Rae Bareily

  • Babri demolition: SC directs expeditious hearing December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed a Rae Bareily court to expeditiously hear Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leader LK Advani and 19 others against whom charge of criminal conspiracy was dropped by the trial court. Expressing deep anguish over non appearence of the counsel for...
  • Education key to bright future: Sonia Gandhi July 26, 2012

    Rae Bareli: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that society and country would progress only when maximum people get education for which the UPA government has taken concrete steps. "The society and the country will progress only when maximum people get educated. Education is the key to a bright future,"...
  • Watch: The maverick socialist who defeated Indira April 27, 2009

    In 1971 maverick socialist Raj Narain stood against Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in the constituency of Rae Bareli. He lost but then filed an election petition against the victor. Four years later, the Allahabad High Court ruled that Indira Gandhi had won the elections using unfair means. The Prime Minister's...
  • Cong one-up on Maya, HC stays UP Govt order October 13, 2008

    Lucknow: The Centre and Railway Minister Lalu Prasad scored a point on Monday when the Lucknow High Court put on hold the UP Government’s decision to withdraw land given for a coach factory in Rae Bareily district. The factory is slated to come up on 1,200 acres of land in Lalganj...
  • Will Rahul controversy help Cong? June 17, 2007

    Muzaffarnagar: Oodles of charisma, some charm and a dash of controversy, Rahul Gandhi got the recipe just right when he made a three-day road trip through western Uttar Pradesh to boost the Congress' chances in the elections beginning April 7. With the Gandhi-Nehru halo firmly around his head, Rahul wowed locals,...
  • Rahul rally scrapped in Bareilly June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Just as Congress MP from Amethi Rahul Gandhi's campaign for the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh had begun to gain momentum, the district administration of Bareilly decided to play a spoilsport. The district administration asked the party to call off the roadshow, scheduled to be held at...