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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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VIDEOS

Muqabla | Did Rahul Gandhi put the army in question again?

News | Jul 31, 2021, 07:33 PM IST

As the 12th round of talks between India and China took place on Saturday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi propelled his political agenda. Taking to Twitter, he raised the question of security of the nation and the states. Watch debate on the same in Muqabla with Saurav Sharma.

Govt clearly denying discussion on 'Pegasus Project' in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi

News | Jul 28, 2021, 05:45 PM IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack on Central Government over the 'Pegasus Project' and claimed that government has refused to hold discussions on spyware in the House.

Ground Report | Pegasus Row: BJP advises Rahul Gandhi to get his phone checked

News | Jul 28, 2021, 06:36 PM IST

If his phone has a weapon, yet he doesn't file a complaint and only does press conferences. Why would anyone spy on Rahul Gandhi? He is unable to run the Congress party. What will be gained after spying on him? Rahul ji, you should get your phone checked: BJP

Rahul Gandhi slams Modi govt over Pegasus spyware

News | Jul 28, 2021, 02:11 PM IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Modi government of using Pegasus spyware against the country's institutions. Addressing the media outside at Vijay Chowk near Parliament, Rahul said that the government is wrongly accusing the opposition of not allowing the Parliament to function. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "inserted a weapon in the phones" of the country's citizens and called it an act of treason.

Tractor was brought to Parliament by hiding in a container for Rahul Gandhi's protest

News | Jul 27, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi on Monday drove a tractor to Parliament along with other party MPs and demanded that the agricultural laws be repealed.

Haqikat Kya Hai | Both Houses adjourned till tomorrow amid Opposition's uproar over Pegasus spyware

Hakikat Kya Hai | Jul 26, 2021, 09:28 PM IST

Both the Houses of Parliament witnessed stormy scenes after the Opposition raised slogans and placards on the Pegasus snooping row and farmers’ issue on July 27, two days after the proceedings were disrupted on July 23. Both the Houses were repeatedly adjourned. Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day as protests by Opposition members continued.

Special News | Rahul Gandhi drives tractor to reach Parliament

News | Jul 26, 2021, 04:02 PM IST

Opposing the Centre's farm laws, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on July 26 drove a tractor to reach Parliament in Delhi.

Rahul Gandhi takes out tractor march in protest of the three farm laws

News | Jul 26, 2021, 10:42 PM IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday drove a tractor to reach Parliament to protest against the three farm laws. Rahul was, however, not allowed to enter the Parliament premises on the tractor. Security officials at the entrance stopped him as vehicles having valid passes are allowed to enter the Parliament Complex.

Rahul Gandhi should submit phone for investigation if he thinks it is tapped: BJP on Pegasus row

Hakikat Kya Hai | Jul 23, 2021, 09:53 PM IST

The BJP on Friday dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to submit his phone for investigation if he believes it was tapped. It also asserted that no one's phone has been tapped illegally by the Narendra Modi government.

Muqabla | Congress-led Opposition disrupting Parliament proceedings over Pegasus row

News | Jul 23, 2021, 07:35 PM IST

Congress-led Opposition has been disrupting Parliament proceedings over Pegasus row. Rahul Gandhi has demanded resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah and a judicial inquiry into the alleged phone tapping of leaders. Watch Congress vs BJP debate on India TV show Muqabla.

Special News | Pegasus row: Rahul Gandhi demands Amit Shah's resignation, SC probe against PM Modi

News | Jul 23, 2021, 04:08 PM IST

Upping the ante against the government, former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday described Pegasus as a weapon and demanded resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Pegasus row: This has to be investigated and the Home Minister has to resign says Rahul Gandhi

News | Jul 23, 2021, 11:44 AM IST

This has to be investigated and the Home Minister has to resign said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on 'Pegasus Project' media report.

Ground Report | Pegasus controversy rocks Lok Sabha, House adjourned until July 22

News | Jul 20, 2021, 05:20 PM IST

The Pegasus snooping controversy rocked the Lok Sabha proceedings on Tuesday, leading to continued disruptions and repeated adjournments of the House. Soon after the House assembled at 3 pm, the opposition members again started raising slogans on the Pegasus snooping issue, forcing the chair to adjourn the House for the day. Several members carried placards and sought the resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. The House will now meet on July 22.

Muqabla | When will Punjab Congress infighting end?

News | Jul 17, 2021, 08:23 PM IST

After being reprimanded by Congress high command and party leader Rahul Gandhi, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has softened his stance on Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, reports said.

Congress leader Kamal Nath arrives at 10, Janpath to meet Sonia Gandhi

News | Jul 15, 2021, 02:20 PM IST

Sources revealed that former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath is the frontrunner to be the next Congress president.

Rahul Gandhi quotes 'fake news' to attack Modi government

News | Jul 14, 2021, 01:48 PM IST

Indian Army said that there has been no attempt by the Indian or the Chinese side to occupy the areas in eastern Ladakh from where they disengaged in February and both sides are engaged in talks to resolve the remaining issues in the region.

Good news for Punjab Congress in 3-4 days: Harish Rawat

News | Jul 14, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

In the next 3-4 days, there will be good news for Punjab Congress, said Congress General Secretary in-charge of Punjab, Harish Rawat after meeting Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi amid troubles in the party following a rift between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Rahul Gandhi meets Prashant Kishor ahead of likely rejig in Punjab

News | Jul 13, 2021, 09:00 PM IST

Ahead of a likely organisational and government reshuffle in Punjab, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday met poll strategist Prashant Kishor at his residence. Other party leaders like Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, AICC general secretary Punjab-in-charge Harish Rawat and KC Venugopal were also present during the meeting where they are learnt to have discussed the party's overhaul in Punjab and efforts to end factionalism in the state unit ahead of assembly elections.

Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Virbhadra Singh

News | Jul 09, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to former Himachal Pradesh chief minister and Congress leader Virbhadra Singh in Shimla on July 09.

Aaj Ki Baat: Rahul Gandhi’s tweet on vaccine shortage evokes angry retorts from 3 union ministers

Aaj Ki Baat | Jul 02, 2021, 11:10 PM IST

In Chhindwara, MP, scramble breaks out for 250 vaccine doses among 1,000 villagers. In Chhindwara, MP, scramble breaks out for 250 vaccine doses among 1,000 villagers. for more Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma on india tv.

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