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Lok Sabha Election 2024 Highlights: Phase 6 of the general elections is scheduled for Saturday, May 25, with five out of seven phases concluding.
Purba Medinipur: Security personnel detain an agitator during a protest of BJP over the killing of a woman BJP worker, at Nandigram. (PTI)
Purba Medinipur: Security personnel detain an agitator during a protest of BJP over the killing of a woman BJP worker, at Nandigram. (PTI)

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Highlights: India is preparing for the sixth phase of the general elections, slated for this Saturday, May 25. With its seven parliamentary seats, the national capital will also go for voting in Phase 6. According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), a total of 889 candidates from eight States and Union Territories (UTs) will contest in this phase of the Lok Sabha elections, set to take place on May 25....Read More

With five out of seven phases already completed, voter turnout stands at approximately 62.2%, slightly lower than the 2019 polls, when 64.16% of 51 seats across seven states went to the polls.

Latest election highlights for Phase 6

- Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set for a poll campaign in Haryana and Punjab, beginning with his first rally in Bhiwani today, followed by Patiala. He will address gatherings in Gurdaspur and Jalandhar on Friday. The polling for the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab is scheduled for June 1.

- Farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal announced on Tuesday that farmers intend to display black flags to PM Modi during his Punjab poll campaigning. This decision emerged from a rally organised by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha in Jagraon, Ludhiana district.

States/UTs set for Phase 6 voting

Delhi: Chandni Chowk, North East Delhi, East Delhi, New Delhi, North West Delhi, South Delhi

Haryana: Ambala, Kurukshetra, Sirsa, Hisar, Karnal, Sonipat, Rohtak, Bhiwani-Mahendragarh, Gurgaon, Faridabad

Bihar: Valmiki Nagar, Paschim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Vaishali, Gopalganj (SC), Siwan, Maharajganj

Jammu & Kashmir: Anantnag-Rajouri

Odisha: Bhubaneswar, Puri, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar (SC), Cuttack, Sambalpur

Jharkhand: Giridih, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Jamshedpur

Uttar Pradesh: Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Phulpur, Allahabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Shrawasti, Domriyaganj, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Lalganj, Azamgarh, Jaunpur, Machhlishahr, Bhadohi

West Bengal: Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Jhargram, Medinipur, Purulia, Bankura, Bishnupur

Lok Sabha election 2024 polling schedule

Phase 1: April 19 (voting done)

Phase 2: April 26 (voting done)

Phase 3: May 7 (voting done)

Phase 4: May 13 (voting done)

Phase 5: May 20 (voting done)

Phase 6: May 25

Phase 7: June 1

Counting of votes: June 4

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May 23, 2024 10:40 PM IST

"Halting BJP's roadshow by Bengal police is an insult to democratic system," says Tripura CM Saha

Condemning the act of West Bengal police of halting BJP's roadshow on Thursday, Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha said that "jungle raj" is prevailing in the state.

The Chief Minister said that the West Bengal police stopped the BJP's roadshow saying that there is no prior permit for it. He stated that the party had obtained written permission to carry out the roadshow.

ANI

May 23, 2024 10:04 PM IST

Lok Sabha polls Phase 6: BJP's Aparajita Sarangi eyes to retain Bhubaneswar seat

The Bubaneswar seat will witness a three-way contest among the sitting MP Aparajita Sarangi, Congress leader Yasir Nawaz and Biju Janata Dal leader Manmath Routray.

In 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Aparajita Sarangi secured victory from this seat after facing a close contest from BJD's Arup Mohan Patnaik. Sarangi got 4,86,991 votes while Patnaik got 4,63,152 votes.

According to Sarangi, several developmental works have been done, but some are still pending, including proper drainage systems, better roads and other facilities. The senior leader said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi always asks everybody to serve the people.

May 23, 2024 9:50 PM IST

Two candidates with zero declared asserts in fray in fourth phase of Odisha polls

Two candidates in the fray in the fourth and final phase of assembly elections in Odisha have declared zero assets in their affidavits, according to a report.

Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha constituencies along with 42 assembly segments falling under these parliamentary seats will go to polls in the last phase on June 1.

May 23, 2024 9:40 PM IST

PM Modi doesn't understand pain of farmers, poor: Priyanka Gandhi in Haryana

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, accusing him of not understanding the pain of farmers and the poor and alleging that his government frames policies only for his "billionaire" friends.

She also hit out at the BJP-led Centre over the issues of "Agniveer" and female wrestlers.

Addressing a Lok Sabha poll rally in Panipat district of Haryana after holding a roadshow in Sirsa, Gandhi announced that once the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) forms its government at the Centre, farmers will get a legal guarantee on the minimum support price (MSP) for crops and their debts will be waived.

"One thing that has become clear in 10 years is that Modiji does not understand the pain of farmers, the poor, middle class, women and youngsters," she said.

PTI

May 23, 2024 9:15 PM IST

Former Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnam attacks Opposition

Former Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnam says, "After June 4, all Opposition leaders will say that BJP did not get 400 seats, they only got 325. We stopped them from getting 400. This is '300 paar'. They will find happiness in this... There is no doubt that PM Modi's government will be formed with a huge majority... The people will form the government of those who will make 'Akhand Bharat' and bring PoK back... Rahul Gandhi will never become the PM. He will not make Sharad Pawar, Mamata Banerjee, Lalu Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav the PM either. He will make one of his servants the PM. He has a lot of experience with a dustbin. He threw Manmohan Singh's ordinance in the dustbin... He threw the whole party in the dust-bin... He will throw the country in the dustbin if he can. He is a 'Kudedaan master'. He wants to throw Sanatana in the dustbin..."

May 23, 2024 8:36 PM IST

DCP East Delhi Apoorva Gupta on the preparations for the Lok Sabha elections

On the preparations for the Lok Sabha elections to be held in Delhi on May 25, DCP East Delhi Apoorva Gupta says, "Our preparations have been going on for many days. We are continuously doing area dominance exercises. In this, we are also taking the help of CAPF. Briefings have been going on continuously. All safeguard measures are there, interstate nakas, flying squad, all are doing their work. It will be our endeavour to conduct the Lok Sabha elections peacefully and smoothly...There are some densely populated clusters here, JJ clusters, so we are also ensuring proper police presence there."

May 23, 2024 7:49 PM IST

Sambalpur Collector Akshay Sunil Agrawal on election preparedness

“There are 948 polling booths in the district, and all the basic facilities have been ensured there. My team is on the ground, and we have received backup from security forces, the Odisha police and the Chhattisgarh government. We have received 10 companies of CAPF which has been deployed to safeguard EVMs and polling booths. We are fully prepared for the elections in all aspects,” says Sambalpur Collector Akshay Sunil Agrawal on election preparedness.

May 23, 2024 7:36 PM IST

Haryana Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini on Priyanka Gandhi's visit

Haryana Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini says, "Priyanka Gandhi came to Sirsa today, her roadshow proved to be a flop show, she could not garner public support because the Congress party has lost the trust of the people. Today Haryana and the whole country trust Prime Minister Modi and his guarantees..."

May 23, 2024 6:51 PM IST

'Go back TMC': Protestors in West Bengal's Nandigram in Purba Medinipur

In a village called Nandigram in Purba Medinipur, the villagers shouted 'Go back TMC' when a member of the party arrived there.

There's a lot of security in Nandigram, Purba Medinipur because BJP workers are protesting. They're upset because one of their party workers died in an attack on some houses last night. People from the area who support BJP say that the attack was done by people from the TMC party.

TMC leader Rajib Banerjee says "We are very upset that such an incident took place today. TMC never wants any person to die. TMC is not involved in this. This is BJP's internal matter. TMC is being dragged into this matter unnecessarily. Let Police investigate this..."

May 23, 2024 6:04 PM IST

Assam CM on BJP winning seats in Lok Sabha Elections and Odisha Assembly elections

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma says, "...Today I can say with guarantee that double engine government will be formed in Odisha... We will get over 400 seats and in Odisha, we will get over 75 seats (in Assembly elections)."

May 23, 2024 5:52 PM IST

PM Modi speaks in a rally in Punjab's Patiala

Addressing a public rally, PM Modi says, "In Punjab, Delhi's 'Kattar' corrupt party and the party guilty of Sikh riots are pretending to contest against each other. But the truth is, that 'Panja' and 'Jhaadu' are two parties but they are from the same shop. 'Kuch bhi bayaan dein, lekin Delhi mein ek doosre ko kandhe pe utha kar naach rahe hain'. I request to the people of Punjab, to stay alert from them. Those who can betray their Guru Anna Hazare, can lie 10 times in a day. Neither can such people develop Punjab, nor can they leave anything for the future of your children..."

May 23, 2024 5:03 PM IST

BJD leader VK Pandian on Naveen Patnaik

"A lot of Chief Ministers have come from BJP-ruled states. I think it will be good for them to go and visit Puri and take blessings from Lord Jagannath, so that their states also come to the level of Odisha in the next 10 years or so. They can also try and take inspiration from Naveen Babu how he is the most popular CM in the country even after 24 years. Whatever language you use against our CM, people of Odisha will not accept it," says BJD leader VK Pandian.

May 23, 2024 4:53 PM IST

Watch: PM Modi felicitated at Patiala rally

May 23, 2024 4:51 PM IST

Watch: Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani holds roadshow in support of East Delhi candidate Harsh Malhotra

May 23, 2024 4:50 PM IST

Karnataka BJP issues notice to Ex-MLA Raghupati Bhat. Why?

The BJP in Karnataka issued a notice to former MLA Raghupati Bhat for contesting the upcoming MLC elections as an independent candidate from the South-West Graduates' constituency. The notice cited his decision to run against the BJP's official candidate, which is considered a violation of party discipline. Bhat has been asked to provide clarification within two days.

May 23, 2024 4:48 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi urges people of Delhi to vote for INDIA bloc

Two days before the polls, Sonia Gandhi urged the people of Delhi to vote for Congress and INDIA bloc candidates in all 7 seats.

“Your every vote will create employment, reduce inflation, empower women and build an India of equality,” she said.

May 23, 2024 3:49 PM IST

Union HM Amit Shah says Modi can do everything

Union HM Amit Shah during a meeting in UP's Ambedkar Nagar says, "Who can protect the country from coronavirus? Who can send Chandrayan to the moon?... Who can give gas connection to crores of poor? Who can give rations to 80 crore people? Who can bear the health expense of up to 5 lakhs of more than 30 crore people? Who can let tap water to 14 crore houses? Who can build toilets in 12 crore houses? If Modi can do everything, to whom you should make the PM?..."

May 23, 2024 3:44 PM IST

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav in UP's Jaunpur | What he said

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav says in UP's Jaunpur, " People are angry because BJP did not fulfil any promises it made. Inflation and unemployment are at an all-time high. This election is not about Hindu-Muslim or India-Pakistan, but it is about protecting the Constitution. They are no longer raising the '400 paar' slogan... Earlier, backward classes, Dalit and Adivasis were part of the General category as well. But BJP has tied these three classes into their own category... If the minorities are well educated, they will get more jobs in the 40% block reserved for the General category..."

May 23, 2024 2:42 PM IST

BJP filling Hindutva void created by Jayalalithaa's demise: Annamalai

The BJP is filling the void in Tamil Nadu politics left by the death of AIADMK supremo and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who was a "far superior" Hindutva leader, the BJP's state chief K Annamalai has said.

In an interaction with PTI Editors here, Annamalai said he is confident that the BJP will get a double-digit vote share in Tamil Nadu in the Lok Sabha elections and emerge as a third major party in the southern state.

The IPS officer-turned-politician said he will not let the BJP play second fiddle to any political party in Tamil Nadu, where there is a great scope for his party to fill the void created by the AIADMK's "drifting away" from the Hindutva ideology after Jayalalithaa's passing.

PTI

May 23, 2024 1:45 PM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Odisha CEC on poll preparation for Phase 6

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Electoral Officer Nikunja Dhal on poll preparation ahead of Phase 6,

- Voting will take place across 10,551 polling stations.

- Approximately 200 model polling stations will be set up for efficient management.

- Out of the total, 1,500 polling stations will be exclusively managed by women polling personnel.

- Additionally, 30 polling stations will be managed by personnel with disabilities (PWD).

May 23, 2024 1:29 PM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Rahul Gandhi takes dig at PM Modi during poll rally in Delhi; ‘make everyone poor’

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi while addressing the public rally in Delhi took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“PM Modi was asked in an interview that in India rich people are getting richer, poor people are getting poorer, what is your opinion on this? PM Modi thought for 30 seconds and he said, should I make everyone poor?” Gandhi said.

May 23, 2024 1:16 PM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Farmers march from Shambhu border to protest against PM Modi's rally in Punjab's Patiala

Visuals from Shambu border in Punjab's Patiala district ahead of PM Modi's rally today. (HT sourced pic)
Visuals from Shambu border in Punjab's Patiala district ahead of PM Modi's rally today. (HT sourced pic)

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Farmers march from Shambhu border to Patiala city to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally scheduled in Patiala today.

May 23, 2024 12:55 PM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Captain Amarinder Singh to skip PM Modi's rally in Punjab's Patiala today

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: BJP leader and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh is expected to be absent from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Patiala today

His daughter, Jai Inder Kaur, confirmed that he is in Delhi and will not attend the rally.

