18 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Select Committees on Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill and Coal Mines Bill on Wednesday recommended their approval without any change, leading the Congress to strongly protest over the measures being rushed without taking on board the concerns of stakeholders.
25 Mar 2015
New Delhi: A day after Supreme Court struck down the controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday posted his speech on Facebook in which he had raised concerns over the misuse of the provisions of the legislation in a debate in Rajya Saba about three years back.
17 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Congress leader Raj Babbar and BJP's Amar Shankar Sable were among three newly-elected members who took oath in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
17 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned briefly after Congress members created uproar over Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's reported remarks on demolishing mosques.
24 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday faced embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha when opposition scuttled its move to withdraw three bills, including one on raising the FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 percent, which are expected to be introduced in Lok Sabha for replacement of Ordinances. New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday faced embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha when opposition scuttled its move to withdraw three bills, including one on raising the FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 percent, which are expected to be introduced in Lok Sabha for replacement of Ordinances.
03 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The re-promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance shows the government's "disregard" for parliamentary democracy and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "obstinacy to favour some capitalists", the Congress on Friday alleged.
11 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Welcoming the passage of the Land Bill in the Lok Sabha, industry body CII on Wednesday said the proposed Act is bound to create jobs, kickstart economic growth and help improve the country's infrastructure.
13 Mar 2015
Dehradun: Congress leader Raj Babbar was on Friday declared elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from the lone vacant Upper House seat from Uttarakhand.
13 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha members from across the political spectrum joined hands on Friday to ask the government to take steps to bring the transgender community, facing social stigma and ostracism, into the mainstream.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government on Tuesday played down the embarrassment it suffered in the Rajya Sabha on the motion of thanks to the President's Address, saying it has no relevance except as a reminder that treasury benches do not have a majority.