Amethi

'Amethi residents' problems should be redressed in one week': Smriti Irani warns officials

In the meeting, she took stock of the government schemes' implementation and asked officials to take necessary steps to deal the stray cattle problem being faced by farmers.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Illegal mining case: CBI raids former UP minister Gayatri Prajapati's house

The CBI started investigating the case on the directions of the Allahabad High Court in January this year.

published on : 12th June 2019

After Wayanad, Rahul may visit Amethi to reconnect with fallen family citadel

Rahul, who lost to Union minister Smriti Irani by over 55,000 votes in his family pocket borough, is expected to meet party workers and express gratitude to the people who voted for him.

published on : 8th June 2019

Congress team to study Rahul's defeat in Amethi

The team will interact with party workers and residents and submit a report to the Congress President later this week.

published on : 30th May 2019

Surendra Singh murder: Smriti’s aide victim of local political rivalry, says UP Police; three arrested

Surendra Singh, a close political aide of Amethi’s newly-elected MP Smriti Irani, fell victim to local political rivalry, police said Monday.

published on : 28th May 2019

'Singh was killed to terrorise Amethi': Irani vows justice for slain aide, urges BJP workers to exercise restraint

In the first incident of post-poll violence in Uttar Pradesh, the close aide of Irani was shot dead by two unidentified men.

published on : 26th May 2019

BJP worker's murder: Smriti Irani reaches Amethi, 7 suspects detained 

The post-mortem of the deceased was carried out in Lucknow after which the body was brought to Amethi.

published on : 26th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: What went wrong in Amethi for Congress?

The only other time that a Gandhi family member has lost from this constituency was in 1977 and it was Rahul's uncle late Sanjay Gandhi who was defeated in an anti-Emergency wave.

published on : 25th May 2019

Ram Vilas Paswan mocks Congress for failing to get leader of opposition position

Elections were held for 542 Lok Sabha seats, implying that 55 seats are required for a party to get the chair of LOP.

published on : 24th May 2019

Congress' Amethi unit chief Yogendra Misra resigns after Rahul loses in family bastion

'Taking moral responsibility of the defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Amethi, I am resigning from the post,' Misra said in a resignation letter sent to the Congress president.

published on : 24th May 2019

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Amethi snaps its 39-year-old ties with Gandhi family

The victory of BJP's Smriti Irani and defeat of Rahul Gandhi is not just the result of an electoral battle it is much more than that.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Amethi election results: Smriti Irani extends lead over Rahul Gandhi to about 6000 votes 

The SP-BSP Mahagathbandhan did not field a candidate here, making it a straight fight between Gandhi and Irani.

published on : 23rd May 2019

This Lok Sabha election people stood against 'tukde tukde' gang: Smriti Irani

This statement from Irani comes ahead of counting of votes tomorrow. Irani has contested against Rahul Gandhi in the Amethi Lok Sabha seat, which went to the polls on May 6.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Namaz in Amethi, temple in MP: Smriti Irani takes a jibe at Priyanka Gandhi

Irani contested the Lok Sabha election against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi from Amethi seat, where his sister played a key role in drumming up support for him.

published on : 16th May 2019

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi meets clash victims in Amethi

Activists of BJP and Congress parties had clashed in the village and the Congress alleged that the police took one-sided action.

published on : 10th May 2019
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