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Updated April 5th, 2024 at 00:07 IST

'If You Vote For Kangana, It Will Go to PM Modi': Kangana Ranaut in Sundar Nagar Rally

Stay tuned for latest updates regarding the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

Reported by: Apoorva Shukla
Kangana Ranaut at a public rally in Sundernagar | Image: ANI
11: 47 IST, April 4th 2024

Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy slammed Deputy CM DK Shivakumar on Thursday, alleging that he is misusing his power to collect money from builders. Kumaraswamy also raised the issue of release of water to Tamil Nadu, and transfer orders. Kumaraswamy claimed that the DyCM can't sleep peacefully if he doesn't collect Rs 50 crore every day.

11: 43 IST, April 4th 2024

Home voting for the Lok Sabha elections began in Meghalaya from North Garo Hills district on Thursday, Chief Electoral Officer BDR Tiwari said. The process will continue in the district till April 8, he said. A total of 6,106 electors have been registered for home voting across the state, with 3,424 such voters in 36 assembly segments of Shillong Lok Sabha seat, and the remaining 2,682 in 14 assembly segments under Tura Lok Sabha constituency, he said. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has taken this initiative of inclusive elections and a similar exercise was successfully conducted during the assembly elections last year, Tiwari said.

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11: 41 IST, April 4th 2024

TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday accused the ruling YSRCP of indulging in "corpse politics”. In 2014, Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy had sought votes as the chief of YSRCP claiming that his father “Y S Rajasekhar Reddy was murdered” and in 2019 he approached the voters claiming that his “paternal uncle Y S Vivekananda Reddy was done to death”, the TDP leader said.

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9: 55 IST, April 4th 2024

The Indian National Congress (INC) has released a list of candidates in Gujarat for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. Here is the list: of three candidates:

 

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8: 38 IST, April 4th 2024

BJP's Kiren Rijiju tweeted on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, hitting out at him for the party's strategy in Arunachal Pradesh and using Christians. “Dear Rahul Gandhi Ji, why have you allowed such things in election? You Congress Party is blatantly misusing a pure Christian Forum in Arunachal Pradesh so brazenly against BJP. PM @narendramodi Ji has done so much for North East and you are using Christians against him?” posted the Arunachal Pradesh MP and minister on X.

 

7: 23 IST, April 4th 2024

Expelled Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam slammed the party in an exclusive interview with Republic. “Congress is an outdated party,” said Nirupam, adding that many people in the party are not qualified to be politicians. He also highlighted a lot of in-fighting in the Congress. 

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5: 47 IST, April 4th 2024

The Janasena party on Thursday replaced its candidate for Railway Kodur Assembly constituency, Y Bhaskar Rao with A Sridhar for the forthcoming elections in Andhra Pradesh. Initially, Bhaskar Rao was announced as the candidate but due to unfavourable feedback from the grassroots level and alliance partners, party chief Pawan Kalyan replaced him with Sridhar. "Though Bhaskar Rao was announced as the candidate initially, reports from the grassroots level and opinion from district leaders made the party chief and other seniors to review the decision to change the candidate and confirm Sridhar's name," said Janasena in a press release.

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5: 37 IST, April 4th 2024

The Communist Party of India - Marxist (CPI-M) has released its manifesto for Lok Sabha Elections 2024.


 

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5: 43 IST, April 4th 2024

Robert Vadra, Priyanka Gandhi's husband, has indicated his desire to contest from Congress' family seat Amethi. "I am from Muradabad, and people there want me to represent them, but I have done a lot of work in Amethi, Raebareli, Jagdishpur, and Sultanpur since 1999. If I talk about the South, there were a lot of requests from Telangana for Priyanka and me," he was quoted as saying by a television channel. 

5: 06 IST, April 4th 2024

"This is the election of PM Modi. If you vote for Kangana, it will go to PM Modi. When a government as the extension of a 'foreign mindset' was formed in India, with most of their officials being foreigners, they shattered our self-respect. It was made like this that being Indian, talking about Indianness and about our very own culture and religion is shameful. But PM Modi has said from Red Fort that we have to get over this mindset," said Kangana Ranaut in Sundar Nagar, Himachal Pradesh at a public meeting. The Bollywood actress is BJP's Lok Sabha candidate from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

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4: 44 IST, April 4th 2024

BJP National President JP Nadda attended a public meeting with Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami today in Dehradun.

4: 07 IST, April 4th 2024

“Firstly, I want to express gratitude to Mamata Didi. In 2019, I came to this same ground to address a rally, at the time she got a platform constructed in the middle of this ground to make it smaller in size. At the time, I had said that the public would give an answer to this. Today, she did not do any such thing and I got the opportunity to meet you all. I express my gratitude towards the Bengal govt for not creating any obstacles today,” said PM Modi on Thursday, April 4, while addressing a public rally in West Bengal's Cooch Behar. 

 

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3: 43 IST, April 4th 2024

“BJP will be finished in Bihar. '400 paar' is like 'Mungeri Lal ke haseen spane'. There has been a stamp of the high command. We didn't get Aurangabad seat. Nikhil Kumar was our candidate but he didn't file nomination. Nobody is allowed to file nomination after Mahagathbandhan,” said Bihar Congress President Akhilesh Prasad Singh on Pappu Yadav filing nomination as independent candidate from Purnea.

 

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4: 07 IST, April 4th 2024

PM Modi has arrived in West Bengal's Cooch Behar where he was facilitated by state BJP president Sukanta Majumdar. 

