TDP and CPI announced the formation of a pre-poll grand alliance with Congress last month.
Accusing the Gandhi scion of lying a "dozen times", Jaitley wondered whether Rahul Gandhi "in self-delusion believes it to be true or is it a case of a ‘Clown Prince’ out-clowning himself?"
Rajasthan is scheduled to go to the polls in a single phase on December 7. The counting of votes for all 200 constituencies will take place on December 11.
The actor's comments came during an interview with Thanti TV, a regional language channel.
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With the passing away of two political icons -- Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi -- Tamil Nadu is bracing for an open season in politics, with multiple fronts waiting to fill the void.
Shirodkar and Sopte met BJP National President Amit Shah on October 16 and later said they will be joining the party
Gandhi was accompanied by state Congress president Kamal Nath and senior party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia.
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Eight municipal bodies spanning across six districts - all in Kashmir Valley – were scheduled to go to polls in the fourth and final phase of the elections. However, out of the eight, only two will see voting, while there will be no contest in the rest of the six bodies.
Shivpal has floated a new political front after claiming he felt "neglected" in Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party
"They (RSS-BJP) do not have heroes of their own....So they are making the Statue of Unity of Sardar Patel and that too, has been made in China," the Congress leader said.
On the campaign trail in Madhya Pradesh, where the Assembly polls will be held on November 28, Gandhi said the massive recruitment and admission racket destroyed the future of lakhs of students in the state.
The Gandhi scion lambasted the present multi-slab GST, saying it has "ruined" the small shopkeepers in the country.
The industry and agriculture sectors were the "worst victims of the faulty economic policies", he said, adding that the CPI(M) supported the farmers' agitation.
He also attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over alleged corruption, while claiming that the AAP's rule in the national capital was "the most honest" in the country in the last 70 years.
Reacting to Thakur's advice, state Congress Media Cell chairperson Shobha Oza said, "The BJP MLA's statement shows the anti-women thinking of the ruling party.
Congress spokesperson R P N Singh said it is "extremely unfortunate" that Modi is silent as it is his duty to stand up for the rights of the women of the country and speak up and clarify his stand on the issue.
Manishankar Pandey quit the Congress and joined the Lok Janshakti Party on October 15
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The party also reiterated its demand of bringing petrol and diesel prices under the GST.
The Left party would, however, have no alliance with the Congress, he added.
He alleged that the Congress, when in power, undermined the country's security.