Suresh Prabhu, Birender Singh to be in Rajya Sabha from Haryana

 Union Ministers Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu have been nominated by BJP for Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana.

Opposition hails arrest of TMC MP, BJP demands CM statement

The opposition Left Front, BJP and Congress on Friday hailed the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP and editor of a Bengali daily Srinjoy Bose in the Saradha scam and said that West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee should give a statement on this matter.

Women's Reservation Bill necessary to provide level-playing field: Najma Heptulla

Ahead of Parliament's Winter session, Union Minister Najma Heptulla on Wednesday said she would like the Women's Reservation Bill to be passed in Lok Sabha as it was necessary to provide a "level-playing field" for women.

Rashid Masood to remain in jail as Delhi HC rejects bail plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of disqualified Rajya Sabha member Rashid Masood serving four years' imprisonment in a case of corruption and other criminal offences.

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.

Ready to move out, but need livable alternative: Chiranjeevi

Former union minister Chiranjeevi on Thursday termed the move to issue eviction notice to him for vacating his official bungalow in Delhi as "unfair", saying he was ready to move out but the alternative house offered to him was not yet in a habitable condition.

I will have political role in UP only if party wants: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Thursday that he would get involved in the politics in Uttar Pradesh, from where he has been to elected to Rajya Sabha, only if BJP asked him to.

Manohar Parrikar, nine others elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and nine other political leaders were on Thursday elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh.

Congress' Manorama Dobariyal elected unopposed from Uttarakhand Rajya Sabha seat

Congress nominee Manorama Sharma Dobariyal was on Thursday declared elected unopposed from the only vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand.

Parrikar, nine others set to be elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and SP General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav are all set to be elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha as only 10 candidates are left in the fray for as many seats after scrutiny on Tuesday.

Parrikar declares assets worth Rs 3.5 Cr

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is contesting Rajya Sabha election from Uttar Pradesh, has movable and immovable assets worth more than Rs 3.5 crore and liabilities of Rs 36.31 lakh, according to an affidavit filed by him on Monday.

Manohar Parrikar lands in UP, to file RS nomination

 Newly inducted Union Minister and former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar arrived here on Sunday to file his nomination for Rajya Sabha.

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.

Shiv Sena's Anil Desai may join Union Cabinet

Shiv Sena leader Anil Desai, a member of the Rajya Sabha, is likely to be the party's nominee for a berth in the union cabinet that will be expanded Sunday, party leaders indicated here Saturday.

Rawat faction reigns supreme in party affairs in Uttarakhand ​

With the ticket for the vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand going to Manorama Sharma Dobariyal, a Harish Rawat loyalist, the Rawat faction has reasserted its supremacy over the affairs of the party in the hill state, political observers here said.

Congress fields Manorama Sharma as candidate for Rajya Sabha in Uttarakhand

Former Dehradun Mayor Manorama Sharma Dobariyal was on Friday declared by the Congress as its nominee for the only vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand ending the prolonged suspense over the issue.

Congress leader PL Punia files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha

Senior Congress leader PL Punia Friday filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha in the presence of senior party leaders and legislators.

Uttarakhand Congress averse to outsider being fielded for Rajya Sabha

Amid intense lobbying in Congress for the only vacant Rajya Sabha seat from Uttarakhand, majority of party leaders in the state appear averse to the idea of an "outsider" being nominated.

Congress factions in Uttarakhand vying for vacant Rajya Sabha berth

 Congress is unlikely to field an outsider as its candidate for the vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand for which voting will be held on November 20, party sources said.