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20 Apr, 2019 | 11.18PM IST

Election News: 'Farzi' friendship between BSP, SP will end on May 23, says PM Modi

After BSP president Mayawati termed the prime minister a 'fake' backward class member, Narendra Modi Saturday said the 'farzi' friendship of the SP and the Bahujan Samaj Party will fall apart the day Lok Sabha election results are announced.

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11:15 PM

BSP Chief Mayawati in joint SP-BSP-RLD rally in Firozabad earlier today

11:14 PM

Gujarat: Political parties aren't allowed to campaign in Rajsamadhiyala village.

11:13 PM

TMC writes to EC against Ajay V Nayak, special observer for Bengal, for his reported comments, 'present condition of Bengal is like it used to be in Bihar 10 years ago' & that 'everything is not well with democracy in Bengal'

09:16 PM

Congress announces candidates for two Lok Sabha seats in Punjab; Sher Singh Gubhaya from Firozpur, Amarinder Singh Raja Warring from Bhatinda.

09:16 PM

Sam Pitroda, Indian Overseas Congress Chief: We can see a similarity between US & India. Trump says there are enemies at the Mexican border, the immigrants are the enemies. Here Modi Sahab says enemies are at the border in Pakistan, Muslims in the country are enemies. It's a lie. (ANI)

09:15 PM

Election Commission of India has issued a notice to Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu seeking an explanation within 24 hours for his remarks 'urging Muslims to not split votes,' made during a rally on 16 April in Katihar, Bihar. (ANI)

09:14 PM

Rabri Devi: Tejashwi went to meet Lalu ji today but wasn't allowed. Ppl of Bihar & Jharkhand will take to roads if anything happens to him. If state & Central govt want to kill him by poisoning, if they want to kill entire Lalu family, they can do that, but this dictatorship won't work. (ANI)

07:21 PM

Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan on Pragya Thakur's remark on former ATS Chief Late Hemant Karkare: PM not only must apologise himself for nominating her, but also withdraw her candidature.

07:09 PM

Tired of treated as 'vote bank', Valmiki organisation fields candidates for all LS seats in Delhi

Angered by political parties using the downtrodden as a mere "vote bank", a Valmiki community organisation in Delhi has decided to enter Lok Sabha polls in Delhi, seeking to take their "destiny in their own hands". Delhi Democratic Alliance, a coalition of activists, trade union leaders, and a few civil society groups working for such communities, have fielded their own candidates ahead of the elections, in an "act of defiance" against existing parties. (PTI)
07:08 PM

Vinod Tawde, BJP: Today Congress tweeted a rap song in which they have taken help of religious feelings to spread negativity. We have complaint to CEO of Maharashtra for removal of the tweet & take action against the party.

06:44 PM

NCP workers stage protest against Pragya Singh Thakur. (PTI)

06:41 PM

'PM anti-national, sold interest of nation', alleges Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu. (PTI)

06:14 PM

Odisha: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan holds a roadshow in Barang.

06:14 PM

Kejriwal gets clean chit in poll code violation complaint

Delhi CM and senior AAP Arvind Kejriwal Saturday got a clean chit from poll authorities in Goa in a local BJP leader's complaint about model code of conduct violation. Goa BJP leader Keshav Prabhu, in his complaint to the Chief Electoral Office in Goa, had alleged that Kejriwal, during a speech in Margao on April 13, had tried to incite religious sentiments and create fear among the state's Muslims and Christians. In an order passed on Saturday, Goa Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Kunal said that post inquiry, it was observed "there is no direct statement which is objectionable, derogatory or violation of model code of conduct so also there is no inflammatory statement". "Hence, the matter is treated as disposed," Kunal said quoting the inquiry report submitted by South Goa district election officer Ajit Roy. (PTI)
Kejriwal gets clean chit in poll code violation complaint
06:10 PM

Madhya Pradesh: Police complaint registered against BJP candidate from Bhopal, Pragya Singh Thakur, by a Congress leader Devendra Singh Yadav in Indore, for the remarks she made about former Mumbai ATS chief late Hemant Karkare. (ANI)

06:09 PM

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with her children Miraya and Raihan, after addressing a rally in Areekode.

