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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

Rajya sabha

Dec 19, 2019 18:06
In the video, Singh, then Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, is speaking in the Upper House on December 18, 2003, during a discussion on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2003. read more
Dec 19, 2019 09:46
The discussion at the meeting called by Birla also assumes importance in the wake of the Supreme Court’s observations about the role of the Speaker. read more
Dec 17, 2019 10:50
The former president argued that the last enhancement of the size of the Lok Sabha took place in 1977, almost half a century ago. That too, on the basis of 1971 census. read more
Dec 16, 2019 18:43
A finance minister of an opposition-ruled state said the compensation wasn’t good enough. “It is not an act of charity. States have to be compensated and Centre must honour its commitment,” the state finance minister said. read more
Dec 15, 2019 23:50
For, Naidu was keen to ensure that the historic 250th session of the Upper House fully utilised its allotted time — a rare feat as the House, too, often faces disruptions. read more
Dec 14, 2019 23:28
Splinter groups to meet likeminded, disgruntled Akali leaders to restore lost glory of party read more
Dec 14, 2019 21:38
The US government has not endorsed a call issued last week by an autonomous body — the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) — for sanctioning Indian leadership responsible for the legislation, if it was also passed in the Rajya Sabha.... read more
Dec 14, 2019 19:00
The Shiv Sena’s criticism comes just two days after Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assured the Rajya Sabha that the Centre will honour its commitment over payment of GST compensation to states. The minister, however, did not specify by when... read more
Dec 14, 2019 18:07
Those who make and enforce the law must understand it, not just in letter but also in spirit. By their foolish outbursts, Bachchan, Reddy, Mayawati, Yadav and Lobo have not only embarrassed themselves but worried their countrymen read more
Dec 13, 2019 23:35
The session (it was also the historic 250th one of the Rajya Sabha), set new records and discussed raging issues including the economic situation, air pollution and data privacy. The Lok Sabha, for the first time since 1972, got all 20 questions orally... read more
Dec 13, 2019 12:53
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s youth wing staged a protest against citizenship law in the busy Saidapet area of the Tamil Nadu capital in the morning leading to a traffic jam in the area. read more
Dec 13, 2019 12:01
The session, coinciding with the historic 250th session of the Rajya Sabha, also saw the Lok Sabha working overtime. read more
Dec 13, 2019 11:48
Rahul Gandhi had launched a scathing attack on Narendra Modi over the rising crimes against women across the country as he raised the rape of a girl by Kuldeep Sengar, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s former legislator in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao. read more
Dec 13, 2019 10:13
While Amit Shah was a long-time minister in the Gujarat government, he entered Parliament via the Rajya Sabha only in the final lap of Modi’s first term in 2017. BJP leaders often acknowledge that there were only two gaps in the home minister’s political... read more