Tag: Rajya Sabha

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 sees repeated adjournments, to meet at 2 p.m.

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…]

Triple Talaq bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha on Monday

Triple Talaq bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha on Monday

New Delhi, Keen on enacting the legislation, the government has got the bill on criminalising triple talaq listed in the Rajya Sabha for consideration on Monday, giving it the top priority notwithstanding the fact that it may find it difficult to get the bill through. The Muslim Women (Protection of[Read More…]

Jaitley demands discussion on Rafale, RS adjourned for day

New Delhi,  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday demanded a discussion on the Rafale deal in the Rajya Sabha as the upper House was adjourned for the day amidst sloganeering and noise. “I demand that Congress party should immediately start a discussion on Rafale,” Jaitley said. The Bharatiya Janata Party[Read More…]

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments, to meet at 2 p.m.

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Wednesday amid pandemonium by some members soon after it passed a bill in the post-lunch sitting. The upper House passed the National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2018,[Read More…]





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