Published On : Fri, Mar 23rd, 2018

Rajya Sabha Elections Results 2018 Live Updates: BJP Wins 8 Seats in Uttar Pradesh, Congress Bags 3 in Karnataka

Rajya Sabha Elections Results 2018 Live Updates:

9:47 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: The BJP has won 8 seats in Uttar Pradesh.


9:46 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: SP candidate Jaya Bachchan has been elected to the Upper House from Uttar Pradesh with 38 votes.


9:44 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Counting of votes in Jharkhand has begun after the Election Commission rejected complaints from the Congress and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) that a JVM MLA did not show his ballot to the party’s polling agent.


9:30 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: BJP leader and finance Minister Arun Jaitley and GVL Narasimha Rao have been elected to the Upper House of Parliament from Uttar Pradesh.


9:27 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: The ruling Congress has bagged three seats and BJP one in Karnataka.


9:26 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: BJP’s Anil Jain has been elected to the Upper House of Parliament from Uttar Pradesh.


8:57 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: In Uttar Pradesh, Union Finance Minsiter Arun Jaitley has received 33 votes and SP’s Jaya Bachchan has got 35 votes so far. A candidate needs 37 votes to win.


8:37 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Telangana’s ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has bagged all three Rajya Sabha seats.


8:21 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Election Commission has rejected the complaint against Jharkhand Vikas Morcha MLA Prakash Ram after reviewing the video. It was alleged that he did not show his ballot paper to the party’s authorised representative after casting vote, reported news agency ANI.


8:05 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results 2018 Winners List: Names of Winning Candidates


7:12 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: “I do believe in democracy. My priority will be to fight against corruption,” says Subhasish Chakraborty of TMC after winning the polls.


7:06 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Counting begins in Uttar Pradesh after a brief halt.


7:12 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: “I do believe in democracy. My priority will be to fight against corruption,” says Subhasish Chakraborty of TMC after winning the polls.


7:06 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Counting begins in Uttar Pradesh after a brief halt.


7:01 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: In Andhra Pradesh, TDP leader CM Ramesh had been unanimously elected to the Upper House of parliament.


6:46 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Shiv Sena’s Anil Desai wins from Maharashtra. BJP’s V Muralidharan also won. NCP’s Vandana Chavan also wins.


6:40 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Election Commission has received a complaint from Jharkhand Vikas Morcha for cancellation of the vote of Prakash Ram, who cross- voted.


6:39 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Narayan Rane, Prakash Javadekar and Kumar Ketkar win from Maharashtra.


6:34 PM IST
The Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party have demanded from the Election Commission to declare votes cast by BJP’s Nitin Agrawal and BSP’s Anil Singh invalid as they didn’t show their ballot papers to the polling agent.


6:30 PM IST
The Election Commission of India received a complaint from Jharkhand Vikas Morcha for cancelling the vote of Prakash Ram, who cross-voted. The poll panel will take further action after getting the report of the Returning Officer.


6:13 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: The SP and the BSP, locked in a tight contest with the BJP for the tenth seat from Uttar Pradesh, have approached the Election Commission, seeking the cancellation the vote cast by SP MLA Nitin Agrawal, whose father Naresh Agrawal recently quit the SP to join the BJP.


6:06 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: BJP’s Saroj Pandey has been nominated to the Upper House from Chhattisgarh by beating Congress’s Lekhram Sahu.


6:05 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Counting of votes has also been put on hold in Karnataka following a complaint by JD(S) was to the Chief Election Commissioner over cross-voting. JD(S) said two Congress legislators were allowed to vote for the second time after they initially cross-voted.


5:58 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Election Commission has not given permission to begin the counting of votes in Uttar Pradesh due to some objections in ballot papers. Counting will begin after EC gives clearance.


5:46 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh, reported News18. Jaitley was earlier elected to the Upper House in April 2012 from Gujarat.


5:36 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Counting of votes for biennial polls is underway and the results are expected to be declared by 6 pm. All eyes are on Uttar Pradesh where Mayawati’s BSP is in a nail-biting contest on one of the 10 seats.


5:22 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Counting of votes for biennial polls in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Telangana is underway.


5:06 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: In Jharkhand, the BJP is likely to win both the Rajya Sabha seats due to cross-voting by Jharkhand Vikas Morcha MLA Prakash Ram.


4:47 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Controversy erupted in Chhattisgarh after a Congress MLA was accused of disclosing her vote in violation of election norms. BJP’s Saroj Pandey is contesting against Lekhram Sahu of the Congress for the Chhattisgarh Rajya Sabha seat.


4:23 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: The Congress gave a memorandum to Election Commission requesting it to issue directions to the concerned Returning Officer to cancel vote cast by Jharkhand Vikas Morcha MLA Prakash Ram alleging he intentionally didn’t show ballot paper and concealed marked column.


4:09 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Elections Results Live Updates: Counting of votes for biennial polls in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Telangana will begin at 5 pm.

New Delhi: The results of Rajya Sabha elections 2018 will be declared today. Polling for 26 Rajya Sabha seats in six states – Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Telangana – was held today. Of the 59 seats that fell vacant, on 33 candidates from 10 states were declared elected unopposed on March 15. An interesting contest is being seen in Uttar Pradesh where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have locked horns on one of the 10 seats.