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The Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) on March 24 named 111 extra candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, dropping Union Ministers Ashwini Kumar Choubey and V.Okay. Singh, moreover MP Varun Gandhi, while fielding actors Kangana Ranaut and Arun Govil. The birthday celebration fielded Maneka Gandhi from Sultanpur, while Uttar Pradesh Minister Jitin Prasada has replaced Varun Gandhi in Pilibhit. Sita Soren will fight from Dumka (Jharkhand).

The Bahujan Samaj Celebration and the Janata Dal (United) also released their candidate lists for Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Parliamentary constituencies respectively, because the Congress birthday celebration reiterated that the INDIA bloc remains intact. .

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JD(U) released an inventory of 16 candidates providing a caste spoil-up, in a mirrored image of the impact that remaining year’s caste census has had on the Bihar’s politics. Meanwhile, BSP’s first list centered on Muslim outreach with seven out of 16 candidates hailing from the minority neighborhood. 

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The Opposition INDIA bloc announced that this might per chance occasionally per chance seemingly defend a “maha rally” at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan on March 31 to “safeguard the country’s interests and democracy”. The announcement comes after Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal changed into arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with an excise coverage-linked money-laundering case.

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Listed below are Are residing updates from all the procedure throughout the country on the upcoming elections:

  • March 24, 2024 22:21

    Odisha | BJP names 18 candidates; drops four sitting MPs

    The BJP announced the names of its candidates for 18 of the 21 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha, while dropping four sitting MPs from the list.

    The nominees for Cuttack, Jajpur and Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituencies are but to be named by the birthday celebration.

    Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will be contesting from Sambalpur seat.

    The birthday celebration has fielded four ladies folks – Aparajita Sarangi (Bhubaneswar), Sangeeta Kumari Deo (Bolangir), Malvika Keshari Deo (Kalahandi) and Anita Subhadarshini (Aska).

    The sitting MPs who hold been denied BJP tickets this time are Suresh Pujari (Bargarh), Union Minister Bisheswar Tudu (Mayrbhanj), Nitish Gang Deb (Sambalpur) and Basant Panda (Kalahandi).

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 22:21

    Bihar | BJP publicizes candidates for 17 seats, drops three sitting MPs

    The BJP announced its candidates for 17 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, dropping three sitting MPs, including Union Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey.

    In conserving with the list released by the birthday celebration in Original Delhi, Choubey, who changed into elected from Buxar for the 2d consecutive duration of time in 2019, changed into replaced by Mithilesh Tiwari, a senior BJP leader and a old MLA.

    The birthday celebration also dropped its incumbent MPs Chedi Pawasan and Ajay Kumar Nishad from Sasaram and Muzaffarpur constituencies respectively.

    The BJP fielded old MLA Shivesh Ram for Sasaram, while Raj Bhushan Nishad, a greenhorn within the Lok Sabha polls, will contest the Muzaffarpur seat on a birthday celebration mark.

    Vivek Thakur, a Rajya Sabha member, changed into fielded from Nawada, the build the BJP might per chance perchance seemingly be contesting this time, in resolution to its ally Lok Janshakti Celebration (LJP).

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 21:51

    Maharashtra | BJP fields Satpute from Solapur, Nete from Gadchiroli-Chimur; retains Mendhe in Bhandara-Gondiya

    The Bharatiya Janata Celebration on Sunday named MLA Ram Satpute for the Solapur (Scheduled Caste) Lok Sabha seat and retained MP Sunil Mendhe from Bhandara-Gondiya.

    The ruling birthday celebration also announced the name of Ashok Nete from Gadchiroli-Chimur.

    Satpute, the MLA from Malshiraj in Solapur, will rob on the Congress’ Praniti Shinde, a 3-time legislator and daughter of old Union minister Sushilkumar Shinde.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 21:41

    BJP fifth list | Sita Soren will fight from Dumka (Jharkhand)

    The BJP in its most modern list of candidates has also announced that old JMM MLA Sita Soren will be contesting from Dumka. 

    Sita Soren, who’s birthday celebration MLA from the Jama Meeting seat from Dumka, tendered her resignation from the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha birthday celebration on March 19, citing allegations of being sidelined alongside alongside with her family.

    She is also sister-in-legislation of old chief minister Hemant Soren who’s on the 2d in penitentiary in connection with a money laundering case. 

  • March 24, 2024 21:35

    BJP fifth list | Two Union Ministers, Varun Gandhi dropped

    The BJP, in its fifth list of 111 candidates released on the present time, dropped Union Ministers Ashwini Kumar Choubey and V.Okay. Singh, moreover MP Varun Gandhi.

    The birthday celebration fielded Maneka Gandhi from Sultanpur, while Uttar Pradesh minister Jitin Prasada has replaced Varun Gandhi in Pilibhit. 

