Rajya Sabha elections

Election Commission announces bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats

The counting of votes will be held on August 26 evening after the elections.

published on : 1st August 2019

AIADMK announces candidates for Rajya Sabha elections, Vellore Lok Sabha polls

The tenure of AIADMK MPs V Maitrayen, R Lakshmanan, T Rathinavel, K.R. Arjunan, DMK MP Kanimozhi, and CPI MP Raja will get over on July 24.

published on : 6th July 2019

Two Congress MLAs quit Gujarat Assembly after voting in Rajya Sabha bypoll 

Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala resigned from the Gujarat Assembly.

published on : 5th July 2019

Polling on for by-elections to two Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat

On the basis of its strength of 100 MLAs, both the BJP candidates, Union External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and OBC Cell member from North Gujarat Jugalkishor Thakor, are likely to sail through.

published on : 5th July 2019

Gujarat Congress to shift MLAs to Mount Abu ahead of Rajya Sabha bypolls

The main opposition party said its MLAs will take part in a brainstorming session at Mount Abu to chalk out a strategy for the ongoing budget session of the Assembly.

published on : 3rd July 2019

MDMK nominates Vaiko as candidate for Rajya Sabha polls

The 75-year old leader visited DMK president MK Stalin at the party headquarters to thank him for the seat.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Gujarat Congress to issue whip for July 5 Rajya Sabha bypolls

The bypolls in Gujarat will be held for the two vacant Rajya Sabha seats where the main opposition party is pitted against the ruling BJP in a straight fight.

published on : 1st July 2019

DMK announces nominees for Rajya Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu

According to a statement from Stalin, party trade union leader M Shanmugam and senior advocate P Wilson are the nominees for the biennial election.

published on : 1st July 2019

Congress targets Odisha government over Ashwini Vaishnav's candidature for Rajya Sabha seat

Congress alleges the Rajya Sabha nominee has close business links with a few dubious mining companies in Odisha.

published on : 27th June 2019

Foreign Minister Jaishankar files nomination papers for Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll

Jaishankar reached Ahmedabad Monday evening, hours after he officially joined the BJP in the presence of BJPs working president J P Nadda in Delhi.

published on : 25th June 2019

SC trashes Congress plea against EC decision to hold separate bypolls for two Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats

The two Rajya Sabha seats fell vacant after Amit Shah and Smriti Irani got elected the Lok Sabha from Gujarat's Gandhinagar and Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, respectively.

published on : 25th June 2019

Rajya Sabha poll: BJD, BJP nominees file papers

Ashwini Vaishnav, Amar Patnaik and Sasmit Patra are going to be elected to the Rajya Sabha uncontested as no other nominee has filed nomination papers, the three seats were held by the BJD.

published on : 25th June 2019

BJP fields Jaishankar from Gujarat Rajya Sabha seat after he formally joins party

Jaishankar, a career diplomat and former foreign secretary, was inducted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his government and given the high profile ministry in a surprise development.

published on : 24th June 2019

Petition against 2017 Rajya Sabha election win: Congress leader Ahmed Patel cross-examined in HC

Additional Solicitor General Satya Pal Jain, who appeared for Rajput in his personal capacity as lawyer, grilled Patel for two hours before Justice Bela Trivedi.

published on : 20th June 2019

Congress moves SC against EC's decision to hold separate bypolls for two Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats

The petition filed by Congress MLA and Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly, Pareshbhai Dhanani has sought a direction to the EC for holding the election for the two seats simultaneously.

published on : 17th June 2019
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