BJP's nominee Biswajit Daimary was elected unopposed to Rajya sabha
The seat had fallen vacant after Daimary left Bodoland People's Front (BPF) -- and resigned from Rajya Sabha in November last year before joining the BJP.
BJP candidates win both Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat
The seats had fallen vacant following the demise of Congress MP Ahmed Patel and BJP MP...
Rajya Sabha panels see 15% rise in attendance, longer sittings
There has been a 15% improvement in attendance in the eight Rajya Sabha commit...
Venkaiah Naidu accords Mallikarjun Kharge recognition as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha
"The Chairman Rajya Sabha has accorded recognition to Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of the Indian National Congress Party in the Rajya Sabha, as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha," an official bulletin said.
Mallikarjun Kharge to be Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha
Among other eligible Congress seniors are Sharma, formally part of the change-seekers in the party, P Chidambaram, who too has advocated the need for organisational and functional reforms, and Digvijaya Singh an entrenched leader.
Rajya Sabha clocks 99% productivity as first part of Budget session ends
The House broke for a three-week recess on Friday after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's reply to a discussion on the budget for the fiscal year beginning April 1. The recess will allow parliamentary committees to examine the budget allocation for various ministries. Parliament will now meet on March 8 for the second part of the Budget session.
Nothing for common man in budget: Opposition in Rajya Sabha
Participating in the debate on the budget, leaders of parties like the Congress, BSP, AAP and Left launched an all-out attack on the BJP government for allegedly selling off the country's assets and PSUs to big industrialists.
Anurag Thakur's remark kicks row in Rajya Sabha
Thakur continued to make his statement saying the Budget for the fiscal year beginning April 1 is one for new India which has made higher provisions for departments such as social justice and empowerment and women and child development.
SP leader demands repeal of farm laws, guarantee on MSP in Rajya Sabha
The Samajwadi Party (SP) leader said he does not think that the government's plan about doubling the income of farmers will succeed and pointed out that there is no provision for the farm-allied sectors in the budget.
Agitating farmers not summoned by NIA: Govt tells Rajya Sabha
Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, have been protesting at Delhi borders for more than two months, demanding a complete repeal of three farm laws enacted in September 2020.
Productive first week of Budget session in Rajya Sabha
The discussion on the motion has been the main business transacted by the House over three days in which 50 members from 25 parties participated, an official statement said.
Opposition parties in Rajya Sabha seek fresh Bills, panel scrutiny
The Congress fielded senior leaders Anand Sharma, Mallikarjun Kharge and Pratap Singh Bajwa, among others, in the debate. Sharma, the deputy leader of the Congress in the House, said the President’s address was disappointing. On the farmers’ protest, he urged the government not to make the farm laws a prestige issue.
Withdraw farm laws: CPI(M) MP to govt in Rajya Sabha
Participating in a discussion on a motion thanking the President for his address to the joint sitting of Parliament at the start of the Budget Session, Bhattacharya criticised the move to put barricades, cement blocks, concertina wires and spikes at the farmer protest sites on Delhi's border points.
FIRs against Tharoor, journalists figure in Rajya Sabha
Raising the issue through a zero hour mention, Digvijaya Singh of the Congress said FIRs had been filed against politicians, journalists and civil society activists under felonious sections in the past few days.
Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day as opposition seeks debate on farm bills
When the House re-assembled at 12:30 pm, protesting members again trooped in the Well raising slogans, forcing Deputy Chairman Harivansh to adjourn proceedings for the day.