04 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha is likely to witness a tug of war between government and Opposition over Real Estate Bill, which is listed for consideration and passage on Tuesday as the Congress has upped the ante over it after party vice-president Rahul Gandhi's meeting with home buyers on Saturday.
22 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the government of floating a "trial balloon" on net neutrality even as Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said his regime was in favour of free and fair access to the World Wide Web.
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.
14 May 2015
New Delhi: The fresh amendments to the Companies Law will go a long way in improving ease of doing business, chartered accountants' apex body ICAI has said.
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".
27 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Battling strident opposition to the Land bill in Rajya Sabha where it lacks numbers, Government today decided to prorogue the Rajya Sabha and repromulgate the Land Ordinance, which lapses on April 5.
13 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Hitting out at Shiv Sena leader and editor of party mouthpiece Saamana, Sanjay Raut, for demanding revocation of voting rights of Muslims, Congress sought his immediate suspension from the official post as Rajya Sabha MP.
08 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Hopeful of bringing the opposition on-board to get the much-debated land legislation passed, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the government is not averse to more changes to the Bill.
16 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The NCP on Monday said it was ready to support the Land Acquisition Bill in the Rajya Sabha if the government looked into its concern regarding three issues, including the inclusion of consent clause and social impact assessment which has been done away with.
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.