    The birthday celebration has also dropped ex-Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde from Uttara Kannada constituency.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 21:30

    BJP fifth list | Naveen Jindal gets mark from Kurukshetra

    Feeble Congress MP Naveen Jindal who joined the BJP on the present time will contest from Haryana’s Kurukshetra on BJP mark.

    Industrialist Naveen Jindal represented the Kurukshetra constituency within the Lok Sabha for 2 terms (2004-2014). Then again, he misplaced to the Bharatiya Janata Celebration’s Raj Kumar Saini within the 2014 national elections and changed into no longer fielded by the Congress in 2019.

    ANI

  • March 24, 2024 21:29

    BJP fifth list | Actors Kangana Ranaut, Arun Govil earn mark

    Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has been fielded from Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi, a stronghold of Congress.

    The birthday celebration has also fielded broken-down actor Arun Govil, who played the character of Lord Ram in Ramanand Sagar’s ‘Ramayan’ from Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut.

    ANI

  • March 24, 2024 21:14

    BJP publicizes fifth list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections

    The Bharatiya Janata Celebration released an inventory of 111 candidates, its fifth list overall, for the Lok Sabha elections. The announcement came a day after the birthday celebration held a gathering of its Central Election Committee to judge the names. 

    The list ingredients candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkahnd, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, U.P. and West Bengal

  • March 24, 2024 20:39

    Union minister Comparable old V.Okay. Singh withdraws his name for consideration as candidate

    Incumbent Minister of Tell for Civil Aviation, Comparable old V.Okay. Singh, has withdrawn his name from consideration for Lok Sabha candidacy from the BJP. 

    Sitting MP from the Ghaziabad constituency, Mr. Singh has gained the seat twice consecutively in 2014 and 2019. 

    He announced his resolution on X, in a put up in Hindi

  • March 24, 2024 20:29

    Rajasthan | Congress drops Jaipur candidate following controversy

    Congress drops Sunil Sharma from Jaipur metropolis Lok Sabha seat and fields Pratap Singh Khachariyawas. Mr Sharma’s resolution created a political uproar as he changed into linked with the staunch-soar dialogue board, The Jaipur Dialogues, that centered Congress and its leadership.

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  • March 24, 2024 20:01

    Maharashtra | Congress MLA from Nagpur district joins Shiv Sena led by Shinde; can also very successfully be fielded from Ramtek Lok Sabha seat

    Congress MLA from Umred constituency, Raju Parve, resigned from the birthday celebration and joined the Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena in Mumbai.

    He is at possibility of be fielded from the reserved Ramtek constituency by Shiv Sena against Congress candidate Rashmi Barve, sources talked about Parve gained the Umred seat in Nagpur district on a Congress mark within the 2019 assembly elections.

    Ramtek goes to pollin the first share on April 19.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 19:30

    Maharashtra | Days after assembly Sharad Pawar, Dhangar leader Jankar says he will stay with saffron fold

    In a U-flip, Rashtriya Samaj Celebration chief Mahadev Jankar vowed to stay with the ruling saffron alliance-Mahayuti- in Maharashtra, days after he met NCP (SP) president Sharad Pawar who requested him to contest from the Madha Lok Sabha constituency. The apparent commerce of coronary heart came about after Chief Minister Eknath Shinde (Shiv Sena) and his deputies Devendra Fadnavis (BJP) and Ajit Pawar (NCP) met Jankar, who belongs to the Dhangar (shepherd) neighborhood.

    Severely, after assembly Sharad Pawar in Pune on Wednesday, Jankar expressed displeasure over the saffron birthday celebration declaring its candidate from the Madha Lok Sabha seat with out taking him into self assurance.

    A joint statement changed into issued on Sunday after Shinde, Ajit Pawar, and Fadnavis met Jankar, stating that the country is taking gargantuan strides under PM Modi in pattern and hence Jankar will continue to be with the Mahayuti.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 18:50

    Uttar Pradesh | Samajwadi Celebration fields S.T. Hasan from Moradabad, modifications its Bijnor candidate

    The Samajwadi Celebration on Sunday renominated its Lok Sabha MP from Moradabad S T Hasan from the same seat and adjusted its Bijnor candidate by fielding Deepak Saini, the son of a birthday celebration MLA.

    He is the son of Ram Avtar Saini, the SP legislator from the Noorpur assembly segment that comes under the Bijnor parliamentary constituency.

    In conserving with the election time desk, polling in Uttar Pradesh’s eight parliamentary constituencies, including Bijnor and Moradabad, will be held within the first share of Lok Sabha polls on April 19.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 18:45

    Odisha | BJP’s Irani Ray, husband be part of BJD

    Prominent BJP leader from Odisha’s Nayagarh district, Irani Ray, and her husband joined the ruling BJD, weeks ahead of the simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly polls within the Tell.

