6 BJP and 2 Congress MCD Councillors suspended after the Delhi building scam

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Dec 082011
 

Yet another scam has thrilled the people of Delhi  where their own elected person in the MCD were caught on camera taking bribe for the illegal construction in Delhi. The investigation exposes eight MCD councillors across political parties, who have demanded anywhere from Rs 4 lakh to Rs 10 lakh to regularise an illegal building. It was the sting operation done by IBN and Cobra post to nail these corrupt officials who were responsible for death caused due to collapsing of buildings in Delhi .  After a lot of pressure exerted on […]

Mayawati has a phobia of Rahul Gandhi – UP Congress Chief

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Nov 212011
 
Mayawati has a phobia of Rahul Gandhi - UP Congress Chief

“Mayawati has the phobia of congress party especially Rahul Gandhi. So we are very happy and we congratulate Rahul Gandhi and hope that due to Rahul Gandhi’s efforts all the Muslims, poor and Muslims from the backward class who are supposed to get the reservation under the backward class category will get it very soon,” UP Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi said. Rahul Gandhi is leaving no stone unturned in giving a tough fight to the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the forthcoming state […]

Rahul’s visit was big morale booster for us: JP Aggarwal

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Nov 182011
 
Rahul's visit was big morale booster for us: JP Aggarwal

On Thursday, DPCC President JP Aggarwal invited AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi to the DPCC headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg. It was a show of strength ahead of the 2012 municipal elections. Rahul was hailed as a “morale booster” for the party workers. Chief minister Sheila Dikshit was also present on the occasion along with AICC general secretary in-charge of Delhi, Chaudhury Birender Singh, Union women and child development minister Krishna Tirath and Union sports minister Ajay Maken. “I had invited him to visit our headquarters and meet the party workers, MLAs […]

TNCC Chief meets Sonia Gandhi

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Nov 182011
 

New Tamil Nadu Congress chief B S Gnanadesikan today met Sonia Gandhi here and resolved to strengthen the party unit in the state by taking along everyone. Gnanadesikan, a Rajya Sabha member and a known loyalist of Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan, took over as new chief of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee in Chennai on Wednesday. This is what I told her,” he told reporters after the meeting. This is the first time that Gnanadesikan is meeting Gandhi after taking over his assignment. […]

Nov 172011
 
Rahul Gandhi emerges as New Age Leader

A few months ago, Rahul Gandhi surprised his party colleagues by suggesting elections to the Congress Working Committee (CWC). But entrenched interests and party chief Sonia Gandhi’s desire to make the CWC inclusive to balance regional, religious and caste demands stymied the proposal. The imminent change at the helm of the Congress promises the beginning of a cultural transformation in the Grand Old Party. Away from the public glare, Rahul Gandhi has set in motion a silent revolution in the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) and […]

Sonia Gandhi will address her first public rally after operation

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Nov 082011
 
Sonia Gandhi will address her first public rally after operation

After her successful surgery, Sonia Gandhi will be addressing her first public rally in Uttarakhand. Besides addressing the rally, Mrs. Gandhi will also lay the foundation stone for the much-delayed Rishikesh-Karanprayag rail project at Gauchar, state Congress spokesman Surendra Kumar said here on Monday. The project, which is expected to be completed in five years, would connect backward Garhwal region with the rest of the country through a rail link, shortening the 8-hour road journey between the holy city of Rishikesh and Karanprayag to just […]

Rahul Gandhi celebrated Eid in his constituency Amethi

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Nov 052011
 
Rahul Gandhi celebrated Eid in his constituency Amethi

Indian National Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi celebrated Eid with the people of constituency happily by wishing them good for their future. Rahul also waited patiently for the Namaz getting over then he hugged many there. Eid-ul-Azha or Festival of Sacrifice honours Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael on the order of God, who according to Islamic tradition provided a lamb in the boy’s place. You can also follow News of Delhi  on Twitter and Facebook.

Instigated by Sajjan Kumar, the rioters burnt my father alive in 84 massacre: Nirpreet Kaur

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Nov 012011
 
Instigated by Sajjan Kumar, the rioters burnt my father alive in 84 massacre: Nirpreet Kaur

Congress leader Sajjan Kumar instigated the mob in Palam Colony of Delhi and after that rioters burnt Nirpreet’s father alive. His only fault was that he was a Sikh, said Nirpreet. “At least I got the chance to identify him (Kumar) in court. I have done my job. Now, it’s the state’s turn,” Nirpreet says. For the first time in nearly three decades, Nirpreet, who had lost hope that the guilty would ever be punished, feels there is a glimmer of hope that Kumar would […]

Oct 312011
 
Sonia and Rahul Gandhi pay homage to late Indira Gandhi on her 27th death anniversary

UPA chairperson and Congress General Secretary on Monday paid homage to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 27th death anniversary at her samadhi at ‘Shakti Shthal’ in New Delhi. The country fondly remembered Indira Gandhi on her 27th death anniversary with President Pratibha Patil leading the nation in paying rich tributes to the departed leader. Patil paid floral tributes at Shakti Sthal, the memorial of Gandhi. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi were also […]

Sonia Gandhi expresses her concern over High food prices

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Oct 292011
 
Sonia Gandhi expresses her concern over High food prices

Showing her seriousness over high food prices, Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday discussed with food minister K V Thomas steps required to check price rise besides reviewing progress on the proposed food security legislation. Thomas noted that the average food inflation, which stood at 7 per cent in 2006-07, rose to 14.5 per cent in 2010-11, and is ruling now in the range of 8-11 per cent. “I told her (Sonia Gandhi) that there was no inflation in food grains and […]

Oct 292011
 
Rahul Gandhi wants development in Kashmir urgently

Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who visited the state recently, recognises the need to constantly debate issues like removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) that is currently splitting political opinion, sources said, but believes that the central and state governments can do a lot more to integrate the local population by delivering on specific projects. Rahul has spoken with Road Transport and Highways Minister C P Joshi and Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi to have the two projects looked into urgently. He […]

Health Minister will visit UP after the intervention of Rahul Gandhi

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Oct 202011
 
Health Minister will visit UP after the intervention of Rahul Gandhi

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad will visit Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh to enquire about efforts to control the killer Japanese Encephalitis virus that has already taken at least 450 lives in the state. Rahul Gandhi intervened into this matter and asked Mr. Azad to visit the deadly disease hit areas. “He (Azad) will leave for Gorakhpur today (Thursday) with a health ministry team and will be back Friday,” a health ministry official told IANS. According to Congress sources, party general secretary Rahul Gandhi […]

Differences not uncommon in coalitions: Manmohan Singh

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Oct 202011
 
Differences not uncommon in coalitions: Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said differences among alliance partners in a coalition are not uncommon but governance was not an issue in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. He said his government was smoothly carrying out the mandate given by the people. “The real test is that we see that these differences do not undermine the cohesiveness of the government,” the prime minister told the media delegation that had accompanied him to Pretoria for the India-Brazil-South Africa Summit. “Well we are a coalition government […]

Oct 202011
 
Rahul Gandhi heckled at Amethi, his convoy was stopped by activists shouting anti-Congress slogans

The protestors shouted anti-Congress slogans at Amethi  and the Rahul Gandhi was also heckled after his convoy stopped by people. It was unexpected welcome for Rahul Gandhi as people looked angry and demanded the tickets for the candidates with clean image. The Congress general secretary had arrived in Amethi to review the status of the schemes of the Central government. – ANI You can also follow News of Delhi  on Twitter and Facebook.