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Akhilesh indicates SP may contest Amethi in 2024 Lok Sabha polls

The Amethi parliamentary seat, which was considered a Congress pocket borough, is presently represented by BJP's Smriti Irani, who defeated Rahul Gandhi in the 2019 parliamentary elections.

published on : 6th March 2023
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Tale of a UP man and his sarus crane who walks - and flies - in his footsteps

The tale began on a cold February morning last year when Arif Khan Gurjar found the sarus, a stately loyal bird, lying unconscious in his fields in a village in Amethi district.

published on : 28th February 2023
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Uttar Pradesh: Amethi’s Korwa unit begins production of AK-203 assault rifles

First batch of firearms to be delivered to the Indian Army soon, says Russian partner.

published on : 17th January 2023
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UP: Amethi lekhpal, who failed to recognise Smriti Irani over phone, faces probe

On Saturday, when the Union minister had called up the lekhpal on the complaint of Karunesh, the lekhpal could not recognise her.

published on : 30th August 2022
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UP: 3 booked for raping Dalit minor in Amethi 

According to the police, the incident took place when the girl had gone to an orchard at around 10 pm on Friday, where three youths in their 20s forcibly took her to a deserted place, and allegedly ra

published on : 13th August 2022
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Two killed, six injured in clash over Holi celebrations in Amethi

Two people were killed and around six injured in a clash following a dispute over celebrating Holi in a village here on Friday, police said.

published on : 18th March 2022
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Three killed, nearly six hurt in clash over land in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi

More than half a dozen people were seriously injured and were referred to the district hospital, Gauriganj, for treatment and all the three deceased were from the same side.

published on : 16th March 2022
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Two farmers fall asleep on railway track, run over by train in Amethi

They fell asleep on the railway line adjacent to their fields and were run over by a train, Station House Officer, Shivratanganj, Bharat Upadhyay, said.

published on : 6th September 2019
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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
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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
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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
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It’s time for change, claims Rahul Gandhi on maiden visit to Amethi

AICC chief Rahul Gandhi accused the ruling BJP government of befooling people by lying to them for the past three and a half years.

published on : 16th January 2018
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Rahul Gandhi slams BJP on first Uttar Pradesh tour as Congress chief

On his first visit to party bastions Rae Bareli and Amethi, the Gandhi scion accused BJP of continuously "lying" and not honouring its promises made to the people.

published on : 15th January 2018
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Posters in Amethi depict Rahul Gandhi as Lord Rama, Modi as Ravana

The posters go on to say that Rahul Gandhi will usher in Ram Rajya in the country and will end the "misrule of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)".

published on : 15th January 2018
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Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi today: After Gujarat, Congress to focus on Uttar Pradesh

Congress president Rahul Gandhi with an aim to strengthen his party in Uttar Pradesh ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections will visit his constituency Amethi Monday.

published on : 15th January 2018
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath advises Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to focus on Amethi

Adityanath while talking to media, averred that instead of resorting to new lows, the Congress party should focus on development of the nation.

published on : 15th January 2018
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Rahul Gandhi: If PM Modi cannot address issues of farmers and youth, he should say so; Congress will come and do it in six months

Gandhi, who arrived on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Amethi, attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he was only changing the nomenclature of Congress-led UPA schemes.

published on : 4th October 2017
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Amethi women to get toilets as gifts this Raksha Bandhan

To make the open defecation free campaign successful and create awareness about sanitation here, the Zila Swachchhata Samiti has started a programme.

published on : 30th July 2017