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Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.(PTI)

Congress won’t relent till Centre repeals ‘black’ laws, says Rahul

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:21 AM IST
“Congress will stand by the farmers in their protest as the three agricultural laws have been passed to destroy them, and help and benefit the big industrialists,” Rahul Gandhi said.
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was born on January 12, 1972. She is the Congress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh.(PTI)
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was born on January 12, 1972. She is the Congress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh.(PTI)

On Priyanka Gandhi's 49th birthday, a special message from brother and son

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 10:11 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi shared the black and white photo on Instagram which shows the siblings together in a jolly mood. Both are very young; while Priyanka is seen focussing on the camera, Rahul happily looks away. Her son Raihan Vadra also joined in by sharing a photo of Priyanka holding him in her lap.
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Other than setting up the units at nyay panchayat levels, the Congress also proposes to focus on setting up ward units in the cities. (Videograb)
Other than setting up the units at nyay panchayat levels, the Congress also proposes to focus on setting up ward units in the cities. (Videograb)

UP Congress leaders camp in districts, Priyanka Gandhi monitors progress

By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 11:26 AM IST
Under the programme, the party proposes to set up its units in all the 8,000 ‘nyay panchayats’ wards in urban areas to bolster the party’s chances in the state polls to be held next year.
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Congress President Sonia Gandhi.(PTI)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi.(PTI)

Congress’ Sonia Gandhi hits out at ‘black’ farm laws

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 03:08 AM IST
Party veteran A.K.Antony hoisted the party flag at the Congress headquarters in New Delhi to commemorate its 28 December, 1885 foundation. Sonia Gandhi and former party president Rahul Gandhi, who left on Sunday on a visit abroad, weren’t present on the occasion.
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Smriti Irani ended her visit by listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s radio programme Mann ki Baat in the Salon assembly segment of Rae Bareli. (Photo @BJP4Amethi)
Smriti Irani ended her visit by listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s radio programme Mann ki Baat in the Salon assembly segment of Rae Bareli. (Photo @BJP4Amethi)

Will snatch Rae Bareli as well in 2024: Smiti Irani warns Congress

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 09:27 AM IST
Keeping up the attack on the Gandhi family, Union minister Smriti Irani dared Rahul Gandhi for a debate on the farmers’ issue and raised questions about Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s proposed Kisan Yatra in UP, describing it as a stunt.
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A Congress delegation, led by Rahul Gandhi, met the President and submitted a memorandum along with 20 million signatures collected in the past three months against the three laws.(Source: INC)
A Congress delegation, led by Rahul Gandhi, met the President and submitted a memorandum along with 20 million signatures collected in the past three months against the three laws.(Source: INC)

Rahul Gandhi meets Prez over farm laws, says India an ‘imaginary democracy’

By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 05:08 PM IST
The Delhi Police did not allow Congress general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and some other leaders to proceed to the Rashtrapati Bhawan and took them into preventive custody
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The BJP refers to its recent electoral victory in the Bihar assembly elections and the Madhya Pradesh bypolls as evidence of support for its policies.(REUTERS)
The BJP refers to its recent electoral victory in the Bihar assembly elections and the Madhya Pradesh bypolls as evidence of support for its policies.(REUTERS)

BJP plans to step up outreach on new laws

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 06:32 AM IST
The party carried out a 15-day campaign wherein senior leaders, ministers, MPs and party functionaries reached out to farmers explaining the intricacies of the new laws in September, following Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s instructions to BJP cadres to spread awareness.
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Farmers break past police barricades while marching towards Delhi in protest against farm reform laws.(HT Photo)
Farmers break past police barricades while marching towards Delhi in protest against farm reform laws.(HT Photo)

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Kisan Rally: Instead of listening to farmers’ voice, BJP using water cannon to disperse them

By Asian News International | Posted by Deepali Sharma | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 12:33 PM IST
Earlier today, police used water cannon to disperse the farmers gathered at Shambhu border, near Ambala (Haryana), to proceed to Delhi to stage a demonstration against the farm laws.
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Tamil Nadu, Nov 24 (ANI): High waves hit the coast of the Bay of Bengal ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Nivar in Chennai on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Tamil Nadu, Nov 24 (ANI): High waves hit the coast of the Bay of Bengal ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Nivar in Chennai on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Heavy rains in Chennai ahead of Cyclone Nivar’s landfall and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 08:57 AM IST
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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday hit out at the Yogi Adityanath-led government in UP over deaths due to consumption of “poisonous liquor” in the state(PTI)
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday hit out at the Yogi Adityanath-led government in UP over deaths due to consumption of “poisonous liquor” in the state(PTI)

‘Why no action?’: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra questions UP govt over ‘poisonous liquor’ deaths

