Rajya Sabha

Suspended RS MPs end dramatic sit-in after opposition decides to boycott House

New Delhi: With the opposition deciding to boycott the remaining session of the Rajya ..

Agricultural bill
New farm bills will corporatize agricultural sector, say Left MPs
NDA candidate Harivansh re-elected Deputy Chair of Rajya Sabha
RS Secretariat preparing for Monsoon Session amid corona pandemic (Ld)
RS Secretariat preparing for Monsoon Session amid corona pandemic

Both Houses of Parliament adjourned sine die on Monday after passage of Finance Bill: Sources

New Delhi: Both Houses of Parliament will be adjourned sine die on Monday after passage of the Finance Bill, sources said on Monday ..

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Here's why BJP can't have Rajya Sabha majority in 2020

New Delhi: Getting the majority in the Rajya Sabha has been like the elusive holy grail for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ..

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Nirmala Sitharaman's reply in Rajya Sabha, BJP MPs doze off

New Delhi: While Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was denying that there is a slowdown in the economy in Parliament, her BJP colleagues ..

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Growth slow but no recession: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Even though the gross domestic product (GDP) growth might have slowed, the country had not entered a recessionary phase, ..

Amit Shah

Not a single person killed in police firing in J&K: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Asserting that normalcy has returned in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday in the Rajya ..

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Distinction must between checking and clogging: Modi in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: With disruptions in Rajya Sabha in the past hindering passage of crucial legislations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday ..

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RS passes 31 bills in 35 sittings, clocks 105% productivity

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha passed 31 bills in the budget session that ended on Wednesday as against 33 bills during the last five sessions, ..


Rajya Sabha approves resolution on Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a resolution abrogating Article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir and a bill to bifurcate the state ..

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RTI amendment bill passes Rajya Sabha hurdle amid protests from opposition

New Delhi: The controversial RTI amendment bill passed the Rajya Sabha hurdle on Thursday after sharp exchanges between members of ..


BJP, allies may get majority in Rajya Sabha next year

New Delhi: After its overwhelming success in the Lok Sabha, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is expected to get a majority ..


KC(M) to field Jose K Mani for Rajya Sabha polls

Kottayam: Kerala Congress (M) on Friday decided to field its Jose K Mani as the candidate of the Congress-led UDF for the Rajya Sabha ..


Real beneficiary is BJP; Congress moving to ruin: V M Sudheeran

Thiruvananthapuram: Former KPCC president and veteran leader V. M. Sudheeran walked out of the UDF meeting in which Kerala Congress ..

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Chandy acted as master brain, misled High Command

Delhi: In connection with giving the vacant Rajya Sabha seat to Kerala Congress (M), P. J. Kurien MP has lashed out at AICC general ..

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Elamaram Kareem is RS candidate for CPI(M)

Kozhikode: Elamaram Kareem will compete to the seat in Rajya Sabha representing CPI(M). He is former central committee member, senior ..

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Election to three RS seats from Kerala on June 21

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday announced biennial election to Rajya Sabha for three seats from Kerala will be held ..


RS seat goes to ‘host’ not to ‘guest’ - Adv. Jayashankar ridicules BDJS

Kochi: Adv. Jayashankar has come up with a new question to the BDJS through a Facebook post. He asked what is BDJS going to do as the ..


Mayawati threatens to resign from Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday threatened to resign from the Rajya Sabha after she was not allowed ..

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Internships in Rajya Sabha Television

Kozhikode: Rajya Sabha Television (RSTV) has invited applications from professionals interested in pursuing a career in television ..


Central varsities losing autonomy: RS member

New Delhi: Country's central universities are "losing" their autonomy and they have to fight a battle to defend it, a ..


Modi attacks Manmohan, Congress hits right back

New Delhi: Congress was on Wednesday livid at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stinging attack on his predecessor Manmohan Singh ..

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Oppn seeks apology from PM for his remarks on blackmoney

New Delhi: A united Opposition today sought an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling them "supporters of blackmoney, ..

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Rajya Sabha passes GST bill

New Delhi: With main opposition Congress and most other parties on board, Rajya Sabha tonight passed a bill to amend the Constitution ..


AIADMK opposes NEET, other parties support

New Delhi: The AIADMK today opposed in Rajya Sabha the government move to put in place a single examination for medical and dental ..


Was asked to stay away from Punjab: Sidhu on quitting RS

New DelhiL: Cricketer-turned-BJP politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday said he relinquished his Rajya Sabha membership as he was ..


Regional centre for Biotechnology gets Par nod

New Delhi: On the first day of the Monsoon session, Rajya Sabha passed a bill providing for setting up a regional centre for Biotechnology, ..

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BJP sweeps all 4 RS seats in Rajasthan, Cong-backed nominee loses

Jaipur: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and BJP Vice President O P Mathur and two other party nominees were today elected to Rajya ..


Rajya Sabha condoles member's death, adjourns

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Thursday condoled the death of sitting member Praveen Rashtrapal and was adjourned for the day. Rashtrapal ..

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Rajya Sabha Chairman accepts Mallya's fresh resignation

New Delhi: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya's tenure in the Rajya Sabha came to an end on Wednesday with Chairman Hamid Ansari accepting ..


Trinamool, CPM members clash in Rajya Sabha over sting

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed acrimonious scenes during the zero hour over a sting operation in West Bengal as ..

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Antony, Veerendrakumar, Somaprasad set to be elected to RS

Thiruvananthapuram: A K Antony, M P Veerendrakumar, and K Somaprasad are set to be elected to the Rajya Sabha. As no other nominations ..


PM Modi to reply on motion of thanks in Rajya Sabha today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will address the Rajya Sabha to reply on the motion of thanks to President Pranab ..

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UDF's Rajya Sabha seats for Congress, JD(U)

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress and the JD(U) will contest to the Rajya Sabha in the two seats of the UDF, said Chief Minister Oommen ..

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Rajya Sabha disrupted over Rohith Vemula's suicide

New Delhi: The suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula of Hyderabad University created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, ..


Rajya Sabha repeatedly disrupted over National Herald case

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was again disrupted over the National Herald case on Thursday, losing proceedings of the pre-lunch session ..