 

3: 39 IST, April 4th 2024

“ PM said that Congress-RJD govt pushed Bihar backwards and looted the state. Youngsters used to get jobs only when they used to give land. PM said that Bihar needs more development. Now, we need to make India the best,” said Bihar Deputy CM Samrat Choudhary. 

 


 

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3: 20 IST, April 4th 2024

BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh says, "You (AAP leaders) have not been jailed for the freedom movement or any public grievance. You are in jail because of scams, betrayal and bribery. Unfortunately, press conferences are being done by putting Arvind Kejriwal's picture parallel to those of BR Ambedkar and Bhagat Singh. Both these personalities are being disrespected by this act. On one hand, it's a person indulged in a liquor scam and on the other hand, are those who never took a step back in the freedom movement of the country. On the one side, it's the person who formed the Constitution and on the other side it's the person who doesn't follow the Constitution."

3: 11 IST, April 4th 2024

The Lok Sabha elections are a contest between "brand Modi" and "brand virodhi", making it virtually a presidential contest that leaves no doubt about who will win given the emotional connect people have with Narendra Modi, BJP national spokesperson Ajay Alok has said.

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3: 06 IST, April 4th 2024

Arasan K, independent candidate from Tamil Nadu's #Viluppuram Lok Sabha seat, was seen campaigning wearing a garland of footwears.

 

2: 18 IST, April 4th 2024

BJP National President JP Nadda is holding a campaign rally in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh. CM Pushkar Singh Dhami is also present.


 

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2: 17 IST, April 4th 2024

“Congress has assured of unconditional support to all three candidates of the NC. JKNC and Congress will fight together on five seats and ensure each other's victory. Farooq Abdullah is not here because he is in Jammu and campaigning for the two Congress candidates,” said JKNC Vice President Omar Abdullah. 


 

1: 21 IST, April 4th 2024

“The Wayanad people are now realising the wonders Smriti Irani has done in Amethi in the last five years... Amethi had nothing for five decades because of Rahul Gandhi. Everywhere his behaviour is like that... Is fighting with the support of PFI considered democratic and constitutional? PFI is anti-constitution and anti-Indian. ‘Saath mein ladna aur bhashan dena, ye nahi chalega’,” said Kerala BJP chief and candidate from Wayanad, K Surendran. 

 

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12: 50 IST, April 4th 2024

“The land of Bihar has been showing direction to the entire country, but unfortunately, after independence, justice was not done to 5-6 generations of people in Bihar,” said PM Modi during his rally in Jamui. 

12: 49 IST, April 4th 2024

“I am satisfied that my younger brother Chirag Paswan is taking forward the ideas of Ram Vilas Paswan with full seriousness,” said PM Modi during his rally in Jamui, Bihar.  

 


 

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12: 42 IST, April 4th 2024

INDI bloc has no Prime Ministerial candidate and its 'niyat' (intention) is to loot, said Union Minister Smriti Irani in Kerala.

12: 41 IST, April 4th 2024

Kerala CM has slammed the Congress party over absence of their and IUML flags in Rahul Gandhi's roadshow. Rahul Gandhi is Congress' candidate from Wayanad in this Lok Sabha elections. 


 

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11: 53 IST, April 4th 2024

Wife of Jailed AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will address a press conference shortly. This comes a day after Sanjay Singh was released from Tihar jail in the liquor scam case. 

11: 50 IST, April 4th 2024

NDA candidate and union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar and AICC General Secretary K C Venugopal were among those who filed their nominations on Thursday from Kerala for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Chandrasekhar, who is contesting from the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat filed his nomination before the District Collector, who is also the returning officer. He was accompanied by Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar and other senior BJP leaders.

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11: 50 IST, April 4th 2024

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw were among the 14 who took oath as members of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Vice-president and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar administered the oath to them in the new Parliament house building. While Sonia Gandhi took oath as a member of the Upper House from Rajasthan, Vaishnaw was sworn in as a member of the same house from Odisha.

11: 17 IST, April 4th 2024

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday held a roadshow in Kerala's Wayanad.

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10: 55 IST, April 4th 2024

Pappu Yadav, who recently joined Congress merging his Jan Adhikar Party, will be filing his nomination from Purnea Lok Sabha seat after being denied ticket by the INDI alliance. 

10: 50 IST, April 4th 2024


Smriti Irani is in Wayanad on Thursday as BJP state president K Surendran will be filing his nomination papers to contest against Rahul Gandhi in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Visuals from Wayanad, Kerala, ahead of nomination filing of Kerala BJP President and party candidate K Surendran.

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8: 53 IST, April 4th 2024

Former Karnataka CM and JDS-BJP Candidate from Mandya, HD Kumaraswamy took blessings from his father, Former PM HD Deve Gowda and mother before filing nominations for the upcoming lok sabha elections. 

 

8: 51 IST, April 4th 2024

Looks like, immediately after the party received my resignation letter last night, they decided to issue my expulsion. Good to see the such promptness," said former Maharashtra Congress President Sanjay Nirupam. 

 

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8: 15 IST, April 4th 2024

Rajesh Ranjan Alias Pappu Yadav will be filing his nomination for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on Thursday from Purnea Lok Sabha Seat. 

8: 14 IST, April 4th 2024

Congress expelled Sanjay Nirupam on late Wednesday evening, the former MP from Mumbai who incurred the party's wrath over his remarks targeting the ally Shiv Sena (UBT) said he would announce his next decision on Thursday

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Published April 4th, 2024 at 08:17 IST