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Who is Athar Jamal Lari, the BSP candidate fielded against PM Modi in Varanasi?

[ad_1] The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has fielded Athar Jamal Lari against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi parliamentary constituency, which goes to polls in the last phase of Lok Sabha elections on June 1. Varanasi is the stronghold of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has won the seat twice in 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Mayawati-led political party released a list of candidates for 11 parliamentary…

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PM Modi addresses election rallies in Kerala

[ad_1] News / Photos / PM Modi addresses election rallies in Kerala Published on Apr 15, 2024 04:46 PM IST This is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sixth visit to the state. He had last come to Kerala on March 19 and held a massive road show in Palakkad district. …read more / View Photos in a new improved layout Published on Apr 15, 2024 04:46 PM IST Prime Minister…

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Nitin Gadkari speaks about choice of his next portfolio if BJP returns to power

[ad_1] Nitin Gadkari is one of the most popular cabinet ministers from the outgoing Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government. Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2024, Nitin Gadkari spoke to Hindustan Times about his stint as the Union Minister and responded to fears that the BJP could change the Constitution after the next general elections. Nitin Gadkari is looking for third Lok Sabha term from Nagpur and is pitted…

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BJP is facing dissent in these states ahead of Lok Sabha elections. Here’s why

[ad_1] While some of the party’s prominent leaders have joined the opposition ranks, others have decided to contest against the saffron party independently due to the growing dissent. Follow Live Updates on Lok Sabha Elections Here Most of the resentment stems from the choice of candidates that the BJP has made. The party has roughly dropped one fourth of the sitting Members of Parliament (MPs) in the names of…

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5 explosive crisis factors in Gujarat BJP ahead of Lok Sabha Elections

[ad_1] ‘Johar’ by Rajput Women On April 6, a group of women from the Kshatriya (Rajput) community threatened to perform ‘johar’ (self-immolation) outside the BJP headquarters in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.  The agitating women demanded that the party withdraw Union Minister Parshottam Rupala’s candidature over his “anti-Rajput” remarks. The police detained five women and Mahipal Singh Makrana, President of Shree Rajput Karni Sena, before he could meet them in Ahmedabad, according…

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Who is Hemangi Sakhi, transgender Bhagavad Gita raconteur taking on PM Modi?

[ad_1] The Hindu right-wing outfit will contest 20 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh including Varanasi in the upcoming polls. Varanasi is going to polls in the last phase of Lok Sabha elections on June 1.  The Congress has fielded its Uttar Pradesh state unit chief Ajai Rai from Varanasi. In 2019, Prime Minister Modi won Varanasi seat with 63 per cent vote share. Rai finished third behind Shalini…

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PM slams TMC after attack against NIA officials in Bengal: ‘Open license to…’

[ad_1] Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Trinamool Congress (TMC) “wants their heavyweights and corrupt leaders to get a free license to spread terrorism”. His statement came a day after a team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) was attacked in West Bengal’s Purba Medinipur district. “When central investigative agencies come here, the TMC attacks them…it’s a party that crushes the law and the Constitution of the country…you saw…

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Mint Explainer: Why is PM Modi’s message to the ‘people of Taiwan’ significant?

[ad_1] The devastating earthquake in Taiwan on Wednesday, which killed at least nine people and injured more than 1,000 others, elicited an expression of solidarity from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His statement, one of the very few he has made about the island as prime minister, drew attention to India’s curious policy on Taiwan. Although India does not officially recognise the island democracy that’s home to 23 million people,…

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‘Mother of democracy’ India not in good shape: Financial Times Editorial Board

[ad_1] The intensifying clampdown on opposition parties in India suggests that Union government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in ill health, with worrying implications for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2024, an opinion by the Editorial Board of Financial Times has said.  Titled “The mother of democracy is not in good shape”, the British daily business newspaper says that the “gap between pro-democratic rhetoric and reality” is…

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LS Polls: Who is a star campaigner? What is their significance in elections?

