Mr. Harivansh is a published Hindi author, who has been was honoured for his contributions to the language at the World Hindi Conference in September 2012. He is the recipient of the Madhav Rao Sapre Award in Bhopal for his contributions to journalism. … [Read more...] about Who is Harivansh, the new Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha?
In his speech felicitating Mr. Harivansh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “While the outcome of the election was known, yet there was a contest as per procedures and the new members got training on how to vote in the House.” The comments summed up the much awaited election, which started out as a thriller but ended as an one-sided match when the Biju Janata Dal (with nine members) decided to throw its weight behind the NDA nominee. … [Read more...] about NDA candidate Harivansh elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha
The monsoon session of Parliament which is scheduled to begin from September 14 is slated to conclude on October 1. The election for the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha is expected to be on the agenda of the House on the first day. … [Read more...] about JD-U’s Harivansh files nomination for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman poll
The post had fallen vacant after Janata Dal (United) member Harivansh had finished his term in April. However, the JD(U) MP has now been re-elected as a Rajya Sabha member from Bihar and filed his nomination for the Deputy Chairman post for second term on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman poll | DMK reluctant, RJD likely to contest
Again, after the whole thing which has been raised now -- it may be a serious matter -- the government has made its position clear. Let me assure this House, through you, Sir, that the government has no intention o being arrogant. We want this House to function. And if the fact is that out of two Houses, one is functioning normally and the other is not being allowed to function normally, then, it is the arrogance of numbers and not the arrogance of the government.... (Interruptions)... … [Read more...] about Battleground Rajya Sabha!