"He has fought for us in many legal battles". Mamata's decision comes at a time when CPM's legislative wing was discussing with the Congress legislature party the possibility of selecting a common candidate for this seat. She has called upon all regional parties to come together and defeat the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections next year.
Alleging that fear and intimidation were the order of the day under the Modi government, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi asserted that Congress and its allies will not let Prime Minister Narendra Modi get another term in office in 2019. On the Left Front fielding a candidate against him, he said, "It is their democratic right".
Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the Trinamul-supported Congress nominee from Bengal for this month's Rajya Sabha polls, on Saturday said "preventing division" of Opposition votes was the key to fighting the BJP. After an hour-long meeting with the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) members at the Assembly premises here, Singhvi told reporters he was proud to be the party nominee for the 23 March Rajya Sabha polls from the state whose nomination papers are scheduled to be filed on Monday. She said there had been a request made to her seeking support for Singhvi's bid and she has accepted it.
Mr Singhvi later said, "Whichever part or place you belong to, the arithmatic, history and geography of this state politically shows a huge anti-BJP commonality. I thank the ruling party here and its chiefMamata Banerjee".
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Singhvi also thanked all the senior Congress leaders in the state, including PCC chief Adhir Chowdhury, and hoped they would keep on supporting him.
Singhvi said he was proud to be nominated from the land of Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna, Rammohan Roy and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Announcing her support for Singhvi, Mamata at the party's core committee meeting on Friday said, "He is a good contender".
She also announced the names of four party candidates for Rajya Sabha seats.
Railroad tracks run past the blast furnaces of the now-closed Bethlehem Steel mill in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 21, 2016. Trump had them flown in hoping to illustrate his move with workers whose production lines and plants might be bolstered.
Meghan hugged the youngsters - including one who has dreams of being an actress - on her latest away day. Needless to say, we have all the confidence that she'll fulfill her role as a royal quite well.
He ranks fourth in team history in interceptions with 32 behind only Dave Brown (50), Eugene Robinson (42) and John Harris (41). The 29-year-old cornerback was released by the Seahawks Friday and had dinner with Kyle Shanahan that night in the Bay Area.
Brailsford, the figure who presided over a golden age in British cycling, has had his integrity seriously undermined. That is absolute rubbish, I have seen that accusation, but no that is complete rubbish.
That's the reaction of one pro-choice advocate after she learned members of the House voted 75 to 34 to pass House Bill 1510 . MS has just one abortion clinic, Jackson Women's Health Organization, which has only provided abortions through 16 weeks.
Defence lawyers said Kumar, who was taken in only for questioning by the SIT, has been made an accused without any evidence. The SIT has chose to transfer the case of Kumar's plot to eliminate K S Bhagawan to the Mysuru police.
Eibar equalized in the 50th when defender Ivan Ramis broke free of Sergio Ramos to head home a corner kick by Pedro Leon . Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane sent on Karim Benzema and Lucas Vazquez to look for the victor .
Hasin Jahan , wife of ace Indian bowler Mohammed Shami claimed that the cricketer has been engaged in several illegal affairs. Jahan, meanwhile, said Friday that she will also write to the BCCI about the player's philandering nature.
Young women take part in the Women's March against Violence as part of International Women's Day , on March 8 in Milan, Italy. The celebration comes with different themes yearly to guide women across the world.
Levels of toxic organic compounds were up to three times higher on average in the e-cigarette users compared with the controls. The American Lung Association explained why: "There is no government oversight of these products ".
China claims credit for N Korea talks
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Passive euthanasia now legal in India
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Toddler locks mother's iPhone for 47 years
By 25 million seconds, it does not mean the iPhone is locked for a few minutes or seconds, but the device is locked for 48 years . But this little kid did something that will make you vow never to give your phone in another toddler's hands, ever again.
Let's go with Florida: all daylight saving, all the time
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Broadcom promises on security, Qualcomm revamps board
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Sexton's buzzer beater lifts Alabama over Texas A&M, 71-70
The problem with being in that group is that other results nationally can still have a huge impact on your tournament hopes. The Tide may have won yet another college football championship, but they can't let Nick Saban's team have all the fun.