12 Jun 2016
Chandigarh: Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today demanded a thorough inquiry by the Election Commission, including a forensic examination of the pens with which the votes were cast, a day after votes of 14 legislators were cancelled leading to victory of a BJP-backed Independent candidate.
12 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Congress will approach the Election Commission tomorrow to protest against the "misuse of government machinery" in the Rajya Sabha elections for two seats in Haryana yesterday which led to independent candidate R K Anand, backed by the party, losing the poll.
28 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu took oath today as a nominated memeber of the Rajya Sabha.
12 Jun 2016
Ranchi: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Mahesh Poddar bagged the two Rajya Sabha seats for BJP from Jharkhand, election to which was held yesterday.
31 May 2016
Patna: Former state BJP President Gopal Narayan Singh today filed nomination papers for biennial Rajya Sabha poll slated for June 11.
11 Jun 2016
New Delhi: A down-to-the-wire contest is likely for some of the seats in the high-stake Rajya Sabha elections in seven states today, especially in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, and Haryana, where the fate of candidates including senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal and senior lawyer R K Anand will be decided.
22 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Ruling BJP members today forced an adjournment of Rajya Sabha till noon demanding action against Aam Aadmi Party's Lok Sabha MP Bhagwant Mann for allegedly compromising security by videographing the Parliament complex and putting it on social media.
30 May 2016
Jaipur: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu and BJP national vice president Om Prakash Mathur were among four party candidates who filed their nomination papers today from Rajasthan for Rajya Sabha biennial elections.
26 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Khekiho Zhimomi, a Rajya Sabha Member of Nagaland People's Front, died at AIIMS this morning following a stroke. The 69-year-old leader was admitted to the hospital here three days ago. He was shifted to ICU last evening and was declared dead at 6.20 AM today.
06 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Congress today approached the Election Commission pleading against countermanding the election to four Rajya Sabha seats from Karnataka in the backdrop of "sting operations" purportedly showing MLAs negotiating a money deal in exchange for their votes.