Amethi: News

23 Jul 2022


Smriti Irani's family restaurant receives notice over illegal liquor license

A posh Goa eatery, operated by Union minister Smriti Irani's daughter Zoish Irani, has made headlines for its contentious process of renewing a liquor license in the name of a long-deceased individual.

15 Jul 2019


Amethi: Muslims attack Dalit-woman, thrash husband for 'running' coaching center

A Dalit woman was molested, touched inappropriately, her kurta ripped off, and when her husband came to her rescue, he was brutally thrashed.

10 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi hits 10 million followers on Twitter

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi hit the mark of 10 million followers on Twitter today.

23 Jun 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Unlike Rahul, Smriti decides to build her house in Amethi

For more than a decade, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi had an absent parliamentarian- Rahul Gandhi.

20 Jun 2019

Lok Sabha

Firm on resignation, Rahul Gandhi says party will decide successor

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who has been sulking since May 23 as his party was decimated in Lok Sabha elections, on Thursday confirmed that he hasn't changed his mind about quitting.

19 Jun 2019


Happy birthday RaGa: Seven gifts that Congress President (desperately) needs

Despite being the great-grandson of the longest-serving Prime Minister of India, the grandson of India's first woman PM, and son of the country's youngest state head, Rahul Gandhi isn't having the best of times.

17 Jun 2019

Lok Sabha

Smriti gets longest applause while taking oath in Lok Sabha

2019 Lok Sabha elections marked the death of dynasty politics and showed that voters are done pleading allegiance to a certain family.

13 Jun 2019

Rahul Gandhi

After humiliating poll defeat, Priyanka Gandhi criticizes Congress workers

Congress was completely decimated in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Not just that, the Bharatiya Janata Party returned to power with a better tally than 2014.

08 Jun 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Smriti Irani shared throwback picture, and Internet loved it

Once, Smriti Irani was the most sought after "bahu" (daughter-in-law) on Indian television and then she jumped into politics.

29 May 2019

Lok Sabha

After winning Amethi, Smriti visits SiddhiVinayak, walks barefoot for 14-km

A few days after her historic win in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, Smriti Irani walked barefoot for 14 kilometer to Mumbai's SiddhiVinayak Temple.

27 May 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Amethi: Smriti Irani to ensure death sentence for aide's killers

When Congress President Rahul Gandhi was defeated by Smriti Irani, he asked the BJP leader to "take care" of Amethi.

27 May 2019


After dismal performance, Lalu's party may break ties with Congress

In Bihar, the RJD-Congress mahagathbandhan was supposed to stall BJP's rise, but it failed miserably.

26 May 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Amethi: Smriti Irani lends shoulder to close aide's mortal remains

Newly-elected BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, Smriti Irani, on Sunday attended the funeral of her close aide, Surendra Singh, and also lent a shoulder to his mortal remains.

26 May 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Amethi: Smriti Irani's close aide shot dead at his home

In a shocking event, a close aide of Bharatiya Janata Party's Smriti Irani was shot dead at his residence in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday.

25 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Despite poll debacle, Congress doesn't accept Rahul Gandhi's resignation

After a humiliating defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress President Rahul Gandhi offered to step down from his post on Saturday.

24 May 2019

Uttar Pradesh

'Got indication of Rahul's Amethi failure in 2014': Smriti Irani

Without a shred of doubt, the biggest winner of 2019 Lok Sabha elections is Union Minister Smriti Irani who defeated Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.

23 May 2019

Lok Sabha

#Verdict2019: Rahul Gandhi congratulates Narendra Modi on historic win

Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the press on Thursday after Lok Sabha election results were declared, in which the party faced an embarrassing defeat.

23 May 2019

Lok Sabha

#Verdict2019: Rahul Gandhi accepts defeat in Amethi, congratulates Smriti

May 23, 2019, will be remembered as the day when an actor-turned-politician defeated Congress scion from his home turf, scripting history in Indian politics.

23 May 2019

West Bengal

#Verdict2019: NDA gets bigger mandate than 2014, UPA shrinks

In 2014, BJP scripted history and five years later it did the same. NDA led by BJP is leading in 342 seats while UPA managed to perform well in just 95 seats.

06 May 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Amethi: Smriti alleges Rahul is 'capturing booths', Congress rubbishes claims

Locked in a direct contest with Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday claimed the former was indulging in booth capturing in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, which went into polls.

13 Apr 2019


Jaitley questions Rahul's qualification, says he got M.Phil without Masters

A day after Union Minister Smriti Irani's educational qualification dominated political conversations in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took a swipe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi saying he got his M.Phil degree without completing Masters.

