India News | Agencies | Sunday March 22, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach out to farmers today through his monthly radio programme, 'Mann Ki Baat', for which he has sought suggestions and inputs from them.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday March 21, 2015
Aam Aadmi Party workers today stormed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's residence in Chennai today, protesting for around half-an-hour and demanding a CBI probe into the death of Agricultural Engineer S Muthukumarasamy.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Sunday March 22, 2015
After Rajasthan, Congress president Sonia Gandhi visited Bhiwani in Haryana to meet the farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north India. She promised her party's support to raise their concerns and demand for compensation against damaged crops.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 21, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi today appealed to the BJP government in Haryana to provide timely compensation to farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north India.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Friday March 20, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi today visited Kota in Rajasthan to meet the farmers and review their losses to due to this year's unseasonal rains and hailstorms. According to State Government estimates, 33 people have died and more than 50 per cent of crops have been destroyed in over 3000 villages in the state.
India News | Reported by Maya Sharma; edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday March 21, 2015
Hours after Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to hand over the probe into the death of IAS officer DK Ravikumar to CBI, the state government is all set to do so, said sources.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 20, 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi today visited Rajasthan where she met rain and hailstorm affected farmers and assured them that she would take up their plight with the state and central governments.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Friday March 20, 2015
DMK chief M Karunanidhi said today that "no guns or even cannons" can stop those protesting the land bill. "What will happen if people all over the country erupt in protest? Keep all the jails open," said the 90-year-old Mr. Karunanidhi, leading a DMK protest rally in Chennai today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 20, 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi will be visiting Kota area in Rajasthan to review the losses to farmers due to recent untimely rainfall and hailstorm and speak to the affected farmers tomorrow.
Opinion | Ashok Malik | Thursday March 19, 2015
Watching Sonia Gandhi leading MPs from 14 parties to Rashtrapati Bhavan and raising slogans against the Bill moved by the Narendra Modi government to amend the Land Acquisition Law, many wondered if the backbone was back in the Congress.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday March 19, 2015
Faced with stiff opposition on the land bill, the government today reached out to all stakeholders. In a letter to the leaders of opposition parties, including Congress president Sonia Gandhi, and Gandhian Anna Hazare, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said the government was willing to debate all aspects of the bill.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has written to activist Anna Hazare, saying she shares his concerns over the NDA government's land bill and vowed to oppose it at all fora.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed her agreement with the concerns of Gandhian Anna Hazare on the NDA government's land bill and vowed to oppose it at all fora.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Sonia Gandhi, Janata Dal (United ) chief Sharad Yadav speak from outside Rashtrapati Bhawan during protest march against government's land bill.
India News | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Tuesday March 17, 2015
In a big show of opposition unity, Congress president Sonia Gandhi walked briskly flanked and followed by over 100 lawmakers as she led a march from Parliament House to the Rashtrapati Bhawan less than a kilometre away, in protest against land reforms crucial to the government's economic agenda.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday March 17, 2015
In a rare speech in Parliament today, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said the government is guilty of "apathy" in initiatives to deliver basic facilities to the people of Andhra Pradesh, which was bifurcated in June last year with the region of Telangana being carved out as India's youngest state.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi is all set to lead a march of lawmakers from the opposition parties to the Rashtrapati Bhawan against the land acquisition bill.
Blog | Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday March 17, 2015
There's one joke that's done the full round of Parliament today. Political reporters, always open to silly jokes, especially when it's at the cost of a neta, were heard telling each other: "Arrey, police is saying that since they heard media reporting 'Rahul is missing', they thought they'd go and help out.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday March 16, 2015
The Congress today declared that contrary to the government's claims, party president Sonia Gandhi did not fill out a Delhi Police form that asks for respondents to list the colour of their hair, eyes, shoe size and any identification marks.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday March 16, 2015
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee favoured a dhoti and kurta teamed with a Jawahar jacket and chappals or slippers. On a police proforma that the government says is routinely filled by prominent politicians for security reasons, BJP leaders LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi are listed as Mr Vajpayee's close associates.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday March 16, 2015
In Parliament today, the Congress confronted the government over what it has titled 'Snoopgate 2' - the alleged political espionage against its vice president Rahul Gandhi by the Delhi Police.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 16, 2015
A week after controversy erupted over alleged snooping on Rahul Gandhi by the Delhi police, government sources said it was a routine profiling started by the Congress government, which is carried out for 525 other political leaders.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
Congress today dismissed as "canards of vested interests" speculation that Rahul Gandhi has extended his sabbatical and asked people to respect his privacy.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan and Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday March 12, 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi consulted her party's top leaders and best legal minds to discuss how to challenge a court summons to former prime minister Manmohan Singh in a coal scam case, sources have told NDTV.