Rajya Sabha(Search results - 122)
India14, Sep 2019, 11:28 AM IST
BJP MPs replace Congress MPs in parliamentary panels on finance and external affairs
Congress MPs Veerappa Moily, Shashi Tharoor who headed the standing committees on finance and external affairs have been replaced by BJP MPs.Standing committees are allocated by Lok Sabha Speaker and Rajya Sabha Chairman on the recommendation of the government.
India11, Sep 2019, 6:35 PM IST
BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar on how technology betters lives and India’s view on Crypto
In a talk with podcast Untold Stories, BJP Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar talks about how technology has changed India, how people are more aware of crypto and how vibrant a democracy India is.
India1, Sep 2019, 11:02 AM IST
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy gives a solid plan to reclaim PoK
Senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy in a tweet said that he has a solid idea about how to reclaim PoK with the help of United States
Views28, Aug 2019, 7:47 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh: 1 state, 4 capitals, 5 deputy CMs, zero governance
The news is Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants four capitals for the state. If one were to go by the words of Rajya Sabha member TG Venkatesh (BJP), Jagan has put forth a plan to develop capitals in four different regions in a bid to ensure there is all-round development.
India25, Aug 2019, 12:41 PM IST
Arun Jaitley no more: Political leaders pay last respects to former finance minister
From BJP working president JP Nadda to Rajya Sabha MP GVL Narasimha Rao, several leaders paid their last respects to former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley
India19, Aug 2019, 6:28 PM IST
Congress' Manmohan Singh elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan
Former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh had filed the nomination papers on August 13 from Rajasthan for the Upper House. The last day to withdraw the nomination was August 19.
India13, Aug 2019, 6:48 PM IST
Article 370 scrapped: Kashmir won’t be part of India, says MDMK chief Vaiko
MDMK general secretary Vaiko was recently elected to the Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu. He said 'Kashmir will not be a part' of the country when the centenary of its independence is celebrated.
India13, Aug 2019, 4:02 PM IST
Former PM Manmohan Singh files Rajya Sabha nomination from Rajasthan
According to the Election Commission, the last date for filing Rajya Sabha nomination papers is August 14. Former Prime Minister and veteran Congress leader Manmohan Singh filed nomination papers for the by-poll to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on August 13
India12, Aug 2019, 5:49 PM IST
DMK announces Rs 10 Cr for flood relief in Nilgiris district
DMK President M K Stalin said A Raja, representing the hilly Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency, will contribute Rs three crore, five Rajya Sabha MPs Rs one crore each and local MLA Dravida Mani Rs two crore.
India9, Aug 2019, 2:49 PM IST
North Karnataka floods: BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar announces Rs 1 crore for relief work
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar took to Twitter and announced that he would contribute Rs 1 crore from MPLAD for the relief work of north Karnataka floods
India8, Aug 2019, 4:22 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: MDMK chief Vaiko slammed for speaking against Congress in Article 370 issue
Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president KS Alagiri slammed Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko for criticising the Congress when the issue of Article 370 was raised in the Rajya Sabha
India7, Aug 2019, 5:52 PM IST
Article 370 abolition: Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy calls for restoration of privy purses
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy has called for the reinstatement of privy purses given to the princely states who merged with India after Independence in 1947. The call for restoration comes soon after the abolition of Article 370
India7, Aug 2019, 10:32 AM IST
After Jammu and Kashmir bifurcation, hill parties want Darjeeling to be union territory
Rajya Sabha on Monday (August 5) cleared the resolution to scrap Article 370 with two-thirds majority, along with another resolution to bifurcate the state of Jammu and Kashmir to two union territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh
India7, Aug 2019, 9:12 AM IST
Here is how Sushma Swaraj withdrew from contesting 2019 Lok Sabha election
The four-time member of Lok Sabha and three-time MP of Rajya Sabha, Sushma Swaraj did not contest in the 2019 Lok Sabha election citing her bad health
India6, Aug 2019, 7:51 PM IST
Article 370 scrapped: Lok Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill
The Rajya Sabha approved a resolution scrapping provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). The Lok Sabha has passed the bill with 367 votes in favour of it.