Conversion logjam in Rajya Sabha: As it happened on Thursday
Conversion logjam in Rajya Sabha: As it happened on Thursday

Rajya Sabha has now been adjourned for the day.

Congress member suspended from RS for day for indiscipline

 Acting tough on indiscipline, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Wednesday suspended for the day Congress member Hanumantha Rao for creating ruckus in the House and demands by some opposition members for revoking of the "harsh" order were rejected.

Cong leader Hanumantha Rao suspended from Rajya Sabha for one day

Senior Congress leader Hanumantha Rao got suspended from the Rajya Sabha by Chairman Hamid Ansari for one day under Rule 255.

Leaders pay homage to martyrs on 13th anniversary of Parliament attack

Parliamentarians led by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday paid homage to martyrs on the 13th anniversary of the attack on Parliament.

Venkaiah Naidu seeks Opposition's support to clear 'heavy agenda' pending in Parliament

With the end of the week-long impasse in Rajya Sabha over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti issue, the government on Monday sought opposition's cooperation in clearing "heavy agenda" pending in Parliament.

Rajya Sabha loses Question Hour again

The Rajya Sabha lost its Question Hour yet again Monday, forcing an angry chairman to ask if the members wanted the Question Hour at all.

Vice President praises Centre's inclusive agenda

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday commended the 'sab ka sath sab ka vikas' slogan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Muslims remain backward even six decades after Independence and there is a need to ensure that all sections of society are able to walk together.

Comment about Rahul Gandhi triggers uproar in Rajya Sabha

A comment by a minister about Rahul Gandhi in Rajya Sabha on Friday triggered uproar briefly with Congress members objecting to mentioning his name as he is not a member of the upper House.

Rajya Sabha nod to shifting of Question Hour from 11 am to noon

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday gave its nod to a proposal to shift the Question Hour from 11 am to noon despite opposition by members from SP and Left parties.

11 new members take oath in Rajya Sabha

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav were among the 11 newly elected members of Rajya Sabha who took oath on Wednesday.

Lok Sabha will not shift timing of Question Hour: Speaker

The Lok Sabha will not be shifting the timing of Question Hour, as is being planned by the Rajya Sabha from the Winter Session beginning Monday, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said.

Ansari voices concern over rights violations by forces

Voicing concern over human rights violations by police and security forces, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said the situation is acute in Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast and Naxal-belt from where complaints are received about misuse of laws like Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

President Mukherjee, PM Modi pay tribute to Indira Gandhi

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday paid tributes to late prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 97th birth anniversary.

ISRO chosen for Indira Gandhi prize for peace, disarmament

Indian space agency ISRO will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014 in recognition of its contribution in strengthening international cooperation in peaceful use of outer space.

Nation pays tribute to Nehru on 125th birth anniversary

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and top leaders of the Congress Friday paid rich tributes to country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 125th birth anniversary but no one from the NDA government was present at the event.

Question Hour in RS to be shifted from 11 am to noon

New Delhi: Notwithstanding reservations by some parties, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has decided to go ahead with shifting the timing of the Question Hour from 11 am to 12 pm from the upcoming Session in an apparent move to ensure disruption-free proceedings during this segment.

Question Hour in Rajya Sabha to be shifted from 11 am to noon

Notwithstanding reservations by some parties, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has decided to go ahead with shifting the timing of the Question Hour from 11 am to 12 pm from the upcoming session in an apparent move to ensure disruption-free proceedings during this segment.

Vice President Hamid Ansari inaugurates Mathrubhumi Book Fair

Vice President Hamid Ansari today formally inaugurated a four-day book fair organised by the Mathrubhumi media group here.

Gurbani notes reverberate in Rashtrapati Bhavan

On the occasion of Guru Nanak's birthday, the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday reverberated with 'Gurbani' (Sikh religious prayers) as President Pranab Mukherjee hosted a special programme which was attended by Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Leaders pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on death anniversary

The nation Friday remembered former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other leaders paying tributes to her.