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Sonia Gandhi Sonia Gandhi Height: 1.63 m DOB: 9 December 1946

Sonia Gandhi is an Indian politician of Italian descent. By way of her marriage to Rajiv Gandhi, she is a member of the Nehru–Gandhi family. She was a former president of the Congress party. In 1998, she took over as the party leader and remained in office for a record nineteen years. Under her leadership, the party formed the government post the 2004 elections. She has since been credited for being instrumental in formulating the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). After the 2004 victory, Gandhi declined the premiership and instead led the ruling alliance and the National Advisory Council. In 2009, UPA was re-elected to power. Her foreign birth has been a subject of much debate and controversy. In December 2017, she stepped down as the Congress president. Sonia Gandhi has been widely described as one of the most powerful politicians in the country. She is also listed among the most powerful women in the world. Early life: She was born in a small village near Vicenza, Italy and was raised in a Roman Catholic Christian family. For higher education, she moved to Cambridge and in 1968, married Rajiv Gandhi. After marriage, she took up Indian citizenship and began living in India. Following her husband's assassination, she finally agreed to join politics in 1997.

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Rajasthan: Amid looming political crisis, Gehlot, Pilot meet Congress chief Kharge, Rahul Gandhi

News | May 29, 2023, 10:04 PM IST

This is the first time after a long gap that the Rajasthan CM and his former deputy are meeting face-to-face in the presence of top party leadership.

Superfast 200: Watch 200 big news of May 17, 2023 of the country and world in a flash

News | May 17, 2023, 12:44 PM IST

Baba Bageshwar In Patna: Posters of Baba Bageshwar were removed in Patna. The administration removed the posters from Dak Bungalow Square.

Haqiqat Kya Hai: Why did PM Narendra Modi have to attack Sonia Gandhi today?

Hakikat Kya Hai | May 07, 2023, 10:08 PM IST

PM Modi Rally In Karnataka: Why Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to attack Sonia Gandhi today. Why did PM Modi have to say today that there are some foreign powers which are instigating.

Why didn't Sonia Gandhi become the Prime Minister?

News | Apr 08, 2023, 12:04 AM IST

Why didn't Sonia Gandhi become the Prime Minister?

Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi joined Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra for a few minutes in Delhi

News | Dec 24, 2022, 04:36 PM IST

Despite BJP's several appeals to follow the Coronavirus protocols, Congress has resumed its "Bharat Jodo Yatra" in the wee hour of Saturday. During the yatra, Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi also joined in Delhi and walked with Rahul Gandhi for a short distance.

Mallikarjun Kharge's Leadership Will Inspire Cong Says Sonia Gandhi At Oath Ceremony

News | Oct 26, 2022, 01:51 PM IST

Mallikarjun Kharge formally took over as Congress president on Wednesday after he was handed over the certificate of election to the top post at a function at the AICC headquarters in New Delhi. The first non-Gandhi to head the party in 24 years, Kharge had defeated Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor in a direct contest for the president's post in the grand old party after the Gandhis opted out of the race. Outgoing Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former chief Rahul Gandhi and AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were also present at the event which was attended by several top party leaders. Ahead of his taking over, Kharge visited Rajghat and paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi. He also visited the memorials of former prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi and former deputy prime minister Jagjivan Ram, and paid tributes to the leaders. #mallikarjunkharge #soniagandhi #congresspresident #indiatv

Mallikarjun Kharge LIVE | Kharge take oath Congress President | Sonia Gandhi | Rahul Gandhi | India

News | Oct 26, 2022, 12:00 PM IST

Mallikarjun Kharge LIVE। Kharge Oath Congress President। Sonia Gandhi। Rahul Gandhi: खड़गे आज दिल्ली में कांग्रेस हेडक्वार्टर में अध्यक्ष पद की शपथ ली। इस दौरान सोनिया और राहुल गांधी, प्रियंका गांधी समेत कांग्रेस के कई दिग्गज नेता मौजूद रहे। कार्यभार संभालने से पहले खड़गे आज सुबह राजघाट भी गए और उन्होंने यहां गांधीजी को श्रद्धांजलि अर्पित की। इससे पहले खड़गे ने मंगलवार शाम पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री मनमोहन सिंह से मुलाकात की थी।#mallikarjunkharge #congress #congresspresident #rahulgandhi #soniagandhi #indiatv =================================

Mallikarjun Kharge LIVE | Congress New President | Gandhi Family | Sonia Gandhi | Rahul Gandhi

