Pradeep Kaushal


Bhagwant Mann Parliament video: Speaker sets up panel on ‘security implications’
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

The committee has decided to give Mann three days to respond, which the AAP MP has demanded in writing from Lok Sabha secretary general.

GST Bill likely next week as government gets off to good start in Monsoon Session
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

GST Bill: If all goes well for rest of the Monsoon Session, the Bill may come up in the Rajya Sabha next week.

Monsoon session: Okay to 4 Bills, govt takes heart, lines up 4 more
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The Lok Sabha passed The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2016, after long discussions lasting over five hours on Tuesday.

PM Narendra Modi: Thank all for stand on Kashmir, now need to pass GST Bill
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

GST BIll: Haven’t decided to stop Bill, will support on merit: Cong’s Ghulam Nabi Azad

BJP calls on Congress to set GST ball rolling, next meeting soon
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

There was no breakthrough, but both sides said they would meet again, possibly on Tuesday, to take the talks forward.

Rajya Sabha MPs asked to submit ‘pecuniary interests’ info
Fri, Jul 15, 2016

The pecuniary interests have been identified as: a remunerative directorship, a regular remunerative activity, a shareholding of a company of controlling nature, a paid consultancy and a professional engagement.

Stage set for Rajya Sabha polls, Mayawati set to propel Congress forward
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Bahujan Samaj Party support is going to make it easy for Congress nominees in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Mayawati could propel Congress forward in UP Rajya Sabha election
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

BSP support to make it easy for Cong nominees in UP, MP and Uttarakhand

Money power came into play in 2002: JD(S) secretary general Danish Ali
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

JD(S) secretary general Danish Ali Friday said money first came into play during Rajya Sabha elections in the state in 2002. He said this a day after two TV channels aired a sting operation that purportedly showed Karnataka MLAs demanding money for supporting candidates in the Rajya Sabha elections. “The element of money power got […]

Nitish Kumar to renominate Sharad Yadav, Ramchandra Prasad Singh for Rajya Sabha polls
Thu, May 26, 2016

Five of the 16 Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar are scheduled to be filled afresh.

Rajya Sabha Count: Numbers to stay same, but govt can say cheers
Fri, May 20, 2016

In the coming months could bring some relief for the NDA government in terms of pushing its legislative agenda, especially after TMC chief Mamata Banerjee announced her support for the GST Bill.

Lok Sabha ends session, Rajya Sabha to follow today
Thu, May 12, 2016

No business left, Lower House adjourned sine die two days early.

Real hero in Uttarakhand is Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal
Tue, May 10, 2016

Uttarakhand Speaker has served the interests of his party very effectively by allowing the passage of a money backed by a minority.

Shiv Sena will contest Goa polls, minus BJP: Raut
Fri, May 06, 2016

Saamana executive editor Sanjay Raut said the BJP had also promised to close down casinos ahead of the 2012 polls. “However, it conveniently forgot this promise,” he added.

Three years ago, A K Antony stressed ‘sanctity of Italian judiciary’, Jaitley wanted case lodged
Fri, May 06, 2016

The then Defence Minister A K Antony was satisfied with the CBI investigation and had faith in the Italian judicial system. The then Leader of Opposition in the Upper House, Arun Jaitley, wanted registration of the case, followed by extradition of people from Italy, custodial interrogation and raids.

A Jana Sangh founder who brooked no diktat
Tue, May 03, 2016

Madhok (96) was unwell for some time and had been admitted to AIIMS for a month where he died around 9 AM.

AgustaWestland deal: Govt says bribe-giver convicted, will identify taker, Sonia Gandhi says do the probe
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

This infuriated Congress members who moved menacingly towards the treasury benches. Marshals stepped in, positioning themselves between the two sides to prevent any physical clash.

Jadhav ‘not of any party’, Dasgupta ‘not attached’, but Advantage NDA
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

A nominated member is allowed six months to decide whether to join a political party.

Session eve, Oppn wants to discuss Art 356; Speaker says it’s sub judice
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

While the Congress and other Opposition parties have given notices for discussions on this issue in both Houses, the government, which has not taken a clear line on the matter yet, may block them citing court proceedings.

On session eve, Oppn wants to discuss Article 356; Speaker says matter sub judice
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

The Supreme Court has stayed until April 27, the next date of hearing of the Centre’s appeal against the order of the Uttarakhand High Court that set aside the imposition of President’s Rule in the state.

Stormy proceedings likely as second part of Budget session of Parliament opens on Monday
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

The Panama papers' revelations and the current drought and drinking water scarcity situation in several states would surely figure during the session.

Trouble for Rahul? Nitish Kumar elected JD(U) chief, set to take on PM Modi
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar may soon compete with Rahul Gandhi for a pivotal role against Narendra Modi.

AAP to raise Vidarbha issue in Parliament
Fri, Apr 01, 2016

Naturally, while in power, BJP had its hands tied even if it wanted to move forward on the issue because it had the potential of creating a huge law and order problem in Maharashtra.

Will go to court against Jat Reservation Bill: BJP MP Raj Kumar Saini
Wed, Mar 30, 2016

The bill proposes to include Jats and five other castes in backward classes by bifurcation.

NDA’s bid to tilt balance in Rajya Sabha begins by filling seven vacancies
Thu, Mar 17, 2016

A total of 12 people are scheduled to retire in April. The election recently held to fill these seats afresh has resulted in a continuation of the status quo.

Throwing out MLA: No rule, Maha Assembly Speaker says ‘feeling’
Thu, Mar 17, 2016

The rules do empower the Speaker to suspend a member but in this case, the action has been taken by the Assembly and not the presiding officer.

Can’t use rules as a cover-up, says CPM MP Mohammad Salim
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

CPM MP Mohammad Salim speaks to The Indian Express on the sting row.

Vijay Mallya was in Rajya Sabha day before he left India
Fri, Mar 11, 2016

The attendance record on the Rajya Sabha website shows that Mallya was present in the House on March 1, a day before he left the country.

In Lok Sabha, marathon session continues till 11 pm
Thu, Mar 10, 2016

It began at 3.05 pm and continued till 11 pm.

Promised changes in Railways are cosmetic: Opposition MPs
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

'It is cosmetic and the problems still persist,' NCP member Tariq Anwar said.

Govt wants two extra days in first half
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

Sources told The Indian Express the government had indicated to leaders of parties that it may wrap up the first part on March 18, instead of the scheduled March 16.

5 Questions: ‘33 crore gods evoke divergent feelings, a minister can’t adopt one single line on them’
Wed, Mar 02, 2016

Sharad Yadav, JD(U), RS discusses privilege motion with Pradeep Kaushal of indian Express.

Privilege Motion vs Privilege Motion in Lok Sabha as BJP hits back at Scindia
Wed, Mar 02, 2016

Dattatreya accused Scindia of "defaming him and tarnishing" his image by attributing such comments to him that he never made about Vemula.

Budget speech: A poetic start calms House furore
Tue, Mar 01, 2016

House meets amid din over privilege motion against Irani’s speech.

Jat quota stir atrocities repeat of Partition horror: Haryana CM Khattar
Tue, Mar 01, 2016

Jat quota stir: Khattar breaks down at meet with party MLAs

Scindia’s speech vs Irani’s speech: RSS, O P Sharma, Godse deleted in House records, JNU students stay
Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Rule No 352 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha states a member “shall not refer to any matter of fact on which a judicial decision is pending”.