05:48 PM

Fake SP, BSP friendship will turn into rivalry the day election results are announced

- Narendra Modi, PM

05:48 PM

West Bengal: Ahead of Lok Sabha polls in Malda district, Election Commission of India has removed Arnab Ghosh from the post of Malda Superintendent of Police. Baruipur SP Ajay Prashad will take charge as Malda SP. (ANI)

04:59 PM

S Krishna Kumar, former Congress MP on joining BJP: My motive for rest of my life is to strengthen hands of PM Modi who I think the people of India should give a mandate not only for 5 yrs, but for another 10 yrs.

04:38 PM

S Krishna Kumar, former Congress MP from Kollam (Kerala), joins Bharatiya Janata Party.

04:22 PM

BJP President Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Pathanamthitta, Kerala.

04:18 PM

Sam Pitroda, Indian Overseas Congress Chief: Few weeks ago I said something about Balakot, immediately PM started tweeting, head of BJP party went wild, called a press conference. Congress leaders started calling me why did you say that? I said what did I say? I said the truth. I asked a question and I'm entitled to ask a question. Just because I asked a question, you can't label me that I'm not a nationalist, Who are you to ask me? That's when you need courage. (ANI)

Sam Pitroda, Indian Overseas Congress Chief: Few weeks ago I said something about Balakot, immediately PM started tweeting, head of BJP party went wild, called a press conference. Congress leaders started calling me why did you say that? I said what did I say? I said the truth. I asked a question and I'm entitled to ask a question. Just because I asked a question, you can't label me that I'm not a nationalist, Who are you to ask me? That's when you need courage. (ANI)
04:02 PM

It's not easy to scare me Modi babu. You will get a rosogolla in Odisha and raj bhog in Bengal (hinting at seats)

- Mamata Banerjee

03:51 PM

EC orders stoppage of online streaming and all related content of web-series 'Modi - Journey of a Common Man'

03:31 PM

You deserve a prime minister who respects you and one who does not dismiss casually the promises he himself made

- Priyanka Gandhi

03:30 PM

Karnataka minister's poll jibe

03:28 PM

Congress' pick from Guna

03:26 PM

Modi is seeking votes in Bengal by dividing people on communal lines

- Mamata Banerjee

03:16 PM

Priyanka Vadhra pitches for Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad: "Your future safe in his hands"

03:04 PM

Row over poll papers

02:29 PM

Time-up for the corrupt Congress-JDS alliance in Karnataka: Amit Shah

02:06 PM

Rahul Gandhi's tax returns are damning: Subramanian Swamy

02:04 PM

Issue of Rahul Gandhi's citizenship haven't been answered: GVL Narasimha Rao

02:01 PM

No details on assets & profits of the company mentioned in Rahul Gandhi's affidavit

02:00 PM

Objections on Rahul Gandhi's nomination papers

01:44 PM

Desh ka chowkidar is actually Anil Ambani's chowkidar: Rahul Gandhi

01:35 PM

SP fields Rajendra Singh Patel from Allahabad

01:28 PM

Bihar expecting lies and jumlas in PM rally

- Tejashwi Yadav

01:23 PM

PM Modi's dream for Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal & Northeast

01:20 PM

PM Modi boasts about Ayushman Bharat

01:10 PM

I stand here on behalf of a man who I've known from the day I was born: Priyanka Gandhi

01:06 PM

India killed terrorists at their home: PM Modi

01:05 PM

Congress government refused to give any response to the army when the militants attacked in Mumbai: PM Modi

12:55 PM

Priyanka Gandhi on BJP's 'jumla'

12:48 PM

Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Shivamogga

12:46 PM

BJP is betraying our faith: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

12:43 PM

Bihar has suffered a lot due to the Nitish-Modi duo: Tejashwi Yadav

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