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Mukhtar Ansari to contest from Ghosi


Mukhtar Ansari, Who Withdrew From The Lok Sabha Contest Against BJP's Narendra Modi In Varanasi, Will Now Be A Candidate Of His Quami Ekta Dal From Ghosi In Uttar Pradesh. Ansari Had Announced His Candidature From Varanasi Last Month, But Later Pulled Out To Prevent A Division Of Muslim Votes Against Modi. 

Priyanka targets Modi, rakes up Snoopgate


Priyanka Gandhi Directly Attacked BJP's PM Candidate Narendra Modi today, Raking Up The 'Saheb' Tape Row. Taking A Dig At Modi, Priyanka Gandhi Said " If You Are Talking About Women's Development, Don't Snoop In On Their Conversations. This Is Second Attack By Priyanka Who Is Campaigning For Her Mother In Rae Bareilly. On Tuesday, Priyanka Had Defended Her Husband Robert Vadra & Lashed Out At The Opposition For Defaming Him

Voting for four Jharkhand seats on Thursday


The Third And Final Phase Of Polls In Jharkhand Will See Voting In Four Lok Sabha Constituencies on Thursday. The Four Seats Are Dhanbad, Dumka, Rajmahal And Godda. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Won Three Of The Four Seats In 2009, While The JMM Had Won The Dumka Seat. An Electorate Of Over 61 Lakh Will Decide The Fate Of 72 Candidates. Polling Will Take Place At 7,489 Polling Stations, Of Which 2,439 Have Been Categorized As Sensitive And 1,154 As Highly Sensitive. Source: IANS

Kejriwal files nomination from Varanasi


AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal Has Filed His Nomination From Varanasi Lok Sabha Constituency. He Is Contesting Against BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi.

Kejriwal attacks Modi, Rahul


Ahead Of Filing His Nomination From Varanasi, AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal Launched A Full Throttle Attack On Both Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi. Addressing His Supporters At A Massie Roadshow,  Kejriwal Warned People To Not Get Fooled.   "I Am Going To File My Nomination In This Worn Out Vehicle But Modi Will Come tomorrow (Thursday) In His Helicopter. So People Of Kashi Should Also Not Get Fooled Like The People In Amethi Has Been Fooled For Many Years Now," Kejriwal Told His Supporters Who Were Accompanying Him To The Collectors Office. He Also Said That The People Of Varanasi Want A Candidate Who Understands & Relates To Their Problems.

Arrest warrant against Giriraj Singh


A Bokaro Court Has Issued  an Arrest Warrant Against Bihar BJP Leader Giriraj Singh For His Hate Speech In A Campaign Rally. The BJP Leader Will Face Charges Under IPC Sections 153 A, 295 A And 298. The Bokaro Police Have Also Pressed Charges Under The People's Representation Act  in The FIR.  Two FIRs Were Lodged Against The BJP Leader For Saying That Those Who Oppose Narendra Modi Will Only Have A Place In Pakistan

Bihar LS candidate arrested by Meghalaya Police


Chandra Mohan Jha, An Independent Candidate Contesting The Lok Sabha Polls From Bihar's Jhanjarpur Constituency And Wanted By Meghalaya Police For Fraud And Selling Fake Certificates, Was  arrested In Bihar."Our CID (Criminal Investigation Department) Team Along With Bihar Police Arrested Jha From Madhubani During His Campaign," Meghalaya Director General Of Police Peter Hanaman Said. Source: IANS

Would focus on positive work, not Vadra: Modi


Terming Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi's Son-in-law Robert Vadra "unimportant", BJP's PM Candidate Narendra Modi said He Would Prefer Focusing On Positive Work, Rather Than Digging Up Skeletons. Asked If Action Would Be Taken Against Priyanka Gandhi's Husband Vadra If The BJP Comes To Power, Modi Told ABP News: "In My Tenure In Government (Gujarat), I Have Never Opened Any Closed File. This Is My Personal View. Five Years Is A Small Time, I Would Focus On Doing Good Work." Source: IANS

16 crorepatis contesting in Bengal's 2nd phase


As Many As 16 Crorepatis (multi-millionaires) And 11 Candidates With Serious Criminal Charges Are In The Fray For The Second Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls In West Bengal. In All 78 Candidates Are Contesting In The April 24 polls For The Six Seats.  Source: IANS

Kejriwal to file nomination in Varanasi today


AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal Will File His Nomination For The Varanasi LS Seat today,  party Leader Manish Sisodia Said. Kejriwal Files His Nomination A Day Before, His Primary Contender,  Narendra Modi- Files His Nomination In The Holy City Of Varanasi. Source: IANS

