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BJP set to get working majority in Rajya Sabha
The BJP is still short of the halfway mark of 123 in the 245-member House, but can now muster a 'working' majority with help of allies, friendly parties, some Independents and nominated......
Rajya Sabha passes Juvenile Justice Bill
The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday cleared the much-awaited Juvenile Justice Bill against the backdrop of the 2012 gang rape-cum-murder, with the government seeking support of all the parties to the......
In Parliament, intense debate over Delhi gang-rape documentary
The Rajya Sabha saw a heated debate on Wednesday after Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the government that a restraining order has been order against the broadcast of BBC documentary......
Will Tendulkar be seen more often in Parliament post-retirement?
The contribution of nominated members to the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha has been anything but pathetic. Only time will tell if Sachin Tendulkar will prove an exception after his......
Tendulkar cynosure of all eyes in Rajya Sabha
Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar was the cynosure of all eyes in Rajya Sabha on Monday on the first day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament. Wearing blue striped shirt and black trousers,......
What will the next generation of Indian leaders look like?
Will the next generation possess a more internationalist outlook, and lose their Indian identities entirely? Or will they continue to believe in a larger role for business in society and go......
India Inc must speak up for gender equality and gay rights
Can India's corporate leaders not summon the courage to shed their amorality and lobby hard to tamp down the fires of gender and communal conflict that so afflict India today? Gay rights......
Only four women among India's 100 richest
Image: Biocon Chairman and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw. Photograph, courtesy: Biocon The Forbes list of 100 richest Indians this year features only four women, including O P......
Nilekani, Bajaj bag awards for philanthropy
As many as 11 people, including members from the influential Nilekani, Bajaj and Godrej families, were honoured for their outstanding contribution towards the good of the society at Forbes......
Meet the richest Indians, Mukesh Ambani is No 1
While some of India’s super rich have seen a fall in their fortunes, others have bagged a windfall. Despite the drop in net wealth, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani remains India's......
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