Articles tagged under: Rajya Sabha

PM inaugurates Multi Storeyed flats for Members of Parliament

November 23, 2020

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated Multi Storeyed flats for Members of Parliament through video conference, today. These flats are located at Dr B D Marg in New Delhi. Eight old bungalows, which were more than 80 years old, have been redeveloped to construct 76 flats. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said Green Building norms have been incorporated in this Multi Storeyed flats for the Members of Parliament. He hoped that these new flats will keep all the ...Read More

Conference of Speakers to be held at Statue of Unity in presence of President and Vice President

November 21, 2020
Conference of Speakers to be held at Statue of Unity in presence of President and Vice President

Statue of Unity: Gujarat State assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi today said that the 80th convention of assembly speakers from across the States will be held at Statue of Unity based tent city - 2. He said Speakers of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and 33 State assemblies will attend this convention which will be also addressed by the President of India and the Vice President in physical presence while the Prime Minister will address a concluding session virtually via online video conferencing. Trivedi ...Read More

Parimal Nathwani, a Consecutive 3rd Time Rajya Sabha MP, Takes Oath

September 09, 2020
Parimal Nathwani, a Consecutive 3rd Time Rajya Sabha MP, Takes Oath

Mumbai: Shri Parimal Nathwani, a consecutive third time Rajya Sabha MP took oath today. Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha Shri Venkaiah Naidu administrated the oath in his chamber. Shri Nathwani, who will be representing Andhra Pradesh this time, could not take oath with other newly elected members as he was indisposed and could not travel to Delhi. Shri Nathwani, who represented Jharkhand in 2008 and 2014, got elected a third time for Rajya Sabha as YSR Congress candidate o...Read More

Five of Eight former Congress MLAs who had resigned ahead of Rajya Sabha polls join BJP today

June 27, 2020
Five of Eight former Congress MLAs who had resigned ahead of Rajya Sabha polls join BJP today

Gandhinagar: Five of eight former Congress MLAs who resigned from the membership of State Assembly ahead of recently concluded four-seat Rajya Sabha elections were today inducted to ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at party's State headquarters 'Kamalam' today. Five Congress MLAs who resigned in the month of March this year are Pravin Maru from Gadhada(SC), Pradyumansinh Jadeja from Abdasa, Soma Koli Patel from Limbdi, J V Kakadia from Dhari and Mangal Gavit from Dang(ST). Another three t...Read More

Narhari richest among four RS MPs elected from Gujarat; Shaktisinh only among four to have criminal charges

June 23, 2020
Narhari richest among four RS MPs elected from Gujarat; Shaktisinh only among four to have criminal charges

Gandhinagar: Among four candidates elected from Gujarat to Rajya Sabha this month, 64-year old BJP candidate Narhari Amin is richest with total assets worth Rs. 75 crore around. 66 year old BJP candidate Ramilaben Bara has assets worth Rs. 3 crore. Another BJP candidate Abhay Bhardwah has around 2.68 crore assets. Lone Congress candidate who stayed victorious, Shaktisinh Gohil has assets worth Rs. 1.19 crore around. All four candidates have submitted the details of total assets in their affi...Read More

Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat: All 3 candidates of BJP win, Congress’s Shaktisinh wins, Bharatsinh loses

June 19, 2020
Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat: All 3 candidates of BJP win, Congress’s Shaktisinh wins, Bharatsinh loses

Gandhinagar: All three candidates of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Abhay Bhardwaj, Ramila Bara and Narhari Amin have been victorious after counting of votes for four-seat Rajya Sabha election. Congress candidate Shaktisinh Gohil has also been victorious. Second candidate of Congress party, Bharatsinh Solanki has been unsuccessful and lost the election. This election has been fruitful for ruling BJP as it has been able to win three seats instead of two. Ahead of this election as many as 8 C...Read More

Gujarat Rajya Sabha election: Congress objection on two votes delays counting

June 19, 2020
Gujarat Rajya Sabha election: Congress objection on two votes delays counting

Gandhinagar: After completion of polling for four-seat Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, opposition Congress party demanded invalidation of votes cast by BJP MLA Kesrisinh Solanki and Bhupendrasinh Chudasama. Congress's objection delayed start of counting which was scheduled to begin from 5.00 pm but couldn't start even at 7.00 pm. Congress party argued that Matar MLA Kesrisinh Solanki was accompanied by a person who pushed his wheelchair. This person's entry as per the Congress argument was ...Read More

Congress accepts, required numbers for victory of both candidates couldn’t be managed

June 19, 2020

Gandhinagar: Shaktisinh Gohil, Rajya Sabha candidate of Congress party today after completion of polling told media persons that Congress party's 65 MLAs stayed intact and voted in favor of Congress candidates. He said independent MLA Jignesh Mevani also voted for Congress candidates. Thus the party candidates received 66 votes, four short of number required for win of both Congress candidates. Shaktisinh said, when Rajya Sabha election was declared, Congress had enough MLAs to ensure victory of...Read More

Polling for four Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat

June 19, 2020

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today at around 1.30 pm said, all MLAs of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have cast their votes and party is sure about win of its all three candidates. Rupani said party MLAs were united. He said, 'we didn't need to camp our MLAs in hotel and resort. They were at their homes last night. Congress even tried to contact our MLAs, but we had not camped our MLAs as we put trust in them. They are in politics for ideology and to serve the people...Read More

NCP MLA Kandhal participates in BJP MLAS meeting a day before polling for Rajya Sabha election

June 18, 2020
NCP MLA Kandhal participates in BJP MLAS meeting a day before polling for Rajya Sabha election

Gandhinagar: Lone MLA of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Kandhal Jadeja today arrived and participating in meeting of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs in capital Gandhinagar. This move makes it very clear that he is going to vote for BJP candidates in four-seat Rajya Sabha elections scheduled to take place tomorrow. DeshGujaratRead More