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EC issues notice to Yogi Adityanath over 'Modi ki Sena' remarks, seeks reply by April 5

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 April 2019, 11:43 PM
Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address election rallies in Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal and Maharashtra. Congress president Rahul Gandhi, fighting to regain his party’s lost foothold in the northeast, will hit the campaign trail in Assam on April 3 and 4. The two rallies he will address on the first day of his visit are in Kaliabor and Lakhimpur constituencies. 

  Apr 03, 2019  21:49 (IST)

Election Commission issues notice to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over his 'Modi ki sena' remarks, made during a speech. The Commission has asked him to file a reply by April 5.

  Apr 03, 2019  21:27 (IST)
  Apr 03, 2019  21:17 (IST)

Every Yadav believes today they aren't 'Akhilesh bhakt' just because they are a Yadav, they're 'Desh bhakt'. We've thoughts of our own, we know what's in interest of the nation. We'll have to rise above caste politics, people are understanding that, says Dinesh Lal Yadav 'Nirhua'.

  Apr 03, 2019  21:00 (IST)

Centre files an affidavit before the Supreme Court saying Electoral Bonds is a positive step in the right direction to ensure “accountability and transparency” in conducting elections and these bonds were introduced to deal with corruption in elections.

  Apr 03, 2019  20:56 (IST)

Congress releases new list of six canidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. All six are names for Gujarat. The party has fielded Leader of Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly Paresh Dhanani from Amreli. 

  Apr 03, 2019  20:13 (IST)

Will you give chance to those who seek to scrap sedition law, asks PM Modi. 

  Apr 03, 2019  20:11 (IST)

Congress destabilising India, creating confusion in country, says PM Modi in Gondia, Maharashtra.

  Apr 03, 2019  20:09 (IST)

These ‘mahamilavati’ people are abusing the ‘chowkidar’ in frustration of losing their political identity. They have more problem with my name than my work. First, they had issues with my ‘chai wala’ history now they have problems with ‘chowkidar’, says PM Modi.

  Apr 03, 2019  20:07 (IST)

Last five years spent in rectifying mistakes of UPA regime, says PM Modi in Gondia, Maharashtra.

  Apr 03, 2019  20:05 (IST)

If by mistake these 'Mahamilavti' people get power then naxals will get a big boost. Congress has already promised in manifesto that sedition case will not be imposed on any urban naxal, they have promised to do away with sedition law, says PM Modi in Gondia, Maharashtra.

  Apr 03, 2019  20:04 (IST)

Some sitting in AC rooms in Delhi are saying 'its been long, people are now forgetting Balakot strike'. You tell me, have you forgotten? We have still not forgotten 1962 war, how will we forget Balakot? says PM Modi.

  Apr 03, 2019  19:20 (IST)
  Apr 03, 2019  19:15 (IST)

BJP likely to release party mainfesto for 2019 Lok Sabha elections on April 5, say sources. 

  Apr 03, 2019  18:50 (IST)

NCP offers support to SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. 

  Apr 03, 2019  18:35 (IST)
  Apr 03, 2019  18:10 (IST)

Rashtriya Lok Samta Party Chief and former Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha to contest from Karakat and Ujiarpur.

  Apr 03, 2019  17:34 (IST)

I am telling you that we left the Jammu and Kashmir government on the issue of dilution of AFSPA, says Amit Shah. 

  Apr 03, 2019  17:32 (IST)

Nobody can dilute AFSPA as the BJP will be standing like a rock behind security forces who are protecting our borders, says Amit Shah.

  Apr 03, 2019  17:09 (IST)

Income of farmers increased three times in Bengal,while 12,000
Farmers committed suicide during Modi rule, says Mamata Banerjee. 

  Apr 03, 2019  17:09 (IST)

"I am not Modi, I don't tell lies," says Mamata at a poll rally
claiming the PM has made false claims on performance of TMC government in West Bengal. 

  Apr 03, 2019  17:05 (IST)

Mamata describes Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "Expiry
Babu". Dares him to participate in direct debate with her.

  Apr 03, 2019  17:02 (IST)

If single bullet comes (from Pakistan), we will fire shells from here, says Amit Shah. 

