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Congress MP wants proper parliament coverage in media
Panaji, Oct 13 : Congress whip in the Rajya Sabha Shantaram Naik Monday said the presiding officers of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha should impress upon the media to give proper coverage to parliamentary proceedings.
BJP's association with D.P Yadav exposes its preference: Congress
New Delhi, Oct.1 : Claiming that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has the most number of Members of Parliament (MP) facing criminal charges, Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and Congress leader Anand Sharma on Wednesday pointed out that the BJP's association with D.P Yadav only ...
I got Rajya Sabha seat for Athawale: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai, Sep 29 : Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Monday made an embarrassing revelation here that he had personally intervened to secure a Rajya Sabha seat for Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale.
CBI did not mention manner of cheating, Darda tells court
New Delhi, Sep 26 : Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda, who has been charged in the coal block allocation case, Friday told a court here that the CBI charge sheet has not mentioned the manner of cheating done by him.
Centre seeks suggestions on Real Estate Bill
New Delhi, Sep 17 : The central government will discuss with stakeholders about the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013 before tabling it in the Rajya Sabha in the upcoming session of parliament, an official said here Wednesday.
Sanjay Singh condoles policeman's death in Amethi clash
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Sept. 15 : Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Monday condoled the demise of a policeman, who was killed in Amethi yesterday during the clash between his supporters and those of his son.
Amethi clash: 18 arrested, one media person injured
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Sept. 14 : The District Magistrate of Amethi Jagatraj Tripathi, on Sunday informed that 18 people have been arrested so far following the clash between supporters Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh and his son Anant Vikram Singh.
Policeman killed in clash between supporters of father-son duo in ...
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Sept. 14 : One policeman was killed as supporters of Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh and his son Anant Vikram Singh clashed in Amethi on Sunday.
'Majority' government not curbing tirade against minority:
New Delhi, Sep 12 : Distinguished advocate and former Rajya Sabha member Fali S. Nariman Friday said that the "majority" central government is not doing much to control the tirade against minorities, and called on the minorities panel to take steps to ensure minority rights are safeguarded.
Dilip Tirkey made new BJD parliamentary party leader after Kalpataru ...
New Delhi, Sept.12 : Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Dilip Tirkey has been appointed as parliamentary party leader in the Rajya Sabha after former Odisha minister Kalpataru Das resigned from that position.
2G case: Court to hear final arguments Nov 10
New Delhi, Sep 10 : A court here Wednesday fixed Nov 10 for hearing the final arguments in the 2G spectrum allocation case against former telecom minister A. Raja, DMK's Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi and others.
Saradha scam: ED again grills Trinamool MP
Kolkata, Sep 9 : Continuing its probe into the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday again grilled Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Ahmed Hassan Imran over his alleged financial transactions with the group.
Congress urges PM to declare J&K floods a national calamity
New Delhi, Sep 6 : Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the floods in Jammu and Kashmir a national calamity.
Declare J&K floods national calamity: Ghulam Nabi Azad
New Delhi, Sep 6 : Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the floods in Jammu and Kashmir a national calamity.
Approached to sketch parliament calendar: artist Jogen Chowdhury
Kolkata, Sep 5 : Artist and Trinamool MP Jogen Chowdhury, the first artist-in-residence at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Friday said he has been approached by Rajya Sabha's secretary general to contribute sketches for a calendar themed on parliament.
'Cooling period required for judges before accepting posts'
Panaji, Sep 2 : Retired judges should go through a 'cooling off' period before taking up other job assigned to them by governments, Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik said Tuesday.
Lawyer K T S Tulsi welcomes SC verdict on tainted ministers
New Delhi, Aug 27 : Senior lawyer and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament K T S Tulsi today welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to disqualify ministers with criminal backgrounds and for saying that it was the prerogative of the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers to do so.
Coal scam: Fresh charge sheet to be filed against Darda
New Delhi, Aug 19 : The CBI Tuesday told a special court hearing the coal block allocation case against Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda that it will file a supplementary charge sheet in the case as its probe is almost complete.
Amar meets Mulayam again, Akhilesh joins in
Lucknow, Aug 19 : Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh Tuesday called on Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at his residence here.
No plans to join SP: Amar Singh
New Delhi, Aug 17 : Former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Amar Singh today denied having any plans to re- join the party.
No re-entry for Amar Singh in SP: Ram Gopal Yadav
Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 17 : Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ram Gopal Yadav today rejected reports of former SP leader and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Amar Singh's re-entry into the party.
Opposition forces Insurance Bill into Select Committee
New Delhi, Aug. 14 : The Insurance Bill has been sent to the Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha after the government was unable to garner the support of the opposition. The bill proposes to hike foreign direct investment in the insurance sector to 49 percent from 26 percent.
BJP passing bills they opposed earlier: Congress
New Delhi, Aug. 14 : Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that the budgets and the bills that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is passing in the parliament while in power today are the same ones that they had opposed when they were in the opposition.
Rajya Sabha passes National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill
New Delhi, Aug.14 : The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014 by a voice vote.
Budget session partially productive for government
New Delhi, Aug 14 : The budget session of parliament turned out to be partially productive for the BJP-led government as it could get the bill to create a judicial appointment commission passed but had to relent to the Congress' demand for referring the bill for hiking FDI in insurance to a select ...
Parliament passes constitution amendment bill to end collegium
New Delhi, Aug 14 : The Rajya Sabha Thursday unanimously passed the Constitution (99th Amendment) Bill to do away with the collegium system of appointing Supreme Court and high court judges, a day after the Lok Sabha passed the bill.
Insurance bill goes to select committee
New Delhi, Aug 14 : Bowing to opposition pressure, the government Thursday sent the controversial insurance bill to a select committee of the Rajya Sabha.
Parliament's approval to bill to end collegium system
New Delhi, Aug 14 : Parliamentary approval was accorded to two bills seeking to end the collegium system for appointment of judges with the Rajya Sabha Thursday adopting the measure as passed by the Lok Sabha Wednesday.
Rajya Sabha passes constitution amendment bill to end collegium system
New Delhi, Aug 14 : The Rajya Sabha Thursday unanimously passed the Constitution (99th Amendment) Bill to do away with collegium system of appointing Supreme Court and high court judges.
Judges' collegium system on its way out
New Delhi, Aug 13 : The Rajya Sabha Wednesday took up the Constitution (99th Amendment) Bill for debate, after the Lok Sabha passed it along with the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Bill, 2014 -- a move that created apprehension in the legal fraternity on possible government ...