Prominent candidates who filed their nominations today included Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani (Rajkot West), senior BJP leader Dilip Sanghani (Dhari) and senior Congress leader Paresh Dhanani.
Bhikhabhai Joshi replaces Amit Thummar in Junagadh, Jaish Patel replaces Kiran Thakor in Bharuch, Ashok Jirawala will contest from Kamrej in place of Nilesh Kumbani and Dhirubhai Gajera is the new candidate for the Varachha Road seat in place of Prafulbhai C Togadiya.
The party released a list of 40 campaigners, which includes OBC leader Alpesh Thakor, who recently joined the Congress.
Rahul Gandhi, who is currently the party's vice president, is expected to be the sole candidate in the December election, which means he will most likely be elected unopposed.
Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party will launch the parliamentary process tomorrow for impeaching President Robert Mugabe, a government lawmaker has said.
The BJP on Monday took a swipe at Rahul Gandhi's imminent elevation as Congress chief, saying the top post of that party is reserved only for one family while even booth-level workers have become BJP presidents.
The government on Monday effected a significant bureaucratic rejig, appointing 20 joint secretaries across various departments.
A day after the video of Maharashtra Water Conservation Minister Ram Shinde peeing by the roadside surfaced, the Congress on Monday took a dig demanding that he be appointed as the "brand ambassador" of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan for the state.
The Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and the opposition Congress have declared they have reached a compromise regarding the Patidar community's demand for quota in government jobs and educational institutions.
The EU's foreign policy chief on Monday hailed "extremely encouraging" talks with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on the Rohingya crisis, welcoming steps towards the repatriation of Muslims driven into Bangladesh.
BJP national secretary Ram Lal on Monday said it is the party's plan to make the country Congress-free and Meghalaya, where polls are slated to be held early next year, would not be an exception.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday declared assets of Rs 9.08 crore while filing his nomination for the prestigious Rajkot-West Assembly seat here.
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha central committee on Monday suspended the absconding party president Bimal Gurung for six months from the party.
Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said o that the dispute related to Ram Temple in Ayodhya would be decided by the court alone, and exuded confidence that the construction work would commence next year.
Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board on Monday proposed relinquishing its right over the disputed land in Ayodhya, and building a 'masjid-e-aman" in Lucknow to resolve the Ram janmabhoomi-Babri masjid tangle.
The Centre should also direct the Delhi government and municipal corporations to complete the process of regularization of unauthorized colonies by June 2020, Delhi BJP spokesperson Praveen Shankar Kapoor said.
Sonia Gandhi and Arun Jaitley on Monday clashed over the delay in convening the Winter session of Parliament with the Congress chief accusing the Modi government of sabotaging it on "flimsy grounds" and the union minister saying Congress had done so too in the past.
BJP's youth wing in Tamil Nadu on Monday began a state-wide exercise to inspect whether hotels have revised prices after the GST council brought all hotels in the five percent bracket without Input Tax Credit.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel got the strong backing of the leadership of her Christian Democrats (CDU) during a telephone conference on Monday after coalition talks to form a new government failed late on Sunday.
The political parties in West Bengal on Monday lashed out at the Centre over the leakage of Aadhaar card details and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi immediately resign over the lapse.
Longtime President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step down or face impeachment proceedings.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has sent former president Kenneth Kaunda to Harare to try to convince President Robert Mugabe to step down in a "dignified exit" after the military seized power last week.
Seventy-two-year-old Dasmunsi, who was in coma since 2008, passed away at a hospital here at 12.10 pm on Monday.
With the "son of Gujarat" Narendra Modi helming the central government, the state will scale new heights under the BJP, he said at a gathering here, adding "we will have to ensure that our pride is not hurt".
In the third list, the party has dropped as many as 16 sitting MLAs, including three ministers, and given tickets to 10 legislators.