Elections 2019: Bar PM Modi From Campaigning, Says Congress

Catch the latest news updates of Lok Sabha elections 2019 here.

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Five phases have been completed in the ongoing seven-phase Lok Sabha elections. All seven phases of voting will end on 19 May, results for which will be declared on 23 May.

Catch all the updates on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections here.

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1:44 AM , 07 May

Karkare Never Used "Hindu Terror" Phrase, Says Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said his state's former ATS chief Hemant Karkare had never used the term "Hindu terror" and disapproved of the offensive remark made by the BJP's Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur against the martyred police officer.

"Karkare had never ever used the ‘Hindu terror’ word.

This word had been used by three persons Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, the then Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and NCP chief Sharad Pawar," he told reporters here while replying to a query, PTI reported.

1:05 AM , 07 May

'Have You Built Even One Ram Temple?': Mamata Banerjee Asks 'BJP Babu'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in reference to Prime Minister Modi’s comment on ‘Jai Shri Ram’ said “You BJP babu, you say 'Jai Sri Ram' but have you built even one Ram temple? At the time of elections Ram Chandra becomes your party agent, you say 'Ram Chandra is my election agent'. You say 'Jai Sri Ram' & force others to say it.”

12:30 AM , 07 May

UPA Will Form Govt, Rahul Will Become PM: Bhupesh Baghel

On being asked about the next prime minister of the country, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel, said “UPA will form the government and Rahul Gandhi ji will become the Prime Minister,” ANI reported.

12:09 AM , 07 May

ECI Directs Transfer of IPS Officer Rajesh Duggal

Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed to transfer, Rajesh Duggal, IPS Commandant 3rd Battalion Haryana Armed Police, Hisar from the district of his present posting and be posted outside Hisar and Sirsa Parliament Constituency immediately, ANI reported.


Published: 06 May 2019, 6:43 AM IST
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