Rajya Sabha nomination

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Congress list of 10 leaves out all outgoing MPs, except Singhvi

The Congress wanted to accommodate one or two seniors in Karnataka, while Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was reportedly against giving tickets to an outsider in an election year.

Four Congress leaders vying for Rajya Sabha nomination from Punjab

While five berths were vacated in April, three were given to the SAD-BJP alliance and two remained with the Congress, considering the strength of legislators in state Assembly.

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Road to Haryana Rajya Sabha seat: BJP may go for Birender, may seek INLD vote for another

At present, BJP has 47 MLAs in the 90 member Haryana Vidhan Sabha, INLD has 19 and Congress 17. To get their candidate elected, the parties need 31 votes.

Punjab: Cong defers list after Dalit leaders oppose Hans Raj Hans’ inclusion

Hans had joined Congress recently and sources said Punjab Congress president, Capt Amarinder Singh, is keen on providing him a Rajya Sabha berth.

JD(U) likely to nominate Sharad Yadav, two others for Rajya Sabha

Party wanted to give a seat to Congress to strike a formal alliance but did not because of apprehensions of some dissidents voting against party candidate.

Devyani’s father to contest LS elections

Uttam Khobragade, the retired IAS officer and father of diplomat Devyani Khobragade who returned to India last week after being indicted for visa fraud in the US, said Wednesday he would contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. “My decision to join politics is nothing new. In the past, several parties offered me ticket to contest […]

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Devyani Khobragade's father aspired for berth in RS,daughter has Adarsh flat & more

Uttam Khobragade’s name had also figured in the Adarsh Housing Society scam,

SP names Kanaklata for one RS bypoll; cleric,scribes vie for other

Cleric,ministers,journalists and senior SP leaders are vying for Rajya Sabha nomination in Uttar Pradesh.

SC refuses to hear pleas against Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to RS

A Bench headed by CJI Altamas Kabir has said that 'this is not a fit case to be entertained'.

SC refuses to quash Tendulkar's nomination to Rajya Sabha

A former Delhi MLA had approached SC,challenging Sachin's nomination.

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