April 24 elections roundup: Four policemen, two polling officers killed in Maoist attack

(@narendramodi) April 24, 2014

3.06 pm: Facing imminent arrest for his alleged hate speech, BJP leader Giriraj Singh today applied for anticipatory bail in the district court here hours after a joint team of Bihar and Jharkhand police raided his house to arrest him.

3.00 pm:

READ: Over 36 pc voter turnout recorded in Uttar Pradesh till 1 pm

2.50 pm:

READ: Chhattisgarh witnesses 35 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm

2.43 pm: SP has done a lot of work in Benares, I am sure people will vote for secular leaders: Akhilesh Yadav.

READ: Around 37 per cent voting recording in Bihar by 1 pm

2.34 pm:

2.32 pm: The Gujarat govt doesn’t consider those who earn Rs 11 a day as poor, you tell me whether this is heaven? : Sonia Gandhi in Valsad (Gujarat)

2.27 pm: He just worries about his seat, doesn’t worry or care about the poor: Sonia Gandhi in Valsad (Gujarat).

2.25 pm: 

2.05 pm: Narendra Modi files his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat after a massive roadshow.

1.50 pm: I hope God will give me the strength to serve this holy ground and mother Ganga will bless me: Modi in Varanasi.

1.48 pm: I wish Varanasi emerges as the spiritual capital of the world: Modi outside Varanasi Collectorate.


1.46 pm: Technology upgradation, branding and holistic approach needed for the development of the country, says Varanasi.

1.45 pm: After coming to Varanasi, I feel that neither I have been called by someone nor I have been sent here, rather I have been invited by Maa Ganga, says Modi ahead of filing nomination papers.


1.36 pm: After displaying show of strength on Varanasi roads, Narendra Modi reaches collector’s office to file his nomination; is accompanied by Amit Shah, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Ravishankar Prasad.

1.2o pm: EC issues show cause notices to Union minister Beni Prasad Verma and BJP leader Vinay Katiyar for controversial remarks on Narendra Modi.

12.55 pm:  Prime Minister Manmohan Singh breaks his silence, says Modi-wave creation of the media.


12. 35 pm: BJP President Rajnath Singh confident on Narendra Modi’s victory from both Vadodara and Varanasi Lok Sabha seats.