Tag: Upper House

Tough action likely against opposition MPs for Rajya Sabha scuffles | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Tough action is being contemplated against opposition MPs named by the Rajya Sabha secretariat in its report on the fracas in the House on Wednesday when the general insurance bill was taken up for passage. Discussions held with officials by Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu have led to the assessment […]

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Government slams ‘lies’, ‘violence in Rajya Sabha’; opposition protests ‘assault’ – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The opposition and government exchanged heated words, blaming each other for the pushing and shoving between opposition MPs and Parliament security staff on Wednesday during the passage of the general insurance bill. The Centre fielded seven ministers on Thursday and demanded that a high-level committee should review videos of the chaotic proceedings in […]

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‘Listen to us’: Opposition tells government as it releases video of members speaking on Pegasus, farmers

The opposition’s strategy of speaking on the Pegasus snooping row and farm laws during discussions of bills in the Rajya Sabha has now been compiled in a three-minute video in an attempt to make the government listen to their demands, leaders said on Sunday. The video, released by the TMC on Sunday morning from RS […]

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How Yediyurappa is an exception to BJP rule | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Whether or not Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa steps down from his post on July 26, he has already created a record of sorts in the BJP, which is at the helm at the centre and in the state. His record would get further strengthened if he continues as the state CM beyond […]

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Parliamentary panels’ virtual meetings not possible as of now: RS secretariat to Mallikarjun Kharge

Virtual meetings of parliamentary standing committees cannot take place as it requires an amendment in rules which is not possible as the Parliament is not in session, the Rajya Sabha Secretariat stated in a letter to Leader of Opposition in the Upper House Mallikarjun Kharge, sources said on Friday. Earlier this week, Kharge had urged […]

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