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Video of PJ Kurien translating Rahul Gandhi goes viral: Ridiculing ex-RS deputy chairman done in bad taste, betrays insensitivity
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Video of PJ Kurien translating Rahul Gandhi goes viral: Ridiculing ex-RS deputy chairman done in bad taste, betrays insensitivity

Kurien is a 78-year-old and, at the rally, he was unable to hear Rahul despite training his ears on him. For Kurien, who is of a certain age and the situation was made much worse by the huge din from the crowd, his repeated failures to get what Rahul was speaking made him probably nervous and led to those errors that indeed were serious

Rahul Gandhi's candidature in Wayanad has CPM shaken; Left party gearing up for no-holds-barred campaign against Congress
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Rahul Gandhi's candidature in Wayanad has CPM shaken; Left party gearing up for no-holds-barred campaign against Congress

The panicky reactions of CPM and BJP leaders to Rahul Gandhi contesting from Wayanad convinced the Congress that the move may kick off a wave in the party's favour in all the southern states.

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: With both NDA and Opposition confident, here's how the numbers stack up
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: With both NDA and Opposition confident, here's how the numbers stack up

The election to the post of deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha on 9 August will be a key contest, with the Opposition trying to muster a united front after the failure of no-confidence motion in the Parliament in July.

Election for post of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha will be held on 9 August, says Venkaiah Naidu
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Election for post of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha will be held on 9 August, says Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naid said that the election for the post of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha will be held on 9 August

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Narendra Modi chairs all-party meeting to ensure smooth conduct in proceedings
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: Narendra Modi chairs all-party meeting to ensure smooth conduct in proceedings

A day before the Monsoon Session of Parliament on 18th July, the Centre has called for an all-party meet in Delhi.

Ahmed Patel meets Mamata Banerjee amid AAP dharna politics: 'Federal front', RS deputy chairman polls likely on agenda
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Ahmed Patel meets Mamata Banerjee amid AAP dharna politics: 'Federal front', RS deputy chairman polls likely on agenda

The Congress reached out to Banerjee after being isolated in Delhi where it opposed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's demand of statehood for Delhi.

Congress allots PJ Kurien's Rajya Sabha seat to former ally KC(M), triggers protests from party leaders in Kerala
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Congress allots PJ Kurien's Rajya Sabha seat to former ally KC(M), triggers protests from party leaders in Kerala

Congress on Thursday decided to allot the Rajya Sabha seat, which falls vacant with the retirement of senior party leader PJ Kurien, to Kerala Congress (M), triggering strong protest from a section of party leaders in the state.

CPI nominates Binoy Viswam as its Rajya Sabha candidate from Kerala; poll to be held on 21 June
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CPI nominates Binoy Viswam as its Rajya Sabha candidate from Kerala; poll to be held on 21 June

Viswam, a minister in the previous LDF government in Kerala, started his political carrier as a student leader and worked as general secretary of the AISF, the student wing of the CPI.

Discontent in Kerala Congress over another RS term for PJ Kurien; leaders say don't make Upper House 'old age home'
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Discontent in Kerala Congress over another RS term for PJ Kurien; leaders say don't make Upper House 'old age home'

The young MLAs in the party from Kerala — V T Balram, Hibi Eden, Anil Akkara, Roji M John and Shafi Parambil have openly voiced their discontent against any move to give another chance to Kurien.

Parliament Budget session: Rajya Sabha adjourned 11 times as government tries to pass Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill
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Parliament Budget session: Rajya Sabha adjourned 11 times as government tries to pass Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill

The Rajya Sabha saw an unusual 11 adjournments on Wednesday—of which 10 came in the second half between 2 pm and 5:13 pm—and failed to transact any business as the government tried to get a Bill passed but the AIADMK, TDP, YSR Congress and the opposition continued with their agitation in the House.

Rajya Sabha proceedings washed out amid protests over PNB scam, special status for Andhra Pradesh
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Rajya Sabha proceedings washed out amid protests over PNB scam, special status for Andhra Pradesh

The Rajya Sabha proceedings were washed out for the seventh day as protests on issues like the Punjab National Bank scam and special status demand for Andhra Pradesh.

Venkaiah Naidu says 'negative public perception' created by disruptions in Rajya Sabha
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Venkaiah Naidu says 'negative public perception' created by disruptions in Rajya Sabha

Facing opposition ire after he disallowed their adjournment notices, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said his intention behind long adjournments was to promote a sense of collective responsibility among members to minimise forced disruptions

Rajya Sabha adjourned for 50 minutes as Samajwadi Party, Congress protest Kasganj violence
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Rajya Sabha adjourned for 50 minutes as Samajwadi Party, Congress protest Kasganj violence

Noisy protests by Samajwadi Party (SP) members over communal clashes at Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh forced the adjournment of the Rajya Sabha on Friday morning

Winter Session of Parliament: Congress disrupts Rajya Sabha proceedings for 2nd day over Narendra Modi's remarks on Manmohan
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Winter Session of Parliament: Congress disrupts Rajya Sabha proceedings for 2nd day over Narendra Modi's remarks on Manmohan

Congress members disrupted proceedings in the Rajya Sabha for the second day on Monday over the insinuations made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against his predecessor Manmohan Singh.

Winter Session of Parliament as it happened: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am on Tuesday
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Winter Session of Parliament as it happened: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11 am on Tuesday

The Parliament will meet on Monday as part of the Winter Session in the backdrop of BJP victories in Assembly election in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

KJ Alphons takes oath as Rajya Sabha member after being elected from Rajasthan
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KJ Alphons takes oath as Rajya Sabha member after being elected from Rajasthan

Union minister KJ Alphons on Monday took oath as the Rajya Sabha member before Upper House chairman Venkaiah Naidu.

Hotel management ceases to be exclusive domain of meat eaters in India as vegetarians quietly take firm footing
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Hotel management ceases to be exclusive domain of meat eaters in India as vegetarians quietly take firm footing

Yoga, Ayurveda, and other ancient medicines are based on vegetarianism. With the availability of options for vegetarians, vegetarian food will become better and more people will turn vegetarian, becoming healthier in the process.

Rajya Sabha bids adieu to Sitaram Yechury, D Bandyopadhyay and Dilip Pandya
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Rajya Sabha bids adieu to Sitaram Yechury, D Bandyopadhyay and Dilip Pandya

The Rajya Sabha bid an adieu to three members, Sitaram Yechury of the CPM, D Bandyopadhyay of the TMC and Dilip Pandya of the BJP

Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Sitaram Yechury, CPM leader says 'post-truth politics' is not Indian reality
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Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Sitaram Yechury, CPM leader says 'post-truth politics' is not Indian reality

There is a need to strengthen the bonds of commonality among the Indians and shun the post-truth politics in order to make the country stronger, CPM leader Sitaram Yechury said in Rajya Sabha

Rajeev Shukla objects to Sushma Swaraj's remarks in Parliament calling him supporter of CPEC
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Rajeev Shukla objects to Sushma Swaraj's remarks in Parliament calling him supporter of CPEC

Congress leader Rajeev Shukla on Friday took objection to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's statement calling him a supporter of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)