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UDF wins 2 Rajya Sabha seats, LDF 1 in Kerala


June 25th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) The outcome of the Rajya Sabha elections in Kerala Monday went on expected lines with the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) winning two seats and the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha elections in Kerala to be held Monday


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Elections to three Rajya Sabha seats in Kerala will be held Monday, with four candidates in the fray.The ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is confident ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M fields Chintha editor for Rajya Sabha (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 7 (IANS) The Left Democratic Front (LDF) Thursday decided to field CPI-M leader C.P. Narayanan as its nominee for the Rajya Sabha elections to be held in Kerala ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M fields Chintha editor for Rajya Sabha


June 7th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 7 (IANS) The Left Democratic Front (LDF) Thursday decided to field veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist leader and former State Planning Board member C.P. Narayanan as its nominee ... Read more...

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Horse trading: Premises of 14 Jharkhand MLAs raided


May 18th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted raids at the premises of 14 Jharkhand legislators, including Labour Minister Chandra Prakash Chaudhary, as part of its ... Read more...

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Ahuwalia files nomination for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll


April 21st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) outgoing deputy leader in the upper house of parliament, S.S. Ahluwalia Saturday filed nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll’s scrapping landmark decision: Advani


April 1st, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Terming the Election Commission's move to scrap the Rajya Sabha election in Jharkhand a "landmark" decision, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s style of playing hide and seek with EC


December 16th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has found a novel way of playing hide and seek with the Election Commission ... Read more...

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Governors political, officials pressurised: BJP chief ministers


May 10th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministers Tuesday accused the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of "compromising interests" of their states by putting pressure on ... Read more...

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Congress’s Gandhinagar win a dent in Modi’s invincibility? (Gujarat Newsletter)


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 22 (IANS) It is not so much the Congress's victory as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) defeat in Gandhinagar that has roiled the political pot in this ... Read more...

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Jagan loyalists tried to defeat Congress candidate: Kiran Kumar


March 18th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday said some Congress legislators loyal to former MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy indulged in cross-voting to defeat the ... Read more...

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Kannada writer takes on Hema Malini in Rajya Sabha polls


February 21st, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Yesteryears film actress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Hema Malini Monday filed her nomination for the Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka. She will face noted ... Read more...

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Gujarat civic, panchayat polls to set tone for 2012 assembly clash


October 9th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Gandhinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) Elections to six key municipal corporations in Gujarat Sunday and panchayat polls 11 days later are almost akin to a mid-term mandate on the performance ... Read more...

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Congress denies any hand in Karnataka crisis


October 9th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Congress Saturday denied it had joined hands with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) to bring down the Bharatiya Jananta Party (BJP) government in Karnataka.Congress general secretary B.K. ... Read more...

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Cash for Vote: BJP demands case against all six legislators (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday expressed unhappiness over two Congress legislators being spared in the First Information Report (FIR) that has been lodged after a news ... Read more...

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Cash for vote: Four legislators booked in Jharkhand


August 6th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Jharkhand vigilance bureau has lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against four legislators after a news channel telecast a sting operation showing them ready to sell ... Read more...

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EC asks Jharkhand to probe Rajya Sabha bribery sting


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday directed the Jharkhand government to register a police case after a media sting showed some state legislators ready to sell their votes ... Read more...

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Congress, JMM legislators stung in Rajya Sabha ‘vote scam’


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 2 (IANS) A sting operation by an investigative portal alleges that at least six legislators of Jharkhand from mainline parties were ready to sell their votes for around ... Read more...

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‘Old’ BJP-JD (U) alliance will continue, says Sharad Yadav


June 20th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 20(ANI): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Sunday said that the party's alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was intact and will continue further.Question marks were ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss Bihar developments Monday (Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Miffed over Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar returning flood relief money to Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will Monday discuss ... Read more...

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Outsiders dominate Jharkhand Rajya Sabha members


June 18th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 18 (IANS) Jharkhand may have been carved out to promote the local population, but the state is largely represented by outsiders in the Rajya Sabha. Of the six Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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RJD expels two for cross-voting in Rajya Sabha polls


June 18th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 18 (IANS) The opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Friday expelled two legislators for six years for voting for the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) during the Rajya Sabha elections Thursday ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma, Venkaiah Naidu, Jethmalani win Rajya Sabha elections (Roundup)


June 17th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Congress leaders Oscar Fernandes and Anand Sharma, M. Venkaiah Naidu and Ram Jethmalani of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan ... Read more...

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Congress, JMM candidates win Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls


June 17th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) The Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidates won the Rajya Sabha elections from Jharkhand Thursday. Deeraj Sahu of Congress got 28 votes and JMM nominee K.D. Singh ... Read more...

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Cross voting in Bihar Rajya Sabha polls (Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 17 (IANS) Cross voting by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and three Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators in favour of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar's Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha polls: BJP may support Vijay Mallya


June 15th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday indicated that it may support independent candidate and liquor baron Vijay Mallya in the Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka. Senior party ... Read more...

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Congress backs Orissa businessman for Rajya Sabha (Lead)


June 7th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 7 (IANS) Orissa's opposition Congress has backed businessman Tara Patnaik as an Independent candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections, a party leader said Monday. Patnaik submitted his nomination papers with ... Read more...

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Six Tamil Nadu Rajya Sabha nominees set to be elected unopposed


June 7th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Six candidates - three from DMK, two from AIADMK and one from the Congress - are set to be elected unopposed in the June 17 Rajya Sabha elections ... Read more...

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Congress backs Orissa businessman for Rajya Sabha


June 7th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 7 (IANS) Orissa's opposition Congress has backed businessman Tara Patnaik as an independent candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections. Patnaik submitted his nomination papers with the Congress proposing his name. ... Read more...

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BJP fields Jethmalani for Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan


June 6th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday decided to field former union minister Ram Jethmalani from Rajasthan and former MP Ajay Maru from Jharkhand in the Rajya ... Read more...

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Congress names Anand Sharma for Rajya Sabha polls


June 5th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Congress Saturday named Commerce Minister Anand Sharma as one of its three nominees from Rajasthan for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. Congress president Sonia Gandhi also ... Read more...

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Oscar Fernandes Congress’ Karnataka Rajya Sabha candidate


June 4th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Congress Friday announced Oscar Fernandes will be its candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections in Karnataka. A party statement said that Congress president Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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Chandan Mitra among four BJP Rajya Sabha candidates


June 4th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday announced names of four more candidates for the coming Rajya Sabha elections -- including former MP and senior journalist Chandan ... Read more...

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Biju Janata Dal fields three for Rajya Sabha poll


June 4th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 4 (IANS) Three candidates of Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Friday filed their nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha elections June 17, an official said. Pyari Mohan Mohapatra, ... Read more...

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Ramesh, Janardhan Reddy file papers for Rajya Sabha polls


June 4th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Janardhan Reddy were among six candidates who Friday filed their nominations for Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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