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In Bathinda, Narendra Modi says Rahul Gandhi should be ashamed rather than 'pretend to scold' Sam Pitroda for remarks on 1984 riots
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In Bathinda, Narendra Modi says Rahul Gandhi should be ashamed rather than 'pretend to scold' Sam Pitroda for remarks on 1984 riots

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stepped up his attack on the Congress over the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, saying Rahul Gandhi should be ashamed of himself rather than reprimanding Sam Pitroda for his remarks.

Narendra Modi mocks Digvijaya Singh for not voting, says 'even I went to Ahmedabad, but Diggi Raja didn't feel need to cast ballot'
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Narendra Modi mocks Digvijaya Singh for not voting, says 'even I went to Ahmedabad, but Diggi Raja didn't feel need to cast ballot'

Digvijaya, a registered voter in Raghogarh, was unable to cast his vote on Sunday during the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls, a move which he is facing widespread criticism for.

Narendra Modi takes dig at Rahul Gandhi, says dynasty can make him party chief, but won't bring vision
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Narendra Modi takes dig at Rahul Gandhi, says dynasty can make him party chief, but won't bring vision

Addressing a rally in Indore, Modi expressed confidence about his re-election, claiming that while there was anti-incumbency wave against the Congress-led UPA government in 2014, and there is pro-incumbency wave now.

Lok Sabha polls: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi slams Opposition grand alliance, says India doesn't want contractual PM
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Lok Sabha polls: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi slams Opposition grand alliance, says India doesn't want contractual PM

Asserting that the people want a strong and decisive government, Naqvi told a press conference in Kolkata, "The country does not want a 'jugaad' or 'jod tod ki sarkar' (stop-gap arrangement leading to the formation of an unstable government)."

'Modi claiming Congress won't win 40 LS seats, but will he hang himself if it does?': Mallikarjun Kharge in Kalaburagi
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'Modi claiming Congress won't win 40 LS seats, but will he hang himself if it does?': Mallikarjun Kharge in Kalaburagi

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by alleging that his campaign is entirely self-centred.

Locked in battle for Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh fails to cast vote for Lok Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh's Rajgarh
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Locked in battle for Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh fails to cast vote for Lok Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh's Rajgarh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday expressed regret over not being able to cast his ballot in Rajgarh district of Madhya Pradesh, which is over 130 kilometres away from state capital Bhopal where he is locked in a keen contest with BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur.

Delhi Lok Sabha Election 2019 Voting Updates: Voter turnout at 55.66% at 7 pm; EVM glitches, missing voter names mar polling
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Delhi Lok Sabha Election 2019 Voting Updates: Voter turnout at 55.66% at 7 pm; EVM glitches, missing voter names mar polling

Delhi Lok Sabha Election 2019 Voting Updates: The national capital recorded a turnout of over 19 percent in the first two hours of polling on Sunday, with North East Delhi recording the maximum voting percentage among seven constituencies.

In Punjab's Hoshiarpur, Narendra Modi says 'historic blunder' by Congress let Kartarpur Sahib go to Pakistan during Partition
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In Punjab's Hoshiarpur, Narendra Modi says 'historic blunder' by Congress let Kartarpur Sahib go to Pakistan during Partition

Addressing a rally in Hoshiarpur, Narendra Modi touched upon Kartarpur Sahib, an emotive issue among the Sikhs in Punjab as the state goes to the polls in the last phase on 19 May.

Rahul Gandhi tells EC he didn't violate poll code in Shahdol, claims complaint was filed to distract him from campaigning
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Rahul Gandhi tells EC he didn't violate poll code in Shahdol, claims complaint was filed to distract him from campaigning

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is learnt to have told the Election Commission that he has not violated the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by his claim that the Narendra Modi government has enacted a new law that allowed tribals to be shot at.

