Nominating Bajpai and Yadav is keeping with Shah's policy of recruiting caste leaders from other parties who can help the BJP expand its footprint, the party's officials explained. While SP has nominated Bachchan, the BSP has nominated Bhimrao Ambedkar to the post.
Having faced desertion of four out of its six Bihar legislative council members earlier this month, the Congress was considered vulnerable in the event of a contest for the sixth seat. The Congress had at that time taken only one seat. While the BJP with a strength of 99 legislators in the Assembly can send its two nominees, the Congress with a strength of 77 in the House can also send only two nominees. Last date for filing nomination was March 12 while scrutiny of paperswould be done next day, Mr Rai said adding that willing candidates couldwithdraw their nominations by March 15. However, it is said that Rathwa, hailing from Chhotaudepur, a tribal belt, was assured Rajya Sabha ticket during 2017 assembly elections. "We have chose to join hands with the secular forces against the oppressive and communal politics and chose to vote for the BSP candidate", Lallu said, adding that the central leadership of the party has been apprised of the decision and they have supported it. Later, BJP's Kiritsinh Rana, a former MLA, entered the race as the third candidate. "This shows that the Congress votes will get divided", said Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel. Saroj Pandey will represent BJP from Chhattisgarh.
Madan Lal Saini will be the second BJP candidate from Rajasthan. Meanwhile, the Congress announced its RS pick and named former editor Kumar Ketkar who once headed Marathi daily Loksatta. The three candidates are L Hanumanthaiah, Naseer Hussain and G.C Chandrashekar - a Dalit, A Muslim, and a Vokkaligga (a dominant OBC community), respectively. Chandrasekhar will win only if he manages to get a section of JD (S) votes.
Senior lawyer and Congress spokesman Abhishek Manu Singvi filed his nomination from West Bengal with the support of the state's ruling TMC. The Congress has little chance of getting its nominee elected from Telangana.
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Thomas, who was with the Cavaliers to start this season, was scoreless in the first quarter, missing all three of his shots. The Lakers' solid effort against Cleveland underlined that notion, for whatever it's worth in James' mind.
The Broncos are coming off a 5-11 season, one in which they struggled in large part due to their lack of competent quarterbacking. Their inconsistent play on both the offensive line and at quarterback have been big reasons why they've sat out the postseason.
Now Walker joins a Yankees team that has plenty of depth within its infield, though he will likely be the starter at second base. As first reported by Jeff Passan , the New York Yankees have agreed to terms with second basemen/utility man Neil Walker .
Asked if it would be a failure if United were knocked out, Mourinho said: "A failure?" "Sanchez has lived with pressure", he said. Ex Inter and Crystal Palace manager Frank De Boer has slammed Jose Mourinho for his treatment towards Marcus Rashford .
Starting cornerback TJ Carrie and safety Reggie Nelson are both scheduled to become unrestricted free agents on Wednesday. Smith was arrested for causing "great bodily injury" related to an altercation in Pasadena past year , the report said.
It's UW's first NIT appearance since the 2015-16 season when the Huskies finished the year 19-15 and lost in the second round . OR had been in the NCAA field for five straight seasons since losing to Washington in 2012.
The Jackrabbits (28-6) are the #12 seed in the West Region and they'll open with Ohio State, Thursday (March 15) in Boise, Idaho. Four Buckeyes average at least 11 points per game this season and seven players average at least 18 minutes per contest.
Why Tesla Suspended Model 3 Production Last Month
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Microsoft chat tool Teams counts 200000 customers
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Packers trade for DeShone Kizer from Browns
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