With the narrative of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections turning into ‘Modi versus rest’, both the BJP and the opposition have upped the ante against each other. While the Modi government is seeking a second consecutive term at the Centre, the Congress is leaving no stone unturned to turn the tide.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will be addressing rallies in Jharkhand’s Chaibasa and West Bengal’s Purulia, along with a roadshow scheduled in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad.
BJP chief Amit Shah is scheduled to address a rally in Barwala Mandi under Hisar constituency on Tuesday. The rally is likely to be attended by senior BJP leaders Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Kalraj Mishra and Hema Malini.
Meanwhile, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath will be addressing in Delhi’s Mandawli in support of BJP’s East Delhi candidate Gautam Gambhir.
Catch LIVE updates on the ongoing Lok Sabha elections here:
Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar at 'Iftar' party organized by Muslim Rashtriya Manch in Okhla
EC gives another clean chit to PM Modi, this time for ‘Bhrashtachari No. 1' remark
BJP leaders Himanta Biswa Sarma and Dilip Ghosh's convoy attacked in Purba Medinipur.
Supreme Court to hear tomorrow the plea of former BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav against the rejection of his nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency
Supreme Court to hear tomorrow plea of former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur against rejection of his nomination
Supreme Court to hear tomorrow the plea of former BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav against the rejection of his nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency (file pic) pic.twitter.com/MLVZHcrefA— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
I'm taking this case seriously, state DGP himself is monitoring the case and culprits will be punished: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on alleged gangrape in Alwar
Kejriwal chief minister of Delhi or leader of dharnas: Yogi Adityanath
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Congress Rohtak candidate Deepender Singh Hooda hold a roadshow in the constituency.
Mamata Banerjee's 'tight slap of democracy' jibe at PM Modi
#WATCH West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Purulia: Money doesn't matter to me.That is why when Narendra Modi came to Bengal and accused my party of being Tolabaaz (Toll collector), I wanted to give him a tight slap of democracy pic.twitter.com/JnE5xywWJI— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said that former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was given a list on Tuesday with names of 21 lakh farmers whose loans have been waived
Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath: Former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, today, was given a list of 21 lakh farmers whose loans have been waived off & in whose accounts the money has been deposited. List is available on the agriculture portal as well,guess he doesn't know how to access it. pic.twitter.com/oVZIMfOSgl— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
BJP's performance will be as good as that in 2014, says Ram Madhav
#WATCH Ram Madhav, BJP: Based on the ground report that we get from our cadres, BJP will be able to do as good as it has done in 2014 if not better. And together with NDA we will be having a good majority to run another stable govt. pic.twitter.com/P3gadxSmjJ— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
His love for the neighbours and hate for our leaders is very well known: Ram Madhav on Shashi Tharoor's tweet on Pak PM Imran Khan
Ram Madhav, BJP on Shashi Tharoor's tweet on Pak PM Imran Khan: His love for the neighbours and hate for our leaders is very well known. He uses choicest abuses for our leaders; and he has great love for people across the border. He has to think what he is doing is right or not. pic.twitter.com/YKZciDDK24— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Dhanbad Congress candidate Kirti Azad hold a roadshow
We already have king so we don't need kingmakers: Ram Madhav
Ram Madhav,BJP: I know Mr. KCR(Telangana CM) nurtures ambition of being the kingmaker, his party and his son say in Telangana that they will be kingmakers, want to tell them that we already have the king so we don't need kingmakers now pic.twitter.com/MnIme9mJ8e— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
Congress MP Sushmita Dev files an additional affidavit before the Supreme Court stating that "the respondent ECI failed to appreciate that the hate speeches delivered by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah are ‘corrupt practices’ under Section 123A of the Representation of People Act, 1951"
We will find out on May 23 who is 'Duryodhana and who is 'Arjuna': Amit Shah
I can openly say that the Bofors scam took place during Rajiv Gandhi's tenure: Amit Shah
Modi government will first give citizenship to refugees through Citizen Amendment Bill and will later throw all intruders out of the country: Amit Shah
More than 60 BJP were killed during Panchayat elections in West Bengal: Amit Shah
Elections are being fought on the issue of development, but Trinamool Congress is contesting election to weaken the democracy: Amit Shah in Bishnupur
Amit Shah addresses rally in West Bengal's Bishnupur
In spite of central forces coming&assuring the voters that their presence will make a difference Didi's syndicate morcha people are all over the place.Mamata Banerjee screams about democracy,she is the one who is violating democracy: Nirmala Sitharaman in Kolkata
Congress and its 'Mahagathbandhan' partners abused PM Narendra
Modi on 51 different occasions: Amit Shah.
What wrong has PM Modi done by saying the Bofors scam happened
during Rajiv Gandhi's tenure: Amit Shah at West Bengal rally.
Did not the Bofors, Bhopal gas tragedy, IPKF blunder in Sri Lanka or massacre of Kashmiri pandits happen during Rajiv Gandhi's tenure: Amit Shah in West Bengal
What wrong has PM Modi done by saying the Bofors scam happened
During Rajiv Gandhi's tenure: Amit Shah at West Bengal rally.
