Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

  • Will stand with farmers till my last breath: Priyanka
    Meerut, March 7 (IANS): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said that she will continue to fight for the farmers till her last breath, whether it is 100 days or 100 years. Speaking at a 'Kisan Maha Panchayat' here, she urged farmers to hold protests like the one at Delhi border in every village. "You will find the Congress standing with you everywhere. Whenever you are in trouble, we will be there beside you. Your fight is our fight, and I will
  • PM is not even aware of Assam problems: Priyanka
    Guwahati, March 2 (IANS): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not even interact with the lakhs of farmers protesting against the Centre's three farm laws in Delhi, then how would he be aware of the problems pertaining to the people of Assam, which is far away from the national capital. Addressing an poll campaign meeting at Tezpur in northern Assam's Sonitpur district, Priyanka said when lakhs of people faced the
  • Central govt only concerned about the rich and powerful: Priyanka
    Bishwanath (Assam), March 2 (PTI) Congress general Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed the BJP-led government at the Centre for not paying heed to farmers' concerns over the new agricultural laws, and said its policies are designed to benefit only the rich. Interacting with women workers of the Sadharu Tea Estate near here, she said farmers have been protesting in and around the national capital for months, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi is yet to meet them and
  • Priyanka to begin Assam campaign from Monday
    NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 28 (IANS): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be campaigning in Assam for two days from Monday where the Congress-led alliance is contesting against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be in Assam for campaigning on 1st and 2nd March," said her office. On the first day, she will pray at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati and attend a cultural programme. After that she will visit Sonari Gaon Panchaya
  • Priyanka visits Ravidas temple in Varanasi
    Varanasi, February 27 (IANS): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday attended the 644th birth anniversary celebration of Sant Shiromani Shri Guru Ravidas ji Maharaj at Seer Govardhanpur of the Ravidas temple in Varanasi. Priyanka also sought blessings of Sant Niranjan Das and enquired about his well-being. She had last visted the temple in 2020. The Congress General Secretary's visit witnessed a massive crowd as she reached here at around 11 a.m. and off
  • Mathura knows how to break people's arrogance: Priyanka
    Mathura (UP), February 23 (IANS): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Tuesday that the holy land Mathura is known to break the arrogance of people. "Lord Krishna had broken the arrogance of Lord Indra and had lifted the Govardhan mountain on his finger to save the people here. This government has also become arrogant and will not survive the wrath of the farmers who keep the nation alive," she said. Tuesday's meeting was in continuation of a ser
  • Priyanka assures UP boatmen of her support
    Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), February 21 (IANS): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday reached Prayagraj district to support the boatmen who were allegedly harassed by the local police. Priyanka had recently taken a holy dip at the Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj on 'Mauni Amavasya' and had travelled in boatman Sujit Nishad's boat who informed her of the atrocities being committed on local boatmen. Nishad had informed Priyanka about the issues that boat
  • PM Modi's arrogance is clear to everybody: Priyanka Gandhi
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), February 20 (IANS): Congress National General Secretary and UP state in-charge, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, while addressing the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Muzzafarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and targeted his "arrogance." She said,"In our old stories, kings and queens became arrogant after their won power. After becoming Prime Minister twice, the PM is also showing arrogance.&qu
  • Priyanka takes holy dip at Sangam on 'Mauni Amavasya'
    Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) February 11 (IANS): Congress General secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Thursday, took a holy dip at Sangam -- the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati -- on the occasion of "Mauni Amavasya'. Priyanka took the holy dip in the waters and offered prayers. The Congress leader went to Sangam by boat amid tight security. Earlier, Priyanka arrived in Prayagraj and visited Anand Bhawan, the ancestral home of the Nehru family. Here
  • Priyanka meets family of deceased farmer in UP
    Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), February 4 (IANS): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Thursday, met the family of the deceased farmer Navreet Singh, who had died during the Republic Day violence in Delhi when his tractor overturned. Priyanka reached the residence of the deceased farmer in the Dibdiba village in Vilaspur tehsil in the afternoon and attended the 'Antim Ardas' (prayer meeting). She offered her condolences and paid floral tributes. She sat in the women
