Congress leader Rahul Gandhi files nomination, says ‘mystified by love, affection of Wayanad people’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday filed his nomination from the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat where he is seeking re-election. He was accompanied by his sister Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and a host of party leaders. Before filing the nomination, Rahul Gandhi held a mega roadshow as thousands of his supporters lined up the streets.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to file nomination from Wayanad, Kerala on Wednesday

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will file his nomination in Wayanad on Wednesday from where he is seeking re-election. Before filing the papers, he will take part in a roadshow in the constituency. And after the process is complete, he will return to Delhi on the same day. Kerala goes to the polls on April 26 in the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections to elect all its 20 MPs.

Congress on the offensive against BJP after Income Tax Dept freezes bank accounts

The Congress party on Thursday fielded its big guns Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge and former Presidents Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in a news conference as they trained their guns on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party over the “freezing” of the party’s bank accounts. Addressing a press conference, the Congress President said that it was a “dangerous game” and demanded a “level playing field.”

Rahul Gandhi on Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra: “Presenting alternative vision before country”

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that through ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’, his party is trying to present an alternative vision before the country, and took a dig at the BJP saying that ‘religion of politics’ should be followed, not ‘politics of religion’. Rahul Gandhi said that on one side, when the ideology of ‘hatred and injustice’ is being practised, Congress is focusing on the idea of ‘brotherhood and justice’.

Ram Temple event is an election, political function, Cong will skip it: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Pran Pratishtha ceremony for Ayodhya’s new Ram Temple on January 22 is “an election and political function” and that’s why the Congress has decided to skip the event in Ayodhya. On the third day of his ongoing Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra (BJNY) which has now reached Nagaland, the Congress leader said that the event in Ayodhya is a political one as it is an RSS-BJP function.

Manipur CM Biren Singh denies permission to Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Nyaya Yatra from Imphal

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday declined to give permission to use Hapta Kangjeibung Palace compound ground in the state capital Imphal for launch of Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra led by former Congress party President Rahul Gandhi on January 14. After meeting the Chief Minister Manipur, state Congress President Keisham Meghachandra Singh said that the party is now considering three other alternative venues to launch the Yatra.

Justice Markandey Katju: Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Nyaya Yatra is just another gimmick

Justice Markandey Katju writes: The Congress party has announced that Rahul Gandhi will undertake a ‘Bharat Nyaya Yatra’ (The Indian Justice March) from Manipur to Mumbai from January 14 to March 20, 2024, and will cover a distance of 3860 miles (6200 km), passing through 14 states and 85 districts. This yatra is planned with an eye on the upcoming general elections. Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra (Unite India March) from Kanyakumari to Srinagar from September 7, 2022 to January 30, 2023, covered approximately 2500 miles (4000 km) and passed through 12 states.

Justice Markandey Katju: Are elections really relevant in India?

Justice Markandey Katju writes: Results of the legislative assembly elections in five states in India were declared on December 3 and 4. The BJP won a huge majority in the first three states, and the Congress party in Telengana. The Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) won a majority in Mizoram. I submit that all these developments and activities are irrelevant for the Indian masses.

Who should Muslims turn to?

By Justice Markandey Katju- (Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own) I had written articles critical of Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi. A Muslim friend settled in America messaged me: I do not disagree with your analysis. […]

Justice Markandey Katju: On Rahul Gandhi’s visit to the United States

Justice Markandey Katju says, “We will have to create an alternative system under which we get modern minded leaders determined to rapidly industrialise and modernize the country (like Mustafa Kemal in Turkey in the 1920s, or the Japanese leaders who came to power after the Meiji Restoration of
1868), for that alone can abolish poverty, unemployment, malnutrition, and the other curses which plague our nation. To achieve that goal we have to use our creativity and find out the real solutions. Thinking of short cuts like making Rahul Gandhi our leader is an inane idea which will only result in jumping from the frying pan into the fire.”