Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Top 5 news on Congress you must read on April 11

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Candidate ‘lost’, Congress supporters go NOTA way

With Congress ‘losing’ their candidate in Gautam Buddh Nagar to the BJP, those planning to vote for the Congress were left stranded. The party, at the last minute, decided not to support either the BSP or the SP in the constituency.

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Congress to keep options open in ‘T ‘

The Congress is pretty confident of emerging victorious in Telangana. Yet, it will keep its options open for an alliance with the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) if the situation demands after the elections, said Congress general secretary and party in-charge of Telangana Digvijaya Singh.

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Reject Modi’s nomination: Gujarat Congress

Accusing Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of “concealing” his marital status in past affidavits and his wife’s income in the 2014 affidavit, the Gujarat Congress on Thursday called upon the poll panel to reject his nomination for the Lok Sabha election and disqualify his membership of the State Legislature.

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Priyanka’s ‘bilkul nahin’ creates a flutter but real wave is unleashed by Robert’s pink revolution at the booth

Many Congress leaders were today wondering not how many seats the party would win in Delhi but whether “Bilkul nahin” lacks the punch of “Do I look old?” Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who voted at the Lodhi Estate polling station this morning, was asked if she sensed a Modi wave in the country. “Bilkul nahin. Mujhe to bilkul nahin lagta (Not at all. I don’t sense one at all),” she replied.

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People will vote for continuity: Congress

Congress today expressed confidence that the electorate would “vote for continuity” even as the third phase of Lok Sabha elections concluded recording a high turn outParty spokesperson Manish Tewari, however, refused to hazard a guess as to the number of seats Congress could win in this phase which saw polling in 91 seats.

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