BJP moves EC against Congress' Rajya Sabha nominee in Gujarat

BJP moves EC against Congress' Rajya Sabha nominee in Gujarat

The Congress' national leadership has partially endorsed Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah's selection of candidates for the Rajya Sabha polls from the state, but has also imposed a visible check on his unilateral decision-making powers.

The BJP did try to avoid a backlash this time by announcing Mr Chandrashekar's name just 12 hours before filing of nominations for the RS poll, but the strategy doesn't seem to have worked.

In the affidavit given by BJP leader V Muraleedharan along with his nomination paper for the Rajya Sabha election, there are some serious mistakes, according to reports.

"We have informed the Election Commission about the irregularities in the nomination forms of Congress Rajya Sabha candidate Naran Rathwa and independent PK Valera", Mr Goyal later told reporters.

Union ministers Purshottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandavia are the nominees of the BJP while the Congress has fielded Amiben Yagnik and tribal leader Naran Rathwa.

Iconic French designer Givenchy dies at 91
Before starting in his own fashion line in 1952, Givenchy worked for fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli. Bernard Arnault, chief executive of LVMH, said he is "deeply saddened" by the death of the designer.

Referring to the TMC's support to the Congress' Rajya Sabha candidate, Pradip Bhattacharya, last year, he said, "Earlier also we had taken the TMC's support to send our candidate to the Upper House (of Parliament)". But senior BJP leaders created disturbance and brought lawyers and tried to put pressure on Returning Officer.

The BJP on Tuesday said that the bickering and infighting in the Congress have come out with Rajya Sabha nominations and added that by fielding P K Valera as an Independent candidate, the Congress has proved that there is an atmosphere of mistrust in the party. Meanwhile, BJP alleged that there was anger among Congress leaders as the party had sprung surprises in candidate selection.

The AP assembly has 175 MLAS, out of which 125 legislators (including 22 defections from the YSRCP) are from the TDP, 44 from the YSRCP, four from the BJP and two independents. The BJP, however, is gambling on Rahatkar's fourth candidature.

Asked if the BJP approached the Central Election Commission on the issue, Gohil said: "Let them go wherever they (BJP) want to".

The JD (S)' request to the Congress to support its candidate has not yielded positive results with the former pressing for three MPs to be nominated to negate the seat loss from Uttar Pradesh.

Related News:

  • Facebook is banning far-right party Britain First for peddling bigotry

    Facebook is banning far-right party Britain First for peddling bigotry

    The Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan, said: 'Britain First is a vile and hate-fuelled group whose sole objective is to sow division. Facebook is regularly criticised over content which it bans or indeed content it allows to be published.
    Trump to Host MBS at White House on March 20

    Trump to Host MBS at White House on March 20

    Evidence of such abuse has been slow to emerge, but officials from two western governments said they deemed the reports credible. Numerous detainees have been released so far after forking out exorbitant amounts reaching as high as one billion dollars.
    Fortnite Battle Royale For iOS Sign-Ups Are Now Live

    Fortnite Battle Royale For iOS Sign-Ups Are Now Live

    Reuters/Carlos BarriaMicrosoft is urging Sony to enable " Fortnite " crossplay between the Xbox One X and the PlayStation 4. The reason behind this is pretty clear cut; the PvE game mode is just too much for Mobile devices to run.
  • US House Democrats vow to continue Russian Federation  probe, issue report

    US House Democrats vow to continue Russian Federation probe, issue report

    Mike Conaway , a Republican on the committee, defended his party's report on Monday. The announcement was met with a triumphant response from President Trump .
    Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik announce split in loving messages

    Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik announce split in loving messages

    Sources close to the couple assure that the break up was mutual and there is no hard feelings or resentment between them. I want nothing but the best for him and will continue to support him as a friend that I have huge respect and love for.

    3 Entertaining Ways to Improve Your Business Skills over the Coming Weeks

    In both games and business meetings you may feel everything from frustration to elation, but the trick is to keep is all hidden. Play Poker While millions of people around the world may play poker solely for fun, you can also play to up your business game.
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake team hiring for 'core members'

    Final Fantasy VII Remake team hiring for 'core members'

    The remastered version could be ready in another three years if the latest reports are anything to go by. The reason for the hiring is to increase the game quality of the upcoming remake .
    Rising trend of casino apps

    Rising trend of casino apps

    For those who are looking for a specific game, Cherry Rush also includes a description of what games can be found each site. It used to be that if someone wanted to play a casino game they had to find a land based venue.
    Will Fiorentina continue the fight?

    Will Fiorentina continue the fight?

