Rajya Sabha-election

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RS polls: BJP wins 3 seats in Gujarat, YSRC sweeps Andhra; Digvijaya Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia among 19 elected to Upper House
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RS polls: BJP wins 3 seats in Gujarat, YSRC sweeps Andhra; Digvijaya Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia among 19 elected to Upper House

The outcome of the polls to 19 Rajya Sabha seats on Friday was as expected, with seasoned campaigners like Digvijaya Singh, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Shibu Soren bagging a seat in the Upper House. Meanwhile, the ruling YSR Congress won all the four seats in Andhra Pradesh.

Rajya Sabha polls: Sharad Pawar, Ramdas Athawale and several others win unopposed; Rajasthan set for tough fight for 3 seats
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Rajya Sabha polls: Sharad Pawar, Ramdas Athawale and several others win unopposed; Rajasthan set for tough fight for 3 seats

Several candidates for Rajya Sabha, including NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Union minister of state for social justice Ramdas Athawale, and deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh won unopposed on Wednesday with no nominations filed against them

Rajya Sabha Election: NCP Supremo Sharad Pawar, BJP's newest recruit Jyotiraditya Scindia in fray for 26 March polls
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Rajya Sabha Election: NCP Supremo Sharad Pawar, BJP's newest recruit Jyotiraditya Scindia in fray for 26 March polls

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, BJP's newest recruit Jyotiraditya Scindia and Congress veteran Digvijay Singh are among those in the fray for elections to 55 Rajya Sabha seats

Digvijaya Singh's RS nomination has Congress divided; supporters cite unrelenting loyalty, critics blame him for Scindia's exit
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Digvijaya Singh's RS nomination has Congress divided; supporters cite unrelenting loyalty, critics blame him for Scindia's exit

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh evokes extreme reactions, through his speeches and actions. His nomination for a second term in the Rajya Sabha, amid controversy over Jyotiraditya Scindia joining the BJP, has also raised conflicting voices

Digvijaya Singh files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh, thanks Sonia, Rahul Gandhi for 'reposing faith' in him
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Digvijaya Singh files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh, thanks Sonia, Rahul Gandhi for 'reposing faith' in him

Digvijaya Singh thanked Congress president Sonia Gandhi, and party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for reposing faith in him and nominating him for a second term in the Upper House of Parliament

Rajya Sabha Election: Naveen Patnaik announces BJD candidates for four seats from Odisha; ex-JD(U) leader Munna Khan among those named
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Rajya Sabha Election: Naveen Patnaik announces BJD candidates for four seats from Odisha; ex-JD(U) leader Munna Khan among those named

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced the names of the BJD candidates for the elections to four Rajya Sabha seats that are set to fall vacant next month

CPM-Congress ties face litmus test in Rajya Sabha polls as alliance partners must decide on joint candidate for fifth seat from West Bengal
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CPM-Congress ties face litmus test in Rajya Sabha polls as alliance partners must decide on joint candidate for fifth seat from West Bengal

Congress and alliance partner CPI(M) face litmust test of their ties in the 26 March Rajya Sabha election as a joint candidate of either the CPM-Congress or the TMC-Congress will have to win the fifth seat from West Bengal

S Jaishankar showers praise on Gujarat after winning Rajya Sabha bypoll; says state has increased India’s prestige
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S Jaishankar showers praise on Gujarat after winning Rajya Sabha bypoll; says state has increased India’s prestige

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said he was "deeply honoured" to be elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.

Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah trade barbs on Twitter using emojis; followers praise duo for 'cool banter'
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Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah trade barbs on Twitter using emojis; followers praise duo for 'cool banter'

Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah engaged in war of words as the latter accused the PDP leader of promising both Congress and the BJP of supporting their candidates in the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election.

Rajya Sabha election 2018 results: BJP continues to be largest party in Upper House but majority eludes NDA
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Rajya Sabha election 2018 results: BJP continues to be largest party in Upper House but majority eludes NDA

Despite a surge in numbers, the 126-majority mark still continues to elude the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA)

Rajya Sabha election: BJP bags nine seats in Uttar Pradesh after two votes declared invalid; TMC wins four in Bengal
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Rajya Sabha election: BJP bags nine seats in Uttar Pradesh after two votes declared invalid; TMC wins four in Bengal

Polling to fill 26 vacancies in the Rajya Sabha was held in seven states on Friday — Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Karnataka and Kerala.

Rajya Sabha election: Massive victory for BJP as party wins nine seats from UP; TMC bags four from West Bengal
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Rajya Sabha election: Massive victory for BJP as party wins nine seats from UP; TMC bags four from West Bengal

West Bengal MLAs lined up for voting for the Rajya Sabha elections. Polling to fill 26 vacancies in the Rajya Sabha was held in seven states on Friday

BSP counts heavily on 'surplus' votes of SP, support from Congress and RLD for victory in Rajya Sabha polls
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BSP counts heavily on 'surplus' votes of SP, support from Congress and RLD for victory in Rajya Sabha polls

BSP is counting heavily on 'surplus' votes of SP, besides support from Congress and the RLD for the victory of its lone candidate in the Rajya Sabha polls

TDP nominates CM Ramesh and Varla Ramaiah for Rajya Sabha election in Telangana
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TDP nominates CM Ramesh and Varla Ramaiah for Rajya Sabha election in Telangana

The ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh has finalised its two nominees for the Rajya Sabha election.

Congress announces support to BSP candidate Bhim Rao Ambedkar in upcoming Rajya Sabha poll in Uttar Pradesh
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Congress announces support to BSP candidate Bhim Rao Ambedkar in upcoming Rajya Sabha poll in Uttar Pradesh

The Congress on Saturday announced its support for the candidature of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) nominee Bhim Rao Ambedkar for the Rajya Seat from Uttar Pradesh

Ahmed Patel learnt 'bitter lessons' in 'toughest' poll of his life, says Congress will emerge stronger
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Ahmed Patel learnt 'bitter lessons' in 'toughest' poll of his life, says Congress will emerge stronger

Patel added: "The first and the most important outcome of this election is that there is new spirit and sense of determination, which had dissipated and given way to inertia."

Rajya Sabha polls: Ahmed Patel likely to lose, but it will be Congress' own doing
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Rajya Sabha polls: Ahmed Patel likely to lose, but it will be Congress' own doing

The Rajya Sabha biennial election tomorrow is not a simple win or loss for Congress as Ahmed Patel's loss would sound the death knell for Congress in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly election

BJP overtakes Congress as largest political party in Rajya Sabha but NDA still lags behind a 'united' Oppn
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BJP overtakes Congress as largest political party in Rajya Sabha but NDA still lags behind a 'united' Oppn

Interest is centred around the seat held by Congress President Sonia Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel, which the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to snatch.

Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections to have NOTA option; Congress to issue whip to ensure Ahmed Patel's win
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Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections to have NOTA option; Congress to issue whip to ensure Ahmed Patel's win

Though NOTA option is available, Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia said his party will issue a whip to ensure voting for Ahmed Patel.

Congress leader Ahmed Patel to file nomination for Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat
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Congress leader Ahmed Patel to file nomination for Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel was on Tuesday re-nominated as the party's candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat.