March 25, 2019 11:12 PM (IST)
Congress, AAP agree on alliance formula, says report
Congress and AAP has finally agreed on an alliance formula, says a media report. The two parties have reportedly agreed on a 4-3 seat sharing formula in Delhi. India TV Digital has not been able to confirm the news independently but will keep you updated on the situation.
March 25, 2019 11:07 PM (IST)
BJP CEC meeting on Delhi, UP seats ends
The Bharatiya Janata Party's CEC meeting has ended. The meeting, which went for four hours, was held to decide the names of candidates for Lok Sabha seats in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
March 25, 2019 10:11 PM (IST)
EC notice to makers of PM Modi's biopic
The Delhi Chief Electoral Office on Monday said it was awaiting a reply from the makers of a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, scheduled to be released on April 5, after it felt that the film violated the model code of conduct.
March 25, 2019 8:05 PM (IST)
Another political film, The Tashkent Files, set to release
As "The Tashkent Files", a film which revolves around the mysterious death of Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, is all set to be released in the midst of the Lok Sabha polls, director Vivek Agnihotri says it is the right time to bring it to the public.
The film is an addition to the long list of political movies set to be released ahead on the Lok Sabha polls this year after "Uri: The Surgical Strike", "The Accidental Prime Minister" and "Thackeray". It will be followed up with "PM Narendra Modi".
Read full story here: Releasing 'The Tashkent Files' now due to public's current mood, reveals filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri
March 25, 2019 7:27 PM (IST)
Congress party releases a list of 26 candidates in Maharashtra and West Bengal
March 25, 2019 7:19 PM (IST)
Arun Jaitley hits out at Rahul Gandhi's ambitious minimum income scheme
Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley attacked at Rahul Gandhi's ambitious minimum income scheme by saying that Congress has been using poverty alleviation as a poll plank but has failed to deliver on its promises time after time. "Indira ji won an election in 1971 on 'gareebi hatao' but she didn't take the necessary steps to remove poverty. She did not believe in increased productivity, she did not believe in the generation of wealth, she only believed in redistribution of poverty," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
March 25, 2019 6:36 PM (IST)
Will build girls' college, sports complex if re-elected: Hema Malini after filing nomination from Mathura
March 25, 2019 6:35 PM (IST)
March 25, 2019 6:31 PM (IST)
Congress giving false hopes to people: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Minister RS Prasad attacks Rahul Gandhi's minimum income scheme: Today Rahul Gandhi announced the Minimum Income Guarantee Scheme. Indira Gandhi had raised slogan of 'Gareebi Hatao' in 1971. We thought poverty had been removed but nothing happened. Rajiv Gandhi was PM, he said I send Re 1 from Delhi and only 15 paise reaches villages. This showing of false dream to the people of India, is not going to cut any ice because the Congress record of 55 years has always been anti-poor.
March 25, 2019 6:24 PM (IST)
Congress files complaint against film on Narendra Modi
A Congress delegation today filed complaint against the film PM Narendra Modi with the Election Commission. "We represented to the EC that there is a film being made on Narendra Modi, to be launched just a few days before election, it's purpose is political. 3 producers & actor belong to BJP, director is involved in Vibrant Gujarat. This is violative of all norms," Congress leader Kapil Sibal told media after the meeting.
Watch the trailer of the biopic on PM Narendra Modi here
March 25, 2019 6:17 PM (IST)
NCP manifesto assures complete loan waiver to small, middle income farmers
NCP manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls promises complete loan waiver for small and middle income farmers and resumption of talks with Pakistan. The Sharad Pawar-led party is contesting on 20 seats in Maharashtra, one each in Laskhadweep, Bihar, Odisha, Meghalaya and Manipur.
March 25, 2019 6:14 PM (IST)
Mamata Banerjee's TMC and Kamal Haasan's MNM form alliance
Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress forms political alliance with Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam for Lok Sabha elections.
March 25, 2019 6:03 PM (IST)
BJP delegation meets Election commission to demand action against TDP
A BJP delegation led by GVL Narsimha Rao today met the Election Commission to file a complaint against the Telugu Desam Party. The BJP has alleged that TDP is influencing the elections using the money power. Have requested the Election Commission to appoint a special observer in Andhra Pradesh, Rao told India TV. The party also complained against the TMC party for 'using unfair means to cancel BJP's program in West Bengal'.
