Rajya Sabha

Lucknow: Amar Singh, the larger than life persona politician, was amongst the seven candidates who filed their nominations for the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Beni Prasad Verma, Sanjay Seth, Surendra Singh, Sukhram Yadav, Vishambhar Yadav and Revati Raman Singh were the other candidates who filed their nominations. Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders like Shivpal Singh …

Dehradun: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) Tarun Vijay was injured in an attack at Pokhari village in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand on Friday last, confirmed party officials. A mob of upper-caste villagers pelted stones at the parliamentarian and his Dalit supporters for allegedly going to the Silgur Devta temple, …

New Delhi: Cutting across party lines, the members in Rajya Sabha, made a fervent appeal for early passage of the legislation to provide 33 per cent reservation to women in Parliament and state assemblies on Tuesday. It may be noted that while the Rajya Sabha had passed the Women’s Reservation Bill six years ago, the bill has …