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.
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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.
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…]
The bill which was supposed to get placed in the Upper House was not tabled and lapsed with the session’s adjournment
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]