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Rajya Sabha

Harivansh vs Hariprasad: Battle ground set for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman post

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NEW DELHI: The stage is set for an electoral battle on Thursday between NDA’s Harivansh Narayan Singh and joint opposition candidate B.K. Hariprasad for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy… Read more »

Nitish Kumar reaches out to Telangana CM as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman poll heats up

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NEW DELHI: JD(U) president Nitish Kumar today reached out to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, requesting the support of TRS for his party lawmaker and NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan… Read more »

With Rajya Sabha nod, Parliament passes bill to grant constitutional status to OBC commission

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NEW DELHI: A key bill to provide constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) secured Parliament’s approval today with the Rajya Sabha passing the measure that will… Read more »

After criticism, Sachin Tendulkar donates his salary to PM’s Relief Fund

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NEW DELHI: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, whose term as Rajya Sabha MP ended recently, has donated his entire salary and allowances to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. In the past six… Read more »

Rajya Sabha poll: Left Front declares Rabin Deb as its candidate; Mamata to support Congress

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KOLKATA: The CPI(M)-led Left Front today announced the name of senior party leader Rabin Deb as its candidate for the ensuing Rajya Sabha elections from West Bengal. CPI(M) politburo member… Read more »