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Rajya Sabha too passes the Food Security Bill

The UPA succeeded in passing the Food Security Bill, a pet project of its chairperson Sonia Gandhi, through the Rajya Sabha on Monday. The Lok Sabha has already passed it last week and it will now go to the President … Continue reading

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Mayawati file his nomination for Rajya Sabha today

BSP supremo and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati will file her nomination for the Rajya Sabha at 11:30am on Tuesday. She will file her nomination papers in the Lucknow assembly. Mayawati held a meeting with party MPs, MLAs and … Continue reading

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Bill for NRI voting rights introduced in RS

Bowing to repeated demands of non-resident Indians (NRIs) for voting rights, the government on Saturday introduced a bill in the Rajya Sabha to enable them to register their names in electoral rolls. Moving the Representation of People (Amendment) Bill 2010, … Continue reading

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India Elections : Ram Jethmalani, Ram Vilas Paswan, Vijay Mallya win Rajya Sabha Elections

A number of political, legal and business heavyweights made their way to the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, having won elections on party nominations from five States where there was a contest for 18 seats. Of the 49 vacancies in Rajya … Continue reading

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Arun Shourie attacks BJP Leadership

Days after the expulsion of Jaswant Singh highlighted the crisis in the BJP, the party’s beleagured leadership came under an unprecedented, no-holds-barred attack launched by its senior leader Arun Shourie today. Senior BJP leader Arun Shourie joined the list of … Continue reading

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Deshmukh, Adik and Mohite Patil files nomination for Rajya Sabha

Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Vilasrao Deshmukh on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the August 10 by-election to the Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra. Mr. Deshmukh filed his papers to fill in the vacancy created due to … Continue reading

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