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Tag: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul, Twitter CEO Discuss Ways to Tackle Fake News

[New Delhi]Rahul, Twitter CEO Discuss Ways to Tackle Fake News
Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday met Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and said the website co-founder explained to him the steps being taken to tackle fake news.
Gandhi, taking to Twitter, said Dorsey “dropped in” to chat Monday morning.
“Twitter has grown into the most dominant ‘conversations’ platform globally. Jack explained some of the steps being taken to keep those conversations healthy and to tackle the menace of fake news,” he tweeted.
The Congress chief also put out his pictures with the Twitter chief on his account on the microblogging site.

Rahul Gandhi Tweets Modi With “CBI”

[New Delhi]Rahul Gandhi Hits Modi With “CBI”
In an unprecedented move, the agency has booked its special director for allegedly receiving bribes from middlemen to give relief to a businessman being probed by him in a case involving meat exporter Moin Qureshi, officials had said Sunday.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday alleged the CBI was being used as a “weapon of political vendetta” under the Modi government and that the premier investigation agency was on a terminal decline and “at war with itself”.
Taking to Twitter, he cited a media report where the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) second in command Rakesh Asthana has been named as an accused in a bribery case.
Congress chief and his party has been attacking PM over the appointment of Asthana as CBI special director.

Rahul Includes 78 Yrs Old HAL In His Arsenal :”Rafale Deal”

[Bengaluru] Rahul Includes HAL In His Arsenal :”Rafale Deal”
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today interacted with HAL employees and told that “Rafale is your right.”
He alleged that “temples of modern India are being attacked and destroyed; we cannot allow it to be done.”
“Rafale is your right; you are a 78-year-old company.
He said ,I understand that that you are hurt and I want to stand with you in your discomfort,”
Speaking to reporters after the event,Gandhi said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman talked about lack of experience of HAL, but had said anything about the lack of experience of Anil Ambani, “who has been never built a plane in his life.”
Gandhi had been saying that had HAL been selected in place of Reliance Defence, it could have generated employment to scores of unemployed youth in the state.
However, the BJP and Reliance Defence have dismissed all the allegations as false.
Modi had announced the procurement of 36 Rafale fighters after holding talks with then French President Francois Hollande on April 10, 2015, in Paris.

Rahul Gandhi Breaks His Silence On #MeToo

[New Delhi]Rahul Gandhi Breaks His Silence On #MeToo and Raise Voice For Change
Congress President Rahul Gandhi Today Tweeted
“It’s about time everyone learns to treat women with respect and dignity.
I’m glad the space for those who don’t, is closing. The truth needs to be told loud and clear in order to bring about change”.

Dr Manmohan Singh Turns 86:Modi & Rahul Greet

[New Delhi]Dr Manmohan Singh Turns 86:His Succeccssor Modi & Party President Rahul Greet
Prime Minister of India Narendra Bhai Damodar Das Modi Tweeted
“Greetings to our former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh ji on his birthday. I pray for Dr Singh’s long life and good health,”
Dr Singh was Born on this day in 1932 in Gah, Punjab (now Pakistan),
Birthday Singh is an economist who became a politician and prime minister for two consecutive terms between 2004 and 2014.
He has served in various positions, including as RBI chairman and finance minister.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi wished Dr Manmohan Singh and appreciated his selfless service to the cause of nation building.
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BJP Accuses Rahul Gandhi Of Playing In Pakistani Hands

[New Delhi] BJP Accuses Rahul Gandhi Of Playing In Pakistani Hands
The BJP on Saturday condemned as “shameful and irresponsible” Congress chief Rahul Gandhi remarks against P M Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, saying no president of any party has ever used such language against a prime minister.
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad hit back at Gandhi after the Congress president alleged that there was “clear-cut” corruption in the Rafale deal and asked the prime minister to clear his position on the issue.
He also ruled out a joint parliamentary committee probe saying it cannot be done to satisfy the ego of an “ill-informed leader”.
Prasad accused Gandhi of “playing into the hands of Pakistan and China” by seeking the details of the Rafale fighter jets.
He also alleged that there was pressure for extraneous considerations and “bribe” for not finalising the Rafale deal during the UPA rule despite holding negotiations for years.
He said Reliance and Dassault had entered into agreement as early as 2012 when UPA was in power.
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Nation Pays Tributes To Rajiv Gandhi on 74th Birth Anniversary

[New Delhi]Nation Pays Tributes To Rajiv Gandhi on Birth Anniversary
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today recalled the “efforts” of former premier Rajiv Gandhi “towards the nation” on his birth anniversary.
PM Tweeted “Tributes to our former Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi Ji on his birth anniversary. We remember his efforts towards the nation,”
Rahul Gandhi Remebered his father Rajiv Gandhi He tweeted
Congress President Rajiv Gandhi was a kind, gentle and affectionate man whose untimely death left a deep void in my life.
Ex PM Dr Manmohan Singh Also Paid Floral Tributes to His Leader
a large number of Congress leaders and workers paid tributes to their leader
Today is Gandhi’s 74th birth anniversary.
Born on 20th August, 1944, Rajiv Gandhi served as prime minister from 1984 to 1989. He was assassinated on May 21, 1991
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Rahul Gandhi Attacks BJP Govt For Sanctity Of RTI Act

[New Delhi]Rahul Attacks BJP Govt For Sanctity Of RTI Act
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today attacked the BJP government over proposed changes to the Right to Information Act, saying they will render the law useless.
The proposed amendment s, circulated among Members of Parliament, seek to do away with the parity given to information commissions with the Election Commission in terms of salary, allowances and conditions of service, RTI activists have said said
Every Indian deserves to know the truth and the BJP wants to hide the truth. The BJP believes the truth must be hidden from the people and they must not question people in power. The changes proposed to the RTI will make it a useless Act, Gandhi said on Twitter.
The government yesterday said it is considering a proposal to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005, to frame rules on salaries and services of the chief information commissioner and information commissioners.
Leaders of various political parties yesterday said they have committed to fight any “attempt” by the Centre to “dilute” the act and oppose any amendment s to

Rahul Pleads Not Guilty in Defamation Case :RSS Episode

Rahul Gandhi[Bhiwandi,Mumbai] Rahul Gandhi Pleads Not Guilty in Defamation Case :RSS Episode
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today pleaded not guilty in a defamation case filed against him by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker
Gandhi arrived at the court in Bhiwandi at 11.10 am amid heavy security cover and was greeted by hordes of people raising slogans in his support.
Inside the court, when Judge A I Sheikh, read out charges against him, Gandhi said, “I am not guilty.”
The court had on May 2 asked Gandhi to appear before it today to record his plea in the defamation case filed by RSS worker Rajesh Kunte in 2014.
Kunte had filed the case after watching Rahul Gandhi’s speech at an election rally in which he had alleged that the RSS was behind the killing of Mahatma Gandhi.

Another Gandhi,Rahul, Says He is Ready for PM’s Post

[Bengaluru]Another Gandhi,Rahul, Says He is Ready for PM’s Post
Congress president Rahul Gandhi said today he is ready to become the prime minister if his party emerges as the “biggest” party in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Gandhi said, when asked during an interaction here if he would be the next prime minister.
Gandhi said he is “pretty confident” that Narendra Modi would not be the next prime minister.
Gandhi asserted that the Congress would win the Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.
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