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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…]

Cheater held for promising top jobs, Rajya Sabha seat

Cheater held for promising top jobs, Rajya Sabha seat

Jaipur: The police on Thursday arrested a man accused of duping people by promising them top posts such as that of a chairman of Rajasthan Public Service Commission and getting them elected as Rajya Sabha MP. Sanjay Singh Naruka (32) claimed that he had contacts with high-profile politicians and government[Read More…]

Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa

Senior Akali Dal leader Sukhdev Dhindsa quits all party posts

Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa on Saturday resigned from all positions in the party, citing “advancing age and deteriorating health”. Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa submitted his resignation to SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal. A veteran leader, Dhindsa was the[Read More…]

Parliament winter session live updates: Triple Talaq Bill to see Rajya Sabha today

Parliament clears 20 bills in Monsoon session

The Monsoon session of Parliament saw 20 bills being passed by the two Houses, out of which 22 were introduced in the Lok Sabha and one in the Rajya Sabha, according to an official release. The 20 bills passed by the two Houses includes four bills related to Goods and Services Tax[Read More…]

Bihar By-polls 2019: NDA fears white wash; RJD, AIMIM set to shine

RS Deputy Chairman election: Nitish Kumar seeks TRS support

Hyderabad: Bihar Chief Minister and JD-U leader Nitish Kumar on Tuesday sought the support of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) for his party MP Harivansh Narayan Singh in the election for Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. Nitish Kumar telephoned TRS President and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and[Read More…]

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