Congress says WhatsApp alerted Priyanka Gandhi about possible hacking

Accused the government of being involved in a “surveillance racket”

Current Affairs:The Congress on Sunday asserted its pioneer Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had gotten a message from WhatsApp educating her that her telephone was suspected to have been hacked and blamed the legislature for being engaged with an “observation racket”, yet the BJP hit back saying the resistance was envisioning things that didn’t exist. AA WhatsApp representative stated: “WhatsApp thinks profoundly about the protection and security of our clients. We have just reached the clients straightforwardly we have motivation to accept were focused on. Clients can get in touch with us inside the application and we will react straightforwardly.”

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Congress’ Sunil Jakhar declares Rs 1.5-crore assets, deposits in Swiss bank

Congress’s Lok Sabha candidate Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared immovable assets worth Rs 21 crore in the affidavit

LokSabha Elections 2019: Congress’ Lok Sabha applicant Sunil Kumar Jakhar has announced versatile resources worth Rs 1.53 crore, other than an over Rs 7 crore store in a Swiss bank in his better half’s name, as indicated by a sworn statement recorded with survey specialists.

Child of previous Madhya Pradesh senator late Balram Jakhar, the Congress candidate has pronounced Rs 1.23 crore as stores in various ledgers.

He has announced stores worth Rs 7.37 crore by his significant other Silvia Jakhar in the Zurcher Kantonal Bank, Zurich, Switzerland, as per the sworn statement.

The Zurcher Kantonal Bank is one of the greatest Swiss banks, according to its site.

Sunil Jakhar has Rs 4.49 lakh as money close by and his better half Rs 1.38 lakh.

He has pronounced steadfast resources worth Rs 2.88 crore, including those which are self procured and acquired, and that of his significant other as Rs 12.06 crore in the testimony.

Sunil Jakhar, the sitting MP from Gurdaspur, is facing entertainer government official Ajay Singh Dharmendra Deol, famously known as Sunny Deol.

Deol has announced versatile resources worth Rs 60.46 crore, including bank stores, and Rs 5.72 crore resources of his significant other Lynda Deol, as per his sworn statement.

He has announced unflinching resources worth Rs 21 crore in the affirmation.

Bright Deol has Rs 26 lakh money close by and his significant other Rs 16 lakh.

The entertainer has pronounced liabilities, as advance or duty to money related establishments or people of Rs 49.3 crore.

His significant other’s liabilities, as referenced in the oath, are of Rs 1.66 crore.

Radiant Deol has announced Rs 2.49 crore as “government contribution”, including Rs 1.07 crore as Goods and Services Tax levy in the testimony.

Casting a ballot in every one of the 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab, including Gurdaspur, will be hung on Sunday.

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Who’s with whom? Parties seek partners as Lok Sabha election nears end

The seven-phase election started on April 11 and ends on May 19. Below is how India’s biggest parties are aligned

LokSabha Elections 2019:Prime Minist Narendra Modi’s decision alliance is certain of a second term in office however resistance groups are conversing with one another to seal a partnership, planning to topple him after general race results are declared on May 23.

The seven-stage decision began on April 11 and finishes on May 19. The following is the means by which India’s greatest gatherings are adjusted.


BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY (BJP): Modi’s Hindu patriot BJP drives the NDA and won 282 seats in the last race five years prior. There are 545 seats in the lower place of parliament, two of which are assigned by the president from the Anglo-Indian people group.

ALL INDIA ANNA DRAVIDA MUNNETRA KAZHAGAM (AIADMK): The third-greatest gathering and Modi’s greatest accomplice in the south of the nation, the BJP’s weakest area. The AIADMK won 37 of the 40 seats it challenged the last time, yet the demise of its charming pioneer, J. Jayalalithaa, in 2016 could influence its exhibition.

SHIV SENA: The hardline Hindu gathering, situated in India’s budgetary capital Mumbai, is in an on-off association with the BJP. The gatherings fixed a coalition before this race, with the development of a Hindu sanctuary at a questionable site in the north being one of Shiv Sena’s key requests. Shiv Sena won 18 situates the last time, making it the 6th greatest gathering.

LOK JAN SHAKTI PARTY: The gathering predominantly speaks to bring down rank Hindus and won six of the seven seats it challenged the last time.

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Election 2019 may see the highest voter turnout, but will it benefit BJP?

Increased voter turnout seems to be concentrated in states where the voters have been at the forefront of the ongoing rural distress

LokSabha Elections 2019:As the decision 2019 season enters the last lap with surveying left just for one period of the seven booked, voter turnout this time around is probably going to make a record. As indicated by reports, the 2019 race is on track to accomplish record voter turnout of around 67 percent (55 – 56 million new voters with respect to 2014 general races), which would outperform the past record of 66.4 percent amid the 2014 surveys.

