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  • 6:27 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: The Left Front announces a list of 25 candidates for Lok Sabha elections

  • 5:06 PM IST
    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: Mahagathbandhan in Bihar will announce its list of candidates on 17th March. I think Pappu Yadav will become a part of the gathbandhan, said Congress’s Ranjeet Ranjan in Patna.
  • 4:34 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: Election Commission of India holds meeting of Multi-Departmental Committee on Election Intelligence, ahead of Lok Sabha elections. DG BCAS, DG BSF, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU-IND) and DG CRPF also present at the meeting.

  • 4:09 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: Congress General Secretary UP-East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to take a 3-day, 140-km ‘ganga-yatra’ on a steamer boat, starting with Chhatnag in Prayagraj on March 18. She will also meet people of the villages/towns falling en route her final stop Assi Ghat in Varanasi.

  • 4:04 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: Prakash Ambedkar’s Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi has released first list of 37 candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

  • 3:53 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: Apna Dal enters into alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party, to contest on two seats in Uttar Pradesh.

  • 3:41 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: Nationalist Congress Party releases list of 5 candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Parth Ajit Pawar to contest from parliamentary constituency of Maval in Pune district.

  • 3:27 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: After Rahul Gandhi’s programme at Stella Maris college in Chennai a couple of days ago, Directorate of Collegiate Education issues circular to regional joint director asking how the campus was used for a discussion involving a political leader when the Model Code of Conduct is in place.

  • 3:09 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: Sanjeev Kumar, Chief Electoral Officer Karnataka said, “Total cash seizure till date (since the imposition of Model Code of Conduct ) is Rs 54 lakh, liquor worth Rs 8.53 crore also seized, 650 gm of gold & 40 kg of silver have also been seized & 1,818 excise cases have been registered.”

  • 3:06 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Live News And Updates: Commenting on BSP and Jana Sena alliance in Andhra Pradesh andTelanganaleader, TRS leader K Kavitha said, “It’s just a political stunt. Main issue will be if they’re going to fight polls independently or they’ll contest polls with Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra Pradesh. They’ll have to give clarity on this to the people.”

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: The Election Commission (EC) announced the dates for general elections on March 10. The polling for the upcoming national elections will be conducted in seven phases between April 11 and April 19 and the result will be announced on May 23.

Ahead of the high-octane elections, the political scene in the country is abuzz with electoral activities.

Here is a list of political activities lined up for today:

Rahul Gandhi’s Chhattisgarh and Odisha Visit

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is likely to participate in a day-long national level symposium to discuss the new Universal Health Scheme (UHS) for Chhattisgarh today in Raipur. The programme will be attended by doctors and prominent thinkers. The programme is being held to brainstorm on adopting a new health scheme. The symposium is aiming to come with a health scheme which will aim to successfully replace Centre’s Ayushman Bharat.

Later, Rahul Gandhi will also take another tour of Odisha and address a public meeting. As per reports, Rahul Gandhi will address the ‘Parivartan Sankalpa Samavesh’ at Bargarh Sadar block.

BJP to Announce Maharashtra list of candidates

Further, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to announce the first list of 18 Maharashtra candidates for the forthcoming general elections on March 16. According to a report, the party will contest 25 seats this time, which is one less than the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. “Talks on other 4-5 seats, including those that the BJP could not win in 2014, are still going on. If they are not finalised by then, those names would be announced later,” the leader said.

The saffron party has given a clear indication that it would spare only a couple of seats for its allies in Maharashtra, although there are four key partners Republican Party of India (A), Rashtriya Samaj Paksh (RSP), Rayat Kranti Sanghatna and Shivsangram Sanghatna.

Mulayam Asks For Ticket 

Mulayam Singh Yadav’s younger daughter-in-law is likely to enter the electoral fray in the coming Lok Sabha elections 2019. As per reports, Mulayam has spoken to Samajwadi Party (SP) President and his son Akhilesh Yadav to field younger daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav in the elections. Notably, in 2017, Aparna had also contested the Assembly elections.