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Rant Of Not Doing Anything For 70 Years Has Expiry Date: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said the ground reality was different than what the Uttar Pradesh government has been portraying and there is an expiry date to the rant that nothing was done in the past 70 years.
Monday, March 18, 2019

Will do whatever Rahul asks me to do: Priyanka Gandhi on contesting elections

Asked about her contesting elections, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi said she will do whatever brother and party president Rahul Gandhi asks her to do. Replying to India Today TV, Priyanka Gandhi said, "I want to concentrate on working in Uttar Pradesh.
Monday, March 18, 2019

From Nehru's Allahabad to Modi's Varanasi: Priyanka Gandhi embarks on 'Ganga Yatra'

With less than a month to go for the Lok Sabha polls, Congress General Secretary and eastern Uttar Pradesh in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra kicked off her 3 day election campaign from her great grandfather and India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal ...
Monday, March 18, 2019

"The Rich Have Chowkidar, Farmers Don't": Priyanka Gandhi's Dig At PM

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on the first day of a boat-ride on the river Ganga that will take her to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Varanasi, had a sharp comeback for his "Main Bhi Chowkidar" campaign. "Chowkidars are for the rich, not farmers," said she said, ...
Monday, March 18, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi rides boat to test political waters in Uttar Pradesh

Allahabad: Seeking to navigate the Congress towards regaining its lost political moorings in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday began her 'Ganga Yatra' on boat to reach out to voters urging them to bring "a government that ...
Monday, March 18, 2019

"Haven't Been To Italy In 3-4 Years": Priyanka Gandhi On BJP Leader's Dig

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, during a pit-stop today in her boat-ride in Uttar Pradesh to campaign for the national election, said that the ruling BJP's statement about the Congress not doing anything for the past 70 years is "past its expiry date". The Congress ...
Monday, March 18, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi says Modi govt's argument to blame Congress has an expiry date

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday sharpened her attack at the Narendra Modi government asking it to stop blaming the Congress-led governments of the past and talk about what the Modi government has done in the last five ...
Monday, March 18, 2019

'No Work in 70 Years' Jibe Has an Expiry Date: Priyanka Gandhi Demands BJP's 5-year Report Card

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday asked the BJP government to stop blaming previous Congress regimes and talk about what it had done in the last five years. She added that the saffron party's 'what did they do in 70 ...
Monday, March 18, 2019

Rant of nothing done in 70 years has expiry date: Priyanka Gandhi

BHADOHI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday said the ground reality was different than what the Uttar Pradesh government has been portraying and there is an expiry date to the rant that nothing was done in the past 70 years.
Monday, March 18, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi delivers first political speech in Gujarat's Gandhinagar: 10 points

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who recently joined active politics as Congress general secretary from eastern Uttar Pradesh, delivered her first political speech at a rally in Gujarat's capital Gandhinagar on Tuesday. During the public rally, Priyanka Gandhi not only ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

'Your vote is a weapon. Use it': Priyanka Gandhi debuts at Gujarat rally

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra launched her first ever political rally after taking over as Congress general secretary with a stinging attack on the ruling national coalition led by BJP and a concerted effort to steer the public debate ahead of the Lok Sabha elections to ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Addressing 1st rally after joining politics, Priyanka Gandhi targets Modi govt, says institutions being destroyed

Addressing her first rally after joining as Congress' in-charge for Uttar Pradesh (East), Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on March 12 took a jibe at the Narendra Modi government. "I want to request you that this time, take a decision by thinking. People who make tall ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Addresses First Rally, In PM's Home Turf Gujarat: Highlights

Congress leaders including party chief Rahul Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were among the party leaders attending the meeting. According to sources, Ms Gandhi in her address ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

After first rally speech, Priyanka Gandhi finally makes Twitter debut

During the public rally, Priyanka Gandhi not only invoked Mahatma Gandhi but also attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government for raking up "useless issues" and ignoring core issues such as farm crisis and unemployment.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Can Congress use Priyanka Gandhi to wrest back the political narrative?

In her first major public appearance since being given a higher profile role in the Congress, Priyanka Gandhi addressed a rally in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Gandhi reiterated the message of amity in the face of hatred that Congress President Rahul Gandhi, ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Month After Joining Twitter, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tweets For First Time

More than a month after joining Twitter, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted for the first time on Tuesday evening, invoking Mahatma Gandhi and his message of non-violence. "In the simple dignity of Sabarmati, the truth lives on," read ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

प्रियंका गांधी के Twitter हैंडल पर 1 महीने बाद 'चहचहाहट' शुरू, कांग्रेस महासचिव ने किया यह Tweet

