Gandhi, 47, who is in the US on a two-week-long tour, during his interaction with students at the prestigious Princeton University said employment was an all-encompassing means to empower, enfranchise and involve Indians in the nation building process.
He wondered as to why people are critical of 99 percent of the higher currency cash in circulation coming back into the system after the government on November 9 last year scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.
Amid reports that the elevation of the Gandhi scion is round the corner, the former Union minister Salman Khurshid said the transition is psychologically important for the party.
The wall of the canal collapsed when water from the Ganga forcefully hit it after the pump was switched on for trial run at Bateshwarsthan in Bhagalpur district.
The Madras High Court on Wednesday extended its stay order on a floor test in the Tamil Nadu Assembly till further directions.
The Shiv Sena on Wednesday again attacked the Centre over fuel price hikes and asked if rates had been kept high despite a slump in global crude oil prices to pay for interest on the loan taken from Japan for the bullet train project.
Rahul Gandhi, who is in the US on a two-week-long tour, during his interaction with students at the prestigious Princeton University admitted that Modi-led BJP came to power in India as the people were angry with his Congress party over the issue of unemployment.
Live updates as cracks in Tamil Nadu's ruling party continues to create uncertainty over the future of the state government.
Demonetisation was never a political decision, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on Tuesday and insisted that the move had increased the tax payers base and black money had been disclosed.
Arguing that countries like China and India are benefiting the most from the Paris Agreement, United States President Trump had said that the agreement on climate change was unfair to the US, as it badly hit its businesses and jobs.
Advocating removal of checkposts, he asked the states to adopt digital payment solutions.
Trump warned North Korea not to pursue its nuclear missile programme in his starkest language yet, deriding its young leader Kim Jong-Un with the nickname "Rocket Man" and threatening to end his country.
The US president said America and its allies were working together to crush the terrorists and prevent the re-emergence of safe heavens they use to launch attacks.
Incidentally, Naidu, who served as a Union minister in the Modi Cabinet, before becoming the vice president, had earlier this year said it was important to learn 'Rashtra Bhasha' (national language) Hindi as most people in the country speak that language.
The SIT had earlier questioned author and historian Vikram Sampath in connection with Lankesh's killing.
"The United States is ready, willing and able, but hopefully this will not be necessary," said Donald Trump
A meeting of the party Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs), convened to take stock of the political situation in the backdrop of disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK legislators, demanded the resignation of Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal.
The defamation suit was filed by Ravi Jalan under the claim that Lalu and Tejaswi, the leader of the opposition in the Bihar Assembly, lowered his prestige by making the "wild" allegation about his involvement in the Srijan NGO scam and demanded his arrest.
Rane was expelled by Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray after he voiced displeasure over Uddhav Thackeray gaining prominence in the party.
BJP president Amit Shah today began his two-day day visit to Uttarakhand to galvanise party workers and assess the performance of the Trivendra Singh Rawat government which took power in the state in March.
Union Minister Giriraj Singh, known for his controversial remarks, today said Pakistan should "take away" Rohingyas as Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar "is fond of them"
In a reply to the Supreme Court on Monday, the Centre alleged that some sections of the Rohingyas had connections to Islamic State among other terrorist outfits and Pakistan’s spy agency ISI.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has said that intolerance and unemployment are the key issues that pose a serious challenge to India's national security and development.
The UN Security Council last week imposed a new raft of sanctions on North Korea, slapping an export ban on textiles, freezing work permits to North Korean guest workers and placing a cap on oil supplies.