Raebareli

  • Election Yatra: Battle for Uttar Pradesh 10-04-2014 11:49 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Habiba Marya Shakil visits various cities in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary Constituencies which will vote on April 10, 17, 24, May 7 and 12. ...
  • 91-year-old ex-MP Shirish Chandra Dixit dies after prolonged illness 09-04-2014 08:25 AM

    Former MP and Uttar Pradesh ex-DGP Shirish Chandra Dixit died on Tuesday after prolonged illness at a private hospital. He was 91. Dixit was actively involved in the Ram Temple movement and he represented the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on BJP ticket between 1991 and 1996. Dixit is survived by...
  • Sonia Gandhi declares assets close to Rs 10 crore 02-04-2014 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's affidavit has some interesting things. She has given a personal loan of Rs 9 lakh to her son Rahul Gandhi on October 13, 2013. Sonia Gandhi has Rs 85,000 cash in hand. Deposits in banks exceed Rs 66 lakh. She has also invested Rs...
  • Watch: Rahul Gandhi drives Sonia to file her nomination from Raebareli 02-04-2014 01:28 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi drove his mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi to file her nomination from the Gandhi bastion of Raebareli. Huge crowds cheered her and showered flowers on her as she went to file her nomination. She is seeking re-election for the third time, having won by...
  • Sonia Gandhi files nomination from Raebareli amidst cheering crowds 02-04-2014 01:24 PM

    Raebareli: Congress President Sonia Gandhi filed her nomination from the Congress bastion of Raebareli on Wednesday amidst cheering crowds in the district. She was driven to the district collector's office by her son and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to file her nomination. "The people of Raebareli have accepted me...
  • Sonia Gandhi to file her nomination from Raebareli today 02-04-2014 11:03 AM

    Raebareli: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will file her nomination from Raebareli on Wednesday. She had won the seat in 2009 as well as in 2004. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and party in-charge for Raebareli and Amethi Priyanka Gandhi will accompany Sonia. The Raebareli residents seem to supporting Sonia Gandhi....
  • Rahul Gandhi himself has become a challenge for Amethi: Smriti Irani 01-04-2014 09:24 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to field its National Vice President and Rajya Sabha member Smriti Irani against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi in 2014. The decision was taken by the party's Central Election Committee and Parliamentary Board on Monday. Rahul has won the Amethi...
  • BJP CEC meet today, decision likely on Amethi, Raebareli candidates 31-03-2014 10:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party Central Election Committee and Parliamentary Board are likely to hold a meeting on Monday evening. They are likely to take a decision on the remaining seats in Uttar Pradesh and sources say the candidates for Amethi and Raebareli will also be discussed. Sources say...
  • 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...
  • Wanted a seat in Delhi due to my daughter's exams: AAP's Shazia Ilmi 12-03-2014 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi denied reports of contesting elections from Raebareli, she has downplayed reports of her being upset with the party. However, she did admit that she wanted to contest from Delhi for personal reasons. "My daughter's exams are coming up and...
  • Ilmi wasn't keen to contest against Sonia despite AAP's wish: sources 12-03-2014 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: There seems to be more trouble brewing within the Aam Aadmi Party ahead of Lok Sabha elections with the split within the party becoming more evident by the day. AAP leader Shazia Ilmi has now announced that she will not contest the Lok Sabha elections from Raebareli. Ilmi...
  • Priyanka Gandhi to monitor Congress campaign across India: sources 13-01-2014 02:44 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst speculation on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's role in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections in the Congress, party spokesperson Ajay Maken has said that she will campaign only in Amethi and Rae Bareli. Congress sources have also said that Priyanka will monitor the Congress's campaigns across India. Priyanka Gandhi's...
  • In Gandhi bastion, the rural poor eye Modi's promise 29-11-2013 09:02 AM

    Shivgarh (Uttar Pradesh): If Sonia Gandhi and her Congress party need evidence that their policies of subsidies and safety nets for India's poor may no longer be enough to keep their support, they need look no further than her own constituency of Raebareli. In the family borough in the northern...
  • Snapshot: Priyanka and Indira, the resemblance is uncanny now 19-11-2013 01:06 PM

    During to a trip to Alipur in Raebareli, Priyanka Vadra stopped to listen to the the problems of villagers. Dressed in a green and black saree and with few grey streaks in her cropped hair, we couldn't help but notice the resemblance she bears to her illustrious grandmother and former...
  • Akhilesh Yadav suspends official for improper implementation of welfare schemes in Raebareli 07-08-2013 11:36 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday ordered the suspension of officers looking at welfare schemes in in Raebareli, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's constituency. The suspension order was issued against District officer Vidyaram Ahirwar and officers in the supplies and education department. The District officer was suspended for not ensuring...
  • Flight carrying Shinde, Rahul Gandhi diverted to Lucknow 25-07-2013 06:32 PM

    Lucknow: A flight carrying Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi from Raebareli to New Delhi was diverted to Lucknow following inclement weather in the national capital. Shinde, Gandhi and minister of state for Home RPN Singh were returning to Delhi after attending the foundation...
  • Projects crawl in Raebareli, Amethi; residents ask if the Gandhis really care 19-07-2013 11:55 PM

    Raebareli/Amethi: While the country stares at economic woes, it's raining projects for Raebareli and Amethi, the constituencies of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi, ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Last week, the Union Cabinet approved the Rs 500-crore Indira Gandhi National University for Women and...
  • Cabinet approves setting of new Civil Aviation regulator 11-07-2013 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet has on Thursday approved a proposal to replace the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) with a new regulator Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), that would have full operational and financial autonomy. The Cabinet has also repealed the Delhi Rent Control Act and approved the setting up...
  • 24/7 power supply status to Amethi, Raebareli withdrawn 12-04-2013 10:19 AM

    Lucknow: In a move suggesting growing differences between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has withdrawn the 'VIP' status of Raebareli and Amethi with regard to 24/7 power supply. The two districts are parliamentary constituencies of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Congress...