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 2017-09-22 10:18 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

CPI(M), TRS will back women's reservation bill in Lok Sabha... +

CPI(M) politburo member Brinda Karat said that her party had demanded its passage in the Lok Sabha repeatedly since the time "we got it passed" in the Rajya Sabha in 2010....

 2017-09-22 05:34 

New Indian Express

[ Odisha ]

BJP targets Rajya Sabha member Prasanna Acharya on pharma, chit companies... +

BJP demanded that Prasanna Acharya should be brought under the purview of the CBI probe for his alleged link with two chit fund companies....

 2017-09-22 01:45 

New Indian Express

[ Odisha ]

BJP targets Acharya on pharma, chit companies... +

Stepping up attack on the ruling BJD, the BJP on Thursday demanded that Rajya Sabha member and former health minister Prasanna Acharya should be brought under the purview of the CBI probe for his alle...

 2017-09-21 17:48 

The Hindu

Congress loses leadership of panel on poll reforms ... +

Venkaiah Naidus decision after the party, BJP stand level in terms of numbers in Rajya Sabha...

 2017-09-21 13:28 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Sonia Gandhi asks PMModi to pass Women's Reservation Bill... +

The bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha on March 9, 2010 when the UPA was in power, but could not be passed in the Lok Sabha....

 2017-09-21 08:33 

Hindustan Times

Sonia Gandhi urges PM Modi to use Lok Sabha majority to pass womens quota bill... +

In letter to the PM, Congress chief assures support for bill in Rajya Sabha...

 2017-09-21 05:44 

Hindustan Times

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll: Congress bets on Sunil Jakhar... +

Sunil Jakhars name was first pitched by party MLAs from Gurdaspur opposed to Rajya Sabha MP and former state president, Partap Bajwa....

 2017-09-21 01:52 

Hindustan Times

Commission on Ritabrata Banerjee should have included a woman: Sitaram Yechury... +

HT CorrespondentKolkataletters@hindustantimes.comThe three- member probe commission of CPI(M) formed against expelled Rajya Sabha member, Ritabrata Banerjee should have at least......

 2017-09-20 11:52 

IANS

Court defers 2G spectrum cases to October 25... +

A court here on Wednesday adjourned the 2G spectrum allocation cases against former Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi and others to October 25....

 2017-09-20 10:21 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

2G spectrum scam case: Court defers case to October 25... +

A court here on Wednesday adjourned the 2G spectrum allocation cases against former Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi and others to October 25....

 2017-09-20 08:59 

Hindustan Times

Mulayam Singh Yadav used, then ditched me: Amar... +

Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party (SP) heavyweight Amar Singh alleged that SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav used and ditched him to a prevent split in the Yadav family......

 2017-09-19 14:18 

Oneindia

JD(U) raises pitch for Sharad Yadav's disqualification from Rajya Sabha... +

JD(U) demanded disqualification two of its rebel MPs, Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar....

 2017-09-19 13:55 

Business Standard

JD(U) seeks Sharad Yadav's disqualification from Rajya Sabha... +

The party has already approached the Rajya Sabha chairman pushing for disqualification of the two MPs...

 2017-09-19 11:07 

IANS

Vaghela announces third front, to back non-BJP, non-Congress candidates... +

After days of suspense, maverick Gujarat politician Shankersinh Vaghela, recently sacked by the Congress for engineering a revolt ahead of the August Rajya Sabha polls, on Tuesday announced his support to a third front - Jan Vikalp - in the state....

 2017-09-18 19:54 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Rajya Sabha gives Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar one more week to file reply... +

Rebel JD(U) lawmakers Ali Anwar said any decision should not be taken in a hurry and they should be given natural justice....

 2017-09-18 12:17 

Oneindia

Never asked Modi either for cabinet berth or RS nomination: Subramanian Swamy... +

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said that he neither demanded a cabinet berth nor for a nomination to the Rajya Sabha....

 2017-09-17 18:15 

The Hindu

CPI(M) defends MP Ritabrata Banerjees expulsion... +

The CPI(M) on Sunday listed four reasons, including lavish lifestyle and moral degeneration in relation to women, for expelling its Rajya Sabha member Ritabrata Banerjee. Mr. Banerjee, 38, is a fi...

