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 2017-09-16 11:43 

Oneindia

ECI agrees to release video of Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls under RTI... +

In its reply to a query under Right to Information Act, the Election Commission of India has agreed to release video of the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections. ...

 2017-09-16 10:59 

Oneindia

Karnataka becoming the hotbed of resort politics- state and party no bar... +

Be it legislators from Gujarat ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections or, currently, rebel MLAs of the AIADMK, Karnataka seems to be the hotspot for resort......

 2017-09-12 13:29 

NDTV

Ever Voter Has A Right To Abstain, Poll Panel Tells Supreme Court On NOTA... +

A last-minute petition by the Congress against NOTA, or the None of The Above option at Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat was an abuse of court process, the Election Commission told the Supreme Court......

 2017-09-03 18:16 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Angry at party MLAs backing BJP during Rajya Sabha elections, 500 NCP men join Congress in Gujarat... +

The NCP men expressed their commitment to the party stating in their brief speeches that going to Congress from the NCP was like a home-coming ....

 2017-09-01 14:24 

NDTV

Ex-Congess MLA Raghavji Patel Joins BJP; Seventh In Last Ten Days... +

Former Gujarat Congress MLA Raghavji Patel, who voted against senior leader Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha elections held last month, today became the latest entrant to the BJP in the poll-bound......

 2017-08-27 17:48 

Business Standard

Congress plans mega Opposition rally in Gujarat on September 1... +

The rally comes days after the Congress tasted success in the Rajya Sabha elections...

 2017-08-20 21:35 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

Poaching busted, Cong lines up Rahul tour... +

Extensive tours by Rahul Gandhi, a jumbo Opposition show in Valsad and painstaking booth management are among a buoyant Congress's plans for the year-end Gujarat polls, weeks after warding off a BJP poaching operation ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections....

 2017-08-18 16:04 

NDTV

Ahmed Patel's Close Shave In Gujarat Has A New Challenge Now... +

Balwantsinh Rajput, the BJP candidate who lost to Congress leader Ahmed Patel in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections earlier this month, has challenged the Election Commission's decision to invalidate......

 2017-08-18 08:38 

Oneindia

Ahmed Patel's RS win challenged in Gujarat HC... +

The BJP has challenged the victory of of Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. Patel of the Congress won after the ECI invalidated......

 2017-08-13 09:06 

IANS

Following Gujarat controversy, EC to improve layout of RS polling stations... +

In the wake of two MLAs in Gujarat violating the secrecy of vote in the Rajya Sabha elections, the Election Commission is contemplating measures to improve the layout of the polling station for such polls to minimise the scope of the ballot paper being se...

 2017-08-10 09:52 

Oneindia

Ahmed Patels win a morale booster but not game changer for Congress... +

Ahmed Patel's victory in the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat is a great reason for the Congress to cheer....

 2017-08-10 08:13 

livemint

News in Numbers: Report forecasts 10.5GW of solar installations by December... +

In other news, the Congress has expelled 8 Gujarat MLAs for cross-voting in the Rajya Sabha elections in favour of BJP...

 2017-08-10 02:44 

Oneindia

BJP to set challenge Ahmed Patel's RS win in court... +

The BJP is set to challenge the victory of Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat that were held on Tuesday....

 2017-08-10 00:40 

Oneindia

Next time we will take 3, Amit Shah said after RS polls... +

The next time we will take all three, said Amit Shah during a late meeting following the Rajya Sabha elections....

 2017-08-09 23:12 

Gulf Times

Congress expels 14 rebel legislators in Gujarat... +

After Congress veteran Ahmed Patels hard-fought victory in the Rajya Sabha elections, the party yesterday cracked the whip against 14 rebel legislators, including former chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela, expelling them for six years for anti-party activ...

 2017-08-09 21:42 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

MLA ignores Nitish order, votes for Patel... +

Chhotubhai Vasava, the sole Janata Dal United MLA in Gujarat, has done a Nitish Kumar on Nitish Kumar, keeping party leaders guessing on which way he voted in the Rajya Sabha elections....

 2017-08-09 21:32 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

Importance of being Patel: the survivor... +

The Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections have once again highlighted the importance of being Ahmed Patel....

 2017-08-09 17:28 

The Quint

Breaking Views: Why Guj RS Polls Are a Lesson for Both BJP & Cong?... +

The Quint attempts to answer the questions everybody is asking on the recent Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat....

 2017-08-09 15:03 

The Quint

Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls Show Amit Shah Is Human and Can Err Too... +

Ahmed Patel’s victory in Rajya Sabha elections offers a few lessons to BJP on devising a foolproof poll strategy....

 2017-08-09 14:32 

Oneindia

Congress expels 8 Gujarat MLAs for violating party whip in RS polls... +

The Congress on Wednesday expelled eight of its MLAs for violation of its whip during the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections held on Tuesday....

 2017-08-09 08:03 

Oneindia

Did the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections split the JD(U)?... +

The rift in the JD(U) seems evident now. On Tuesday during the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat, JD(U) spokesperson said that the lone MLA had voted......

 2017-08-09 06:17 

IANS

BJP stands exposed, says Ahmed Patel... +

Congress leader Ahmed Patel after emerging victorious in the high-pitch battle between the BJP and Congress over the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat said ...

 2017-08-09 05:17 

The Quint

When Ahmed Patel Won the Mother of All Rajya Sabha Elections... +

Patel’s role and influence within the party has shrunk in direct proportion to Rahul Gandhi’s rise in the Congress....

 2017-08-09 04:24 

Oneindia

When Omar Abdullah wanted Guj RS votes counted faster than demonetised currency... +

The entire nation watched with keen interest, the Rajya Sabha elections held in Gujarat on Tuesday....

 2017-08-09 04:16 

NDTV

10-Point Guide To Ahmed Patel's Close Shave In Gujarat... +

Congress leader Ahmed Patel snatched a late night victory in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections after the Election Commission rejected the votes of two Congress rebel legislators. Mr Patel won by the......

 2017-08-09 03:46 

New Indian Express

[ Karnataka ]

Did BJP try to net DKS? His cryptic clues raise more questions... +

Energy minister hints at major revelations after results of Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections are out; move to play ‘guardian’ of Guj MLAs may have triggered I-T raids...

 2017-08-09 02:48 

Oneindia

Amit Shah wins RS seat, but loses battle of prestige to Ahmed Patel... +

Ahmed Patel by winning the Rajya Sabha elections gave a severe blow to Amit Shah and the BJP....

 2017-08-09 00:04 

Gulf Times

Congress, BJP take Gujarat battle to EC... +

A high-pitch battle broke out between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress last night over the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat where Sonia Gandhis political aide Ahmed Patel .......

 2017-08-08 21:36 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

MLA does a Nitish on Nitish... +

Chhotubhai Vasava, the sole Janata Dal United MLA in Gujarat, has done a Nitish Kumar on Nitish Kumar, keeping party leaders guessing on which way he has voted in the Rajya Sabha elections....

 2017-08-08 20:53 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Ahmed Patel, Amit Shah, Smriti Irani winGujarat Rajya Sabha elections... +

Patel, 68, the powerful political secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, is said to have secured 44 votes defeating Congress defector Balwantsinh Rajput....

 2017-08-08 20:35 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Election Commission's decision wrong, may take legal action: Gujarat DeputyCM... +

The Election Commission on Tuesday night ordered rejection of the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections....

 2017-08-08 14:23 

Press Trust of India

Voting closes for Gujarat RS polls... +

Gandhinagar, Aug 8 (PTI) Voting has ended for the high-stakes Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat, where BJP's AmitShah and Smriti Irani are set to sail through but the fate ofCongress party's Ahmed Patel hangs in balance, thanks toinfighting and r...

 2017-08-08 14:09 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll 2017 LIVE UPDATES | BJP approaches EC; poll panel meeting over Congress complaint underway... +

Patel needs 45 to win his fifth re-election in a row to the Rajya Sabha. So even if all 44 Congress MLAs vote obediently for him, he’s still one short....

 2017-08-08 13:49 

IANS

Congress moves poll panel, demands cancellation of votes of two party MLAs... +

The Congress on Tuesday moved the Election Commission demanding cancellation of votes of its two MLAs, who cross-voted in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections and allegedly showed the ballots to BJP leaders against the rules....

 2017-08-08 13:01 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll 2017 LIVE UPDATES | Congress approach EC; demand to quash votes of two MLAs... +

Patel needs 45 to win his fifth re-election in a row to the Rajya Sabha. So even if all 44 Congress MLAs vote obediently for him, he’s still one short....

