Varun Gandhi

  • Varun Gandhi becomes father of baby girl August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Sultanpur MP and BJP leader Varun Gandhi and his wife Yamini were today blessed with a baby girl. "It is with the deepest joy that I share that Yamini and I have been blessed with a beautiful daughter. Our child was born this afternoon in New Delhi. My...
  • RSS imprint on BJP chief Amit Shah's new team, seven party members get key posts August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The imprint of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Bharatiya Janata Party's new team is certain with as many as seven RSS members being given key posts in BJP President Amit Shah's newly constituted core team. Ram Madhav, who has been the media face of the RSS, has been...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah's new team; Varun Gandhi out, BS Yeddyurappa named vice president August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday reconstituted his core team. He has appointed former Karnataka chief minister and MP BS Yeddyurappa as one of the national vice presidents. Other senior leaders Bandaru Dattathreya and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi have also been appointed as vice presidents. The announcement...
  • UP would have benefited with BJP government, Varun at helm: Maneka August 4, 2014

    Pitching for her son and Sultanpur MP, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said that Uttar Pradesh would have benefited had there been a BJP led government in the state with Varun Gandhi as its chief minister. "It would have been better had there been our government in the state then we would...
  • BJP ruling UP would be good, better if Varun governs the state: Maneka August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi has pitched for her son Varun Gandhi, who represents Sultanpur in the Lok Sabha, to become the next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. "If the Uttar Pradesh government was headed by the BJP, it would have been good, even better if...
  • Modi government's work will speak for itself, says Maneka August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Rejecting criticism that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not communicating, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said the focus was on performance which was "doing the talking". "The work is talking at the moment. There is absolutely no need for anyone to talk apart from their work," Gandhi said when...
  • Varun Gandhi faces protest during his first visit to his constituency after LS polls June 14, 2014

    BJP MP Varun Gandhi, who was on his first visit to his constituency after winning Lok Sabha polls, had to face protest by a section of lawyers after he reportedly came late at a function and tried to leave in haste. A welcome function was organised by the bar association for...
  • Rahul Gandhi, Varun take oath one after another in Lok Sabhava June 5, 2014

    Rahul and Varun Gandhi on the opposite sides of the political spectrum took oath as members of the 16th Lok Sabha one after the other. The cousins, who have won from neighbouring Amethi and Sultanpur constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, belong to Congress and BJP respectively. Rahul was the first to take...
  • BJP set for landslide win in Uttar Pradesh May 16, 2014

    Latest poll trends from Uttar Pradesh on Friday put BJP ahead in 68 out of 80 seats in an unprecedented surge for the saffron party which had won only nine seats in the previous Lok Sabha polls. BHP ally Apna Dal was ahead in two seats while SP is leading in...
  • Watch: Varun Gandhi's verbal spat with security officer in Sultanpur May 7, 2014

    Varun Gandhi is contesting from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh and is facing a tough contest against Ameeta Singh of the Congress. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections phase 8: Rahul Gandhi, Jagan Reddy among the key candidates 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. Some of the key candidates include Congress's Rahul Gandhi, BJP leaders Varun Gandhi, Shanta Kumar, Major General BC Khanduri and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, RJD nominee Rabri Devi,...
  • Show Me The Money: Varun Gandhi's total assets valued at Rs 35.7 Crore April 22, 2014

    BJP leader Varun Gandhi who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Sultanpur has Rs 3.1 lakh cash reserve. Gandhi and his wife have Commercial and residential properties in Delhi valued at Rs 15.6 crore. ...
  • Varun contesting elections in a dignified manner: Maneka Gandhi April 17, 2014

    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. ...
  • BJP Slams Priyanka for Finding Fault With Family Members April 16, 2014

    Priyanka Gandhi's attack on the BJP over its "divisive" ideology on Wednesday invited sharp retort from the party, which said the mentality of the Congress had become so "depraved" that it was finding fault with its family members. The BJP was referring to Priyanka's barbs at cousin and BJP leader Varun...
  • Maneka Gandhi comes to the defence of Varun, asks Priyanka to focus on polls April 16, 2014

    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...
  • Priyanka a part of the Gandhi family that embodies secularism: Azad April 16, 2014

    Reacting on the ongoing controversy of the spat between Priyanka Gandhi and Varun Gandhi, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "She is part and parcel of Gandhi family and she has the blood of Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajeev Gandhi and naturally entire family is embodiment of secularism and socialism...
  • Priyanka Gandhi to campaign for Sonia in Raebareli April 16, 2014

    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 poll...
  • Varun Gandhi has assets worth nearly Rs 20 crore, 3 firearms April 16, 2014

    BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Tuesday declared assets worth nearly Rs 20 crores and three fire arms in his name. In his affidavit submitted at the time of filing nominations, Gandhi delcared assets of Rs 19.96 crore in his name while Rs 11.88 lakh is in the name of his wife...
  • Varun has betrayed the Gandhi family, says Priyanka April 15, 2014

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed estranged cousin Varun Gandhi for the second time in three days, criticising him for siding with the BJP, and "betraying the family". Talking to reporters in Amethi, Priyanka accused the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency of "betraying the family". Her remarks came...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 15, 2014

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  • 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. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: War of words between Priyanka and Varun turn bitter April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: 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...
  • News 360: War of words between Priyanka, Varun Gandhi April 15, 2014

    None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family tea party,...
  • Varun hits out at Priyanka, says she has crossed lakshman rekha April 15, 2014

    Breaking his silence over cousin Priyanka Gandhi’s remark that he has gone “astray”, BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi on Tuesday suggested that she has crossed the "lakshman rekha of decency” and said nobody can raise one’s stature by belittling somebody. The 34-year-old BJP leader also said that his “decency and large-heartedness”...
  • Priyanka, Varun Gandhi caught in a spat, throw jibes at each other April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family...
  • Animal-rights activist Maneka Gandhi declares assets worth Rs 40 crore April 15, 2014

    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 - movable...
  • After Priyanka's taunt, Varun Gandhi asks her to raise the level of debate April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at cousin sister Priyanka for calling him a "Gandhi who had lost his way". "I have never crossed the lakshman rekha of decency whether it is my family or any senior member of any political party in my speeches. It...
  • Varun Gandhi holds a massive roadshow before filing nomination April 15, 2014

    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 received...
  • Varun Gandhi files his nomination from Sultanpur April 15, 2014

    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...