    Ray, who had unsuccessfully contested the Nayagarh assembly elections in 2019, joined the BJD within the presence of senior leaders, including Nayagarh MLA Arun Sahoo, on the Shankha Bhawan right here.

    “The birthday celebration (BJP) didn’t acknowledge my contribution even supposing I worked with 100 per cent dedication. Resulting from this reality, I alongside with my supporters stop the BJP,” she talked about.

    Irani had secured 66,737 votes in 2019 as a BJP candidate from the seat. Sooner than becoming a member of the saffron birthday celebration, her husband Lala Manoj Ray changed into within the Congress and fought the Nayagarh assembly polls in 2014.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 18:23

    Rajasthan | Over 1,500 pollcode violation complaints from Tell registered on cVigil app in a week

    Greater than 1,500 complaints linked to violation of the Model Code of Habits (MCC) from all the procedure through Rajasthan hold been registered on the Election Commission’s cVigil app over the rest week, a senior official talked about.

    “Out of the 1,515 complaints bought within the rest seven days, 546 hold been learned factual by the returning officers and hold been disposed of throughout the stipulated time (of 100 minutes). Six complaints are aloof pending for resolution by the investigating teams and returning officers while 789 complaints hold been dropped,” talked about Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Gupta.

    First and foremost, complaints linked to posters and banners are greater. Suggested motion is being taken on such complaints, Gupta talked about. Other complaints, love these linked to the distribution of liquor or money, develop because the polling date gets nearer. The resolution of such complaints requires beyond regular time, the chief electoral officer talked about.

    Any particular person can file MCC violations using the cVigil app.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 18:06

    Assam | Tell Congress’ media cell chief resigns

    Congress MLA Bharat Chandra Narah on Sunday resigned because the chairman of the birthday celebration’s media cell in Assam.

    Narah’s resignation comes a day after his foremost other and old union minister Ranee Narah changed into denied a birthday celebration mark from Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency.

    The Congress nominated Uday Shankar Hazarika for the seat.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 17:39

    Uttar Pradesh | Samajwadi Celebration’s Dharmendra Yadav booked for MCC violation over motorcade

    A case has been registered against Samajwadi Celebration candidate for Lok Sabha polls Dharmendra Yadav for alleged violation of the model code of habits for elections in Azamgarh district, a police official talked about.

    Whereas travelling in Mehnagar assembly constituency of the district on March 22, Yadav’s motorcade had extra autos than these popular by the Election Commission, the official claimed. After the implementation of the Model Code of Habits, no longer greater than 10 autos can accelerate within the convoy of candidates.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 17:31

    INDIA bloc intact, will wicked 272; PM’s corruption pitch ‘hole’: Jairam Ramesh

    The INDIA bloc is undamaged despite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s “somersault” and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee deciding to be Mamata Banerjee, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has talked about, rejecting as “hole” Top Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch against the opposition on corruption.

    He talked about they’ve evidence that bonds value Rs 4,000 crores bought by loads of companies in favour of the BJP are abruptly linked to the award of contracts and motion initiated by central agencies against them. 

    “To claim that Mr Modi goes to rob the corruption plank and use Hemant Soren and Arvind Kejriwal as examples that he is battling corruption is fully a bogus argument. Ogle on the electoral bonds saga, it’s a entire case of quid pro quo,” the Congress leader talked about.

    PTI

  • March 24, 2024 17:18

    Himachal Pradesh | Feeble H.P. CM Shanta Kumar rues articulate of politics, asks BJP to sign Lord Ram’s principles

    BJP leader and two-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Shanta Kumar has expressed his worry on the articulate of politics within the country asserting his birthday celebration too has swept within the wave.

    “We constructed Ram Mandir but simply organising the Ram temple is rarely any longer going to encourage, we must always also follow his principles,” he told reporters unbiased recently.

    Mr. Kumar’s remarks near within the wake of a political turmoil within the Tell, with six Congress members breaking away and becoming a member of the BJP, an act which the Congress termed as share of a conspiracy by the BJP to plunge the articulate government.

    “I am surprised. The politics of enslaved India changed into for the country, however the politics of free India is for the chair. And I am pained that my birthday celebration is also swept within the wave,” talked about Mr. Shanta Kumar, who has also been a Member of Parliament from Kangra seat four times.

    “Politics of principle is the need of the hour and I pray that the leaders of my country follow their values and typical of politics improves within the country,” he added. — PTI

  • March 24, 2024 17:15

    Kerala | BJP will bag 4-5 seats in Kerala in LS polls: ‘‘Metroman’‘ Sreedharan

    ‘Metroman’ E Sreedharan talked about that the BJP Government under Top Minister Narendra Modi would positively near support to energy on the Centre and that the saffron birthday celebration would bag a minimal of 4-5 seats in Kerala within the Lok Sabha polls.

