Leader of the House and Union minister Piyush Goyal demanded that Gandhi come to the House and apologise for his ”rubbish” statements made in London.
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Centre to table bill to amend weapons of mass destruction Bill today in Rajya Sabha
The Bill named as Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022 will be moved in the Upper House of the Parliament during legislative business commenced in the afternoon.
BJP’s RS strength falls from 95 to 92; Congress gains 2 seats to reach 31
From among the 57 retiring members, the BJP had 25 of its members and the Congress had seven who will retire by next month and new ones will replace them.
Biennial elections to 13 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on March 31
These seats are spread across six states — five in Punjab, three in Kerala, two in Assam, and one each in Himachal Pradesh, Tripura, and Nagaland.
Dalit groom takes out wedding procession under police watch in Madhya Pradesh
After receiving threats from the goons, Fakirchand Meghwal, the groom’s father had written to the Collector requesting him for protection of his son’s wedding.
Appeal to rethink as Parliament meant for discussion: Venkaiah Naidu in Rajya Sabha
Many opposition parties have also given notices on the OBC reservation in NEET. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Jha wanted discussion on the issue.
10 Rajya Sabha candidates elected unopposed from Uttar Pradesh
Of the 10 seats, BJP won eight and the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party got one each.
MP: BJP’s Sumer Singh Solanki’s candidature may be cancelled for Rajya Sabha polls
For the third seat, the BJP has fielded former minister Ranjana Baghel. The party plans to withdraw one candidate. Jyotiraditya Scindia has already filed nominations for the Rajya Sabha elections.
RJD choice of Amarendradhari for Rajya Sabha polls surprises many
A bachelor, Amrendradhari Singh is a resident of Vikram in Patna district and is known to be close to Congress leader Ahmed Patel.
Bhubaneswar Kalita announced as BJP’s Rajya Sabha candidate from Assam
Bhubaneswar Kalita before joining BJP was a Rajya Sabha member of the Congress
BJD announces candidates for four Rajya Sabha seats
Naveen Patnaik nominated Muna Khan, Subash Singh, Sujit Kumar and Mamata Mahanta for the four Rajya Sabha seats.
Caste-based census, over-charging by pvt hospitals among issues raised in Rajya Sabha
Janata Dal (United) Ram Nath Thakur said that caste-based census should be conducted in 2021 so that everyone from various communities gets their rightful share in government schemes and reservation in jobs.
Neeraj Shekhar files nomination as BJP candidate for Rajya Sabha by-poll in UP
The seat fell vacant after the resignation of Neeraj Shekhar who was the Samajwadi Party member at that time.
Gujarat Congress to take MLAs to Mount Abu ahead of Rajya Sabha polls
Polls to the two Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat was necessitated after Union Ministers Amit Shah and Smriti Irani resigned following their election to the Lok Sabha.
Ram Vilas Paswan elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha
Paswan was declared elected after the deadline for the withdrawal of nomination papers ended at 3 p.m. on Friday in the absence of any other candidate.
Citizenship Bill would have been passed in RS, if Congress wasn’t there: Mukul Sangma
Shillong: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill would have been passed in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday by the BJP government if the Congress-led Opposition was not there. “The Congress-led Opposition stood firm and remained as a strong wall, otherwise, they were determined[Read More…]
Triple Talaq Bill lapses as Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die
The bill which was supposed to get placed in the Upper House was not tabled and lapsed with the session’s adjournment
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma flies to Delhi to seek support against Citizenship Bill
Shillong, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Sunday flew to New Delhi to seek support of various political parties in opposing the Citizenship Bill, which is likely to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. “I am leaving for New Delhi to meet leaders of those political parties who[Read More…]
Budget session live updates: President Ram Nath Kovind addresses parliament
Live Updates “Goods and services tax is a long-term policy which is making business transparent” : President Ram Nath Kovind The session started with the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind delivering an address to the joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. Budget session which will end on[Read More…]
Citizenship Amendment Bill for whole country, not confined to northeast: Rajnath
New Delhi, Commenting on the reports of violence in the northeastern states as a result of the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 being passed in the Lok Sabha, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday informed the Rajya Sabha that “misconception” is being spread about the Bill. He said the Bill,[Read More…]
Quota reservation bill moved in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till afternoon following protests by opposition members amidst a demand that the Constitution bill providing for upper castes reservation be sent to a Select Committee for detailed consideration even as the government sought to push ahead with its passage on the last day[Read More…]
RS adjourned till Wednesday, opposition refuses to leave
New Delhi, The Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned for the day even as the opposition members refused to leave the House and staged demonstration against the governments “unilateral” decision to extend the ongoing session till Wednesday. While the House was adjourned, opposition members refused to leave the House and[Read More…]
Rajya Sabha runs smoothly for first time in Winter Session
New Delhi,The Rajya Sabha on Thursday functioned smoothly and completed the zero and question hours for the first time in this Winter Session of Parliament. As the House met for the day, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu, appealed to the members to “see to it that the House functions” as very[Read More…]
Parliament winter session live updates: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day
2:07 PM Lok Sabha adjourned for the day 1:25 PM Congress leaders walk out of Rajya Sabha 12:50 PM External Minister Sushma Swaraj speaks Says every issue on Rafale has been clarified by the Supreme Court 12:30 AM Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 PM 11:30 AM Lok Sabha adjourned till noon 11:00 AM[Read More…]
Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments, to meet at 2 p.m.
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday saw repeated adjournments amid sloganeering by AIADMK members and was adjourned to meet again at 2 p.m. The AIADMK members, who have been protesting against a proposed dam on the Cauvery river in Karnataka, trooped to the Chair’s podium as soon as the[Read More…]