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25-Sep-2018 Amethi

Why is government silent on Rafale price : Rahul Gandhi

Continuing his attack on the Rafale deal, Congress President on Tuesday questioned the government's silence on the demand for disclosing the price of the fighter jets being bought from France."We have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Defence Minister...

25-Sep-2018 Amethi

Rahul Gandhi commends Amethi for donation towards Kerala flood relief

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday commended farmers and small businessmen here for contributing Rs 2.57 lakh for the relief work in flood-battered Kerala."In Amethi district, small businessmen, farmers, women and handicraft workers, who shared the pain...

24-Sep-2018 Amethi

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, says 'chowkidar' has indulged in 'chori'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, saying the country's "chowkidar" (watchman) had committed "chori" (theft) and spoken on various issues but not on the deal to purchase fighter jets from France.Addressing...

05-Oct-2017 AMETHI

Large turnout at Rahul Gandhi's 'Janata Darshan' in Amethi

Hundreds of people from across Amethi turned up at a 'Janata Darshan' held by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi here on Thursday, the second day of his visit to his parliamentary constituency.Long queues were seen outside the Munshiganj guest house where the...

04-Oct-2017 AMETHI

BJP government implementing Congress schemes recklessly : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came down heavily on the BJP government at the Centre for "reckless implementation" of UPA programmes like the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and causing hardships to the common man.Gandhi, who arrived on a three-day...

25-Feb-2017 Amethi

Litmus test awaits the Gandhis in Amethi

A litmus test awaits the Gandhis in their bastion Amethi, which votes on Monday in the fifth of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly election.Having been loyal to the Congress party and the Gandhi surname for decades, the constituency first gave the...

16-Feb-2017 Amethi

'Amethi residents will ask questions if Priyanka comes to campaign'

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday targetted Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, saying she will have to face questions from Amethi residents if she came visiting for campaigning."If she (Priyanka Gandhi) comes to...

04-Jan-2017 Lucknow

Eleven found dead in Amethi

Eleven persons, including 10 members of a family, were found dead in Amethi on Wednesday, a police officer said.The incident took place at Mahona West village, in the Bazaar Shukul police station area. The killings were discovered in the morning, the officer...

21-Apr-2016 Amethi

Rahul's 'chane pe charcha' in Amethi

Countering Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Chai pe Charcha', Congressmen coined the new 'Chane pe Charcha' in Amethi as party vice president Rahul Gandhi interacted with party workers over 'laiyya-chana' - a staple snack in this part of Uttar Pradesh.Gandhi, who...

23-Dec-2015 Amethi

Vendetta politics snatched projects from Amethi: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of "snatching" many projects from his parliamentary constituency Amethi.On a two-day visit to Amethi, Gandhi alleged that it was at the...

23-Dec-2015 Amethi

Narendra Modi has ushered in 'bure din': Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of making false promises to come to power and said he had ushered in 'bure din' (bad days) for the country.Gandhi made the comment during a brief stopover at Fursatganj before heading...

18-Aug-2015 Amethi

Rahul takes dig at PM, says Congress wants 'kurta-pyjama sarkar'

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at Narendra Modi government with his "suit-boot sarkar" jibe, saying his party wants a "kurta-pyjama sarkar" which works for the common man, farmers and labourers.Gandhi, who is on a two-day visit to his...

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