The family of Fatima Siddique, testing electoral waters for the first time, has strong links with the Congress
Earlier in the day, state Congress chief Kamal Nath accused BJP of "distorting" the RSS reference in his party's manifesto to divert public attention
Shah asked the party workers in Madhya Pradesh to work not merely for a win but for such a massive victory that it would send a chill down the spines of the BJP's rivals on the day of counting of votes.
His statement comes a day after BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, party vice president Prabhat Jha and MP unit chief Rakesh Singh lashed out at the Congress for being "opposed to Lord Ram and the RSS".
While the vote share of the BJP is likely to increase in the parliamentary election in comparison to the assembly polls thanks to the Modi factor, it is unlikely that the difference would be very large
Live updates of the assembly election campaign in Madhya Pradesh where Congress is hoping to oust the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led government. BJP has been in power in MP for 15 years
The state has a 230-member Assembly and sources from both parties believe that these rebels could prove to be the decisive factor in 30-odd seats.
If the Congress manages to upset its dominant rival in these assembly polls, then it will be a big boost to the opposition for the Lok Sabha polls
According to the Supreme Court directive, political parties too will have to publicise criminal records of their candidates
Naik is a controversial Islamic preacher who has been living abroad to evade arrest in various cases related to hate speeches and money laundering in India.
Titled 'Vachan Patra', it was released at a press meet in the presence of state Congress president Kamal Nath, state campaign committee chief Jyotiraditya Scindia and former chief minister Digvijaya Singh
In its manifesto titled 'Vachan Patra', the Congress also promised a minimum support price (MSP) for crops.
Gandhi added that he wanted Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to become agriculture centres in five years and provide food, fruits and vegetables to the country.
While the Congress accused the BJP of raking up the issues to ward off an impending electoral defeat, the ruling party said the main opposition outfit is like "fish out of water" since it lost power in Madhya Pradesh 15 years ago
The poll has also projected a clear majority of 64 seats to the Congress-TDP combine in Telangana and a very close fight in Chhattisgarh with a slender edge for the BJP
The state goes to polls on November 28 and counting of votes will be taken up on December 11.
Chouhan said while his government is taking care of all sections of the soceity, the main opposition party just dreams about seeing him out of power.
The state goes to polls on November 28 and counting of votes will take place on December 11.
With an apparent objective to tie down Chouhan in his bastion Budhni, the opposition party picked up former Union Minister and former MP Congress chief Yadav as his opponent.
Besides, the Congress has made Sanjay Singh Masani, brother-in-law of MP CM Chouhan, its nominee from Waraseoni assembly seat in Balaghat district, currently represented by BJP's Yogendra Nirmal.
With the latest announcement, the name of just one Congress candidate for the Manpur seat is awaited.
The party has reposed faith in 11 sitting MLAs by renominating them from the respective seats they won in 2013.
Among the 29 candidates declared Wednesday for the November 28 polls, the Congress has fielded Ramesh Dubey from Bhind, Pravin Pathak from Gwalior South, Preeti Agnihotri from Indore-1, and Surjeet Singh Chadda from Indore-4, according to a party statement.
The polls for the 230-member state assembly will be held on November 28. Counting of votes will take place on December 11.
The second list was released in New Delhi by Union Minister J P Nadda, who is also secretary of the BJP's Central Election Committee.