01 Sep 2016
New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday asked the party's Rajya Sabha members to adopt one Lok Sabha seat each where it had lost the last polls and nurse it like its representive in Parliament would with the purpose of ensuring the victory of its candidates in the next general elections.
06 Sep 2016
New Delhi: With a year left before her term expires, Textile Minister Smriti Irani has curiously made some tweets expressing gratitude to the people of Gujarat, the state she represents in Rajya Sabha.
03 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed heated exchanges between Congress and Samajwadi Party (SP) members over recent instances of rape in Uttar Pradesh particularly the gangrape of a mother and daughter in Bulandshahr, with the government saying law and order was a state matter but the incidents were highly condemnable.
06 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Subramanian Swamy, BJP leader and nominated Rajya Sabha MP, on Tuesday targeted Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on a national TV channel.Swamy made some controversial remarks and said the PDP chief is like “tail of a dog, which can’t be straightened”.
28 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is expected to mount a scathing attack on the government in the Lok Sabha on the issue of rising prices of essential commodities.
10 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks on 33-day long turmoil in Kashmir, the issue was taken up in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
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.
22 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Lok Sabha proceedings were washed out today following uproar over AAP member Bhagwant Mann's video of Parliament House by members, mostly from ruling BJP, with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan terming it a "serious issue" and assuring protesting members that some action would be taken.
02 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Ahead of the long-delayed Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill being taken up by Rajya Sabha, the government has circulated to MPs the amendments it has proposed in the Constitution Amendment Bill to enable implementation of the tax.
18 Jul 2016
New Delhi: BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the Narendra Modi government, today tendered his resignation from the House of Elders sparking off speculation that he may join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).