News | Oct 26, 2022, 11:25 AM IST

Mallikarjun Kharge LIVE । Congress New President। Gandhi Family। Sonia Gandhi। Rahul Gandhi#mallikarjunkharge #congress #congresspresident #rahulgandhi #soniagandhi #indiatv =================================

Congress President Elections: Kharge vs Tharoor; Party Votes To Elect New Party Chief

News | Oct 17, 2022, 05:41 PM IST

Voting began on Monday in the Congress presidential polls as senior leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor face off for the post of AICC chief. Over 9,000 Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) delegates form the electoral college to pick the party chief in a secret ballot. Voting began at 10 am at the AICC headquarters in New Delhi and at the party's polling booths in state offices across the country. Veteran Congress leader P Chidambaram was the first to cast his vote at the AICC headquarters, sources said. #congress #shashitharoor #indiatv

Congress President Elections: Congress Gears Up to Elect Non-Gandhi President After 24 Years

News | Oct 17, 2022, 07:48 AM IST

Senior Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor are all set for a face-off in an electoral contest on Monday, for the post of All India Congress Committee (AICC) chief. The grand old party is set to have a non-Gandhi president in more than 24 years. Over 9,000 Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) delegates form the electoral college to pick the party chief in a secret ballot.#congress #shashitharoor #indiatv

Digvijay Singh Can Fight In Congress President Elections, May Go To Meet Sonia Gandhi

News | Sep 29, 2022, 10:30 AM IST

Congress President Elections लड़ सकते हैं Digvijay Singh, Sonia Gandhi से कर सकते हैं मुलाकात | Ashok Gehlot के चुनाव लड़ने पर कायम है सस्पेंस, नामांकन दाखिल करने का कल आखिरी दिन |#congress #congresspresidentelection #ashokgehlot #sachinpilot #indiatv

Congress President Election Takes New Turn, New Names Amazed Netizen

News | Sep 29, 2022, 07:50 AM IST

Congress President Election में पार्टी के सीनियर नेता Digvijay Singh भी नामांकन दाखिल कर सकते हैं. दिग्विजय आज दिल्ली में Sonia Gandhi से मुलाकात कर सकते हैं. उधर राजस्थान के सीएम Ashok Gehlot भी दिल्ली में हैं. आज उनकी भी सोनिया गांधी से मुलाकात हो सकती है. कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष चुनाव में नामांकन का कल आखिरी तारीख है.#congress #congresspresidentelection #congresscrisis #digvijaysingh #ashokgehlot #soniagandhi #indiatv

Congress President Election | Rajasthan Political Crisis| Ashok Gehlot | Sonia Gandhi | Sachin Pilot

News | Sep 29, 2022, 07:43 AM IST

Rajasthan New CM । Ashok Gehlot | Sachin Pilot | राजस्थान के मुख्यमंत्री अशोक गहलोत (Ashok Gehlot) फिलहाल कांग्रेस के राष्ट्रीय अध्यक्ष बनने की रेस में बने हुए हैं। भले ही उनके करीबियों ने उन्हें दिल्ली जाने से रोकने की कोशिश की लेकिन अभी भी गांधी परिवार गहलोत को केंद्रीय राजनीति में लाना चाहते हैं। राजस्थान प्रकरण के बाद भले ही गहलोत की छवि को धक्का पहुंचा है लेकिन अहमद पटेल के निधन के बाद सोनिया गांधी के पास कोई दूसरा रणनीतिकार नहीं है जो मोदी-शाह की जोड़ी को टक्कर दे सके। गहलोत संगठन महासचिव रहते हुए अहमद पटेल को गुजरात में अमित शाह को पटखनी देकर जीताने से लेकर 2019 से पहले एमी, छत्तीसगढ़, राजस्थान, कर्नाटक में कांग्रेस की वापसी हुई थी। गहलोत की सबसे बड़ी सफलता गुजरात में कांग्रेस को मजबूती देते हुए बीजेपी को 100 सीट के अंदर लाने में कामयाबी हासिल करना था। ऐसे में पार्टी में दूर-दूर तक गहलोत के कद का कोई दूसरा नेता नहीं दिख रहा है जो शाह-मोदी को टक्कर देने की काबिलियत है।#rajasthancrisis #ashokgehlot #congresspresidentelection #soniagandhi #sachinpilo #rajasthancongress #indiatv

Rajasthan Politics | Ashok Gehlot Relieved From Sonia Gandhi's Plan | Congress | Sachin Pilot

