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BJP names Sushil Kumar Modi as candidate for Ram Vilas Paswan's Rajya Sabha seat

November 27, 2020 9:46 pm

Besides Sushil Kumar Modi, who was replaced as Deputy Chief Minister in the new Bihar Cabinet, some other names doing the rounds were of BJP national spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain and Rituraj Sinha.

UP Rajya Sabha polls: Nomination rejected, lawyer alleges criminal conspiracy, asks EC to hold results

November 02, 2020 2:08 am

The election to the 10 Rajya Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh took a dramatic turn last Monday when Bajaj, backed by the Samajwadi Party, filed the nomination as the eleventh candidate, thereby opening the contest.

Rajasthan: CPM’s Bhadra MLA Balwan Poonia suspended for voting for Congress in RS polls

June 22, 2020 11:55 pm

Poonia, MLA from Bhadra in Hanumangarh district, has also been given a showcause notice seeking his response within seven days.

NDA widens gap with Opposition in Rajya Sabha

June 20, 2020 8:04 pm

The National Democratic Alliance now has nearly 100 members in the 245-member House. If the support of friendly parties like the AIADMK (9), BJD (9), YSR Congress Party (6), and several allied nominated members and smaller parties is counted, then the Modi government is unlikely to face any serious numerical challenge there.

Jharkhand: JMM supremo Soren, BJP state chief Prakash win

June 20, 2020 4:34 am

Meanwhile, the BJP criticised Congress for fielding a candidate of its own despite being in alliance. The BJP had put up its legislators in a hostel before the elections.

Rajasthan BJP shifts its MLAs to hotel ahead of Rajya Sabha elections

June 17, 2020 8:44 am

The BJP MLAs were taken to Crowne Plaza on Tonk road, while Congress MLAs and their supporting MLAs are at JW Marriott on Delhi road.

Rajya Sabha polls was postponed as BJP's horse-trading was not complete: Ashok Gehlot

June 12, 2020 1:22 pm

Earlier on Wednesday, the Congress in Rajasthan claimed that attempts are being made to destabilise “a democratically elected government” by luring MLAs, even as the party shifted at least 107 Congress and independent MLAs to a resort on the outskirts of Jaipur.

RS polls: BJP chooses low-profile candidates over BSY’s picks

June 09, 2020 6:10 am

The announcement of two candidates rather than three by the BJP has also left the field open for former PM and JD(S) leader H D Deve Gowda to enter the Rajya Sabha fray on Tuesday with the Congress’s support.

Deve Gowda to contest Rajya Sabha polls at 'Sonia Gandhi's request'

June 08, 2020 9:17 pm

Deve Gowda's son, H D Kumaraswamy said that the Former Prime Minister made his decision following the request of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, several national leaders and party legislators, and it was not an easy task to "persuade" him to enter the Rajya Sabha.

Rajya Sabha polls heat up in Gujarat: Two Cong MLAs resign

June 05, 2020 2:12 am

Their move reduces the Gujarat Assembly’s strength to 173, which means a candidate will require 35 first-preference votes to win a seat.