Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conduct public rallies in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka today. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will hold joint rally with JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda in Karnataka. BSP chief Mayawati will hold joint rallies with Samajwadi Party, RLD at Badaun and a Bulandshahr. BJP chief Amit Shah will address a public meeting at Badaun.
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Mathura: 76-year-old Fakkad Baba is contesting elections for 17th time even after losing his deposit 16 times. Till now he has contested 8 assembly & 8 Lok Sabha polls. He says, "I'm following my guru's order; he told me that I'll succeed in my 20th time". #LokSabhaElections2019 pic.twitter.com/kalleww9y9— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 13, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address traders of the country at Talkatora Stadium on April 19. He will discuss the issues of the community as mentioned in the party's 'Sankalp Patra' manifesto.
Malkajgiri:Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader Nayakapu Venkatesh arrested for clicking picture in a strong room. Circle Inspector,Keesara police station says,"before sealing of strong room, Venkatesh attending as TRS' political agent clicked picture unauthorisedly."#Telangana pic.twitter.com/u3ZrI2mfAb— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2019
#WATCH Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey in Sitamarhi says, "Rabri Devi ji ko kya kahiyega, vo toh bhabhi ji hain. Main kahunga ki aap ghungat mein hi rahiye toh zyada accha hai." #Bihar pic.twitter.com/bgDkc0it8N— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2019
PM Modi tells voters to punish Congress and its allies in such a way that they will not be able to even save deposits.
Congress dreaming about coming to power at the Centre, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Bengaluru rally.
You may feel that the Processor of Congress is slow but their Software is corrupt. Their processor slows down when they had to take action in the interest of the country, says PM Modi.
In their manifesto, Congress states that AFSPA will be diluted, should they come to power. They intend to make our soldiers helpless through this action. They also plan to withdraw our forces from J&K, says PM Modi.
Congress says they didn't conduct the test earlier as they wanted to keep it a secret. It was this approach of keeping secrets due to which India lagged behind in technology."Aaj ye himmat Modi ne dikhayi,duniya Bharat ka loha manne laga", says PM Modi.
When Congress' 'mahamilavati remote govt' was at centre, didn't blasts occur in Bengaluru? Didn't the nation was living under fear of terror attacks? Did any major blast took place in last 5 yrs of your "chowkidaar's chowkidaari". It was power of your 1 vote that made it possible, says PM Modi in Bengaluru South.
It's because of this love that makes impossible, possible. Credit for my work goes to people who elected me in 2014. For 2019, I again want your blessings, says PM Modi in Bengaluru South.
Congress releases list of 18 candidates from Haryana (6), Madhya Pradesh (3) and Uttar Pradesh (9). Kumari Selja to contest from Ambala (Haryana) and Deepender Singh Hooda to contest from Rohtak (Haryana).
Punjab: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former Cabinet Minister Mahesh Inder Singh Grewal has been named as the SAD-BJP candidate from Ludhiana constituency for Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
Bhubaneswar: #Visuals from Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan's roadshow; former IAS officer and BJP Lok Sabha candidate for Bhubaneswar parliamentary constituency, Aparajita Sarangi, also present. #Odisha pic.twitter.com/SxccKmglUo— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2019
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former Cabinet Minister Mahesh Inder Singh Grewal has been named as the SAD-BJP candidate from Ludhiana constituency.
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis: In Nanded, the environment in favour of BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is such that Ashok Chavan (Congress) is paying rent to bring people in rallies. We bring stage and chairs on rent, but Ashok Chavan in their y'day's rally had to bring leaders on rent.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at a public meeting at Chaudwar in Cuttack, Odisha: If voted to power in Odisha, BJP will provide food items at Rs 1 (5 kg rice, 500 gms dal and salt); nearly 3.26 cr beneficiaries under National Food Security Scheme will be benefited.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at a public meeting at Chaudwar in Cuttack, Odisha: If voted to power in Odisha, BJP will provide food items at Rs 1 (5 kg rice, 500 gms dal & salt); nearly 3.26 cr beneficiaries under National Food Security Scheme will be benefited. (File pic) pic.twitter.com/jX4yRn64Yi— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2019
Country gave opportunity to Congress in 20th century, but the party lost it by giving it to one family, says PM Modi in Mangaluru.
In Kerala, the situation is so bad that no one can openly pray to Lord Ayyappa, says PM Modi attacking LDF and Congress without naming them.
Inspiration for Congress-JDS is "pariwarvad" (dynasty)", but for us it is "Rashtravad" (nationalism)", says PM Modi in Mangaluru.
A nation that forgets its history and brave hearts who sacrificed their life, it ceases to exist. Now when Modi remembers these martyrs, it troubles Congress and its allies, says PM Modi.
