PM Modi hit out at Gehlot Government, Congress and called out the artists who returned their awards.(Twitter/@BJP4india)
PM Modi hit out at Gehlot Government, Congress and called out the artists who returned their awards.(Twitter/@BJP4india)

Lok Sabha elections 2019 highlights- ‘Why is award-wapsi gang silent on Alwar rape’ asks PM Modi in UP’s Ghazipur

Voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 is scheduled to take place Sunday. As the last and seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 is scheduled for May 19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday addressed poll rallies in Uttar Pradesh’s Robertsganj and Ghazipur.Congress president Rahul Gandhi addressed multiple rallies in Madhya Pradesh while BJP national president Amit Shah addressed rallies in Jharkhand and Bihar. The counting of votes will be done on May 23. :

By HT Corespondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2019 08:40 AM IST
5:17 pm IST

PM Modi takes a dig at Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy

PM Modi says, HDK’s comment was derogatory and it is an insult towards the armed forces.

5:14 pm IST

PM Modi says, Congress cannot do NYAY with neither the daughter of the nation, nor the sons of the nation.

PM Modi says ‘award-wapsi’ gang has shied away from standing up for the Dalit girl who has been raped in Alwar.

5:11 pm IST

PM Modi slams Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot over Alwar gang rape.

PM Modi says, Rajasthan police and state government were busy covering this incident in a bid to hide their mistakes in law and order.

5:08 pm IST

‘Poverty is my caste’: PM Modi

PM Modi says that he has been the longest serving CM in Gujarat and has a been PM since last 5 years but there is not a single property listed against him.

5:01 pm IST

‘Congress, SP, BSP run by the ‘hua toh hua’ governance model’: PM Modi

PM Modi says, Congress is steeped in hubris, and it believes it can enslave the common Indian man. He takes Sam Pitroda’s comment on 1984 anti-Sikh riots and says that this has Congress’ attitude whenever they were in power.

4:54 pm IST

PM Modi starts his address in Ghazipur, UP.

Ghazipur goes to vote in the 6th phase of the polls.

3:38 pm IST

‘My caste is that of the poor of the country’: PM Modi

“The people of the ‘Mahamilawat’ recently started picking on my caste, I want to tell them that I belong too the caste of the poor of the country,” said PM Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Robertsganj.

“I provided housing, water facilities, and gas facilities to the poor because I belong to them,” he added.

3:35 pm IST

Enemies have become friends to oust me: PM Modi

“The SP and BSP are the ones who in the past wanted to send each other to jail are now making plans to send each other to palaces,” said PM Modi in Robertsganj.

3:30 pm IST

Previous govt’s approach to problems was ‘hua to hua’: PM Modi

“The approach of previous government’s approach to problems has been ‘hua to hua’” said PM Modi while addressing a poll rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Robertsganj.

2:20 pm IST

‘Not a single vote should go waste’: Delhi’s oldest voter

Delhi’s oldest voter, 111-year old Bachan Singh will cast his vote tomorrow in the 6th phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. He says, ‘not a single vote should go waste.’

1:38 pm IST

‘Only love can defeat hatred’: Rahul Gandhi

“I want to tell the PM that hatred can’t defeat hatred, only love can. So, the more he criticises us, the more number of hugs we are going to return as a gesture of love,” said Rahul Gandhi while concluding his rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Shajapur.

1:36 pm IST

‘PM is not supposed to direct nation, people are’: Rahul Gandhi in MP

“The Prime Minister is supposed to listen to the people of the country. The PM is not supposed to direct the nation instead the people are the one who take a nation forward,” said Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh.

1:27 pm IST

‘Nyay will remonetise the Indian economy’: Rahul Gandhi

“Nyay will remonetise the Indian economy. It will jump-start the economic engine of the country,” said Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh.

1:20 pm IST

PM didn’t discuss demonetisation, GST with anyone: Rahul Gandhi

“The Prime Minister didn’t discuss the idea of demonetisation and GST with anyone. Had he even asked a shopkeeper whether note ban would be a good idea, he would have refused,” said Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh’s Shajapur.

1:18 pm IST

‘PM keeps targeting my family’: Rahul Gandhi

“PM Modi is full of anger, he keeps targeting my father, grandmother and grandfather. He spreads hatred while I hug him back and try to spread love,” said Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh.

