12 Jun 2016
Chandigarh: Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today demanded a thorough inquiry by the Election Commission, including a forensic examination of the pens with which the votes were cast, a day after votes of 14 legislators were cancelled leading to victory of a BJP-backed Independent candidate.
12 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Congress will approach the Election Commission tomorrow to protest against the "misuse of government machinery" in the Rajya Sabha elections for two seats in Haryana yesterday which led to independent candidate R K Anand, backed by the party, losing the poll.
12 Jun 2016
Ranchi: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Mahesh Poddar bagged the two Rajya Sabha seats for BJP from Jharkhand, election to which was held yesterday.
11 Jun 2016
New Delhi: A down-to-the-wire contest is likely for some of the seats in the high-stake Rajya Sabha elections in seven states today, especially in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, and Haryana, where the fate of candidates including senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal and senior lawyer R K Anand will be decided.
22 Dec 2014
New Delhi: After stalling Rajya Sabha for the most of last week, opposition on Monday paralysed the House as it went beyond the demand for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reply to a debate on conversion by seeking answers from him on the issues of black money and job creation.
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.
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.
24 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The next session of Parliament beginning tomorrow is all set to be a stormy affair with many Opposition parties closing ranks over the imposition of Presidents' Rule in Uttarakhand.
30 May 2016
Jaipur: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu and BJP national vice president Om Prakash Mathur were among four party candidates who filed their nomination papers today from Rajasthan for Rajya Sabha biennial elections.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The issue of black money created uproar in Lok Sabha on the first working day of Winter session with Opposition asking the government to fulfil its promise of bringing it back from abroad while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice amid uproar by Congress over removal of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's name in process to rename the airport in Hyderabad.