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Jaya Prada booked for objectionable comments against Azam Khan; BJP's Rampur candidate slams rival's ‘Anarkali’ remark
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Jaya Prada booked for objectionable comments against Azam Khan; BJP's Rampur candidate slams rival's ‘Anarkali’ remark

Jaya Prada, the BJP candidate from Rampur, has been booked for making alleged objectionable comments against SP rival Azam Khan

Priyanka Chaturvedi's resignation reflection on my leadership, says Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala
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Priyanka Chaturvedi's resignation reflection on my leadership, says Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala

Chaturvedi had lashed out at the party in public on Thursday and accused it of giving preference to "lumpen goons" over those who had given their "sweat and blood" to the Congress.

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress and joins Shiv Sena: All you need to know about the entrepreneur, women's rights activist
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Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress and joins Shiv Sena: All you need to know about the entrepreneur, women's rights activist

The leap to politics, she reveals in a 2012 interview, was "unplanned". On her joining the Congress as a youth member in 2010, Chaturvedi said she had found the party in "sync with her own thought process"

Lok Sabha polls: Election Commission behaving like a child who can't decide what is good and bad
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Lok Sabha polls: Election Commission behaving like a child who can't decide what is good and bad

The acknowledgement by the Election Commission in the Supreme Court that it is now aware of its powers after the court ordered the commission to act decisively against offenders, reduces the status of the poll panel to that of a minor in need of guardianship

On Election Commission's orders, Twitter removes Yogi Adityanath's 'green virus' tweets; 34 other 'communal content' removed
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On Election Commission's orders, Twitter removes Yogi Adityanath's 'green virus' tweets; 34 other 'communal content' removed

Two days after the Election Commission barred Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, Union minister Maneka Gandhi, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan from campaigning ahead of phase two of Lok Sabha election, Twitter has withheld two controversial tweets by Adityanath in which he had referred to the Muslim League as a 'green virus'

Nirmala Sitharaman on Azam Khan's 'khaki underwear' remarks: 'Politicians must apply their minds before speaking'
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Nirmala Sitharaman on Azam Khan's 'khaki underwear' remarks: 'Politicians must apply their minds before speaking'

Empathising with BJP leader Jaya Prada, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said political leaders should apply their minds before they speak about women-related issues.

Azam Khan gets fresh EC notice over inflammatory remarks; poll panel seeks response within 24 hours
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Azam Khan gets fresh EC notice over inflammatory remarks; poll panel seeks response within 24 hours

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan was on Tuesday issued a fresh show cause notice by the Election Commission for allegedly making inflammatory remarks at various places in Uttar Pradesh in the past few days

Lok Sabha Election 2019 updates: Vellore polls cancelled; MHA cancels Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed's visa over TMC campaign row
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Lok Sabha Election 2019 updates: Vellore polls cancelled; MHA cancels Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed's visa over TMC campaign row

Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE updates: The Ministry of Home Affairs has cancelled the business visa of Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed, who allegedly campaigned for the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. He has also been blacklisted.

Former CECs laud campaigning ban on politicians violating MCC, suggest stricter action for repeat offenders
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Former CECs laud campaigning ban on politicians violating MCC, suggest stricter action for repeat offenders

Strongly objecting to the violation of the Model Code of Conduct during their Lok Sabha campaign speeches, the Election Commission of India on Monday barred four prominent politicians

Yogi Adityanath visits temple despite Election Commission's 72-hour ban barring him from poll campaign
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Yogi Adityanath visits temple despite Election Commission's 72-hour ban barring him from poll campaign

Yogi Adityanath was handed a 72-hour ban (starting 6 am on Tuesday) for delivering a communal or hate speech during one of his rallies. Though the BJP leader did not defy the ban by participating in a poll campaign, he did violate the spirit of election by making a public visit to the temple.

Daily Bulletin: Rahul to campaign in Kerala, Modi in Chhattisgarh and Odisha; SC to hear EC on politicians's 'hate speeches'; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Rahul to campaign in Kerala, Modi in Chhattisgarh and Odisha; SC to hear EC on politicians's 'hate speeches'; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Rahul Gandhi will campaign in Kerala; Narendra Modi will hold rallies in Chhattisgarh and Odisha; Supreme Court will hear the Election Commission's reply on on hate speeches by leaders; and more.

