In the Sabarimala protests, the Left government’s stand is seen as hurting Hindu faith and pride. It is perceived as the battle between the atheist and the believer, where the atheist is insensitive towards religious faith and traditions
Party chief Amit Shah had kicked off the party's campaign for the Telangana polls on September 15 at Mahabubnagar and had addressed another rally at Karimnagar last month.
Gehlot and Pilot had on Wednesday made their intentions clear that they would contest the assembly polls along with senior state leaders.
Addressing a poll rally, Shah said infiltrators were coming to India since 1971 and formed the "vote bank" of opposition parties like the Congress and TMC.
He said it is the constitutional obligation of any state government to implement the verdict of the Supreme Court.
Apart from prominent names in Congress, many hopefuls have also filed their nominations even though the party was yet to announce its list of candidates.
Rama Rao, son of TRS president and caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, said the party would make efforts to strengthen the federal structure after the declaration of election results.
There was no immediate comment from the BJP on Surjewala's charges but the ruling party has often accused the Congress leadership of corruption in the National Herald case.
"Anti-national activities were at its peak. Dilip Singh Judeo (late BJP MP) took this menace head on and stopped Jashpur from becoming another Bastar," Adityanath said,
The cricketer-turned-politician is among the several star campaigners selected by the Congress for poll campaigning in Chhattisgarh.
The ruling party has released two lists so far of 162 candidates for the elections to be held on December 7 for 200 assembly constituencies.
Hitting back, the RLSP leader asked if, according to Sushil Kumar Modi, the prime minister was wrong in his interpretation of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's remarks.
The highest number of 34 candidates will lock horns in Mehgaon constituency in Bhind district, while the lowest number of four nominees will battle it out in Gunnor seat in Panna district
As many as 19 families were rehabilitated in Lunglai district in Mizoram after their repatriation from Tripura, 11 families were settled in Mamit district and two in Kolasib district of the state in the past two months.
Focus has now shifted to the second phase of the polls, this time covering 72 assembly seats spread across 19 districts
He claimed Gandhi's speeches were leading to confusion that the Congress chief was addressing BJP rallies as he was referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi more than his party's colleagues and leaders.
A senior cabinet minister of the BJP, said the party cannot afford to lose their core base, the OBCs, ahead of the Lok Sabha and state Assembly polls next year.
Live updates of the assembly election campaign in Chhattisgarh where Congress is hoping to oust the Raman Singh-led government. BJP has been in power in the state for the past 15 years
The ruling JD(U) in Bihar hit back at Yadav, saying he "seems to be worked up over the possibility of his hobnobbing with criminals getting exposed".
Gyandev Ahuja, BJP MLA from Ramgarh was dropped in the second list. He had earlier courted controversy over his remarks on students indulging in debauchery on the JNU campus.
TRS chief and caretaker chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had on November 14 announced the names of 10 more party candidates in the TRS second list, taking the total number of nominees to 117.
The defeat in Telangana region in 2014 was a big setback for Congress, which played a prominent role in carving it out as a separate state, as the voters preferred the regional party TRS
The Trinamool Congress supremo asserted that she was not against the Assam government, but she does not support NRC.
Though an alliance has been announced, there is still a lot of dissidence among local party leaders
Gandhi asked if the Rafale jet deal can be called a "Government to Government" contract with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying there is only a letter from the French government promising to be faithful.