According to the information accessible with the Election Commission of India (ECI), voter turnout in the initial four stages remained at 69.5 percent (first stage), 69.44 percent (second stage), 68.4 percent (third stage) and 65.51 percent (fourth stage).

Electorate shrewd examination, according to a Nomura report proposes that in the initial four stages (around 69 percent of the seats), expanded voter cooperation was gathered in the key Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bastions of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Assam and Karnataka.

“The two exceptions are Andhra Pradesh and Kerala, where voter turnout was high, yet the BJP’s prospects have generally been feeble,” the report says.

Things being what they are, will the BJP/National Democratic Alliance (NDA) advantage from this higher voter turnout or will it surrender to against incumbency?

Both hypothetical and exact investigations, as indicated by Nomura, have attempted to discover causality between voter turnout and decision results. In past Lok Sabha races, there have been hostile to incumbency results amid both high and low turnout races.

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Priyanka Gandhi takes jibe at PM Modi for his ‘cloudy weather’ theory

Priyanka further said that Modi promised a corruption-free govt but went ahead and perpetrated a “Rs 30,000 cr Rafale scam”

LokSabha Elections 2019:Congress pioneer Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Monday took a correspond at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his announcement about IAF air ships sidestepping Pakistan radars amid the Balakot air strike due to the “shady climate”.

At a roadshow in Indore’s Rajwada Chowk, the Congress chief, perusing from a bit of paper, stated: “Amid his five-year residency as the executive, Modi has just given jumlas (talk) to the general population.”

“He trusted that he won’t please individuals’ radar because of the shady climate,” said the Congress general secretary in Hindi in the midst of cheers from the group that had thronged the traffic intersection.

In a meeting circulated on Saturday, Modi had stated, “The climate was bad upon the arrival of air strike. There was a believed that sneaked in the psyches of the specialists that the day of strike ought to be changed. Be that as it may, I recommended that the mists could really enable our planes to get away from the radars.”

The Congress head additionally said that Modi guaranteed a defilement free government yet felt free to execute a “Rs 30,000 crore Rafale trick”.

“He is such a major resistance master, that only he chose that the Rafale flying machine will be fabricated by an organization that has never assembled one ever. It was given land too. Be that as it may, be it downpour or daylight, individuals came to comprehend what is reality of this present man’s legislative issues,” she asserted.

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Modi like schoolboy who blames Nehru for not completing homework: Priyanka

She also challenged PM Modi to contest the last two phases of the general election on the issues of demonetisation

Elections:Congress pioneer Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for accusing the Nehru-Gandhi family for his very own disappointments, asserting that he resembled a student who neglected to get his work done and his reasons are Pandit Nehru has removed his answer-sheet and Indira Gandhi has made a paper vessel out of that.

Holding a roadshow in help of Sheila Dikshit, the Congress’ applicant from the Northeast Delhi electorate, Priyanka Gandhi stated, “His (Modi’s) circumstance resembles a student who never accompanies his homework. At the point when the educators asks him, he says Nehruji removed my paper and concealed it or Indira Gandhi made a paper pontoon out of that and suffocated it in the water.”

She likewise tested PM Modi to challenge the last two periods of the general race on the issues of demonetisation, GST, ladies’ security and the guarantees made by him to the general population of the nation.

Modi had before moved the Congress to battle the last two stages for the sake of Rajiv Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi’s dad and previous head administrator, who he has portrayed as “bhrashtachari no. 1 (degenerate number 1)”.

At a rally in the national capital, the executive blamed the Gandhi family for utilizing warship INS Viraat as its “own taxi” for a vacation when Rajiv Gandhi was in charge.

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Want to make some easy money? You can try your luck in India’s election

Media organizations also hire companies to improve election coverage

Elections: Organizations offering picture makeovers, political trademark authors and specialists in slug sealing vehicles are in extreme interest in India, and they have a short window to profit before the nation’s long distance race casting a ballot season attracts to a nearby.

The world’s greatest decision, in which around 900 million natives cast their votes in seven stages, has made open doors for a scope of organizations. It additionally implies a critical ascent in race spending, making it the costliest survey on earth.

Consumption is set to rise 40 percent to $7 billion, as per Center for Media Studies, a New Delhi-based research organization.

As government officials lock horns, Sunchit Sobti, executive of Laggar Industries Ltd., and his 70 staff are staying at work past 40 hours to satisfy orders from customers to redo vehicles with defensive layer plating that will withstand gunfire and explosive assaults while giving an agreeable ride on the battle field.