EC bans Azam Khan from campaigning for 72 hrs for 'khaki underwear' remark; Maneka Gandhi gets 48 hrs for anti-Muslim speech
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EC bans Azam Khan from campaigning for 72 hrs for 'khaki underwear' remark; Maneka Gandhi gets 48 hrs for anti-Muslim speech

EC barred Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and Union minister Maneka Gandhi from campaigning ahead of the second phase of the Lok Sabha polls

Azam Khan crossed ‘lakshman rekha’: Jaya Prada seeks revocation of SP leader’s candidature over ‘khaki underwear’ remark
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Azam Khan crossed ‘lakshman rekha’: Jaya Prada seeks revocation of SP leader’s candidature over ‘khaki underwear’ remark

Hitting out at senior SP leader Azam Khan for his derogatory remarks on her, BJP's Rampur Lok Sabha seat candidate Jaya Prada said he has transgressed the 'lakshman rekha' and is no longer her brother

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: Black day in EC's history, says Mayawati over order barring her from campaigning for 48 hours
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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: Black day in EC's history, says Mayawati over order barring her from campaigning for 48 hours

Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates: On the Election Commission's order temporarily barring her from campaigning, BSP supremo Mayawati said at a press conference, "I have been denied the fundamental right of freedom of speech and expression. This day will be known as a black day in the history of Election Commission. The hurried nature of the action only gives away that it was taken under pressure."

Azam Khan's 'khaki underwear' remark: Sushma Swaraj says 'Draupadi disrobed', Sheila Dikshit tells SP leader to apologise to all women
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Azam Khan's 'khaki underwear' remark: Sushma Swaraj says 'Draupadi disrobed', Sheila Dikshit tells SP leader to apologise to all women

The Congress, BJP and others reacted strongly after Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan made derogatory remarks against his Rampur opponent Jaya Prada.

NCW calls Azam Khan's 'khaki underwear' jibe on Jaya Prada 'extremely disgraceful', issues show cause notice to him
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NCW calls Azam Khan's 'khaki underwear' jibe on Jaya Prada 'extremely disgraceful', issues show cause notice to him

Azam Khan allegedly made the remarks while addressing a poll campaign rally at Rampur, which goes to polls on 23 April along with a total of 115 constituencies across 15 states in the third phase of the elections

'Azam Khan has crossed all limits, people will not forgive him for this': Jaya Prada after SP leader makes 'sexist' jibe against her
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'Azam Khan has crossed all limits, people will not forgive him for this': Jaya Prada after SP leader makes 'sexist' jibe against her

Earlier on Monday, Azam Khan clarified that he did not make any objectionable remarks against Prada, who is fighting the 2019 general election from Rampur against him. Khan’s clarification came after he allegedly made a below-the-belt remark against Prada.

Azam Khan denies saying 'Jaya Prada wears khaki underpants', vows to withdraw Lok Sabha candidature if proved guilty
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Azam Khan denies saying 'Jaya Prada wears khaki underpants', vows to withdraw Lok Sabha candidature if proved guilty

Azam Khan has clarified that he did not make any objectionable remarks like 'Jaya Prada wears khaki underwear' against his rival from the Rampur Lok Sabha constituency.

Muslims being considered 'tenants' in India, says SP leader Azam Khan on LS poll dates clashing with Ramzan
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Muslims being considered 'tenants' in India, says SP leader Azam Khan on LS poll dates clashing with Ramzan

While responding to a question on the Lok Sabha election dates clashing with the Muslim festival of Ramzan, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Monday claimed that Muslims in present-day India are considered "tenants."

From disbelief to disagreement, political leaders and journalists react to Mulayam Singh Yadav's praise of Narendra Modi
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From disbelief to disagreement, political leaders and journalists react to Mulayam Singh Yadav's praise of Narendra Modi

Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav took everyone by surprise on Wednesday, the last session of the 16th Lok Sabha, by congratulating and praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and saying that he wanted to see Modi return as prime minister.