    Another 16 goals brought Lorenzo Insigne, 13 goals went from Jose Callejon and 11 from Marek Hamšík. Forecasts Bookmakers consider Napoli as the main favorite - the coefficient for the victory of the hosts is 1.28.
  • Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead at his London home | United Kingdom  news

    Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead at his London home | United Kingdom news

    The man, whose cause of death is yet to be identified , was exiled from Russian Federation and had been living in the UK. A Russian political exile who once warned that he was on the personal hitlist of Vladimir Putin has died in London.
    Jimmy Graham needs Jordy Nelson-like connection with Aaron Rodgers

    Jimmy Graham needs Jordy Nelson-like connection with Aaron Rodgers

    It ultimately made a decision to release Nelson, which creates just over $10.2 million in added space for 2018, per Spotrac . Cobb was never the deep threat like Adams or Nelson is/was, but despite that, the playmaking has only come in spurts.
    Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's production company adopting inclusion riders

    Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's production company adopting inclusion riders

    Jordan (" Creed ", " Black Panther ") said he would adopt an inclusion rider for all projects produced by his production company. But nevertheless, they will be adopting Inclusion Riders for their films as Feig confessed it was the "right thing to do".


Most liked

Fantastic Beasts trailer cranks up the intrigue
Of course, this isn't the first time the movies have played fast and loose with rules established in the Harry Potter novels. He is set to direct the remaining three movies rounding out the " Fantastic Beasts " saga, with Rowling as screenwriter.

Banned Rabada returns to top of ICC rankings
With the series now level at 1-1, the Cape Town Test - beginning Thursday March 22 - looms as a pivotal match in the series. He's an absolute champion of a bowler, I'm really proud of him", Proteas captain Faf du Plessis said.

Swift accused of copycat video
The video stars Taylor as she makes her way down a red carpet surrounded by bodyguards, unable to make a move without anyone following her.

Twins Agree to Terms With RHP Lance Lynn
Lance Lynn and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, MLB.com reports. The two sides have been closing in on a deal and it looks like it's just about done.

Towns, Timberwolves hold off Warriors
Denver, which led by as many as 36 points, now enters a hard stretch - eight of its next nine games are on the road. Minnesota ranks fourth in rebounds allowed per game (41.6) while Golden State ranks seventh (42.0).

Lonzo Ball shoots just 2-for-11 Sunday as Lakers beat Cavaliers
Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle , left, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. battle for the rebound. When a player like James notices that the franchise is getting better, that is certainly a good sign for the Lakers.

Larry Page-Backed Company Tests Its New Flying Taxi in New Zealand
In 2015 a second competing flying-car startup called Kitty Hawk , also began operations in its headquarters close to Google's . Zephyr Airwork's CEO is Fred Reid, the founding CEO of Virgin America and former president of Delta Air Lines.

Craig Mack Latest News, Photos, and Videos
He was like, 'You know what I'm gonna trade you a record deal if you get down on Mary J.'s ["You Don't Have To Worry (Remix)"]. After news of his passing was announced, many hip-hop and rap stars took to social media to share their sympathy.

First Trailer, Stills Released For Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Starring: Eddie Redmayne , Katherine Waterston , Johnny Depp , Jude Law , Dan Fogler , Ezra Miller , Zoe Kravitz , Alison Suddol. Newt Scamander is back, Dumbledore debuts, Grindelwald has escaped, and those fantastic beasts are still out and about.

Time Warner Inc (TWX) Shares Sold by Vertex One Asset Management Inc
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $2.88 million activity.

What's Behind Intertek Group Plc (ITRK.L)'s -0.60% Movement
Countrywide plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides residential estate agency and property services in the United Kingdom. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD).

ESPN Reports Keenum Will Sign With Broncos
After reaching the peak of Super Bowl 50 two years ago, the Broncos have sunk on the heels of two playoffless seasons. Misses don't bother me. "That is what we are working on".

West Ham lose control as pitch invasions leave club facing sanctions
The Hammers are now in the thick of a relegation battle in the Premier League and sit just three points above the drop zone. The events have been covered widely in Spain, Germany, France and Italy, and it's even getting coverage in South America.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan takes swipe at Arsenal fans who boycotted win over Watford
A booming voice announced over the stadium's PA system that Arsenal had reached 1000 Premier League goals . I remember very well every time he refused the biggest clubs to stay at Arsenal .

Burning Stock on the move: Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS)
Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. acquired a new stake in Dicks Sporting Goods in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $327,000. It dropped, as 83 investors sold DKS shares while 103 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes.