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Rajya Sabha Election

Union Minister L Murugan Elected Unopposed To Rajya Sabha From Madhya Pradesh

Sep 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP leader L Murugan was elected unopposed after main opposition party Congress didn’t field a candidate against him.

Sushil Modi Files Nominations For Bihar Rajya Sabha By-Poll

Dec 02, 2020 PTI

He filed his nomination papers at the Vidhan Sabha secretariat in presence of a host of leaders of the ruling NDA, including Bihar CM

Polls To 11 Rajya Sabha Seats In UP, Uttarakhand On November 9

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav are among the 10 Rajya Sabha members from Uttar Pradesh retiring on November 25.

Rajya Sabha Polls: YSRC's Clean Sweep In Andhra; Digvijaya, Jyotiraditya Sail Through in MP

Jun 19, 2020 PTI

Of the 19 seats where polling will be held, four each are from Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, three each from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, two from Jharkhand, and one each from Manipur, Mizoram and Meghalaya.

Stage Set In Rajasthan For Rajya Sabha Polls Tomorrow Amid Allegations Of Poaching

Voting will take place from 9 am to 4 pm at Rajasthan Assembly building and the counting of votes will take place from 5 pm.

12 June, 2020

Deve Gowda, Mallikarjun Kharge And 2 BJP Candidates 'Unanimously' Elected To RS From Karnataka


For 87-year-old Gowda, this will be the second Rajya Sabha entry, the first time being in 1996 as Prime Minister.

11 June, 2020

Congress Confident Of Keeping The Flock Together In Rajasthan, But Threat From BJP Is Palpable

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Both Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot have, for now, been putting up a united front, telling reporters that though the BJP was making efforts to destabilize the government these would not yield any fruit.

08 June, 2020

Former PM HD Deve Gowda To Contest June 19 Rajya Sabha Polls From Karnataka


The JD(S), which has 34 seats in the assembly, is not in a position to win a seat in Rajya Sabha on its own and will need support from the Congress with its surplus votes.

08 June, 2020

RS Polls: Fearing Poaching, Gujarat Congress To Shift All 65 MLAs To Rajasthan Resort


On Sunday night, the Congress shifted over 20 MLAs, mainly from North Gujarat region, to a resort in Sirohi.

08 June, 2020

Karnataka: BJP Fields Eranna Kadadi and Ashok Gasti As Candidates For Rajya Sabha Polls


Kadadi has served as the Belagavi district Panchayat president while Gasti is a lawyer by profession and former general secretary of the BJP's OBC Cell.

05 June, 2020

Rajya Sabha Polls: Congress' Hopes In Gujarat Fade As Third MLA Quits In 24 Hours

Outlook Web Bureau

The resignation of third party MLA serves as yet another blow to the opposition Congress ahead of the June 19 Rajya Sabha polls for four seats from the state.


17 March, 2020

'Legislature, Judiciary Must Work Together For Nation-Building': Ranjan Gogoi Defends Accepting RS Nomination

Outlook Web Bureau

Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, by President Ram Nath Kovind.

17 March, 2020

'Scar On Judiciary': What Ranjan Gogoi Said In 2019 On Post-Retirement Appointment Of Judges

Outlook Web Bureau

'There is a viewpoint that post-retirement appointment is itself a scar on judicial independence of the judiciary,' Ranjan Gogoi said.

17 March, 2020

'Has The Last Bastion Fallen?': Congress Questions Ranjan Gogoi's Rajya Sabha Nomination

Outlook Web Bureau

Justice Ranjan Gogoi''s tenure as judge and as CJI was marked by some controversies and allegations of sexual harassment, of which he was later cleared.

15 March, 2020

Four Gujarat Congress MLAs Resign From Assembly Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Polls


The strength of the Congress party in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly has come down to 69 from 73.

12 March, 2020

Congress Declares 12 Rajya Sabha Candidates Including Digvijaya Singh, Deepender Hooda


K C Venugopal, Rajiv Satav and senior Supreme Court advocate K T S Tulsi are also among the Congress candidates for RS polls

04 March, 2020

BJP’s Operation Lotus in MP May Have Failed But Rajya Sabha Poll Challenge Awaits Congress

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The failed Operation Lotus, irrespective of its outcome, has once again brought out the fissures within the MP Congress and indicated that various party leaders, including legislators, are not happy with the organisation.


10 August, 2019

Former PM Manmohan Singh To File Nomination For Rajya Sabha From Rajasthan

Outlook Web Bureau

The Rajya Sabha elections in Rajasthan was necessitated after the death of BJP MP Madan Lal Saini, who passed away in a Delhi hospital.

Photo Gallery

Paralympian gold medalist Sumit Antil at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel rings the bell during inaugural ceremony of Youth Parliament at Karnavati University in Gandhinagar.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks at the inaugural function of the week-long 'Maharana Pratap Shiksha Parishad Foundation Day' celebration, in Gorakhpur.

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Farmers stage a protest demanding a legal guarantee for the procurement of crops at MSP, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Atul Yadav

Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses during the inaugural function marking centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House in...

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