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Realty bill could take Rajya Sabha by storm

With the Real Estate Bill scheduled to be taken up in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, the Upper House is likely to witness a war of words between the treasury benches and the Opposition. Main Opposition Congress has upped the ante over it after its vice-president ... Asian Age, 4 hours ago

Senate meets today

ISLAMABAD (PPI): The Senate will begin its session here at Parliament House today (Monday) afternoon. The Upper House will transact private members day
 Frontier Post21 hours ago Today will be the Private Members Day in the upper house  Radio Pakistan22 hours ago Senate panel raises privacy concerns in White House hacking incident  Investing.com1 day ago Xenophon picking team for Lower House tilt days ago

Wrangling over procedures hold up RS proceedings for an hour

the Upper House assembled after lunch, Deputy Speaker P J Kurien said that notices had been received from Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad for suspension of business of house and discussion of farmers' issue which the government has agreed. Kurien said ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Battle over procedure erupts in House again  Calcutta Telegraph4 days ago
Hindustan Times

RS MPs urge govt to implement new judicial appointments law

Members of Parliament in the Upper House on Wednesday discussed issues related to the functioning of judiciary with some of them saying judges should not be allowed to appoint themselves and pressed the government to implement the NJAC law
 Hindustan Times5 days ago
Business Standard

Opposition strategy is to corner government on key Bills

It will be an uphill task for the govt to get reforms agenda going especially in the upper House Kavita Chowdhury | New Delhi April 27, 2015 Last Updated at 00:45 IST When Congress president Sonia Gandhi led the Opposition walkout over the goods and services ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Biggest tax reform: Parliament kicks off GST debate

The government hopes the lower house of parliament will vote on the bill as early as Monday, after which the upper house would have to pass it. NEW DELHI: Parliament began debating a sales tax on Friday that seeks to transform the country into a common ...
 Economic Times1 week ago Odisha in talks with Centre for grant of iron ore mine to Posco  Business Standard1 month ago UPDATE 2-India's Modi dilutes land bill, wins lower house vote  Sify1 month ago
India Today

Sachin, Mithun among Rajya Sabha MPs having commercial interests

Association for Democratic Reforms has analysed declarations made by 211 sitting members of the Upper House out of which 124 have declared that they have no commercial or financial interest. As per the rules, these declarations are made under five categories- ...
 India Today2 weeks ago Govt for 3-day gap between Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha sitting  Rediff.com3 weeks ago One year of Modi govt: PM resets relationship with big biz  Economic Times1 hour ago Rajya Sabha to reconvene from April 23, three days after Lok Sabha session  Jagran Post3 weeks ago

Rajya Sabha passes historic bill on transgender rights

A private member bill on the rights of transgenders united the Upper House of Parliament on Friday. This was the first time in 45 years that a private member bill was passed by the house.
 DNA1 week ago Concern over right-wing violence in both Houses  Asian Age1 month ago Transgenders law passed in Rajya Sabha, first private bill in 36 years  Asian Age1 week ago Tamil Nadu MP insisted on voting over transgender bill  Asian Age1 week ago
Hindustan Times

Uproar in Parliament over Dec 16 gangrape convicts interview

Women MPs from Opposition parties stormed into the well of the upper house of Parliament on Wednesday and forced a brief adjournment demanding action over the December 16 gangrape convict being allowed to give what they termed an objectionable interview from ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago Uproar in both houses of Parliament  Deccan Herald1 week ago Women RS MPs corner Deputy Chairman Kurien, demand action over Dec.16 gang-rape convict's interview  Sify2 months ago

Farmers’ suicide bid rocks Upper House

Patna: The issue of the starving farmers attempting suicide in districts rocked the Bihar legislative council on Thursday when the BJP members sought special debate on government's failure to provide compensation to those farmers whose rabbi crops were badly ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Dhangar quota issue rocks Upper House, NCP stages walkout  DNA1 month ago BJP protests outside Bihar Legislative Assembly over slow paddy procurement  Economic Times1 month ago
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