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Nitish Kumar welcomes Lalu`s support to JD(U) candidates in RS polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 19:38

Soon after Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav announced his support to Janata Dal United candidates in Rajya Sabha elections in Bihar, Nitish Kumar on Wednesday welcomed the former`s decision and also thanked him.

Congress chooses Rajiv Gowda over S M Krishna for RS polls

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 17:55

With the Congress plumping for him over former External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, party spokesman Rajiv Gowda on Monday filed his nomination papers for the June 19 Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka.

Cong accuses BJD of horse-trading in Odisha RS polls

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 17:13

Odisha Assembly on Friday witnessed noisy scenes when opposition Congress accused ruling BJD and its supremo Naveen Patnaik of indulging in horse-trading in the Rajya Sabha biennial elections in the state.

RS polls: Scrutiny over, 25 likely to be elected unopposed

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 21:42

Nominations of most candidates for Rajya Sabha biennial polls were found valid after scrutiny today, paving the way for election of Union minister Sharad Pawar, Murli Deora (Congress), RPI`s Ramdas Athawale and Vijay Goel (BJP) along with 21 others to the Upper House unopposed.

Congress` Rajya Sabha nominations expected to be decided today

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 02:03

Rahul Gandhi is expected to take a call on the Congress Rajya Sabha nominations on Saturday.

AGP and BJP to abstain from Assam RS polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 22:07

The opposition Asom Gana Parishad and BJP have decided to abstain from voting for the two Rajya Sabha seats in Assam, polling for which are scheduled on May 30.

Congressmen disgruntled over second nominee for RS polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 17:32

Even as Prime Minister and Congress candidate Manmohan Singh`s victory is certain in the May 30 RS elections in Assam, the selection of the second contestant for the other seat has drawn flak within the ruling party.

RS poll for filling 3 seats from Kerala, 1 from UP on June 25

Last Updated: Friday, June 01, 2012, 16:14

Elections to fill up three Rajya Sabha seats would be held on June 25, the Election Commission announced on Friday.

Countermand RS polls will serve as deterrent: CEC

Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012, 19:43

Rejecting criticism on countermanding of Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand, Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi hoped it will work as a deterrent.

Cong, JMM seek review of cancellation of RS poll

Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012, 13:04

Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) have sought review of the Election Commission`s move to recommend to President Pratibha Patil for cancellation of two Rajya Sabha polls held on Friday.

RS polls: EC stops counting of votes in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 15:06

The Election Commission on Friday ordered stopping of counting of votes for Rajya Sabha elections in Jharkhand, following the seizure of over Rs 2 crore from the car of a candidate’s kin.

JMM urges BJP to vote for its candidate in RS polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 23:07

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, a major constituent of the ruling BJP-led coalition in Jharkhand, urged the saffron party to reconsider its decision.