April 12 Campaign roundup: Manmohan Singh didn’t put wife’s name in Rajya Sabha affidavit, says BJP

Polling for Lok Sabha elections is underway in Assam, Goa, Sikkim and Tripura.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: April 12, 2014 10:26:41 pm

Get all the latest updates on Lok Sabha elections throughout the day:

10.04 pm: Lalu Yadav attacks Modi with ‘pati dharma’ jibe.

9.53 pm: Narendra Modi has given land equal to Vadodara to Adani: Rahul Gandhi.

9.44 pm: AAP leader Ilmi says no wave in Modi’s favour.

9.08 pm: AAP’s ‘Jhadu Chalao Yatra’ in Amethi comes to an end.

9.06 pm: Narendra Modi favours few industrialists: Rahul Gandhi.

8.38 pm: Congress responsible for inflation, says Rajnath Singh.

8.03 pm: Rahul’s ego is on cloud nine: Narendra Modi.

7.57 pm:  Rahul files nomination, confident of ‘good victory’

7.53 pm: Vadra will go to jail if BJP comes to power, says Uma Bharti.

7.20 pm: We will not give an accidental Prime Minister, says BJP.

6.54 pm: Once in power, BJP may scrap reservation: Mayawati.

6.28 pm: BJP asks EC to take special care during counting of votes for Gurgaon seat.

6.22 pm: Manmohan Singh made a scathing attack on BJP by describing its ideology as against the composite culture of the state and said the party had always ‘divided the country.’

ALSO READ: BJP has always divided the country: Manmohan Singh

6.14 pm: Congress declares candidates for 3 Assembly by-polls in Bihar.

6.12 pm: Sonia Gandhi and Narendra Modi, address a series of rallies across the state.

6.11 pm: Assam voters in holiday mood in second phase polling.

6.10 pm: BJP claimed Manmohan Singh had not mentioned his wife’s name in the affidavit submitted along with nomination he filed as a Rajya Sabha candidate.

ALSO READ: Manmohan Singh didn’t put wife’s name in Rajya Sabha affidavit: BJP

6.03 pm:  Congress has run out of ideas to tackle Narendra Modi: Venkaiah  Naidu.

6.01 pm: JVM will not support Cong or BJP even if it wins in Jharkhand.

5.43 pm: Congress declares candidates for 3 Assembly by-polls in Bihar.

5.40 pm: Poll polarised between those who like Narendra Modi, those who don’t: AAP.

5.08 pm:  Satpal Maharaj compared the party’s prime ministerial nominee with members of the armed forces who leave behind their wives to serve the nation.

ALSO READ: Marital status row: Satpal Maharaj defends Narendra Modi

5.03 pm:UP police registered two cases against Modi’s close aide Amit Shah in Muzaffarnagar for alleged violation of the model code of conduct following a direction of the ec, which has also banned him from campaigning in the state.

ALSO READ: Amit Shah booked in two more cases by UP police

4.57 pm: Azam booked for ‘revenge’ remarks in Sambhal.

4.55 pm: BJP defends Modi aide Shah, expresses anguish over EC order.

Chandan Mitra, BJP Lok Sabha candidate from Shrirampur, Hoogly, at Kolkata press club to meet the press on Saturday. Chandan Mitra, BJP Lok Sabha candidate from Shrirampur, Hoogly, at Kolkata press club to meet the press on Saturday.

4.50 pm: Rahul to revisit Bihar by addressing rally at Araria on Apr 16.

4.47 pm: Congress defends Rahul’s comment on Modi’s marital status.

4.27 pm:  Modi targeted former Punjab Chief Minister and Congress candidate from Amritsar Amrinder Singh for allegedly not divulging details of foreign bank accounts held under his wife and son’s name in his affidavit and demanded reply from the party.

ALSO READ: Narendra Modi attacks Amrinder Singh for ‘hiding’ foreign bank account detail

4.01 pm: Modi said Congress would not be able to touch double figure in any of the states and would not be able to win even a single seat in some states including Rajasthan.

ALSO READ: Congress worked overtime to send me behind bars: Narendra Modi

3.40 pm: Senior AAP leader Dinesh Waghela has alleged that yoga guru Baba Ramdev was supporting BJP to avenge the treatment meted out to him by the Congress at Ramleela Maidan in 2011.

3.01 pm: “I did not get personal against Narendra Modi; only pointed out a fact that he had not mentioned wife’s name in affidavit,” says Rahul Gandhi.

2:53 pm: Rahul Gandhi files nomination papers from Amethi.

2.01 pm: Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD leader Rabri Devi today filed nomination papers from Saran Lok Sabha constituency in the state.

1.50 pm: Around 35 per cent voters cast their ballot in Goa till 11 am today, though the crowd at the polling booths started thinning out due to excessive heat, officials said.

1.47 pm: Three CRPF personnel killed, four injured in Naxal attack in Darbha Valley of Chattisgarh.

1.38 pm:

1.30 pm: Over 55 per cent voters cast their votes till noon in East Tripura (ST) Lok Sabha constituency, election officials said.

1.29 pm: A voter turnout of 37 per cent was recorded till noon for three Lok Sabha seats in Assam.

1.21 pm: Six members of a polling party killed in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district: PTI.

1.20 pm:

1.11 pm: Nominations begin in Seemandhra region.

1.07 pm:

1.05 pm: I accept that we could not control inflation, says Manmohan Singh addressing an election rally. 

12.59 pm:

12.51 pm:

12.43 pm: Senior AAP leader Dinesh Waghela, who is taking on Bollywood veteran and BJP candidate Paresh Rawal in Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency, today said the actor should quit his acting career to be with the people full time.

12.16 pm:

READ: Congress MP from Manipur grew 11 years older in 5 years

12.01 pm:

11.58 am:  “We are welcoming Bangladeshi infiltrators, but what about those from my community who fled Pakistan shouting ‘Bharat Mata ki jai’?” Narendra Modi at Barmer rally.

11.53 am:

11.38 am: Priyanka Gandhi arrives in Amethi to accompany Rahul Gandhi as he files nomination.

11.14 am:

11.10 am: Assam has registered 13% voter turnout till 10 am. While Sikkim and Goa registered 4% and 17% respectively.

10.59 am:

10.50 am: 

10.43 am: FIR being lodged against Azam Khan after EC orders: TV reports. Khan got EC’s attention after he said Muslim soldiers won the Kargil war for India.

10.30 am: Voter turn-out for the Tripura East (ST) seat was between 25-26% by 10 am, according to Tripura addl CEO D C Das.

10.26 am: The BJP has decided to appeal to the Election Commission to review its order on Amit Shah, who has been banned by the poll panel over hate speech.

9.50 am:

9.41 am: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address two rallies in Uttar Pradesh today – one at Pilibhit and the other at Pallia Kalan, Lakhimpur

9.35 am:

9.27 am: Polling for Lok Sabha polls underway in Assam (three seats), Goa (two seats), Sikkim (one seat) and Tripura (one seat).

9.26 am: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is slated to file his nomination papers from Amethi today.

9.21 am:

9.15 am:

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App