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16 May 2019India
'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban
After the Election Commission (EC) cut short the campaigning period for the last phase of elections in West Bengal, opposition parties have come together to support CM Mamata Banerjee.
16 May 2019India
West Bengal: EC cuts short campaign period after #AmitShahRoadshow violence
In an unprecedented move, the Election Commission (EC) has cut short the campaigning time for the last phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal by a day.
15 May 2019Narendra Modi
Aiyar calls PM Modi 'coward'; tells reporters to f*&k off
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has found himself in the midst of a controversy following his outburst in front of journalists.
15 May 2019West Bengal
#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah
BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the ruling Trinamool Congress were responsible for the violence, arson, and vandalism at his roadshow held in Kolkata on Tuesday.
15 May 2019West Bengal
Election Commission to hold meeting over West Bengal poll violence
The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday will hold a review meeting on Wednesday with West Bengal observers over the issue of poll violence in the state.
15 May 2019Kolkata
#Elections2019: Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow ends in violence; Details here
BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata held on Tuesday ended in violence and a police lathicharge after a clash between BJP rallyists and student protesters holding "Amit Shah Go Back" posters.
14 May 2019Narendra Modi
Why Congress doesn't need elitism of Sam Pitroda and Aiyar
Politics is all about connecting with people. Voters want to see their reflection in their representatives. If they fail to strike a chord, how will they raise important issues?
14 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
Priyanka Gandhi makes fun of PM Modi over 'radar-cloud' comment
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a peculiar remark about Balakot strikes. In an interview, he said he approved the risky operation even after the weather turned bad.
13 May 2019Punjab
#1984HuaToHua: Pitroda should be ashamed of himself, says Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that party leader Sam Pitroda "should be ashamed of himself" for the remarks he made on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots last week.
13 May 2019Tamil Nadu
5 questions for (Kabhi)neta Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan is a part-time politician. When he is bored, his team asks him to perform in front of live audience. Case in point: Voters in a Muslim-dominated area (by his own admission) of Karur district.
13 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
Digvijaya Singh didn't cast his vote. The reason is weird
It seems former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh didn't want to take any chances on Sunday, even if it meant giving up his democratic right.
13 May 2019Narendra Modi
Will Modi hang himself if Congress gets 40+ seats: Kharge
The 2019 elections will probably go down in history as the one in which civility hit a new low every day. And this time, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge is to be blamed.
12 May 2019Lok Sabha
#Elections2019: Priyanka Gandhi, Robert Vadra cast votes; son misses voting
The sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections has concluded and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra cast their votes in Delhi on Sunday.
12 May 2019Narendra Modi
Balakot strikes: Modi thought 'clouds will help escape radar'
The Balakot airstrikes emboldened the country's spirits and the ruling BJP saw an electoral opportunity in it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches have proved this more than once.
12 May 2019West Bengal
BJP's Bharati Ghosh breaks down after being heckled, blames Trinamool
Bharati Ghosh was once West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's trusted aide. After falling out with Trinamool Chief, the former IPS officer joined BJP and is now contesting polls from Ghatal Lok Sabha seat.
12 May 2019Narendra Modi
Love will win, says Rahul Gandhi after casting his vote
The Gandhis- Rahul, Priyanka, and Sonia, came out to cast their votes in the ongoing sixth phase of elections.
12 May 2019Virat Kohli
#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked
The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.
11 May 2019Arvind Kejriwal
CM Arvind Kejriwal sends legal notice to BJP's Gautam Gambhir
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday sent a legal notice to BJP's East Delhi candidate Gautam Gambhir over the cricketer-turned-politician's recent tweets criticizing him.
11 May 2019Supreme Court Of India
Mayawati claims Congress delayed probe in Alwar gang-rape case
In Rajasthan's Alwar, a Dalit woman was gang-raped, her husband beaten up, the act filmed and subsequently shared on social media. The shameful incident happened on April 26 but for days, according to reports, police didn't take any action.
11 May 2019Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Kejriwal took Rs. 6cr bribe for ticket: AAP candidate's son
Just a day before Delhi goes to polls, a new controversy has erupted which could ruin Aam Aadmi Party's chances in Lok Sabha.
