Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC bars Azam Khan from campaigning for 72 hours, Maneka Gandhi for 48 hou… – Hindustan Times

Prodded by the Supreme Court to take prompt action against political leaders who cross the line, the Election Commission on Monday banned Samajwadi Party’s Azam Khan from campaigning for 72 hours. Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has also been barred from campaigning for 48 hours. The commission, which had hours earlier prohibited Uttar Pradesh Chief […]

Election Commission gags Yogi Adityanath for 72 hours, Mayawati for 48; he stays unapologetic, she cries – Times of India

Election Commission gags Yogi Adityanath for 72 hours, Mayawati for 48; he stays unapologetic, she cries – Times of India

NEW DELHI: On a day it drew flak from the SC for failing to rein in controversial statements of politicians, the Election Commission barred four senior leaders – UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Union minister Maneka Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati and SP leader Azam Khan – from campaigning for 48-72 hours for their “highly provocative” or […]

Congress manifesto not ‘Mann ki baat’ of megalomaniac, it’s ‘Kaam ki baat’: Rahul Gandhi – Times of India

MADURAI: Taking a veiled dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s radio talk programme, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday said his party’s manifesto was not the “Man Ki Baat of one megalomaniac” but talked about work of the nation. He invoked Tamil pride in his election rallies at Krishnagiri, Salem, Theni and this temple city, assuring […]

Andhra Pradesh election 2019: Death of TDP worker in clash with YSRC, faulty EVMs mar polling; 75%… – Firstpost

Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh: Andhra Pradesh saw 75 percent turnout till 6 pm in phase one of the polling even as clashes between the workers of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and YSR Congress claimed the life of a ruling party functionary in Anantapur district in phase 1 of polling. Andhra Pradesh chief electoral officer Gopal Dwivedi said […]

Election Tracker LIVE: BJP MP Moves Court, Says Rahul Gandhi Attributed ‘Chowkidaar Chor Hai’ Jibe to SC – News18

The election office on Thursday dismissed as “rumour” the allegations levelled by the BSP and the SP that some Dalit voters were prevented from casting ballots in a booth in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor Lok Sabha constituency. “These (reports) are only rumours,” State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) L Venkateshwarlu said. “We have spoken to all […]