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Finance Bill 2014-15 passed in Lok Sabha  Jul 25, 4:26 pm
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): The Lok Sabha passed the Finance Bill 2014-15 here on Friday. The bill was passed by a voice vote and will now go to Rajya Sabha for approval.
Uproar in Rajya Sabha over UPSC row  Jul 25, 1:14 pm
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha witnessed an uproar over the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) language row on Friday.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon following Justice Markandey Katju's allegations  Jul 21, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 12 noon on Monday after ruckus was created over former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju's allegations of corruption in judiciary during the UPA rule.
Rajya Sabha to discuss Gaza violence today  Jul 21, 9:08 am
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha today will have a short-duration discussion on violence in Gaza, where hundreds of people having lost their lives.
Javadekar peeved over opposition stalling RS proceedings on Gaza issue  Jul 18, 2:17 pm
New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed his displeasure over the manner in which the opposition is stalling proceedings in the Rajya Sabha over the Indian Government not inclined to give a response on the Gaza issue.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.p.m over Gaza crisis  Jul 17, 1:27 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 p.m. over the procedural wrangle on whether to take up for discussion the ongoing violence in Gaza or not.
Government outlines measures to tackle trade deficit with China  Jul 16, 9:44 pm
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): With a view to reducing trade deficit with China, efforts are being made to diversify the trade basket with emphasis on manufactured goods said the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.
Israel-Palestine row force Rajya Sabha adjournment for the day  Jul 16, 7:49 pm
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): In the Rajya Sabha today, the Opposition parties stalled the proceedings over the procedural wrangle whether to take up or not a short duration discussion on violence in the Gaza and West Bank area of Palestine.
TRAI Amendment Bill passed in Rajya Sabha  Jul 15, 6:35 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Amendment Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon after uproar over Vaidik-Hafiz Saeed meet  Jul 15, 11:59 am
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Veteran journalist and political analyst Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore almost a fortnight ago continued to rock proceedings in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, and forced Chairman and Vice President Hamid Ansari to adjourn till noon.
Rajya Sabha adjourned twice over journalist meeting Hafiz Saeed  Jul 14, 2:01 pm
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): The opposition Congress Party on Monday created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over Baba Ramdev's close aide Ved Pratap Vaidak meeting with 26/11 terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.
Govt. plans fresh investment in BSNL, MTNL: Ravi Shankar Prasad in Rajya Sabha  Jul 12, 12:10 pm
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology (IT) Ravi Shankar Prasad has told the Rajya Sabha that the government plans to invest Rs.39758 crores for the restoration of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) over the next five years.
Mayawati says discussion on inflation should be prioritized in Rajya Sabha  Jul 7, 2:43 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati told media here on Monday that the party has proposed that the issue of inflation should be taken up on priority in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament.
Nirmala Sitharaman files nomination for Rajya Sabha polls   Jun 21, 5:59 pm
Hyderabad, June 21 (ANI): Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman filed nomination from Hyderabad for the Rajya Sabha polls on Saturday.
Paswan derides Nitish, Lalu for joining hands in Rajya Sabha bypolls  Jun 20, 9:41 am
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Ram Vilas Paswan came out strongly against rivals Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav for joining hands in the Rajya Sabha by-polls.
Lalu hails BJP defeat in Bihar's Rajya Sabha election  Jun 19, 9:09 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday expressed happiness over defeat of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar's Rajya Sabha election.
Nirmala Sitharaman to be BJP Rajya Sabha candidate from Andhra  Jun 19, 5:28 pm
Hyderabad, June 19 (ANI): Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha candidate from Andhra Pradesh.
Nitish Kumar welcomes RJD chief's support in Rajya Sabha bye-elections  Jun 18, 10:09 pm
Patna, June 18 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Wednesday welcomed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav extending support to Janata Dal United (JD-U) candidates in the Rajya Sabha bye elections in the state.
RJD to back JD-U in Rajya Sabha bye-polls: Lalu Prasad Yadav  Jun 18, 6:48 pm
Patna, June 18 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, on Wednesday declared his party's support to the Janata Dal United (JD-U) candidates who are in the fray for the Rajya Sabha bye-elections.
Congress MP Husain Dalwai pitches for Muslim reservation  Jun 16, 5:10 pm
Mumbai, June 16 (ANI): Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Husain Dalwai on Monday pitched for reservations for Muslims after he and his delegation had met Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.
BJP question Nitish's warm up call to Lalu  Jun 15, 9:15 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday questioned former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's move to seek support of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav for the Janata Dal-United candidates contesting for the Rajya Sabha seats in the state.
Nitish calls on Lalu, seeks support for JD-U candidates for RS polls  Jun 14, 2:31 pm
Patna, June 14 (ANI): Former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday called on Rashtriya Janata Party (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to seek his support for Janata Dal-United candidates contesting for seats in the Rajya Sabha polls in the state.
CBI raids residence of two Rajya Sabha MPs charged in LTC scam  Jun 13, 1:09 pm
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the residence of two Rajya Sabha members of the Parliament (MP) out of the six charged for forgery in Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam.
CBI registers cases against six Rajya Sabha MPs in LTC scam  Jun 13, 12:28 pm
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday registered cases against six serving and former Rajya Sabha Members of Parliament (MPs) for cheating and forgery in a Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam.
Opposition ridicules Goa MLAs FIFA World Cup 'junket'  Jun 12, 5:38 pm
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Congress leader Rashid Alvi has criticized the Goa Government's decision to send six MLAs on a "junket" to Brazil to attend the FIFA World Cup. "It is very shocking, as it was only yesterday, when Narendra Modi was talking about poor people in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha and promised to provide them with urinals, cemented houses, and water and electricity. But today, his own party's MLAs are spending 89 lakhs to visit Brazil", said Alvi. Alvi's comments came after Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar reportedly approved a Rs.89 lakh junket for six of his MLAs, including three ministers, to attend the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The ministers who are reportedly going to attend the FIFA World Cup in Brazil are Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida, Velim MLA Benjamin Silva, Aldona MLA Glen Ticlo, Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar, Fisheries Minister Avertano Furtado, and Power Minister Milind Naik.