Sonia Gandhi

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

Kharge becomes first non-Gandhi Congress President in 24 years

India’s veteran politician Mallikarjun Kharge has won the Congress president election and is set to become the party's first non-Gandhi leader in 24 years, NDTV reports.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Can India’s Oldest Party Reinvent Itself?

For the first time in nearly 25 years, Congress will elect a president who is not a member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

Modi sets goal of turning India into a developed nation in next 25 years

As India marks 75 years of its independence from more than two centuries of British rule, the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (August 15, 2022) flagged corruption and nepotism among the biggest two challenges saying graft is eating into the country like termites.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

“Don’t talk to me”: Sonia Gandhi, Smriti Irani face off in Indian parliament

India’s top opposition leader and Congress Acting President Sonia Gandhi today (July 28, 2022) got involved in a major spat with BJP leaders, including federal minister Smriti Irani, at the Lok Sabha.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi summoned for questioning in money laundering case

India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) today summoned opposition Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and her son, lawmaker Rahul Gandhi, for questioning in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper, officials said.

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Facebook’s systematic interference in India’s electoral politics must stop: Sonia Gandhi

India’s main opposition Congress party President Sonia Gandhi today alleged “systematic interference” by Facebook and other social media giants in the country’s electoral politics.

August 11, 2019
August 11, 2019

Sonia Gandhi named interim Congress president

Sonia Gandhi is named the new interim President of the Congress party, two and half months after her son Rahul Gandhi quit the top organisational post of the party taking responsibility for its crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections.

June 1, 2019
June 1, 2019

Sonia Gandhi reelected Congress parliamentary party leader

United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi was re-elected the leader of the Congress parliamentary party.

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017

Rahul Gandhi to be made ‘Congress president’

The highest decision-making body of India’s main opposition party Congress decides to make Rahul Gandhi its president replacing his mother Sonia Gandhi.

June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

President poll a battle of ideology, principles: Sonia Gandhi

India’s Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi describes the upcoming election for the highest constitutional post of president as a battle of ideologies and principles and says the opposition is determined to fight it.