Latest Politics News - BJP's Sadhvi Pragya to fight against Cong's Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal
--- BJP's Sadhvi Pragya to fight against Cong's Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal ---
The BJP on Wednesday released a list of four candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, fielding Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur against Congress party's Digvijaya Singh for Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal seat. The BJP's MP Alok Sanjar is currently the sitting MP from the seat.
While the BJP has fielded Ramakant Bhargav from Vidisha, Raj Bahadur Singh has been fielded from Sagar.
--- Kovind made President keeping caste equation in mind: Gehlot ---
Rajasthan CM and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said he read in an article that Ram Nath Kovind was made the President because of his caste. He said the decision was taken to benefit the BJP in the Gujarat elections, which the party was "afraid" of losing. He added that Kovind was chosen as President over LK Advani.
--- Congress MP Dullo's wife Harbans joins AAP, to contest LS polls ---
Former MLA Harbans Kaur Dullo, the wife of Congress' Rajya Sabha MP Shamsher Singh Dullo, joined AAP on Tuesday in the presence of party leader Aman Arora. Harbans was declared AAP's candidate from Punjab's Fatehgarh Sahib seat. She said, "Since AAP is giving me an opportunity to serve people, I decided to take a plunge."
--- Twitter withholds UP CM Yogi's 2 tweets calling Muslim League 'virus' ---
Twitter has withheld two tweets of Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath after the Election Commission of India on Wednesday directed the microblogging site to take them down. CM Yogi had referred to Indian Union Muslim League as a "virus" in the withheld tweets. Similar action has been taken against 34 tweets including those of actress Koena Mitra, BJP's Amit Malviya.
--- I've my wife, daughter, son-in-law, nephews, PM has no one: Pawar ---
NCP President Sharad Pawar recently targeted PM Narendra Modi, saying, "I realised I've my wife, daughter, son-in-law, nephews visit us, but he has no one." He said, "Modi Ji says 'Pawar Sahab is a good man but has family issues. His nephews are out of his hands'." He asked, "What does PM have to do with issues at my home?"