Modi had been elected to the state assembly, the state legislative council, the Lok Sabha and now, the Rajya Sabha.
“This seat belonged to party’s founder and since he is no more, it is BJP’s decision to field a candidate on this,” said the Chirag Paswan-led party in a tweet.
Mayawati clarifies on her statement over aligning with BJP, says she would join any party including the saffron outfit to defeat SP in MLC elections.
Mayawati said her party would send an application to the UP Assembly Speaker seeking the disqualification of all seven rebel MLAs if they joined any other party.
In another major development, the nomination of SP-supported Independent candidate Prakash Bajaj was rejected on technical ground.
With the new equation, wherein the SP has put its stakes on the 10th seat as well with the nomination of Prakash Bajaj, voting has become inevitable.
A Varanasi-based lawyer Prakash Bajaj has filed nomination as an Independent candidate backed by the Samajwadi Party.
Coming close on the heels of the three-phase Bihar Assembly elections, the result of the Rajya Sabha polls will be announced on November 11.
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav are among the 10 members from Uttar Pradesh retiring on November 25.
According to him, it is unfortunate that there is a concerted attack on Pinarayi Vijayan in the case.
The notices were served to Wangkhei MLA Okram Henry Singh and Sagolband MLA Rajkumar Imo Singh on Friday.
The police has finally registered an FIR on the basis of two mobile phones but so far nobody has even been questioned in this case.
Assembly Speaker CP Joshi has prima facie found merit in the privilege motion by Sanyam Lodha, a Congress-supporting Independent MLA.
On Tuesday, Sachin Pilot in a veiled attack on CM Ashok Gehlot without naming him and said that claims made about alleged 'horse trading' were proven baseless.
Though Jadeja was directed to cast his vote for a Congress candidate in the June 19 elections to four seats, he apparently voted for a BJP nominee.