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LS polls highlights: If INDIA bloc wins election, partners will decide on PM's name, says Kharge

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Yamuna Nagar: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge addresses a public meeting for Lok Sabha polls, in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, Tuesday, March 21, 2024. (Photo: PTI)

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INDIA bloc stands for corruption, appeasement politics and 'perverted anti-Sanatan mindset': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  launched a blistering attack on INDIA bloc at rallies in Mahrajganj and Purvi Champaran Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar, where he also predicted a "big blow" for the opposition alliance that stood for corruption, appeasement politics and "perverted anti-Sanatan mindset", on June 4 when Lok Sabha poll results would be out. PM Modi also pointed out that that he was leaving no "viraasat (inheritance)" since he considered the people of the country as his only "waaris (successor)".
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EC censures BJP's Abhijit Ganguly over remarks on Bengal CM Mamta

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday directed BJP's Abhijit Ganguly not to campaign for 24 hours over remarks on CM Mamta Banerjee.
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People are fed up with BJP, Modi government not returning to power: Kharge

"This fight is between people and Modi, people and BJP. People are fed up with them," Congress chief Kharge said in a rally at Haryana today. I can say with surety that Modi government is not returning to power, he added.
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Your vote is not just for choosing an MP but for electing a strong PM: Modi

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INDIA bloc cannot tolerate that people are going to re-elect Modi, says prime minister at Maharajganj rally

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One killed and three injured in post-poll violence in Bihar's Saran

One person was killed and three others injured in post-poll violence in Bihar's Saran district on Tuesday morning, police said. The incident happened in the Bada Telma area near Bhikhari Thakur Chowk, they said. A scuffle broke out between two groups, said to be supporters of the BJP and RJD, over allegations of irregularities during polling that happened on Monday in the area, amid which shots were fired.
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PM Modi returning with same numbers or slightly better, says Prashant Kishor

In an interview to NDTV, political strategist Prashant Kishor stated  that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to lead the BJP to another victory in the ongoing Lok Sabha election. Kishor,who aided the saffron party in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, said that the BJP's tally in this election may hover around its 2019 score of 303 or better than it.
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PM Modi promised to change face of Bihar, only thing changed was Nitish's alliances: Congress

The Congress today took a jab at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his promise of a financial package for Bihar, saying that while he talked about changing the face and fate of the state, all that had changed was Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's alliances. Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh also posed several questions to the prime minister ahead of his rallies in Bihar. "Why has the outgoing PM failed to reopen the Motihari Sugar Mill? Why were ambulances purchased using a BJP MP's funds caught smuggling alcohol? What happened to the 1.25 lakh crore package the PM had promised in 2015?" Ramesh said in a post on X.
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This time lotus will bloom in Odisha: Home Minister Amit Shah at Sambalpur rally

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Those born with a silver spoon do not know what hard work is: PM Modi takes jab at RJD

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India of the 21st century can't march ahead with 'sins' of the INDIA bloc: PM Modi at Champaran rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed that the opposition INDI alliance has been completely defeated in the fifth phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections polling which was held on Monday. PM Modi also said that India of the 21st century can't march ahead with the "sins" of the INDI alliance.
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PM Modi, Shah plan to oust you from UP, deal with that: Delhi CM Kejriwal to Yogi Adityanath

"Yogi ji came to Delhi yesterday and abused me. Yogi ji, your enemies are siting in your own party, why abuse me? Modi, Shah have made the plan to oust you from UP, deal with that," Delhi CM Kejriwal said today at an online press conference.
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News update: Amit Shah abused the people of India; called AAP supporters 'Pakistanis', says Delhi CM Kejriwal

"Amit Shah called AAP supporter Pakistanis. Are people of Delhi and Punjab and other states which chose AAP Pakistanis? You have so much arrogance since Modi has selected you as his successor for PM post. But let me tell you won't become the PM since INDIA  bloc will win on June 4," Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said today.
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News update: BJP govt will fall on June 4, INDIA bloc will get more than 300 seats, says Delhi CM Kejriwal

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54.33% voter turnout in Maharashtra in 5th phase of Lok Sabha polls

An average voter turnout of 54.33 per cent has been registered in 13 Lok Sabha seats of Maharashtra during the fifth phase of polling, as per latest data available with the office of the state's Chief Electoral Officer. The final figures will be declared later, an official from the CEO's office said on Tuesday.

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First Published: May 21 2024 | 9:14 AM IST

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