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Lok Sabha Election 2019 March 27: As it happened

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New Delhi Updated on: March 27, 2019 23:35 IST
Bhojpuri superstar Nirahua joins BJP
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Bhojpuri superstar Nirahua joins BJP

Wednesday saw Urmila Matondkar join Congress party in presence of Rahul Gandhi while Bhojpuri film superstar Dinesh Lal Yadav, popularly known as Nirahua joins the BJP in presence of UP CM Yogi Adityanath. However, just 14 days to go for the first phase of polling on April 11 it was PM Modi who stole the thunder. PM today announced that India successfully test fired anti-satellite missile technology(ASAT). Opposition quickly launched an all-out attack against the BJP and PM Modi and alleged that Model Code of Conduct was breached. PM Mission Shakti announcement has started a fresh round of political debate in the country. 

 

Live updates : Lok Sabha Election 2019 March 27: As it happened

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  • 10:38 PM (IST)

    Rahul Gandhi to release party's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi to release party's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections on 2nd April at the party headquarters.

  • 6:35 PM (IST)

    Biju Janata Dal (BJD) releases another list of candidates

    Biju Janata Dal (BJD) releases another list of candidates for Lok Sabha Election 2019, Pinaki Mishra to contest from Puri parliamentary constituency.

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    Biju Janata Dal (BJD) releases another list of candidates

  • 5:05 PM (IST)

    Amit Shah reacts to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over this 'World Theatre Day' remark on Twitter

    BJP president Amit Shah responded to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over 'World Theatre Day' remark targeting PM Narendra Modi.

  • 4:50 PM (IST)

    Naved Antulay, son of Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Congress leader Late A. R. Antulay joins Shiv Sena

    Naved Antulay, son of Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Congress leader Late A. R. Antulay joins Shiv Sena in the presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai.

  • 4:46 PM (IST)

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses party workers in Amethi

    Congress general secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives on a two-day visit to Amethi and Rae Bareli. While adressing party workers in Amethi, she said,"In every election you have chosen your family, so this time too you should choose your family and vote for Rahul."

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    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses party workers in Amethi

  • 4:34 PM (IST)

    Election Commission of India issues notice to makers of PM Narendra Modi's biopic

    Congress leader Suresh Mishra demanded Election Commission for not releseing Modi's biopic during electionas it violates Model Code of Conduct.

  • 4:22 PM (IST)

    PM Narendra Modi kicks off political campaign for 2019 Lok Sabha elections from tomorrow

    PM Narendra Modi will start his political campaign for 2019 Lok Sabha elections from tomorrow. He will visit Jammu and Kashmir on the first day of his campaign.

  • 4:19 PM (IST)

    TMC releases manifesto

    Mamata Banerjee releases TMC manifesto.

  • 3:57 PM (IST)

    Sitaram Yechury questions Election Commission's Model Code of Conduct after India's 'Mission Shakti' was announced by PM Modi

    Sitaram Yechury questioned Election Commission's Model Code of Conduct after India's 'Mission Shakti' was announced by PM Modi.

  • 3:39 PM (IST)

    Mission Shakti is huge achievement as we have become space power, says Arun Jaitley

    Union minister Arun Jaitley congratulated scientists for successfully testing the anti-satellite weapon, and said,"The process started in 2014 after the PM gave the permission, it's a huge achievement, not only we have become space power but we are now in big four. We should not forget that tomorrow's wars will not be the same as yesterday's wars." 

  • 3:27 PM (IST)

    Giriraj Singh to contest Lok Sabha elections from Begusarai

    Giriraj Singh will be contesting Lok Sabha elections from Begusarai, says Amit Shah.

  • 2:04 PM (IST)

    Anshul Verma, BJP's sitting MP from Hardoi, joins Samajwadi Party

  • 1:36 PM (IST)

    Akhilesh Yadav slams PM Modi over his address to nation

    Modi got himself hour of free TV, diverted nation's attention away from issues on ground, said Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav

  • 1:35 PM (IST)

    Show cause notice to BJP election committee member over 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' video on social media

    The Election Commission has issued show cause notice to the Bharatiya Janata Party election committee member for sharing 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' video on social media without permission

  • 1:31 PM (IST)

    CPI(M) announces list of candidates in Bihar, Rajasthan and West Bengal

    The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has announced its list of 5 candidates in Bihar, Rajasthan and West Bengal ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 

  • 1:03 PM (IST)

    This is a fantastic capability to have: NITI Aayog member Dr VK Saraswat

  • 12:33 PM (IST)

    PM Modi's address to the Nation

  • 12:32 PM (IST)

    We have enough satellites that are contributing in various segments: PM Modi

  • 12:29 PM (IST)

    'Mission Shakti' operation was a difficult target to achieve: PM Modi

  • 12:28 PM (IST)

    India has entered its name as an elite space power: Modi

    India has entered its name as an elite space power. An anti-satellite weapon A-SAT, successfully targeted a live satellite on a low earth orbit: PM Narendra Modi

  • 11:51 AM (IST)

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  • 10:51 AM (IST)

  • 10:09 AM (IST)

    We have asked the Election Commission to hold Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as early as possible, says BJP National Secretary Ram Madhav

  • 9:57 AM (IST)

    EC organises training program for presiding officers and polling staff in Jammu and Kashmir

    Election Commission organises training program for nearly 1800 presiding officers and polling staff in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda, from March 25 to April 1

  • 9:46 AM (IST)

    EC writes to Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Civil Aviation, asking them why have the pictures of PM Modi not been removed from rail tickets and Air India boarding passes even after Model Code of Conduct has come into effect; seeks reply within 3 days

  • 9:45 AM (IST)

    Election Commission's decision to transfer 3 IPS officers, comprising Director General Intelligence superintendent police Kadapa, superintendent of police Srikakulam of Andhra govt is the culmination of a well hatched conspiracy by YSRCP, TRS and BJP: K Rammohan Rao, TDP

  • 9:44 AM (IST)

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she felt sad for the veteran BJP leader, who has been replaced in Gujarat's Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat by BJP President Amit Shah. 

  • 9:43 AM (IST)

    Election Commission likely to clear revised MNREGA wage rates, say sources

    Election Commission is likely to approve a Rural Development Ministry request to revise the wages under MGNREGA from April 1, the beginning of the new financial year. ​

  • 6:36 AM (IST)

    Two MGP MLAs split, merged into BJP: Goa Deputy Speaker

    In a late but politically significant development, two out of the three Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party legislators early on Wednesday, split from the regional party and merged their two-member legislative unit into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said.