Varun Gandhi

  • Varun Gandhi faces protest during his first visit to his constituency after LS polls June 14, 2014

    BJP MP Varun Gandhi, who was on his first visit to his constituency after winning Lok Sabha polls, had to face protest by a section of lawyers after he reportedly came late at a function and tried to leave in haste. A welcome function was organised by the bar association for...
  • Rahul Gandhi, Varun take oath one after another in Lok Sabhava June 5, 2014

    Rahul and Varun Gandhi on the opposite sides of the political spectrum took oath as members of the 16th Lok Sabha one after the other. The cousins, who have won from neighbouring Amethi and Sultanpur constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, belong to Congress and BJP respectively. Rahul was the first to take...
  • BJP set for landslide win in Uttar Pradesh May 16, 2014

    Latest poll trends from Uttar Pradesh on Friday put BJP ahead in 68 out of 80 seats in an unprecedented surge for the saffron party which had won only nine seats in the previous Lok Sabha polls. BHP ally Apna Dal was ahead in two seats while SP is leading in...
  • Watch: Varun Gandhi's verbal spat with security officer in Sultanpur May 7, 2014

    Varun Gandhi is contesting from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh and is facing a tough contest against Ameeta Singh of the Congress. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections phase 8: Rahul Gandhi, Jagan Reddy among the key candidates May 7, 2014

    The fate of 897 candidates will be sealed on Wednesday, May 7 as voting was being held across 64 constituencies in seven states. Some of the key candidates include Congress's Rahul Gandhi, BJP leaders Varun Gandhi, Shanta Kumar, Major General BC Khanduri and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, RJD nominee Rabri Devi,...
  • Show Me The Money: Varun Gandhi's total assets valued at Rs 35.7 Crore April 22, 2014

    BJP leader Varun Gandhi who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Sultanpur has Rs 3.1 lakh cash reserve. Gandhi and his wife have Commercial and residential properties in Delhi valued at Rs 15.6 crore. ...
  • Varun contesting elections in a dignified manner: Maneka Gandhi April 17, 2014

    BJP MP Maneka Gandhi who had come to the defence of Varun Gandhi in the past said on Thursday that her son was fighting the elections in a dignified manner. Her remarks come in the background of a war of words between Varun and Priyanka Gandhi. ...
  • BJP Slams Priyanka for Finding Fault With Family Members April 16, 2014

    Priyanka Gandhi's attack on the BJP over its "divisive" ideology on Wednesday invited sharp retort from the party, which said the mentality of the Congress had become so "depraved" that it was finding fault with its family members. The BJP was referring to Priyanka's barbs at cousin and BJP leader Varun...
  • Maneka Gandhi comes to the defence of Varun, asks Priyanka to focus on polls April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP MP Maneka Gandhi has once again come to the defence of her son Varun Gandhi saying that the recent remarks by Priyanka Gandhi indicated that the Congress clan was worried about the forthcoming elections. Priyanka had on Tuesday accused her estranged cousin and BJP leader Varun Gandhi...
  • Priyanka a part of the Gandhi family that embodies secularism: Azad April 16, 2014

    Reacting on the ongoing controversy of the spat between Priyanka Gandhi and Varun Gandhi, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "She is part and parcel of Gandhi family and she has the blood of Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajeev Gandhi and naturally entire family is embodiment of secularism and socialism...
  • 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...
  • Varun Gandhi has assets worth nearly Rs 20 crore, 3 firearms April 16, 2014

    BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Tuesday declared assets worth nearly Rs 20 crores and three fire arms in his name. In his affidavit submitted at the time of filing nominations, Gandhi delcared assets of Rs 19.96 crore in his name while Rs 11.88 lakh is in the name of his wife...
  • Varun has betrayed the Gandhi family, says Priyanka April 15, 2014

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed estranged cousin Varun Gandhi for the second time in three days, criticising him for siding with the BJP, and "betraying the family". Talking to reporters in Amethi, Priyanka accused the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency of "betraying the family". Her remarks came...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 15, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Does the Gandhi family brand name still have political appeal? April 15, 2014

