Silchar: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi takes part in a roadshow, during the ongoing general elections, at Silchar, Assam, Sunday, April 14 2019. (PTI Photo)(PTI4_14_2019_000093B)(PTI)
Silchar: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi takes part in a roadshow, during the ongoing general elections, at Silchar, Assam, Sunday, April 14 2019. (PTI Photo)(PTI4_14_2019_000093B)(PTI)

Lok Sabha elections 2019 Highlights| ‘A true nationalist leader encourages people to ask questions’: Priyanka Gandhi in Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed public rallies in West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.For Modi, it was his fifth visit to Bengal this year, and the seventh public meeting in Bengal in around two and a half months.BJP president Amit Shah addressed election rallies in Karnataka and Kerala.Follow updates here:

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 09:26 PM IST
9:10 pm IST

Congress announces candidates for two Lok Sabha seats in Punjab

Congress announces candidates for two Lok Sabha seats in Punjab; Sher Singh Gubhaya from Firozpur, Amarinder Singh Raja Warring from Bhatinda. :ANI

 

9:00 pm IST

EC issues notice to Navjot Singh Sidhu for remarks made during Bihar rally

Election Commission of India has issued a notice to Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu seeking an explanation within 24 hours for his remarks ‘urging Muslims to not split votes,’ made during a rally on 16 April in Katihar, Bihar. :ANI

 

8:45 pm IST

‘Sad that Congress chief is calling PM thief’: Rajnath Singh

Without naming Rahul Gandhi, Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said it was regrettable that the Congress president was calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a ‘thief’.

8:15 pm IST

‘No new taxes needed to finance Nyay scheme’, says Manmohan Singh

“Our nearly $3-trillion economy has the fiscal capacity to absorb this expenditure (of providing Rs 72,000 per family every year to the poorest 20% of the population). There will be no need for any new taxes on the middle class to finance Nyay. The economic stimulus that Nyay will provide will further help in fiscal discipline. It has been conceptualised after much thought and consultations with experts,” Manmohan Singh said.

7:50 pm IST

‘Nyay scheme will end poverty, restart economic engine’: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that Nyay scheme of the Congress will usher in an era of minimum income guarantee in India, end poverty and restart the economic engine which has “come to a stop” under the Narendra Modi government.

7:20 pm IST

‘We will remove ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ and introduce GST’: Rahul Gandhi

“We will simplify the tax regime. We will remove ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ and bring about the GST,” said Congress President Rahul Gandhi at a public meeting in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh.

 

7:15 pm IST

‘Modi attacks public sector companies across India’:Rahul Gandhi

“Narendra Modi wants all public sector companies to be changed into private sector companies and that is why he attacks every public sector set up,” said Rahul Gandhi.

7:00 pm IST

Rahul Gandhi addresses public meeting in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh

“P Chidambaram wrote on a blank white paper that 25 crore people will get benefitted from the Nyay joyana, under which the poorest will get Rs 72,000 each, every year. This scheme will also help us re-monetise the economy, help people get employment,” said Rahul Gandhi in Chhattisgarh.

6:45 pm IST

‘The opportunist Opposition thinks of itself only’: PM Modi in Bareilly

“They are saying I am a backward person. They are making fun of me because I am backward. When they realise that they are about to lose, they come down to talking about my caste and creed. But I want to ask them what they have done other than ensuring that their family does not remain ‘backward’. The opportunist opposition thinks of itself only. What have they done to serve the common man of the nation?” said PM Modi at his Bareilly rally.

6:35 pm IST

‘Those who insult India will get a free hand under Congress’: PM Modi

“Congress wants to repeal the law of defamation. Do you want those who insult the nation to be brought to power? If you do not want this and do not accept this then you cannot accept this ‘mahamilavati sarkaar’ of SP and BSP,” said PM Modi.

 

6:27 pm IST

‘Bareilly is the land of bravehearts’:PM Modi

“We respect the sacrifice of our bravehearts. But politicians of Congress, BSP and SP say things like remove soldiers from Jammu and Kashmir. But we say that our soldiers should get a freehand in Jammu and Kashmir. The Congress wants to take away the immunity of our soldiers. If they achieve what they seek, then our soldiers will have to do rounds of the courts to fight cases of false accusations made by the stone pelters or others who want to bring them down,” said PM Modi.

6:15 pm IST

PM Modi addresses public meeting in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

“People have already started saying that the there is something wrong with the EVMs. Schoolchildren too, when they have not done well in their exams, go home and tell their parents that their pen was not working, or their table was wobbly. They make excuses in advance in order to calm their parents down in case the result is unfavourable. The parties contesting against me are doing the same,” said PM Modi in Bareilly.

