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Ajay Rai


Ajay Rai: ‘Priyankaji would have given a strong fight... (But) we have been here 5 yrs, it’ll be good’

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.

Delhi Confidential: Damp Squib

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.

Congress fields Ajai Rai against PM Modi in Varanasi

April 26, 2019 3:35 am

Ajay Rai finished third in 2014 polls; there was speculation about Priyanka Gandhi contesting from Varanasi.

Who is Ajay Rai?

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.

Varanasi: Not Priyanka Gandhi Vadra but Congress's Ajay Rai will take on Narendra Modi

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.

NSA against Ajay Rai: Congress set to move High Court

November 17, 2015 9:34 am

Ajay Rai, MLA from Pindra Assembly constituency, is currently lodged at Fatehgarh Central jail

Ajay Rai sent to Fatehgarh jail, Cong raises security concerns

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.

HC issues notice to PM Narendra Modi on petition challenging his election from Varanasi

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.

FIR against Congress candidate Ajai Rai over symbol flashing

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.