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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra both campaigned in the Madhya Pradesh town of Ratlam on Monday, attacking each other’s parties ahead of the final phase of voting in the general elections on May 19.

Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka calls PM anti-tribal

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 11:09 PM IST
Modi sought to dismiss “claims by pundits and planted reports from Delhi” that there is no “Modi wave” in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections like in 2014 polls.
The campaign was proposed for April 9 but it could be shifted depending on the date when Lucknow would go to polls.(Representative image)
The campaign was proposed for April 9 but it could be shifted depending on the date when Lucknow would go to polls.(Representative image)

Kids to form 30-km human chain to improve voter turnout in Lucknow

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2019 01:11 PM IST
Students of government and private schools will join hands to encourage voters to exercise their franchise by forming a 30-km human chain on the streets of Lucknow ahead of Lok Sabha elections.
Tabassum Bano Mirza, a homemaker from Mumbai, has a list of issues that will decide her vote. Top among them is her family’s concern- a toilet under Maharashtra’s Souchalay Nirman Yojana.(HT Photo)
Tabassum Bano Mirza, a homemaker from Mumbai, has a list of issues that will decide her vote. Top among them is her family’s concern- a toilet under Maharashtra’s Souchalay Nirman Yojana.(HT Photo)

‘Politicians can’t control who I vote for... I am no longer ignorant’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Gayatri Jayaraman
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 12:15 PM IST
First time voter, Tabassum Bano Mirza from Mumbai, feels no leader deserves unconditional support, and she would evaluate her options until she reaches the polling booth.
Akali Dal leader and former speaker of Punjab Assembly, Charanjit Singh Atwal(HT File)
Akali Dal leader and former speaker of Punjab Assembly, Charanjit Singh Atwal(HT File)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Akali Dal likely to field former Punjab assembly speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal from Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2019 03:07 PM IST
In the absence of a formidable face from Jalandhar Lok Sabha seat, the Shiromani Akali Dal is said to have made up its mind to go with former Punjab Assembly speaker and two-time MP, Charanjit Singh Atwal in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Women wait in a queue to cast their votes in a village near Ajmer, during the assembly elections in Rajasthan, Dec. 7, 2018.(AP File / Representative Photo)
Women wait in a queue to cast their votes in a village near Ajmer, during the assembly elections in Rajasthan, Dec. 7, 2018.(AP File / Representative Photo)

After success in Rajasthan assembly poll, BTP to contest 3 Lok Sabha seats

Hindutstan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 02:10 PM IST
The Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP) emerged as a dark horse in the Rajasthan assembly elections in December 2018, winning two of the 11 constituencies where it had fielded its candidates. Now the party plans to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Vijay Sampla of BJP is the sitting MP from Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha constituency.(HT Photo)
Vijay Sampla of BJP is the sitting MP from Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha constituency.(HT Photo)

Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha seat: Alternating between BJP and Congress since 1998

Hindustan Times, Hoshiarpur | By Harpreet Kaur
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 04:19 PM IST
The political landscape of the Hoshiarpur constituency altered with the entrance of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the arena which polled around 2.13 lakh votes in 2014.
The cluster-level meeting on Feb 10, 2019, was held for the workers of Gurugram, Faridabad and Mahendergarh-Bhiwani Lok Sabha constituencies.
The cluster-level meeting on Feb 10, 2019, was held for the workers of Gurugram, Faridabad and Mahendergarh-Bhiwani Lok Sabha constituencies.

BJP to launch campaign in three Haryana LS seats from February 11

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Abhishek Behl
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 02:43 PM IST
Senior BJP leaders and office bearers from Gurugram, Faridabad and Mahendergarh-Bhiwani Lok Sabha constituencies, who had gathered for a cluster-level meeting in Gurugram’s Sector 37, also discounted the possible impact of the coalition of opposition parties in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in forthcoming general elections.
The BJP won all 25 seats in Rajasthan in 2014 LS elections and is hoping to repeat its performance.(PTI File)
The BJP won all 25 seats in Rajasthan in 2014 LS elections and is hoping to repeat its performance.(PTI File)

Rajasthan BJP deputes leaders to take feedback on Lok Sabha poll aspirants

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent, Jaipur
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 04:04 PM IST
The BJP won all 25 seats in 2014 LS elections and is hoping to repeat its performance. However, after the loss in the state assembly elections, the party faces a tough challenge to retain all seats.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia at an event in New Delhi. The Aam Adami Party is likely to announce its candidates for LS elections soon.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia at an event in New Delhi. The Aam Adami Party is likely to announce its candidates for LS elections soon.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Union minister of social justice and empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot (2nd from right) addresses a press conference at BJP office in Dehradun on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Union minister of social justice and empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot (2nd from right) addresses a press conference at BJP office in Dehradun on Thursday.(HT Photo)

All sitting BJP MPs in Uttarakhand may not get LS ticket: Thawar Chand Gehlot

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 03:54 PM IST
BJP’s Uttarakhand in-charge Thawar Chand Gehlot’s statement may lead to rebellion in the party in view of some of its five sitting parliamentarians aspiring for tickets yet again.
HRD minister Prakash Javdekar addressing a press conference at BJP office in Jaipur on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.(HT Photo)
HRD minister Prakash Javdekar addressing a press conference at BJP office in Jaipur on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.(HT Photo)

BJP will win all 25 seats from Rajasthan in Lok Sabha polls: Prakash Javadekar

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 03:14 PM IST
Addressing a press conference at BJP headquarters in Jaipur, Prakash Javadekar said the party has set a target to win all the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan.
Many names were mentioned for Congress candidate from Kota-Bundi LS constituency during the party’s preparatory meeting on Sunday, presided over by Kota district in-charge Pratap Singh Khachariyavas.(HT Photo)
Many names were mentioned for Congress candidate from Kota-Bundi LS constituency during the party’s preparatory meeting on Sunday, presided over by Kota district in-charge Pratap Singh Khachariyavas.(HT Photo)

Congress will have tough job picking candidate for Kota-Bundi LS seat

Hindustan Times, Kota | By Aabshar H Quazi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 04:17 PM IST
The Congress high command, sources said, is not in favour of giving Lok Sabha tickets to MLAs because the party does not have a comfortable majority in the Rajasthan assembly. The Congress formed government after it won 99 seats and its ally, Rashtriya Lok Dal, got one in the assembly polls.
The Uttarakhand Assembly.The state finance minister said he had yet not received any proposals for levying fresh taxes in the budget which is likely to be presented during the 12-day assembly session from Feb 11.(HT FIle)
The Uttarakhand Assembly.The state finance minister said he had yet not received any proposals for levying fresh taxes in the budget which is likely to be presented during the 12-day assembly session from Feb 11.(HT FIle)

With eye on Lok Sabha polls, Uttarakhand’s BJP government likely to table tax-free budget

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2019 03:03 PM IST
IAccording to an official privy to the budget-making process, the TS Rawat-led BJP government will table the annual budget in the assembly during its 12-day session that starts on February 11.
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