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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Odisha Congress says BJD supporting BJP due to party's resurgence in state
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Odisha Congress says BJD supporting BJP due to party's resurgence in state

The Congress on Friday claimed that its resurgence in Odisha has forced the BJD to strengthen ties with old ally BJP by backing the NDA candidate in the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election.

Parliament Monsoon Session updates: Lok Sabha passes bill to allow proxy voting for NRIs; RS adjourned for today
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Parliament Monsoon Session updates: Lok Sabha passes bill to allow proxy voting for NRIs; RS adjourned for today

Piyush Goyal said that the capacity to slash the GST rates on more items would go up as Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues and the compliance rate increases and the economy formalises.

RS deputy chairman poll: BJD backed NDA in a bid 'to stop CBI' from exposing party's misdeeds, says Odisha Congress
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RS deputy chairman poll: BJD backed NDA in a bid 'to stop CBI' from exposing party's misdeeds, says Odisha Congress

Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik claimed that Naveen Patnaik move gave credence to talks about understanding between the BJP and the BJD. "

RS deputy chairman election: Harivansh Narayan Singh elected after two rounds of voting; BJP, Opposition leaders congratulate
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RS deputy chairman election: Harivansh Narayan Singh elected after two rounds of voting; BJP, Opposition leaders congratulate

Ruling NDA candidate and JD(U) member Harivansh Narayan Singh was on Thursday elected as the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, securing 125 votes as against 105 polled by opposition candidate BK Hariprasad.

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: BJP finds new friends as TRS, AIADMK offer support with eye on 2019
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: BJP finds new friends as TRS, AIADMK offer support with eye on 2019

With no guarantee which way 2019 will go, many regional parties clearly do not wish to take on the BJP openly, and would rather let Congress take the hit.

Arun Jaitley attends Rajya Sabha to participate in Deputy Chairman elections; appearance is first since kidney transplant in May
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Arun Jaitley attends Rajya Sabha to participate in Deputy Chairman elections; appearance is first since kidney transplant in May

Arun Jaitley made his first appearance in Rajya Sabha since his renal transplant in May, in order to participate in Deputy Chairman election.

Rajya Sabha dy chairman polls: By abstaining from vote, PDP keeping options open for electoral tie-up with BJP
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Rajya Sabha dy chairman polls: By abstaining from vote, PDP keeping options open for electoral tie-up with BJP

Despite being boxed into a corner for its coalition with the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP seems to be keeping its options open for an electoral alliance with the BJP deciding to abstain in the today’s Rajya Sabha elections.

RS deputy chairman election: Arun Jaitley likely to attend House today in his first appearance during Monsoon Session
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RS deputy chairman election: Arun Jaitley likely to attend House today in his first appearance during Monsoon Session

Leader of the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, who stepped aside as finance minister in May to undergo a kidney transplant, is likely to attend the House on Thursday to participate in the election for the deputy chairman's post, sources said.

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Joint Opposition candidate BK Hariprasad has been Congress' blue-eyed boy since 70s
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Joint Opposition candidate BK Hariprasad has been Congress' blue-eyed boy since 70s

Sixty-four-year-old Hariprasad is a Congress's Rajya Sabha deputy chairman candidate who represents Karnataka in the Rajya Sabha has been an old favourite of India's grand old party.

Daily Bulletin: RS dy chairman election to be tight contest, Maharashtra bandh, SC verdict on BCCI constitution; the day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: RS dy chairman election to be tight contest, Maharashtra bandh, SC verdict on BCCI constitution; the day's top stories

A keen contest is on the cards on Thursday between NDA nominee Harivansh and joint Opposition candidate BK Hariprasad for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, with both sides claiming majority support.

RS deputy chairman election: AAP rejects Nitish Kumar's request for support, all three MPs to boycott poll
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RS deputy chairman election: AAP rejects Nitish Kumar's request for support, all three MPs to boycott poll

AAP said that since Congress president Rahul Gandhi has not sought the party's support for the Opposition's candidate, the Kejriwal-led party "has no option but to boycott the poll".

RS deputy chairman election: PDP MPs to abstain from voting in view of 'dissolution of coalition' with BJP
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RS deputy chairman election: PDP MPs to abstain from voting in view of 'dissolution of coalition' with BJP

A keen contest is on the cards on Thursday between NDA nominee Harivansh Narayan Singh and joint Opposition candidate BK Hariprasad for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, with both sides claiming majority support.

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Shiv Sena to back NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Shiv Sena to back NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh

The NDA has fielded Harivansh Narayan Singh of the JD(U) for the 9 August election. "We will back the NDA candidate," said Shiv Sena MP Anil Desai.

Congress dumps Vandana Chavan, nominates BK Hariprasad as candidate for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election
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Congress dumps Vandana Chavan, nominates BK Hariprasad as candidate for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election

Congress has nominated BK Hariprasad as Rajya Sabha deputy chairman candidate on Wednesday as talks of Vandana Chavan of NCP being the Opposition consensus candidate fell through.

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: NCP's Vandana Chavan 'almost finalised' as consensus candidate from Opposition camp
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: NCP's Vandana Chavan 'almost finalised' as consensus candidate from Opposition camp

Vandana Chavan, whose name was proposed by Bahujan Samaj Party leader Satish Chandra Mishra received every opposition party's support, including Congress

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: YSR Congress announces decision to vote against NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: YSR Congress announces decision to vote against NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh

YSR Congress leader V Vijaysai Reddy announced that the party will vote against JD-U MP Harivansh Narayan Singh, who is the BJP-led NDA's candidate,