 2017-08-08 09:07 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll 2017 LIVE UPDATES | Voting ends, Congress expresses confidence over Ahmed Patel's chances... +

Patel needs 45 to win his fifth re-election in a row to the Rajya Sabha. So even if all 44 Congress MLAs vote obediently for him, he’s still one short....

 2017-08-08 09:04 

NDTV

How Gujarat Numbers Stack Up As Congress MLA Votes Against Ahmed Patel... +

As Gujarat legislator Karamsinh Makwana voted in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha election on Tuesday, he refused to show his ballot paper to the polling agent sparking speculation that he has cross-voted. Mr......

 2017-08-08 08:47 

Press Trust of India

RS polls: Voting underway in Gujarat... +

Gandhinagar, Aug 8 (PTI) Voting is underway in Gujarattoday for the Rajya Sabha elections in which Ahmed Patel, theinfluential political secretary to Congress chief SoniaGandhi, and BJP's Amit Shah, Smriti Irani and BalwantsinhRajput are in fray.As vo...

 2017-08-08 07:05 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll 2017 LIVE UPDATES | Despite Vaghela jolt, Congress expresses confidence over Ahmed Patel's chances... +

Patel needs 45 to win his fifth re-election in a row to the Rajya Sabha. So even if all 44 Congress MLAs vote obediently for him, he’s still one short....

 2017-08-08 04:23 

NDTV

Nail-Biter For Ahmed Patel In Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls: 10 Points... +

Voting has begun in a hall in the Gujarat state secretariat in Gandhinagar this morning in a Rajya Sabha election that has become a huge prestige battle between the BJP and the Congress. While BJP......

 2017-08-08 03:46 

NDTV

Rajya Sabha Elections LIVE: In Congress vs BJP, All Eyes On Ahmed Patel... +

Three Rajya Sabha seats of BJP-ruled Gujarat will be up for election today. BJP chief Amit Shah, who will be making his debut in Rajya Sabha, and Union minister Smriti Irani are placed to easily win......

 2017-08-08 03:33 

Oneindia

BJP gangs up against Ahmed Patel, promises to fight Gujarat RS polls tooth and nail... +

The BJP is confident of defeating Congress leader Ahmed Patel in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections on Tuesday....

 2017-08-08 02:42 

Hindustan Times

Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections LIVE: Voting begins, Sharad Pawar says NCP to back Congress... +

Gujarat looks set for a tight contest in the Rajya Sabha elections, which will decide, among others, the fate of Ahmed Patel, the influential political secretary to Congress chief......

 2017-08-07 21:09 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

Cong nervy but defiant on poll eve... +

Congress MLAs in Gujarat today took a vow on the eve of one of the most controversial Rajya Sabha elections ever, promising to defeat the machinations of political rivals that had "crossed all limits"....

 2017-08-07 20:37 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Congress Working Committee meet on Tuesday... +

The meeting will take place on a day of polling for Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, where the fate of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel hangs in balance....

 2017-08-07 20:33 

Press Trust of India

Edge of the seat RS contest likely in Gujarat tomorrow... +

Eds: Adds Supriya Sule's commentsAhmedabad, Aug 7 (PTI) After weeks of dramatic politicaldevelopments, Gujarat looks set for an on the edge of seatcontest in the Rajya Sabha elections which will decide amongothers the fate of Ahmed Patel, the influent...

 2017-08-07 20:17 

Press Trust of India

Edge of the seat RS contest likely in Gujarat tomorrow... +

Eds: Adds paras about NCP extending support to BJPAhmedabad, Aug 7 (PTI) After weeks of dramatic politicaldevelopments, Gujarat looks set for an on the edge of seatcontest in the Rajya Sabha elections which will decide amongothers the fate of Ahmed Patel,...

 2017-08-07 19:42 

Oneindia

Gujarat RS poll: Shankersinh Vaghela maintains silence on choice of candidate... +

Shankersinh Vaghela continued suspense over his choice of candidate for the Rajya Sabha Elections in the state ...

 2017-08-07 17:31 

NDTV

10 Things You Need To Know About Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections... +

Three Rajya Sabha seats of BJP-ruled Gujarat will be up for election today. BJP chief Amit Shah, who will be making his debut in Rajya Sabha, and Union minister Smriti Irani are placed to easily win......

 2017-08-07 14:44 

NDTV

In BJP vs Congress, How Numbers Stack Up For Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls... +

After a meeting with 44 legislators of his party at a resort in Anand, about 76 km from Ahemdabad, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said today he is confident that he will be re-elected to the Rajya......

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