"New India," Gandhi tweeted in a mocking vein, attaching two photographs of army personnel performing Yoga along with the dog squad on the occasion of International Day of Yoga.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi, despite staying firm on quitting, told the party’s members of parliament on Saturday that the Congress will fight the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) every day.
Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday resigned for the post of Congress Party President, says that he was to blame for the party's rout in the Lok Sabha elections where it could win only 52 of the 542 seats.
Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi will offer an apology for linking the Supreme Court to his slogan ‘chowkidar chor hai’ which implies that the prime minister is a thief. As Rahul’s expression of regret didn’t seem to have impressed the court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, his lawyer on Tuesday offered a revised affidavit with the word apology included.
Among its successful women candidates is Pramila Bisoy, 70, who spent years helping rural Indian women set up small businesses and said she never imagined she would enter parliament.
Rahul Gandhi, the president of India's opposition Congress party, said he had lost his own parliament seat in a family borough in a northern state in the biggest upset of the election on Thursday.
By fielding former union minister Kumari Selja, state Congress President Ashok Tanwar and former cabinet minister Ajay Singh Yadav for the May 12 Lok Sabha elections in Haryana, the opposition Congress has again taken a political gamble of fielding big names to take on the ruling BJP in Haryana.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh now have an unusual candidate pitted against them: Abhinandan Pathak, a lookalike of Modi, who is contesting form Lucknow and Varanasi as an independent candidate.
Indian politicians are often accused of using hate or intimidation to win support of the electorate. Soliciting votes on religious lines or threatening voters is prohibited.
The fame of this hilly district Wayanad known for its coffee plantations and tourist spots went beyond borders once Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination from here this month. Though the Congress party president came here only once since, when he last week addressed a massive rally here,