27 Nov 2015
Bhubaneswar: BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today named Narendra Kumar Swain as the party candidate for the Rajya Sabha by-polls scheduled to be held on December 14.
12 Nov 2015
Chennai: N Rajendran, former member of Rajya Sabha representing AIADMK and now a DMK leader in Tuticorin district was found dead with a bullet injury yesterday.
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.
09 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The issue of killing of 9 youths in police firing in Manipur figured again in Rajya Sabha today with Bodoland People's Front member Biswajit Daimary demanding a visit by a Parliamentary panel to the state to assess the situation.
28 Apr 2012
Bollywood diva Rekha, cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar and businesswoman-social worker Anu Aga have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha followed by a stamp of approval from President Pratibha Patil on Thursday. On this occasion the film fraternity has extended its best wishes to them and said good people would do good work.
07 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Delhi government's decision to allow odd-even number cars to ply on alternative days from next month, today came in for sharp criticism from Opposition in Rajya Sabha, which dubbed it as 'impractical and weird' and called for its reconsideration.
07 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Legendary Indian cricketer and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar asked his first question in Parliament on Friday. His query was regarding the Mumbai metro.
08 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned today till 11.30 a.m. following ruckus by Congress parliamentarians over the National Herald case.
27 Jan 2016
Ahmednagar: A day after police foiled a plan of 400 women activists to defy a centuries-old ban on females entering sacred sanctum at Shani Shingnapur temple here, Gram Sabha at the village where the shrine is located today passed a resolution condemning Bhumata Brigade and its volunteers for trying to perform puja at the 'Chauthara'.
01 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar will today meet Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi and submit a petition seeking the government's help to form a roadmap to address child sexual abuse.