16 Dec 2015
New Delhi: As many as 677 cases of cross- border firing by Pakistan have been reported from May 2014 to October 2015, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
14 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Describing 'trust' as the main basis for resumption of stalled talks, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said India and Pakistan will discuss issues related to terrorism at the NSA level from now on.
21 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The government today categorically ruled out resignation of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over allegations of corruption in Delhi cricket body DDCA which he headed till 2013, as Congress member disrupted proceedings of Rajya Sabha.
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.
08 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Opposition members have given notices to Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari seeking that the Whistleblowers Protection Amendment Bill and the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill be referred to a Select Committee for further consideration.
15 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today pushed for early passage of the GST Bill which is stuck in Rajya Sabha, saying India has the opportunity to touch 9 percent growth and appealed to Congress to think about the legacy it would leave behind by not supporting the measure.
06 Dec 2015
New Delhi: With the government resolving to give a decisive push to the GST bill in Parliament this week, the winter session could witness a battle of wits in the Rajya Sabha from Monday, with both sides keen to have their say in passage of the key reform measure.
14 Dec 2015
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will make a statement in both Houses of Parliament today on her two-day visit to Pakistan and the recent developments relating to bilateral ties.
14 Dec 2015
On Board Special Aircraft: "I am a referee and my work is not to speak", Vice President Hamid Ansari said yesterday refusing to get drawn into the issue of continuous disruptions in the Rajya Sabha where key legislations including the GST are stuck.
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.