Amethi

A fact check on what HRD minister Smriti Irani said in Parliament

Under intense attack, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday made a forceful statement in Lok Sabha, saying Kanhaiya Kumar and some other students had been found indulging in anti-national activities by the JNU authorities themselves. The Smriti Script One liners from HRD minister Smriti Irani’s speech in the Lok Sabha, Some of the voices are uttered in choking voice. Mujhe sooli par chadhana chahte ho… Amethi ladne ki saza doge mujhe?

Is Narendra Modi government 'scared' or Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday roared in front of the media, saying the government was “scared” and will try to muzzle his voice in Parliament on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) sedition row. “I will speak but they (government) will not let me speak because they are scared. They are scared of what I am going to say in Parliament so they will not let me speak,” Rahul

Rahul Gandhi to begin his two-day Amethi visit from today

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will on Wednesday begin his two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency, Amethi. This will be his first visit to his constituency after he secured bail in the National Herald case. “Will be in Amethi on 23rd and 24th Dec on a two-day visit”, he had earlier written on Twitter. During his visit the Congress vice-president will hold meeting with the party workers and meet people.

NDA govt wants to grab farmers' land through Land Acquisition Bill: Rahul Gandhi

A ‘vocal’ Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi made a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government at the Centre by accusing it of trying to usurp the farmers’ land through controversial Land Acquisition Bill. Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day visit to Amethi, said ”the Narendra Modi government is working only for capitalists.” Continuing his attack on the BJP regime, the Gandhi scion said, “The NDA government wants to

TV mike hits Rahul Gandhi in the eye

A TV crew’s mike hit Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s eye outside Parliament on Thursday. The Amethi MP seemed annoyed for a bit but then wiped his eye and walked off. Gandhi later told reporters that his party will not allow any discussion in Parliament unless external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj resigned over the Lalit Modi controversy. “We asked the PM what he thinks about Lalit Modi. We got no

Smriti Irani degree case: Delhi court likely to pronounce verdict today

A Delhi court may on Wednesday pronounce its verdict on a complaint lodged by freelance writer Ahmer Khan against Union HRD minister Smriti Irani for allegedly misleading the Election Commission by giving ‘false’ information about her educational qualification. Khan had alleged that Irani in her three affidavits before the EC while filing nominations for her candidature for Lok Sabha as well as Rajya Sabha polls had purportedly given different details

Smriti Irani hits back at Rahul Gandhi

Union Human Resouces Development minister Smriti Irani launched a full-frontal attack against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday and accused him of sending National Students Union of India (NSUI) members to protest at her reisdence against the ban on student group at IIT Madras. After Rahul took to Twitter to attack the HRD Ministry’s move, Smriti hit back accusing him of conspiring against her, and tweeted: “@OfficeofRG next time

Smriti Irani visits Amethi, lauds PM Narendra Modi

Union HRD Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani is in Amethi today for a day on the occasion of first anniversary of Narendra Modi government at the Center. Addressing a public meeting here she highlighted the achievements of one-year old BJP-led Narendra Modi government. She categorically spoke about works done by her government for the welfare of people of Amethi and nearby areas. “What couldn’t be done in years, BJP

Delhi HC refuses to stay DCW summons against Kumar Vishwas

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the Delhi Commission for Women’s (DCW) summons to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas issued on a party volunteer’s complaint. Justice Rajiv Shakdher, however, issued notices to DCW, chairperson Barkha Singh and the woman Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteer on a plea moved by Vishwas seeking stay on the summons. “Issue notice to DCW, Respondent 3 (Barkha Singh). Issue notice also to Miss

Rahul Gandhi gives Modi govt 0 out of 10

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who is visiting his Amethi parliamentary constituency, on Monday took at dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his foreign visits. Rahul said the Prime Minister has been travelling around the world but has not found time to visit the home of even one farmer who has committed suicide. “His (PM’s) right is to go abroad and his duty is to go the houses of farmers,”

Rahul Gandhi an 'irresponsible' leader, needs only publicity: Manohar Parrikar

A day after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi attacked the Narendra Modi government in Lok Sabha over the reported scrapping of a mega food park project in Amethi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that no company has come forward for the food park. Speaking exclusively at Zee News Conclave, Parrikar called Rahul Gandhi an ‘irresponsible’ leader who only needs publicity. “There is a difference in PR image and public image.

Narendra Modi practising politics of revenge, says Rahul Gandhi in Parliament

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of practicing the “politics of revenge and not change as promised” in the run-up to the national elections last year. “He had said he is not here to do the politics of revenge, but of change. The promises made by a prime minister are the biggest in a democracy,” the 44-year-old leader said in Lok Sabha. Rahul attacked the