Tag: Rajya Sabha

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Oil on the boil The government has collected over Rs 3.40 lakh crore as central excise duty between January 2020 and January 2021, minister of...

Rajya Sabha washout after Opposition ruckus over fuel price hike

The Opposition’s continuous uproar and persistent demand for a discussion on the increase in petrol, diesel and LPG prices on Monday led to washout of...

Abdullah seeks passage women’s reservation bill in Parliament | India News

JAMMU: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah slammed the BJP on Monday over the delay in the passage of the women’s reservation bill in Parliament despite...

‘Koi Shaque?’: Mithun Chakraborty’s political life comes full circle

If politics is colour, Mithun Chakraborty has seen every shade. In his youth, he embraced the extreme Red. The hue got lighter with success as...

Political life of Mithun Chakraborty comes full circle | India News

If politics is colour, Mithun Chakraborty has seen every shade. In his youth, he embraced the extreme Red. The hue got lighter with success as...

farm laws: After PM Modi’s invite, farmer leaders say ready for talks, ask govt to choose date

New Delhi: Farmer unions agitating against the three agri laws on Monday asked the government to fix a date for the next round of talks,...

Venkaiah Naidu: Really sad, bids to make Chair dysfunctional won’t succeed: Venkaiah Naidu on remarks against him

NEW DELHI: Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday expressed sadness when his non-partisan approach was questioned by an MP, but...

Pharma exports up 12.43% during April-December 2020-21

New Delhi: India’s exports of pharmaceutical products during April-December 2020-21 grew by 12.43 per cent to USD 17.57 billion, Parliament was informed on Friday. India’s...

Opposition parties in Rajya Sabha demand repeal of farm laws

NEW DELHI: Various opposition parties like the Shiv Sena, SAD, NCP, Samajwadi Party and Left parties on Friday demanded in Rajya Sabha that the three...

Fulfilling expectations of Tamil community in Sri Lanka’s own interest: S Jaishankar | India News

NEW DELHI: External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Thursday said fulfilling the expectations of the Tamil people for equality, justice and peace within a united...

Monsoon Session: Opposition demands rollback of farm laws during President’s address debate in RS

Most political parties on Wednesday demanded that Parliament look afresh at the three controversial farm laws, criticising the manner in which they were passed in...

AAP MPs marshalled out of Rajya Sabha over unruly behaviour

New Delhi: Three Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MPs, including Sanjay Singh, were on Wednesday marshalled out of Rajya Sabha after they disrupted proceedings over the...

farm laws: Shiv Sena MPs meet farmers at Delhi border to express solidarity

Mumbai: A delegation of Shiv Sena MPs met farmers at the Delhi border on Tuesday to “express solidarity with their cause”, raising questions over the...

Opposition parties walk out of Rajya Sabha demanding discussion on farmers’ agitation

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties including the Congress, Left, TMC and DMK on Tuesday walked out from Rajya Sabha after their demand for suspension of business...

Centre has encroached upon states’ rights by passing farm laws: P Chidambaram | India News

GUWAHATI: Slamming the BJP-led central government over the new farm laws, former Union home minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday said the...

Hardeep Singh Puri among 10 newly elected, re-elected members administered Rajya Sabha oath

NEW DELHI: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri was among the 10 newly elected and re-elected members of the Rajya Sabha from the states of UP,...

Private hospitals charged exorbitant Covid fees: Parliamentary Panel

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, inadequate beds in government hospitals and absence of specific guidelines for COVID treatment resulted in private hospitals charging exorbitant fees, a...

Congress-AIUDF seat sharing in BTC polls raises 2021 alliance hopes | India News

GUWAHATI: Congress and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) are pinning high hopes from seat sharing in 19 out of 40 Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC)...

Special AICC panel may discuss Bihar debacle, internal rumblings | India News

NEW DELHI: The special AICC committee to assist Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to meet on Tuesday in the wake of the fresh setback...

Kamal Nath, Digvijaya ‘biggest gaddars’; BJP will win majority of seats in bypolls: Jyotiraditya Scindia | India News

NEW DELHI: Accusing former chief ministers Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh of being the “biggest traitors” in Madhya Pradesh, BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday...

Shocked by tone of Maharashtra Governor’s letter to CM: Sharad Pawar to PM Modi

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing shock over the kind of language used by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh...

We don’t need lessons on Hindutva: Raut on Guv’s letter to CM | India News

MUMBAI: Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari should only see whether Maharashtra is being run as per the Constitution or not and there is a people-elected government...

New labour codes have ‘weakened’ trade unions, removed ‘security net’ for workers: Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: Describing the three labour codes passed by Parliament as “anti-labour”, the Congress on Saturday attacked the government, alleging the legislations have “weakened” trade...

Amarinder Singh considering “all options” to make new agricultural laws ineffective in Punjab

New Delhi: Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh is considering “all options” to make the new agricultural laws ineffective in Punjab, such as approaching the...

Opposition intensifies agitation, skips House for 2nd day | India News

NEW DELHI: From silent protests to sloganeering and marching from the statue of Mahatma Gandhi to that of BR Ambedkar inside Parliament House complex, opposition...