29 Apr 2016
New Delhi: A defiant Subramanian Swamy has challenged the expunging of his comments by the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, calling the decision as arbitrary, unreasonable and against the House rules.
28 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu took oath today as a nominated memeber of the Rajya Sabha.
06 Sep 2016
New Delhi: With a year left before her term expires, Textile Minister Smriti Irani has curiously made some tweets expressing gratitude to the people of Gujarat, the state she represents in Rajya Sabha.
21 Jun 2014
Hyderabad: Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday filed her nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Andhra Pradesh going to polls next month.
05 Jun 2014
Mumbai: Former Union minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel on Thursday filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha elections in Maharashtra slated for June 19.
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.
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.
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.
08 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Despite their continued absence from the Rajya Sabha, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Rekha, both members of the upper house, have not violated any rule, Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said on Friday.