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Presidential poll outcome Sunday


July 21st, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Victory of Pranab Mukherjee, the ruling UPA's candidate for the presidential poll held Thursday, is a foregone conclusion, but the final outcome will be ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s vote for Pranab doesn’t count: EC


July 20th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav's vote in the presidential election should not counted, the Election Commission said Friday. The SP chief had ... Read more...

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Sangma files nomination, says it’s victory of tribal unity (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Terming it a "victory of tribal unity", National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Thursday filed his nomination papers for the July 19 ... Read more...

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Sangma files nomination, says it’s victory of tribal unity


June 28th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Terming it a "victory of tribal unity", National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Thursday filed his nomination papers for the July ... Read more...

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Pranab files nomination for presidential election (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday filed his nomination for the July 19 presidential poll and sought the "blessing of god and ... Read more...

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Reports on Jaya Bachchan plaint wrong: Rajya Sabha secretariat


May 16th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Amid reports on some TV news channels that Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had complained to Chairman M. Hamid Ansari about cameras excessively focusing on ... Read more...

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‘No action against MP who tore Lokpal bill’


February 1st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha has conceded that despite a provision in parliamentary rules, no action was taken against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Rajneeti Prasad, who ... Read more...

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140 Rajya Sabha MPs have assets but no financial interests


November 18th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A total of 140 out of the 241 members of the Rajya Sabha claim that they have no financial interests, despite owning assets running ... Read more...

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MPs go hi-tech, Rajya Sabha paperless


September 7th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) It's the high-tech pill for going green and saving reams of paper -- members of India's upper house of parliament, equipped with tablet ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi asks for proof of privilege breach


September 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Team Anna activist Kiran Bedi Tuesday asked the Rajya Sabha to provide "exact particulars" where she allegedly used derogatory language against parliamentarians.In her letter, addressed ... Read more...

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First give me proof, Kejriwal says of privilege motion


September 5th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Slapped with a privilege motion notice by the Rajya Sabha, Team Anna activist Arvind Kejriwal Monday asked the upper house to provide him copies of ... Read more...

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Views sought on bill to curb bribery by foreigners


April 12th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Close on the heels of the government agreeing to speed up the drafting of the Lokpal Bill, the Rajya Sabha secretariat has invited suggestion from ... Read more...

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Winter Session of Parliament to commnece from November 9


October 18th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): The Winter Session of the Parliament will commence from November 9. The United States President, Barack Obama, is scheduled to address the members in a joint session ... Read more...

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Winter session of parliament begins Nov 9


October 18th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The winter session of parliament will commence Nov 9, officials said Monday. US President Barack Obama will address the law makers a day before the start ... Read more...

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Parliament’s winter session from Nov 9


October 16th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The winter session of parliament is expected to commence on Nov 9 and will conclude Dec 13.According to an official release, President Pratibha Patil has summoned ... Read more...

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7 Rajya Sabha MPs fail to furnish assets details


September 24th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Seven Rajya Sabha MPs have not so far submitted declarations of their assets and liabilities although the last date for furnishing this information has expired, the Rajya ... Read more...

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Allowing women to be guardians: Panel examines bill


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A parliamentary panel is scrutinising a bill aimed at giving Indian women equal rights as men in adopting children and becoming guardians of minors, including ... Read more...

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‘Fernandes was assisted in taking Rajya Sabha oath’


May 20th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A Right to Information (RTI) response has revealed that former defence minister George Fernandes, who is suffering from Alzheimer's, had symptoms of physical disability even at the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha panel to examine rules to protect women


March 29th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) In view of rising cases of domestic violence against women, a parliamentary committee is examining the rules framed to implement a law to protect women from ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Women’s Reservation Bill


February 25th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday cleared the long-pending Women's Reservation Bill that provides for setting aside 33 percent of seats in parliament and the state legislatures for women ... Read more...

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Report on women’s reservation bill tabled in parliament


December 17th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Amid protests by the Samajwadi Party (SP), Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the standing committee report on the long pending women's reservation ... Read more...

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Members pay tribute to victims of 2001 Parliament attack on eighth anniversary


December 13th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Members of the Rajya Sabha today paid tribute to security personnel and a CPWD employee, who lost their lives during the terror attack on Parliament on December ... Read more...

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BJP leader spends night on street after eviction from official house


September 19th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 19(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nand Kumar Sai, a Rajya Sabha member, spent the night on the street, outside his flat on Friday, as a mark of ... Read more...

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No dues pending against any Rajya Sabha MP, finds RTI plea


August 25th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) There are no pending monetary dues against any sitting or retired member of the Rajya Sabha, a Right to Information (RTI) applicant has found out. ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha to meet for two weeks from Feb.12


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.22 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha will hold a two-week session beginning February 12, stated a Rajya Sabha Secretariat communique on Thursday. The President has summoned the Upper House from ... Read more...

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Chief Justice of India office comes under RTI: Habibullah


November 26th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The office of the Chief Justice of India comes under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, Central Information Commission (CIC) chief Wajahat Habibullah said ... Read more...

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CJI’’s office comes under purview of RTI Act, says CIC


November 26th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): The Chief Information Officer, Wajahat Habibullah, today said that the office of the Chief Justice of India does come under the purview of the Right to Information ... Read more...

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