Pilibhit

  • Varun Gandhi holds a massive roadshow before filing nomination 15-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Sultanpur: BJP General Secretary Varun Gandhi filed his nomination for Lok Sabha elections from Sultanpur on Tuesday after holding a massive roadshow in the area. Varun Gandhi, the son of Sanjay and Maneka Gandhi, travelled in an open jeep just like his cousin Rahul Gandhi in neighbouring Amethi where he...
  • It was Varun's decision to contest from Sultanpur: Maneka Gandhi 05-04-2014 04:21 PM

    Pilibhit: Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Pilibhit Maneka Gandhi slammed her estranged nephew Rahul Gandhi for calling Narendra Modi a devisive leader. Talking to CNN-IBN while campaign, Maneka said, "I don't think it's true, in fact, we are getting a lot of votes from Muslims as well this time." Accusing...
  • Maneka Gandhi doesn't own any vehicle but has assets worth crores 21-03-2014 09:07 PM

    Though senior BJP leader and sitting MP from Aonla, Maneka Gandhi does not own a vehicle, she has movable and immovable properties whose value run into several crore rupees. As per the affidavit filed along with the nomination papers for Pilibhit seat, Maneka has Rs 39,365 as cash in hand,...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Four Gandhis in the fray from Uttar Pradesh 21-03-2014 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: Just like 2009, this time too there are four Gandhis in the fray from Uttar Pradesh. All four are from the illustrious Nehru-Gandhi family. While Congress President Sonia Gandhi, her son and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi are defending their seats Raebareli and Amethi respectively, Maneka Gandhi and...
  • UP government approves proposal for tiger reserve in Pilibhit 26-02-2014 11:21 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday approved the proposal for establishing a tiger reserve in Pilibhit for conservation of the feline. The decision in this regard was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, an official release said in Lucknow. The cabinet also approved expansion of National...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Maneka Gandhi accuses Akhilesh of bowing before Azam Khan 23-09-2013 05:08 PM

    Attacking the SP government over the Muzaffarnagar riots, BJP MP Maneka Gandhi, on Monday, said party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had "bowed" before UP Cabinet Minister Azam Khan. "Both father and son have bowed in front of Azam Khan and his likes...this should be taken...
  • Court accepts UP government's plea against Varun Gandhi 12-06-2013 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Nearly three months after a court acquitted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Varun Gandhi of making provocative speeches during the 2009 Lok Sabha election campaign, the Pilibhit District court on Wednesday accepted UP government's appeal against the acquittal of the BJP leader. As many as 14 government...
  • Hate speech: UP govt moves court against Varun Gandhi's acquittal 29-05-2013 05:20 PM

    Lucknow: The UP government on Wednesday moved court against the acquittal of BJP MP Varun Gandhi in two cases of hate speech. The appeal was filed in Pilibhit sessions court. Government counsel Abhay Saxena moved the appeal in the court of District Judge Vinod Mishra. The court fixed June 15...
  • UP: Girl set on fire for opposing sexual harassment 22-05-2013 11:09 AM

    Lucknow: A 17-year-old minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit is battling for her life after three young men allegedly set her on fire for resisting an attempt to molest her on Monday evening. The girl has been admitted in the hospital in a very serious condition and is undergoing treatment....
  • UP: Three men set ablaze teen for resisting molestation 21-05-2013 07:29 PM

    Lucknow: A teenaged girl was allegedly set ablaze by three youths after she objected to eve-teasing in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district, the police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night at Mohammad Beni Chowdhury area when the 17-year-old girl resisted the eve-teasing by three youths - Munna,...
  • Varun Gandhi hate speech: Many witnesses turned hostile during trial 15-05-2013 08:31 AM

    Lucknow: Nearly three months after a court acquitted Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary Varun Gandhi of making provocative speeches in 2009, the Uttar Pradesh government will now appeal against the order. This, after CNN-IBN's sister channel IBN7 reported that as many as 14 government servants, including the then district magistrate...
  • Hate speech: UP to appeal against Varun Gandhi's acquittal 14-05-2013 10:40 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday said it would appeal in a higher court against the relief given to BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi by exonerating him of a hate speech charge. Inspector General (IG) Crime Ashish Gupta told mediapersons that the chief judicial magistrate's court had exonerated Varun...
  • Will continue to work for strong, united India, says Varun Gandhi after acquittal in hate speech case 05-03-2013 06:24 PM

    A Pilibhit court on Tuesday acquitted Varun Gandhi in connection with the second and final of the two hate speech cases against him. ...
  • UP govt allocates Rs 7 cr for flood relief work 07-08-2011 06:31 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has allocated Rs seven crore for rescue and relief work in flood-affected areas of the state. "The state government has allocated Rs 7.07 crore to supply and arrange relief material in flood-affected districts," Relief Commissioner KK Sinha said. He said the allocated amount would be...
  • Hate speech case: Charges framed against Varun 31-05-2011 04:21 PM

    Lucknow: A local court in Pilibhit has framed charges against BJP MP Varun Gandhi in connection with the alleged hate speeches made by him during campaigning for the 2009 Lok Sabha polls. Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Ajay Krishna, while hearing the case on Monday, ordered the prosecution to produce witnesses...
  • The Saffron Gandhi: Who exactly is Varun? 09-05-2009 10:19 PM

    Varun Gandhi is the most controversial politician of LS polls 2009. ...
  • Watch: Politicians and their collapsing dais 01-05-2009 04:40 PM

    A sheepish Varun addressed the rally from the ground as the dais caved in. ...
  • Varun unhurt as dais collapses | Watch 01-05-2009 04:25 PM

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  • Watch: Varun files papers, proceeds with caution 22-04-2009 11:16 PM

    Varun Gandhi was extra cautious about every move he made. ...