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NOTA voting option can't be permitted in Rajya Sabha polls: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the option of none of the above (NOTA) cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chand...

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NOTA can't be permitted in Rajya Sabha polls, says Supreme Court

The apex court had questioned the poll panel's notification and said that NOTA was meant to be exercised by individual voters in direct polls.

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NOTA Voting Option Not Allowed In Rajya Sabha Polls: Top Court

The Supreme Court today said the option of none of the above (NOTA) cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud ...

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NOTA can`t be allowed in Rajya Sabha elections, it`s only for direct polls, rules SC

The verdict came on a plea of Congress leader Shailesh Manubhai Parmar who had challenged the poll panel's notification allowing the NOTA option in ballot papers.

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No NOTA in Rajya Sabha elections, rules Supreme Court

The top court, while hearing the petition of Gujarat Congress leader Shailesh Manubhai Parmar, had earlier said that by introducing NOTA, the poll panel was legitimising the act of not voting. The ...

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Rajya Sabha Chairman, Lok Sabha Speaker Appeal To Donate For Kerala

The Rajya Sabha chairman and the Lok Sabha speaker yesterday jointly appealed to parliamentarians to contribute "generously" from their MPLADS funds for relief and rehabilitation works in flood-rav...

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The Rajya Sabha (RS) or Council of States is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Rajya means "state" and Sabha means "assembly" in Sanskrit. Membership is limited to 250 members, 12 of whom are nominated by the President of India for their contributions to art, literature, science, and social services.