Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections


'Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections' - 27 News Result(s)

  • Setback For Congress, Top Court Rejects Request On Rajya Sabha Bypolls

    Setback For Congress, Top Court Rejects Request On Rajya Sabha Bypolls

    The Supreme Court today rejected a petition by the Gujarat Congress challenging the Election Commission's decision to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats that fell vacant after BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani moved to the Lok Sabha.

  • There Was No Recount Of Gujarat Rajya Sabha Poll: P Chidambaram To PM Modi

    There Was No Recount Of Gujarat Rajya Sabha Poll: P Chidambaram To PM Modi

    Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's version of the Gujarat Rajya Sabha election in which the BJP lost to the Congress, saying there was no recount in the poll.

  • Gujarat High Court Notices To Election Commission, Ahmed Patel Over Rajya Sabha Poll

    Gujarat High Court Notices To Election Commission, Ahmed Patel Over Rajya Sabha Poll

    The Gujarat High Court today issued notices to the Election Commission or EC and Congress leader Ahmed Patel on a petition filed by BJP candidate Balwantsinh Rajput challenging the poll body's decision to invalidate the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs in Rajya Sabha polls.

  • BJP Candidate Challenges Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha Election In Court

    BJP Candidate Challenges Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha Election In Court

    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 the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs who had voted for him. The decision helped Ahmed Patel scrape through; he won exactly the number of votes he neede...

  • Expelled From Congress, 7 Gujarat Legislators Resign, Will Join BJP

    Expelled From Congress, 7 Gujarat Legislators Resign, Will Join BJP

    Seven Congress MLAs in Gujarat, who were expelled from the party after they had voted against party candidate Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha polls, have resigned as legislators, Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora said today.

  • Shankersinh Vaghela Could Team With Sharad Pawar To Further Dent Congress

    Shankersinh Vaghela Could Team With Sharad Pawar To Further Dent Congress

    Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) did not vote for Ahmed Patel in the dramatic Rajya Sabha electionthat he won by a whisker, sources close to the senior Congress leader have said, in a revelation that not just answers this week's most-asked question, but also threatens to blow another hole in opposition unity.

  • Ahmed Patel Suggests Sharad Pawar Didn't Come Through In His Election

    Ahmed Patel Suggests Sharad Pawar Didn't Come Through In His Election

    Ahmed Patel, the 66-year-old top strategist of the Congress, on Thursday told NDTV that though party boss Rahul Gandhi has not publicly congratulated him on his re-election to the Rajya Sabha, "there is no rift" between them.

  • Congress Expels 8 Gujarat Lawmakers For Cross-Vote Against Ahmed Patel

    Congress Expels 8 Gujarat Lawmakers For Cross-Vote Against Ahmed Patel

    A day after securing a Rajya Sabha seat for Ahmed Patel, the political adviser to Sonia Gandhi, in a cliff-hanger election, the Congress on Wednesday cracked down on eight legislators who voted against him. Following the lead of strongman Shankersinh Vaghela, the legislators had defied the whip, or formal orders from the party, to vote for Mr Patel...

  • Opposition Needs To Shift Strategy For 2019, Says Omar Abdullah On Ahmed Patel

    Opposition Needs To Shift Strategy For 2019, Says Omar Abdullah On Ahmed Patel

    Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today said Congress leader Ahmed Patel's win in Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls "should have never been this difficult" and the opposition needs to introspect and shift strategy to counter the BJP in the 2019 general elections.

  • Ahmed Patel: Sonia Gandhi's Confidant and Congress' Trouble-Shooter

    Ahmed Patel: Sonia Gandhi's Confidant and Congress' Trouble-Shooter

    Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who pulled off a victory in the bitterly fought Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, has the reputation of being a trouble-shooter and strategist for the party.

  • Sharad Yadav Takes Big Step Forward In Plans To Split With Nitish Kumar

    Sharad Yadav Takes Big Step Forward In Plans To Split With Nitish Kumar

    Tuesday's dramatic Gujarat Rajya Sabha election has fast tracked a break-up in Bihar, where Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his senior colleague in the Janata Dal (United) Sharad Yadav are now inexorably headed for a split.

  • Opinion: Ahmed Patel Win Deserves No Congress Celebration

    Opinion: Ahmed Patel Win Deserves No Congress Celebration

    Ahmed Patel, senior Congress leader and political secretary to Sonia Gandhi, has an affable demeanour with a strict avoidance of displays of emotion. Yet, after his roller coaster ride to his fifth Rajya Sabha seat from home state Gujarat, at 2:30 am, Patel, a night bird, was visibly moved as he hugged his son Faesal.

  • Thank God For Election Commission, Says Sonia Gandhi On Ahmed Patel's Win

    Thank God For Election Commission, Says Sonia Gandhi On Ahmed Patel's Win

    Hours after her top aide Ahmed Patel snatched a dramatic and close victory in the Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat after midnight, Congress president Sonia Gandhi told NDTV today: "Thank God for the Election Commission."

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

    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 skin of his teeth. He needed 44 votes to win and he got 44, returning to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat for a fifth term in a bitterly fought election th...

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Amit Shah, Smriti Irani For Rajya Sabha Election Win

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Amit Shah, Smriti Irani For Rajya Sabha Election Win

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Union minister Smriti Irani and BJP chief Amit Shah on being elected to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.

'Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections' - 7 Video Result(s)

'Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections' - 27 News Result(s)

  • Setback For Congress, Top Court Rejects Request On Rajya Sabha Bypolls

    Setback For Congress, Top Court Rejects Request On Rajya Sabha Bypolls

    The Supreme Court today rejected a petition by the Gujarat Congress challenging the Election Commission's decision to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats that fell vacant after BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani moved to the Lok Sabha.

  • There Was No Recount Of Gujarat Rajya Sabha Poll: P Chidambaram To PM Modi

    There Was No Recount Of Gujarat Rajya Sabha Poll: P Chidambaram To PM Modi

    Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's version of the Gujarat Rajya Sabha election in which the BJP lost to the Congress, saying there was no recount in the poll.

  • Gujarat High Court Notices To Election Commission, Ahmed Patel Over Rajya Sabha Poll

    Gujarat High Court Notices To Election Commission, Ahmed Patel Over Rajya Sabha Poll

    The Gujarat High Court today issued notices to the Election Commission or EC and Congress leader Ahmed Patel on a petition filed by BJP candidate Balwantsinh Rajput challenging the poll body's decision to invalidate the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs in Rajya Sabha polls.

  • BJP Candidate Challenges Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha Election In Court

    BJP Candidate Challenges Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha Election In Court

    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 the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs who had voted for him. The decision helped Ahmed Patel scrape through; he won exactly the number of votes he neede...

  • Expelled From Congress, 7 Gujarat Legislators Resign, Will Join BJP

    Expelled From Congress, 7 Gujarat Legislators Resign, Will Join BJP

    Seven Congress MLAs in Gujarat, who were expelled from the party after they had voted against party candidate Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha polls, have resigned as legislators, Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora said today.

  • Shankersinh Vaghela Could Team With Sharad Pawar To Further Dent Congress

    Shankersinh Vaghela Could Team With Sharad Pawar To Further Dent Congress

    Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) did not vote for Ahmed Patel in the dramatic Rajya Sabha electionthat he won by a whisker, sources close to the senior Congress leader have said, in a revelation that not just answers this week's most-asked question, but also threatens to blow another hole in opposition unity.

  • Ahmed Patel Suggests Sharad Pawar Didn't Come Through In His Election

    Ahmed Patel Suggests Sharad Pawar Didn't Come Through In His Election

    Ahmed Patel, the 66-year-old top strategist of the Congress, on Thursday told NDTV that though party boss Rahul Gandhi has not publicly congratulated him on his re-election to the Rajya Sabha, "there is no rift" between them.

  • Congress Expels 8 Gujarat Lawmakers For Cross-Vote Against Ahmed Patel

    Congress Expels 8 Gujarat Lawmakers For Cross-Vote Against Ahmed Patel

    A day after securing a Rajya Sabha seat for Ahmed Patel, the political adviser to Sonia Gandhi, in a cliff-hanger election, the Congress on Wednesday cracked down on eight legislators who voted against him. Following the lead of strongman Shankersinh Vaghela, the legislators had defied the whip, or formal orders from the party, to vote for Mr Patel...

  • Opposition Needs To Shift Strategy For 2019, Says Omar Abdullah On Ahmed Patel

    Opposition Needs To Shift Strategy For 2019, Says Omar Abdullah On Ahmed Patel

    Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today said Congress leader Ahmed Patel's win in Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls "should have never been this difficult" and the opposition needs to introspect and shift strategy to counter the BJP in the 2019 general elections.

  • Ahmed Patel: Sonia Gandhi's Confidant and Congress' Trouble-Shooter

    Ahmed Patel: Sonia Gandhi's Confidant and Congress' Trouble-Shooter

    Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who pulled off a victory in the bitterly fought Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, has the reputation of being a trouble-shooter and strategist for the party.

  • Sharad Yadav Takes Big Step Forward In Plans To Split With Nitish Kumar

    Sharad Yadav Takes Big Step Forward In Plans To Split With Nitish Kumar

    Tuesday's dramatic Gujarat Rajya Sabha election has fast tracked a break-up in Bihar, where Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his senior colleague in the Janata Dal (United) Sharad Yadav are now inexorably headed for a split.

  • Opinion: Ahmed Patel Win Deserves No Congress Celebration

    Opinion: Ahmed Patel Win Deserves No Congress Celebration

    Ahmed Patel, senior Congress leader and political secretary to Sonia Gandhi, has an affable demeanour with a strict avoidance of displays of emotion. Yet, after his roller coaster ride to his fifth Rajya Sabha seat from home state Gujarat, at 2:30 am, Patel, a night bird, was visibly moved as he hugged his son Faesal.

  • Thank God For Election Commission, Says Sonia Gandhi On Ahmed Patel's Win

    Thank God For Election Commission, Says Sonia Gandhi On Ahmed Patel's Win

    Hours after her top aide Ahmed Patel snatched a dramatic and close victory in the Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat after midnight, Congress president Sonia Gandhi told NDTV today: "Thank God for the Election Commission."

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

    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 skin of his teeth. He needed 44 votes to win and he got 44, returning to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat for a fifth term in a bitterly fought election th...

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Amit Shah, Smriti Irani For Rajya Sabha Election Win

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Amit Shah, Smriti Irani For Rajya Sabha Election Win

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Union minister Smriti Irani and BJP chief Amit Shah on being elected to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.

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