Elections 2019

Priyanka said, "I know I will be held accountable for my past statements and my views and that how I came to this conclusion but I would like to say that this decision of joining Shiv Sena I have taken after a lot of thought."

Milind Deora is pitted against Arvind Sawant of the Shiv Sena, who is also the sitting MP from South Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency, a stronghold of the Sena.

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday filed defamation case against Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his comment that "all thieves shared the Modi surname" in Patna Civil Court.

A man hurled shoe at BJP spokesperson GVL Narsimha Rao while he was addressing a press conference at the party's headquarters in the national capital on Thursday.

One of the two killed has been identified as Verghese who had Rs 5 lakh bounty on his head, said the police adding that the other person is yet to be identified.

Poonam Sinha, an SP-BSP-RLD candidate from Lucknow, is pitted against Union Minister Rajnath Singh in the constituency. Rajnath had won from Lucknow in the 2014 general elections.

The seizure comes as voting for 10 Lok Sabha seats which fall under Maharashtra's Vidarbha and Marathwada regions is underway in the second phase of polling.

Polling for the second phase of Lok Sabha polls is underway. Ninety-five constituencies, spread over 11 States and one Union Territory are going to the polls today.

At the end of the first two hours of polling, Assam is leading in terms of voter turnout with 9.51 per cent electorates having already exercised their democratic franchise.

The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday put a bar on NaMo TV airing any pre-recorded content in 48 hours before polling date. The directive comes a day ahead of voting in the second phase of Lok Sabha polls.