28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The government yesterday said it plans to award road construction projects worth Rs 1.26 lakh crore during the current financial year. Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Pon Radhakrishnan informed the Rajya Sabha that the government has set a target to award 273 road projects.
06 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday unanimously passed a historic bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh that provides for exchange of territories to settle the 41-year border issue.
08 Nov 2014
Lucknow: Two Bahujan Samaj Party candidates on Saturday filed their nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh. Rajaram and Veer Singh filed two sets of nomination papers each, said Returning Officer and Principal Secretary of the Vidhan Sabha Pradeep Kumar Dubey.
07 Nov 2014
Lucknow: Senior Congress leader PL Punia on Thursday filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha in the presence of senior party leaders and legislators. Accompanied by UPCC President Nirmal Khatri, AICC in-charge in the state Madhusudan Mistry and Member of Parliament Pramod Tewari, Punia filed his papers before the principal secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, Pradip Dubey.
03 Nov 2014
Lucknow: Six Samajwadi Party (SP) candidates on Monday filed their nomination papers in Uttar Pradesh for the Rajya Sabha polls later this month.
24 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad yesterday parried questions whether he was the senior Congress leader who was claimed to have 'pressed hard' External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for diplomatic passport to coal scam accused and former Minister Santosh Bagrodia.
24 Apr 2015
New Delhi: In a rare legislative action, a private member's Bill seeking to protect the rights of transgenders was passed unanimously by voice vote in Rajya Sabha on Friday.
03 Nov 2014
Lucknow: Six Samajwadi Party candidates, including its national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav and Tazeen Fatima, wife of senior cabinet minister Mohd Azam Khan, on Monday filed their nominations for Rajya Sabha.
09 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who was on Sunday sworn-in as a Union Cabinet Minister, will on Monday file his nomination paper for Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh.
13 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday approved a bill to amend the Companies Act with an aim of promoting ease of doing business with as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying the law will be reviewed further by an expert committee to be set up shortly to see where the "shoe pinches".