Rajya Sabha

Morning Breaking: Cabinet approves re-promulgation of triple talaq ordinance

The triple talaq ordinance, which seeks to make the practice of instant divorce a penal offence, will lapse later this month as a bill to convert it into a law is stuck in the Rajya Sabha.

Jan 11, 2019, 08:10 AM IST
Historic bills passed aside, Winter Session of Parliament sees productivity fall by half

Historic bills passed aside, Winter Session of Parliament sees productivity fall by half

Winter Session of Parliament in 2017/18 saw 13 bills being passed by both Houses. The 2018/19 Winter Session saw five bills being passed.

Jan 10, 2019, 18:28 PM IST
Victory for social justice: PM Modi hails Parliament's nod for 10% reservation for general category poor

Victory for social justice: PM Modi hails Parliament's nod for 10% reservation for general category poor

The Rajya Sabha passed the bill after a division with 165 members voting in its favour and seven against.

Jan 09, 2019, 22:47 PM IST
AIADMK walks out of Rajya Sabha over quota bill

AIADMK walks out of Rajya Sabha over quota bill

Participating in the debate, party MP A. Navaneethakrishnan said the Bill violated the basic structure of the Constitution. 

Jan 09, 2019, 19:33 PM IST
Sixers are often hit in slog overs: How RS Prasad defended Quota Bill in Rajya Sabha

Sixers are often hit in slog overs: How RS Prasad defended Quota Bill in Rajya Sabha

Law Minister RS Prasad said those questioning the timing of the bill were never stopped from introducing it when they were in power.

Jan 09, 2019, 18:34 PM IST

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Jan 09, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Breaking News: Quota bill in Rajya Sabha, AIADMK to walk out

AIADMK to stage a walkout in Rajya Sabha today. There are 13 members of the AIADMK in the house. The bill will be passed by the upper house even if AIADMK decide to walk out. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 09, 2019, 11:56 AM IST
Congress calls upper class reservation bill a political gimmick but decides to back it in Rajya Sabha

Congress calls upper class reservation bill a political gimmick but decides to back it in Rajya Sabha

Parties across the board had on Tuesday extended their support to the bill in the Lok Sabha.

Jan 09, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

Rajya Sabha passes bill for reservation to general category poor

The Upper House passed the Bill with 149 'ayes'.

Jan 09, 2019, 07:12 AM IST
Quota bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday

Quota bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday

With most parties backing the proposed legislation, the government has described the bill as "historic" and in the country's interest.

Jan 09, 2019, 06:56 AM IST

Lok Sabha clears the way for 10% quota to upper caste poor

A marathon session in Parliament ended with both the Quota Bill and the Citizenship Amendment Bill passing the Lok Sabha test.

Jan 08, 2019, 12:16 PM IST
Triple Talaq Bill not a prestige issue for govt, seeks justice for Muslim women: BJP

Triple Talaq Bill not a prestige issue for govt, seeks justice for Muslim women: BJP

The Triple Talaq Bill is listed in Rajya Sabha and awaits clearance from Parliament to become a law.

Jan 07, 2019, 12:15 PM IST
Victims of human trafficking write to PM for early passage of anti-trafficking bill in Rajya Sabha

Victims of human trafficking write to PM for early passage of anti-trafficking bill in Rajya Sabha

The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill in the Monsoon session of the Parliament in July last year.

Jan 05, 2019, 13:06 PM IST
Modern coaches to replace existing coaches in all long-distance trains soon

Modern coaches to replace existing coaches in all long-distance trains soon

According to the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, all the long-distance trains shall be replaced with modern LHB coaches.

Jan 04, 2019, 16:35 PM IST

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Jan 03, 2019, 21:30 PM IST

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Jan 03, 2019, 21:04 PM IST
Centre examining proposal for Delhi Metro's Phase-IV

Centre examining proposal for Delhi Metro's Phase-IV

The project is estimated to cost around Rs 45,000 crore and will connect some major corridors in the capital.

Jan 03, 2019, 17:41 PM IST
As Triple Talaq bill awaits Rajya Sabha nod, government says open to 'constructive suggestions'

As Triple Talaq bill awaits Rajya Sabha nod, government says open to 'constructive suggestions'

Several opposition parties and Muslim bodies are oppoosed to Triple Talaq bill.

Jan 02, 2019, 22:00 PM IST
Congress MPs disrupt Arun Jaitley's speech, throw paper planes on FM in Lok Sabha; Watch

Congress MPs disrupt Arun Jaitley's speech, throw paper planes on FM in Lok Sabha; Watch

Congress MPs disrupted FM Arun Jaitley's speech in LS and pressed for a JPC probe.

Jan 02, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Pakistan-based terror outfits training cadre for 'Samundari Jihad', says govt

Pakistan-based terror outfits training cadre for 'Samundari Jihad', says govt

This was revealed by Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir in the Parliament.

Jan 02, 2019, 15:38 PM IST