19 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Justifying Lok Sabha's rejecting the amendments made by the Upper house to the Aadhaar Bill, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday said adoption of changes would have pushed the legislation, aimed at streamlining the payment of benefits, into realms of unconstitutionality.
24 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Loud anti-government slogans and an uproar over the death of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula disrupted the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha today -- the second day of the long Budget Session of Parliament.
16 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The government money by way of various subsidies and welfare schemes should reach the right hands, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in Rajya Sabha while introducing Aadhar Bill today.
15 Mar 2016
New Delhi: JD(U) member KC Tyagi asked the government in Rajya Sabha whether the Indian Air Force had enough capability to take on Pakistan and China.
26 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Khekiho Zhimomi, a Rajya Sabha Member of Nagaland People's Front, died at AIIMS this morning following a stroke. The 69-year-old leader was admitted to the hospital here three days ago. He was shifted to ICU last evening and was declared dead at 6.20 AM today.
12 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Firing yet another salvo at the government on the Vijay Mallya issue, Congress today dubbed as 'cover-up excuse' CBI's 'very strange explanation' that the Lookout notice for the controversial businessman was erroroneously issued.
12 Mar 2016
Bengaluru: Describing beleaguered business tycoon Vijay Mallya as a 'son of the soil' who is not 'running away' from the country, former Prime Minister and JDS supremo H D Deve Gowda today questioned why money was not being recovered from other big defaulters.
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.
04 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Opposition in Rajya Sabha yesterday advocated caution on an anti-graft bill with a Samajwadi Party member saying the new law instead of checking the menace will increase corruption and make elected representatives more vulnerable.
10 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The government is considering amendments to Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) provisions to make it applicable on every establishment in which ten or more persons are employed, Rajya Sabha was informed today.