India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Arun Nair | Monday March 6, 2017
BJP leader Varun Gandhi was "too busy" to campaign for his party in the crucial Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, his mother and union minister Maneka Gandhi said today.
India News | Edited by Malini Chatterji | Monday February 27, 2017
The fifth phase voting will be held for 51 seats in 11 districts today. The districts include Amethi, Sultanpur, Ambedkar Nagar (considered in central UP), and Bahraich and Shravasti in Terai region. This phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017 will witness the participation of over 1.84 crore voters which include 96 lakh women.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday February 20, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today targeted Mayawati - the Dalit powerhouse he has ignored so far in the election - saying her BSP now stands for "Behenji Sampatti Party". Speaking at Bundelkhand's Jalaun -- an area with a substantial number of Dalits, which is going to polls on February 23 -- PM Modi said: "Arrey Behenji discussion not because ele...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Monday February 13, 2017
A lawmaker of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party has been accused of murder in a police complaint by the father of a woman who was found dead yesterday, four years after she had alleged gang-rape by the politician and seven others. The police suspect she was poisoned and strangled.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday February 7, 2017
In Bela Mohan, a village in Varun Gandhi's parliamentary constituency Sultanpur, people point to bright yellow new homes that the BJP lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh presented to seven of the poorest families last year.
India News | Written by Kamal Khan | Wednesday January 25, 2017
Akhilesh Yadav began his tour of Uttar Pradesh with a rally in Sultanpur in the eastern part of the state. It was a choice that puzzled many - the area will vote only in the fifth of a total of seven phases; it's Western UP where the election will begin. But, say sources close to the Chief Minister, the dreaded vicissitudes of an election are stron...
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday January 24, 2017
Setting aside his family and party troubles, Akhilesh Yadav today finally began his campaign for the Uttar Pradesh election but waded into another controversy.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Monday January 23, 2017
CBI Director-designate Alok Kumar Verma is likely to take over as chief of the investigation agency on January 27, a day after the Republic Day. Sources said that Mr Verma would continue in his position as Delhi Police Commissioner till January 26 to oversee security arrangements.
Thursday January 5, 2017
Shah Rukh Khan's Raees inspired Shyam Bahadur Rohidas, a cobbler by profession
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 6, 2016
Nine ducks were found dead in the Blue Birds Tourist complex in Hisar district prompting the Forest authorities to order that the Sultanpur National Park and Bird Sanctuary be shut down.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 27, 2016
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the summons issued by an Uttar Pradesh court to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leader Kumar Vishwas and issued a notice to the state government.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 21, 2016
Over 100 passengers travelling on the Sultanpur Express were robbed of their money and other valuables by a gang of robbers in Rampur early morning today, 290 km from here, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 5, 2016
The proposed venue for programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unveil some Railway projects on March 12 in Bihar's Hajipur is facing difficulties with farmers refusing to cut their crop in the 60-acre field in Sultanpur village prematurely.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
BJP MP Varun Gandhi today said that farmers of the country are put behind bars for non-payment of small loans whereas big industrialists go "unpunished" even after failing to clear loans worth crores of rupees.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
BJP MP from Sultanpur Varun Gandhi today visited Kheri and met the farmers, hit by inclement weather, and assured them all possible help.
India News | Reported by Kamaal Khan, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Saturday July 4, 2015
A Congress lawmaker, Sanjay Sinh's son was arrested today in connection with the murder of a police constable. A local court had issued a non-bailable warrant against Anant Vikram Singh, said police officers.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
In a bold step, a bride in the district refused to marry the groom who reached the wedding venue in an inebriated state, police said on Thursday.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 8, 2015
Varun Gandhi took a sharp jibe at cousin Rahul today while handing out cheques to farmers in his constituency in Uttar Pradesh today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 13, 2015
Delhi Metro services between Green Park and Sultanpur stations on Yellow Line (Line 2) will be briefly affected on Sunday due to maintenance work near Qutab Minar station.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 14, 2015
An unidentified miscreant today threw eggs and a stone at Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal at a rally in Sultanpur Majra Assembly constituency in north west Delhi. Kejriwal was unhurt in the incident.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated on Tuesday across Uttar Pradesh, with security forces keeping a close vigil in Saharanpur and Rampur which have been hit by communal violence.
India News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday July 9, 2014
A BJP leader from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh and his brother were attacked with crude bombs at a court in Faizabad district today.
Elections News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday May 16, 2014
Mr Gandhi, in his campaign trail, refrained from taking the name of Narendra Modi. Instead, he fought on his father's legacy.
Elections News | Reported by Anant Zanane; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today delivered a scathing appraisal of her estranged and younger cousin Varun, who filed his nomination papers from Sultanpur in UP.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Varun Gandhi is in Sultanpur today to file his nomination as the BJP's candidate from the constituency, which adjoins his cousin Rahul's Amethi.
Elections News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Claiming that her cousin Varun Gandhi had gone astray, Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday urged Congress workers in Amethi to vote against the BJP leader, who is contesting from the adjacent Sultanpur Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
Seeking to strike an emotional chord with the people, BJP leader Varun Gandhi today recalled his father late Sanjay Gandhi's long association with the area and said he had come to establish a new relation of trust with them and not just for votes.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 14, 2014
BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi has ruled out campaigning against his estranged cousin and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi constituency.
Elections News | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday March 12, 2014
After Rae Bareli and Amethi, it is now neighbouring Sultanpur's turn to be coveted by a Gandhi.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Varun Gandhi, the 33-year-old parliamentarian from the BJP, launched his campaign for the national election today in a part of Uttar Pradesh that has for decades been loyal to his estranged aunt and cousin, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi.