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Under whose govt were gunshots fired at Assam youth? ‘Andolan-Mukt’ Assam is what we aim for. In 5 years, BJP worked to free Assam from movements & those who were part of movement, today stand with Congress to eat into our vote base: Home Minister Amit Shah in Guwahati, Assam

There should be a nationalist govt in Assam that works not for just Assam but for entire North East. Our aim is to establish prosperous Assam and a culture that connects North-East India’s regional communities

– Home Minister & BJP leader Amit Shah in Guwahati, Assam

Our youth died in movements in Assam. Those who talk about ‘Assam ki Asmita’, have Badruddin Ajmal in their laps. Don’t they feel ashamed?

– Home Minister & BJP leader Amit Shah in Guwahati, Assam

TMC government will remain, you will continue to get free ration. We will deliver ration at your doorstep. You don’t have to come to shop after May

– West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Rahul Gandhi had demanded Modi Ji to form Fisheries Ministry, which was formed much before. Rahul bhaiya, your tube light lights up very late

– Madhya Pradesh CM & BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a rally in Naharkatia, Assam

Congress leader takes jibe at party over non-inclusion of G-23 in campaigners’ list

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has taken potshots at his party for not including ‘infamous’ G-23 in the party’s star campaigners list for ensuing West Bengal and Assam Assembly elections, saying if the high command thinks that 30 leaders selected for campaigning are enough to win the polls ‘then it’s good, what’s the need for other leaders’.

Suvendu Adhikari, BJP candidate against Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram, says he has sought rejection of nomination of West Bengal chief minister for not declaring six criminal cases against her while filing her papers

Twitter launches search prompt with Election Commission

In a bid to fight misinformation ahead of the Assembly elections in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry, Twitter on Monday launched an information search prompt with the Election Commission of India and State Election Commissions.

TMC govt did not cooperate on proposed port in Tajpur, drove away automobile company from West Bengal

– Union Transport Minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari

In Kerala, Nemom will be the cynosure of all eyes

  • If there will be one single constituency in the 140-member Kerala Assembly to which elections are going to be held on April 6, it would be the Nemom constituency in the heart of the state capital which would be the cynosure of all eyes.
  • It will be the most keenly fought triangular contest in the state. In the 2016 Assembly polls, Nemom rode into national headlines, when the BJP opened its account in the Kerala Assembly, when its star candidate — former Union Minister O.Rajagopal defeated CPI-M leader V.Sivankutty and left the Congress-led UDF candidate, a former state Minister V.Surendran Pillai of the then Janata Dal (U), a poor third

Congress joined with a man like Badruddin Ajmal who supported infiltrators & left no stone unturned in destroying Assam, who talks about creating a Muslim nation. Ajmal is a man with whom even Tarun Gogoi did join hands. This is an insult to Gogoi too

– Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee mocks BJP’s ‘rath yatra’, says she has always known that Lord Jagannath and his siblings travel in chariots

Many BJP MPs nominated for Bengal elections have done nothing for state; will they engineer riots, spread lies if they win polls

– CM Mamata Banerjee at Purulia rally

Mamata Ji has a leg injury, it’s not known how she got it. TMC calls it a conspiracy, but EC says it was an accident. Didi, you’re roaming around in a wheelchair, concerned about your leg, but not the pain of mothers of my 130 workers who were killed

– Amit Shah

Chettiars threaten to boycott polls in Tamil Nadu

Miffed over the granting of reservation to the Vanniyars, the Chettiar communities of Tamil Nadu have threatened to boycott the upcoming Assembly elections and also announced to file a case in the Madras high court against it.

Tamil Nadu: Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) general secretary TTV Dinakaran files his nomination for Kovilpatti assembly constituency

Tamil Nadu: Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan files his nomination for Coimbatore South assembly constituency

Congress can provide only ‘corruption guarantee’ wherever they come to power; it only has ‘mission for commission’

– BJP chief J P Nadda in Assam

Will implement seventh pay commission for West Bengal govt employees if BJP is voted to power

– Home Minister Amit Shah in Bankura

PM is incompetent, cannot run the country

– Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee got hurt recently and is in pain, but what about the pain of families of BJP workers killed in TMC’s rule

– Home Minister Amit Shah in Bankura

West Bengal: Trinamool Congress MLA Debasree Roy resigns from the party.