5:55 pm IST

‘Vote to protect your country, democracy’: Priyanka Gandhi in Areekode

“You will vote soon. It is you who is facing debt, unemployment. It is you who have to deal with a government which is not supportive. Cast your vote with great care. Use your right to protect your country, to protect democracy, to protect your rights, to empower yourselves and your freedom,” said Priyanka Gandhi in Areekode.

5:40 pm IST

‘A true nationalist leader encourages people to ask questions’: Priyanka Gandhi

“A true nationalist leader does not suppress the voice of the people. He feels happy to be questioned as he knows that the wisdom of the people is supreme. If he is a true nationalist he speaks of the issues that need to be addressed. He does not try to bring up issues during elections that have no focus on people’s development. He speaks less about himself and more about the people of his country,” said Priyanka Gandhi.

5:31 pm IST

‘Congress delivers, not only talks’: Priyanka Gandhi in Areekode

“Vote for Congress as it delivers its promises, it does not only talk. If Congress comes to power in the center, it will release a separate budget for the farmers. The party proposes that the farmers who are unable to pay their loans back, will not be sent to jail. Young people who want to start a business, will not have to register themselves for three years and based on the number of people they are able to employ, they will get incentives,” said Priyanka Gandhi in Areekode.

 

5:25 pm IST

Amit Shah’s Pathanamthitta public meeting cancelled due to heavy showers

Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah’s public meeting in Pathanamthitta was cancelled due to heavy showers. He has left the venue to go to Alappuzha in his chopper.

5:15 pm IST

‘Pension to elderly, Ayushman Bharat for poor’: PM Modi in Etah

“Pension will be given to the elders and benefits of Ayushman Bharat will reach the poor. All this depends on your votes,” said PM Modi in Etah.

5:08 pm IST

‘Farmers looted, Dalits tortured, women unsafe under SP’: PM Modi

“SP and BSP have different flags but intentions are similar. Farmers were looted, Dalits were tortured, women were unsafe in their regime. Mayawati might have forgotten it, but deteriorating law and order situation during the SP regime was the talk of town,” said PM

5:00 pm IST

‘Samajwadi party does work for poor, only for their bunglows’: PM in Etah

“Samajwadi regime never thought of the poor people. they focussed on enriching their bunglows. Yogi government in Uttar Pradesh is building houses with electricity, gas connection and toilets under the PMRY. Those who do not have houses will get them by 2022,” said PM Modi.

4:55 pm IST

BSP-SP ‘fake friendship’ will end on May 23, says PM Modi at Etah rally in UP

Targeting the BSP-SP alliance, PM Modi said, “The day election results are announced, Bua and Babua will resume their enmity part two. They will start reminding one another of the guest-house incident and take vow to bring one another’s downfall.”

4:50 pm IST

‘Obliged to UP for making me PM’: PM Modi

“Uttar Pradesh will again send mahamilawat sarkar back. UP made me the MP and the PM and I am obliged to the state. Only a strong government can save the nation,” said PM in UP.

4:40 pm IST

‘There has been no explosion in India in the last five years’: PM Modi

“Should the nation be free of terrorism or not ? Is is not true that there were no explosions here in the last five years? Is our country not happy and respected internationally? Can BSP or SP do this, can Congress do this? This will not be done by Modi alone but your vote will do it. Patriotism is to safeguard the nation and we have it,” said PM Modi in UP.

4:30 pm IST

‘This huge crowd speaks of election results’: PM Modi in Etah

“I can see so many people here. The crowd speaks of the election results. People sit in air-conditioned rooms in Delhi and say we cannot see any wave. I can see it clearly,” said PM Modi at his Uttar Pradesh rally.

4:15 pm IST

Amit Shah holds roadshow in Pathanamthitta, Kerala

BJP President Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Pathanamthitta, Kerala.

 

3:55 pm IST

‘Speed breaker Didi will be punished in every locality of Bengal’: PM Modi

Claiming that Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has lost her sleep after reports of polling in the first two phases of election in Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a public rally in Buniadpur that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief will be punished in every locality and booth of the state.

3:30 pm IST

‘Tripura win will not give Modi 543 seats’: Mamata Banerjee

“I do not mind if BJP wins in Tripura but that will not give him 543 seats. That is the reason he is roaming around in Bengal hoping to get votes by dividing people along Hindu-Muslim lines,” Mamata Banerjee said.

