Former BJP MP from Hamirpur constituency Suresh Chandel joined the Congress party on Monday.
Jaya Prada, the BJP candidate from Rampur, has been booked for making alleged objectionable comments against SP rival Azam Khan, officials said on Monday.
The BJP on Monday fielded former cricketer Gautam Gambhir from the East Delhi constituency and renominated Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi.
People in 15 states will vote on Tuesday in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections, which will see a maximum of 117 seats going to the polls. The Bharatiya Janata Party will aim to defend the 62 of the 117 third phase seats it won in 2014.
The Election Commission (EC) has directed the police to file an FIR against BJP Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for her remark that she was "proud" of her participation in demolition of the Babri Masjid at Ayodhya in 1992.
Repolling has been ordered in five polling stations of Karimganj (SC) and Autonomous District (ST) constituencies of Assam where polling was held in the second phase on April 18, an election office spokesperson said on Monday.
The BJP, in a release here said, all its key leaders, including Narendra Modi and L K Advani - who are registered voters in Gujarat - will exercise their franchise in morning hours.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the NDA has shown that running an honest government is possible in the country and accused the Congress of cheating people for seven decades.
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday slammed Union Minister Smriti Irani, saying she is out to insult the people of Amethi and Rae Bareli -- the strongholds of the Gandhis.
PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bringing nuclear bombs in the political discourse, saying if India has not kept the nuclear bomb for Diwali, Pakistan has not kept its for Eid.
Ending months of speculation over a possible tie-up with AAP, the Congress on Monday fielded three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit from North-East Delhi and former Union minister Ajay Maken from New Delhi, as it announced the names of candidates for six Lok Sabha seats in the national capital.
The BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur has no record of political or public service and was nominated just to create a communal divide, the only card left with the party, says Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Kamal Nath.
Migrant workers returning home to vote in the parliamentary election in West Bengal recount stories of their struggles and express their hopes and expectations on a railroad journey.
BJP candidate from Rampur Jaya Prada on Monday hit out at the son of SP's Azam Khan, Abdullah Azam, for calling her "Anarkali", saying it shows how the two regard women.
The Congress on Monday slammed the BJP for attacking Rahul Gandhi after he expressed regret in the Supreme Court over remarks in connection with the Rafale judgment.