They talk about the martyr (Rajiv Gandhi) of my family. This election is not about one family. This election is about BJP’s failure. Prime Minister has no time to listen to the farmers but has time to ask for votes by taking the name of martyr of my family: Priyanka Gandhi in Ambala
PM Modi eats 'biryani' in Pakistan: Priyanka Gandhi in Ambala.
Centre has weakened MNREGA, it is filled with ego: Priyanka Gandhi in Ambala
Once Bengal gets real 'Parivartan' when BJP forms the government here, those who fired upon innocent children who protested at being forced to study in Urdu will be sent behind bars: Amit Shah
Centre granted Rs 4,24,800 crore to West Bengal in five years, but the fund has gone to the syndicates, instead: Amit Shah.
Rahul Gandhi in Chaibasa,Jharkhand: Apni jeb main haat daliye, batua kholiye aapko pata lagega ki aapke batue se paisa Modi ji ne nikala hai. Aadivasi bhaiyo-behno, apne jungle-jal-zameen ko dekhiye, apko pata lagega ki Anil Ambani ko Modi ji ne aapka jal-jungle aur zameen di hai pic.twitter.com/WoW48GHS3C— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
We will first bring CAB to give Indian citizenship to the Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and Christian refugees from the neighbouring countries and then will ensure that every infiltrator is identified and deported out of India: Amit Shah in West Bengal
Mamata Didi says she doesn’t consider Modi ji as PM, I want to ask her if she believes in country’s Constitution or not. Your consideration doesn’t matter, Modi ji is going to become the prime minister once again this time: Amit Shah in West Bengal
Election in West Bengal is for restoring democracy in the state, where BJP will win more than 23 seats: Amit Shah in West Bengal
Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee over her remark that she doesn'rt consider Narendra Modi as PM.
If Lord Ram's name is not taken in India, will it be
Chanted in Pakistan: BJP chief Amit Shah at rally in West Bengal.
BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra is addressing a press conference over a video in which Tej Bahadur Yadav in which he is is purportedly talking about assassinating Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Yesterday's meeting with KC Rao was significant. We discussed the national political scenario. According to KC Rao, both the fronts may not get a majority. So, the regional parties will play a prominent role. There were no discussions about the PM candidate: Pinarayi Vijayan.
Actor @ReallySwara campaigns for Aam Aadmi Party candidate @AtishiAAP in East Delhi.— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) May 7, 2019
All 7 seats in Delhi will go to polls in the sixth phase of #LokSabhaElections2019 on May 12.#ElectionsWithNewsNation
Track all election updates here: https://t.co/S6KQl2Cte5 pic.twitter.com/gvMwcg8QyJ
There is no appointment fixed between Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao and DMK President MK Stalin yet: TRS MP K Kavitha
Bhopal: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh performs 'pooja' in the presence of Computer Baba, at the venue where he is camping along with thousands of sadhus to undertake Hat Yog. pic.twitter.com/8LfhAedzaW— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
PM has been given clean chit by ECI over his Pulwama remark in Chitradurga, in Karnataka on April 9, where be reportedly asked voters to vote for the heroes of the Balakot air strike. PM also has been given clean chit by ECI for his rally in Ahmedabad held on April 23.
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is scheduled to address rallies in Ambedkar Nagar, Basti and Sant Kabir Nagar.
Bhopal: A Congress delegation led by former Union Minister and Congress leader Suresh Pachouri reaches former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan residence with documents containing details of farmers whose loans have been waived off by the present state government. pic.twitter.com/m33w1VbAVa— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
EVMs and VVPATs were found from a hotel in Muzaffarpur yesterday. Alok Ranjan Ghosh, DM says,"Sector officer was given some reserved machines so that it could be replaced with faulty ones. After replacing EVMs he was left with 2 balloting unit, one control unit and 2 VVPAT in his car. He shouldn't have unloaded the machines in the hotel which is against rules. Since he has violated an departmental investigation will be done."
Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu has written to the Election Commission of India demanding to verify 50% of the EVMs using the VVPAT slips.
AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi is scheduled to visit Ambala, Hisar and Rohtak for campaigning. Priyanka will hold public meetings in Ambala and Hisar to seek votes for party candidates Kumari Selja and Bhavya Bishnoi respectively. Later in the evening, she will hold a roadshow in Rohtak in support of party candidate, three-time MP Deepender Singh Hooda.
Congress's Digvijaya Singh at a rally in Rajgarh y'day:Aaj kal woh (former MP CM SS Chouhan) kehte hain ki Digvijaya Singh ka naam mere muh se nahi nikalna chahiye nahi toh nahana padega. Lekin,Pragya (BJP MP candidate from Bhopal) ka prachar karne baad toh unko nahana nahi padta pic.twitter.com/M0lJyIfU97— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2019
BSP chief Mayawati is scheduled to address two rallies in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur and Bhadohi.
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the plea by over 20 opposition parties challenging the veracity of the EVMs. They have demanded matching of 50 per cent votes with paper trails.
Sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav is likely to mention before the Supreme Court for early listing of his petition challenging cancellation of his nomination from Varanasi by the Election Commission.