Updated April 23rd, 2024 at 23:57 IST

Lok Sabha Polls | Congress Stoked Violence to Hide Its Corruption: PM Modi in Chhattisgarh

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Reported by: Apoorva Shukla
PM Modi campaigns for Lok Sabha polls 2024 | Image: ANI
11: 56 IST, April 23rd 2024

In yet another scathing attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the Grand Old Party of 'fuelling violence' in its rule at the Centre to 'hide its corruption'. “Congress stoked violence to hide its corruption,” said PM Modi, while speaking in Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

9: 55 IST, April 23rd 2024

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held a massive roadshow in Bengaluru, Karnataka, in support of the BJP's Bengaluru South candidate Tejasvi Surya for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024.


9: 53 IST, April 23rd 2024

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), claiming that neither she nor the Congress can dare to touch the CAA. While addressing a rally at Karandighi in the Raiganj constituency of West Bengal, Shah slammed the TMC government over issues of corruption, including the school jobs scam, and asserted that only the BJP can eradicate corruption and cut money culture of the TMC in the state.


7: 26 IST, April 23rd 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, as part of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 campaign. 

6: 26 IST, April 23rd 2024

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced its list of 40 star campaigners for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and the State Assembly polls in Odisha. Names in the list include Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Smriti Irani, among others.

6: 21 IST, April 23rd 2024

Actress Kangana Ranaut, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, held a roadshow in Pali, Rajasthan today.

5: 03 IST, April 23rd 2024

"Congress considered itself greater than Lord Ram...Appeasement and vote bank politics are in the DNA of Congress...," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Janjgir-Champa, Chhattisgarh.

4: 02 IST, April 23rd 2024

“In Congress Raj, even listening to Hanuman Chalisa has become a crime in Karnataka,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a rally in Tonk-Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan. PM Modi added that the appeasement politics of Congress has also made it restrict the Ram Navami Shobhayatra in Rajasthan.

2: 53 IST, April 23rd 2024

BJP announced the candidature of Tashi Gyalson from Ladakh Constituency replacing its current MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal from this seat. 

2: 16 IST, April 23rd 2024

Union Home Minister Amit Shah held an election rally in West Bengal's Malda on Tuesday. Shah attacked both Congress and the ruling TMC during the rally. “Both Congress and TMC can't even touch CAA,” said Shah. 

2: 12 IST, April 23rd 2024

“Before 2014, the country witnessed terrorist acts, and bomb blasts. There was an environment of fear. But after 2014, terrorism was brought under control and by 2019, PM Modi ripped the root cause of terrorism in India and removed Article 370 from Kashmir,” said Uttar Pradesh as he campaigned for BJP candidate in Amroha. 


2: 11 IST, April 23rd 2024

TMC MP and candidate from Asansol, Shatrughan Sinha filed his nomination on Tuesday for Lok Sabha elections 2024. 

After filing the nomination, he said, “We saw an amazing atmosphere. We can say that the work we have done and the laurels that Mamata Banerjee & TMC have won. We say 'what Bengal thinks today, India thinks tomorrow.' That is what has happened. This time too, I think the people of Bengal will break the previous records and make a new record of victory.” 


2: 09 IST, April 23rd 2024

Bhojpuri singer Independent candidate from Karakat Lok Sabha seat Pawan Singh held a roadshow in Rohtas on Tuesday. 

1: 15 IST, April 23rd 2024

Union minister and BJP leader Arjun Munda on Tuesday filed his nomination from Jharkhand's Khunti for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. 

He was accompanied by AJSU chief Sudesh Mahato. 

1: 13 IST, April 23rd 2024

EAM Dr S Jaishankar participated in the election rally in support of BJP leader & candidate from Bhuvanagiri Lok Sabha seat, Boora Narsaiah Goud in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district.


1: 11 IST, April 23rd 2024

Union Home Minister Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Maldaha Dakshin, West Bengal with Sreerupa Mitra Chaudhury. 




