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PM Modi's silence on Swamy shows he agrees with his statements: Congress  Jun 26, 11:53 am
Bengaluru, June 25 (ANI): With Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy launching a series on attacks on political leaders and technocrats alike gaining massive criticism along the way, the Congress has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of backing Swamy, saying his silence on the Rajya Sabha MP clearly means he is agreeing with his controversial statements.
'Unguided missile' Swamy has backfired at BJP: JD (U)   Jun 24, 6:06 am
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Terming Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy as an 'unguided missile', the Janata Dal (United) on Friday said he has backfired at the saffron party, who brought him to the Rajya Sabha to counter the Gandhi family.
Mani Shankar Aiyar left out from Pak High Commission's Iftar bash  Jun 22, 12:02 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar, a regular at Iftar dinners hosted by the Pakistani High Commissioner, has not been invited for the June 25th bash. Aiyar, who no longer enjoys a Rajya Sabha berth, probably thought that it was not important to his relationship with the Pakistanis with whom he has had a longstanding warm relationship.
Congress expels six MLAs in UP for cross voting in RS polls  Jun 14, 6:57 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): The Congress Party on Tuesday expelled six MLAs in Uttar Pradesh for cross voting during the Rajya Sabha Elections.
RS polls: Everything is transparent in democracy, says Khattar  Jun 14, 5:30 pm
Panchkula (Haryana), June 14 (ANI): Rebuffing the allegations levelled against his government concerning the election of the BJP-backed media baron Subhash Chandra to the Rajya Sabha, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said everything is transparent in democracy, adding that all MLAs had cast their votes as per their wishes.
Haryana RS polls row: Congress delegation to meet EC   Jun 13, 12:36 pm
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): A Congress delegation will meet Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi this afternoon during which the grand old party is expected to highlight an alleged conspiracy behind their loss in the Rajya Sabha elections in Haryana and demand a re-poll.
Red faced JD (S) suspends eight MLAs  Jun 12, 6:02 pm
Karnataka, June 12 (ANI): The Janata Dal (Secular) on Sunday suspended its eight MLAs over allegations of cross voting in the Rajya Sabha elections.
Lalu dubs RS polls row as 'mockery of democracy'  Jun 12, 5:23 pm
Patna (Bihar), June 12 (ANI): Taking potshots at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following allegations that the counting for Rajya Sabha polls took place amid an unfair environment, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday said it is a matter of worry, adding such incidents ridicule the democracy.
RS invalid votes row: Hooda accuses BJP of 'conspiring', demands EC probe  Jun 12, 12:53 pm
Chandigarh, June 12 (ANI): Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who is currently in the line of fire after independent R.K. Anand's defeat in the Rajya Sabha polls, on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of 'conspiring' to defeat the Congress' supported candidate.
Haryana: Congress smells a rat in '14 invalid votes' row  Jun 12, 9:56 am
Bangalore, June 12 (ANI): Fuming upon the unexpected victory of media baron and BJP-backed Independent candidate Subhash Chandra in the Rajya Sabha polls, the Congress party has said rejection of 14 votes is a 'surprise'.
Buoyed by RS results, Congress says 'democracy has won'   Jun 12, 9:09 am
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Buoyed by victory of its candidates in Rajya Sabha biennial polls despite Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) 'hurdles', the Congress Party on Sunday said its success proves that 'democracy has won'.
Subhash Chandra elected to Upper House as 14 votes rejected  Jun 11, 10:42 pm
Chandigarh, June 11 (ANI): After being elected to the Rajya Sabha as an independent candidate from Haryana, chairman of Essel Group of Companies and noted philanthropist, Subhash Chandra, on Saturday assured that he would raise the issues in the interest of the state during his tenure in the Upper House.
RS poll results: BJP clean sweeps Jharkhand, Rajasthan(Update)  Jun 11, 7:27 pm
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), June 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday came out with flying colours as it managed to win all Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand and Rajasthan, while bagging two out of three seats in Madhya Pradesh.
RS polls: BJP wins all-four seats from Rajasthan, Congress bags one from U'khand  Jun 11, 6:45 pm
Jaipur/ Dehradun, June 10 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday won all four seats from Rajasthan, while Congress bagged a lone seat from Uttarakhand in the polls held to elect Rajya Sabha members.
Amid UP Assembly uproar, Amar Singh accuses BJP of practicing 'dual- standards'  Jun 11, 4:53 pm
Lucknow, June 11 (ANI): Amid uproar in the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha during the voting for Rajya Sabha seats and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing Samajwadi Party (SP) legislators of "acting like goons", senior party leader Amar Singh on Saturday recalled the 2008 'Cash-for-votes scandal' and said the saffron party's 'dual- standards' would not work.
BJP lawmaker accuses SP MLAs of not allowing to vote in RS polls  Jun 11, 4:08 pm
Lucknow, June 11 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha witnessed uproar over voting for 11 Rajya Sabha seats on Saturday, as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dubbed Samajwadi Party (SP) legislators as "acting like goons".
Seven states to go to polls today to elect 27 RS members  Jun 11, 8:24 am
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Seven states will go to polls today to elect 27 Rajya Sabha members.
BJP, Cong have fielded moneybags in RS polls: Sharad Yadav  Jun 11, 7:35 am
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Emphasising on the role played by "cash" in the Rajya Sabha elections, Janata Dal (United) MP Sharad Yadav on Saturday said many moneybags are contesting in this poll as both the BJP and the Congress Party have fielded cash-rich candidates.
RS polls: Govt. hails EC's decision of ordering CBI probe  Jun 10, 1:14 pm
Bengaluru (Karnataka), June 10 (ANI): In the wake of sting operations showing the MLAs accepting money to vote in the Rajya Sabha polls, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizer Ananth Kumar on Friday welcomed the Election Commission's decision to order a CBI probe against the guilty in 'cash for vote' allegations.
Kamat denies reports of objecting Chidambaram's RS nomination  Jun 9, 5:13 pm
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Former Congress MP Gurudas Kamat on Thursday denied media reports wherein it was said that he had objected to the nomination of former finance minister P. Chidambaram to the Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra and Narayan Rane's nomination for the MLC elections.
Congress downplays sting operation, urges EC not to postpone RS polls  Jun 6, 2:10 pm
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): The Congress Party has urged the Election Commission of India not to postpone elections to four seats of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka scheduled on June 11.
RS polls: Congress moves 14 K'taka independent MLAs to Mumbai hotel  Jun 6, 12:53 pm
Mumbai, June 6 (ANI): In wake of the ongoing controversy surrounding the alleged 'sting operation' ahead of the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections on June 11, the Congress Party today moved 14 independent MLAs from Karnataka to a hotel in Mumbai.
RS polls sting operation: EC seeks report from Karnataka CEO  Jun 3, 10:32 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): After the it received queries from various mediapersons regarding alleged sting operations by some channels on the Rajya Sabha elections in Karnataka, the Election Commission on Friday sought a report from the State Chief
Sting operation in K'taka: Congress plays safe, pulls up JD(S)  Jun 3, 12:14 pm
Bengaluru, June 3 (ANI): The Congress Party on Friday pinned the blame on Janata Dal (Secular) following a sting operation, which showed the Karnataka MLAs seeking bribes ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, and said it is an open secret that H.D. Kumaraswamy-led party has not been able to keep its flock together.
RS horse-trading tape: JD(S) calls for revoking polls, assures action on defaulters  Jun 3, 10:13 am
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Taking a strong exception to a sting that purportedly shows MLAs ready to sell their votes for the June 11 Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka, the Janata Dal (Secular) on Friday demanded the Election Commission to cancel the polls for the Upper House.