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AIADMK names Mohammedjan, Chandrasekaran for Rajya Sabha polls

Mohammedjan served as minister for Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare in the cabinet of late J Jayalalithaa from 2011 to 2013.

Rajya Sabha bypolls to 6 seats from 3 states on July 5

In Gujarat, bypolls will be held for two seats that were vacated due to election of BJP chief Amit Shah and Union minister Smriti Irani to Lok Sabha. Both these terms end in August 2023.

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Rajya Sabha polls: Full list of winners

The big surprises the elections came in Haryana and Jharkhand, where candidates of the BJP denied victories to Congress-backed nominees who were considered fairly certain to enter Parliament.

After Rajya Sabha polls, parties move against rebels

BJP ally SBSP seeks explanation from two of its MLAs

SBSP chief seeks explanation from two MLAs over reports of cross-voting in Rajya Sabha polls

"I have served notices to Kailash Nath Sonekar and Tirveni Ram seeking an explanation following reports in a section of media that they cross-voted in the Rajya Sabha election," SBSP president Om Prakash Rajbhar said

Will sulking BJP ally play spoilsport for its candidate in Rajya Sabha polls?

While the BJP has the numbers to send its eight candidates to the Upper House, its ally, Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), which has four MLAs in the 403-member UP Assembly, holds key to the fate of its ninth nominee.

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Rajya Sabha polls: All four candidates from Gujarat elected unopposed

BJP's Union ministers Purshottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandavia, and Congress candidates Naran Rathwa and Amee Yajnik are declared elected unopposed," Returning Officer for Rajya Sabha polls, A V Karova, said.

TMC to back Abhishek Singhvi in RS polls: Mamata Banerjee

“We are supporting him because he had fought several (legal) cases on behalf of the state government. Singhvi and Kapil Sibal usually fights cases on our behalf. So, we are supporting the Congress candidate, as the CPM did not field a candidate from the state,” Mamata said.

Rajya Sabha Polls: Congress yet to finalise names, likely to field Sam Pitroda

He had also served as chairman of the National Knowledge Commission from 2005 to 2009 and as an adviser to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public information infrastructure and innovation with the rank of a cabinet minister.

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress MLAs staying in Bengaluru resort to return to Gujarat on Monday

This comes days after the Income Tax raided Karnataka energy minister D K Shivakumar's properties and recovered over Rs 10 crore in cash. He has been hosting the MLAs after the Congress moved them to the state fearing defections ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls on August 8.

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