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Rahul Gandhi Rahul Gandhi Height: 1.71 m DOB: 19 June 1970

Rahul Gandhi is the president of the grand old party Congress. Son of Sonia and Rajiv Gandhi, he also serves as the Chairperson of the Indian Youth Congress and the National Students Union of India. A member of Parliament, he represents the constituency of Amethi, Uttar Pradesh (16th Lok Sabha). In 2004, Gandhi entered politics and successfully contested the Lok Sabha polls held that year from Amethi. Again, he won from the constituency in 2009 and 2014. He was elected Congress Vice-President in 2013. Earlier he was the General Secretary. In 2014, he led Congress' campaign in the general elections. However, the party suffered its worst electoral result in its history. Congress won only 44 seats compared to 206 seats won previously in the 2009 LS polls. In December 2017, he took over as the president of the Congress. Gandhi is also a Trustee of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust. Gandhi (48) is unmarried. Early life: For much of his childhood and early youth, he stayed away from the public sphere. Because of security concerns, he was homeschooled. He obtained degrees in International Relations and Development Studies at the universities of Rollins and Cambridge.

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Rahul Gandhi ignored farmers protest in Delhi, going to sea with Kerala fishermen: CM Vijayan

India | Feb 25, 2021, 07:07 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi, who represents Kerala's Wayanad in Lok Sabha, turned seafarer and pulled the net with local fishermen in high sea in Kollam.

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'Divide, lie and rule': PM Modi hits out at Rahul Gandhi over fisheries ministry remark

India | Feb 25, 2021, 01:51 PM IST

PM Modi said he was shocked to know that the former Congress chief was unaware about the ministry which was set up by his government in 2019 itself. 

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'Wisdom of electors must be respected’, Kapil Sibal reacts to Rahul Gandhi’s 'North vs South' remark

India | Feb 25, 2021, 09:18 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi is facing a barrage of criticism from the BJP over his controversial 'North vs South' remark made in his home constituency Wayand in Kerala

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'Grateful to Amethi voters': Congress firefights after Rahul's 'north-south' politics remark

India | Feb 24, 2021, 06:30 PM IST

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma defended Rahul Gandhi describing the statement as the former party president's personal experience'

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UP gave opportunities to Gandhis but...: Yogi on Rahul's North-South politics remark

India | Feb 24, 2021, 05:33 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday targeted Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi over a recent speech comparing politics in north and south India and said that the opposition leader was playing divisive politics.

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BJP attacking Rahul Gandhi to divert attention from real issues: Congress

India | Feb 24, 2021, 02:50 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday triggered a North vs South controversy as he described his stint as a Lok Sabha member from Wayanand in Kerala as 'refreshing' after 15 years of representing Amethi in the Lok Sabha.

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‘Sahabzaade’ has lost it, Giriraj Singh responds after Rahul Gandhi repeats Fisheries Ministry gaffe

India | Feb 24, 2021, 02:46 PM IST

Notably, the Modi government after the 2019 Lok Sabha election had set up the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying. The ministry was formed from the department of same name under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

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Noisy scenes in UP Assembly after minister's remarks against Rahul Gandhi, state Congress chief

India | Feb 24, 2021, 02:18 PM IST

In reply to a question regarding irrigation facilities in Bundelkhand, Jal Shakti Minister Mahendra Singh called Lallu a 'Tathakathit adyaksh' (so-called president) when the latter said that the Bundelkhand area was witnessing maximum number of suicides by farmers.

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BJP launches no-holds-barred attack on Rahul Gandhi over 'North vs South' remark

India | Feb 24, 2021, 09:30 AM IST

BJP leaders have launched an all-out attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and called him an opportunist who is trying to create a north-south divide. 

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South politics is refreshing, says Rahul Gandhi; 'divide & rule politics won’t work', BJP hits back

India | Feb 23, 2021, 11:36 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda slammed Rahul Gandhi for his remark. Nadda said the former Congress president has a habit of trying to divide people on regional lines.

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National Herald case: Delhi HC asks Sonia, Rahul to file reply on Swamy's plea by April 12

India | Feb 22, 2021, 01:08 PM IST

Advocate Satya Sabharwal, appearing for the BJP MP, and advocate Tarannum Cheema, appearing for Gandhis and others, confirmed that the high court has issued notice in the matter and stayed the trial court proceedings till April 12.

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Aaj Ki Baat, February 17, 2021: Full Episode

India | Feb 17, 2021, 11:54 PM IST

India's Number One and the most followed Super Prime Time News Show ‘Aaj Ki Baat – Rajat Sharma Ke Saath was launched just before the 2014 General Elections.

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Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy lies to Rahul Gandhi infront of crowd? Watch what happened

India | Feb 17, 2021, 06:37 PM IST

BJP National General Secretary (Independent Charge) of Goa, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, CT Ravi on Wednesday said that Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy 'lied' to Rahul Gandhi during his interaction with the people when a woman questioned the Congress-led government in the union territory.

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Rahul Gandhi demands separate fishery ministry, Giriraj Singh's epic reply in Italian

India | Feb 17, 2021, 07:22 PM IST

Soon after Rahul Gandhi's statement, Giriraj Singh, Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying went into action mode slamming the Wayanad MP for his remark.

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Will offer Rahul Gandhi 'Rs 2.5 lakh govt scheme' if he marries a Dalit woman: Ramdas Athwale

India | Feb 17, 2021, 05:18 PM IST

Ramdas Athawale said that if Rahul Gandhi marries a Dalit girl, he will also fulfill the dream of Mahatma Gandhi and help end casteism.

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GOI being negligent, over confident about COVID-19: Rahul Gandhi

India | Feb 17, 2021, 12:32 PM IST

In India, the South Africa strain has been detected in four returnees, one from Angola, one from Tanzania and two from South Africa in January, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said.

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India needs serious opposition not desperate one

Feb 17, 2021, 09:19 PM IST

When it comes to leading the party, the Congress conundrum is more profound than what it appears. Officially, Sonia Gandhi is heading the organisation, but unofficially Rahul Gandhi is in charge of the party.

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India won't be silenced: Rahul Gandhi on activist Disha's arrest

India | Feb 15, 2021, 03:07 PM IST

A day after the arrest of Disha Ravi, and non-bailable warrants issued against Nikita Jacob and Shantanu over 'toolkit' matter, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the government and said India won't be "silenced".

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Imran Khan extends support to Disha Ravi, joins opposition in spewing venom against Modi govt

India | Feb 15, 2021, 03:11 PM IST

Pakistan PM Imran Khan's PTI has extended support to climate activist Disha Ravi. Ravi was arrested on Saturday for her involvement in the toolkit case.

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Sirf 'do' ka vikas: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over LPG cylinder price hike

India | Feb 15, 2021, 09:31 AM IST

This is the second price hike in the month of February. The oil marketing companies had increased the price of non-subsidised LPG cylinders by Rs 25 in metro cities on February 4.

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