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Congress seeks report on two MLAs cross-voting in RS bypoll

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 15:51

Taking strong note of two MLAs indulging in cross-voting in Rajya Sabha bypoll in Bihar, the Congress High Command has sought a report from state unit for initiating disciplinary action against them, party sources said on Friday.

BJP downplays JD(U)`s win, slams Nitish for aligning with Lalu

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 22:14

Putting up a brave face after two independent candidates lost the Rajya Sabha bypoll in Bihar on Thursday, the BJP claimed that former CM Nitish Kumar had lost it politically by allying with RJD.

Rajya Sabha polls: Lalu`s RJD to support JD(U) candidates in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 19:16

Lalu Prasad Yadav announced on Wednesday that his Rashtriya Janata Dal will support two candidates of his arch-rival Nitish Kumar`s Janata Dal (United) in the Rajya Sabha bypolls.

Two candidates in fray for Arunachal RS poll

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 14:18

Two candidates are in fray for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Arunachal Pradesh, election for which is slated on July 19.

JD(U) suspends rebel MLA Ravindra Rai

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 02:08

Cracking the whip on rebels in the party, JD(U) national President Sharad Yadav today suspended Mahua MLA Ravindra Rai.

Naveen fields Rajya Sabha MPs in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 15:39

BJD leader Naveen Patnaik has fielded at least four Rajya Sabha MPs in Lok Sabha and Assembly seats in Odisha even as the party received more than 50,000 applications for the ensuing polls.

Rajya Sabha polls: SAD not to put up candidates outside Punjab

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 23:49

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Tuesday said it would not field any candidate outside Punjab for upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Charges framed against R K Agarwal, Pawan Dhoot

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 00:20

A special CBI court has framed charges against industrialists R K Agarwal and Pawan Dhoot, independent candidates in the rescinded 2012 Rajya Sabha polls, and one Sunil Maheswari.

Six legislators cross-vote in West Bengal

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 18:10

Three legislators of the Left Front and two of the Congress in the West Bengal assembly voted for the ruling Trinamool Congress candidate in the Rajya Sabha polls Friday while a Trinamool member voted for an opposition-backed contestant.

BJP MLAs seek Parliamentary Board`s decision on RS polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 00:14

Unable to take a decision on supporting BJD-backed independent candidate Raghunath Mohapatra in the February 7 Rajya Sabha elections in Odisha, BJP Legislature Party on Monday left the matter to be decided by the party`s parliamentary board.

Congress` Mistry, three from BJP elected unopposed to RS from Gujarat

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 00:38

Four candidates for Rajya Sabha - Congress` Madhusudan Mistry and three from BJP – were on Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.

Four candidates in fray in Assam Rajya Sabha polls

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:42

Four candidates who filed their nomination papers for elections to the three Rajya Sabha seats are in the fray as last day of withdrawal ended on Friday.