Congress high command has to decide on Rajya Sabha seat : Mallikarjun Kharge

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Bengaluru : Amid speculation that he will be considered for Rajya Sabha from Karnataka, veteran Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said it will depend on what the Congress high command decides and he was a disciplined soldier of the party. “is it in my hands? It is in Congress party high command’s hand. It […]

Citizenship Amendment Bill gets President Ram Nath Kovind’s nod, becomes Act

Friday, December 13th, 2019

New Dehli : President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday gave his assent to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, turning it into an Act. According to an official notification, the Act comes into effect with its publication in the official gazette on Thursday. According to the Act, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian […]

‘Dynamics in lok sabha, rajya sabha different’ : Sena keeps govt guessing on citizenship bill

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

New Delhi : Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said the dynamics in the Rajya Sabha were different from that of the Lok Sabha and asserted that the government will have to answer their queries on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, before they can expect support from the Maharashtra-based party. The bill is scheduled to […]

Rahul Gandhi slams citizenship bill ahead of Rajya Sabha debate

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

New Delhi : Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday termed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill an “attempt to ethnically cleanse the North East” hours before the Rajya Sabha debates the contentious legislation. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said: “The CAB is an attempt by Modi-Shah Govt to ethnically cleanse the North East. It is a criminal attack […]

Centre examining Bengaluru suburban rail project

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Bengaluru : The Centre is studying the long-pending Rs 17,000 crore suburban rail project for Bengaluru city and will give a nod after getting details about land from the Karnataka government, Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi said in Rajya Sabha on Friday. Responding during the Question Hour, Angadi said the project has been […]

BJP’s K C Ramamurthy likely to get into Rajya Sabha unopposed

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Bengaluru : Former IPS officer KC Ramamurthy of the BJP is likely to get re-elected to the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka unopposed, with neither the Congress nor the JD(S) nominating a candidate Monday, which was the last day to do so. Two other candidates – independent Dr K Padmaraj and Sri Venkateshwar Mahaswami of the […]

Death penalty, lynching, castration of rapists demanded in Rajya Sabha

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

New Delhi : Death penalty for rapists, lynching of convicts in public and castration of those convicted were among demands made in Rajya Sabha on Monday as MPs expressed outrage over the Hyderabad rape and murder case and other such incidents in the country. Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejected adjournment motions on the gang-rape and […]

Former Congress MP from Karnataka K C Ramamurthy joined BJP

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

New Dehli  : Former Congress Rajya Sabha member from Karnataka K C Ramamurthy joined the BJP on Tuesday in the presence of the party’s general secretaries Bhupender Yadav and Arun Singh. Ramamurthy had resigned as a member of the Rajya Sabha on October 16. His resignation was accepted by House Chairman M Venkaiah Nadu, they said. […]

Congress MP KC Ramamurthy resign

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Bengaluru : Congress parliamentarian from Karnataka K C Ramamurthy on Wednesday resigned from Rajya Sabha and also from the party, indicating he might join the BJP while rubbishing claims that he quit fearing I-T raids. His resignation as MP has been accepted by House Chairman M Venkaiah Nadu, sources said in New Delhi. Ramamurthy is […]

Former employee alleges that Oscar Fernandes did not pay salary for 15 years

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Udupi: Oscar Fernandes, the Rajya Sabha member has been blamed for not paying salary to his employee Gopal Poojary for more than 15 years. In a press meet on Monday Ambalapady Gopal Poojary alleged that Fernandes had not paid compensation of Rs 6.07 lakh that was due for over the 15 years that he worked […]

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