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From 'new dawn' to 'historic day', here's how Twitter reacted to Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress chief

From 'new dawn' to 'historic day', here's how Twitter reacted to Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress chief

Rahul Gandhi today took charge as Congress chief from his mother Sonia who headed the party for 19 years since 1998. 

Dec 16, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi takes over amid sense of politics of fear in India: Manmohan Singh

Rahul Gandhi takes over amid sense of politics of fear in India: Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh said it was "a unique day in the history of the Congress" with Sonia Gandhi handing over the reins of the party to her son.

Dec 16, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
After steering Congress for 19 years, Sonia Gandhi to pass baton to Rahul Gandhi today

After steering Congress for 19 years, Sonia Gandhi to pass baton to Rahul Gandhi today

Sonia Gandhi, who became Congress president in 1998, steered the 132-year-old party for 19 years.

Dec 16, 2017, 06:35 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi to formally take over as Congress president on Saturday

Rahul Gandhi to formally take over as Congress president on Saturday

Rahul Gandhi had been the party vice president of Congress for over four years since 2013.

Dec 15, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
Exit poll 2017: BJP to storm back to power in Gujarat, sweep Himachal Pradesh, predicts Today's Chanakya

Exit poll 2017: BJP to storm back to power in Gujarat, sweep Himachal Pradesh, predicts Today's Chanakya

In the 2012 Gujarat Assembly polls, the BJP had won 115 seats, while the Congress had bagged 61. 

Dec 14, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
Narendra Modi wishes Rahul Gandhi 'fruitful tenure' as Congress president, Rahul thanks PM

Narendra Modi wishes Rahul Gandhi 'fruitful tenure' as Congress president, Rahul thanks PM

The CEA received a total of 89 nomination papers proposing Rahul Gandhi's name for Congress chief.

Dec 11, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
Congress leaders flood Rahul Gandhi with greetings on elevation as party president

Congress leaders flood Rahul Gandhi with greetings on elevation as party president

Rahul will take over from Sonia Gandhi who served as Congress president for 19 years.

Dec 11, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi officially announced new Congress president, to take charge on December 16

Rahul Gandhi officially announced new Congress president, to take charge on December 16

Rahul Gandhi will be the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi family, the fifth since Independece, to hold the top post in the Congress.

Dec 11, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi likely to be declared as Congress president today

Rahul Gandhi likely to be declared as Congress president today

Rahul Gandhi is expected to be named as Congress president on Monday. However, the Gandhi scion will officially take over the reins from his mother Sonia Gandhi on December 16.

Dec 11, 2017, 06:14 AM IST
Why no Bharat Ratna for Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar? Narendra Modi asks Congress

Why no Bharat Ratna for Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar? Narendra Modi asks Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday remembered Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar to hit out at the Congress while campaigning for the upcoming Gujarat elections 2017. He questioned the Congress for not conferring Bharat Ratna to Dr Ambedkar.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:35 PM IST

Live - One family has done greatest injustice to Babasaheb Ambedkar, Sardar Patel: Narendra Modi in Gujarat

Cyclone Ockhi is gradually weakening into a depression and may not hit the Gujarat coast near Surat as predicted earlier, the Meteorological Centre said on Tuesday night. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was set to address an election rally in Gujarat's Surat on Wednesday has been postponed in view of cyclone Ochki. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's three public rallies scheduled for Tuesday have also been postponed.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
PM Modi congratulates Congress for 'Aurangzeb raj' after Rahul files nomination

PM Modi congratulates Congress for 'Aurangzeb raj' after Rahul files nomination

Rahul Gandhi on Monday filed his nomination papers for Congress chief's post.

Dec 04, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Congress set to enter Rahul era as Gandhi scion files nomination for party chief

Congress set to enter Rahul era as Gandhi scion files nomination for party chief

Rahul Gandhi became the Congress vice president in January 2013.

Dec 04, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi to file nomination for Congress chief today; party heavyweights to be present

Rahul Gandhi to file nomination for Congress chief today; party heavyweights to be present

Rahul Gandhi became the Congress Vice President in January 2013. 

Dec 04, 2017, 06:26 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi to file nomination for party president post on Monday; Narendra Modi mocks at Congress

Rahul Gandhi to file nomination for party president post on Monday; Narendra Modi mocks at Congress

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will file his nomination papers for the party president's post on Monday.

Dec 03, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi has 'Khandaani' background, nation needs his leadership: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Rahul Gandhi has 'Khandaani' background, nation needs his leadership: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla on Wednesday claimed that Congress presidential election was rigged and said it was merely a 'selection' process.

Dec 02, 2017, 19:13 PM IST
Congress' Shehzad Poonawalla slams dynasty politics, says process to elect party president 'rigged'

Congress' Shehzad Poonawalla slams dynasty politics, says process to elect party president 'rigged'

It is likely that party vice president Rahul Gandhi will be elected party president unopposed.

Nov 29, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
After Somnath temple row, Congress releases 3 pics to show Rahul Gandhi is Hindu

After Somnath temple row, Congress releases 3 pics to show Rahul Gandhi is Hindu

 A major controversy broke out on Wednesday over Rahul Gandhi's visit to Somnath temple with the BJP questioning his faith.

Nov 29, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Gujarat polls: BJP targets Rahul Gandhi over 'Hindu terror is a bigger threat'

Gujarat polls: BJP targets Rahul Gandhi over 'Hindu terror is a bigger threat'

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad referred to the cable which was leaked by the whistleblower website WikiLeaks and subsequently published in some newspapers in 2010.

Nov 28, 2017, 23:25 PM IST

Game of Gujarat: Amit Shah slams Rahul Gandhi, says people of Amethi are coming to Gujarat for jobs

Will Narendra Modi's magic ensure victory for BJP in the state that it has been ruling since 1998. 

Nov 28, 2017, 19:54 PM IST