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BJP wants UP-CM Yogi to help garner Hindu votes in MP, Rajasthan

BJP wants Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi to help garner Hindu votes in MP, Rajasthan

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) units in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan want Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to campaign for them in the upcoming assembly polls in a bid to consolidate the Hindu vote, according to people familiar with the developments. Adityanath, who took over as UP CM last March, is also the chief of the influential Gorakhnath mutt. He has been involved in election campaigns in states such as Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh in 2017 and Karnataka in 2018. “The party high command will decide on Yogiji’s itinerary. WeRead More


Rahul Gandhi takes out road show in Rajasthan, CM’s home

RAHUL GANDHI TAKES OUT ROAD SHOW IN RAJASTHAN, CM’S HOME

Taking out a 100-km road show from chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s home turf Jhalawar to Kota, Rajasthan on Wednesday. Congress president Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Raje on the issue of farm distress. The Rafale deal and the turmoil in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Riding on a bus leading a cavalcade of Congressmen, Gandhi commenced his road show from Jhalawar around 3.25 pm. And proceeded to the National Highway No. 52 to Kota. State Congress chief Sachin Pilot, former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, former UnionRead More


Rajasthan Assembly Elections: CM Raje says BJP’s candidate is lotus

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday asked party cadre to work for the lotus. Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) election symbol, not individuals, hinting to prevent any fight over ticket distribution for the December 7 Rajasthan Assembly Elections. Addressing a meeting of party workers from 31 assembly constituencies in Ranakpur of Pali district. She said after the ticket announcement, workers had to understand that the lotus was party’s candidate. The BJP would retain power because of its unity, while the Congress was a divided house:said the CM. CM Vasundhara RajeRead More


Lok Sabha 2019 Semifinal Dates Announced

Election dates announced

The Election Commission Saturday announced dates for the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Telangana. With the announcement of the poll dates by the ECI, the Model Code of Conduct has come into force with immediate effect. The election in Chhattisgarh will be held in two phases, in the first stage, elections will be held in 18 assembly constituencies on November 12. In the second phase, the election in 72 constituencies will be held on November 20. Legislative elections in Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram will be heldRead More


BJP of Bribing Voters With Free Smartphone Scheme in Rajasthan Congress Accused

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The Congress on Wednesday accused the BJP of bribing voters with state funds through its ‘free smartphone’ scheme in Rajasthan and insulting the legacy of Rajput king Maharana Pratap and his close aide Bhamashah by naming the scheme after them. As per government records, 1.64 crore families with 6.08 crore members are enrolled with Bhamashah’ scheme and of these 1.03 crore families are entitled to receive benefits under the NFSA. “The Bharatiya Janata Party is using public money to collectively bribe the people of Rajasthan. It is offering mobile phonesRead More