Rajya Sabha


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Rajya Sabha

(ˈrɑːdʒjə ˈsʌbə)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the upper chamber of India's Parliament. Compare Lok Sabha
[C20: Hindi, rajya state + sabha assembly]
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15 (ANI): The three Rajya Sabha seats from Andhra Pradesh were filled on Thursday after two candidates of the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and one from the opposition YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) were elected unopposed in the biennial elections.
IANS New Delhi The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced the names of 18 candidates, including former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from nine states.
by PTI Senior Trinamool Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Mukul Roy after announcing his resignation from the party in Kolkata on Monday.
Congress supporters celebrate after Ahmed Patel won a seat in the Rajya Sabha, outside the party headquarters in Ahmedabad, yesterday.
New Delhi: In a setback to the Congress party in India, the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday refused to stay the exercise of 'None Of The Above' (NOTA) option in crucial August 8 Gujarat Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament) elections.
In the Rajya Sabha, six Short Duration Discussions under Rule 176 were held on (i) Recent incidents of violence and turmoil in Kashmir Valley resulting in huge loss of lives and property; (ii) Recent incidents of atrocities on Dalits in various parts of the country; and (iii) Situation arising out of price rise in the country; (iv) Status of implementation of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 with regard to the State of Andhra Pradesh; (v) Developments in the States of Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh leading to change in the Governments there and the role of Governors in the respective States; and (vi) draft National Education Policy 2016.
CONCERNED over 45 bills pending in the Rajya Sabha, including key legislations on goods and service tax, land acquisition and whistleblower's protection, the government is planning to bring the Opposition on board in passing them during the next monsoon session.
No RS Respite : Attempts of BJP politicians to belittle the role of the Rajya Sabha notwithstanding, the Modi Government's predicament with the Rajya Sabha will continue because of the inbuilt checks in the Constitution to disallow a Government with only a Lok Sabha majority from running away with its agenda without consulting the Opposition.
Summary: Time to debate whether Rajya Sabha should have power to veto bills passed by Lok Sabha.
It is a fact that the BJP has 45 members in the Rajya Sabha and in the House of 243 members the opposition has at least 132 MPs.
Without naming Trinamool Congress Jaitley said that the political party whose members are allegedly involved in chit fund scam is trying to divert the attention by creating obstruction in the functioning of Rajya Sabha where the ruling NDA does not have a majority of its own.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- Former union minister and Rajya Sabha today hit out at the NDA-led central government over the ongoing Gaza conflict.