Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will contest the coming Lok Sabha elections from a second seat besides family stronghold Amethi. The seat will be Kerala’s Wayanad.
Three right to food activists, Vivek, Jean Dreze and a third, arrested in Bishunpura, Garhwa, Jharkhand for organizing meeting. They have been taken to local thana.
According to sources, several state ministers are trying to “get their sons and daughters into the system” and the Congress president’s direction was aimed at curbing that practice.
The Congress chief claimed that Modi had visited Beijing and conducted a dialogue with the Chinese government without any agenda. “The Chinese government realized Mr. 56 inch is not even four inches,” Gandhi said.
“I met a group of really interesting students from all over India, for dinner a few days ago. I learnt a lot from the wonderful exchange of ideas & perspectives. Here’s a short video with the highlights of our interaction,” he wrote, using #ApniBaatRahulKeSaath
Modi’s mantra is exit of backwards, development of industrialist friends, Rahul tweets
Priyanka Gandhi formally entered the national political arena on Wednesday with her brother, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, appointing her general secretary responsible for eastern Uttar Pradesh.
Apsara Reddy, a transgender journalist and activist has been appointed National General secretary of the women’s wing of the Congress, Mahila Congress. She is the first transgender office bearer of the party.
Rahul Gandhi officially took charge as Congress president in a ceremony at the party’s headquarters in New Delhi. At a ceremony held on the lawns of the party’s 24 Akbar Road headquarters in Delhi, the 47-year-old accepted a certificate for his promotion, watched by Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh on the stage.
Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday night visited the Aiims where he met the assistant professor of GB Pant Engineering College who has been on an indefinite hunger strike for the last 15 days. Professor Joshil Abraham wants a proper campus for students of the GB Pant Government Engineering College in Delhi with adequate facilities and infrastructure.