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Rajya Sabha passes NCT Bill, Arvind Kejriwal calls it a 'sad day of Indian democracy'

New Delhi/IBNS The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the controversial Government of NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021, which aims to give more power to the Lieutenant Governor- the Centre's representative- compared to the city's elected government.

Rajya Sabha adjourned twice amid opposition uproar during NCT Bill debate

New Delhi/UNI: The proceedings of the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday adjourned twice following the continuous uproar by the opposition members on the NCT Bill 2021 which was introduced in the Upper House on Tuesday.

Protests erupt in RS over Delhi NCT (Amendment) Bill, opposition calls it 'dangerous' legislation

New Delhi/IBNS: The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed repeated disruptions over the Centre's Government of NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021, which gives more powers to Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. The oppositions called it "dangerous" legislation.

Vijay Mallya, Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi will return to India to face law: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said fugitive economic offenders like Vijay Mallya, Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi will be coming back to India and face the law of the country.

Insurance Bill 2021 allowing hike in FDI to 74pct passed in Rajya Sabha with voice vote

New Delhi/UNI: The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2021 giving hike in the FDI limit to 74 per cent with a voice vote.

44,167 Kashmiri migrant families registered since 1990, says MHA

Srinagar: As per the report of Relief Office setup in 1990 by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, 44,167 Kashmiri Migrant families are registered who had to move from the valley since 1990 due to security concerns, said Minister of State for Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy. 

Rajya Sabha passes Termination of Pregnancy Bill with voice vote

New Delhi/UNI: The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 with voice vote.

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am amid Oppn ruckus on fuel prices

New Delhi/UNI: The Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 11 am on Monday after the Opposition created a ruckus demanding a discussion on the fuel price hike in the country.

PM Modi, Amit Shah friends, nothing wrong in joining BJP: Dinesh Trivedi says in TV interview

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after resigning as the Trinamool Congress MP from the Rajya Sabha, Dinesh Trivedi on Friday said he doesn't need an invitation to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

After Ghulam Nabi Azad's retirement, Mallikarjun Kharge becomes Opposition leader in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Mallikarjun Kharge became the new Opposition leader in Rajya Sabha after veteran parliamentarian Ghulam Nabi Azad retired from the upper house of Parliament.

Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi announces resignation from Rajya Sabha

New Delhi/IBNS: Surprising his party colleagues, Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi on Friday announced resignation from Parliament's upper house Rajya Sabha.

Social media sites in India have to follow law of the land : Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Taking a stern stand, the government on Thursday said the social media companies will have to completely abide by the Indian laws or face strict action.

India's sustained talks with China led to disengagement along Pangong Lake: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi/IBNS: India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the government's sustained talks with the Chinese counterpart led to a disengagement along the Pangong Lake, which has witnessed border tensions over the last few months.

'Won't forget his efforts..': Emotional Modi bidding farewell to Ghulam Nabi Azad in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday turned emotional while bidding farewell to senior Congress Rajya Sabha MP Ghulam Nabi Azad, remembering the stalwart's efforts in the past.

Andolanjeevi: PM Modi's political coinage to attack protesters trends on social media

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new political coinage ‘Aandolanjeevi’ (professional protesters) to target the Oppositions and certain group of protesters is now trending on social media.