March 25, 2019 5:51 PM (IST)
HD Deve Gowda ready to campaign wherever required
JD(S) patriarch HD Deve Gowda said that he will campaign wherever he will be asked to. "I will campaign everywhere in the state. I will also go to Andhra, Chandrababu Naidu also invited me. We are secular parties, wherever required I will go," Deve Gowda said. A thankful Gowda said that Congress gave CM seat to JD(S) when they had won only 37 seats, "With the support of Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi we formed a government here. I will campaign now wherever required."
March 25, 2019 5:25 PM (IST)
Here is what Paralympian Deepa Malik has to say on joining BJP
The work that PM Modi has done for women empowerment and his thoughts towards women, is evident. He has put women in leading portfolios, he has also worked extensively for the 'divyangs'.
March 25, 2019 5:05 PM (IST)
Given a chance, Jaya Prada will contest for BJP, says Amar Singh
In an exclusive interview to India TV, Amar Singh gave clear hints that Jaya Prada will contest for the Bharatiya Janata Party if given an opportunity. On question over his political prospects, he didn't rule out joining the BJP.
March 25, 2019 4:58 PM (IST)
BJP fields Former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra from Cuttack
Former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra has been named by the BJP as its Lok Sabha candidate from Cuttack in the state. In a statement, the BJP also announced that former MP, Mahamegha Bahan Aira Kharbela Swain, will be its nominee from Kandhamal.
March 25, 2019 4:53 PM (IST)
Actor Urmila Matondkar likely to join Congress
According to reports, actor Urmila Matondkar is likely to join Congress. She may be fielded from Mumbai North.
March 25, 2019 4:37 PM (IST)
Kamal Haasan meets Mamata Banerjee in Nabanna, West Bengal
West Bengal: Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan meets Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna in Howrah.
March 25, 2019 4:36 PM (IST)
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik files nomination for Bijepur assembly constituency
Odisha Chief Minister and BJD Chief Naveen Patnaik files nomination for the Bijepur assembly constituency at the Padampur Sub Collector office in Bargarh. He had earlier filed his nomination for the Hinjili assembly constituency as well.
March 25, 2019 4:35 PM (IST)
WATCH: Paramypian Deepa Malik joins BJP in unexpected move
March 25, 2019 4:19 PM (IST)
Paralympian Deepa Malik joins BJP
Paralympian Deepa Malik and INLD MLA Kehar Singh Rawat join Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
March 25, 2019 4:13 PM (IST)
Congress delegation to meet EC over PM Modi biopic
A Congress delegation comprising Randeep Singh Surjewala, Kapil Sibal, and Abhishek Manu Singhvi to meet Election Commission of India over the biopic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi later today.
March 25, 2019 4:08 PM (IST)
Karti Chidambaram files nomination from Sivaganga parliamentary constituency as Cong candidate
Tamil Nadu: Karti Chidambaram files nomination for the Sivaganga parliamentary constituency as the Congress candidate
March 25, 2019 4:06 PM (IST)
Hema Malini files nomination from Mathura
Sitting Mathura MP Hema Malini files nomination from the Lok Sabha constituency as BJP candidate for Lok Sabha Election 2019.
March 25, 2019 4:04 PM (IST)
Kumaraswamy's son files nomination from Mandya
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil Kumaraswamy files nomination as Congress-JD(S) coalition candidate from Mandya for Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
March 25, 2019 4:02 PM (IST)
Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel in NCP's list of star campaigners for Maharashtra
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) releases list of star campaigners for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 for Maharashtra. Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel and Supriya Sule feature on the list.
March 25, 2019 3:57 PM (IST)
Jharkhand RJD chief Annapurna Devi may join BJP, contest Lok Sabha polls
Jharkhand Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Annapurna Devi is likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to contest the Lok Sabha poll, sources told IANS. Devi could contest the Lok Sabha elections from Koderma or Chatra seat.
March 25, 2019 3:53 PM (IST)
Row in Tamil Nadu Congress over naming Karti Chidambaram from Sivaganga seat
Former Union Minister E M Sudarsana Natchiappan who was a contender for the Sivaganga Lok Sabha seat has strongly opposed the party high command's decision allotting it to Karti P Chidambaram saying people "hated" that family. While the names of eight other Congress candidates from Tamil Nadu were announced on Friday, the nominee for Sivaganga - Karti Chidambaram - was declared only on Sunday evening.
March 25, 2019 3:47 PM (IST)
Congress replaces Rashid Alvi from Amroha, names Sachin Choudhary in his place
The Congress has announced that Sachin Choudhary will be the party's candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Amroha parliamentary constituency in place of Rashid Alvi. A former spokesperson of the Congress, Alvi has been a member of the Lok Sabha from Amroha (1999-2004) and a two-term Rajya Sabha MP from Andhra Pradesh.
Sources said Alvi was reluctant to contest from Amroha from where the Bahujan Samaj Party has named Danish Ali, Janata Dal Secular's ex-general secretary, as its candidate.
March 25, 2019 3:41 PM (IST)
Former Union minister Sukh Ram, his grandson Aashray Sharma join Congress
Former Union minister Sukh Ram and his grandson Aashray Sharma have joined the Congress party. The announcement has been made by Congress in-charge for Himachal Congress Rajni Patil.
March 25, 2019 2:59 PM (IST)
It will be world's largest minimum income scheme: Rahul Gandhi
March 25, 2019 2:18 PM (IST)
Want to take out poor from poverty: Rahul Gandhi
March 25, 2019 2:07 PM (IST)
Rahul Gandhi: 5 crore families and 25 crore people will directly benefit from this scheme. All calculations have been done. There is no such scheme anywhere else in the world
March 25, 2019 2:06 PM (IST)
March 25, 2019 2:04 PM (IST)
In the last 5 years, people faced tough times: Rahul Gandhi
March 25, 2019 1:58 PM (IST)
Akbaruddin Owaisi: Will give PM Modi whistle and cap if he wants to be Chowkidar
Akbaruddin Owaisi, the leader of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul has said that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi is fond of being a chowkidar, he would provide him with a whistle and cap.
March 25, 2019 1:57 PM (IST)
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March 25, 2019 1:30 PM (IST)
Giriraj Singh upset after high command changes his seat without consulting him: Sources
March 25, 2019 1:03 PM (IST)
March 25, 2019 12:59 PM (IST)
Kamal Haasan to meet Mamata Banerjee at 3 pm in Kolkata today
March 25, 2019 12:46 PM (IST)
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March 25, 2019 12:32 PM (IST)
Watch: Hema Malini performs prayer at Banke Bihari temple in Mathura
March 25, 2019 12:19 PM (IST)
Farooq Abdullah files nomination from Srinagar
National Conference-Congress candidate Farooq Abdullah today filed his nominations from Srinagar for #LokSabhaElectios2019.
March 25, 2019 12:15 PM (IST)
Congress to contest from Bangalore North
#LokSabhaElections2019: Congress to contest from Bangalore North Lok Sabha constituency as its ally Janata Dal Secular (JDS) gives it up as part of the seat-sharing arrangement between Karnataka’s ruling coalition parties.
March 25, 2019 12:14 PM (IST)
Congress divided over alliance with AAP
The Congress party meeting led by Rahul Gandhi has failed to reach any conclusion on alliance with Arvind Kejriwal's AAP. Reports suggest that three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit was against the alliance.
March 25, 2019 11:49 AM (IST)
Hema Malini is contesting LS polls 2019 from Mathura constituency
March 25, 2019 11:45 AM (IST)
Hema Malini to file nomination today
March 25, 2019 11:42 AM (IST)
March 25, 2019 11:40 AM (IST)
March 25, 2019 11:15 AM (IST)
Manoj Tiwari, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and a Member of Parliament (MP), on Monday accepted that he met Haryanvi singer Sapna Chaudhary on Sunday. “I met her yesterday. We want her to do campaigning for us,” Tiwari said.
March 25, 2019 11:09 AM (IST)
Former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Jaya Prada may join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said sources on Monday. A film actress-turned-politician, she may fight from Rampur Lok Sabha constituency on the saffron party’s ticket. Interestingly, she was a Member of Parliament (MP) from Rampur from 2004 to 2014.
March 25, 2019 10:40 AM (IST)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi is holding a meeting with leaders of Delhi Congress on Monday. Reportedly, a decision may be taken regarding an alliance with the Aam Admi Party (AAP). Congress president will take the final decision.
March 25, 2019 10:24 AM (IST)
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March 25, 2019 9:03 AM (IST)
Within hours of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar welcoming her into the party fold, Haryanavi singer-dancer Sapna Chaudhary Sunday claimed she has not joined the Congress and accused it of using her old pictures with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
March 25, 2019 8:57 AM (IST)
The Congress has announced candidates for all the five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand. The party has fielded Congress general secretary Harish Rawat from Nainital, former MLA Ambrish Kumar from Haridwar, former Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri's son Manish Khanduri from Pauri, state Congress president Pritam Singh from Tehri and Rajya Sabha member Pradeep Tamta from Almora.