Congress is also likely to follow the ‘one family-one ticket’ policy while distributing election tickets
The party won three seats in the 2013-assembly elections by securing 3.37 percent vote share, which was 7.60 percent in the 2008-elections when the party had won six MLAs.
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The 'MeToo' movement has raised questions as to how political parties investigate cases of sexual harassment
Shah was holding the meeting with a handful of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders at a hall in suburban Vile-Parle, a senior party official said.
Singh also listed various other monetary grants and the establishment of national institutions in Andhra Pradesh, post-bifurcation.
Campaigning for his party in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Gandhi again attacked Modi over his alleged proximity to businessmen, saying he worked for a handful of rich people.
The actor-turned-politician also sung the opening lines of an old Hindi song "ab tumhare hawale watan sathiyon"
"Our fear is that possibly what has been detailed in the letter, far-far more will emerge because this points to a systematic pattern to demolish the public sector in India one by one," Congress said.
Surjewala tweeted that the country needed a finance minister and not a "babble-blogger".
The Chief Minister also promised an allowance of Rs 3,016 for unemployed youth. He however said the modalities were being worked out for the scheme.
The AICC chief, who had asked the party's Bengal unit to strengthen the organisation ahead of the crucial 2019 elections, was proposed to pay a visit to Kolkata on Ashtami (eighth) day of Durga Puja on October 17.
On a campaign trail in Madhya Pradesh where the assembly polls will be held on November 28, Gandhi said the problems of malnutrition, farmers' distress and youth unemployment are plaguing the state.
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.
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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.
The Congress is discussing an alliance with Ambedkar's BBM ‘at the state and highest level’. Ambedkar has reportedly demanded 12 seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections
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
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.
"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.