 2017-09-17 15:22 

Press Trust of India

CPI M justifies expulsion of RS MP... +

New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) The CPI(M) today justified theexpulsion of its leader and Rajya Sabha MP RitabrataBandopadhyay, saying instead of complying with the partydiscipline, he had resorted to publicly malign it.In a statement issued today, CPI(M) politbu...

 2017-09-17 14:35 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

CPI(M) justifies expulsion of Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Bandopadhyay... +

The CPI(M) today justified the expulsion of its leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Bandopadhyay, saying instead of complying with the party discipline, he had resorted to publicly malign it....

 2017-09-17 12:24 

Hindustan Times

BJP Rajya Sabha MP from Maharashtra Sanjay Kakade booked for cheating and forgery... +

The case was registered following an order from a local court on September 12, directing the Warje Malwadi police to probe allegations of land-grabbing made by a resident of Kopre......

 2017-09-16 11:43 

Oneindia

ECI agrees to release video of Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls under RTI... +

In its reply to a query under Right to Information Act, the Election Commission of India has agreed to release video of the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections. ...

 2017-09-16 10:59 

Oneindia

Karnataka becoming the hotbed of resort politics- state and party no bar... +

Be it legislators from Gujarat ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections or, currently, rebel MLAs of the AIADMK, Karnataka seems to be the hotspot for resort......

 2017-09-15 14:01 

NDTV

CPM Expels Party's Rajya Sabha Member Ritabrata Banerjee... +

The CPM today expelled its Rajya Sabha member Ritabrata Banerjee on charges of "gross anti-party activity", its West Bengal secretary Surya Kanta Mishra said....

 2017-09-13 21:06 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

EC defends Nota option... +

The Election Commission of India today defended in the Supreme Court its decision to use the Nota (None of the Above) option for the Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, saying the option was not new but had been exercised during several elections since 2014....

 2017-09-13 18:29 

Hindustan Times

V-PVenkaiah Naidu looks to cut down on Rajya Sabha din... +

Thirty days in, the new Vice President of India is looking to revamp the Upper House proceedings to deal with the passage of contentious bills in the absence of a political......

 2017-09-13 16:54 

The Hindu

CPI (M) expels Ritabrata Banerjee... +

The Rajya Sabha MP had levelled many allegations against senior leaders of the party during a T.V interview...

 2017-09-13 16:23 

Business Standard

Setback for Opposition: CPI(M), JD(U) to sack MPs in Rajya Sabha... +

CPI (M) to sack party MP for 'lavish lifestyle'; JD (U) determined to get Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified...

 2017-09-13 13:56 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Plea against NOTA in Gujarat RS polls not maintainable: Election Commission to SC... +

Biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha have been held in many states and the NOTA option has been its part since then....

 2017-09-13 10:45 

Hindustan Times

Bengal secretariat recommends expulsion of CPI(M) Rajya SabhaMP Ritabrata Banerjee... +

Ritabrata Banerjee told HTthat the decision of expulsion has pained him a lot....

 2017-09-12 21:04 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

EC blow to Sharad... +

The Election Commission today dismissed a petition by a faction of the Janata Dal (United) led by Rajya Sabha MP SharadYadav that staked claim over the party's name and symbol....

 2017-09-12 13:29 

NDTV

Ever Voter Has A Right To Abstain, Poll Panel Tells Supreme Court On NOTA... +

A last-minute petition by the Congress against NOTA, or the None of The Above option at Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat was an abuse of court process, the Election Commission told the Supreme Court......

 2017-09-12 11:54 

Hindustan Times

JD(U) MPs Sharad Yadav, Anwars response sought on plea for scrapping their RS membership... +

After Sharad Yadav attended an opposition rally in Patna, the JD(U) had urged Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu to disqualify him and Ansari, who too had joined Yadav....

 2017-09-12 02:57 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

I-T attaches Lalu Prasad Yadav family properties worth Rs 165 crore... +

The nearly dozen assets in Delhi-NCR and Patna belong to RJD Rajya Sabha member Misa Bharti and brother Tejashwi Yadav....

 2017-09-11 18:06 

The Hindu

Modi not honest about black money: Jethmalani... +

Rajya Sabha Member and noted jurist Ram Jethmalani has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not being honest about bringing back black money stashed abroad.He said in a recent letter to Mr. Modi th...

