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Sonia Gandhi


Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Day before Raebareli goes to polls, Sonia Gandhi attacks Modi govt for neglecting her constituency

February 22, 2017 4:55 pm

"Due to some reasons, I couldn't be present between all of you this time. Representing you is a matter of pride for me,my family," wrote Sonia Gandhi.

Sonia Gandhi prefers 'non-polluted' Goa over Delhi: Rahul 

December 17, 2016 2:21 pm

Mid-November, Sonia Gandhi visited the coastal state, where she lived in a starred resort in South Goa.

Photos | 2001 Parliament attack: PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, LK Advani pay tributes to those who lost their lives

December 13, 2016 3:38 pm

On December 13, 2001, Parliament was attacked by terrorists. Here are some pictures from the tributes payed to those who lost their lives.

Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital, party says viral fever

November 30, 2016 1:15 am

Congress’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said there was no cause for worry.

Local leaders urge Priyanka Gandhi to contest from Phulpur, she says it’s ‘far off’

November 23, 2016 4:51 am

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met local party leaders, enjoyed a stroll at the sprawling Anand Bhavan premises and visited the Kamla Nehru Hospital before returning to New Delhi.

No comparison between Modi and Indira: Sonia Gandhi

November 22, 2016 12:04 pm

Congress president Sonia Gandhi emphasised that Indira Gandhi was devoted to secularism and treated all Indians as equals.

Allahabad: Sonia Gandhi remembers Indira, Rahul takes on PM Modi

November 22, 2016 12:04 am

Rahul claimed the decision has affected fishermen, as well as on farmers, labourers and artisans. “One must fight back,” he added.

I learnt about India, its culture, values from Indira Gandhi: Sonia Gandhi

November 19, 2016 5:47 pm

The Congress President and vice-president Rahul Gandhi today paid tributes to Indira Gandhi

Would need rebirths to tell Indira's story: Congress president Sonia Gandhi

November 19, 2016 1:38 pm

Sonia Gandhi paid her tributes to the former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary.

Sonia Gandhi likely to quit after Punjab, UP elections

November 13, 2016 5:21 pm

Clearing the air on Rahul Gandhi’s appointment, the sources said: “It certainly doesn’t look like it’ll happen before the elections. Although, the process has been initiated.”


Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh arrested at Congress' Save Democracy rally

May 06, 2016 11:33 am

The Congress rally twas scheduled to move from Jantar Mantar to the Parliament

Subramanian Swamy targets Sonia Gandhi over AgustaWestland chopper scam: Here's all you need to know

April 28, 2016 6:39 pm

Angry exchanges between opposition Congress and ruling BJP members over Subramaniam Swamy seeking to drag Sonia Gandhi’s name in the controversial AgustaWestland helicopter contract bribery case led to uproar in the Rajya Sabha.

Sonia Gandhi on campaign trail in Assam

March 30, 2016 6:48 pm

Sonia Gandhi on campaign trail at Biswanath Chariali in Sonitpur district, Assam.

President Mukherjee, PM Modi, Sonia remember Mahatma Gandhi on his 68th death anniversary

January 30, 2016 2:10 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 68th death anniversary and paid homage to the Father of the Nation.

Sonia Gandhi, Arun Jaitley pay last respects to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

January 07, 2016 3:08 pm

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passed away early Thursday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi where he was undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Sonia Gandhi, Arun Jaitley Dr Karan Singh, Najeeb Jung arrived at the hospital to pay last respects to the deceased J&K CM.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar felicitated on his 75th birthday in New Delhi

December 10, 2015 9:55 pm

NCP chief Sharad Pawar was felicitated during an award and felicitation ceremony on his 75th birthday in New Delhi. Narendra Modi, Pranab Mukherjee, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Arun Jaitley, Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad Yadav and others were present at the event.

Sonia Gandhi's 69th birthday: Dancers, colleagues, supporters revel in celebrations

December 09, 2015 4:14 pm

Congress President Sonia Gandhi celebrated her 69th birthday at her residence at 10, Janpath, New Delhi. Party supporters and politicians joined in, wishing her a long life and good health.

Sonia Gandhi leads Congress protest against 'intolerance'

November 03, 2015 6:28 pm

Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday (November 3) submitted a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee expressing deep concern over the rising intolerance in the country.

