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Rahul Gandhi questions PM Modi’s silence on rape incidents

Rahul, who arrived in Hyderabad on a two-day visit, kicked off the party's campaign for the coming elections to Telangana Assembly and Lok Sabha. Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on incidents of rape across the country. Addressing a meeting of women Self-Help Groups (SHGs), he said though Modi […]

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Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi

Congress president keeps his focus on Rafale, corruption. Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “corruption in the Rafale deal”, saying the NDA government had agreed to pay ₹1,600 crore an aircraft against the ₹540 crore in the now-abrogated deal with Dassault of France reached by the UPA regime. Addressing […]

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Rahul launches campaign in Rajasthan, targets PM on Rafale again

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi again on the Rafale aircraft deal as he launched his party’s campaign for the assembly polls later this year in Rajasthan. Directly accusing Modi of corruption in the deal for the French fighter planes, he said the prime minister had favoured his businessman “friend” […]

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Osmania University denies permission for Rahul Gandhi’s visit

Citing security concerns, the Osmania University (OU) on Friday declined permission for Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to the varsity campus on August 14, during which he was scheduled to interact with students. In a communique to OU Students Joint Action Committee leader Koturi Manavatha Roy, university’s joint director N Venkateshwarlu said they were declining […]

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Rahul Gandhi should check facts when he is free from winking: Amit Shah

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi should check facts when his is “free from winking” and disrupting parliament, said Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Thursday, hitting backing at his political rival for criticising the government’s Dalit policies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “legacy” for Dalits includes “strongest amendments to SC/ST Act” and setting up of the […]

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Not a grain of truth, says Jaitley

Union minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday declared that there was “not a grain of truth” in what he termed “wild allegations” levelled against the government by former Union Minister Arun Shourie and lawyer Prashant Bhushan over the Rafale aircraft acquisition deal. “The unsubstantiated allegations against the Government constitute nothing but reprocessed lies by forces increasingly […]

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‘Small girls are being raped in UP, Bihar but Modi is silent’

The Congress chief hit out at the BJP’s ideological mentor, the RSS, alleging that it was a “male chauvinist organisation” and did not have women in it, thus cannot do what the Congress can for women. How the Muzaffarpur sex scandal was unearthed After Bihar, another shelter home horror unearthed in UP’s Deoria Congress president […]