19 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping, who was on a three-day visit to India."The meeting took place at the Taj Palace Hotel as scheduled between 10 am and 11 am," a Lok Sabha official informed.
14 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan said that if he is offered a nomination to the Rajya Sabha, he will "think" about it. Asked whether he would like to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha like cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actress Rekha, Aamir said, "I won't comment on what they are doing. They are my friends.
17 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Gearing up to move the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013 for consideration in Rajya Sabha in the forthcoming Winter Session, the Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ministry has called a meeting of all concerned on September 19 to discuss the issue here.
12 Sep 2014
Bhubaneswar: Under attack over land, housing as well as chit fund scam, party heavyweight and former Odisha Minister Kalpataru Das on Thursday resigned from the post of BJD Parliamentary Party leader in Rajya Sabha, a party release said.
13 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Public sector insurer LIC has lent its support to government's proposal of raising the FDI limit in the sector to 49 percent, a move criticised by a section of the select committee that is evaluating amendments to a Bill pending for four years in Rajya Sabha.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: M Thambidurai, leader of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in the Parliament was unanimously elected as Lok Sabha's Deputy Speaker on Wednesday, making him the first leader to occupy the post twice.
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Election for the post of Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker will take place on Wednesday and the nomination of candidate is slated for Tuesday and according to reports, AIADMK leader M Thambidurai is the likely choice of NDA for the post.
19 Sep 2014
Bhubaneswar: The process for the by-elections for Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha was set in motion with the local returning officer issuing a notification on Friday.
08 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Despite their continued absence from the Rajya Sabha, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Rekha, both members of the upper house, have not violated any rule, Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said on Friday.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: A JD-U member in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday protested against his certain words being expunged from his speech on Monday, prompting Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien to have a relook.