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Manmohan explained Congress` stand on GST to PM, says Anand Sharma  Nov 27, 9:49 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): Congress leader and deputy leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma on Friday said the meeting between former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 7, Race Course Road, was constructive, where Singh clearly explained them the Congress' position on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.
President Mukherjee condoles demise of Rajya Sabha MP Khekiho Zhimomi  Nov 26, 8:44 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of Khekiho Zhimomi, who is a sitting Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha.
Rajya Sabha MP Khekiho Zhimomi no more  Nov 26, 12:25 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP from Nagaland Khekiho Zhimomi passed away following a cardiac arrest at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here this morning. He was 69 years old.
Rajya Sabha adjourned after obituary references  Nov 26, 12:25 pm
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till tomorrow after obituary references on the first day of the Winter Session of Parliament.
GST, intolerance top Congress' agenda for winter session  Nov 24, 9:06 pm
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): Congress leader and deputy leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma on Tuesday said the upcoming winter session of Parliament cannot be restricted to a bill of the government, but certain issues like debate over rising intolerance in the country, farmers' suicide will be top agenda for the Opposition.
Jethmalani says NJAC verdict is 'first class'  Oct 16, 4:44 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 16 (ANI): Hailing the Supreme Court's declaring the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) Act as "unconstitutional", senior lawyer and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani on Friday said the verdict has upheld the stature of judiciary required in a democracy.
Declassification of Netaji's files a welcome step, says K.T.S Tulsi  Sep 18, 3:26 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 18 (ANI): Senior Supreme Court advocate and Rajya Sabha MP K.T.S Tulsi on Friday said that declassification of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's files is a welcome sign, as history must be acknowledged by the people.
Bihar polls: BJP offers 25 Vidhan Sabha seats to Manjhi's HAM, say sources  Sep 11, 9:29 am
New Delhi, Sept. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has offered NDA ally Jitan Ram Manjhi's Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) 25 Legislative Assembly seats and one Rajya Sabha (RS) seat in the upcoming Bihar elections scheduled to take place from October 12.
'Indo-Israeli defence cooperation a platform to jointly access and capture world markets'  Sep 8, 6:00 pm
New Delhi, Sept.8 (ANI): "India and Israel together can form a formidable team to be world leaders in the defence arena. India with its frugal engineering skills and the repository of high technology with Israel, is a winning combination. Together we can access and capture markets that are out of our reach individually," said Tarun Vijay, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence, Government of India, here today at an international seminar on 'Strategic Defence Cooperation between India and Israel' organised by FICCI jointly with SIBAT, Ministry of Defence, Israel.
FTII logjam is not right: Javed Akhtar  Aug 19, 5:30 pm
Aligarh, Aug. 19 (ANI): Renowned lyricist and Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar on Wednesday said the ongoing logjam in the FTII against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan is not right.
BJP as opposition had prevented the GST bill, reminds Cong  Aug 14, 10:07 pm
Bengaluru, Aug. 14 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh hit back at Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during their time as opposition did not let the GST among other bills to pass in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha.
Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die  Aug 13, 12:58 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 13 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned sine die amid a continuing opposition ruckus after a brief sitting. The House bade farewell to three of its members who are set to retire in a few months.
Waqf Properties(Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Bill report submitted  Aug 12, 6:45 pm
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Though the Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned for day on Wednesday due repeated disruptions by the opposition, the Standing Committee examining the Waqf Properties(Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Bill submitted its report.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. amid raucous opposition protest  Aug 12, 12:37 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 p.m. as it witnessed yet another day of opposition-related uproar over Lalit Gate and the Vyapam scam.
Govt. introduces GST Bill in Rajya Sabha   Aug 11, 2:38 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government on Tuesday introduced the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Rajya Sabha.
Govt. to introduce GST Constitution Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha today  Aug 11, 9:18 am
New Delhi, Aug. 11 (ANI): The much-awaited bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be brought for passage in the Rajya Sabha by the Government today.
Govt. to introduce GST Bill in Rajya Sabha tomorrow  Aug 10, 11:04 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 10 (ANI): The BJP-led NDA Government will introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Rajya Sabha tomorrow.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm   Aug 10, 1:08 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 10 (ANI): Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 p.m., after the opposition disrupted the proceedings in the Upper House of the Parliament.
Presiding officers responsibility to make sure that parliament runs, says Jaitley  Aug 10, 12:39 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 10 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that it was the responsibility of the presiding officers of the two houses of parliament -Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Hamid Ansari and their deputies to make sure that proceedings be conducted and carried out normally when parliament is in session.
Congress likely to continue protest over suspension of MPs  Aug 6, 10:33 am
New Delhi, Aug. 6 (ANI): Congress MPs from both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha are likely to stage a protest at the Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises on Thursday, against the suspension of the party's 25 lawmakers from the Lok Sabha by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
LS passes SC/ST amendment bill, RS adjourned  Aug 4, 6:58 pm
New Delhi, Aug.4 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day on Tuesday following repeated disruptions. Members of the opposition continued to protest against the suspension of 25 members from the Lok Sabha as directed by the Speaker yesterday.
JD (U) to boycott Lok Sabha over Congress MPs' suspension  Aug 4, 9:44 am
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): Terming the suspension of Congress MPs as a black day for Indian democracy, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday vowed to obstruct the Rajya Sabha and boycott the Lok Sabha.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon after Sushma's clarification on Lalit Gate  Aug 3, 12:05 pm
New Delhi, August 3 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till noon after the opposition parties disrupted the proceedings during External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's statement on the Lalit Modi controversy.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till August 3  Jul 31, 3:45 pm
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned today till August 3 with the opposition Congress insisting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should make a statement on the action he has initiated against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in connection with the Vyapam scam.
Resolute govt. will root out terrorism from India: Rajnath (Update)  Jul 30, 4:20 pm
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that a resolute NDA Government will root out the menace of terrorism from India.