Congress MP, son continue to spar over Amethi property

A day after clashes between villagers and police outside a palace here left a constable dead, Congress MP Sanjay Singh Monday accused his first wife and son of "criminal trespass" into his ancestral property.

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JMM MLA gets bail in Rajya Sabha horse trading case

Jharkhand High Court on Thursday granted bail to JMM MLA Sita Soren in a case of horse trading during the 2012 Rajya Sabha elections, which is being probed by CBI.

Parliament adjourned sine die

Parliament was Thursday adjourned sine die after the more than month-long budget session.

Telangana, Andhra officials` cadre distribution by June next

The process of distribution of official cadre between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh will be completed much before the target date of June 2 next year, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Insurance Bill sent to Select Committee of Rajya Sabha

Giving in to opposition pressure, the government on Thursday referred the controversial Insurance Bill to the Select Committee of Rajya Sabha.

Parliament approves Bills to scrap Collegium system of appointing judges

In a major political victory for the Narendra Modi government, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014, which was unanimously cleared by the Lok Sabha yesterday.

Judges appointment: Constitution Amendment Bill moved in Rajya Sabha

A Constitution Amendment Bill to facilitate establishment of a Commission to appoint judges to higher judiciary was moved on Wednesday night for consideration in the Rajya Sabha.

308 communal incidents till June this year

A total of 308 communal incidents were reported in the country in the first six months of this year of which 56 have taken place in Uttar Pradesh, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

JD-U MP protests after certain words expunged in RS

A JD-U member in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday protested against his certain words being expunged from his speech on Monday, prompting Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien to have a relook.

NDA govt will not entertain FDI in multi-brand retail: Nirmala Sitharaman

Clearing government stand on FDI in multi-brand retailing, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the NDA government will not "entertain" foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

11,800 school teachers to be appointed in Delhi by March `15

Government will hire over 11,800 school teachers in Delhi by March next year to fill vacancies, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Petroleum Minister faces Opposition ire in Rajya Sabha

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday faced ire of opposition members in Rajya Sabha as they accused him of not giving specific replies even as Chairman Hamid Ansari agreed that ministers need to give direct replies to pointed queries.

Please, for God`s sake, maintain dignity of Parliament: President to MPs

On a day when TMC and TDP members fought over a room in Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday made an emotional appeal to the MPs to maintain its dignity, honour and prestige.

Alleged sexual harassment of lady judge figures in Rajya Sabha

Complaining of sexual harassment by a judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court, the additional judge had resigned on July 15 and wrote to the Chief Justice of India and others on August 1 in this regard.

Demand for proper updating of govt websites raised in RS

Attention of the government was drawn in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday to the poor maintenance of its websites with a demand for updating these at the earliest to enable the common people reach out to government.

Plight of e-rickshaw owners in Delhi raised in RS

Plight of two lakh e-rickshaw owners in the national capital was raised in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with a BJP member saying they were faced with livelihood crisis and the government should provide them temporary licenses till a final solution was reached.

Concern over SIM cards without verification of subscribers

A whopping 4.69 crore mobile subscribers in the country are using their cellphones without verified addresses and this situation can work to the advantage of terrorists, a member said in the Rajya Sabha.

Alleged sexual harassment of lady judge figures in RS

The issue of alleged sexual harassment of a lady judge in Gwalior was raised in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with senior lawyer and nominated member KTS Tulsi demanding immediate action on her complaint saying it would otherwise demoralise lady judges in the country.

AIIMS-like institution to be set up in Haryana: Vardhan

A multi-speciality hospital on the lines of AIIMS will be set up at Jhajjar in Haryana to reduce load on city`s the premier medical institution, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.