But the NCP, which initially demanded 144 of the 288 seats and later brought it down to 136, has not yet agreed.
Another former BJP chief, Murli Manohar Joshi, was appointed the chairman of Estimates Committee of Parliament.
Talking to reporters, Singh said Dhumal and his son Anurag should not hold any public office till the court acquits them in this case.
Govt will go ahead with the appointments to various statutory bodies without the LoP, sources said.
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Azam Khan kept out of SP’s bypoll plans.
Former law minister Salman Khurshid too spoke in similar vein.
Ananthamurthy had said if Modi comes to power it may result in a shift in our civilisation.
The Congress on Friday claimed that the Supreme Court’s observations have vindicated its stand.
Denial of LOp post to Congress is mean-spirited. For Congress, challenge will be to make itself heard.
Congress has fielded a low-profile candidate H S Shantaveerappa Gowda against Yeddyurappa’s son but has put in serious effort to rally support for the party in the region.
Lok Sabha polls weren’t about Nitish but bypolls are, voters say. However, tie-up with Lalu is a problem.
He also said the Centre will convene a meeting of top officials of Naxal affected states to chalk out a development strategy.
Maneka also said she will work with the Education Ministry on girls’ education.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh was supposed to reply to the debate but could not as he was indisposed.