In a bid to boost his party's connect with the masses, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will start interacting with the public at the party headquarters.
The two newly-elected MPs and an MLA from Rajasthan called on Congress President Rahul as well as Sonia, a senior Congress leader said.
M Veerappa Moily said Sonia Gandhi continues to be the UPA chairperson because of her ability to pull the allies together.
The timing of a general election after four years in office is the biggest weapon that a ruling party has and usually plays after going through the fine print.
Narendra Modi launched the construction of a $6.8 billion refinery in the western state of Rajasthan, hopeful to lift national capacity to meet the surge in fuel demand.
Congress Prez Rahul Gandhi will visit his Lok Sabha constituency of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh on January 15 and 16 for the first time after taking over as the party chief.
Former Rajasthan CM Gehlot has opposed the upcoming foundation laying ceremony of an oil refinery in Barmer by the PM saying it had already been performed 4 years ago.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived in Goa to join his mother Sonia Gandhi to usher in the New Year, a party official said.
M Veerappa Moily said that no decision has been taken on whether Sonia would continue to occupy the position of UPA chairperson or make way for Rahul Gandhi.
Rahul chaired his first Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting after being elected as the party chief.
US dollar ends higher against rupee
Mumbai: The US dollar ended sharply higher against the rupee at 64.21/22 per dollar and the pound sterling also finished higher at Rs 90.34/36 per pound at the close of the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market here today.
Following are the Interbank forex and RBI rates: (In Rs per unit) Unit Interbank RBI Reference US Dollar 64.21/22 US Dollar Rs 63.9097 Pound Sterling 90.34/36 Euro Rs 80.1683 Euro 80.18/20 Japanese Yen (100) 60.50/52
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