According to sources, the RS chairman called Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar and discussed the polling procedures and various precedents regarding the election of deputy chairman.
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asks senior women leaders from opposition parties to "go beyond" the political divide for the passage of the bill on banning instant triple talaq stuck in Rajya Sabha.
It was widely expected the Congress would put up its own candidate for the seat, currently held by Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Kurien, who is set to retire on July 1.
Rajya Sabha elections in Kerala are scheduled to be held on June 21
The vice president was speaking at the launch of a book, 'Straight Talk', by Congress leader and senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi here.
Immediately after Patel got elected, Rajput filed a petition in the HC challenging the EC's decision to invalidate votes of the two rebel MLAs.
The list of business for the Supreme Court showed that the petition, which was mentioned today, would be heard tomorrow by a bench comprising Justices A K Sikri, S A Bobde, N V Ramana, Arun Mishra and A K Goel.
Azad asserted that if the NDA tables the draft law again in either house of the Parliament, the Congress will reject it
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu yesterday rejected the impeachment notice given by opposition parties led by the Congress against CJI Dipak Misra, saying it lacked substantial merit and the allegations were neither "tenable nor admissible".
The Congress-led opposition will file a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the rejection of the impeachment motion by the Vice President, Kapil Sibal said
The 2018 Budget Session of Parliament adjourned sine die or with no plan to resume. on April 6,
In a letter to the chairman, he 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.
The Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha functioned for 55.2 hours and 33.6 hours, respectively in the entire Budget Session.
Acting on the complaint received, SFIO's Mumbai regional office has written to the head-office here stating that it "is a fit case to be investigated" as it will "help in unearthing wrong doings of L&T group, in terms of misappropriation of money, money laundering and tax evasion".
The report is based on an analysis of the self-sworn affidavits of 229 out of 233 sitting Rajya Sabha MPs by the National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
B Z Zameer Ahmed Khan, R Akhanda Srinivasamurthy, N Chaluvaraya Swamy and Bheema Naik submitted their resignations to Assembly Speaker K B Koliwad at his residence in Bengaluru.
Live updates from the Rajya Sabha election, through which the ruling-BJP is seeking a higher tally in the Upper House.
By some queer stroke of luck or may be design, Behenji nominated Bhim Rao Ambedkar to take on the SP from Lakhna in 2007. If politics is about perception and messaging, then Mayawati succeeded in doing precisely that by winning comfortable majority in the state and getting Ambedkar elected from Mulayam’s bastion.
The three companies together had a market share of 34.73 per cent in 2016-17. While United India Insurance and Oriental Insurance reported loss during the year, the third company posted decline in profit.
The saffron party is assured of victory in eight of the ten seats going by its dominant numbers in the state Assembly along with its allies.
The Rajya Sabha, which has been adjourned 25 times in 13 days in March, has a productivity of 6% this month
Congress MPs Ambika Soni, Pratap Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo said they would move a motion against Swaraj in the Upper House after compiling documents and information on the issue.
Uttar Pradesh has a total of 404 Assembly seats (including a nominated member). Out of these, the BJP has 311 MLAs.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to increase its tally in the upper house of the Parliament as it rules in majority states
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told Rajya Sabha that she was waiting for a 'strong evidence' before declaring their death.