In Delhi, Rahul Gandhi accuses AAP of 'opening doors' for Narendra Modi in 2014, says only Congress can defeat BJP
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In Delhi, Rahul Gandhi accuses AAP of 'opening doors' for Narendra Modi in 2014, says only Congress can defeat BJP

Addressing a rally in New Delhi, his second in four days in the national capital, Rahul said he acknowledges the Congress has made mistakes, but its intention is good and the party does not promise anything it cannot deliver.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra says she has never seen 'more cowardly, weak PM' than Narendra Modi
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra says she has never seen 'more cowardly, weak PM' than Narendra Modi

In Pratapgarh, Priyanka Gandhi claimed that Narendra Modi had failed to answer people's questions on his "unfulfilled" promises about generating two crore jobs and doubling farmers' income.

Atishi pamphlet row: DCW asks Delhi Police if FIR registered over 'objectionable remarks' about AAP candidate
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Atishi pamphlet row: DCW asks Delhi Police if FIR registered over 'objectionable remarks' about AAP candidate

Atishi is pitted against BJP's Gautam Gambhir and Congress' Arvinder Singh Lovely from the East Delhi seat.

Atishi pamphlet row: AAP mulling legal action against Gautam Gambhir as battle for East Delhi turns messy
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Atishi pamphlet row: AAP mulling legal action against Gautam Gambhir as battle for East Delhi turns messy

Earlier on Thursday, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and AAP's East Delhi candidate Atishi charged Gambhir with distributing the pamphlets which made sordid allegations against AAP leaders.

Narendra Modi highlights Opposition name-calling in bid for votes; development, national security take backseat at recent rallies
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Narendra Modi highlights Opposition name-calling in bid for votes; development, national security take backseat at recent rallies

Virus, Bhasmasur, Dawood Ibrahim-equivalent, Hitler, death merchant, rabid monkey, rat, insect — these are the terms that, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress leaders have associated with him in the past. He made the claim at one of the two rallies in Haryana on Wednesday, with ten Lok Sabha seats of the state set to go to polls on 12 May.

EC gives clean chit to Narendra Modi for 'corrupt number 1' remark against Rajiv Gandhi, says it found no literal violation of MCC
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EC gives clean chit to Narendra Modi for 'corrupt number 1' remark against Rajiv Gandhi, says it found no literal violation of MCC

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday gave clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his 'bhrashtachari (corrupt) number 1' remark against former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, which the Congress had termed as the violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).

EC bars Pragya Thakur from campaigning for 72 hours over remarks on Hemant Karkare, Babri Masjid
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EC bars Pragya Thakur from campaigning for 72 hours over remarks on Hemant Karkare, Babri Masjid

The Election Commission "strongly condemned" Pragya Thakur's remarks" and "warned her "not to repeat the misconduct in future". The poll panel said though Pragya had apologised for her statement against the slain IPS officer, it found the statement to be "unwarranted".

Delhi talks: Author Kishwar Desai says govts will come and go, but people's spirit will keep country going
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Delhi talks: Author Kishwar Desai says govts will come and go, but people's spirit will keep country going

Kishwar Desai is optimistic about the future: "The people of India are smart and willing to work and work hard for change, growth and development."

Delhi talks: Kuchipudi dancer Raja Reddy says view toward Vedas, arts must change to inculcate spirit of 'Bharat' in India
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Delhi talks: Kuchipudi dancer Raja Reddy says view toward Vedas, arts must change to inculcate spirit of 'Bharat' in India

Claiming that he has no political affiliations, Reddy does rue the decimation of 'Bharat versus India' — a recurring theme of the BJP. “Bharat is superior to India: it is a repository of art, knowledge and culture . I salute 'Bharat': to me it is 'swargam, prachi sudha', heaven and nectar of the East," he says.

At Mumbai rally, Narendra Modi claims Congress won't get over 50 seats, tells people not to 'waste' their vote
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At Mumbai rally, Narendra Modi claims Congress won't get over 50 seats, tells people not to 'waste' their vote

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday claimed that the Congress won't get more than 50 seats in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Speaking at an election rally in Mumbai along with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, Modi cited a survey to support his claim.

In Varanasi and Kanpur, a polluted Ganga might have a part to play in 2019 poll results
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In Varanasi and Kanpur, a polluted Ganga might have a part to play in 2019 poll results

Water, air and soil are all polluted in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state; but no campaigner in this election season talks about it, and voters do only when reminded.