Five years ago, it was unimaginable that a person serving the poor tribals can be conferred Padma Shri Award, says PM Modi in Mangaluru.
Congress and JDS are inspired by dynasty and we are inspired by nationalism. They find ways to benefit their family but we work hard to bring the marginalized to the mainstream. Their philosophy is dynasty and our is Antyodya, says PM Modi in Mangaluru.
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on reports of party leaders being unhappy with ticket distribution: There are some leaders who're very senior colleagues of Congress. Party has given them a lot. Now it's time, they should accept what party has decided at national level.
PM Modi in Mangaluru: When I was coming here from the airport which was a long journey, I saw that not a human chain but a human wall is there on both the sides of the road. I thought if so many people are here,who will be there (at the rally). But same no of people are here as well.
PM Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting in Mangalore, Karnataka.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad hits out at AIUDF leader Badruddin Ajmal for 'tea-pakoda' remark against PM Narendra Modi.
Good works of mine, PM Modi will help me win LS poll again, says Hema Malini.
BJP president Amit Shah in Shahjahanpur: When it is time for elections, behenji remembers Ambedkar ji but when she comes to power, she forgets Ambedkar ji and builds her own statues. It is the BJP govt that has built Ambedkar ji's memorial in 5 years.
Narendra Singh, RLD leader and SP-BSP-RLD candidate from Mathura: Who seems more confident by face? Hema Malini has make-up, I've no make-up. I'm getting good response from public. Reason behind that is I'm a local and capable of diluting grievances of people.
Mayawati slams Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over his 'Ali-Bajrangbali' remark, says we have both Ali and Bajrangbali.
Mayawati on UP CM remark,"Agar Congress,SP,BSP ko 'Ali' par vishwaas hai toh humein 'Bajrangbali' par vishwaas hai": Hamare Ali aur Bajrangbali dono hain. Bajrangbali isliye bhi chaiye kyunki ye meri dalit jaati se jude hain, inki jaati ki khoj maine nahi ki, khud UP CM ne ki hai pic.twitter.com/LSfI07KJs0— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 13, 2019
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) cheif Mayawati addresses a joint SP-BSP-RLD rally in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun.
Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu after a meeting with EC officials: Govt of India is interfering through EC. We have complained against EVMs earlier also. The Election Commission is an autonomous body but they are working at the instructions of Modi. Transfers of officers in Andhra Pradesh is unjustified.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Siliguri: I would request all not to vote for CPM and also please do not waste your vote by giving it to Congress. I was in Congress then quit and formed Trinamool, following which you are witnessing development
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor Prashant Kishor rubbishes Rabri's merger claim, dares Lalu to tell what transpired during talks.
Congress leaders make every effort possible to create a North and South divide and that too before elections: PM Modi
India deserves a strong, stable and compassionate Government that NDA can provide: PM Modi
Congress, Communist & Muslim league are playing a dangerous game regarding the Sabrimala temple: PM Modi
We brought a bill in the Parliament to abolish practice of Triple Talaq but Congress, DMK and Muslim League opposed it: PM Modi
India will not spare a single terrorist or Jihadis: PM Modi
When the Congress and their allies were in power, terrorists were attacking the nation regularly. City after city, there were blasts. But, Congress remained helpless and silent: PM Modi
In the process of hating Modi, the Opposition has begun to hate India: PM Modi
Your Chowkidar has been able to take path-breaking decisions for welfare of fishermen: PM Modi
We have three priorities- development, all-round development and all-inclusive development: PM Modi
After 23rd May, when the Modi Government will once again assume office, there will be a separate Ministry for Jal Shakti. This Ministry will cater to many aspects relating to water: PM Modi
The 100-year-old Pamban Bridge has been transformed into a state-of-the-art bridge: PM Modi
Work is fast progressing on doubling of railway tracks between Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi: PM Modi
For this region, we have given importance to connectivity and tourism: PM Modi
I am an MP from Varanasi which is connected to Ramanathapuram by the bonds of faith and spirituality: PM Modi
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam had several dreams for our nation. Today, it is our duty to fulfill those dreams and take India to new heights of growth and glory: PM Modi
Coming to Ramanathapuram reminds one of the great Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam: PM Modi
PM Modi addresses rally in Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu
Both 'Ali' and 'Bajrangbali' are ours: Mayawati
BSP asks for vote only on the basis of development, says Mayawati
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu says EVMs were rigged, reached EC office.
