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Ruckus over Gaza: RS adjourned twice during Question Hour

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:23

Congress-led Opposition Thursday created ruckus in Rajya Sabha over a discussion on violence in Gaza not being listed in the day`s agenda, leading to two adjournments during the Question Hour.

Govt find itself in tight spot in Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 22:09

Government faced an embarrassing situation in the Rajya Sabha today as it found a debate on Gaza situation listed in the day`s business even though it was vehemently opposed to such a move.

Govt to act against NGOs aiding Maoist activities

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 17:15

Talking tough on the Maoist menace, the Centre on Wednesday said action would be initiated against NGOs and organisations receiving funds legally from various sources and utilising it for anti-national activities.

No proposal under consideration for statehood to Delhi: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 16:15

There is no proposal before the Union government to accord statehood to Delhi, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over fighting in Gaza Strip

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 14:24

The fighting in Gaza Strip found its echo on Wednesday in Rajya Sabha which witnessed an uproar over the issue as the government refused to have any discussion on it saying it could impact diplomatic ties with both Israel and Palestine.

TRAI Bill okayed: Will NDA math work for contentious Bills in RS?

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 09:35

With the passing of TRAI (Amendment) Bill, the Narendra Modi government has managed a coup in the Rajya Sabha where the NDA government is numerically weak.

Ruckus in RS as Naqvi waves paper quoting Vaidik as Rahul fan

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 22:30

BJP on Tuesday tried to turn the tables on Congress on the issue of Ved Pratap Vaidik`s meeting with Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed by citing a media report that the journalist was a fan of Rahul Gandhi, leading to a ruckus in the Rajya Sabha.

Number of complaint received by NCM has increased in 2013: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 17:09

The number of complaints made by the members of minority communities to National Commission for Minorities has witnessed a rise from 2,217 in 2012-13 to 2,638 in 2013-14, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Chinese choppers entered India twice in recent months

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:34

Chinese choppers entered Indian territory in Uttarakhand twice in April and June, due to "differing perception of the LAC", Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said.

Two Chinese choppers entered Uttarakhand in April, June

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 14:47

Two Chinese helicopters entered Indian territory in Uttarakhand on two occasions in April and June after which the Army launched protests with the Chinese Army, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Govt has nothing to do with Ved Vaidik-Hafiz Saeed meeting, says Sushma Swaraj

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 11:15

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reiterates in Lok Sabha that the NDA government has nothing to do with the meeting between Ved Vaidik and Hafiz Saeed. Swaraj also dubs the meeting as “unfortunate”.

After LS success, govt hopeful of TRAI amendment bill in RS too

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 01:17

Buoyed by its success in passing the TRAI amendment bill in Lok Sabha, government on Monday expressed confidence of getting it through in Rajya Sabha.