A trainer aircraft crashed in Rae Bareli`s IGRUA three years ago as the trainee pilot was busy taking pictures, an inquiry has shown with officials saying a large number of accidents involving helicopters and small planes were caused by human error.
Social activist Shabnam Hashmi claimed that she and her associate were "manhandled" by a group of BJP workers Monday in Rae Bareli while they were distributing leaflets that aim to explode "the myth surrounding the Gujarat development model".
Campaigning for 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, including Rae Bareli and Lucknow, from where presidents of Congress and BJP, Sonia Gandhi and Rajnath Singh respectively are contesting, came to an end.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday rejected reports saying that she would campaign in Varanasi from where Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has filed his nomination for the ongoing General Elections.
Congress`s star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi`s scheduled day-long tour to her mother and Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s Rae Bareli constituency on April 21 has been cancelled due to unavoidable reasons.
Considered a `lightweight` against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in this Nehru-Gandhi family bastion, BJP candidate Ajay Agrawal, a lawyer by profession, is banking on what he calls a "Modi storm and not wave" here to see him through.
Amid growing demand in Congress for a "larger role" for her, Priyanka Gandhi Thursday said she will campaign in Rae Bareli and Amethi, the constituencies being represented by her mother Sonia Gandhi and brother Rahul.