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Light aircraft crash-lands near Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, pilot safe
India

Light aircraft crash-lands near Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, pilot safe

The pilot had taken off on a training sortie from the academy but had to make an emergency landing in the nearby Mohammadpur Churai village on the Amethi-Rae Bareli border

Smriti Irani visits Rahul Gandhi's LS constituency Wayanad; reviews implementation of central schemes
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Smriti Irani visits Rahul Gandhi's LS constituency Wayanad; reviews implementation of central schemes

The Union Women and Child Development Minister also visited Varadoor Anganwadi Centre developed by a Central Government PSU as part of its CSR activities in Kaniyambetta Gram Panchayat of Wayanad district

Smriti Irani in Rahul Gandhi’s new den Wayanad: What to make of it
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Smriti Irani in Rahul Gandhi’s new den Wayanad: What to make of it

Smriti Irani’s visit to Wayanad is the BJP’s attempt to start its pitch in Kerala with a bang. It seems to be an announcement by this ‘new BJP’ that it will send one of its most popular campaigners directly in the lion’s den to kickstart a challenge

PM Modi expresses condolence over death of six people in Amethi road accident
India

PM Modi expresses condolence over death of six people in Amethi road accident

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath too has condoled the loss of lives in the accident, and directed officials to provide adequate treatment to the injured persons

Why Smriti Irani was chosen by BJP for the Amethi battle
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Why Smriti Irani was chosen by BJP for the Amethi battle

Smriti Irani challenged Rahul Gandhi from his family stronghold in 2014 and again in 2019? Here is an exclusive excerpt from a new book on her Amethi battle and her ultimate victory

Uttar Pradesh: Four killed, many hurt in clash over land dispute in Amethi
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Uttar Pradesh: Four killed, many hurt in clash over land dispute in Amethi

There was a dispute between Amresh Yadav and Ram Dular Yadav over the possession of a piece of government land adjacent to the house of former gram pradhan Sankata Yadav

UP Assembly polls: BJP names 45 more candidates for upcoming elections
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UP Assembly polls: BJP names 45 more candidates for upcoming elections

In its newest candidate list for the Assembly election, BJP will field Sanjay Sinh from Amethi and Daya Shankar Singh from Ballia Nagar, while dropping incumbent MLA, Surendra Singh

Hindutvawadis to blame for inflation, pain, sadness in our country, says Rahul Gandhi during padayatra in Amethi
India

Hindutvawadis to blame for inflation, pain, sadness in our country, says Rahul Gandhi during padayatra in Amethi

Heading a six-km-long foot march in his former Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress leader also took potshots at the BJP, saying 'every lane in Amethi was the same'

Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: From being dubbed 'Mr Clean' to being a pilot, facts about India's youngest PM
India

Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: From being dubbed 'Mr Clean' to being a pilot, facts about India's youngest PM

Gandhi was one of the few political leaders who loved to drive around himself. He even drove himself around during his electoral campaigns

Rahul a ‘migrant leader’, rejected by Amethi, taken shelter in Kerala, says BJP’s Prahlad Joshi
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Rahul a ‘migrant leader’, rejected by Amethi, taken shelter in Kerala, says BJP’s Prahlad Joshi

Joshi, BJP's election in-charge for Kerala, challenged Rahul to clarify his position on the Sabarimala issue, claiming that the Congress' national and state leadership have taken two different stands on the matter

In Amethi village, panchayat chief's husband burnt alive over political rivalry
India

In Amethi village, panchayat chief's husband burnt alive over political rivalry

The Uttar Pradesh Police said that five people have been named in the FIR, of which three have been arrested while efforts are on to nab the other two

Mother, daughter set themselves ablaze outside Uttar Pradesh CM's office over alleged police inaction in land dispute
India

Mother, daughter set themselves ablaze outside Uttar Pradesh CM's office over alleged police inaction in land dispute

They sustained burn injuries and were admitted to the civil hospital in Uttar Pradesh. Their condition is said to be critical.

Rahul Gandhi rants on China and defence, but never fails to miss a class
India

Rahul Gandhi rants on China and defence, but never fails to miss a class

While driving the Congress party to dust, Rahul is leading by example on how not to lead it.

Pinarayi Vijayan slams media report about Smriti Irani feeding Amethi labourers stuck in Wayanad, terms it 'propaganda'
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Pinarayi Vijayan slams media report about Smriti Irani feeding Amethi labourers stuck in Wayanad, terms it 'propaganda'

'There should be no competition or misleading propaganda that might disrupt or undermine the efforts of the state,' Vijayan added.

'Party needs to introspect', says UP Congress leader, declines appointment to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's advisory council
India

'Party needs to introspect', says UP Congress leader, declines appointment to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's advisory council

Asked about his decision to not become an advisor to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rajesh Mishra said he had apprised her office about it.

Priyanka Gandhi to lead Congress padyatra in Lucknow on Gandhi Jayanti; event to be show of strength, say sources
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Priyanka Gandhi to lead Congress padyatra in Lucknow on Gandhi Jayanti; event to be show of strength, say sources

The Congress on Tuesday announced that party workers led by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will undertake a 'padyatra' on Gandhi Jayanti in Lucknow.

Priyanka Gandhi meets family members of Dalit man who died under mysterious circumstances in police custody in Amethi
India

Priyanka Gandhi meets family members of Dalit man who died under mysterious circumstances in police custody in Amethi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday met the family members of a Dalit man who died in mysterious circumstances in police custody in Amethi.

Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi visits flooded areas in Wayanad, including worst-hit Puthumala area, assures help to victims
India

Kerala floods: Rahul Gandhi visits flooded areas in Wayanad, including worst-hit Puthumala area, assures help to victims

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday visited flood-affected areas in his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, including worst-hit Puthumala area.

Retired army officer beaten to death in UP's Amethi; Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi Adityanath govt for its 'inability' to control crimes
India

Retired army officer beaten to death in UP's Amethi; Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi Adityanath govt for its 'inability' to control crimes

A 64-year-old retired Army captain was beaten to death by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district, police said on Sunday.

Rahul Gandhi blames local leaders for Amethi defeat during Lok Sabha polls, says he will not abandon constituency
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Rahul Gandhi blames local leaders for Amethi defeat during Lok Sabha polls, says he will not abandon constituency

On his first visit here after losing the Lok Sabha seat, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Wednesday attributed his defeat to local leaders staying away from the people and assured he will not abandon the constituency, party functionaries said