The AIADMK candidate and his family have stood by you through thick and thin, for generations: PM
The Congress was not able to locate a candidate who belonged to this region: PM
The NDA government is also serious about your faith. The devotees of Lord Ayyappa should be able to reach him easily. The devotees of Sundaramahalingam should be facilitated: PM
For decades, farmers were demanding MSP at 1.5 times the cost. We have fulfilled this demand: PM
Through the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, lakhs of farmers in Tamil Nadu are now receiving over four thousand crore rupees every year: PM
Congress and dishonesty are best friends but sometimes, by mistake they end of speaking the truth. Now they are saying- ‘Ab Hoga Nyay’. Even if they did not intend to, they have admitted that all they have done so far is 'Anyay': PM
I assure my fellow Indians that we leave no stone unturned in protecting India and destroying forces of terror: PM
When it comes to national security, there can be no compromises: PM
How do you deal with those who wish to weaken the Armed Forces? How do you deal with those who wish to talk to the sponsors of terrorism: PM
This land of Theni is known for its brave people who serve the nation: PM
The Congress, the DMK and their other Maha MIlawati friends, can never work for India’s development: PM
The Madhya Pradesh government has become their ATM: PM
What all have we been witness to? Father becomes the Finance Minister and son loots the country. Whenever they are in government, they always loot: PM
Some days ago, DMK supremo projected the Naamdaar as Prime Minister. But no one was ready to accept it. Not even their Maha Milawati friends. Why? Because they all want to be PM: PM
All the corrupt have ganged up in an attempt to defeat Modi: PM
Despite such bitterness in the past, today, the Congress and the DMK are together again, in an attempt to mislead the people: PM
Those of you, who recall 1979, would know how the Congress had humiliated the DMK. More recently, when the 2G scam happened, Kanimozhi was in jail and DMK leaders were criticizing the Congress: PM
Those who were sworn enemies, have come together, in an effort to hoodwink the people of Tamil Nadu: PM
Today, India is rapidly making a mark in the world. The Congress, DMK and their 'Mahamilavati' friends can't accept this hence they're unhappy with me: PM Modi.
We move forward with the dream of a New India. An India, where everyone, from the soldier to the farmer, can lead a life with security, prosperity and dignity: PM Modi in Theni.
I also pay homage to the great MGR and Jayalalithaa Ji: PM Modi.
We observe today, the solemn occasion, of the completion of 100 years since the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. I pay my respects to the martyrs of this incident: PM Modi.
The temperature is high and so is the enthusiasm. I thank all who have come today to bless us: PM Modi in Theni.
Tamil Nadu CM in Theni: Congress which is a part of DMK led alliance here has announced Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate but its allies have not come out in open supporting his candidature. In our alliance all parties have accepted PM Modi as the PM candidate,this shows our unity.
Tamil Nadu CM in Theni: Congress which is a part of DMK led alliance here has announced Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate but its allies have not come out in open supporting his candidature. In our alliance all parties have accepted PM Modi as the PM candidate,this shows our unity pic.twitter.com/BPkmFFkO8E— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2019
BJP chief Amit Shah reaches Kashi Vishwanath temple.
Rabri Devi: Nitish Kumar wanted to come back, he had said that I want to see Tejashwi as CM in 2020 and you declare me as PM candidate. Even, Prashant Kishor came to meet us five times after our alliance had ended.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold an 87-km-long roadshow through the Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha constituency in Agra from where Raj Babbar, film actor and Uttar Pradesh Congress chief, is contesting the Lok Sabha polls.
61.50 per cent polling recorded in Uttarakhand.
Polling parties in Arunachal Pradesh at Luguthang - Mukto Assembly Constituency, which is at an altitude of 13583 feet.
(Photos: ANI/Election Commission)
A voter turnout of 69.43 per cent was recorded in phase one of Lok Sabha elections held Thursday, the Election Commission said on Friday night.
The names of Union minister Uma Bharti and Pragya Singh Thakur, who is facing trial in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, are doing the rounds as the BJP’s pick to take on Congress leader Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal.
Delhi CEO directs BJP to not air content on NaMo TV without certification.
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.
Amritsar: Congress President Rahul Gandhi offered prayers at the Akal Takht, Golden temple on Friday night. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh was also present with him.
Agartala: Security personnel cast their vote through postal ballot for Tripura East parliamentary constituency.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Botad, Gujarat: If someone tries to break India, should they be forgiven? They say they will end the sedition law, to whom are they giving a signal? If our government comes to power we will make the sedition law even more stringent.
Total voter turnout in Uttarakhand for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 at 61.5%. Tehri Garhwal - 58.3%, Garhwal - 54.47%, Almora - 51.82%, Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar - 68.69%, Haridwar - 68.92%.
BJP chief Amit Shah will address a public meeting at Badaun.
BSP chief Mayawati will hold joint rallies with Samajwadi Party, RLD at Badayun and a Bulandshahr.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi will hold joint rally with JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda in Karnataka.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conduct public rallies in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka today.