Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicRae Bareli

Topic: Rae Bareli

Congress left empty-handed in ‘home’ constituencies of Amethi and Rae Bareli

From a tally of two out of 10 seats in 2017, Congress is down to 0 in the Gandhi family bastion. Compared to six seats last time, BJP in leading in four and SP is ahead in six.

Railways set to seek cabinet approval to corporatise Rae Bareli coach factory

The proposal would make the Modern Coach Factory in Rae Bareli, which produces 2,000 LHB coaches every year, an autonomous unit with a corporate structure.

Sonia Gandhi accuses Modi govt of trying to sell Rae Bareli coach factory at cheap price

Congress parliamentary party chief Sonia Gandhi raised the issue during Zero Hour in Lok Sabha and said privatisation of the factory would render employees jobless.

Amethi done, BJP now plans to win Sonia Gandhi’s Rae Bareli with AIIMS, roads, railways

With Smriti Irani’s win over Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, the BJP’s ambitions are clear for the only Congress seat left in Uttar Pradesh. 

Locked doors, deserted floors: Congress’ UP office reflects party’s showing in state

Congress rout in UP has snuffed out enthusiasm of February, when scores of workers thronged the Lucknow office to see Priyanka Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia take charge.

Sonia Gandhi wins Congress bastion Rae Bareli

The Congress leader won by a margin of more than 1 lakh votes after SP-BSP alliance chose not to field a candidate in her constituency.

In Sonia & Rahul Gandhi’s model villages, bad roads, no hospitals & dirty drinking water

Most residents of Jagdishpur in Amethi and Urwa in Rae Bareli say there's been no development since they were adopted by Rahul and Sonia Gandhi in late 2014.

How Priyanka is making up for Rahul, Sonia absence in Amethi & Rae Bareli

With Congress president Rahul Gandhi busy touring other states, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been handling the campaign in Amethi and Rae Bareli, Sonia Gandhi's seat.

Narendra Modi to visit Gandhi bastion Rae Bareli for the first time

Modi's visit is being seen as a strategy of the BJP to pin the Congress leadership in their respective constituencies in the 2019 general election. 

How Rae Bareli came to love and respect Feroze Gandhi and his family

This excerpt from the book ‘Feroze: The Forgotten Gandhi’ by Bertil Falk tells the story of the first general election in India in 1952.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.