Lok Sabha Election 2019 updates: Sadhvi Pragya's remarks against Hemant Karkare are her personal views, says BJP
Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE updates: Identified as Tarun Gajjar, the man who slapped Hardik Patel at a rally in Surendranagar, spoke to ANI after receiving treatment. "My wife was pregnant when Patidar agitation happened, she was undergoing treatment at a hospital, I had faced problems then, I had decided then, I'll hit this man. I have to teach him a lesson anyhow," he said.
Lok Sabha Election 2019 updates: Amit Shah says BJP fielded Sadhvi Pragya against Digvijay Singh as he 'coined saffron terror'
Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE updates: While addressing a rally in Odisha, BJP chief Amit Shah said, "After the Samjhauta Express blast, Congress said that it Hindu terrorists were behind it. The sadhus were put in jail. The BJP decided that Sadhvi Pragya Thakur should fight against Digvijay Singh, the person who coined the term 'saffron terror'."
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.
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."
Narendra Modi in Mangaluru; Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE updates: PM says Karnataka made mistake in state Assembly polls
Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE updates: Speaking at his second rally in Uttar Pradesh, Amit Shah, notwithstanding the controversy surrounding the invocation of Armymen in campaign speeches, brough up the Pulwama massacre and said, the Air Force, upon Narendra Modi's direction, went to Pakistan to conduct "surgical strikes" as revenge.
Lok Sabha Election 2019 updates: Amit Shah alleges political conspiracy in Bhima Mandavi's death, demands CBI probe into Dantewada attack
Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE updates: Addressing a rally in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon, BJP president Amit Shah said, "MLA Bhima Mandavi's (who lost his life in a Naxal attack on 9 April) death smells of a political conspiracy. I want to tell chief minister of Chhattisgarh, if you have nothing to hide, then order a CBI inquiry into Mandavi's death."