Amethi

  • 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 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Are Gandhis losing control of their family bastion? May 5, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took the Lok Sabha election battle straight to the Congress stronghold of Amethi on Monday and challenged the Gandhis in their pocketborough. Addressing an election rally in Amethi's Gauriganj for BJP candidate Smriti Irani, Modi challenged the Gandhi family to name the...
  • 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...
  • News 360: Modi attacks Rahul, calls Amethi the worst constituency in UP May 5, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took the Lok Sabha election battle straight to the Congress stronghold of Amethi on Monday and challenged the Gandhis in their pocketborough. ...
  • Best of Open Mike: Is the Gandhi family brand in decline? May 5, 2014

    Out of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, one the most keenly watched will be the Amethi constituency and is the stronghold of the Gandhi family. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Amethi where twotime MP and Congress...
  • A Billion Votes: Narendra Modi campaigns Smriti Irani in Amethi May 5, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took the Lok Sabha election battle straight to the Congress stronghold of Amethi on Monday and challenged the Gandhis in their pocketborough. ...
  • Watch: Video released by BJP claims no development in Rahul's Amethi May 5, 2014

    The BJP has released a video that purportedly shows the 'true' condition of Amethi, which goes to polls on May 7. The BJP in the video has claimed that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has ensured that there has been no development in Amethi in the two terms that he...
  • Watch: Election battle in Amethi decoded on Microsoft Analytics Centre May 5, 2014

    Watch how the battle in Amethi and the other constituencies going to polls on May 7 plays out, only on CNNIBN's Microsoft Analytics Centre. ...
  • Sonia, Rahul are perfect examples of failure: Modi May 3, 2014

    Allegations and counterallegations continue between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi. Rahul was campaigning in Amethi today, while Modi in Uttarakhand. ...
  • Amethi: Vote for the honest worker, Priyanka appeals to voters May 1, 2014

    Campaigining in Amethi today, Priyanka Gandhi appealed to the voters, asking them to vote for a honest worker and not for one with selfish motives. ...
  • Priyanka hits out at Rahul Gandhi's opponents in Amethi April 30, 2014

    While campaigning for Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit out at his opponents, saying outsiders are contesting in Amethi. ...
  • Priyanka Gandhi is a seasonal politician: Smriti Irani April 29, 2014

    BJP leader Smriti Irani took a dig at Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi saying that she is a seasonal politician. The BJP leader's statement came after Priyanka accused her of running away from ground reality. ...
  • Watch: Priyanka Gandhi takes jibes at Modi, AAP in Amethi April 29, 2014

    The battle is heating up between the Congress and the BJP. Addressing a rally in Amethi, Congress's star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi took on BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi over his 'shehzada' comments on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. Priyanka said a PM candidate shouldn't make such childish remarks. ...
  • Watch: Smriti Irani fire a salvo at Gandhi siblings April 26, 2014

    BJP's Amethi candidate Smriti Irani hit back at Priyanka Gandhi saying that she has always been deficient on general knowledge. ...
  • Show Me The Money: Kumar Vishwas's total assets valued at Rs 3.8 Crore April 22, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Amethi has Rs 2.8 lakh cash reserve. Vishwas has Agriculture land and residential properties in Uttar Pradesh valued at Rs 1.9 crore. ...
  • We got to know about corruption because of RTI: Sonia April 19, 2014

    In a bid to woo the electorate, Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Saturday boasted that Right to Information (RTI) was brought by her party. "It is only because of RTI that we got to know about corruption," she added. The Congress chief gave this statement while addressing a poll rally...
  • Open Mike: Is the Gandhi family brand in decline? April 16, 2014

    Out of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, one the most keenly watched will be the Amethi constituency and is the stronghold of the Gandhi family. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Amethi where two-time MP and Congress...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Ex-coal secy releases book on Coalgate, wants CBI probe April 14, 2014

    The former coal secretary, PC Parakh, has now demanded that the Prime Minister's role be probed by the CBI. He claimed that the PM's authority was undermined and he allowed it to happen. In his tell-all book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths', to be released on Tuesday, Parakh...