Rajya Sabha Elections 2022

40 per cent of newly elected Rajya Sabha MPs have criminal cases: Report

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch said the report was based on the analysis of self-sworn affidavits of all 57 MPs who were elected to Rajya Sabha this month.

published on : 16th June 2022

'Congress working to identify Haryana MLA whose vote went invalid in Rajya Sabha polls': Hooda

Amid a blame game in the party's state unit, MLA from the Faridabad NIT assembly constituency Neeraj Sharma said the Congress should identify the 'black sheep' whose vote was cancelled.

published on : 13th June 2022

Cross voting in Rajya Sabha polls revives BJP rift in Rajasthan, Raje being targeted

Party MLA Shobha Rani violated the party whip by voting for Congress candidate Pramod Tiwari and was suspended and served a notice to reply within seven days.

published on : 12th June 2022

Blame game starts in MVA after defeat of Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Pawar in Rajya Sabha elections 

Shiv Sena candidate Sanjay Pawar secured 33 votes while BJP’s nominee Dhananjay Mahadik got 25 votes but in the second round Mahadik completed the 41 votes quota while Pawar got a total of 39 votes.

published on : 12th June 2022

'If Raut knows who voted for whom, then he is like Sanjay of Mahabharat': MLA's dig at Shiv Sena

Calling himself an associate member of the Nationalist Congress Party, Shinde said he had voted for MVA candidates as per the instructions of the party.

published on : 12th June 2022

Cross voting in Rajya Sabha polls: Congress expels its Haryana MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi from all party positions

The Haryana Congress has alleged that Bishnoi, an MLA from the Adampur constituency in Hisar, did not vote for the party candidate Ajay Maken.

published on : 11th June 2022

BJP's Rajya Sabha strength falls from 95 to 92; Congress gains two seats to reach 31

From among the 57 retiring members, the BJP had 25 of its members and the Congress had seven who will retire by next month and new ones will replace them.

published on : 11th June 2022

Action sought against Congress' Kuldeep Bishnoi for cross-voting during Rajya Sabha polls: Sources

Congress nominee Ajay Maken failed to secure Rajya Sabha berth after one of the party's MLAs, Bishnoi, cross-voted, while the vote of an MLA was declared invalid.

published on : 11th June 2022

Unity, hands-on approach of central leadership key lessons for Congress from Rajya Sabha polls

Congress's Haryana MLA and authorised polling agent BB Batra said while the vote of a party MLA was declared invalid, party MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi cross-voted for Sharma, a media baron.

published on : 11th June 2022

Rajya Sabha polls: In prestige battle for sixth seat, Fadnavis's BJP outsmarts MVA with support of independents

Political analysts said that pulling off a win this way required a deep understanding of the arithmetic of counting of the electoral college and preferential voting pattern.

published on : 11th June 2022

Ahead of President election, Rajya Sabha poll result boost for BJP amid crack in Opposition ranks

The BJP's better-than-expected show is a boost to the ruling National Democratic Alliance ahead of the President's poll, and is a blow to its rivals.

published on : 11th June 2022

'Not only people, even MVA MLAs disappointed with Uddhav government': Fadnavis after BJP's win in Rajya Sabha polls

The bitter contest for the six seats of the Rajya Sabha that went to the wire saw three candidates of the BJP - Piyush Goyal, Anil Bonde and Mahadik - winning.

published on : 11th June 2022

Rajya Sabha poll results: Raut calls BJP's win 'mandate of horsetrading', accuses EC of siding with that party

Raut said the vote of Shiv Sena MLA Suhas Kande was disqualified, whereas BJP's two votes were retained even as the same mistake was committed citing which the Sena's vote was invalidated.

published on : 11th June 2022

'Fadnavis performed miracle of weaning away independent MLAs from rival camps': Pawar on Rajya Sabha poll results

He also said that there was nothing shocking in the election results, in which a Shiv Sena candidate lost.

published on : 11th June 2022

Rajya Sabha polls: BJP knocks EC door against Congress; vote counting delayed in Maharashtra

A BJP delegation, including Union ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Jitendra Singh and Arjun Ram Meghwal, met the EC after the polling process was over.

published on : 10th June 2022
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