Kumar Vishwas

  • FIR against Kumar Vishwas for staging dharna inside police station 19-04-2014 02:49 PM

    A complaint has been lodged against AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas and hundred others for staging adharna inside a police station, police sources said here on Saturday. The AAP leader and others sat in the premises to press for an FIR against Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and some Congress workers, alleging...
  • Kumar Vishwas claims threat to life, to move EC against Priyanka, Rahul 18-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Amethi: Aam Admi Party's (AAP) Amethi candidate Kumar Vishwas is set to file a complaint with the Election Commission and the police against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi. Vishwas has claimed that there are threats to his life and Priyanka had invited the person who...
  • Donations cross Rs 1 crore in 36 hours as AAP fights Modi, Rahul 17-04-2014 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal's decision to contest against BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi in Varanasi and field Kumar Vishwas against Rahul Gandhi in Amethi seems to have enthused his cadre as well as his donors. The AAP has got over Rs 1 Crore as donation in the...
  • Gandhis have emotionally blackmailed people of Amethi: Kumar Vishwas 16-04-2014 11:47 PM

    Calling the Gandhis "magicians", Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Amethi Lok Sabha seat Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday said the family had always "emotionally blackmailed" the people of the constituency. Addressing meetings at several villages in the Amethi assembly segment, including Ghatampur and Tikari, Vishwas said, "Gandhis have always emotionally blackmailed...
  • Open Mike: Is the Gandhi family brand in decline? 16-04-2014 11:06 PM

    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...
  • Smriti Irani files nomination from Amethi 16-04-2014 01:49 PM

    Amethi: Gearing up for a three-cornered fight, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Smriti Irani filed her nomination in Amethi on Wednesday. The actor-turned politician is fighting the election against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas. After filing her nomination, Irani launched an attack at the...
  • Kumar Vishwas declares assets worth Rs 4 crore 15-04-2014 06:12 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party nominee from Amethi Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday declared his assets about Rs four crore in an affidavit filed along with his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls. Kumar has declared assets including that of his wife Manju Sharma. As per the affidavit, while gross total value...
  • BJP's Smriti Irani upbeat, AAP says Amethi is not a Congress-BJP fight 15-04-2014 03:54 PM

    Amethi: Campaigning is heating up in Amethi where a 3-way race between Congress's Rahul Gandhi, BJP's Smriti Irani and AAP's Kumar Vishwas is taking place. In conversation with CNN IBN, Smriti Irani dismissed accusations that BJP was unfair in making her fight against a family has established itself in the...
  • Varun Gandhi files his nomination from Sultanpur 15-04-2014 09:40 AM

    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...
  • Kumar Vishwas mocks RSS, likens it to Lashkar-e-Taiba 14-04-2014 08:31 PM

    Having got into trouble for praising RSS, Aam Aadmi Party candidate against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Kumar Vishwas on Monday said the Hindu nationalist groups discipline was as good as that of militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Earlier this month, the 44-year-old AAP leader had praised RSS as a disciplined force and...
  • AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi for Kumar Vishwas 14-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas, who will file nomination in Amethi on Tuesday to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday said all party MLAs from Delhi will campaign for him. "All the AAP MLAs will be campaigning here for me. While Arvind Kejriwal will be here...
  • Call and campaign for Kejriwal, Vishwas from anywhere in India 14-04-2014 12:14 AM

    New Delhi The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has begun its Citizens Call Campaign in Varanasi and Amethi Lok Sabha constituencies, enabling its volunteers as well as the common man from across the country to canvass for its nominees. A party leader on Sunday said AAP volunteers, as well as the...
  • LS polls: Rahul Gandhi to file nomination papers in Amethi on Saturday 11-04-2014 04:41 PM

    Amethi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be filing his nomination from Amethi on Saturday. He is seeking a third consecutive term from the seat which was earlier represented by his mother, father and uncle. He is expected to file his nomination papers around 1.30 pm. Rahul is fighting a...
  • All must unite to defeat Congress, BJP: Kejriwal on Ansari's withdrawal 11-04-2014 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday welcomed Quami Ekta Dal MLA Mukhtar Ansari withdrawing from the electoral contest in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi saying all forces must unite to defeat the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party. When asked about Ansari's decision to withdraw candidature from Varanasi, AAP convenor...
  • Kumar Vishwas is disrespectful to women, says Smriti Irani 08-04-2014 03:59 PM

    BJP candidate from Amethi Lok Sabha seat, Smriti Irani on Tuesday alleged Kumar Vishwas as the 'B' team of the Congress and said the AAP leader could say anything to remain in news. She also alleged that if Vishwas does not know how to respect women how he would respect...
  • Smriti Irani campaigns in Amethi, attacks Rahul for 'lack of progress' 07-04-2014 01:49 PM

