Upper House

  • Russian Upper House approves annexation of Crimea 21-03-2014 03:00 PM

    Moscow: The upper house of the Russian parliament has approved Moscow's annexation of Crimea. The Federation Council voted unanimously to incorporate Crimea after Sunday's hastily called Crimean referendum, in which residents of the Black Sea peninsula overwhelmingly backed breaking off from Ukraine and joining Russia. Ukraine and the West have...
  • Telangana: TDP leaders call off stir after govt assurance 08-08-2013 07:22 PM

    New Delhi: TDP members, who have been protesting against the division of Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday promised to call off the stir in the Rajya Sabha after government and the Opposition appealed to them with an assurance that discussion would be held next week. TDP's two members Y S Chowdary...
  • Egypt parliament ruled illegal, to stay on until elections 03-06-2013 06:58 AM

    Cairo: Egypt's top court ruled on Sunday that parliament's Muslim Brotherhood-led upper house was illegal but could stay on until elections, dealing the Islamists a moral blow but letting them keep their grip on lawmaking for now. The decision resolves an area of legal uncertainty hanging over a political transition...
  • Mamata to revive WB Upper House if elected 02-04-2011 04:34 PM

    Kolkata: Eying a win in the West Bengal Assembly elections, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she planned to revive the Vidhan Parishad, the Upper House, if her party formed the next government in the state. "If we (Trinamool Congress and Congress alliance) come to power we will...