    In battle ground Uttar Pradesh, there has been a war of words between estranged cousins Varun and Priyanka Gandhi. As BJP MP Varun Gandhi was being showered with flowers on way to his nomination in Sultanpur, 50 kms away in Amethi cousin Priyanka was hurling brick bats at him. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: War of words between Priyanka and Varun turn bitter April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: In battle ground Uttar Pradesh, there has been a war of words between estranged cousins Varun and Priyanka Gandhi. As BJP MP Varun Gandhi was being showered with flowers on way to his nomination in Sultanpur, 50 kms away in Amethi cousin Priyanka was hurling brick bats at...
  • News 360: War of words between Priyanka, Varun Gandhi April 15, 2014

    None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family tea party,...
  • Varun hits out at Priyanka, says she has crossed lakshman rekha April 15, 2014

    Breaking his silence over cousin Priyanka Gandhi’s remark that he has gone “astray”, BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi on Tuesday suggested that she has crossed the "lakshman rekha of decency” and said nobody can raise one’s stature by belittling somebody. The 34-year-old BJP leader also said that his “decency and large-heartedness”...
  • Priyanka, Varun Gandhi caught in a spat, throw jibes at each other April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family...
  • Animal-rights activist Maneka Gandhi declares assets worth Rs 40 crore April 15, 2014

    Animal-rights activist and BJP MP Maneka Gandhi has declared assets, including a rifle, worth about Rs 40 crore. A sitting MP from Uttar Pradesh's Aonla, Maneka is contesting general elections from Pilibhit constituency. Her son Varun Gandhi represents Pilibhit in Lok Sabha. She has declared assets worth Rs 37.41 crore - movable...
  • After Priyanka's taunt, Varun Gandhi asks her to raise the level of debate April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at cousin sister Priyanka for calling him a "Gandhi who had lost his way". "I have never crossed the lakshman rekha of decency whether it is my family or any senior member of any political party in my speeches. It...
  • Varun Gandhi holds a massive roadshow before filing nomination April 15, 2014

    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 received...
  • Varun Gandhi files his nomination from Sultanpur April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Varun Gandhi filed his nomination from Sultanpur on Tuesday for the Lok Sabha elections. Varun also held a roadshow before filing his papers. He is up against Congress's Amita Singh in the constituency. Meanwhile, Varun's estranged cousin Priyanka Gandhi will address party workers in...
  • Smriti Irani hits out at Priyanka, asks if Varun should follow the path of Congress's scams April 13, 2014

    A day after Priyanka Vadra said that her cousin and BJP leader Varun Gandhi had gone "astray", party nominee from Amethi Smriti Irani asked her whether she wanted him to follow the path of 2G, 3G and coal scams. "Does Priyanka want her brother to take the path of 2G, 3G...
  • Country will decide who strayed from the path: Maneka on Priyanka April 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Maneka Gandhi hit back at Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka for saying that her son Varun was on the wrong path. Maneka said, "If serving your country is straying from the correct path, then let the country decide who has strayed." The remarks came...
  • Varun is a Gandhi who is on the wrong path, needs to be guided: Priyanka April 13, 2014

    Sultanpur: In what could probably be one of the first attacks by Priyanka Gandhi on her estranged cousin Varun Gandhi, the former said that the BJP leader has chosen a wrong path and needed to be led in the right direction. "Varun is a Gandhi who has lost his way," Priyanka,...
  • All four Gandhis vote in Delhi, none have vote in their Lok Sabha seat April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: India's 'first' political family the Gandhis have four members in the Parliament. All four are Lok Sabha members. All of them represent Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. But none of them have their votes in their respective Lok Sabha seats. All are registered voters in New Delhi and...
  • It was Varun's decision to contest from Sultanpur: Maneka Gandhi April 5, 2014

    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's advice to Varun: Don't comment on things you haven't seen April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: It was just an innocuous remark. BJP candidate from Sultanpur Varun Gandhi praised his cousin Rahul Gandhi during a political rally on Tuesday saying he admired the work he had done in his constituency Amethi. Two days later, his mother has advised him to be more discreet. "I told...