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    Patna Gandhi Maidan Bomb Blast In Lahore

  • ‘95pc militancy-hit schools in Maidan renovated’

    TIMERGARA: Ninety-five per cent of the schools damaged during militancy in the Maidan tehsil of Lower Dir district have been renovated and made functional again...

    This was stated by Maidan Operational Commander Lt-Col Umar Rashid Chaudhry while talking to mediapersons on Monday...

  • Gandhi statue vandalised in South Africa

    NEW DELHI: A carefully cultivated image of Mahatma Gandhi as a messiah of the underdog lost some of its sheen in South Africa when men wearing African National Congress outfit vandalised his statue and called him a racist, Press Trust of India said on Monday...

    The incident occurred on Sunday when the group came in a car at about noon and threw buckets of white paint on the statue and surrounding plaques detailing Gandhi’s history in...

  • Return of Rahul Gandhi sparks media frenzy

    NEW DELHI: India's excitable news channels went into overdrive on Thursday on news beleaguered opposition leader Rahul Gandhi who had returned from a two-month break from politics after a series of embarrassing electoral defeats...

    Television footage showed a convoy of black SUVs driving to Rahul's house in the exclusive leafy heart of New Delhi, purportedly carrying the scion of the Gandhi family dynasty...

  • Gandhi brand no longer sells in Indian politics

    NEW DELHI: India’s Congress party and its controlling Nehru-Gandhi dynasty that has been synonymous with political power for most of the 70 years since independence, hit a new low with this weekend’s vice-presidential election...

    It heightened a crisis for Congress and raised fresh questions about the party’s top leadership — especially 47-year-old Rahul Gandhi, great grandson of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru...

  • India's reluctant leader Rahul Gandhi takes party helm

    Rahul Gandhi has never held public office, once likened power to “poison”, and saw his politician father and grandmother assassinated...

    The son, grandson and great-grandson of prime ministers, Rahul has carried the burden of expectation since his father Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in 1991...

  • Is Rahul Gandhi ready to fight?

    RAHUL Gandhi is poised to become the new Congress party president...

    The mother knows that in the violence-wracked political battlefield that India has become, the young Gandhi will be more, not less, vulnerable to harm than his ill-fated father or grandmother were...

  • Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress chief

    NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi could be named head of India’s opposition Congress Party within hours, a source said, shortly after he filed his candidacy for the role on Monday...

    “Compassion, humility & determination are just a few qualities that make Rahul Gandhi an ideal #CongressPresident and leader,” read a tweet from the party’s official handle...

  • Rahul Gandhi’s car pelted with stones in Gujarat

    DHANERA: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s car was pelted with stones on Friday during his visit to this flood-affected town, but he escaped unhurt, police said...

    Superintendent of Police Neeraj Badgujar said a man threw stones at Gandhi’s car, breaking its rear glass when he was on his way from Lal Chowk to the helipad in Dhanera...

  • Indian Congress party's VP Rahul Gandhi arrested

    Indian National Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was arrested Thursday as he tried to forcefully enter the Madhya Pradesh state's Mandsaur city, where five have been killed in violent protests led by farmers, NDTV reported...

    According to NDTV, Gandhi, in his attempts to enter the city, swapped his car for a bike after police stopped his car at the Rajasthan border, which about 180 kilometres away from Mandsaur...

  • Did Gandhi hate music, cinema?

    Wonder what Nietzsche — who famously claimed not to believe in a god that could not dance — would have said of Gandhi...

    In the collection I found a letter to Gandhi, in which Abbas had pleaded with the Indian leader to give cinema a chance...

  • Sonia Gandhi leads long march against intolerance in India

    NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi led her party’s protest march to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Indian presidential palace, on Tuesday against the "continuous rising intolerance" under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government, according to a report on the Hindustan Times website...

    Prior to the long march, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party-vice president Rahul Gandhi and former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh...

  • Gandhi’s letters

    Also, two letters from Mahatma Gandhi written by him to my father in May/June 1934 while Gandhiji was incarcerated in Cuttack jail by the British...

  • Congress stalls parliament over govt’s Gandhi ‘vendetta’

    NEW DELHI: India’s main opposition Congress party stormed the floors of parliament on Tuesday and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of pursuing a “vendetta” against the Gandhi family, in a fresh blow to hopes of passing a crucial tax reform...

    Hopes were raised for the long-delayed legislation to be passed this year after Modi met Congress president Sonia Gandhi last month and both parties showed signs of...

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