16 Oct 2016
Varanasi: At least 24 persons, most of them women, were crushed to death and 60 others injured in a stampede during a religious procession on Saturday.
22 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Lok Sabha proceedings were washed out today following uproar over AAP member Bhagwant Mann's video of Parliament House by members, mostly from ruling BJP, with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan terming it a "serious issue" and assuring protesting members that some action would be taken.
22 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Amid an uproar, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann today gave an unconditional apology over his video filming of the Parliament security as he was summoned by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan who will consult political parties for "appropriate action" into the "too serious" matter.
01 Sep 2016
New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday asked the party's Rajya Sabha members to adopt one Lok Sabha seat each where it had lost the last polls and nurse it like its representive in Parliament would with the purpose of ensuring the victory of its candidates in the next general elections.
06 Sep 2016
New Delhi: With a year left before her term expires, Textile Minister Smriti Irani has curiously made some tweets expressing gratitude to the people of Gujarat, the state she represents in Rajya Sabha.
10 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks on 33-day long turmoil in Kashmir, the issue was taken up in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
02 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Ahead of the long-delayed Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill being taken up by Rajya Sabha, the government has circulated to MPs the amendments it has proposed in the Constitution Amendment Bill to enable implementation of the tax.
05 Aug 2016
New Delhi: After high voltage Pakistan visit of Rajnath Singh to participate in the SAARC Home Ministers Meet, the home minister on Friday briefed Rajya Sabha about the eventful tour. Members of the Upper House cutting across all party lines appreciated Rajnath Singh’s strong and terse message to the Pakistan establishment on the terrorism issue.
03 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Main opposition Congress and most other parties, except AIADMK, today expressed support, with certain conditions, to the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country as the Rajya Sabha took up the much-delayed bill to amend the Constitution for allowing the measure.
03 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Terming the Goods and Services Bill as the most reformative tax reform, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday moved the bill in Rajya Sabha.