरगे ने दिया जवाबhttps://t.co/smwhXURgtc | @Ashis...
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Sonia in Rae Bareli: Giving you my son, he won’t disappoint you | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW/RAE BARELI: Former Rae Bareli MP Sonia Gandhi reached out to voters of her erstwhile constituency on Friday as a mother passing the baton to her son after 20 years with a promise: "Rahul (Gandhi) will not disappoint you.""All my life, my hands have remained full with your love and blessings ... Whatever I have in life, I owe it to you. I am now handing over my son Rahul to you ...The way you accepted me like one of your own, keep Rahul with you in the same manner," she said in a two-minute speech.Sonia was first elected to Parliament from Rae Bareli in 2004, marking the start of an innings that lasted until earlier this year when she vacated the seat to become a Rajya Sabha member.Rae Bareli my biggest wealth & family: Sonia After keeping everyone guessing about whether he w...
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Video | Battleground Uttar Pradesh: Who Has The Edge?

In NDTV's special election show, we decode the political landscape of Uttar Pradesh, the state with the most Lok Sabha seats. The state features several prestigious seats, such as Varanasi, Rae Bareli, Amethi, among others that will see high-stake battles in the Lok Sabha polls 2024. In 'NDTV Battleground', NDTV Editor-In-Chief Sanjay Pugalia discusses with a panel of experts who has the edge in Uttar Pradesh. Source link
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‘INDI Alliance Will Be Broken And Scattered After June 4’: PM Modi Attacks Oppn In Pratapgarh

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed a a public meeting in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh. PM Modi launched a scathing attack on the Congress party, alleging that its members undermine the valour of the country's soldiers. PM Modi said, "In INDI alliance only those people are there who raise question on the valour of the soldiers of the country. Their agenda is to again impose Article 370 in J&K and will they also say that they will abrogate CAA", reported ANI. #WATCH | Addressing a a public meeting in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, "In INDI alliance only those people are there who raise question on the valour of the soldiers of the country. Their agenda is to again impose Article 370 in J&...
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‘Garmi Badhte Hi Bangkok Chale Jate Hain…’: Amit Shah Attacks Rahul Gandhi At Bihar Rally

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during a poll rally claiming that the Wayanad MP goes to Thailand when the temperature increases. Amit Shah, during a poll rally in Madhubani in Bihar, drew a parallel between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi claiming that while the Congress leader spends his vacation in Bangkok, PM Modi celebrates Diwali on the borders with our soldiers. "Can Rahul Baba develop Bihar and Madhubani? 'Ye to thodi garmi badhte hi Bangkok Thailand Chhutti pe chale jate hain'... And PM Modi on the other hand, is celebrating Diwali on the borders with our soldiers... Just like Mahabharat, there are clear camps on both sides, one of Pandavas and the other of Kauravas," Amit Shah said...
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Congress cites viral video from U.P., alleges BJP will snatch right to vote

AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge. File | Photo Credit: G.N. Rao Rahul Gandhi and Mallikarjun Kharge repeated the Congress’ charge that the BJP will change the Constitution if it comes to power for a third time at the CentreA viral video of a man being beaten up two home guards in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly district has become the latest weapon in the hands of the Congress to target the BJP.Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi shared the video in which two home guards, posted with the Tehsildar of Nababganj, are seen punching and kicking a man, identified as Virendra Kumar and a Dalit, for allegedly voting against the BJP despite getting free ration.“What’s being done to our countrymen? Brothers and sisters, this is the Constitution,” Mr. Gandhi, holding a copy of the Constitution, said in...
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‘’100-yr-old’ ties with Rae Bareli, Amethi — Sonia & Rahul on constituencies that gave them ‘everything’

New Delhi: To rekindle their bond with voters in Amethi and Rae Bareli, Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and son Rahul Tuesday released a video where they reminisced about their “100-year-old” relationship with these two constituencies in Uttar Pradesh.In a free-wheeling chat with each other, the Gandhis said Amethi and Rae Bareli “gave us everything” and that the family would be there whenever needed. The six-minute video is a counteroffensive to the BJP’s narrative that the family has lost its grip over the two seats, particularly after Rahul lost to Smriti Irani from Amethi in 2019. This time around, the family has handed Amethi to loyalist Kishori Lal Sharma, while Rahul will take his chances from Rae Bareli, which Sonia Gandhi vacated for the Rajya Sabha. Show...
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BJP wants to destroy Constitution, scrap reservation: Rahul Gandhi | India News – Times of India

