The retired Army personnel, Amanullah, and his wife were in their house when a group of people attacked them with sticks, his son told the police.
Congress Secretaries, Zubair Khan and K.L. Sharma, who are UPA chaiperson Sonia Gandhi's representatives in Rae Bareli, were informed in ‘clear terms’ that the SP and BSP units in Amethi did not cooperate with Congress, and a large segment of their voters went with BJP.
Wasim was arrested by the police after an encounter in the Jamo police station area in Amethi. He sustained a bullet injury on his leg in the encounter and was being treated in Jamo CHC hospital.
A Congress team on Thursday arrived in Amethi to assess the reasons for the defeat of Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi constituency that was considered his bastion.
Surendra Singh, a close aide of newly-elected Amethi MP Smriti Irani was shot dead in Amethi on Saturday.
BJP leader Smriti Irani, who arrived in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi following the death of Surendra Singh (50), said, 'My request to all party workers is that we should exercise restraint.'
The former head of Baraulia village in Amethi district Surendra Singh was considered close to Smriti Irani. He was shot dead by two men, with police not ruling out the possibility of it being a 'political murder'.
BJP leader Smriti Irani won the Amethi parliamentary seat with a margin of 55,120 votes, defeating Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
The victory of BJP's Smriti Irani and defeat of Rahul Gandhi is not just the result of an electoral battle -- it is much more than that.
The counting trends have kept fluctuating in the Amethi seat with Smriti Irani first taking a lead, and then Rahul Gandhi overtaking her.
Manoj Kashyap of Shahgarh in Amethi has written that he was "traumatised" by Modi's comments against late Rajiv Gandhi.
The video clip had created a huge stir on social media with Smriti Irani claiming that booth-capturing was being done at the behest of Congress President Rahul Gandhi who is seeking re-election in Amethi.
Voting was under in the fifth of the seven-phase mega election process across 51 constituencies in seven states, including Uttar Pradesh.
Union Minister Smriti Irani and Congress President Rahul Gandhi are contesting against each other from Amethi.
Irani repeated her allegation that the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital, of which the Gandhi siblings are trustees, had refused to treat a patient who was carrying the Ayushman Bharat card.
Calling his parliamentary constituency Amethi as his “family”, Congress President Rahul Gandhi seeks support of the voters for the May 6 election
Attacking PM Modi, she said: "If the voice of people is drowned by the voice of a single leader, there are going to be consequences."
Priyanka's remarks came after the Ministry issued the notice to Rahul Gandhi to clarify his nationality within a fortnight after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy alleged that he is a British national.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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