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BJP picks 28-year-old over late union minister Ananth Kumar’s wife for prestigious Bengaluru South seat

After winning the nomination, an exuberant Tejasvi Surya tweeted: "OMG OMG!!! I can't believe this. PM of world's largest democracy & President of largest political party have reposed faith in a 28 yr old guy to represent them in a constituency as prestigious as B'lore South..."

LiveLok Sabha elections 2019 LIVE UPDATES: Rahul to address two rallies in Rajasthan, Amit Shah in UP’s Moradabad today

Lok Sabha elections 2019 LIVE UPDATES: Rahul Gandhi will be addressing rallies in Suratgarh town of Sriganganagar district and Bundi district headquarters. He will later address his party workers at Ramlila Maidan in Jaipur.

Rahul is a ‘kid’, his family made similar promises that were not kept: Jitu Vaghani

Speaking at Vijay Sankalp Sammelan in Vadodara to motivate the party workers, Vaghani claimed the BJP is already victorious as the party is riding on the “popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi”.

Consume poison like Shiva if you are an avatar: Gujarat minister Ganpat Vasava dares Rahul

Reacting to jibe, Leader of Opposition from Congress Paresh Dhanani said the BJP is misleading the people with such false talks like Rahul Gandhi had claimed that he is an avatar of Shivji.

For Thane’s Christian voters, lack of burial grounds for community a hot poll issue

The lack of burial grounds has become a hot button issue for the two lakh Christians in the district after the Vartak Nagar police filed an FIR against the parishioners of the Our Lady of Mercy Church for burying a 95-year-old man in a public space.

Unrest among Dalits after Bhima-Koregaon violence will impact polls: Rahul Shewale, Shiv Sena leader

In an interview with The Indian Express, Shiv Sena leader and MP from Mumbai South Central seat Rahul Shewale says there is a lot of unrest among the Dalit community over to 2018 Bhima-Koregaon violence which, he says, will certainly have an impact on the poll results.

Lok Sabha polls: 24-page NCP manifesto promises single rate GST, white paper on demonetisation

The manifesto promises to publish a white paper on demonetisation, with the party claiming that it had caused a loss of 1.8 crore jobs.

Mumbai: BJP’s Rajendra Gavit set to join Sena, likely to get ticket from Palghar seat

The Palghar seat, which was allotted to the Shiv Sena as a part of the party’s pre-poll alliance with the BJP, had reportedly created discontent among the BJP workers.

Andhra Pradesh: Key constituencies and players to watch out for Lok Sabha polls

As the major political parties like the TDP and the YSRCP having announced their candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, we look at some of the key parliamentary constituencies in the state.

Pune: Prakash Ambedkar files papers for Solapur seat, says Congress failed to resolve water crisis

Prakash Ambedkar, who was to contest from his home constituency of Akola, had changed his mind at the last minute and filed papers from Solapur.

Parth Pawar struggles with words, Barne bogged down by rivalry between BJP and Shiv Sena

If Parth is struggling with his words, the BJP and Shiv Sena, too, have not been able to get their act together in Maval. Barne seems to be ploughing the lonely furrow with the BJP camp giving him the cold shoulder.

Gujarat High Court questions EC on Talala bypoll, seeks written affidavit

Congress MLA Bhaga Barad was suspended on March 5, and the ECI announced the bypoll to Talala Assembly constituency on March 10, thereby declaring it a vacant seat.