Rajya Sabha MPs

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Tendulkar and Anand dropped from AICS advisory panel: Details here

21 Jan 2020

Tendulkar and Anand dropped from AICS advisory panel: Details here

Indian sports legends, Sachin Tendulkar from cricket and Viswanathan Anand from chess, have been dropped from the advisory panel of the All India Council of Sports (AICS).

How will assembly results affect BJP's math in Rajya Sabha?

25 Oct 2019

How will assembly results affect BJP's math in Rajya Sabha?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was expecting to sweep Haryana and Maharashtra, but the results on Thursday washed away the party's hopes.

In a first, Modi to launch fast against 'wasted' Parliament-session

10 Apr 2018

In a first, Modi to launch fast against 'wasted' Parliament-session

The BJP has been vehemently protesting the recent "wasted" Parliament session, the most unproductive in 18 years, and blaming the opposition for it.

Opposition works hard to build consensus on removal of CJI

07 Apr 2018

Opposition works hard to build consensus on removal of CJI

Opposition parties intend to carry on their efforts to build a broad consensus on the motion to remove the Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra.

You're testing the patience of country, angry Naidu tells MPs

04 Apr 2018

You're testing the patience of country, angry Naidu tells MPs

Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu fumed at MPs for disrupting the Parliament and reminded them the country is agitated. The house was adjourned till 2 PM.

No nostalgia for Tendulkar, Rekha: They were 'forever absent'

29 Mar 2018

No nostalgia for Tendulkar, Rekha: They were 'forever absent'

The curtains were drawn on the careers of many Rajya Sabha MPs, Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha included. Only for these celebrities, leaving the Parliament wouldn't have been nostalgic as they rarely attended sessions.

Parliament lost 14 days, government now rushes to clear logjam

22 Mar 2018

Parliament lost 14 days, government now rushes to clear logjam

Since the Parliament reconvened on March 5, proceedings have been washed out every day as various parties haven't stopped protesting.

SC dismisses plea seeking minimum qualification for MLAs/MPs

18 Jul 2017

SC dismisses plea seeking minimum qualification for MLAs/MPs

The SC has dismissed a petition that sought to fix "minimum qualifications for becoming an MP or MLA", saying it was for the parliament to decide.

Electing President: 33% of the electoral college has criminal cases

15 Jul 2017

Electing President: 33% of the electoral college has criminal cases

An analysis of the electoral college by the Association for Democratic Reforms revealed that amongst those who will be electing our President 33% have criminal cases against them.