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People protest against increasing incidents of rape and sexual assault in New Delhi in this file photo.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

42-year-old man held for raping Dalit minor in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Amethi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:31 PM IST
An FIR has been lodged on the basis of the complaint under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against the accused.
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Administration and police officials at the site of incident in the Bandoiya village, where Arjun Kori was allegedly set afire over money dispute in Amethi district on Friday.(PTI Photo)
Administration and police officials at the site of incident in the Bandoiya village, where Arjun Kori was allegedly set afire over money dispute in Amethi district on Friday.(PTI Photo)

45-year-old Dalit man abducted, set on fire in Amethi: Police

By HTC and PTI | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 03:01 AM IST
The victim’s son claimed that his father had taken names of four people, who stuffed a piece of cloth into his mouth and set him on fire after beating him up.
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This is Smriti Irani’s first visit to Amethi since the coronavirus disease (Covid-19)-induced lockdown restrictions, which were enforced from the end of March in a bid to keep the viral infection at bay.(Sourced)
This is Smriti Irani’s first visit to Amethi since the coronavirus disease (Covid-19)-induced lockdown restrictions, which were enforced from the end of March in a bid to keep the viral infection at bay.(Sourced)

Smriti visits Amethi, Congress calls it ‘political tourism’

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2020 09:54 AM IST
The Congress is aiming to expose her “absence” from Amethi since she was elected to the LS from the prestigious seat last year
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The incident took place in Thengaha Shukulpur village, police said.(HT Photo)
The incident took place in Thengaha Shukulpur village, police said.(HT Photo)

Army man’s father killed, pregnant wife thrashed over land dispute in UP’s Amethi

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Amethi
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 10:38 AM IST
Rajendra Mishra (55) was killed with a sharp edged weapon and his pregnant daughter-in-law beaten by Ashok Shukla and his accomplices on Tuesday evening, police said.
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While the police was able to save one woman from a self-immolation bid, the other was admitted in a hospital with burn injuries.(Representative image)
While the police was able to save one woman from a self-immolation bid, the other was admitted in a hospital with burn injuries.(Representative image)

Amethi self immolation case: 4 cops including SHO suspended

By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2020 01:21 PM IST
Two women had tried to self immolate in Lucknow’s high-security zone on Friday evening. The area houses state Assembly and Lok Bhawan.
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Doctors said the mother and the daughter suffered over 80% and 30% burn injuries, respectively.(HT photo)
Doctors said the mother and the daughter suffered over 80% and 30% burn injuries, respectively.(HT photo)

Amethi self-immolation case: Congress, AIMIM leaders among 4 named in conspiracy

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 08:04 PM IST
Earlier on Friday evening, a woman (50) and her daughter (28) set themselves ablaze in front of gate number 3 of Vidhan Bhawan.
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Right from her campaign time, Irani has been highlighting how Amethi despite being represented by Rahul Gandhi continues to lack in infrastructure and basic amenities. (Photo @smritiirani)
Right from her campaign time, Irani has been highlighting how Amethi despite being represented by Rahul Gandhi continues to lack in infrastructure and basic amenities. (Photo @smritiirani)

Smriti Irani’s before-after pic jab as railway station in Amethi gets makeover

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 08:00 PM IST
Gauriganj railway station in Amethi also boasts of facilities like Wi-Fi, coach information system for passengers, said Smriti Irani.
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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that some forces are spreading wrong information to portray the state in bad light.(Shashi S Kashyap/HT Photo)
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that some forces are spreading wrong information to portray the state in bad light.(Shashi S Kashyap/HT Photo)

Covid-19: Pinarayi Vijayan wades into Amethi vs Wayanad row in Kerala

By Ramesh Babu | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 11:24 AM IST
Nine fresh cases of Covid-19 were reported in Kerala on Wednesday taking the total number of people infected in the state to 336.
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The twitter handles of Amethi BJP and Amethi Congress, too, have been actively propagating how the present and former MPs of Amethi are engaged in people-connect.(PTI)
The twitter handles of Amethi BJP and Amethi Congress, too, have been actively propagating how the present and former MPs of Amethi are engaged in people-connect.(PTI)

Smriti, Congress in twitter war over relief to Amethi poor

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 01:24 PM IST
Political experts say both parties have found the coronavirus outbreak a chance to propagate their connect with Amethi.
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Union Minister Smriti Irani(HT photo)
Union Minister Smriti Irani(HT photo)

Smriti Irani says she intends to live in Amethi, a house is being built

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 11:58 AM IST
Smriti Irani had defeated Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from his family stronghold of Amethi in the last Lok Sabha election in 2019.
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The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday turned an effort by Rahul Gandhi to criticise the government over the spate of rapes in the country on its head(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday turned an effort by Rahul Gandhi to criticise the government over the spate of rapes in the country on its head(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

