'There is a viewpoint that post-retirement appointment is itself a scar on judicial independence of the judiciary,' Ranjan Gogoi said.
K C Venugopal, Rajiv Satav and senior Supreme Court advocate K T S Tulsi are also among the Congress candidates for RS polls
The Rajya Sabha elections in Rajasthan was necessitated after the death of BJP MP Madan Lal Saini, who passed away in a Delhi hospital.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi''s tenure as judge and as CJI was marked by some controversies and allegations of sexual harassment, of which he was later cleared.
The failed Operation Lotus, irrespective of its outcome, has once again brought out the fissures within the MP Congress and indicated that various party leaders, including legislators, are not happy with the organisation.
As many as 65 Congress legislators were shifted to the resort Wednesday night to foil any 'poaching' attempt by the ruling BJP ahead of the voting Friday
The strength of the Congress party in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly has come down to 69 from 73.
The Stalin-led DMK has already announced former Tamil Nadu Additional Advocate General P Wilson and M Shanmugam, the general secretary of its trade union wing, the Labour Progressive Front, as its candidates for the July 18...
The Congress and the BJP have fielded a candidate each for two Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat. All of them filed their nomination papers Tuesday.
The seats fell vacant after BJP leaders Amit Shah and Smriti Irani were elected to the Lok Sabha in the recently-held general elections.
The development indicates growing warm vibes between the two parties after the BJP ran a strong campaign against the BJD in the recent Lok Sabha and assembly...
The Supreme Court said none of the above (NOTA) voting option cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections.
Alleging non-disclosure of Rs 25 crore worth liabilities in his election affidavit, Congress sought Shah's disqualification as a Rajya Sabha member and...
The party said that it continues to maintain equal distance from the BJP and the Congress
Naidu will host the breakfast party at 9.30 am for the appointment of his new deputy, Harivansh Singh, a lawmaker from the Janata Dal-United (JDU).
A candidate of the ruling NDA, he was elected to the Deputy Chairman's post on Thursday securing 125 votes against 105 for Congress MP B K Hariprasad, who was...
The AAP had on Wednesday said its MPs would vote for Hariprasad if Rahul Gandhi asked party chief Arvind Kejriwal for it.
NDA has fielded Janata Dal (United) leader Singh for the post which has been lying vacant since June after the retirement of Congress leader PJ Kurien.
His rival in the elections, Congress MP Hariprasad, is likely to end up with about 111 votes, sources in the party said.
Sixty-four-year-old Hariprasad is a Congress member of Rajya Sabha from Karnataka.
"Though we would again meet but it's almost finalised that Chavan of NCP would be the Opposition candidate," a senior opposition party leader said.
The post has been lying vacant since June this year following the retirement of P.J. Kurien.
The motion will be the first since the BJP-led NDA government came to power four years ago.
The nominations were made by President Ram Nath Kovind on the advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi