AMETHI

  • Sonia, Rahul adopt villages under Modi's 'Model Village scheme' November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To the glee perhaps of the ruling BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday one village each under Model Village Scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently. While Sonia adopted Uruva village in Rae Bareilly, Rahul adopted Jagdishpur village in Amethi. Rae Bareilly and...
  • UP: Feud within Sanjay Singh's family over Amethi Palace turns violent, 1 constable dead September 14, 2014

    Amethi: Tensions escalated in Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as the feud within Congress MP and royal Sanjay Singh's family turned violent. A police constable was injured during the clash and he later succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place after Singh and his second wife Ameeta were...
  • One killed, 2 injured as security guards open fire in Amethi September 10, 2014

    Amethi: In a shocking incident in Amethi, one person was killed and two others were injured on Wednesday when guards of a private factory opened fire on each other in Kotwali area. The two guards had a dispute over a trivial issue after which they opened fire on each other....
  • PM is playing drums in Japan, what is he doing about price rise: Rahul's barb at Narendra Modi September 4, 2014

    Amethi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over price rise and corruption in the country. "The Prime Minister is playing drums in Japan. What is he doing about the price rise and corruption in the country?" Rahul asked during a visit to...
  • Rahul visits Amethi, is questioned by locals on lack of facilities in the district September 4, 2014

    Amethi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi visited his constituency Amethi on Thursday. According to reports, the locals questioned him over the lack of development in the constituency. They complained about the lack of electricity and water supply in the district. Rahul is currently battling criticism from within and outside the party...
  • Irregularities in MGNREGS: FIR against panchayat chief, 6 others July 3, 2014

    An FIR has lodged against Harikaranpur gram panchayat pradhan and six others in connection with irregularities in implementation of central rural job scheme and misuse of funds. Jamo block development officer Brij Bhan Singh lodged the FIR at Jamo police station on Thursday against pradhan Ms Isadul and her brotherin law...
  • Amethi: Case against 3 for gangrape of a woman over a land dispute, no arrests yet June 6, 2014

    Amethi: A woman was allegedly gangraped over a land dispute in the Gauriganj area of Amethi on Wednesday. The woman has alleged that some persons assaulted and later gangraped her. The police have registered a case against three people but no arrests have been made so far. "The victim alleged that...
  • All necessary steps be taken for women's security: Rahul Gandhi June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called for taking all necessary steps to improve law and order to ensure safety and security of women in the wake of repeated incidents of rape coming to light across the country. He also called for changing the people's mindset, which, he...
  • Smriti Irani takes charge as Union HRD Minister May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Smriti Irani took charge as the Union Human and Resource Development Minister on Tuesday. Irani, a Rajya Sabha member is one amongst the seven women ministers in Modi's Council of Ministers who enjoy Cabinet rank. Irani's anointment to the close knit Cabinet of Prime Minister...
  • 65 government officials found missing from duty during check in Amethi May 23, 2014

    A total of 65 officials in 42 government offices in the district were found missing from work during a surprise visit on Friday by senior officials, including the District Magistrate. Directions were given to the offices concerned to issue showcause notices to the employees and stop their one day's salary/honorarium, DM...
  • Amethi: Rahul, Priyanka visit village hit by fire tragedy May 21, 2014

    Amethi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka made a visit to his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. The brothersister duo visited a village where 65 houses were gutted in a major fire. The visit is significant as Rahul has been accused of ignoring his constituency. Rahul...
  • Having lost Amethi Smriti Irani congratulates Chandni Chowk winner Harsh Vardhan May 16, 2014

    BJP leader Smriti Irani who lost the Amethi constituency said that she congratulates Rahul who has reduced margin win from the constituency. Speaking to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai she also congratulates BJP leader Harsh Vardhan who has won the Chandni Chowk constituency in New Delhi. On the other side, Harsh...
  • Rahul's inspection of EVMs in Amethi not violation of law: Congress May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday hit out at BJP for demanding action against Rahul Gandhi for inspecting EVMs inside some polling booths in Amethi, saying the party had poor understanding of the law as the Congress vice president had done no cognisable offence. "BJP has a poor understanding about the law...
  • Rahul won't lose Amethi, no one from Gandhi family scared: Digvijaya May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit Varanasi soon after Bharatiya Janata Party prime minisetrial candidate Narendra Modi campaigned against him in Amethi, Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said that Rahul's visit has nothing to do with Modi's Amethi visit. "It is not tit...
  • Amethi: Rahul Gandhi seen entering EVM compartments during poll hours May 8, 2014

