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Elections: Rebel BJP candidate Putul Kumari expelled from party for six years

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 31 March 2019, 12:34 AM
Lok Sabha Elections LIVE (File Photo)
Lok Sabha Elections LIVE (File Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign in Assam and address two rallies at Moran in Dibrugarh Lok Sabha constituency and Gohpur under Tezpur constituency. BJP president Amit Shah will file his Lok Sabha poll nomination from Gandhinagar at 1.20 pm. The BJP has also scheduled to 4-km roadshow today covering the Naranpura and Ghatlodia Assembly segments of the Gandhinagar constituency. The BJP will organise a two-day ‘Main bhi Chowkidar’campaign across Rajasthan.

Here are all the latest updates and breaking news from the world of Lok Sabha Polls 2019:

  Mar 30, 2019  22:05 (IST)

A senior BSP leader and two-time Member of Parliament Mohan Singh Phalianwala Saturday joined the Congress in the presence of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

  Mar 30, 2019  21:13 (IST)

NC leader and candidate from North Kashmir’s Baramulla for Lok Sabha Seat Akbar Lone has yet again stirred controversy, saying that militants should help him in fighting BJP.

  Mar 30, 2019  19:14 (IST)

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party leader N Chandrababu Naidu holds a public rally in Rajam, in Srikakulam district.

  Mar 30, 2019  18:36 (IST)

BJP expels rebel candidate Putul Kumari from primary membership of party for six years. Nityanand Rai, Bihar BJP chief, expelled Kumari on charges of anti-party activities.

  Mar 30, 2019  18:16 (IST)

Bihar politics saw another twist with Tej Pratap Yadav, elder son of Lalu Prasad Yadav, demanding to field Chandra Prakash and Angesh Singh from Jehanabad and Sheohar Lok Sabha constituencies.

  Mar 30, 2019  18:08 (IST)

Nishad Party chief, Sanjay Nishad, on joining NDA alliance for Lok Sabha elections: UP CM assured me yesterday that our grievances will be heard and dealt with. Nishad Party will contest on its own symbol. NDA will decide who will contest from where.

  Mar 30, 2019  17:05 (IST)

Odisha: Arjun Charan Sethi resigned from Biju Janata Dal (BJD) after his son Abhimanyu Sethi wasn't given a ticket from the party; has joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with his son.

  Mar 30, 2019  16:27 (IST)

Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray in Ahmedabad, Gujarat: We did not come to demonstrate our power as it is obvious that the alliance is powerful. Now that BJP and Shiv Sena have come together the Opposition is bound to be defeated.

  Mar 30, 2019  16:15 (IST)

Congress always cheated people, but your 'Chowkidar' will fight against infiltration, terrorism and corruption: PM Modi in Assam.

  Mar 30, 2019  16:09 (IST)

"I am a chowkidar, I am a chowkidar...you are also one right?", asks Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the public present at his rally in Gohpur, Assam.

  Mar 30, 2019  16:08 (IST)

With just two weeks left for the General Elections 2019, Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday replaced Nasir Qureshi with S T Hasan at Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

  Mar 30, 2019  15:46 (IST)

It was Jan Sangh and leaders like AB Vajpayee who raised voice in support of Bangladesh during its independence movement: PM Modi in Assam.

  Mar 30, 2019  15:43 (IST)

I have tried to serve the people in Assam and all over India with full sincerity and integrity: PM Modi.

  Mar 30, 2019  15:43 (IST)

A little while ago, I had a huge programme in Moran, a large number of people came to bless me. You people have also come here to bless me. Thank you everyone for your blessings: PM Narendra Modi.

  Mar 30, 2019  15:34 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses public meeting at Gohpur, Assam.

  Mar 30, 2019  15:15 (IST)

Mumbai: Maratha leader Pravin Gaikwad joins Congress in the presence of Mallikarjun Kharge, Ashok Chavan and KC Venugopa.

  Mar 30, 2019  14:40 (IST)

BJP chief Amit Shah files nomination from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency in Gujarat.


