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Lok Sabha election tracker LIVE: Long list of candidates for PM's chair, but who will eliminate terrorism, Modi's rhetoric at MP rally

Live updates of the 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign. Phase 4 of polling will be held on April 29.

  • Apr 26, 02:47 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: You have to vote for one chowkidar – Modi

  • Apr 26, 02:45 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: There is a long list of candidates for the chair of the Prime Minister. But who, out of all of them, will be able to eliminate terrorism successfully? 

  • Apr 26, 02:44 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: The Congress has said that they will remove Army from Jammu and Kashmir, do you think they will be able to eliminate terrorism like that?

  • Apr 26, 02:43 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: The Opposition says that the poor join the army because they have no other means of income. You tell me, is it fair to say so? A jawan joins the Army not to for money and food, but to take a bullet for the security of Mother India. 

  • Apr 26, 02:38 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: We are so committed to the health and safety of women, which can be seen through – Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Ujjwala scheme, rural electrification, Swachch Bharat Scheme, – we have also approved death penalty for heinous crimes against women, such as rape of minors.  

  • Apr 26, 02:35 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: Government E-Marketing (GEM) has been commissioned so that farmers can sell their byproducts online. 

  • Apr 26, 02:33 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: We have also given KISAN credit card for those who engage in animal husbandry. 

  • Apr 26, 02:32 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: Not only agriculture, but the BJP is also coming up with alternative schemes for tribal farmers, horticulture, irrigation and fisheries. 

  • Apr 26, 02:30 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: The poor should lead better lives, the farmers should get their fair share, this is what the BJP. However, the Congress is stopping us from doing so. We had promised direct cash transfer to farmers under the PM KISAN scheme. But, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh has not given a list of farmers to us. Because, they are scared that if they do, they'll look like fraudsters. That is why the farmers in MP are not getting any benefits. 

  • Apr 26, 02:26 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: In the recent raids, crores worth of cash was found at the house of a Congress leader. The money was traced back to Tughlaq road in Delhi, where another Congress bigshot lives. Then that money, which is the money of the public, was found to have been used for the campaigning of the 'naamdaar'.

  • Apr 26, 02:24 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: The Congress had promised farm loan waivers. I want to ask my farmer friends here, how many have gotten farm loan waivers? I want to ask how many tribal farmers even get formal loans? These farm loan waivers are for a select few friends of the Congress. 

  • Apr 26, 02:20 PM (IST)

    PM Modi: I want to give an example of the Congress' fraud from Madhya Pradesh itself. They had promised that they will reduce the cost of electricity. In doing that, they cut the electricity that people were getting. Now people are getting much less electricity than which was distributed during Shivraj Singh Chouhan's leadership. 

  • Apr 26, 02:17 PM (IST)

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh

    PM Modi: The dynastic politics of the Opposition have fallen flat. The youth of the state have rejected their orthodox methods. 

  • Apr 26, 02:16 PM (IST)
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  • Apr 26, 01:50 PM (IST)

    You think that you can suppress the voice of Bihar. No one could ever do this, who are you? Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi

  • Apr 26, 01:42 PM (IST)
  • Apr 26, 01:23 PM (IST)

    PM Modi could not fulfill any promises in Varanasi, neither in the country. Now it is clear to the people how his 5 years have been and that is why they have decided not to vote for such government again: Congress leader Rajeev Shukla

  • Apr 26, 01:17 PM (IST)

    PM Modi's five-year tenure was not a result-oriented government. He couldn't deliver any promises he made in his 2014 campaign: Congress leader Rajeev Shukla

  • Apr 26, 01:16 PM (IST)

    BJP's confidence has declined. Compare Modi's 2014 nomination and 2019 nomination. In his 2019 nomination he invited all his alliances because BJP knows that they will not win majority and hence now have to rely on alliance parties: Congress leader Rajeev Shukla

  • Apr 26, 01:10 PM (IST)

    Only 13 out of the total 173 candidates fighting general elections in Delhi are women   Only 13 out of the total 173 candidates fighting the Lok Sabha election in Delhi are women, putting their share among the total number of contestants at a dismal seven per cent. Each of the major political parties - Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party - has fielded only one woman candidate in Delhi, which goes to polls on May 12. In 2014, 150 candidates contested the Lok Sabha polls from the national capital, of which 13 were women.  Of the 13, only one -- Meenakshi Lekhi of the BJP -- got elected. (PTI)

  • Apr 26, 12:52 PM (IST)

    Some people have started to create an environment that Modi has already won, so even if you do not vote, it will still work. I would like to tell the voters not to listen to such people. Voting is your right, so be sure you vote: PM Modi in Varanasi

  • Apr 26, 12:47 PM (IST)

    UPDATE | I express gratitude to the people of Kashi (Varanasi) that after 5 years, once again they have blessed me. Such a grand roadshow yesterday was possible only in Kashi: PM Narendra Modi after filing nomination from Varanasi.

  • Apr 26, 12:45 PM (IST)

    Aviation regulator DGCA starts probe into Rahul Gandhi plane incident

    Aviation regulator DGCA has initiated a probe into the incident of the plane carrying Congress President Rahul Gandhi suffering engine trouble, a senior official said.
    The plane on way to Patna was forced to return to Delhi today after experiencing "engine trouble". (PTI)

  • Apr 26, 12:35 PM (IST)

    Telangana farmers to file nominations from Varanasi to highlight demands

    About 50 farmers from Nizamabad in Telangana have left for Varanasi to file nominations from the Lok Sabha constituency, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking re-election, in a bid to highlight their problems.
    The farmers are planning to contest as independents to press their demand for a remunerative price to turmeric and constitution of a turmeric board. (PTI)

  • Apr 26, 12:17 PM (IST)

  • Apr 26, 11:46 AM (IST)

    JUST IN | PM Narendra Modi has filed his nomination from Varanasi parliamentary constituency.

    (Image: ANI)

      JUST IN |  PM Narendra Modi has filed his nomination from Varanasi parliamentary constituency. 

 (Image: ANI)
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