19 August 2019


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Arvind Kumar Singh resigns from Rajya Sabha(06.06.2016)

Arvind Kumar Singh, Member of the Rajya Sabha for the State of Uttar Pradesh resigned effective 6 June 2016.

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Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu becomes first Chairman of Rajya Sabha to sign an MOU(10.07.2018)

Rajya Sabha and Senate of Rwanda agree to promote dialogue, capacity building and cooperation Rwandan Parliamentary Delegation calls on the Vice Presi.....

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Six members nominated to Rajya Sabha(25.04.2016)

The President has nominated members to the Rajya Sabha to fill seats left vacant by recent retirements. Persons nominated by the President are Swapan .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Five Bills(12.05.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed Finance Bill, 2016, The Appropriation (No 2) Bill, 2016, The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, The Rajendra Central Agricul.....

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Rajya Sabha Polls: Supreme Court Declines To Hear BJP Lawmaker's Plea To Vote(10.06.2016)

Supreme Court has declined to hear a plea by a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh assembly seeking clarification that he can vote in the biennial electi.....

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Rajya Sabha MPs Move Impeachment Notice against Gujarat HC Judge(18.12.2015)

Fifty eight Rajya Sabha members has moved a notice to impeach a Gujarat High Court judge for his remarks against reservation while hearing a case conc.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill Seeking to Remove Anomalies in Pensionary Benefits of Judges(03.03.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the High Court and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2015, seeking removal of anoma.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes National Waterways Bill, 2015(10.03.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the National Waterways Bill, 2015.

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Rajya Sabha Clears Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill(20.07.2018)

Rajya Sabha has passed the anti-corruption bill that seeks to punish bribe givers for the first time with imprisonment of up to a maximum of seven yea.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Grant Constitutional Status to NCBC(07.08.2018)

Rajya Sabha has passed a bill to provide constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes.

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Rajya Sabha Approves Death Penalty for Child Rape(07.08.2018)

Rajya Sabha has passed a crucial bill seeking to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Restore SC/ST Act(10.08.2018)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2018, which seeks to overturn a Supreme Cou.....

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Supreme Court Says 'No' to NOTA in Rajya Sabha Elections(22.08.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that the 'None of the Above (NOTA)' option cannot be made available in Rajya Sabha elections.

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Supreme Court Dismisses Request on Rajya Sabha Bypolls(25.06.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed a petition by the Gujarat Congress challenging the Election Commission's decision to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sa.....

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Rajya Sabha Clears Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019(28.06.2019)

Rajya Sabha has cleared the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on 27th June, 2019 that seeks to allow trusts to set up units in special eco.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019(02.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019, as a result of which the President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir has be.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019(05.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill, introduced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, allows for the supers.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019(18.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 a legislation to strengthen the National Investigation Agency the coun.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019(23.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019, amid Opposition call to refer the Bill to a select committee. The Bill f.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Finance (No.2) Bill, 2019(24.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Finance (No.2) Bill, 2019 without much discussions amid Opposition walkout.

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Rajya Sabha Passes Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019(25.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 entailing amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexu.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019(26.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday amid high drama. The Bill seeks to .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019(30.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019. This Bill if passed will , ease the process of corporate restructuri.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2019(01.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill has been passed with three Government amendments. Under the Bill the penalti.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019(02.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019. The Bill gives powers to the Central Government to designate an indi.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Code on Wages Bill, 2019(05.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Code on Wages Bill, 2019, which allows the Centre to set a minimum statutory wage, a move expected to benefit 500 million w.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Repealing and Amending Bill, 2019(05.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Repealing and Amending Bill, 2019. This Bill will repeal 58 old central laws which the Government said has been done to ach.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019(06.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 that seeks to abolish Article 370 and Article 35A of the Constitution of India.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Consumer Protection Bill, 2019(07.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2019. The Bill seeks to establish authorities for timely and effective administration and settlem.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019(07.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019. The Bill aims at the speedy eviction of unauthor.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019(08.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019. This Bill seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill(20.07.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, which prohibits employment of children below 14 years in all occu.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016(29.07.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016, doing away with time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill and Dentist (Amendment) Bill(02.08.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and the Dentist (Amendment) Bill, 2016, seeking to amend the Indian Medical .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes GST Bill(04.08.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Second Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014.

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Rajya Sabha Passes Mental Healthcare Bill, 2013(09.08.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Mental Health Care Bill 2013, which provides for protection and promotion of rights of persons with mental illness during t.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes a Bill to Expedite Disposal of Debt Recovery Applications(10.08.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which amen.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Maternity Bill(12.08.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the amendments to the Maternity Benefit Act that seeks to provide 26 weeks of maternity leave to working women, 12 weeks to com.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014(15.12.2016)

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014, which aims at securing and enhancing rights and entitlements of disabled persons has been passed by Ra.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016(14.03.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016 that seeks to amend Enemy Property Act, 1968, to vest all rights, titles a.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Employees Compensation Bill; Enhances Compensation For Death, Occupational Injury(23.03.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed Employees Compensation (Amendment) Bill 2016 which enhances compensation in case of death and occupational injuries and makes i.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Finance Bill, 2017(30.03.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed Finance Bill after various amendments presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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Rajya Sabha Passes Maritime Admiralty Bill(26.07.2017)

Rajya Sabha gave its nod to a bill that seeks to upgrade the law related to maritime claims, arrest and detention of ships and extends jurisdiction of.....

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#Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha Passes Bill Empowering Centre to Collect Statistical Data from J&K(28.07.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed a bill empowering Centre to collect statistical data from Jammu and Kashmir.

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#Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha Passes Backward Classes Bill(01.08.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed 'The Constitutional (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017' that seeks to give constitutional status to National Commission for Backward .....

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#Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha Passes RTE Amendments(03.08.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which aims to provide a two-year window to around 11.....

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Supreme Court Rules 'NOTA to be Part of Rajya Sabha Polls'(03.08.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to stay Election Commission’s notification allowing NOTA in upcoming Rajya Sabha elections on August 8 in Gujarat.

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Bill, 2017(28.12.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed a bill that provides for establishing Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) in Andhra Pradesh to impart high quality .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Forest Bill, Excludes 'Bamboo' from 'Tree' Category(28.12.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed Indian Forest (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which excludes bamboo from the definition of "tree".

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Protect Illegal Colonies, Slums in Delhi(29.12.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed a bill to extend for three years the provisions of a law that protects slums and unauthorised construction in Delhi from puniti.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment Bill(03.01.2018)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which bars unscrupulous persons from misusing the provisions of the .....

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Govt Paves Way for Tax-free Gratuity of up to Rs20 Lakh(23.03.2018)

Rajya Sabha has approved the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018, enabling the government to raise the limit of tax-free gratuity and to fix th.....

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