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New Rajya Sabha members nominated to different committees

New Rajya Sabha members nominated to different committees

🕔07:36, 24.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 24  A day after administering the oath to 45 of the 61 newly- elected members of Rajya Sabha, Vice President and the house’s Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday nominated the new members to different Parliamentary Standing Committees.

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Around 45 of 61 newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs to take oath

Around 45 of 61 newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs to take oath

🕔11:40, 22.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 22  Around 45 of the 61 newly-elected members of the Rajya Sabha will take oath on Wednesday, including former Prime Minister H.D. Devegowda, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, and BJP’s Bhuvaneshwar Kalita. Around 45

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Soft copies, 6 feet distance, sanitisers: New rules for Parl panel meets

Soft copies, 6 feet distance, sanitisers: New rules for Parl panel meets

🕔06:43, 4.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 4 In a significant decision, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has said that Parliamentary panel meetings can start, but with members maintaining a distance of 6 feet from each other. This relaxation comes after Unlock 2.0 kicked in on

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Scindia, Digvijaya to sit across benches in Rajya Sabha

Scindia, Digvijaya to sit across benches in Rajya Sabha

🕔07:23, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  As the poll results for the 19 Rajya Sabha seats are declared, the BJP is set to gain in the Upper House and Congress could lose its strength in the house, but the interesting election is

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24 RS seats to go to polls on June 19

24 RS seats to go to polls on June 19

🕔07:15, 2.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 2  After the Election Commission decided to hold the pending Rajya Sabha polls, which were deferred in March to June 19, the poll panel announced on Monday that it will also hold Rajya Sabha polls for six

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Rajya Sabha passes Indian medicine, homoeopathy Bills

Rajya Sabha passes Indian medicine, homoeopathy Bills

🕔20:05, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18  The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed by voice vote the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, and the National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, paving the way for setting up of two panels with the

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List of Business in Rajya Sabha on Monday

List of Business in Rajya Sabha on Monday

🕔11:06, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 10  Several ministers will lay papers on the table in the Rajya Sabha concerning their departments. Among them include Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, Minister of Youth Affairs

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GST compensation due for all states, not just for some: FM

GST compensation due for all states, not just for some: FM

🕔12:17, 13.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 13  Not only opposition-ruled states but other states also have not been paid GST compensation for the last four months since August this year. Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman admitted the delay but

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Centre to introduce Aircraft (Amendment) Bill

Centre to introduce Aircraft (Amendment) Bill

🕔11:16, 12.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 12  The Centre will introduce an Amendment Bill in Parliament which will enhance the maximum fine limit on regulatory and other lapses found in aircraft operations. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to introduce the

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Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Bill, Sena abstains

Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Bill, Sena abstains

🕔05:25, 12.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 12  The Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 (CAB) on Wednesday with 125 members voting for and 105 against the Bill. Earlier the demand for referring the Bill to the Select Committee was negated. The

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PM Modi lauds Shah after LS passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

PM Modi lauds Shah after LS passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

🕔06:22, 10.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 10  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed delight over the passage of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Lok Sabha and lauded Home Minister Amit Shah’s efforts in the same. Taking to Twitter, PM

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Parliament’s winter session likely to be held Nov 18-Dec 13

Parliament’s winter session likely to be held Nov 18-Dec 13

🕔07:38, 17.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 17  The winter session of Parliament is likely to be held from November 18 to December 13. A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA), headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, was held on Wednesday

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LS passes Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges

LS passes Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges

🕔07:08, 6.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 6  The Lok Sabha on Monday passed, by voice vote, a bill to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from 30 to 33 in view of nearly 60,000 pending cases in the apex court. The Supreme

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Parliament passes Code on Wages bill to ensure minimum wage

Parliament passes Code on Wages bill to ensure minimum wage

🕔07:41, 3.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 3  The Rajya Sabha on Friday passed the Code on Wages Bill, 2019 which subsumes some British-era labour laws into one code and enables the Centre to fix minimum wages that would benefit almost 500 million workers.

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RS passes UAPA bill to tag individuals as terrorists

RS passes UAPA bill to tag individuals as terrorists

🕔16:10, 2.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A Bill amending the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, which allows the government to tag an individual as terrorist, was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Friday with a move by opposition parties to send it

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Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha

🕔19:07, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31 Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari tabled the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. He said the Bill had provisions for prevention of road accidents and stringent penalty for traffic rule

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RS passes Bill to bring clarity to bankruptcy law

RS passes Bill to bring clarity to bankruptcy law

🕔22:26, 29.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 29  The Rajya Sabha on Monday cleared a bill providing greater clarity to bankruptcy law and timely resolution of the cases. Replying to a debate on the amendment in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), Union Finance Minister

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MPs in Rajya Sabha want discussion on inter-linking of rivers

MPs in Rajya Sabha want discussion on inter-linking of rivers

🕔15:31, 15.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 15  Amid the intensifying water crisis in the country, MPs in the Rajya Sabha during “zero hour” on Monday raised the issue of inter-linking of rivers to deal with the disparities in availability of water. BJP MP

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NDA to strengthen position in Rajya Sabha

NDA to strengthen position in Rajya Sabha

🕔10:47, 1.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 1  The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will strengthen its position in the Rajya Sabha with the addition of four more members later this week. This will be following the inclusion of four Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and

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Ram Vilas Paswan elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Ram Vilas Paswan elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

🕔18:52, 28.Jun 2019

Patna, June 28  Union Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution and Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) president, Ram Vilas Paswan, was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar on Friday, an official said. Paswan was declared elected after

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