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that the BJP wants to "destroy" the Constitution and scrap the reservation provided to tribals, Dalits, and backward class. Addressing an election rally in Odisha's Bolangir, Gandhi claimed that if the BJP wins this election, it will privatise the public sector and the country will be run by 22 billionaires.!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { function loadFBEvents(isFBCampaignActive) { if (!isFBCampaignActive) { return; } (function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { if (f.fbq) return; n = f.fbq = function() { n.callMethod ? n.callMethod(...arguments) : n.queue.push(arguments); }; if (!f._fbq) f._fbq = n; n.push = n; n.loaded = !0; n.version = '2.0'; n.queue = []; ...
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Breaking News Live: 14 Trapped At Copper Mine In Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu After Lift Collapse

Breaking News Live: Hello and welcome to the live blog of ABP Live. Please follow this space for all the breaking news and latest updates from India and around the world. Rahul Gandhi, Kharge To Visit Odisha On May 15, 16  Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and party president Mallikarjun Kharge will visit Odisha on May 15 and May 16, respectively to address election rallies.Briefing media persons here, AICC in-charge of Odisha, Ajoy Kumar on Monday said Gandhi is scheduled to address an election rally in Bolangir on May 15.He will arrive here at Bhubaneswar airport at around 11 am and then directly proceed to Bolangir to address a public meeting at around 11.30 am, Kumar said. Kharge would address a public meeting in Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency on May 16. The Congress president is also ...
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Modi’s Income Doubled Since 2018, But Rahul Gandhi Earns Four Times More Than The PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's annual income doubled from 2018-19 to 2022-23, while Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi's income is more than four times that of the PM, an analysis of their election affidavits has shown. PM Modi on Tuesday declared his total assets worth Rs 3.02 crore and revealed that he has no immovable assets. The prime minister doesn't own a car, land or house.  The prime minister's income in 2022-23 was Rs 23.56 lakh, while Rahul Gandhi had a declared income of Rs 1.02 crore during the same financial year, more than four times that of the PM, the affidavit submitted during his nomination for Varanasi Lok Sabha seat showed on Tuesday.  ALSO READ | PM Modi Declares Total Assets Worth Rs 3.02 Crores In Poll Affidavit, Has No Im...
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People Are Preparing For ‘BJP Ki Vidai Ki Jhanki’: Rahul, Akhilesh Unite Forces In UP’s Jhansi

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav joined hands in a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, campaigning in support of I.N.D.I.A bloc candidate Pradeep Jain from the constituency on Tuesday. Both the leaders launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party. Addressing the gathering, Yadav focused on the 'dwindling' fortunes of the BJP, while Gandhi continued his 'to safeguard Constitution' charge against the saffron party.  Yadav, addressing the joint rally, said, "Four phases of elections are over and BJP's graph is falling. The people of Jhansi are preparing for BJP's 'vidai ki jhanki'. Those who were talking about doubling farmers' incomes, under their govt farmers are now in trouble". #WATCH | Addre...
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Amit Shah attacks Uddhav Thackeray for no-show at Ayodhya event | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI/NASHIK: Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday confidently proclaimed the return of the '400 paar' slogan, signaling a strong electoral performance for BJP in the upcoming fifth phase of the election. Shah expressed his conviction that PM Narendra Modi is set for a third term in office.During a rally at the Suncity ground in Vasai, Shah, who arrived by helicopter, highlighted the massive turnout as evidence of BJP's impending victory in the Palghar Lok Sabha seat.He called upon BJP candidate Hemant Savara to acknowledge the crowd's support.Shah criticised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and UBT Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for not taking part in the inauguration of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, despite allegedly being invited for the same.At a rally he addressed in Dhule for BJP candid...
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Lok Sabha Election 2024: Lakhimpur के गांव की महिलाएं पुल न होने से हैं परेशान वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर

अजय मिश्रा टेनी(Ajay Mishra Teni) के संसदीय क्षेत्र लखीमपुर(Lakhimpur) खीरी के कंदरा पुर के ग्रामीणें ने गोमती नदी पर पुल को लेकर मतदान का बहिष्कार कर दिया है। ग्रामीणों का कहना है कि पुल न होने से हर साल नाव से नदी पार करने के दौरान कई लोगों की मौत हो जाती है। Source link
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Tejasvi Surya nominates BJP Yuva Morch vice president to debate against Rahul Gandhi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) President Tejasvi Surya nominated Abhinav Prakash, who serves as the vice president of BJYM, to engage in a public debate with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.This comes after an invitation for a debate was extended to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi by retired Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Ajit P Shah, and journalist N Ram. Tejasvi Surya put forth the name of Abhinav Prakash for the debate, highlighting his background as a member of the Dalit community, specifically the Pasi caste. The Pasi caste constitutes a substantial portion of the scheduled caste population in Raebareli, where Rahul Gandhi is contesting in the ongoing Lok Sabha election.In a letter, Surya elaborated on Prakash's qualifications, citing him as a distinguish...