Rajya Sabha

AAP still exploring whether to send its leaders or outsiders to Rajya Sabha

Kumar Vishwas is considered to be a strong contender for a Rajya Sabha berth.

Nov 13, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
Alphons elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

Alphons elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

KJ Alphons was on Thursday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha.

Nov 09, 2017, 21:41 PM IST
Rajasthan BJP MLA opposes nomination of Union Minister Alphons for RS seat

Rajasthan BJP MLA opposes nomination of Union Minister Alphons for RS seat

BJP MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari on Monday called the nomination of Alphons for RS seat from Rajasthan as 'unfair'.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Former TMC MP Mukul Roy joins BJP, says proud to work under PM Modi

Former TMC MP Mukul Roy joins BJP, says proud to work under PM Modi

Ending all speculations, former Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Nov 03, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Gujarat ISIS case: Ahmed Patel hits out at BJP, calls allegations baseless

Gujarat ISIS case: Ahmed Patel hits out at BJP, calls allegations baseless

Citing BJP's allegations as baseless, Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Friday asked not to politicised the matters of national security keeping elections in mind.

Oct 28, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
Explain how ISIS terrorist was employed at your hospital, Gujarat CM asks Ahmed Patel

Explain how ISIS terrorist was employed at your hospital, Gujarat CM asks Ahmed Patel

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday launched a scathing attack at Congress leader Ahmed Patel and asked him to explain how a suspected ISIS terrorist was employed at a hospital where the latter was one of the trustees. 

Oct 27, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
Suspended Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy quits as Rajya Sabha MP, tenders resignation to Venkaiah Naidu

Suspended Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy quits as Rajya Sabha MP, tenders resignation to Venkaiah Naidu

Suspended Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy on Wednesday tendered his resignation as Rajya Sabha member on Wednesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Mukul Roy to quit as Rajya Sabha MP today, reveal reasons to quit Trinamool Congress

Mukul Roy to quit as Rajya Sabha MP today, reveal reasons to quit Trinamool Congress

Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy will quit his Rajya Sabha seat on Wednesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 06:08 AM IST
UP CM Yogi Adityanath, deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya resign from Lok Sabha

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya resign from Lok Sabha

While Adityanath represented the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, Maurya represented the Phulpur (Allahabad) constituency.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Sharad Yadav camp steps up fight against Nitish Kumar, appoints Chhotubhai Vasava as acting president

Sharad Yadav camp steps up fight against Nitish Kumar, appoints Chhotubhai Vasava as acting president

.Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is JD(U) national president.

Sep 17, 2017, 21:11 PM IST

Plea against NOTA in Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls not maintainable: ECI to SC

It also referred to the previous judgements delivered by the apex court and said every voter has the right to vote or the right not to vote.

Sep 13, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: DMK, Oppn parties stage joint protest against NEET

Tamil Nadu: DMK, Oppn parties stage joint protest against NEET

Several opposition parties including DMK and Congress staged a protest against NEET in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar's response sought on plea for scrapping their RS membership

The Rajya Sabha secretariat has asked the JD(U)'s rebel MPs, Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar, to respond within a week to their party's petition that they be disqualified from the House for their "anti-party" activities.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:50 PM IST
Manik Sarkar Left Front chief ministerial candidate in next assembly polls

Manik Sarkar Left Front chief ministerial candidate in next assembly polls

The state assembly elections are scheduled to be held in February next year.

Sep 09, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
JD(U) submits members' affidavits in Nitish Kumar's support to EC

JD(U) submits members' affidavits in Nitish Kumar's support to EC

Tyagi told PTI that the affidavits also included those of the 16 central office-bearers of the party out of 20, 16 state presidents and 143 national council members out of 180.

Sep 08, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

JD-U meets EC, stakes claim over party symbol

The JD-U also submitted that Sharad Yadav had voluntarily left the party and had indulged in anti-party activities. 

Sep 08, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Noida: Theft at former Rajya Sabha member's house

Thieves broke into the house of former Rajya Sabha MP Kamal Akhtar here and decamped with Rs 3 lakh in cash and gold and diamond jewellery, the police said on Monday.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

Shiv Pratap Shukla, MoS Finance Ministry - Profile

Here is the profile of Shiv Pratap Shukla, MoS Finance Ministry.

Sep 03, 2017, 22:02 PM IST
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal - Profile

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal - Profile

"Good economics makes for good politics. We are today at the cusp of a development explosion," reads the biography of Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Minister of Coal.

Sep 03, 2017, 21:17 PM IST

Six electees take oath as Rajya Sabha members

Six recently-elected members of the Rajya Sabha were administered oath on Tuesday by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu.

Aug 29, 2017, 23:01 PM IST