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Parliament

RS adjourned sine die

10 Jan 2019 | 12:10 AM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha was on Wednesday adjourned sine die, after a nearly month-long session, which was marked by disruptions and saw the passage of the historic Constitution (124th Amendment Bill), 2019, seeking to provide 10 per cent reservations to the Economically weaker sections.

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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

09 Jan 2019 | 10:54 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) After the passage of 124th Constitution Amendment Bill 2019, which seeking to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker section in the upper castes, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned on Wednesday sine die.

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Bill for 10 pc reservation to EWS gets nod of Parliament, RS approves it with 165 voting for it, 7 against

Bill for 10 pc reservation to EWS gets nod of Parliament, RS approves it with 165 voting for it, 7 against

09 Jan 2019 | 10:39 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) The Bill for 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections of the society got nod from Parliament on Wednesday, with the Rajya Sabha approving it with 165 member voting in favour and 7 voting against it.

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RAJYA SABHA ADJOURNED SINE DIE

09 Jan 2019 | 10:30 PM

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Gehlot appeals for support of RS to pass Quota Bill; vote for Select Committee negated

Gehlot appeals for support of RS to pass Quota Bill; vote for Select Committee negated

09 Jan 2019 | 10:25 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) Appealing to members of Rajya Sabha to support the Constitution (124th) Amendment Bill 2019 to pave the way for 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections of the society, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday said it was a 'historic Bill, brought with good policy and intention'.

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THE CONSTITUTION (124TH AMENDMENT) BILL, 2019 PASSED BY RAJYA SABHA, 165 VOTE IN FAVOUR, 7 AGAINST

09 Jan 2019 | 10:23 PM

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Complete non-application of mind by Govt on Bill: Sibal

09 Jan 2019 | 10:19 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) Describing the Bill for 10 per cent reservation for upper caste weaker sections as being a reflection of complete non-application of mind on the part of the Government in introducing the Bill, the former Law Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal strongly advocated sending this Bill to Select Committee.

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Gehlot appeals for support of RS to pass the Quota Bill; vote for Select Commitee negated

09 Jan 2019 | 10:14 PM

New Delhi, Jan 09 (UNI) Appealing to members of Rajya Sabha to support the Constitution (124th) Amendment Bill 2019 to pave the way for 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections of the society, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday said that it was a ``historic Bill brought with good policy and intention’’.

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AMENDMENT FOR REFERRING CONSTITUTION (124TH AMENDMENT) BILL, 2019 TO SELECT COMMITTEE REJECTED

09 Jan 2019 | 10:09 PM

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Longer debate on Quota Bill in RS than in LS

09 Jan 2019 | 10:04 PM

New Delhi, Jan 09 (UNI) Debate on the new reservation bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday is set to be much longer and more diversified than in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

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Quota Bill one of many 'sixers' to come in NDA’s slog overs, says Prasad

Quota Bill one of many 'sixers' to come in NDA’s slog overs, says Prasad

09 Jan 2019 | 7:26 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) Calling the Bill to provide ten per cent reservation to the Economically Weaker Sections as a ‘sixer’ by the Narendra Modi Government in its ‘slog overs’, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said "many more" were yet to come.

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09 Jan 2019 | 5:25 PM

Further taking on the government, Congress leader Anand Sharma questioned the intent of government in bringing this Bill in the last session of the Lok Sabha and said, “You have brought this bill because of outcome in Jaipur, Bhopal and Raipur.

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Elders hail Bill to provide 10% reservation to economically weaker sections

Elders hail Bill to provide 10% reservation to economically weaker sections

09 Jan 2019 | 4:30 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) The members of the Rajya Sabha, including Congress and other Opposition parties , on Wednesday lauded the Bill to provide 10 percent reservation to the economically weaker sections .

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Situation normal in Assam & other northeastern states: Rajnath

Situation normal in Assam & other northeastern states: Rajnath

09 Jan 2019 | 2:58 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) After members of Rajya Sabha demanded for the Home Minister’s statement over ongoing incidents of violence in Northeastern part of the country following apprehenstions over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the situation in Assam and other Northeastern states are normal and the government is keeping tight vigil on the developments.

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RS adjourned till 1400 hrs over procedural wrangle after govt moves Quota Bill for general category

RS adjourned till 1400 hrs over procedural wrangle after govt moves Quota Bill for general category

09 Jan 2019 | 1:53 PM

New Delhi, Jan 09 (UNI) Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 1400 hrs over procedural wrangle after the government moved the Constitution (124th) Amendment Bill providing for 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections of society.

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