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I feel sad, hurt and helpless: Mary Kom on growing rape cases in India

After the 2012 Nirbhaya case, the Kathua and Unnao rape cases have shook the nation, triggering widespread outrage.

published on : 17th April 2018

Rajya Sabha member KVP Ramachandra seeks action against Andhra Pradesh cops for protocol violation

Rajya Sabha member KVP Ramachandra Rao wrote a letter to Chief Secretary Dinesh Kumar requesting him to initiate appropriate action against the erring officials for violation of protocol.

published on : 15th April 2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to take oath for fresh Rajya Sabha term tomorrow 

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is undergoing treatment for kidney ailment, will take oath tomorrow for his new six years term in the Rajya Sabha.

published on : 14th April 2018

Sad commentary on functioning of India's parliamentary democracy: Venkaiah Naidu on Rajya Sabha disruptions 

Vice President lamented the repeated disruptions in the House during the second part of the Budget Session and said Parliament is for addressing people's concerns.

published on : 10th April 2018

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh writes to Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu, urges for special Parliament session in May-June

Ramesh said the special session would send a 'different signal' and help retrieve the 'lost prestige' of Parliament due to the complete washout of the Budget Session.

published on : 7th April 2018

Rajya Sabha deputy Chairman Kurien regrets failing to pass anti-corruption bill

Kurien came under attack from BJP over failing to get Prevention of Corruption Amendment Bill passed by voice vote in the house.

published on : 7th April 2018

Don't make Rajya Sabha clog in wheel of progress, Venkaiah Naidu to MPs

While it sat for 44 hours, the Upper House lost over 121 hours. Of the 419 starred questions listed, only five were replied to orally by the concerned ministers in the House.

published on : 6th April 2018

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die on the last day of Budget Session; 250 hours wasted by disruptions

The last day of the session was also marred by protests by AIADMK and Congress over setting up of the Cauvery management board as well as by TDP demanding special status for AP.

published on : 6th April 2018

Andhra Pradesh: TDP MPs dig in heels, thrown out of Rajya Sabha; Parliament member faints

With Friday being the last day of the budget session, high drama prevailed in Parliament following TDP Rajya Sabha MPs staying put in the Well even after adjournment on Thursday evening.

published on : 6th April 2018

TDP MPs protest over Andhra Pradesh Special Status row in Rajya Sabha after adjournment; marshalled out

High drama was witnessed in the Central Hall of Parliament as well as Rajya Sabha when Telugu Desam Party MPs protested at the two places demanding special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 6th April 2018

India, Pakistan last week agreed to resolve issues about treatment of diplomats: VK Singh tells Rajya Sabha

Pakistan had claimed that there had been as many as 26 instances of harassment and intimidation of its diplomats since March 7, following which Islamabad called back its high commissioner.

published on : 5th April 2018

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm

After papers were laid and statements were made by ministers, TDP members trooped near the Chairman's podium shouting slogans such as "Save Andhra Pradesh".

published on : 5th April 2018

Opposition blames Centre for House logjam

The Opposition on Wednesday claimed the support of AIADMK and TDP as the parties blamed the government for the continuing deadlock in Parliament.

published on : 5th April 2018

NDA MPs to give up salary for disrupted part of Parliament Budget Session

In a bid to embarrass the Opposition, Union minister Ananth Kumar said MPs of the ruling NDA would forego their salary for the 23 days of the ongoing budget session.

published on : 4th April 2018

Rajya Sabha witnesses 11 adjournments on a single day; Venkaiah Naidu calls it 'murder of democracy'

The Rajya Sabha today witnessed repeated disruptions since it assembled in the morning, witnessing four adjournments, including three times within minutes of being re-convened.

published on : 4th April 2018
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