Congress leaders have exposed their sycophancy towards Gandhi family: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday hit out at Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi over his briefing Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security issue, and said that the Congress leaders have once again exposed their “sycophancy towards the Gandhi family”. Earlier, speaking to ANI on Saturday, CM Channi … Read more

Priyanka Gandhi’s magic will work in 2022: Ajay Singh Lallu, UP Congress President

As Uttar Pradesh gears up for assembly elections, ET on Sunday will be speaking to politicians from across the spectrum in a series of interviews called “Poli-Talk”. UP Congress President Ajay Singh Lallu says the party is tying up with women, farmers and the youth — not with any other party. Edited excerpts from an … Read more

UP polls 2022: Priyanka Gandhi to participate in ‘Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon’ programme in Firozabad on Dec 29

Taking forward the party’s women outreach programme ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will participate in “Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon” programme in Firozabad on Wednesday. Congress has chalked out the 100 days’ action plan for the “Adhi Abadi” ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. As part … Read more

Priyanka Gandhi slams ‘hate speeches’ at Haridwar event, demands strict action

Reacting sharply to hate speeches allegedly made at a ‘Dharma Sansad‘ held recently in Haridwar, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday demanded the strictest action against those who incite violence, saying such acts violate the Constitution and the law. All-India Trinamool Congress national spokesperson Saket Gokhale has also demanded action against the organisers and … Read more

40% of 20 lakh new jobs to be allotted to women: Congress UP poll manifesto for women

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday released a manifesto for women ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, promising that 40 per cent of the 20 lakh new jobs her party aims to create in the state will be allotted to women. While releasing the six-point manifesto titled ‘Shakti Vidhan’, she also said that … Read more

If Congress wins in UP, skill schools for girls will be opened in every district: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday said if her party wins the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, skill development schools will be opened in every district in the name of ‘veeranganas’ like freedom fighter Jhalkari Bai. The Congress leader has already made a number of women-centric promises, including 40 per cent tickets to … Read more

Health workers meet Priyanka Gandhi over issues of honorarium, service conditions

A delegation of health workers on Thursday met Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Lucknow, two days after they were allegedly roughed up by police while trying to meet the Uttar Pradesh chief minister in Shahjahanpur. Priyanka had on Wednesday accused the state government of “insulting” the work done by the Accredited Social Health … Read more

Priyanka Gandhi slams demonetisation as ‘disaster’

On the fifth anniversary of demonetisation, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday termed it a “disaster” and asked if the step has been successful, why hasn’t corruption ended and black money returned to the country. On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on national television his government’s decision to ban all currency … Read more

Indira Gandhi showed country comes before everything else: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on Sunday, saying her grandmother always said no one was above the country. The leader became emotional during her address at the Congress “Pratigya” Rally here, which was held on the day that was marked by the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai … Read more

Modi govt has created records in ‘giving trouble’ to people: Priyanka Gandhi on fuel prices

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday attacked the Centre over rising prices of petrol and diesel, alleging that the Modi government has created records in “giving trouble” to people. Taking to Twitter, the Congress general secretary tagged a media report which said that this year petrol prices have increased by a record Rs 23.53. … Read more