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Rajasthan: BJP expels MLA who cross-voted for Congress candidate in Rajya Sabha polls

June 16, 2022 5:09 pm

Sobharani Kushwah, asked to vote for BJP-backed Independent candidate and media baron Subhash Chandra in the Rajya Sabha polls, ended up cross-voting for Pramod Tiwari of the Congress.

Rajya Sabha polls: ECI says Shiv Sena MLA's plea against invalidating vote not maintainable, HC to hear petition on June 24

June 15, 2022 2:33 pm

On June 10, after votes were cast, BJP MLA Yogesh Sagar complained that Shiv Sena MLA Suhas Kande had shown his ballot paper to a whip of a political party other than the Shiv Sena.

Rajasthan | Suspended, Kushwah shoots back: It was BJP which 'destroyed' my family

June 13, 2022 7:35 am

In a statement issued Saturday, Kushwah said she did not approach the BJP for 2017 Assembly bypolls, but it was the BJP which had approached her.

In Rajasthan, Congress flies, BJP reels as Ashok Gehlot works his magic

June 13, 2022 6:52 am

The ruling party staved off internal dissent and a BJP-backed media baron to win all three Rajya Sabha seats from Rajasthan.

Congress’s Haryana Rajya Sabha fiasco: Heat on Hooda over first test failure after free hand 

June 12, 2022 6:21 am

Bhupinder Singh Hooda was entrusted with the responsibility to ensure Maken’s victory. As far as the optics are concerned, Hooda, along with his son Deepender Hooda and Bhan, appeared to leave no stone unturned to enable Maken to sail through the polls.

Rajya Sabha polls: Its math wrong, MVA slips up in battle for sixth seat in Maharashtra

June 11, 2022 9:42 pm

BJP, despite being in Opposition, cobbles together the numbers with help of smaller parties and Independents.

Code of conduct violated: BJP, MVA

June 11, 2022 9:59 am

The BJP urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to declare the votes cast by Jitendra Awadh (NCP), Yashomati Thakur (Congress) and Suhas Kande (Shiv Sena) as invalid.

Rajasthan Pulse | A Rajya Sabha poll like no other: Cross-voting claims, resort politics and Internet cuts

June 10, 2022 10:48 pm

As recently as 2016, ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, the BJP had taken its MLAs to a resort for “training” three days

RS polls in Rajasthan: BJP banks on 'miracle', Congress on numbers

June 10, 2022 1:43 pm

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the Congress will comfortably win three out of the four seats.

Rajya Sabha polls: ED opposes Anil Deshmukh, Nawab Malik plea to vote, says prisoners have no rights

June 08, 2022 7:10 am

The central agency said "prisoners do not have voting rights". Malik and Deshmukh, who are both MLAs, had sought to be escorted to the Vidhan Sabha at their own expense for a few hours to vote in the election.


Rajya Sabha polls: BJP wins in Karnataka, Haryana, has edge in Maharashtra; Congress sweeps Rajasthan

June 11, 2022 11:48 am

Voting for 16 vacant seats in Rajya Sabha in four states — Rajasthan, Haryana, Karnataka and Maharashtra — concluded at 4 pm on Friday.