Delhi Election Commission on Friday directed all mobile service providers to stop "political" bulk SMS services 48 hours before the Assembly election to ensure that parties do not influence voters during this period.
Amar Singh, once a prominent face in Samajwadi Party on Sunday claimed he was receiving text messages warning him not to come to meet slain former MLA Sarvesh Kumar Singh Seepu`s family, as "he could also meet the same fate".
Government and the Trinamool Congress got into a spat over missed calls and messages with Home Minister P Chidambaram insisting that efforts were made four days back by the Prime Minister to contact Mamata Banerjee.
A businessman was arrested
on Friday for allegedly sending "threatening" and "filthy" text
messages to politicians, including Union Minister Shashi
Tharoor, using SIM cards procured in someone else`s name.