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Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttar Pradesh, India

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Amethi (Lok Sabha constituency): Lok Sabha Constituency in Uttar Pradesh, India
Amethi is a Lok Sabha constituency which covers the entire Amethi district and was created in 1967. The seat has almost always been held by the Indian National Congress (INC), save for a half-dozen years in the late 1970s and late 1990s. Rahul Gandhi held the seat for the longest period, from 2004 to 2019, and the seat had also been held by his mother, father, and uncle.

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Over 3 lakh votes I got in Amethi in 2014 told me people needed help there: Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani, who defeated former Congress president and three-term Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi in the last Lok Sabha elections, said she saw there "some people picking up grain from mud to..
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Won Amethi because I did not treat people as vote bank: Smriti Irani

Responding to questions at a session during the event, Irani added that she was passionate about finding solutions to the problems faced by 25 lakh residents of Amethi.
DNA - Published

Ex-Congress Rajya Sabha chief whip Bhubaneshwar Kalita joins BJP

Bhubaneshwar Kalita, former Congress chief whip in Rajya Sabha who resigned from the House earlier this week opposing the party's stand on the government's decisions on J&K, joined the BJP on Friday...
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Former Amethi royal Sanjay Sinh, wife Ameeta join BJP

Sanjay Sinh asserted that the entire country has reposed its faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and he too has decided to support Modi.
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Sanjay Sinh’s exit from Congress last nail in its ‘Amethi coffin’


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Will continue to fight for Amethi: Rahul Gandhi

During his day-long visit to Amethi, the former Congress president met party workers at Nirmala Devi Educational Institute in Gauriganj to review the reason behind his defeat in Lok Sabha poll
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I’m available even at 4am: Rahul at Amethi


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Rahul promises to be there for Amethi even at 4AM

On his first visit to Amethi after losing the Lok Sabha seat, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday assured party workers that he would be there whenever Amethi needs him, whether at night or at 4..
DNA - Published

Rahul Gandhi blames local leaders for Amethi defeat, says will not abandon constituency

On his first visit here after losing the Lok Sabha seat, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Wednesday attributed his defeat to local leaders staying away from the people and assured he will not abandon the..
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Rahul visits Amethi, first time after Lok Sabha poll defeat


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Rahul Gandhi to hold meeting in Amethi on July 10, first visit after losing LS polls

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on July 10, his first visit after losing the parliamentary constituency to Union minister Smriti Irani in the recently-held general election. In a..
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People of Amethi elected me as their 'Didi', not as an MP: Smriti Irani


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From ‘atithi’, Smriti Irani set to turn Amethi’s resident MP


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Amethi: Woman falls at Smriti Irani's feet alleging land grabbing by family members

After running from pillar to post for justice, a local woman on Saturday fell at the feet of Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani, alleging land grabbing by her family members.
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When are you quitting politics? Posters taking a dig at Navjot Singh Sidhu seen in Ludhiana

Posters asking for Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to keep his promise of quitting politics have appeared in Ludhiana. Sidhu, at the time of campaigning for Lok Sabha elections, had promised that he..
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Goa CM, Smriti Irani visit Amethi


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Union Minister Smriti Irani, Goa CM Pramod Sawant to visit villages adopted by Parrikar in Amethi

They will also meet the family of Surendra Singh, the former village head of Barauli and a close aide of Irani, who was shot dead last month while he was asleep at his residence.
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Amethi celebrates Rahul Gandhi's birthday


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Gujarat RS bypolls: SC to hear Congress plea on Wednesday

The Rajya Sabha seats fell vacant following the election of BJP chief Amit Shah and party leader Smriti Irani to Lok Sabha from Gandhinagar and Amethi, respectively
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Rahul Gandhi likely to visit Amethi


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What's cooking? Rahul Gandhi's 12, Tughlaq Lane among list of 'vacant bungalows' for MPs

The Lok Sabha Secretariat has circulated a list of vacant bungalows for MPs that interestingly includes 12, Tughlaq Lane, the official residence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi since 2004 when he..
DNA - Published

Rahul Gandhi's home on LS list of vacant bungalows

The Lok Sabha Secretariat has circulated a list of vacant bungalows for MPs that interestingly includes 12, Tughlaq Lane, the official residence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi since 2004 when he..
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BJP eyes Gujarat Rajya Sabha seat to get Jaishankar into House

BJP was initially keen on external affairs minister S Jaishankar being nominated from Tamil Nadu, which is his home state. It later decided to nominate him from Gujarat after former RS members Amit..
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'Last time we were 40, this time it's 52...will fight BJP every day': Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi, who contested from two Lok Sabha constituencies this election, won from Wayanad but lost his traditional Amethi seat to BJP's Smriti Irani.
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Congress reviewing Rahul Gandhi's shock defeat in Amethi

Zubair Khan, who looks after the political work of party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and Kishori Lal Sharma, the representative of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, have been camping here for..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Smriti Irani aide’s killer held after encounter in UP’s Jamon

