Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will contest the Rajya Sabha polls from Madhya Pradesh this time.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi is in a piquant situation to find safe seats for family friend Sam Pitroda and AICC veteran general secretary Janardhan Dwivedi to reach Rajya Sabha.
The party announced the names of seven union ministers and one general secretary for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in various states. The significant move in this announcement is that the Finance Minister, who has represented Gujarat in the Rajya Sabha for a long time, will contest from Uttar Pradesh this time. Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot will be from MP.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday announced to nominate Mansukh Mandaviya and Parshottam Rupala to the Upper House of Parliament from Gujarat.
Orissa has 10 members in the Rajya Sabha. One is from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), another, Pramod Tiwari, is from the Congress, Vinay Katiyar is from the BJP and one more seat is to be contested because BSP supremo Mayawati resigned from the Upper House previous year. This will be his second term from the state. He also has been the chairman of a number of parliamentary committees set up to study different bills. BJP individually has 58 MPs in the 239-member Upper House, while NDA collectively has 82 MPs. However, it is still away from achieving a majority in the house. The seat of Ali Anwar has already fallen\\vacant after his membership was terminated on complaint of anti party activitiesby JD (U). BJP president Amit Shah had aimed for 150 seats out of 182 in Gujarat in the December elections, and the slide to 99 was seen as a personal setback for him and Prime Minister Modi. 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.
European Central Bank keeps rates at historic low
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said they expect the president to sign something by the end of the week. Draghi cautioned that the "rising protectionism" could harm growth in the eurozone.
1K children killed in Syrian war this year
Syrian anti-government forces are staunchly resisting Russia's demand that they give up eastern Ghouta in suburban Damascus . It comes amid a crushing Syrian government military offensive on eastern Ghouta, home to about 400,000 people.
Japan led the way in working out a new version of the deal, finalizing negotiations in January this year. It comprises Canada, Mexico, Chile, Vietnam, Japan, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru Singapore and Brunei.
Du Plessis said on Monday: "All I've heard is there was a lot of personal stuff on the field already, to and from (both sides)". Bad blood continues to overshadow the four-Test series between Australia and South Africa which resumes on Friday.
It affected systems including the airport's CCTV, meaning passengers could not be screened for about two hours. We're advising passengers and visitors to avoid T1 and T2 until further notice, ' the statement read.
In her way of mourning, Jessica is getting loaded at a bar and takes a guy to a bathroom stall for some intimate relations. The Marvel series stars Krysten Ritter as the titular Jones , a former superhero who starts her own detective agency.
"It appears that widespread and systematic violence against the Rohingya persists", Gilmour added in a statement . They recounted incidents where family members were taken away by Myanmar's security forces and later found dead.
Now, they've revealed if it's a boy or girl that will be joining siblings Drake , 12, Ella , 11, Duke , 9, and Emmie Kay , 7. Chip and Joanna previously announced her pregnancy during their newest show, "Behind the Design", back in January.
With the news you can play Fortnite on a tablet and a phone, it only makes sense for a Switch version to come down the road. After registering on the game's official website, a user would get an email including the download link for the game.
Others say one key could be training emergency room doctors and nurses to make sure addicts get help to break their addiction . The programs software collects data on more than 60 percent of all emergency room visits across the U.S. in 45 states.
Just over 5 inches of snow had fallen at the Portland International Jetport at 4 a.m., according to the weather service. She said many trees that crashed into cars and homes and blocked streets during the last storm had yet to be removed.
Depending on the storm's track, communities along the Interstate 95 corridor could see heavy rain, heavy snow or a mix of both. Philadelphia , New York and Boston could see fair amounts of snow, but areas inland could receive even more .
Mike Evans agrees to five-year, $82.5M deal with Bucs
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to terms with popular former Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick , the Tampa Bay Times reported. In Fitzpatrick's first season with the Bucs, he played in six games with three starts, finishing with a 2-1 record.
US Holocaust Museum Rescinds Award to Myanmar's Suu Kyi
But her worldwide reputation has plummeted over the Rohingya massacres and she has been criticised as an apologist for the purges. In its letter, the Holocaust Museum acknowledged "the hard situation you must face in confronting decades of military misrule".
Disciplined Indian bowling restricts Bangladesh at 139
Yuzvendra Chahal and Shardul Thakur , too got one wicket each as India completed a complete domination in terms of bowling . They took wickets at regular intervals and also choked the rival batsmen by not letting them score freely.
SC restores Hadiya's marriage
The court refused her permission to live with Shefin and asked the police to investigate all the facts of the marriage. The probe into the cases of Love Jihad by a well oiled network in Kerala would however continue, the Bench said.
SF Defiant As Ever After Jeff Sessions Sues California
Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Sacramento, Calif., a day after Sessions sued California over its sanctuary laws. The Justice Department claims that this forces California employers to be caught between state and federal law.
John Cena going to WWE Fastlane 2018 for championship match
What this means for The Undertaker is anyone's guess, considering the Deadman hasn't looked to great in his recent performances. Known for his 619 middle-rope kick, Mysterio is regarded as one of the biggest innovators in professional wrestling in the US.