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Lok Sabha Elections 2019 highlights- EC to decide on complaints against PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi tomorrow

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 highlights: The Election Commission will meet tomorrow to decide on poll code violation complaints against PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi and Amit Shah. Follow updates here

By | Apr 29, 2019 23:45 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold election rallies today in Jharkhand and West Bengal. BJP president Amit Shah will also address election rallies in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will be in Rajasthan today for three public rallies.

Seventy-two seats across nine states are voting in the fourth phase of 2019 general elections on Monday.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has high stakes in this phase.

7:56 pm IST

EC to decide on complaints against PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi tomorrow

The Election Commission will meet tomorrow to decide on poll code violation complaints against PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi and Amit Shah.

7:48 pm IST

Kerala CEO confirms bogus voting by CPI-M workers in Kannur

Chief Electoral Officer Tikka Ram Meena on Monday confirmed that bogus voting took place at a polling booth in Kannur district and that three women are guilty of it.

“This happened in the polling booth at Pillathara in Kasargode Lok Sabha constituency (in Kannur district). After detailed examination of the visuals, it has been found that three women voted twice. We have asked the returning officer to register cases against the three under various IPC sections,” Meena told media, adding the police wuld conduct a detailed probe.

“The official documents are now kept in the strong room and after the Election Commission officials give the directions , it will also be checked. Right now the probe will start,” said Meena.

7:04 pm IST

Kejriwal lauds Akhilesh for fielding ex-BSF constable against PM Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday lauded Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav for fielding dismissed Border Security Force constable Tej Bahadur Yadav against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi.

The former BSF constable was dismissed in 2017 after he posted a video online complaining about the food served to the troops.

Lauding the SP chief, Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi, “On one hand there is a person who risked his life for the country and lost his job to fight for the rights of jawans, while on the other hand there is this person who fired a jawan who raised his voice and asks votes over martyred soldiers.” Tej Bahadur Yadav will be contesting the Lok Sabha election as a candidate of the grand alliance - Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Samajwadi Party (SP) and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD).

6:00 pm IST

Don’t know ABC of politics but patriotism is in our blood: Dharmendra

Veteran actor Dharmendra says “We don’t know the ABC of politics but patriotism is in our blood, we will serve the nation. What I did in Bikaner you can go and see, Sunny will also serve the nation.”

4:49 pm IST

Repolling in one Kerala Lok Sabha constituency

The Election Commission will hold repolling in one booth in Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency on April 30, EC officials said here Monday.

Repolling at booth number 83 in Kalamassery assembly segment was necessiated after the poll officials failed to clear the mock poll votes from the voting machine before commencing the actual election on April 23, they said.

The repolling will be held at East Kadungallur service cooperative bank auditorium.

4:20 pm IST

Will complain to EC about ‘horse trading’ by PM Modi: Derek O’Brien

The TMC shall approach the Election Commission again today, this time to complain against BJP of horse-trading, tweeted Derek O’Brien.

4:16 pm IST

SP fields former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav against PM Modi

Samajwadi Party (SP) on Monday replaced its Varanasi Lok Sabha candidate Shalini Yadav with former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who will face Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the fray, reported news agency ANI.

“Brave soldier Tej Bahadur has got the SP ticket from Varanasi,” the party announced on its official Twitter handle.

Tej Bahadur was already in the fray as an independent candidate from Varanasi parliamentary constituency.

3:21 pm IST

With handful of seats, didi you can’t reach Delhi: PM Modi

With handful of seats, ‘Didi’ you can’t reach Delhi. Delhi is far away: Modi at West Bengal rally.

3:19 pm IST

With handful of seats, Didi can’t reach Delhi. She wants to establish her nephew in West Bengal: PM Modi

With handful of seats, Didi can’t reach Delhi. She wants to establish her nephew in West Bengal: PM Modi.

3:18 pm IST

Syndicate is flourishing but the teachers and govt employees are not given their due by the state government: PM Modi

The Syndicate is flourishing but the teachers and govt employees are not given their due by the state govt: PM Modi.