By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Uttar Pradesh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 03:09 PM IST
In a tweet, the Congress leader listed out similar incidents that have taken place in the state in recent days and asked why the government has failed to take action against ‘the poisonous liquor mafia,’ apart from some pretentious steps.
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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives to pay tribute to her grandmother and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. (PTI Photo/ Manvender Vashist)
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives to pay tribute to her grandmother and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. (PTI Photo/ Manvender Vashist)

‘How successful is Mission Shakti?’: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra questions Yogi govt on women’s safety

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 03:18 PM IST
“News reports on crimes against women from UP are saying that the state is not safe for women at all,” the Congress general secretary in-charge of UP tweeted in Hindi.
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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.(PTI)
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.(PTI)

Priyanka raises issue of irregularities in power billing in UP; demands halving of rates for farmers

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | New Delhi, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 12:08 PM IST
The Congress general secretary in-charge UP also demanded that relief be given to weavers, artisans and small-scale industries in electricity consumption.
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Tagging the video statement of Mayawati, Congress General Secretary in-charge UP Priyanka Gandhi tweeted in Hindi, “Is there anything left (to be said) after this?”(PTI)
Tagging the video statement of Mayawati, Congress General Secretary in-charge UP Priyanka Gandhi tweeted in Hindi, “Is there anything left (to be said) after this?”(PTI)

Is there anything left to be said: Priyanka Gandhi’s dig at Mayawati’s ‘will even vote for BJP’ remark

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Uttar Pradesh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2020 09:46 PM IST
Amid speculation that some of her party’s MLAs could switch sides in UP, Mayawati said her party will leave no stone unturned to defeat Samajwadi Party candidates
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The Congress president hoped that this Dussehra will not only bring happiness, peace and prosperity in everyone’s life but also strengthen harmony and cultural values ​​among people.(ANI)
The Congress president hoped that this Dussehra will not only bring happiness, peace and prosperity in everyone’s life but also strengthen harmony and cultural values ​​among people.(ANI)

‘No place for arrogance, breaking of promises in a ruler’s life’: Sonia Gandhi’s Dussehra message

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 11:41 PM IST
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi also greeted people on the occasion, saying truth ultimately triumphs. In her message on Dussehra, Sonia Gandhi extended good wishes to all.
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Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev said the reason Congress leaders felt the need to go to Hathras is because the district administration geared up, not to protect the victim and her family, but to threaten them.(File Photo)
Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev said the reason Congress leaders felt the need to go to Hathras is because the district administration geared up, not to protect the victim and her family, but to threaten them.(File Photo)

BJP, Cong trade barbs over rape-murder of Dalit girl in Punjab

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 25, 2020 02:48 AM IST
Sitharaman said that crimes against women should not be linked to politics and questioned why the Congress was silent.
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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a public meeting at Mandi Samiti Ground, Jarar, in Agra district, April 15, 2019.(Photo: PTI)
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a public meeting at Mandi Samiti Ground, Jarar, in Agra district, April 15, 2019.(Photo: PTI)

In one week, 13 horrific incidents of crime against women occurred in UP: Priyanka Gandhi

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 06:25 PM IST
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday tweeted a chart of 13 incidents of crimes against women in Uttar Pradesh from October 9 to 15 and alleged that the BJP is giving protection to the criminals.
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Congress leader Sachin Pilot is greeted by his supporters on his way to his constituency Tonk of Rajasthan.(PTI)
Congress leader Sachin Pilot is greeted by his supporters on his way to his constituency Tonk of Rajasthan.(PTI)

Sachin Pilot, Ghulam Nabi Azad among Congress’ star campaigners for Bihar

By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 05:12 AM IST
The list of star campaigners also includes Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
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In this Dec. 31, 2003, file photo Congress President Sonia Gandhi with Lok Jan Shakti Party President Ram Vilas Paswan at Paswan's residence in New Delhi. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020.(PTI)
In this Dec. 31, 2003, file photo Congress President Sonia Gandhi with Lok Jan Shakti Party President Ram Vilas Paswan at Paswan's residence in New Delhi. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2020.(PTI)

‘Poor, Dalit have lost a strong voice’: Congress leaders condole death of Ram Vilas Paswan

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2020 10:37 PM IST
“The news of untimely demise of Ram Vilas Paswan ji is tragic. The poor and Dalit have lost a strong political voice today. My condolences to his family,” Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(HT photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(HT photo)

Hathras gang-rape case: Opposition hatching conspiracies, says Yogi Adityanath

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 02:42 PM IST
“People who have been dividing the society on the basis of caste, religion and region, are still doing it,” news agency ANI quoted Adityanath as saying. “They can’t see development, and so they’re hatching new conspiracies,” he added.
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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at Delhi-Noida border as she attempts to move towards Hathras to meet family members of the 19-year-old woman who died after being allegedly gang-raped, in Noida.(PTI)
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at Delhi-Noida border as she attempts to move towards Hathras to meet family members of the 19-year-old woman who died after being allegedly gang-raped, in Noida.(PTI)