11 Apr 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Laser was pointed seven times at Rahul Gandhi, claims Congress

In a disturbing development, Congress has claimed security was breached during party president Rahul Gandhi's visit in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

10 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha

#Elections2019: Congress President Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Amethi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has filed his nomination from Uttar Pradesh's Amethi for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

01 Apr 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Why do big Indian politicians choose safe seats

On Sunday, Congress announced that Wayanad will be the second seat from where Rahul Gandhi will contest. He also hopes to retain Amethi.

31 Mar 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi will contest polls from Wayanad and Amethi both

Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be fighting Lok Sabha polls from Kerala's Wayanad along with Amethi, the party confirmed on Sunday.

28 Mar 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul will be PM if Congress wins, says sister Priyanka

For the first time after being given a top Congress post, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said that if her party comes to power, Rahul Gandhi will become the Prime Minister.

23 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

Along with Amethi, Rahul Gandhi may also contest from Kerala

According to reports, Congress President Rahul Gandhi may contest polls from Kerala's Wayanad, the party's bastion in the southern state.

22 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

In Amethi, it's Smriti Irani v/s Rahul Gandhi again

In what serves as a reminder of last general elections, Union Minister Smriti Irani will take on Congress President Rahul Gandhi for the second time in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

24 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

You don't belong here: Amethi farmers protest against Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who started a two-day visit to his constituency Amethi on Wednesday, was slammed by farmers.

23 Jan 2019

Lok Sabha

Priyanka Gandhi joins active politics, gets key post in UP

On Wednesday, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed the Congress General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh East by party president Rahul Gandhi. This marks her entry into politics beyond Amethi and Raebareli.

12 Jan 2019


In press-conference, dramatic Akhilesh Yadav says Mayawati's insults are his

In yet another proof that relationships change in Indian politics at the drop of a hat, Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati held a joint press conference on Saturday looking ready for the battle that is 2019 general elections.

29 Sep 2018

Indian Railways

Amethi Rail Neer plant commissioned in 2015: Railway sources

The Rail Neer plant in Amethi was commissioned by the IRCTC in 2015, railway sources said today, contradicting the Congress's claims that it was set up in 2014.

25 Sep 2018


BJP hasn't developed any UPA project: Rahul in Amethi

Yesterday, Rahul Gandhi criticized BJP for not developing projects launched by the UPA government.

22 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

RaGa on a 2-day visit to Amethi from September 24

Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be on a two-day visit to his Parliamentary constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, beginning September 24.

31 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Village in RaGa's constituency to be digitized by Smriti Irani

In 2014, Smriti Irani contested the Lok Sabha elections from the constituency of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, but lost to Rahul Gandhi by over one lakh votes.

07 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Cops nab 50 offenders in 'Operation All-Out' in Amethi

In a district-wide crack down on anti-social elements, the Amethi Police in Uttar Pradesh has arrested 50 persons accused of various offenses, including murder and dowry deaths, an official said yesterday.

04 Jul 2018

Lok Sabha

Bullet-train is like 'magic train' which may not materialize: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Center today, claiming that the much talked about bullet train project was like a "magic train" which may not materialize.

18 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh

14-year-old boy dies as road-roller runs over him; another injured

A 14-year-old boy was killed and another seriously injured after they were run over by a road-roller in Amin village in UP's Amethi.

17 Apr 2018

Sonia Gandhi

In his constituency Amethi, Rahul Gandhi stopped from inaugurating road

Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Amethi, was denied permission to inaugurate a 5 km-long road allegedly due to complaints by BJP leaders.

16 Jan 2018

Narendra Modi

Amethi: Rahul Gandhi hears public grievances in "Janata Darbar"

On the second day of his visit to Amethi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi conducted a "janata darbar" at the Munshirganj guest house in his parliamentary constituency, Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.

15 Jan 2018

Narendra Modi

Posters of Rahul as Lord Ram, Modi as Raavan sprung-up

Rahul Gandhi is visiting his constituency Amethi for the first time as Congress president.

20 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath

33 IAS officials, including 8 DMs, transferred in Yogi's UP

Following UP civic polls, the Yogi Adityanath UP government has transferred 33 IAS officials, including eight district magistrates (DMs).

16 Dec 2017

Sonia Gandhi

It's not goodbye yet for Sonia, will contest 2019 elections

Clearing the air surrounding her mother Sonia Gandhi's retirement from active politics, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that the former Congress party president will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Rae Bareli and not her.

01 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath

UP civic-polls: BJP heads towards major win, Congress loses Amethi

Counting is on for the UP civic elections, being seen as a crucial test for CM Yogi Adityanath.

09 Aug 2017

Rahul Gandhi

Posters in Amethi say 'Rahul Gandhi Missing'

Rahul Gandhi is missing, at least on posters in Amethi.