3:13 pm IST

From permission to admission, people have to shell out money: PM Modi

From permission to admission, people have to shell out money. Those who don’t agree with their ideology, they are hanged: PM Modi

3:08 pm IST

Forty TMC MLAs in touch with me, all its lawmakers will desert the party once BJP wins polls: PM Modi at Sreerampur

Forty TMC MLAs in touch with me, all its lawmakers will desert the party once BJP wins polls: PM Modi at Sreerampur rally

3:04 pm IST

Didi, even your MLAs will desert you when the results of this election is out: PM Modi

Didi, even your MLAs will desert you when the results of this election is out. Your 40 MLAs are in contact with us: PM Modi.

3:01 pm IST

Goons of TMC are trying their hardest to stop people from voting: PM Modi

Goons of TMC are trying their hardest to stop people from voting and attacking BJP workers, they are not letting BJP leaders campaign: PM Modi.

 

2:59 pm IST

Opposition campaign revolves around abusing Modi. If you remove these abuses, nothing will be left: PM Modi

Opposition campaign revolves around abusing Modi. If you remove these abuses, nothing will be left: PM at poll rally in Sreerampur.

2:58 pm IST

Earlier only Modi was abused, now even EVMs are: PM Narendra Modi

Earlier only Modi was abused, now even EVMs are: PM Narendra Modi

2:57 pm IST

TMC goons are preventing people from voting: PM Modi

In West Bengal, Didi has crossed all limits. TMC goons are preventing people from voting: PM Modi

2:52 pm IST

Mahamilawat is desperate to remove Modi: PM Modi

We want to work for the welfare of the poor and farmers but Mahamilawat is desperate to remove Modi: PM Modi.

2:49 pm IST

Mamata didi don’t betray democracy: PM Modi

Mamata didi, democracy offered you the position you are in. Don’t betray democracy.

Didi, no matter how hard you and your goons try, the people of West Bengal have made their decision: PM

2:46 pm IST

Earlier people who used to abuse Modi have started abusing EVM. They know they are going to lose elections: PM Modi

Earlier people who used to abuse Modi have started abusing EVM. They know they are going to lose elections: PM Modi

2:44 pm IST

Everywhere across West Bengal there is a desire to reject TMC: PM Modi

Everywhere across West Bengal there is a desire to reject TMC, says PM Modi in Sreerampur.

12:52 pm IST

Congress wants a weak government they can remote control: PM Modi

Congress wants a weak government they can remote control: PM Modi

12:51 pm IST

Want to caution first-time voters against Mission Mahamilavat: PM Modi

Want to caution first-time voters against the Mission Mahamilavat; they do not want a government with absolute majority at any cost: PM Modi n Jharkhand.

12:39 pm IST

NYAY scheme will move wheels of economy, generate employment opportunities for youth: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi says NYAY scheme will move wheels of economy, generate employment opportunities for youth.

12:38 pm IST

Congress will fill vacancies in one year if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

Unemployment highest in 45 years, 22 lakh government posts vacant. Cong will fill vacancies in one year if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

12:35 pm IST

We will deposit Rs 3.60 lakh in five years in bank accounts of 5 crore women: Rahul Gandhi

We will deposit Rs 3.60 lakh in five years in bank accounts of 5 crore women: Rahul Gandhi.

12:34 pm IST

PM Narendra Modi opened bank accounts of people but did not deposit a single paisa in them: Rahul Gandhi

PM Narendra Modi opened bank accounts of people but did not deposit a single paisa in them: Rahul Gandhi in Rajasthan’s Dholpur

12:33 pm IST

Farmers won’t be put behind bars for not being able to return debts: Rahul Gandhi

Farmers won’t put behind the bars for not being able to return debts, says Rahul Gandhi.

12:27 pm IST

Free medicine and medical services would be provided to you: Rahul Gandhi

Free medicine and medical services would be provided to you, says Rahul Gandhi.

12:20 pm IST

There wont be two India: Rahul Gandhi

There wont be two India, says Rahul Gandhi.

12:17 pm IST

Rahul Gandhi addresses public meeting in Dholpur, Rajasthan

Rahul Gandhi addresses public meeting in Dholpur, Rajasthan.

11:38 am IST

Punjab: Actor turned politician Sunny Deol files his nomination

Punjab: Actor turned politician Sunny Deol files his nomination as the BJP candidate from the Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency. His brother and actor Bobby Deol also present.