New Delhi/IBNS: The elections for 11 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will be held on Nov 9, media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: Describing the farm sector bills as "a death sentence to the Indian farmers", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the government of crushing the voice of farmers in and outside Parliament.
New Delhi/IBNS: More than 265 farmers' groups on Friday took to streets nationwide to carry out rallies and demonstrations in protest against the controversial farm bills passed in the Parliament.
Chandigarh/UNI: A complete bandh was observed on Friday with the farming community staging dharna and organising protest demonstrations across Punjab against the agriculture reform bills passed in the Parliament.
New Delhi/IBNS: Three of the four Labour Codes that comprise the reforms to the existing laws were passed on Wednesday in Rajya Sabha even as opposition protested from outside the House.
Kathua: Farmers in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua region have praised the two agriculture sector reform Bills that were passed in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday.
New Delhi/UNI: The government on Tuesday expressed its willingness to look into the demand of suspension of eight Opposition MPs if they express regret for their behaviour in the house during the passage of the farm sector bills on Sunday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Eight suspended Rajya Sabha MPs continued their sit-in protest in front of the Gandhi statue in Parliament area throughout Monday night, agitating against the farm bills which the Opposition claims as "anti-peasants".
New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday said the incidents of terrorism significantly reduced in Jammu and Kashmir since August 5, 2019, soon after the special provisions under Article 370 were scrapped in the erstwhile state which has been now divided into two Union Territories.
New Delhi/UNI: The Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day on Monday following continuous uproar by the Opposition members over the suspension of eight MPs.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the farmers' protests across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said new farm laws will only allow peasants to sell their productions in their own terms.
New Delhi/IBNS: Eight opposition Rajya Sabha MPs were on Monday suspended for their "unruly behaviour" while protesting against the passage of two key farm bills by the government in Parliament's upper house a day ago.
New Delhi/UNI: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suspended eight opposition members for the remaining part of the Monsoon session for their unruly behaviour in the House on Sunday.
New Delhi/UNI: The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two farm sector Bills -- Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020--amid massive uproar by the Opposition.
New Delhi/IBNS: Three agriculture-related bills, which have been already passed in the Lok Sabha amid farmers' protests and opposition walk-outs, will be taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday.