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BJP national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi was elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday declared its national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi as the candidate for Rajya...

Arun Jaitley passed away in New Delhi at the AIIMS hospital on August 24. He was 66.

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu administered the oath in his chamber to Singh, who was elected unopposed to the Upper House from Rajasthan on August 19.

The former union minister on Wednesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Cout challenging the Delhi High Court order dismissing his petition for pre-arrest bail in the INX Media case.

He could not contest from Assam because the Congress was not in a position to ensure his victory. In the recent biennial elections to two seats, the BJP had put up candidates and got them elected.

The seat fell vacant following the death of state BJP president Madan Lal Saini, who was elected to the Rajya Sabha last year when the BJP was in power in the state. Now, the Congress is ruling Rajasthan.

Kansal said District and Divisional Administration carried out a number of activities including interacting with maulvis, people, organising mandis, and as a result we have had an extremely peaceful and relaxed Eid today."

The police's clarification came after BBC's South Asia Bureau Chief Nicola Careem had posted a video showing police firing on protesters in the Valley in the wake of the Centre's move to strip Article 370 that granted a special status to Jammu and Kashmir.