Elections 2014 LIVE: Mulayam, Mayawati, Kejriwal dreaming of becoming PM, says Kalyan Singh
9:15 pm: Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor today campaigned for BJP Chandigarh candidate Kirron Kher and said he had not come to the city on anybody’s invitation to support her, but as a “friend”.
9:00 pm: BJP leader and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh today said that Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and Arvind Kejriwal were dreaming of becoming the Prime Minister, but they would not get people’s support in the Lok Sabha polls.
8:57 pm: As part of its drive to create awareness among women voters of the need to exercise their fundamental right, electoral authorities today organised a two-wheeler rally which had participation by the fairer sex.
8:01 pm: AAP would concentrate on three LS constituencies including Nilgiris, where former union minister A Raja is contesting on DMK ticket, out of the 20 seats it was contesting in the April 20 polls, party Tamil Nadu convenor, David Arunkumar said today.
7:50 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Congress alone could counter the “divisive ideology” of BJP and accused the party of unleashing a misleading propaganda that UPA government had not acted tough to contain corruption in the last 10 years.
7:48 pm: No bar on manifesto release on poll day, but cannot be publicised in areas where polling being held: CEC on BJP
manifesto release tomorrow.
7:22pm: Showcause notices were today issued to three key contestants of the Sangrur Lok Sabha seat, including sitting Congress MP Vijay Inder Singla, for allegedly violating the model code of conduct.
7:20 pm: Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today hinted at setting up of an industrial hub for sandstone in the Dhabi mining area here and announced sanctioning of Rs 147 crore compensation for rain-hit farmers in the state.
7:01 pm: The electoral fortunes of 51 contestants, including two Union ministers, will be decided in five Lok Sabha seats in Assam tomorrow when an electorate of 64,41,634 will cast their votes amidst tight security.
6:28 pm: Sending out a terse message to leaders and workers defying party lines, the JD(U) has decided to take strong action against its three MLAs for their open anti-party activities in the run up to Lok Sabha elections.
6:20 pm: FIR filed against Amit Shah for making hate speech in Bijnore.
6:16 pm: Taking a jibe at BJP for fielding turncoats in the Lok Sabha polls in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today dubbed those candidates as “Chinese maal (goods)” which have “no guarantee”.
6:15 pm: BJP Junagadh unit’s website was allegedly hacked by unknown persons who uploaded “morphed” photographs of party’s PM nominee Narendra Modi and posted comments against RSS, a party functionary said today.