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: 43 first-timers elected to Upper House accounting for 72% of vacancies, shows official data
With only 12 retiring members being re-elected in the Rajya Sabha and seven more members with past experience of the Upper House returning for another term, the collective experience of the Members of Rajya Sabha will drop to only 63 terms, a senior official in the research division of RS secretariat said.
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 polls: Sharad Pawar, Ramdas Atahawale and five other candidates from Maharashtra likely to be elected unopposed
With no party fielding extra candidate for the Rajya Sabha election from Maharashtra, it became clear on Friday evening that three nominees of the BJP, two of the NCP and one each of the Shiv Sena and Congress would get elected unopposed
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
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
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