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LS polls highlights: 3rd phase sees about 61.43% voter turnout; highest in Assam, lowest in Maha, UP

Lok Sabha Elections LIVE updates: Home Minister Amit Shah and Former MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan are in the fray in 3rd phase. The results of the elections will be declared on June 4

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Sambhal: A woman shows her inked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the 3rd phase of Loksabha polls, in Sambhal, Tuesday, May 7, 2024. (Photo: PTI)

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INDIA bloc will provide one-year apprenticeship to the unemployed: Rahul Gandh

INDIA bloc will provide one-year apprenticeship to unemployed diploma holders, graduates, Congress lawyer Rahul Gandhi said at apoll rally in Jharkhand.
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Lok Sabha polls 2024: Amritpal decided to contest election at instance of 'sangat', says father Tarsem Singh

Amritpal Singh was reluctant to fight elections but changed his mind at the instance of the 'sangat' or community, which wanted him to enter the poll fray, Tarsem Singh, the father of the radical Sikh preacher said.
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39.92% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm for phase 3 of Lok Sabha polls

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General Elections 2024 updates: Congress names Sher Singh Ghubaya from Ferozepur seat in Punjab

The Congress on Tuesday announced former MP Sher Singh Ghubaya as its candidate from the Ferozepur Lok Sabha seat. With this, the party has announced its candidates in all 13 parliamentary constituencies in Punjab.
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Lok Sabha polls 2024: Modi govt neglected MP's Adivasi communities, alleges Congress

The Congress accused the BJP-led Centre  alleged that the saffron party's allocation for Adivasis in the central budget has consistently fallen short of the 8.2-per cent target set by the NITI Aayog. "Why has the BJP failed to improve rail connectivity in MP's tribal districts? Why are Adivasis unwelcome in 'Modi ka Parivar'? Why does the Modi sarkar continue to neglect migrant workers?" Congress leader Jairam Ramesh asked on X.
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Lok Sabha polls 2024 updates: 24.35% voter turnout registered till 11 am in polls to 25 LS seats in Gujarat

A voter turnout of 24.35 per cent was recorded in the first four hours of polling in 25 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat in the third phase of the general election on Tuesday, an official from the Election Commission (EC) said.
As many as 265 candidates are in the fray for 25 out of 26 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
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Cong spreading rumours that if Modi gets 400 Lok Sabha seats, he will change Constitution: PM Modi at Dhar

The Congress is spreading rumours that if  NDA gets 400 Lok Sabha seats, they will change Constitution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a rally in Madhya Pradesh. The prime minister claimed that till he is alive, he will foil attempts to erase India's identity in the name of pseudo secularism.
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LS polls: Cops patrol Murshidabad after CPI (M) candidate alleges Trinamool workers obstructed voters

The CPI(M) candidate Md Salim from the Murshidabad constituency filed a complaint with the Election Commission, claiming that TMC activists stopped voters from accessing the booth in the Gandhinagar area
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Want 400 seats in ongoing polls to ensure that Cong is unable to bring back Article 370: PM Modi

I want 400 seats in ongoing Lok Sabha polls to ensure that Congress is unable to bring back Article 370 in Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today at a poll rally. 
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News update: Former Congress leader Radhika Khera, actor Shekhar Suman join BJP

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Lok Sabha polls 2024: Manoj Tiwari richest contender in Delhi, Bidhuri on 2nd spot

BJP's Manoj Tiwari (53) is the richest among the prominent Lok Sabha poll candidates in Delhi with assets worth Rs 28.05 crore.
Ramvir Singh Bidhuri (71), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from South Delhi, is on the second spot with assets worth Rs 21.08 crore. According to his income-tax returns for 2022-23, Bidhuri has an annual income of Rs 14.93 lakh.
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There is competition amongst Cong, India bloc partners on making anti-national statements: PM Modi

 "Congress and INDI alliance are not concerned about our faith or national interest. There is competition amongst them to make anti-national statements. After every phase, Congress' love for Pakistan is increasing... A former Congress CM said that our army does terror attacks and Pakistan is innocent... Another Congress leader said that Pakistan was not behind the Mumbai terror attacks. Another leader of the alliance said that Pakistan is not wearing any bangles. I want to ask Shehzade what is the intention of his partners who are making these statements. So much love for Pakistan and so much hatred for our army?," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today at a poll rally. 
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Lok Sabha polls LIVE: 25.41% voter turnout recorded for phase 3 of General Elections till 11 am

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Voters have to decide if vote jihad will work or Ram Rajya, says PM Modi at Khargone rally

India is at turning point in history; you have to decide if vote jihad will work or Ram Rajya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a rally in Madhya Pradesh. 
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Lok Sabha polls 2024: Two government officials on poll duty in Karnataka die after heart attack

 Two government officials on Lok Sabha poll duty died in Karnataka following heart attacks, sources in the Election Commission said on Tuesday.
The sources identified the deceased as 48-year-old Govindappa Siddapura, headmaster of a government school, who breathed his last in Bagalkote district's Mudhol town on Monday. Assistant Agriculture Officer Anand Telang (32) died at Kudumbal in Bidar district, they said.

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First Published: May 07 2024 | 7:48 AM IST

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