Congress called Sonia 'Rajmata': Narendra Modi


BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi Sidestepped Criticism Of His Referring To Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi As "shehzada", Saying The Party Used To Refer To Its President Sonia Gandhi As Rrajmata" Some Years Ago. Asked By ABP News TV Channel As To Why He Continuously Referred To Rahul Gandhi As "shehzada" Or Prince With A Tinge Of Sarcasm, Modi Said The Word 'Shehzada' Was There In History. Source: IANS

BJP to get absolute majority, won't need regional support: Modi


The NDA Will Get An "absolute Clear-cut Mandate" To Form The Government In The General Election, BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi Said on Tuesday, Dismissing Speculation Of Any Need To Align With Key Regional Parties That Could Object To His Prime Ministership. In A Free-wheeling Interview With ABP News TV Channel For Its Programme "Ghoshnapatra" (manifesto), Modi Answered A Range Of Questions From Governance, Pakistan, His Likely Trip To The US, Bringing Back Black Money, The 2002 Godhra Riots, His Marriage And On The Congress. Source: IANS

Re-polling in Odisha on April 25


The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered Re-polling In Nine Polling Stations In Odisha On April 25 after Allegations Of Rigging And Other Irregularities During The April 17 Polling In The State. Re-polling Will Be Held In Six Polling Stations In Cuttack District, Two In Keonjhar District And One In Kendrapara District. Source: IANS

BJP leader's Giriraj Singh's rallies banned, may be arrested soon


BJP Leader Giriraj Singh's Election Rally And Road Shows Have Been Banned In Bihar And Jharkhand. It  is Also Likely That He Maybe  arrested Soon For His Remark That Critics Of Narendra Modi Will Be Sent To Pakistan, Officials Said on Tuesday. Taking Serious Note Of Singh's Remark, The Election Commission Has Also Asked Him To Submit His Explanation To It By April 24. Source: IANS

Sonia hits out at BJP, Trinamool Congress


Congress President Sonia Gandhi today Accused BJP Leaders Of Crossing Every Limit Of Decency To Malign The Congress And Create A Vicious Environment Across The Country. Addressing An Election Rally At Islampur Town In North Dinajpur District, Gandhi Also Charged The Mamata Banerjee Led Trinamool Congress Government With Being Hand In Glove With Scamsters. Source: IANS

Gandhis removed Narasimha Rao from public memory: Modi


BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi today Accused The Gandhi Family Of "removing" Late Former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao From Public Memory. Addressing A Rally In Nizamabad, The Bharatiya Janata Party Leader Also Accused The Congress Of Adopting A "divide And Rule" Policy. Source: IANS

Rahul holds road show in Rajasthan


Amid Beating Of Drums, Showering Of Flower Petals, Bursting Of Crackers And Shouting Of Slogans, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today Held A Road Show For His Aide Jitendra Singh Who Is Contesting From Alwar Lok Sabha Constituency. Singh, A Union Minister In The Manmohan Singh Government, is Facing A Tough Battle This Time Against The BJP's Mahant Chandnath. Source: IANS

Acts of terror to scare away voters: Omar Abdullah


J&K  Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today Condemned The Killing Of Three People In South Kashmir's Pulwama District Asserting That The Act Of Terrorism Was Meant To Scare Away Voters. Omar Said On His Twitter Site, "I Unequivocally Condemn The Attacks In Pulwama That Left Three Political Workers Dead. By All Means Call For A Boycott Of The Polls." Source: IANS

Muslims matter in the 6th phase of Bihar polls


Bihar's Seven Parliamentary Constituencies That Vote on Thursday have A Sizable Muslim Population Whom Candidates Are Earnestly Wooing. Bihar's Most Backward Pockets With High Percentage Of Poverty, Illiteracy And Migration Are Part Of The Five Constituencies - Kishanganj, Purnea, Araria, Katihar And Supaul - Known As The Seemanchal Region As They Share Border With Nepal, Bangladesh Or West Bengal. Source: IANS

Adhir Chowdhury's assets multiply, so do his criminal cases


Along With His Assets, The Number Of Criminal Cases Pending Against Union Minister Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury -  have Multiplied Manifold Over The Past Five Years. According To An Affidavit Submitted As Part Of The Nomination Filing Process, Chowdhury's Assets Have Soared From Over Rs.74 Lakh In 2009 To Over Rs.5 Crore While Criminal Cases Against Him Have Risen To 16 From Just Three During The Same Period. Source: IANS
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