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No One Raises Issue Of Hiking MSP For Sugarcane Out Of Fear: Varun Gandhi

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Varun Gandhi also said he is a "revolutionary" leader and cannot see injustice being done to people.

BJP MP Varun Gandhi Submits Private Members' Bill For Legal Guarantee Of MSP

Dec 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Gandhi has submitted the bill in Parliament but it is yet to be introduced. MPs can pilot private members' bill in their personal capacity irrespective of their party affiliations.

Varun Gandhi Urges PM Modi To Mandate MSP, Take Action Against Ajay Mishra

Varun Gandhi thanked Modi for announcing the decision to repeal the three farm laws. Also said many innocent lives could be saved if this decision was taken earlier.

BJP's National Executive To Meet Today; Elections In UP, Punjab, Among Others To Be Centre Of Discussion

Nov 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The national executive of BJP will meet on Sunday to discuss party's strategy in upcoming state elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur. JP Nadda will chair the one day meet. PM Narendra Modi to conclude.

BJP Releases New National Executive List, Maneka And Varun Gandhi Dropped Among Others

The BJP leaders and MPs who have been vocal against the agri laws have been dropped from the national executive list.

07 October, 2021

'Protestors Can't Be Silenced Through Murder': BJP MP Varun Gandhi Tweets Viral Video Of Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

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BJP MP Varun Gandhi tweeted a 37-second video which is attributed to Lakhimpur Kheri violence, specifically of the incident where Union MoS Ajay Misra Teni is accused of mowing his vehicle over a rally of farmers, leaving several dead.

11 June, 2019

'Didn't Get Many Votes Of Minority Community But...': Varun Gandhi In Pilibhit

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BJP MP Varun Gandhi, who had swapped constituency with his mother Maneka Gandhi in the recent election, said he will not leave Pilibhit and will continue to serve the people of this constituency.

05 May, 2019

I Am Sanjay Gandhi's Son, Such People Untie My Shoelaces: Varun Gandhi On Oppn Candidate In Sultanpur

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BJP leader Varun Gandhi, while campaigning for his mother Maneka Gandhi in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh in a reference to the SP-BSP candidate said 'I get my shoelaces untied by such people'

22 April, 2019

No Problem If You Don't Vote For Me, Can Still Come To Me For Your Work, Varun Gandhi Tells Muslims

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Varun Gandhi has been fielded by BJP from Pilibhit- a seat which he had won in 2009 and 2014.

26 March, 2019

BJP Releases List For UP, Murli Manohar Joshi Dropped; Maneka, Varun Gandhi Swap Seats

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Murli Manohar Joshi had won from Kanpur in 2014 but was told by the party leadership that he would not be fielded in the coming elections.

17 December, 2017

If There Was No Gandhi In My Name, I Would Not Have Become A Two-Time MP: Varun Gandhi

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Gandhi said many talented youngsters are unable to join and shine in politics as they do not have influential fathers and godfathers.

28 November, 2017

Varun Gandhi May Ditch BJP To Join Cousin Rahul's Congress: Reports

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Senior Muslim leader Haji Jameeluddin said Varun was being ignored in the BJP and that no other leader other than Narendra Modi is allowed to say his or her 'Mann Ki Baat' on public forums.

27 September, 2017

'Everybody Has To Fall In Line': BJP On Varun Gandhi's Article On Rohingyas

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'One of our MPs was just expressing his opinion, that humanitarian consideration must be seen on the Rohingyas and that they should be retained on the Indian soil, but ultimately the Government of India takes the decision'

26 September, 2017

Union Minister Ahir Criticises BJP MP Varun Gandhi For Article On Rohingyas

Outlook Web Bureau

After Ahir's comments, Varun said his recent piece focused primarily on defining India's asylum policy, with clear demarcations on how "we would accept refugees".

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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