    He asserted that BJP candidate Suresh Gopi would completely bag from Thrissur Lok Sabha constituency within the Tell and Union Ministers Rajeev Chandrasekhar and V. Muraleedharan would bag in Thiruvananthapuram and Attingal segments, respectively.

    Senior woman leader Shobha Surendran has unbiased proper prospects in Alappuzha constituency, the Metroman added.

    Mr. Sreedharan, who had unsuccessfully contested as a BJP candidate from Palakkad constituency in Kerala’s Meeting polls, also made it obvious that he has no plans to terminate support support to provocative politics resulting from his superior age of 94 years.

    “The Narendra Modi Government will completely near support to energy on the national level after the polls. In Kerala also, the birthday celebration will bag a minimal of 4-5 seats. The victory is 100% optimistic in Thrissur constituency,” he talked about.

    Mr. Sreedharan told reporters that he would no longer contest from Palakkad Meeting constituency although there is a bypoll as sitting MLA Shafi Parambil is contesting within the Lok Sabha polls from Vatakara. — PTI

  • March 24, 2024 17:12

    Maharashtra | Minister Dhananjay Munde joins cousin Pankaja to pay tributes at Gopinath Munde’s memorial

    Maharashtra Minister and NCP leader Dhananjay Munde joined his cousin and BJP’s Beed Lok Sabha seat candidate Pankaja Munde to pay homage on the memorial of her unhurried father Gopinath Munde.

    On March 24, the cousins arrived together at unhurried BJP leader Gopinath Munde’s memorial in Beed. Ms. Pankaja Munde’s sister Pritam Munde, the sitting BJP MP from Beed, changed into also most modern.

    Speaking to reporters, BJP national secretary Pankaja Munde talked about, “I in fact hold nearly the ‘Gopinath Gad’ for the first time after the announcement of my candidature. I told Dhananjay Munde that I will nearly his web site to put a matter to the blessings of elders within the family and might per chance perchance seemingly appeal for his encourage within the elections.” “Right here he came as a brother, but as he is the guardian minister [of Beed district], I will spin to his web site,” she added. “The work I did from 2014-2019 (as Minister within the then Maharashtra government) and the faith of folk in me will be my issues within the election,” she talked about.

    Mr. Dhananjay Munde talked about, “It’s miles an emotional 2d for me as my sister has been nominated for the Lok Sabha ballot. Ample mindedness needs to be confirmed, so I came right here. I met her as an elder brother.” “We are capable of nearly know on June 4 how favourable the ambiance [for the BJP candidate] is within the (Beed) district. Relaxation we can talk as soon as the candidate of the Opposition is asserted,” he added. — PTI

  • March 24, 2024 16:30

    TMC government is rarely any longer going to entire its tubby duration of time till 2026, says BJP’s Sukanta Majumdar

    Exuding self assurance within the birthday celebration’s prospects for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, BJP articulate president Sukanta Majumdar talked about the TMC government is rarely any longer going to entire its tubby duration of time till 2026 if the saffron birthday celebration gets even one extra seat than the Mamata Banerjee-led birthday celebration. “We hold feature a target of winning 35 seats from Bengal. We are assured about it. If we earn even one extra seat than that of the TMC, which we can earn, the Mamata Banerjee government is rarely any longer going to entire its tubby duration of time till 2026. Its government would give procedure,” he talked about.

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah in April remaining year had feature a target of winning 35 out of the 42 Lok Sabha seats within the Tell. He talked about the birthday celebration would no longer be accountable for the give procedure, rather “dynasty politics” of the TMC might per chance perchance seemingly be the motive for it.

    “We hold been no longer the motive for the give procedure of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in Maharashtra; rather it changed into Uddhav Thackeray’s love for his son and NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s love for his daughter that changed into accountable for it. It changed into dynasty politics that ended in the give procedure.” “In Bengal, too, this might per chance occasionally per chance seemingly be love for the nephew that can consequence in its give procedure. Even as you occur to strive and presents something to a particular person unfit of it, then all the things must spin haywire,” he talked about in an apparent reference to TMC’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, the nephew of Mamata Banerjee.

    The BJP at this time has 74 MLAs within the 294-member Tell assembly, of which seven hold switched to the TMC camp but hold no longer resigned from the put up. The TMC has 217 MLAs. – PTI

  • March 24, 2024 16:00

    Manoj Jarange asks Maratha neighborhood to make a resolution candidates for Lok Sabha polls earlier than Mar 30

    In a narrate to press for the reservation for the Maratha neighborhood, activist Manoj Jarange has appealed to the neighborhood’s leaders to determine on candidates for contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha polls as independents earlier than March 30. 

    He claimed the Maratha neighborhood holds sway over 17-18 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra. With their have an effect on, they can garner the enhance of Muslims, Dalit communities and the wider share of the society, he talked about while addressing a gathering of Maratha neighborhood members, who had near from all the procedure throughout the Tell, at his native Antarwali Sarati village in Jalna district.