12: 28 IST, April 23rd 2024

 Congress' Ujjain Lok Sabha seat candidate Mahesh Parmar on Tuesday protested against Shipra river getting polluted He sat in overflowing drain water entering the river, in Ujjain and also took a dip in the river. “...Till my last breath I will continue to fight for Shipra Maa,” said Parmar. 


12: 15 IST, April 23rd 2024

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma joined the public and other leaders in dancing during a public meeting in Juria, Nagaon. 



11: 17 IST, April 23rd 2024

“Unity is Rajasthan's wealth. Whenever we have been divided the enemy has taken advantage of it. Even now efforts are going on to divide Rajasthan and its people and Rajasthan needs to be cautious of this. In these 10 years, you have seen what a stable and honest government can do for the development of the country," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a poll rally in Rajasthan's Tonk-Sawai Madhopur on Tuesday. 


11: 02 IST, April 23rd 2024

Congress leaders, including CM Siddaramaiah and Deputy CM DK Shivakumar, stage protest over drought relief to be provided by the central government at Gandhi statue at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. The State Government alleges "stepmotherly treatment" by the Central Government.

10: 08 IST, April 23rd 2024

On AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's statement,  Union Minister Giriraj Singh said, If PM Modi had been Hitler, then Owaisi would not have been able to speak a word... PM Modi is the leader of democracy. He has empowered the poor..."

10: 07 IST, April 23rd 2024

A day after Tejashwi Yadav asked people to not vote for Pappu Yadav, Bihar Deputy CM Samrat Choudhary said, "This is a statement of frustration, a statement of someone who has accepted defeat. BJP knows that there is no contest, it is winning all 40 seats in the state."

Tejashwi during a rally in Purnea had said that it's better to vote for NDA but not Pappu Yadav. 

9: 43 IST, April 23rd 2024

On independent candidate Ravindra Singh Bhati, Union Minister and BJP candidate from Barmer, Kailash Choudhary says, “The entire Barmer, Jaisalmer knows that he is a B team of Congress and is working accordingly. He was once a Congress man. The Congress candidate too is imported...Public support is with Narendra Modi”


9: 08 IST, April 23rd 2024

PM Modi will be addressing poll rally in Rajasthan's Tonk- Sawai Madhopur at 11am. Later in the day, he would be campaigning in Chhattisgarh. 

9: 06 IST, April 23rd 2024

“I am here at my home Marwar only. People are aware that in the last 20 years, no work has been done by the BJP MP. Be it railway or national highway - nothing has been done. There's a clear sentiment about a change in Jalore, a seat which has been there with the BJP for the last 20 years,” said Congress candidate from Rajasthan's Jalore Lok Sabha seat Vaibhav Gehlot. 


8: 04 IST, April 23rd 2024

After being expelled by the BJP, KS Eshwarappa said, "I have decided to contest as a non-party candidate, I still have hope, I do not fear any expulsion. I will contest elections and win and will go back to BJP again. I have competed five times with the lotus sign." 

BJP expelled him from the party yesterday for 6 years "for embarrassing the party" by contesting as an Independent from Shivamogga constituency

7: 59 IST, April 23rd 2024

 Union Minister and BJP candidate from Thiruvananthapuram, Rajeev Chandrasekhar is travelling by train from Parassala to Thiruvananthapuram Central today as a part of his election campaigning. 

On his way, he interacted with people at the Parassala railway station. 

7: 53 IST, April 23rd 2024

When asked about Congress MP and candidate against him in Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor's statement "he has no understanding how much an MP can do and cannot do", Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar says, "That is fine. I don't want any certificates from a person who has not done any work for 15 years. If he thinks being an MP means doing no work, that is his interpretation of his job. My interpretation is, being a responsible, responsive & empathetic MP, when I see some problems, I try and solve them. He believes in writing letters when he sees problems..."



Published April 23rd, 2024 at 08:07 IST