3:10 pm IST

‘Modi knows he is going to lose elections’: Mamata Banerjee

“He (Modi) knows that he will lose the elections and that is why his face has turned pale. He is now suffering from ‘haratanka’ and everyday is uttering nonsense thinking about losing in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, New Delhi, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha and others,” Mamata Banerjee said at a rally.

2:45 pm IST

Narendra Modi suffering from ‘haratanka’: Mamata Banerjee

Narendra Modi suffering from ‘haratanka’ (phobia of losing the elections): Mamata Banerjee

2:42 pm IST

Narendra Modi is seeking votes in West Bengal by dividing people on communal lines: Mamata Banerjee

Narendra Modi is seeking votes in West Bengal by dividing people on communal lines: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Nadia rally.

2:18 pm IST

We believe in politics of inclusion: Priyanka Gandhi

I have never such a weak government. I have never seen such a weak Prime Minister. You deserve better. You want a person who.listens to you, respects you. Keep these things in.mind when you cast your votes. By supporting Congress you are supporting future of the country. We believe in politics of inclusion, says Priyanka Gandhi.

2:13 pm IST

All institutions are destroyed: Priyanka Gandhi

Thousand of farmers came to Delhi barefoot but you refused to meet these farmers. All institutions are destroyed. You only talk about Pakistan. You try to suppress those who question you, says Priyanka Gandhi.

2:11 pm IST

Hospital expenses and education will be free for children of farmers: Priyanka Gandhi

If you fail to cough up loans it won’t be considered a criminal offence. We will tweak them to help you. Hospital expenses and education will be free for children of farmers, says Priyanka Gandhi.

2:09 pm IST

There will be a separate farmer budget if Congress is elected: Priyanka Gandhi

If the Congress is elected we will ensure a smooth life to you. We will waive off your debts. In three states we have done it. There will be a separate farmer budget. It will be an exclusive budget for farmers, says Priyanka Gandhi.

2:07 pm IST

Hundred of farmers have committed suicide. I join the pain and agony of those families: Priyanka Gandhi

I know hundred of farmers have committed suicide. I join the pain and agony of those families. There is fundamental disrespect towards farmers. They forgot people who gave them power. The country belongs to you. Through your votes you can change the situation, says Priyanka Gandhi.

2:04 pm IST

Farmers have suffered badly in last five year: Priyanka Gandhi

Farmers have suffered badly in last five years. Everyday I travel to Uttar Pradesh and the farmers say they are neck deep in debts but there is no one to hear them. I know the pain of farmers and their family, says Priyanka Gandhi.

2:01 pm IST

We have to keep freedom intact: Priyanka Gandhi

This is the land of Pazhassi Raja who fought British valiantly. Our forefathers fought for freedom, they fought for the county for democracy. We have to keep the freedom intact, says Priyanka Gandhi.

1:37 pm IST

Opposition’s politics of appeasement may snatch away the rights of dalits, tribals and OBCs: PM Modi

The opposition’s politics of appeasement may snatch away the rights of dalits, tribals and OBCs: PM Modi

1:34 pm IST

Lies being spread in Bihar that quotas for economically backward among general category will end reservations altogether: PM Modi

Lies being spread in Bihar that quotas for economically backward among general category will end reservations altogether: PM Modi.

1:33 pm IST

Congress leaders insulted martyrs of Batla House encounter in New Delhi because of their vote bhakti: PM Modi

Congress leaders insulted martyrs of the Batla House encounter in New Delhi because of their vote bhakti: PM Modi, reports PTI.

1:32 pm IST

Trends of first two phases of LS polls have dampened the spirits of those seeking proof of air strikes: PM Modi

Trends of first two phases of Lok Sabha polls have dampened the spirits of those seeking proof of air strikes: PM Modi at Bihar rally.

1:16 pm IST

The country is witnessing two types of politics - ‘vote bhakti’ and ‘desh bhakti’

The country is witnessing two types of politics - vote bhakti and desh bhakti. ‘Vote bhakti’ prevented the Congress from acting tough on Pakistan, says PM Narendra Modi.

1:15 pm IST

Those who feel discomfort chanting ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and side with those saying ‘Bharat Tere Tukde Honge’ can do nothing for progress of India: PM

Those who feel discomfort chanting ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and side with those saying ‘Bharat Tere Tukde Honge’ can do nothing for the progress of India: PM Modi at Araria rally in Bihar

1:14 pm IST

Your future will be safe in Rahul’s hands: Priyanka Gandhi

Last year during the Karnataka poll his copter developed some snags and he helped the pilot to control it. Later I was heard he was cool. That is my brother. He is an epitome of virtues. Your future will be safe in his hands. I entrust my brother in your hands. Please support him. He will never let you down. I am sure. Support him he will be with you, says Priyanka Gandhi.