    “I don’t know politics and am no longer attracted to it,” he talked about. 

    Expressing dissatisfaction over the articulate government’s going through of the Maratha quote difficulty, Mr. Jarange accused Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of employing methods to stifle the reservation movement. He condemned the registration of cases against protesters searching for reservation. -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 15:21

    BJP info criticism with EC against Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

    The BJP has filed a criticism with the ECI, accusing Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah of looking to defame the birthday celebration within the accelerate-up to the Lok Sabha polls by levelling allegations that the BJP changed into looking to woo Congress MLAs by offering them ₹50 crore every. Terming the allegations as “fallacious”, the BJP talked about the CM had failed to furnish evidence to boost his allegations and demanded that Mr. Siddaramaiah apologise to the birthday celebration. It also urged the ECI to provoke an applicable motion against him.Be taught the tubby tale right here.

  • March 24, 2024 14:55

    BSP releases list of 16 candidates

    The BSP has declared its list of candidates for 16 of the 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh for the Lok Sabha polls. The birthday celebration in-charges in some districts had earlier declared candidates on the district level.

    The Mayawati-led birthday celebration has fielded Majid Ali from Saharanpur, Shripal Singh from Kairana, Dara Singh Prajapati from Muzaffarnagar, Vijyendra Singh from Bijnor, Surendra Friend Singh from Nagina (SC seat) and Mohammad Irfan Saifi from Moradabad.

    It has given tickets to Zishan Khan from Rampur, Shaulat Ali from Sambhal, Mozahid Hussain from Amroha, Devvrat Tyagi from Meerut and Praveen Bansal from Baghpat, it talked about.

    From Gautam Buddha Nagar, Rajendra Singh Solanki would be the birthday celebration candidate, while Girish Chandra Jatav will be in fray from Bulandshahr (SC seat), Abid Ali from Aonla, Anis Ahmad Khan alias Phool Babu from Pilibhit and Dodaram Verma from Shahjahanpur (SC), it added. -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 13:49

    INDIA bloc to defend a ‘maha rally’ on March 31

    INDIA bloc will defend ‘maha rally’ at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan on March 31 to ‘safeguard country’, AAP’s Gopal Rai has announced. Delhi chief Arvinder Singh Ravishing talked about that the rally can also no longer be ‘political’, but a call to assign India’s democracy and to develop articulate against the Centre. He successfully-known that the Opposition changed into no longer being given a level playing self-discipline, adding that the Congress’ accounts hold been frozen, and Chief Ministers hold been arrested. 

    INDIA bloc to defend ‘maha rally’ in Delhi on March 31 to ‘safeguard democracy’, says AAP’s Gopal Rai

  • March 24, 2024 13:31

    Ghulam Nabi Azad’s DPAP is rarely any longer battling to bag, says Congress leader Lal Singh

    Congress leader Choudhary Lal Singh talked about that the Democratic Progressive Azad Celebration’s resolution to self-discipline old minister G.M. Saroori in resolution to founder Ghulam Nabi Azad from Udhampur constituency shows that the birthday celebration is rarely any longer battling to bag, but to lower the votes of the Opposition.

    The parliamentary constituency will spin to polls within the first share on April 19. To this level 5 candidates, including Union Minister Jitendra Singh and DPAP’s G.M. Saroori hold filed their nominations. The Congress leader is decided to file his nomination papers to contest within the seat within the next couple of days. Union Minister Jitendra Singh is searching for re-election from the seat for the third consecutive duration of time. -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 13:02

    Prakash Ambedkar calling off alliance with Shiv Sena (UBT) dejected: Sanjay Raut

    A day after Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi chief Prakash Ambedkar talked about the alliance with Shiv Sena (UBT) doesn’t exist to any extent additional, Sanjay Raut of the Uddhav Thackeray-led birthday celebration termed it as a “one-sided” and dejected resolution.

    Speaking to reporters right here on Sunday, Raut talked about when Uddhav Thackeray and Prakash Ambedkar announced their alliance greater than a year support, the upcoming Lok Sabha elections hold been no longer on the agenda.

    It changed into in general working together for the assembly and local bodies elections, he talked about.

    “The alliance changed into made with unbiased proper intentions,” the Sena (UBT) leader talked about.

    “Ambedkar must hold talked about with Thackeray earlier than making such an announcement. It’s miles one-sided and dejected,” Raut talked about, adding that the VBA chief, grandson of Dr B R Ambedkar, ought to aloof rethink his resolution.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 12:45

    JD(U) publicizes candidates for all 16 Lok Sabha seats it’s contesting in Bihar

    The JD(U), headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Sunday announced candidates for the total 16 Lok Sabha seats it’s contesting within the articulate, dropping two sitting MPs and fielding two turncoats.

