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Rajya Sabha

Anita Anand | Lessons to learn from Bhutan on what not to do in Lakshadweep

Three deputy ministers in Maldives heard this as putting down the exotic and pristine offerings of their country and posted on social media

18 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Why suspend MPs? Come clean on security breach

A security breach in the Lok Sabha is an issue in and of itself, one that the government itself calls a “grave national concern”

18 Dec 2023 2:04 AM

RS Passes Bill to Regulate Appointments, Service Terms of CEC, ECs

The bill seeks to replace the 1991 Act, which did not have a clause related to the appointment of the CEC and other ECs

13 Dec 2023 1:53 AM

RS unites to clear women’s quota bill

All members of Upper House vote in favour

22 Sep 2023 12:19 AM

Aakar Patel | What will special session take up? No one knows, not even the Cabinet…

The Winter Session will begin in November, so it is not as if there is no other time for Parliament to meet. Why again this month?

12 Sep 2023 12:22 AM

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Manish Tewari | Revive democracy, codify parliamentary privileges

The history of parliamentary privileges can be traced back to the Privileges of Parliament Act passed in 1512.

27 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Govt, Opp. must both ensure Parliament functions

“Only apology, no reply” seems to be the BJP’s demand

23 Mar 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | V-P's attack on Constitution's basic structure is regrettable

If the government is serious about ending the logjam, it must engage the apex court in a creative manner instead of playing at proxy wars

13 Jan 2023 12:05 AM

Private member bill on National Judicial Commission Bill introduced in Rajya Sabha

The bill proposes for the presentation of an address by Parliament to the President in relation to a proceeding for the removal of a judge

09 Dec 2022 11:40 PM

AA Edit | Raut case exposes gross abuse of powers by ED

The ED is endowed with vast powers most other investigating agencies do not enjoy

12 Nov 2022 12:10 AM

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K.C. Singh | Dems defy midterms’ rout: Ties with India won’t be hit

For India, the change of balance in the US Congress, total or partial, is unlikely to impact relations with the United States

10 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

GST hike sets off ruckus in Lok Sabha

Protests in Lok Sabha over new GST rates, Speaker chides MPs

20 Jul 2022 1:46 AM

Winter session: Both houses of Parliament adjourned sine die ahead of schedule

Since the beginning of the winter session on November 29, both the Houses of Parliament witnessed continuous disruptions

22 Dec 2021 11:31 AM

Mobile app launched for live telecast of Parliament proceedings

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla announced about the mobile application and its features during the Question Hour

21 Dec 2021 3:31 PM

Both Houses of Parliament adjourned till 2 pm amid Opposition ruckus

Ajay Mishra and his son have denied the charges. However, Ashish Mishra and several others have been booked for murder

16 Dec 2021 1:34 PM

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Opposition disrupts Rajya Sabha Zero Hour again

Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the House till 12 noon and said both sides should resolve the matter

14 Dec 2021 2:30 AM

Winter session: Rajya Sabha shows signs of return to normal functioning

The last time it happened was on February 7, 2020, during the Budget session, the 251st session of the House

05 Dec 2021 2:13 PM

Pavan K. Varma | A 10-point 'toolkit' for an authoritarian democracy

Each step in this journey that goes unchallenged prepares the ground for the next step, further reinforcing the trend

31 Oct 2021 1:48 AM

Dilip Cherian | A big win for Rajya Sabha cadre officers

Parasaram P.K. Ramacharyulu is the first officer of the RS cadre to be appointed as the Secretary-General of the upper house of Parliament

15 Sep 2021 3:16 AM

Aakar Patel | What India will we leave for future generations? Some thoughts on I-Day

The people are useful for the State as they give it legitimacy, but they are also seen as a nuisance that gets in the way of government

17 Aug 2021 2:52 AM

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