BJP slams Congress over move against Modi in snooping row

New Delhi, May 02 (ANI): The BJP on Friday said the Congress party is aware of its defeat due to which it is trying to divert attention by probing the snooping allegations leveled against the BJP’s prime ministerial Narendra Modi. The Congress party-led Indian government is likely to appoint An Allahabad High Court sitting judge to probe snooping allegations against Modi. Meanwhile, NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that interfering in one’s life is against law and strict action should be taken against those involved. May 2, 2014

Priyanka alleges BJP of launching malicious campaign against Congress

Amethi, May 02 (ANI): Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said opposition had launched malicious campaign against ruling Congress party. While campaigning for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi constituency of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka alleged opposition had distributed booklets with distorted facts. Priyanka also claimed that BJP had moved the court to cut 24X7 electricity supply in Amethi and neighbouring Rae Bareli, represented by Congress President Sonia Gandhi. May 2, 2014

Rival parties say Rahul Gandhis remark on third front unimportant

New Delhi, May 02 (ANI): Political parties on Friday dismissed alleged remark of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, refusing to support third front and sitting in the opposition instead after election as ‘unimportant’ and said that ruling Congress party has already accepted defeat. Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav, called Gandhi’s remarks gibberish. BJP leader Balbir Punj said the remark makes it clear that Congress knows it is going to lose the general election. However, Congress accepted his statement, citing that third front parties have some or the other time supported their main rival. May 2, 2014

Jharkhand HC quashes arrest warrant against Giriraj Singh

Ranchi, May 2 (ANI): The Jharkhand High Court has quashed the arrest warrant issued by a Bokaro Court against BJP leader Giriraj Singh. The arrest warrant has been quashed on grounds of the order being incorrect. An FIR was lodged against Singh by the Bokaro Police Station for his inflammatory speech during a poll meet in Bihar. May 2, 2014

Arias wraps up Panama campaign

Presidential candidate Jose Domingo Arias holds his final campaign rally before elections on May 4. Duration: 01:15 May 2, 2014

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Cong Leaders Attack Modi Over Scoopgate Allegations

As the Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal on 2 May announced the Union government's probe into the "snoopgate," charges against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, more Congress leaders like Rahul Gandhi, Sushilkumar Shinde, Anand Sharma began to attack the Gujarat Chief Minister. May 2, 2014

Congress wants divided India; I want digital India: Modi

Khalilabad, May 02 (ANI): Narendra Modi, the frontrunner of India’s prime ministerial race, attacked ruling Congress party saying that the latter wants scams and a divided India, whereas he wants a skilled and digital India. While addressing one of his last election campaign rallies in Khalilabad city of Uttar Pradesh on Friday before the mammoth general election ends on May 12, Modi promised voters employment and a better future. He said that in contrast to Congress, which plays divisive politics, he wants to put India digitally in competition with United States. May 2, 2014

BJP alleges Congress and NC of betraying people of Kashmir

Kargil, May 02 (ANI): The BJP slammed Congress and ruling party in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference (NC), for betraying people of the valley. Addressing a public meeting in Kargil BJP vice-president, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, said that both the parties never fulfilled their promises. May 2, 2014

Profile: South Africa's Helen Zille, leader of the DA

Former political journalist Helen Zille is the tough and articulate woman leading South Africa's main opposition, the Democratic Alliance. But critics say she must step aside if the party wants to grow beyond the 2014 election. Duration: 02:41 May 2, 2014

Rajnath projecting himself as PM candidate: Lalu

Patna, May 02 (ANI): RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday targeted BJP President Rajnath Singh and said that that he was trying to portray himself and not Narendra Modi as the real candidate for the top post. Earlier Rajnath accused him of being afraid of Congress. Lalu said that Singh was telling his fellow Rajput castemen that it was not Modi but he was the real candidate for the top post to sway them to vote for BJP. But, neither he nor Modi would be able to befool the people of Bihar. May 2, 2014