    BJP candidate from the Amethi Lok Sabha seat Smriti Irani on Monday attacked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for the lack of development in the constituency, saying he has betrayed people after promising them progress. "Development is not visible in Amethi. Rahul Gandhi has done nothing to develop the area,"...
  • Watch: 'Kumar Bindas' poetry on 'abki baar Modi sarkar' in TWTW 06-04-2014 01:45 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on AAP member Kumar Vishwas. ...
  • LS polls: Kumar Vishwas miffed as Kejriwal skips Amethi campaign 04-04-2014 06:57 PM

    With Lok Sabha elections coming near, AAP's Amethi candidate Kumar Vishwas is miffed with party president Arvind Kejriwal as he did not come to campaign for AAP in Amethi even once. Kumar Vishwas is contesting against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi from Amethi. Amethi has been a home ground for Congress...
  • Smriti Irani confident of winning the Amethi battle 02-04-2014 08:44 AM

    Actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani, who has been named the BJP candidate against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Lok Sabha seat, on Tuesday expressed confidence that she will win the "challenge". "The party has trusted on my merit and capacity to field me as a candidate from Amethi for the next parliamentary polls...
  • Kumar Vishwas has a history of disrespecting women: Smriti Irani 01-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Amethi: The war of words between rival parties and candidates has been turning ugly with each passing day as the elections approach. On Tuesday, BJP candidate from Amethi Smriti Irani hit out at her rival from the seat, AAP leader Kumar Vishwas for mocking her name. Taking a swipe at...
  • Amethi has decided who to vote for in LS polls: Kumar Vishwas 01-04-2014 12:05 PM

    Kumar Vishwas, the Aam Aadmi Party's candidate for the Lok Sabha from Amethi, on Tuesday criticised his opponents from the Congress and the BJP and said the constituency has decided who to vote for in the polls. He launched a two-pronged attack at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Bharatiya...
  • Kumar Vishwas's jibe at Rahul, Smriti Irani: 'Amethi sick of actors' 01-04-2014 10:50 AM

    Amethi: Aam Aadmi Party Amethi candidate Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday took a jibe at the Bharatiya janata Party candidate Smriti Irani and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying Amethi is sick of actors. This comes a day after the BJP decided to field Smriti Irani against Rahul and Vishwas in...
  • 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...
  • Case against Kumar Vishwas for violating Model Code of Conduct 22-03-2014 11:28 PM

    An FIR was on Saturday lodged against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas and his 40 supporters at Shukul Bazar police station for violating Model Code of Conduct. Vishwas and his supporters violated Section 144 (unlawful assembly) and Model Code of Conduct while on their way to offer "chadar" at the shrine...
  • Sanjay Singh confident about AAP winning 100 LS seats, says party is missing Hazare 20-03-2014 07:18 PM

    Noting they were "missing" anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that had he been associated with the party it would have achieved its target easily. "The party is missing Hazare... Had he been with us, we would have easily achieved our target," Singh,...
  • AAP will fight Rahul, Modi, will do well, says Arvind Kejriwal 20-03-2014 08:27 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal stepped up the attack on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying the party will take both the leaders head on in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. "AAP will do well in the general elections,"...
  • AAP to hold 'Buddhi Shuddhi Yagya' against Congress in Amethi today 19-03-2014 08:42 AM

    Amethi: The Aam Admi Party is all set to hold a 'Buddhi Shuddhi Yagya' against the Congress party on Rahul Gandhi's turf in Amethi on Wednesday. The AAP has alleged that Congress workers attacked AAP leader Kumar Vishwas and damaged his fleet. Kumar Vishwas who is contesting LS polls from...
  • AAP leader Kumar Vishwas's cavalcade attacked in Amethi 15-03-2014 10:35 AM

    The motorcade of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas was attacked late on Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, police said. AAP blamed the Congress for the attack. Vishwas, a poet-turned-politician, alleged that many Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers were beaten up and many vehicles in his cavalcade damaged by Congress workers. The...
  • AAP convoy led by Kumar Vishwas attacked in Amethi while campaigning 14-03-2014 08:12 PM

    Amethi: Aam Aadmi Party workers led by Kumar Vishwas were attacked in Amethi when they were campaigning for Lok Sabha elections on Friday. Two people have been injured in the incident. Kumar Vishwas who is contesting LS polls from Amethi alleged that the attack was carried out by a local...
  • BJP takes a dig at AAP after Shazia denies contesting LS polls from Raebareli 12-03-2014 07:46 AM

    After AAP leader Shazia Ilmi on Tuesday denied contesting Lok Sabha elections from Rae Bareli, BJP leaderMukhtar Abbas Naqvi took a dig at her and AAP saying they were no different from Congress. "AAP is a proxy for Congress. They made big promises and now they are not able to...