  Mar 30, 2019  13:44 (IST)

The opposition parties dislike not only chowkidars but also chaiwallahs (tea-sellers). Only a tea seller understands the plight of other tea sellers, says PM.

  Mar 30, 2019  13:44 (IST)

Congress' first family is experiencing sleepless nights. We have acted against illegal immigrants in Assam, says PM Modi.

  Mar 30, 2019  13:36 (IST)

PM Modi: Your chowkidaar has worked for vikas. Only 40% of households in Assam got power connections till 2014 but in 5 years of BJP rule, the percentage has touched 85%. 27 lakh in Assam covered under Ayushman Bharat scheme. 50 lakh people from Assam have taken Mudra loans. 

  Mar 30, 2019  13:28 (IST)

After speaking in Arunachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a public rally in Assam's Dibrugarh. Remember late singer Bhupen Hazarika.

  Mar 30, 2019  13:23 (IST)

Senior Congress leaders from Delhi & Maharashtra are holding a meeting at Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee Headquarters to discuss their election campaign strategy.

  Mar 30, 2019  13:20 (IST)

The Election Commission has made arrangements to issue braille-enabled ballot papers at all polling booths in the state, as part of its efforts to ensure wider participation of voters in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Chief Electoral Officer F R Kharkongor said. The EC initiative, a first in Meghalaya, will facilitate more than 800 visually impaired electorates to vote by a secret ballot, he said.

  Mar 30, 2019  12:42 (IST)

As many as 6.81 lakh sticks of red sealing wax and over four lakh candles will be used in Maharashtra to keep the electronic voting machines (EVMs) secure after the Lok Sabha polls next month.

  Mar 30, 2019  12:36 (IST)

A National People’s Party (NPP) worker has been killed by a suspected NSCN(IM) member at a village in Arunachal Pradesh, a district official said. The suspected member of the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Coucil of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) assaulted Jaley Anna and his friend Kham Nai Abhi, both NPP workers, at Kheti village in Tirap district at around 10 PM on Friday, the official said on condition of anonymity. While Anna died on the spot, Abhi has been admitted to a hospital, he said.

  Mar 30, 2019  12:01 (IST)

Samajwadi Party MLC Vidrendra Singh joins BJP in presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Mahendra Pandey. He belongs to Shamli. He is a 6-time MLA.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:57 (IST)

Power minister in the BJP government in Himachal Pradesh Anil Sharma has said that he would not campaign against his son Aashray Sharma, who has been declared the Congress candidate in Mandi.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:56 (IST)

PM Modi in Aalo (Arunachal): We work for your 'bhalai' but they work for their 'malai' .. you have said goodbye to them. Now, don't let them enter back.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:55 (IST)

PM Modi in Aalo (Arunachal): Kamal has already bloomed on three seats in Arunachal. Trying to make India better. My government is committed to Arunachal’s development. Arunachal's 40,000 women have got free LPG connection. Over 1 lakh families got toilets, over 5,000 villages have got toilets and 3 lakh bank accounts have been opened.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:48 (IST)

I have come to Arunachal 30 times in the past 5 years, says PM Modi.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:45 (IST)

Why didn't PMs of previous governments visit Arunachal Pradesh? asks PM Modi.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:45 (IST)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah holds a road show in Ahmedabad.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:35 (IST)

If Indira Gandhi can get credit for dividing Pakistan, why shouldn't PM Narendra Modi get credit for Balakot strike, asks Rajnath Singh in his address at the ‘Vijay Sankalp Sabha’ in Ahmedabad ahead of BJP president Amit Shah’s filing of nomination for Lok Sabha polls.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:50 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a rally in Arunachal Pradesh.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:34 (IST)

BJP chief Amit Shah at the Vijay Sankalp rally in Ahmedabad. Amit Shah: Worked hard to become national president of BJP. I started my career as a booth worker.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:13 (IST)

BJP President Amit Shah's son Jay Shah also present at the 'Vijay Sankalp Sabha'in Ahmedabad, organised ahead of the party president's filing of nomination from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, today.

  Mar 30, 2019  11:12 (IST)

Samajwadi Party (SP) releases a list of two candidates for Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Ram Kumar to contest from Kanpur and Rambhual Nishad to contest from Gorakhpur Lok Sabha constituencies. 

