Earlier in the day, the Congress had announced six candidates from the national capital and with Singh's nomination, the party has named all its candidates for the seven Lok Sabha seats here.
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The two national parties have fielded 83 candidates each for the first phase of the election.
Income tax sleuths are carrying out searches at the residence of Class-one contractor of Chikkodi, Prakash Vantamutte and Jayasheela Shetty.
Rai said that he is fighting the election to help people get employment and for overall development of the district.
Despite losing the seat to BJP's Prahlad Joshi in the previous general elections,Dharwad MLA Vinay Kulkarni wa given a cabinet post post state elections.
Congress has announced candidates for nine parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
Senior Congress leaders like Renuka Chowdhary, MLC Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy and businessman Gayatri Ravi have also been lobbying hard.
Even as all senior leaders of state Congress took part in the committee meeting, many believed that the exercise was futile since the lists are unlikely to be considered.
Congress on Thursday released its first list of 15 candidates for Lok Sabha elections. The candidates' list include 11 from Uttar Pradesh and 4 from Gujarat.
If both the factions have their way, AICC president Rahul Gandhi’s directive to induct fresh faces in the candidates’ list, including youth and women, will not see the light of the day.
APCC chief N Raghuveera Reddy said it was decided to charge Rs 2,000 per application for the Assembly constituency and Rs 5,000 per application for the Lok Sabha constituency.
Sidhu's wife and former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Friday staked claim to the Congress ticket from Chandigarh, which is currently being represented by BJP MP Kirron Kher.
Sources said the party decided to hold his ticket after it realised that as an advocate he had argued on behalf of Mehul Choksi, a key accused in Punjab National Bank fraud case.