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Congress Rajya Sabha member KVP Ramachandra Rao writes to Jaitley seeking probe into LIC irregularities

Congress Rajya Sabha member KVP Ramachandra Rao has written a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking an inquiry into the irregularities in LIC (wages paid in dummy names to temporary workers

published on : 22nd January 2018

Andhra Pradesh: Congress Rajya Sabha member KVP Ramachandra Rao seeks extension of Gowthami Express

 Congress Rajya Sabha member KVP Ramachandra Rao has written a letter to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal requesting extension of the route of Gowthami Express to benefit those living

published on : 20th January 2018

With three vacancies in April, speculation on Odisha Rajya Sabha candidates starts

As the BJD is sure to win all the three seats with a strength of 117 in the assembly of 147 members, the number of aspirants has already swelled in the ruling party.

published on : 10th January 2018

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh

The seat fell vacant following the resignation of Manohar Parrikar, who quit as defence minister after becoming the Goa chief minister.

published on : 8th January 2018

Three AAP candidates elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Aam Aadmi Party candidates Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta and ND Gupta were on Monday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Delhi.

published on : 8th January 2018

ND Gupta's Rajya Sabha candidature approved: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party's Rajya Sabha candidate N. D. Gupta's candidature has been approved, quashing Congress complaints, AAP said today.  

published on : 8th January 2018

Congress seeks rejection of Rajya Sabha nominee, AAP calls objections frivolous

AAP leader Raghav Chadha dismissed the objection, saying Gupta had resigned from the post of trustee of the NPS on December 29, 2017.

published on : 6th January 2018

'No begging' to 'no cross talking': A look at Venkaiah Naidu's first full session as Chairman

New Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu, saw a few firsts as part of reforms he brought in the proceedings in the upper House.

published on : 6th January 2018

Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu sends privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha speaker

BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Bhupinder Yadav had given the privilege notice against Congress President Gandhi over a tweet put out by him.

published on : 6th January 2018

Delhi Congress president Maken seeks rejection of nomination of AAP's Rajya Sabha candidate Gupta

In his objection filed with the retuning officer, Maken claimed that Gupta is "currently holding the office of a Trustee of the National Pension System Trust. He was appointed on March 30".

published on : 6th January 2018

Rajya Sabha bids farewell to three veterans

The Rajya Sabha on Friday bid farewell to three veteran members and senior Congress leaders — Dr Karan Singh, Janardan Dwivedi and Parvez Hashmi — who will retire later this month.

published on : 6th January 2018

Both Houses adjourn with no consensus on Triple Talaq Bill; Budget session from January 29

The Budget Session of the Parliament will start on January 29 and the Union Budget will be presented on February 1, government said as the winter session concluded on Friday.

published on : 6th January 2018

Rajya Sabha winter session adjourned sine die; discomforting that House lost 34 hours of working time, says Chairman Venkaiah Naidu

In its 13 sittings, the House passed nine government bills, 19 private members bills were introduced and debated employment generation and air pollution in Delhi.

published on : 5th January 2018

Maharashtra caste clash: Opposition wants inquiry by sitting Supreme Court judge

Expressing concern over increasing atrocities on Dalits, Opposition members in the Rajya Sabha called for a judicial inquiry by a sitting Supreme Court judge.

published on : 5th January 2018

Standoff in Rajya Sabha set to push Triple Talaq bill to Budget session

While the Opposition wants theTriple Talaq bill sent to a Select Committee for vetting, the government may want to give it another shot and push for discussion, later this month.

published on : 5th January 2018
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