Rajya Sabha bypolls

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BJP's Sudhanshu Trivedi elected unopposed from Arun Jaitley's Rajya Sabha seat in UP

Today's development comes a week after the Saffron party fielded Trivedi on former Union minister Arun Jaitley's Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh, which had fallen vacant following his demise on August 24. 

Explained: Why Congress is troubled about Rajya Sabha bypolls in Gujarat

According to the schedule announced by the EC, polls in Gujarat, Bihar and Odisha will be held on July 5 between 9 am to 4 pm and the counting of votes will done the same day at 5 pm.


RS bypolls: 4 JD(U) MLAs lose seats for cross-voting

The four MLAs said they would move the Patna High Court.

RJD undecided on support to Nitish

However, others in the RJD camp suggested Lalu respond to Nitish’s overtures to serve “larger political interest”.

JD(U) rebels back three Independents

While JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav may get walkover, party’s nominee and former CM’s cultural adviser Pawan Verma will face Independents Anil Sharma and Dilip Jaiswal.