Rajya Sabha Elections
India  /  Published 11.09.20

RS: Jha to be Opp nominee

In Bihar poll season, Rashtriya Janata Dal member Manoj Jha has emerged as the Opposition’s consensus candidate for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chair, forcing an election for a post that the NDA is comfo...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.07.20

Manipur: Notice to 2 Congress MLAs for cross-voting in RS polls

The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee has issued show-cause notices to two of its MLAs for allegedly cross-voting in favour of the BJP candidate in the recently-concluded election to the state's ...
By PTI in Imphal

North East  /  Published 01.07.20

Manipur CM in Delhi to meet leaders

Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday reached New Delhi to “discuss and finalise” issues related to his council of ministers after the central BJP leadership had last week broke...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.06.20

Another Gujarat Congress MLA resigns ahead of RS polls

In a fresh jolt to the Congress ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, its MLA Brijesh Merja on Friday resigned from the Assembly membership, becoming the third legislator of the Opposition party ...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.20

Shibu Soren set to win RS election

Only a miracle can throw up a surprise in the Rajya Sabha poll in Jharkhand, now rescheduled on June 19.Polling for the two Rajya Sabha seats that fell vacant because of expiry of terms of Parimal Nat...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 19.03.20

CJI decision ‘hasty’: Groups

Leading organisations of Assam on Thursday said former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi’s decision to accept the President’s nomination to the Rajya Sabha was possibly a “hasty” one.G...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 12.06.20

Gujarat Cong seeks EC protection

A Congress MLA from Gujarat who has no criminal background has been summoned by police thrice this week for questioning in connection with a firing in his constituency where he was not even present.Gu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

Coronavirus: WB Budget Session cut short

The Budget Session of the West Bengal Assembly will be cut short over the coronavirus scare and the House will not meet after Tuesday, Speaker Biman Banerjee said on Monday.At an all-party meeting in ...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

Fight for 5th RS seat from Bengal

The Trinamul Congress on Friday backed former MLA Dinesh Bajaj as an Independent for the Rajya Sabha polls in an eleventh-hour change in the game plan for the fifth vacancy from Bengal, leaving him sp...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.20

Mausam set to enter RS, but Bajaj out of fray

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday accepted the Rajya Sabha nomination of the Trinamul Congress’s Mausam Benazir Noor, but rejected that of Independent Dinesh Bajaj. The commission had on M...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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