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BJP MLA demands scrapping of Maha Legislative Council

BJP MLA Anil Gote today demanded scrapping of the Maharashtra Legislative Council, stating that the Upper House did not have "constitutional rights". Gote argued that while the members of the Legislative Assembly, who are directly elected by people, make ... Business Standard, 3 weeks ago

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The Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde (NCP) today claimed in Upper House that 9000 farmers have ended their lives in Maharashtra in the last two years due to indebtedness.
 DNA1 month ago British upper house defeats government for second time on article 50 bill  Business Standard1 month ago FACTBOX-Ping Pong? Lords to vote on UK PM May's Brexit bill  DNA1 month ago FACTBOX-Timeline for British government's Brexit legislation  DNA1 month ago

LS rejects RS amendments to Fin Bill, FM defends taxmen power

The Lok Sabha today rejected all the five amendments made by the Upper House to the Finance Bill with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stoutly defending taxmen's powers and challenged opposition to give a better proposal than electoral bonds for clean political ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Parliament approves Finance Bill 2017  Business Standard3 weeks ago Finance Bill gets RS nod after five amendments  The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago House okays Finance Bill 2017, rejects all five RS amendments  The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago

When the GST Bill debate in Rajya Sabha left MPs in splits

Another Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subba Reddy had also moved amendments but was not present in the Upper House. When his name was called, he was absent so amendments couldn't move.
 India Today2 weeks ago Media should report serious debates in House: Rajya Sabha  Deccan Herald1 month ago Parliament will decide perks for MPs: Jaitley  Deccan Herald1 month ago Media should not do "dishonest reporting": RS Dy Chairman  DNA1 month ago

Lok Sabha passes key tax reform bills; GST set for July 1 roll out

The four bills would next be presented before the upper house of parliament.
 Business Standard3 weeks ago India's lower house of parliament passes key tax reform bills  Sify3 weeks ago RS mourns death of ex-member  Business Standard2 weeks ago Dr. Manmohan Singh seeks cooperation between federal, state govt. on GST  Sify2 weeks ago

BJP-backed Independent MLC suspended for 1.5 years over his derogatory remarks on soldiers' wives

BJP minister Chandrakant Patil who is also the leader of the Upper House proposed that Parichark must be suspended for a year and half for his condemnable and painful remarks. The proposal was passed by the House unanimously.
 DNA1 month ago MLC Prashant Paricharak who made derogatory remarks about army wives suspended from House for 1.5 years  India Today1 month ago Maha Council suspends Paricharak for insulting remarks  Business Standard1 month ago Penalty for MLC over remarks on soldiers' wives  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Brexit: Theresa May wins right to launch European Union divorce talks

The lower and upper houses of parliament backed the so-called Brexit bill and secured the symbolic approval from Queen Elizabeth.
 DNA1 month ago PM Theresa May faces first parliamentary defeat over Brexit as upper house votes to amend bill  DNA1 month ago Theresa May faces first Brexit bill defeat  Deccan Herald1 month ago UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces first Brexit bill defeat  Zee News1 month ago

Opposition disrupts RS over vacancies in minority panels

Opposition parties raised several contentious issues in the Upper House, including vacancies in statutory commissions for minorities, Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) not being filled, leading to several ...
 DNA4 weeks ago RS disrupted over statutory panels' vacancies, adjourned  Prokerala4 weeks ago

The bill was introduced in the Upper House in 2014 and

HIV is more prevalent in high-risk groups like female sex workers, homosexuals and injecting drug users.
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RS adjourned till Mar. 20

[India], Mar. 17 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha was on Friday adjourned till 11 a.m. on March 20. Earlier in the day, the Upper House was adjourned for twenty minutes till noon over the issue of Goa Governor Mridula Sinha's reported media interview on government ...
 Sify1 month ago RS adjourned till 12 p.m. following ruckus over Goa issue  Business Standard1 month ago
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