May 06, 2019 12:34 am
Contesting in 2014 too against Modi from the seat, Rai had finished third, behind Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, getting 75,614 votes.
April 29, 2019 5:42 am
Priyanka spoke to Rai over phone and wished him luck. She assured him that she will soon visit Varanasi to campaign for him.
April 26, 2019 3:35 am
Ajay Rai finished third in 2014 polls; there was speculation about Priyanka Gandhi contesting from Varanasi.
April 25, 2019 1:40 pm
The Congress fielded Ajay Rai against Modi in 2014 as well. In 2014, Rai managed to poll only 75,000 votes and finished third, behind Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
April 25, 2019 10:21 pm
It was widely speculated that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would contest the polls from Varanasi and take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
May 03, 2016 4:29 am
November 17, 2015 9:34 am
Ajay Rai, MLA from Pindra Assembly constituency, is currently lodged at Fatehgarh Central jail
October 08, 2015 4:23 am
While officials remained silent on the need to shift Rai, it is understood it was done to keep his supporters at bay.
July 18, 2014 5:06 pm
Congress MLA Ajay Rai filed a petition challenging Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi. HC fixes Sep 5th for next hearing.
May 12, 2014 3:18 pm
Ajai Rai claimed, case against Narendra Modi cannot be compared as he had shown his lotus symbol after casting vote.