प्रियंका गांधी वाड्रा (Priyanka Gandhi Vadra) ट्विटर (Twitter) पर आते ही छा गईं थीं. ट्विटर पर दस्तक देने के कुछ ही घंटों के भीतर उनके फालोअर्स की संख्या 1 लाख से ज्यादा हो गई थी. हालांकि उन्होंने एक महीने तक एक भी ट्वीट नहीं किया. बीते 11 फरवरी को ट्विटर पर आने के ठीक एक महीने बाद यानी 12 मार्च को प्रियंका गांधी (Priyanka Gandhi) ने अपने अकाउंट से पहला ट्वीट (Priyanka Gandhi First Tweet) किया. अब उनके ट्विटर हैंडल ने चहचहाना शुरू कर दिया है. प्रियंका गांधी ने अपने अकाउंट से पहले ट्वीट कर साबरमती का जिक्र किया है. उन्होंने लिखा है, यहां सत्य का बसेरा है. वहीं, उन्होंने दूसरे ट्वीट में ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi delivers first political speech in PM Modi's Gujarat, invokes Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday invoked Mahatma Gandhi at her first rally since she officially joined the Congress party in January. Speaking to voters in Gandhinagar, Gujarat's capital, Priyanka Gandhi listed job opportunities for young people, women's ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra chooses Gujarat to deliver first speech as general secretary

After being appointed as general secretary of the Congress party, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra chose Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat to deliver her maiden speech targeting the NDA government asking “Where are two crore jobs and ₹15 lakh?
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

कांग्रेस महासचिव प्रियंका गांधी के पहले भाषण में क्या रहे मुद्दे, कौन रहा निशाने पर, जानिए 10 बातें

प्रियंका गांधी ने कहा कि लोगों को जागरूक होना जरूरी है. देश में जो कुछ हो रहा है उससे वह दुखी हैं.लोगों को बांटा जा रहा है, नफरत फैलाई जा रही है और जो सच्चे मुद्दे हैं उनकी बात सरकार नहीं करती. प्रियंका गांधी ने कहा कि मोदी सरकार ने देश में करोड़ों लोगों को नौकरियां देने के अपने वादों को पूरा नहीं किया. उन्होंने कहा- मन में सोचा था कि शायद मुझे भाषण देने की जरूरत न पड़े. तो मैं भाषण नहीं देती; उन्होंने जनता से मुखातिब होते हुए कहा कि आपसे दो शब्द कहती हूं जो मेरे दिल में है. पहली बार मैं गुजरात आई हूं और पहली बार साबरमती के उस आश्रम में गई जहां से महात्मा गांधी जी ने ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Will Priyanka Gandhi be the X-factor for Congress in Elections 2019?

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addressed her first election rally in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home turf, Gujarat, on Monday. While she focussed her address on attacking the government's 'unkept promises', the bigger ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Brother Rahul Kick Off Lucknow Mega Rally: LIVE Updates

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow this morning and kicked off a rally accompanied by her brother Congress President Rahul Gandhi and senior party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, seen as the Congress' big ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi's Twitter followers increase at a faster pace than Ferrari!

Days after she was appointed All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary from Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra officially joined Twitter on Monday. Soon after she joined the micro-blogging website, Priyanka Gandhi was followed by as ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

I am Rajiv Gandhi's daughter: When Priyanka Gandhi Vadra told PM Modi who she is

If you were wondering why there is such madness over Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's roadshow, this is why: wherever Rahul Gandhi's sister goes, whatever she speaks, headlines follow. The last time Priyanka Gandhi made headlines was back in 2014 when as ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra charm: The Indira Gandhi 2.0 factor

At her roadshow in Lucknow today, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was riding on top of a bus, and perhaps, also on the political legacy of her grandmother Indira Gandhi. Priyanka Gandhi has a striking resemblance to the former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

"We See Indira Gandhi In You": Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Thrills UP Congress

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra waved, grinned, flashed a thumbs-up sign and pointed Hillary Clinton-style as she launched her charm offensive in Uttar Pradesh today with a roadshow through Lucknow, a longtime BJP stronghold. Hundreds of Congress workers ran ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Rolls Out 'Mission UP' With Mega Lucknow Roadshow

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra rolled out her mission Uttar Pradesh shortly with a roadshow on a modified truck through the crowded streets of Lucknow, which is awash with posters of Congress's brand new general secretary and her brother Rahul Gandhi, the party ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Congress workers, analysts, husband and BJP, Priyanka Gandhi under watchful ...

NEW DELHI: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was the cynosure of many eyes on Monday -- the thousands walking alongside during her debut road show in Uttar Pradesh as Congress general secretary and the many analysts looking for political nuance but also her ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Bolna Mana Hai: When boss Rahul Gandhi speaks, sister Priyanka does not?

February 11. The date was marked in calendars last week when the Congress announced that Priyanka Gandhi, the newly minted general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh East, would visit Lucknow. It was to be a grand unveiling of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

At Priyanka Gandhi's Mega Lucknow Roadshow, Brother Rahul Does the Talking ...

New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra made her debut in Uttar Pradesh's political arena as Congress general secretary with a grand road show on Monday, raising hopes of a turnaround in the party's fortunes, as her brother and party president Rahul Gandhi ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi gets over 1-lakh Twitter followers within hours, Tharoor says ...

