Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Reuters
With assets worth over Rs374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections. While BJP’s cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir is the second in the list with assets over Rs147 crore, National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said on Friday.
More than 100 million people across seven states are eligible to vote in the sixth phase of the 39-day-long poll, which Modi began on April 11 as front-runner after an escalation of tension with neighbouring Pakistan.
The approval rating of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dropped around 17 points in over a month but there is still no good news for the Congress as satisfaction of voters with Rahul Gandhi has not shown any sign of improvements, according to the latest findings of CVOTER-IANS tracker.
The fame of this hilly district Wayanad known for its coffee plantations and tourist spots went beyond borders once Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination from here this month. Though the Congress party president came here only once since, when he last week addressed a massive rally here,
The number of cured cases increased in the country to 21,061, after the recovery of 724 new cases.
The lockdown is now largely being enforced in high-risk areas while authorities have partially restored train services and domestic flights and allowed shops and manufacturing to reopen.
The shelters boast of an innovative design that had been endorsed by Sheikh Mohammed. It is the first batch under a plan for constructing 1,550 shelters for waiting bus riders set to be constructed over 3-4 years.