    The announcement changed into made right here by the birthday celebration’s national vp Vashishth Narayan Singh within the presence of loads of assorted senior JD(U) leaders.

    The seats the build sitting MPs hold been dropped are Sitamarhi, the build legislative council chairman Devesh Chandra Thakur would be the JD(U) candidate, and Siwan, the build Vijay Laxmi Kushwaha got the mark proper a day after she joined the birthday celebration alongside with husband Ramesh Singh Kushwaha who changed into the articulate president of Rashtriya Lok Morcha, an NDA ally.

    Yet every other turncoat to hold got the birthday celebration mark is Ravishing Anand, who had stop the RJD to affix the JD(U) earlier this month. She will be contesting the polls from Sheohar.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 12:36

    Greater than 40 per cent voters in 30-49 age neighborhood in Maharashtra

    Greater than 40 per cent of the entire 9.2 crore persons eligible to vote in Maharashtra are within the age neighborhood of 30 to 49, as per the articulate electoral web site of business info.

    Fully one.27 per cent electors are within the age neighborhood of 18 to 19, it talked about.

    Ladies folks outnumber men among the many voters broken-down above 70.

    As many as 1,84,841 sleek voters hold been registered between March 17 and 22, the articulate electoral web site of business talked about.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 12:24

    Election Commission orders disciplinary motion against Punjab SDM for absence from pollresponsibility

    The Election Commission has issued directions to rob disciplinary motion against the subdivisional Justice of the Peace of Amloh in Punjab’s Fatehgarh Sahib district for being absent from pollresponsibility.

    Directions hold been issued for taking disciplinary motion against Amardeep Singh Thind, the assistant returning officer-cum-subdivisional Justice of the Peace, for his absence.

    In an announcement, Chief Electoral Officer Sibin C on Sunday talked about the Election Commission has replaced Thind with Punjab Civil Products and services officer Karandeep Singh as assistant returning officer-cum-subdivisional Justice of the Peace to be definite gentle habits of the polltask.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 12:17

    Feeble IAF chief Bhadauria joins BJP

    Feeble Indian Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria joined the BJP on Sunday.

    BJP Comparable old Secretary Vinod Tawde lauded Bhadauria’s long carrier within the Indian Air Force (IAF) and expressed self assurance that he will now contribute actively within the political self-discipline after playing an brisk feature within the defence forces.

    The BJP leader talked about Bhadauria spent in terms of 40 years within the IAF and contributed to the Aatmanirbhar Bharat programme of Top Minister Narendra Modi.

    Bhadauria hails from Uttar Pradesh. The BJP is but to name its candidates from loads of seats within the articulate for the Lok Sabha elections.

  • March 24, 2024 12:06

    Feminine voters defend key in four tribal Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand

    Ladies folks voters will play a decisive feature in four Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand, as they outnumber male voters within the electoral roll.

    The four Lok Sabha seats the build ladies folks outnumber male voters are—Rajmahal, Singhbhum, Khunti and Lohardaga – all reserved for scheduled tribe (ST) category.

    Singhbhum, Khunti and Lohardaga will spin to polls on Would possibly well 13, while Rajmahal on June 1, an election official talked about.

    Political events, basically the BJP and INDIA bloc partners, hold already started chalking out suggestions to galvanise the enhance of female voters within the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 11:40

    Discontent grows in TMC, BJP ranks over mark distribution

    Discontentment appears to be rising by the day in sections of the BJP and the TMC in West Bengal with loads of leaders of every and each camps expressing displeasure over the resolution of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

    A lot of TMC leaders aspiring for tickets hold overtly voiced their sadness over no longer being nominated for the seats they eyed. The BJP has witnessed an identical dissatisfaction among some influential leaders over candidate resolution.

    As a minimal 5 senior TMC leaders, including Rajya Sabha MP Mausam Benazir Noor and birthday celebration spokesperson Santanu Sen, who hold been searching for nomination from Malda North and Dum Dum seats respectively, hold expressed dissatisfaction after being denied tickets.

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  • March 24, 2024 11:31

    E Palaniswami meets locals in Salem as share of his election campaign

  • March 24, 2024 11:28

    “I agree that DMK is a family birthday celebration, as…”: Udhayanidhi responds to BJP’s ‘nepotism’ barb

    Hitting support on the BJP, which has been taking frequent potshots at his birthday celebration over ‘nepotism’, ruling DMK leader and minister Udhayanidhi Stalin talked about he does belong to a family-accelerate birthday celebration as all of Tamil Nadu is Karunanidhi’s (unhurried birthday celebration stalwart and his grandfather) kin.

    Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Udhayanidhi, the son of Chief Minister MK Stalin, talked about, “They (BJP) call us (DMK) a family-accelerate birthday celebration. I agree that DMK is a family-accelerate birthday celebration, as all of Tamil Nadu is Karunanidhi’s family.”