Amarinder Singh has refrained from participating in any election campaign activities thus far.

Family members of Captain Amarinder Singh have consistently cited health reasons for his absence from the party's campaign. He has yet to engage in any political activities for the BJP.

(With inputs from Karam Prakash)

May 23, 2024 12:25 PM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Union minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani appeals to public to read about ‘corruption’ of Manish Sisodia

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani, commented on a recent judgment involving AAP leader and former Delhi minister Manish Sisodia.

According to her, the Delhi High Court's findings suggest a case of corruption against Sisodia and other individuals associated with him, amounting to Rs. 100 crores. Additionally, the court observed that Sisodia allegedly tampered with evidence and could influence witnesses who might come forward with information against the AAP. Irani urged citizens to review these findings, saying that individuals who entered politics under the guise of reform have allegedly resorted to embezzlement instead of serving the public interest.

May 23, 2024 12:07 PM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: 'Mamata Banerjee issued OBC certificates to Bangladeshi and Rohingya intruders,' says UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM and BJP leader Keshav Prasad Maurya has claimed that West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee issued OBC certificates to Bangladeshi and Rohingya intruders.

"Congress did injustice to the SC, ST and OBC in the country, it looted their rights...I welcome the decision of Calcutta High Court's decision to cancel all OBC certificates issued in West Bengal after 2010 - Mamata Banerjee had issued them all to Bangladeshi and Rohingya intruders...Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav are silent over this. Mamata Banerjee says that she will not accept this decision. If a CM doesn't accept the decision of a High Court, they don't have the right to continue on the post. It is a corrupt and intruder-supporting government. Be it Congress, SP, BSP or TMC is anti-backward, anti-Dalit," said Maurya as quoted by news agency ANI.

May 23, 2024 11:31 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Atishi on Delhi CM Kejriwal's parents being questioned by Delhi Police today in Swati Maliwal assault case

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: In remarks to the media regarding the Delhi Police's interrogation of Arvind Kejriwal's parents today in the Swati Maliwal assault case, Atishi, AAP leader and Delhi minister, expressed strong disapproval.

“All limits have been crossed as his (Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal) old and ailing parents have been called for questioning today. Has the PM descended to such depths that he sanctions the harassment of elderly parents? The people of Delhi will respond to this at the ballot box. This entire episode appears to be a conspiracy orchestrated by the BJP,” she said.

May 23, 2024 11:00 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Priyanka Gandhi campaigns for Haryana's Sirsa candidate ahead of May 25 polls

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra engaged in campaigning for the Sirsa candidate in Haryana on Thursday.

In an earlier statement on Wednesday, Priyanka Gandhi said that the BJP-led central government had "deteriorated" institutions such as Parliament and the judiciary over the past decade.

Addressing a rally in Jharkhand's Godda, Vadra said, “If they (the BJP) come to power again, they will change the Constitution and reduce reservations. They (BJP) have weakened democracy over the last 10 years, including institutions like Parliament and the judiciary.”

May 23, 2024 10:24 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Union minister Smriti Irani holds roadshow in Delhi ahead of May 25 polls

May 23, 2024 10:06 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: ‘Rahul Gandhi said we have to save the country, Constitution,’ says Cong Hisar candidate

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: During a press conference, Congress candidate Jai Prakash from Haryana's Hisar constituency said, “The formation of the INDIA alliance was inspired by Rahul Gandhi's long-held vision to bring together diverse groups and forge an alliance. In discussions about seat allocation, Rahul Gandhi emphasised the imperative of safeguarding the country, upholding the Constitution, and displacing proponents of capitalism.”

May 23, 2024 9:42 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: ‘Everyone has…’ Maneka Gandhi on being asked about Rahul Gandhi and Varun Gandhi

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: BJP MP and the party's candidate from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh, Maneka Gandhi, responded when asked about Rahul Gandhi and Varun Gandhi, stating, “Everyone has their own path and luck. I refrain from commenting on anyone's capabilities.”

“Opportunity depends on ability; those with the ability will find their way. It's a misconception that parties are solely run by MPs. Our party comprises millions of people who contribute to its functioning, while MPs number just 300-400. Shouldn't we acknowledge that others also possess leadership qualities?” Gandhi said.

(ANI)

May 23, 2024 9:27 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Delhi gears up for May 25 polls with 429 ‘highly sensitive’ centres

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: DCP Election cell Sanjay Sehrawat explains the preparations in the national capital for the upcoming polls for the general election.

