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Telangana Cong functionaries get bail in HM Shah’s doctored video case

Hyderabad: A city court on Friday granted conditional bail to five members of the social media unit of Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) arrested for circulating a morphed video of Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, on social media.

Congress candidates for Amethi and Raebareli in next 24 hours: Jairam Ramesh

NEW DELHI: Congress party is all set to end suspense over the name of its candidates for Amethi and Raebareli Lok Sabha constituencies, both of which have been pocket boroughs of the Gandhi family for long.

LS polls: CAPF deployment for 4th phase in Bengal to increase

KOLKATA: As many as 597 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) will be deployed in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on May 13, which will be around 47 per cent higher than the figure of 406 companies to be deployed in the third phase on May 7.

Crucial day for AAP and CM Kejriwal as cases come up for hearing in SC, HC

NEW DELHI:Cases against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi government and the AAP-led Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) are scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court, making Monday the most eventful day for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Congress asks Kerala CM to explain why he met Prakash Javadekar

Thiruvananthapuram: Since CPI-M veteran leader and Convenor of the Left Democratic Front (LDF), E.P. Jayarajan, is in the dock over his meeting with BJP leader Prakash Javadekar, the Central Congress leadership on Saturday asked Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to explain why he too met the BJP leader.

Congress announced guarantees to lure voters but failed: K'taka BJP chief

Shivamogga: Karnataka BJP president B. Y. Vijayendra on Saturday said the Congress announced guarantees to lure voters but it "failed" as they are fed up with Siddaramaiah government's "hypocrisy, wrong policies and politics of appeasement".

Mamata Banerjee continues to fire salvos at Calcutta HC against ruling in school jobs case

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday continued to fire salvos at a section of the judiciary in the Calcutta High Court over its recent ruling in the school jobs case even after the court on Thursday admitted a petition seeking action against the Trinamool chief for her 'anti-judiciary' remarks made in the past few days.

Long queues outside polling booths in Jammu-Reasi LS constituency

JAMMU: In the first four hours since the voting started in the Jammu-Reasi Lok Sabha constituency on Friday, 26.61 per cent of votes were cast.

Outer Manipur: Over 54 pc turnout recorded till 1 p.m. in 8 districts

Imphal: Over 54 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the first four hours of polling in the remaining part of the Outer Manipur Lok Sabha constituency, where polling is underway amid heavy security cover, officials said on Friday.

AAP leader Sanjay Singh slams BJP over Surat win

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday attacked the BJP after the latter recently registered an uncontested victory in Gujarat’s Surat Lok Sabha constituency.

Bengal LS polls: 47 in fray for three seats in 2nd phase, Raiganj gets maximum security

KOLKATA: The fate of 47 candidates, including that of the BJP state President in West Bengal, will be sealed on Friday in the second phase of elections in three Lok Sabha constituencies in the state.

UP CM addresses 67 rallies in 25 days for 2nd phase of LS polls

LUCKNOW: Despite the soaring mercury, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, has held over 67 rallies, roadshows, and ‘Prabuddhjan Sammelans’ within a span of 25 days while campaigning for the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

Congress will form government at Centre: Telangana CM

HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief Minister A. Revanth Reddy on Wednesday claimed that his Congress is going to form the next government at the Centre.

Home Minister Amit Shah to kick off campaign in Rajasthan, UP today

NEW DELHI:Union Home Minister Amit Shah, on Saturday, will address a series of rallies in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh in support of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and veteran Bollywood actress Hema Malini.

Electoral heat in Kheda: Incumbent MP Chauhan takes on Congress veteran Dabhi

Kheda: As the Lok Sabha elections draw near, the Kheda constituency in Gujarat has become a focal point of political activities, with the BJP and the Congress gearing up for another electoral showdown.

TDP chief Naidu owns ambassador car, wife has no vehicle

Amaravati:Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu owns an ambassador car which he had purchased in 1994 while his entrepreneur wife N. Bhuvaneswari has no vehicle even as their cumulative assets grew by 39 per cent in last five years to Rs 931 crore.

Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh to address rallies at Darjeeling on Sunday

KOLKATA: Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh are scheduled to address rallies at Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal on Sunday, insiders of the state unit of BJP said.

Can’t risk paralysis just to get bail: CM Kejriwal to Delhi court on ED's allegations of deliberately increasing sugar levels

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, on Friday accused the ED of misrepresenting the diet chart prepared by his doctor, and opposed the agency’s allegations of deliberately increasing sugar levels, saying that he cannot risk “paralysis" just to get bail.

'Deadlock': Bhujbal announces decision to opt out of Nashik contest as MahaYuti unable to reach consensus on candidate

MUMBAI: Maharashtra minister and veteran NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal on Friday announced he was opting out of the fray for the Nashik Lok Sabha constituency, so the the MahaYuti partners can soon seal a seat-sharing agreement for the seat.

