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Retiring member Dua looks back on ‘sad moments’ and intolerance

Dua said the government has to be “more responsive” to the Opposition and the Opposition “more responsible”.

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Yes, Rajya Sabha’s productivity in this session of Parliament is 9 per cent

The time spent on legislative business in the Rajya Sabha in this session was 0.1 hours.

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Congress stalls GST Bill in Rajya Sabha; Jaitley attacks Sonia, Rahul Gandhi

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Kurien said he could not conduct businesss amidst the protests and adourned the House till Wednesday

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In ‘selective blocking’, KC Tyagi gets to speak but Arun Jaitley doesn’t in Rajya Sabha

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was upset about not being allowed to speak by unruly Congress members sloganeering in the well.

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Another day of protests, inside and outside of Rajya Sabha

As unrelenting Congress members continued to raise slogans, Kurien adjourned the House till 1200 hours.

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Arun Jaitley stands by remark on ‘indirectly elected RS’, Mistry insists on privilege

Jaitley argued that ‘if such comments were to be interpreted as a breach of privilege, free speech would be endangered.’

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Rajya Sabha paralysed again due to Cong protests

Congress members, who were already in the Well, raised slogans that government’s “dictatorship” will not be allowed.

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Day two: one House runs with seats vacant, the other is stalled as usual

Rajya Sabha fails to take up corruption bill; Lok Sabha sees TRS protest and swears in two nominated members.

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Logjam in Upper House drags on

The disruption began soon after the House assembled at 11 am and an obituary reference was made for former member Sarada Mohanty.

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Lok Sabha adjourns for day, Rajya Sabha till 2pm to pay respect to A P J Abdul Kalam

In Rajya Sabha, Chairman Hamid Ansari said, “since the funeral of former President A P J Abdul Kalam is in progress” at Rameswaram.

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Telescope: Our daily outrage

Participants on general news channels behave like grizzlies with high blood pressure. Business channels are an oasis of calm.

Congress, AIADMK and Left file dissent notes on report

Both the Left parties and AIADMK have demanded that states should be empowered to levy higher taxes on tobacco and tobacco products while petroleum and products should be kept out.

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Compensate states on revenue loss for 5 years: Rajya sabha panel on GST Bill

Select committee also makes a case for lower GST rate for the banking industry to maintain the competitiveness of the industry globally

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Call from cream of legal fraternity: Stall law that seeks to try juveniles as adults

One of the criticisms of the proposed amendment is that it could, in one stroke, legalise the illegal detention of thousands of underage children by policemen across the country.

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Rajya Sabha: Govt ready for debate, Oppn says get your ministers to resign first

Rajya Sabha saw repeated adjournments with opposition members creating uproar, including by trooping into the Well of the House.