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Gandhi Exudes Confidence Secular Formation Will Win Maximum Number Of Seats In The Lok Sabha Polls

New Delhi: With this belief that regional parties like TMC, SP, BSP and TDP will not support the BJP, Congress president Rahul Gandhi exuded confidence that a secular formation will win the maximum number of seats in this Lok Sabha polls indicating that opposition parties will come together to form the next government and.

He, however, said he will not pre-judge the verdict of the people and launched an all-out attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for having lost the opportunity given by the people to take the country forward.

Refusing to spell out the opposition’s strategy ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results on May 23, Gandhi told a press conference that unlike Modi, the Congress will use the experience of veterans such as UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh. He was asked what role Sonia Gandhi will play in bringing together opposition parties to form the next government, amid talks of the UPA chairperson asking its top leaders to talk to various leaders and hold a meeting with them to help form a secular alliance that could lead the next government.

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Amit Shah Says, LS Campaign Most Hardworking, Extensive And Modi’s Outreach Unprecedented

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) began the legwork for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at least a year ago, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing 142 rallies in the last 50 days to cap a frenetic campaign that ended with the start of the silence period for the final phase of polling two days later.

BJP chief Amit Shah, addressing a press conference in the national capital along with Prime Minister Modi, said the campaign was the “most hardworking, extensive one since Independence, and Modi’s outreach was unprecedented”.

“Senior workers of the party started working at least six months ahead of the campaign launch. More than 7,000 Lok Sabha steering committees were at work,” Shah said at the briefing where he also declared that he party would secure a victory in at least 300 of 543 seats.

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Telugu Desam Party To Welcome Any Party To Be Part Of An Alliance Against BJP

New Delhi: Once Lok Sabha election results are declared, Telugu Desam Party chief and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu said that he would welcome any party to be part of an alliance against the Bharatiya Janata Party including the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) which is in power in neighbouring Telangana.

Naidu met Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury and Aam Admi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, and discussed with them the possible tie-up in the post-election scenario. He is likely to meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi in the national capital and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati in Lucknow today, news agency PTI reported.

Naidu has stepped up efforts to bring together Opposition parties ahead of a possible meeting of the grand alliance after the general election results are declared on May 23.

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Rahul Says If Voted To Power His Party Will Refuel It Through The Proposed Nyay Scheme

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that if voted to power his party would refuel it through the proposed ‘Nyay’ scheme accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of taking “fuel out of the engine of the country’s economy”.

Addressing an election rally here, the Congress chief said that the experts he consulted before proposing the ‘Nyay’ scheme in the party manifesto had told him it was necessary for restoring the purchasing power of the people “hit by demonetisation and GST”.

The party’s proposed minimum income guarantee scheme, Nyuntan Aay Yojana (Nyay) assures up to Rs 72,000 a year or Rs 6,000 a month income to 20 per cent of India’s poorest families if it wins the Lok Sabha polls.

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Oxford Dictionaries Say No Such Word As “Modilie” Exists A Day After Rahul Gandhi’s Tweet

New Delhi: The official Twitter handle of Oxford Dictionaries said that no such word as “Modilie” exists. This was announced a day after Congress president Rahul Gandhi tweeted that there is a new word in the English Dictionary called “Modilie”.

“We can confirm that the image showing the entry ‘Modilie’ is fake and does not exist in any of our Oxford Dictionaries,” tweeted @OxfordWords on Thursday in reply to a tweet that Gandhi had sent out on Wednesday. In his tweet, Gandhi sent out a photo, which looked like the page of a word entry on the Oxford Living Dictionaries website, but had the word Oxford removed from it. In the photo, the entry “Modilie” was described as a “mass noun”, which can be used to describe someone who lies. “He is such a Modiliar,” “He just keeps Modilying,” “Look look, there goes a Modiliar” were the examples cited of the word.