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Rajya Sabha elections

Monsoon session: Congress to take on Centre over China, economy

The party will also raise the issue of the handling of Covid-19 pandemic amid a sharp rise in the number of cases, besides economic slump

09 Sep 2020 1:12 PM

BJP wins Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat, MP and Rajasthan, improves tally in Upper House

Fifty-five seats in the Rajya Sabha fell vacant in April, to which 37 candidates were elected unopposed in March itself.

20 Jun 2020 8:44 AM

Hold both Gujarat RS polls together: Congress

While if the polls to both the seats are held simultaneously, both the parties are expected to get one seat each.

14 Jun 2019 2:43 AM

NOTA voting option cannot be allowed in Rajya Sabha polls: SC

SC sets aside Election Commission's notification allowing NOTA option in the ballot papers for Rajya Sabha polls.

21 Aug 2018 12:23 PM

Nota in Rajya Sabha election: Supreme Court reserves verdict

KK Venugopal said, if a person is voting against the interest of the party, action could be taken against him.

31 Jul 2018 6:20 AM


SC to hear Ahmed Patel's plea challenging petition against his election to RS

A bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM  Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud said the court will hear on July 9.

02 Jul 2018 5:57 PM

End of the road for BJP-SBSP alliance in UP?

Om Prakash Rajbhar’s charter of demands include and a larger share of seats for the Lok Sabha elections.

25 Mar 2018 4:32 AM

BSP MLA Anil Singh cross-votes for BJP candidate in Rajya Sabha election

Voting is underway in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Kerala.

23 Mar 2018 12:16 PM

Here's a complete guide to today's Rajya Sabha elections

The BJP is guaranteed 28 of 59 of seats that will fall vacant in April.

23 Mar 2018 9:33 AM

All you need to know about Rajya Sabha elections 2018

Rajya Sabha members are elected for a six-year term. One-third of the members of the Upper House of parliament retire after every two years.

23 Mar 2018 9:08 AM


Voting for 25 Rajya Sabha seats begins: Will BJP win ninth seat in Uttar Pradesh?

Besides Uttar Pradesh West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Telangana will also feature in the polls.

23 Mar 2018 8:51 AM

BJP's UP ally threatens party with boycotting Rajya Sabha polls

SBSP chief and UP min Om Prakash RajbharRajbhar said, 'If I don't get to speak to Amit Shah, I will boycott the voting for RS elections.'

19 Mar 2018 2:56 PM

Rajya Sabha polls: BJP fields four aspirants, Congress in spot

Fadnavis trying to get Sena’s additional votes for Rahatkar.

13 Mar 2018 4:00 AM

TDP to wait till Rajya Sabha polls to take call on ties with BJP?

To win in the Rajya Sabha elections in the first round, 44 MLAs’ support is required.

09 Mar 2018 4:54 AM

RS polls: Sena to shun Rane

Unlikely to give votes, should BJP field him.

03 Mar 2018 1:59 AM


NCP MP likely to be repeated for next term

In that game, the Congress and the communists will be key players.

25 Feb 2018 7:42 AM

Renuka Chowdhury files privilege motion against Rijiju

Privilege Motion does not force the Council of Ministers to resign.

10 Feb 2018 2:27 AM

Congress should learn from Gujarat RS win

Ahmed Patel may have been elected but he did not “win” because he could not keep his flock together.

11 Aug 2017 12:22 AM

Congress on edge for Rajya Sabha voting on Tuesday

As per the current strength of the Gujarat Assembly, each candidate requires a minimum of 44 votes to win.

08 Aug 2017 4:23 AM

Nota: See the larger picture

The Nota option was on the ballot in many Rajya Sabha elections, but most parties, including the BJP, found no reason to object.

05 Aug 2017 12:06 AM