Urgent need to devise India-specific strategy to combat Covid-19: Rahul Gandhi
The remarks came at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, where besides him, party chief Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and other senior leaders discussed the health crisis through video-conferencing.
Rahul Gandhi urges PM Modi to provide social safety net for those hit by lockdown
In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress l...
Rahul Gandhi writes to PM Modi, says sudden lockdown created immense panic, confusion
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday wrote a letter t...
'More compassionate' approach required to deal with coronavirus crisis: Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday called for a "more nuanced and compassionate approach" to deal with the coronavirus crisis, saying the lockdown will devastate the county's poor and weak.
Corona stimulus package: Rahul Gandhi hails govt's financial assistance to poor
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi welcomed the financial package announced by the Centre on Thursday, saying it was the first step in the right d...
First step in right direction: Rahul Gandhi on Centre's financial package
The comments come after the government unveiled a Rs 1.70-lakh-crore economic package involving free food grain and cooking gas to the poor for the next three months, one-time doles to women and poor senior citizens, higher wages to workers and measures to boost liquidity of employees.
India Lockdown: Migrant workers’ plight breaks political ceasefire
Thousands of migrant workers thronging the streets amid the nationwide lockdown has put stains on the nascent political ceasefire at the time of the Covid-19 emergency.
Government responsible for terrible condition of migrant workers: Congress
"Today, in the hour of crisis, our brothers and sisters should at least get respect and support. The government should take concrete steps as soon as possible so that it does not become a major tragedy," Gandhi said on Twitter.
Provide cash to poor, tax breaks to industry during COVID-19 lockdown: Rahul Gandhi
The Congress leader also demanded creation of massive emergency field hospitals, particularly in urban areas, with full ICU capabilities to provide care to patients. He also urged the government to act swiftly in announcing tax breaks and financial support to industries which are struggling to prevent massive job losses during the coronavirus crisis.
Provide emergency wages to unorganised workers: Sonia to PM
In a letter sent to the PM on Tuesday, Gandhi suggested that the large unspent part of the ₹49,688 crore cess collected by the welfare boards, constituted under The Building and Other Construction Workers Act, be used for the relief measures.
Rahul Gandhi slams govt response to coronavirus outbreak
He described the contagious disease as a "huge problem" and said ignoring it was a "non-solution". "I will keep repeating this. The coronavirus is a huge problem. Ignoring the problem is a non solution," Gandhi said in a tweet.
Govt banned export of N95 masks, body overalls on Jan 31: BJP's Amit Malviya
Rebutting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's charge that the Modi government delayed banning export of medical equipment linked to combating coronavirus, BJP leader Amit Malviya on Monday said the decision was taken on January 31, much before any WHO advisory came.
Coronavirus pandemic: India will pay heavy price for govt's inability, tweets Rahul Gandhi
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said quick and aggressive action was required to tackle coronavirus, warning India will pay "extremely...
India is going to pay an extremely heavy price due to Modi govt's inability: Rahul Gandhi on coronavirus
India is going to pay an extremely heavy price owing to the government's inability to act decisively, he tweeted. Earlier on March 13, Rahul Gandhi had said that the coronavirus pandemic may destroy Indian economy.
India going to pay heavy price for govt's inability to act decisively on COVID-19: Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the country will have to pay a heavy price for the government's inability to act decisively on curbing coronavirus.
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