'Ex-MPs can take pension even if they get benefits as ex-MLAs or ex-MLCs'

Former Members of Parliament are entitled to receive pension as ex-MPs even if they are getting pension as former MLAs or MLCs, according to an RTI reply.

Narendra Modi has not fulfilled promises in 100 days: Anand Sharma

Taking potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Union Minister and Congress leader Anand Sharma on Sunday demanded that he tender an apology to people of the country, as he did not fulfil the promises he assured to complete in his first 100 days in office.

Parliamentary panel wants more time to study bill on wildlife laws

Passage of a bill, introduced by the previous UPA government, which seeks to strengthen wildlife laws by conferring arresting power to wildlife authorities is set to be delayed.

I got Rajya Sabha seat for Athawale: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Monday made an embarrassing revelation here that he had personally intervened to secure a Rajya Sabha seat for Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale.

Tarun Gogoi greets Manmohan Singh on his 82nd birthday

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday greeted former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the occasion of his 82nd birthday.

Congress MP, son continue to spar over Amethi property

A day after clashes between villagers and police outside a palace here left a constable dead, Congress MP Sanjay Singh Monday accused his first wife and son of "criminal trespass" into his ancestral property.

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JMM MLA gets bail in Rajya Sabha horse trading case

Jharkhand High Court on Thursday granted bail to JMM MLA Sita Soren in a case of horse trading during the 2012 Rajya Sabha elections, which is being probed by CBI.

Parliament adjourned sine die

Parliament was Thursday adjourned sine die after the more than month-long budget session.

Telangana, Andhra officials` cadre distribution by June next

The process of distribution of official cadre between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh will be completed much before the target date of June 2 next year, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Insurance Bill sent to Select Committee of Rajya Sabha

Giving in to opposition pressure, the government on Thursday referred the controversial Insurance Bill to the Select Committee of Rajya Sabha.

Parliament approves Bills to scrap Collegium system of appointing judges

In a major political victory for the Narendra Modi government, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014, which was unanimously cleared by the Lok Sabha yesterday.

Judges appointment: Constitution Amendment Bill moved in Rajya Sabha

A Constitution Amendment Bill to facilitate establishment of a Commission to appoint judges to higher judiciary was moved on Wednesday night for consideration in the Rajya Sabha.

308 communal incidents till June this year

A total of 308 communal incidents were reported in the country in the first six months of this year of which 56 have taken place in Uttar Pradesh, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

JD-U MP protests after certain words expunged in RS

A JD-U member in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday protested against his certain words being expunged from his speech on Monday, prompting Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien to have a relook.

NDA govt will not entertain FDI in multi-brand retail: Nirmala Sitharaman

Clearing government stand on FDI in multi-brand retailing, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the NDA government will not "entertain" foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

11,800 school teachers to be appointed in Delhi by March `15

Government will hire over 11,800 school teachers in Delhi by March next year to fill vacancies, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Petroleum Minister faces Opposition ire in Rajya Sabha

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday faced ire of opposition members in Rajya Sabha as they accused him of not giving specific replies even as Chairman Hamid Ansari agreed that ministers need to give direct replies to pointed queries.

Please, for God`s sake, maintain dignity of Parliament: President to MPs

On a day when TMC and TDP members fought over a room in Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday made an emotional appeal to the MPs to maintain its dignity, honour and prestige.

Alleged sexual harassment of lady judge figures in Rajya Sabha

Complaining of sexual harassment by a judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court, the additional judge had resigned on July 15 and wrote to the Chief Justice of India and others on August 1 in this regard.