Uttar Pradesh: Besides Arun Jaitley, the others in the fray are Ashok Bajpai, Vijay Pal Singh Tomar, Sakal Deep Rajbhar, Kanta Kardam, Anil Jain, Harnath Singh Yadav, GVL Narasimha Rao and Anil Kumar Agarwal.
In Chhattisgarh, BJP and Congress both have fielded their candidates for a single Rajya Sabha seat. The Congress candidate got only 10 votes as independent member D. Prakash Reddy's vote was declared invalid by the Election Commission.
JD (U)'s Vashishta Narayan Singh and Mahendra Prasad, BJP's Union ministerRavi Shankar Prasad, RJD's Manoj Jha and Ashfaq Karim and Congress's Akhilesh Prasad Singh are set to get elected with any contest.
Back of the envelope calculations reveal that the BJP's strength in the Rajya Sabha is likely to grow by 12 seats to 70 members of Parliament (MPs). These are Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, and Telangana.
There is a direct contest with the ruling Congress and BJP on the 4 seats of the South Indian state.
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Fed Raises Rates, Three More Hikes Expected in 2018 However, it marginally downgraded its assessment of the rise in economic activity to " moderate rate" from "solid" in January. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.69 percent at 89.745 in late trading.
Party MLA from Purwa, Anil Kumar Singh, announced his support for the BJP candidate. Though a majority will still elude the NDA, senior leaders of the BJP believe that greater representation would improve their chances in the Rajya Sabha.
West Bengal chief-minister Mamata Banerjee kept things in check in her state by winning four out of the five seats and helping Congress' Abhishek Singhvi win the fifth seat with her party's support. Naresh Agarwal, who recently quit the SP and joined the BJP, has said his son would vote for the saffron party in the Rajya Sabha polls. Congress leader Aradhana Misra said, "Congress party has given its support to BSP candidate Bhim Rao Ambedkar". BJP and the Congress shared a seat each out of the 2 seats in Jharkhand.
The Rajya Sabha elections are significant because the Upper House has been a constant cause of concern for the NDA since it came to power.
The Allahabad high court order restraining BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari, lodged in Banda jail, from voting in the Rajya Sabha poll might also have upset the BSP plans. Elections on the remaining 58 seats were held because those holding them will retire in April.
The fight was for the third seat between the third candidate of the Congress' Chandrasekhar and JDS' B M Farooq, with the ruling party pulling off a bonus victory. This will spell trouble for Jaya Bachchan if cross-voting takes place and of the 37 SP MLAs left, some vote for BJP.
The Apna Dal (Sonelal), with nine MLAs, has also chose to vote for the BJP nominees.
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And some politicians in Trumps own party have taken to Twitter to tell him that his words were less than presidential. The back and forth between Trump and Biden is another black-eye on American politics.
Tropical Cyclone Iris has formed just west of Vanuatu and Weather Watch says New Zealand could be hit with the remnants. The system is no longer expected to reach a category four due to dry winds blowing in off the Cape York a Peninsula.
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Two U.S. citizens, Sinan Narin and Eyup Yildirim, were arrested in June and pleaded guilty in December to felony assault. The incident sparked outrage in Washington and elsewhere and was condemned by the State Department and local officials.
It also occurs through legal channels, such as when USA companies are forced to form a joint venture with a Chinese business. The Chinese government said it might place tariffs on a $3 billion list of USA goods such as pork, apples and steel pipes.
Tusk called the bloc's response "unprecedented", and said "more steps are expected at a national level" starting Monday. Almost two dozen Russian diplomats expelled by Britain over the poisoning of an ex-spy have arrived home.
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A British policeman who was also poisoned when he went to help them is in a serious but stable condition. May announced that 23 Russian diplomats will be expelled from Britain and told to leave within a week.
The Dow was down 11.6 percent since its January 26 high, and hit its lowest close since confirming a correction in February. The Chinese government fired back within hours with its own threat to hit $3 billion in US goods with tariffs .
Replica T-rex burns at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience
An electrical fire triggered the flames which lit up the Tyrannosaurus rexatthe Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience . Witnesses said you could see pieces of a T-Rex statue dropping off the dinosaur as the blaze continued to burn.
Anna Hazare starts hunger strike for Lokpal
Your protection won't save me. "This sly attitude of the government is not done", Hazare said before launching his strike. Anna Hazare wrote, "Since there has been no response from your side, I have chose to launch an agitation in Delhi".
Kansas beats Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
Graham's offensive rebound after a Svi Mykhailiuk miss at the 1:57 mark allowed the Jayhawks to run nearly a minute off the clock. KU gave up far too many offensive rebounds to a team that doesn't prioritize them and had trouble finishing. "It's everything.
Top Chinese, US officials to continue trade talks
We don't want a trade war, but we are not afraid of it, says Chinese ambassador Cui Tiankai on Donald Trump's China tariffs order. Trump's bold trade moves did generate praise from an unexpected source in the US Congress - the Democratic party.
Close to 100 arrests as trouble flares in Amsterdam
Dutch media showed footage of England fans chanting in Amsterdam's Red Light District and police moving in to disperse them. The FA will review those caught up in trouble in Amsterdam to see if ESTC members were involved and punish them accordingly.