Jagdeep Dhankhar: News

05 Feb 2024

Sanjay Singh

Rajya Sabha chairman blocks AAP leader's oath, cites privileges case

Jailed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh was not sworn in as Rajya Sabha MP on Monday as the Upper House Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar refused to allow him to take the oath, citing the privileges case against him.

30 Jan 2024

Droupadi Murmu

President Murmu nominates educationist Satnam Singh Sandhu to Rajya Sabha

President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday nominated educationist, agriculturist, and philanthropist Satnam Singh Sandhu to the Rajya Sabha.

25 Dec 2023

Trinamool Congress

No 'cultured mind' to understand mimicry: TMC MP on Dhankhar

Suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kalyan Banerjee on Monday defended his mimicry of Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, arguing he can't help if someone lacks a "cultured mind" to appreciate humor.

25 Dec 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Mass suspension of opposition MPs premeditated: Kharge to Dhankhar

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge has said the mass suspension of the opposition MPs during the Parliament Winter Session seems "predetermined" and "premeditated" by the central government.

22 Dec 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Mimicry row: Kharge indirectly slams Dhankhar for bringing up caste

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday indirectly called out Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar for bringing caste into the ongoing row over his mimicry by a suspended MP.

20 Dec 2023


Dhankhar mimicry row: PM Modi's phone call and Banerjee's defense

Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, Jagdeep Dhankhar, on Wednesday, said that he received a phone call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who expressed deep concern and condemnation over the alleged disrespectful behavior by some MPs.

19 Dec 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Suspended TMC MP mocks Dhankhar at protest, VP says 'shameful'

Suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kalyan Banerjee allegedly mocked Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar during a protest by opposition parties outside the Parliament on Tuesday.

16 Dec 2023

Raghav Chadha

Raghav Chadha appointed AAP's Rajya Sabha leader: Reports

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has reportedly appointed MP Raghav Chadha as the leader of the party in Rajya Sabha. Chandha will replace AAP MP Sanjay Singh, who is currently behind bars in the Delhi liquor policy case.

14 Dec 2023


14 opposition MPs suspended for remainder of Winter Session 

One Rajya Sabha and 13 Lok Sabha MPs have been suspended from Parliament for "unruly conduct."

14 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

Winter Session: TMC MP Derek O'Brien suspended from Parliament

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar suspended Derek O'Brien on Thursday for "ignoble misconduct."

04 Dec 2023

Raghav Chadha

AAP MP Raghav Chadha's Rajya Sabha suspension revoked 

The Rajya Sabha on Monday revoked the suspension of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Raghav Chadha from the Upper House.

03 Nov 2023

Raghav Chadha

Apologize to Rajya Sabha chairperson: SC to Raghav Chadha

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday urged Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Raghav Chadha to seek an "unconditional apology" from Rajya Sabha Chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar pertaining to his suspension from the Upper House.

19 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi to walk to new Parliament with copy of Constitution

As India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi on Tuesday, the country also bids farewell to the old Parliament building, shifting to the new Parliament House.

Lok Sabha panel to probe Adhir Chowdhury's 'misconduct' on Friday

The Lok Sabha's Privileges Committee is set to investigate the complaint of "misconduct" against suspended Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday, PTI reported.

'Retrogressive': Congress's Adhir Chowdhury may approach SC over Parliament suspension

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has termed his Lok Sabha suspension as a "retrogressive step" by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre.

08 Aug 2023

Piyush Goyal

TMC's O'Brien suspended from Rajya Sabha for 'unruly behavior'

The Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien has been suspended from the House for the rest of the Monsoon Session for alleged "unruly behavior" and "disregard" to Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar while raising the Manipur issue.

24 Jul 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP MP Sanjay Singh suspended for remaining Parliament Monsoon Session

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh for the remainder of the ongoing Parliament Monsoon Session for "unruly behavior" in the House during a protest over the Manipur issue.

13 Feb 2023

Adani Group

Rajya Sabha adjourned amid ruckus over Adani-Hindenburg row by Opposition

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday adjourned the House till March 13 amid ruckus and sloganeering by the Opposition over the Adani-Hindenburg row.

12 Feb 2023

Samajwadi Party

Jaya Bachchan's 'finger-pointing gesture' toward Jagdeep Dhankhar angers BJP

Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Jaya Bachchan sparked controversy with her alleged improper behavior in Rajya Sabha last week, a video of which is doing the rounds on social media.