Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha secretariats closed in view of coronavirus outbreak
While the Rajya Sabha Secretariat has been shut till Friday, the Lok Sabha Secretariat will be closed till March 31.
Rajya Sabha elections to 18 seats postponed
Thirty-seven Rajya Sabha members from 10 states were elected unopposed and elections to 18 seats ...
Mandatory for cable operators to carry 25 DD, RS and LS TV channels: I&B Ministry
"All MSOs and cable operators are accordingly directed to m...
Election Commission defers Rajya Sabha polls scheduled for March 26 in view of coronavirus outbreak
Election to fill up 55 seats in the Upper House of Parliament was to be held on March 26, but 37 candidates from 10 states have already been elected without a contest.
All BJP MPs to release Rs 1 crore from MPLAD funds for coronavirus relief: Nadda
In his tweets, he also said that all party MPs and MLAs will donate their one month salary towards it as well.
Rajya Sabha: Venkaiah Naidu calls meeting of leaders to discuss session duration
The running of Parliament despite lockdowns being announced in many states due to the virus threat has been questioned by many. The NCP and the TMC have already conveyed to the Rajya Sabha chairman that their MPs would not attend the remainder of the Budget Session, scheduled to conclude on April 3, in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
EC defers Rajya Sabha polls scheduled for March 26 in view of coronavirus outbreak
Election to fill up 55 seats in the Upper House of Parliament was to be held on March 26, but 37 candidates have already been elected without a contest. The decision on holding the election for the remaining 18 seats will be taken based on the prevailing situation, official sources said.
Covid-19 outbreak: EC defers Rajya Sabha polls scheduled for March 26
The Election Commission has deferred the Rajya Sabha polls scheduled for March 26 in view of the coronavirus outbreak, official sources said...
Number Game: Sneaking a peek at Rajya Sabha elections
We've all read this definition:“Members of Rajya Sabha are elected by members of legislative assemblies through proportional representation by means of single transferable vote”, without actually understanding what it means! And how is the quota — or minimum valid votes required to win a seat — calculated?
Rajya Sabha discusses judicial and electoral reform measures
Participating in a discussion on the working of the Ministry of Law and Justice, Bhupender Yadav of the BJP said the long delay in delivery of justice is a big problem and noted that only 0.8 to 0.9 per cent of the GDP (gross domestic product) is currently spent on the administration of justice.
Rajya Sabha approves Rs 1-lakh crore budget for Jammu and Kashmir for FY'21
The bills were approved with voice vote after a debate of over two hours. The J&K Appropriation Bills were passed by Lok Sabha on March 19. The over Rs 1-lakh crore Budget for Jammu and Kashmir for 2020-21 laid emphasis on the development of newly carved-out Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, which was made a Union Territory with effect from October 31, 2019.
Congress decides to battle it out for second Gujarat Rajya Sabha seat
BJP, Congress keeping close watch on MLAs after the resignation of five Congress MLAs from the assembly, another photo finish on the cards.
Failed ambitions are reasons behind criticisms against me: Ranjan Gogoi
Failed ambitions are the reasons behind the criticisms against me: Former CJI & Rajya Sabha MP Ranjan Gogoi tells Times Now's Navika Kumar o...
New government in Madhya Pradesh may take oath before Rajya Sabha polls on March 26
On Saturday, 21 out of 22 former Congress MLAs joined the BJP in Delhi in presence of BJP president JP Nadda, Scindia and other leaders. One former MLA, Suresh Dhakad, could not attend as his daughter had committed suicide three days earlier. He is expected to join the BJP in the coming days.
Kurian Joseph hits out at Ranjan Gogoi for taking Rajya Sabha route
Joseph said he was “surprised” that Justice Gogoi, “who had once exhibited such courage of conviction to uphold the independence of judiciary, had compromised the noble principles on the independence and impartiality of the judiciary”.
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