'Moment of pride': Amitabh Bachchan elated as Polish city names square after father Harivansh Rai

Earlier in July, students of the University of Wroclaw paid homage to the veteran Hindi poet by reciting his popular poem 'Madhushala'.

published on : 26th October 2020

Farm bills were passed as per procedure: Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh

Reacting to a media report in this regard, the deputy chairman said that 'as per rules and practice, in order to have a division, two things are essential'.

published on : 28th September 2020

CPM's Ragesh accuses Harivansh of 'hypocritical posture', taking 'most undemocratic decision'

Ragesh recalled the meeting of Harivansh with the suspended Rajya Sabha MPs at the lawns near the Mahatma Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises.

published on : 24th September 2020

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh breaks his one-day fast

Janata Dal (U) MP Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh offered juice to Harivansh to help him break the fast.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs end dramatic sit-in after Opposition decides to boycott House

The Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, the protesters said, came early with a posse of news cameras and was told by a senior MP to visit without the cameras and sit with them.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Harivansh goes on fast over Opposition's 'humiliation' as Modi lauds him, Congress cites Bihar politics

Harivansh announced his 24-hour fast in a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, speaking at length about his anguish over the ruckus in the House.

published on : 22nd September 2020

'My way or the highway' approach is unacceptable: Naidu on Opposition's Rajya Sabha boycott

He also appealed to the opposition members to reconsider their decision of boycotting Rajya Sabha proceedings and asked them to participate in the discussions in the House instead.

published on : 22nd September 2020

RS Dy Chairman Harivansh to observe 24-hour long fast, says anguished at conduct of Opposition members

Whatever happened in front of me on September 20 has caused unimaginable loss to the dignity of House and Chair, he added.

published on : 22nd September 2020

'Inspiring and statesman like conduct': PM Modi praises RS Dy Chair Harivansh for offering tea to protesting oppostion MPs

Harivansh met suspended oppostion MPs on Tuesday morning, enquired after their well-being and offered them tea.

published on : 22nd September 2020

RS Deputy Chairman Harivansh arrives with tea for 8 suspended MPs who camped overnight at Parliament lawns

The eight suspended MPs protesing in the Parliament lawns had a surprise visitor in Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh who arrived with morning tea for them.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Harivansh's heckling by Rajya Sabha MPs has 'hurt' Bihar's prestige: Nitish Kumar

The Bihar Chief Minister also said whatever happened in Rajya Sabha on Sunday was very wrong and the more it is condemned, the less it would be.

published on : 21st September 2020

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman faces no-confidence motion

Govt may take action against opposition MPs for bedlam in House

published on : 21st September 2020

RS VC election: BJD faces Congress flak for supporting NDA candidate

The regional party had also supported Singh in 2018 for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman. 

published on : 15th September 2020

TRS abstains in Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman poll

Though the TRS has decided to take on the Narendra Modi government on issues relating to the State, it decided to abstain from voting.

published on : 15th September 2020

Harivansh re-elected Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha; PM calls him 'outstanding umpire'

Opposition parties led by the Congress and the DMK had moved motions for electing RJD's Manoj Kumar Jha but these were not put to vote as they did not press for it.

published on : 15th September 2020
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