In Smriti Irani vs Rahul Gandhi over rape remark, Kanimozhi explains the ‘concern’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 12:57 AM IST
In the Lok Sabha, Union Minister Smriti Irani who had defeated Gandhi in his pocket borough Amethi in this year’s national elections, led the charge. She demanded Rahul Gandhi’s apology for his comment and was joined by other lawmakers.
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Prashant Sharma was removed from the post of district magistrate of Amethi on Thursday, November 14, 2019.(Photo Credit: livehindustan)
Prashant Sharma was removed from the post of district magistrate of Amethi on Thursday, November 14, 2019.(Photo Credit: livehindustan)

Amethi DM removed after video shows him misbehaving with kin of slain man

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 02:01 PM IST
Union minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani tweeted about the incident and tagged Sharma asking him to be to be courteous and sensitive. “We all are servants of the public and not rulers,” she tweeted.
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BJP said Rahul Gandhi has made more trips to foreign destinations than to Amethi in the last 5 years.(PTI Photo)
BJP said Rahul Gandhi has made more trips to foreign destinations than to Amethi in the last 5 years.(PTI Photo)

BJP questions Rahul Gandhi’s ‘frequent’ foreign trips

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 04:44 PM IST
BJP spokesperson GVL Narsimha Rao said Rahul had been abroad on 16 occasions in the last 5 years, which was more than the number of trips he made to Amethi--his former Lok Sabha constituency-- in the same period.
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Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat has said that armed forces are ready for any eventuality including action in the PoK(ANI Photo/File)
Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat has said that armed forces are ready for any eventuality including action in the PoK(ANI Photo/File)

Army always ready for action in PoK: Army chief General Bipin Rawat

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 11:21 PM IST
Army chief’s statement comes less than a month after the defence minister Rajnath Singh stated that any future dialogue with Pakistan would not be on Jammu and Kashmir but on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, the area of Kashmir under Pakistani control since 1947.
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Smriti Irani is on a two-day visit to Amethi where she will hold a chaupal in Cheda village.(PTI photo)
Smriti Irani is on a two-day visit to Amethi where she will hold a chaupal in Cheda village.(PTI photo)

Union Minister Smriti Irani in Amethi to review developmental projects

By Indo Asian News Service | Amethi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 01:41 PM IST
Smriti Irani will inspect the beautification work being done on the Sagra lake and will also hold a review meeting with the railway department on the progress of the Salon-Unchahar rail line.
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Union Minister Smriti Irani’s day-long itinerary on Aug 28 is spread nearly evenly between Amethi and Rae Bareli.(PTI)
Union Minister Smriti Irani’s day-long itinerary on Aug 28 is spread nearly evenly between Amethi and Rae Bareli.(PTI)

On a visit to Amethi, Smriti Irani to engage with Rae Bareli too

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 10:21 AM IST
This is the second time in last three months that her schedule includes a visit to Rae Bareli, indicating a possible Bharatiya Janata Party plan to engage with the lone Congress bastion in UP that the BJP has failed to breach, party leaders admit.
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Along with Smriti Irani, law minister Ravi Shankar prasad has also been given a front row seat.(ANI file photo)
Along with Smriti Irani, law minister Ravi Shankar prasad has also been given a front row seat.(ANI file photo)

Smriti Irani, RS Prasad get front-row upgrade in new Lok Sabha seating plan

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 03:02 PM IST
Irani is a first-time Lok Sabha MP who defeated Rahul Gandhi from his family bastion of Amethi. She was also a minister since 2014 in the first Modi government.
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Police said Captain Amanullah and his wife Ameena, 58, were sleeping when they noticed some people picking up the scrap outside their house at Godian Ka Purwa village around 2 am. (Photo @amethipolice)
Police said Captain Amanullah and his wife Ameena, 58, were sleeping when they noticed some people picking up the scrap outside their house at Godian Ka Purwa village around 2 am. (Photo @amethipolice)

Retd Army man beaten to death for resisting robbery in Amethi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 11:06 PM IST
Amanullah’s son, Ibrahim, has lodged a case under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 302 (murder) against the unidentified assailants.
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Rahul Gandhi welcomed by Congress workers at Lucknow airport on Wednesday.(HT photo)
Rahul Gandhi welcomed by Congress workers at Lucknow airport on Wednesday.(HT photo)

Will celebrate in Amethi, says Rahul Gandhi on his 10 mn Twitter followers

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 11:24 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi had changed his Twitter bio or the 160-word introduction of the account holder from ‘President Indian National Congress’ to ‘Member of the Indian National Congress’ on July 3 soon after his ‘farewell note’ to party workers indicating the finality of his decision to resign.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on July 10, his first visit after losing the parliamentary constituency to Union minister Smriti Irani(AP Dube / Hindustan Times)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on July 10, his first visit after losing the parliamentary constituency to Union minister Smriti Irani(AP Dube / Hindustan Times)

