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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 5 Voting Updates: BJP writes to West Bengal CEO over 'widespread violence' in seven seats, demands repolling
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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 5 Voting Updates: BJP writes to West Bengal CEO over 'widespread violence' in seven seats, demands repolling

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 5 Voting LIVE Updates: The West Bengal BJP has written to West Bengal CEO over poll related violence. The letter stated,"On all Lok Sabha seats which were having polling today (Monday) have seen widespread violence, including rigging of booths, destruction of EVMs and brutal attacks on BJP candidates. We also seek order for re-polling"

Rahul Gandhi's recent interviews indicate marked shift in Grand Old Party chief's personality
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Rahul Gandhi's recent interviews indicate marked shift in Grand Old Party chief's personality

The interviewers who took Rahul's first full-fledged media interview in the ongoing general election observe that it is this realisation that has transformed Rahul’s personality from an "impetuous, impatient and imprudent scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family into an intense, incisive and intrepid leader of the Grand Old Party".

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Poll timings of 51 seats that vote in Phase 5 today; guide to state-wise and constituency-wise list of candidates
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Poll timings of 51 seats that vote in Phase 5 today; guide to state-wise and constituency-wise list of candidates

Phase 5 of Lok Sabha election 2019 is set to take place today (Monday, 6 May), across seven states in 51 parliamentary constituencies. Some seats of Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal will vote in this phase.

Battle for Amethi: Smriti Irani's feisty approach, Rahul Gandhi's cameo appearances split families' preferences
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Battle for Amethi: Smriti Irani's feisty approach, Rahul Gandhi's cameo appearances split families' preferences

For almost four decades, a large section of the people in Amethi believed themselves to be almost an extension to the Congress’s first family.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Rahul Gandhi's adopted village, BJP's national security policy, Endgame box office collection; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Rahul Gandhi's adopted village, BJP's national security policy, Endgame box office collection; today's must-read stories

The primary grouse of Jagdishpur is that they never saw Rahul Gandhi after 2014, the year he adopted the village.

Lok Sabha polls: In Amethi, Rahul Gandhi's adopted village may become his undoing as many rue neglect
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Lok Sabha polls: In Amethi, Rahul Gandhi's adopted village may become his undoing as many rue neglect

When expectations are sky high, the fall is equally steep. When Amethi votes on 6 May, a large section of its residents will go to polling booths in a bad mood.

Narendra Modi has adopted 'divide and rule strategy' to create rift in SP-BSP-RLD alliance, says Mayawati
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Narendra Modi has adopted 'divide and rule strategy' to create rift in SP-BSP-RLD alliance, says Mayawati

Mayawati accused Narendra Modi of saying 'erroneous' things at his election rally in Pratapgarh on Saturday. "He wants the SP-BSP-RLD to fight with each other. His motive is to mislead our party workers, said the BSP chief.

Phase 5 of Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul, Sonia Gandhi, Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani among key candidates in the fray tomorrow
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Phase 5 of Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul, Sonia Gandhi, Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani among key candidates in the fray tomorrow

The fate of several key leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, Rajnath Singh, Sonia Gandhi and Smriti Irani, will be decided in Phase 5 of the Lok Sabha election, which will witness voting in 51 seats.

'Won't abandon Rahul Gandhi when he needs us most': Amethi voters admit to lack of development but are 'bound by emotions'
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'Won't abandon Rahul Gandhi when he needs us most': Amethi voters admit to lack of development but are 'bound by emotions'

Talk to older people here and they would proudly tell you that Sanjay Gandhi hospital was built in Amethi, so was HAL, a canal and some other developmental work was carried out by Rajiv Gandhi. But even die hard Congress loyalists are at a loss of words to suggest anything that Rahul may have done

Dubious Damaad is Mr Cool of Politics
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Dubious Damaad is Mr Cool of Politics

Robert Vadra’s demeanour is an engaging counterpoint to prime-time noise on news channels amid increasing election heat

Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav's claim that Congress is helping BJP in UP holds little water or logic
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Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav's claim that Congress is helping BJP in UP holds little water or logic

On 1 May, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi had been reported as having said that her party's candidates were not hurting those of the Opposition alliance in Uttar Pradesh, but was actually helping them by making inroads into the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP’s) vote share in many places

Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi reveals Congress' UP strategy, says will support SP-BSP candidate if it helps defeating Narendra Modi and BJP
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Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi reveals Congress' UP strategy, says will support SP-BSP candidate if it helps defeating Narendra Modi and BJP

Rahul assured that it is the Congress-led UPA which will make the next government and that in all states, a "secular front" will defeat the saffron party. "We are winning this election hands down. It is clear, we are doing better. Our data shows that the BJP is not winning this election," Rahul told NDTV.

National security priority for any country, but we don't drumbeat about our nationalism unlike BJP, says Akhilesh Yadav
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National security priority for any country, but we don't drumbeat about our nationalism unlike BJP, says Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav is in the poll fray from Azamgarh Lok Sabha constituency, currently held by his father and SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav. So far 39 Lok Sabha seats have gone to polls in the state, while remaining 41 will go to polls during the remaining three phases of the polling, the last phase of voting being on 19 May

People of India have seen Rahul Gandhi being born and growing up here: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on citizenship row
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People of India have seen Rahul Gandhi being born and growing up here: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on citizenship row

The MHA sent a notice to Rahul following a complaint filed by Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy who had cited a United Kingdom-based company's documents to allege that the Congress leader is a British national

LS polls: UP's Awadh to see several high-pitched battles; fortunes of Rahul Gandhi, Rajnath Singh to be decided
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LS polls: UP's Awadh to see several high-pitched battles; fortunes of Rahul Gandhi, Rajnath Singh to be decided

The Awadh region, which has given India three prime ministers in the past, will be the most keenly-watched part of Uttar Pradesh.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Varanasi charade reveals Congress' high command suffers delusions of grandeur
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Varanasi charade reveals Congress' high command suffers delusions of grandeur

Congress resembles a dithering and confused unit bumbling its way into the polls against a formidable, well-oiled, election-winning machine.

By opting out of Varanasi contest against Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi chose her battles wisely
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By opting out of Varanasi contest against Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi chose her battles wisely

For Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, jumping into the fray during the Lok Sabha election, that too directly against Narendra Modi from Varanasi, would have been a different ballgame altogether.

Amethi's new slogan: ‘Chowkidar sore hai’
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Amethi's new slogan: ‘Chowkidar sore hai’

17 watchmen lost their jobs in 2016, when Amethi’s Tikarmafi IIIT was moved to Allahabad. They have approached the court seeking reinstatement as chowkidars on the BBAU campus

EC shouldn't let Rahul Gandhi walk away by expressing ‘regret’ after cynical twisting of SC order on Rafale deal
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EC shouldn't let Rahul Gandhi walk away by expressing ‘regret’ after cynical twisting of SC order on Rafale deal

Rahul Gandhi suffers from low credibility in his charges. Perhaps that’s why he sought to legitimise his allegations by wrongly attributing statements to the Supreme Court.

Muslim voters in Amethi's Jais rue lack of development, but baulk at idea of voting for BJP; blame party's polarised campaign
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Muslim voters in Amethi's Jais rue lack of development, but baulk at idea of voting for BJP; blame party's polarised campaign

The BJP offers development to Muslim voters in Amethi, but the saffron party's Hindutva politics is likely to force them to vote for Congress as for them survival and honour trump development