Cheat Sheet | Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Voting is underway for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. For both the BJP and the Congress, these elections are crucial. The BJP needs to win the numbers game in the Rajya Sabha, where it is in a minority. The Congress - after its de...
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Incorrect facts and defamatory accusations, says Brinda Karat.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Gulam Nabi Azad yesterday reached out to flood-hit people of south Kashmir and described the situation as "grim and dismal" which has had a debilitating impact on the their lives.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 18, 2014
Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh today dragged the names of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra as well as party Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose and his father in the Saradha case in a city court amidst loud protests by a section of law...
India | Written by Niha Masih | Monday September 15, 2014
The high-profile Amethi constituency is at the centre of a royal feud. Amethi's erstwhile royal and Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh and his son from his first wife Anant Vikram have been locked in a turf battle ever since the latter moved into t...
India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 14, 2014
A long-standing property dispute between the erstwhile Amethi royal, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh, and his former wife, Garima Singh, turned ugly today, as her supporters clashed with the police. A constable died when supporters of Garima Sin...
Sunday September 14, 2014
Aamir Khan said that if he is offered a nomination to the Rajya Sabha, he will "think" about it.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava and Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday September 11, 2014
On Wednesday, the BJP picked a local leader to nominate to the Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 7, 2014
Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the floods in Jammu and Kashmir a national calamity.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Delhi High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha to disqualify 11 Shiv Sena Members of Parliament for allegedly force-feeding a fasting Muslim employ...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 18, 2014
The AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today relieved her party's Rajya Sabha face Dr V Maitreyan from the post of president of the party's medical wing.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 15, 2014
The Budget session of Parliament, the first of the Narendra Modi government, ended on Thursday with fewer disruptions and adjournments, and more debates and discussions unlike in the recent past.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday August 14, 2014
Parliament today approved a new proposal that dramatically changes how judges are appointed. The proposal which was cleared by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday was approved by the Rajya Sabha today.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday August 14, 2014
The Rajya Sabha is discussing and will soon vote on a bill to change the system of appointing Supreme Court and High Court judges It was passed unanimously by the Lok Sabha yesterday. The upper house has just passed a constitutional amendment bill...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (with inputs from PTI) | Thursday August 14, 2014
The National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill will be presented in the Rajya Sabha today, a day after it was passed in the Lok Sabha.
India | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday August 14, 2014
A committee of parliamentarians from Rajya Sabha, headed by Chandan Mitra, will examine the Insurance Bill and give a report within six weeks, sources said.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The Chinese Army has transgressed the Sino-Indian border 334 times in 2014 and a total of 1,278 times between 2010-13, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday August 13, 2014
M Thambidurai, a leader of J Jayalalithaa's AIADMK, has been elected as the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha; his candidature was backed both by the government and the opposition.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 12, 2014
A multi-speciality hospital on the lines of AIIMS will be set up at Jhajjar in Haryana to reduce load on city's the premier medical institution, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
Tuesday August 12, 2014
Replying to questions in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman said the Companies Act, 2013 came into operation this year only and the government was watching the spending under CSR.