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10-Jul-2019 Amethi

My relationship with Amethi is personal : Rahul Gandhi

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday made an impassioned appeal to the people that he would never sever his ties with Amethi, the consituency he lost to BJP's Smriti Irani in the recent Lok Sabha elections."My relationship with Amethi is personal and not political....

22-Jun-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Smriti Irani will build a house in Amethi

Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday did what Congress President Rahul Gandhi did not do in the past one-and-a-half decade. Irani announced on Saturday that she will construct her own house in Amethi and has already identified a plot in Gauriganj.She said...

22-Jun-2019 Amethi (UP)

Smriti Irani gets ailing woman admitted to hospital in Amethi

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday stopped her convoy during her visit to Amethi to enquire about an ailing woman whom she later sent to  hospital.The minister saw the ailing woman while travelling in Amethi. She stopped and inquired about her and...

01-Jun-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi lost as SP-BSP votes went to BJP in Amethi

The two-member Congress Committee probing the reasons behind the defeat of their President Rahul Gandhi in his family borough Amethi, has been told that the non-cooperation of the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party units was responsible for the defeat.Congress...

26-May-2019 Amethi

Smriti Irani's aide shot dead, she vows to seek death for killer

A former village head known to be close to newly-elected BJP MP Smriti Irani was shot dead here early on Sunday, leading to the arrest of seven suspects even as the MP pledged to find out the killer "even if he is hiding in hell".An anguished Irani told...

25-May-2019 Amethi

What went wrong in Amethi for Congress?

What went so horribly wrong for Congress President Rahul Gandhi that he lost from his familys pocket borough Amethi Lok Sabha constituency?Ask local leaders and people and they cite reasons like Congress turncoats benefitting BJP's Smriti Irani and apparent...

23-May-2019 Amethi

Amethi snaps its 39-year-old ties with Gandhi family

Amethi, on Thursday, snapped its 39 years long relationship with the Gandhi family -- a relationship that was filled with emotions and nurtured with emotions.The victory of BJP's Smriti Irani and defeat of Rahul Gandhi is not just the result of an electoral...

04-May-2019 Amethi

BJP bribing people in Amethi : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of giving Rs 20,000 bribes to people in Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.While addressing a gathering here, Gandhi said: "This is wrong... While the Congress...

01-May-2019 Amethi

Weaker candidates will cut into BJP votes: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said that the party's strong candidates will win on their own while the weaker candidates will cut into the votes of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Speaking to party workers and supporters here,...

28-Apr-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Don't know Modi's caste, only raised issues : Priyanka Gandhi

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that he comes from a very backward caste, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday said that she does not have any knowledge of his caste and the opposition has never talked about it."I...

27-Apr-2019 Barabanki/Unnao

Modi government stalled Amethi food park project: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday accused the Narendra Modi government of halting the construction of food work in Amethi - the constituency of her brother and party chief Rahul Gandhi and attacked its "policy and  intentions".Addressing...

22-Apr-2019 Amethi

Priyanka Gandhi slams Smriti Irani for misleading Amethi voters

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday slammed Union Minister Smriti Irani, saying she is out to insult the people of Amethi and Rae Bareli -- the strongholds of the Gandhis."The people of Amethi and Rae Bareli have self-respect. They have never begged...

19-Apr-2019 Amethi

Priyanka Gandhi meets party, BSP and JAP leaders in Amethi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday held marathon meeting with party workers and the senior leaders of the BSP and the JAP in Gauriganj, the district headquarters of Amethi.Arriving at the Fursatganj Airport in Rae Bareli, her mother and...

11-Apr-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Smriti Irani files her nomination from Amethi

Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani, who is contesting against Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday filed her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections.Irani filed the nomination at the District Magistrate's office in Gauriganj. She was...

11-Apr-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul has not done justice to Amethi : Yogi Adityanth

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth said on Thursday that Congress President Rahul Gandhi has not done justice to his parliamentary constituency Amethi.Speaking at a roadshow of BJP candidate and Union Minister Smriti Irani before she filed her nomination...

10-Apr-2019 Amethi

Rahul Gandhi dares Modi for debate on Rafale

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court order to review the Rafale deal on merits saying that "truth has prevailed" and challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a debate on the deal.Speaking to the media after filing his nomination...

10-Apr-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Amethi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday filed his nomination from Uttar Pradesh's Amethi Lok Sabha constituency which goes to the polls in the fifth phase on May 6.He was accompanied by his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, sister and party General...

10-Apr-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul's road show in Amethi before filing papers

Flanked by his family members -- sister, brother-in-law and even nephew and niece -- Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday kicked-off his road show here before filing his nomination papers for Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.Accompanied...

27-Mar-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Elections important to save the country: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said here on Wednesday that she has asked the party workers to campaign hard as the coming Lok Sabha elections were of national importance to "save" the country.Speaking to the media after holding a marathon meeting...

25-Mar-2019 Amethi

Riding on Amethi work, Smriti a tough challenge to Rahul

 It's 5 p.m. and BJP workers have started gathering at the Alok Dhaba in Gauriganj, the district headquarters of the high-profile Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, to discuss the achievements of Union Minister Smriti Irani, who despite losing in 2014, has left...

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...

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