For the seat vacated by PCC chief Saif-ud-Din Soz, there is a contest between Fayaz Mir of PDP and NC’s Sajjad Kitchloo.
Elections to 10 RS seats will be held this year — the first lot of four seats are in J&K.
Sharad Yadav was elected unopposed to the seat vacated by LJP President Ramvilas Paswan after LS polls.
JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav likely to be nominated for the Upper House.
The High Court had disposed of the petition by the NGO after noting that the probe was being conducted satisfactorily and there was no need to monitor it.
Prominent among those elected include actor Mithun Chakraborty (West Bengal), T Subbirami Reddy (Andhra Pradesh) and Sanjay Singh (Assam).
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that Trinamool Congress had no money to ingulge in such kind of practice.
Congress MLA Abu Naser Khan Chowdhury Thursday announced that he would join the ruling party Friday.
A day before Rajya Sabha elections, the ruling Congress-BPF alliance was set to win all three seats falling vacant in Assam.
But BJP state leaders are still divided on supporting Mohapatra.
The Congress has denied the possibility but AGP leader Phani Bhushan Choudhury wrote a letter to the returning officer Tuesday to appoint an observer to prevent foul play.
Selja thanked the people of Ambala, Panchkula and Yamunanagar for electing her twice from the Ambala Lok Sabha seat.
RJD with five seats in the 82-member House thus bagged its first RS seat from the state.
The party is yet to decide its nominees from Haryana and Assam.
Her party AIADMK is also extending support to CPI’s D Raja.
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