I'm not Narendra Modi, won't ignore experience; Cong will benefit from Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh's experience, says Rahul Gandhi
I got impression that Modi is getting frustrated and Modi had the opportunity to prove himself and I would have like if my prime minister would have addressed the issues of youths, farmers and poors
Role of EC has been biased in this elections, Modi Ji can say whatever he wants to say while we're stopped from saying the same thing.Seems that the elections schedule was made for Modi Ji's campaigning. BJP and Narendra Modi have lots of money while we have truth, said Rahul Gandhi
Prime Minister holds a press conference just 4-5 days before the election ends, unprecedented Prime Minister of India is holding a press conference for the first time.
PM Modi is doing a press conference, it is unprecedented. I am told the door of the room where PM Modi is addressing a press conference has been closed. I had told some journalists here to go and ask couple of questions from our side but believe they aren't allowed, said Rahul Gandhi
During the silence period, star campaigners and other Political Leaders should refrain from addressing the media by way of press conferences and giving interviews on election matters, said Election Commission of India
There is resentment among the people of the country due to the politics of the ruling BJP government at the Centre, Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot said on Friday.
Referring to the violence in West Bengal and BJP nominee Pragya Thakur's statement on Nathuram Godse, Pilot said it is for the first time that a constitutional institution like the Election Commission of India had to face several questions.
“I finally got it. The BJP and the RSS... Are not God-Ke Lovers. They are God-Se Lovers, said Congress President Rahul Gandhi
BJP leader Anil Saumitra suspended from primary membership of the party over his social media post calling Mahatma Gandhi father of Pakistan. The party asks him to reply in 7 days.
A car in Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's convoy overturned while trying to avoid a cow on a road here, official sources said on Friday.
The incident took place in Warora here on Thursday evening when Bhagwat's Z-Plus motorcade was proceeding from Chandrapur to Nagpur.
Though the car in which the RSS chief was travelling passed the cow, another car in the convoy with six CRPF troopers braked suddenly and suffered a tyre burst, causing it to turn turtle.
BSP chief Mayawati on Friday alleged that outsiders are being used to lure and threaten voters in Varanasi to ensure a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked why the EC was not focusing on the constituency.
Slamming the Election Commission, she asked why the poll body was not keeping a watch on Varanasi like it was doing in West Bengal.
In a tweet, Mayawati charged, "In a bid to ensure that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins from Varanasi, outsiders are being used to lure and threaten voters. In this case, how can a free and impartial polls be held".
Varanasi will go to polls on May 19.
Contending that the BJP does not pay heed to its ideas and suggestions, the NPF, a partner in the saffron party-led alliance in the state, has convened a meeting of its leaders on Saturday to decide if it would continue to stay in the coalition or withdraw support.
Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on BJP leader Sadhvi Pragya's remarks describing Nathuram Godse as a "patriot".
BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blast accused Thakur on Thursday lauded Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a "patriot", sparking an outrage from the Opposition.
Under fire for her remarks, Thakur tendered an apology on Thursday night and said she respected Mahatma Gandhi as his work for the country cannot be forgotten.
Congress General Secretary of UP (East) Priyanka Gandhi holds a roadshow in Mirzapur. Lalitesh Pati Tripathi, Mizrapur Congress candidate also present
Veteran trade unionist and senior Congress leader Kadavoor Sivadasan passed away at a private hospital early on Friday morning, party sources said. He was 87 and was under treatment for pneumonia.
A four-time legislator, Sivadasan was a minister in the Cabinets of K Karunakaran and AK Antony.
Starting his political career as a trade union leader from his home district Kollam, Sivadasan was elected MLA on a Revolutionary Socialist Party ticket in 1980 and 1982. He later switched to the Congress, on whose ticket he won the 1991 and 2001 Assembly polls.
Sadhvi Pragya Thakur roadshow on Friday in Burhanpur canceled. Party has cited health issue as the reason.
District Election Officer, Agar Malwa District, has submitted his report to Madhya Pradesh Election Commission in the matter of Pragya Singh Thakur's statement "Nathuram Godse was, is and will remain a 'deshbhakt'
“I feel the quality of polity is going down. I don't feel threatened. Every religion has their own terrorist, we cannot claim that we are sanctimonious. History shows that all religions have their extremists, said Kamal Haasan on stones thrown at his rally in Trichy.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to hold roadshows in Mirzapur and Kushinagar on Friday, May 17