India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
National Conference has decided to join hands with Congress and pitch Ghulam Nabi Azad as a joint candidate for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha polls to be held next month in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava and Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday January 27, 2015
The BJP and the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir have come to an understanding over seat sharing in the elections to Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament, sources told NDTV.
Monday January 26, 2015
Maharashtra's apex consumer disputes redressal body has issued notices to Mercedes-Benz India Pvt Ltd and its local dealer for supplying a "defective" luxury car to Congress Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 25, 2015
Maharashtra's apex consumer disputes redressal body has issued notices to Mercedes-Benz India Private Limited and its local dealer for supplying a "defective" luxury car to Congress Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 24, 2015
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday named two candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir, scheduled to be held on February 7.
Delhi News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Sugam Singhal | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi, one of his party's most senior members, has reportedly praised the Prime Minister in an interview to news website rediff.com.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday January 21, 2015
The Budget session of Parliament will begin on February 23 and the Narendra Modi government will present its first full year Budget on Saturday, February 28.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Under fire for issuing 9 ordinances in quick succession, the eight-month-old Narendra Modi government is expected to share some numbers soon to show that previous governments too have chosen to use emergency executive orders liberally.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday January 19, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee today sent a firm message to the government when he pointed out that it has limited powers to issue ordinances or emergency executive orders.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Monday January 12, 2015
Trinamool Congress' All India General Secretary and Rajya Sabha MP, Mukul Roy, has been called by the Central Bureau of India or CBI for questioning in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 10, 2015
Under attack on the black money issue, BJP President Amit Shah today said government has taken a number of steps and disclosed 700 names to the SIT even though it is a "complex" issue with international treaties coming in the way of acting against of...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 8, 2015
The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Law Ministry to disclose the Cabinet note about the decision to establish a National Judicial Appointments Commission, saying that such documents are not secret and should thus be made public.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Monday January 5, 2015
Uttar Pradesh's principal opposition party, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), is facing yet another rebellion in its ranks. The latest to join the dissident bandwagon is sitting Rajya Sabha MP Jugal Kishore, once a close aide of party supremo Mayawati.
Top Stories | Friday December 26, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today signed the ordinance to push reforms in the coal and insurance sectors. These ordinances were cleared by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday after the government was unable to pass bills for these in the Winter Session of ...
India News | Agencies | Wednesday December 24, 2014
The cabinet has approved an executive order on Wednesday to implement coal and insurance reforms, underlining the administration's resolve to push through economic measures despite political opposition in Parliament.
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Tuesday December 23, 2014
With key economic reforms not clearing Parliament in this winter session that ended today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged his party's lawmakers to ensure that the BJP is strengthened in states, which would allow it more power in the Upper House o...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, today hosted a dinner for party MPs of both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha a day before Winter Session comes to an end tomorrow.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday December 22, 2014
The row over religious conversions stalled several key bills in Parliament, but the government and the opposition will come together to pass one bill - the bill to regularise unauthorised colonies in poll-bound Delhi. The bill will be passed in Rajya...
India News | Zoya Anna Thomas (with inputs from Reuters) | Monday December 22, 2014
With just a day to go before this session of Parliament ends, the Rajya Sabha or Upper House remained paralyzed today, with the opposition confronting the government over what it described as "an unacceptable agenda" of trying to convert Muslims and ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
Rajya Sabha today adopted a resolution condemning the bail granted to Mumbai terror attack accused Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi and asked Pakistan to ensure that no perpetrator of any terrorist activity goes unpunished.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Reuters) | Monday December 22, 2014
A united opposition today said the government is following "an unacceptable agenda" of trying to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism. In the Rajya Sabha or Upper House, which was paralysed all of last week over the controversy, opposition lead...
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Monday December 22, 2014
The government will try today to push its big reform, the Insurance Bill, in the Rajya Sabha, where a united opposition has used its superior numbers for days to hold up proceedings as it attacks the government on a number of issues, most recently on...
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Monday December 22, 2014
A PM who refuses to face the House, writes Mani Shankar Aiyar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 21, 2014
Trinamool Congress on Saturday hit back at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his veiled attack on accusing it of creating obstructions in the Rajya Sabha and said BJP should fight the party politically and not make it a "slanging match".