Declined RS nomination due to current projects: Kakodkar

Eminent nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar has declined Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s offer to become a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha.

Mahra files nomination for RS seat in U’khand

Mahendra Singh Mahra, a close
confidante of rebel Congress leader Harish Rawat, on Monday filed
his nomination papers for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in
Uttarakhand amid a persisting deadlock in the state unit of
the party.

BSP nominates Pramod Kureel for RS seat

Bahujan Samaj Party has nominated Pramod Kureel for the lone Rajya Sabha seat, which fell vacant due to the death of SP leader Virendra Bhatia, party sources said here Tuesday.

Gowda seeks Sonia`s support for RS nomination to JDS Secy-Gen

JD(S) chief H D Deve Gowda on Thursday
wrote to Congress President Sonia Gandhi seeking her support
for a Rajya Sabha nomination for his party`s Secretary General
Danish Ali from Karnataka.

Nomination of Aiyar, Munda to RS against Nehru`s views: BJP

BJP on Sunday said by nominating
two of its defeated Lok Sabha candidates Mani Shankar Aiyer
and Ram Dayal Munda to Rajya Sabha, the Congress has "defied"
Jawaharlal Nehru`s political stand on the issue.