Rahul Gandhi

Congress is a pro-poor party: Rahul

Congress is a pro-poor party: RahulHyderabad, Apr 8 : Rahul Gandhi, scion of India's most powerful political dynasty and touted as a future Prime Minister, on Wednesday said that his Congress party is pro-poor.

Addressing an election meeting in Hyderabad, Gandhi lashed at the opposition parties, accusing accused them of being anti-poor.

"The difference between the Congress party and our opponents is that we are proud of the poor people of India, we believe in the poor people of India and they are ashamed of the poor people of India," Gandhi told a large gathering here.

Rahul Gandhi to address rally in riot-hit Kandhamal today

Congress General Secretary Rahul GandhiKandhamal, Apr. 8: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will address a rally in Orissa’s riot-hit Kandhamal District today.

During his visit, Rahul will attend meetings at Baliguda in Kandhamnal and Dharmagarh in Kalahandi districts.

The district administration has strengthened security at Baliguda, the epicentre of last year''s communal riots.

According to sources, the BJP has decided to bring Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to divert the people’s attention from Rahul’s address on the same day.

Rahul Gandhi underlines need of progress of Dalits and tribals

 Rahul Gandhi underlines need of progress of Dalits and tribalsRaigarh (Chhattisgarh), Apr 7 : Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday called for an all round development of the country and slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for maintaining a limited vision on the issue.

Addressing a public meeting in Raigarh, Rahul Gandhi said that the UPA (United Progressive Alliance) government believes that the country can only progress when the socially backward communities would progress.

However, he said, the BJP has a different policy.

Rahul to address rally in riot-hit Kandhamal on Wednesday

Rahul to address rally in riot-hit Kandhamal on WednesdayKandhamal, Apr. 7 : Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will campaign in Orissa's riot-hit Kandhamal District on Wednesday.

Kandhamal District witnessed the killing of several Christians and the burning of several houses and churches following the murder of VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati.

On August 25th, a 29-year-old Catholic nun was allegedly raped and a priest assaulted at Baliguda during a shutdown in Orissa.

Gandhi dynasty heir files candidacy for Indian polls

Rahul GandhiNew Delhi - Rahul Gandhi, heir of India's powerful Gandhi dynasty, filed his candidacy Saturday for the country's general elections that begin mid-April, officials said.

Gandhi, 38-year-old son of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi who heads the ruling Congress Party, filed his nomination papers for the Amethi parliamentary constituency in northern Uttar Pradesh state.

Rahul drove to the Sultanpur district headquarters 80 kilometres east of state capital Lucknow in a cavalcade of cars amid cheering and showering of rose petals by Congress party activists.

Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Amethi

Rahul Gandhi files nomination from AmethiAmethi, Apr 4: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday filed his nomination papers from Amethi parliamentary constituency for the Lok Sabha elections.

Rahul was accompanied by his mother Sonia Gandhi, party candidate from Sultanpur Dr. Sanjay Singh and close family friend Captain Satish Sharma.

UPCC president Reeta Bahuguna Joshi was already present at the collectorate.

Rahul''s sister Priyanka Vadra and his brother-in-law Robert Vadra was not present because of death of Vadra''s father on Friday.

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