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Have not violated law, truth will come out soon: K'taka minister after I-T raids

The I-T department on Wednesday began its searches on various properties linked to Shivakumar.

05 Aug 2017 2:01 PM

Nota: A bad idea for indirect elections

In any event, the use of Nota cannot be made applicable without the necessary amendments in the Act and Rules.

05 Aug 2017 12:19 AM

Blow to Congress as Supreme Court says Nota to stay in Rajya Sabha polls

In case of cross-voting, the anti-defection law disqualifies an MLA, but the use of Nota, however, does not invite automatic disqualification.

04 Aug 2017 1:18 AM

War against graft targeted at Opposition

India’s political democracy is lubricated by corruption. No party, big or small, can be said to be above board.

04 Aug 2017 12:31 AM

BJP, Congress join hands to oppose Nota use in Rajya Sabha election

The BJP is of the view that since parties issue a whip for Rajya Sabha polls, Nota option goes 'against the nature of the whip.'

03 Aug 2017 12:59 AM


Cong slams BJP, calls I-T raids at K'taka minister's house political witch-hunt

Arun Jaitley said this raid should not be linked with any Gujarat poll; this is a purely economic offence.

02 Aug 2017 1:23 PM

SC agrees to hear Congress plea against use of NOTA in RS poll

Four candidates are in the fray for three Rajya Sabha seats to which the election will take place on August 8.

02 Aug 2017 12:15 PM

Defection of MLAs: EC must step in

Apprehensions arise because inducing political defections has taken on a new meaning these days.

01 Aug 2017 12:00 AM

BJP tried to bribe 22 Gujarat MLAs, says Congress

Gohil said even when the MLAs were threatened by the BJP, they chose to stand by the party.

31 Jul 2017 4:43 AM

BJP horse-trading, using money, muscle power in Gujarat ahead of RS polls: Cong

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi warned the MLAs of serious consequences of anti-defection law.

28 Jul 2017 8:16 PM


3 Gujarat Cong MLAs quit ahead of RS polls

All three MLAs submitted their resignation letters to Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora in Gandhinagar.

28 Jul 2017 1:32 AM

Gujarat: Major setback to Congress as 3 MLAs join BJP ahead of RS polls

The resignation of Balwantsinh Rajput, Tejashreeben Patel and Prahlad Patel reduced the Congress's tally to 54 in the 182-seat assembly.

27 Jul 2017 7:49 PM

Amit Shah to fight Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat

Amit Shah is currently MLA from Naranpura Assembly seat in Gujarat.

27 Jul 2017 1:22 AM

5 Trinamool Congress candidates file nomination for Rajya Sabha    

Manas Bhunia, Derek O'Brien, Sukhendu Sekhar Roy, Dola Sen, Santa Chetri have filed nomination for the upcoming RS polls from West Bengal.

26 Jul 2017 7:43 PM

Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, Bengal, MP August 8

Polling for the 10 Rajya Sabha seats in three states would be held on August 8.

15 Jul 2017 1:38 AM


Election Commission defers polls for 10 Rajya Sabha seats

Out of the 10 MPs who are retiring, six are from West Bengal, three are from Gujarat and one from Goa.

23 May 2017 7:09 AM

Delhi HC dismisses plea to stop LS losers from RS elections

He also sought the court’s direction to restrain candidates defeated in the Lok Sabha elections from contesting the Rajya Sabha polls.

22 May 2017 2:02 AM