29 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday made an embarrassing revelation here that he had personally intervened to secure a Rajya Sabha seat for Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale.
12 Sep 2014
Bhubaneswar: Under attack over land, housing as well as chit fund scam, party heavyweight and former Odisha Minister Kalpataru Das on Thursday resigned from the post of BJD Parliamentary Party leader in Rajya Sabha, a party release said.
14 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan said that if he is offered a nomination to the Rajya Sabha, he will "think" about it. Asked whether he would like to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha like cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actress Rekha, Aamir said, "I won't comment on what they are doing. They are my friends.
26 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda, facing prosecution in a coal blocks allocation scam case, on Friday told a special court that CBI's chargesheet against him was "silent" on whom he had tried to induce to give the block to accused firm Nagpur-based AMR Iron and Steel Pvt Ltd.
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.
17 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Gearing up to move the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013 for consideration in Rajya Sabha in the forthcoming Winter Session, the Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ministry has called a meeting of all concerned on September 19 to discuss the issue here.
13 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Public sector insurer LIC has lent its support to government's proposal of raising the FDI limit in the sector to 49 percent, a move criticised by a section of the select committee that is evaluating amendments to a Bill pending for four years in Rajya Sabha.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: A JD-U member in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday protested against his certain words being expunged from his speech on Monday, prompting Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien to have a relook.
15 Aug 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh police would effectively pursue pending cases against the elected representatives, in which charges have been framed in courts.
07 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Amid objections by opposition, two controversial bills were introduced in Lok Sabha on Thursday to amend labour laws that seek to relax night shifts by women, increase the limit of overtime for workers and apprenticeship training for non-engineering graduates.