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Former Rajya Sabha MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra passes away; President, PM Modi express grief

Former Rajya Sabha MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra passed away on Wednesday night. He was 65. The news was confirmed by his son Kushan Mitra. 

Tamil Nadu Rajya Sabha bypoll on September 13; DMK may leave seat for ally Congress

The Election Commission has said that the poll process will be completed by September 15.

Tamil Nadu Rajya Sabha Bypoll

‘Spent sleepless night’: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu breaks down after ‘sacrilege in temple of democracy’

The Rajya Sabha Chairman also asked the members to seriously reflect on what happened yesterday and explore remedies if any.

Rajya Sabha nod: DICGC Bill to help small depositors, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The DICGC (amendment) Bill will cover 98.3% of depositors and 50.9% of deposit value in the banking system, way above the global level of 80% and 20-30%, respectively, Sitharaman had said last week.

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‘Let me settle down first’: Dinesh Trivedi keeps everyone guessing on plan to join BJP

A two-time Lok Sabha MP, Dinesh Trivedi, who lost the 2019 General Elections, was sent to Rajya Sabha by the TMC.

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Mallikarjun Kharge to succeed Ghulam Nabi Azad as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha

Mallikarjun Kharge was elected to Rajya Sabha in June last year after Congress accommodated him in the House following his defeat in the 2019 polls.

Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge

Forty-six security personnel killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan in 2020: Rajnath Singh

Notwithstanding the coronavirus pandemic in the region, Pakistan has been resorting to unprovoked ceasefire violations along the LoC and making concerted efforts to push militants into Kashmir.

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Bank employees’ family pension: Slab rate to be hiked to 30 percent? Modi govt considering proposal

Bank employees pension: Sitharaman also said that IBA as given no advice to bank authorities to update pension of bank employees in its 72nd AGM.


COVID-19 travel restrictions: Less than 3 million foreign tourists visited India in 2020, says govt

Last year, foreign tourist arrivals stood at 2.68 million and "no formal study has been instituted for assessment of loss of revenue in 2020", Patel said.

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Rajya Sabha: Opposition creates ruckus during question hour; BJP requests to put it on record

Rajya Sabha: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi requested the chairman to ask the opposition MPs whether they want question hour or not and put it on record of the house.

Rajya Sabha let go question hour as opposition MPs created ruckus

Budget Session 2021 Fact Sheet: From COVID test for MPs to schedule, all you need to know

Since the Budget Session is here and Parliament is going to meet after a break of three months, read on to find out key details announced by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.

Budget Session 2021

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यह जानकारी लोकसभा अध्यक्ष ओम बिरला ने मंगलवार को दी.

Subsidy on canteen food served in Parliament canteens ends; Prices to go up, Parliament canteens subsidy ends, om birla, loksabha speaker

रेलवे में 3 लाख से अधिक पद खाली, चल रही है भर्ती: पीयूष गोयल

2.94 लाख रिक्त पदों पर भर्ती के लिए अधिसूचनाएं जारी की गई हैं.

More than 3 lakh posts are vacant in indian railways, recruitment process is going on: Piyush goyal

Explained! Why Modi’ govt’s bill to extend quota for SC/STs by 10 years does not need ratification by states

The bill will amend the Constitution after receiving the Presidential assent once it is passed by the Rajya Sabha.

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Lok Sabha approves Constitutional Amendment Bill to extend quota for SC/STs in legislatures

The bill extends the reservation of seats for SC/STs in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies by another 10 years.

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Upper caste reservation Bill: Why this constitutional amendment will not require ratification by state assemblies

Unlike the constitutional amendment bill that paved way for a common goods and service tax across the country, this bill will not require ratification of half the state assemblies, a factor that makes it a lot easier for the

Winter Session 2018: Today in Rajya Sabha

Today, the Rajya Sabha will take up ten bills including a constitutional bill to provide 10% quota for to the candidates from economically weaker sections of the society.

‘You are murdering democracy’: Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu to protesting MPs

Both, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have failed to transact any business in the second-half of the Budget Session due to disruptions over different issues by different parties.

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Jallikattu ban: Subramanian Swamy rages against ‘Porukkis’, taunts Sasikala, Panneerselvam

Swamy has been opposing the SC stay on Jallikattu during pongal celebrations. He called out at SC by writing a complete argument on why Jallikattu is lawful.

Rajya Sabha: 45 bills pending, some introduced 30 years ago

Forty-five bills are pending in the Rajya Sabha, some of these introduced around 30 years ago, while the Lok Sabha is yet to dispose of five bills at the end of last session of Parliament in May.

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Rajya Sabha elections 2016: JD(S) suspends 8 rebel MLAs for cross-voting

Rajya Sabha elections 2016: Cracking the whip, JD(S) today suspended its eight rebel MLAs who voted against its official candidate and supported Congress in the biennial elections to fill four Rajya Sabha seats from Karnataka

Rajya Sabha elections 2016: Prem Kataruka greets Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Mahesh Poddar on their win

Senior BJP leader Prem Kataruka today greeted Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Mahesh Poddar for winning both the Rajya Sabha seats in Jharkhand for the party.

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Vijay Goel seeks 85% reservation for Delhiites in city colleges

Senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel today demanded 85 per cent reservation for local students in Delhi government colleges.

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Rajya Sabha elections 2016: Subhash Chandra win marred by controversy; blame game starts between Cong, INLD

Rajya Sabha elections 2016: Media baron Subhash Chandra was on Saturday elected to the Rajya Sabha from Haryana in a controversial manner, triggering a blame game involving the Congress and the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD).

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