Hoax caller arrested for threatening bomb blast in PM Modi's rally

"Deepak was angry with the functioning of the Narendra Modi government".

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav claimed that as the Assembly elections were inching towards the final phase, the desperation of BJP leaders was growing and they seem to be throwing in the towel. But as the election progressed, the discomfort of the BJP has been growing.

The call was received by the Delhi Police's control room, wherein the caller said that there will be a bomb blast in the Mau rally addressed by Modi, said a senior police officer. A 30-member team of city BJP leaders and workers have left for UP where they would campaign for the party.

But it was not a smooth sailing for the ruling party at the centre as its alliance partner Anupriya Patel led Apna Dal (Sonelal) had fielded candidates on four assembly seats in eastern Uttar Pradesh against the saffron party. She further alleged that the BJP would end all reservation of it comes to power in Uttar Pradesh.

Terming the BJP an anti-Dalit party, Mayawati said that the persecution of Dalits had increased during the NDA regime.

Responding to PM Modi's promise to waive off farmers' loans, Akhilesh said, "The farmers of the country are expecting that in the garb of UP, their loans will be waived off".

In Ballia on May 1, the prime minister launched the flagship Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana for cooking gas to the poor. In Varanasi on October 24, the PM laid the foundation for the City Gas Distribution Project.

"In last three years of budget, railway projects worth Rs 36,000 crore were undertaken, which included doubling and electrification of rail lines, railway projects worth Rs 318.7 in Varanasi and many more", Sinha said.

"They say that there is no power supply in Gorakhpur".

  • Leroy Wright