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BJD declares names of its candidate for Rajya Sabha elections  May 27, 8:37 pm
Bhubaneswar (Odisha), May 27 (ANI): The Biju Janata Dal on Friday declared the names of its candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled to be held next month.
Congress needs 'cardiac surgery' to deliver wins: Satyavrat Chaturvedi  May 23, 12:53 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Taking a dig at the party high command over the crushing defeat in the recent assembly elections in Kerala, Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Satyavrat Chaturvedi on Monday sparked off a row by saying that the party does not need cosmetic surgery but 'cardiac surgery' if it nurtures hopes of delivering electoral wins in the future.
RS nomination: Amar Singh praises Mulayam  May 18, 8:53 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): "Pleasantly surprised" by his Rajya Sabha nomination by the Samajwadi Party (SP), Mulayam Singh Yadav's former lieutenant Amar Singh said he was Upper House member for 18 years, thus a nomination is not a big thing to him, but the love and blessing with which Netaji (Mulayam Singh) nominated him, he was pleasantly surprised and happy.
Don't undermine RBI Governor's contributions: NCP cautions Swamy  May 18, 2:09 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday urged BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy not to undermine the contributions made by RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and take corrective measures to improve the Indian economy courtesy the government rather than being vocal for his ouster.
SP nominates Amar Singh for Rajya Sabha  May 17, 10:16 pm
Lucknow, May 17 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Tuesday nominated former party leader Amar Singh for a Rajya Sabha seat.
'Green Card' holder Rajan wrecking Indian economy, sack him: Swamy to PM   May 17, 12:24 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Reiterating that Raghuram Rajan must be removed from his post at the earliest, BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that he was shocked by the wilful and deliberate attempt by the RBI Governor to 'wreck' the Indian economy.
Malegaon blast: Swamy slams 'hypocritical' Congress'  May 16, 3:21 pm
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Taking a strong exception to the Congress Party's demand for a Supreme Court-monitored investigation into the 2008 Malegaon blast case, BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday said the grand old party is 'hypocritical'.
BJP Govt. 'shrunk and sunk' Indian economy: Cong on Jaitley's GST remark  May 15, 10:48 am
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Responding to Finance minister Arun Jaitley's remark that the BJP-led central government will put the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill to vote in the Rajya Sabha in Monsoon Session of Parliament with or without Congress, the grand old party on Sunday alleged that the BJP government has 'shrunk and sunk' the Indian economy adding that India is possibly facing the greatest amount of economic distress.
Pramod Tiwari gives notice in RS over Swamy's remark on Rajan  May 13, 11:06 am
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Friday gave a notice in the Rajya Sabha for a discussion in zero hour over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's remark on RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.
No interference by Smriti Irani or HRD Ministry in Allahabad Varsity affairs: VC tells Ansari  May 12, 2:35 pm
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), May 12 (ANI): Allahabad University Vice Chancellor Ratan Lal Hangloo has written a letter to Rajya Sabha Chairman Mohammad Hamid Ansari in which he has declared that there has been no interference in the affairs of the university by the Centre, the Ministry of Human Resource Development and HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
FICCI welcomes Rajya Sabha passage of Bankruptcy Bill  May 12, 12:22 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The Federation Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Thursday said that the passage of the Bankruptcy Bill is a perfect example of constructive cooperation in parliament towards economic progress.
Rajya Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code bill  May 11, 10:42 pm
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code bill. The Lok Sabha had passed it last week.
Trying to bring Mallya back from UK through extradition: Jaitley  May 11, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed the Rajya Sabha today that the government is trying to bring back the liquor baron Vijay Mallya from UK through extradition as the Public Sector banks which had given loans to Mallya are seeking his arrest.
Parrikar's address on AgustaWestland row 'one of the best speeches': PM  May 5, 1:40 pm
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Showering praise on Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for his reply on the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal in the Rajya Sabha yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the former rose above politics.
Mallya's resignation accepted  May 4, 10:16 pm
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Chairman Mohd Hamid Ansari has accepted MP Vijay Mallya's resignation with effect from May 4, 2016, Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien informed the House on Wednesday.
AgustaWestland: Dissatisfied Congress walks out of RS, seeks SC-monitored CBI probe  May 4, 9:34 pm
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Congress leaders staged a walkout from the Rajya Sabha after being dissatisfied with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's statement on the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal on Wednesday evening.
Ruckus in RS as Parrikar speaks on AgustaWestland deal  May 4, 2:50 pm
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Despite stiff opposition from the Congress, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that he only wanted to give chronology of the events with regard to corruption in the Rs. 3,600-crore sale of 12 VVIP choppers to India.
PM Modi calls meeting of top ministers ahead of crucial day in RS  May 4, 10:11 am
New Delhi, May.4 (ANI): With Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar set to make a statement on the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal in the Rajya Sabha today, Prime minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting of top cabinet ministers ahead of the crucial day in the Parliament.
AgustaWestland deal: Parrikar to make statement in RS today  May 4, 8:16 am
New Delhi, May.4 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will make a statement on the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal in the Rajya Sabha today, during which he will place all the facts in chronological order before the House.
RS Chairman Ansari rejects Mallya's resignation letter  May 3, 9:12 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Chairman Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday rejected the resignation letter of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, as it lacked his original signature.
Vijay Mallya resigns as Rajya Sabha MP  May 2, 7:45 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Independent MP and liquor baron Vijay Mallya, whose passport has been revoked by the government, on Monday resigned as Rajya Sabha MP.
BJP moves privilege motion against Azad  May 2, 3:31 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday moved a privilege motion against leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad over his remark that there was a deal between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi to fix Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
TMC MP cries foul, says 'differential treatment' meted out in RS  May 2, 2:25 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Alleging a nexus between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress over the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy on Monday expressed disappointment over Rajya Sabha chairman Mohammed Hamid Ansari's decision to ask him to leave the Upper House and said 'differential treatment' was meted out to him.
TMC MP asked to leave RS; Congress calls for restraint  May 2, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): With Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari asking Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy to leave the Upper House for the day, Congress MP and former union minister Renuka Chowdhury on Monday asked the lawmakers to maintain restraint so that such a situation does not arise in the future.
AgustaWestland scam: TMC demands discussion on immediate basis  May 2, 1:24 pm
New Delhi, May. 2 (ANI): Asserting that the Congress and the Left are already cornered in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) national spokesperson Derek O' Brien on Monday said his party does not have to give a Rajya Sabha notice to corner them on AgustaWestland chopper scam.