26 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Khekiho Zhimomi, a Rajya Sabha Member of Nagaland People's Front, died at AIIMS this morning following a stroke. The 69-year-old leader was admitted to the hospital here three days ago. He was shifted to ICU last evening and was declared dead at 6.20 AM today.
26 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha was today adjourned for the day as a mark of respect to sitting member Khekiho Zhimomi of Nagaland People's Front, who died here this morning.
26 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Government is hopeful of passage of the GST bill in the winter session of parliament claiming 30 of the 32 parties have supported it.
25 Nov 2015
Nashik: Republican Party of India (RPI) president and Rajya Sabha MP Ramdas Athawale today said the statement of actor Aamir Khan was 'unwarranted' and that it was 'an insult to the country'.
19 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Seeking to end confusion regarding the use of NOTA (none of the above) option in the Rajya Sabha and state legislative council elections, the Election Commission has come out with a fresh set of instructions to prevent rejection of vote.
12 Nov 2015
Chennai: N Rajendran, former member of Rajya Sabha representing AIADMK and now a DMK leader in Tuticorin district was found dead with a bullet injury yesterday.
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.
15 Oct 2015
Biharsharif: Stepping up attack on reservation issue, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today claimed that BJP will 'end' quota by bringing changes in the Constitution once it gets the numbers in Rajya Sabha, and asked the people to be cautious of its designs.
07 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Congress and the BJP yesterday issued whips to party MPs asking them to be present in full strength in the Rajya Sabha today as tension mounted over suspension of 25 Congress members in Lok Sabha, Vyapam scam and Lalit Modi row.
01 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Farooq Ghosi, who sparked a controversy by demanding a Rajya Sabha seat for Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's wife, was today suspended from the party.