Rajni Patil is the candidate of the Shiv Sena-headed Maha Vikas Aghadi of which Congress is a constituent, the party said in a release.
Congress leaders had confirmed that Kanhaiya was in talks with the party and that they were looking to induct him to strengthen the party in Bihar.
Charanjit Singh Channi, 58, was on Monday sworn in as chief minister of Punjab, making him the first Dalit to hold the top post in the state.
The new Punjab chief minister, who replaced Captain Amarinder Singh after his resignation, said 'we stand firmly behind farmers, all promises made will be fulfilled.'
Rama Rao said that he was ready to give samples for a drugs test at AIIMS, Delhi, provided Congress leader Rahul Gandhi too comes to AIIMS and gives his samples
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also claimed the Congress is rattled by the SAD-BJP alliance for the Punjab Assembly polls.
It is also learnt that the Congress leader has submitted certain videos to the ED and requested it to verify Rama Rao’s professional and personal tours to other states and countries.
At 32%, Punjab has the highest SC population in the country. Add to that the 18% strength of the backward classes, and they form a sizeable vote bank.
The officer on special duty (OSD) to the Rajasthan chief minister submitted his resignation on Saturday night, seeking an apology for his tweet.
The Kanakapura MLA said that the minister has been in touch with former Ballari Member of Parliament VS Ugrappa.
Addressing the BJP executive committee meeting in Davanagere, Yediyurappa claimed that a few Congress leaders are in touch with some BJP leaders.
State Congress president K Sudhakaran and Opposition leader V D Satheesan visited Sunni and Mujahid leaders and declared that the party will convene a meeting of religious leaders to discuss the issue
Muraleedharan described as “extraordinary” Pinarayi Vijayan’s ability to please all sections of society and take them along.
The Congress accused the BJP government of trying to weaken all pillars of democracy and said the Godse ideology can be defeated only by that of Mahatma Gandhi'.
The Congress SC department hailed Channi's appointment and said Punjab -- the state with the highest Dalit population -- will see its first Dalit chief minister.