1:12 pm IST

Opponents have sought to portray a character of Rahul which is very far from truth: Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Wayanad: I stand here on behalf of a man who I have known from the day I was born. He will be your candidate in this election and over last 10 years has faced massive personal attack from his opponents. They have sought to portray a character of his which is very far from truth.

 

1:09 pm IST

Rahul Gandhi studies problems deeply and is democratic to the core: Priyanka Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi studies problems deeply and is democratic to the core, says Priyanka Gandhi.

1:05 pm IST

My brother knows epics and puranas. I really doubt whether the so called custodians have such knowledge: Priyanka Gandhi

My brother knows epics and puranas. I really doubt whether the so called custodians have such knowledge, says Priyanka Gandhi.

1:01 pm IST

Rahul Gandhi floated women self help groups: Priyanka Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi floated women self help groups. Empower them is his motto, says Priyanka Gandhi.

12:53 pm IST

BJP has weakened all institutions in country: Priyanka Gandhi

BJP never respects people. They stand for some businessmen. They weakened every institutions in the country, says Priyanka Gandhi.

12:51 pm IST

Rs 72 000 will be given to poor every year: Priyanka Gandhi

We are committed to protect you. Rs 72 000 will be given to poor every year, says Priyanka Gandhi.

12:49 pm IST

BJP government betrayed people’s faith: Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress in Wayanad, Kerala: 5 years ago, a government came into power that was voted in with a big majority. In all their wisdom, people of our country placed their faith and hopes in BJP government. That government, from the moment it came to power, began to betray that faith.

 

12:46 pm IST

Karnataka: BJP President Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Shivamogga

Karnataka: BJP President Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Shivamogga.

11:53 am IST

Special Kisan budget will be made: Rahul Gandhi

A special Kisan budget will be made, says Rahul Gandhi.

11:38 am IST

Rahul Gandhi addresses public meeting in Chikodi, Karnataka

Congress president Rahul Gandhi addresses public meeting in Chikodi, Karnataka.

11:17 am IST

Mamata Banerjee should seek proof against those behind chit fund scams, instead of asking for proof of the Balakot strike: PM Modi

Mamata Banerjee should seek proof against those behind chit fund scams, instead of asking for proof of the Balakot strike: PM Modi at rally in West Bengal.

11:06 am IST

TMC, Left front and Congress indulge in politics of discrimination: PM Modi

TMC, Left front and Congress indulge in politics of discrimination. On the other hand, our government believe in Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas. The schemes of our govts are benefitting the poor and marginalized from all communities: PM Modi

11:04 am IST

It is shameful that people from neighbouring country are campaigning for TMC: PM Modi

It is shameful that people from neighbouring country are campaigning for the TMC, which was done to appease the minority community: PM Modi at Buniadpur rally.

11:02 am IST

Speedbreaker didi has lost her sleep after the first two phases of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal: PM Modi

Speedbreaker didi has lost her sleep after the first two phases of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal: PM Modi at Buniadpur rally.

10:56 am IST

Mamata Banerjee has only fooled people in the name of ‘maa, mati and manush’: PM Modi

Mamata Banerjee has only fooled people in the name of ‘maa, mati and manush’: PM Modi at Buniadpur rally in West Bengal.

10:56 am IST

Mamata didi intends to apply model of West Bengal to the entire country: PM Modi

Mamata didi intends to apply model of West Bengal to the entire country. The poor are kept poor and it’s hard to carry out religious processions. This is the model she is referring to: PM Modi

10:54 am IST

It’s despicable how Bua-Bhatija have demeaned the culture and people of West Bengal: PM Modi

It’s despicable how Bua-Bhatija have demeaned the culture and people of West Bengal: PM Modi

10:51 am IST

Strict action will be taken against those responsible for BJP worker’s murder: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi at Buniadpur, West Bengal: In Purulia, a BJP worker was murdered. I want to assure each West Bengal BJP worker and people of the state that justice will be done. Strict action will be taken against those people who are responsible.

 

10:47 am IST

‘Ab nyay hoga’: PM targets Mamata citing violence against BJP workers in Bengal

‘Ab nyay hoga’: PM targets Mamata citing violence against BJP workers in Bengal

10:43 am IST

Speed-breaker Didi should be given punishment: PM Modi

Speed-breaker Didi should be given punishment, says PM Narendra Modi.

10:38 am IST

PM Modi addresses public meeting in Buniadpur, West Bengal

PM Modi addresses public meeting in Buniadpur, West Bengal.

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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)

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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)

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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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