Maneka Gandhi

  • Varun contesting elections in a dignified manner: Maneka Gandhi 17-04-2014 09:28 AM

    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. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Over 62 pc voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh 17-04-2014 07:53 AM

    Lucknow: A turn out of 62.62 per cent of voters was recorded on Thursday in the 11 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh figuring in the second phase, which will decide the fate of 150 candidates. According to Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha, the polling, which was peaceful and held...
  • Lok Sabha elections LIVE: Polling ends, UP breaks 2009 records with 58.86% voter turnout till 5 pm 17-04-2014 12:05 AM

    Over 1.8 crore electorate would decide the fate of 151 candidates, including stalwarts like former cabinet ministers Maneka Gandhi, Santosh Gangwar, Saleem Sherwani, Dharmendra Yadav and Begum Noor Bano, when voting for 11 Lok Sabha seats will be held on April 17. In the second phase, polling would be held...
  • Maneka Gandhi comes to the defence of Varun, asks Priyanka to focus on polls 16-04-2014 12:05 PM

    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...
  • Animal-rights activist Maneka Gandhi declares assets worth Rs 40 crore 15-04-2014 01:36 PM

    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...
  • UP: Maneka Gandhi seeks 7th term; SP, BSP bank on Mulsim, Dalit votes 15-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Lucknow: Eleven Lok Sabha seats in Rohilkhand will be voting on Thursday, April 17. The resurgent BJP is trying to make maximum gains from this region. BJP candidate and former union minister Maneka Gandhi is fighting her seventh Lok Sabha election from this region. She is back in the Pilibhit...
  • Varun Gandhi holds a massive roadshow before filing nomination 15-04-2014 11:43 AM

    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...
  • MPs rating: Maneka Gandhi performance above average, scores 6.5 11-04-2014 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Maneka Gandhi, a six-time MP from Aonla in Uttar Pradesh, scored 6.5 on the scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. She is wife of late Sanjay Gandhi and daughter-in-law of former prime minister Indira Gandhi. She...
  • All four Gandhis vote in Delhi, none have vote in their Lok Sabha seat 10-04-2014 01:53 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: Manmohan to address election rallies in Uttar Pradesh 09-04-2014 11:35 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be campaigning for the Congress in Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh April 12 onwards, a senior party leader said on Wednesday. Sources said the prime minister will kick off his campaigning on April 12 from Pilibhit, where the Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded senior...
  • It was Varun's decision to contest from Sultanpur: Maneka Gandhi 05-04-2014 04:21 PM

    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 03-04-2014 11:41 AM

    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...
  • Maneka Gandhi doesn't own any vehicle but has assets worth crores 21-03-2014 09:07 PM

    Though senior BJP leader and sitting MP from Aonla, Maneka Gandhi does not own a vehicle, she has movable and immovable properties whose value run into several crore rupees. As per the affidavit filed along with the nomination papers for Pilibhit seat, Maneka has Rs 39,365 as cash in hand,...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Four Gandhis in the fray from Uttar Pradesh 21-03-2014 02:04 PM

    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...
  • Varun not to campaign against cousin Rahul Gandhi in Amethi 14-03-2014 11:37 AM

    BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi has ruled out campaigning against his estranged cousin and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi constituency. The 34-year-old leader, likely to contest on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket from Sultanpur, told media late on Thursday that he believed in political decorum...
  • No one can revive a dead party like Congress, says Maneka Gandhi 16-01-2014 03:46 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party MP Menaka Gandhi has hit out at the Congress saying nobody can revive the party now. She said, "No one can revive a dead party. That party has died from eating too much of the people's money." ...
  • No Gandhi can save Congress: Maneka 15-01-2014 10:45 PM

    Kanpur: Taking on Congress after its massive debacle in the recent assembly elections, BJP MP Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said the ruling has hit such a low that it would not "rise again" even if it announces "any Gandhi" as their Prime Ministerial candidate, referring to Rahul Gandhi's proposed upcoming...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Maneka Gandhi accuses Akhilesh of bowing before Azam Khan 23-09-2013 05:08 PM

    Attacking the SP government over the Muzaffarnagar riots, BJP MP Maneka Gandhi, on Monday, said party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had "bowed" before UP Cabinet Minister Azam Khan. "Both father and son have bowed in front of Azam Khan and his likes...this should be taken...
  • Amar Singh should reveal more names: Maneka 13-09-2011 07:51 PM

    Badaun: BJP leader Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said jailed MP Amar Singh should reveal names of more persons involved in the cash-for-vote scam. "Now he (Amar Singh) is in jail...He can expose more people (involved in the scam)," she told reporters. Those who had benefited from the entire episode were...
  • Maneka criticises PM's statement on Anna's arrest 17-08-2011 02:03 PM

    New Delhi: BJP MP Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement over Anna Hazare's arrest and said she does not believe that the standing committee on Lokpal would incorporate the Gandhian's views on it. A day after her son and BJP MP Varun Gandhi said he plans...
  • 'Cong leaders own half of money stashed abroad' 20-06-2011 11:37 AM

    Bareilly: BJP MP Maneka Gandhi has alleged that half of India's black money stashed in Swiss banks belonged to ministers, leaders and supporters of the Congress party. The BJP leader, while talking to reporters on Sunday night, also alleged that the Congress had kept CBI in its locker and used...
  • After 2nd autopsy, Swami Nigamanand laid to rest 16-06-2011 08:41 PM

    Haridwar: His was a life less noticed, till he died. Thirty four-year-old Swami Nigamanand fasted for 115 days in Haridwar to protest against illegal mining that was polluting the Ganga. When he died on Monday he was finally noticed and ironically because he died in the same hospital where Baba...
  • Varun Gandhi ties the knot with Yamini Roy 06-03-2011 10:24 AM

    Varanasi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi tied the knot with graphic designer Yamini Roy in Varanasi on Sunday. The wedding took place at the Shri Kashi Kaamkotishwar Temple according to Hindu rites. Varun had invited his cousins Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, and aunt Sonia Gandhi for the...
  • Varun invites aunt Sonia to his wedding 16-02-2011 09:52 PM

    New Delhi: Putting aside differences, BJP MP Varun Gandhi today met his aunt and Congress President Sonia Gandhi to invite her to his wedding next month. The 30-year-old Pilibhit MP met Gandhi at her residence 10, Janpath for lunch.Sources said it was a personal affair and the two were together...
  • Govt agrees to discuss MCI bill in Parliament 21-08-2010 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: Under pressure from the Opposition, the Government has agreed to a discussion on Medical Council of India (MCI) Amendment bill in Parliament under rule 193. Leaders of opposition parties like Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav had raised objections to its passage in Lok Sabha on Saturday...
  • Lok Sabha passes the Medical Council bill 20-08-2010 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Medical Council of India (Amendment) Bill without discussion as members were busy staging protests demanding more hike in their salaries. The MCI (Medical Council of India) bill entails reconstitution of the council within one year from the date of its replacement....