Of the 10 seats, BJP won eight and the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party got one each.
Tag: Rajya Sabha
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.
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 before joining BJP was a Rajya Sabha member of the Congress
Naveen Patnaik nominated Muna Khan, Subash Singh, Sujit Kumar and Mamata Mahanta for the four Rajya Sabha seats.
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.
The seat fell vacant after the resignation of Neeraj Shekhar who was the Samajwadi Party member at that time.
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.
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…]
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…]
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…]
New Delhi, Ahead of the Central government’s move to move the triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha, the Opposition parties on Monday held a meeting and decided to demand that the bill be referred to the select committee for further deliberations. The meeting, chaired by Leader of Opposition in Rajya[Read More…]
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…]
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan who is known to sense political weather is gearing up for upcoming Lok Sabha polls. In Bihar, the LJP is ready to fight on 6 Lok Sabha seats with an additional benefit of 1 Rajya Sabha berth from BJP’s quota. In June 2019,[Read More…]
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Friday adjourned for the day amid ruckus over the government order to give central investigative agencies and the Delhi Police sweeping powers to intercept computers. As soon as the House reassembled at 2.30 p.m after an earlier adjournment, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi[Read More…]
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…]
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…]