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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.
TMC gives notice to Rajya Sabha to raise nun gang-rape issue  Mar 16, 10:25 am
Kolkata, Feb.16 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday gave a notice to the Rajya Sabha to raise the issue of the alleged gang-rape of an elderly nun West Bengal's Nadia district.
JD (U) defends Sharad Yadav, says his 'intention wasn't wrong'  Mar 14, 11:16 am
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): Defending party chief Sharad Yadav, the Janata Dal (United) on Saturday said the former may have made a wrong selection of words during his address in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, but his intentions were not wrong.
Land Acquisition Bill amendment only for businessmen, says Jairam Ramesh  Mar 13, 6:20 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 13 (ANI): Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the opposition parties in the Rajya Sabha are against the amendments in the Land Acquisition Bill, which he termed as anti-farmer, adding that they would only profit businessmen.
Insurance Bill passed in RS because of Congress: NCP  Mar 13, 10:37 am
New Delhi, Mar. 13 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon on Friday said the Insurance Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha because the Congress did not oppose it as the former UPA regime had come out with a similar bill in its tenure.
Supported Insurance Amendment Bill for national benefit: Congress  Mar 12, 9:26 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): Congress leader Renuka Chowdary on Thursday said that her party supported the Insurance Amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha for 'national benefit'.
Rajya Sabha passes Insurance Amendment Bill  Mar 12, 9:26 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the Insurance Amendment Bill.