Rae Bareli

  • Priyanka Gandhi takes on Modi, says BJP a one-man show 16-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Rae Bareli: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday directly took on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying that the 2014 Lok Sabha election was a battle of ideologies. "While our (Congress) ideology is to empower the people, their ideology is about a single man taking all the decisions," said Priyanka...
  • Priyanka Gandhi to campaign for Sonia in Raebareli 16-04-2014 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi will campaign for her mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli on Wednesday, a day after she campaigned for her brother in Amethi. Priyanka has been made in-charge of Rahul and Sonia's campaigns in the two constituencies. Priyanka has truly stepped up the...
  • Big setback for AAP as Raebareli candidate pulls out of Sonia contest 08-04-2014 12:43 PM

    The AAP suffered a jolt on Tuesday when its candidate Justice (retd) Fakhruddin withdrew from the electoral fray in Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency where Congress president Sonia Gandhi is a candidate. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders confirmed that the former Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh high court judge has recused...
  • AAP fields HC judge Fakhruddin against Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli 03-04-2014 06:34 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party has fielded Madhya Pradesh High Court judge Fakhruddin against Congress president Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The party disclosed his name on Thursday in their 14th list of candidates. Sonia Gandhi, the three-time MP from the constituency, filed her nomination papers...
  • Sonia Gandhi files nomination, likely to win Rae Bareli for fourth time 02-04-2014 11:53 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi filed her nomination from Rae Bareli and is seemed to be set for a fourth straight win. The BJP has put up Supreme Court lawyer Ajay Aggarwal while SP has not put up anyone opposite her. ...
  • AAP fields former HC Judge Fahkhruddin against Sonia from Rae Bareli 02-04-2014 08:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has fielded former MP and Chhattisgarh High Court Judge Fakhruddin against Congress President Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli. The decision was taken on the day Sonia filed her nomination papers. The party has also fielded Adarsh Shastri, grandson of former prime minister Lal Bahadur...
  • Sonia Gandhi files nomination from Rae Bareli 02-04-2014 05:39 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi filed her nomination papers for the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat Wednesday. The UPA chairperson arrived to a rousing welcome in Rae Bareli along with her son and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. After a brief 'havan' at a party loyalist's house, she drove to the...
  • Uma Bharti may be pitted by BJP against Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli 26-03-2014 10:35 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to put up a strong fight in Rae Bareli, the BJP is considering pitting its firebrand Hindutva leader Uma Bharti against Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Top party sources confirmed that the party is "seriously considering" a proposal to shift Uma Bharti from Jhansi to Rae...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-03-2014 10:29 PM

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  • Is Aam Aadmi Party imploding from within? 12-03-2014 09:56 PM

    AAP leader Shazia Ilmi on Wednesday sought to quell speculation that she would be pitted against Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the Lok Sabha polls, saying she "never agreed" to contest from Rae Bareli. ...
  • Sonia attacks SP for not utilising funds allocated to Rae Bareli 25-02-2014 03:50 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi has hit out at the Samajwadi Party-led Uttar Pradesh government for not utilising funds disbursed by the Centre in her Rae Bareli constituency. Sonia said, "For all the schemes the money comes to state government, now you have seen the condition of this village. This village...
  • LS polls: Shazia Ilmi likely to contest against Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli 17-02-2014 08:52 PM

    After announcing Kumar Vishwas's candidature against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, there is a buzz that the party might pit Shazia Ilmi against Congress President Sonia Gandhi in the upcoming general elections. However, the party did not confirm this development. "We are yet to finalise our candidates," party spokesperson Dilip...
  • Priyanka, Rahul meet Congress leaders; party rejig on the cards? 07-01-2014 02:43 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leaders on Tuesday met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi in New Delhi ahead of reports that the party is looking at a possible reshuffle ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. While the meeting was primarily to decide party's strategy in the upcoming...
  • Lawyer who pursued Bofors case wants to contest against Sonia Gandhi 13-10-2013 06:26 PM

    Lucknow: A lawyer, who had pursued Bofors scam besides many other high-profile cases, wants to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Rae Bareli on a BJP ticket against sitting MP and Congress president Sonia Gandhi. "I have always fought against corruption, whether it was Taj Corridor case, Telgi scam, Bofors...
  • UP: SP MLA's son accused of usurping CMO's property in Rae Bareli 27-08-2013 07:03 PM

    Rae Bareli: A Samajwadi Party MLA on Tuesday was caught in a controversy in Rae Bareli, Party MLA Ramlal Akela's son Vkrant has been accused of usurping the property of a CMO in Rae Bareli. The CMO claimed that Vikrant illegally demolished the house that was being constructed on former's...
  • Is centre giving undue funds and favours to the Gandhi family bastions? 19-07-2013 11:29 PM

    While the country stares at economic woes, it's raining projects for Raebareli and Amethi, the constituencies of Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul. ...
  • UP govt restores 24X7 power supply to Rae Bareli, Amethi 13-04-2013 09:20 AM

    Lucknow: Pushed on the backfoot after "strong political reactions" from New Delhi, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday restored 24x7 power supply to Rae Bareli and Amethi - parliamentary constituencies of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. While the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) had confirmed on Thursday that power...
  • Prepare for 2014, Rahul tells Cong workers in Amethi 08-11-2012 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday told party workers in his constituency Amethi to prepare for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He said this during his visit to the constituency on Thursday, a visit that was met with protests. The communication came ahead of a big Congress...
  • UP: Priyanka Gandhi tours Amethi, Rae Bareli 08-11-2012 10:30 PM

    Rae Bareli: In an apparent bid to galvanise Congress after its dismal performance in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in twin constituencies of Amethi and Rae Bareli, Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday held meetings with party workers in Rae Bareli. On the first day of her two-day visit, Priyanka, who is touring...
  • Keep it simple, Sonia gives fashion tips to students 07-11-2012 06:49 PM

    Rae Bareli: Keep it simple. Do not over-embellish. Fashion does not mean opulence. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday virtually gave lessons in fashion designing to 38 students graduating from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in Rae Bareli. Striking a personal note, the Congress president recalled late prime...
  • Sonia Gandhi to visit Rae Bareli for two days 05-11-2012 01:37 PM

    Lucknow: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will pay a two-day visit to her constituency Rae Bareli from November 7 to flag off the first batch of coaches at the Rail coach factory in Lalganj. According to the detailed programme released by the Congress office, Gandhi would flag off the new coaches...
  • UP: NREGA scam in Sonia Gandhi's constituency? 04-01-2012 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN has exposed an employment guarantee scam in Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi's constituency Rae Bareli where fake job cards are being used to siphon off money. An RTI application has thrown up some uncomfortable facts in this constituency where in the last 2 years, Rs 280 Crores were...
  • Sonia to visit Rae Bareli to evaluate development 29-11-2010 11:47 AM

    New Delhi: United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi will be visiting her constituency Rae Bareli on Monday to evaluate the status of developmental schemes. During her three-day visit, she will be meeting locals and party members. The UPA Chairperson is also likely to attend a social program. On the...
  • Sonia tours Rae Bareli to thank Cong foot soldiers 11-06-2009 11:27 PM

    She visited her constituency with her daughter, campaign manager Priyanka. ...