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Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi challenged, Allahabad HC issues notice

20 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi challenged, Allahabad HC issues notice

On Friday, the Allahabad High Court issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection to a plea challenging his election from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.

In seventh phase of elections, PM Modi tests his fate

19 May 2019

In seventh phase of elections, PM Modi tests his fate

The final phase of 2019 general elections started on Sunday. Voters in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across eight states namely Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Chandigarh, got inked.

Tej Bahadur Yadav can't contest from Varanasi, SC rejects plea

09 May 2019

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.

Varanasi: EC cancels nomination of PM Modi's opponent Tej Bahadur

01 May 2019

Varanasi: EC cancels nomination of PM Modi's opponent Tej Bahadur

On Wednesday, the Election Commission canceled the nomination of Tej Bahadur Yadav, the former BSF jawan, who was contesting from Varanasi as a Samajwadi Party candidate opposite Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

SP replaces Varanasi candidate, fields sacked-soldier Tej Bahadur against Modi

29 Apr 2019

SP replaces Varanasi candidate, fields sacked-soldier Tej Bahadur against Modi

In what seems like a bid to make the battle for Varanasi in elections more interesting, Samajwadi Party replaced its candidate with Tej Bahadur Yadav, the sacked BSF jawan who had complained about poor food.

#LokSabhaElections: These candidates will contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

13 Apr 2019

#LokSabhaElections: These candidates will contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a re-election from Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh and the seat will naturally be closely watched.

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

30 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service in 2017 after he complained about the bad quality of food being served to the security forces in a video, has announced that he will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

18 Jan 2019

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was earlier in news for making videos about bad food served to soldiers, lost his son to suicide on Wednesday, reports claimed.

Parrikar: Good food to soldiers in conflict zones 'not possible'

17 Jun 2017

Parrikar: Good food to soldiers in conflict zones 'not possible'

In a controversial comment, ex-Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar asked Goa Police to work like jawans, who sometimes don't get food due to "occupational hazards".

CRPF jawan loses kin, lashes out at Rajnath Singh

27 Apr 2017

CRPF jawan loses kin, lashes out at Rajnath Singh

Another Facebook video of a frustrated CRPF jawan Pankaj Mishra surfaced where he spoke against Rajnath Singh after having lost a relative in the Sukma Maoist attack.

BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur dismissed after video on poor food

19 Apr 2017

BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur dismissed after video on poor food

BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who shared a video alleging poor food quality in his regiment in Jammu, was dismissed from service for making false accusations against superiors.

Paramilitary: Nutritionists, monthly meetings to address food quality issues

13 Apr 2017

Paramilitary: Nutritionists, monthly meetings to address food quality issues

After a video emerged of a BSF trooper complaining about sub-quality food for jawans, the government informed parliament that paramilitary forces are now having monthly mess meetings to review food quality.

Army chief: Taking to social media may invite punishment

16 Jan 2017

Army chief: Taking to social media may invite punishment

Army Chief Bipin Rawat stated that soldiers taking to social media to complain about conditions could be punished as it affects the morale of the whole army.

Officers selling rations for profit near BSF J&K's camp: Reports

11 Jan 2017

Officers selling rations for profit near BSF J&K's camp: Reports

Allegations on social media against the paramilitary continued with jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav of the BSF's 29th batallion stating that officers sold rations to shopkeepers in the nearby areas; at lower than market prices to make profits.