Sonia Gandhi is an Italian-Indian politician. She is a former president of the Indian National Congress, the secular and left-of-centre political party, which governed India for most of its post-independence history.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to leaders of various political parties on phone to discuss a more coordinated and unified fight against the novel coronavirus.
Home Minister Amit Shah hit out at the Congress today, accusing the opposition party of "playing petty politics" while ...
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday took objection to remarks of Congress President Sonia Gandhi about the manner in which the government has dealt with crisis created by coronavirus saying the country was fighting a courageous battle under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the need of the hour is to forget political divide and manifest united determination to meet the challenge.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda on Thursday criticized Congress president Sonia Gandhi for allegedly doing "petty politics" for questioning the government's efforts in containing the spread of coronavirus and its fallout.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday assured Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi that the state did not have an issue with the migrant workers in the light of the COVID-19 lockdown.
After Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi termed the ongoing nationwide lockdown as 'unplanned', Telangana BJP leader NV Subhash on Thursday slammed her comments and asked whether she would like an Italy-like situation in India where over 12,000 people died of coronavirus.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday assured Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi that the state did not have a migrant issue in the light of the COVID-19 lockdown, as he had directed the industry to absorb all such labourers.
The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Thursday asked the Centre to urgently scale up testing for coronavirus, saying it has followed "a flawed strategy" and that lockdown is futile unless there is extensive testing.
The Congress working committee met on the backdrop of country facing the coronavirus pandemic and took feedback from the congress-ruled states, as party has been suggesting various measures to help the marginalised sections and daily wagers. Party president Sonia Gandhi slammed the lockdown as "unplanned" and emphasised that testing could only combat this disease which the country is "lacking" and demanded the government to prepare and publish a "Common minimum relief package".
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked fellow party members to act as a 'watchdog' to ensure that the interests of the poor and vulnerable section of the society are protected during the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country.