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PM Narendra Modi's 'derogatory' remarks on BK Hariprasad expunged from Rajya Sabha records

PM Narendra Modi's 'derogatory' remarks on BK Hariprasad expunged from Rajya Sabha records

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expunged certain remarks made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the House that were found to be "objectionable". 

Aug 10, 2018, 15:27 PM IST

Triple Talaq bill deferred to next session of Parliament

The face-off between the Centre and the Opposition continues over the triple talaq bill and the Rafale fighter jet deal. 

Aug 10, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
Even Lord Ram once left Sita over doubt: Congress MP Hussain Dalwai on triple talaq bill

Even Lord Ram once left Sita over doubt: Congress MP Hussain Dalwai on triple talaq bill

The Congress MP from Maharashtra, however, said that what he said was not meant to malign any religion.

Aug 10, 2018, 11:03 AM IST
'Anguished' Congress to skip Venkaiah Naidu's breakfast party

'Anguished' Congress to skip Venkaiah Naidu's breakfast party

V-P Venkaiah Naidu will host the breakfast party at 9.30 am in the honour of Harivansh Singh - the newly-elected deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha.

Aug 10, 2018, 08:15 AM IST
On last day of Monsoon Session, triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

On last day of Monsoon Session, triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

If the amended bill is passed in the Upper House, it will have to go back to Lok Sabha for approval of the amendments.

Aug 10, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Sometimes we win, sometimes we lose: Sonia as NDA wins Rajya Sabha Deputy chairperson poll

Sometimes we win, sometimes we lose: Sonia as NDA wins Rajya Sabha Deputy chairperson poll

NDA candidate and JDU member Harivansh Narayan Singh was elected as the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson, defeating opposition's BK Hariprasad.

Aug 09, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi congratulates NDA Candidate for winning RS Deputy Chairperson poll

PM Narendra Modi congratulates NDA Candidate for winning RS Deputy Chairperson poll

Harivansh Narayan Singh emerged as a winner with 125 votes, while Hariprasad got 105 votes polled in his favour.

Aug 09, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

Live: NDA's Harivansh is the new Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha, defeats Opposition candidate

125 votes were polled in favour of NDA's Harivansh Narayan Singh while opposition candidate Hariprasad secured 105 votes.

Aug 09, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
RS Deputy Chairperson poll: Here's how numbers favour NDA's Harivansh vs Opposition's Hariprasad

RS Deputy Chairperson poll: Here's how numbers favour NDA's Harivansh vs Opposition's Hariprasad

NDA's Harivansh faces joint Opposition nominee Hariprasad in today's election for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman.

Aug 09, 2018, 08:47 AM IST
RS Dy Chairperson election: United oppn pits Cong's Hariprasad against NDA's Harivansh

RS Dy Chairperson election: United oppn pits Cong's Hariprasad against NDA's Harivansh

While Harivansh is a first-time MP of the JD-U, Hariprasad is a three-time parliamentarian of the Congress.

Aug 08, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
Parliament adjourned after paying homage to departed DMK chief M Karunanidhi

Parliament adjourned after paying homage to departed DMK chief M Karunanidhi

The two houses observed two minutes of silence before it they were adjourned for the day.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
BK Hariprasad of Congress likely to be opposition nominee for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman's post

BK Hariprasad of Congress likely to be opposition nominee for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman's post

Congress MP B K Hariprasad will be the opposition's candidate for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson, sources said today.

Aug 08, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
DRDO going for indigenous production of PINAKA Mk-II rocket, ammunition for Arjun tank

DRDO going for indigenous production of PINAKA Mk-II rocket, ammunition for Arjun tank

As Indian armed forces look for state-of-art arsenal to keep up with the rapid developments in defence technology, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is also moving ahead with indigenisation of several weapon platforms. In the last three years, the DRDO has gone for indigenous production of various arms and ammunition.

Aug 07, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
National Commission for Backward Classes to get constitutional status, Rajya Sabha passes Bill

National Commission for Backward Classes to get constitutional status, Rajya Sabha passes Bill

It also passed the National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 which seeks to repeal the National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993. 

Aug 06, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
Children being born in the name of 'Bhagwan', 'Allah': Rajya Sabha debates population explosion

Children being born in the name of 'Bhagwan', 'Allah': Rajya Sabha debates population explosion

Leaders also said that by 2022, India will overtake China to be the world's most populous country and by 2050 would house 1.66 billion people.

Aug 06, 2018, 13:36 PM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 13: Live updates

Opposition members will be meeting in Parliament on Monday to chalk out a strategy and demand a debate in the House on the use of ballot papers for 2019 elections.

Aug 06, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
Cut-off date for Civil Services Examination decided, upper age limit fixed at 32: Centre

Cut-off date for Civil Services Examination decided, upper age limit fixed at 32: Centre

MoS Dr Jitendra Singh said this in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:49 PM IST
Some members running menacingly towards the Rajya Sabha Well upset me: Venkaiah Naidu

Some members running menacingly towards the Rajya Sabha Well upset me: Venkaiah Naidu

"I was very upset yesterday when some members ran menacingly towards the well of the house, I hope it will not be repeated. I don't want to name anybody, the house should function smoothly, " said Venkaiah Naidu.

Aug 01, 2018, 12:11 PM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 10: Live updates

Uproar by opposition parties over Assam NRC is expected to continue in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on the 10th day of Monsoon Session of Parliament.

Aug 01, 2018, 10:18 AM IST

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 9: Live updates

A day after the Assam government released the National Register of Citizens, opposition parties, led by Trinamool Congress and Congress, are expected to create ruckus in both the Houses of Parliament. On Monday, the Lok Sabha had passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill. Meanwhile, ahead of the session, Telugu Desam Party MPs staged protest outside Parliament over demand for special status for Andhra Pradesh while members of the Trinamool Congress protested over the Assam NRC.

Jul 31, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

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