Raebareli

  • Caught on camera: UP Police assaults youth for trying to steal pulses August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another instance of police brutality in Uttar Pradesh, a young man was assaulted by the police in Raebareli. The youth was reportedly trying to steal some pulses when he was cornered by the police. The police personnel who assaulted the youth have been suspended. The incident...
  • 2 wedding guests on their way to Ranchi from Raebareli killed in road accident, 4 others injured May 24, 2014

    Two persons were killed and four others were seriously injured in a car accident at NH31 near Hurahi More in Bihar's Nawada district on Saturday, police said. The victims have been identified as Mohammed Abdul Ansari (30) and Mohammed Naseem Ansari (35), they said. All the persons were on their way to...
  • Uniform Civil Code, Ram Mandir on RSS's agenda: Ajay Aggarwal May 15, 2014

    Ajay Aggarwal, the BJP candidate from Raebareli, has said that controversial issues such as Uniform Civil Code and Ram Mandir are definitely on the RSS's agenda. ...
  • Voting for change, say residents of Raebareli April 30, 2014

    Residents of Raebareli told CNNIBN that infrastructure and education were just some of the key issues that were of primary importance to them. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 Gandhi campaigns for Sonia, appeals to voters to reject BJP April 23, 2014

    Priyanka Gandhi has sharpened her attack on Narendra Modi. Campaigning for her mother Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli, Priyanka took a jibe at Modi saying a leader who listens to women's phone conversations does not believe in female empowerment. She also accused the BJP of practicing divisive politics and appealed to...
  • In Raebareli, Priyanka attacks Modi, raises snoopgate controversy April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi has sharpened her attack against Narendra Modi. on Wednesday, she raked up the snooping controversy in Gujarat where Modi's government had allegedly spied on a young woman architect, saying that a leader who listens in to a woman's phone conversations does not believe in women empowerment. "When...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Uttar Pradesh April 10, 2014

    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 April 9, 2014

    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 two sons...
  • Sonia Gandhi declares assets close to Rs 10 crore April 2, 2014

    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 11,50,100...
  • Watch: Rahul Gandhi drives Sonia to file her nomination from Raebareli April 2, 2014

    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 April 2, 2014

    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 with...
  • Sonia Gandhi to file her nomination from Raebareli today April 2, 2014

    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. "Sonia...
  • Rahul Gandhi himself has become a challenge for Amethi: Smriti Irani April 1, 2014

    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 March 31, 2014

    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 March 21, 2014

    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 March 12, 2014

    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 I...
  • Ilmi wasn't keen to contest against Sonia despite AAP's wish: sources March 12, 2014

    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 took...
  • Priyanka Gandhi to monitor Congress campaign across India: sources January 13, 2014

    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 meeting...
  • In Gandhi bastion, the rural poor eye Modi's promise November 29, 2013

    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 heartland,...
  • Snapshot: Priyanka and Indira, the resemblance is uncanny now November 19, 2013

    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 August 7, 2013

    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 proper...
  • Flight carrying Shinde, Rahul Gandhi diverted to Lucknow July 25, 2013

    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 stone...
  • Projects crawl in Raebareli, Amethi; residents ask if the Gandhis really care July 19, 2013

    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 500crore Indira Gandhi National University for Women and...
  • Cabinet approves setting of new Civil Aviation regulator July 11, 2013

    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 of...
  • 24/7 power supply status to Amethi, Raebareli withdrawn April 12, 2013

    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...
  • UP: HC questions 24hour power supply to VIP districts September 25, 2012

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has questioned the 24hour power supply to the VIP districts in Uttar Pradesh. These include power supply in Amethi, Raebareli, Etawah, Kannauj, Mainpuri and Ramnagar. Amethi is Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's constituency, Raebareli is Sonia Gandhi's while Etawah and Mainpuri are...
  • Priyanka tears into opposition in Raebareli February 17, 2012

    Raebareli: The Congress' star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi on Friday took addressed a volley of issues ranging from the NRHM deaths in Uttar Pradesh to alleged funds misuse in the state to Beni Prasad's quota remark. Priyanka was campaigning in Raebareli. While speaking on alleged funds misuse in the state, she...
  • Priyanka tears into opposition in Raebareli February 17, 2012

    Raebareli: The Congress' star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi on Friday took addressed a volley of issues ranging from the NRHM deaths in Uttar Pradesh to alleged funds misuse in the state to Beni Prasad's quota remark. Priyanka was campaigning in Raebareli. While speaking on alleged funds misuse in the state, she...