30 Apr 2016
Thiruvananthapuram: The Election Commission today began scrutiny of nomination papers filed by 1,647 candidates contesting from 140 constituencies in Kerala for the May 16 Assembly polls.
26 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Prolonging the adjounrment of the parliamentary proceedings, the opposition parties today raked up Uttarakhand issue in the House and condemned UPA goverment for the rustication of three Jawahar Lal Nehru (JNU) students who were booked under sedition charges following the February 9 controversial event organised in the JNU campus.
17 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Rejecting Rajya Sabha's five amendments and Opposition's appeal not to make "haste", the Lok Sabha passed the legislation that aims at better targeting of subsidies through the Aadhar unique identity number within hours of the Upper Housing returning it.
10 Mar 2016
New Delhi: A bill seeking to regulate the real estate sector, bring in transparency and help protect consumer interests was passed by the Rajya Sabha today.
16 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Opposition parties in Rajya Sabha today slammed various provisions of the Aadhar bill, singling out the ones like making the Aadhar card mandatory as an identity proof besides voicing concern that national security could be made a ground for sharing of an individual's details.
14 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Congress members in Rajya Sabha today again raised the issue of Vijay Mallya, who has allegedly defaulted on over Rs 9,000 crore bank loans, and demanded that the industrialist be brought back to India, along with former IPL chief Lalit Modi.
14 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Ruling BJP and Congress today sparred in Rajya Sabha over remarks of Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad allegedly comparing Hindutva outfit RSS with terrorist organisation ISIS.
28 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The Finance Ministry's move to reduce the interest rate on the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) attracted Opposition criticism in the Rajya Sabha today.
11 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Opposition members in the Rajya Sabha today raised the issue of spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar-led Art of Living's World Culture Festival being allowed on the Yamuna floodplains and created a brief ruckus.
11 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The BJP nominated former Amritsar Mayor Shwet Malik as the party nominee for Rajya Sabha from Punjab, as the term of Avinash Rai Khanna is coming to an end.