She said her party will give its suggestions on the Insurance Bill to the Select Committee.
He has friends across parties and been a member of two; he quit the BSP Monday.
Rajya Sabha should not be a parking lot for the unelectable and the prosperous.
The party will face maximum loss as the term of six of its MPs is ending next month.
Congress has 28 MLAs and needed nine more to send a party leader to the Upper House.
The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act can be amended to effect the merger.
The Select Committee is expected to submit its report to the Parliament during the Winter Session. It is chaired by BJP MP Chandan Mitra and comprises 15 members.
The panel is also expected to seek views from public sector and private sector insurers.
Yogi Adityanath stoked a controversy by drawing a parallel between large Muslim populations and communal clashes.
Azad, however, will not contest the Assembly elections.
Ramalingam, known to be close to Alagiri, refused to reveal details about the direct talk between Karunanidhi and Alagiri
Javed Akhtar criticised Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha for remaining absent from the Rajya Sabha.
Sibal was also a lawyer in the Second Judges’ case that established the collegium system.
The party had last month removed him from Congress Working Committee (CWC).
Rajya Sabha passes Judicial Appointments Bill, Constitution Amendment Bill seeking to scarp the collegium system.