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BJP's association with D.P Yadav exposes its preference: Congress  Oct 1, 4:09 pm
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): Claiming that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has the most number of Members of Parliament (MP) facing criminal charges, Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and Congress leader Anand Sharma on Wednesday pointed out that the BJP's association with D.P Yadav only reveals what the party stands for and its preferences.
Sanjay Singh condoles policeman's death in Amethi clash  Sep 15, 3:53 pm
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Sept. 15 (ANI): Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Monday condoled the demise of a policeman, who was killed in Amethi yesterday during the clash between his supporters and those of his son.
Amethi clash: 18 arrested, one media person injured(Update)  Sep 14, 6:13 pm
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Sept. 14 (ANI): The District Magistrate of Amethi Jagatraj Tripathi, on Sunday informed that 18 people have been arrested so far following the clash between supporters Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh and his son Anant Vikram Singh.
Policeman killed in clash between supporters of father-son duo in Amethi  Sep 14, 3:21 pm
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Sept. 14 (ANI): One policeman was killed as supporters of Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh and his son Anant Vikram Singh clashed in Amethi on Sunday.
Dilip Tirkey made new BJD parliamentary party leader after Kalpataru Das resigns  Sep 12, 1:31 pm
New Delhi, Sept.12 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Dilip Tirkey has been appointed as parliamentary party leader in the Rajya Sabha after former Odisha minister Kalpataru Das resigned from that position.
Ghulam Nabi Azad praises PM Modi for offering support to PoK  Sep 8, 9:27 pm
New Delhi, Sep 8, (ANI): Senior Congress leader and the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for offering support to Pakistan for the flood-affetced parts of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). He said, "I am happy that our Prime Minister has shown statesmanship by offering support to PoK."
Lawyer K T S Tulsi welcomes SC verdict on tainted ministers  Aug 27, 2:13 pm
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Senior lawyer and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament K T S Tulsi today welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to disqualify ministers with criminal backgrounds and for saying that it was the prerogative of the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers to do so.
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.