Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi starts youth Congress membership campaign

Rahul GandhiRajkot, Feb 22 : Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi today visited the border district of Kutch in Gujarat to further accelerate the youth Congress membership campaign.

Gandhi will pay homage to Kasturba Gandhi on her death anniversary today at Gandhiji''s ancestral home in Rajkot.

He will then meet local youth Congress leaders at Kishanpara chowk in Rajkot and interact with women from the Young Women''s Convention at Hemu Gadhvi Hall.

Gandhi will also visit Bhujodi to see Kutchi handicrafts and meet artisans.

Central Government committed to help poor: Rahul Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi Surat, Feb 14, : Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday visited the diamond workers here and said the Central Government is committed to work for poor.

"The Congress Party believes in the common man and the poor of this country and over the last five years, we have done more than any government to help the common man," Gandhi said.

On the last day of his three-days visit to Gujarat, Gandhi was meeting with diamond workers in Surat, which has been hit by global recession in recent times.

My PM candidate is Dr. Manmohan Singh: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan SinghSurat, Feb 14, : Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Dr. Manmohan Singh would be his prime ministerial candidate in the upcoming elections.

"I have answered this question many times in the past. My prime ministerial candidate for the coming Lok Sabha elections is Dr. Manmohan Singh," Rahul Gandhi said.

United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi had virtually declared last week that Dr. Singh would be the Prime Minister for another term if the party comes to power again.

Rahul Gandhi urges Vadodra youth to join Congress

Rahul Gandhi Vadodra, Feb 13 : All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi met youths applying for membership of the Youth Congress on Friday.

He also visited the Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU).

The youths expressed their keenness to apply for membership of the Youth Congress.

"We have come here to fill up the membership forms of Youth Congress. Rahul said that if more youths came forward to join the Youth Congress then only will the party become strong and that our country needed young leaders," said Sudha Patel, an applicant.

Rahul Gandhi slams divisive politics, vouches for Gandhian principles

Rahul Gandhi slams divisive politics, vouches for Gandhian principlesAhmedabad, Jan 31: Congress General Secretary and MP Rahul Gandhi hit out at divisive politics and vowed to adopt Mahatma Gandhi''s philosophy of uniting people.

Addressing Youth Congress members here on Friday, Rahul said, "There are two kind of politics one which divides is played by creating fear psychosis among the people" while the second one which was practiced by Mahatma Gandhi "is meant to liberate people from fear and install a sense of self- confidence among them."

Rahul Gandhi raises concern over rebels in Congress party

Rahul GandhiJaipur, Jan 21, : All India Congress Committee's General Secretary, Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday said that action against the rebels, who may harm prospects of the party during elections, should be taken before distribution of tickets.

Speaking at the first meeting of Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) functionaries, MLAs, MPs since the formation of the Congress government in Rajasthan under Ashok Gehlot, remarked that one of the problems in the Congress was that those who work for the party and those who harm the party are getting the same treatment.