09 Jan 2015
Chennai: The role of private sector is crucial in increasing the growth rate as it can provide new knowledge and technology for developing infrastructure, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday.
05 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The stalemate in Rajya Sabha persisted for the fourth day on Friday with nine Opposition parties calling for passage of a joint resolution condemning the remarks of Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti who, they said, deserves "outright removal".
19 Dec 2014
New Delhi: For the fifth day in succession, a united opposition led by Congress on Friday created turmoil in Rajya Sabha demanding a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on forcible religious conversions, leading to two adjournments before lunch.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday mourned the death of imminent jurist and former Supreme Court judge V R Krishna Iyer. When the House met for the day, Chairman Hamid Ansari mentioned of the passing away of Iyer on December 4 at the age of 100.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Thursday stalled for the fourth consecutive day over the conversion row as the opposition insisted Prime Minister Narendra Modi should reply to a debate on attack on the country's secular fabric and the government blamed them for shying away from the discussion.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: CPI(M) on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "running away" from debate in Rajya Sabha on religious conversions, saying he has got used to "one-way communication traffic" and not reply to anything.
02 Jan 2015
Chennai: With its task cut out in converting recently promulgated Ordinances into acts, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday appealed to Opposition parties not to play obstructive role and instead cooperate in passage of crucial bills in Parliament.
09 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The issue of an attack at a church in Delhi was raised in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, with Trinamool Congress member Derek O'Brien saying Christians are being targeted.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: A bill seeking stringent punishment including death penalty for hijackers and giving right to security forces to shoot down an aircraft which may be used as a missile, was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Deadlock continued for the third day in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday with a united opposition insisting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should reply to a debate on communal incidents which were not acceptable to the government.