15 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party MP Jugal Kishore today joined BJP, a move the saffron party claims will help it woo crucial Dalit voters in Uttar Pradesh, which will go to the polls early next year.
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.
25 Dec 2015
Chhindwara: Accusing the Congress of engaging in 'destructive' politics, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar yesterday said, “The Congress has decided that the country will not be allowed to progress which is why they have hijacked Rajya Sabha and are blocking work.”
18 Dec 2015
New Delhi:The Central government today partially succeeded in breaking the logjam in Rajya Sabha after an all-party meet convened by Chairman Hamid Ansari ended on a positive note - but the GST Bill will not be taken up in the current seession - a minister said.
23 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Winter Session of Rajya Sabha, which lost over 47 hours due to disruptions, was today adjourned sine die as an upset Chairman Hamid Ansari lamented that the record of this session belied the commitment to the principles of the Constitution 'in good measure'.
22 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha today passed the much-expected Juvenile Justice Bill against the backdrop of the 2012 gangrape-cum-murder.
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.
04 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Opposition in Rajya Sabha yesterday advocated caution on an anti-graft bill with a Samajwadi Party member saying the new law instead of checking the menace will increase corruption and make elected representatives more vulnerable.
08 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned today till 11.30 a.m. following ruckus by Congress parliamentarians over the National Herald case.
22 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha today took up for discussion the Juvenile Justice amendment bill, a day after members cutting across party lines agreed that the important legislation should be taken up immediately.