  Apr 03, 2019  17:02 (IST)

Nobody can dilute AFSPA, BJP government will be standing like rock in support of security forces, Amit Shah says as he lambasts Congress. 

  Apr 03, 2019  17:01 (IST)

Sunil Kumar 'Pintu' replaces Barun Kumar as JD(U) candidate from Sitamarhi Lok Sabha seat.  

  Apr 03, 2019  16:48 (IST)

Our forces had the courage to carry out air and surgical strikes. The only thing the country lacked was a resolute govt, says PM Modi.

  Apr 03, 2019  16:47 (IST)

In their manifesto, the Congress has stated that they will dilute AFSPA. This move will help Pakistan sponsored terrorist. The Congress is determined to bring instability in the country, says PM Modi. 

  Apr 03, 2019  16:46 (IST)

Congress wants to weaken the forces, they want to compromise the national security, says PM Modi.

  Apr 03, 2019  16:46 (IST)

If providing home and toilets to poor is a crime, then I have committed this crime, says PM Modi in Kolkata.

  Apr 03, 2019  16:45 (IST)

Have you seen a chowkidar in front of farmers and workers' houses? Scores of chowkidars are there at houses of Anil Ambani and Gautam Adani, says Rahul Gandhi in Lakhimpur. 

  Apr 03, 2019  16:42 (IST)
  Apr 03, 2019  16:41 (IST)

BJP announces candidature of Manoj Kotak for Mumbai North Constituency replacing sitting MP Kirit Somaiya.

  Apr 03, 2019  16:35 (IST)
  Apr 03, 2019  16:15 (IST)

Congress calls itself the 'first family' of India. They should be the role model, are they the role model for the country, says Arun Jaitley, slamming Rahul Gandhi and the Congress. 

  Apr 03, 2019  16:07 (IST)

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi is addressing a press conference. 

  Apr 03, 2019  16:05 (IST)

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses a press conference, questions Rahul Gandhi over increase in his assets. 

  Apr 03, 2019  15:48 (IST)

Mamata Banerjee was initially scheduled to kick off her poll campaign from April 4 but it was advanced by a day in a plan not to cede even an inch to the BJP, as PM Modi is holding two rallies in the state today.

  Apr 03, 2019  15:46 (IST)

Congress, if voted to power, will not allow Citizenship Amendment Bill, says Rahul Gandhi in Assam. 

  Apr 03, 2019  15:45 (IST)

We had given Assam special status but the BJP snatched it away. If we come to power, we will once again give Assam the special status, says Rahul Gandhi. 

  Apr 03, 2019  15:13 (IST)

Earlier the slogan was 'Acche Din' but now it is, 'Chowkidar Chor Hai', says Rahul Gandhi, adding that money for NYAY will come from the pockets of all the businessmen they shielded.

  Apr 03, 2019  15:12 (IST)

Rahul Gandhi is addressing a rally in Assam's Golaghat. "While BJP made you stand in serpentine queues for your own money with draconian policies like demonetisation, we will bring you justice with NYAY and provided minimum income support of Rs 12,000 for all poor families of the country," he says.  

  Apr 03, 2019  14:51 (IST)

Congress fields JB Patnaik's son from Begunia Assembly seat

Congress has fielded former Odisha minister Panchanan Kanungo from the Cuttack Lok Sabhas eat and Prithvi Ballabh Patnaik, son of three-time chief minister JB Patnaik, in Begunia Assembly segment.

  Apr 03, 2019  14:46 (IST)

The BJP candidate from Anand Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, Mitesh Patel, has declared in his poll affidavit that he was an accused in a case related to the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

  Apr 03, 2019  14:44 (IST)

BJP candidate for the south Kashmir seat Sofi Mohammad Yousuf has already filed his nomination papers. Two independent candidates have also filed their nominations since the Election Commission issued notification for the third phase of polls on March 28.

  Apr 03, 2019  14:43 (IST)

The BJP candidate from Anand Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, Mitesh Patel, has declared in his poll affidavit that he was an accused in a case related to the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

  Apr 03, 2019  14:42 (IST)

NCP's aggressive face and MLA Jitendra Awhad has been appointed as general secretary of the party in the run-up to Lok Sabha elections which his party is fighting in alliance with the Congress against the BJP-ShivSena combine.