Surendra Singh, a former Baraulia gram pradhan who helped swing votes for Irani in the Lok Sabha elections in Amethi, was shot dead in his home on May 26. The alleged mastermind, Wasim, arrested on..
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Irani aide killing: UP police recover weapon, say shooter identified

UP police claimed on Monday that they had identified the trigger man in the murder of Surendra Singh, a key aide of Amethi MP Smriti Irani. Three of the accused, Nasim, Dharmnath Gupta and Ramchandra,..
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Smriti Irani's close aide's murder case: Police arrest 3 suspects

Police on Monday arrested three suspects believed to be behind the Saturday murder of the ex-village head and close aide of Smriti Irani, Surendra Singh. On Saturday, Singh who was considered to be one..
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Smriti Irani's aide shot dead in Amethi, she leads his funeral

FIR filed against five persons; CM Yogi gives cops 12-hour deadline
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2 days after win, Irani’s poll aide killed in Amethi, 5 held


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Smriti urges BJP workers to exercise restraint, attacks Rahul

After one of her close aides was killed here, BJP MP Smriti Irani Sunday asked party workers to exercise restraint, even as she attacked Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his..
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Smriti Irani's Amethi aide's son blames Congress after his murder

Son of Surendra Singh, a close associate of Amethi's newly-elected MP Smriti Irani, on Sunday alleged Congress supporters' role in the killing of his father. The deceased's relatives alleges that..
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The fall of Amethi: Why Rahul Gandhi lost from Congress stronghold?

BJP's Smriti Irani defeated the Congress chief and sitting MP Rahul Gandhi by a margin of 55,120 votes.
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Former village head and close aide of Smriti Irani shot dead in Amethi

Surendra Singh was the former head of Baraulia village in Amethi.
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Only 1 BJP worker took down a dynastic party: Smriti Irani on Amethi win

Smriti Irani says she will work on health, education in Amethi
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Amethi LS Result 2019: My fight with Rahul Gandhi not personal, was only trying to secure win for BJP, says Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani defeated Congress Rahul Gandhi by a margin of more than 55,000 votes.
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Smriti Irani thanks Amethi for victory


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Congress's Amethi unit chief resigns after Rahul loses in family bastion

The district unit president of Congress Yogendra Misra Friday resigned, taking responsibility for the defeat of party president Rahul Gandhi from Amethi.
DNA - Published

Look after Amethi with love, Rahul Gandhi tells Smriti Irani

Rahul Gandhi conceding defeat to Smriti Irani requested her to "look after Amethi with love for the faith the people have shown in her.” Addressing a press conference, after it became clear that the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP's Smriti Irani unseats Rahul Gandhi from Amethi bastion

BJP's Smriti Irani unseats Rahul Gandhi from Amethi bastion, who has been winning the seat since 2004.
DNA - Published

Gandhi bastion falls after 39 years as Smriti Irani stuns Rahul Gandhi in Amethi

Rahul’s uncle, Sanjay, father Rajiv and mother Sonia had all won the Amethi seat in six consecutive elections since 1980, while Rahul had himself won it thrice from 2004 on. The defeat capped a..
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Lok Sabha results: Smriti Irani's giant-killing act, dethrones Rahul in home turf

Smriti Irani, whose meteoric rise in BJP saw her become the HRD and information & broadcasting minister before being divested of these portfolios, on Thursday emerged as a giant-killer — this time..
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Election Results 2019: Early trends show Smriti Irani leading against Rahul Gandhi in Amethi

Union minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani is leading against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, according to the latest trends.
IndiaTimes - Published

Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary

Priyanka's husband Robert Vadra was also present with the Gandhi family and also paid obeisance. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former President Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to the former..
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Priyanka Gandhi offering namaz in Amethi, visiting temple in MP for votes: Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani slammed the Congress saying that it cheated the farmers on the loan waiver promise.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Curtains drawn in Amethi

Tough fight by Smriti Irani in 2014 prompted Rahul Gandhi to contest from Wayanad as well
DNA - Published

Was forced to vote for Congress in Amethi, woman says

BJP candidate from Amethi Smriti Irani on Monday tweeted a video where a woman can be heard saying that she was forced to cast her vote for the Congress. “They held my hand and forced me to push the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Choice between dynasty and development: Amit Shah in Amethi

Shah, accompanied by the party's candidate and Union minister Smriti Irani, led the roadshow through major thoroughfares of the town on the last day of campaign
DNA - Published

Amethi Lok Sabha constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates

Amethi Lok Sabha seat, one of the 80 in Uttar Pradesh, is being closely watched this election. The constituency, a Congress bastion from where a win for party president Rahul Gandhi was a sure shot,..
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BJP unaware, strength of Amethi lies in its honesty and self-respect: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a letter to the people of Amethi said that in the run-up to the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the constituency on May 6, the BJP will make use of money and lies to win..
IndiaTimes - Published

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