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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.
RS to pass resolution against Justice Katju's comment on Mahatma Gandhi  Mar 11, 12:30 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 11 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday is likely to pass a resolution against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's claim that Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was a British agent who did great harm to India.
Coal scam: KTS Tulsi expresses 'surprise' at Manmohan summons  Mar 11, 12:03 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 11 (ANI): Supreme Court advocate and Rajya Sabha MP KTS Tulsi on Wednesday expressed 'surprise' over the summons issued to former prime minister Manmohan Singh in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam, opining that there was no evidence against the economist for the same.
RS adjourned till noon following uproar over Alam's release  Mar 9, 12:09 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till noon on Monday, following an uproar in the Upper House over the recent release of separatist leader Masrat Alam.
Broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary 'can't harm nation's pride': Javed Akhtar  Mar 5, 2:48 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 5 (ANI): Renowned lyricist and Rajya Sabha lawmaker Javed Akhtar on Thursday said a fair trial is given to every convict and added that the broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary cannot harm the nation's pride.
'Have taken all steps to stop telecast of Nirbhaya documentary': Rajnath Singh  Mar 4, 7:51 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that he will take all steps necessary to stop the telecast of the documentary made on the 'Nirbhaya' gang-rape case, assuring that the government will institute an inquiry for the same.
Women RS MPs corner Deputy Chairman Kurien, demand action over Dec.16 gang-rape convict's interview  Mar 4, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, Mar.4 (ANI): Women Members of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from Opposition parties entered the well of the Upper House on Wednesday and forced a brief adjournment of 15-minutes over their demand for action over December 16 gang-rape convict being allowed to give an outrageous interview from inside Tihar Jail here.
RS erupts over Mukesh Singh interview, Home Minister assures probe  Mar 4, 12:50 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 4 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed huge uproar over the BBC interview of December 16 gang rape convict Mukesh Singh, prompting Home Minister Rajnath Singh to commit to a proper investigation of the same.
Real fight in 'self-centered' AAP is about RS seats: BJP  Mar 4, 12:12 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prabhat Jha on Wednesday alleged that the real fight in the 'self-centered' Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was over Rajya Sabha seats.
Opposition wants to attack, not listen: Naidu  Mar 3, 9:10 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 3 (ANI): Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday accused the opposition of 'attacking, not listening' to proceedings in the House after the Rajya Sabha adopted an Opposition amendment.
'Stifling of opposition led to passing of amendment': Yechury  Mar 3, 7:46 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 3 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said that the way opposition was stifled and denied chance to seek clarification on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reply in the Rajya Sabha had led to the passing of the amendment in the Upper House.
PM Modi defends amended Land Acquisition Bill, says land needs to be acquired for economic activity  Mar 3, 5:35 pm
New Delhi, Mar.3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi,replying in the Rajya Sabha to a Motion of Thanks to President Pranab Mukherjee's speech to ajoint session of Parliament, defended his government's amended Land Acquisition Bill (Ordinance) by saying that land had to be acquired to give a boost to national economic activity.
PDP has no right to demand Afzal Guru's mortal remains: Javed Akhtar  Mar 3, 12:03 pm
New Delhi, Mar.3 (ANI): Renowned lyricist and Rajya Sabha lawmaker Javed Akhtar on Tuesday said that the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has no right to demand the mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru adding that only the parents of the latter had the right to do so.
By-polls for three Rajya Sabha seats to be held next month  Feb 28, 9:25 am
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): By polls for three Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra, West Bengal and Uttarakhand will be held on March 20.
Rajya Sabha adjourned over Bhagwat's Mother Teresa statement  Feb 26, 12:56 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for 15 minutes on Thursday following protests over Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's comments on Mother Teresa.
Ahmed Patel questions Govt. response to swine flu  Feb 25, 4:54 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 25 (ANI): Unsatisfied with Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda's assurance in the Rajya Sabha on the swine flu cases, Congress MP Ahmed Patel on Wednesday asked if the BJP-led government at the Centre had planned any study to accurately estimate the number of cases and death reported so far.
Govt within its rights to take Ordinance route: Jaitely  Feb 24, 12:16 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the government was well within its rights to take the Ordinance route amidst an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over the Land Acquisition Bill.