03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha witnessed an uproar on Tuesday over the introduction of certain bills in the Lok Sabha which are identical to the ones pending in the Upper House.
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.
24 Apr 2015
New Delhi: In a rare legislative action, a private member's Bill seeking to protect the rights of transgenders was passed unanimously by voice vote in Rajya Sabha on Friday.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday attacked the opposition parties for stalling proceedings in Rajya Sabha, saying they are now in search of some excuse to justify their behaviour.
13 May 2015
New Delhi: The Budget session of Parliament concluded on Wednesday with passage of record official business in recent years but the government failed to ensure passage of the controversial Land Acquisition Bill as also key reform measure of GST amid stiff resistance from opposition.
22 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The logjam in the Rajya Sabha over the conversion issue continued till Monday as the opposition once again demanded a debate.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Proceedings in Rajya Sabha were washed out for the third consecutive day on Wednesday as opposition continued to press for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's response to concerns over conversions and protested suspension of a Congress member for the day.
19 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Asserting that economic progress cannot be a partisan issue, government on Thursday sought cooperation of the opposition to ensure that India achieves double-digit growth as it contended that "obstructionism" could only provide temporary "sadistic thrill".
20 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha is scheduled to consider some crucial bills including the coal mines bill in the remaining two sittings of Parliament next week.
08 May 2015
New Delhi: Acrimony and clashes inside the House do not impact the bonhomie among members of Parliament belonging to different political parties, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.