12 Apr 2014
Bhubaneswar: Two members of the Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha have tendered their resignations and are set to take oath as Rajya Sabha members on April 23.
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.
18 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said that the government will ‘immediately’ bring the Telangana Bill in Rajya Sabha.
19 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Telegu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker CM Ramesh on Wednesday created a scene in the upper house when he tried to snatch papers from Rajya Sabha secretary general Shumsher K Sheriff, irking Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien. The MP however apologized later.
11 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Contrary to earlier expectations, the Telangana Bill will now be introduced in Lok Sabha first instead of Rajya Sabha with the government seeking a fresh recommendation from the President after the Upper House secretariat held it is a money bill.
20 Feb 2014
New Delhi: In the backdrop of frequent disruptions in Parliament, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said he is ‘deeply distressed’ at the ‘derailment’ of the functioning of legislative bodies which has become venues of agitation, a view shared by many Parliamentarians.
30 Jan 2014
Rajgarh (MP): Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh, who has been nominated for the Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh, has said he is ready to contest the Lok Sabha polls if his party wants him to do so.
18 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The Parliament was adjourned for almost an hour on Tuesday as members trooped into the Well raising Telangana and other issues.
05 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Telangana issue rocked both Houses of Parliament on the first day of the extended Winter Session, leading to adjournment of the Lok Sabha for the day and repeated adjournments of Rajya Sabha.
24 Jan 2014
Mumbai: Stating that it was a ‘conscious’ decision to quit electoral politics, Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Friday filed his nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha polls, which is scheduled to be held on February 7.