Lok Sabha polls | Pragya's reply on Karkare remark sent to EC: MP CEO

Public campaigning for polling in 14 parliamentary constituencies of Karnataka concluded on Sunday, with leaders from all parties sweating it out to ensure victory for their candidate. Constituencies in the northern part of the state will go to polls on April 23, when the third phase of elections is held across the country.
  • 20:52

    Pragya's reply on Karkare remark sent to EC: MP CEO

    Madhya Pradesh's top poll officer Monday forwarded to the Election Commission (EC) the reply submitted by BJP Lok Sabha candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur over her controversial statement on 26/11 martyr and Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare.

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  • 19:32

    SC to hear plea against Modi biopic on April 26

    The Supreme Court on Monday decided to consider on April 26 a plea challenging the ban on release of the movie, PM Narendra Modi, a biopic on the incumbent prime minister, after the Election Commission submitted its report in a sealed cover.

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  • 19:23

    Delhi BJP MP says supporters will decide his next move

    Upset over not finding his name in the first list of BJP candidates, North-West Delhi MP Udit Raj on Monday asked whether the party is anti-Dalit while insisting that he will decide his future course of action after consulting his supporters in casehe is denied ticket.

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  • 19:07

    Hooda duo to propel Cong prospects in Haryana

    The entry of the father-son duo, former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Deepinder Hooda inHaryana is seen as a well-calibrated move by the Congress to take the challenge head-on on a sticky poll wicket.

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  • 17:41

    CPM wants EC to stop PM's 'brazen' remarks on military

    CPI(M) on Monday petitioned Election Commission against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "brazen, reckless invocation of armed forces, armed action and threats of nuclear war" during the election campaign was a violation of Model Code of Conduct.


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  • 17:22

    Murmur of protest, but Modi holds sway in south Gujarat

    Despite murmurs over his leadership, Prime Minister Narendra Modi still continues to inspire awe across south Gujarat, which has emerged as a BJP stronghold over the years.

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  • 17:11

    Odisha: Security tightened in Naxal areas for 3rd phase

    Naxal violence in the second phase has prompted authorities conducting the four-phased Lok Sabha and assembly elections in Odisha to strengthen security for the third phase of polling in Maoist infested areas.

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  • 16:57

    Akhilesh's 'priest' jibe response to Yogi's 'shepherd'

    The verbal duel between Samajwadi Party (SP) president and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath continued unabated with the former hitting back over latter's 'shepherd' jibe on Monday.

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  • 16:38

    Senior BJD MLA arrested for thrashing poll officials

    The Puri district police in Odisha on Monday arrested Pradip Maharathy, a senior ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator and former minister, for severely beating up members of a flying squad of the Election Commission (EC) in his farmhouse at Pipli.

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  • 16:27

    No one can touch reservation: Modi

    In a strong assertion, prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that no one can change the structure of reservation till he was at the helm of affairs.

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  • 16:03

    Pawan Hans strategic sale put on hold till election

    The government has decided to keep the sale process of Pawan Hans on hold till elections as only one investor has put in financial bids for buying the helicopter service provider.

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  • 15:41

    Jaya Prada slams Azam Khan's son over 'Anarkali' remark

    BJP candidate from Rampur Jaya Prada on Monday hit out at the son of SP's Azam Khan, Abdullah Azam, for calling her "Anarkali", saying it shows how the two regard women.

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  • 15:08

    Why chai-wallahs in Bihar are angry with chowkidar?

    Bihar's Chai-wallahs are miffed with Modi because of a lack of jobs and Modi's change of stance from being a chai-wallah to a chowkidar.

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  • 14:44

    Will he, won't he? Akshay Kumar says he won't

    A tweet by Akshay Kumar triggered speculation about him contesting the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket either from New Delhi or Punjab's Gurdaspur seat but the actor denied any such move from him.

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  • 14:40

    No plan of Modi contesting from Bengal: Shah

    Refuting speculations that apart from Varanasi Prime Minister Narendra Modi may also contest from a seat in West Bengal BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said that there is no such plan so far.

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  • 14:33

    'Uncle-Nephew' tussle may help BJP in 'Bangle Town'

    The bitter electoral battle between the Samajwadi Party's'uncle and the nephew' could benefit the BJP despite the fact that there was an alliance between SP, BSP and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD).

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  • 14:27

    No plan of Modi contesting from Bengal: Shah

    Refuting speculations that apart from Varanasi Prime Minister Narendra Modi may also contest from a seat in West Bengal BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said that there is no such plan so far.

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  • 14:13

    Mafia Raj under Mamata Banerjee's rule in WB: Amit Shah

    Lashing out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for allegedly running a "mafia raj" in the state, Bhartiya Janata Party president on Monday claimed that the state has topped the chart in cow smuggling and become a safe haven for infiltrators.

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  • 14:04

    Poll speculation on Modi- Priyanka continue

    The speculation around Prime Minister Narendra Modi contesting from a second seat now from West Bengal refuses to die down despite a somewhat cryptic denial by BJP chief Amit Shah that there is no such plan “as if now”.

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  • 13:03

    Rahul expresses regret over his remarks on Rafale in SC

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi expressed regret in the Supreme Court on Monday over his remarks in connection with the Rafale judgment which the apex court had said was "incorrectly attributed" to it.

