Rajya Sabha poll

Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil files fresh affidavit in Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha poll case

On Thursday, Justice Bela Trivedi had refused to accept Gohil's affidavit after an objection was raised by Rajput's counsel, Devang Vyas.

published on : 26th July 2019

RS Polls: AIADMK fields ex-minister, EPS confidant

Insiders say CM Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam picked A Mohammed John and N Chandrasekaran to avoid friction with party seniors

published on : 7th 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

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

Rajya Sabha poll case: Congress leader Ahmed Patel gives list of 43 witnesses to Gujarat HC

Patel's lawyer P S Champaneri submitted the list, which includes the names of over half-a-dozen MLAs, in the court of Justice Bela Trivedi of the Gujarat High Court.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Rajya Sabha poll 2017: BJP leader Balvantsinh Rajput submits list of 43 witnesses in HC against Ahmed Patel

Justice Bela Trivedi also passed an order, directing Patel to submit a list of his witnesses by January 23 and posted the matter for hearing on that date.

published on : 18th January 2019

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav cancels victory celebrations in show of solidarity to BSP's loss in Rajya Sabha polls

The BSP too has given indications that it remains positive about the new-found understanding between the two parties.

published on : 24th March 2018

Akhilesh Yadav should have given priority to BSP candidate: Mayawati

However, Mayawati was quick to add that the RS results would have no impact on her party’s ties with the SP and that she did not hold SP chief responsible for the defeat of BSP candidate.

published on : 24th March 2018

Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls: Congress wins three seats, BJP one

L. Hanumanthaiah, Syed Naseer Hussain and G.C. Chandrasekhar of the Congress and Rajeev Chandrashekar of the BJP were declared elected by the Returning Officer.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Janata Dal-Secular cries foul play in Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls

Five candidates, including three from the Congress and one each from opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the JD-S are in the fray for four Upper House seats from the state.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Rajya Sabha elections 2018 Highlights | BJP serves blow to SP-BSP alliance in UP, TMC wins 4 in West Bengal

Counting of votes for the 2018 Rajya Sabha elections began today evening after polling successfully ended for the day amid allegations of foul play in various states.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Rajya Sabha polls: Two of 11 BJP candidates withdraw names

BJP’s state general secretaries — Vidya Sagar Sonkar and Salil Vishnoi — withdrew from the fray by taking their names back on Thursday, the last day for withdrawal of nomination papers.

published on : 15th March 2018

Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha polls: Contest certain despite withdrawal of two BJP nominees 

The BJP and its allies have 324 seats in the 403-member Assembly after the death of its Noorpur MLA in a road accident recently.

published on : 15th March 2018

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress fields 10 candidates

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday approved ten names to contest for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections.

published on : 12th March 2018

Rajya Sabha polls: RJD names Manoj Jha, Ashfaque Karim as candidates

RJD's Bihar unit president Ram Chandra Purbey announced at the party office that Jha, a Delhi University professor, and Karim would be the party's candidates for Rajya Sabha election.

published on : 11th March 2018
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