Rajya Sabha

RS elections: BJP’s K Narayan likely to be elected unopposed

BJP’s Rajya Sabha candidate K Narayan, who filed his nomination on Wednesday, is likely to be elected unanimously. Two people filed their papers on Wednesday, the last day.

published on : 19th November 2020

BJP picks businessman K Narayan for RS bypoll

The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) has yet again made a surprise pick for the upcoming Rajya Sabha bypolls in Karnataka, scheduled to be held on December 1.

published on : 18th November 2020

Brokering game between the hand and the sickle

He said that civil defence structures needed to be put in place and that there were several reports of internal sabotage to India’s response to the Chinese aggressions.

published on : 8th November 2020

NDA crosses 100-seats mark in Rajya Sabha; Congress drops to lowest ever tally

Congress, which dominated the Upper House for a long time, is now down to 38 seats - its lowest ever tally - in the 242-member House after it lost two more seats to the BJP in the current elections.

published on : 2nd November 2020

UP Rajya Sabha polls: All 10 candidates elected unopposed 

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.

published on : 2nd November 2020

'Press hand symbol': BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia mistakenly seeks votes for Congress at rally

However, the BJP leader immediately amended his sentence and appealed to people to vote for the 'kamal' (lotus) symbol of the saffron party.

published on : 1st November 2020

Mayawati suspends 7 rebel MLAs, says will vote for BJP to defeat SP in MLC polls

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.

published on : 29th October 2020

UP Rajya Sabha polls: 7 BSP MLAs turn rebels, withdraw support to party candidate

In another major development, the nomination of SP-supported Independent candidate Prakash Bajaj was rejected on technical ground.

published on : 28th October 2020

Rajya Sabha polls: Independent candidate Prakash Bajaj gets Samajwadi Party’s backing

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.

published on : 28th October 2020

UP Rajya Sabha elections: Polling a certainty as 11 candidates in fray for 10  seats 

A Varanasi-based lawyer Prakash Bajaj has filed nomination as an Independent candidate backed by the Samajwadi Party.

published on : 27th October 2020

Samajwadi Party's Ram Gopal Yadav files nomination for Rajya Sabha election

Ram Gopal Yadav, whose tenure in the Upper House of Parliament is due to end next month, was the only candidate to file the nomination papers on Wednesday

published on : 21st October 2020

Polls to 10 UP Rajya Sabha seats on November 9, BJP likely to walk away with major chunk

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.

published on : 14th October 2020

Polls to 11 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand on November 9

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav are among the 10 members from Uttar Pradesh retiring on November 25.

published on : 13th October 2020

Protect local students’ interests: Congress MP to BSY amid NLSIU protests

Rajya Sabha member G C Chandrashekhar on Wednesday urged Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa to take measures to protect the interests of local students.

published on : 1st October 2020

Farm bills were passed as per procedure: Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh

Reacting to a media report in this regard, the deputy chairman said that 'as per rules and practice, in order to have a division, two things are essential'.

published on : 28th September 2020
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