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Opp Parties Bring 'No Confidence Motion' In Rajya Sabha Against Deputy Chairman

Twelve opposition parties brought a 'No Confidence Motion' against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, Harivansh Singh, on September 20. The motion came after he passed the farm bills in a disputed manner citing that the Deputy Speaker harmed 'democratic traditions and processes'. Trinamool MP Derek O' Brein, tweeted, "They cheated. They broke every rule in Parliament. They cut RSTV feed so the country couldn’t see. Don’t spread propaganda.”

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 07:40 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Rajyasabha, Harivansh Singh, No Confidence Motion, Farm Bill

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Harivansh Singh

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Harivansh Narayan Singh Re-elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman

NDA's candidate JDU leader Harivansh Narayan Singh has been re-elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. On September 14, the first day of the monsoon session, a voice vote was held to elect a candidate for the vacant post. He contested against the opposition's candidate RJD leader Manoj Jha. Congratulating Harivansh, the PM said, "His unbiased role in the Parliament strengthens our democracy." Harivansh has held the position since 2018. … read-more

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 05:59 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: rajya sabha, monsoon session, Elections, Harivansh Singh

Courtesy: India TV News

Manoj Kumar Jha

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Manoj Jha to Contest against Harivansh Singh for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Post

On September 10, opposition parties unanimously announced RJD leader Manoj Kumar Jha as its candidate for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Elections. Manoj will contest against National Democratic Alliance candidate Harivansh Singh for the post. He is expected to file his nomination on September 11, accompanied by various opposition leaders. The election will take place on September 19 on the first day of the Monsoon session.

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 06:45 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Rajyasabha, Elections, Harivansh Singh, Indian Politics

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

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BJP Issues Whip to Its Rajya Sabha Members Mandating First Day Presence

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on September 9 issued a whip for its Rajya Sabha MPs to be present on the first day of Parliament’s monsoon session scheduled on September 14. The agenda for day one includes election of Deputy Chairperson. Reportedly, the party is also in talks with alliances for unanimous election. Earlier, Janata Dal (United) member Harivansh Singh filed nomination for the post as BJP-led National Democratic Alliance candidate… read-more

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 02:16 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Harivansh Singh, Rajyasabha, Elections, BJP

Courtesy: ANI News