Rajya Sabha elections

BJP's Rajya Sabha win immoral, SP-BSP alliance intact: Mayawati

BJP's Rajya Sabha win immoral, SP-BSP alliance intact: Mayawati

Mayawati blamed the BJP for indulging in malpractices to defeat the BSP so that the alliance with the SP ends.

Mar 24, 2018, 16:53 PM IST
Rajya Sabha polls: BJP avenges by-poll defeat in UP, Congress wins big in Karnataka

Rajya Sabha polls: BJP avenges by-poll defeat in UP, Congress wins big in Karnataka

While BSP has cried foul and said money power triumphed, BJP said it is win of truth in UP. In other results, Congress bagged three seats in Karnataka and Trinamool managed four in West Bengal.

Mar 24, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
Rajya Sabha polls: Cross-voting reported from Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka | BJP likely to gain

Rajya Sabha polls: Cross-voting reported from Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka | BJP likely to gain

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Anil Singh openly declared his support for BJP

Mar 23, 2018, 14:58 PM IST
Rajya Sabha elections: The formula to elect MPs

Rajya Sabha elections: The formula to elect MPs

The present strength of Rajya Sabha is 245, out of which 233 are representatives of States and UTs and 12 are nominated by the President. 

Mar 23, 2018, 13:31 PM IST

Rajya Sabha polls: BJP avenges Lok Sabha by-poll defeat in UP, wins 12 seats, Congress 5

In all the elections held for 25 seats on Friday, BJP won 12, Congress managed five, Trinamool gained four, Telangana Rashtra Samiti three and the Samajwadi Party one.

Mar 23, 2018, 08:18 AM IST
Rajya Sabha polls: 16 candidates have criminal cases against them, 55 are crorepatis

Rajya Sabha polls: 16 candidates have criminal cases against them, 55 are crorepatis

Sixteen candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves. Among them, eight have serious criminal cases such as kidnapping, attempt to murder, robbery etc against themselves.

Mar 22, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Elections for 58 seats of Rajya Sabha to be held on March 23: Will BJP have a cakewalk?

Elections for 58 seats of Rajya Sabha to be held on March 23: Will BJP have a cakewalk?

Rajya Sabha has a total of 245 seats and any party or political bloc needs at least 126 seats for a majority in the Upper House. 

Mar 22, 2018, 07:54 AM IST
Mamata-led Trinamool asks party MLAs to vote for Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Mamata-led Trinamool asks party MLAs to vote for Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked 10 MLAs to vote for party supported Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls.

Mar 21, 2018, 00:24 AM IST
Jaya Bachchan to be Samajwadi party's candidate for Rajya Sabha polls: Reports

Jaya Bachchan to be Samajwadi party's candidate for Rajya Sabha polls: Reports

Bachchan has been chosen over Naresh Agrawal who has served as Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Hardoi constituency seven times.

Mar 07, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats from 16 states on March 23

Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats from 16 states on March 23

 Voting for 58 Rajya Sabha seats from 16 states will be held on March 23.

Feb 23, 2018, 19:48 PM IST
Taxmen raid 10 locations across country in connection with DK Shivakumar case

Taxmen raid 10 locations across country in connection with DK Shivakumar case

The Income Tax (IT) department officials on Wednesday conducted a raid at the residence of Bengaluru-based Congress leader Vijay Mulgund.

Aug 30, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
SC to hear Gujarat Congress' plea seeking removal of NOTA from Rajya Sabha polls today

SC to hear Gujarat Congress' plea seeking removal of NOTA from Rajya Sabha polls today

The BJP has fielded its national president Amit Shah, Union minister Smriti Irani and Balwantsinh Rajput for the three Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat against the lone Congress candidate Ahmed Patel.

Aug 03, 2017, 07:04 AM IST

IT Raids on K'taka Minister Shivakumar LIVE: Raids politically motivated, says CM Siddaramaiah

The Income Tax department on Wednesday recovered Rs 7.5 crore in cash while raiding the Delhi residence of Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar.

Aug 02, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: EC seeks report from state; orders security for MLAs

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: EC seeks report from state; orders security for MLAs

An EC spokesperson said the Gujarat Chief Secretary has been asked to furnish a report to the poll panel in this context by the evening (5 pm) of July 31.

Jul 29, 2017, 22:40 PM IST
Ahmed Patel files papers for Rajya Sabha poll, confident of victory

Ahmed Patel files papers for Rajya Sabha poll, confident of victory

The 67-year-old Congress leader, who hails from Bharuch in south Gujarat, first became a member of the Upper House in 1993. If he wins, this will be his fifth term.

Jul 26, 2017, 14:45 PM IST
No plans to take Amar Singh in Samajwadi Front: Shivpal Yadav

No plans to take Amar Singh in Samajwadi Front: Shivpal Yadav

The Samajwadi Party has witnessed a prolonged factional fight that began before the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections with Akhilesh and Shivpal camps on the opposite sides.

Jun 04, 2017, 13:22 PM IST

Haryana RS elections: Experts question delay in raising objection to Election Commission

Indpendent candidate RK Anand had claimed that pen was changed during the Rajya Sabha elections held on June 11.

Jun 28, 2016, 16:46 PM IST

Rajya Sabha election for 27 seats in seven states starts today

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Jun 11, 2016, 17:14 PM IST
Results awaited for election to 27 Rajya Sabha seats

Results awaited for election to 27 Rajya Sabha seats

The voting was held from 9 am to 4 pm and results are expected after 5 pm today itself.

Jun 11, 2016, 09:36 AM IST
When INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala tried to forge a grand anti-Congress alliance

When INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala tried to forge a grand anti-Congress alliance

Ahead of Haryana Assembly Elections in 2014, INLD had tried to forge a national alliance that was anti-Congress and anti-BJP.

Jun 10, 2016, 16:17 PM IST