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BJP wins Rajya Sabha poll in Himachal after 6 Congress MLAs' cross-voting

Shimla/IBNS: In a huge setback for the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has managed to secure victory for its candidate in the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Himachal Pradesh despite having only 25 MLAs in the 68-member Assembly.

Use 'Nationalist Congress Party -Sharad Chandra Pawar' name in Rajya Sabha poll: SC

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court Monday, while granting temporary relief to the Sharad Pawar faction, allowed it to use the name 'Nationalist Congress Party-Sharad Chandra Pawar' till further orders for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election scheduled to be held on Feb 27.

BJP nominates 8th candidate to Rajya Sabha from UP despite number shortage

Lucknow: In a surprise move, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday named former Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Seth as its eighth candidate in the biennial election for 10 seats of the upper house despite being short of the required numbers of members in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly.

Voting for 16 Rajya Sabha seats in four states currently underway

New Delhi: Voting for election of 16 Rajya Sabha seats in four states across India is currently being held on Friday.

RS polls: BJP-backed entry of media baron Subhash Chandra is 11th-hour surprise for Congress

New Delhi: Media baron Subhash Chandra is contesting the Rajya Sabha elections slated to be held on June 10 as an independent candidate from Rajasthan supported by BJP.

Election for lone Pondy Rajya Sabha seat to be held on Oct 4

Puducherry/UNI: Election to fill a lone vacant Rajya Sabha seat from Puducherry will be held on October 4.

Maharaj Leishemba of BJP wins lone Rajya Sabha from Manipur

Imphal/UNI: Maharaj Leishemba Sanajaoba of BJP has won the lone Rajya Sabha seat for Manipur.

NPP nominee Dr. Kharlukhi elected as RS member from Meghalaya

Shillong/UNI: National People’s Party (NPP) candidate Dr. Wanwei Roy Kharlukhi was on Friday elected as the Rajya Sabha member from Meghalaya defeating his Congress rival, Kennedy Khyriem by 20 votes.

Mayawati slams BJP over UP Rajya Sabha wins

Lucknow, Mar 24 (IBNS): After Bahujan Samaj Party suffered defeat in the closely fought Rajya Sabha poll for a seat in Uttar Pradesh, party chief Mayawati on Saturday came out in attacking the BJP and said the ruling party misused power to win the poll.

Congress moves SC against NOTA in RS poll

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IBNS) : The Congress on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against the Election Commission's decision to allow the use of NOTA provision in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls as the party, rattled by defections in Gujarat, fights to stem further rot.

Ten more Congress legislators rushed to Bengaluru resort as party tries to keep flock together

Ahmedabad, Jul 29 (IBNS) : In a bid to prevent horsetrading with their legislators ahead of the August eight Rajya Sabha elections, the Congress has flown in ten more MLAs from Gujarat to a Bengaluru resort as the party goes jittery after resignations of six of its MLAs as a result of a crafty political manoeuvre by former leader ShankerSinh Vaghela.