1:12 pm IST

PM doesn’t say ‘acche din aayenge’ now: Rahul Gandhi

‘In his speeches, Narendra Modi doesn’t now say that ‘acche din aenge’, and he doesn’t talk about employment anymore,” said Rahul Gandhi while addressing a poll rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Shajapur.

12:19 pm IST

Sunny Deol holds roadshow in Gurdaspur

Actor-turned-politician and BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Sunny Deol on Saturday held a road show in the parliamentary constituency. The 13 Lok Sabha seats of the state will undergo polling in the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on May 19.

12:24 pm IST

Poll preparations underway in Jharkhand for Phase 6

Preparations are underway in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad for sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Sunday. Four parliamentary constituencies in the state will go to polls tomorrow.

12:17 am IST

Rahul Gandhi set to address poll rally in Madhya Pradesh

Congress national president Rahul Gandhi will shortly address a poll rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Shajapur.

11:05 am IST

EC not taking action against leaders making derogatory remarks against women: Mayawati

The Election Commission is not taking appropriate action against political leaders who are making derogatory remarks against women, during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, reported news agency ANI.

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Officials aware of developments said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is responsible for security at airports, held a meeting with officials of the external affairs ministry and the airport operator to discuss the modalities. (PTI photo).
Officials aware of developments said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is responsible for security at airports, held a meeting with officials of the external affairs ministry and the airport operator to discuss the modalities. (PTI photo).

Airports, stations gear up ahead of Modi oath taking

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Wednesday promises to be even busier for officials at the Indira Gandhi International airport with leaders of the BIMSTEC nations, Kyrgyzstan, and Mauritius expected to arrive for the swearing-in.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami during a dinner meeting with National Democratic Alliance leaders in New Delhi(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami during a dinner meeting with National Democratic Alliance leaders in New Delhi(PTI)

Vote split behind AIADMK-BJP alliance loss in Tamil Nadu

By MC Rajan & M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 07:46 AM IST
The DMK, led by former party chief Karunanidhi’s son, Stalin, swept the elections, winning 37 of the 38 Lok Sabha seats that polled last month.
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According to an official, Delhi government is focussing on high-rise buildings where coaching centres are functioning and inspecting whether these centres have functional firefighting equipments(HT Photo)
According to an official, Delhi government is focussing on high-rise buildings where coaching centres are functioning and inspecting whether these centres have functional firefighting equipments(HT Photo)

Delhi govt to shut down coaching centres operating above fourth floor

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2019 09:39 PM IST
The Delhi Fire Service director has been directed to “take strict action as per fire safety standards and guidelines to prevent recurrence of such accidents (Surat fire),” an official order issued by Home Minister Satyendar Jain said.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with BJP President Amit Shah offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple, during a visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with BJP President Amit Shah offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple, during a visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi(PTI)

‘All became Narendra Modi and led the campaign’: PM in Varanasi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 08:40 PM IST
The PM underlined that such large support from across the country was made possible because people had faith in the ‘Saaf Niyat, Sahi Vikas’ approach of the BJP government.
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The TMC leadership also claimed that not a single BJP worker has been killed in the state in political violence.(ANI Photo)
The TMC leadership also claimed that not a single BJP worker has been killed in the state in political violence.(ANI Photo)

Trinamool dismisses PM’s allegations on killing of BJP workers in Bengal

By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 11:07 PM IST
The TMC leadership also claimed that not a single BJP worker has been killed in the state in political violence.
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Addressing NC workers in Anantnag town Newly-elected MP Justice (Retired) Hasnain Masoodi of the National Conference (NC)demanded immediate release of the youths without any blemish on their career so that they can rejoin the educational institutions(Twitter/@masoodi_hasnain)
Addressing NC workers in Anantnag town Newly-elected MP Justice (Retired) Hasnain Masoodi of the National Conference (NC)demanded immediate release of the youths without any blemish on their career so that they can rejoin the educational institutions(Twitter/@masoodi_hasnain)

Free all youths unconditionally: NC MP

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 06:25 PM IST
The NC winner from Anantnag alleged that hundreds, many juvenile, were arrested and locked up on mere suspicion by police after Musa’s killing.
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CM Ashok Gehlot intrect with media person at his residence in jaipur on Wednesday(HT)
CM Ashok Gehlot intrect with media person at his residence in jaipur on Wednesday(HT)

BSP says it will continue supporting Gehlot Govt

By Press Trust of India | Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2019 06:03 PM IST
BSP MLA Wajib Ali said that BSP’s will continue to support the Congress-led government in Rajasthan
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Prem Singh Tamang, popular as P S Golay, became the sixth chief minister of Sikkim when he was sworn in by governor Ganga Prasad at Gangtok’s Paljore stadium(Twitter/@amritdahal_09)
Prem Singh Tamang, popular as P S Golay, became the sixth chief minister of Sikkim when he was sworn in by governor Ganga Prasad at Gangtok’s Paljore stadium(Twitter/@amritdahal_09)

Sikkim gets new chief minister after 25 years, moves to five-day week

By Pramod Giri | Hindustan Times, Gangtok
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 06:18 PM IST
Immediately after being sworn in, the new chief minister declared a five-day week for the state government employees. Earlier, only the second Saturday of each month was a government holiday.
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The BJP’s landslide win in the parliamentary elections was also powered by its excellent showing in West Bengal.
The BJP’s landslide win in the parliamentary elections was also powered by its excellent showing in West Bengal.

‘BJP workers being killed for their ideology in Bengal’: PM Modi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 05:46 PM IST
The BJP’s landslide win in the parliamentary elections was also powered by its excellent showing in West Bengal.
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Resignations of state Congress chiefs have started coming in with Punjab and Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) presidents Sunil Jakhar and Ajoy Kumar quitting their posts. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Resignations of state Congress chiefs have started coming in with Punjab and Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) presidents Sunil Jakhar and Ajoy Kumar quitting their posts. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

‘Don’t fall for rumours’: Congress on reports of Rahul Gandhi’s resignation

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 06:09 PM IST
Surjewala said the CWC saw the reverses in the Lok Sabha polls as an opportunity for radical changes and a complete organisational overhaul and authorised Congress president Rahul Gandhi for the necessary measures.
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To a query seeking details of income tax refunds of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it refused to share the information, saying it was exempted under the Right to Information Act(Hindustan Times)
To a query seeking details of income tax refunds of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it refused to share the information, saying it was exempted under the Right to Information Act(Hindustan Times)

PMO has no records of income tax refunds of former prime ministers

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 05:41 PM IST
To a query seeking details of income tax refunds of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it refused to share the information, saying it was exempted under the Right to Information Act.
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Siddaramaiah asserted that all Congress MLAs, including dissident leader Ramesh Jarkiholi, were with the party and nobody was leaving.
Siddaramaiah asserted that all Congress MLAs, including dissident leader Ramesh Jarkiholi, were with the party and nobody was leaving.

On Yeddyurappa’s prediction for Karnataka, Siddaramaiah responds with a dare

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 06:23 PM IST
In a series of tweets, Siddaramaiah said the people’s mandate was for continuation of the BJP-led government at the Centre and not for ‘toppling’ the state government.
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Ali Daruwalla, state coordinator and president of Muslim Rashtriya Manch(HT PHOTO)
Ali Daruwalla, state coordinator and president of Muslim Rashtriya Manch(HT PHOTO)

Muslims have shown confidence in Modi-led govt: Ali Daruwalla

By Nadeem Inamdar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 04:57 PM IST
He is the state coordinator and president of Muslim Rashtriya Manch for western Maharashtra affiliated to the RSS
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PM Modi held a 5-km long roadshow as thanksgiving to the voters of Kashi(BJP / Twitter)
PM Modi held a 5-km long roadshow as thanksgiving to the voters of Kashi(BJP / Twitter)

Narendra Modi in Varanasi Highlights| ‘Every house had a Modi’: PM on BJP’s poll sweep

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 11:41 PM IST

After the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) landslide victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi on a thanksgiving visit on Monday.He marked his visit by offering prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple before heading to address party workers.Modi won the Varanasi parliamentary seat by a margin 4,79,505 votes, defeating his nearest rival Shalini Yadav of the Samajwadi Party.Follow highlights here:

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BJP nominee Girish Bapat’s win with a record margin of 3.24 lakh votes in Pune and substantial lead in all six constituencies, has increased the tension among Shiv Sena aspirants.(HT FILE)
BJP nominee Girish Bapat’s win with a record margin of 3.24 lakh votes in Pune and substantial lead in all six constituencies, has increased the tension among Shiv Sena aspirants.(HT FILE)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP’s rise in vote share in Pune dims Sena’s hopes of seat sharing

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 04:22 PM IST
BJP nominee Girish Bapat’s win with a record margin of 3.24 lakh votes in Pune and substantial lead in all six constituencies, has increased the tension among Shiv Sena aspirants  
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