Tharoor, who is among the first from Congress to have joined the Twitter bandwagon and the party's second most-followed leader after its president Rahul Gandhi on this medium, said "Rajnikanth was the only person who in his his first 24 hours on ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Roadshow over, hurdles ahead as Priyanka Gandhi makes political debut

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the latest entrant into politics from India's Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, made her debut on Monday with a roadshow drawing thousands to see her in the most populous state, months before the 2019 Lok Sabha election. Congress president ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi 'doosri Indira' for UP Congress cadre

LUCKNOW: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra did not speak a single word publicly during her first visit to Lucknow as Congress general secretary. But her picture on the Congress truck, placed strategically beside a black-and-white picture of her grandmother Indira ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi gets over 1 lakh Twitter followers, Shashi Tharoor says social ...

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has just joined Twitter and garnered a massive response, attracting over one lakh followers on the social media platform within 10 hours. Comparing her first-day popularity on the micro-blogging website ...
Monday, February 11, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Appointed Congress General Secretary For Uttar Pradesh ...

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been appointed the Congress General Secretary For Uttar Pradesh (East), marking her entry into active politics, ahead of national elections due by May. The Congress, in a press release announced her appointment to the key post ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Political Entry LIVE: Have Entrusted Her With a Mission, BJP ...

Despite maintaining her distance from politics up till now, Priyanka Gandhi has played a crucial role in establishing Congress' foothold in its two bastions Amethi and Rae Bareli. Taking full responsibility of electoral campaigning in these two areas ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi formally enters politics, Rahul says 'she is very capable'

NEW DELHI: Ending years of speculation, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra formally entered politics on Wednesday with the Congress appointing her general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East in a move reflecting the party's intent to go full throttle in the state ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Political Entry LIVE: For BJP Party is Family, PM Modi on ...

Rahul Gandhi in Amethi: Aaj maine Priyanka ko General Seceratary bana diya hai UP ka, matlab ab yahan pe Congress apna CM bithane ka kaam karegi, Dilli mein Congress party ke gathbandhan ki sarkar or UP mein poore dum se Congress party ladegi.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Political Entry LIVE: For BJP, Party is Family, PM Modi on ...

Rahul Gandhi in Amethi: Aaj maine Priyanka ko General Seceratary bana diya hai UP ka, matlab ab yahan pe Congress apna CM bithane ka kaam karegi, Dilli mein Congress party ke gathbandhan ki sarkar or UP mein poore dum se Congress party ladegi.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

From Dubai To US, Scripting Of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Political Plunge

The decision for Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to formally join politics was taken last week when party president and her brother Rahul Gandhi joined her in the United States. Heading for New York straight from Dubai, Mr Gandhi was on a special mission: To ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Vadra to vanshvaad: Five challenges for Priyanka Gandhi in Battleground UP

Priyanka Gandhi's big poll plunge as the AICC general secretary in charge of eastern UP is no soft launch. Uttar Pradesh is one of the toughest regions for the Congress and Priyanka would be directly taking on PM Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi enters active politics ahead of 2019 polls, creates political ...

With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday (January 23) appointed Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East which comprises Lok Sabha seats of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

"Indira, Ma Durga": Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Posters Come Up In Raebareli

Elated with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joining active politics, Congress workers in Raebareli today put up posters to praise her. The enthused workers compared her with former prime minister Indira Gandhi and Goddess Durga. "To kill the demon of corruption ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi's appointment likely to change pecking order in Congress

The significant revamp, coming three months before the Lok Sabha elections, saw Rahul Gandhi organisationally dividing Uttar Pradesh into two parts - east and west - for better coordination and organisational connect. The two regions may also see the ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

On Sister Priyanka's Long-Term Assignment, A Hint From Rahul Gandhi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday indicated that he was thinking long-term while appointing sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as the party's general secretary in eastern Uttar Pradesh. The area being the stronghold of the BJP's biggest mascots ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

दिल्ली / रायबरेली से चुनाव लड़ेंगी प्रियंका, 100 साल के नेहरू-गांधी परिवार से राजनीति में 12वीं एंट्री

नई दिल्ली (हेमंत अत्री). राहुल गांधी ने प्रियंका को पूर्वी यूपी की प्रभारी बनाकर मां सोनिया गांधी की सक्रिय चुनावी राजनीति से विदाई का रास्ता साफ कर दिया है। तय योजना के मुताबिक, इस बार सोनिया की जगह प्रियंका रायबरेली से लाेकसभा चुनाव लड़ेंगी। सोनिया की भूमिका कांग्रेस में मार्गदर्शक की होगी और जरूरत पड़ी तो यूपीए चेयरपर्सन बनी रह सकती हैं। गांधी-नेहरू परिवार से मोतीलाल नेहरू, जवाहरलाल नेहरू, विजयलक्ष्मी, इंदिरा गांधी, फिरोज गांधी, संजय गांधी, राजीव गांधी, मेनका गांधी, राहुल गांधी, वरुण गांधी के बाद प्रियंका की राजनीति में यह 12 एंट्री है। ये भी पढ़ें.

As Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Debuts, Congress Shares Throwback Post

The photo posted on Instagram showed Priyanka as a toddler, playing with Indira Gandhi, joy evident on her face. The Congress also quoted Priyanka's father Rajiv Gandhi, also a former prime minister, as saying: "Priyanka is strong-willed, like my ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019