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BJP will win both Lok Sabha seats in Manipur: CM Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh claimed that the people are with the BJP and it would be "impossible" to defeat the party in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Country going through big employment crisis, will be key issue in Congress campaign: Sam Pitroda

Pitroda, a long-time Gandhi family adviser and the chief of the Indian Overseas Congress, said “agrarian distress” is also a major issue facing the country and it needs to be addressed.

Only L K Advani can answer: Uma Bharti on BJP’s decision not to field him in 2019 polls

Bharti, who was appointed as the BJP vice-president, asserted that Advani's stature remains undiminished even if he doesn't contest in elections.

AAP releases first list of candidates for UP, Bihar, fields 3 candidates from each state

In Uttar Pradesh, the AAP has fielded Yogesh Dahiya from Saharanpur, Satish Chandra Sharma from Aligarh and Shweta Sharma from Gautam Budh Nagar for the polls, Singh said in a tweet.

PM Modi engaged celebrities to increase his Twitter visibility: Study

Modi started tweeting in the year 2009 when he was among a very few leaders of India on a social media platform. By October 2012, he had over one million followers. At present, his account has over 46 million followers.

Akhilesh Yadav to contest from Azamgarh; Mulayam not in star campaigners list

Mulayam Singh Yadav's name has been left out of the party's star campaigners list. The Samajwadi Patriarch, however, will be contesting from the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat.

Lok Sabha elections: Congress list of candidates for 2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Congress Candidates List 2019: Congress president Rahul Gandhi may contest from two seats this time, indicating that he could contest from Wayanad, which is considered a party stronghold.

Lok Sabha elections: BJP list of candidates for 2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019, BJP Candidates List 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek re-election from Varanasi, his parliamentary seat, while BJP chief Amit Shah will contest elections for the first time from Gandhinagar, where LK Advani is the sitting MP.

Was ‘chowkidar’ sleeping when attacks at Pathankot, Uri, Pulwama took place: Kapil Sibal

"First of all he has forgotten about the chaiwalas (tea sellers). He now remembers the chowkidars (watchmen). Next time he will remember somebody else and forget the chowkidars," Kapil Sibal said.

After New Delhi protests, 111 Tamil Nadu farmers to take on PM Modi in Varanasi

However, Tamil Nadu farmers leader P Ayyakannu said the "moment they assure in their manifesto that our demands will be fulfilled, we will drop our decision to contest against Modi."

All hands on deck: Priyanka Gandhi needs to do more in Uttar Pradesh

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had good reasons to choose Ganga, Prayagraj and Varanasi to mark her formal political debut. But in the current of UP politics, the ripples her boat ride created are already dying down. MAULSHREE SETH travels along her route to find an electorate tired of its problems and saying she needs to do more — ‘right now, we have just come to see’.

BJP files complaint with ECI against Rahul Gandhi for calling Amit Shah ‘murder accused’

Addressing a press conference, BJP spokesperson Dr Ashok Sinha claimed that Rahul Gandhi violated Election Model Code of Conduct by calling Shah “murder accused” despite the charges being dismissed by the Supreme Court in 2014.