11 May 2019Twitter
#DidiRaj: BJP worker arrested for posting meme on Mamata Banerjee
There's tolerance and then there's Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee's version of tolerance. According to her definition, one can't crack jokes or make memes on her.
11 May 2019Narendra Modi
Sam Pitroda should apologize for 1984-riots comments, says Rahul Gandhi
Congress found itself in a soup on Thursday after its senior leader Sam Pitroda made insensitive remarks about the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
10 May 2019India
On 1984-riots, Pitroda says 'hua to hua'. Modi slams him
As election season is reaching its climax, political parties aren't leaving anything to chance. No one wants to give leverage to their opponent.
10 May 2019Sunny Deol
Delhi: Sunny Deol's roadshow turns filmy, courtesy hand pump
In the blockbuster movie Gadar, all Sunny Deol's character Tara Singh needed was a hand pump to fight hundreds of Pakistani goons.
10 May 2019Delhi Police
Man who slapped Kejriwal expresses regret, clarifies he is apolitical
On May 4, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a roadshow. While he waved at his fans, a man came from nowhere and slapped him.
10 May 2019Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Pamphlet row: Gambhir sends defamation notice to Atishi, Sisodia, Kejriwal
An obscene pamphlet has taken the center stage in Delhi politics, and with every day the accusations and counter-accusations are becoming stronger.
09 May 2019Arvind Kejriwal
Atishi alleges Gambhir called her prostitute, he demands proof
On Thursday, AAP's East Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Atishi broke down during a press conference. She was reading the contents of a pamphlet, which she alleged her opponent Gautam Gambhir distributed in the area.
09 May 2019Narendra Modi
Rajiv Gandhi didn't misuse INS Viraat for vacation: Congress
Indian politics has gotten more interesting and nastier than ever.
09 May 2019Supreme Court Of India
Tej Bahadur Yadav can't contest from Varanasi, SC rejects plea
In a big blow to former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, the Supreme Court refused to entertain his plea in which he challenged Election Commission's decision to cancel his nomination.
09 May 2019India
Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat for family vacation: PM Modi
From New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a fresh attack on the Gandhi family, by referring to an incident which media "forgot" to report.
08 May 2019Pulwama
Democracy's festival? Less than 1% voters got inked in Pulwama
While 51 constituencies cast their votes on Monday, during the fifth phase of polls, fear of terrorists ensured voters didn't turn up at polling booths in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir.
07 May 2019Narendra Modi
"If all goes well". Mayawati drops hints about PM contest
Giving a more than obvious statement that she is a contender for Prime Minister post, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday said she will contest elections from Ambedkar Nagar "if all goes well".
06 May 2019Rahul Gandhi
Amethi: Smriti alleges Rahul is 'capturing booths', Congress rubbishes claims
Locked in a direct contest with Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday claimed the former was indulging in booth capturing in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, which went into polls.
06 May 2019West Bengal
Years after Tata agitation, Mamata Banerjee faces battle in Singur
In 2008, Singur became the hotbed of West Bengal politics after Mamata Banerjee led an agitation against Tata Motors, which catapulted her to national politics.
06 May 2019Narendra Modi
Akali Dal leader calls Rajiv Gandhi "India's biggest mob lyncher"
Endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stand, an Akali Dal leader called former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi "India's biggest mob lyncher".
06 May 2019India
Rajiv Gandhi remark: Congress asks EC to act against Modi
The Congress has complained to Election Commission asking the body to take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his choice of words against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
06 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
#LokSabhaPolls: Voting for fifth phase begins, big names in fray
The fifth phase of 2019 general elections began on Monday. 51 parliamentary constituencies spread across seven states will vote in the leanest phase of polls.
05 May 2019Bhopal
Pragya Thakur allegedly violates 72-hour campaign ban, gets EC notice
Bhopal district election officer has sent a notice to Pragya Thakur, BJP's candidate for Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency after she allegedly violated the Election Commission's order.
05 May 2019Narendra Modi
Kejriwal slapped: AAP chief demands PM Modi's resignation
A day after he was slapped by a man during a roadshow, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed BJP was behind the attack and asked PM Narendra Modi to resign.
05 May 2019Narendra Modi
Rahul sends love to Modi after he calls Rajiv "corrupt"
Taking the political discourse in the country to a new low, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday told Rahul Gandhi that his father Rajiv was "corrupt number 1" when he died.