[ad_1] Apart from the usual lists of candidates, political parties have started releasing the names of ‘star campaigners,’ who may tilt the balance in their favour. The two principal contenders, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress have announced their ‘star campaigners’ for Lok Sabha polls in some states. So, who are these ‘star campaigners,’ and what is their significance? Follow all Live Updates on Lok Sabha Election…

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Who was Mukhtar Ansari? the dreaded ‘Bahubali’ of eastern Uttar Pradesh?

[ad_1] Lodged in different jails of Punjab and Uttar Pradesh for most of the time since 2005, Ansari was once among Uttar Pradesh’s most dreaded ‘bahubalis’– a Hindi word for strongmen who are into politics too.  Ansari represented the Mau (Sadar) assembly seat in eastern Uttar Pradesh between 1997 and 2022.  Convicted in BJP MLA’s murder While he was acquitted in most of the cases against him, Ansari, 60,…

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How PM Modi’s Feb 5 Attack on INDIA Bloc Spearheaded BJP’s Viral ‘Dulha’ & ‘Ravan’ Ad Campaigns – News18

[ad_1] It was February 5 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was replying to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s address in the Lok Sabha. In what was probably his most direct attack on the disharmony of the INDIA bloc, PM Modi said: “Congressmen have recently learnt the job of a motor mechanic. So they know what alignment is but I can clearly see that the…

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Watch: BJP’s ‘Mai Hi Dulha Hun’ jibe at INDIA bloc’s ‘infighting’

[ad_1] The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released a video taking a jibe at Opposition INDIA bloc’s ‘infighting’ over a common face for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2024. The video titled ‘INDIA Alliance Mein Fight, Main Hi Dulha Hun Right’ was shared by the saffron party on its X handle on March 26. The 2.23-minute-long video tries to send out a message that leaders in the INDIA bloc…

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Congress demands withdrawal of Abhijit Gangopadhyay’s candidature. Here is why

[ad_1] The Congress party came down heavily on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Abhijit Gangopadhyay over his reported remarks that he “cannot choose between Gandhi and Godse.” The party demanded that former Calcutta High Court judge Gangopadhyay’s candidature for the Lok Sabha polls 2024 be withdrawn. Gangopadhyay joined the BJP recently and is contesting against Trinamool Congress leader Debangshu Bhattacharya in West Bengal’s Tamluk constituency. He was among 19…

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‘Till 2014, World Saw India as an Overloaded Flight But Today…’ At Rising Bharat Summit, PM Modi Charts Roadmap for Future | Full Speech – News18

[ad_1] Prime Minister Narendra Modi graced CNN-News18’s Rising Bharat Summit on Wednesday where he discussed the welfare steps taken by his government, the crackdown on corruption, upcoming elections, and more. Here’s the full transcript of the prime minister’s speech: When I participated in the summit five years ago, one must have thought about that moment; what must be the reason behind the commitment-bound poise with so much going on…

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Filing of nominations for first phase of Lok Sabha elections begins today

[ad_1] The process for filing nomination papers for the first phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 scheduled on April 19 begins on March 20.  Polling will be held in 102 Lok Sabha seats spread over in 17 states and four Union Territories in the first phase. The Election Commission of India (ECI) on March 20 issued the official notification for the first phase. The candidates can start filing…

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Resentment in Karnataka BJP over first list of Lok Sabha candidates

[ad_1] Some leaders have even hinted that they would switch over to Congress party since they are unhappy with the choice of candidates on some seats, the report said.  The party has so far released names of candidates for 20 of the 28 parliamentary seats that the state has. The names were released in the second list of BJP on March 13. Former Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa has…

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Former Indian Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu Joins BJP – News18

[ad_1] Last Updated: March 19, 2024, 16:02 IST Former Indian Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu during a farewell reception organised by USISP Forum. (File Photo) Former Indian ambassador to the United States Sandhu joins BJP, possibly contesting Lok Sabha polls from Amritsar Former Indian ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu joined the BJP on Tuesday amid the possibility that he may be fielded in the…

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