On directives of Priyanka Gandhi, 9-member Congress delegation meets Balrampur rape victim’s kin

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | Balrampur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2020 09:59 PM IST
Led by Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra, the delegation met the family members and enquired about the details of the case.
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Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly raped two weeks ago in Hathras, Saturday.(PTI)
Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly raped two weeks ago in Hathras, Saturday.(PTI)

Rahul Gandhi’s Facebook page sees 40% more engagement than Narendra Modi’s

By Deeksha Bhardwaj | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 01:27 PM IST
Modi, who is among the top five most followed world leaders on social media, has 45.9 million followers compared to Gandhi’s 3.5 million on Facebook
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Demonstrators hold placards and stand near a mural on a street as they protest against the alleged gang-rape of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras (UP) in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Demonstrators hold placards and stand near a mural on a street as they protest against the alleged gang-rape of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras (UP) in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

Congress to hold ‘satyagraha’ across states to demand justice for Hathras rape victim

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 06:49 AM IST
Hathras gang-rape: AICC general secretary, Organisation, KC Venugopal said senior leaders, MPs, MLAs, office bearers, party functionaries and ordinary workers will participate in full strength in the ‘satyagraha’.
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File photo: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(HT Photo)
File photo: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(HT Photo)

Cong wants Yogi to answer 5 points raised by Priyanka on behalf of Hathras victim’s kin

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 11:28 PM IST
Quoting the Hathras family, Priyanka said that they wanted a judicial probe through the Supreme Court and suspension of the Hathras district magistrate.
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Additional Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh Awanish Kumar Awasthi meets the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman at Bulgadi village in Hathras.(PTI)
Additional Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh Awanish Kumar Awasthi meets the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman at Bulgadi village in Hathras.(PTI)

Hathras case: 5 Samajwadi Party members allowed to enter village

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 12:04 PM IST
This comes a day after Congress leaders, including Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, met her family after officials reopened the borders of the village.
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A state police personnel sets up barricades at the entrance to Hathras village in Uttar Pradesh.(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
A state police personnel sets up barricades at the entrance to Hathras village in Uttar Pradesh.(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)

Hathras gangrape: Community being targeted, say kin of accused

By Shiv Sunny | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 02:13 AM IST
The atmosphere in the village, meanwhile, remained tense on Saturday even as the victim’s brother alleged that he has received threats from the Thakur community .
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Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra interacting with the family members of the Hathras gang-rape victim. (Photo: Youth Congress Twitter)
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra interacting with the family members of the Hathras gang-rape victim. (Photo: Youth Congress Twitter)

Protection of aggrieved family is state responsibility, says Rahul Gandhi after meeting Hathras gang-rape victim’s kin

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 08:57 PM IST
The Congress cavalcade met a heavy deployment of security personnel on Delhi-Noida border where it was decided that Rahul, Priyanka and a few Congress leaders will be allowed to enter Uttar Pradesh.
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All India Students' Association (AISA) members stage a protest against the Hathras rape case, at Moulali crossing in Kolkata, West Bengal.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
All India Students' Association (AISA) members stage a protest against the Hathras rape case, at Moulali crossing in Kolkata, West Bengal.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

Hathras victim’s father demands CBI probe alleging pressure from cops, administration

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hathras/Noida
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 12:34 AM IST
The father of the woman, whose death has triggered a massive outrage in the country and sharp criticism for the UP government, said he was being pressured by government officials and demanded a CBI probe into the matter.
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Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore)
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore)

There should be no political tourism: Union minister Naqvi on rape cases in Uttar Pradesh

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 12:03 PM IST
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s remark comes amid reports that Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Hathras to meet the Hathras rape victim’s family. Meanwhile, the borders of the district have been sealed.
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Members of the Jamat-e-Islami Hind staging a candlelight protest against the Hathras rape case at Esplanade crossing in Kolkata, West Bengal on October 01, 2020.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Members of the Jamat-e-Islami Hind staging a candlelight protest against the Hathras rape case at Esplanade crossing in Kolkata, West Bengal on October 01, 2020.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

More outrage, protests after Hathras victim’s cremation

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 11:06 AM IST
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra demanded the resignation of the chief minister, who said he had formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the September 14 gangrape, in the course of which the woman was brutalised by four men.
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The Hathras woman was shifted to Safdarjung Hospital from Aligarh Muslim University’s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital on Monday(HT Archive)
The Hathras woman was shifted to Safdarjung Hospital from Aligarh Muslim University’s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital on Monday(HT Archive)

Hathras woman who was gang-raped 2 weeks ago dies at Delhi hospital

By Hemendra Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Agra
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 04:27 PM IST
The death triggered outrage with Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hitting out at the state government over “no semblance of security” for women and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal calling it a matter of shame for the country
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