    -ANI

  • March 24, 2024 11:11

    In ‘Land of seven languages’, BJP fields polyglot woman candidate

    With a jovial smile and pleasant demeanour, a younger woman candidate would be viewed searching for votes from folk in loads of languages in Kasaragod, Kerala’s northernmost Lok Sabha constituency.

    Ashwini ML, the 38-year-old teacher who has been fielded by the BJP, with out effort switches between Malayalam, Kannada and Tulu, while interacting with folk in Kasaragod, which is identified because the ‘Land of seven languages’ with a foremost number also speaking Marathi, Konkani, Byari and Urdu.

    The Mahila Morcha leader’s candidature from the BJP for the April 26 Lok Sabha polls came as a surprise, but her linguistic skills are helping her stand out.

    Whereas contesting against sitting MP Unnithan and ruling CPI (M)‘s fashioned local leader M V Balakrishnan Master, Ashwini believes that her relate over loads of languages would encourage her join greater with the voters, on condition that linguistic minorities hold a foremost have an effect on right here.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 11:02

    Cong, AAP tie-up objectives to put up hard fight in Gujarat; BJP says its prospects unaffected

    The Congress-Aam Aadmi Celebration tie-up in Gujarat is hoping to order the electoral hegemony of the BJP within the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, while the ruling birthday celebration is assured the opposition alliance is rarely any longer going to have an effect on its prospects.

    The Congress-AAP alliance this time objectives to give a troublesome fight and cease the division of anti-BJP votes.

    A senior articulate Congress leader admitted that they misplaced in greater than 40 assembly seats resulting from the division of votes between the enormous old birthday celebration and the AAP.

    Severely, four Congress MLAs and one AAP legislator within the articulate hold resigned within the rest four months.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 10:41

    Congress nominates JNU professor, old MLA for 2 Lok Sabha seats in Manipur

    The Congress has nominated JNU professor Angomcha Bimol Akoijam and old MLA Alfred Kanngam Arthur for the Inner and Outer Manipur Lok Sabha seats respectively within the upcoming polls, an official statement talked about.

    The statement, issued by All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Okay Venugopal, talked about that the resolution changed into taken by the Central Election Committee of the enormous old birthday celebration.

    Akoijam gained recognition for his tutorial insights into the ethnic violence that broke out within the articulate remaining year.

    Arthur, a old birthday celebration MLA, hails from Tangkhul Naga-dominated Ukhrul district.

    Arthur will fight against Naga Other folk’s Entrance (NPF) nominee and old Indian Earnings Provider (IRS) officer Okay Timothy Zimik within the Outer Manipur seat, which is reserved for Scheduled Tribes.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 10:28

    Congress MP Tharoor hits campaign path in Thiruvananthapuram on Palm Sunday

    With the Lok Sabha elections barely a few weeks away, Congress MP and the birthday celebration’s Thiruvananthapuram candidate, Shashi Tharoor, hit the campaign path by taking part in a Palm Sunday match.

    On Palm Sunday, Christians commemorate Jesus going to Jerusalem on a donkey for the birthday celebration of Passover.

    Speaking to ANI on Sunday, the Congress MP talked about, “Palm Sunday marks the beginning of a week in which Jesus rode into Jerusalem on Sunday, had his essential remaining supper on Wednesday, betrayed and arrested on Thursday, and then crucified on Friday. Then there is Easter Sunday, which commemorates his resurrection. This entire week is highly foremost to our Christian constituents.”

  • March 24, 2024 10:07

    Congress nominates Uday Shankar Hazarika for Lakhimpur LS seat

    The Congress named Uday Shankar Hazarika as its candidate for the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency in Assam.

    Hazarika had stop the ruling BJP a few months within the past and joined the enormous old birthday celebration.

    He is anticipated to be in an prompt contest with incumbent two-duration of time BJP MP Pradhan Baruah, with the constituency going to the polls within the first share on April 19.

    The Congress is supporting the Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) in Diburgarh.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 09:49

    Barring agony, scare, nothing done by Owaisi for Hyderabad, alleges BJP contestant Madhavi Latha

    BJP’s rookie contestant, 49-year-old Okay Madhavi Latha, is unperturbed by sitting Hyderabad MP and AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi’s “greater than lifestyles image,” and claims all he has given to the constituency is agony, scare and injustice.

    A classical dancer and entrepreneur, the 49 year-old Latha is decided to rob on Owaisi in his stronghold within the Would possibly well 13 Comparable old Elections.

    In an interview to PTI, she lambasted the AIMIM chief for the alleged lack of pattern within the constituency though he has been representing it since 2004.

    She is rarely any longer perturbed by the upper than lifestyles image of the strident BJP critic within the constituency.

