According to feedback, in the southern states, use of money plays a relatively more important role compared with muscle power or other inducements prevalent in the northern states.
Undivided Andhra Pradesh saw the highest amount of cash seized during the 2014 elections. As Telangana heads to polls, bribing of voters remains a concern
Rahul alleged that KCR insulted B R Ambedkar by changing the name of a project named after him.
BJP sources said the party's national leaders were expected to hit the campaign trail in last week of this month.
The partial manifesto was released by the caretaker Chief Minister and TRS supremo K Chandrasekhar Rao Tuesday.
The Congress, the TDP, CPI and Telangana Jana Samiti (TJS) announced a few weeks ago an electoral alliance in principle for the December seven election to the 119-member Assembly.
Congress, TDP (Telugu Desam Party) and CPI (Communist Party of India) announced the formation of a pre poll grand alliance with Congress last month.
TDP has allied with Congress, CPI and TJS to form a 'grand alliance' for the December 7 Legislative Assembly polls in Telangana.
In the manifesto, which would be formally released soon, the party proposes to restrict the sale of liquor to five days a week.
Elections to the legislative assembly of Telangana, the country’s youngest state, will be held on December 7.
Many feel the TRS, though saddled with some level of incumbency burden, has wrested the “early-starter advantage” by advancing the Assembly polls.
The Election Commission (EC) is set to announce Saturday the poll schedules for Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. The commission has convened a press conference Saturday afternoon.
BJP chief Amit Shah has appointed Union ministers JP Nadda, Prakash Javadekar and Dharmendra Pradhan as incharge of the poll campaign .
When asked if CPI(M) and CPI choosing different paths would hurt Left unity in the long run, the CPI(M) state secretary claimed it was the CPI which chose to go separately.
Ruling out any pre-poll alliance with TRS, Shah has appealed to the Telangana voters to support BJP so that a strong government was formed.
Elections can be held in January or February in Telangana which has time upto March 5, 2019 for constitution of the new Assembly, Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat said on Wednesday.