Rahul Gandhi

Sonia, Rahul leave for Beijing

New Delhi, Aug 7 : Sonia, Rahul leave for BeijingCongress president and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi along with her son and the party’s General Secretary Rahul Gandhi left for Beijing early this morning to attend the inaugural ceremony of the Olympics 2008 on Friday.

The Congress and the Communist Party of China (CPC) are set to institutionalise their relationship during her three-day visit to Beijing from today. Priyanka Gandhi, her husband Robert Vadra and Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma have also accompanied the Congress chief to Beijing.

Rahul Gandhi to give N-deal lessons to Congress spokespersons

New Delhi, Aug 6 : Rahul Gandhi to give N-deal lessons to Congress spokespersonsCongress General Secretary and Lok Sabha MP, Rahul Gandhi will today teach his party spokespersons the finer points of energy security and the basics of the Indo-US civil nuclear deal.

In the run up to this year’s state polls and General Elections (in March 2009), the Congress is planning to propagate the benefits of the Nuke deal to the people by educating the party functionaries.

Rahul Gandhi wraps up tour of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Aug 5 : Rahul Gandhi wraps up tour of BangladeshCongress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday concluded his five-day Bangladesh visit during which he interacted with officials of the of the Grameen Bank run by the Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Younus and acquired an understanding of their micro-credit projects.

Rahul was seen off at Dhaka’s Zia International Airport by Grameen Bank Chief Younus and Indian High Commission officials, besides those of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), one of the world''s largest NGOs.

Rahul Gandhi begins five-day Bangladesh tour amid high security

Rahul Gandhi begins five-day Bangladesh tour amid high security Dhaka  - Rahul Gandhi, Indian parliament member and son of ruling Congress Party chief Sonia Gandhi, arrived in Dhaka Friday to a rousing welcome to begin a five-day private visit to Bangladesh, officials said.

Gandhi was greeted at the airport by Nobel Peace prize winner Prof Mohammad Yunus and high government officials amidst tightened security, airport sources said.

Rahul Gandhi on Hyderabad visit

Rahul Gandhi on Hyderabad visitHyderabad, July 27 : All-India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Gandhi Bhavan, the state Congress headquarters in Hyderabad today.

During his visit, Rahul will interact with the members of various cells of the party and frontal organisations and address a meeting of the state executive committee.

He is also scheduled to participate in a tele-conference with district unit presidents and inaugurate a set of computers linking state party office with its district units.

Rahul Gandhi on two day visit to Hyderabad

Rahul GandhiHyderabad, July 26 : All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here today for a two-day visit to interact with students and academicians over the Indo-US civil nuclear deal issue and address executive meeting of the state congress.

The 90-minute interaction on "123 Ki Pathshala- a discussion on nuclear agreement” was organised by the state unit of National Students Union of India (NSUI) in Hyderabad.

Only students, academicians and NSUI office-bearers attended the discussion. Even the media was kept out of bounds of all his programmes, citing security reasons, according to Congress sources.

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