  Mar 30, 2019  11:09 (IST)
  Mar 30, 2019  11:07 (IST)

"My father taught me to do everything from heart, issues that we raised were of the people, we (BJP-Shiv Sena) had differences but we settled them. We never stabbed them at the back & never will," says Uddhav Thackeray.

  Mar 30, 2019  10:48 (IST)

Ahmedabad: BJP President Amit Shah pays tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, he will file his nomination for Gandhinagar parliamentary constituency today.

  Mar 30, 2019  10:41 (IST)

Dinesh Gundu Rao, in his letter also writes, 'We request you to direct the Income Tax department desist from conducting raids in the interest of free & fair elections.'

  Mar 30, 2019  10:41 (IST)

He writes, 'The ruling party in power at the centre is misusing the office of the Commissioner of Income Tax of Karnataka & Goa circle, whose integrity is doubtful & who is inimically disposed towards Congress & JD(S). The said officer acts as BJP agent by his candid actions.'

  Mar 30, 2019  10:40 (IST)

Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao has written to Election Commission of India, Central Board of Direct Taxes & President Kovind over 'IT raids in Karnataka against Congress, JD(S) candidates/leaders and their supporters on the eve of elections to Lok Sabha'.

  Mar 30, 2019  09:17 (IST)

Election Commission sends a notice to the Ministry of Railways in connection with viral pic of tea being served in Shatabdi train in 'Main bhi Chowkidar' cups. The Ministry has been asked to file reply by today.

  Mar 30, 2019  09:17 (IST)

Election Commission sends a second notice to Ministry of Civil Aviation, seeking a reply on Madurai Airport matter where PM Narendra Modi's picture was seen on boarding passes. The Ministry has been asked to file a reply by today.

  Mar 30, 2019  08:18 (IST)

Arunachal Pradesh: Preparations are underway at Aalo in West Siang where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public rally today as part of election campaign.

  Mar 30, 2019  08:16 (IST)

Gujarat: Visuals from Ahmedabad where preparations are underway ahead of the filing of nominations by BJP President Amit Shah. He is contesting from Gandhinagar parliamentary constituency.


  Mar 30, 2019  07:15 (IST)

The NCP alleged late on Friday evening that the wife of Bajrang Sonawane, its candidate from the Beed Lok Sabha constituency in central Maharashtra, was attacked by “BJP goons”.

  Mar 30, 2019  07:52 (IST)

Sonakshi Sinha on her father Shatrughan Sinha leaving BJP & joining Congress, said: "It’s his choice. I think if you're not happy somewhere you must bring a change and that’s what he did. I hope in this new association with Congress, he'll be able to do more good work and not feel suppressed." She also added, " Being a party member from the beginning, from the time of JP Narayan ji, Atal ji & Advani ji, my father has a lot of respect within party and I feel the entire group hasn't been given the respect they deserve. I think he has done it a bit too late, should've done it long back."


  Mar 30, 2019  06:53 (IST)

A total of 241 candidates are in the fray in Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha constituencies that will go to polls in the first phase on April 18, poll officials said late Friday night. And as many as 33 candidates withdrew their nomination papers on the last day on Friday.  

  Mar 30, 2019  06:51 (IST)

 The BJP will organise a two-day ‘Main bhi Chowkidar’campaign across Rajasthan.

  Mar 30, 2019  06:51 (IST)

The BJP has also scheduled to 4-km roadshow today covering the Naranpura and Ghatlodia Assembly segments of the Gandhinagar constituency. 

  Mar 30, 2019  06:52 (IST)

BJP president Amit Shah will file his Lok Sabha poll nomination from Gandhinagar at 1.20 pm.

  Mar 30, 2019  06:52 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign in Assam and address two rallies at Moran in Dibrugarh Lok Sabha constituency and Gohpur under Tezpur constituency.

  Mar 30, 2019  06:50 (IST)

Field me from Mumbai north-east, I will defeat Congress-NCP: Ramdas Athawale.


First Published: Saturday, March 30, 2019 06:44 AM
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