    Amethi: Even as the Aam Aadmi Party accused Congress workers of booth capturing in Amethi which went to polls on Thursday, it is now being reported that sitting MP Rahul Gandhi was seen entering voting compartment during polling hours and looking at the EVM machines in at least three booths....
  • Rahul Gandhi faces tough fight in the high decibel battle in Amethi May 7, 2014

    In the eight phase of polling for the Lok Sabha elections, the most keenly watched contest was fought in Amethi where twotime Congress MP Rahul Gandhi is up against the BJP's Smriti Irani and Aam Admi Party's Kumar Vishwas. After a high decibel campaign, Amethi saw high drama on voting...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Rahul Gandhi for the first time facing the heat in Amethi? May 7, 2014

    In the eighth phase of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the most keenly watched contest was fought in Amethi where twotime MP Rahul Gandhi is up against the BJP's Smriti Irani and Aam Aadmi Party's Kumar Vishwas. Rahul Gandhi's presence in Amethi on polling day gave an opportunity to...
  • News 360: EC says no to Modi rally in Varanasi, BJP calls for protest May 7, 2014

    Soon after the Election Commission denied permission to the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to hold a rally in Varanasi, the party lashed out at the Returning Officer in Varanasi for his biased behaviour. ...
  • A Billion Votes: High voter turnout in the eighth phase of LS polls 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. There was 46 percent voter turnout in the 15 seats of Uttar Pradesh that include the highprofile constituency of Amethi, where Rahul Gandhi is facing a tough...
  • Serial voting would reveal poll rigging in Amethi: Kumar Vishwas May 7, 2014

    AAP candidate from Amethi on Wednesday alleged booth capturing and poll rigging by Congress. The Election Commission, however, refuted the charges saying they hadn't found any evidence. ...
  • Priyanka's PRO Preeti Sahay asked to leave Amethi May 7, 2014

    Amethi: The District Returning Officer on Wednesday asked Priyanka Gandhi's PRO Preeti Sahay to leave Amethi after BJP candidate Smriti Irani raised objection against her visit to a polling booth. "What rights does Smt Priyanka Vadra's secretary have to go inside the polling booth? When we asked for her authority letter,...
  • Amethi: Voting for development, want Rahul to win, say voters May 7, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi is seeking third term as an MP from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency. In Amethi, while Kumar Vishwas is banking on the power of "aam aadmi", Smriti Irani is trying to cash in on Modi wave and by highlighting "lack of development" in Rahul's 10year as MP. ...
  • I've gone to Amethi villages that Rahul hasn't touched: Kumar Vishwas May 7, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party Amethi candidate Kumar Vishwas is confident of dethroning Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the constituency. The constituency went to polls on Wednesday, May 7. ...
  • LS poll: Over 55 pc voting registered in Uttar Pradesh May 7, 2014

    Updates: 8:00 pm: Voter turnout of 55.52 per cent recorded for 15 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, according to Election Commission. 6:40 pm: Nearly 51.49 per cent electorate exercised their franchise till 5 PM in the fifth phase of elections in UP. In Amethi, 50.66 per cent polling has been recorded...
  • Lok sabha elections live: Over 66 pc voting in 502 seats till phase 8 May 7, 2014

    Voting for the eighth phase of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections began on Wednesday across 64 constituencies in seven seats. One of the most watched battles in this phase is that of Amethi where Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is pitted against BJP's Smriti Irani and AAP's Kumar Vishwas. ...
  • AAP says police biased after FIR against Somnath Bharti in Amethi May 6, 2014

    Amethi: Soon after an FIR was filed against Aam Aadmi Party leaders Somnath Bharti, Pankaj Shukla and 30 to 40 others in Amethi for violation of Model Code of Conduct, Bharti has accused the police of being partisan "since the beginning." "There is no action against attacks on us by Congress...
  • FIR against AAP's Somnath Bharti in Amethi over spat with police May 6, 2014

    Amethi: An FIR has been against Aam Aadmi Party leaders Somnath Bharti, Pankaj Shukla and 30 to 40 other AAP members under the Representation of People's Act in Amethi for violation of Model Code of Conduct. The AAP leaders were involved in a clash on Monday night with the police. AAP...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Spat between Kumar Vishwas, Somnath Bharti and police in Amethi May 6, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas clashed with the local police in Amethi on Monday night claiming harassment. Vishwas alleged that the police landed up at his house and asked his supporters, who are not voters of Amethi, to leave the city or face arrest. ...