Rajya Sabha polls: Birender Singh, Prabhu to file nominations today

Union Ministers Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu, who have been nominated by the BJP for bye-elections to two Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana, will file their nominations on Tuesday.

Feel proud after filing Rajya Sabha nomination from UP: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar
Feel proud after filing Rajya Sabha nomination from UP: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

Union Cabinet Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday filed his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha from Lucknow and said that he felt proud to have filed it from Uttar Pradesh.

Congress leader PL Punia files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha

Senior Congress leader PL Punia Friday filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha in the presence of senior party leaders and legislators.

Rajya Sabha poll process begins in Uttar Pradesh

The electoral process for the Rajya Sabha polls for 10 seats from Uttar Pradesh has been initiated, officials said Tuesday.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Vijay Goel among 3 BJP leaders elected unopposed to RS

BJP nominees Vijay Goel, Ram Narain Dudi and Narain Pachariya were on Friday elected unopposed in the Rajya Sabha biennial elections from Rajasthan.

Pawar, Digvijay, Selja among 37 elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Congress leaders Motilal Vora, Digvijay Singh, Murli Deora and Kumari Selja, RPI`s Ramdas Athavale and Vijay Goel of BJP were among the 37 candidates elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha on Friday from various states in the biennial polls.

Denied RS re-election, JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari revolts

Senior JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari, who was recently denied re-election to the Rajya Sabha, Wednesday accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of nurturing `hatred` toward him and spurned the offer to contest the Lok Sabha election.

Four candidates file nominations for three RS seats in Assam

With closing of the application process, a total of four candidates have filed nominations for election of three Rajya Sabha seats from Assam, to be held on February 7.