“We are getting a great deal of requests,” said Sobti, whose Punjab-based firm introduces motor firewalls, fuel insurance frameworks and run-punctured tires alongside shielding in vehicles. “Up until now, we have defensively covered 30 to 35 vehicles amid this decision and it’s a decent number.”

The change could cost anyplace between Rs 600,000 ($8,650) to Rs 4 million. “It takes a few months to protective layer and alter a vehicle,” Sobti said.

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Fielding a terror accused: BJP leaves the moral question to the people

The controversial candidate has fueled opposition accusations of hypocrisy and political opportunism against the BJP

Elections:Indian law does not avert the nation’s decision party from handling a hopeful blamed for psychological oppression in the general race, a senior individual from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party disclosed to Bloomberg News.

Pragya Singh Thakur, a so called Hindu blessed lady who has been charged by Indian law requirement with a bomb impact in a Muslim neighborhood that slaughtered six individuals and harmed 100 out of 2008, ought to be permitted to pursue position, the BJP’s national general secretary Ram Madhav said.

There is no specialized or lawful obstacle keeping her from challenging and there is a conviction she has been “erroneously involved,” Madhav said in a wide-running meeting with Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait in New Delhi on Saturday.

“I can comprehend there are assessments about her candidature, and there are feelings inside the gathering likewise, I don’t deny that,” he said. “In any case, what we are stating is: by law, in fact nothing conflicts with her candidature.”

“The ethical issue ought to be left to the general population,” he included.

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The questionable competitor has filled resistance allegations of lip service and political advantage against the Hindu patriot BJP, which consistently denounces Pakistan-based gatherings for propelling psychological oppressor assaults on India.

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Priyanka Gandhi urges voters to make Lok Sabha elections about real issues

Priyanka Gandhi urges voters to make Lok Sabha elections about real issues

Elections:An aggregate of 11 ladies hopefuls are in the quarrel for the May 12 Lok Sabha surveys in Haryana, which in the 53 years of its reality has chosen just five ladies parliamentarians.

In the 2014 general races, not by any means a solitary lady hopeful could figure out how to win in the state known for its skewed sex proportion, while six out ten parliamentary voting demographics here have never chosen a lady MP.

Albeit, no ladies competitors challenging freely in the state have ever constructed it to the lower place of parliament, this time, seven of the 11 female applicants are independents.

Chandravati, a previous Janta Party pioneer turned into the first historically speaking lady MP from the state in 1977 when she vanquished political stalwart Chaudhary Bansi Lal from Bhiwani voting demographic.

She later joined the Congress and furthermore filled in as the Governor of Puducherry in 1990.

Of the 151 MPs chose from the state up until now (counting when it was a piece of Punjab), ladies were chosen just multiple times.

Congress’ Kumari Selja, a Rajya Sabha MP, is the main ladies to have been chosen to Lok Sabha thrice, twice from Ambala and once from Sirsa.

Selja who is challenging the races this time from Ambala, told PTI, “The state has advanced a great deal with regards to ladies however a ton should be finished. We need an ever increasing number of ladies pioneers to address the issues.”

Shruti Chaudhary, terrific girl of previous Chief Minister, Chaudhary Bansi Lal, who was chosen as a MP in 2009 general decisions from Bhiwani-Mahendargarh voting demographic, is additionally in the quarrel this time.

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EC condemns Maneka’s ‘ABCD’ remark, warns not to repeat such misconduct

The EC order said Maneka not only violated provisions of the model code, but also the Representation of the People Act dealing with “corrupt practice”.

Elections: The Election Commission Monday “firmly censured” Union Minister Maneka Gandhi for her “ABCD” comment in Sultanpur where she cautioned voters that administration work endures in territories which don’t vote in favor of her.

The commission likewise cautioned her not to rehash “such offense in future”.

The EC request said Maneka damaged arrangements of the model code, yet in addition the Representation of the People Act managing “degenerate practice”.

Tending to a survey meeting in Sarkoda town in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh on April 14, Maneka had stated, “We win in Pilibhit without fail, so what is the parameter that we work more for one town and less for the other?”

“The parameter is that we isolate all towns as A, B, C, and D. The town where we get 80 percent votes is A, the town in which we get 60 percent is B, the town in which we get 50 percent is kept in C class and the town where we get under 50 percent is set apart as D.”

She said the improvement work initially occurs in each of the A classification towns. At that point comes B and simply after work in B is done, we begin with C, the priest had said.

On April 15, the survey board had denounced her and banned her from holding crusading for 48 hours for her mutual comments.

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