Delhi Police has completed preparations for the May 25 elections. A total of 2,628 voting centres will be operational, with 429 identified as highly sensitive.

- Over 33,000 Delhi Police personnel will be deployed at polling booths, supplemented by 51 paramilitary companies for additional security. Additionally, 17,500 Home Guards from Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Madhya Pradesh will also be deployed.

- Drones will be employed in sensitive areas to monitor any illegal activities. Extensive CCTV camera installations have been set up along interstate borders, enabling 24-hour surveillance.

Due to simultaneous elections in Delhi and Haryana, security checks at the Delhi-Haryana border will be overseen by a collaborative effort between the Delhi and Haryana police.

May 23, 2024 9:11 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: ‘Rahul Gandhi finishing off Congress,’ former party Acharya Pramod Krishnam

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Former Congress party member Acharya Pramod Krishnam took a swipe at Rahul Gandhi, calling him a “Mahapurush” and asserted that Gandhi was leading the Congress to its downfall, fulfilling his responsibility in the process.

Krishnam predicted that the Congress would secure the fewest seats in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

"Rahul Gandhi is a 'Mahapurush'. He can say anything. Mahatma Gandhi saw a dream of the end of Congress, and nobody could do it, not even BJP, but now Rahul Gandhi himself is doing it. Rahul Gandhi is finishing off Congress and fulfilling his responsibility. It is not just me but also crores of Congress workers across the country whoare aware of this fact. After June 4, Congress will be the party to win the least number of seats, till now," the former party leader said on Wednesday.

May 23, 2024 8:59 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: ‘People are against central govt,’ says Delhi's Chandni Chowk Cong candidate

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Congress candidate JP Agarwal, contesting from the Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha seat, stated, “During the elections, you go out and meet people. I have come here, regarding that... Today, people are against the central government due to inflation and unemployment. They want to see the change. I can witness this in the elections. INDIA alliance will win all the seats in Delhi.”

Polling for all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi is scheduled for the sixth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections on May 25. Additionally, voting will occur in 51 Lok Sabha constituencies across 7 states on the same day.

The electoral battle in Delhi's Lok Sabha contest is primarily between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress-Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alliance.

May 23, 2024 8:41 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Delhi Metro to commence services early on polling day during Phase 6

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Metro rail services will commence at 4 am on the day of the voting in Delhi, scheduled for May 25, as announced by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Wednesday.

Anuj Dayal, principal executive director of corporate communications at DMRC, stated that the decision aims to facilitate transportation for the staff deployed for election duty.

In a statement posted on X, the DMRC said, “On the day of the Lok Sabha elections in Delhi on 25th May, 2024 (Saturday), the Delhi Metro train services on all Lines will start from 04:00 AM so that the staff deployed for election duty can avail the facility.”

“From 4 am to 6 a.m., metro trains will operate at a frequency of 30 minutes on all lines. Following this, regular metro train services will resume and operate throughout the day,” Dayal added.

(PTI)

May 23, 2024 8:24 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: ‘Give us 400 seats, will raise temples,’ says Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma during poll rally

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Assam chief minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma emphasised the BJP's commitment to resolving the Gyanvapi and Krishna Janmabhoomi cases, that if his party achieves its campaign goal of 'ab ki baar, 400 paar' (crossing 400 seats) in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, it will erect temples at the birthplace of Lord Krishna in Mathura and the mosque in Varanasi.

Speaking at a public gathering in Jharkhand's Bokaro in support of BJP candidate Dhullo Mahto, the Assam CM highlighted the party's achievements during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections when it secured over 300 seats.

May 23, 2024 8:09 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Former Union minister MP Jayant Sinha responds to Jharkhand BJP's general secretary's letter

May 23, 2024 8:02 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: ‘Expecting a good result,’ says Cong leader KC Venugopal

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal expressed optimism about the upcoming elections, saying, “We are expecting good results... Our objective is to oust this authoritarian, undemocratic government from power. It is crucial for the preservation of our country's democratic values... The electoral process lacks fairness... Various agencies, such as the ED, I-T, and CBI, appear biased in favour of the BJP. Additionally, the Election Commission seems to be failing its neutral entity duty. This raises concerns about the future of our nation.”

May 23, 2024 7:58 AM IST

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: PM Modi to campaign in Haryana, Punjab today

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to campaign in Haryana and Punjab today.

During a poll rally in Dwarka, West Delhi, on Wednesday, PM Modi emphasised Delhi's pivotal role in shaping the nation's political direction. He urged voters to make well-informed decisions during the ongoing elections.

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