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SC hearing on plea challenging Sonia's election put off

The Supreme Court on Thursday deferred hearing on a plea challenging the election of Congress president Sonia Gandhi to the Lok Sabha from Rae Bareli in May 2014.

SC defers hearing of election petition against Sonia Gandhi

The election petition filed by one Ramesh Singh contended that Sonia Gandhi has dual citizenship, as she is an Italian citizen by birth and the Italian law does not allow dual citizenship.

Congress members thrash youths protesting with black flags against Rahul Gandhi in Rae Bareli

Congress members thrash youths protesting with black flags against Rahul Gandhi in Rae Bareli

In what is sure to bring in huge embarrassment for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, several party workers were captured on camera thrashing some youths, who were protesting against the Gandhi scion in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district on Friday.

NRHM scam: CBI raids 21 locations in UP

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at 21 places in connection with multi-crore-rupee swindling of funds in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) during 2007-2010, an official said.

Centre shutting down projects in Rae Bareli, Amethi: Congress

Accusing the government of indulging in politics of vendetta, Congress today said central projects in Rae Bareli and Amethi, Lok Sabha constituencies of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi respectively, were being closed down.

HC dismisses plea against Sonia Gandhi's election to Lok Sabha

HC dismisses plea against Sonia Gandhi's election to Lok Sabha

Justice Tarun Agarwal, after hearing the case, said on Monday that the petitioner did not have sufficient grounds to sustain the petition and hence it was being dismissed.

Congress 'decides' on expanded role for Priyanka Gandhi in UP polls, announcement likely in 48 hours

Congress 'decides' on expanded role for Priyanka Gandhi in UP polls, announcement likely in 48 hours

Reports claimed on Tuesday that the Congress has finally taken a decision on bringing in Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to campaign for the party across Uttar Pradesh for the crucial Assembly Elections next year.

Veteran Congress leader Uma Shankar Mishra dies

Veteran Congress leader Uma Shankar Mishra, who had been in charge of many an election campaign of the Gandhi clan from the Rae Bareli parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh, died on Monday.

Hope Priyanka Gandhi campaigns outside Amethi, Rae Bareli: Azad

In Uttar Pradesh, Congress had secured just two seats in the last Lok Sabha elections.

SP sets up committees to probe complaints of conspiracy to defeat party candidates

 Samajwadi Party (SP) today set up three committees to probe complaints that some party office bearers conspired to defeat party nominees in Ghazipur, Jaunpur and Rae Bareli in the recent election to the state legislative council.

UP council polls peaceful, record 97 percent turnout

Elections to the 28 seats of the Uttar Pradesh legislative council, the upper house of the state legislature, to be filled through local bodies, were held on Thursday across the state amid tight security.

Congress will expose Modi govt: Sonia Gandhi during Rae Bareli visit

Congress will expose Modi govt: Sonia Gandhi during Rae Bareli visit

 Targeting the Narendra Modi government over corruption and price rise, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said her party will "expose" it.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrives in Rae Bareli on two-day visit

Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrives in Rae Bareli on two-day visit

Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrived in her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli on a two-day visit on Thursday.

Freak weather storm kills five in Uttar Pradesh

In Uttar Pradesh, severe dust storms and thundershowers which lashed many parts of the state on Tuesday, killed five persons and left over 50 injured.

Meeting chaired by Sonia seeks Rs 61 cr for Rae Bareli

 A meeting of the monitoring committee of Rae Bareli, chaired by its Lok Sabha member Sonia Gandhi, on Wednesday expressed concern over the Centre's failure to release Rs 61 crore under PM Gramin Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) and decided to write to seek its early disbursal.

Sonia Gandhi on 2-day visit to Rae Bareli on September 9

Congress president Sonia Gandhi will unveil a statue of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and attend a meeting of the vigilance and monitoring committee during a two-day visit to her constituency starting from September 9.

Rae Bareli jailor attacked by prison inmates

Prisoners lodged in Uttar Pradesh`s Rae Bareli Jail attacked the jailor on Tuesday, leaving him seriously injured after he ordered an inspection of the inmates for contraband, officials said.

Eight killed, three injured in road accident in Rae Bareli

At least eight people were killed and three others injured after a tempo collided with a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district on Friday.

Sonia Gandhi targets Centre as she visits her constituency

 On a tour of Rae Bareli, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused the Centre of showing apathetic attitude towards her constituency, days after Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Modi government was pursuing "politics of vendetta" against them.

Smriti Irani hits back at Priyanka Gandhi, asks her to do homework

Priyanka Gandhi and HRD Minister Smriti Irani were on Wednesday engaged in a war of words after the Congress leader said an IIIT was not being set up in her mother Sonia Gandhi's Rae Bareli constituency by the Union Minister who hit back by saying that she has not done her "homework".