 2017-09-11 17:56 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Substantial rise in assets of 7 Lok Sabha MPs, 98 MLAs,CBDT tellsSupreme Court... +

The tax department said it probed the allegations by an NGO regarding alleged increase in assets of 26 Lok Sabha and 11 Rajya Sabha MPs and 257 MLAs....

 2017-09-11 17:06 

Business Standard

What's cooking in Maharashtra?... +

Two of its legislators voted for BJP in the Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat against Congress's Ahmed Patel...

 2017-09-07 15:46 

Press Trust of India

Athawale for SC, ST quota in Cabinet, RS... +

Hyderabad, Sep 7 (PTI) Union minister Ramdas Athawaletoday pitched for reservation for Scheduled Castes andScheduled tribes in the Rajya Sabha and the Union Cabinet.The Dalit leader from Maharashtra also sought quotas forthem in the armed forces. "...

 2017-09-07 14:52 

Oneindia

Ramdas Athawale bats for SC, ST quota in Cabinet, Rajya Sabha... +

Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Thursday favoured reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled tribes in the Rajya Sabha and the Union Cabinet....

 2017-09-05 21:21 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

ED attaches Misa farmhouse... +

The Enforcement Directorate today attached a Delhi farmhouse owned by Misa Bharti, RJD chief Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter and Rajya Sabha MP, and husband Shailesh Kumar in connection with a money-laundering case....

 2017-09-05 18:53 

Hindustan Times

JD(U) petitions Rajya Sabha chairman for Sharad Yadavs suspension... +

The JD(U) had declared that action would be taken against Sharad Yadav on the very day he decided to attend RJDs Desh Bachao, BJP Bhagao rally in Patna on......

 2017-09-04 21:07 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

Bark at Rajya Sabha, then bank on it... +

Sunday's shuffle has merely deepened the Narendra Modi cabinet's reliance on the Rajya Sabha, which the BJP and its government often runs down as an "indirectly elected House" because of its dominance by the Opposition....

 2017-09-04 15:04 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

TMC replaces senior leader Mukul Roy from Parliamentary panel... +

Trinamool Congress has removed its senior MP Mukul Roy from the parliamentary consutative committee of the Home Ministry, replacing him by its Rajya Sabha member Manish Gupta....

 2017-09-03 18:16 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Angry at party MLAs backing BJP during Rajya Sabha elections, 500 NCP men join Congress in Gujarat... +

The NCP men expressed their commitment to the party stating in their brief speeches that going to Congress from the NCP was like a home-coming ....

 2017-09-02 02:41 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Two Nitish aides may get Union cabinet berths; Railway ministry among JD(U) choices... +

RCP Singh and Santosh Kushwaha, two MPs considered close to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, are likely to be included in the central cabinet, party sources said on Friday....

 2017-09-01 16:12 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Two Nitish aides may get Union cabinet berths; Rail ministry among JD(U) choices... +

RCP Singh and Santosh Kushwaha, two MPs considered close to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, are likely to be included in the central cabinet, party sources said on Friday....

 2017-09-01 14:24 

NDTV

Ex-Congess MLA Raghavji Patel Joins BJP; Seventh In Last Ten Days... +

Former Gujarat Congress MLA Raghavji Patel, who voted against senior leader Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha elections held last month, today became the latest entrant to the BJP in the poll-bound......

 2017-08-31 14:20 

Hindustan Times

Sharad disputes his sacking as JD(U)s leader in RS; to hold parallel national executive... +

The Nitish Kumar-led JD (U) wants chairman of the Rajya Sabha to suspend Sharad from the RS .membership, for voluntarily leaving the party on the ticket of which he......

 2017-08-30 21:06 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

Yogi eyes UP upper House route... +

The BJP today decided that Yogi Adityanath would not contest an Assembly election and instead become a member of the Legislative Council, the state's equivalent of the Rajya Sabha, following a trend set by Nitish Kumar in Bihar and Mayawati and Akhilesh Y...

 2017-08-30 14:58 

Hindustan Times

Unconstitutional to remove me as JD(U)s Rajya Sabha leader: Sharad Yadav... +

Yadav noted that his faction had already moved the Election Commission, claiming that a majority of party members is supporting him and its symbol should be allotted to his faction...

 2017-08-30 13:30 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Decision to remove me as RS leader unconstitutional: Sharad Yadav... +

Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav has questioned his party's decision to remove him as its parliamentary party leader in the Rajya Sabha, saying it was against its constitution....

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