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PM Modi confident of winning polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday exuded confidence about victory in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, and promised he will bring a fresh “Vikas ki Ganga” to Bihar during his next tenure.
He also said terrorists should be beaten like “ghosts who are driven away after being caught by the tuft of hair”, and accused the Congress-led opposition of trying to downplay the issue of national security despite numerous lives lost in terror attacks.

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Why Election Commission cant seek details of expenditure from PM Modi ? : Mamta Banerjee

Addressing back-to-back rallies in East Midnapore, Mamata Banerjee said, “We will ask the Election Commission (EC) to keep an account of the spendings in the prime minister’s public meetings. If the EC can seek details of expenditure from others, why not from him?”
The chief minister also alleged that BJPis doling out thousands of rupees to lure people to its rallies.

Phase 1 Lok Sabha Elections 2019 : EC says Voter turnout same as 2014

NEW DELHI:
The Election Commission, in a press briefing, said Phase 1 of Lok Sabha elections today were largely peaceful barring a few stray incidents. The Deputy Election Commissioner also spoke about the various complaints registered in Phase 1.

“570 poll complaints have been received and 547 decided,” he said. He also said that 15 EVMs have been damaged and legal action is being taken.

On the NaMo TV row, he said they got a report from Chief Electoral Officer Delhi and a report from I and B said it is not a channel. EC is examining the legal issues, he said.

After Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi asked not to contest elections

BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi will not be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The development comes just days after the name of LK Advani, another old warhorse of the saffron party, was missing from the candidate list.

In a statement to LutyensPost, Joshi said he was asked by party general secretary Ramlal to not contest the elections. A message doing the rounds on social media, reportedly by Joshi to the voters of Kanpur, also mentioned that he had been asked to stay out of the poll fray.