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Lok Sabha elections 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Jaya Prada to contest from Rampur

Lok Sabha elections 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: BJP declared Jaya Prada would contest election from Rampur. BJP releases a list of 29 candidates for Uttar Pradesh & 10 candidates for West Bengal.

Rahul Gandhi: Consulted Rahuram Rajan over minimum income scheme

"We were engaged in this work for six months. Take the list of all big economists of the world, we consulted them...Raghuram Rajan...one by one," Rahul Gandhi said.

SP announces tie-up with Nishad Party, 2 other outfits for Lok Sabha polls

Uttar Pradesh has 80 Lok Sabha seats. The BSP will contest 38 seats, SP 37 and the RLD three seats. The alliance will not field candidates in Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented by Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Rajkot: 12 rebel Congress members of district panchayat set to join BJP

The rebel group led by Nilesh Virani said that they would formally join the BJP at the Vijay Sankalp Sammelan to be presided over by Rupala, Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare and Prabhu, Union Commerce Minister

Economists including Raghuram Rajan consulted on minimum income scheme: Rahul Gandhi

On Monday, Gandhi had announced in New Delhi that Rs 72,000 per year will be given as minimum income to poor families, benefiting around 25 crore people, if his party is voted to power in Lok Sabha polls.

‘Aay pe charcha’: Sheila Dikshit lauds Rahul’s promise, says biggest decision ever to benefit poor

Congress leader Rajesh Lilothia told reporters that the party will launch a programme called 'Aay pe charcha' which will focus on providing employment opportunities in the country.

Kanhaiya Kumar launches crowdfunding campaign, asks people to protect democracy, Constitution

Besides asking for votes, Kumar also made an appeal to his supporters for funds while taking a veiled dig at the BJP. Kumar has been pitted against Union Minister Giriraj Singh in Begusarai.

Mayawati attacks Centre over demonetisation, seeks apology from BJP for its ‘economic emergency’

In an earlier tweet, she blamed both the Congress and BJP governments for the poverty and unemployment in the country.

BJP fields Jaya Prada from Rampur, Varun Gandhi from Pilibhit

Jaya Prada previously contested from Rampur on SP ticket — in 2004 and 2009. On both occasions, she won with huge margins. She was, however, expelled from SP for “anti-party activities”.

Congress company of Indians, BJP company of corporates: Tripura Cong retaliates to dynasty politics charges

Debburman's comments came in the wake of the allegation from his uncle, who's a finance minister in the state’s BJP-IPFT government Jishnu Devvarman who alleged that Congress has turned into a company of the Nehru-Gandhi family.

After Advani, BJP asks Murli Manohar Joshi not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Former BJP president Murli Manohar Joshi's office also confirmed the development. It said that a brief statement was issued for voters of his constituency Kanpur, from where the 85-year-old leader had won in 2014.

Your name missing from voters’ list? This app can help

Since the launch of Missing Voters app earlier this year, thousands of eligible voters have been added to the rolls, most of them aided by hundreds of volunteers who downloaded the app to lend their help to the project.