JHARKHAND RAJYA SABHA POLLS

  • Jharkhand RS polls: CBI conducts raids at 39 places May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted raids at 39 places across Jharkhand and some places in Kolkata. The premises of over 12 MLAs from different parties were raided. The raids were conducted in connection with the recovery of over Rs 2 crore during the Rajya Sabha elections. ...
  • Jharkhand RS poll begins; BJP, JMM at odds May 3, 2012

    Ranchi: The elections to the Rajya Sabha are being held in Jharkhand on Thursday. The poll is slated to decide the fate of three candidates, including that of S S Ahluwalia from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Even as the poll has begun, the BJP and the JMM (Jharkhand Mukti Morcha)...
  • Jharkhand RS polls: Ahluwalia named BJP candidate April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has declared SS Ahluwalia as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections from Jharkhand. The decision was taken after several rounds of meetings between senior party leaders. Ahluwalia was earlier not being nominated as businessman Anshuman Mishra was being supported by BJP. Mishra had...
  • Jharkhand RS polls likely before Prez polls: CEC March 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Chief Election Commisssioner SY Quraishi has said that he would like to conduct the scrapped Jharkhand Rajya Sabha elections before the Presidential polls. The Jharkhand Rajya Sabha elections were cancelled by the election Commission. The Election Commission on Friday countermanded the Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand in the wake...
  • Jharkhand RS polls: Cong, JMM seek review March 31, 2012

    Ranchi: Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) have sought review of the Election Commission's move to recommend to President Pratibha Patil for cancellation of two Rajya Sabha polls held on Friday. Amid reports of horse trading in the Rajya Sabha (RS) polls, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday stopped the counting...
  • Jharkhand RS polls: EC stops counting of votes March 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has stopped counting of votes in the Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand without a written clearance from the poll panel. The directive came after allegations of horsetrading by Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) chief Babulal Marandi. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that the party MLAs voted for...
  • Jharkhand RS polls: MLAs not to vote for Mishra March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs in Jharkhand have decided to abstain from voting in the Rajya Sabha elections. The MLAs wont vote for Anshuman Mishra. According to BJP leader Ananth Kumar, no MLA from the party will participate in the voting as "there is rampant horse trading". Earlier...