  Apr 03, 2019  14:09 (IST)

Vivek Oberoi: I don't understand why some people are overreacting like this. Why are such senior and famous lawyers like Abhishek Singhvi ji and Kapil Sibal ji wasting time on filing a PIL on such a modest film? Don't know if they are scared of the film or of Chowkidar's 'danda'.

  Apr 03, 2019  13:50 (IST)

"Mamata Banerjee stopped Ayushman Bharat scheme in West Bengal. Didi is a speed breaker in the development path of state," says PM Modi.

  Apr 03, 2019  13:25 (IST)

"Yesterday, Congress party released its manifesto in which promised to scrap sedition law from the CRPC. I want to ask them, who do you want to save? I want to tell the Congress chief - Don't play with country's security for vote bank politics," Shah.

  Apr 03, 2019  13:20 (IST)

"Omar Abdullah says Jammu and Kashmir should have a different prime minister. Recently, one of their leaders chanted "Pakistan Zindabad" slogans. Congress is silent on these things. Rahul Gandhi should clarify whether he stands with these people," says Amit Shah.

  Apr 03, 2019  13:03 (IST)

BJP chief Amit Shah addresses a rally in Uttarkashi.

  Apr 03, 2019  12:51 (IST)

Congress releases list of four more candidates in West Bengal.

  Apr 03, 2019  12:49 (IST)

"The manifesto of Congress party will promote terrorism in the country. It sympathises with separatists and Naxals," alleges Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

  Apr 03, 2019  12:40 (IST)

Anantnag: PDP president and former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has filed her nomination from Anantnag parliamentary constituency.


  Apr 03, 2019  12:13 (IST)

Mayawati, Pawan Kalyan address joint press meet in Vijayawada.

  Apr 03, 2019  12:12 (IST)

The Congress has ignored Telangana, says BSP chief Mayawati.

  Apr 03, 2019  12:05 (IST)

Kerala: President of Bharat Dharma Jana Sena and NDA candidate from Wayanad, Thushar Vellappally files his nomination.

  Apr 03, 2019  11:53 (IST)

Sanjay Raut on Election Commission notice to him on his article in 'Saamana', violating the mode code of conduct: I've got a notice from EC. Our stand is clear, those who have sedition charges against them should be stopped from going to the parliament at any cost. Hasn't Hardik Patel been stopped?

  Apr 03, 2019  11:34 (IST)

Samajwadi Party leader and Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav to file her nomination on April 6. She is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Kanauj.

  Apr 03, 2019  11:20 (IST)

A bench of Supreme Court asked the GJM leaders to approach the Calcutta High Court for interim relief within four days. The top court has also asked the high court to expeditiously dispose of the matter and said that 'no coercive action should be taken till the matter being heard by the Calcutta High Court'.

  Apr 03, 2019  11:19 (IST)

Supreme Court disposes off petition of two Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders Roshan Giri and Bimal Gurung seeking a direction to grant them interim protection for three weeks to allow them to participate in the general elections.

  Apr 03, 2019  11:18 (IST)

To protect and develop Arunachal Pradesh, you need to ensure that NDA forms govt in the centre: PM Modi.

  Apr 03, 2019  11:17 (IST)

In their 2004 manifesto, Congress stated that every house would have electricity by 2009. However, till 2014 around 18,000 houses were unelectrified: PM Modi in Arunachal Pradesh.

  Apr 03, 2019  11:15 (IST)

In another incident, ex-Congress MLA Imran Masood was booked for a poll code violation on a complaint by sector magistrate Dharmender. Masood is also accused of making objectionable statements against PM Modi during an election meeting of the Congress.

  Apr 03, 2019  11:15 (IST)

A case was registered against BJP’s Shamli MLA Tejendra Nirwal for making objectionable remarks during a rally in Uttar Pradesh. 

  Apr 03, 2019  11:07 (IST)

Just like them, their manifesto is corrupt and full of lies. Therefore, it should be called hypocrisy document, not a manifesto: PM Modi

  Apr 03, 2019  11:01 (IST)

We never committed sin of betraying farmers but we introduced mechanism from seed to market. Besides, we implemented PM KISAN scheme: PM Modi

  Apr 03, 2019  10:58 (IST)

On the one hand, you've people who insult your culture and on the other, you've a Chowkidaar who accepts your culture as his own: PM Modi

  Apr 03, 2019  10:57 (IST)

We want to make Arunachal Pradesh and the entire northeast gateway of East Asia. For new Arunachal Pradesh, our vision is connectivity, resources, and respect: PM Modi.

  Apr 03, 2019  11:13 (IST)

I'm a person who challenges every challenge. If I take up a task, I ensure it's completed in time. It's with your love and blessings that I'm able to work day and night for the people of the country: PM


  Apr 03, 2019  10:51 (IST)

I came here in 2014 and this place was field. In no time, it became a splendid stadium. Now, good players of football will emerge from Pasighat: PM 

  Apr 03, 2019  10:51 (IST)

Every house in Arunachal Pradesh has been illuminated with electricity after 70 years of independence: PM

  Apr 03, 2019  10:51 (IST)

There are plans to make Itanagar and Pasighat Smart Cities: PM Modi.

  Apr 03, 2019  10:50 (IST)

It is with the support of the people of Arunachal Pradesh that we have been able to develop roads, national highway, railway and improve air connectivity of the state with the rest of the nation. It is the result of your strong trust on us, says PM Modi in Pasighat.

  Apr 03, 2019  10:56 (IST)

Your PM doesn't take a leave: PM Modi

  Apr 03, 2019  10:48 (IST)

Are you happy with your 'Chowkidar'? asks PM Modi in Arunachal Pradesh's Pasighat.

  Apr 03, 2019  10:35 (IST)

Dashrath Devda, who runs an NGO called ‘Akhil Bhartiya Patni Atyachar Virodhi Sangh’ representing ‘harassed husbands’, on Tuesday filed his nomination papers from the Ahmedabad-East Lok Sabha constituency. 

  Apr 03, 2019  10:33 (IST)

Congress MLA Pawan Kajal will take on BJP minister Kishan Kapoor from Kangra constituency in Himachal Pradesh in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The Congress Election Committee has so far announced candidates for three out of the total four Lok Sabha seats in the state.  

  Apr 03, 2019  09:39 (IST)

Election Commission Flying Squad officials have seized Rs 2.10 crore in cash near Perambalur, Tamil Nadu from a former VCK party district secretary during vehicle checks. The cash was concealed inside the car doors.

  Apr 03, 2019  09:27 (IST)

Mumbai Congress President Milind Deora said in Mumbai on Tuesday, says, "Shiv Sena has been against the minorities. A few years ago, the party insulted Jain religion by cooking meat outside Jain temples during Paryushana festival. Remember, you have to teach them a lesson through your votes."

  Apr 03, 2019  09:15 (IST)

Man injured after a bottle was thrown during BJP State vice-president Nainar Nagendran's election campaign in Periyapattinam on 01 April for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. He is contesting polls from Ramanathapuram parliamentary constituency.


  Apr 03, 2019  07:21 (IST)

Umesh Sinha expressed satisfaction on arrangements being made in Telangana for  said the state will create history by conducting polls with 185 candidates with EVMs, as more than 4 ballot units will be used in the constituency for the first time.

  Apr 03, 2019  07:19 (IST)

A team of officials of Election Commission of India led by Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha held a series of meetings with Chief Electoral Officer of Telangana, Dr Rajat Kumar, DEOs and the election-related authorities on April 1 and 2 in Hyderabad.

  Apr 03, 2019  06:51 (IST)

BSP chief Mayawati to campaign in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada.

  Apr 03, 2019  06:47 (IST)

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, fighting to regain his party’s lost foothold in the northeast, will hit the campaign trail in Assam on April 3 and 4. The two rallies he will address on the first day of his visit are in Kaliabor and Lakhimpur constituencies. 

  Apr 03, 2019  06:47 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address election rallies in Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal and Maharashtra.

First Published: Wednesday, April 03, 2019 06:47 AM
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