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Amar Singh meets Mulayam, denies joining SP  Aug 19, 12:58 pm
Lucknow, Aug. 19 (ANI): After holding a meeting with his former mentor and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh today denied reports of him joining the party from which he was expelled in 2010.
No plans to join SP: Amar Singh  Aug 17, 5:37 pm
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Amar Singh today denied having any plans to re- join the party.
No re-entry for Amar Singh in SP: Ram Gopal Yadav  Aug 17, 4:12 pm
Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 17 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ram Gopal Yadav today rejected reports of former SP leader and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Amar Singh's re-entry into the party.
BJP passing bills they opposed earlier: Congress  Aug 14, 6:55 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 14 (ANI): Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that the budgets and the bills that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is passing in the parliament while in power today are the same ones that they had opposed when they were in the opposition.
Rajya Sabha passes National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill  Aug 14, 6:55 pm
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014 by a voice vote.
Women's Reservation Bill lapses  Aug 14, 4:09 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): The Women's Reservation Bill has lapsed after the bill, which was passed in the Rajya Sabha on March 9, 2010 and was sent for the approval of the Lok Sabha, was never taken up in the Lower House.
Opposition forces Insurance Bill into Select Committee  Aug 14, 3:13 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 14 (ANI): The Insurance Bill has been sent to the Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha after the government was unable to garner the support of the opposition. The bill proposes to hike foreign direct investment in the insurance sector to 49 percent from 26 percent.
All other parties need to collaborate to tackle Modi's tsunami: Amar Singh  Aug 13, 3:34 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 13 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh said on Wednesday that to stop the tsunami led by the Modi government, all the other parties need to come together.
Vice President highlights Parliament's role during presentation of outstanding parliamentarian awards  Aug 12, 8:41 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): The Vice President of India and Rajya Sabha Chairman, M. Hamid Ansari has said that the Parliament of India is a forum for debate, discussion, legislation and accountability.
Rekha shows up for Rajya Sabha session today  Aug 12, 3:38 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12, (ANI): Actress and Rajya Sabha member Rekha today showed up in the Parliament after a controversy erupted over her absence from the parliament sessions.
Tendulkar's leave application a big issue because he is a celebrity: Rajiv Shukla  Aug 11, 4:27 pm
New Delhi, Aug.11, (ANI): Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Rajiv Shukla has said that Sachin Tendulkar's application for leave from attending the budget session of parlaiment has become a big issue because he is a celebrity.
Inconsistencies in NDA Govt's statement on WTO disrupts RS proceedings  Aug 11, 1:52 pm
New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned twice during Question Hour on Monday, after the Congress raised strong objection to what termed inconsistencies in the NDA Government's statements on the WTO.
Dead body found at Congress leader Kumari Selja's residence  Aug 11, 11:46 am
New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): A dead body of a man has been found at the Former Union Minister and Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja's residence early morning today.
Siddharth Nath Singh expresses disappointment over Tendulkar's absenteeism  Aug 9, 11:20 am
New Delhi, Aug. 9 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh expressed his disappointment over veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar's prolonged absence from the Rajya Sabha here on Saturday.
Sachin, Rekha criticized for missing parliament (Update/Sachin)  Aug 8, 3:49 pm
New Delhi, August 8 (ANI): Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been heavily criticized for skipping parliament after it emerged that the Bharat Ratna awardee is yet to attend a single session this year. Tendulkar was nominated as a Rajya Sabha member in April 2012. Actress Rekha too came under flak for her poor attendance.
RS Deputy Chairman says Sachin, Rekha have not violated Constitution by not attending parliament  Aug 8, 3:02 pm
New Delhi, Aug.8 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien on Friday said that cricketer Sachijn Tendulkar and veteran actress Rekha Ganesan have not violated the Constitution by not attending the proceedings in the Upper House regularly.
Uproar in Rajya Sabha over UPSC issue leads to 15 minutes of adjournment  Aug 7, 2:04 pm
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha today witnessed uproar over the issue of the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations.
Janeshwar Mishra Park inauguration brings Mulayam, Amar Singh together  Aug 5, 1:10 pm
Lucknow, Aug 5 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav shared the same stage with Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh during the inauguration of 367-acre Janeshwar Mishra Park here today.
Congress leaders want government to give proper solution for CSAT  Aug 5, 12:58 pm
New Delhi, Aug.5 (ANI): The Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and former Commerce Minister Anand Sharma and Congress Party leader Manish Tewari said on Tuesday that the government needs to come out with a proper solution to the issue of CSAT.
UPSC CSAT row rocks Rajya Sabha again  Aug 5, 12:36 pm
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed an uproar over the issue of the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations.
Govt., opposition parties discuss Insurance Bill, agree to hold another meeting (Update:- Insurance Bill  Aug 4, 2:52 pm
New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): The government and leaders of parties opposing the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2008 and other parties in the Rajya Sabha today held a meeting to share each other's concerns in the matter.
Jogen Chowdhary to be the first artist in-residence in Rashtrapati Bhavan  Aug 4, 2:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Well-known painter and Rajya Sabha member Jogen Chowdhury has been invited to be the inaugural artist to stay at Rashtrapati Bhavan under its 'In-Residence Scheme for Writers and Artists'.
Frustrated Ansari says members holding Rajya Sabha to ransom  Aug 4, 11:40 am
New Delhi, Aug.4 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Chairman Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Monday expressed his frustration and dismay over the behavior of the members of the House, charging them with holding the proceedings to ransom.
Govt. plans to table insurance bill in Parliament on Monday, opposition for select committee vetting  Aug 2, 11:32 am
New Delhi, Aug.2 (ANI): The NDA Government plans to table the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, even as several opposition parties have indicated that they will move a motion in the Upper House of the Parliament to refer the Bill to a Select Committee.
Uproar in Rajya Sabha over UPSC CSAT row  Aug 1, 1:25 pm
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Friday witnessed an uproar over the issue of the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations.