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Rajya Sabha polls: Fear of ‘turncoats’ within may force Congress to desert Legislative Council plans

The leadership is worried that some of its 29 MLAs may not follow the party whip while voting to elect a member each to Rajya Sabha and Legislative Council,

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Ethics Committee of Rajya Sabha takes up JD(U) MP Anil Sahani case

CBI had filed a charge sheet against Sahani alleging that he, in collusion with other persons, used forged e-tickets and fake boarding passes to defraud Rajya Sabha to the tune of Rs 23.71 lakh.

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Maharashtra BJP to send Suresh Prabhu, Piyush Goyal to Rajya Sabha

The state BJP can get three candidates elected to the Upper House.

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Maya’s picks for RS: a Brahmin and a Dalit

Satish Mishra gets repeat ticket for third consecutive term, Ashok Kumar Siddharth is the new nominee.

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Rajya Sabha Count: Numbers to stay same, but govt can say cheers

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.

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Bukhari poser to Mulayam: Why no Muslim in Rajya Sabha list

Asked about SP chief’s response, Bukhari said Mulayam “has assured to look into the matter” because the party has already released the list. Bukhari claimed that he did not recommend any specific name for Rajya Sabha candidature.

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Uttar Pradesh: Top Lucknow realtor in SP’s Rajya Sabha candidate list

A commerce graduate from Lucknow University, Sanjay Seth claims he has been picked to “represent the business community in Rajya Sabha”.

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Rajya Sabha Elections: Fresh faces or veterans? Cong weighs options

Party is certain of getting 7 seats, will try to win a seat each from Karnataka, UP

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Who belongs to the House, who doesn’t

The apex court’s ruling against a state domicile requirement for a Rajya Sabha seat must be challenged

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Behind Rajya Sabha berth of Amar Singh, two years of perseverance, patience

Amar Singh started meeting Mulayam and Akhilesh soon after 2014 Lok Sabha polls that he contested, lost

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After 6 yrs, Samajwadi Party makes room for Amar Singh

The other nominees are Beni Prasad Verma, Sanjay Seth, Sukhram Yadav, Vishambhar Prasad Nishad, Arvind Singh and Revti Raman Singh.

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Targeting RTI in the House

MPs must not run down a law that promises a more informed citizenry

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SP, BSP, SAD MPs speak out against ‘judicial overreach’

Mayawati said the judiciary was exploiting the differences within the political class.

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MPs speak against ‘encroachment’ by judiciary

“This House (Rajya Sabha) and the Lok Sabha has the primacy in law-making and budget-making. Law-making and budget-making cannot be decided by any third party,” Jaitley said, in an apparent reference to the judiciary.


Congress Rajya Sabha MP Praveen Rashtrapal dies after cardiac arrest

Rashtrapal was a member of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on 2G scam in the previous Lok Sabha.