02 Jul 2015
New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel has recommended a hike in the salary of MPs, sources said. While the exact hike recommended was not disclosed, a panel member said the recommendation is for between 75 to 100 percent raise in the MPs' emoluments.
22 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson MJ Akbar will be the party's candidate for by-election to a Rajya Sabha seat from Jharkhand.
22 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Ram Madhav has stoked a controversy by questioning Vice President Hamid Ansari's absence at the Yoga Day event in the capital but later apologised after he was criticised on the social media platform.
22 Jun 2015
Patna: In a move likely to put the BJP in a dilemma, senior party leader and former Union Minister CP Thakur on Monday said he is ready to be Chief Ministerial candidate in the run-up to the Bihar Assembly elections.
21 Jul 2012
Voting for presidential poll 2012 is over and now all eyes are set on the emerging political equations ahead of vice-presidential poll. Both the ruling and opposition alliances have announced their respective candidates for the poll due on August 7. Ruling UPA, led by Congress, has once again fielded incumbent Vice-President Hamid Ansari whereas the BJP led NDA has announced its veteran leader and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh as its candidate.
29 Apr 2015
Mumbai: NCP President Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said his party will not support the land ordinance in its present form as it does not favour removal of several crucial clauses and will vote against it in the Rajya Sabha.
27 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Opposition members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to corner the government on the new land bill, specially the consent clause, as the government said it was not possible to return 50 per cent of developed land to farmers after acquiring it.
11 May 2015
New Delhi: With no consensus in sight and the government facing a number crunch in the Rajya Sabha, the contentious land bill may be referred to a joint committee of both Houses of Parliament and the GST bill to a select committee of the Upper House.
09 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The next session of Rajya Sabha will begin from April 23, three days after the second half of the Budget Session of Lok Sabha commences on April 20, a Rajya Sabha communique said.
06 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday unanimously passed a historic bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh that provides for exchange of territories to settle the 41-year border issue.