Win eludes Congress in Medak, once represented by Indira Gandhi

HYDERABAD: The Congress is still in search of its first win since 1998 in the Medak constituency, which was once represented by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Murder of K’taka Cong Corporator’s daughter: Hindu organisations give bandh call

Hubballi, (Karnataka) : Hindu organisations and student outfits have given a call for a bandh in Hubballi condemning the murder of the daughter of a Congress Corporator in her college premises at Hubballi city in Karnataka.

Polling for 39 LS seats commences in TN

CHENNAI: Polling for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu commenced on Friday morning.

50 pc booths being monitored through webcasting in UP

LUCKNOW: The Election Commission of India (ECI) is monitoring polling across 50 per cent of the booths through webcasting.

Ex-MP CM Kamal Nath, son Nakul Nath cast votes in Chhindwara

BHOPAL: Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath along with his son, incumbent MP Nakul Nath, and other family members cast their votes in Chhindwara on Friday.

LS polls: PM Modi to campaign in UP, MP and Maharashtra today

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for Lok Sabha poll candidates of the NDA in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra on Friday.

Congress candidate Ramakant Khalap files nomination for North Goa seat

PANAJI: Congress leader and former Union Minister Ramakant Khalap on Wednesday filed his nomination from the North Goa Lok Sabha constituency.

PIL in Delhi HC seeks permission, facilities for CM Kejriwal to govern from jail

NEW DELHI:A petition has been filed before the Delhi High Court advocating for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's ability to continue governing from judicial custody in the liquor policy case.

Constituency watch: Infighting over selection of candidate big headache for Trinamool in Bardhaman-Purba

KOLKATA: Soon after Trinamool Congress announced that it was fielding Dr Sharmila Sarkar from the Bardhaman-Purba seat instead of its two-time sitting MP Sunil Kumar Mondal, severe infighting broke out in the Lok Sabha constituency.

TN MLA and former AIADMK minister Jayaraman admitted to hospital

CHENNAI:AIADMK leader and former minister in late J. Jayalalithaa's government, Pollachi V. Jayaraman (71), was admitted to the ICU of a private hospital in Coimbatore on Wednesday after he collapsed.

Congress peeved over envoy's single dynastic party remark

NEW DELHI: The Congress has deplored an Indian envoy's remark who took a swipe at the grand old party calling it "dynastic".

LS polls: PM Modi to campaign in Assam, Tripura today

NEW DELHI: With the Lok Sabha elections inching closer, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to campaign for NDA candidates in Assam and Tripura on Wednesday.

In first phase of LS polls, these candidates in UP seek to preserve political legacy

LUCKNOW: The first phase of polls in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, will see a group of candidates making a bid to preserve the political legacy of their families

Jyotiraditya Scindia files nomination for MP's Guna LS seat

BHOPAL:Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia filed his nomination papers for Guna Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

Electioneering, campaigning to end by 6 pm on Wednesday in TN: CEO

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo on Tuesday said that the electioneering and campaigning for all the political parties will end by 6 pm on Wednesday, April 17.

Congress trying to save Indian Constitution: Rahul Gandhi in Kerala roadshow

Kozhikode (Kerala): Continuing his tirade against the BJP-led Government at the Centre, Wayanad’s sitting MP, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said during his massive road show at Thiruvembady that the Congress was trying to save the Indian Constitution.

Veteran Carnatic musician K.G. Jayan passes away

Kochi: Acclaimed Carnatic musician K.G. Jayan (89), the father of front-line Malayalam actor Manoj K. Jayan, passed away due to age-related ailments, here on Tuesday.

MP Rahul Gandhi to arrive in K’taka on April 17, Priyanka’s schedule being worked out: Dy CM Shivakumar

Bengaluru: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, DK Shivakumar, stated on Tuesday that senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi would arrive in Karnataka on Wednesday and attend programmes in Mandya and Kolar parliamentary constituencies.

Modi’s guarantee works outside India too, says EAM Jaishankar on bringing back Indians from seized ship in Iran

Bengaluru: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Monday expressed full confidence in bringing back the 17 Indian crew members on board the cargo ship seized by Iran, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's guarantee works not just within the country but also outside.

India has the power to strike at enemy territory, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

JAMMU:Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that India has the power to strike at the enemy from its soil.

Congress govt tried to botch up probe in Bengaluru cafe blast case for appeasement: K’taka BJP

Bengaluru: Leader of the Opposition in Karnataka, R. Ashoka, said on Saturday that the leaders and ministers of the Congress government attempted to botch up the investigation in the Bengaluru cafe blast case.

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