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Fadnavis aims fifth consecutive win riding on ‘work’, roadshow & 2 rallies

Twice winner from Nagpur (West) seat, in 1999 and 2004, Fadnavis had romped home from Nagpur (South West) — a new seat added in 2009 delimitation exercise — in 2009 and 2014.

Dakha: Watchmen, teachers protest outside Sandhu’s office, demand salary hike, jobs

The Laal Jhanda Pendu Chowkidaar Union, a group of watchmen from villages across Punjab, protested outside the Congress election office in Dakha constituency, demanding that their salaries be hiked.

Ludhiana — Will gouge out the eyes of anyone who tries to threaten Congress workers: Pahra

“My statement was general. It was for anyone who will dare to do so (threaten Congress workers), be it Akalis or anyone else. I did not name anyone. I said this because my workers are my family,” said the MLA.

In family bastion, Kuldeep Bishnoi counts on ‘personal bond’ with voters

Former Chief Minister Bhajan Lal's son and Congress candidate Kuldeep Bishnoi is seeking election from Adampur for the fourth time and is up against TV actor Sonali Phogat, the BJP candidate who has 1.75 lakh followers on a popular app, TikTok.

People here want work, not TikTok: Kuldeep Bishnoi

"Congress will form government in Haryana getting full majority as the people are upset with Khattar government. The public did not get anything else except announcements during five years," says Kuldeep Bishnoi.

Ludhiana: 2 Congress men booked, one who accused minister of ‘manhandling’ him held

On Saturday, a group led by two Congress workers — Gursewak Singh alias Gora Baddowal and Tarandeep Singh — had clashed with another group led by Zila Parishad member Kuldeep Singh and Baddowal village’s former sarpanch Amarjot Singh.

Haryana: BJP’s task cut out in seats dominated by Muslims, hit by 2016 Jat quota stir

Regarding Muslim dominated constituencies, BJP has fielded INLD turncoats Zakir Husain in Nuh, Naseem Ahmed in Firozpur Jhirka. Both are seeking re-election. In Punhana, BJP has fielded debutant Nouksham Chaudhary.

Sukhbir fires another salvo at BJP: ‘Elections are not won riding someone else’s wave’

There’s unease between the SAD and BJP in Haryana after Akali Dal accused BJP of backtracking on its commitment to contest Haryana Assembly polls together. Later, it announced an alliance with INLD on three seats.

Haryana: BJP manifesto focuses on farmers, women, SCs

BJP’s working president J P Nadda and Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and several other Cabinet ministers and MPs were present at the event.

People of Maharashtra care for Kashmir: Ravi Shankar Prasad on Congress’ Article 370 taunt

When asked about his remarks a day earlier in which he cited box office collections of films to brush aside fears of an economic slowdown, Prasad said he has withdrawn his statements and criticised the media for twisting it out of context.

Pune: Political parties’ bid to make best of last Sunday

Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Kakade and Shiv Sena leader Nilam Gorhe held a roa dshow in support of BJP candidate Siddarth Shirole, who himself visited various localities and public places to address voters.

Maharashtra: BJP goes hammer and tongs to reach poll position

According to a party source, the BJP has laid out a “micro-plan” for campaigning. “There is not a single Assembly segment which will be left out of our outreach plan,” the source said.