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  • 12:44

    Amethi returning officer declares Congress President Rahul Gandhi's nomination valid.

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  • 12:08

    Sheila Dikshit, Former Delhi CM & Congress candidate from (NE) Delhi: I'll do my best to fulfill the responsibility given to me. I've contested from here earlier, I know the people here and they know me. We had started Metro from here, our reputation is of working for the people.

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  • 11:39

    Supreme Court issues notice to BJP leader Smriti Irani on an appeal of Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam seeking to set aside the summons issued against him by a trial court in a criminal defamation complaint filed by Irani.

  • 11:38

    Supreme Court dismisses a petition filed by advocate Reena N Singh seeking direction that political parties shouldn't be permitted to offer loan waiving schemes or any other monetary schemes in their election manifestos.

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  • 11:28

    Shiela Dikshit, Maken in LS fray from national capital

    Congress on Monday fielded six candidates for the Lok Sabha elections from Delhi with former Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit entering the fray from North East Delhi.

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  • 11:27

    'Nominating Sadhvi Pragya absolutely right decision'

    BJP national president Amit Shah on Monday defended the party's decision to nominate Sadhvi Pragya as a Lok Sabha candidate saying the allegations against her are false and the real culprits in the Malegaon blast case have evaded the law.

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  • 10:34

    Citizenship row: Returning officer should look into Rahul Gandhi's affidavit: Amit Shah

  • 10:30

    BJP President Amit Shah on being asked if Prime Minister Modi will also contest from West Bengal: No, there is no such plan at the moment.

  • 10:28

    Amit Shah: Batla House ka jab encounter hua, Sonia Ji ko rona aa gaya Batla House ke aatankwadiyon ke marne par, jabki apna ek bahadur Police Inspector waha shaheed ho gaya, uske mrityu par rona nahi aaya, is par Congress ko jawab dena chahiye

  • 10:26

    Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will be passed after picture in Rajya Sabha changes by 2020: Amit Shah

  • 10:23

    Amit Shah in Kolkata: Citizenship Amendment Bill will come first, all refugees will be given citizenship after that NRC will be made.

    Refugees shouldn't worry, only infiltrators should. First, the CAB will come then NRC, NRC will not be for just Bengal but for the whole country.

  • 10:17

    Sadhvi Pragya given clean chit after false case filed against her: Amit Shah

  • 10:14

    For India, this election is about taking it to new heights. For Bengal, it is about establishing democracy: Amit Shah

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    Democracy has ceased to exist in Bengal. Law and order have also failed: Amit Shah

  • 09:59

    On asked about whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest election from Kolkata Amit Shah replied that BJP doesn't have any plans regarding it

  • 09:58

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah in Kolkata, West Bengal: If someone can restore Saraswati pooja and Durga pooja again with respect, it is only the BJP.

  • 09:50

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah in Kolkata, West Bengal: The refugees who have come from Bangladesh, be it Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, or Christians, BJP has clearly signaled in its 'sankalp patra' that we will give them citizenship.

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  • 08:13

    BJP suspects malpractice in Gulbarga LS seat

    Former minister and senior BJP leader Aravind Limbavali suspects that large scale malpractice is expected to take place in Gulbarga Lok Sabha constituency, as entire district administration and police force have connived with Congress candidate Mallikarjun Kharge.

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  • 08:12

    Akhilesh carrying elephant's shit on his head: Minister

    In a controversial remark, Uttar Pradesh Education Minister Anupama Jaiswal on Sunday equated BSP supremo Mayawati's party with the "shit" of her poll symbol elephant, saying SP chief Akhilesh Yadav is carrying it on his head due to his "misdeeds".

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  • 08:11

    Repoll recommended in 10 polling stations in TN: CEO

    Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo on Sunday said he has recommended to the Election Commission to conduct repolling in 10 polling stations in the state.

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  • 08:10

    Environmentalists call for NOTA

    A group of environmentalists and nature lovers from Kerala has given a call for casting vote to NOTA as the main stream political parties are not giving importance to environmental issues.

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  • 08:10

    Prep for actions against Pak terror groups imp: Hooda

    India must be prepared for unilateral, limited military actions against terror groups in Pakistan as it can be assured of peace only if it demonstrates its capability to defend national interests through the use of force, according to a report by the Congress-constituted task force on national security.

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  • 08:08

    India won't take nuclear threats from Pak anymore: Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India is not scared of Pakistan's threats anymore, while addressing an election rally in Barmer.

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  • 08:07

    7 PwD polling booths in Dharwad constituency

    With an intention to send a message to the society that differently-abled need to be given equal opportunities, and not just compassion, a few polling booths manned by Persons with Disabilities (PwD) are being set up in Dharwad Lok Sabha constituency, polling for which is scheduled to be held on April 23.

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  • 08:06

    Public campaigning for April 23 poll ends

    Publiccampaigningfor polling in 14 parliamentary constituencies of Karnataka concluded on Sunday, with leaders from all parties sweating it out to ensure victory for their candidate. Constituencies in the northern part of the state will go to polls on April 23, when the third phase of elections is held across the country.

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