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1984 Anti-Sikh riots case

Hope Sajjan Kumar gets death sentence in Sikh riots case: KTS Tulsi

Hope Sajjan Kumar gets death sentence in Sikh riots case: KTS Tulsi. Congress Rajya Sabha MP and noted advocate KTS Tulsi on Saturday expressed hope that Congress leader Sajjan Kumar would get the death sentence for his role in 1984 Sikh riots case. Tulsi’s statement comes a day after he was identified as an instigator

BADAL DHINDSA Rajya Sabha MP

BADAL meets DHINDSA: Rajya Sabha MP ‘declines’ withdrawal of resignation

TIME FOR BONHOMIE RAJAY DEEP Chandigarh Former chief minister of Punjab and chief patron of Shiromani Akali Dal Parkash Singh Badal on Friday met the party’s senior leader and Rajya Sabha member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa at his Chandigarh residence. The meeting lasted for half an hour. Badal tried to persuade him to withdraw his resignations

Karunanidhi Marina beach HC

Karunanidhi to be laid to rest at Marina beach: Madras HC

Ending a political row between Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Tamil Nadu government, the Madras High Court on Wednesday ruled that DMK Chief M Karunanidhi can have a burial site at Chennai’s Marina Beach. “The DMK’s plea for the burial of Kalaignar’s body near Anna memorial has been accepted by the Madras High Court. The court

BJP Lok Sabha Elections: Mayawati

Bhartiya Janta Party looking to advance Lok Sabha elections: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are aiming to advance the Lok Sabha elections, slated to be held next year.In a press note, the BSP Chief further claimed that breaking the Jammu and Kashmir state government was the BJP’s first

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Cong stalled Parliament to block OBC commission: PM Modi

Lashing out at the Congress party on the last day of campaigning before Karnataka goes to polls on May 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the party of indulging in vote bank politics and stalling the bill in the Rajya Sabha that gives constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes. “Congress wants

Rajya Sabha Polls BSP vote BJP MLA Anil Singh

Rajya Sabha Polls: Voted for BJP, says BSP MLA Anil Singh

Amid the ongoing voting for 10 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Anil Singh said he has voted for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). “I have voted for BJP, I do not know about the rest,” Singh told ANI on Friday. Voting for the 25 Rajya Sabha seats began today across five states: Uttar Pradesh, West

Rahul condoles Indians Iraq Islamic State death

Rahul condoles deaths of 39 Indians in Iraq by Islamic State

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed his deepest condolence to the families of 39 Indians, killed in Iraq by the Islamic State (IS). Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and said, “I’m shocked to hear that 39 Indians who were in captivity since 2014, in Iraq, are now confirmed dead. My deepest condolences to the

Kin of 39 Indians killed in Iraq mourn

Kin of 39 Indians killed in Iraq mourn . Kin of 39 missing Indians in Iraq on Tuesday mourned the death of their near and dear ones after the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj broke this news in the Rajya Sabha.  Some of the families have expressed anguish that till now Swaraj continued to assure

Arun Jaitley to contest Rajya Sabha poll from UP: BJP

Arun Jaitley to contest Rajya Sabha poll from UP: BJP

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will contest the Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh while Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will do so from Madhya Pradesh, the BJP’s central election committee announced on Wednesday.Jaitley is currently a Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat and Pradhan is a member from Bihar.The party today announced the names of seven Union

Budget session: Adjournment motion moved in RS on PNB fraud case

Budget session: Adjournment motion moved in RS on PNB fraud case

Budget session: Adjournment motion moved in RS on PNB fraud case. Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary D. Raja and Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Naresh Agarwal on Monday gave adjournment motion notice in the Rajya Sabha over Punjab National Bank fraud (PNB) case. Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has moved adjournment motion in the Upper House under

RS adjourns for 50 mins after protests over Kasganj violence

New Delhi, Feb 2, Noisy protests by Samajwadi Party members over communal clashes at Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh forced the adjournment of the Rajya Sabha this morning. The newly-elected members of Aam Aadmi Party too were seen raising slogans against sealing drive in the national capital in the Well of the House, along with the

Rajya Sabha adjourned

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Rajya Sabha adjourned: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Friday, the last day of the winter session. In its 13 sittings, the House passed nine government bills, 19 private members bills were introduced and debated employment generation and air pollution in Delhi. On the four days the Question Hour was conducted, 46 starred questions were

Naidu discusses house functioning, Triple Talaq Bill with members of various parties

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today urged members to act responsibly to ensure smooth proceedings and assured them that whatever decision he takes including on the Triple Talaq Bill would be to enhance the image of the House. During a meeting with members of various parties on functioning of the House, the Triple Talaq Bill

Triple talaq bill likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

Triple talaq bill likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

Triple talaq bill likely tabled Rajya Sabha today: The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 seeking to criminalise instant divorce, triple talaq, is likely to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The Bill, last week, was passed in the Lok Sabha with most of the leading parties in the Opposition,

‘Declare Subhash Bose’s birthday as Desh Prem Diwas’ demand in RS

A demand to declare January 23, the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, as ‘Desh Prem Diwas’ (Patriotism Day) and a national holiday, was made in the Rajya Sabha today. Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, Ritabrata Banerjee, who was recently expelled from the CPI(M), narrated the heroic tales of Bose who

Triple talaq bill

Triple talaq bill passed in Lok Sabha, to be tabled in Rajya Sabha next week

Amidst protests from a few political parties, including those close to the BJP, the Lok Sabha on Thursday passed by voice vote the Bill that makes instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat a criminal offence, with a jail term of up to three years.On Thursday, following a day-long and heated debate in the Lok Sabha, the Bill that

RS adjourns briefly due to protests over Hegde’s statement

The Rajya Sabha today witnessed a brief adjournment as opposition continued their protest over the controversial remarks made by union minister Anant kumar Hegde on secularism and changing the Constitution. During the Zero Hour, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad raised this issue and said the opposition members were not satisfied with the government’s clarification yesterday

Rajya Sabha adjourned till Wednesday

The Rajya Sabha on Friday was adjourned till next Wednesday by Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu following request by Congress members. After papers were laid in the House, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said the government is talking with the Opposition to end the logjam and till a solution comes out, the House should be

Rajya Sabha today

Proceedings of Rajya Sabha today, Sachin Tendulkar to initiate speech

Rajya Sabha today: Proceedings of Rajya Sabha will be held today. Sachin Tendulkar to initiate his debut speech in Rajya Sabha. Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar will today raise a discussion on the right to play and the future of sports in the country in Parliament. This is for the first time that Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar initiate debut speech

Sachin Tendulkar to initiate debut speech in Rajya Sabha today

Sachin Tendulkar initiate debut speech: Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar will today raise a discussion on the right to play and the future of sports in the country in Parliament around 2:00 pm. This is for the first time that Tendulkar will be initiating a debate in Rajya Sabha. Tendulkar submitted his request for