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Rajya Sabha
India  /  Published 28.09.21

Puducherry: PM elated at BJP's RS seat

  With the BJP getting its first Rajya Sabha member from Puducherry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that it was a matter of immense pride for every member of the party. He also co...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

Sushmita elected to RS

Sushmita Dev of the Trinamul Congress was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha on Monday in the absence of any rival candidate from the Opposition in the Bengal Assembly.  Dev, 49, will be able ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

TMC: Who will replace Arpita?

Consider the case of former Bengal chief secretary  Manish Gupta, who defeated Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee in Jadavpore in the momentous 2011 Assembly polls, when the Left Front was defeated after 34...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

Arpita quits RS, set for TMC activities

Arpita Ghosh of the Trinamul Congress has resigned from the Rajya Sabha, just a little over a year into her six-year term. She was elected to the Upper House in April 2020. Trinamul sources in Calcut...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.09.21

RS: TMC nominates Sushmita Dev

Dev, a Congress veteran, was one of the national spokespersons of the grand-old party and its women's wing chief, till she switched over to the Mamata Banerjee-led camp last month. In the resigna...
By Our Bureau, PTI

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India  /  Published 10.09.21

Rajya Sabha elections on October 4

The Election Commission on Thursday announced that elections for seven Rajya Sabha seats and a bypoll to the Bihar Legislative Council would be held on October 4. The Rajya Sabha polls will not signi...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.09.21

Bypolls to 7 RS seats announced

  The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday announced dates for bypolls to seven Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant due to various reasons like resignations, death and end of tenure of mem...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.21

IAS tip: Be a courtier, not courtesan

Jawhar Sircar, recently elevated to the Rajya Sabha by Trinamul, on Sunday compared the three Prime Ministers that he worked with as a civil servant and launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Na...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.08.21

Ex-PM: Monsoon session was wasted

Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Sunday rued the unruly scenes in the Rajya Sabha and wastage of the recently concluded Parliament session without any debates on issues affecting people, saying...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 17.08.21

Panel to decide on penalty for House chaos

A committee of parliamentarians, from the ruling alliance and the opposition, can be formed to take action against members who create a ruckus in Rajya Sabha, sources told NDTV. Seven or nine senior ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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