Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address rallies in Jharkhand and West Bengal. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will address three rallies in Uttar Pradesh. Amit Shah will address rallies in Bihar. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a roadshow in Uttar Pradesh. Stay tuned for all the election updates here.
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Varanasi: Security heightened in the city ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit tomorrow; Earlier visuals from outside Banaras Hindu University pic.twitter.com/DpWOCTzPUa
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 24, 2019
#WATCH Madhya Pradesh BJP President Rakesh Singh says, "Bhagvaa kabhi aatankwad nahi hota, bhagva dhaaran karne wala kabhi aatankwadi nahi hota, aatankwad to pyaar, tapasya aur balidaan ka prateek hota hai..." pic.twitter.com/7BzK5LhhNQ
— ANI (@ANI) April 24, 2019
Priyanka Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi, says we don't want a PM who chit-chats with actors.
Total poll percentage recorded in Kerala is 77.68%. Kannur constituency recorded the highest polling percentage of 83.05%.
Returning Officer accepts BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir's nomination for the East Delhi parliamentary constituency. AAP and Congress had raised objections over his nomination affidavit.
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan ensures pension for the 40 crore labours working in the unorganized sector. After 60 years of age, the worker will be entitled to Rs 3,000 pension per month: PM Modi in Ranaghat
One who cried in the parliament for removing the infiltrators in 2005 from Bengal, is now shielding them. She has forgotten that the Chowkidar is alert and won't let her succeed in her motives: PM Modi in Ranaghat
Didi wanted to escape investigation in the Chit Fund scam and therefore, she is supporting a coalition that's weak: PM Modi
Violence and suppression can't scare the karyakartas of BJP. If we were scared, a party of two elected representative wouldn't have formed the govt in the centre: PM Modi in Ranaghat
Affection (Mamata) for goons and brutality (Nirmamata) for the people. This is the situation in West Bengal: PM Modi in Ranaghat
In 2009, Didi demanded President's rule and wanted the elections to take place under the supervision of the forces. People trusted her and voted for her. But she betrayed the people of Bengal: PM Modi in Ranaghat
It seems everyone wants to be PM, any party fighting from 20 or 25 seats wants to claim PM's post: Modi.
After three phases of elections, it is clear from reports that Didi's Sun is about to set in West Bengal: PM Modi
If Didi has the power of goondas then we have strength of
Democracy: PM Modi in West Bengal.
We had alliance with Congress, but their ego is too big: SP leader Akhilesh Yadav in Kanpur.
Congress General Secretary for UP (East) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra holds a roadshow in Mahoba. pic.twitter.com/UAihYyYCRx
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Congress didn't do anything during its tenure, says Mayawati.
Backward classes not gettinmg benefited by reservation, says Mayawati.
BJP government has benifited the rich, says Mayawati.
The poor are still being exploited, says Mayawati in Akbarpur.
Those who demoralised armymen saying people who cannot make ends meet join the forces should just drown: PM Modi.
When nurses were held captive in Iraq, we did our best to get them home; Indians everywhere are my responsibility: PM Modi.
He has done nothing for the people of the country. He has not kept his promises made by him. I went to several places in UP and got to know that he (Modi) has never been to any village in Varanasi, in Faizabad farmers are upset and said to me save us: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Fatehpur.
We have been able to control Naxals and Maoists because you voted a strong government in Delhi. You are seeing yourself how things have changed. People in Jharkhand are now able to come out on the roads post-sundown: PM Modi
Response in first three phases of polls have left opposition parties with no option but to accept defeat: PM Modi.
Like a child who makes excuses to justify underperformance in exams, Opposition is blaming EVMs for their poor show: PM Modi in Jharkhand.
If people are aware, nation will be stronger: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses rally in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur.
This is not 'Lehar', this is 'Lalkar' of 'Phir ek Baar Modi Sarkaar': PM Modi.
PM Modi is addressing a public meeting in Lohardaga, Jharkhand.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to be present at PM Narendra Modi's road show and nomination filing on Friday.
Congress Candidate from Mumbai North Urmila Matondkar meets locals during campaign in Dahisar area.
— ANI (@ANI) April 24, 2019
Karnataka: High Court grants conditional bail to Congress MLA JN Ganesh from Kampli. He was arrested for attacking another Congress MLA Anand Singh at a resort in Karnataka in January.
Delhi: Rouse Avenue Court put stays on non-bailable warrants (NBW) issued against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia & Yogendra Yadav in a defamation case filed by a lawyer Surender Sharma. Next date of hearing is on April 29.
Former Delhi BJP MP Udit raj joins Congress. He is being welcomed by Rahul Gandhi.
It may affect me during polls but I can admit that Mamata Banerjee still gifts me kurtas. When Mamata Banerjee found out that Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gifted me Bengali sweets, she also started to send me those sweets: PM Modi
I had stopped living with my family a long time ago, now this is my life...my own mother keeps asking me what can we talk about, it has also become difficult for me to find time for my family. This image that has been created of me being excessively strict is wrong: PM Modi
AK: Do you get angry?
PM Modi: I never get angry -- a fact that surprises many. I have been the CM for so many years and PM for so long, but never got angry. I am strict, disciplined, but don't believe in humilating others.
“I never thought I would become the PM...I guess it is the same for many...maybe for people with a certain background and dream of such things. During the 1962 war I used to see soldiers board the train at Mehsana (Gujarat) station and I was inspired by them and their sacrifices,” says PM Modi.
PM Modi to AK: Never. I never thought that I would become a prime minister one day.
AK to PM Modi: Have you ever thought of becoming a prime minister?
PM Modi to AK: Yes, I do eat mangoes. I used to eat alot but now I have to thing twice before eating.
AK to PM Modi: Do you eat Mangoes?
Watch | Akshay Kumar in a freewheeling chat with PM Narendra Modi.
— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 24, 2019
Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati will hold a rally in Kanpur, while Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will be in UP's Hardoi.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a roadshow in Uttar Pradesh.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will address three rallies in Uttar Pradesh.
Thousands of people, including BJP workers, stood beside both sides of the road in the 2.5 km stretch from the Birsa Munda Airport to Birsa Chowk in Ranchi on Wednesday. Women, children and elderly people cheered Modi and showered petals as the prime minister stood in an open vehicle and waved at them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address rallies in Jharkhand and West Bengal.