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Hackers Deface India’s Sonia Gandhi’s Internet Profile

Posted December 9th, 2011 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Hackers have broken into the official website of India’s ruling Congress party and have defaced the profile page of party president Sonia Gandhi with a pornographic message. The website was shut down after the attack. The hacking coincided with Gandhi’s 65th birthday and came just days after the Indian government had called on social media […]

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Gandhi Makes First Public Appearance Since Surgery

Posted October 2nd, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Sonia Gandhi, the head of India’s ruling Congress Party, has made her first public appearance in India since undergoing surgery in the U.S. for an undisclosed illness. She participated Sunday in a birthday memorial in New Delhi for independence hero Mahatma Gandhi. Sonia Gandhi returned to India in early September and resumed work about a […]

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Top Indian Politician Returns to Work After Surgery

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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One of India’s most powerful politicians has returned to work after undergoing surgery in the United States for an undisclosed illness. Sonia Gandhi, the leader of India’s ruling Congress Party, presided over an election meeting Thursday, nearly six weeks after leaving the country for medical treatment. Congress Party officials said the 64-year-old looked fit and […]

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India’s Sonia Gandhi Returns Home after US Surgery

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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The head of India’s ruling Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, has returned home after undergoing surgery in the United States for an undisclosed illness. A party spokesman said the 64-year-old returned home Thursday and was “fine” after spending about a month abroad recovering from surgery. Party officials announced on August 4 that Gandhi had undergone a […]

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Reports: Gandhi May Soon Return to India

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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One of India’s most powerful politicians may soon return home after undergoing surgery in the United States for an undisclosed illness. Local media reports say that Sonia Gandhi, the 64-year-old president of India’s ruling Congress party, could return as early as Tuesday. Party officials announced on August 4 that Gandhi had undergone a successful operation […]

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Death Sentences Upheld for Killers of Former Indian PM

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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India’s president has rejected the clemency petitions of three men sentenced to death for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. President Pratibha Patil’s office said Thursday that she rejected their petitions last week. The three men, all members of the Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebel group, were given the death penalty in 1998 […]

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Indian President Upholds Death Sentences for Rajiv Gandhi’s Killers

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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India’s president has rejected the clemency petitions of three men convicted of killing former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The decision by President Pratibha Patil virtually assures that the three men will be hanged. They were sentenced to death in 1999 for their part in the assassination, but had appealed to the president for mercy. Twenty-six […]

India’s Sonia Gandhi Undergoes Successful Surgery

Posted August 5th, 2011 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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India’s most powerful politician is said to be recuperating from a successful surgery overseas. India’s ruling Congress Party said Friday that its leader, Sonia Gandhi, underwent a successful operation for an undisclosed medical condition. A party spokesman said Gandhi’s children, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra, are with her and that the family has requested privacy […]

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India’s Sonia Gandhi to Undergo Surgery Abroad

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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India’s ruling Congress Party says its leader, Sonia Gandhi, has traveled abroad to undergo surgery for an undisclosed medical condition. Party spokesman Janardhan Dwivedi told reporters Thursday that Gandhi could be away for two to three weeks. He did not say what the operation was for, but local media reports say it could be taking […]

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India’s Sonia Gandhi to Undergo Surgery Abroad

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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India’s ruling Congress Party says its leader, Sonia Gandhi, has traveled abroad to undergo surgery for an undisclosed medical condition. A party spokesman told reporters Thursday that Gandhi could be away for two to three weeks. He did not say what the operation was for, but local media reports say it could be taking place […]

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