Rajya Sabha

Opposition parties stage protest in Parliament House compound over Delhi violence

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm after the entire opposition vociferously protested over the issue of communal violence in the Delhi on March 2.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Opposition leaders say Citizenship Bill may not be passed in RS

Before the hearing in the Rajya Sabha on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, several opposition leaders expressed their views outside the Parliament.

published on : 11th December 2019

TMC MPs give Zero Hour notices in Rajya Sabha over Centre's proposals

TMC lawmaker Manish Gupta has given Zero Hour notice in Upper House of Parliament over the government's proposal to link data of three crore students to Facebook.

published on : 8th July 2019

NDA candidate Harivansh elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

In a recent announcement NDA candidate and JD (U) member, Harivansh, was on Thursday elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, defeating opposition’s B K Hariprasad.

published on : 10th August 2018

TMC stages protest on Parliament premises over NRC draft issue

While the Congress asked the government to not leave out any Indian from Assam's NRC, TMC demanded its complete withdrawal claiming that Indians were left out of it.

published on : 31st July 2018

Rajya Sabha Polls: BJP workers celebrate party’s massive win in Uttar Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday secured victory on all nine Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 24th March 2018

With Rs 1,000 crore-worth assets, Jaya Bachchan could  be richest MP

Veteran actress and wife of legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan declared assets worth1,000 crores while filing her nomination as Samajwadi Party candidate for the Rajya Sabha from UP.

published on : 13th March 2018

Muslim women stage protest outside Parliament against Congress for 'stalling' Triple Talaq Bill

A group of Muslim women on Friday staged protest outside the Parliament against Congress for 'stalling' the landmark Triple Talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha. 

published on : 5th January 2018

Opposition is blocking Triple Talaq bill in Rajya Sabha: Arun Jaitley

The opposition in the Rajya Sabha has protested vehemently against the bill, asking for it to be sent to a parliamentary panel.

published on : 3rd January 2018

BJP is using money and muscle power to win Rajya Sabha Polls: Congress

The Congress has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of using money, muscle and state power to defecate opposition just ahead of the crucial Rajya Sabha polls. 

published on : 30th July 2017

Amit Shah, Smriti Irani file nomination for Rajya Sabha poll

BJP president Amit Shah, Union Minister Smriti Irani and leader Balwantsinh Rajput file their nomination for the RS elections on Friday in Gujarat.

published on : 28th July 2017