Rajya sabha elections

NDA widens gap with Opposition in Rajya Sabha with a comfortable 86 seats in the House

The Congress has accused the BJP of horse-trading, alleging that it had engineered defections from its ranks for political gains.

published on : 20th June 2020

H D Gowda, Mallikarjun Kharge, 2 BJP nominees elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

Former Prime Minister Deve Gowda, 87, got elected to the Upper House with the support of the opposition Congress as his regional party has only 34 legislators, 10 short of the required 44 votes.

published on : 12th June 2020

Rajya Sabha elections: 3 seats up for grabs, hectic lobbying in Oppn

With anxiety over the Rajya Sabha elections out of the way, and less than three weeks left for the Council elections, hectic lobbying has started in the Congress and JDS -

published on : 11th June 2020

Tejaswini, Kharge’s names doing rounds for RS polls

Going by its strength in the assembly, BJP can win two RS seats, while Congress can win one and if Congress and JDS join hands, they can win the fourth seat.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Jyotiraditya Scindia files nomination for Rajya Sabha

Polls for 55 Rajya Sabha seats in different states are scheduled to be held on March 26.

published on : 13th March 2020

Heavyweights to try luck in RS polls now

Baraiya, who is the chief of Bahujan Sangharsh Dal had supported Congress in 2018 Assembly polls.

published on : 13th March 2020

BJP opts for young faces in Rajya Sabha elections

While the BJP has picked fresh faces to groom next generation of leadership, the Congress has stuck to old guard in major states  

published on : 13th March 2020

Realpolitik to decide Rajya Sabha nominations from states as polls near

As the race for the Rajya Sabha hots up in states, all parties across the political spectrum are finding it hard to deal with aspirations within and balance nominations.

published on : 27th February 2020

Rajya Sabha polls 2020: BJP to make little gains as regional parties poised for good show

In Madhya Pradesh, the BJP will be able to win one seat from the existing strength, while the saffron outfit would strongly contest for another seat from the state. 

published on : 26th February 2020

Rajya Sabha elections 2020: Opposition strength to weaken further as Congress set to lose seats

According to sources, the Congress could lose around nine of its 19 seats that are falling vacant due to its reduced strength in some states.

published on : 16th February 2020