  • Relationship with Amethi not political but that of a family: Priyanka Gandhi
    Amethi (UP), January 27 (PTI): Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said the relationship with Amethi is not political but that of a family, and family ties can never be weakened. She was addressing party workers in Jamo block here. "The relationship with Amethi is not political, it is that of home and family. It is an old relationship, and a strong one. The relationship, which we had with the people of Amethi, the same is intact today, and it will b
  • Priyanka slams NCW member for remarks on Badaun case
    New Delhi, January 8 (IANS): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday slammed NCW member Chandramukhi Devi for her remark a day earlier that the gang rape and murderous assault on a woman in Badaun would not have happened if she had not stepped out alone in the evening or if she were accompanied by a child. "Do you think that women's safety will be ensured after this kind of statement? The NCW member is blaming the victim for the crime. The administration
  • Rahul, Priyanka on way to Hathras after high drama
    New Delhi, October 3 (PTI): Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were headed to Hathras on Saturday to meet the family of the Dalit sexual assault victim following a massive show of party strength and some scuffles too at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border. While high drama unfolded in the national capital and the case continued to find wide resonance, a Hathras administration official said the Special Investigation Team had completed its probe into the death and alle
  • After drama over detention while going to Hathras, Rahul, Priyanka released
    Greater Noida, October 1 (IANS): High drama prevailed on Thursday after Uttar Pradesh police personnel pushed former Congress President Rahul Gandhi to the ground near the Yamuna Expressway and detained him along with his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, while they were walking towards Hathras to meet the family of the deceased gangrape victim. However, they were soon released and sent back to Delhi by the Uttar Pradesh Police. Rahul Gandhi, along with his s
  • Priyanka lauds healthcare workers on I-Day
    New Delhi, August 15 (ANI): Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday lauded the soldiers, healthcare workers, farmers and labourers across the country on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day. The Congress leader, taking to Twitter, remembered the struggle for independence and said that people have to continue fighting for their freedom. "India got independence after a long struggle in which people laid down their lives. Crores of Indians fought toget
  • Cong welcomes Ram Mandir construction, tries not to be ‘left out’
    New Delhi, August 4 (IANS) The Congress is now out to highlight the party's contribution to the construction of the Ram Temple, whose ground breaking ceremony is scheduled to be held in Ayodhya on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in attendance. Congress leaders are making statements so that they should not be seen to be left out of the historic event. On Tuesday, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi issued a statement saying that the construction of the Ram T
  • Will vacate govt accommodation by August 1: Priyanka
    New Delhi, July 14 (PTI): Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said she would be vacating her government accommodation in Lodhi Estate in New Delhi by August 1, terming as "fake news" reports that she had sought more time to do so.   The government had on July 1 issued an eviction notice to the Congress leader, asking her to vacate the 35, Lodhi Estate bungalow before August 1.   Taking to Twitter, she termed as "Fake news", reports
  • Rahul, Priyanka have the guts to take on Modi-Shah: Digvijaya
    New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday asserted that the party leadership must take up the challenge of building the party organisation under the "dynamic" leadership of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi. He said both have the guts and courage to take on the invincible duo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.   "The Congress leadership must take up the challenge of building the party organisat
  • Priyanka Gandhi demands CBI probe in Vikas Dubey case
    New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) After the arrest of Vikas Dubey in Ujjain, the Congress has upped its ante on the Yogi Government, party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday demanded a CBI inquiry into the whole case.   Priyanka Gandhi said in order to reveal the nexus between the criminal and the higher ups, an inquiry by the CBI was necessary.   In her tweets in Hindi Priyanka said, "After the heinous murders in Kanpur, the promptness with which the
  • Threat perception of Priyanka, Rahul has not changed: Cong
    New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra got an eviction notice from the government, the Congress said that the threat perception of the Gandhi family has not changed. They are still Z plus protectees and only the protection agency has been changed from the SPG to another agency, the party said.   Priyanka Gandhi was allotted government accommodation at 35, Lodhi Estate, a type 6B house.   "This is a trick to manipulate