Rajya Sabha elections

Rajya Sabha polls: TMC mominates Sagarika Ghose and 2 others

NEW DELHI: With the Rajya Sabha elections slated for February 27 to fill its 56 seats, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has announced its nominees for the Upper House. Among the candidates put forward by the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC are prominent figures Sagarika Ghose, Sushmita Dev, Md Nadimul Haque, and Mamata Bala Thakur. As the biennial […]

Dr Jaishankar files RS nomination from Gujarat

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel and state BJP chief CR Patil were also present

Karnataka RS Polls: BJP Wins 3, Congress 1, JD(S) Draws Blank

BENGALURU/ NEW DELHI: The BJP won three seats while Congress bagged one in the Rajya Sabha polls in Karnataka. In a big jolt, former Prime Minister HD Devegowda’s Janata Dal (Secular) could not manage to win any seat in the state. Even one of his MLAs went on record to say that he voted for […]

Reject BJP’s Demands To Declare Haryana RS Poll Null & Void: Congress To EC

NEW DELHI: Moments after a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation approached the Election Commission demanding to declare the Rajya Sabha polls in Haryana and Maharashtra null and void, the Congress also approached the poll panel seeking to reject the demands. A delegation of the Congress-led by senior party leaders Vivek Tankha, Pawan Bansal and Ranjeet […]

Befitting Reply: Raj CM After Congress Wins 3 RS Seats

  JAIPUR: Congress on Friday won three, out of four, Rajya Sabha seats in Rajasthan with cross-voting by BJP members. The BJP has managed to win one seat, while independent candidate and media baron Subhash Chandra lost. The Congress has fielded Mukul Wasnik, Randeep Singh Surjewala and Pramod Tewari as its candidates for the Rajya […]