    Asked how she takes on her foremost rival Owaisi as she is a sleek entrant into politics, she shot support, asking what manufacture of an image does Owaisi hold.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 09:34

    Prestigious South Chennai to put a matter to DMK, AIADMK, BJP face-off

    Home to some top-notch tutorial institutions and IT companies, the accepted South Chennai Parliament seat is decided for a 3-procedure order fight racy two ladies folks leaders and a old MP because the ruling DMK, AIADMK and BJP will slug it out within the April 19 Lok Sabha polls.

    Incumbent DMK MP T Sumathy alias Tamizhachi Thangapandian will face-off old Telangana Governor and BJP leader Tamilisai Soundararajan, while the the AIADMK has fielded ex-MP Dr J Jayavardhan, who gained from right here in 2014.

    Incidentally, Tamilisai reisgned as governor earlier this week earlier than re-becoming a member of the saffron birthday celebration which has nominated her from this segment.

    The leader has expressed self assurance of winning, asserting she changed into attentive to the issues within the constituency, being a resident for 40 years.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 09:12

    OPS opts for LS polllooking for an identity of his personal

    Alongside with his staunch suggestions best strengthening his erstwhile colleague’s case, old Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam now banks carefully on the BJP to bail him out of the political quagmire.

    He goes through a inspiring order now whereby he has to scheme to reach an identity for himself or change into a non-entity in articulate politics. His relevance will be decided by his electoral fortunes in Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency the build he has announced to contest as an self sustaining with the enhance of the BJP for the April 19 polls.

    Panneerselvam, on the 2d representing the Bodinayakkanur Meeting constituency in Theni district, has fashioned the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhaga Cadres Appropriate Retrieval Organisation.

    -PTI

  • March 24, 2024 08:55

    In Himachal Pradesh, six old Congress MLAs, three Independents be part of BJP

    Amid political turbulence in Congress-ruled Himachal Pradesh, the six rebel Congress MLAs who hold been disqualified from the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Meeting remaining month, joined the Bharatiya Janta Celebration (BJP) on Saturday. They hold been joined by the three Independent MLAs who had submitted their resignations to the Tell Meeting secretary on Friday.

    The three Independents who hold now joined the BJP are Ashish Sharma, Hoshiyar Singh, and Okay.L. Thakur. The six old Congress MLAs are Rajinder Rana, Sudhir Sharma, Inder Dutt Lakhanpal, Ravi Thakur, Chaitanya Sharma, and Kutlehar MLA Davinder Bhutto. They joined the BJP in Original Delhi, within the presence of Himachal Pradesh BJP president Rajiv Bindal and Union Minister Anurag Thakur.

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  • March 24, 2024 08:45

    JDU MLA Bima Bharti switches to RJD

    Janata Dal United MLA from Rupauli Bima Bharti resigned from the birthday celebration’s foremost membership on Saturday. Following her resignation, she joined the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and expressed her readiness to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Purnia if her sleek birthday celebration permits.

    “Other folk of Purnia are ready to vote for us. I will contest Lok Sabha polls from Purnia if my birthday celebration asks me to,” the old Bihar Minister talked about.

    -ANI

  • March 24, 2024 08:41

    Modi, senior BJP leaders meet to pick out candidates for Lok Sabha election

    The BJP’s central election committee (CEC) met in Original Delhi on March 23 to finalise the birthday celebration’s candidates in loads of States for the Lok Sabha election.

    Top Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and BJP president J.P. Nadda hold been joined by assorted CEC members as they went over the list of seemingly candidates to rob a remaining call.

    The States for which candidates hold been tipped to be talked about incorporated Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

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  • March 24, 2024 08:30

    Congress U.P. chief Ajay Rai to rob on PM Modi in Varanasi

    The Congress on Saturday announced 45 names in its fourth list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls while one seat for the Rashtriya Loktantrik Celebration (RLP) in Rajasthan.

    Feeble Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh will contest the Rajgarh seat within the Tell while Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Rai has been fielded from Top Minister Narendra Modi’s seat of Varanasi.

    Chhattisgarh Congress chief and sitting member from Bastar, Deepak Baij, has been dropped because the birthday celebration named Kawasi Lakhma from the seat.

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  • March 24, 2024 08:18

    Feeble Bihar CM Lalu Prasad’s daughters at possibility of contest Lok Sabha elections

    Feeble Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughters, Rohini Acharya and Misa Bharti, are at possibility of contest the Lok Sabha elections in 2024, as per sources.

    Rohini Acharya can also contest the election from Saran and Misa Bharti from Pataliputra Lok Sabha constituency, basically based fully on sources.

    Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Jan Adhikar Celebration chief Pappu Yadav merged his birthday celebration into Congress. He is a old 5-time MP from Bihar and the husband of Congress Rajya Sabha MP Ranjeet Ranjan. He is identified for influencing the Seemanchal articulate of Bihar in politics.

    -ANI

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