News | Sep 28, 2022, 07:35 AM IST

Rajasthan New CM । Ashok Gehlot | Sachin Pilot | Rajasthan में उपजे राजनीतिक हालात के बीच अशोक गहलोत (Ashok Gehlot) राष्ट्रीय अध्यक्ष की रेस से बाहर हो गए हैं। आलाकमान के सख्त रूख के बाद बागी विधायकों के सुर भी बदल गए हैं। दूसरी तरफ सीएम गहलोत नें सोनिया गांधी से बात कर स्पष्ट किया है कि आलाकमान के खिलाफ वो कभी भी नहीं जा सकते हैं। वहीं, पर्यवेक्षकों के रिपोर्ट की वजह से तकनीकि आधार पर क्लीन चीट मिल गया है। हालांकि, बगावत करने वाले गहलोत गुट के नेताओं पर गाज गिरनी तय है। #rajasthancrisis #ashokgehlot ##sachinpilo #rajasthancongress #indiatv

Who Will Lead Congress For 2024? Rahul Gandhi To Select President, Voting To Start Soon

News | Sep 20, 2022, 11:05 AM IST

Voting For Congress President To Happen On 17th October, Nominations To Be Filed By 28th September. Shashi Tharoor and Ashok Gehlot strives hard to compete against each other,.#congress #shashitharoor #soniagandhi #rahulgandhi #ashokgehlot #indiatv

Voting For Congress President To Happen On 17th October, Nominations To Be Filed By 28th September

News | Sep 20, 2022, 08:39 AM IST

Voting For Congress President To Happen On 17th October, Nominations To Be Filed By 28th September. Shashi Tharoor and Ashok Gehlot strives hard to compete against each other,.#congress #shashitharoor #soniagandhi #rahulgandhi #ashokgehlot #indiatv

Shashi Tharoor | Congress President Election | Sonia Gandhi | Rahul Gandhi | Ashok Gehlot

News | Sep 20, 2022, 08:49 AM IST

Shashi Tharoor on Monday received Sonia Gandhi's approval to contest the party’s presidential polls on October 17, sources told India TV. Tharoor is a part of the G-23 leaders, who had been demanding an organizational overhaul. Tharoor earlier also endorsed a petition by a group of young party members seeking constructive reforms before meeting Gandhi. In case Rahul Gandhi does not contest, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot was being seen as a front-runner, sources added. #congress #congresspresidentelection #shashitharoor #rahulgandhi #soniagandhi #ashokgehlot #indiatv

Sambit Patra : BJP Slams Gandhi Family, Calls Them Corrupted From Heritage

News | Sep 03, 2022, 02:34 PM IST

BJP | Press Confrence | Sambit Patra on Congress Sambit Patra On Congress: दिल्ली में बीजेपी प्रवक्ता संबित पात्रा (Sambit Patra) ने प्रेस कॉन्फ्रेंस कर भ्रष्टाचार (Corruption) के मुद्दे पर कांग्रेस और गांधी परिवार पर तीखा हमला बोला है। बीजेपी के राष्ट्रीय प्रवक्ता संबित पात्रा ने कहा है कि, गांधी परिवार को विरासत में भ्रष्टाचार मिला है। पात्रा ने कहा कि, पूर्व पीएम नेहरु जी के दौर से ही कांग्रेस लगातार भ्रष्टाचार करती आ रही है। नेशनल हेराल्ड मामले में सोनिया गांधी और राहुल गांधी जमानत पर बाहर हैं। हाल ही में, जब दोनों को जांच एजेंसियों की ओर से जांच के लिए बुलाया गया, तो कांग्रेस ने विघटनकारी होने की कोशिश की। इसने एजेंसियों पर दबाव बनाने और तबाही फैलाने की कोशिश की।#BJP #pressconference #sambitpatra #soniagandhi #rahulgandhi #indiatv

Sonia Gandhi raises issue of MGNREGA in Lok Sabha, says - constant cuts are being made in the budget

News | Mar 31, 2022, 04:17 PM IST

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday urged the Central government to ensure proper budget allocation for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) while also making payment of wages to labourers within 15 days of work.

Aaj Ki Baat | Azad meets Sonia, puts forward suggestions to strengthen Congress organisation

Aaj Ki Baat | Mar 19, 2022, 03:18 PM IST

G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad met Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday and said he conveyed suggestions to strengthen the party, a day after members of the dissenting group held a flurry of meetings over measures to revamp the organisation. Watch aaj ki baat to know the complete details of meeting.

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