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<strong>Rajya</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> proceedings washed out for third day

Rajya Sabha proceedings washed out for third day

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Proceedings in Rajya Sabha were washed out for the third consecutive day on Wednesday as opposition continued to press for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's response to concerns over conversions and protested suspension of a Congress member for the day.

Rajya Sabha,   RS proceedings,   winter session,   parliament,   Rajya Sabha,   Lok Sabha,   PM Modi,   Narendra Modi,  
Centre introduces Bill in <strong>Rajya</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> seeking death penalty for hijackers

Centre introduces Bill in Rajya Sabha seeking death penalty for hijackers

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.

Rajya Sabha,   death penalty for hijackers,   The Anti-Hijacking (Amendment) Bill 2014 ,   Ashok Gajapathi Raju,   communal violence,   civilian aircraft,   ,  
Congress MP's remarks about PM "shameful": BJP

Congress MP's remarks about PM "shameful": BJP

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Condemning the "demeaning" and "shameful" comments by a Congress MP in Rajya Sabha against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP on Wednesday demanded Sonia Gandhi's reaction and said the opposition party was in "political uncertainty" after its defeat at the hustings.

Congress,   Rajya Sabha,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Sonia Gandhi,   M Venkaih Naidu,   Trinamool Congress,   Mamata Banerjee ,  
United opposition forces deadlock in <strong>Rajya</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> for third day

United opposition forces deadlock in Rajya Sabha for third day

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.

Rajya Sabha,   Prime Minister Narendra Modi,   deadlock in Rajya Sabha,   Hanumantha Rao,   Hamid Ansari,   ,  
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan hostile to India: Government

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan hostile to India: Government

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, which was responsible for the killing of 141 people, mostly children in a school in Peshawar, is considered to be hostile to Indian interests and has been maintaining links with Al-Qaeda in the Indian sub-continent, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Tehrik-e-Taliban,   Pakistan,   Pakistan hostile to India,   al-Qaeda,   Rajya Sabha,   Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary ,   ,  
No info madarsas involved in training of terrorists: Government

No info madarsas involved in training of terrorists: Government

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Government has no information that madarsas in general are involved in training of terrorists but three seminaries in West Bengal controlled by Bangladeshi migrants have been found to be preaching religious extremism, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Government,   Madarsas,   Terrorists,   West Bengal,   Bangladeshi migrants,   Religious extremism,   Rajya Sabha,  
Government periodically reviews SEZ policy, says minister

Government periodically reviews SEZ policy, says minister

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: The Commerce Ministry is engaged in an inter-ministerial consultation on a proposal to make dual utilisation of facilities in non-processing area of SEZs.

Commerce Ministry,   SEZ,   Special Economic Zone,   Rajya Sabha,   Commerce and Industry Minister,   Nirmala Sitharaman,   CAG ,  
MNREGA bill to be taken up in Lok <strong>Sabha</strong> on Thursday

MNREGA bill to be taken up in Lok Sabha on Thursday

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: The bill on amending the MNREGA will be taken up in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday after the opposition complained that discussion on the issue was getting postponed.

MNREGA bill,   Lok Sabha,   Union Minister,   Venkaih Naidu,   Congress,   Mallikarjun Kharge ,  
No business in <strong>Rajya</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> for second day due to opposition uproar

No business in Rajya Sabha for second day due to opposition uproar

16 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha failed to transact any business for the second straight day on Tuesday as opposition members persisted with their demand for a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of conversions and created ruckus on government's move to hold events in schools on Christmas holiday.

Rajya Sabha,   opposition uproar,   Prime Minister Narendra Modi,   Anand Sharma,   Arun Jaitley,   ,  
Opposition disrupts pre-noon sitting of <strong>Rajya</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> on conversion issue

Opposition disrupts pre-noon sitting of Rajya Sabha on conversion issue

16 Dec 2014

New Delhi: A determined Opposition led by Congress and Samajwadi Party (SP) on Tuesday forced two adjournments in Rajya Sabha in the pre-noon session over its demand for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reply on the issue of forced conversion.

Rajya Sabha ,   Prime Minister Narendra Modi,   Opposition,   conversion issue ,   conversion of muslims,   ,  

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