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.
13 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Hitting out at Shiv Sena leader and editor of party mouthpiece Saamana, Sanjay Raut, for demanding revocation of voting rights of Muslims, Congress sought his immediate suspension from the official post as Rajya Sabha MP.
03 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The Congress on Friday re-nominated former Union Minister Vayalar Ravi as its candidate for biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from Kerala.
08 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Hopeful of bringing the opposition on-board to get the much-debated land legislation passed, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the government is not averse to more changes to the Bill.
04 Apr 2015
Malappuram: Ending speculation of a rift in the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), businessman and party secretary P.V. Abdul Wahab was on Saturday nominated from Kerala for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls.
20 Mar 2015
New Delhi: After much controversy and procedural wrangles, the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015, was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Friday with all parties, barring Congress and the Left, supporting it.
27 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Battling strident opposition to the Land bill in Rajya Sabha where it lacks numbers, Government today decided to prorogue the Rajya Sabha and repromulgate the Land Ordinance, which lapses on April 5.
30 Mar 2015
Chennai: Facing opposition flak for supporting Centre's controversial Land bill in the Lok Sabha, ruling AIADMK on Monday denied that the legislation was against the welfare of people and insisted that party Chief Jayalalithaa will not back any move which is inimical to people's interests.
11 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The contentious Land Bill on Tuesday passed the Lok Sabha test after the government carried out nine amendments to it and persuaded most of its allies to support, setting the stage for its consideration in Rajya Sabha where the numbers are loaded against the government.
19 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Asserting that economic progress cannot be a partisan issue, government on Thursday sought cooperation of the opposition to ensure that India achieves double-digit growth as it contended that "obstructionism" could only provide temporary "sadistic thrill".