Congress President Sonia Gandhi addressed a mammoth election rally at Tosham in Bhiwani, Haryana as part of her campaign for the upcoming assembly elections in the state. “Ensure each and every vote for Congress to secure the future of Haryana. Our govt will be pro-poor, pro-farmers will work for safety and security for women” she assured. “I bow to this land of freedom fighters of Pandit Neki Ram ji, Fateh Chand ji and Babu Gupta ji” she said.“We never give hollow promises. Whatever we say, we do. Haryana is the land of farmers. They have done a lot for development; it is the land of brave soldiers who fight to protect our nation. NDA govt and BJP shed crocodile tears. All their policies are anti-poor. Modi govt in a move to help American Pharma companies, increased prices of essential medicines, said Sonia Gandhi and charged, “NDA govt is trying to weaken MNREGA”.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Monday, October 13, 2014
Congress president Sonia Gandhi while addressing a Congress election rally at Maharashtra’s Kolhapur as part of her campaign for the upcoming assembly polls in the state, has alleged that the BJP has been spreading hatred in the society. She also made a scathing attack on the NCP and Shiv Sena saying that they have lust for power.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The nation paid homage to Father of the Nation-Mahatma Gandhi on his 145th birth anniversary on Thursday. Along with several other leaders, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, accompanied by former Kerala Governor Shiela Dikshit paid their homage to Father of the Nation at Rajghat. The leaders paid floral tributes at Rajghat - the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi on the banks of the Yamuna river. A minute's silence was observed at the black stone memorial by all the leaders. The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti across the country. It is also marked as the International Day of Non-Violence. Mahatma Gandhi, born this day in 1869 at Porbandar in Gujarat, played a key role in India's independence struggle. He was assassinated on January 30, 1948.
Anantnag (J&K): Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi visited Jammu and Kashmir for the first time since it was struck by devastating floods on Monday and assured that their party is with the people of the state and assured all help to mitigate their suffering."Congress party is with you. We will take up your issues with the Government and help you in whichever way we can," Rahul said while addressing a gathering of flood affected people at Dehruna village. He said the party shares the grief of the people and has been helping them since the floods hit the Valley. "Our organisation, including Congress party, Youth and Women Congress, NSUI, RGF and local leaders have been working here since the floods hit. It is a time of grief and we came here to see for ourselves (the destruction caused by floods). We will visit other places as well," said Rahul Gandhi.