Political parties have complained that lack of a expenditure limit per party disturbs the level playing field
India’s defence and foreign policy, as seen in how the Rafale deal with France is playing out, remains an issue essentially about the perceived crimes of individual politicians and their rivals
State Congress president Kamal Nath and senior party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia accompanied him.
The core committee is the BJP's key decision-making body in Goa, comprising senior leaders Parrikar, Union minister Shripad Naik, Lok Sabha MP Narendra Sawaikar and party state chief Vinay Tendulkar, among others.
While majority of Hindus believe that Ayodhya was Lord Ram's birthplace, no good Hindu wants to see a Ram temple built there "by demolishing somebody else’s place of worship," Tharoor said
The party plans to stop vehicles of ministers on official visits as the state government is not addressing the issues of the common man, Patil said on Sunday.
The chief minister ridiculed the Congress saying its various leaders have already become chief ministers and started forming their cabinets even before the state assembly elections.
Addressing a press conference at the party office here, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma pointed out that the rupee had, on more than one occasion, crossed 74 to a dollar, whereas the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had left it at 59 to a dollar.
The party has formed an alliance with the TDP, CPI and Telangana Jana Samiti and been holding talks on seat-sharing for the polls.
Party sources said the in-charges will be ultimately the candidates on the respective seats.
Congress will not make false promises, tell lies and create confusion of statistics in the election manifesto, Pilot said at a press conference after a marathon meeting of party's election coordination committee here.
In a statement issued here, Shiv Sena's Goa spokesperson Rakhi Prabhudesai Naik said the government should not allow EDM festivals in the state, which are usually held during the peak tourist season in December.
The national convention under the leadership of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) national president Poonam Mahajan is scheduled to be held on the October 27 and 28 in Hyderabad, Telangana
Her meeting with Swaraj comes as the Maldives is set to witness the formation of a new government under President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.
The Chhattisgarh Assembly polls will be held in two phases -- on November 12 and 20 -- and the counting of votes will be taken up on December 11.
At a press meet here, he alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could not fulfill any of the promises he made to the people during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
"The kind of love he (Sidhu) exudes for Pakistan, the only advice which we can give is Sidhu please proceed to become a part of Imran Khan's cabinet," Patra told reporters.
The Janata Dal (Secular) has still not finalised the candidate for the Mandya Lok Sabha bypoll. The party has said the candidature will be announced later.
Questioning Modi's silence over the deal, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma claimed that only the prime minister was aware that the offset contracts would not be given to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
In the manifesto, which would be formally released soon, the party proposes to restrict the sale of liquor to five days a week.
An agency had been appointed in Telangana to help the CEO on social media issues and the EC at the national and the state level is in touch with companies such as Google and Facebook, which have assured cooperation in cases of violation of the model code of conduct, he said.
Counting in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan will happen on December 11, along with Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram and Telangana
Scindia, who is spearheading the Congress campaign in Madhya Pradesh, also said that the entire state leadership and party cadre was "working cohesively" to dislodge the BJP government after "14 years of misrule"
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, who is also Mizoram Pradesh Committee (MPCC) president, had announced names of 36 candidates on Thursday, while the decision of the names within the three autonomous districts has been left to the respective district committees, only the Lai Autonomous District Congress Committee has submitted two names.
Shah claimed that the presence of nearly one lakh booth-level workers and their eagerness showed that the BJP would win 65-plus seats in the forthcoming state Assembly polls