January 22, 2020 4:56 am
Birender Singh was a member of the Rajya Sabha from Haryana and his membership was due to end on August 1, 2022.
January 09, 2020 8:23 am
Patel, speaking at The Indian Express Idea Exchange, said the Central Vista redevelopment project is expected to be finished by 2024, which is the deadline set for his firm.
January 05, 2020 3:01 am
Under Rule 295 of the ‘Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Council of States’, any person can make a complaint of unethical conduct against a member of the House in writing - either to the Ethics Committee or an officer authorised by the committee.
December 14, 2019 12:54 am
Proceedings began on a serene note during Zero Hour, with homage being paid to those killed in the December 13, 2001 Parliament attack.
December 13, 2019 4:12 pm
Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said an all party meeting is a must in view of the fallout in India's external relations, particularly with Bangladesh.
December 13, 2019 6:22 pm
Parliament Winter Session 2019 Highlights: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's remarks on rape were at the centre of furious protests in the Lok Sabha on the last day of the winter session on Friday with leaders of the ruling BJP protesting and demanding an apology from him.
December 11, 2019 10:44 pm
While the Opposition Congress called the passage of Bill a black day in the Constitutional history of India, the ruling BJP said it would alleviate the suffering of many who faced persecution for years.
December 11, 2019 2:03 pm
Home Minister Amit Shah was heckled by opposition members during the introduction of the bill when he stated that the rights of Assamese people will be protected by the BJP government.
December 11, 2019 10:45 pm
Parliament Winter Session 2019, Citizenship Amendment Bill HIGHLIGHTS: The Bill was passed with 125 members voting in favour of the motion and 105 voting against it.
December 10, 2019 10:44 pm
Parliament Winter Session 2019 Highlights: The Constitution (126th Amendment) Bill seeks to extend the reservation for SCs and STs till January 25, 2030.
February 15, 2019 7:31 am
The Parliament approved Modi Government’s sixth and final Budget that gave Income Tax rebate to those earning up to Rs 5 lakh, an annual cash dole of Rs 6,000 to small farmers and pension for unorganised sector workers.
August 02, 2018 6:41 am
Comparisons of her dual role with a certain Manny Pacquiao only evoke laughter from MC Mary Kom but the five-time world champion says being an active boxer and a parliamentarian at the same time is no laughing matter.
May 30, 2016 6:19 pm
Parties like BJP, Congress, JD(U), RJD among other have revealed some of the names as their nomination for Rajya Sabha in 2016. Here are a few:
August 12, 2014 4:36 pm
Bollywood star Rekha on Tuesday turned up to attend the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha amidst criticism for attending only seven sittings.
February 11, 2014 7:20 pm
Indian cities are yet to get the attention they deserve despite their role as the growth engines of the economy.
January 23, 2019 11:10 pm
More than 5000 people gathered together to oppose the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at a protest organised by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), backed by 30 indigenous organisations.
July 28, 2018 3:00 am
The Union Minister made an elaborate speech in the Rajya Sabha where he listed out the various incidents of violence - like lynching - which were reported because of rumour-mongering on WhatsApp and laid out the plan to tackle it.
March 10, 2016 10:21 am
March 01, 2016 9:05 am
New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Proceedings in the Parliament were adjourned today following an uproar by AIADMK members over former finance minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram's alleged involvement in the Aircel-Maxis scam. AIADMK members marched into the Well of the House and raised slogans against Karti, following which the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2.00 pm. Meanwhile, a similar situation prevailed in the Lok Sabha as well.
February 26, 2016 9:26 am
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Confirming his attendance at the ‘Mahishasura festival’ of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in 2011, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Udit Raj on Friday said that he changed his thoughts after joining the saffron party. Raj further stated that Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani’s remarks on the Mahishasura event were political and he attended the event as an activist then. Irani had yesterday created a huge uproar in the Rajya Sabha by reading out a document on the Mahishasur Puja, observed on the JNU campus every October since 2011.
February 24, 2016 7:34 am
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Deputy chairman PJ Kurien adjourned the house again till noon as Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati raised the issue of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit student who committed suicide earlier this year after being suspended that created ado. Other BSP MPs also started sloganeering against the Central Government and demanded justice for Vemula's family.
February 16, 2016 4:57 am
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called an all-party meet of the leaders of Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha to discuss upcoming budget session. The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on February 23. The Rail Budget will be presented on February 25 and the Economic survey on February 26. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget for 2016-17 on February 29.