Candidates who finished first and second in 2013 will be given tickets.
Congress and SP force adjournments in Rjaya Sabha seeking Prime Minister’s reply on religious conversion.
The court extended interim order after lawyers appearing for Gandhis and others sought adjournment in matter.
The Congress has been searching for a new face to replace OPCC president Jaydev Jena, a Dalit.
The Congress shared power with the PDP for five-and-a-half years from 2002, and then for another six years with the NC since 2008.
“Religion of the candidate is not important, his vision and his personality is,” Jaitley said.
Earlier on Saturday state in-charge Om Mathur recounted how hard the journey from the days of Jan Sangh has been.
Combined with states where the Congress is part of a ruling coalition, this goes up to 15 per cent of the country’s population — again a historic low.
Anantnag’s turnout was significant even in areas where it is traditionally low.
By October 31, the JMM-Congress alliance was over.
Singh, who had reportedly made a similar statement during recent campaign, was criticised by BJP MP Prahlad Singh Patel in LS without naming him.
The Senate voted 56-40 for the long-term funding bill, the main item left on Congress’ year-end agenda.
BJP leader Ram Saroop Sharma and NC’s Kali Dass Verma joined Congress.
The state government on Friday suspended NCP (MLA) Jitendra Awadh for hurling unparliamentary word in the state legislative assembly leading to Congress and NCP boycotting the winter session in Nagpur.
Look at which party got how much in contributions above the cutoff in 2013-14 elections.