No other government in the world has been able to do as much work as ours

– Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Purulia

Sarbananda Sonowal’s campaign trail

TMC government will remain, you will continue to get free ration. We will deliver ration at your doorstep. You don’t have to come to shop after May

– West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Under Stand Up India Scheme, the forthcoming West Bengal govt will allocate Rs 100 crores to help the tribal community become atmanirbhar

– Union Minister Amit Shah

We’ll be providing 50% financial assistance to students from tribal community scoring above 70%, in the class 12 exam, for higher education

– -Union HM Amit Shah addresses a public rally in Jhargram (WB) virtually

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to address a public meeting in Purulia shortly

I was going to come here for campaigning. Unfortunately, my helicopter was damaged & I couldn’t come to see you. West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh & our incharge Kailash Vijayvargiya are also present with me

– Union HM Amit Shah addresses a public rally in Jhargram (WB) virtually

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami files nomination from Edappadi constituency for the April 6 Assembly polls

Bahujan Samaj Party will contest assembly polls in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry on its own: Party chief Mayawati

We’ll bring Rs 1 Lakh crore road project in Bengal. Had we got land acquisition and forest environment clearance, we could’ve done it today too. If there is same party at both levels, we’ll change the face of Bengal

– Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister

DMK president MK Stalin holds a roadshow in Kolathur after filing nomination for Tamil Nadu elections 2021

Tamil Nadu: DMK president MK Stalin files his nominations for Kolathur constituency

When there’ll be BJP govt in the centre as well as state, the double engine govt will bring tremendous development to Bengal

– Nitin Gadkari

People of Bengal want change. They expect the development in Bengal same as the work done by BJP govt under the leadership of PM Modi

– Nitin Gadkari

West Bengal: Amit Shah’s helicopter developed a technical snag. He will be addressing Jhargram rally virtually.

Polls further dignify our democratic traditions. We shouldn’t tarnish polls

– Nitin Gadkari

E Sreedharan launches his poll campaign

Launching his campaign, BJP candidate in Palakkad ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan on Monday said the party is fighting the elections on the plank of development and reasserted his claim that the NDA will form the government in Kerala after the April 6 Assembly polls. He attacked the state’s ruling LDF, alleging that it was a government hit by corruption, scandals and nepotism.

West Bengal: A BJP worker lodged Police complaint against TMC workers for allegedly beating up his wife & vandalizing his vehicle, yesterday

The victim-his wife-says, “They grabbed my hair & dragged me out of my house. They thrashed me asking for my husband. They belonged to TMC”

SC issues notice on plea to allow voters right to reject candidates in a constituency if NOTA votes are over 50 per cent

Plea filed by BJP leader Ashwini Upadhayay.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan files nomination from Dharmadam constituency for April 6 Assembly elections

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attend BJP state unit’s working committee meeting in Lucknow

Amit Shah in West Bengal, will be addressing later today

Sukhbir Badal to contest Assembly polls from Jalalabad

Seeking to galvanise support for his party ahead of the next year’s Assembly polls in Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal yesterday said he will contest the elections from Jalalabad.

AIADMK releases poll manifesto

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Abbas Siddique’s ISF announces candidates for 20 seats

Secular Front (ISF), an alliance partner of the Left Front and the Congress in the state, on Sunday announced the names of candidates for 20 constituencies in the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal yesterday.

Stalin to start his poll campaign from today

Stalin will start his election campaign from former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi’s birth place Thiruvaarur from March 15 for the Assembly polls. He will campaign in Thiruvaarur, Mannargudi, and Nannilam Assembly constituencies on March 15.

Shatrugan Sinha on Yashwant Sinha

Subramanian Swamy on shape of BJP in Tamil Nadu

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, who recently joined TMC, has been appointed as its vice president and national working committee member.

NorthEast was neglected by Centre before BJP came to power… nobody would talk nicely to ministers from here in Delhi. Modi ji ensured that a central leader visits NorthEast each month to interact with people so they don’t feel ignored

– Union Min Rajnath Singh in Gohpu yesterday

Kamal Haasan’s car attacked in Kancheepuram

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan’s car was allegedly attacked by a man on Sunday night in Kancheepuram while he was returning to Chennai after an election campaign.

Congress leader takes jibe at party over non-inclusion of G-23 in campaigners’ list

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has taken potshots at his party for not including ‘infamous’ G-23 in the party’s star campaigners list for ensuing West Bengal and Assam Assembly elections, saying if the high command thinks that 30 leaders selected for campaigning are enough to win the polls ‘then it’s good, what’s the need for other leaders’.

TMC bhagao, BJP lao, Bangla bachao: Smriti Irani coins slogan for WB polls

Vijayakanth’s DMDK seals alliance with Dhinakaran’s AMMK

Days after leaving the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)-led alliance over a seat-sharing dispute, actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth’s DMDK (Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam)on Sunday sealed a partnership with TTV Dhinakaran’s Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) for the April 6 Tamil Nadu polls.

MK Stalin promises to resolve over 17 lakh petitions within 100 days if DMK voted to power

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin on Sunday assured that his party will resolve all the petitions given by the people within 100 days after coming to power in the state after Assembly polls.





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