Keyword Results for   'rajya sabha '  
Rajnath Singh's "we are NDA and not UPA" statement an insult to democracy: Anand Sharma  Jun 25, 5:22 pm
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Deputy Leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party in the Rajya Sabha and former union minister Anand Sharma on Thursday said that Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that "No minister accused of impropriety will resign as we are NDA and not UPA" was an insult to democracy and deserved the strongest condemnation.
NDA has numbers to pass land bill in joint parliament session: Jaitley  Jun 23, 2:42 pm
California (United States), June 23 (ANI): Visiting Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has told participants at an event in California that the NDA Government could consider calling a joint session of parliament if the Rajya Sabha stalled the passing of the Land Acquisition Bill.
Sister Nirmala's demise a great loss to society: CPI (M)  Jun 23, 1:00 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) Tapan Kumar Sen on Tuesday said the demise of people like Sister Nirmala who lived not for herself but for the entire society is a great loss to the society.
BJP nominates MJ Akbar for RS bypoll in Jharkhand  Jun 22, 9:01 am
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has nominated its national spokesperson M J Akbar as the party's candidate for by-election to a Rajya Sabha seat from Jharkhand.
Vice President receives book on PM Modi in Chinese by Tarun Vijay   Jun 16, 6:56 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari received a book entitled 'Modi - Incredible emergence of a star' in Chinese language written by Rajya Sabha MP Tarun Vijay here today.
Capt. Saurabh Kalia case: Chandrasekhar calls for pursuing case in ICJ  Jun 1, 2:15 pm
Bengaluru, June 1 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Independent MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Monday on the NDA Government at the Centre to pursue the Captain Saurabh Kalia case in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which is located in The Hague.
Rajya Sabha passes Black Money Bill  May 13, 7:16 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha passed the Black Money Bill on Wednesday. Its passage in parliament now provides the government with the right to impose a penalty and a tax of up to 120 percent along with the right to sanction criminal prosecution for those parking black money in safe havens abroad.
Confident that Congress will support black money bill: Rudy  May 13, 12:19 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Wednesday said he was hopeful that the Congress would support the passing of the Black Money Bill that will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha today, the last day of the Budget Session.
RS adjourned over CAG report against Gadkari's Purti Group  May 11, 3:06 pm
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha was on Monday adjourned five times after the Congress demanded Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari's resignation over the CAG report alleging financial irregularities by his Purti Group.
Congress to target Gadkari in parliament over Purti Group's alleged scams  May 11, 12:25 pm
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Monday said that he has given a notice in the Rajya Sabha targeting Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over alleged financial irregularities by his Purti Group.
Congress in favour of GST Bill being presented in Rajya Sabha  May 11, 11:51 am
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday said it was in favour of the GST Bill being presented in the Rajya Sabha today.
GST Bill to be presented in Rajya Sabha today  May 11, 9:41 am
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): The government is set to bring the Goods and Services Tax, GST bill, before the Rajya Sabha today which aimed at reforming of India's indirect tax regime.
No majority in RS, can't pass law for Ram temple: Rajnath  May 10, 10:16 pm
Ayodhya, May 10 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that lack of majority in the Rajya Sabha has made it difficult for the BJP-led government at the Centre to enact law for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.
Jaitley to RS: High level committee to study issue of MAT on FIIs  May 8, 12:02 pm
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has told the Rajya Sabha that a high-level committee will be set up soon to look into the issue of payment of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) by Foreign institutional investors (FIIs).
BJP says Congress will lose credibility if RS does not pass GST Bill  May 7, 11:43 am
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said it hoped that the Rajya Sabha would pass the Goods and Services Tax Bill, a day after its passage through the Lok Sabha.
Congress violating rules of House in spite of running government for so many years': Naidu  May 5, 2:22 pm
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday downplayed the ruckus engineered by the Congress Party in the Rajya Sabha over the Moga molestation case and said the party that has ruled for so many years needs to be aware of the rules and regulations in the House.
Rajya Sabha clears bill to protect transgender rights  Apr 24, 9:12 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): In a significant step towards the welfare of transgender community, the Rajya Sabha on Friday passed a bill to protect their rights.
Rajya Sabha to resume Budget Session today  Apr 23, 8:41 am
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha will begin its sittings from Thursday to further take up financial and legislative business as part of the ongoing Budget session.
Parliament to resume Budget Session today  Apr 20, 6:08 am
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): The Budget Session of the Parliament is to resume shortly, with the Lok Sabha reconvening its term today, while the Rajya Sabha will begin its second spell on April 23.
Rajya Sabha session to begin from April 23  Apr 9, 9:17 am
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha will resume its session from April 23 and continue till May 13, after President Pranab Mukherjee accepted the recommendation of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs.
Land Acquisition Ordinance re-promulgated  Apr 3, 9:07 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): The Land Acquisition Ordinance, which the Centre could not get converted into a legislation in the Rajya Sabha due to stiff opposition, was on Friday re-promulgated.
Rajya Sabha prorogued by President Mukherjee   Mar 29, 8:31 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha was on Sunday prorogued by President Pranab Mukherjee.
Passage of Mines Bill 'big push' for Indian economy, says Naidu  Mar 21, 1:01 pm
Chennai, Mar. 21 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the passage of the Mines and Minerals Bill and Coal Mines Bill in the Rajya Sabha is a 'big push' for the Indian economy.
Mines Bill passed in Rajya Sabha  Mar 20, 1:19 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Friday passed the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill.
Rahul Gandhi snooping row: Congress stages walkout from RS  Mar 16, 12:19 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 16 (ANI): Following a heated discussion in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, the Congress Party staged a walkout in protest against the Delhi Police visiting the official residence of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to make personal inquiries.