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LiveLok Sabha Elections 2019 LIVE Updates: PM Modi has attacked every institution, including media, says Priyanka

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 LIVE: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Wednesday will be in Varanasi, the Parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Decision 2019: Telangana Congress leader D K Aruna joins BJP

Senior Congress leader D K Aruna joined the BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah in Delhi Tuesday. "She is likely to be fielded from the Mahbubnagar Lok Sabha seat," party sources said.

Forward posts: The journey political posts make before they reach millions

As India heads into an election where social media is setting the agenda like never before, political parties are banking on a burgeoning army of party volunteers to spread the word. The Sunday Express on the journey that political posts, shares and tweets make before they reach millions of phones

‘Institutional insult’ is the Congress way, says PM Modi; Priyanka Gandhi Vadra counters

In the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress has scaled up its attack against the NDA government for penetrating institutions like the CBI, the judiciary, the Election Commission and universities.

No propaganda over forces, Election Commission reminds parties

The first was issued on March 9, a day before the Model Code of Conduct kicked in, in which the EC specifically asked parties to desist from using photographs of defence personnel in political advertisements and campaign.

Maval Lok Sabha seat: Laxman Jagtap skips BJP-Sena meeting, Bapat says ‘all is well’

Jagtap and Barne have been at loggerheads for over a decade now. In 2014, Barne had defeated Jagtap in the Lok Sabha election by a margin of over 1.5 lakh votes.

Mamata turns to hit formula, lines up yet another multi-starrer

New faces take her list of star candidates again to 5 for Lok Sabha polls, including from tough seats

In their last election outing, NCP candidates Nikam and Sule spent the most on campaign trail

In Baramati, Sule’s political opponents spent considerably less than her — Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Suresh Khopade spent Rs 33.55 lakh while Mahadeo Jankar of Rashtriya Samaj Paksha (RSP), who contested with support from the Shiv Sena-BJP combine, spent Rs 22 lakh.

Congress, BJP scared of people from the gullies like us: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Talking to over 200 people, who had gathered at Laxmi Nagar’s Ramesh Park, the CM attacked the Congress as well as the BJP, accusing them of “coming from the same family” and “betraying the people of Delhi by not delivering on their promise of full statehood”.

BJP’s Chhattisgarh plan: No tickets for MPs, those who lost state polls

While party sources indicated that this “massive pruning” will not be a template for selection of candidates in other states, the possibility of similar “pruning” in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, where too the party lost power last year, cannot be ruled out.

Priyanka Gandhi to BJP: You question our 70 years, what have you done in your 5?

“There is an expiry date to your statement about 70 years. You have been in government for past five years. What have you done in five years?” she said.

Western Maharashtra: Sitting MPs face acid test

Of the 12 seats in western Maharashtra, which includes the districts of Pune, Sangli, Satara, Solapur and Ahmednagar, NCP holds four seats, BJP four, Shiv Sena three and Swabhimani Paksha one.