Anurag Thakur

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Rajya Sabha Takes Up National Anti-Doping Bill

The National Anti-Doping Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha on August 3, after being passed in Lok Sabha last week. The bill seeks to provide a statutory framework in the form of legislation, that bans doping in the sports industry. The bill also seeks to provide legal sanctity to anti-doping agencies such as NADA and NADL. Minister Anurag Thakur, the law will protect the rights of all sportspersons. 

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 07:24 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Anurag Thakur, rajya sabha, lok sabha, Steroid Laws, Anti-Doping Bill

Shiv Sena Parliament

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Uddhav Thackeray Led Shiv Sena Issues Suspension Notice To Rajya Sabha Over Raut's Arrest

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena party issued a suspension business notice in the Rajya Sabha, on August 1. The notice was issued in view of the arrest of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut. Notably, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Raut in connection with the land scam in the Mumbai chawl project. The party condemned the arrest and… read-more

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 12:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: rajya sabha, parliament, Shiv Sena, Business Suspension Notice, Sanjay Raut

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Rajya sabha

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3 More MPs Suspended From Rajya Sabha For 'Disrupting' Proceedings

Three more MPs were suspended from Rajya Sabha, for allegedly "disrupting" the assembly proceedings. The suspension is valid for this week. The suspended members include AAP MP Sushil Kumar Gupta, AAP MP Sandeep Kumar Pathak and independent MP Ajit Kumar Bhuyan. With this, a total of 23 MPs have been suspended from Rajya Sabha since July 26. Meanwhile, four MPs… read-more

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 04:05 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: rajya sabha, lok sabha, Suspended, mp, parliament

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Suspended TMC MPs

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Suspended TMC MPs Protest Outside Parliament Near Mahatma Gandhi Statue

TMC MPs who were suspended from Rajya Sabha, staged a sit-in protest outside the parliament, near the Mahatma Gandhi Statue, on July 27. The MPs were suspended on July 26 for "unruly behaviour" and "disrupting proceedings". The suspended MPs include Sushmita Dev, Santanu Sen, Dola Sen, Mausam Noor, Shanta Chhetri, Abhi Ranjan Biswar, Mohd Nadidul Haque. The parliament's monsoon session commenced on July 18, and will conclude on August 21. … read-more

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 04:42 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: TMC, mp, rajya sabha, Suspended MP, Parliament Monsoon Session

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D Veerendra Heggade

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Philanthropist D Veerendra Heggade Swears In As New Rajya Sabha MP

Renowned philanthropist D Veerendra Heggade took oath as a new member of the Rajya Sabha, on July 21. He is also the administrator of the Dharmasthala temple in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district. Besides Heggade, legendary music composer Ilayaraja, athlete PT Usha and screenwriter V Vijayendra Prasad also sworn in as new Rajya Sabha members. Notably, Heggade was honoured with the prestigious Padma Bhushan award in 2015.

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 08:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: rajya sabha, parliament, Veerendra Heggade, PT Usha, Ilayaraja

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Milk Packet Protest

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Opposition Stages Protest Against GST Rates Hike, Brings Milk & Curd Packets To Parliament

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 4 pm on July 20, since opposition brought milk and curd packets to protest against the increased prices and GST rates on household items. The protest was staged outside parliament, near the Mahatma Gandhi statue, and within both the houses. Notably, Rajya Sabha proceedings were also postponed till 2 pm. Further details are awaited.

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 - 05:05 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: GST, Household Items, lok sabha, rajya sabha, Parliament Protest

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Venkaiah Naidu In RS

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Five Newly Elected Rajya Sabha Members Take Oath, Chairman Venkaiah Naidu Administer Ceremony

Five newly elected Rajya Sabha Members sworn in to the office, on June 24. Chairman Venkaiah Naidu administered the oath taking ceremony. The newly elected members include Niranjan Reddy Sirgapoor and Ryaga Krishnaiah from Andhra Pradesh, Damodar Rao Divakonda and B Parthasaradhi Reddy from Telangana, and Niranjan Bishi from Odisha. Krishnaiah, Divakonda and Parthasaradhi Reddy took the oath in Telugu, while Sirgapoor and Bishi took it in… read-more

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 - 08:20 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: rajya sabha, Venkaiah Naidu, parliament, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

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Anil Deshmukh and Nawab Malik

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Bombay HC To Decide On Bail Plea Of Deshmukh, Malik To Vote In Rajya Sabha

The Bombay High Court withheld on June 16 the decision requests of Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik and former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh for authorization to vote in the MLC elections on June 20. On June 17, the court will issue its decision. Previously, a special PMLA court in Mumbai dismissed their applications. Deshmukh and Malik are detained in connection with several money-laundering investigations being conducted by the… read-more

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 09:59 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Bombay HC, rajya sabha, Nawab Malik, Anil Deshmukh, Plea

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P Chidambaram

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P Chidambaram Resigns From Maharashtra Seat After Elected To Rajya Sabha From Tamil Nadu

After the election to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu, P Chidambaram resigned from his seat in Maharashtra. He said that the Chairman of RS has accepted his resignation and that he was honoured to represent Maharashtra. "I wish the people of Maharashtra the very best in the future, peace and prosperity," he Tweeted. On June 11, BJP won eight out of 16 RS seats, while Congress won five.

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 04:15 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: P chidambaram, rajya sabha, Tamil Nadu, parliament, Maharashtra

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2 Newly Elected Rajya Sabha Members From Telangana & Bihar Take Oath

Ravichandra Vaddiraju from Telangana and Aneel Prasad Hegde from Bihar, swore in as the newly elected members of Rajya Sabha, on May 30. They were elected through bye-elections, to fill the vacancies, after the resignation of Banda Prakash and the passing away of Mahendra Prasad. Reportedly, Vaddiraju, a TRS leader, took oath in Telugu. Meanwhile, Hegde, a JDU leader, took oath in Hindi.

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 05:57 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: rajya sabha, Bye-Election, Ravichandra Vaddiraju, Aneel Prasad Hegde, Oath Ceremony

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