31.05.2011 [Hindu Business Line] - The conduct of MPs within the confines of Parliament belongs entirely to the jurisdiction of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha or the Chairman of the RajyaSabha, as the case may be. Such demands will only hold up the civil society members in a poor light
30.05.2011 [GroundReport] - The Bill, then introduced in the RajyaSabha, 2006 faced serious opposition by the Civil rights groups and was referred to Parliament's Standing Committee for scrutiny. Now the draft of the Bill has been prepared by the Home Ministry in consultation
30.05.2011 [Deccan Chronicle] - After coming to know that the former chief minister and RajyaSabha member, Mr N. Janardhan Reddy, met her on Monday morning, Mr Rosaiah tried to get an appointment with Mrs Gandhi and got one for Tuesday. Speculation is rife in Congress circles that
28.05.2011 [Moneycontrol.com] - On Beautiful People, Politburo member of the CPI-M and and RajyaSabha MP Sitharam Yechury speaks to CNBC-TV18's Anuradha SenGupta about the reasons behind the Left's failure to hold on to their bastions. Below is a verbatim transcript of his interview
The RajyaSabha or Council of States is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Rajya means "state" and Sabha means "assembly" in Sanskrit. Membership is limited to 250 members, 12 of whom are nominated by the President of India for their contributions to art, literature, science, and social services. The remainder of the body is elected by the state and territorial legislatures. Members sit for six-year terms, with one third of the members retiring every two years.
29.05.2011 [Hindustan Times] - Red Light without flasher can be used by Chief Election Commissioner, CAG, Deputy Speakers in Lok Sabha and RajyaSabha, Attorney General, Cabinet Secretary and Chiefs of Staff of three defence services among others.
01.06.2011 [Times of India] - ... held throughout the state, the main event was organised in Lucknow, which was attended by several senior party leaders and ministers, including BSP national general secretary and PWD minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui and RajyaSabha MP Akhilesh Das.
31.05.2011 [gulfnews.com] - RajyaSabha member K. Keshav Rao, and Lok Sabha members Ponnam Prabhakar and S. Rajaiah said next time they come before the media, it would either be to deliver Telangana or to announce their plan of action. They also expressed faith that the party
31.05.2011 [E-Pao.net] - RajyaSabha MP Rishang Keishing, who also spoke at the occasion said the Congress party organisation has endured and overcome various forms of challenges and as such pressure tactics or threats cannot dampen its spirit to serve the people.
31.05.2011 [Times of India] - Former minister and Paradeep MLA Damodar Rout, who had a few days back spoke about RajyaSabha member Pyari Mohan Mohapatra being the "real" power centre in BJD, was cautious to react to Nayak's suspension. With the proverbial Damocles sword hanging
30.05.2011 [DeshGujarat] - According to RajyaSabha MP and BJP leader Vijaybhai Rupani, Gujarat BJP MPs will sit on dharna under the leadership of BJP's national Vice President and Gujarat MP Shri Purushottam Rupala. “The programme of dharna will be held between 11.00 am and
01.06.2011 [ummid.com] - On the opening day on June 3, the inaugural session will be held from 4.30 pm to 7 pm wherein Mr. K. Rahman Khan, Deputy Chairman, RajyaSabha, will deliver the inaugural address. Dr. Ausaf Ahmad, former Head, Special Assignment, Islamic Development
31.05.2011 [People's Democracy] - The delegation comprised Sudha Sundararaman (AIDWA general secretary), TN Seema (RajyaSabha MP), Ashalata (secretary), Albeena Shakil (CEC member), Asha Yadav (secretary, NOIDA) and Lata Singh (activist, NOIDA). Local leaders of the All India Kisan