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Vijay Mallya resigns as Rajya Sabha MP  May 2, 7:45 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Independent MP and liquor baron Vijay Mallya, whose passport has been revoked by the government, on Monday resigned as Rajya Sabha MP.
BJP moves privilege motion against Azad  May 2, 3:31 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday moved a privilege motion against leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad over his remark that there was a deal between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi to fix Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
TMC MP cries foul, says 'differential treatment' meted out in RS  May 2, 2:25 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Alleging a nexus between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress over the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy on Monday expressed disappointment over Rajya Sabha chairman Mohammed Hamid Ansari's decision to ask him to leave the Upper House and said 'differential treatment' was meted out to him.
TMC MP asked to leave RS; Congress calls for restraint  May 2, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): With Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari asking Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy to leave the Upper House for the day, Congress MP and former union minister Renuka Chowdhury on Monday asked the lawmakers to maintain restraint so that such a situation does not arise in the future.
AgustaWestland scam: TMC demands discussion on immediate basis  May 2, 1:24 pm
New Delhi, May. 2 (ANI): Asserting that the Congress and the Left are already cornered in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) national spokesperson Derek O' Brien on Monday said his party does not have to give a Rajya Sabha notice to corner them on AgustaWestland chopper scam.
AgustaWestland row: TMC gives notice in Rajya Sabha  May 2, 8:54 am
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday gave a notice in the Rajya Sabha for suspension of all business to pave way for immediate discussion on the alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam.
Swamy seeks Azad's apology; Cong dares govt. to prove charges  Apr 29, 7:06 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Seeking an apology from Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad for speaking a blatant lie that they had blacklisted Finmeccanica, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy on Friday demanded either the leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha tender an apology or the breach of privilege committee passes a censure with some punishment on him.
Jaitley justifies levy on gold imports  Apr 29, 2:10 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Calling attention motion in Rajya Sabha with the government ruling out rollback of one percent excise duty on gold jewellery levied in the Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that gold cannot remain out of the tax net when goods used by the common people are being taxed.
Constitution (Schedule Caste) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in Parliament  Apr 28, 10:46 pm
New Delhi, Apr.28 (ANI): The Parliament has passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 with Rajya Sabha approving it on Thursday.
Raj Babbar gives calling attention notice on jewellery excise duty issue  Apr 28, 10:04 am
New Delhi, Apr.28 (ANI): Congress leader Raj Babbar on Thursday gave a calling attention notice in Rajya Sabha on the issue of central excise duty on gold jewellery.
AgustaWestland deal: Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon  Apr 27, 11:58 am
New Delhi, Apr.27 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 12 noon following ruckus over the AgustaWestland deal.
'Cornered' Congress, must support me on AgustaWestland probe: Swamy  Apr 27, 10:58 am
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy, who is set to corner the Congress Party over the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal in the Parliament, on Wednesday, urged the grand-old party to support the probe.
R.S. adjourned for second consecutive day on Uttarakhand, JNU issues  Apr 26, 3:40 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): With the main opposition the Congress party demanding a discussion on the issue of imposition of President's Rule in Uttarakhand, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed repeated adjournments in pre-lunch session.
Congress blasts 'soft' BJP for surrendering before Pak  Apr 26, 2:21 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): Former union minister and leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday accused the ruling BJP of retracting from its earlier stand on Pakistan and alleged that the latest political development between the two Asian neighbours is a clear indication that there has been a toned down approach on part of the ruling dispensation.
U'khand issue: RS set to witness Congress, BJP spar  Apr 26, 9:32 am
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha is all set to witness stormy proceedings on the second day of the second part of the Budget Session on Tuesday, as the Congress is geared up to corner the government on the Uttarakhand President's rule issue.
RS Ethics Committee gives Mallya time before expulsion  Apr 25, 6:22 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): The Ethics Committee of Rajya Sabha on Monday confirmed that liquor baron Vijay Mallya will be removed as a member of parliament, but has given the business tycoon a week to show cause as to why he should not be expelled from the Upper House.
RS adjourned till 2 p.m. amid uproar over Uttarakhand crisis  Apr 25, 1:03 pm
New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): Amid continuing uproar in the Parliament over the political crisis in Uttarakhand, proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for a second time till 2 p.m. today.
LTC scam: JD (U) suspends Anil Sahni from its Parliamentary Board  Apr 24, 7:54 pm
New Delhi, Apr24 (ANI): The Janata Dal (United) on Sunday suspended its Rajya Sabha MP Anil Sahni from its parliamentary board over his alleged role in the Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam, after his reply to a show cause notice failed to satisfy the party leadership.
Congress hints at bringing resolution condemning President's Rule in Uttarakhand  Apr 24, 7:28 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): Expressing disappointment over the Centre's stand on the political turmoil in Uttarakhand, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has on the eve of the Budget Session said that the Congress Party may bring a resolution condemning the move of the ruling dispensation.
Congress will not stall house but oppose govt.: Ghulam Nabi Azad  Apr 24, 7:14 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): On the eve of the Budget Session, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has said the Congress Party will not disrupt the proceedings in Parliament but oppose the government.
Congress will not support GST Bill in Parliament: Ghulam Nabi Azad  Apr 24, 7:14 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): On the eve of the Budget Session, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that the Congress Party would not support the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Parliament.
Navjot Kaur rejects RS nomination intends to keep Sidhu away from AAP  Apr 23, 3:47 pm
Amritsar, Apr. 23 (ANI): Dismissing reports that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had nominated Navjot Singh Sidhu for the Rajya Sabha because of his reported threat to join the Aam Aadmi Party, his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Saturday said if her husband wanted to join the AAP, he would have done so and nobody could have stopped him.
Anand Sharma, Ghulam Nabi give notices on Uttarakhand issue in RS  Apr 23, 11:24 am
New Delhi, Apr.23 (ANI): Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma have given separate notices (Suspension of Business) in the Rajya Sabha to discuss the Uttarakhand issue.
Swamy, Sidhu, Mary Kom nominated for Rajya Sabha berths  Apr 22, 8:00 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, Olympics medal-winning boxer Mary Kom, former MP and cricket commentator Navjot Singh Sidhu, journalist Swapan Dasgupta, Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi, economist Narendra Jadhav have been nominated by the Prime Minister's Office for the Rajya Sabha membership.
'Protesting' Vijay Goel fined for violating Odd-Even rule  Apr 18, 11:19 am
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Continuing his tirade against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government, BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel on Tuesday violated the Odd-Even scheme as a mark of protest following which he was penalised by the traffic police.