Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conduct public rallies in Maharashtra, Kerala and Karnataka today. BJP chief Amit Shah will hold rallies in Odisha and Chhattisgarh. On the other hand, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will hold four rallies in Tamil Nadu.
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Robert Vadra: I think people of Amethi & Rae Bareli feel very happy that the family is with them & have been with them forever and the development is always on our minds. We always reach out & meet everyone. We will do all we can to further develop both Amethi and Rae Bareli. pic.twitter.com/5H9uZSGFrj— ANI (@ANI) April 12, 2019
Congress party releases their list of 7 candidates for #LokSabhaElections2019 Jyotiraditya Scindia to contest from Guna (Madhya Pradesh) and Manish Tewari to contest from Anandpur Sahib (Punjab). pic.twitter.com/NzjFiLAewo— ANI (@ANI) April 12, 2019
#WATCH Union Minister Maneka Gandhi reacts on her remark during her speech before a gathering of Muslims in Sultanpur y'day. She says, "I had called a meeting of our minority cell...If you read my complete speech, channel is running that one sentence out of context & incomplete. pic.twitter.com/OaZ3h8VqTt— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 12, 2019
Our opposition leaders are now heroes in Pakistan, where their speeches are quoted, their statements used freely by the leadership there to discredit India, says PM Modi
BJP presents an alternative ie. Inclusive, democratic and compassionate. We will serve each and every citizen": PM Modi at Vijaya Sangalp rally in Kozhikode.
Right now, the entire nation is talking about Tughlak Road Election Scam. In Madhya Pradesh, crores of rupees, bags of cash have been found. Detailed probes revealed that the money trail reaches the house of a top Congress leader in Delhi’s Tughlak Road, says PM Modi in Calicut.
Kerala is a land of peace & harmony but insensitive Communists & Congress have brought a culture of political violence Several patriotic RSS & BJP Karyakartas have been attacked and killed for serving the people, says PM Modi
If you read our manifesto, you'll find a line in her memory. The line says 'we will not impose NEET on the youngsters of this state.' It seems like a small line in the manifesto but it is actually an expression of the people of Tamil Nadu, says Rahul Gandhi in Madurai.
R Gandhi: Ppl appreciated our manifesto, said it represents voice of Indian ppl. In our discussions during manifesto building process, ppl told us about NEET, they don't like its imposition on Tamil ppl. They told us of a young Tamil girl Anitha who committed suicide due to this. pic.twitter.com/1gTrbJzaG3— ANI (@ANI) April 12, 2019
Mr Narendra Modi feels that just because he can control the Chief Minister, he controls this state. We don't want to control this state, we want people of Tamil Nadu to control this state, says Rahul Gandhi.
We say power must be in the hands of the people, they say power must be in the hand of one man, says Rahul Gandhi in Madurai.
Election of 2019 is a clash between two different visions of our country. Congress says all different ideas, perspectives, languages, histories, cultures must live happily together. All voices must be heard. RSS-BJP say only one idea should govern India, says Rahul Gandhi in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
2019 is an election between the nationalism and dynasty. Both the parties, Congress and JDS, are detached from people and attached to their own family. Their family is their only priority and their only mission is Commission, says Amit Shah.
On one hand, Modi govt builds hospitals with the money from mining and on the other hand, a Commission has found corruption in issuing of mining lease. The land of Odisha is rich in natural resources but the corruption has kept them poor, says Amit Shah.
Navin Babu is the CM of Odisha for the last 19 years but the state still lacks in education and employment opportunities. The youth of people have to go to other states in search of livelihood. If we form govt, we'd ensure ample opportunities for people, says Amit Shah.
Under District Mineral Fund, Rs. 1,600 crore has been allocated to this district. The hospital in sight is being built from the money sent by the Centre. It'll provide healthcare services. But Navin Babu hasn't spent a single penny on the hospital, says Amit Shah in Chhattisgarh.
Amit Shah in Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh: Bheema Mandavi's (BJP MLA who lost his life in a Naxal attack on April 9) death smells of a political conspiracy. I want to tell chief minister of Chhattisgarh if you have nothing to hide then order a CBI inquiry into Bheema Mandavi's death pic.twitter.com/aMl1WdlD1e— ANI (@ANI) April 12, 2019
Naxal attack in which BJP MLA was killed a political conspiracy, says Amit Shah in Chhattisgarh.
Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu: Tomorrow I'm meeting Election Commission, I'm going to discuss the anomalies and technical problems EVMs are facing. Nobody knows what is happening in EVMs. #LokSabhaElections2019 #AndhraPradeshElection2019 pic.twitter.com/889JVGZQ1q— ANI (@ANI) April 12, 2019
Modi dubs the Congress-JDS coalition in Karnataka as a "20
Per cent commission government.
In the first phase of election, the wave of BJP and its allies will sweep the opposition. The situation in West Bengal is chaotic. It's a sign of an imminent change, says PM Modi.
Karnataka govt hasn't sent list of eligible farmers for sending financial assistance. When Modi govt again forms govt, all farmers of Karnataka will receive financial assistance, says PM Modi in Karnataka.
Karnataka CM told that people who can't arrange two square meals join the forces. He has insulted the soldiers of our armed forces. They secure our borders facing adverse conditions. However, these people can't understand this, says PM Modi in Gangavathi, Karnataka.
The money seized from Tughlak road scam was meant for nutritious food for the poor children & pregnant women. Congress has committed a grave sin by depriving innocent children and women of their right. They will not be pardoned for it, says PM Modi in Gangavathi, Karnataka.
This is an election between Nation First or Family First. Congress and JDS are detached from people and attached to their own family, says PM Modi in Gangavathi, Karnataka.
