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Congress to submit signatures on Women's Reservation Bill to President

As part of the Congress efforts to push for the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill, a delegation of its women leaders will meet President Ram Nath Kovind to submit signatures collected from ac...

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After Sonia Gandhi's letter to PM Narendra Modi, govt may bring Women's Reservation Bill in Parli...

The Narendra Modi government is likely to bring the much delayed Women's Reservation Bill in Lok Sabha for discussion in the Winter Session of Parliament. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met a few se...

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Congress locks horns with govt on standing committee

In the Rajya Sabha, the Congress currently has chairmanship of three standing committees — home, personnel, public grievances, law and justice and science and technology.

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Rajya Sabha poll: Gujarat High Court defers hearing on plea against EC, Ahmed Patel

The Gujarat High Court had on August 21 issued notices to respondents including Election Commission, Ahmed Patel and BJP leaders Amit Shah and Smriti Irani, who were elected as Rajya Sabha members.

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Rahul Gandhi to stay put in Saurashtra for 3 days to help revive party fortunes

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi would begin the second leg of his campaign for upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls with a three-day tour of Saurashtra from September 25.Gandhi, who had kick-starte...

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UP CM Adityanath, deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya resign from Lok Sabha

Days after being elected to the state legislative council, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya on Thursday resigned as Lok Sabha members. A senior Lok S...

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The Rajya Sabha (RS) or Council of States is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Rajya means "state" and Sabha means "assembly" in Sanskrit. Membership is limited to 250 members, 12 of whom are nominated by the President of India for their contributions to art, literature, science, and social services.