Evil goes up in smoke as country celebrates Dussehra

October 22, 2015 10:00 pm

Giant effigies of ten-headed demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames marking the triumph of good over evil as fervour marked Dussehra festivities across the country on Thursday (October 22). Pranab Mukherjee, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rajnath Singh and other dignitaries watched the evil going up in smoke.

Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani pay homage to Lal Bahadur Shastri

October 02, 2015 5:05 pm

Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani among other leaders remembered former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 111th birth anniversary who gave the slogan 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan', at his memorial at Vijay Ghat.


Tall claims, empty boasts, falsification of facts not for him: Sonia Gandhi on Manmohan Singh

June 18, 2020 2:28 pm

Presenting former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh with the 2017 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, disarmament & development, UPA Chairperson appeared to take a dig at the current dispensation through her praise for Dr Singh.

Don't target PM Modi unnecessarily: Naidu

February 25, 2016 4:21 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday targeted the Congress, saying that the grand old party, which has been tolerated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for so many decades, should also tolerate the saffron party for at least ten years. Naidu said that the Congress was unnecessarily targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said unlike past governments where the prime minister (Manmohan Singh) presides and madam (Sonia Gandhi) decides, the BJP-led Government was working collectively in which Prime Minister Modi presides and the team decides.

Shah should not lecture Congress on nationalism: Sibal

February 15, 2016 4:24 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday rubbished Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah’s comment on the Jawaharlal Nehru University row, saying he did not have the stature to lecture Congress president Sonia Gandhi or vice president Rahul Gandhi on the issue of nationalism. Sibal said instead of dealing with the university students in the way that they should be dealt with, the BJP was busy proving that they were criminals. Sibal further stated that India is no more under British rule and added that Amit Shah and PM Modi cannot stop these young children from speaking their minds.

National Herald case: Sonia, Rahul exempted from personal appearance

February 12, 2016 10:13 am

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to quash the trail court proceedings against the five Congress leaders but exempted party president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi from personal appearance. Senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Sighvi, who is fighting the Herald case for Gandhi’s, expressed his delight and said that it is a big relief for the family, as every inference and conclusion in the High Court has been rendered inoperative. He further added that every point argued in the High Court has been left open for them by the apex court to argue again at the stage of framing charges.

Sonia Gandhi on two-day visit to Rae Bareli

February 11, 2016 10:12 am

Rae Bareli, Feb 11 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrived in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday on a two-day visit. Gandhi would be interacting with the party workers and also visit some areas in her parliamentary constituency. She also interacted with the villagers in Rae Bareli. The Congress president had last month postponed her visit to Rae Bareli.

‘Odd-Even’ scheme could not control pollution: Vadra

February 08, 2016 10:41 am

Greater Noida (UP), Feb 08 (ANI): Reacting on the APP Government’s ‘Odd-Even’ formula, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Monday said people had to face inconvenience because of the scheme. He added though there was less traffic on the road, but the level of pollution saw no difference. He further said that the hybrid and CNG vehicles should be used by people but the prices of these vehicles should be customer-friendly.

President Pranab Mukherjee hosts 'At Home' reception

January 26, 2016 5:36 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee played host to a traditional and annual Republic Day 'At Home' reception for dignitaries and the general public on the lawns of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were French President Francois Hollande, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several Union Cabinet Ministers. Former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung were also among those who turned up for the function. French President Hollande was welcomed by Prime Minister Modi and other Indian dignitaries. The President's Bodyguards escorted President Mukherjee to the dais following which the national anthem was played. Thereafter, he mingled with President Hollande, the chief guest for the Republic Day parade, and others.

Francois Hollande's visit aims at strengthening relations: French Ambassador

January 22, 2016 11:02 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): France Ambassador to India Francois Richier on Friday said France President François Hollande's second visit to India would be a great occasion to strengthen India-France relations. He added that there were several agendas such as energy restoration, space projects that would be the prime agenda of the talk. On the Rafale deal, Richier said discussions are going on and the outcome was yet not known. He added that there would also be an internal meeting with Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi. Regarding the threat received on Hollande's visit, Richier said it was being investigated and such threats are just to create disorder.