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Rajya Sabha results will not affect SP-BSP tie up, says Mayawati

Mar 24 2018 | 6 hrs ago

Dubbing BJP's victory for the 10th RS seat in UP as "immoral", Mayawati made it clear that the defeat will not affect its tie up with former archrival Samajwadi Paty.

Akhilesh Yadav cancels victory celebration

Mar 24 2018 | 7 hrs ago

Sending a signal of solidarity to the BSP whose lone candidate backed by it lost in the Rajya Sabha polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has cancelled the victory celebration

SBSP chief seeks explanation from over MLA cross-voting in RS polls

Mar 24 2018 | 7 hrs ago

SBSP president Om Prakash Rajbhar has sought an explanation from two party MLAs following reports that they cross-voted in the Rajya Sabha election.

4 JDS rebels resign from party, set to join Congress

Mar 24 2018 | 7 hrs ago

JD(S) today suffered a setback when four of its rebel MLAs resigned from the Karnataka Assembly, a day after cross voting in favour of Congress' Rajya Sabha candidates.

BJP at 69, Congress at 50 in Rajya Sabha after polls

Mar 24 2018 | 11 hrs ago

The BJP has made a significant gain of 11 additional seats while the Congress made an overall loss of four in the biennial elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats.

BJP avenges Uttar Pradesh by poll defeat

Mar 24 2018 | 13 hrs ago

For the 59 Rajya Sabha seats to be filled, 33 candidates from 10 states were declared elected unopposed on March 15 with the BJP accounting for 16 of them.

BJP avenges by-poll defeat, wins UP Rajya Sabha cliffhanger

Mar 24 2018 | 21 hrs ago

BJP on Friday scored a major victory when its candidate defeated a BSP nominee for the 10th seat in the Rajya Sabha biennial elections

Reach out to opposition to end RS logjam, Naidu urges govt

Mar 23 2018

Venkaiah Naidu urged the govt to reach out to different political parties to end the 3-week-long impasse in the RS and hoped that order would be restored in the House.

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress MLA accused of disclosing vote

Mar 23 2018

Controversy erupted during the Rajya Sabha polls after a Congress MLA was accused of disclosing her vote in violation of election norms.

Stalemate continues; RS adjourned till Monday, LS till Tuesday

Mar 23 2018

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the 15th day as the stalemate between the opposition and the government continued for the third week.

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