RAJYA SABHA

  • Parliament members condemn Pakistan over bail to Mumbai attacks accused 1 week ago

    Members of Parliament irrespective of the political party condemned Pakistan after a court granted bail to 26/11 terror attacks accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. ...
  • PM Modi strongly criticises BJP minister's abusive remarks December 5, 2014

    Forced to bow down to pressure from political parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday made a statement on the floor of the Rajya Sabha strongly criticising his minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remarks. ...
  • Face off: Centre downplays Sadhvi Niranjan's sacking, Congress adamant December 4, 2014

    The Prime Minister said Jyoti is a first time minister and a new member of Parliament and the House should show magnanimity by accepting her apology considering this. Modi also said that after the minister's apology the matter should rest and the House resume its normal functioning. ...
  • Jaitley justifies tabling of Delhi Police Special Police Establishment Bill in RS November 27, 2014

    The Bill to amend the Delhi Police Special Police Establishment Act, which was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, has been tabled in the Rajya Sabha. Speaking in the Upper House of the Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "When the Lokpal Bill was not passed we formed a...
  • Wrong to say Rajiv Gandhi's name removed from Hyderabad airport: Aviation Minister November 26, 2014

    The Congress MPs created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over renaming the Rajiv Gandhi airport in Hyderabad. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "It is wrong to say that Rajiv Gandhi's name has been removed. His name continues in Hyderabad international airport and NTR's name has been added...
  • BJP MP Chandan Mitra confident of passing bills listed for winter session November 25, 2014

    Despite the ruckus, BJP MP Chandan Mitra, who is the head of the Select Committee on insurance, said that he was confident of passing bills listed for the winter session. Mitra said, "I am confident of finishing the work by the stipulated time. The demands of TMC leaders of not...
  • Watch: Murli Deora's journey from a mayor to union minister November 24, 2014

    Senior Congress leader and former union minister Murli Deora died on Monday. Deora was an industrialist who rose from being a Municipal Councillor to walking the corridors of power in Delhi. He also headed the largest insurer of the country, the Life Insurance Corporation. In the twilight of his career,...
  • Watch: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar fumbles in Hindi! November 10, 2014

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar filed nomination papers for Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The Minister who fumbled in Hindi assured that he would work on it in the coming days. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 7, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Indian Army admits mistake in Budgam firing, expresses regret over the incident November 7, 2014

    Terming the incident as a mistake, the Indian Army has taken responsibility for the Budgam firing in which two people were killed and two others were injured. "We take responsibility of incident. A mistake has taken place," GOC Northern Command Lieutenant General DS Hooda said. ...
  • Watch India@9 special from Meerut with Bhupendra Chaubey August 8, 2014

    In a new twist in the alleged gangrape of the 20yearold girl in Meerut, The Uttar Pradesh police has claimed that this may be a case of a relationship gone wrong. The police believe that there are several discrepancies in the account of the complainant. CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey visits Meerut...
  • News 360: Medical emergency kept Sachin Tendulkar away from Parliament August 8, 2014

    After the uproar due to absence of Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar in the Upper House, the former cricketer responded to the controversy on Friday in a press conference. Sachin said, "My absence in Delhi has been discussed too much. I do not mean to disrespect any institution, there was...
  • Sachin & Rekha noshow in Parliament: Should absentee MPs be removed? August 8, 2014

    The absence of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and actor Rekha in the Rajya Sabha created uproar yet again in the House on Friday by the members of Parliament. Addressing the House over the issue, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said that action can be taken against members only if...
  • Sachin Tendulkar has lowest attendance in Parliament, MPs question his nomination August 6, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar received criticism from Rajeev Shukla, an exIPL chief and Congress spokesperson. Shukla, on Monday criticised the cricketer over his poor attendance at the Upper House of the Parliament. ...
  • UPSC CSAT row: Is government bending to regional pressure? August 4, 2014

    With an unrelenting agitation to scrap the UPSC CSAT exam by civil service aspirants, the government on Monday decided that the marks in English language comprehension skills in the Civil Service Aptitude Test will not be included in preparing the merit list. However, opposition parties raised objections in Rajya Sabha...
  • President's address: The right roadmap for India? June 9, 2014

    Addressing the joint session of Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee laid out the roadmap for the new government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The President congratulated the newly elected government saying that India had made a wise choice by voting for a united and strong government. CNNIBN takes the calls...
  • Watch: MPs preparation before attending Parliament session in TWTW February 23, 2014

    In this episode, Cyrus Broacha takes on Parliament disruptions. The 15th Lok Sabha is the least productive in the history of India. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on the 15th Lok Sabha February 23, 2014

    In this episode, Cyrus Broacha takes on Parliament. The 15th Lok Sabha is the least productive in the history of India. ...
  • Wish this Parliament session was peaceful, orderly: PM's wife February 21, 2014

    Parliament has hardly functioned this session. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gurusharan Kaur said, "I wish it was more orderly, peaceful and more conducive." ...
  • Telangana Bill passed: Cheers for some, jolt for others February 20, 2014

    India on February 20, 2014 got its 29th state, but not before a daylong debate in Parliament and a decadeslong struggle for it. After prolonged debate and continued disruptions, the Upper House adopted the Bill through a voice vote. ...
  • Sonia responsible for chaos in Parliament: Chandrababu Naidu February 19, 2014

    Speaking exclusively to IBN18 Editor in Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said that he preferred an "amicable solution" for Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • Hope Telangana Bill is passed in Rajya Sabha today: Hanumantha Rao February 19, 2014

    The UPA is hoping to get the Telangana Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. However, government sources say the Bill will be brought in the Rajya Sabha only if the President sends it back on time. ...
  • Conduct of MPs in Parliament shameful: Mumbaikars February 13, 2014

    It is a day which will go down as one of the worst days in the history of Indian Parliament. Pepper spray, broken glass and stationery were used as missiles in the Lok Sabha as a mode of protest as soon as Shinde tabled the Telangana Bill. Residents of Mumbai...
  • FTP: Has the pepper spray incident heightened public disgust with politicians? February 13, 2014

    The Lok Sabha witnessed chaotic scenes on Thursday morning. The moment Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde tabled the Bill in the Lok Sabha, industrialist and suspended Congress MP L Rajagopal, from Vijayawada, did the unthinkable. He sprayed pepper sprays in the House. It caused burning sensations to several MPs...
  • What next for Telangana: Will Telangana be a distant dream? February 13, 2014

    With protests ranging from roads to Parliament, its impact on the government's decision on Telangana remains to be seen. It is also to be seen whether the sense of betrayal amidst the people of Seemandhara will be addressed by Parliament. Meanwhile, government sources are saying that the Bill will be...
  • MP uses pepper spray: Is this a new low for Parliament? February 13, 2014

    Parliament on Thursday saw ugly scenes from the antiTelanagana MPs as the Bill to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh and create Telangana was tabled. Expelled Congress MP Lagdapati Rajagopal used pepper spray while TDP MP Venugopal Reddy allegedly brandished a knife inside the Lok Sabha. ...
  • Is tabling Telangana Bill in LS another mistake by Congress? February 13, 2014

    Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on Thursday saw ugly scenes from the antiTelanagana MPs as the Bill to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh and create Telangana was tabled in Parliament. ...
  • Watch: Protests in Rajya Sabha as Sibal mentions 2002 riots during debate February 5, 2014

    The Congress was attacked on all fronts on Wednesday as Parliament reconvened for the Winter Session. The death of the Arunachal Pradesh student, the Telangana Bill, the multimillion chopper deal and the Prevention of Communal Violence Bill were all used by the Opposition to launch scathing attacks on the government. ...
  • Venkaiah Naidu gets into war of words with Rajya Sabha Speaker February 5, 2014

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said in Rajya Sabha that it was the government's duty to ensure that the House functioned smoothly. ...