Deve Gowda's son has told that he would retire from politics if NDA again forms govt in the centre. Do you believe him? During 2014 election, Deve Gowda ji had said that if Modi becomes PM, he would retire. As expected, he didn't retire from politics, says PM Modi.
Gopal Rai, Aam Aadmi Party: AAP -Jananayak Janata Party (JJP) have entered into an alliance in Haryana for Lok Sabha elections. JJP will contest on 7 seats and AAP will contest on 3 seats in Haryana. pic.twitter.com/SeIAbuuw8a— ANI (@ANI) April 12, 2019
Himachal Pradesh Power Minister Anil Sharma has tendered his resignation as minister.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Vadra to hold a public meeting at Ambaji, Banaskantha in Gujarat on April 17. She is expected to offer prayers at Ambaji temple before starting her campaign in Gujarat. This is for the first time she will campaign outside Uttar Pradesh.
Rahul Gandhi is ‘chief of gaali gang,’ says BJP over his Rafale remark, demands Election Commission’s action against Congress chief.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Krishnagiri: We will never ever let the people of Tamil Nadu be ruled by Nagpur. Tamil Nadu is going to be ruled from Tamil Nadu & MK Stalin is going to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
Gujarat: Re-elections to be held in Dwarka assembly after Gujarat HC today cancelled the assembly membership of BJP MLA Pabubha Manek. Congress candidate against Manek had raised an issue in Gujarat HC that Manek made mistakes in his nomination form for 2017 Gujarat Election.
Gujarat High Court cancels 2017 Assembly Election of Devbhoomi Dwarka constituency. BJP leader Pabhubha Manek had won the poll.
Goa CEO asks parties not to use religious events to woo voters.
People say India will progress only if Congress is banished: PM Modi.
Does Pawar support demand for 2 PMs, one in Kashmir and one for rest of India: PM Modi
Supreme Court allows former Trinamool Congress MP Saumitra Khan, facing criminal case, to enter Vishnupur constituency in West Bengal for filing nomination for Lok Sabha polls.
World recognises India as superpower now: PM Modi.
No terror attacks in India in last five years under Chowkidaar's rule: PM Modi
UPA govt remote-controlled, my govt strong, decisive: PM Modu in Ahmednagar.
Are you happy with policy of killing terrorists in their dens?: PM Modi
71.41% poll percentage recorded in Meghalaya yesterday. Poll percentage recorded in 2014 was 68% and in 2009 it was 63% .
PM Modi addresses public meeting in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar.
Congress' Priyanka Chaturdevi: A new serial is going to come, 'Kyunki Mantri Bhi Kabhi Graduate Thi'; Its opening line will be 'Qualifications ke bhi roop badalte hain, naye-naye sanche mein dhalte hain, ek degree aati hai, ek degree jaati hai, bante affidavit naye hain.
Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election on a Congress ticket, says she isn’t approaching politics as a star and would rather be known as people’s representative. “I am not approaching this whole thing as a star with my star image. I am trying to get to grassroot and connect to people. I know it is going to be difficult."
Supreme Court agrees to hear on April 15, a contempt petition of BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi against Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
Makers of biopic 'PM Narendra Modi' move the Supreme Court against the stalling of the film's release. Supreme Court agrees to hear the case on April 15.
HD Kumaraswamy, Karnataka Chief Minister, during a public rally in Madduru, on Friday said, "Those who safeguard the borders are not children of rich people. They are children from poor families who can't afford two square meals. Here, is a PM who politicises their ultimate sacrifice."
In an interim order, Supreme Court asks political parties to give details of donors who donated through electoral bonds, amounts received from them, details of payment received on each bond etc. to the Election Commission by May 30.
Supreme Court asks all political parties who have received donations through Electoral Bonds to submit in sealed cover to the Election Commission details of donations received.
Tamil Nadu: More than 3,000 people form a human chain at Pamban Sea Bridge in Rameswaram to spread election awareness for 100% voter turnout in Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency.
The Kerala Christian Forum also expressed hope that Amit Shah and BJP tender apology to the nation and especially to the minority communities of the country, which has felt persecuted by the statement.
Kerala Christian Forum observed unanimously that Amit Shah's statement on Friday, ''We'll ensure implementation of NRC in country.We'll remove every single infiltrator from country, except Buddha, Hindus & Sikhs," is direct attack on identity & integrity of the nation as a secular state.
Uttarakhand: Case registered against 11 people including 4 BJP leaders for taking selfies inside polling booth on Friday.
15 EVMs damaged in first phase of polling. The Election Commission has said strict action under IPC sections will be taken against culprits. Read here
Polling was going on in over 300 booths late into Thursday night in different districts of Andhra Pradesh as faulty EVMs hampered voting in the day. Though the scheduled polling time ended at 6 pm, voters in the queue waiting outside the booths were being allowed to exercise their franchise. Read here
Two groups of BJP workers clashed during a rally at Masuda in Rajasthan's Ajmer on Thursday.
Sanbor Shullai, BJP candidate from Shillong parliamentary seat: As long as I'm alive Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) will not be implemented. I will kill myself, I will suicide before Narendra Modi but I will not let CAB to be implemented.
Sanbor Shullai, BJP candidate from Shillong parliamentary seat: As long as I'm alive Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) will not be implemented. I will kill myself, I will suicide before Narendra Modi but I will not let CAB to be implemented. #Meghalaya (11/4/19) pic.twitter.com/UyR80lY9hF— ANI (@ANI) April 12, 2019
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will hold four rallies in Tamil Nadu.
BJP chief Amit Shah will hold rallies in Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conduct public rallies in Maharashtra, Kerala and Karnataka today.