Though the Congress might have won the previous assembly election, the BJP’s experiment with new faces in the poll fray seems to be working in its favour.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman demanded that Central Armed Forces should stay in West Bengal till the MCC comes to end.
Kankinara area was more violent as workers of Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress clashed and hurled bombs at one another.
The BJP termed the allegations baseless and said it was goons supported by the TMC who were trying to intimidate voters.
The UP CM targeted the Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu, who is leading the alliance talks, saying he should first take care of his own ground.
Mir, whose affidavit shows his age as 52 in the 2014 assembly polls, was shot dead outside his residence at Nowgam in Verinag area of South Kashmir.
Trinamool has lost all its credibility and when they say that they do not believe in violence, people won't believe them, Supriyo added.
Given parliamentary constituencies of some two million people each, Twitter is of little help in political mobilisation.
BJP leader and Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman told reporters that elections in six of the nine seats, which have undergone elections on Sunday, were marred by violence.
Arvind Kejriwal had told that he would be assassinated like former PM Indira Gandhi by his personal security officers.
Congress MP Pradip Bhattacharya said he has requested the poll panel to stop the media coverage of Modi's trip and take stern action.
Anti-BJP alliance buzz: Chandrababu Naidu holds second round of talks with Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar
Naidu, who arrived in the national capital on Friday, had also met Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav and leaders of the Communist Party of India on Saturday as well.
The meeting with Opposition leaders ahead of the poll results has been seen as Naidu’s effort to form an anti-BJP coalition front to form the next government at the Centre.
The bypoll was necessitated due to the demise of sitting BJP MLA and former chief minister Manohar Parrikar.
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Nitish casts vote along with son, says polls should not be of long duration
This was the first time that Kumar cast his vote with his son in Patna. Till 2014, he had been voting at his birthplace Bakhatiyarpur.