Rahul Gandhi on Amethi visit this Wednesday, his first after Lok Sabha defeat

By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 09:39 PM IST
A detailed programme of Rahul Gandhi’s visit though is still awaited, this will be the first visit of the now Wayanad MP to his former Lok Sabha seat that he lost to Union minister Smriti Irani by a margin of about 55,000 votes.
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Rahul Gandhi will not be addressing any public meetings. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
Rahul Gandhi will not be addressing any public meetings. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi on July 10, first time since poll defeat

By Indo Asian News Service | Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 03:34 PM IST
According to Congress sources, Rahul Gandhi will not be addressing any public meetings. He will be holding meetings with party workers during his visit. His sister and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi was likely to accompany him.
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Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani distributes book to the student at a government school during her visit in Amethi on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani distributes book to the student at a government school during her visit in Amethi on Saturday.(ANI Photo)

I brought projects worth 50 crore for Amethi: Smriti Irani

By HT Correspondent | Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 12:34 PM IST
She also declared that each development block of Amethi would now have a fire station.
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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will tour the ‘poorvanchal’ region of Uttar Pradesh in July.(PTI File)
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will tour the ‘poorvanchal’ region of Uttar Pradesh in July.(PTI File)

Priyanka Gandhi to hold open house sessions in east UP districts

By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2019 10:31 AM IST
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the AICC general secretary for east UP, has been holding meetings with the party men and taking feedback from them for the past one month. She has appointed Ajay Kumar Lallu as the party’s in-charge for revamping the party organisation in UP.
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Rahul Gandhi had said at a meeting of the Congress Working Committee, the party’s highest decision making body, on May 25 that he would step down as party president.(Bloomberg)
Rahul Gandhi had said at a meeting of the Congress Working Committee, the party’s highest decision making body, on May 25 that he would step down as party president.(Bloomberg)

At Lok Sabha strategy meet, clamour for Rahul Gandhi overshadows agenda

By Saubhadra Chatterji and Amrita Madhukalya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 01:07 AM IST
Gandhi, however, remained firm on his decision to step down from the helm of the 134-year-old party, saying he had decided even before the April-May general election that he would take responsibility and step down if the Congress fared badly in the polls, people who attended the meet said.
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Members of Indian Youth Congress shout slogans in favour of Rahul Gandhi outside his residence in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Members of Indian Youth Congress shout slogans in favour of Rahul Gandhi outside his residence in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Rahul Gandhi rejects MPs appeal to reconsider resignation as Congress chief

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 10:10 PM IST
According to sources, Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Manish Tewari told the Amethi MP that the party takes collective responsibility of the Congress’ drubbing in the recently held general elections adding that the party chief is not the one to be blamed.
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Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant at Baraulia village in Amethi on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant at Baraulia village in Amethi on Saturday. (HT Photo)

Want to work for Parrikar’s adopted village: Goa CM

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Lcuknow
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2019 12:46 PM IST
Baraulia is among the two villages in Amethi – Hariharpur being the other – that were adopted by Sawant’s predecessor late Manohar Parrikar when he had become a Rajya Sabha MP from UP soon after being named the country’s defence minister.
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In Baraulia, she was joined by Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant, who had come all the way due to the emotional bond that his predecessor late Manohar Parrikar shared with the village as a Rajya Sabha MP.(HT Photo)
In Baraulia, she was joined by Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant, who had come all the way due to the emotional bond that his predecessor late Manohar Parrikar shared with the village as a Rajya Sabha MP.(HT Photo)

On thanksgiving visit to Amethi Smriti Irani says: ‘I will work for all’

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Amethi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 12:12 PM IST
On her part, Smriti said she would work for those who voted for her as well as for “nearly 4 lakh” of those voters who voted for the Congress.
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Union Minister Smriti Irani(ANI file photo)
Union Minister Smriti Irani(ANI file photo)

Smriti Irani stops convoy during Amethi visit, gets ailing woman admitted to hospital

By Indo Asian News Service | Amethi
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 09:46 PM IST
The minister saw the ailing woman while travelling in Amethi. She stopped and inquired about her and learnt that the woman had met with an accident and was unable to walk.
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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani with UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya during distribution of certificates to beneficiaries in Amethi on Saturday.(ANI PHOTO)
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani with UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya during distribution of certificates to beneficiaries in Amethi on Saturday.(ANI PHOTO)

One month after win, Smriti Irani pays ‘thanksgiving’ visit to Amethi

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Amethi
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 07:26 PM IST
Smriti Irani also visited Baraulia village to meet the family members of former village head Surendra Pratap Singh, who was killed two days after her win.
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A woman fell at the feet of Union Minister Smriti Irani while she was on the stage here on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
A woman fell at the feet of Union Minister Smriti Irani while she was on the stage here on Saturday.(ANI Photo)

Woman falls at Smriti Irani’s feet on stage, MP promises to solve her problem

By Asian News International | Amethi
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 06:42 PM IST
Smriti Irani, who is also the BJP MP from Amethi Lok Sabha seat, consoled the woman, who complained of land grabbing by family members.
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