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  • Sonia, Congress leaders attack Modi over price rise, communal tension September 1, 2014

    Rae Bareli/New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi on Monday led the Congress attack against Narendra Modi government and flagged the issue of price rise as her party slammed both the Prime Minister and BJP for "rise in communal tension" as NDA completes 100 days in power. "People will give a reply to whether...
  • Congress won't stop till it regains its glory: Sonia Gandhi June 14, 2014

    Rae Bareli (UP): Asking party workers not to be disheartened by the Lok Sabha debacle, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said she will lead from the front for the party's revival. Sonia, who is on her first visit to her parliamentary constituency, Rae Bareli, after her victory in the just concldued elections,...
  • Saddened by election results, says Sonia Gandhi during Rae Bareli visit June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: On her first ever visit to Lok Sabha constituency Rae Bareli after the elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said that she was saddened by the public's mandate. She, however, added that she would continue to lead from the front despite the party's deafening defeat in the elections. Speaking...
  • Amethi: What the Gandhis can learn from Pawar and Gowda May 6, 2014

    Amethi: If the battle for Amethi is so tough this time, the Gandhis should blame themselves, not the BJP or AAP for their plight. It is a very well known fact that Amethi is one of the most backward Lok Sabha constituencies in India. The seat was earlier represented by...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Gandhi bastions May 5, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka is campaigning aggressively in Amethi for her brother Rahul and for her mother Sonia in Rae Bareli. Along with Priyanka, CNNIBN's Shreya Dhoundial visits both the constituencies and finds out the views of the voters. Amethi and...
  • LS polls: Huge support in Rae Bareli for Sonia Gandhi April 30, 2014

    Despite facing flak from the people across the nation, Rae Bareli is one of the constituencies in the country, where the popularity of the Congress has not gone down. Sitting MP from Rae Bareli, Congress President Sonia Gandhi is preferred candidate, according to voters in Rae Bareli. ...
  • Watch: Voters in a Rae Bareli village say they've never seen Sonia April 29, 2014

    While the Gandhi daughter, Priyanka, has been campaigning aggressively in Rae Bareli, in Sonia Gandhi's constituency, many voters have never ever seen the Congress President. With the region going to polls on Wednesday, April 30, CNNIBN travelled to Rae Bareli and met voters who are still struggling for the basics. ...
  • No challenge to Congress in Rae Bareli, Amethi: Priyanka Gandhi April 28, 2014

    Priyanka Gandhi on Monday held a roadshow in the constituency of her mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi, during which she claimed that there was no challenge for her party in Rae Bareli and Amethi, the constituency of her brother Rahul Gandhi. "There is no challenge for Congress in Rae Bareli...
  • BJP's attacks on my family do not bother me, asserts Priyanka Gandhi April 28, 2014

    Rae Bareli: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has once again asserted that the salvoes fired by opposition against her family members do not bother her. Speaking to reporters after a public meeting in Rae Bareli, Priyanka who has off lately been very vocal said, "personal attacks against me and my family...
  • Rae Bareli all set to back Sonia yet again despite its myriad problems April 28, 2014

    Rae Bareli: Crossing the roads, travelling through the hinterlands of Rae Bareli, several eyes gaze the cameras as they wait for the Gandhi family star campaigner Priyanka to visit her mother Sonia's constituency. The one feeling that some said and some unsaid words carried was that all this is just...
  • Congress continues to defend Robert Vadra, says BJP scared of Priyanka April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress continues to defend party President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra after the Bharatiya Janata Party released a CD questioning his land deals in Rajasthan and Haryana. The Congress has said that no charge against Vadra has been proven with all PILs filed against him dismissed. The party...
  • Priyanka vs BJP: Is Robert Vadra in the line of fire? April 27, 2014

    A highly combative Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday reacted strongly to the allegations levelled by the BJP against her husband Robert Vadra challenging the opposition to continue its attacks and said that she is ready to face all accusations. ...
  • Priyanka comes to Vadra's defence, says not scared of BJP or its politics April 27, 2014

    Rae Bareli: A highly combative Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday reacted strongly to the allegations levelled by the BJP against her husband Robert Vadra challenging the opposition to continue its attacks and said that she is ready to face all accusations. "Let them do whatever they want to. I'm not scared of...
  • Dalits unsure about voting for BJP after Ramdev's honeymoon remark April 27, 2014

    Raebareli: Yoga guru Ramdev's recent 'honeymoon' remark on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi could cost BJP a great deal of votes in Raebareli. Lambasting him for his comments, Dalits in Raebareli said that though they were thinking about voting for the BJP in this election, Ramdev's statement has driven them...
  • MPs Rating: Sonia Gandhi scores 6.3 on a scale of 10 April 25, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi has been a 3-time MP from Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh. Sonia scored 5.4 on 10 for accessibility and 5.6 for trustworthiness in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and Association of Democratic Reform. She got 5.4 for law and order, 5.5 for providing better public transport, 7.6 for...
  • Watch: Priyanka Gandhi continues her attack on Narendra Modi April 25, 2014

    Priyanka Gandhi campaigned in Rae Bareli on Friday. She continued her attack on BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi accusing him of giving away land in Gujarat at throwaway prices. She also hit out at Modi for his RSVP jibe at the Gandhi family, saying that Modi should stop patronising voters...
  • 'No vacancy' for leadership role for Priyanka in Congress: Tharoor April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: With Sonia and Rahul Gandhi at the top, the Congress has "no vacancy" for a leadership role, party leader Shashi Tharoor said on Saturday amidst speculation that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra could assume a bigger responsibility in the organisation. "The Congress has a President and a Vice-President, who is not...
  • Priyanka Gandhi takes on Modi, says BJP a one-man show April 16, 2014

    Rae Bareli: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday directly took on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying that the 2014 Lok Sabha election was a battle of ideologies. "While our (Congress) ideology is to empower the people, their ideology is about a single man taking all the decisions," said Priyanka...
  • Priyanka Gandhi to campaign for Sonia in Raebareli April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi will campaign for her mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli on Wednesday, a day after she campaigned for her brother in Amethi. Priyanka has been made in-charge of Rahul and Sonia's campaigns in the two constituencies. Priyanka has truly stepped up the poll...
  • Big setback for AAP as Raebareli candidate pulls out of Sonia contest April 8, 2014

    The AAP suffered a jolt on Tuesday when its candidate Justice (retd) Fakhruddin withdrew from the electoral fray in Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency where Congress president Sonia Gandhi is a candidate. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders confirmed that the former Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh high court judge has recused himself...
  • AAP fields HC judge Fakhruddin against Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli April 3, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party has fielded Madhya Pradesh High Court judge Fakhruddin against Congress president Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The party disclosed his name on Thursday in their 14th list of candidates. Sonia Gandhi, the three-time MP from the constituency, filed her nomination papers on...
  • Sonia Gandhi files nomination, likely to win Rae Bareli for fourth time April 2, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi filed her nomination from Rae Bareli and is seemed to be set for a fourth straight win. The BJP has put up Supreme Court lawyer Ajay Aggarwal while SP has not put up anyone opposite her. ...
  • AAP fields former HC Judge Fahkhruddin against Sonia from Rae Bareli April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has fielded former MP and Chhattisgarh High Court Judge Fakhruddin against Congress President Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli. The decision was taken on the day Sonia filed her nomination papers. The party has also fielded Adarsh Shastri, grandson of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri,...
  • Sonia Gandhi files nomination from Rae Bareli April 2, 2014

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi filed her nomination papers for the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat Wednesday. The UPA chairperson arrived to a rousing welcome in Rae Bareli along with her son and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. After a brief 'havan' at a party loyalist's house, she drove to the collector's office...
  • Uma Bharti may be pitted by BJP against Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to put up a strong fight in Rae Bareli, the BJP is considering pitting its firebrand Hindutva leader Uma Bharti against Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Top party sources confirmed that the party is "seriously considering" a proposal to shift Uma Bharti from Jhansi to Rae Bareli...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Aam Aadmi Party imploding from within? March 12, 2014

    AAP leader Shazia Ilmi on Wednesday sought to quell speculation that she would be pitted against Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the Lok Sabha polls, saying she "never agreed" to contest from Rae Bareli. ...
  • Sonia attacks SP for not utilising funds allocated to Rae Bareli February 25, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi has hit out at the Samajwadi Party-led Uttar Pradesh government for not utilising funds disbursed by the Centre in her Rae Bareli constituency. Sonia said, "For all the schemes the money comes to state government, now you have seen the condition of this village. This village...
  • LS polls: Shazia Ilmi likely to contest against Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli February 17, 2014

    After announcing Kumar Vishwas's candidature against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, there is a buzz that the party might pit Shazia Ilmi against Congress President Sonia Gandhi in the upcoming general elections. However, the party did not confirm this development. "We are yet to finalise our candidates," party spokesperson Dilip Pandey...
  • Priyanka, Rahul meet Congress leaders; party rejig on the cards? January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leaders on Tuesday met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi in New Delhi ahead of reports that the party is looking at a possible reshuffle ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. While the meeting was primarily to decide party's strategy in the upcoming...