Tag: Rajya Sabha

Govt used women marshals to defame, frame Opposition MPs: Kharge on ruckus in Rajya Sabha

Launching a major offensive on the government over the issue of ruckus in Rajya Sabha on the last day of the monsoon session, Leader of...

Naidu suspends TMC MPs for the day, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday suspended some TMC MPs from participating in House proceedings for the rest of the day as they...

Total debt expected to rise to 61.7% of GDP in FY22: Minister

The government on Tuesday informed Parliament that it expects the total debt as percentage of GDP to increase to 61.7 per cent (provisional) in 2021-22...

4 more Indian pharma firms expected to start vaccine production by Oct-Nov: Health Minister

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said in Parliament that four more Indian pharma firms are expected to start anti-coronavirus vaccine production by October-November...

AIMIM chief Owaisi holds Central government responsible for disruptions in monsoon session of Parliament

With the monsoon session of Parliament witnessing repeated adjournments, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Sundayblamed the Narendra Modi government for the current deadlock, alleging it...

Agriculture ministry to bring data policy for farm sector

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said the government aims to create a national database of farmers and is also in the process of...

Opposition disrupts Rajya Sabha proceedings again over Pegasus row, farm laws

Protests by unrelenting opposition members over Pegasus snooping allegations and farm laws again disrupted proceedings in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, as they demanded that discussions...

Parliament not functioning as govt not agreeing to Oppn demand for discussion on Pegasus snooping issue: Congress

Parliament is not functioning as the government is not agreeing to the Opposition’s “united” demand for a discussion on Pegasus snooping issue, the Congress alleged...

At least 30 died in Andhra due to lack of oxygen: TDP disputes Centre’s statement on COVID-19 deaths in RS

At least 30 people died in Andhra Pradesh during the second COVID-19 wave due to lack of oxygen, claimed Telugu Desam Party (TDP) spokesperson K...

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments on Day One of Monsoon Session; PM couldn’t introduce new ministers

Rajya Sabha witnessed repeated adjournments on Day One of the Monsoon session amidst uproar over various issues by MPs from Opposition parties who did not...

Monsoon Session: Government lines up 31 Bills for Rajya Sabha in this Parliament session

Government plans to bring 31 Bills, including six on Ordinances, in the Rajya Sabha during the monsoon session starting on Monday while the Opposition has...

India’s import of arms decreases by 33 per cent, says SIPRI

India’s import of arms decreased by 33 per cent between 2011-15 and 2016-20 and Russia was the most affected supplier, according to a report released...

Rajya Sabha proceedings disrupted for third consecutive day amid Opposition uproar over farm laws | India News

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted for the third day in a row on Wednesday as the Congress and other opposition parties created an...

Key issues addressed in the Parliament

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...