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Rajya Sabha polls

SC refuses to stay disqualification of 6 Congress rebels in HP

The bench posted the matter for hearing on May 6 and gave the petitioners one week to file a rejoinder

19 Mar 2024 1:35 AM

BJP trying to bring down opposition govts: Shiv Sena

Sena’s allegations come in the backdrop of Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot’s claims of Cong, independent MLAs being bribed by BJP to win RS polls

14 Jun 2020 12:56 AM

Digvijay, Scindia lobby hard; BJP may nominate Shivraj, Raman

Ruling Congress which has decimated BJP in the 2018 Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh is in a position to win the two RS seats going for polls.

26 Feb 2020 6:27 AM

For govt & Opp, RS poll to be a show of strength

Unfortunately, there is no unanimity among the members of the Rajya Sabha in finding the next deputy chairman, and an election looks inevitable.

09 Aug 2018 12:39 AM

Yogi Adityanath meets Amit Shah on UP poll issues

First meet between leaders after loss in Gorakhpur, Phulpur bypolls.

26 Mar 2018 4:11 AM


Mamata Banerjee welcomes Mayawati’s stand on SP-BSP alliance

The BJP on Friday won the 9 Rajya Sabha seats it contested in UP.

25 Mar 2018 2:32 AM

Ties with SP strong despite RS loss, says Mayawati

Mayawati said that the BJP had used all tactics, including blatant misuse of the state machinery, to ensure BSP’s defeat.

25 Mar 2018 1:18 AM

SP sends solidarity signal, cancels victory celebration after BSP's RS loss

The BSP too has given indications that it remains positive about the new-found understanding between the two parties.

24 Mar 2018 7:05 PM

BJP will not succeed in breaking BSP-SP ties: Mayawati after RS poll result

Mayawati's BSP on Friday suspended MLA Anil Singh who cross-voted in favour of BJP candidate in RS polls to serve his business interests. 

24 Mar 2018 5:27 PM

RS polls: TMC bags 4 seats in WB; TRS all 3 in T'gana; Cong 3 in K'taka

Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Telangana were the six states that featured in the polls.

23 Mar 2018 6:41 PM


Contest for RS seats in UP, 5 other states tomorrow; Jaitley in fray

For the 58 Rajya Sabha seats to be filled, 33 candidates from 10 states were declared elected unopposed on March 15.

22 Mar 2018 8:10 PM

Sulking ally hides its cards? In UP RS polls, BJP 9th nominee win uncertain

While the BJP has numbers to send its 8 candidates to the Upper House, its ally, SBSP, holds key to the fate of its 9th nominee.

18 Mar 2018 3:01 PM

RS polls: Some Cong leaders unhappy with taking TMC’s support

Mamata Banerjee had stated on March 9 that her party would support Singhvi in the Rajya Sabha elections from the state.

15 Mar 2018 6:24 AM

BJP aims to give tough fight to opposition, fields 11 candidates for UP's 10 RS seats

Voting will be held on March 23 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is March 15. 

13 Mar 2018 8:42 AM

Congress to support BSP candidate in Rajya Sabha polls

Trinamul Congress in West Bengal is supporting Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi for Rajya Sabha, which was announced by the party on Friday.

11 Mar 2018 1:04 AM


BJP hopeful of Rajya Sabha ‘working majority’

In UP, where the maximum seats will fall vacant, the BJP expects to win at least nine.

26 Feb 2018 12:34 AM

Democracy survives: When ‘loss’ isn’t ‘defeat’

Today India is deeply polarised, fractured and an increasingly fragmented polity with an ongoing “consolidation of the fragmented”.

17 Aug 2017 12:35 AM

7 expelled Gujarat Cong MLAs resign legislature, will join BJP soon

The Congress had 57 MLAs in the Assembly until six of them resigned in July.

11 Aug 2017 3:58 PM

Guj RS polls: Didn't vote for Ahmed Patel, Cong won't win, says Vaghela

The voting would be held from 9 am to 4 pm on Tuesday; the counting will be held from 5 pm, an hour after the end of polling.

08 Aug 2017 9:21 AM

Gujarat Cong MLAs to fly back to state tomorrow from B'luru; no Delhi stopover

The Gujarat Congress had sent 44 of its MLAs on July 29 to fend off the

06 Aug 2017 9:06 PM