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Concern in Rajya Sabha over communal clashes

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 19:55

Concern was voiced in Rajya Sabha over rising communal clashes in the country, including the one at Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Insurance Bill: 9 parties want it to be sent to Select Committee

Insurance Bill: 9 parties want it to be sent to Select Committee

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 19:04

Uncertainty loomed over immediate passage of the Insurance Bill, Modi government's first major reform initiative to raise FDI cap in the sector to 49 percent, with nine parties including the Congress giving notice in Rajya Sabha for referring the bill to Select Committee.

Congress removes Haryana Rajya Sabha MP Birender Singh from working committee

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 09:12

Cracking the whip against its sulking Haryana MP Chaudhary Birender Singh who appears set to join the BJP, the Congress on Thursday night removed him from the party`s working committee and sought an explanation from the senior leader asking why he was associating with the saffron party.

Concern in Rajya Sabha over infrastructure along China border

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 01:07

Concern was expressed in Rajya Sabha over the slow pace of infrastructure development along the border with China in Uttarakhand with some members saying it would be difficult to move troops there if a war breaks out.

Insurance Bill to be taken up by RS on Monday

Insurance Bill to be taken up by RS on Monday

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:53

The much-delayed Bill, which was listed in the Rajya Sabha agenda on Thursday could not be taken up for discussion as the opposition wanted more time to go through the amendments, sources said.

Three CMs occupying govt bungalows in capital: Naidu

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:54

Three Chief Ministers are occupying government bungalows in the capital, Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday.

Rajya Sabha to discuss Insurance Bill on Monday

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:24

The Rajya Sabha is likely to take up for discussion on Monday the Insurance Bill which seeks to hike foreign investment cap in the sector to 49 percent with a rider that management control remains with Indian promoters.

Opposition demands judicial probe, PM statement on bugging issue

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:05

Opposition led by Congress Thursday upped the ante against the government on the bugging issue demanding a judicial probe and a statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter which, they said, has put NDA`s credibility at stake.

Rajya Sabha members complain of stale food

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

Members of the Rajya Sabha Wednesday complained that "stale food" is being served to them in the Parliament canteen.

Parliament canteen food not good, complain MPs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:15

Quality of food served in Parliament canteen Wednesday came under attack in Rajya Sabha as a member drew attention of the government towards MPs falling sick after consuming it.

Former UP minister, 25 others booked on charges of assault

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:21

An FIR was on Friday lodged against former UP minister and 25 others in connection with alleged assault and criminal conspiracy.

Nine rail corridors to have 160-200 km per hour speed

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:02

Railways has identified nine corridors for taking action to raise the speed of passenger trains to 160-200 kmph, the Rajya Sabha was told on Friday.