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Rajya Sabha adjourned over Assam’s NRC

After a smooth first half of the session, the upper House was adjourned minutes after it reconvened after lunch break. A short duration discussion on farmers issues and MSP was to be held. Before the discussion could begin,  Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad requested for a reply by the …

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President Kovind announces four nominations to Rajya Sabha

The nominations were made by President Ram Nath Kovind on the advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said. “Ram Shakal is an eminent people’s leader and public representative from Uttar Pradesh, who has devoted his life for the welfare and well-being farmers. He has also …

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Rajya Sabha Committee to mull changes in Procedures

Rajya Sabha chairman and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu appointed a committee to revise the rules and procedure of conduct of business in the upper House of Parliament. The two-member committee will be headed by former Rajya Sabha Secretary General V.K. Agnihotri, while S.R. Dhaleta, a former Joint Secretary in …

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Rajya Sabha Committee to revise guidelines for conduct in House

The two-member committee will be headed by former Rajya Sabha Secretary General V.K. Agnihotri, while S.R. Dhaleta, a former Joint Secretary in the Union Ministry of Law and Justice, would serve as a member.  Although the committee would have a holistic relook at the rules, the provisions dealing with the …

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