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Demonetisation: Rajya Sabha adjourned amidst heavy sloganeering

Demonetisation: Rajya Sabha adjourned amidst heavy sloganeering

The opposition MPs objected to the fact that the government did not even circulate the statement among the members.

Hamid Ansari ticks off members for disrupting question hour

Hamid Ansari ticks off members for disrupting question hour

Amid ruckus again in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, House Chairman Mohammad Hamid Ansari ticked off members for creating a din that prevented others from asking questions during the allotted time.

Congress, BJP clash in Rajya Sabha over documents on AgustaWestland deal

The Congress on Monday slammed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for claiming that the documents on AgustaWestland deal that he tabled in Rajya Sabha were "approved" by the chair.

Subramanian Swamy has 6 pm deadline to authenticate all AgustaWestland documents

Subramanian Swamy has 6 pm deadline to authenticate all AgustaWestland documents

The newly-nominated Rajya Sabha MP has been asked to authenticate all documents by 6 pm today.

Samajwadi Party asks why empty water train was sent to Bundelkhand

The Samajwadi Party on Friday raised the issue of an empty water train reaching drought-hit Bundelkhand, even as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien stressed that there should be no politics over water.

Swamy challenges expunging of comments in RS

A defiant Subramanian Swamy has challenged the expunging of his comments by the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, calling the decision as arbitrary, unreasonable and against the House rules.

'Meet me in chamber later': Why Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said this to Subramanian Swamy

'Meet me in chamber later': Why Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said this to Subramanian Swamy

There seems to be no end in sight to controversy over AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam!

Delhi's odd-even traffic scheme hits MPs, rocks Parliament

The odd-even traffic scheme hit lawmakers and also rocked parliament on Monday, the first day of budget session part II, with some forgetful members violating the scheme while some MPs car-pooled to arrive at Parliament House. One MP cycled it, while AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi walked to parliament.

Ready for discussion over Chidambaram issue:  Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Ready for discussion over Chidambaram issue: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Heavy sloganeering by AIADMK members seeking action against P Chidambaram's son Karti on Aircel-Maxis issue and by Congress MPs over alleged Gujarat land scam led to two adjournments in Rajya Sabha, even as the government said it was ready to discuss the matter raised by AIADMK.

AIADMK disrupts Parliament, protests against Chidambaram, son Karti over corruption charges

AIADMK disrupts Parliament, protests against Chidambaram, son Karti over corruption charges

The agitated AIADMK members refused to pay heed, leading to the house being adjourned until Wednesday morning.

Is this democracy where 5 people shout, strangle voice of other MPs? asks Rajya Sabha Dy Chairman

Is this democracy where 5 people shout, strangle voice of other MPs? asks Rajya Sabha Dy Chairman

Disturbed by unruly behaviour of some Upper House parliamentarians, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien on Friday said, is this democracy where five people shout and strangle the voice of other MPs.

Rajya Sabha chair pulls up minister for arriving late for reply

The Rajya Sabha chair on Thursday pulled up Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju for not coming on time for a calling attention motion, with Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien asking him to take parliamentary work more seriously.

Govt averts embarrassing situation in Rajya Sabha

Disfavouring inclusion of certain castes under the SC category, government was on Friday on the verge of facing an embarrassing situation in Rajya Sabha when a private member bill on it was about to be put to vote but it was averted as the ruling side cited lack of quorum.

Chair is non-partisan, says Dy Chairman

A day after Leader of Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley questioned the way the proceedings were being conducted, Deputy Chairman P J Kurien Tuesday said the Chair is non-partisan and follows established procedures to run the House.

Raising subsidised Parliament canteen food issue a 'conspiracy': SP MP

 Amid controversy over subsidised food in Parliament canteen, an SP member on Monday said there was a "conspiracy" to sully the image of parliamentarians and asked the government to come out with details on how many MPs actually eat in the canteen.

Rajya Sabha disrupted over demands for Gadkari's resignation

Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted by repeated adjournments on Friday following uproar by Congress, demanding the resignation of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari following a CAG report alleging irregularities involving loan extended to his family-linked Purti group.

BJP member enters into a spat with Dy Chairman in RS

Heated exchanges were witnessed in Rajya Sabha between BJP's Vinay Katiyar and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Tuesday after the latter refused permission to the ruling party member to speak on a motion that had already been disallowed.

Clash in Rajya Sabha over clubbing of two bills

Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed a clash among lawyer-members over rules as the government wanted two bills of the Law Ministry to be taken up together for discussion, which was strongly resisted by the opposition.

Rajya Sabha Dy Chairman raps Jaya Bachchan

New Delhi; Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien on Monday dubbed Bollywood-turned actress and Samajwadi Party member Jaya Bachchan's behaviour as "irresponsible" when she sought more time for a Shiv Sena member speaking on the agrarian crisis while sitting.

Don't pay heed to rumours on quake: Govt urges people

As the death toll in Nepal's devastating earthquake mounted, government on Monday urged people not to pay heed to rumours being spread on social media as members in Rajya Sabha asked government to prepare disaster management plan.