West Bengal ruling party Trinamool Congress names Derek O'Brien and Saket Gokhale among others as their Rajya Sabha candidates for the upcoming elections on July 24.
BJP candidates - Union minister Piyush Goyal, former state minister Anil Bonde and Dhananjay Mahadik - won the fiercely-fought elections, while Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut, NCP’s Praful Patel and Congress’ Imran...
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is among the three winning BJP candidates.
Going against the party whip, Shobharani Kushwah had voted for Congress party's Pramod Tiwari on June 10.
The BJP candidate and former minister Ghanshyam Tiwari said he has won the fourth seat, polling 43 votes.
Counting can't start until the ECI gives its decision as winning quota can't be determined till the number of valid votes is finalised, said an expert.
The bitter contest that went to the wire saw three candidates of the BJP - Piyush Goyal, Anil Bonde and Mahadik - winning the polls.
With 41 of the 57 new members having been elected unopposed already, a contest is on to elect the remaining 16 MPs from four states — Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Haryana.
The Congress has 31 members in the state Assembly, just enough to help its candidate win a seat. Its prospects could be in jeopardy in case of cross-voting.
As the Rajya Sabha election approaches, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has alleged that the BJP is intimidating the MLAs of smaller parties through the...
The notification for the polls will be issued on May 24 and voting will be held on June 10.
The BJP's strength in Rajya Sabha was 55 in 2014 and has since steadily inched up as the party won power in a number of states.
Dr Sikander Kumar’s election to Upper House seen as move to woo state’s 25.22 per cent scheduled caste population.
The BJP leader L Murugan was elected unopposed after main opposition party Congress didn’t field a candidate against him.
He filed his nomination papers at the Vidhan Sabha secretariat in presence of a host of leaders of the ruling NDA, including Bihar CM
Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav are among the 10 Rajya Sabha members from Uttar Pradesh retiring on November 25.
Of the 19 seats where polling will be held, four each are from Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, three each from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, two from Jharkhand,...
Voting will take place from 9 am to 4 pm at Rajasthan Assembly building and the counting of votes will take place from 5 pm.
For 87-year-old Gowda, this will be the second Rajya Sabha entry, the first time being in 1996 as Prime Minister.
Both Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot have, for now, been putting up a united front, telling reporters that though the BJP was making efforts to destabilize the...
The JD(S), which has 34 seats in the assembly, is not in a position to win a seat in Rajya Sabha on its own and will need support from the Congress with its...
On Sunday night, the Congress shifted over 20 MLAs, mainly from North Gujarat region, to a resort in Sirohi.
Kadadi has served as the Belagavi district Panchayat president while Gasti is a lawyer by profession and former general secretary of the BJP's OBC Cell.
The resignation of third party MLA serves as yet another blow to the opposition Congress ahead of the June 19 Rajya Sabha polls for four seats from the state.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, by President Ram Nath Kovind.