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PM Modi, Amit Shah, in BJP’s list of campaigners for Telangana

Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitely, Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman, J P Nadda, Suresh Prabhu are among the leaders who will canvass votes for the candidates of BJP, which is fighting all 17 Lok Sabha seats in the southern state.

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.

LiveLok Sabha elections 2019 LIVE UPDATES: Modi gave money to rich, Congress will give money to poor, says Rahul Gandhi

Lok Sabha elections 2019 LIVE UPDATES: Modi is indeed a chowkidar but of Anil Ambani, he reduced people to poverty, said Rahul Gandhi in Suratgarh. He will later address his party workers at Ramlila Maidan in Jaipur.

Jaya Prada joins BJP ahead of Lok Sabha elections

The actor-turned-politician, according to news reports, is likely to contest from Rampur Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh. She previously contested from Rampur on a SP ticket twice in 2004 and 2009.

Kanhaiya Kumar: Giriraj’s reluctance to contest from Begusarai comparable to kids’ refusal to attend school

Kanhaiya Kumar's remarks came in the backdrop of Giriraj Singh expressing unhappiness over his Nawada seat going to ally LJP this time.

SC rules out ‘pressure cooker’ symbol for Dhinakaran’s party, says nominees will fight as Independents

The apex court, however, directed the Election Commission (EC) to consider granting common free election symbol to the candidates of the Dhinakaran-led outfit for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls and assembly by-elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

After 2018 floods, Keralites want climate change to drive poll narrative

Thiruvananthapuram-based writer K S Manu said the floods were a time when people realised the incapacity of politicians as a majority of the rehabilitation work was undertaken by young volunteers.

Opposition reacts to BJP’s alleged snub to Murli Manohar Joshi

Aam Aadmi Party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of insulting his elders like Joshi, LK Advani and Sushma Swaraj.

Mumbai: Green activists urge parties to include environment issues in manifestos

The city’s green activists have been disappointed with the political discussions in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls next month, being bereft of issues of ecological destruction and tribal displacements faced by the city.

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.

Goa poll officials ban campaign near churches on Good Friday

As per the minutes of the meeting, parties expressed fear that campaigning near churches of the occasion of Good Friday could cause law and order problems and also hurt the sentiments of Christians.

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.